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Compare Maldives 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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    Maldives Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.1
    42.6
    43.9
    111
    140
    124
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    51.5
    48.9
    50.2
    109
    132
    120
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    57.4
    54.8
    56.1
    110
    132
    123
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    61.8
    59.2
    60.5
    112
    138
    128
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    68.9
    70.4
    69.6
    71
    108
    96
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    75.6
    78.0
    76.7
    34
    53
    36
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    77.2
    79.9
    78.4
    31
    44
    35
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    77.2
    79.9
    31
    44
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    77.9
    80.5
    31
    43
     
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    78.0
    80.6
    31
    43
     
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    78.1
    80.7
    30
    42
     
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    78.2
    80.8
    31
    43
     
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    78.4
    80.9
    32
    43
     
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    78.5
    81.0
    32
    44
     
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    78.6
    81.1
    34
    48
     
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    78.7
    81.2
    37
    53
     
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.3
    38
    56
     
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    79.1
    81.4
    40
    59
     
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    79.5
    81.8
    42
    62
     
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.1
    52
    72
     
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.5
    60
    78
     
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    82.7
    83.9
    61
    81
     
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.7
    54
    77
     
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.5
    49
    63
     
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.6
    30
    48
     
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    111.46
    99
     
    126.95
    73
    2. Stroke
    46.92
    139
     
    73.82
    110
    3. Lung Disease
    26.70
    61
     
    21.58
    99
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.66
    50
     
    18.69
    85
    5. Kidney Disease
    21.31
    56
     
    22.26
    48
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.56
    137
     
    24.00
    115
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.58
    142
     
    49.34
    40
    8. Breast Cancer
    12.32
    132
     
    9.87
    156
    9. Liver Disease
    11.31
    120
     
    21.18
    67
    10. Suicide
    10.83
    78
     
    34.64
    1
    11. Tuberculosis
    8.34
    81
     
    5.06
    92
    12. Lung Cancers
    8.09
    110
     
    5.90
    130
    13. Oral Cancer
    7.61
    15
     
    7.81
    12
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    7.06
    69
     
    2.62
    149
    15. Drownings
    6.96
    47
     
    6.41
    52
    16. Falls
    6.84
    70
     
    9.61
    48
    17. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    111
     
    4.82
    128
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    6.38
    125
     
    6.84
    118
    19. Other Injuries
    6.32
    122
     
    8.91
    82
    20. Ovary Cancer
    6.07
    36
     
    3.58
    123
    21. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    166
     
    2.08
    175
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.72
    138
     
    1.97
    180
    23. Asthma
    4.65
    89
     
    32.23
    2
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.32
    46
     
    5.15
    38
    25. Hypertension
    4.21
    159
     
    10.13
    111
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.03
    167
     
    16.33
    98
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.91
    134
     
    3.60
    139
    28. Alcohol
    3.88
    24
     
    1.40
    104
    29. Violence
    3.83
    115
     
    3.15
    122
    30. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    136
     
    5.05
    107
    31. Fires
    3.19
    66
     
    2.37
    75
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    162
     
    3.11
    157
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.97
    98
     
    2.59
    107
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.95
    158
     
    4.61
    118
    35. Drug Use
    1.87
    60
     
    0.83
    125
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.83
    94
     
    1.94
    92
    37. Leukemia
    1.42
    159
     
    3.59
    106
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.42
    128
     
    1.35
    129
    39. Skin Disease
    1.39
    103
     
    0.32
    162
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.24
    88
     
    0.51
    113
    41. Dengue
    0.96
    9
     
    1.19
    7
    42. Malnutrition
    0.95
    106
     
    0.73
    114
    43. Epilepsy
    0.85
    153
     
    1.90
    81
    44. Encephalitis
    0.84
    72
     
    1.74
    24
    45. Meningitis
    0.83
    107
     
    2.28
    70
    46. Poisonings
    0.78
    92
     
    0.39
    135
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.60
    78
     
    0.05
    176
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.59
    172
     
    0.49
    174
    49. Lymphomas
    0.58
    183
     
    2.67
    146
    50. Bladder Cancer
    0.55
    178
     
    0.91
    160
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    255
    24.45
     
