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Nicaragua
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Nicaragua and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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
Nicaragua Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    96.72
    128
    116.76
    101
    2. Kidney Disease
    60.87
    2
    29.74
    33
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.90
    65
    97.16
    10
    4. Stroke
    33.43
    147
    85.07
    74
    5. Liver Disease
    32.19
    29
    13.36
    100
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.28
    63
    30.39
    57
    7. Prostate Cancer
    19.53
    67
    32.80
    27
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.86
    120
    86.08
    38
    9. Lung Disease
    18.84
    121
    46.11
    15
    10. Cervical Cancer
    17.51
    38
    18.31
    36
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.42
    102
    22.44
    68
    12. Violence
    13.58
    27
    34.29
    8
    13. Hypertension
    12.86
    87
    33.64
    13
    14. Suicide
    11.87
    49
    12.84
    46
    15. Liver Cancer
    10.89
    33
    4.79
    109
    16. Stomach Cancer
    10.57
    39
    3.76
    134
    17. Breast Cancer
    10.21
    152
    16.95
    88
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    9.19
    54
    7.97
    85
    19. Alcohol
    8.79
    8
    1.64
    94
    20. Other Injuries
    7.11
    102
    8.13
    85
    21. Lung Cancers
    7.02
    121
    18.31
    67
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    118
    8.33
    87
    23. HIV/AIDS
    5.56
    86
    195.94
    7
    24. Low Birth Weight
    5.54
    106
    10.31
    68
    25. Falls
    5.53
    84
    3.02
    142
    26. Drownings
    5.01
    66
    3.40
    97
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.68
    82
    32.59
    49
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    84
    4.89
    71
    29. Leukemia
    3.96
    84
    3.13
    120
    30. Malnutrition
    3.32
    73
    6.68
    50
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    3.25
    126
    14.16
    18
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.15
    103
    50.99
    31
    33. Lymphomas
    2.86
    151
    6.27
    61
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.81
    157
    12.75
    12
    35. Maternal Conditions
    2.74
    65
    2.56
    68
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.58
    103
    4.46
    70
    37. Asthma
    2.50
    109
    13.22
    33
    38. Birth Trauma
    2.32
    105
    5.66
    74
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2.09
    169
    4.41
    93
    40. Epilepsy
    2.04
    72
    9.67
    3
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.88
    114
    2.22
    93
    42. Meningitis
    1.54
    78
    5.12
    47
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.40
    143
    2.69
    94
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    116
    3.72
    9
    45. Oral Cancer
    1.11
    182
    3.14
    92
    46. Skin Disease
    1.05
    119
    4.52
    38
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.94
    141
    3.67
    61
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    168
    8.82
    20
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    170
    1.81
    106
    50. Appendicitis
    0.85
    71
    0.73
    77
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,467
    16.62
    41,965
    8.60
    2. Kidney Disease
    2,851
    10.61
    11,376
    2.33
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,639
    6.10
    37,228
    7.63
    4. Liver Disease
    1,553
    5.78
    5,664
    1.16
    5. Stroke
    1,526
    5.68
    30,766
    6.30
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,376
    5.12
    9,273
    1.90
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,057
    3.93
    36,810
    7.54
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    911
    3.39
    11,478
    2.35
    9. Lung Disease
    862
    3.21
    16,445
    3.37
    10. Violence
    852
    3.17
    18,546
    3.80
    11. Suicide
    750
    2.79
    6,476
    1.33
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    619
    2.30
    5,050
    1.03
    13. Hypertension
    590
    2.19
    12,038
    2.47
    14. Liver Cancer
    484
    1.80
    1,948
    0.40
    15. Stomach Cancer
    471
    1.75
    1,489
    0.31
    16. Cervical Cancer
    451
    1.68
    4,486
    0.92
    17. Alcohol
    450
    1.67
    729
    0.15
    18. Other Injuries
    419
    1.56
    4,153
    0.85
    19. Low Birth Weight
    375
    1.40
    6,666
    1.37
    20. Prostate Cancer
    368
    1.37
    3,682
    0.75
    21. HIV/AIDS
    316
    1.18
    107,348
    21.99
    22. Drownings
    313
    1.16
    1,804
    0.37
    23. Lung Cancers
    309
    1.15
    7,170
    1.47
    24. Falls
    278
    1.03
    1,141
    0.23
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    273
    1.02
    3,198
    0.66
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    266
    0.99
    14,198
    2.91
    27. Breast Cancer
    259
    0.96
    4,073
    0.83
    28. Leukemia
    217
    0.81
    1,343
    0.28
    29. Malnutrition
    189
    0.70
    3,900
    0.80
    30. Maternal Conditions
    182
    0.68
    1,529
    0.31
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    181
    0.67
    1,865
    0.38
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    175
    0.65
    6,748
    1.38
    33. Tuberculosis
    157
    0.58
    22,702
    4.65
    34. Birth Trauma
    157
    0.58
    3,657
    0.75
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    143
    0.53
    4,895
    1.00
    36. Lymphomas
    135
    0.50
    2,829
    0.58
    37. Asthma
    122
    0.45
    5,136
    1.05
    38. Epilepsy
    121
    0.45
    4,504
    0.92
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    120
    0.45
    1,664
    0.34
    40. Meningitis
    92
    0.34
    2,510
    0.51
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    83
    0.31
    713
    0.15
    42. Other Neoplasms
    68
    0.25
    1,169
    0.24
    43. Skin Cancers
    57
    0.21
    1,383
    0.28
    44. Ovary Cancer
    55
    0.20
    1,040
    0.21
    45. Skin Disease
    53
    0.20
    1,655
    0.34
    46. Oral Cancer
    52
    0.19
    1,308
    0.27
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    50
    0.19
    1,482
    0.30
    48. Appendicitis
    45
    0.17
    322
    0.07
    49. Drug Use
    41
    0.15
    901
    0.18
    50. Fires
    41
    0.15
    2,191
    0.45
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    19.53
    67
    32.80
    27
    2. Cervical Cancer
    17.51
    38
    18.31
    36
    3. Liver Cancer
    10.89
    33
    4.79
    109
    4. Stomach Cancer
    10.57
    39
    3.76
    134
    5. Breast Cancer
    10.21
    152
    16.95
    88
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.02
    121
    18.31
    67
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    118
    8.33
    87
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    84
    4.89
    71
    9. Leukemia
    3.96
    84
    3.13
    120
    10. Lymphomas
    2.86
    151
    6.27
    61
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.09
    169
    4.41
    93
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    116
    3.72
    9
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.11
    182
    3.14
    92
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    168
    8.82
    20
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    170
    1.81
    106
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    176
    1.97
    95
    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.