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Compare Mauritius and Mauritania 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
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   Mauritania MAURITANIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    57.7
    61.2
    59.4
    65
    66
    65
     
    41.5
    45.7
    43.5
    131
    123
    129
    1970
    60.3
    64.6
    62.4
    70
    69
    67
     
    45.5
    49.9
    47.6
    135
    129
    133
    1980
    63.4
    68.7
    66.0
    76
    77
    75
     
    50.5
    54.7
    52.5
    135
    133
    134
    1990
    65.6
    73.4
    69.4
    82
    66
    72
     
    55.6
    59.5
    57.5
    140
    136
    137
    2000
    67.8
    74.3
    71.0
    85
    75
    81
     
    58.4
    61.6
    60.0
    133
    132
    134
    2010
    70.1
    76.6
    73.3
    85
    75
    83
     
    60.5
    63.5
    62.0
    142
    145
    143
    2016
    71.6
    78.1
    74.8
    79
    72
    82
     
    62.6
    65.2
    63.9
    146
    154
    147
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   Mauritania MAURITANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.6
    78.1
    79
    72
     
    62.6
    65.2
    146
    154
    Age 5
    72.6
    79.1
    84
    73
     
    68.5
    70.5
    126
    144
    Age 10
    72.7
    79.1
    84
    76
     
    68.9
    71.0
    124
    143
    Age 15
    72.8
    79.2
    86
    75
     
    69.0
    71.1
    128
    147
    Age 20
    73.0
    79.3
    85
    77
     
    69.5
    71.6
    127
    146
    Age 25
    73.3
    79.4
    86
    78
     
    70.1
    72.2
    125
    146
    Age 30
    73.7
    79.5
    87
    74
     
    70.6
    72.8
    126
    146
    Age 35
    74.1
    79.7
    87
    74
     
    71.2
    73.4
    124
    146
    Age 40
    74.7
    80.0
    86
    73
     
    71.8
    74.0
    127
    149
    Age 45
    75.4
    80.3
    85
    72
     
    72.5
    74.6
    130
    151
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.9
    81
    70
     
    73.4
    75.3
    133
    155
    Age 55
    77.5
    81.5
    76
    67
     
    74.5
    76.2
    136
    159
    Age 60
    78.9
    82.3
    70
    65
     
    75.8
    77.1
    144
    164
    Age 65
    80.6
    83.5
    66
    64
     
    77.5
    78.4
    154
    167
    Age 70
    82.5
    84.8
    65
    64
     
    79.4
    80.1
    167
    171
    Age 75
    84.7
    86.6
    64
    63
     
    81.8
    82.3
    170
    171
    Age 80
    87.3
    88.7
    63
    60
     
    84.8
    85.1
    172
    171
    Age 85
    90.4
    91.5
    62
    55
     
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   Mauritania MAURITANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    167.64
    2
     
    50.44
    38
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    115.32
    94
     
    126.70
    76
    3. Stroke
    53.19
    131
     
    112.30
    55
    4. Lung Disease
    30.56
    46
     
    19.71
    111
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.44
    124
     
    138.44
    18
    6. Breast Cancer
    20.98
    46
     
    13.70
    124
    7. Hypertension
    18.41
    56
     
    10.60
    109
    8. Prostate Cancer
    12.88
    116
     
    17.47
    79
    9. Kidney Disease
    12.02
    107
     
    20.00
    61
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.81
    117
     
    29.67
    39
    11. Asthma
    10.99
    57
     
    12.08
    49
    12. Lung Cancers
    10.62
    100
     
    1.41
    173
    13. Liver Disease
    10.35
    125
     
    35.07
    25
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.17
    80
     
    3.08
    167
    15. Suicide
    8.81
    110
     
    9.53
    96
    16. Other Injuries
    7.70
    99
     
    15.25
    36
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.41
    99
     
    18.59
    39
    18. HIV/AIDS
    7.23
    80
     
    28.87
    42
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.57
    123
     
    13.04
    30
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.37
    99
     
    31.60
    3
    21. Stomach Cancer
    5.96
    80
     
    3.60
    138
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    5.00
    100
     
    8.29
    58
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.90
    108
     
    4.86
    110
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4.83
    77
     
    3.21
    141
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    3.87
    84
     
