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Malta
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Malta and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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
Malta Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Malta MALTA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    70.5
    68.6
    20
    33
    28
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    68.1
    72.2
    70.1
    19
    36
    26
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    70.8
    75.2
    72.9
    15
    28
    21
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    73.3
    77.8
    75.5
    15
    24
    19
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    75.4
    79.5
    77.5
    16
    28
    24
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    78.1
    82.3
    80.3
    16
    25
    20
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    79.6
    83.3
    81.5
    18
    23
    20
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.6
    83.3
    18
    23
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.8
    17
    21
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    80.0
    83.8
    17
    21
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.8
    17
    21
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.9
    17
    21
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    80.3
    84.0
    18
    21
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    80.4
    84.0
    18
    21
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    80.6
    84.1
    18
    22
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    80.8
    84.2
    18
    22
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    81.1
    84.3
    18
    22
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    81.4
    84.5
    18
    23
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    81.8
    84.8
    19
    27
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    82.5
    85.2
    19
    29
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    83.4
    85.8
    23
    32
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.5
    27
    34
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    86.0
    87.5
    34
    46
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    88.0
    88.9
    40
    57
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.3
    48
    60
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    103.64
    111
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    31.26
    161
    93.76
    78
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.11
    44
    20.75
    51
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.24
    58
    20.75
    57
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.76
    132
    86.33
    46
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.19
    49
    10.45
    72
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.14
    134
    13.28
    133
    8. Lung Disease
    12.05
    160
    44.30
    16
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.59
    149
    86.02
    13
    10. Prostate Cancer
    9.52
    139
    35.07
    21
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.28
    9
    6.04
    51
    12. Ovary Cancer
    6.98
    18
    5.65
    48
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    6.09
    127
    7.65
    106
    14. Kidney Disease
    5.81
    164
    25.47
    38
    15. Suicide
    5.05
    148
    12.13
    60
    16. Stomach Cancer
    4.99
    109
    4.69
    113
    17. Falls
    4.71
    103
    3.09
    137
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.62
    166
    22.46
    68
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.46
    7
    1.72
    52
    20. Lymphomas
    4.28
    110
    8.06
    15
    21. Uterin Cancer
    4.27
    26
    2.31
    82
    22. Liver Disease
    3.66
    173
    12.56
    106
    23. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    54
    2.27
    77
    24. Liver Cancer
    2.91
    165
    5.60
    87
    25. Low Birth Weight
    2.89
    146
    8.45
    82
    26. Leukemia
    2.71
    134
    3.76
    101
    27. Violence
    2.61
    128
    25.69
    14
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    169
    14.65
    12
    29. Skin Disease
    2.35
    75
    5.13
    23
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.13
    160
    11.62
    36
    31. Oral Cancer
    2.13
    122
    3.92
    69
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.83
    111
    10.53
    15
    33. Hypertension
    1.59
    182
    30.73
    23
    34. Other Injuries
    1.55
    182
    6.58
    114
    35. Drug Use
    1.53
    77
    1.61
    68
    36. Other Neoplasms
    1.43
    140
    2.61
    95
    37. Skin Cancers
    1.11
    113
    4.48
    4
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.08
    149
    4.24
    72
    39. Cervical Cancer
    0.69
    182
    20.99
    32
    40. Asthma
    0.63
    167
    13.61
    38
    41. Meningitis
    0.54
    131
    4.79
    49
    42. Epilepsy
    0.53
    178
    8.73
    6
    43. Drownings
    0.50
    172
    3.49
    97
    44. Encephalitis
    0.42
    123
    0.44
    117
    45. Alcohol
    0.36
    163
    1.39
    105
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.34
    175
    4.92
    79
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.32
    177
    3.70
    62
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.32
    141
    273.12
    5
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.28
    171
    29.47
    47
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.21
    64
    0.15
    84
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malta MALTA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    950
    32.46
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    293
    10.01
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    184
    6.29
    35,331
    7.04
    4. Lung Cancers
    173
    5.91
    7,881
    1.57
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    128
    4.37
    4,435
    0.88
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    125
    4.27
    3,930
    0.78
    7. Lung Disease
    114
    3.89
    15,479
    3.09
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    103
    3.52
    31,831
    6.35
    9. Breast Cancer
    90
    3.07
    4,936
    0.98
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    77
    2.63
    2,256
    0.45
    11. Kidney Disease
    54
    1.84
    9,527
    1.90
    12. Stomach Cancer
    46
    1.57
    1,794
    0.36
    13. Parkinson's Disease
    43
    1.47
    583
    0.12
    14. Falls
    42
    1.43
    1,171
    0.23
    15. Prostate Cancer
    40
    1.37
    4,151
    0.83
    16. Lymphomas
    39
    1.33
    3,508
    0.70
    17. Ovary Cancer
    32
    1.09
    1,332
    0.27
    18. Bladder Cancer
    31
    1.06
    825
    0.16
    19. Liver Disease
    26
    0.89
    5,084
    1.01
    20. Leukemia
    25
    0.85
    1,555
    0.31
    21. Suicide
    25
    0.85
    5,854
    1.17
    22. Liver Cancer
    24
    0.82
    2,217
    0.44
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    23
    0.79
    11,632
    2.32
    24. Skin Disease
    22
    0.75
    1,970
    0.39
    25. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.68
    531
    0.11
    26. Oral Cancer
    17
    0.58
    1,569
    0.31
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    0.55
    5,755
    1.15
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    16
    0.55
    4,379
    0.87
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    15
    0.51
    3,992
    0.80
    30. Hypertension
    15
    0.51
    10,994
    2.19
    31. Other Neoplasms
    14
    0.48
    1,041
    0.21
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    14
    0.48
    5,210
    1.04
    33. Violence
    12
    0.41
    14,288
    2.85
    34. Skin Cancers
    10
    0.34
    1,659
    0.33
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10
    0.34
    1,544
    0.31
    36. Other Injuries
    10
    0.34
    3,235
    0.65
    37. Drug Use
    7
    0.24
    773
    0.15
    38. Low Birth Weight
    6
    0.20
    5,119
    1.02
    39. Asthma
    5
    0.17
    5,188
    1.03
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.10
    12,761
    2.54
    41. Cervical Cancer
    3
    0.10
    5,054
    1.01
    42. Epilepsy
    3
    0.10
    3,982
    0.79
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3
    0.10
    1,438
    0.29
    44. Drownings
    3
    0.10
    1,775
    0.35
    45. Encephalitis
    2
    0.07
    214
    0.04
    46. Alcohol
    2
    0.07
    593
    0.12
    47. Tuberculosis
    1
    0.03
    25,264
    5.04
    48. HIV/AIDS
    1
    0.03
    138,157
    27.55
    49. Meningitis
    1
    0.03
    2,309
    0.46
    50. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.03
    152
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.11
    44
    20.75
    51
    2. Lung Cancers
    20.24
    58
    20.75
    57
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.19
    49
    10.45
    72
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.52
    139
    35.07
    21
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.28
    9
    6.04
    51
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.98
    18
    5.65
    48
    7. Stomach Cancer
    4.99
    109
    4.69
    113
    8. Lymphomas
    4.28
    110
    8.06
    15
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.27
    26
    2.31
    82
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    54
    2.27
    77
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.91
    165
    5.60
    87
    12. Leukemia
    2.71
    134
    3.76
    101
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.13
    122
    3.92
    69
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.83
    111
    10.53
    15
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.11
    113
    4.48
    4
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.69
    182
    20.99
    32
    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.