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Laos
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Laos and DR Congo 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.

DR Congo
COUNTRY #2
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 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 No Macedonia 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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Laos Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Laos LAOS   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    167.41
    37
    82.42
    140
    2. Stroke
    122.62
    37
    110.84
    56
    3. Tuberculosis
    81.41
    15
    123.54
    8
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    75.10
    53
    128.08
    20
    5. Liver Cancer
    57.85
    2
    10.30
    37
    6. Lung Disease
    36.62
    28
    34.27
    37
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.15
    65
    19.53
    116
    8. Kidney Disease
    31.49
    23
    7.55
    153
    9. Asthma
    25.96
    6
    17.72
    22
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    22.48
    54
    61.01
    25
    11. Liver Disease
    21.59
    66
    25.03
    53
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.64
    66
    17.36
    96
    13. Birth Trauma
    17.52
    23
    19.33
    15
    14. Hypertension
    17.05
    62
    31.76
    20
    15. Low Birth Weight
    16.92
    35
    24.39
    15
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.13
    99
    36.88
    21
    17. Suicide
    13.93
    38
    12.22
    56
    18. Lung Cancers
    13.86
    86
    1.26
    177
    19. Drownings
    11.32
    18
    9.37
    25
    20. Other Injuries
    10.84
    65
    14.74
    41
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    10.55
    56
    13.19
    29
    22. Breast Cancer
    10.53
    151
    15.18
    111
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.08
    90
    5.06
    134
    24. Cervical Cancer
    7.94
    93
    27.01
    15
    25. Maternal Conditions
    7.20
    46
    24.90
    16
    26. HIV/AIDS
    7.10
    81
    36.40
    36
    27. Falls
    7.02
    66
    5.26
    90
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.91
    36
    7.93
    26
    29. Violence
    6.57
    81
    14.82
    24
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.88
    83
    5.80
    85
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.46
    92
    20.11
    8
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.13
    33
    5.95
    22
    33. Ovary Cancer
    4.86
    74
    3.37
    129
    34. Fires
    4.62
    47
    6.30
    31
    35. Lymphomas
    4.57
    105
    4.21
    113
    36. Oral Cancer
    4.40
    54
    4.35
    58
    37. Meningitis
    4.28
    54
    19.51
    21
    38. Leukemia
    3.83
    97
    2.31
    144
    39. Prostate Cancer
    3.75
    169
    34.72
    23
    40. Malnutrition
    3.36
    73
    24.30
    10
    41. Alcohol
    2.69
    44
    1.33
    108
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    167
    5.62
    90
    43. Pertussis
    2.28
    18
    2.63
    11
    44. Epilepsy
    1.77
    90
    5.97
    22
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.61
    111
    1.64
    108
    46. Other Neoplasms
    1.56
    129
    2.90
    85
    47. Uterin Cancer
    1.44
    119
    1.99
    91
    48. Encephalitis
    1.29
    46
    1.09
    58
    49. Poisonings
    1.24
    72
    2.97
    18
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.14
    155
    1.11
    157
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Laos LAOS   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,769
    13.49
    24,108
    3.59
    2. Stroke
    4,273
    9.99
    33,913
    5.05
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,930
    9.19
    84,332
    12.55
    4. Tuberculosis
    3,498
    8.18
    48,276
    7.19
    5. Liver Cancer
    2,156
    5.04
    3,912
    0.58
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,661
    3.88
    51,222
    7.62
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,659
    3.88
    30,270
    4.51
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,602
    3.75
    38,204
    5.69
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,285
    3.01
    6,268
    0.93
    10. Lung Disease
    1,246
    2.91
    10,391
    1.55
    11. Kidney Disease
    1,219
    2.85
    3,172
    0.47
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,020
    2.39
    25,899
    3.86
    13. Asthma
    1,018
    2.38
    7,016
    1.04
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    949
    2.22
    18,222
    2.71
    15. Liver Disease
    902
    2.11
    9,466
    1.41
    16. Suicide
    837
    1.96
    7,577
    1.13
    17. Drownings
    834
    1.95
    9,325
    1.39
    18. Other Injuries
    721
    1.69
    11,821
    1.76
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    624
    1.46
    4,461
    0.66
    20. Hypertension
    595
    1.39
    9,405
    1.40
    21. Lung Cancers
    516
    1.21
    417
    0.06
    22. Violence
    467
    1.09
    10,322
    1.54
    23. Maternal Conditions
    460
    1.08
    16,040
    2.39
    24. HIV/AIDS
    402
    0.94
    20,526
    3.06
    25. Falls
    328
    0.77
    2,634
    0.39
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    300
    0.70
    1,781
    0.27
    27. Meningitis
    297
    0.69
    18,627
    2.77
    28. Fires
    288
    0.67
    5,142
    0.77
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    282
    0.66
    2,681
    0.40
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    276
    0.65
    16,810
    2.50
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    257
    0.60
    2,553
    0.38
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    256
    0.60
    2,943
    0.44
    33. Breast Cancer
    240
    0.56
    3,056
    0.45
    34. Pertussis
    214
    0.50
    3,819
    0.57
    35. Leukemia
    202
    0.47
    1,000
    0.15
    36. Lymphomas
    184
    0.43
    1,665
    0.25
    37. Malnutrition
    183
    0.43
    22,512
    3.35
    38. Cervical Cancer
    173
    0.40
    5,178
    0.77
    39. Oral Cancer
    168
    0.39
    1,473
    0.22
    40. Alcohol
    131
    0.31
    611
    0.09
    41. Epilepsy
    111
    0.26
    4,465
    0.66
    42. Ovary Cancer
    106
    0.25
    625
    0.09
    43. Stomach Cancer
    95
    0.22
    2,028
    0.30
    44. Poisonings
    88
    0.21
    2,802
    0.42
    45. Syphilis
    87
    0.20
    11,243
    1.67
    46. Tetanus
    87
    0.20
    1,948
    0.29
    47. Encephalitis
    80
    0.19
    947
    0.14
    48. Other Neoplasms
    67
    0.16
    1,220
    0.18
    49. Dengue
    60
    0.14
    62
    0.01
    50. Bladder Cancer
    56
    0.13
    497
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    57.85
    2
    10.30
    37
    2. Lung Cancers
    13.86
    86
    1.26
    177
    3. Breast Cancer
    10.53
    151
    15.18
    111
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.08
    90
    5.06
    134
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.94
    93
    27.01
    15
    6. Ovary Cancer
    4.86
    74
    3.37
    129
    7. Lymphomas
    4.57
    105
    4.21
    113
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.40
    54
    4.35
    58
    9. Leukemia
    3.83
    97
    2.31
    144
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.75
    169
    34.72
    23
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    167
    5.62
    90
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.61
    111
    1.64
    108
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.44
    119
    1.99
    91
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.14
    155
    1.11
    157
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.08
    115
    2.23
    49
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    165
    6.06
    31
    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.