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Malawi
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Malawi and Jamaica 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.

Jamaica
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   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Malawi MALAWI   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    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
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    189.14
    9
    33.37
    38
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    91.27
    133
    55.30
    164
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80.48
    40
    14.23
    139
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    80.33
    25
    1.22
    130
    5. Stroke
    59.03
    113
    65.41
    100
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    51.62
    3
    8.15
    131
    7. Malaria
    47.27
    9
    0.00
    121
    8. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    14.00
    54
    9. Tuberculosis
    33.05
    46
    0.23
    162
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.91
    60
    17.74
    129
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    2.20
    104
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.70
    112
    64.57
    21
    13. Malnutrition
    22.55
    21
    2.08
    81
    14. Lung Disease
    21.83
    103
    13.44
    158
    15. Hypertension
    19.15
    44
    12.80
    88
    16. Liver Disease
    17.36
    87
    5.58
    163
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.79
    33
    12.02
    60
    18. Falls
    16.05
    27
    1.56
    175
    19. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    53.57
    9
    20. Maternal Conditions
    14.30
    28
    1.40
    83
    21. Meningitis
    14.27
    32
    0.97
    96
    22. Birth Trauma
    13.42
    39
    3.40
    84
    23. Kidney Disease
    9.67
    135
    19.47
    75
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    9.05
    59
    6.93
    107
    25. Other Injuries
    8.54
    78
    3.27
    169
    26. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    21.67
    31
    27. Suicide
    7.76
    108
    2.04
    179
    28. Asthma
    7.47
    67
    2.41
    110
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.23
    41
    2.62
    100
    30. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    8.09
    16
    31. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    1.73
    108
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    5.30
    84
    4.98
    89
    33. Fires
    5.07
    38
    0.95
    117
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.43
    117
    5.15
    100
    35. Skin Disease
    4.20
    48
    4.39
    41
    36. Drownings
    4.14
    82
    0.79
    162
    37. Other Neoplasms
    4.07
    50
    4.43
    38
    38. Hepatitis B
    3.18
    28
    0.13
    151
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    11.11
    68
    40. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    7.86
    66
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    1.59
    166
    42. Schistosomiasis
    2.56
    34
    0.00
    118
    43. Syphilis
    2.42
    30
    0.13
    95
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.17
    85
    1.57
    101
    45. Epilepsy
    2.08
    68
    1.31
    115
    46. Poisonings
    2.01
    43
    0.20
    149
    47. Violence
    1.79
    139
    38.00
    6
    48. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    2.81
    168
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.72
    128
    1.69
    134
    50. Alcohol
    1.71
    91
    0.30
    169
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malawi MALAWI   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    24,173
    22.35
    948
    5.21
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,926
    8.25
    550
    3.02
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,414
    6.85
    44
    0.24
    4. Malaria
    6,806
    6.29
    0
    0.00
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,631
    5.21
    252
    1.38
    6. Low Birth Weight
    5,533
    5.12
    279
    1.53
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,221
    4.83
    2,151
    11.82
    8. Birth Trauma
    4,422
    4.09
    79
    0.43
    9. Stroke
    3,590
    3.32
    2,479
    13.62
    10. Malnutrition
    3,234
    2.99
    78
    0.43
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    2,948
    2.73
    166
    0.91
    12. Tuberculosis
    2,662
    2.46
    7
    0.04
    13. Maternal Conditions
    2,244
    2.07
    41
    0.23
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,819
    1.68
    73
    0.40
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1,725
    1.59
    229
    1.26
    16. Meningitis
    1,695
    1.57
    30
    0.16
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,448
    1.34
    2,340
    12.86
    18. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,339
    1.24
    797
    4.38
    19. Liver Disease
    1,272
    1.18
    181
    0.99
    20. Lung Disease
    1,260
    1.16
    502
    2.76
    21. Other Injuries
    1,141
    1.05
    113
    0.62
    22. Hypertension
    1,058
    0.98
    502
    2.76
    23. Falls
    1,043
    0.96
    60
    0.33
    24. Lymphomas
    766
    0.71
    259
    1.42
    25. Syphilis
    758
    0.70
    3
    0.02
    26. Suicide
    669
    0.62
    62
    0.34
    27. Kidney Disease
    649
    0.60
    686
    3.77
    28. Drownings
    640
    0.59
    23
    0.13
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    595
    0.55
    164
    0.90
    30. Fires
    564
    0.52
    34
    0.19
    31. Asthma
    545
    0.50
    81
    0.45
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    459
    0.42
    91
    0.50
    33. Bladder Cancer
    407
    0.38
    62
    0.34
    34. Poisonings
    361
    0.33
    6
    0.03
    35. Other Neoplasms
    358
    0.33
    146
    0.80
    36. Prostate Cancer
    354
    0.33
    922
    5.07
    37. Breast Cancer
    347
    0.32
    360
    1.98
    38. Skin Disease
    345
    0.32
    178
    0.98
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    331
    0.31
    180
    0.99
    40. Hepatitis B
    280
    0.26
    4
    0.02
    41. Violence
    272
    0.25
    1,127
    6.19
    42. Measles
    270
    0.25
    0
    0.00
    43. Epilepsy
    267
    0.25
    41
    0.23
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    217
    0.20
    379
    2.08
    45. Oral Cancer
    211
    0.20
    51
    0.28
    46. Schistosomiasis
    197
    0.18
    0
    0.00
    47. Liver Cancer
    192
    0.18
    91
    0.50
    48. Stomach Cancer
    185
    0.17
    265
    1.46
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    155
    0.14
    55
    0.30
    50. Appendicitis
    129
    0.12
    12
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    14.00
    54
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    2.20
    104
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    53.57
    9
    4. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    21.67
    31
    5. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    8.09
    16
    6. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    1.73
    108
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    11.11
    68
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    7.86
    66
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    1.59
    166
    10. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    2.81
    168
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.69
    83
    0.58
    165
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.66
    178
    3.88
    116
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.15
    180
    15.26
    80
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.82
    173
    4.74
    21
    15. Leukemia
    0.63
    183
    4.40
    59
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.62
    181
    3.22
    103
    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.