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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 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 Nigeria and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Nigeria Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    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
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    61.2
    64.1
    62.6
    160
    169
    167
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    61.2
    64.1
    160
    169
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    69.5
    71.9
    128
    140
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    70.4
    72.7
    120
    138
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    70.9
    73.1
    117
    136
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    71.2
    73.4
    116
    136
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    71.6
    73.7
    116
    136
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    72.0
    74.1
    115
    136
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    72.5
    74.6
    112
    135
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    73.2
    75.2
    109
    135
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    74.1
    75.9
    104
    136
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    75.1
    76.8
    101
    133
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    76.2
    77.7
    95
    136
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    77.6
    78.9
    95
    136
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    79.3
    80.3
    94
    133
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    81.3
    82.1
    101
    130
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    83.8
    84.4
    93
    126
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.1
    88
    107
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    90.0
    90.4
    81
    94
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    100.91
    107
    37.36
    176
    2. Tuberculosis
    99.13
    6
    0.11
    176
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    98.12
    28
    6.99
    176
    4. Stroke
    88.68
    86
    17.13
    179
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    78.99
    13
    0.51
    162
    6. Liver Disease
    41.99
    21
    3.89
    172
    7. Malaria
    34.69
    27
    0.00
    76
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.50
    82
    8.50
    149
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.25
    54
    4.46
    158
    10. HIV/AIDS
    26.81
    36
    0.15
    149
    11. Kidney Disease
    23.87
    88
    5.16
    166
    12. Cervical Cancer
    21.11
    35
    1.78
    173
    13. Lung Disease
    20.77
    99
    15.32
    141
    14. Breast Cancer
    20.56
    47
    14.85
    119
    15. Prostate Cancer
    20.40
    63
    14.71
    105
    16. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.45
    59
    22.63
    23
    17. Meningitis
    17.54
    9
    0.13
    171
    18. Hypertension
    16.07
    103
    2.60
    172
    19. Birth Trauma
    15.51
    2
    0.57
    146
    20. Low Birth Weight
    14.70
    5
    1.02
    166
    21. Maternal Conditions
    14.14
    17
    0.09
    148
    22. Violence
    11.97
    42
    0.98
    156
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    11.22
    5
    2.62
    163
    24. Other Injuries
    10.98
    56
    3.28
    166
    25. Asthma
    10.71
    58
    0.96
    136
    26. Falls
    8.54
    40
    4.99
    102
    27. Measles
    7.92
    10
    0.00
    103
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.03
    31
    0.52
    173
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    7.01
    35
    4.82
    63
    30. Suicide
    6.87
    117
    11.25
    57
    31. Pertussis
    6.32
    6
    0.00
    138
    32. Liver Cancer
    6.19
    71
    4.61
    112
    33. Lymphomas
    5.96
    45
    6.10
    38
    34. Drug Use
    5.81
    5
    6.56
    3
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    5.60
    29
    3.35
    131
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.49
    76
    3.42
    125
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.32
    157
    12.81
    43
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.90
    112
    4.28
    99
    39. Fires
    3.44
    37
    0.15
    179
    40. Epilepsy
    3.25
    23
    0.86
    145
    41. Poisonings
    2.82
    22
    0.12
    167
    42. Pancreas Cancer
    2.64
    126
    6.62
    46
    43. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    169
    2.80
    162
    44. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
    2.22
