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Lesotho
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Lesotho and Jamaica 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.

Jamaica
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   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    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
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    51.0
    54.6
    52.9
    183
    181
    183
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    51.0
    54.6
    183
    181
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    56.3
    59.5
    183
    183
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    57.0
    60.1
    183
    183
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    57.4
    60.5
    183
    183
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    58.0
    61.2
    183
    183
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    58.8
    62.2
    183
    183
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    59.9
    63.6
    183
    183
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    61.4
    65.5
    183
    183
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    63.9
    68.1
    183
    182
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    66.6
    70.5
    183
    180
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    69.3
    72.5
    183
    180
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    71.8
    74.3
    182
    179
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    74.2
    76.1
    179
    174
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    76.5
    78.0
    177
    172
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    79.0
    80.1
    170
    170
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    81.9
    82.6
    168
    169
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.6
    166
    167
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    88.7
    89.1
    165
    164
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    648.01
    1
    32.14
    40
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.75
    79
    64.41
    164
    3. Stroke
    116.53
    48
    77.34
    102
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    109.31
    25
    18.29
    138
    5. Tuberculosis
    92.03
    11
    0.38
    155
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    68.59
    22
    1.01
    144
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    63.57
    26
    81.22
    18
    8. Lung Disease
    55.25
    10
    15.74
    147
    9. Hypertension
    38.43
    5
    22.54
    45
    10. Violence
    29.26
    12
    34.79
    8
    11. Cervical Cancer
    27.28
    13
    14.56
    54
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    26.76
    49
    9.75
    130
    13. Low Birth Weight
    25.80
    8
    7.79
    86
    14. Asthma
    21.50
    12
    2.42
    111
    15. Kidney Disease
    21.44
    55
    10.92
    116
    16. Birth Trauma
    20.79
    13
    2.71
    101
    17. Oesophagus Cancer
    15.75
    6
    2.10
    103
    18. Prostate Cancer
    14.03
    111
    54.68
    7
    19. Suicide
    13.25
    40
    1.41
    180
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.79
    19
    4.47
    121
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    12.54
    35
    8.14
    98
    22. Malnutrition
    12.28
    34
    1.59
    96
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.03
    139
    6.28
    160
    24. Liver Disease
    11.99
    112
    2.21
    179
    25. Maternal Conditions
    11.86
    35
    1.48
    81
    26. Other Injuries
    8.25
    91
    12.13
    54
    27. Epilepsy
    8.20
    8
    1.55
    104
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8.12
    59
    10.85
    39
    29. Meningitis
    7.84
    41
    0.56
    130
    30. Fires
    6.82
    25
    0.45
    158
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.60
    40
    2.28
    107
    32. Liver Cancer
    6.15
    74
    2.74
    167
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.52
    27
    0.90
    139
    34. Breast Cancer
    5.45
    180
    22.48
    31
    35. Skin Disease
    4.64
    33
    4.89
    28
    36. Drownings
    4.44
    81
    0.68
    165
    37. Skin Cancers
    4.21
    7
    0.49
    162
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.13
    74
    4.83
    24
    39. Falls
    3.09
    138
    0.40
    181
    40. Lung Cancers
    2.92
    148
    14.26
    82
    41. Poisonings
    2.72
    30
    0.45
    128
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    120
    1.45
    154
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.18
    179
    11.21
    65
    44. Syphilis
    1.85
    39
    0.17
    103
    45. Pertussis
    1.85
    37
    0.33
    74
    46. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    174
    3.88
    105
    47. Drug Use
    1.61
    69
    0.30
    170
    48. Alcohol
    1.54
    93
    0.31
    167
    49. Stomach Cancer
    1.36
    180
    7.85
    62
    50. Lymphomas
    1.20
    180
    7.98
    16
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    10,313
    39.90
    874
    5.10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,896
    7.34
    568
    3.32
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,339
    5.18
    2,045
    11.94
    4. Stroke
    1,258
    4.87
    2,474
    14.44
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,203
    4.65
    27
    0.16
    6. Tuberculosis
    1,189
    4.60
    11
    0.06
    7. Low Birth Weight
    809
    3.13
    179
    1.05
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    697
    2.70
    2,577
    15.04
    9. Birth Trauma
    652
    2.52
    62
    0.36
    10. Violence
    635
    2.46
    983
    5.74
    11. Lung Disease
    593
    2.29
    504
    2.94
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    558
    2.16
    279
    1.63
    13. Hypertension
    412
    1.59
    717
    4.19
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    371
    1.44
    198
    1.16
    15. Malnutrition
    306
    1.18
    50
    0.29
    16. Asthma
    263
    1.02
    75
    0.44
    17. Maternal Conditions
    250
    0.97
    42
    0.25
    18. Kidney Disease
    249
    0.96
    335
    1.96
    19. Suicide
    221
    0.86
    40
    0.23
    20. Cervical Cancer
    184
    0.71
    221
    1.29
    21. Meningitis
    181
    0.70
    16
    0.09
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    174
    0.67
    64
    0.37
    23. Other Injuries
    165
    0.64
    364
    2.13
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    164
    0.63
    131
    0.76
    25. Liver Disease
    144
    0.56
    65
    0.38
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    133
    0.51
    332
    1.94
    27. Epilepsy
    132
    0.51
    45
    0.26
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    124
    0.48
    208
    1.21
    29. Fires
    118
    0.46
    13
    0.08
    30. Drownings
    97
    0.38
    20
    0.12
    31. Liver Cancer
    74
    0.29
    82
    0.48
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    74
    0.29
    71
    0.41
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    72
    0.28
    26
    0.15
    34. Poisonings
    67
    0.26
    13
    0.08
    35. Pertussis
    58
    0.22
    8
    0.05
    36. Skin Disease
    57
    0.22
    158
    0.92
    37. Prostate Cancer
    56
    0.22
    820
    4.79
    38. Syphilis
    51
    0.20
    5
    0.03
    39. Skin Cancers
    47
    0.18
    15
    0.09
    40. Other Neoplasms
    39
    0.15
    144
    0.84
    41. Breast Cancer
    37
    0.14
    340
    1.98
    42. Falls
    37
    0.14
    12
    0.07
    43. Measles
    33
    0.13
    0
    0.00
    44. Lung Cancers
    33
    0.13
    430
    2.51
    45. Tetanus
    28
    0.11
    2
    0.01
    46. Drug Use
    28
    0.11
    9
    0.05
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    27
    0.10
    344
    2.01
    48. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.09
    43
    0.25
    49. Lymphomas
    19
    0.07
    237
    1.38
    50. Alcohol
    18
    0.07
    9
    0.05
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    27.28
    13
    14.56
    54
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    15.75
    6
    2.10
    103
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.03
    111
    54.68
    7
    4. Liver Cancer
    6.15
    74
    2.74
    167
    5. Breast Cancer
    5.45
    180
    22.48
    31
    6. Skin Cancers
    4.21
    7
    0.49
    162
    7. Lung Cancers
    2.92
    148
    14.26
    82
    8. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    120
    1.45
    154
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.18
    179
    11.21
    65
    10. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    174
    3.88
    105
    11. Stomach Cancer
    1.36
    180
    7.85
    62
    12. Lymphomas
    1.20
    180
    7.98
    16
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.07
    150
    5.08
    16
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.98
    156
    1.89
    91
    15. Leukemia
    0.59
    179
    4.29
    68
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.50
    177
    3.23
    97
    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.