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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 Norway 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.

Norway
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   Norway NORWAY
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Norway NORWAY
           
    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
     
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
    80.6
    84.3
    82.5
    7
    12
    10
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Norway NORWAY
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    80.6
    84.3
    7
    12
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    80.8
    84.5
    8
    12
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    80.8
    84.5
    9
    13
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    80.9
    84.5
    10
    13
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    81.0
    84.6
    9
    13
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    81.1
    84.6
    8
    12
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    81.3
    84.7
    8
    13
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    81.5
    84.8
    8
    13
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    81.7
    84.9
    8
    13
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    81.9
    85.1
    7
    13
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    82.2
    85.3
    7
    13
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    82.6
    85.6
    8
    14
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    83.2
    86.1
    9
    15
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    84.1
    86.7
    12
    15
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    85.1
    87.5
    14
    16
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    86.5
    88.5
    19
    18
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    88.4
    90.0
    27
    25
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    90.8
    91.9
    36
    38
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Norway NORWAY
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    246.59
    1
    13.09
    142
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    197.37
    31
    46.57
    173
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    146.53
    6
    1.07
    137
    4. Tuberculosis
    128.71
    5
    0.14
    174
    5. HIV/AIDS
    116.06
    15
    0.14
    164
    6. Stroke
    109.84
    44
    20.89
    174
    7. Liver Disease
    64.44
    2
    2.73
    179
    8. Prostate Cancer
    55.29
    7
    22.76
    52
    9. Maternal Conditions
    43.39
    2
    0.05
    171
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    43.10
    11
    24.39
    95
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.95
    53
    5.99
    170
    12. Lung Disease
    34.46
    42
    22.36
    97
    13. Malaria
    32.77
    27
    0.00
    144
    14. Breast Cancer
    32.06
    4
    13.76
    124
    15. Meningitis
    31.54
    7
    0.17
    170
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.50
    41
    2.54
    178
    17. Low Birth Weight
    24.78
    10
    0.73
    182
    18. Falls
    23.79
    2
    4.91
    95
    19. Birth Trauma
    23.73
    6
    0.55
    159
    20. Cervical Cancer
    22.57
    21
    2.28
    151
    21. Malnutrition
    22.00
    22
    0.77
    109
    22. Other Injuries
    21.35
    6
    5.38
    128
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    21.18
    5
    3.20
    129
    24. Suicide
    17.33
    15
    10.07
    76
    25. Hypertension
    13.66
    80
    2.11
    177
    26. Kidney Disease
    13.66
    99
    3.70
    176
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.48
    8
    2.82
    170
    28. Liver Cancer
    13.15
    26
    2.60
    172
    29. Asthma
    11.08
    46
    0.69
    155
    30. Violence
    10.46
    44
    0.57
    177
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.13
    33
    2.27
    169
    32. Drownings
    8.93
    14
    0.88
    156
    33. Skin Disease
    7.45
    6
    0.84
    128
    34. Epilepsy
    6.96
    6
    1.32
    114
    35. Hepatitis B
    6.94
    2
    0.03
    181
    36. Fires
    6.83
    17
    0.66
    138
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.26
    54
    1.29
    141
    38. Schistosomiasis
    6.03
    7
    0.00
    143
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.38
    33
    0.47
    164
    40. Drug Use
    5.29
    9
    6.40
    6
    41. Measles
    5.25
    10
    0.00
    158
    42. Lymphomas
    4.88
    106
    6.22
    63
    43. War
    4.88
    10
    0.00
    148
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.50
    146
    16.57
    21
    45. Other Neoplasms
    4.12
    46
    2.34
