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Lesotho
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Lesotho and Switzerland 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.

Switzerland
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   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
           
    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
     
    68.7
    74.1
    71.3
    7
    6
    6
    1970
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
     
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
    1980
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
     
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
    1990
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
     
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
    2000
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
     
    76.8
    82.5
    79.7
    4
    4
    2
    2010
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
     
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
    2016
    51.0
    54.6
    52.9
    183
    181
    183
     
    81.2
    85.2
    83.3
    1
    5
    2
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    51.0
    54.6
    183
    181
    81.2
    85.2
    1
    5
    Age 5
    56.3
    59.5
    183
    183
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
    Age 10
    57.0
    60.1
    183
    183
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
    Age 15
    57.4
    60.5
    183
    183
    81.6
    85.6
    1
    5
    Age 20
    58.0
    61.2
    183
    183
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    5
    Age 25
    58.8
    62.2
    183
    183
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    5
    Age 30
    59.9
    63.6
    183
    183
    82.0
    85.7
    1
    5
    Age 35
    61.4
    65.5
    183
    183
    82.1
    85.8
    1
    5
    Age 40
    63.9
    68.1
    183
    182
    82.3
    85.9
    3
    5
    Age 45
    66.6
    70.5
    183
    180
    82.5
    86.0
    3
    5
    Age 50
    69.3
    72.5
    183
    180
    82.8
    86.2
    4
    5
    Age 55
    71.8
    74.3
    182
    179
    83.2
    86.5
    4
    5
    Age 60
    74.2
    76.1
    179
    174
    83.8
    86.9
    4
    6
    Age 65
    76.5
    78.0
    177
    172
    84.7
    87.4
    5
    7
    Age 70
    79.0
    80.1
    170
    170
    85.8
    88.1
    5
    7
    Age 75
    81.9
    82.6
    168
    169
    87.1
    89.1
    7
    8
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.6
    166
    167
    88.8
    90.3
    11
    16
    Age 85
    88.7
    89.1
    165
    164
    91.0
    92.1
    27
    31
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    579.82
    1
    0.35
    140
    2. Stroke
    139.38
    12
    15.26
    182
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.19
    90
    47.47
    171
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    104.36
    26
    7.40
    172
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    101.57
    7
    6.09
    169
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.15
    19
    0.63
    152
    7. Tuberculosis
    75.51
    16
    0.10
    181
    8. Lung Disease
    66.40
    4
    13.03
    162
    9. Hypertension
    46.81
    4
    6.63
    145
    10. Violence
    34.92
    7
    0.45
    180
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.36
    43
    2.38
    181
    12. Suicide
    28.86
    2
    11.27
    62
    13. Low Birth Weight
    28.77
    4
    2.13
    154
    14. Cervical Cancer
    23.74
    19
    1.00
    181
    15. Kidney Disease
    23.21
    57
    4.09
    171
    16. Asthma
    22.19
    9
    0.48
    174
    17. Birth Trauma
    21.66
    10
    0.66
    155
    18. Alzheimers & Dementia
    21.55
    110
    25.49
    89
    19. Maternal Conditions
    17.46
    18
    0.05
    174
    20. Prostate Cancer
    14.70
    107
    16.31
    96
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    14.60
    6
    3.09
    75
    22. Liver Disease
    12.37
    106
    4.78
    170
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    11.37
    24
    4.23
    144
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    11.31
    23
    2.90
    139
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.28
    20
    4.42
    118
    26. Other Injuries
    10.06
    63
    2.48
    180
    27. Epilepsy
    9.67
    2
    0.93
    146
    28. Malnutrition
    9.16
    46
    0.30
    132
    29. Meningitis
    8.23
    41
    0.15
    176
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.63
    37
    0.55
    173
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.59
    18
    0.35
    171
    32. Fires
    7.31
    12
    0.18
    178
    33. Liver Cancer
    6.09
    79
    4.58
    114
    34. Breast Cancer
    4.91
    181
    16.45
    89
    35. Drownings
    4.74
    73
    0.60
    172
    36. Skin Cancers
    4.33
    5
    2.75
    28
    37. Falls
