face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
Luxembourg
Nigeria

World Health Review

COUNTRY #1
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 Macedonia 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 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
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 Macedonia 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 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 Luxembourg and Nigeria 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.
INSTRUCTIONSUse the list on left to choose a new country and cause of death rank order. Use the list on right to select the Countries you want to compare to. Play or Pause the Dynamic Population Pyramids to enhance your view.

DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Choose Year
    Play
    Pause
     
    Luxembourg Population
     
     
    Nigeria Population
     


    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.1
    71.9
    68.9
    26
    23
    23
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    67.0
    73.8
    70.3
    25
    22
    24
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    29
    18
    23
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    30
    15
    23
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    74.5
    80.9
    77.8
    24
    14
    19
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    78.0
    83.1
    80.6
    17
    16
    17
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    80.1
    84.6
    82.4
    14
    10
    11
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    84.6
    14
    10
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    80.6
    85.0
    13
    10
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    80.7
    85.0
    14
    10
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    80.8
    85.0
    14
    10
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    80.9
    85.1
    14
    10
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    81.1
    85.2
    14
    10
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    81.3
    85.3
    14
    11
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    81.6
    85.6
    15
    12
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    82.2
    85.9
    15
    12
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    82.9
    86.3
    15
    12
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.9
    16
    11
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    85.0
    87.8
    18
    11
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.9
    15
    11
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    88.6
    90.4
    18
    12
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    28
    26
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60.35
    170
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Stroke
    25.72
    173
     
    120.00
    41
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    33
     
    1.19
    179
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.17
    62
     
    14.77
    122
    5. Lung Disease
    20.52
    106
     
    21.14
    102
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.46
    61
     
    30.08
    7
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.27
    46
     
    4.21
    147
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.46
    155
     
    228.17
    2
    9. Prostate Cancer
    11.69
    121
     
    46.41
    12
    10. Other Injuries
    9.72
    71
     
    22.63
    8
    11. Liver Disease
    8.69
    138
     
    50.71
    11
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.57
    19
     
    2.32
    116
    13. Suicide
    8.55
    115
     
    14.79
    33
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.08
    163
     
    43.92
    50
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.71
    147
     
    24.75
    58
    16. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    25
     
    3.05
    143
    17. Falls
    6.21
    75
     
    21.18
    2
    18. Kidney Disease
    6.02
    160
     
    13.32
    98
    19. Liver Cancer
    5.77
    80
     
    13.01
    23
    20. Lymphomas
    5.65
    76
     
    4.65
    102
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    112
     
    2.45
    169
    22. Leukemia
    4.63
    49
     
    1.75
    153
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.22
    13
     
    1.15
    81
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.07
    115
     
    19.56
    10
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.61
    58
     
    3.96
    46
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    44
     
    0.94
    159
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.50
    147
     
    6.49
    74
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.39
    67
     
    0.47
    179
    29. Hypertension
    2.96
    169
     
    15.17
    79
    30. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    60
     
    1.78
    104
    31. Alcohol
    2.69
    45
     
    2.29
    59
    32. Drug Use
    2.15
    54
     
    6.44
    8
    33. Epilepsy
    1.84
    83
     
    5.20
    28
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    73
     
    0.60
    154
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.59
    104
     
    4.41
    45
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    1.45
    182
     
    17.16
    6
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.14
    177
     
    21.16
    31
    38. Malnutrition
    1.01
    104
     
    17.12
    19
    39. Oral Cancer
    0.91
    174
     
    2.09
    125
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.90
    177
     
    24.87
    10
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.75
    21
     
    0.14
    89
    42. Asthma
    0.74
    157
     
    13.90
    37
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    155
     
    127.79
    4
    44. Anemia
    0.55
    78
     
    2.69
    36
    45. HIV/AIDS
    0.53
    131
     
    120.00
    18
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    176
     
    5.81
    51
    47. Violence
    0.38
    182
     
    10.41
    47
    48. Skin Disease
    0.36
    159
     
    3.71
    48
    49. Schizophrenia
    0.24
    44
     
    0.05
    122
    50. Poisonings
    0.20
    176
     
    2.89
    21
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    599
    19.03
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Stroke
    261
    8.29
     
