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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare India and Afghanistan 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
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.2
    41.3
    42.3
    121
    145
    135
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    67.4
    70.3
    68.8
    118
    128
    125
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.4
    70.3
    118
    128
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    70.3
    73.8
    105
    123
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    70.5
    74.1
    105
    123
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    70.7
    74.2
    105
    123
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    70.9
    74.6
    107
    123
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    71.4
    75.0
    109
    120
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    71.8
    75.3
    110
    119
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    72.3
    75.7
    110
    119
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    73.0
    76.1
    109
    116
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    73.8
    76.5
    111
    120
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    74.7
    77.1
    106
    122
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.8
    105
    124
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.8
    105
    124
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.2
    104
    121
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    81.2
    82.1
    91
    115
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    83.9
    84.6
    79
    105
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    93
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    90.4
    90.7
    63
    80
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    146.11
    56
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Lung Disease
    96.92
    4
     
    37.62
    27
    3. Stroke
    71.48
    114
     
    154.41
    14
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    64.03
    62
     
    64.21
    61
    5. Tuberculosis
    43.10
    40
     
    83.56
    13
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    40.22
    37
     
    22.93
    53
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.41
    84
     
    23.82
    106
    8. Kidney Disease
    25.35
    39
     
    32.37
    21
    9. Low Birth Weight
    23.62
    17
     
    24.58
    13
    10. Liver Disease
    22.93
    63
     
    24.85
    55
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.51
    67
     
    18.73
    90
    12. Falls
    20.92
    3
     
    13.44
    24
    13. Hypertension
    16.06
    70
     
    16.62
    65
    14. Suicide
    16.05
    24
     
    6.92
    129
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.57
    124
     
    24.53
    43
    16. Breast Cancer
    13.71
    123
     
    25.76
    15
    17. Cervical Cancer
    12.46
    68
     
    7.51
    97
    18. Asthma
    11.35
    55
     
    19.26
    17
    19. Other Injuries
    11.00
    63
     
    38.08
    1
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.30
    5
     
    4.39
    47
    21. Birth Trauma
    9.86
    57
     
    18.51
    18
    22. Oral Cancer
    8.69
    8
     
    8.53
    9
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    8.33
    95
     
    12.02
    40
    24. Lung Cancers
    8.14
    109
     
    7.75
    114
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.79
    53
     
    7.66
    29
    26. Stomach Cancer
    5.77
    86
     
    14.79
    22
    27. HIV/AIDS
    5.22
    87
     
    1.55
    113
    28. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.10
    133
     
    5.27
    129
    29. Malnutrition
    4.98
    60
     
    3.63
    71
    30. Drownings
    4.91
    77
     
    11.89
    14
    31. Violence
    4.45
    102
     
    8.34
    68
    32. Fires
    4.15
    55
     
    1.98
    80
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.96
    52
     
    10.76
    14
    34. Hepatitis B
    3.93
    3
     
    1.36
    47
    35. Ovary Cancer
    3.93
    103
     
    4.12
    94
    36. Meningitis
    3.28
    64
     
    7.94
    40
    37. Encephalitis
    3.20
    4
     
    0.64
    88
    38. Maternal Conditions
    3.18
    61
     
    15.69
    24
    39. Prostate Cancer
    3.10
    172
     
    5.09
    162
    40. Measles
    3.06
    22
     
    3.75
    18
    41. Liver Cancer
    2.73
    168
     
    6.08
    76
    42. Lymphomas
    2.66
    147
     
    6.62
    49
    43. Epilepsy
    2.52
    62
     
    3.57
    46
    44. Endocrine Disorders
    2.42
    154
     
    7.56
    66
    45. Leukemia
    2.34
    143
     
    2.75
    129
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2.10
    1
     
    0.12
    147
    47. Poisonings
    2.06
    47
     
    1.50
    61
    48. Malaria
    1.97
    46
     
    0.69
    54
    49. Dengue
    1.83
    3
     
    0.04
    85
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.54
    140
     
    1.54
    141
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,446,853
    16.44
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Lung Disease
    896,779
    10.19
     
    4,406
    1.88
    3. Stroke
    694,258
    7.89
     
    18,204
    7.78
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    648,220
    7.37
     
