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Compare Malawi and Sri Lanka 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   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    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
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
     
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
     
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
     
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
     
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
     
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
     
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
     
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
     
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
     
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
     
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
     
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
     
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
     
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
     
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
     
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
     
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
     
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    326.36
    3
     
    0.61
    128
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    99.74
    31
     
    24.00
    115
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.23
    136
     
    126.95
    73
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    83.86
    15
     
    2.59
    107
    5. Stroke
    72.01
    112
     
    73.82
    110
    6. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
     
    4.82
    128
    7. Malaria
    43.45
    14
     
    0.00
    163
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.10
    10
     
    16.33
    98
    9. Hypertension
    30.19
    24
     
    10.13
    111
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.95
    91
     
    49.34
    40
    11. Liver Disease
    26.71
    44
     
    21.18
    67
    12. Tuberculosis
    26.35
    50
     
    5.06
    92
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
     
    5.15
    38
    14. Lung Disease
    22.87
    87
     
    21.58
    99
    15. Maternal Conditions
    20.57
    20
     
    0.51
    113
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.82
    83
     
    18.69
    85
    17. Falls
    16.50
    13
     
    9.61
    48
    18. Malnutrition
    16.26
    21
     
    0.73
    114
    19. Low Birth Weight
    15.75
    41
     
    3.60
    139
    20. Meningitis
    14.76
    34
     
    2.28
    70
    21. Anemia
    12.77
    11
     
    0.06
    133
    22. Birth Trauma
    12.31
    42
     
    1.35
    129
    23. Other Injuries
    11.76
    57
     
    8.91
    82
    24. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
     
    2.08
    175
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    10.96
    48
     
    6.84
    118
    26. Asthma
    10.46
    60
     
    32.23
    2
    27. Suicide
    10.37
    85
     
    34.64
    1
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
     
    9.87
    156
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    8.92
    55
     
    2.62
    149
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.31
    23
     
    0.49
    174
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.58
    152
     
    22.26
    48
    32. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
     
    2.67
    146
    33. Fires
    6.54
    28
     
    2.37
    75
    34. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
     
    0.91
    160
    35. Skin Disease
    5.17
    22
     
    0.32
    162
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.75
    114
     
    4.61
    118
    37. Epilepsy
    4.53
    36
     
    1.90
    81
    38. Drownings
    4.35
    84
     
    6.41
    52
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.24
    35
     
    0.33
    172
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.17
    71
     
    1.94
    92
    41. Schistosomiasis
    3.02
    32
     
    0.00
    161
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
     
    1.97
    180
    43. Poisonings
    2.66
    33
     
    0.39
    135
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
     
    5.05
    107
    45. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
     
    7.81
    12
    46. Syphilis
    2.55
    34
     
    0.08
    132
    47. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
     
    3.58
    123
    48. Violence
    2.11
    140
     
    3.15
    122
    49. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
     
    3.11
    157
    50. Tetanus
    1.90
    28
     
    0.17
    82
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    36,329
    26.47
     
    128
    0.10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,835
    8.62
     
    5,284
    4.17
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,093
    6.62
     
    553
    0.44
    4. Malaria
    7,527
    5.48
     
    0
    0.00
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,986
    4.36
     
    28,554
    22.52
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,884
    4.29
     
    3,554
    2.80
    7. Low Birth Weight
    5,251
    3.83
     
    667
    0.53
    8. Stroke
    5,080
    3.70
     
    16,198
    12.78
    9. Birth Trauma
    4,105
    2.99
     
    250
    0.20
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    3,263
    2.38
     
    1,309
    1.03
    11. Maternal Conditions
    3,067
    2.23
     
    101
    0.08
    12. Malnutrition
    3,058
    2.23
     
    160
    0.13
    13. Tuberculosis
    2,304
    1.68
     
    1,153
    0.91
    14. Meningitis
    2,146
    1.56
     
    497
    0.39
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2,112
    1.54
     
    605
    0.48
    16. Hypertension
    2,099
    1.53
     
    2,271
    1.79
    17. Liver Disease
    2,079
    1.51
     
    4,837
    3.82
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,059
    1.50
     
    11,089
    8.75
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,899
    1.38
     
    1,191
    0.94
    20. Lung Disease
    1,617
    1.18
     
    4,813
    3.80
    21. Other Injuries
    1,599
    1.16
     
    1,900
    1.50
    22. Falls
    1,388
    1.01
     
    2,103
    1.66
    23. Anemia
    1,344
    0.98
     
    13
    0.01
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,249
    0.91
     
    4,006
    3.16
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    1,139
    0.83
     
    585
    0.46
    26. Suicide
    947
    0.69
     
    7,319
    5.77
    27. Lymphomas
    926
    0.67
     
    604
    0.48
    28. Asthma
    837
    0.61
     
    7,160
    5.65
    29. Fires
    757
    0.55
     
    503
    0.40
    30. Syphilis
    735
    0.54
     
    17
    0.01
    31. Drownings
    728
    0.53
     
    1,336
    1.05
    32. Kidney Disease
    657
    0.48
     
    4,961
    3.91
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    617
    0.45
     
    108
    0.09
    34. Epilepsy
    612
    0.45
     
    406
    0.32
    35. Pertussis
    512
    0.37
     
    32
    0.03
    36. Skin Disease
    458
    0.33
     
    70
    0.06
    37. Poisonings
    457
    0.33
     
    82
    0.06
    38. Bladder Cancer
    428
    0.31
     
    205
    0.16
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    411
    0.30
     
    1,021
    0.81
    40. Breast Cancer
    405
    0.30
     
    1,239
    0.98
    41. Other Neoplasms
    387
    0.28
     
    68
    0.05
    42. Prostate Cancer
    336
    0.24
     
    197
    0.16
    43. Violence
    296
    0.22
     
    649
    0.51
    44. Measles
    268
    0.20
     
    8
    0.01
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    258
    0.19
     
    433
    0.34
    46. Tetanus
    253
    0.18
     
    32
    0.03
    47. Schistosomiasis
    247
    0.18
     
    0
    0.00
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    239
    0.17
     
    446
    0.35
    49. Liver Cancer
    224
    0.16
     
    715
    0.56
    50. Oral Cancer
    222
    0.16
     
    1,772
    1.40
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malawi MALAWI   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    48.45
    2
     
    4.82
    128
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    25.16
    1
     
    5.15
    38
    3. Prostate Cancer
    11.68
    122
     
    2.08
    175
    4. Breast Cancer
    9.50
    159
     
    9.87
    156
    5. Lymphomas
    7.27
    30
     
    2.67
    146
    6. Bladder Cancer
    5.64
    7
     
    0.91
    160
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    169
     
    1.97
    180
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.63
    162
     
    5.05
    107
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.57
    100
     
    7.81
    12
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.23
    167
     
    3.58
    123
    11. Liver Cancer
    1.93
    178
     
    3.11
    157
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    86
     
    0.93
    128
    13. Lung Cancers
    0.96
    181
     
    5.90
    130
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    162
     
    0.35
    179
    15. Leukemia
    0.57
    180
     
    3.59
    106
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.51
    175
     
    0.66
    174
     
     
     
    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.