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Compare Malaysia and Nigeria 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
     
      Malaysia MALAYSIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    52.8
    55.9
    54.3
    80
    81
    81
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    60.0
    63.2
    61.6
    71
    74
    76
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    65.0
    68.8
    66.9
    60
    76
    68
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    68.2
    72.5
    70.3
    53
    74
    60
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    70.2
    74.9
    72.4
    55
    66
    63
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    71.9
    76.5
    74.1
    62
    77
    67
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    73.2
    77.6
    75.3
    63
    80
    71
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malaysia MALAYSIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.2
    77.6
    63
    80
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    73.8
    78.2
    70
    84
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    73.9
    78.3
    70
    84
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    74.0
    78.4
    71
    84
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    74.3
    78.4
    70
    84
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    74.6
    78.5
    70
    85
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    74.8
    78.7
    72
    87
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    75.1
    78.8
    77
    89
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    75.5
    79.0
    76
    90
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    76.0
    79.3
    76
    91
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    76.7
    79.7
    74
    91
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    77.6
    80.3
    73
    92
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    78.9
    81.1
    71
    90
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    80.3
    82.1
    72
    91
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    82.1
    83.3
    71
    92
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    84.4
    85.1
    70
    94
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.9
    87.2
    75
    101
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.8
    90.1
    86
    104
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malaysia MALAYSIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    137.02
    63
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.61
    54
     
    228.17
    2
    3. Stroke
    71.50
    113
     
    120.00
    41
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.51
    59
     
    24.75
    58
    5. HIV/AIDS
    23.84
    50
     
    120.00
    18
    6. Lung Disease
    23.73
    79
     
    21.14
    102
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.73
    45
     
    14.77
    122
    8. Breast Cancer
    20.04
    55
     
    30.08
    7
    9. Lung Cancers
    19.29
    62
     
    1.19
    179
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.57
    120
     
    43.92
    50
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.08
    89
     
    13.32
    98
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.76
    71
     
    4.21
    147
    13. Tuberculosis
    9.38
    76
     
    190.61
    1
    14. Liver Disease
    9.18
    134
     
    50.71
    11
    15. Liver Cancer
    7.62
    52
     
    13.01
    23
    16. Other Injuries
    7.01
    106
     
    22.63
    8
    17. Suicide
    6.33
    134
     
    14.79
    33
    18. Prostate Cancer
    5.40
    161
     
    46.41
    12
    19. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
     
    3.05
    143
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.32
    99
     
    6.49
    74
    21. Asthma
    5.10
    84
     
    13.90
    37
    22. Cervical Cancer
    4.97
    125
     
    21.16
    31
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.79
    137
     
    17.16
    6
    24. Lymphomas
    4.79
    96
     
    4.65
    102
    25. Oral Cancer
    4.29
    60
     
    2.09
    125
    26. Skin Disease
    4.25
    35
     
    3.71
    48
    27. Leukemia
    4.18
    75
     
    1.75
    153
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.16
    74
     
    5.81
    51
    29. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    128
     
    2.45
    169
    30. Violence
    3.92
    111
     
    10.41
    47
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.61
    91
     
    2.32
    116
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.58
    59
     
    3.96
    46
    33. Low Birth Weight
    3.25
    142
     
    24.87
    10
    34. Falls
    2.94
    143
     
    21.18
    2
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.79
    142
     
    19.56
    10
    36. Hypertension
    2.62
    173
     
    15.17
    79
    37. Drownings
    2.31
    117
     
    7.43
    41
    38. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    105
     
    1.78
    104
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.63
    103
     
    4.41
    45
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    124
     
    0.47
    179
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.49
    132
     
    127.79
    4
    42. Fires
    1.40
    101
     
    6.57
    27
    43. Meningitis
    1.39
    86
     
    29.56
    6
    44. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    135
     
    0.94
    159
    45. Alcohol
    1.24
    113
     
    2.29
    59
    46. Birth Trauma
    1.22
    135
     
    23.20
    8
    47. Drug Use
    1.12
    98
     
    6.44
    8
    48. Appendicitis
    1.12
    51
     
    1.67
    23
    49. Encephalitis
    1.10
    57
     
    2.53
    8
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.90
    131
     
    0.60
    154
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Malaysia MALAYSIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,598
    22.13
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,215
    11.73
     