    108
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    3.53
    25
    3.67
    19
    47. Tetanus
    3.37
    6
    0.00
    144
    48. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    142
    6.22
    26
    49. Poisonings
    2.90
    18
    0.14
    168
    50. Appendicitis
    2.87
    13
    0.09
    146
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Norway NORWAY
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    288,619
    14.89
    1,910
    5.57
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178,438
    9.21
    146
    0.43
    3. HIV/AIDS
    161,271
    8.32
    9
    0.03
    4. Tuberculosis
    115,420
    5.95
    16
    0.05
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    108,578
    5.60
    5,969
    17.42
    6. Malaria
    101,531
    5.24
    0
    0.00
    7. Low Birth Weight
    89,291
    4.61
    25
    0.07
    8. Birth Trauma
    85,504
    4.41
    19
    0.06
    9. Maternal Conditions
    69,797
    3.60
    3
    0.01
    10. Stroke
    69,220
    3.57
    2,742
    8.00
    11. Liver Disease
    60,044
    3.10
    223
    0.65
    12. Meningitis
    50,244
    2.59
    13
    0.04
    13. Malnutrition
    45,836
    2.36
    117
    0.34
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    43,279
    2.23
    147
    0.43
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    40,061
    2.07
    156
    0.46
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    38,378
    1.98
    344
    1.00
    17. Other Injuries
    32,706
    1.69
    688
    2.01
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,811
    1.33
    681
    1.99
    19. Lung Disease
    20,238
    1.04
    2,633
    7.68
    20. Violence
    18,210
    0.94
    32
    0.09
    21. Falls
    17,795
    0.92
    641
    1.87
    22. Measles
    17,755
    0.92
    0
    0.00
    23. Suicide
    17,710
    0.91
    639
    1.86
    24. Drownings
    16,222
    0.84
    59
    0.17
    25. Breast Cancer
    15,790
    0.81
    705
    2.06
    26. Alzheimers & Dementia
    15,183
    0.78
    3,659
    10.68
    27. Liver Cancer
    12,691
    0.65
    246
    0.72
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,105
    0.62
    1,176
    3.43
    29. Kidney Disease
    11,098
    0.57
    516
    1.51
    30. Epilepsy
    9,989
    0.52
    99
    0.29
    31. Cervical Cancer
    9,191
    0.47
    116
    0.34
    32. Fires
    8,950
    0.46
    50
    0.15
    33. Hypertension
    8,737
    0.45
    288
    0.84
    34. Syphilis
    8,615
    0.44
    1
    0.00
    35. Tetanus
    8,478
    0.44
    0
    0.00
    36. Asthma
    8,373
    0.43
    84
    0.25
    37. Hepatitis B
    8,094
    0.42
    3
    0.01
    38. War
    8,070
    0.42
    0
    0.00
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,727
    0.40
    227
    0.66
    40. Drug Use
    7,060
    0.36
    348
    1.02
    41. Schistosomiasis
    6,114
    0.32
    0
    0.00
    42. Skin Disease
    5,766
    0.30
    117
    0.34
    43. Poisonings
    5,510
    0.28
    10
    0.03
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,123
    0.26
    154
    0.45
    45. Lymphomas
    4,568
    0.24
    655
    1.91
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4,079
    0.21
    59
    0.17
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,781
    0.20
    1,757
    5.13
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.18
    296
    0.86
    49. Alcohol
    2,812
    0.15
    249
    0.73
    50. Appendicitis
    2,742
    0.14
    11
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Norway NORWAY
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    55.29
    7
    22.76
    52
    2. Breast Cancer
    32.06
    4
    13.76
    124
    3. Cervical Cancer
    22.57
    21
    2.28
    151
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.15
    26
    2.60
    172
    5. Lymphomas
    4.88
    106
    6.22
    63
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.50
    146
    16.57
    21
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    142
    6.22
    26
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.62
    168
    3.50
    141
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.36
    120
    7.78
    30
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.14
    133
    1.65
    161
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.89
    100
    2.73
    71
    12. Leukemia
    1.80
    157
    3.59
    108
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.16
    179
    23.64
    42
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.05
    161
    3.01
    59
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    155
    4.36
    4
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.51
    182
    2.50
    92
    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.