WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

Maldives
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Maldives and Ghana 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.

Ghana
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
Maldives Population Pyramid
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Ghana Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Ghana GHANA
      Maldives MALDIVES   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    45.1
    42.6
    43.9
    111
    140
    124
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    51.5
    48.9
    50.2
    109
    132
    120
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    57.4
    54.8
    56.1
    110
    132
    123
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    61.8
    59.2
    60.5
    112
    138
    128
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    68.9
    70.4
    69.6
    71
    108
    96
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    75.6
    78.0
    76.7
    34
    53
    36
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    77.2
    79.9
    78.4
    31
    44
    35
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.2
    79.9
    31
    44
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    77.9
    80.5
    31
    43
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    78.0
    80.6
    31
    43
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    78.1
    80.7
    30
    42
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    78.2
    80.8
    31
    43
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    78.4
    80.9
    32
    43
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    78.5
    81.0
    32
    44
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    78.6
    81.1
    34
    48
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    78.7
    81.2
    37
    53
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.3
    38
    56
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    79.1
    81.4
    40
    59
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    79.5
    81.8
    42
    62
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.1
    52
    72
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.5
    60
    78
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    82.7
    83.9
    61
    81
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.7
    54
    77
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.5
    49
    63
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.6
    30
    48
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    137.02
    80
    160.49
    62
    2. Lung Disease
    39.03
    29
    25.55
    76
    3. Stroke
    36.57
    142
    145.19
    9
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.91
    31
    30.17
    58
    5. Kidney Disease
    29.73
    34
    19.33
    77
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.14
    123
    46.71
    44
    7. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    12.73
    129
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.80
    159
    139.89
    13
    9. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    2.43
    156
    10. Hypertension
    8.54
    118
    16.21
    63
    11. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    2.84
    101
    12. Liver Disease
    7.33
    149
    41.15
    17
    13. Tuberculosis
    7.11
    79
    70.68
    20
    14. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    20.65
    27
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6.07
    69
    15.07
    13
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    3.56
    127
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    18.22
    75
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    5.35
    127
    11.70
    21
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    3.79
    158
    20. Falls
    5.09
    93
    21.66
    6
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.45
    163
    37.59
    23
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    0.50
    183
    23. War
    4.15
    12
    0.00
    118
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    3.10
    152
    25. Drownings
    3.71
    90
    5.18
    63
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    14.23
    22
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.66
    132
    17.13
    32
    28. Violence
    3.46
    117
    10.46
    45
    29. Skin Disease
    3.08
    69
    6.27
    12
    30. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    1.09
    174
    31. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    5.54
    91
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.80
    158
    11.69
    17
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.78
    66
    2.44
    80
    34. Suicide
    2.74
    173
    8.71
    96
    35. Other Injuries
    2.72
    178
    16.74
    20
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.30
    82
    3.79
    56
    37. Asthma
    2.26
    112
    10.12
    53
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    1.49
    153
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    90
    12.34
    42
    40. Dengue
    1.54
    7
    0.04
    58
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    1.62
    119
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.39
    124
    15.28
    30
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.39
    127
    32.29
    51
    44. Fires
    1.24
    108
    5.49
    33
    45. Epilepsy
    1.20
    127
    2.37
    60
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    154
    6.54
    48
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    1.05
    133
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.86
    98
    9.48
    42
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    1.19
    148
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.71
    122
    66.52
    26
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Maldives MALDIVES   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    316
    27.84
    18,029
    9.00
    2. Lung Disease
    89
    7.84
    2,965
    1.48
    3. Stroke
    85
    7.49
    16,960
    8.47
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    76
    6.70
    2,672
    1.33
    5. Kidney Disease
    71
    6.26
    2,793
    1.39
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    42
    3.70
    5,693
    2.84
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25
    2.20
    22,173
    11.07
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    23
    2.03
    4,954
    2.47
    9. Lung Cancers
    22
    1.94
    351
    0.18
    10. Oral Cancer
    21
    1.85
    381
    0.19
    11. Hypertension
    19
    1.67
    1,929
    0.96
    12. Liver Disease
    19
    1.67
    6,560
    3.27
    13. War
    19
    1.67
    0
    0.00
    14. Tuberculosis
    17
    1.50
    10,226
    5.10
    15. Low Birth Weight
    16
    1.41
    7,932
    3.96
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    1.41
    3,344
    1.67
    17. Breast Cancer
    15
    1.32
    1,130
    0.56
    18. Violence
    15
    1.32
    2,737
    1.37
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13
    1.15
    504
    0.25
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    13
    1.15
    7,472
    3.73
    21. Falls
    13
    1.15
    2,671
    1.33
    22. Drownings
    12
    1.06
    1,206
    0.60
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.97
    79
    0.04
    24. Stomach Cancer
    10
    0.88
    477
    0.24
    25. Leukemia
    10
    0.88
    199
    0.10
    26. Suicide
    10
    0.88
    1,515
    0.76
    27. Liver Cancer
    9
    0.79
    2,281
    1.14
    28. Other Injuries
    9
    0.79
    3,738
    1.87
    29. Lymphomas
    8
    0.70
    831
    0.41
    30. Cervical Cancer
    7
    0.62
    1,596
    0.80
    31. Ovary Cancer
    7
    0.62
    305
    0.15
    32. Prostate Cancer
    7
    0.62
    748
    0.37
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.62
    1,690
    0.84
    34. Skin Disease
    7
    0.62
    865
    0.43
    35. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.53
    7,074
    3.53
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    6
    0.53
    234
    0.12
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.53
    489
    0.24
    38. Asthma
    6
    0.53
    1,317
    0.66
    39. Dengue
    5
    0.44
    11
    0.01
    40. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.44
    2,548
    1.27
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.44
    219
    0.11
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4
    0.35
    6,899
    3.44
    43. Malnutrition
    4
    0.35
    3,607
    1.80
    44. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.35
    203
    0.10
    45. Epilepsy
    4
    0.35
    499
    0.25
    46. Fires
    4
    0.35
    1,021
    0.51
    47. HIV/AIDS
    3
    0.26
    15,106
    7.54
    48. Encephalitis
    2
    0.18
    290
    0.14
    49. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.18
    146
    0.07
    50. Drug Use
    2
    0.18
    542
    0.27
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    12.73
    129
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    2.43
    156
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    2.84
    101
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    20.65
    27
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    3.56
    127
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    18.22
    75
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    3.79
    158
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    0.50
    183
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    3.10
    152
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    14.23
    22
    11. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    1.09
    174
    12. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    5.54
    91
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    1.49
    153
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    1.62
    119
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    1.05
    133
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    1.19
    148
    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.