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Compare Guyana and Sri Lanka health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.8
    57.9
    56.3
    71
    75
    73
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    57.8
    61.6
    59.7
    83
    85
    84
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    58.2
    63.7
    60.9
    105
    94
    99
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    59.1
    65.6
    62.3
    127
    115
    118
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    62.7
    68.4
    65.4
    114
    116
    116
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    63.4
    68.6
    65.9
    128
    126
    129
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    63.6
    69.0
    66.2
    140
    130
    135
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    69.0
    140
    130
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    65.9
    71.0
    154
    140
     
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    66.1
    71.2
    159
    141
     
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    159
    144
     
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    66.7
    71.6
    162
    147
     
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    67.5
    72.0
    161
    147
     
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    68.1
    72.3
    164
    150
     
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    68.9
    72.8
    164
    152
     
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    69.8
    73.4
    168
    155
     
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    70.9
    74.2
    168
    157
     
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    72.4
    75.1
    163
    158
     
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    73.8
    76.4
    162
    156
     
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.8
    148
    151
     
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    145
    154
     
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.3
    129
    139
     
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    82.7
    82.9
    132
    162
     
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.1
    140
    170
     
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    89.0
    88.6
    138
    170
     
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    207.86
    24
     
    126.95
    73
    2. Stroke
    140.94
    19
     
    73.82
    110
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    98.82
    8
     
    49.34
    40
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56.31
    68
     
    24.00
    115
    5. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
     
    2.08
    175
    6. Hypertension
    43.24
    3
     
    10.13
    111
    7. Suicide
    30.33
    2
     
    34.64
    1
    8. HIV/AIDS
    28.95
    41
     
    0.61
    128
    9. Lung Disease
    25.70
    69
     
    21.58
    99
    10. Kidney Disease
    23.71
    45
     
    22.26
    48
    11. Liver Disease
    23.25
    60
     
    21.18
    67
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    22.92
    6
     
    2.62
    149
    13. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
     
    4.82
    128
    14. Other Injuries
    22.16
    10
     
    8.91
    82
    15. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
     
    9.87
    156
    16. Violence
    20.04
    18
     
    3.15
    122
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.68
    39
     
    3.60
    139
    18. Tuberculosis
    16.15
    62
     
    5.06
    92
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.88
    101
     
    16.33
    98
    20. Drownings
    15.23
    4
     
    6.41
    52
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12.62
    62
     
    2.59
    107
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    12.02
    41
     
    6.84
    118
    23. Anemia
    11.32
    15
     
    0.06
    133
    24. Birth Trauma
    11.15
    49
     
    1.35
    129
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.74
    29
     
    4.61
    118
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
     
    1.97
    180
    27. Malnutrition
    6.91
    50
     
    0.73
    114
    28. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
     
    0.35
    179
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.32
    46
     
    0.49
    174
    30. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
     
    3.58
    123
    31. Asthma
    4.43
    91
     
    32.23
    2
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
     
    5.90
    130
    33. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
     
    3.11
    157
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.88
    48
     
    0.33
    172
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
     
    0.66
    174
    36. Epilepsy
    3.13
    53
     
    1.90
    81
    37. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
     
    5.05
    107
    38. Malaria
    3.06
    44
     
    0.00
    163
    39. Alcohol
    3.05
    33
     
    1.40
    104
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.97
    173
     
    18.69
    85
    41. Fires
    2.94
    70
     
    2.37
    75
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2.88
    64
     
    0.51
    113
    43. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
     
    3.59
    106
    44. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
     
    2.67
    146
    45. Falls
    2.08
    168
     
    9.61
    48
    46. Encephalitis
    1.92
    17
     
    1.74
    24
    47. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
     
    7.81
    12
    48. Drug Use
    1.59
    70
     
    0.83
    125
    49. Meningitis
    1.48
    84
     
    2.28
    70
    50. Syphilis
    1.23
    51
     
    0.08
    132
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,090
    18.90
     
    28,554
    22.52
    2. Stroke
    711
    12.33
     
    16,198
    12.78
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    540
    9.36
     