    23,770
    10.16
    5. Tuberculosis
    470,641
    5.35
     
    13,325
    5.69
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    431,178
    4.90
     
    12,146
    5.19
    7. Low Birth Weight
    329,864
    3.75
     
    13,733
    5.87
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    298,243
    3.39
     
    3,042
    1.30
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    278,383
    3.16
     
    4,938
    2.11
    10. Liver Disease
    259,749
    2.95
     
    3,804
    1.63
    11. Kidney Disease
    257,862
    2.93
     
    4,677
    2.00
    12. Suicide
    206,278
    2.34
     
    1,796
    0.77
    13. Falls
    204,603
    2.32
     
    4,299
    1.84
    14. Hypertension
    160,001
    1.82
     
    1,832
    0.78
    15. Birth Trauma
    137,726
    1.57
     
    10,342
    4.42
    16. Other Injuries
    130,822
    1.49
     
    12,476
    5.33
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    126,731
    1.44
     
    2,076
    0.89
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    116,118
    1.32
     
    6,096
    2.60
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    110,869
    1.26
     
    781
    0.33
    20. Asthma
    110,369
    1.25
     
    2,874
    1.23
    21. Oral Cancer
    94,354
    1.07
     
    1,202
    0.51
    22. Lung Cancers
    84,904
    0.96
     
    1,058
    0.45
    23. Breast Cancer
    76,356
    0.87
     
    2,008
    0.86
    24. Cervical Cancer
    68,906
    0.78
     
    602
    0.26
    25. HIV/AIDS
    67,170
    0.76
     
    348
    0.15
    26. Drownings
    63,004
    0.72
     
    4,649
    1.99
    27. Stomach Cancer
    61,372
    0.70
     
    1,853
    0.79
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    57,658
    0.66
     
    1,163
    0.50
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    53,394
    0.61
     
    824
    0.35
    30. Violence
    52,987
    0.60
     
    2,272
    0.97
    31. Malnutrition
    52,285
    0.59
     
    1,598
    0.68
    32. Fires
    51,222
    0.58
     
    587
    0.25
    33. Hepatitis B
    43,284
    0.49
     
    243
    0.10
    34. Maternal Conditions
    43,120
    0.49
     
    4,486
    1.92
    35. Measles
    42,009
    0.48
     
    2,043
    0.87
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    41,255
    0.47
     
    1,351
    0.58
    37. Meningitis
    40,312
    0.46
     
    3,551
    1.52
    38. Encephalitis
    39,913
    0.45
     
    187
    0.08
    39. Epilepsy
    29,700
    0.34
     
    1,239
    0.53
    40. Lymphomas
    29,342
    0.33
     
    1,283
    0.55
    41. Liver Cancer
    28,552
    0.32
     
    793
    0.34
    42. Leukemia
    27,756
    0.32
     
    796
    0.34
    43. Endocrine Disorders
    26,223
    0.30
     
    2,449
    1.05
    44. Poisonings
    24,690
    0.28
     
    515
    0.22
    45. Malaria
    23,677
    0.27
     
    187
    0.08
    46. Ovary Cancer
    21,684
    0.25
     
    310
    0.13
    47. Dengue
    20,232
    0.23
     
    15
    0.01
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    19,672
    0.22
     
    23
    0.01
    49. Drug Use
    17,132
    0.19
     
    127
    0.05
    50. Inflammatory/Heart
    16,989
    0.19
     
    1,164
    0.50
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      India INDIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    13.71
    123
     
    25.76
    15
    2. Cervical Cancer
    12.46
    68
     
    7.51
    97
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.69
    8
     
    8.53
    9
    4. Lung Cancers
    8.14
    109
     
    7.75
    114
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.77
    86
     
    14.79
    22
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.10
    133
     
    5.27
    129
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.96
    52
     
    10.76
    14
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.93
    103
     
    4.12
    94
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3.10
    172
     
    5.09
    162
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.73
    168
     
    6.08
    76
    11. Lymphomas
    2.66
    147
     
    6.62
    49
    12. Leukemia
    2.34
    143
     
    2.75
    129
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.54
    140
     
    1.54
    141
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.05
    151
     
    3.06
    56
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.94
    160
     
    4.62
    21
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.43
    166
     
    1.54
    88
     
     
     
    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.