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Compare Nepal and Nigeria 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
     
      Nepal NEPAL   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.0
    38.4
    38.7
    148
    156
    154
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    43.1
    42.8
    43.0
    145
    157
    152
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    48.7
    48.2
    48.4
    144
    155
    149
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    54.7
    54.2
    54.5
    142
    155
    151
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    61.5
    63.5
    62.5
    121
    129
    129
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    66.7
    69.4
    68.0
    109
    124
    119
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    68.8
    71.6
    70.2
    105
    121
    117
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nepal NEPAL   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    71.6
    105
    121
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    71.3
    74.2
    99
    121
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    71.6
    74.4
    99
    121
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    71.7
    74.4
    99
    121
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    72.0
    74.6
    99
    121
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    72.3
    74.9
    98
    122
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    72.7
    75.2
    100
    121
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    73.0
    75.5
    101
    121
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    73.3
    75.8
    106
    124
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    73.8
    76.3
    109
    126
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    74.5
    76.8
    112
    127
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    75.4
    77.6
    116
    128
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    76.7
    78.5
    120
    132
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.7
    125
    134
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.3
    132
    138
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    136
    141
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    139
    143
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.3
    144
    147
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nepal NEPAL   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    158.35
    41
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Lung Disease
    100.75
    2
     
    21.14
    102
    3. Stroke
    80.01
    97
     
    120.00
    41
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.23
    77
     
    228.17
    2
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.73
    41
     
    127.79
    4
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.25
    77
     
    43.92
    50
    7. Tuberculosis
    24.24
    52
     
    190.61
    1
    8. Liver Disease
    23.05
    61
     
    50.71
    11
    9. Kidney Disease
    21.72
    52
     
    13.32
    98
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.52
    67
     
    14.77
    122
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.13
    79
     
    24.75
    58
    12. Asthma
    16.38
    26
     
    13.90
    37
    13. Hypertension
    14.98
    80
     
    15.17
    79
    14. Cervical Cancer
    14.36
    55
     
    21.16
    31
    15. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    91
     
    1.19
    179
    16. Low Birth Weight
    12.57
    57
     
    24.87
    10
    17. HIV/AIDS
    9.76
    71
     
    120.00
    18
    18. Birth Trauma
    9.59
    58
     
    23.20
    8
    19. Breast Cancer
    9.21
    163
     
    30.08
    7
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.80
    11
     
    4.41
    45
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.35
    21
     
    5.81
    51
    22. Other Injuries
    8.05
    96
     
    22.63
    8
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    7.38
    111
     
    17.16
    6
    24. Falls
    7.34
    63
     
    21.18
    2
    25. Suicide
    7.02
    127
     
    14.79
    33
    26. Oral Cancer
    6.44
    25
     
    2.09
    125
    27. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    82
     
    2.45
    169
    28. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    44
     
    3.05
    143
    29. Meningitis
    4.73
    50
     
    29.56
    6
    30. Maternal Conditions
    4.42
    53
     
    40.30
    3
    31. Lymphomas
    4.18
    115
     
    4.65
    102
    32. Leukemia
    3.54
    108
     
    1.75
    153
    33. Fires
    3.52
    63
     
    6.57
    27
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    3.41
    130
     
    19.56
    10
    35. Encephalitis
    3.38
    3
     
    2.53
    8
    36. Violence
    3.33
    121
     
    10.41
    47
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    170
     
    4.21
    147
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    87
     
    0.47
    179
    39. Malnutrition
    2.29
    82
     
    17.12
    19
    40. Hepatitis B
    2.28
    20
     
    2.83
    9
    41. Tetanus
    1.68
    32
     
    3.83
    8
    42. Pertussis
    1.67
    50
     
    3.48
    4
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    118
     
    0.94
    159
    44. Epilepsy
    1.44
    113
     
    5.20
    28
    45. Drownings
    1.43
    138
     
    7.43
    41
    46. Prostate Cancer
    1.41
    182
     
    46.41
    12
    47. Leishmaniasis
    1.28
    3
     
    0.00
    143
    48. Appendicitis
    1.22
    41
     
    1.67
    23
    49. Skin Disease
    1.17
    114
     
    3.71
    48
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    156
     
    2.32
    116
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Nepal NEPAL   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,559
    18.72
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Lung Disease
    19,274
    11.81
     
