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Nepal
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 Nepal and Afghanistan 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.

Afghanistan
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
Nepal Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Nepal NEPAL   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    39.0
    38.4
    38.7
    148
    156
    154
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    43.1
    42.8
    43.0
    145
    157
    152
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    48.7
    48.2
    48.4
    144
    155
    149
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    54.7
    54.2
    54.5
    142
    155
    151
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    61.5
    63.5
    62.5
    121
    129
    129
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    66.7
    69.4
    68.0
    109
    124
    119
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    68.8
    71.6
    70.2
    105
    121
    117
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    71.6
    105
    121
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    71.3
    74.2
    99
    121
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    71.6
    74.4
    99
    121
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    71.7
    74.4
    99
    121
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    72.0
    74.6
    99
    121
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    72.3
    74.9
    98
    122
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    72.7
    75.2
    100
    121
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    73.0
    75.5
    101
    121
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    73.3
    75.8
    106
    124
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    73.8
    76.3
    109
    126
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    74.5
    76.8
    112
    127
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    75.4
    77.6
    116
    128
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    76.7
    78.5
    120
    132
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.7
    125
    134
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.3
    132
    138
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    136
    141
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    139
    143
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.3
    144
    147
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    158.35
    41
    263.34
    11
    2. Lung Disease
    100.75
    2
    37.62
    27
    3. Stroke
    80.01
    97
    154.41
    14
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.23
    77
    64.21
    61
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.73
    41
    22.93
    53
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.25
    77
    23.82
    106
    7. Tuberculosis
    24.24
    52
    83.56
    13
    8. Liver Disease
    23.05
    61
    24.85
    55
    9. Kidney Disease
    21.72
    52
    32.37
    21
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.52
    67
    24.53
    43
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.13
    79
    18.73
    90
    12. Asthma
    16.38
    26
    19.26
    17
    13. Hypertension
    14.98
    80
    16.62
    65
    14. Cervical Cancer
    14.36
    55
    7.51
    97
    15. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    91
    7.75
    114
    16. Low Birth Weight
    12.57
    57
    24.58
    13
    17. HIV/AIDS
    9.76
    71
    1.55
    113
    18. Birth Trauma
    9.59
    58
    18.51
    18
    19. Breast Cancer
    9.21
    163
    25.76
    15
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.80
    11
    4.39
    47
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.35
    21
    7.66
    29
    22. Other Injuries
    8.05
    96
    38.08
    1
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    7.38
    111
    12.02
    40
    24. Falls
    7.34
    63
    13.44
    24
    25. Suicide
    7.02
    127
    6.92
    129
    26. Oral Cancer
    6.44
    25
    8.53
    9
    27. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    82
    14.79
    22
    28. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    44
    4.12
    94
    29. Meningitis
    4.73
    50
    7.94
    40
    30. Maternal Conditions
    4.42
    53
    15.69
    24
    31. Lymphomas
    4.18
    115
    6.62
    49
    32. Leukemia
    3.54
    108
    2.75
    129
    33. Fires
    3.52
    63
    1.98
    80
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    3.41
    130
    7.56
    66
    35. Encephalitis
    3.38
    3
    0.64
    88
    36. Violence
    3.33
    121
    8.34
    68
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    170
    5.27
    129
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    87
    10.76
    14
    39. Malnutrition
    2.29
    82
    3.63
    71
    40. Hepatitis B
    2.28
    20
    1.36
    47
    41. Tetanus