    11,089
    8.75
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    306
    5.31
     
    5,284
    4.17
    5. Hypertension
    225
    3.90
     
    2,271
    1.79
    6. Suicide
    222
    3.85
     
    7,319
    5.77
    7. HIV/AIDS
    212
    3.68
     
    128
    0.10
    8. Liver Disease
    154
    2.67
     
    4,837
    3.82
    9. Other Injuries
    144
    2.50
     
    1,900
    1.50
    10. Violence
    144
    2.50
     
    649
    0.51
    11. Kidney Disease
    136
    2.36
     
    4,961
    3.91
    12. Low Birth Weight
    126
    2.18
     
    667
    0.53
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    126
    2.18
     
    585
    0.46
    14. Lung Disease
    126
    2.18
     
    4,813
    3.80
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    2.05
     
    3,554
    2.80
    16. Drownings
    113
    1.96
     
    1,336
    1.05
    17. Tuberculosis
    105
    1.82
     
    1,153
    0.91
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    1.58
     
    1,309
    1.03
    19. Prostate Cancer
    89
    1.54
     
    197
    0.16
    20. Birth Trauma
    84
    1.46
     
    250
    0.20
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82
    1.42
     
    553
    0.44
    22. Cervical Cancer
    71
    1.23
     
    605
    0.48
    23. Breast Cancer
    68
    1.18
     
    1,239
    0.98
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    66
    1.14
     
    1,021
    0.81
    25. Anemia
    62
    1.08
     
    13
    0.01
    26. Malnutrition
    40
    0.69
     
    160
    0.13
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.64
     
    446
    0.35
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    35
    0.61
     
    108
    0.09
    29. Asthma
    26
    0.45
     
    7,160
    5.65
    30. Lung Cancers
    24
    0.42
     
    1,364
    1.08
    31. Other Neoplasms
    24
    0.42
     
    68
    0.05
    32. Malaria
    23
    0.40
     
    0
    0.00
    33. Liver Cancer
    23
    0.40
     
    715
    0.56
    34. Maternal Conditions
    21
    0.36
     
    101
    0.08
    35. Alcohol
    21
    0.36
     
    317
    0.25
    36. Epilepsy
    21
    0.36
     
    406
    0.32
    37. Fires
    21
    0.36
     
    503
    0.40
    38. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    44
    0.03
    39. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    454
    0.36
    40. Leukemia
    20
    0.35
     
    781
    0.62
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    18
    0.31
     
    151
    0.12
    42. Stomach Cancer
    16
    0.28
     
    1,148
    0.91
    43. Lymphomas
    16
    0.28
     
    604
    0.48
    44. Encephalitis
    14
    0.24
     
    381
    0.30
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.23
     
    4,006
    3.16
    46. Falls
    13
    0.23
     
    2,103
    1.66
    47. Meningitis
    11
    0.19
     
    497
    0.39
    48. Oral Cancer
    11
    0.19
     
    1,772
    1.40
    49. Drug Use
    11
    0.19
     
    178
    0.14
    50. Syphilis
    9
    0.16
     
    17
    0.01
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guyana GUYANA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    44.40
    13
     
    2.08
    175
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.73
    21
     
    4.82
    128
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.40
    40
     
    9.87
    156
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.31
    99
     
    1.97
    180
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.51
    6
     
    0.35
    179
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.11
    35
     
    3.58
    123
    7. Lung Cancers
    4.32
    138
     
    5.90
    130
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.92
    132
     
    3.11
    157
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    96
     
    0.66
    174
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
     
    5.05
    107
    11. Leukemia
    2.75
    130
     
    3.59
    106
    12. Lymphomas
    2.31
    160
     
    2.67
    146
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.85
    134
     
    7.81
    12
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.78
    161
     
    5.15
    38
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.57
    177
     
    0.91
    160
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.00
    183
     
    0.93
    128
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.