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Compare Nigeria and Poland 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Poland POLAND
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
     
    64.9
    70.6
    67.7
    33
    31
    34
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    66.6
    73.3
    69.9
    29
    29
    31
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    66.0
    74.4
    70.1
    52
    33
    46
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    66.5
    75.5
    70.9
    70
    40
    55
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    69.5
    77.9
    73.7
    64
    38
    44
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    72.1
    80.4
    76.3
    58
    33
    41
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
    73.8
    81.6
    77.8
    54
    33
    40
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Poland POLAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
     
    73.8
    81.6
    54
    33
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
     
    74.2
    81.9
    64
    35
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
     
    74.3
    82.0
    64
    35
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
     
    74.3
    82.0
    64
    35
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
     
    74.5
    82.1
    67
    35
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
     
    74.7
    82.2
    67
    36
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
     
    74.9
    82.2
    67
    36
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
     
    75.2
    82.3
    71
    36
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
     
    75.6
    82.4
    74
    37
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
     
    76.1
    82.6
    75
    38
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
     
    76.8
    83.0
    73
    38
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
     
    77.8
    83.5
    71
    38
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
     
    79.1
    84.1
    68
    39
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
     
    80.8
    85.1
    62
    38
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
     
    82.8
    86.2
    58
    41
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
     
    85.1
    87.5
    58
    44
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
     
    87.6
    89.1
    56
    50
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
    90.5
    91.4
    60
    59
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Poland POLAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    228.17
    2
     
    17.56
    139
    2. Tuberculosis
    190.61
    1
     
    0.92
    136
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.79
    4
     
    0.19
    175
    4. Stroke
    120.00
    41
     
    63.21
    123
    5. HIV/AIDS
    120.00
    18
     
    2.61
    103
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    117.12
    90
     
    148.09
    52
    7. Liver Disease
    50.71
    11
     
    14.85
    92
    8. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
     
    15.94
    93
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.92
    50
     
    10.13
    155
    10. Maternal Conditions
    40.30
    3
     
    0.03
    183
    11. Malaria
    35.87
    25
     
    0.00
    148
    12. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
     
    15.36
    107
    13. Meningitis
    29.56
    6
     
    0.34
    144
    14. Low Birth Weight
    24.87
    10
     
    2.90
    145
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.75
    58
     
    7.93
    139
    16. Birth Trauma
    23.20
    8
     
    0.47
    162
    17. Other Injuries
    22.63
    8
     
    4.69
    150
    18. Falls
    21.18
    2
     
    8.14
    55
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
     
    5.32
    123
    20. Lung Disease
    21.14
    102
     
    16.16
    144
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    19.56
    10
     
    1.62
    166
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    17.16
    6
     
    4.17
    147
    23. Malnutrition
    17.12
    19
     
    0.16
    147
    24. Hypertension
    15.17
    79
     
    5.67
    148
    25. Suicide
    14.79
    33
     
    18.46
    15
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.77
    122
     
    23.31
    47
    27. Asthma
    13.90
    37
     
    0.86
    152
    28. Kidney Disease
    13.32
    98
     
    7.94
    149
    29. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
     
    3.16
    155
    30. Violence
    10.41
    47
     
    0.76
    174
    31. Measles
    8.29
    10
     
    0.00
    162
    32. Drownings
    7.43
    41
     
    2.37
    115
    33. Fires
    6.57
    27
     
    1.28
    109
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.49
    74
     
    18.48
    8
    35. Drug Use
    6.44
    8
     
    1.26
    95
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.81
    51
     
    2.94
    94
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.55
    8
     
    0.00
    145
    38. War
    5.44
    10
     
    0.00
    141
    39. Epilepsy
    5.20
    28
     
    1.51
    108
    40. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
     
    4.72
    97
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.41
    45
     
    1.65
    102
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
     
    16.55
    29
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.96
    46
     
    4.42
    32
    44. Tetanus
    3.83
    8
     
    0.01
    140
    45. Skin Disease
    3.71
    48
     
    0.26
    165
    46. Pertussis
    3.48
    4
     
    0.00
    148
    47. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
     
    7.77
    11
    48. Syphilis
    3.02
    25
     
    0.04
    152
    49. Poisonings
    2.89
    21
     
    0.28
    161
    50. Hepatitis B
    2.83
    9
     
    0.06
    169
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Poland POLAND
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305,460
    15.03
     
