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Mauritania
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Mauritania 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
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Mauritania Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Mauritania MAURITANIA   Ghana GHANA
      Mauritania MAURITANIA   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    41.5
    45.7
    43.5
    131
    123
    129
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    45.5
    49.9
    47.6
    135
    129
    133
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    50.5
    54.7
    52.5
    135
    133
    134
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    55.6
    59.5
    57.5
    140
    136
    137
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    58.4
    61.6
    60.0
    133
    132
    134
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    60.5
    63.5
    62.0
    142
    145
    143
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    62.6
    65.2
    63.9
    146
    154
    147
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Mauritania MAURITANIA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    62.6
    65.2
    146
    154
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    68.5
    70.5
    126
    144
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    68.9
    71.0
    124
    143
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    69.0
    71.1
    128
    147
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    69.5
    71.6
    127
    146
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    70.1
    72.2
    125
    146
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    70.6
    72.8
    126
    146
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    71.2
    73.4
    124
    146
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    71.8
    74.0
    127
    149
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    72.5
    74.6
    130
    151
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.3
    133
    155
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    74.5
    76.2
    136
    159
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    75.8
    77.1
    144
    164
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.4
    154
    167
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    79.4
    80.1
    167
    171
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    81.8
    82.3
    170
    171
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.1
    172
    171
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Mauritania MAURITANIA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    186.45
    37
    160.49
    62
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    130.72
    16
    139.89
    13
    3. Stroke
    93.67
    61
    145.19
    9
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    82.62
    24
    32.29
    51
    5. Tuberculosis
    41.57
    38
    70.68
    20
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    37.03
    25
    30.17
    58
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    34.30
    77
    46.71
    44
    8. Liver Disease
    33.79
    23
    41.15
    17
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    33.71
    33
    37.59
    23
    10. Malaria
    33.07
    26
    48.11
    8
    11. Low Birth Weight
    29.04
    3
    17.13
    32
    12. Lung Disease
    26.83
    70
    25.55
    76
    13. Kidney Disease
    24.28
    49
    19.33
    77
    14. HIV/AIDS
    24.04
    46
    66.52
    26
    15. Maternal Conditions
    23.10
    14
    9.48
    42
    16. Prostate Cancer
    20.20
    64
    18.22
    75
    17. Cervical Cancer
    18.43
    34
    20.65
    27
    18. Meningitis
    17.37
    29
    23.88
    17
    19. Birth Trauma
    16.39
    25
    15.28
    30
    20. Falls
    15.69
    28
    21.66
    6
    21. Malnutrition
    15.08
    33
    12.34
    42
    22. Other Injuries
    14.19
    29
    16.74
    20
    23. Breast Cancer
    14.03
    120
    12.73
    129
    24. Liver Cancer
    12.75
    28
    14.23
    22
    25. Violence
    11.50
    36
    10.46
    45
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    10.92
    28
    11.70
    21
    27. Hypertension
    10.66
    102
    16.21
    63
    28. Asthma
    9.19
    56
    10.12
    53
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    9.19
    31
    15.07
    13
    30. Suicide
    7.52
    110
    8.71
    96
    31. Syphilis
    6.95
    9
    0.74
    60
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.83
    80
    11.69
    17
    33. Skin Disease
    5.50
    18
    6.27
    12
    34. Drownings
    4.92
    69
    5.18
    63
    35. Fires
    4.59
    43
    5.49
    33
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.50
    69
    6.54
    48
    37. Schistosomiasis
    4.02
    18
    4.88
    13
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.71
    59
    3.79
    56
    39. Stomach Cancer
    3.52
    140
    3.10
    152
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.38