    1.68
    32
    1.75
    30
    42. Pertussis
    1.67
    50
    2.49
    13
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    118
    3.06
    56
    44. Epilepsy
    1.44
    113
    3.57
    46
    45. Drownings
    1.43
    138
    11.89
    14
    46. Prostate Cancer
    1.41
    182
    5.09
    162
    47. Leishmaniasis
    1.28
    3
    0.13
    22
    48. Appendicitis
    1.22
    41
    1.69
    22
    49. Skin Disease
    1.17
    114
    2.47
    70
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    156
    1.54
    141
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nepal NEPAL   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,559
    18.72
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Lung Disease
    19,274
    11.81
    4,406
    1.88
    3. Stroke
    15,450
    9.46
    18,204
    7.78
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,535
    6.45
    23,770
    10.16
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,882
    4.83
    12,146
    5.19
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,482
    3.97
    3,042
    1.30
    7. Tuberculosis
    5,252
    3.22
    13,325
    5.69
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,921
    3.01
    4,938
    2.11
    9. Liver Disease
    4,848
    2.97
    3,804
    1.63
    10. Kidney Disease
    4,337
    2.66
    4,677
    2.00
    11. Low Birth Weight
    3,981
    2.44
    13,733
    5.87
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,689
    2.26
    2,076
    0.89
    13. Asthma
    3,317
    2.03
    2,874
    1.23
    14. Birth Trauma
    3,039
    1.86
    10,342
    4.42
    15. Hypertension
    2,925
    1.79
    1,832
    0.78
    16. Lung Cancers
    2,679
    1.64
    1,058
    0.45
    17. HIV/AIDS
    2,280
    1.40
    348
    0.15
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    2,269
    1.39
    6,096
    2.60
    19. Other Injuries
    1,927
    1.18
    12,476
    5.33
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,860
    1.14
    781
    0.33
    21. Suicide
    1,709
    1.05
    1,796
    0.77
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,689
    1.03
    1,163
    0.50
    23. Cervical Cancer
    1,624
    0.99
    602
    0.26
    24. Falls
    1,586
    0.97
    4,299
    1.84
    25. Oral Cancer
    1,341
    0.82
    1,202
    0.51
    26. Maternal Conditions
    1,242
    0.76
    4,486
    1.92
    27. Stomach Cancer
    1,217
    0.75
    1,853
    0.79
    28. Meningitis
    1,098
    0.67
    3,551
    1.52
    29. Breast Cancer
    1,054
    0.65
    2,008
    0.86
    30. Violence
    933
    0.57
    2,272
    0.97
    31. Lymphomas
    895
    0.55
    1,283
    0.55
    32. Leukemia
    890
    0.55
    796
    0.34
    33. Fires
    876
    0.54
    587
    0.25
    34. Encephalitis
    810
    0.50
    187
    0.08
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    739
    0.45
    2,449
    1.05
    36. Ovary Cancer
    649
    0.40
    310
    0.13
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    627
    0.38
    824
    0.35
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    533
    0.33
    1,351
    0.58
    39. Pertussis
    532
    0.33
    1,364
    0.58
    40. Hepatitis B
    485
    0.30
    243
    0.10
    41. Malnutrition
    483
    0.30
    1,598
    0.68
    42. Tetanus
    405
    0.25
    917
    0.39
    43. Drownings
    361
    0.22
    4,649
    1.99
    44. Leishmaniasis
    342
    0.21
    62
    0.03
    45. Epilepsy
    340
    0.21
    1,239
    0.53
    46. Bladder Cancer
    299
    0.18
    353
    0.15
    47. Appendicitis
    261
    0.16
    504
    0.22
    48. Inflammatory/Heart
    241
    0.15
    1,164
    0.50
    49. Other Neoplasms
    237
    0.15
    1,076
    0.46
    50. Skin Disease
    235
    0.14
    343
    0.15
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    14.36
    55
    7.51
    97
    2. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    91
    7.75
    114
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.21
    163
    25.76
    15
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.44
    25
    8.53
    9
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    82
    14.79
    22
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    44
    4.12
    94
    7. Lymphomas
    4.18
    115
    6.62
    49
    8. Leukemia
    3.54
    108
    2.75
    129
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    170
    5.27
    129
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    87
    10.76
    14
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    118
    3.06
    56
    12. Prostate Cancer
    1.41
    182
    5.09
    162
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    156
    1.54
    141
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.00
    183
    6.08
    76
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.43
    176
    4.62
    21
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.34
    175
    1.54
    88
    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.