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Niger
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 Niger 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
Niger Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Niger NIGER   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    165.84
    6
    86.33
    46
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    116.43
    91
    114.02
    95
    3. Stroke
    114.59
    52
    93.76
    78
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    89.68
    13
    29.47
    47
    5. Tuberculosis
    41.33
    42
    59.33
    24
    6. Liver Disease
    39.80
    20
    12.56
    106
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.37
    25
    22.46
    68
    8. Malaria
    31.54
    27
    0.33
    56
    9. Maternal Conditions
    30.76
    9
    2.61
    70
    10. Meningitis
    27.64
    9
    4.79
    49
    11. HIV/AIDS
    26.40
    46
    273.12
    5
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.99
    98
    86.02
    13
    13. Lung Disease
    24.86
    74
    44.30
    16
    14. Malnutrition
    24.01
    12
    5.38
    56
    15. Low Birth Weight
    20.03
    22
    8.45
    82
    16. Other Injuries
    19.76
    20
    6.58
    114
    17. Birth Trauma
    17.35
    25
    4.92
    79
    18. Asthma
    16.37
    27
    13.61
    38
    19. Breast Cancer
    15.11
    114
    20.75
    51
    20. Kidney Disease
    14.94
    90
    25.47
    38
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.66
    123
    13.28
    133
    22. Hypertension
    12.76
    98
    30.73
    23
    23. Falls
    12.60
    31
    3.09
    137
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    10.95
    49
    7.65
    106
    25. Violence
    10.87
    42
    25.69
    14
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.19
    16
    4.24
    72
    27. Prostate Cancer
    9.11
    140
    35.07
    21
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8.98
    53
    11.62
    36
    29. Drownings
    8.26
    30
    3.49
    97
    30. Suicide
    8.19
    119
    12.13
    60
    31. Cervical Cancer
    7.25
    103
    20.99
    32
    32. Ovary Cancer
    6.60
    23
    5.65
    48
    33. Fires
    5.72
    39
    4.91
    45
    34. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    85
    5.60
    87
    35. Measles
    5.16
    15
    0.58
    43
    36. Schistosomiasis
    4.50
    15
    1.14
    42
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.37
    143
    10.45
    72
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.32
    49
    3.70
    62
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.75
    143
    14.65
    12
    40. Epilepsy
    3.43
    49
    8.73
    6
    41. Poisonings
    2.93
    19
    1.27
    70
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.45
    105
    3.92
    69
    43. Pertussis
    2.35
    17
    0.33
    75
    44. Anemia
    2.34
    39
    0.62
    72
    45. Appendicitis
    2.28
    9
    0.53
    88
    46. Syphilis
    2.23
    37
    1.63
    44
    47. Hepatitis B
    2.11
    25
    0.36
    102
    48. Skin Disease
    2.06
    81
    5.13
    23
    49. Tetanus
    1.92
    26
    0.05
    106
    50. Stomach Cancer
    1.90
    176
    4.69
    113
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Niger NIGER   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    27,892
    17.32
    35,331
    7.04
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16,180
    10.05
    12,761
    2.54
    3. Malaria
    10,561
    6.56
    159
    0.03
    4. Low Birth Weight
    9,370
    5.82
    5,119
    1.02
    5. Birth Trauma
    8,118
    5.04
    2,980
    0.59
    6. Stroke
    8,064
    5.01
    32,958
    6.57
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,666
    4.76
    40,729
    8.12
    8. Malnutrition
    7,053
    4.38
    2,889
    0.58
    9. Meningitis
    6,780
    4.21
    2,309
    0.46
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,648
    3.51
    11,632
    2.32
    11. Maternal Conditions
    4,531
    2.81
    1,483
    0.30
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    4,157
    2.58
    4,379
    0.87
    13. Tuberculosis
    3,842
    2.39
    25,264
    5.04
    14. Liver Disease
    3,568
    2.22
    5,084
    1.01
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,531
    2.19
    138,157
    27.55
    16. Other Injuries
    3,471
    2.16
    3,235
    0.65
    17. Measles
    2,308
    1.43
    353
    0.07
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    2,032
    1.26
    5,210
    1.04
    19. Violence
    1,984
    1.23
    14,288
    2.85
    20. Drownings
    1,917
    1.19
    1,775
    0.35
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,860
    1.15
    31,831
    6.35
    22. Lung Disease
    1,681
    1.04
    15,479
    3.09
    23. Kidney Disease
    1,374
    0.85
    9,527
    1.90
    24. Asthma
    1,333
    0.83
    5,188
    1.03
    25. Falls
    1,133
    0.70
    1,171
    0.23
    26. Pertussis
    1,033
    0.64
    199
    0.04
    27. Fires
    928
    0.58
    2,256
    0.45
    28. Syphilis
    891
    0.55
    952
    0.19
    29. Hypertension
    886
    0.55
    10,994
    2.19
    30. Suicide
    822
    0.51
    5,854
    1.17
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    808
    0.50
    1,544
    0.31
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    804
    0.50
    4,435
    0.88
    33. Breast Cancer
    765
    0.47
    4,936
    0.98
    34. Poisonings
    711
    0.44
    656
    0.13
    35. Liver Cancer
    563
    0.35
    2,217
    0.44
    36. Epilepsy
    474
    0.29
    3,982
    0.79
    37. Tetanus
    424
    0.26
    22
    0.00
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    415
    0.26
    3,930
    0.78
    39. Schistosomiasis
    398
    0.25
    463
    0.09
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    374
    0.23
    1,438
    0.29
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    362
    0.22
    5,755
    1.15
    42. Cervical Cancer
    345
    0.21
    5,054
    1.01
    43. Ovary Cancer
    306
    0.19
    1,332
    0.27
    44. Encephalitis
    297
    0.18
    214
    0.04
    45. Appendicitis
    296
    0.18
    232
    0.05
    46. Anemia
    262
    0.16
    246
    0.05
    47. Prostate Cancer
    243
    0.15
    4,151
    0.83
    48. Oral Cancer
    226
    0.14
    1,569
    0.31
    49. Hepatitis B
    221
    0.14
    152
    0.03
    50. Lymphomas
    218
    0.14
    3,508
    0.70
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Niger NIGER   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    15.11
    114
    20.75
    51
    2. Prostate Cancer
    9.11
    140
    35.07
    21
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.25
    103
    20.99
    32
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.60
    23
    5.65
    48
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    85
    5.60
    87
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.37
    143
    10.45
    72
    7. Oral Cancer
    2.45
    105
    3.92
    69
    8. Stomach Cancer
    1.90
    176
    4.69
    113
    9. Lymphomas
    1.80
    174
    8.06
    15
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1.61
    139
    6.04
    51
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.51
    117
    2.31
    82
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    125
    2.27
    77
    13. Leukemia
    1.19
    165
    3.76
    101
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.77
    141
    4.48
    4
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.72
    166
    10.53
    15
    16. Lung Cancers
    0.47
    183
    20.75
    57
    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.