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Laos
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Laos and Viet Nam 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.

Viet Nam
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   Viet Nam VIET NAM
      Laos LAOS   Viet Nam VIET NAM
           
    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
     
    42.6
    46.3
    44.4
    123
    119
    120
    1970
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
     
    46.9
    51.9
    49.4
    129
    118
    123
    1980
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
     
    55.5
    59.9
    57.7
    119
    114
    116
    1990
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
     
    64.1
    67.7
    65.9
    95
    108
    103
    2000
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
     
    68.5
    78.2
    73.4
    76
    35
    46
    2010
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
     
    70.3
    80.1
    75.2
    81
    36
    51
    2016
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
     
    71.7
    80.9
    76.3
    78
    38
    55
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   Viet Nam VIET NAM
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    71.7
    80.9
    78
    38
    Age 5
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    73.4
    82.5
    74
    31
    Age 10
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    73.5
    82.5
    74
    31
    Age 15
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    73.6
    82.6
    74
    32
    Age 20
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    73.9
    82.7
    72
    32
    Age 25
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    74.3
    82.9
    73
    32
    Age 30
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    74.8
    83.0
    73
    32
    Age 35
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    75.3
    83.2
    70
    32
    Age 40
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    75.8
    83.4
    71
    32
    Age 45
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    76.5
    83.6
    69
    32
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    77.3
    84.0
    66
    32
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    78.3
    84.4
    62
    31
    Age 60
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    79.7
    85.1
    59
    31
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    81.2
    85.9
    56
    29
    Age 70
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    83.2
    87.2
    52
    23
    Age 75
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    85.6
    88.7
    47
    13
    Age 80
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    88.3
    90.7
    28
    4
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    91.5
    93.2
    12
    3
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   Viet Nam VIET NAM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    167.41
    37
    68.84
    160
    2. Stroke
    122.62
    37
    115.38
    50
    3. Tuberculosis
    81.41
    15
    16.96
    61
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    75.10
    53
    23.39
    117
    5. Liver Cancer
    57.85
    2
    29.96
    3
    6. Lung Disease
    36.62
    28
    26.26
    64
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.15
    65
    24.22
    104
    8. Kidney Disease
    31.49
    23
    16.25
    82
    9. Asthma
    25.96
    6
    9.19
    68
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    22.48
    54
    4.71
    78
    11. Liver Disease
    21.59
    66
    17.85
    80
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.64
    66
    20.18
    69
    13. Birth Trauma
    17.52
    23
    3.04
    89
    14. Hypertension
    17.05
    62
    10.11
    112
    15. Low Birth Weight
    16.92
    35
    9.08
    76
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.13
    99
    23.60
    62
    17. Suicide
    13.93
    38
    7.27
    126
    18. Lung Cancers
    13.86
    86
    24.73
    37
    19. Drownings
    11.32
    18
    7.01
    45
    20. Other Injuries
    10.84
    65
    6.57
    115
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    10.55
    56
    10.25
    62
    22. Breast Cancer
    10.53
    151
    6.32
    176
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.08
    90
    5.87
    120
    24. Cervical Cancer
    7.94
    93
    6.42
    110
    25. Maternal Conditions
    7.20
    46
    0.83
    102
    26. HIV/AIDS
    7.10
    81
    8.92
    72
    27. Falls
    7.02
    66
    14.26
    20
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.91
    36
    3.51
    83
    29. Violence
    6.57
    81
    3.74
    116
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.88
    83
    3.89
    136
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.46
    92
    6.21
    82
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.13
    33
    1.55
    105
    33. Ovary Cancer
    4.86
    74
    0.90
    182
    34. Fires
    4.62
    47
    0.43
    159
    35. Lymphomas
    4.57
    105
    1.75
    176
    36. Oral Cancer
    4.40
    54
    5.28
    34
    37. Meningitis
    4.28
    54
    0.75
    111
    38. Leukemia
    3.83
    97
    4.66