    83,379
    4.10
    3. Lung Cancers
    234
    7.44
     
    961
    0.05
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    223
    7.09
     
    7,809
    0.38
    5. Lung Disease
    206
    6.55
     
    14,311
    0.70
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    137
    4.35
     
    3,648
    0.18
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    127
    4.04
     
    305,460
    15.03
    8. Breast Cancer
    96
    3.05
     
    14,932
    0.73
    9. Other Injuries
    92
    2.92
     
    39,645
    1.95
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    80
    2.54
     
    1,870
    0.09
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    79
    2.51
     
    30,922
    1.52
    12. Liver Disease
    71
    2.26
     
    48,789
    2.40
    13. Suicide
    63
    2.00
     
    18,095
    0.89
    14. Kidney Disease
    62
    1.97
     
    12,605
    0.62
    15. Falls
    59
    1.87
     
    21,350
    1.05
    16. Lymphomas
    56
    1.78
     
    4,421
    0.22
    17. Liver Cancer
    52
    1.65
     
    12,765
    0.63
    18. Prostate Cancer
    51
    1.62
     
    12,087
    0.59
    19. Leukemia
    46
    1.46
     
    1,747
    0.09
    20. Stomach Cancer
    45
    1.43
     
    1,983
    0.10
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    44
    1.40
     
    654
    0.03
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    1.37
     
    37,562
    1.85
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    37
    1.18
     
    42,961
    2.11
    24. Bladder Cancer
    36
    1.14
     
    690
    0.03
    25. Other Neoplasms
    36
    1.14
     
    3,545
    0.17
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    34
    1.08
     
    6,336
    0.31
    27. Ovary Cancer
    32
    1.02
     
    1,409
    0.07
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    30
    0.95
     
    341
    0.02
    29. Hypertension
    30
    0.95
     
    10,864
    0.53
    30. Alcohol
    21
    0.67
     
    2,579
    0.13
    31. Skin Cancers
    16
    0.51
     
    462
    0.02
    32. Epilepsy
    16
    0.51
     
    7,446
    0.37
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.51
     
    3,897
    0.19
    34. Uterin Cancer
    15
    0.48
     
    658
    0.03
    35. Drug Use
    14
    0.44
     
    8,655
    0.43
    36. Malnutrition
    11
    0.35
     
    40,609
    2.00
    37. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.25
     
    1,947
    0.10
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    8
    0.25
     
    48,704
    2.40
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    7
    0.22
     
    141
    0.01
    40. Asthma
    7
    0.22
     
    11,894
    0.59
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.19
     
    186,218
    9.16
    42. Anemia
    6
    0.19
     
    3,437
    0.17
    43. Cervical Cancer
    6
    0.19
     
    8,757
    0.43
    44. HIV/AIDS
    4
    0.13
     
    168,900
    8.31
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.13
     
    5,412
    0.27
    46. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.10
     
    87,318
    4.30
    47. Skin Disease
    3
    0.10
     
    3,321
    0.16
    48. Schizophrenia
    2
    0.06
     
    48
    0.00
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.06
     
    5,601
    0.28
    50. Violence
    2
    0.06
     
    17,843
    0.88
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    33
     
    1.19
    179
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.46
    61
     
    30.08
    7
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.27
    46
     
    4.21
    147
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.69
    121
     
    46.41
    12
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.57
    19
     
    2.32
    116
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    25
     
    3.05
    143
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.77
    80
     
    13.01
    23
    8. Lymphomas
    5.65
    76
     
    4.65
    102
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    112
     
    2.45
    169
    10. Leukemia
    4.63
    49
     
    1.75
    153
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    44
     
    0.94
    159
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.39
    67
     
    0.47
    179
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    60
     
    1.78
    104
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    73
     
    0.60
    154
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.14
    177
     
    21.16
    31
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.91
    174
     
    2.09
    125
     
     
     
    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.