    1.30
    148
    26. Other Neoplasms
    3.49
    64
     
    2.72
    90
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.42
    75
     
    1.38
    159
    28. Leukemia
    3.39
    112
     
    1.00
    172
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.12
    156
     
    12.74
    25
    30. Drownings
    3.08
    102
     
    6.29
    54
    31. Alcohol
    2.86
    39
     
    1.69
    90
    32. Skin Disease
    2.81
    64
     
    3.09
    59
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.68
    102
     
    53.80
    31
    34. Violence
    2.45
    133
     
    10.97
    41
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.43
    91
     
    0.66
    172
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.35
    178
     
    18.12
    87
    37. Anemia
    2.31
    40
     
    1.76
    52
    38. Lymphomas
    2.28
    161
     
    2.72
    142
    39. Falls
    2.22
    164
     
    13.14
    26
    40. Epilepsy
    2.08
    77
     
    3.52
    48
    41. Malnutrition
    1.48
    98
     
    13.19
    31
    42. Fires
    1.47
    97
     
    5.04
    44
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.43
    136
     
    4.97
    65
    44. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    126
     
    1.09
    149
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    134
     
    1.58
    114
    46. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    131
     
    15.91
    31
    47. Tuberculosis
    1.28
    127
     
    36.96
    45
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.12
    86
     
    1.15
    83
    49. Drug Use
    0.81
    126
     
    3.21
    31
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.61
    108
     
    20.91
    19
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,546
    28.73
     
    888
    3.15
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,699
    19.17
     
    2,148
    7.62
    3. Stroke
    773
    8.72
     
    1,966
    6.97
    4. Lung Disease
    440
    4.96
     
    338
    1.20
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305
    3.44
     
    3,769
    13.37
    6. Hypertension
    268
    3.02
     
    188
    0.67
    7. Kidney Disease
    179
    2.02
     
    428
    1.52
    8. Breast Cancer
    171
    1.93
     
    175
    0.62
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    165
    1.86
     
    983
    3.49
    10. Lung Cancers
    162
    1.83
     
    31
    0.11
    11. Liver Disease
    158
    1.78
     
    771
    2.73
    12. Asthma
    157
    1.77
     
    239
    0.85
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    141
    1.59
     
    73
    0.26
    14. Suicide
    119
    1.34
     
    240
    0.85
    15. Other Injuries
    108
    1.22
     
    547
    1.94
    16. HIV/AIDS
    101
    1.14
     
    986
    3.50
    17. Stomach Cancer
    91
    1.03
     
    78
    0.28
    18. Prostate Cancer
    77
    0.87
     
    110
    0.39
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    71
    0.80
     
    287
    1.02
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    70
    0.79
     
    113
    0.40
    21. Cervical Cancer
    62
    0.70
     
    213
    0.76
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    59
    0.67
     
    28
    0.10
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    55
    0.62
     
    753
    2.67
    24. Oral Cancer
    54
    0.61
     
    30
    0.11
    25. Other Neoplasms
    52
    0.59
     
    66
    0.23
    26. Low Birth Weight
    51
    0.58
     
    2,144
    7.60
    27. Liver Cancer
    48
    0.54
     
    309
    1.10
    28. Leukemia
    43
    0.49
     
    27
    0.10
    29. Alcohol
    43
    0.49
     
    43
    0.15
    30. Drownings
    42
    0.47
     
    260
    0.92
    31. Skin Disease
    41
    0.46
     
    67
    0.24
    32. Ovary Cancer
    40
    0.45
     
    40
    0.14
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    37
    0.42
     
    16
    0.06
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    35
    0.39
     
    1,961
    6.96
    35. Lymphomas
    35
    0.39
     
    69
    0.24
    36. Violence
    34
    0.38
     
    416
    1.48
    37. Anemia
    33
    0.37
     
    47
    0.17
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    33
    0.37
     
    268
    0.95
    39. Falls
    33
    0.37
     
    281
    1.00
    40. Epilepsy
    29
    0.33
     
    112
    0.40
    41. Malnutrition
    21
    0.24
     
    600
    2.13
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    21
    0.24
     
    100
    0.35
    43. Fires
    20
    0.23
     
    156
    0.55
    44. Tuberculosis
    19
    0.21
     
    833
    2.95
    45. Bladder Cancer
    19
    0.21
     
    32
    0.11
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    16
    0.18
     
    18
    0.06
    47. Uterin Cancer
    11
    0.12
     
    11
    0.04
    48. Drug Use
    11
    0.12
     
    93
    0.33
    49. Birth Trauma
    10
    0.11
     
    1,079
    3.83
    50. Maternal Conditions
    8
    0.09
     
    791
    2.81
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    20.98
    46
     
    13.70
    124
    2. Prostate Cancer
    12.88
    116
     
    17.47
    79
    3. Lung Cancers
    10.62
    100
     
    1.41
    173
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.17
    80
     
    3.08
    167
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.41
    99
     
    18.59
    39
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.96
    80
     
    3.60
    138
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.83
    77
     
    3.21
    141
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    3.87
    84
     
    1.30
    148
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.42
    75
     
    1.38
    159
    10. Leukemia
    3.39
    112
     
    1.00
    172
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.12
    156
     
    12.74
    25
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.43
    91
     
    0.66
    172
    13. Lymphomas
    2.28
    161
     
    2.72
    142
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    126
     
    1.09
    149
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    134
     
    1.58
    114
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.36
    173
     
    0.84
    134
     
     
     
    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.