    135
    3.56
    127
    41. Lymphomas
    3.26
    145
    5.54
    91
    42. Epilepsy
    3.25
    31
    2.37
    60
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.08
    170
    3.79
    158
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    2.84
    59
    2.44
    80
    45. Other Neoplasms
    2.61
    96
    2.26
    116
    46. Hepatitis B
    2.43
    38
    2.94
    32
    47. Appendicitis
    2.27
    21
    1.73
    38
    48. Drug Use
    1.97
    40
    2.55
    28
    49. Poisonings
    1.88
    46
    1.93
    45
    50. Oral Cancer
    1.78
    155
    2.84
    101
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Mauritania MAURITANIA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,644
    12.68
    22,173
    11.07
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,813
    9.79
    18,029
    9.00
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,468
    8.59
    6,899
    3.44
    4. Low Birth Weight
    2,156
    7.50
    7,932
    3.96
    5. Stroke
    1,520
    5.29
    16,960
    8.47
    6. Malaria
    1,223
    4.26
    13,052
    6.52
    7. Birth Trauma
    1,216
    4.23
    7,074
    3.53
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,061
    3.69
    7,472
    3.73
    9. Maternal Conditions
    926
    3.22
    2,548
    1.27
    10. Tuberculosis
    894
    3.11
    10,226
    5.10
    11. HIV/AIDS
    804
    2.80
    15,106
    7.54
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    749
    2.61
    4,954
    2.47
    13. Liver Disease
    736
    2.56
    6,560
    3.27
    14. Malnutrition
    653
    2.27
    3,607
    1.80
    15. Meningitis
    569
    1.98
    4,924
    2.46
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    569
    1.98
    5,693
    2.84
    17. Syphilis
    510
    1.78
    297
    0.15
    18. Other Injuries
    501
    1.74
    3,738
    1.87
    19. Violence
    471
    1.64
    2,737
    1.37
    20. Kidney Disease
    469
    1.63
    2,793
    1.39
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    414
    1.44
    2,672
    1.33
    22. Lung Disease
    410
    1.43
    2,965
    1.48
    23. Liver Cancer
    312
    1.09
    2,281
    1.14
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    306
    1.07
    3,344
    1.67
    25. Falls
    273
    0.95
    2,671
    1.33
    26. Cervical Cancer
    210
    0.73
    1,596
    0.80
    27. Drownings
    194
    0.68
    1,206
    0.60
    28. Suicide
    189
    0.66
    1,515
    0.76
    29. Breast Cancer
    183
    0.64
    1,130
    0.56
    30. Hypertension
    172
    0.60
    1,929
    0.96
    31. Asthma
    167
    0.58
    1,317
    0.66
    32. Fires
    137
    0.48
    1,021
    0.51
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    121
    0.42
    1,690
    0.84
    34. Prostate Cancer
    114
    0.40
    748
    0.37
    35. Skin Disease
    113
    0.39
    865
    0.43
    36. Epilepsy
    109
    0.38
    499
    0.25
    37. Measles
    89
    0.31
    160
    0.08
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    86
    0.30
    943
    0.47
    39. Schistosomiasis
    85
    0.30
    785
    0.39
    40. Poisonings
    80
    0.28
    468
    0.23
    41. Lymphomas
    79
    0.27
    831
    0.41
    42. Stomach Cancer
    76
    0.26
    477
    0.24
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    74
    0.26
    504
    0.25
    44. Hepatitis B
    70
    0.24
    616
    0.31
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    68
    0.24
    489
    0.24
    46. Other Neoplasms
    65
    0.23
    374
    0.19
    47. Tetanus
    63
    0.22
    298
    0.15
    48. Drug Use
    61
    0.21
    542
    0.27
    49. Appendicitis
    46
    0.16
    242
    0.12
    50. Encephalitis
    43
    0.15
    290
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Mauritania MAURITANIA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    20.20
    64
    18.22
    75
    2. Cervical Cancer
    18.43
    34
    20.65
    27
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.03
    120
    12.73
    129
    4. Liver Cancer
    12.75
    28
    14.23
    22
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.52
    140
    3.10
    152
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.38
    135
    3.56
    127
    7. Lymphomas
    3.26
    145
    5.54
    91
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.08
    170
    3.79
    158
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.78
    155
    2.84
    101
    10. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    113
    1.62
    119
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.46
    175
    2.43
    156
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.45
    155
    1.49
    153
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.18
    149
    1.19
    148
    14. Leukemia
    1.05
    178
    1.09
    174
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.95
    139
    1.05
    133
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.78
    170
    0.50
    183
    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.