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Laos
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Laos and Sao Tome 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.

Sao Tome
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   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Laos LAOS   Sao Tome SAO TOME
           
    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
     
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
    1970
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
     
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
    1980
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
     
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
    1990
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
     
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
    2000
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
     
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
    2010
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
     
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
    2016
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
     
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   Sao Tome SAO TOME
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
    Age 5
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
    Age 10
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
    Age 15
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
    Age 25
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
    Age 30
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
    Age 35
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
    Age 40
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
    Age 45
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
    Age 60
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
    Age 70
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
    Age 75
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   Sao Tome SAO TOME
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    167.41
    37
    94.70
    121
    2. Stroke
    122.62
    37
    112.64
    53
    3. Tuberculosis
    81.41
    15
    8.51
    79
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    75.10
    53
    101.05
    28
    5. Liver Cancer
    57.85
    2
    1.91
    179
    6. Lung Disease
    36.62
    28
    60.20
    9
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.15
    65
    15.27
    136
    8. Kidney Disease
    31.49
    23
    40.64
    12
    9. Asthma
    25.96
    6
    16.94
    24
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    22.48
    54
    19.99
    56
    11. Liver Disease
    21.59
    66
    47.60
    14
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.64
    66
    12.65
    136
    13. Birth Trauma
    17.52
    23
    9.21
    61
    14. Hypertension
    17.05
    62
    4.58
    156
    15. Low Birth Weight
    16.92
    35
    11.82
    65
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.13
    99
    47.90
    2
    17. Suicide
    13.93
    38
    2.67
    176
    18. Lung Cancers
    13.86
    86
    17.95
    68
    19. Drownings
    11.32
    18
    2.33
    116
    20. Other Injuries
    10.84
    65
    7.49
    101
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    10.55
    56
    10.43
    57
    22. Breast Cancer
    10.53
    151
    14.68
    118
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.08
    90
    11.56
    61
    24. Cervical Cancer
    7.94
    93
    22.48
    23
    25. Maternal Conditions
    7.20
    46
    5.23
    50
    26. HIV/AIDS
    7.10
    81
    33.69
    38
    27. Falls
    7.02
    66
    13.09
    27
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.91
    36
    3.14
    88
    29. Violence
    6.57
    81
    6.59
    79
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.88
    83
    5.30
    100
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.46
    92
    9.89
    46
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.13
    33
    5.84
    23
    33. Ovary Cancer
    4.86
    74
    3.91
    104
    34. Fires
    4.62
    47
    0.94
    125
    35. Lymphomas
    4.57
    105
    4.63
    103
    36. Oral Cancer
    4.40
    54
    1.29
    162
    37. Meningitis
    4.28
    54
    4.51
    53
    38. Leukemia
    3.83
    97
    3.32
    113
    39. Prostate Cancer
    3.75
    169
    18.01
    75
    40. Malnutrition
    3.36
    73
    14.89
    28
    41. Alcohol
    2.69
    44
    1.04
    124
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    167
    17.70
    9
    43. Pertussis
    2.28
    18
    0.30
    83
    44. Epilepsy
    1.77
    90
    2.51
    63
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.61
    111
    4.59
    17
    46. Other Neoplasms
    1.56
    129
    1.51
    135
    47. Uterin Cancer
    1.44
    119
    3.30
    44
    48. Encephalitis
    1.29
    46
    1.54
    33
    49. Poisonings
    1.24
    72
    1.28
    69
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.14
    155
    5.19
    65
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Laos LAOS   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,769
    13.49
    74
    6.91
    2. Stroke
    4,273
    9.99
    93
    8.68
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,930
    9.19
    121
    11.30
    4. Tuberculosis
    3,498
    8.18
    7
    0.65
    5. Liver Cancer
    2,156
    5.04
    2
    0.19
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,661
    3.88
    39
    3.64
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,659
    3.88
    31
    2.89
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,602
    3.75
    40
    3.73
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,285
    3.01
    12
    1.12
    10. Lung Disease
    1,246
    2.91
    48
    4.48
    11. Kidney Disease
    1,219
    2.85
    40
    3.73
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,020
    2.39
    64
    5.98
    13. Asthma
    1,018
    2.38
    16
    1.49
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    949
    2.22
    32
    2.99
    15. Liver Disease
    902
    2.11
    46
    4.30
    16. Suicide
    837
    1.96
    4
    0.37
    17. Drownings
    834
    1.95
    5
    0.47
    18. Other Injuries
    721
    1.69
    14
    1.31
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    624
    1.46
    10
    0.93
    20. Hypertension
    595
    1.39
    4
    0.37
    21. Lung Cancers
    516
    1.21
    14
    1.31
    22. Violence
    467
    1.09
    12
    1.12
    23. Maternal Conditions
    460
    1.08
    9
    0.84
    24. HIV/AIDS
    402
    0.94
    48
    4.48
    25. Falls
    328
    0.77
    16
    1.49
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    300
    0.70
    9
    0.84
    27. Meningitis
    297
    0.69
    8
    0.75
    28. Fires
    288
    0.67
    2
    0.19
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    282
    0.66
    6
    0.56
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    276
    0.65
    17
    1.59
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    257
    0.60
    6
    0.56
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    256
    0.60
    3
    0.28
    33. Breast Cancer
    240
    0.56
    8
    0.75
    34. Pertussis
    214
    0.50
    1
    0.09
    35. Leukemia
    202
    0.47
    4
    0.37
    36. Lymphomas
    184
    0.43
    5
    0.47
    37. Malnutrition
    183
    0.43
    28
    2.61
    38. Cervical Cancer
    173
    0.40
    11
    1.03
    39. Oral Cancer
    168
    0.39
    1
    0.09
    40. Alcohol
    131
    0.31
    1
    0.09
    41. Epilepsy
    111
    0.26
    4
    0.37
    42. Ovary Cancer
    106
    0.25
    2
    0.19
    43. Stomach Cancer
    95
    0.22
    14
    1.31
    44. Poisonings
    88
    0.21
    3
    0.28
    45. Syphilis
    87
    0.20
    1
    0.09
    46. Tetanus
    87
    0.20
    5
    0.47
    47. Encephalitis
    80
    0.19
    3
    0.28
    48. Other Neoplasms
    67
    0.16
    1
    0.09
    49. Dengue
    60
    0.14
    0
    0.00
    50. Bladder Cancer
    56
    0.13
    4
    0.37
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    57.85
    2
    1.91
    179
    2. Lung Cancers
    13.86
    86
    17.95
    68
    3. Breast Cancer
    10.53
    151
    14.68
    118
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.08
    90
    11.56
    61
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.94
    93
    22.48
    23
    6. Ovary Cancer
    4.86
    74
    3.91
    104
    7. Lymphomas
    4.57
    105
    4.63
    103
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.40
    54
    1.29
    162
    9. Leukemia
    3.83
    97
    3.32
    113
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.75
    169
    18.01
    75
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    167
    17.70
    9
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.61
    111
    4.59
    17
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.44
    119
    3.30
    44
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.14
    155
    5.19
    65
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.08
    115
    0.68
    145
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    165
    4.44
    45
    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.