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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 Laos 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.

Laos
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   Laos LAOS
      Nepal NEPAL   Laos LAOS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    43.1
    42.8
    43.0
    145
    157
    152
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    48.7
    48.2
    48.4
    144
    155
    149
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    54.7
    54.2
    54.5
    142
    155
    151
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    61.5
    63.5
    62.5
    121
    129
    129
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    66.7
    69.4
    68.0
    109
    124
    119
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    68.8
    71.6
    70.2
    105
    121
    117
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    71.6
    105
    121
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    71.3
    74.2
    99
    121
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    71.6
    74.4
    99
    121
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    71.7
    74.4
    99
    121
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    72.0
    74.6
    99
    121
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    72.3
    74.9
    98
    122
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    72.7
    75.2
    100
    121
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    73.0
    75.5
    101
    121
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    73.3
    75.8
    106
    124
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    73.8
    76.3
    109
    126
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    74.5
    76.8
    112
    127
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    75.4
    77.6
    116
    128
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    76.7
    78.5
    120
    132
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.7
    125
    134
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.3
    132
    138
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    136
    141
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    139
    143
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.3
    144
    147
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    184.95
    38
    182.65
    39
    2. Stroke
    86.87
    70
    145.82
    8
    3. Lung Disease
    77.08
    3
    41.85
    23
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55.11
    37
    23.29
    55
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.47
    71
    58.63
    58
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.19
    62
    47.45
    42
    7. Tuberculosis
    31.85
    49
    71.41
    19
    8. Alzheimers & Dementia
    25.88
    87
    39.29
    19
    9. Kidney Disease
    23.53
    53
    26.00
    44
    10. Asthma
    22.69
    7
    29.23
    3
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.70
    76
    17.57
    92
    12. Liver Disease
    20.19
    73
    20.90
    68
    13. Falls
    17.53
    21
    7.81
    64
    14. Cervical Cancer
    13.69
    55
    7.73
    93
    15. Low Birth Weight
    13.61
    49
    17.58
    28
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.17
    90
    14.26
    83
    17. Hypertension
    11.56
    99
    20.42
    39
    18. Suicide
    9.57
    83
    9.35
    86
    19. Birth Trauma
    9.40
    55
    16.69
    22
    20. Other Injuries
    9.23
    70
    9.05
    72
    21. Breast Cancer
    9.11
    163
    10.12
    153
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.43
    19
    6.00
    25
    23. HIV/AIDS
    7.27
    82
    5.60
    85
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.71
    45
    13.23
    6
    25. Oral Cancer
    6.64
    23
    4.44
    56
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    6.56
    113
    10.09
    37
    27. Ovary Cancer
    5.98
    34
    4.84
    78
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    87
    2.45
    172
    29. Drownings
    4.53
    77
    10.23
    11
    30. Lymphomas
    4.29
    121
    4.77
    112
    31. Maternal Conditions
    4.10
    53
    6.48
    47
    32. Meningitis
    3.72
    55
    3.28
    57
    33. Leukemia
    3.57
    109
    3.66
    103
    34. Violence
    3.43
    118
    6.96
    75
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.39
    124
    4.31
    99
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.10
    169
    8.00
    93
    37. Encephalitis
    2.98
    10
    1.21
    58
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.68
    85
    0.74
    176
    39. Epilepsy
    2.62
    50
    1.84
    83
    40. Hepatitis B
    2.47
    37
    0.90
    64
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    2.31
    86
    2.37
    83
    42. Fires
    1.81
    82
    3.74
    52
    43. Prostate Cancer
    1.69
    181
    4.32
    170
    44. Skin Disease
    1.65
    100