    14,311
    0.70
    3. Stroke
    15,450
    9.46
     
    83,379
    4.10
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,535
    6.45
     
    305,460
    15.03
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,882
    4.83
     
    186,218
    9.16
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,482
    3.97
     
    30,922
    1.52
    7. Tuberculosis
    5,252
    3.22
     
    175,124
    8.62
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,921
    3.01
     
    37,562
    1.85
    9. Liver Disease
    4,848
    2.97
     
    48,789
    2.40
    10. Kidney Disease
    4,337
    2.66
     
    12,605
    0.62
    11. Low Birth Weight
    3,981
    2.44
     
    87,318
    4.30
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,689
    2.26
     
    7,809
    0.38
    13. Asthma
    3,317
    2.03
     
    11,894
    0.59
    14. Birth Trauma
    3,039
    1.86
     
    81,448
    4.01
    15. Hypertension
    2,925
    1.79
     
    10,864
    0.53
    16. Lung Cancers
    2,679
    1.64
     
    961
    0.05
    17. HIV/AIDS
    2,280
    1.40
     
    168,900
    8.31
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    2,269
    1.39
     
    48,704
    2.40
    19. Other Injuries
    1,927
    1.18
     
    39,645
    1.95
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,860
    1.14
     
    3,897
    0.19
    21. Suicide
    1,709
    1.05
     
    18,095
    0.89
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,689
    1.03
     
    5,412
    0.27
    23. Cervical Cancer
    1,624
    0.99
     
    8,757
    0.43
    24. Falls
    1,586
    0.97
     
    21,350
    1.05
    25. Oral Cancer
    1,341
    0.82
     
    1,947
    0.10
    26. Maternal Conditions
    1,242
    0.76
     
    63,909
    3.14
    27. Stomach Cancer
    1,217
    0.75
     
    1,983
    0.10
    28. Meningitis
    1,098
    0.67
     
    58,231
    2.87
    29. Breast Cancer
    1,054
    0.65
     
    14,932
    0.73
    30. Violence
    933
    0.57
     
    17,843
    0.88
    31. Lymphomas
    895
    0.55
     
    4,421
    0.22
    32. Leukemia
    890
    0.55
     
    1,747
    0.09
    33. Fires
    876
    0.54
     
    10,148
    0.50
    34. Encephalitis
    810
    0.50
     
    4,532
    0.22
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    739
    0.45
     
    42,961
    2.11
    36. Ovary Cancer
    649
    0.40
     
    1,409
    0.07
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    627
    0.38
     
    3,648
    0.18
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    533
    0.33
     
    341
    0.02
    39. Pertussis
    532
    0.33
     
    11,345
    0.56
    40. Hepatitis B
    485
    0.30
     
    3,317
    0.16
    41. Malnutrition
    483
    0.30
     
    40,609
    2.00
    42. Tetanus
    405
    0.25
     
    8,939
    0.44
    43. Drownings
    361
    0.22
     
    15,670
    0.77
    44. Leishmaniasis
    342
    0.21
     
    1
    0.00
    45. Epilepsy
    340
    0.21
     
    7,446
    0.37
    46. Bladder Cancer
    299
    0.18
     
    690
    0.03
    47. Appendicitis
    261
    0.16
     
    2,018
    0.10
    48. Inflammatory/Heart
    241
    0.15
     
    6,336
    0.31
    49. Other Neoplasms
    237
    0.15
     
    3,545
    0.17
    50. Skin Disease
    235
    0.14
     
    3,321
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nepal NEPAL   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    14.36
    55
     
    21.16
    31
    2. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    91
     
    1.19
    179
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.21
    163
     
    30.08
    7
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.44
    25
     
    2.09
    125
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    82
     
    2.45
    169
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    44
     
    3.05
    143
    7. Lymphomas
    4.18
    115
     
    4.65
    102
    8. Leukemia
    3.54
    108
     
    1.75
    153
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    170
     
    4.21
    147
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    87
     
    0.47
    179
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    118
     
    0.94
    159
    12. Prostate Cancer
    1.41
    182
     
    46.41
    12
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    156
     
    2.32
    116
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.00
    183
     
    13.01
    23
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.43
    176
     
    1.78
    104
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.34
    175
     
    0.60
    154
     
     
     
    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.