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Nigeria
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 Macedonia 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 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 Nigeria 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 Macedonia 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 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
Nigeria Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    228.17
    2
    64.21
    61
    2. Tuberculosis
    190.61
    1
    83.56
    13
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.79
    4
    22.93
    53
    4. Stroke
    120.00
    41
    154.41
    14
    5. HIV/AIDS
    120.00
    18
    1.55
    113
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    117.12
    90
    263.34
    11
    7. Liver Disease
    50.71
    11
    24.85
    55
    8. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
    5.09
    162
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.92
    50
    23.82
    106
    10. Maternal Conditions
    40.30
    3
    15.69
    24
    11. Malaria
    35.87
    25
    0.69
    54
    12. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
    25.76
    15
    13. Meningitis
    29.56
    6
    7.94
    40
    14. Low Birth Weight
    24.87
    10
    24.58
    13
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.75
    58
    18.73
    90
    16. Birth Trauma
    23.20
    8
    18.51
    18
    17. Other Injuries
    22.63
    8
    38.08
    1
    18. Falls
    21.18
    2
    13.44
    24
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
    7.51
    97
    20. Lung Disease
    21.14
    102
    37.62
    27
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    19.56
    10
    7.56
    66
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    17.16
    6
    12.02
    40
    23. Malnutrition
    17.12
    19
    3.63
    71
    24. Hypertension
    15.17
    79
    16.62
    65
    25. Suicide
    14.79
    33
    6.92
    129
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.77
    122
    24.53
    43
    27. Asthma
    13.90
    37
    19.26
    17
    28. Kidney Disease
    13.32
    98
    32.37
    21
    29. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
    6.08
    76
    30. Violence
    10.41
    47
    8.34
    68
    31. Measles
    8.29
    10
    3.75
    18
    32. Drownings
    7.43
    41
    11.89
    14
    33. Fires
    6.57
    27
    1.98
    80
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.49
    74
    7.38
    59
    35. Drug Use
    6.44
    8
    0.61
    146
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.81
    51
    7.66
    29
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.55
    8
    0.00
    65
    38. War
    5.44
    10
    44.46
    3
    39. Epilepsy
    5.20
    28
    3.57
    46
    40. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
    6.62
    49
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.41
    45
    4.39
    47
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
    5.27
    129
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.96
    46
    6.98
    7
    44. Tetanus
    3.83
    8
    1.75
    30
    45. Skin Disease
    3.71
    48
    2.47
    70
    46. Pertussis
    3.48
    4
    2.49
    13
    47. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
    4.12
    94
    48. Syphilis
    3.02
    25
    1.75
    41
    49. Poisonings
    2.89
    21
    1.50
    61
    50. Hepatitis B
    2.83
    9
    1.36
    47
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305,460
    15.03
    23,770
    10.16
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    186,218
    9.16
    12,146
    5.19
    3. Tuberculosis
    175,124
    8.62
    13,325
    5.69
    4. HIV/AIDS
    168,900
    8.31
    348
    0.15
    5. Malaria
    112,371
    5.53
    187
    0.08
    6. Low Birth Weight
    87,318
    4.30
    13,733
    5.87
    7. Stroke
    83,379
    4.10
    18,204
    7.78
    8. Birth Trauma
    81,448
    4.01
    10,342
    4.42
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    76,410
    3.76
    30,077
    12.85
    10. Maternal Conditions
    63,909
    3.14
    4,486
    1.92
    11. Meningitis
    58,231
    2.87
    3,551
    1.52
    12. Liver Disease
    48,789
    2.40
    3,804
    1.63
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    48,704
    2.40
    6,096
    2.60
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    42,961
    2.11
    2,449
    1.05
    15. Malnutrition
    40,609
    2.00
    1,598
    0.68
    16. Other Injuries
    39,645
    1.95
    12,476
    5.33
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    37,562
    1.85
    4,938
    2.11
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    30,922
    1.52
    3,042
    1.30
    19. Measles
    26,672
    1.31
    2,043
    0.87
    20. Falls
    21,350
    1.05
    4,299
    1.84
    21. Suicide
    18,095
    0.89
    1,796
    0.77
    22. Violence
    17,843
    0.88
    2,272
    0.97
    23. Drownings
    15,670
    0.77
    4,649
    1.99
    24. Breast Cancer
    14,932
    0.73
    2,008
    0.86
    25. Lung Disease
    14,311
    0.70
    4,406
    1.88
    26. Liver Cancer
    12,765
    0.63
    793
    0.34
    27. Kidney Disease
    12,605
    0.62
    4,677
    2.00
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,087
    0.59
    222
    0.09
    29. Asthma
    11,894
    0.59
    2,874
    1.23
    30. Pertussis
    11,345
    0.56
    1,364
    0.58
    31. Hypertension
    10,864
    0.53
    1,832
    0.78
    32. Fires
    10,148
    0.50
    587
    0.25
    33. Syphilis
    9,164
    0.45
    916
    0.39
    34. Tetanus
    8,939
    0.44
    917
    0.39
    35. War
    8,826
    0.43
    13,330
    5.70
    36. Cervical Cancer
    8,757
    0.43
    602
    0.26
    37. Drug Use
    8,655
    0.43
    127
    0.05
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,809
    0.38
    2,076
    0.89
    39. Epilepsy
    7,446
    0.37
    1,239
    0.53
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    6,336
    0.31
    1,164
    0.50
    41. Poisonings
    5,601
    0.28
    515
    0.22
    42. Schistosomiasis
    5,550
    0.27
    0
    0.00
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,412
    0.27
    1,163
    0.50
    44. Encephalitis
    4,532
    0.22
    187
    0.08
    45. Lymphomas
    4,421
    0.22
    1,283
    0.55
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,897
    0.19
    781
    0.33
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,648
    0.18
    824
    0.35
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.17
    1,076
    0.46
    49. Anemia
    3,437
    0.17
    15
    0.01
    50. Skin Disease
    3,321
    0.16
    343
    0.15
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
    5.09
    162
    2. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
    25.76
    15
    3. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
    7.51
    97
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
    6.08
    76
    5. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
    6.62
    49
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
    5.27
    129
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
    4.12
    94
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.45
    169
    14.79
    22
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.32
    116
    1.54
    141
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    125
    8.53
    9
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    104
    4.62
    21
    12. Leukemia
    1.75
    153
    2.75
    129
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.19
    179
    7.75
    114
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    159
    3.06
    56
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    154
    1.54
    88
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.47
    179
    10.76
    14
    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.