    1.47
    106
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    118
    1.68
    111
    46. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.58
    177
    6.78
    59
    47. Syphilis
    1.46
    44
    2.03
    34
    48. Malnutrition
    1.30
    96
    6.36
    52
    49. Appendicitis
    1.23
    58
    1.29
    51
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.15
    166
    1.15
    167
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nepal NEPAL   Laos LAOS
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    34,167
    20.53
    6,115
    14.36
    2. Stroke
    16,203
    9.73
    4,885
    11.47
    3. Lung Disease
    13,853
    8.32
    1,320
    3.10
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,834
    5.91
    1,493
    3.51
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,712
    5.83
    3,159
    7.42
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,555
    3.94
    1,696
    3.98
    7. Tuberculosis
    6,498
    3.90
    3,011
    7.07
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,115
    3.07
    1,058
    2.48
    9. Kidney Disease
    4,559
    2.74
    1,018
    2.39
    10. Asthma
    4,434
    2.66
    1,082
    2.54
    11. Liver Disease
    4,328
    2.60
    901
    2.12
    12. Low Birth Weight
    4,250
    2.55
    1,525
    3.58
    13. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,778
    2.27
    1,014
    2.38
    14. Falls
    3,210
    1.93
    352
    0.83
    15. Birth Trauma
    2,937
    1.76
    1,447
    3.40
    16. Lung Cancers
    2,751
    1.65
    542
    1.27
    17. Suicide
    2,544
    1.53
    579
    1.36
    18. Other Injuries
    2,138
    1.28
    571
    1.34
    19. Hypertension
    2,071
    1.24
    672
    1.58
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    2,044
    1.23
    860
    2.02
    21. HIV/AIDS
    1,721
    1.03
    357
    0.84
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,571
    0.94
    173
    0.41
    23. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,499
    0.90
    290
    0.68
    24. Oral Cancer
    1,375
    0.83
    170
    0.40
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,303
    0.78
    468
    1.10
    26. Drownings
    1,249
    0.75
    759
    1.78
    27. Stomach Cancer
    1,189
    0.71
    95
    0.22
    28. Maternal Conditions
    1,187
    0.71
    439
    1.03
    29. Breast Cancer
    1,057
    0.64
    239
    0.56
    30. Violence
    962
    0.58
    475
    1.12
    31. Lymphomas
    925
    0.56
    194
    0.46
    32. Meningitis
    907
    0.54
    235
    0.55
    33. Leukemia
    904
    0.54
    191
    0.45
    34. Ovary Cancer
    681
    0.41
    108
    0.25
    35. Encephalitis
    675
    0.41
    82
    0.19
    36. Epilepsy
    657
    0.39
    118
    0.28
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    642
    0.39
    298
    0.70
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    636
    0.38
    207
    0.49
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    553
    0.33
    29
    0.07
    40. Hepatitis B
    532
    0.32
    44
    0.10
    41. Syphilis
    459
    0.28
    174
    0.41
    42. Fires
    442
    0.27
    229
    0.54
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    377
    0.23
    68
    0.16
    44. Skin Disease
    330
    0.20
    52
    0.12
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    324
    0.19
    289
    0.68
    46. Malnutrition
    313
    0.19
    311
    0.73
    47. Bladder Cancer
    309
    0.19
    59
    0.14
    48. Appendicitis
    274
    0.16
    69
    0.16
    49. Tetanus
    251
    0.15
    86
    0.20
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    241
    0.14
    48
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nepal NEPAL   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    13.69
    55
    7.73
    93
    2. Lung Cancers
    13.17
    90
    14.26
    83
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.11
    163
    10.12
    153
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.64
    23
    4.44
    56
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.98
    34
    4.84
    78
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    87
    2.45
    172
    7. Lymphomas
    4.29
    121
    4.77
    112
    8. Leukemia
    3.57
    109
    3.66
    103
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.10
    169
    8.00
    93
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.68
    85
    0.74
    176
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1.69
    181
    4.32
    170
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    118
    1.68
    111
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.15
    166
    1.15
    167
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.06
    183
    60.63
    2
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.44
    180
    1.48
    127
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.37
    180
    1.18
    120
    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.