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Malawi
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Malawi and Zambia 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.

Zambia
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   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Malawi MALAWI   Zambia ZAMBIA
           
    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
     
    43.8
    46.8
    45.3
    119
    116
    118
    1970
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
     
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
    1980
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
     
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
    1990
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
     
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
    2000
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
     
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
    2010
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
     
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
    2016
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
    60.2
    64.4
    62.3
    158
    159
    160
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Zambia ZAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    60.2
    64.4
    158
    159
    Age 5
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    64.6
    68.4
    165
    158
    Age 10
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    65.3
    69.0
    165
    158
    Age 15
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    65.7
    69.4
    165
    158
    Age 20
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    66.4
    70.0
    164
    158
    Age 25
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    67.4
    70.7
    163
    158
    Age 30
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    68.4
    71.6
    159
    157
    Age 35
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    69.4
    72.5
    158
    155
    Age 40
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    70.7
    73.6
    151
    152
    Age 45
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    72.0
    74.8
    138
    149
    Age 50
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    73.4
    75.9
    132
    147
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    75.0
    77.0
    128
    140
    Age 60
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    76.6
    78.3
    123
    137
    Age 65
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    78.4
    79.7
    119
    135
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    80.5
    81.5
    118
    132
    Age 75
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    83.0
    83.7
    121
    133
    Age 80
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    85.9
    86.4
    117
    128
    Age 85
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    89.2
    89.7
    120
    126
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Zambia ZAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    189.14
    9
    169.23
    11
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    91.27
    133
    98.84
    126
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    80.48
    40
    92.42
    36
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    80.33
    25
    76.71
    28
    5. Stroke
    59.03
    113
    65.84
    98
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    51.62
    3
    34.62
    31
    7. Malaria
    47.27
    9
    42.02
    16
    8. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    35.01
    6
    9. Tuberculosis
    33.05
    46
    54.53
    25
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.91
    60
    22.71
    102
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    9.84
    18
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.70
    112
    26.17
    105
    13. Malnutrition
    22.55
    21
    24.82
    18
    14. Lung Disease
    21.83
    103
    23.11
    86
    15. Hypertension
    19.15
    44
    20.63
    36
    16. Liver Disease
    17.36
    87
    28.54
    40
    17. Low Birth Weight
    16.79
    33
    14.67
    45
    18. Falls
    16.05
    27
    17.62
    20
    19. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    29.58
    37
    20. Maternal Conditions
    14.30
    28
    11.04
    35
    21. Meningitis
    14.27
    32
    20.28
    26
    22. Birth Trauma
    13.42
    39
    15.35
    29
    23. Kidney Disease
    9.67
    135
    10.72
    126
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    9.05
    59
    8.97
    62
    25. Other Injuries
    8.54
    78
    13.13
    37
    26. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    11.59
    135
    27. Suicide
    7.76
    108
    11.31
    61
    28. Asthma
    7.47
    67
    8.46
    60
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.23
    41
    8.31
    29
    30. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    5.69
    82
    31. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    2.31
    85
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    5.30
    84
    6.48
    58
    33. Fires
    5.07
    38
    6.48
    22
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.43
    117
    5.57
    88
    35. Skin Disease
    4.20
    48
    6.05
    15
    36. Drownings
