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Compare Malawi and Bhutan 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Bhutan BHUTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    158
    159
    158
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
     
    40.2
    41.7
    40.9
    159
    160
    159
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
     
    45.6
    47.8
    46.7
    155
    156
    157
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
     
    51.6
    54.7
    53.1
    153
    152
    154
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
     
    60.0
    60.3
    60.2
    128
    138
    132
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
     
    67.7
    68.2
    67.9
    100
    128
    120
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
    70.4
    70.8
    70.6
    91
    125
    114
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Bhutan BHUTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
     
    70.4
    70.8
    91
    125
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
     
    73.0
    73.0
    77
    128
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
     
    73.1
    73.1
    77
    129
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
     
    73.4
    73.4
    76
    127
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
     
    73.8
    73.7
    75
    127
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
     
    74.2
    74.1
    76
    126
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
     
    74.7
    74.5
    76
    127
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
     
    75.3
    75.2
    69
    126
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
     
    76.2
    75.9
    64
    121
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
     
    77.1
    76.8
    57
    115
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
     
    78.2
    77.9
    49
    112
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
     
    79.4
    79.1
    44
    106
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
     
    80.7
    80.6
    42
    97
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
     
    82.2
    82.3
    41
    85
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
     
    84.0
    84.4
    36
    69
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
     
    86.1
    86.8
    33
    59
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
     
    88.6
    89.6
    20
    41
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
     
    91.6
    92.7
    8
    15
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Bhutan BHUTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    326.36
    3
     
    12.53
    66
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.74
    31
     
    44.36
    79
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.23
    136
     
    151.69
    48
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    83.86
    15
     
    19.90
    57
    5. Stroke
    72.01
    112
     
    65.88
    118
    6. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
     
    7.71
    94
    7. Malaria
    43.45
    14
     
    0.00
    91
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.10
    10
     
    15.91
    100
    9. Hypertension
    30.19
    24
     
    13.38
    94
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.95
    91
     
    47.00
    46
    11. Liver Disease
    26.71
    44
     
    27.54
    40
    12. Tuberculosis
    26.35
    50
     
    20.00
    57
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
     
    6.59
    28
    14. Lung Disease
    22.87
    87
     
    71.93
    5
    15. Maternal Conditions
    20.57
    20
     
    2.63
    67
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.82
    83
     
    16.87
    98
    17. Falls
    16.50
    13
     
    9.98
    45
    18. Malnutrition
    16.26
    21
     
    1.69
    93
    19. Low Birth Weight
    15.75
    41
     
    12.17
    60
    20. Meningitis
    14.76
    34
     
    3.99
    58
    21. Anemia
    12.77
    11
     
    0.22
    100
    22. Birth Trauma
    12.31
    42
     
    6.67
    69
    23. Other Injuries
    11.76
    57
     
    9.11
    79
    24. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
     
    0.50
    183
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    10.96
    48
     
    12.13
    38
    26. Asthma
    10.46
    60
     
    9.43
    66
    27. Suicide
    10.37
    85
     
    12.16
    59
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
     
    2.24
    183
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    8.92
    55
     
    4.79
    104
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.31
    23
     
    5.59
    55
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.58
    152
     
    30.26
    28
    32. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
     
    1.13
    181
    33. Fires
    6.54
    28
     
    5.49
    40
    34. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
     
    0.94
    158
    35. Skin Disease
    5.17
    22
     
    1.52
    97
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.75
    114
     
    2.25
    171
    37. Epilepsy
    4.53
    36
     
    2.21
    73
    38. Drownings
    4.35
    84
     
    5.09
    74
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.24
    35
     
    1.48
    137
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.17
    71
     
    10.82
    2
    41. Schistosomiasis
    3.02
    32
     
    0.00
    80
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
     
    3.38
    165
    43. Poisonings
    2.66
    33
     
    0.94
    83
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
     
    17.89
    7
    45. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
     
    6.69
    22
    46. Syphilis
    2.55
    34
     
    0.51
    75
    47. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
     
    4.49
    86
    48. Violence
    2.11
    140
     
    1.40
    152
    49. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
     
    5.24
    93
    50. Tetanus
    1.90
    28
     
    1.62
    34
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Bhutan BHUTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    36,329
    26.47
     
