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Malawi
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Malawi and Ethiopia 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.

Ethiopia
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Malawi Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Malawi MALAWI   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
     
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
     
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
     
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
     
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
     
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
     
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    189.14
    9
    27.70
    42
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    91.27
    133
    112.44
    112
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80.48
    40
    86.94
    37
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    80.33
    25
    86.53
    21
    5. Stroke
    59.03
    113
    74.87
    87
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    51.62
    3
    36.78
    24
    7. Malaria
    47.27
    9
    4.94
    40
    8. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    18.71
    33
    9. Tuberculosis
    33.05
    46
    43.14
    36
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.91
    60
    24.48
    92
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    3.37
    64
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.70
    112
    29.09
    93
    13. Malnutrition
    22.55
    21
    19.97
    26
    14. Lung Disease
    21.83
    103
    24.56
    79
    15. Hypertension
    19.15
    44
    18.77
    47
    16. Liver Disease
    17.36
    87
    30.87
    33
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.79
    33
    16.04
    37
    18. Falls
    16.05
    27
    16.93
    23
    19. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    6.90
    154
    20. Maternal Conditions
    14.30
    28
    14.37
    26
    21. Meningitis
    14.27
    32
    21.20
    22
    22. Birth Trauma
    13.42
    39
    16.25
    26
    23. Kidney Disease
    9.67
    135
    12.70
    109
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    9.05
    59
    8.52
    69
    25. Other Injuries
    8.54
    78
    12.57
    43
    26. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    25.61
    15
    27. Suicide
    7.76
    108
    11.38
    60
    28. Asthma
    7.47
    67
    8.35
    61
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.23
    41
    8.98
    24
    30. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    5.39
    96
    31. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    2.05
    93
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    5.30
    84
    5.53
    80
    33. Fires
    5.07
    38
    5.49
    32
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.43
    117
    5.42
    91
    35. Skin Disease
    4.20
    48
    4.11
    49
    36. Drownings
    4.14
    82
    6.39
    41
    37. Other Neoplasms
    4.07
    50
    4.53
    36
    38. Hepatitis B
    3.18
    28
    3.66
    20
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    6.68
    108
    40. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    3.04
    153
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    2.49
    115
    42. Schistosomiasis
    2.56
    34
    2.89
    28
    43. Syphilis
    2.42
    30
    3.92
    22
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.17
    85
    2.72
    77
    45. Epilepsy
    2.08
    68
    3.72
    26
    46. Poisonings
    2.01
    43
    2.72
    23
    47. Violence
    1.79
    139
    8.75
    62
    48. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    2.08
    177
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.72
    128
    1.51
    147
    50. Alcohol
    1.71
    91
    2.35
    62
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malawi MALAWI   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    24,173
    22.35
    20,314
    3.32
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,926
    8.25
    66,544
    10.89
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,414
    6.85
    59,523
    9.74
    4. Malaria
    6,806
    6.29
    4,782
    0.78
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,631
    5.21
    29,386
    4.81
    6. Low Birth Weight
    5,533
    5.12
    27,587
    4.51
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,221
    4.83
    47,712
    7.81
    8. Birth Trauma
    4,422
    4.09
    27,942
    4.57
    9. Stroke
    3,590
    3.32
    32,859
    5.38
    10. Malnutrition
    3,234
    2.99
    17,060
    2.79
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    2,948
    2.73
    14,443
    2.36
    12. Tuberculosis
    2,662
    2.46
    25,476
    4.17
    13. Maternal Conditions
    2,244
    2.07
    13,103
    2.14
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,819
    1.68
    1,651
    0.27
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1,725
    1.59
    5,013
    0.82
    16. Meningitis
    1,695
    1.57
    18,381
    3.01
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,448
    1.34
    13,028
    2.13
    18. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,339
    1.24
    8,316
    1.36
    19. Liver Disease
    1,272
    1.18
    16,580
    2.71
    20. Lung Disease
    1,260
    1.16
    10,347
    1.69
    21. Other Injuries
    1,141
    1.05
    11,368
    1.86
    22. Hypertension
    1,058
    0.98
    7,754
    1.27
    23. Falls
    1,043
    0.96
    8,510
    1.39
    24. Lymphomas
    766
    0.71
    3,099
    0.51
    25. Syphilis
    758
    0.70
    6,286
    1.03
    26. Suicide
    669
    0.62
    7,323
    1.20
    27. Kidney Disease
    649
    0.60
    6,426
    1.05
    28. Drownings
    640
    0.59
    6,538
    1.07
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    595
    0.55
    4,145
    0.68
    30. Fires
    564
    0.52
    4,404
    0.72
    31. Asthma
    545
    0.50
    4,485
    0.73
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    459
    0.42
    4,199
    0.69
    33. Bladder Cancer
    407
    0.38
    937
    0.15
    34. Poisonings
    361
    0.33
    2,936
    0.48
    35. Other Neoplasms
    358
    0.33
    2,537
    0.42
    36. Prostate Cancer
    354
    0.33
    1,384
    0.23
    37. Breast Cancer
    347
    0.32
    7,654
    1.25
    38. Skin Disease
    345
    0.32
    2,459
    0.40
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    331
    0.31
    2,958
    0.48
    40. Hepatitis B
    280
    0.26
    2,325
    0.38
    41. Violence
    272
    0.25
    7,977
    1.31
    42. Measles
    270
    0.25
    11,575
    1.89
    43. Epilepsy
    267
    0.25
    3,342
    0.55
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    217
    0.20
    3,475
    0.57
    45. Oral Cancer
    211
    0.20
    1,373
    0.22
    46. Schistosomiasis
    197
    0.18
    1,679
    0.27
    47. Liver Cancer
    192
    0.18
    1,102
    0.18
    48. Stomach Cancer
    185
    0.17
    1,511
    0.25
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    155
    0.14
    1,450
    0.24
    50. Appendicitis
    129
    0.12
    1,206
    0.20
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    18.71
    33
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    3.37
    64
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    6.90
    154
    4. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    25.61
    15
    5. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    5.39
    96
    6. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    2.05
    93
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    6.68
    108
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    3.04
    153
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    2.49
    115
    10. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    2.08
    177
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.69
    83
    0.50
    170
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.66
    178
    8.86
    3
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.15
    180
    3.34
    146
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.82
    173
    0.98
    165
    15. Leukemia
    0.63
    183
    5.64
    12
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.62
    181
    1.16
    165
    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.