    120
    45. Malnutrition
    2.36
    83
    0.21
    137
    46. Skin Cancers
    2.29
    62
    4.76
    4
    47. Drownings
    2.17
    107
    0.66
    165
    48. Leukemia
    2.06
    151
    4.40
    52
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.05
    69
    0.71
    136
    50. Tetanus
    1.79
    9
    0.00
    141
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    207,281
    14.00
    4,446
    3.26
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    144,724
    9.77
    296
    0.22
    3. Tuberculosis
    127,335
    8.60
    53
    0.04
    4. Malaria
    100,963
    6.82
    0
    0.00
    5. Birth Trauma
    100,186
    6.76
    140
    0.10
    6. Low Birth Weight
    95,959
    6.48
    248
    0.18
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    61,374
    4.14
    21,548
    15.79
    8. Stroke
    57,744
    3.90
    10,331
    7.57
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    49,696
    3.36
    711
    0.52
    10. HIV/AIDS
    44,124
    2.98
    50
    0.04
    11. Meningitis
    43,651
    2.95
    37
    0.03
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    41,693
    2.82
    1,245
    0.91
    13. Liver Disease
    38,326
    2.59
    1,421
    1.04
    14. Measles
    29,439
    1.99
    0
    0.00
    15. Maternal Conditions
    23,540
    1.59
    20
    0.01
    16. Pertussis
    23,282
    1.57
    1
    0.00
    17. Other Injuries
    22,696
    1.53
    1,642
    1.20
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    22,497
    1.52
    4,471
    3.28
    19. Violence
    18,407
    1.24
    243
    0.18
    20. Kidney Disease
    18,189
    1.23
    3,139
    2.30
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    15,799
    1.07
    2,328
    1.71
    22. Lung Disease
    12,569
    0.85
    8,487
    6.22
    23. Breast Cancer
    11,884
    0.80
    3,405
    2.49
    24. Hypertension
    10,692
    0.72
    1,631
    1.20
    25. Cervical Cancer
    10,574
    0.71
    342
    0.25
    26. Tetanus
    8,355
    0.56
    1
    0.00
    27. Asthma
    8,192
    0.55
    455
    0.33
    28. Falls
    7,528
    0.51
    3,116
    2.28
    29. Fires
    7,132
    0.48
    55
    0.04
    30. Suicide
    7,019
    0.47
    3,150
    2.31
    31. Alzheimers & Dementia
    6,786
    0.46
    15,588
    11.42
    32. Drownings
    6,584
    0.44
    177
    0.13
    33. Poisonings
    6,570
    0.44
    35
    0.03
    34. Drug Use
    6,273
    0.42
    1,783
    1.31
    35. Prostate Cancer
    5,914
    0.40
    3,766
    2.76
    36. Malnutrition
    5,896
    0.40
    117
    0.09
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,846
    0.39
    276
    0.20
    38. Syphilis
    5,449
    0.37
    3
    0.00
    39. Liver Cancer
    5,289
    0.36
    2,036
    1.49
    40. Lymphomas
    5,202
    0.35
    3,039
    2.23
    41. Epilepsy
    5,001
    0.34
    285
    0.21
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,826
    0.33
    1,571
    1.15
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,152
    0.28
    6,209
    4.55
    44. Diphtheria
    3,800
    0.26
    0
    0.00
    45. War
    3,245
    0.22
    8
    0.01
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    2,473
    0.17
    2,036
    1.49
    47. Leukemia
    2,257
    0.15
    2,126
    1.56
    48. Oral Cancer
    2,238
    0.15
    972
    0.71
    49. Ovary Cancer
    2,133
    0.14
    1,003
    0.73
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2,129
    0.14
    1,288
    0.94
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    21.11
    35
    1.78
    173
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.56
    47
    14.85
    119
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.40
    63
    14.71
    105
    4. Liver Cancer
    6.19
    71
    4.61
    112
    5. Lymphomas
    5.96
    45
    6.10
    38
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.32
    157
    12.81
    43
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.90
    112
    4.28
    99
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    2.64
    126
    6.62
    46
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2.52
    169
    2.80
    162
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
    2.22
    120
    11. Skin Cancers
    2.29
    62
    4.76
    4
    12. Leukemia
    2.06
    151
    4.40
    52
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.60
    132
    2.12
    101
    14. Lung Cancers
    1.37
    178
    18.97
    58
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.81
    166
    2.11
    89
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.75
    171
    3.26
    62
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.