    11,872
    3.43
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    186,218
    9.16
     
    120
    0.03
    3. Tuberculosis
    175,124
    8.62
     
    544
    0.16
    4. HIV/AIDS
    168,900
    8.31
     
    1,106
    0.32
    5. Malaria
    112,371
    5.53
     
    0
    0.00
    6. Low Birth Weight
    87,318
    4.30
     
    652
    0.19
    7. Stroke
    83,379
    4.10
     
    44,754
    12.92
    8. Birth Trauma
    81,448
    4.01
     
    105
    0.03
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    76,410
    3.76
     
    105,478
    30.45
    10. Maternal Conditions
    63,909
    3.14
     
    11
    0.00
    11. Meningitis
    58,231
    2.87
     
    168
    0.05
    12. Liver Disease
    48,789
    2.40
     
    8,588
    2.48
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    48,704
    2.40
     
    1,082
    0.31
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    42,961
    2.11
     
    970
    0.28
    15. Malnutrition
    40,609
    2.00
     
    103
    0.03
    16. Other Injuries
    39,645
    1.95
     
    2,378
    0.69
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    37,562
    1.85
     
    3,618
    1.04
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    30,922
    1.52
     
    7,006
    2.02
    19. Measles
    26,672
    1.31
     
    0
    0.00
    20. Falls
    21,350
    1.05
     
    5,179
    1.49
    21. Suicide
    18,095
    0.89
     
    8,597
    2.48
    22. Violence
    17,843
    0.88
     
    348
    0.10
    23. Drownings
    15,670
    0.77
     
    1,042
    0.30
    24. Breast Cancer
    14,932
    0.73
     
    5,521
    1.59
    25. Lung Disease
    14,311
    0.70
     
    11,593
    3.35
    26. Liver Cancer
    12,765
    0.63
     
    2,139
    0.62
    27. Kidney Disease
    12,605
    0.62
     
    5,500
    1.59
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,087
    0.59
     
    4,397
    1.27
    29. Asthma
    11,894
    0.59
     
    574
    0.17
    30. Pertussis
    11,345
    0.56
     
    0
    0.00
    31. Hypertension
    10,864
    0.53
     
    4,008
    1.16
    32. Fires
    10,148
    0.50
     
    683
    0.20
    33. Syphilis
    9,164
    0.45
     
    13
    0.00
    34. Tetanus
    8,939
    0.44
     
    4
    0.00
    35. War
    8,826
    0.43
     
    0
    0.00
    36. Cervical Cancer
    8,757
    0.43
     
    1,749
    0.50
    37. Drug Use
    8,655
    0.43
     
    586
    0.17
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,809
    0.38
     
    17,298
    4.99
    39. Epilepsy
    7,446
    0.37
     
    742
    0.21
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    6,336
    0.31
     
    12,746
    3.68
    41. Poisonings
    5,601
    0.28
     
    141
    0.04
    42. Schistosomiasis
    5,550
    0.27
     
    0
    0.00
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,412
    0.27
     
    1,967
    0.57
    44. Encephalitis
    4,532
    0.22
     
    118
    0.03
    45. Lymphomas
    4,421
    0.22
     
    3,058
    0.88
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,897
    0.19
     
    1,093
    0.32
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,648
    0.18
     
    11,446
    3.30
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.17
     
    3,017
    0.87
    49. Anemia
    3,437
    0.17
     
    7
    0.00
    50. Skin Disease
    3,321
    0.16
     
    164
    0.05
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Poland POLAND
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
     
    15.94
    93
    2. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
     
    15.36
    107
    3. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
     
    5.32
    123
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
     
    3.16
    155
    5. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
     
    4.72
    97
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
     
    16.55
    29
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
     
    7.77
    11
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.45
    169
     
    7.35
    67
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.32
    116
     
    7.43
    35
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    125
     
    4.02
    67
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    104
     
    3.16
    48
    12. Leukemia
    1.75
    153
     
    4.15
    79
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.19
    179
     
    34.26
    7
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    159
     
    4.79
    13
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    154
     
    3.19
    21
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.47
    179
     
    2.25
    99
     
     
     
    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.