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Libya
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 Libya and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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
Libya Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Libya LIBYA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Libya LIBYA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    45.7
    48.2
    46.9
    107
    112
    108
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    50.4
    53.4
    51.9
    115
    116
    115
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    58.8
    62.2
    60.5
    100
    104
    102
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    65.9
    70.6
    68.2
    77
    87
    88
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    69.3
    72.7
    70.9
    68
    96
    84
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    70.6
    75.3
    72.8
    79
    90
    87
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    69.0
    75.0
    71.9
    102
    105
    104
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Libya LIBYA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    69.0
    75.0
    102
    105
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    70.0
    76.0
    110
    111
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    70.3
    76.2
    107
    109
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    70.6
    76.4
    106
    108
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    71.0
    76.6
    105
    107
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    71.7
    76.9
    106
    106
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    72.3
    77.1
    104
    105
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    72.9
    77.4
    103
    106
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    73.4
    77.7
    104
    106
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    74.0
    78.0
    104
    106
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    74.7
    78.5
    108
    106
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    75.6
    79.1
    111
    107
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    76.8
    79.8
    116
    107
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    78.4
    80.9
    120
    107
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    80.4
    82.3
    124
    107
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    82.7
    84.1
    130
    112
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.6
    135
    118
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.7
    143
    123
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Libya LIBYA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    191.96
    27
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    88.80
    87
    93.76
    78
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    46.34
    7
    13.28
    133
    4. Kidney Disease
    36.40
    13
    25.47
    38
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    33.38
    91
    86.33
    46
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.77
    82
    86.02
    13
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.75
    46
    22.46
    68
    8. Lung Disease
    22.09
    95
    44.30
    16
    9. Other Injuries
    21.92
    11
    6.58
    114
    10. Liver Disease
    17.72
    81
    12.56
    106
    11. Lung Cancers
    17.65
    69
    20.75
    57
    12. Tuberculosis
    14.07
    64
    59.33
    24
    13. Prostate Cancer
    11.44
    126
    35.07
    21
    14. War
    10.51
    8
    0.00
    159
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.16
    74
    10.45
    72
    16. Hypertension
    9.81
    113
    30.73
    23
    17. Breast Cancer
    9.46
    161
    20.75
    51
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    8.65
    85
    7.65
    106
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.84
    55
    14.65
    12
    20. Lymphomas
    6.18
    60
    8.06
    15
    21. Suicide
    5.95
    140
    12.13
    60
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    5.81
    56
    6.04
    51
    23. Asthma
    5.74
    82
    13.61
    38
    24. Liver Cancer
    5.70
    84
    5.60
    87
    25. Low Birth Weight
    4.95
    117
    8.45
    82
    26. Cervical Cancer
    4.85
    127
    20.99
    32
    27. Falls
    4.84
    98
    3.09
    137
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    4.69
    107
    11.62
    36
    29. Other Neoplasms
    4.64
    28
    2.61
    95
    30. Leukemia
    4.45
    60
    3.76
    101
    31. Bladder Cancer
    4.29
    25
    2.27
    77
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.99
    100
    5.65
    48
    33. Stomach Cancer
    3.85
    131
    4.69
    113
    34. Violence
    2.47
    132
    25.69
    14
    35. Drownings
    2.42
    113
    3.49
    97
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.12
    114
    4.24
    72
    37. Oral Cancer
    2.08
    127
    3.92
    69
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.91
    116
    4.92
    79
    39. Skin Disease
    1.81
    90
    5.13
    23
    40. Fires
    1.78
    83
