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Malawi
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Malawi and Iceland 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.

Iceland
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
Malawi Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Iceland ICELAND
      Malawi MALAWI   Iceland ICELAND
           
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
     
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
     
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
     
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
     
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Iceland ICELAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Iceland ICELAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    326.36
    3
    0.00
    172
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.74
    31
    11.90
    156
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.23
    136
    80.30
    141
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    83.86
    15
    1.15
    140
    5. Stroke
    72.01
    112
    26.13
    171
    6. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
    0.40
    183
    7. Malaria
    43.45
    14
    0.00
    117
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.10
    10
    3.27
    171
    9. Hypertension
    30.19
    24
    3.40
    164
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.95
    91
    4.59
    178
    11. Liver Disease
    26.71
    44
    2.15
    180
    12. Tuberculosis
    26.35
    50
    0.74
    142
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
    2.26
    98
    14. Lung Disease
    22.87
    87
    19.71
    112
    15. Maternal Conditions
    20.57
    20
    0.04
    179
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.82
    83
    38.28
    15
    17. Falls
    16.50
    13
    2.99
    141
    18. Malnutrition
    16.26
    21
    0.27
    138
    19. Low Birth Weight
    15.75
    41
    1.00
    176
    20. Meningitis
    14.76
    34
    0.18
    170
    21. Anemia
    12.77
    11
    0.18
    107
    22. Birth Trauma
    12.31
    42
    0.16
    183
    23. Other Injuries
    11.76
    57
    6.95
    109
    24. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
    22.46
    54
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    10.96
    48
    1.79
    180
    26. Asthma
    10.46
    60
    0.42
    178
    27. Suicide
    10.37
    85
    11.87
    64
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
    23.04
    24
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    8.92
    55
    2.46
    150
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.31
    23
    0.66
    168
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.58
    152
    4.84
    173
    32. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
    3.64
    124
    33. Fires
    6.54
    28
    0.10
    182
    34. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
    2.55
    73
    35. Skin Disease
    5.17
    22
    0.73
    135
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.75
    114
    2.08
    172
    37. Epilepsy
    4.53
    36
    0.63
    174
    38. Drownings
    4.35
    84
    0.40
    178
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.24
    35
    1.52
    134
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.17
    71
    0.27
    178
    41. Schistosomiasis
    3.02
    32
    0.00
    111
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
    14.10
    50
    43. Poisonings
    2.66
    33
    0.54
    116
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
    3.73
    137
    45. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
    0.73
    179
    46. Syphilis
    2.55
    34
    0.00
    183
    47. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
    5.14
    64
    48. Violence
    2.11
    140
    1.10
    161
    49. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
    4.54
    113
    50. Tetanus
    1.90
    28
    0.00
    167
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malawi MALAWI   Iceland ICELAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    36,329
    26.47
    0
    0.00
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,835
    8.62
    66
    3.69
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,093
    6.62
    7
    0.39
    4. Malaria
    7,527
    5.48
    0
    0.00
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,986
    4.36
    440
    24.62
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,884
    4.29
    12
    0.67
    7. Low Birth Weight
    5,251
    3.83
    3
    0.17
    8. Stroke
    5,080
    3.70
    143
    8.00
    9. Birth Trauma
    4,105
    2.99
    0
    0.00
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    3,263
    2.38
    7
    0.39
    11. Maternal Conditions
    3,067
    2.23
    0
    0.00
    12. Malnutrition
    3,058
    2.23
    2
    0.11
    13. Tuberculosis
    2,304
    1.68
    4
    0.22
    14. Meningitis
    2,146
    1.56
    1
    0.06
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2,112
    1.54
    1
    0.06
    16. Hypertension
    2,099
    1.53
    19
    1.06
    17. Liver Disease
    2,079
    1.51
    10
    0.56
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,059
    1.50
    25
    1.40
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,899
    1.38
    12
    0.67
    20. Lung Disease
    1,617
    1.18
    109
    6.10
    21. Other Injuries
    1,599
    1.16
    35
    1.96
    22. Falls
    1,388
    1.01
    15
    0.84
    23. Anemia
    1,344
    0.98
    1
    0.06
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,249
    0.91
    216
    12.09
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    1,139
    0.83
    11
    0.62
    26. Suicide
    947
    0.69
    43
    2.41
    27. Lymphomas
    926
    0.67
    20
    1.12
    28. Asthma
    837
    0.61
    2
    0.11
    29. Fires
    757
    0.55
    1
    0.06
    30. Syphilis
    735
    0.54
    0
    0.00
    31. Drownings
    728
    0.53
    2
    0.11
    32. Kidney Disease
    657
    0.48
    27
    1.51
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    617
    0.45
    4
    0.22
    34. Epilepsy
    612
    0.45
    2
    0.11
    35. Pertussis
    512
    0.37
    0
    0.00
    36. Skin Disease
    458
    0.33
    4
    0.22
    37. Poisonings
    457
    0.33
    2
    0.11
    38. Bladder Cancer
    428
    0.31
    14
    0.78
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    411
    0.30
    10
    0.56
    40. Breast Cancer
    405
    0.30
    58
    3.25
    41. Other Neoplasms
    387
    0.28
    9
    0.50
    42. Prostate Cancer
    336
    0.24
    57
    3.19
    43. Violence
    296
    0.22
    4
    0.22
    44. Measles
    268
    0.20
    0
    0.00
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    258
    0.19
    2
    0.11
    46. Tetanus
    253
    0.18
    0
    0.00
    47. Schistosomiasis
    247
    0.18
    0
    0.00
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    239
    0.17
    76
    4.25
    49. Liver Cancer
    224
    0.16
    23
    1.29
    50. Oral Cancer
    222
    0.16
    4
    0.22
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Iceland ICELAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
    0.40
    183
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
    2.26
    98
    3. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
    22.46
    54
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
    23.04
    24
    5. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
    3.64
    124
    6. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
    2.55
    73
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
    14.10
    50
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
    3.73
    137
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
    0.73
    179
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
    5.14
    64
    11. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
    4.54
    113
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    86
    1.29
    99
    13. Lung Cancers
    0.96
    181
    23.95
    41
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    162
    0.79
    168
    15. Leukemia
    0.57
    180
    3.11
    121
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.51
    175
    9.51
    5
    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.