    98
    2.27
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,835
    8.62
     
    276
    6.40
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,093
    6.62
     
    125
    2.90
    4. Malaria
    7,527
    5.48
     
    0
    0.00
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,986
    4.36
     
    802
    18.59
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,884
    4.29
     
    116
    2.69
    7. Low Birth Weight
    5,251
    3.83
     
    91
    2.11
    8. Stroke
    5,080
    3.70
     
    355
    8.23
    9. Birth Trauma
    4,105
    2.99
     
    50
    1.16
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    3,263
    2.38
     
    92
    2.13
    11. Maternal Conditions
    3,067
    2.23
     
    23
    0.53
    12. Malnutrition
    3,058
    2.23
     
    10
    0.23
    13. Tuberculosis
    2,304
    1.68
     
    116
    2.69
    14. Meningitis
    2,146
    1.56
     
    27
    0.63
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2,112
    1.54
     
    20
    0.46
    16. Hypertension
    2,099
    1.53
     
    75
    1.74
    17. Liver Disease
    2,079
    1.51
     
    176
    4.08
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,059
    1.50
     
    248
    5.75
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,899
    1.38
     
    35
    0.81
    20. Lung Disease
    1,617
    1.18
     
    373
    8.65
    21. Other Injuries
    1,599
    1.16
     
    66
    1.53
    22. Falls
    1,388
    1.01
     
    63
    1.46
    23. Anemia
    1,344
    0.98
     
    1
    0.02
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,249
    0.91
     
    80
    1.85
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    1,139
    0.83
     
    31
    0.72
    26. Suicide
    947
    0.69
     
    91
    2.11
    27. Lymphomas
    926
    0.67
     
    6
    0.14
    28. Asthma
    837
    0.61
     
    57
    1.32
    29. Fires
    757
    0.55
     
    42
    0.97
    30. Syphilis
    735
    0.54
     
    4
    0.09
    31. Drownings
    728
    0.53
     
    39
    0.90
    32. Kidney Disease
    657
    0.48
     
    175
    4.06
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    617
    0.45
     
    33
    0.76
    34. Epilepsy
    612
    0.45
     
    16
    0.37
    35. Pertussis
    512
    0.37
     
    2
    0.05
    36. Skin Disease
    458
    0.33
     
    9
    0.21
    37. Poisonings
    457
    0.33
     
    7
    0.16
    38. Bladder Cancer
    428
    0.31
     
    5
    0.12
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    411
    0.30
     
    16
    0.37
    40. Breast Cancer
    405
    0.30
     
    6
    0.14
    41. Other Neoplasms
    387
    0.28
     
    9
    0.21
    42. Prostate Cancer
    336
    0.24
     
    1
    0.02
    43. Violence
    296
    0.22
     
    12
    0.28
    44. Measles
    268
    0.20
     
    5
    0.12
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    258
    0.19
     
    71
    1.65
    46. Tetanus
    253
    0.18
     
    11
    0.25
    47. Schistosomiasis
    247
    0.18
     
    0
    0.00
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    239
    0.17
     
    20
    0.46
    49. Liver Cancer
    224
    0.16
     
    28
    0.65
    50. Oral Cancer
    222
    0.16
     
    36
    0.83
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Bhutan BHUTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
     
    7.71
    94
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
     
    6.59
    28
    3. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
     
    0.50
    183
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
     
    2.24
    183
    5. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
     
    1.13
    181
    6. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
     
    0.94
    158
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
     
    3.38
    165
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
     
    17.89
    7
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
     
    6.69
    22
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
     
    4.49
    86
    11. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
     
    5.24
    93
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    86
     
    1.23
    104
    13. Lung Cancers
    0.96
    181
     
    6.27
    127
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    162
     
    0.00
    182
    15. Leukemia
    0.57
    180
     
    3.31
    114
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.51
    175
     
    2.10
    122
     
     
     
    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.