    305,460
    15.03
    3. Stroke
    15,642
    11.31
     
    83,379
    4.10
    4. HIV/AIDS
    7,235
    5.23
     
    168,900
    8.31
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,777
    4.90
     
    37,562
    1.85
    6. Lung Disease
    5,037
    3.64
     
    14,311
    0.70
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,766
    3.45
     
    7,809
    0.38
    8. Lung Cancers
    4,644
    3.36
     
    961
    0.05
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,268
    3.09
     
    30,922
    1.52
    10. Kidney Disease
    3,478
    2.52
     
    12,605
    0.62
    11. Breast Cancer
    2,783
    2.01
     
    14,932
    0.73
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,594
    1.88
     
    3,648
    0.18
    13. Tuberculosis
    2,293
    1.66
     
    175,124
    8.62
    14. Liver Disease
    2,286
    1.65
     
    48,789
    2.40
    15. Liver Cancer
    1,904
    1.38
     
    12,765
    0.63
    16. Other Injuries
    1,855
    1.34
     
    39,645
    1.95
    17. Suicide
    1,752
    1.27
     
    18,095
    0.89
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,344
    0.97
     
    48,704
    2.40
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,318
    0.95
     
    6,336
    0.31
    20. Asthma
    1,258
    0.91
     
    11,894
    0.59
    21. Lymphomas
    1,243
    0.90
     
    4,421
    0.22
    22. Violence
    1,151
    0.83
     
    17,843
    0.88
    23. Oral Cancer
    1,140
    0.82
     
    1,947
    0.10
    24. Leukemia
    1,139
    0.82
     
    1,747
    0.09
    25. Skin Disease
    957
    0.69
     
    3,321
    0.16
    26. Stomach Cancer
    946
    0.68
     
    1,983
    0.10
    27. Low Birth Weight
    909
    0.66
     
    87,318
    4.30
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    905
    0.65
     
    5,412
    0.27
    29. Other Neoplasms
    882
    0.64
     
    3,545
    0.17
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    881
    0.64
     
    1,870
    0.09
    31. Ovary Cancer
    727
    0.53
     
    1,409
    0.07
    32. Falls
    686
    0.50
     
    21,350
    1.05
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    663
    0.48
     
    42,961
    2.11
    34. Cervical Cancer
    656
    0.47
     
    8,757
    0.43
    35. Drownings
    649
    0.47
     
    15,670
    0.77
    36. Hypertension
    585
    0.42
     
    10,864
    0.53
    37. Prostate Cancer
    584
    0.42
     
    12,087
    0.59
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    395
    0.29
     
    3,897
    0.19
    39. Meningitis
    370
    0.27
     
    58,231
    2.87
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    367
    0.27
     
    341
    0.02
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    354
    0.26
     
    186,218
    9.16
    42. Fires
    346
    0.25
     
    10,148
    0.50
    43. Birth Trauma
    340
    0.25
     
    81,448
    4.01
    44. Alcohol
    335
    0.24
     
    2,579
    0.13
    45. Drug Use
    310
    0.22
     
    8,655
    0.43
    46. Bladder Cancer
    299
    0.22
     
    690
    0.03
    47. Encephalitis
    298
    0.22
     
    4,532
    0.22
    48. Appendicitis
    259
    0.19
     
    2,018
    0.10
    49. Uterin Cancer
    232
    0.17
     
    658
    0.03
    50. Skin Cancers
    215
    0.16
     
    462
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Malaysia MALAYSIA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    20.04
    55
     
    30.08
    7
    2. Lung Cancers
    19.29
    62
     
    1.19
    179
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.76
    71
     
    4.21
    147
    4. Liver Cancer
    7.62
    52
     
    13.01
    23
    5. Prostate Cancer
    5.40
    161
     
    46.41
    12
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
     
    3.05
    143
    7. Cervical Cancer
    4.97
    125
     
    21.16
    31
    8. Lymphomas
    4.79
    96
     
    4.65
    102
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.29
    60
     
    2.09
    125
    10. Leukemia
    4.18
    75
     
    1.75
    153
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    128
     
    2.45
    169
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.61
    91
     
    2.32
    116
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    105
     
    1.78
    104
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    124
     
    0.47
    179
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    135
     
    0.94
    159
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.90
    131
     
    0.60
    154
     
     
     
    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.