    46
    39. Prostate Cancer
    3.75
    169
    2.48
    174
    40. Malnutrition
    3.36
    73
    0.01
    177
    41. Alcohol
    2.69
    44
    0.96
    129
    42. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    167
    15.11
    21
    43. Pertussis
    2.28
    18
    0.17
    102
    44. Epilepsy
    1.77
    90
    2.35
    67
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.61
    111
    0.42
    179
    46. Other Neoplasms
    1.56
    129
    1.09
    158
    47. Uterin Cancer
    1.44
    119
    2.92
    58
    48. Encephalitis
    1.29
    46
    1.49
    35
    49. Poisonings
    1.24
    72
    0.95
    82
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.14
    155
    0.77
    168
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Laos LAOS   Viet Nam VIET NAM
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,769
    13.49
    58,452
    11.58
    2. Stroke
    4,273
    9.99
    98,253
    19.46
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,930
    9.19
    20,007
    3.96
    4. Tuberculosis
    3,498
    8.18
    15,252
    3.02
    5. Liver Cancer
    2,156
    5.04
    27,249
    5.40
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,661
    3.88
    4,057
    0.80
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,659
    3.88
    2,659
    0.53
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,602
    3.75
    7,936
    1.57
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,285
    3.01
    20,462
    4.05
    10. Lung Disease
    1,246
    2.91
    22,015
    4.36
    11. Kidney Disease
    1,219
    2.85
    13,952
    2.76
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,020
    2.39
    22,468
    4.45
    13. Asthma
    1,018
    2.38
    7,832
    1.55
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    949
    2.22
    9,000
    1.78
    15. Liver Disease
    902
    2.11
    16,269
    3.22
    16. Suicide
    837
    1.96
    6,910
    1.37
    17. Drownings
    834
    1.95
    6,303
    1.25
    18. Other Injuries
    721
    1.69
    6,065
    1.20
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    624
    1.46
    16,844
    3.34
    20. Hypertension
    595
    1.39
    8,634
    1.71
    21. Lung Cancers
    516
    1.21
    21,667
    4.29
    22. Violence
    467
    1.09
    3,634
    0.72
    23. Maternal Conditions
    460
    1.08
    832
    0.16
    24. HIV/AIDS
    402
    0.94
    8,944
    1.77
    25. Falls
    328
    0.77
    12,303
    2.44
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    300
    0.70
    5,162
    1.02
    27. Meningitis
    297
    0.69
    682
    0.14
    28. Fires
    288
    0.67
    390
    0.08
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    282
    0.66
    3,417
    0.68
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    276
    0.65
    5,532
    1.10
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    257
    0.60
    1,361
    0.27
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    256
    0.60
    2,992
    0.59
    33. Breast Cancer
    240
    0.56
    3,164
    0.63
    34. Pertussis
    214
    0.50
    145
    0.03
    35. Leukemia
    202
    0.47
    4,317
    0.86
    36. Lymphomas
    184
    0.43
    1,580
    0.31
    37. Malnutrition
    183
    0.43
    11
    0.00
    38. Cervical Cancer
    173
    0.40
    3,214
    0.64
    39. Oral Cancer
    168
    0.39
    4,737
    0.94
    40. Alcohol
    131
    0.31
    924
    0.18
    41. Epilepsy
    111
    0.26
    2,194
    0.43
    42. Ovary Cancer
    106
    0.25
    445
    0.09
    43. Stomach Cancer
    95
    0.22
    13,318
    2.64
    44. Poisonings
    88
    0.21
    904
    0.18
    45. Syphilis
    87
    0.20
    333
    0.07
    46. Tetanus
    87
    0.20
    339
    0.07
    47. Encephalitis
    80
    0.19
    1,329
    0.26
    48. Other Neoplasms
    67
    0.16
    948
    0.19
    49. Dengue
    60
    0.14
    298
    0.06
    50. Bladder Cancer
    56
    0.13
    360
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Laos LAOS   Viet Nam VIET NAM
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    57.85
    2
    29.96
    3
    2. Lung Cancers
    13.86
    86
    24.73
    37
    3. Breast Cancer
    10.53
    151
    6.32
    176
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.08
    90
    5.87
    120
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.94
    93
    6.42
    110
    6. Ovary Cancer
    4.86
    74
    0.90
    182
    7. Lymphomas
    4.57
    105
    1.75
    176
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.40
    54
    5.28
    34
    9. Leukemia
    3.83
    97
    4.66
    46
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.75
    169
    2.48
    174
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.47
    167
    15.11
    21
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.61
    111
    0.42
    179
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.44
    119
    2.92
    58
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.14
    155
    0.77
    168
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.08
    115
    0.45
    165
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    165
    1.53
    123
    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.