    4.91
    45
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.63
    126
    29.47
    47
    42. Epilepsy
    1.52
    106
    8.73
    6
    43. Drug Use
    1.40
    86
    1.61
    68
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.37
    113
    3.70
    62
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.23
    137
    2.31
    82
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.14
    149
    10.53
    15
    47. Meningitis
    1.06
    99
    4.79
    49
    48. Poisonings
    0.87
    89
    1.27
    70
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.75
    124
    1.72
    52
    50. Schistosomiasis
    0.53
    47
    1.14
    42
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Libya LIBYA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,443
    25.12
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    3,417
    11.53
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,605
    5.42
    4,435
    0.88
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,590
    5.37
    11,632
    2.32
    5. Kidney Disease
    1,443
    4.87
    9,527
    1.90
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,343
    4.53
    35,331
    7.04
    7. Other Injuries
    1,251
    4.22
    3,235
    0.65
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,221
    4.12
    31,831
    6.35
    9. Lung Disease
    835
    2.82
    15,479
    3.09
    10. Liver Disease
    749
    2.53
    5,084
    1.01
    11. Lung Cancers
    716
    2.42
    7,881
    1.57
    12. War
    659
    2.22
    0
    0.00
    13. Tuberculosis
    642
    2.17
    25,264
    5.04
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    589
    1.99
    4,379
    0.87
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    433
    1.46
    3,930
    0.78
    16. Hypertension
    374
    1.26
    10,994
    2.19
    17. Low Birth Weight
    363
    1.23
    5,119
    1.02
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    354
    1.19
    5,755
    1.15
    19. Suicide
    347
    1.17
    5,854
    1.17
    20. Lymphomas
    268
    0.90
    3,508
    0.70
    21. Breast Cancer
    239
    0.81
    4,936
    0.98
    22. Asthma
    236
    0.80
    5,188
    1.03
    23. Falls
    234
    0.79
    1,171
    0.23
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    229
    0.77
    2,256
    0.45
    25. Liver Cancer
    226
    0.76
    2,217
    0.44
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    213
    0.72
    5,210
    1.04
    27. Leukemia
    210
    0.71
    1,555
    0.31
    28. Other Neoplasms
    204
    0.69
    1,041
    0.21
    29. Prostate Cancer
    180
    0.61
    4,151
    0.83
    30. Bladder Cancer
    158
    0.53
    825
    0.16
    31. Violence
    156
    0.53
    14,288
    2.85
    32. Stomach Cancer
    151
    0.51
    1,794
    0.36
    33. Drownings
    147
    0.50
    1,775
    0.35
    34. Birth Trauma
    140
    0.47
    2,980
    0.59
    35. Cervical Cancer
    109
    0.37
    5,054
    1.01
    36. Fires
    94
    0.32
    2,256
    0.45
    37. Oral Cancer
    92
    0.31
    1,569
    0.31
    38. Ovary Cancer
    89
    0.30
    1,332
    0.27
    39. Epilepsy
    87
    0.29
    3,982
    0.79
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.28
    1,544
    0.31
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    81
    0.27
    12,761
    2.54
    42. Drug Use
    71
    0.24
    773
    0.15
    43. Skin Disease
    69
    0.23
    1,970
    0.39
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    65
    0.22
    1,438
    0.29
    45. Meningitis
    54
    0.18
    2,309
    0.46
    46. Poisonings
    51
    0.17
    656
    0.13
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    44
    0.15
    3,992
    0.80
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    27
    0.09
    583
    0.12
    49. Encephalitis
    25
    0.08
    214
    0.04
    50. Uterin Cancer
    24
    0.08
    531
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Libya LIBYA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    17.65
    69
    20.75
    57
    2. Prostate Cancer
    11.44
    126
    35.07
    21
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.16
    74
    10.45
    72
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.46
    161
    20.75
    51
    5. Lymphomas
    6.18
    60
    8.06
    15
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    5.81
    56
    6.04
    51
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.70
    84
    5.60
    87
    8. Cervical Cancer
    4.85
    127
    20.99
    32
    9. Leukemia
    4.45
    60
    3.76
    101
    10. Bladder Cancer
    4.29
    25
    2.27
    77
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.99
    100
    5.65
    48
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.85
    131
    4.69
    113
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.08
    127
    3.92
    69
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.23
    137
    2.31
    82
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.14
    149
    10.53
    15
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    160
    4.48
    4
    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.