    4.14
    82
    6.18
    46
    37. Other Neoplasms
    4.07
    50
    4.67
    29
    38. Hepatitis B
    3.18
    28
    3.97
    17
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    4.50
    145
    40. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    4.79
    111
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    3.31
    85
    42. Schistosomiasis
    2.56
    34
    2.83
    30
    43. Syphilis
    2.42
    30
    1.72
    39
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.17
    85
    2.41
    80
    45. Epilepsy
    2.08
    68
    2.93
    39
    46. Poisonings
    2.01
    43
    2.73
    22
    47. Violence
    1.79
    139
    10.55
    43
    48. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    3.66
    141
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.72
    128
    1.40
    153
    50. Alcohol
    1.71
    91
    2.20
    69
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malawi MALAWI   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    24,173
    22.35
    21,198
    19.05
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,926
    8.25
    10,590
    9.52
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,414
    6.85
    8,100
    7.28
    4. Malaria
    6,806
    6.29
    6,732
    6.05
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,631
    5.21
    4,206
    3.78
    6. Low Birth Weight
    5,533
    5.12
    4,687
    4.21
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,221
    4.83
    5,198
    4.67
    8. Birth Trauma
    4,422
    4.09
    4,904
    4.41
    9. Stroke
    3,590
    3.32
    3,607
    3.24
    10. Malnutrition
    3,234
    2.99
    3,795
    3.41
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    2,948
    2.73
    2,812
    2.53
    12. Tuberculosis
    2,662
    2.46
    4,760
    4.28
    13. Maternal Conditions
    2,244
    2.07
    1,582
    1.42
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,819
    1.68
    554
    0.50
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1,725
    1.59
    1,298
    1.17
    16. Meningitis
    1,695
    1.57
    2,535
    2.28
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,448
    1.34
    1,475
    1.33
    18. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,339
    1.24
    931
    0.84
    19. Liver Disease
    1,272
    1.18
    2,071
    1.86
    20. Lung Disease
    1,260
    1.16
    1,205
    1.08
    21. Other Injuries
    1,141
    1.05
    1,874
    1.68
    22. Hypertension
    1,058
    0.98
    1,050
    0.94
    23. Falls
    1,043
    0.96
    1,194
    1.07
    24. Lymphomas
    766
    0.71
    467
    0.42
    25. Syphilis
    758
    0.70
    486
    0.44
    26. Suicide
    669
    0.62
    1,015
    0.91
    27. Kidney Disease
    649
    0.60
    752
    0.68
    28. Drownings
    640
    0.59
    988
    0.89
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    595
    0.55
    773
    0.69
    30. Fires
    564
    0.52
    766
    0.69
    31. Asthma
    545
    0.50
    614
    0.55
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    459
    0.42
    513
    0.46
    33. Bladder Cancer
    407
    0.38
    128
    0.12
    34. Poisonings
    361
    0.33
    488
    0.44
    35. Other Neoplasms
    358
    0.33
    343
    0.31
    36. Prostate Cancer
    354
    0.33
    599
    0.54
    37. Breast Cancer
    347
    0.32
    423
    0.38
    38. Skin Disease
    345
    0.32
    534
    0.48
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    331
    0.31
    428
    0.38
    40. Hepatitis B
    280
    0.26
    368
    0.33
    41. Violence
    272
    0.25
    1,682
    1.51
    42. Measles
    270
    0.25
    143
    0.13
    43. Epilepsy
    267
    0.25
    417
    0.37
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    217
    0.20
    274
    0.25
    45. Oral Cancer
    211
    0.20
    218
    0.20
    46. Schistosomiasis
    197
    0.18
    215
    0.19
    47. Liver Cancer
    192
    0.18
    252
    0.23
    48. Stomach Cancer
    185
    0.17
    259
    0.23
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    155
    0.14
    169
    0.15
    50. Appendicitis
    129
    0.12
    192
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malawi MALAWI   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    40.36
    4
    35.01
    6
    2. Oesophagus Cancer
    26.24
    1
    9.84
    18
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.76
    106
    29.58
    37
    4. Breast Cancer
    8.49
    168
    11.59
    135
    5. Lymphomas
    6.34
    55
    5.69
    82
    6. Bladder Cancer
    6.06
    6
    2.31
    85
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    172
    4.50
    145
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.78
    159
    4.79
    111
    9. Oral Cancer
    2.64
    107
    3.31
    85
    10. Liver Cancer
    1.78
    179
    3.66
    141
    11. Skin Cancers
    1.69
    83
    1.42
    106
    12. Ovary Cancer
    1.66
    178
    3.63
    124
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.15
    180
    2.13
    162
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.82
    173
    1.41
    130
    15. Leukemia
    0.63
    183
    1.69
    160
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.62
    181
    1.91
    135
    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.