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Luxembourg
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Luxembourg 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 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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Luxembourg Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.1
    71.9
    68.9
    26
    23
    23
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    67.0
    73.8
    70.3
    25
    22
    24
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    29
    18
    23
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    30
    15
    23
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    74.5
    80.9
    77.8
    24
    14
    19
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    78.0
    83.1
    80.6
    17
    16
    17
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    80.1
    84.6
    82.4
    14
    10
    11
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    84.6
    14
    10
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    80.6
    85.0
    13
    10
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    80.7
    85.0
    14
    10
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    80.8
    85.0
    14
    10
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    80.9
    85.1
    14
    10
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    81.1
    85.2
    14
    10
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    81.3
    85.3
    14
    11
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    81.6
    85.6
    15
    12
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    82.2
    85.9
    15
    12
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    82.9
    86.3
    15
    12
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.9
    16
    11
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    85.0
    87.8
    18
    11
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.9
    15
    11
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    88.6
    90.4
    18
    12
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    28
    26
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60.35
    170
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    25.72
    173
    93.76
    78
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    33
    20.75
    57
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.17
    62
    13.28
    133
    5. Lung Disease
    20.52
    106
    44.30
    16
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.46
    61
    20.75
    51
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.27
    46
    10.45
    72
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.46
    155
    86.33
    46
    9. Prostate Cancer
    11.69
    121
    35.07
    21
    10. Other Injuries
    9.72
    71
    6.58
    114
    11. Liver Disease
    8.69
    138
    12.56
    106
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.57
    19
    6.04
    51
    13. Suicide
    8.55
    115
    12.13
    60
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.08
    163
    86.02
    13
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.71
    147
    22.46
    68
    16. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    25
    5.65
    48
    17. Falls
    6.21
    75
    3.09
    137
    18. Kidney Disease
    6.02
    160
    25.47
    38
    19. Liver Cancer
    5.77
    80
    5.60
    87
    20. Lymphomas
    5.65
    76
    8.06
    15
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    112
    4.69
    113
    22. Leukemia
    4.63
    49
    3.76
    101
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.22
    13
    1.72
    52
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.07
    115
    11.62
    36
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.61
    58
    2.61
    95
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    44
    2.27
    77
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.50
    147
    14.65
    12
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.39
    67
    10.53
    15
    29. Hypertension
    2.96
    169
    30.73
    23
    30. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    60
    2.31
    82
    31. Alcohol
    2.69
    45
    1.39
    105
    32. Drug Use
    2.15
    54
    1.61
    68
    33. Epilepsy
    1.84
    83
    8.73
    6
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    73
    4.48
    4
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.59
    104
    3.70
    62
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    1.45
    182
    7.65
    106
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.14
    177
    20.99
    32
    38. Malnutrition
    1.01
    104
    5.38
    56
    39. Oral Cancer
    0.91
    174
    3.92
    69
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.90
    177
    8.45
    82
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.75
    21
    0.15
    84
    42. Asthma
    0.74
    157
    13.61
    38
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    155
    29.47
    47
    44. Anemia
    0.55
    78
    0.62
    72
    45. HIV/AIDS
    0.53
    131
    273.12
    5
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    176
    4.24
    72
    47. Violence
    0.38
    182
    25.69
    14
    48. Skin Disease
    0.36
    159
    5.13
    23
    49. Schizophrenia
    0.24
    44
    0.46
    17
    50. Poisonings
    0.20
    176
    1.27
    70
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    599
    19.03
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    261
    8.29
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Lung Cancers
    234
    7.44
    7,881
    1.57
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    223
    7.09
    4,435
    0.88
    5. Lung Disease
    206
    6.55
    15,479
    3.09
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    137
    4.35
    3,930
    0.78
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    127
    4.04
    35,331
    7.04
    8. Breast Cancer
    96
    3.05
    4,936
    0.98
    9. Other Injuries
    92
    2.92
    3,235
    0.65
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    80
    2.54
    2,256
    0.45
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    79
    2.51
    31,831
    6.35
    12. Liver Disease
    71
    2.26
    5,084
    1.01
    13. Suicide
    63
    2.00
    5,854
    1.17
    14. Kidney Disease
    62
    1.97
    9,527
    1.90
    15. Falls
    59
    1.87
    1,171
    0.23
    16. Lymphomas
    56
    1.78
    3,508
    0.70
    17. Liver Cancer
    52
    1.65
    2,217
    0.44
    18. Prostate Cancer
    51
    1.62
    4,151
    0.83
    19. Leukemia
    46
    1.46
    1,555
    0.31
    20. Stomach Cancer
    45
    1.43
    1,794
    0.36
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    44
    1.40
    583
    0.12
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    1.37
    11,632
    2.32
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    37
    1.18
    5,210
    1.04
    24. Bladder Cancer
    36
    1.14
    825
    0.16
    25. Other Neoplasms
    36
    1.14
    1,041
    0.21
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    34
    1.08
    5,755
    1.15
    27. Ovary Cancer
    32
    1.02
    1,332
    0.27
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    30
    0.95
    3,992
    0.80
    29. Hypertension
    30
    0.95
    10,994
    2.19
    30. Alcohol
    21
    0.67
    593
    0.12
    31. Skin Cancers
    16
    0.51
    1,659
    0.33
    32. Epilepsy
    16
    0.51
    3,982
    0.79
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.51
    1,438
    0.29
    34. Uterin Cancer
    15
    0.48
    531
    0.11
    35. Drug Use
    14
    0.44
    773
    0.15
    36. Malnutrition
    11
    0.35
    2,889
    0.58
    37. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.25
    1,569
    0.31
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    8
    0.25
    4,379
    0.87
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    7
    0.22
    62
    0.01
    40. Asthma
    7
    0.22
    5,188
    1.03
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.19
    12,761
    2.54
    42. Anemia
    6
    0.19
    246
    0.05
    43. Cervical Cancer
    6
    0.19
    5,054
    1.01
    44. HIV/AIDS
    4
    0.13
    138,157
    27.55
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.13
    1,544
    0.31
    46. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.10
    5,119
    1.02
    47. Skin Disease
    3
    0.10
    1,970
    0.39
    48. Schizophrenia
    2
    0.06
    184
    0.04
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.06
    656
    0.13
    50. Violence
    2
    0.06
    14,288
    2.85
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    33
    20.75
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.46
    61
    20.75
    51
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.27
    46
    10.45
    72
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.69
    121
    35.07
    21
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.57
    19
    6.04
    51
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    25
    5.65
    48
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.77
    80
    5.60
    87
    8. Lymphomas
    5.65
    76
    8.06
    15
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    112
    4.69
    113
    10. Leukemia
    4.63
    49
    3.76
    101
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    44
    2.27
    77
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.39
    67
    10.53
    15
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    60
    2.31
    82
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    73
    4.48
    4
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.14
    177
    20.99
    32
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.91
    174
    3.92
    69
    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.