    28,554
    22.52
    2. Stroke
    108
    10.35
     
    16,198
    12.78
    3. Lung Disease
    61
    5.85
     
    4,813
    3.80
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    51
    4.89
     
    4,006
    3.16
    5. Kidney Disease
    50
    4.79
     
    4,961
    3.91
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    45
    4.31
     
    5,284
    4.17
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    31
    2.97
     
    11,089
    8.75
    8. Suicide
    31
    2.97
     
    7,319
    5.77
    9. Liver Disease
    28
    2.68
     
    4,837
    3.82
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    25
    2.40
     
    1,309
    1.03
    11. Drownings
    21
    2.01
     
    1,336
    1.05
    12. Tuberculosis
    20
    1.92
     
    1,153
    0.91
    13. Lung Cancers
    20
    1.92
     
    1,364
    1.08
    14. Oral Cancer
    18
    1.73
     
    1,772
    1.40
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    18
    1.73
     
    585
    0.46
    16. Falls
    17
    1.63
     
    2,103
    1.66
    17. Other Injuries
    17
    1.63
     
    1,900
    1.50
    18. Low Birth Weight
    16
    1.53
     
    667
    0.53
    19. Breast Cancer
    16
    1.53
     
    1,239
    0.98
    20. Violence
    13
    1.25
     
    649
    0.51
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    1.15
     
    3,554
    2.80
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11
    1.05
     
    446
    0.35
    23. Asthma
    11
    1.05
     
    7,160
    5.65
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    10
    0.96
     
    1,191
    0.94
    25. Alcohol
    10
    0.96
     
    317
    0.25
    26. Hypertension
    10
    0.96
     
    2,271
    1.79
    27. Stomach Cancer
    9
    0.86
     
    1,148
    0.91
    28. Fires
    9
    0.86
     
    503
    0.40
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8
    0.77
     
    553
    0.44
    30. Cervical Cancer
    8
    0.77
     
    605
    0.48
    31. Ovary Cancer
    8
    0.77
     
    454
    0.36
    32. Liver Cancer
    7
    0.67
     
    715
    0.56
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.67
     
    1,021
    0.81
    34. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.58
     
    250
    0.20
    35. Prostate Cancer
    6
    0.58
     
    197
    0.16
    36. Drug Use
    6
    0.58
     
    178
    0.14
    37. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.48
     
    101
    0.08
    38. Leukemia
    5
    0.48
     
    781
    0.62
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5
    0.48
     
    433
    0.34
    40. Dengue
    3
    0.29
     
    250
    0.20
    41. Epilepsy
    3
    0.29
     
    406
    0.32
    42. Skin Disease
    3
    0.29
     
    70
    0.06
    43. Meningitis
    2
    0.19
     
    497
    0.39
    44. Encephalitis
    2
    0.19
     
    381
    0.30
    45. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.19
     
    10
    0.01
    46. Malnutrition
    2
    0.19
     
    160
    0.13
    47. Poisonings
    2
    0.19
     
    82
    0.06
    48. Pertussis
    1
    0.10
     
    32
    0.03
    49. Measles
    1
    0.10
     
    8
    0.01
    50. Leprosy
    1
    0.10
     
    66
    0.05
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    12.32
    132
     
    9.87
    156
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.09
    110
     
    5.90
    130
    3. Oral Cancer
    7.61
    15
     
    7.81
    12
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    111
     
    4.82
    128
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.07
    36
     
    3.58
    123
    6. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    166
     
    2.08
    175
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.72
    138
     
    1.97
    180
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.32
    46
     
    5.15
    38
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    136
     
    5.05
    107
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    162
     
    3.11
    157
    11. Leukemia
    1.42
    159
     
    3.59
    106
    12. Lymphomas
    0.58
    183
     
    2.67
    146
    13. Bladder Cancer
    0.55
    178
     
    0.91
    160
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.55
    157
     
    0.93
    128
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.04
    183
     
    0.66
    174
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    183
     
    0.35
    179
     
     
     
    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.