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Lesotho
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Lesotho and Gambia 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.

Gambia
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
Lesotho Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Gambia GAMBIA
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    44.9
    48.3
    46.6
    115
    111
    114
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    51.0
    54.6
    52.9
    183
    181
    183
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    51.0
    54.6
    183
    181
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    56.3
    59.5
    183
    183
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    57.0
    60.1
    183
    183
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    57.4
    60.5
    183
    183
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    58.0
    61.2
    183
    183
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    58.8
    62.2
    183
    183
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    59.9
    63.6
    183
    183
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    61.4
    65.5
    183
    183
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    63.9
    68.1
    183
    182
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    66.6
    70.5
    183
    180
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    69.3
    72.5
    183
    180
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    71.8
    74.3
    182
    179
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    74.2
    76.1
    179
    174
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    76.5
    78.0
    177
    172
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    79.0
    80.1
    170
    170
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    81.9
    82.6
    168
    169
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.6
    166
    167
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    88.7
    89.1
    165
    164
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    648.01
    1
    70.48
    25
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.75
    79
    142.60
    60
    3. Stroke
    116.53
    48
    136.82
    26
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    109.31
    25
    154.66
    11
    5. Tuberculosis
    92.03
    11
    44.67
    39
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    68.59
    22
    40.09
    38
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    63.57
    26
    39.32
    59
    8. Lung Disease
    55.25
    10
    29.20
    51
    9. Hypertension
    38.43
    5
    14.34
    88
    10. Violence
    29.26
    12
    9.75
    51
    11. Cervical Cancer
    27.28
    13
    16.46
    46
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    26.76
    49
    43.85
    8
    13. Low Birth Weight
    25.80
    8
    19.96
    23
    14. Asthma
    21.50
    12
    15.67
    29
    15. Kidney Disease
    21.44
    55
    23.89
    44
    16. Birth Trauma
    20.79
    13
    18.57
    17
    17. Oesophagus Cancer
    15.75
    6
    0.56
    173
    18. Prostate Cancer
    14.03
    111
    6.51
    155
    19. Suicide
    13.25
    40
    11.29
    71
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.79
    19
    5.72
    88
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    12.54
    35
    16.26
    9
    22. Malnutrition
    12.28
    34
    21.61
    14
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.03
    139
    18.11
    88
    24. Liver Disease
    11.99
    112
    44.65
    18
    25. Maternal Conditions
    11.86
    35
    29.65
    12
    26. Other Injuries
    8.25
    91
    20.40
    16
    27. Epilepsy
    8.20
    8
    4.97
    29
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8.12
    59
    10.83
    40
    29. Meningitis
    7.84
    41
    24.64
    15
    30. Fires
    6.82
    25
    7.61
    14
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.60
    40
    6.19
    49
    32. Liver Cancer
    6.15
    74
    24.96
    6
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.52
    27
    4.66
    40
    34. Breast Cancer
    5.45
    180
    4.89
    181
    35. Skin Disease
    4.64
    33
    3.11
    56
    36. Drownings
    4.44
    81
    6.88
    48
    37. Skin Cancers
    4.21
    7
    1.35
    98
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.13
    74
    3.37
    70
    39. Falls
    3.09
    138
    20.11
    6
    40. Lung Cancers
    2.92
    148
    2.33
    158
    41. Poisonings
    2.72
    30
    2.73
    29
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    120
    0.42
    182
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.18
    179
    1.31
    182
    44. Syphilis
    1.85
    39
    3.67
    20
    45. Pertussis
    1.85
    37
    1.83
    38
    46. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    174
    1.15
    180
    47. Drug Use
    1.61
    69
    3.35
    28
    48. Alcohol
    1.54
    93
    2.18
    66
    49. Stomach Cancer
    1.36
    180
    1.71
    178
    50. Lymphomas
    1.20
    180
    3.09
    135
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    10,313
    39.90
    1,007
    6.87
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,896
    7.34
    1,868
    12.75
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,339
    5.18
    906
    6.19
    4. Stroke
    1,258
    4.87
    925
    6.31
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,203
    4.65
    763
    5.21
    6. Tuberculosis
    1,189
    4.60
    392
    2.68
    7. Low Birth Weight
    809
    3.13
    825
    5.63
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    697
    2.70
    268
    1.83
    9. Birth Trauma
    652
    2.52
    767
    5.24
    10. Violence
    635
    2.46
    181
    1.24
    11. Lung Disease
    593
    2.29
    190
    1.30
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    558
    2.16
    606
    4.14
    13. Hypertension
    412
    1.59
    97
    0.66
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    371
    1.44
    548
    3.74
    15. Malnutrition
    306
    1.18
    437
    2.98
    16. Asthma
    263
    1.02
    129
    0.88
    17. Maternal Conditions
    250
    0.97
    500
    3.41
    18. Kidney Disease
    249
    0.96
    223
    1.52
    19. Suicide
    221
    0.86
    124
    0.85
    20. Cervical Cancer
    184
    0.71
    60
    0.41
    21. Meningitis
    181
    0.70
    429
    2.93
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    174
    0.67
    5
    0.03
    23. Other Injuries
    165
    0.64
    336
    2.29
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    164
    0.63
    58
    0.40
    25. Liver Disease
    144
    0.56
    394
    2.69
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    133
    0.51
    216
    1.47
    27. Epilepsy
    132
    0.51
    75
    0.51
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    124
    0.48
    99
    0.68
    29. Fires
    118
    0.46
    110
    0.75
    30. Drownings
    97
    0.38
    140
    0.96
    31. Liver Cancer
    74
    0.29
    241
    1.65
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    74
    0.29
    53
    0.36
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    72
    0.28
    41
    0.28
    34. Poisonings
    67
    0.26
    52
    0.35
    35. Pertussis
    58
    0.22
    74
    0.51
    36. Skin Disease
    57
    0.22
    29
    0.20
    37. Prostate Cancer
    56
    0.22
    18
    0.12
    38. Syphilis
    51
    0.20
    136
    0.93
    39. Skin Cancers
    47
    0.18
    8
    0.05
    40. Other Neoplasms
    39
    0.15
    30
    0.20
    41. Breast Cancer
    37
    0.14
    19
    0.13
    42. Falls
    37
    0.14
    185
    1.26
    43. Measles
    33
    0.13
    83
    0.57
    44. Lung Cancers
    33
    0.13
    17
    0.12
    45. Tetanus
    28
    0.11
    37
    0.25
    46. Drug Use
    28
    0.11
    43
    0.29
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    27
    0.10
    12
    0.08
    48. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.09
    2
    0.01
    49. Lymphomas
    19
    0.07
    27
    0.18
    50. Alcohol
    18
    0.07
    22
    0.15
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    27.28
    13
    16.46
    46
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    15.75
    6
    0.56
    173
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.03
    111
    6.51
    155
    4. Liver Cancer
    6.15
    74
    24.96
    6
    5. Breast Cancer
    5.45
    180
    4.89
    181
    6. Skin Cancers
    4.21
    7
    1.35
    98
    7. Lung Cancers
    2.92
    148
    2.33
    158
    8. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    120
    0.42
    182
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.18
    179
    1.31
    182
    10. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    174
    1.15
    180
    11. Stomach Cancer
    1.36
    180
    1.71
    178
    12. Lymphomas
    1.20
    180
    3.09
    135
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.07
    150
    0.41
    177
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.98
    156
    0.59
    174
    15. Leukemia
    0.59
    179
    0.05
    183
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.50
    177
    1.15
    154
    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.