    3.58
    125
    7.81
    63
    38. Skin Disease
    3.19
    67
    0.44
    151
    39. Other Neoplasms
    3.09
    78
    3.07
    80
    40. Lung Cancers
    2.97
    148
    20.69
    53
    41. Poisonings
    2.90
    19
    0.07
    180
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.75
    103
    2.88
    99
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.05
    179
    10.28
    77
    44. Lymphomas
    1.99
    177
    5.61
    89
    45. Drug Use
    1.96
    42
    2.09
    37
    46. Alcohol
    1.82
    85
    1.71
    92
    47. Measles
    1.72
    20
    0.00
    92
    48. Ovary Cancer
    1.71
    176
    4.74
    81
    49. Syphilis
    1.68
    41
    0.02
    143
    50. Tetanus
    1.41
    25
    0.00
    148
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    9,910
    35.36
    42
    0.07
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,874
    6.69
    1,873
    3.26
    3. Stroke
    1,623
    5.79
    3,719
    6.46
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,516
    5.41
    152
    0.26
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,447
    5.16
    11,591
    20.15
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,212
    4.32
    1,381
    2.40
    7. Tuberculosis
    1,143
    4.08
    20
    0.03
    8. Low Birth Weight
    932
    3.33
    104
    0.18
    9. Violence
    771
    2.75
    41
    0.07
    10. Lung Disease
    766
    2.73
    2,901
    5.04
    11. Birth Trauma
    702
    2.50
    32
    0.06
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    587
    2.09
    259
    0.45
    13. Hypertension
    536
    1.91
    1,809
    3.14
    14. Suicide
    467
    1.67
    1,443
    2.51
    15. Maternal Conditions
    389
    1.39
    4
    0.01
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    355
    1.27
    330
    0.57
    17. Asthma
    287
    1.02
    102
    0.18
    18. Kidney Disease
    287
    1.02
    1,057
    1.84
    19. Malnutrition
    244
    0.87
    82
    0.14
    20. Alzheimers & Dementia
    223
    0.80
    7,177
    12.47
    21. Other Injuries
    205
    0.73
    368
    0.64
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    198
    0.71
    501
    0.87
    23. Meningitis
    186
    0.66
    20
    0.03
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    175
    0.62
    524
    0.91
    25. Cervical Cancer
    173
    0.62
    94
    0.16
    26. Epilepsy
    164
    0.59
    146
    0.25
    27. Liver Disease
    160
    0.57
    696
    1.21
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    148
    0.53
    1,002
    1.74
    29. Fires
    134
    0.48
    24
    0.04
    30. Drownings
    104
    0.37
    58
    0.10
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    102
    0.36
    79
    0.14
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.32
    125
    0.22
    33. Liver Cancer
    78
    0.28
    781
    1.36
    34. Poisonings
    69
    0.25
    8
    0.01
    35. Prostate Cancer
    61
    0.22
    1,515
    2.63
    36. Measles
    53
    0.19
    0
    0.00
    37. Skin Cancers
    52
    0.19
    498
    0.87
    38. Syphilis
    49
    0.17
    3
    0.01
    39. Falls
    44
    0.16
    1,876
    3.26
    40. Tetanus
    43
    0.15
    1
    0.00
    41. Other Neoplasms
    43
    0.15
    645
    1.12
    42. Skin Disease
    41
    0.15
    106
    0.18
    43. Breast Cancer
    39
    0.14
    1,539
    2.67
    44. Lung Cancers
    36
    0.13
    3,435
    5.97
    45. Drug Use
    36
    0.13
    186
    0.32
    46. Oral Cancer
    33
    0.12
    460
    0.80
    47. Lymphomas
    31
    0.11
    1,066
    1.85
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    27
    0.10
    1,938
    3.37
    49. Alcohol
    23
    0.08
    237
    0.41
    50. Appendicitis
    19
    0.07
    15
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Lesotho LESOTHO   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    23.74
    19
    1.00
    181
    2. Prostate Cancer
    14.70
    107
    16.31
    96
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    14.60
    6
    3.09
    75
    4. Liver Cancer
    6.09
    79
    4.58
    114
    5. Breast Cancer
    4.91
    181
    16.45
    89
    6. Skin Cancers
    4.33
    5
    2.75
    28
    7. Lung Cancers
    2.97
    148
    20.69
    53
    8. Oral Cancer
    2.75
    103
    2.88
    99
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.05
    179
    10.28
    77
    10. Lymphomas
    1.99
    177
    5.61
    89
    11. Ovary Cancer
    1.71
    176
    4.74
    81
    12. Stomach Cancer
    1.37
    181
    3.61
    139
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.11
    153
    3.00
    60
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.04
    159
    2.49
    76
    15. Leukemia
    0.84
    180
    3.72
    99
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.76
    177
    7.49
    34
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.