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Compare Nigeria and Seychelles 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   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
           
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    67.2
    73.5
    70.3
    60
    64
    59
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    67.7
    76.4
    71.8
    86
    46
    67
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    68.3
    77.3
    72.4
    97
    64
    96
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
    69.0
    78.0
    73.3
    101
    75
    93
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
     
    69.0
    78.0
    101
    75
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
     
    70.1
    79.0
    107
    76
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
     
    70.3
    79.1
    108
    74
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
     
    70.4
    79.2
    109
    74
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
     
    70.5
    79.3
    112
    75
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
     
    70.8
    79.4
    114
    73
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
     
    71.2
    79.6
    116
    73
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
     
    71.6
    79.7
    119
    73
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
     
    72.1
    80.0
    119
    71
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
     
    72.9
    80.4
    122
    71
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
     
    74.0
    80.9
    122
    69
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
     
    75.3
    81.5
    121
    66
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
     
    77.1
    82.3
    111
    70
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
     
    79.2
    83.2
    96
    71
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
     
    81.7
    84.4
    76
    70
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
     
    84.5
    86.1
    69
    70
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
     
    87.5
    88.2
    59
    69
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
    90.6
    91.0
    56
    68
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    228.17
    2
     
    69.41
    59
    2. Tuberculosis
    190.61
    1
     
    0.00
    183
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.79
    4
     
    1.51
    129
    4. Stroke
    120.00
    41
     
    54.16
    128
    5. HIV/AIDS
    120.00
    18
     
    2.54
    104
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    117.12
    90
     
    112.62
    96
    7. Liver Disease
    50.71
    11
     
    20.46
    69
    8. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
     
    49.61
    10
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.92
    50
     
    19.20
    118
    10. Maternal Conditions
    40.30
    3
     
    0.76
    105
    11. Malaria
    35.87
    25
     
    0.00
    159
    12. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
     
    20.35
    52
    13. Meningitis
    29.56
    6
     
    4.61
    52
    14. Low Birth Weight
    24.87
    10
     
    5.37
    113
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.75
    58
     
    7.79
    141
    16. Birth Trauma
    23.20
    8
     
    1.80
    118
    17. Other Injuries
    22.63
    8
     
    6.18
    124
    18. Falls
    21.18
    2
     
    6.68
    72
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
     
    13.99
    60
    20. Lung Disease
    21.14
    102
     
    19.52
    114
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    19.56
    10
     
    6.55
    76
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    17.16
    6
     
    7.93
    101
    23. Malnutrition
    17.12
    19
     
    0.79
    112
    24. Hypertension
    15.17
    79
     
    64.49
    1
    25. Suicide
    14.79
    33
     
    8.68
    112
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.77
    122
     
    19.55
    77
    27. Asthma
    13.90
    37
     
    7.66
    77
    28. Kidney Disease
    13.32
    98
     
    43.27
    9
    29. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
     
    4.65
    109
    30. Violence
    10.41
    47
     
    9.87
    49
    31. Measles
    8.29
    10
     
    0.01
    97
    32. Drownings
    7.43
    41
     
    12.25
    12
    33. Fires
    6.57
    27
     
    4.00
    58
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.49
    74
     
    3.82
    138
    35. Drug Use
    6.44
    8
     
    6.20
    9
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.81
    51
     
    5.23
    58
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.55
    8
     
    0.00
    155
    38. War
    5.44
    10
     
    0.00
    153
    39. Epilepsy
    5.20
    28
     
    1.50
    110
    40. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
     
    6.14
    61
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.41
    45
     
    1.44
    108
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
     
    16.58
    28
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.96
    46
     
    0.56
    168
    44. Tetanus
    3.83
    8
     
    0.14
    89
    45. Skin Disease
    3.71
    48
     
    0.96
    123
    46. Pertussis
    3.48
    4
     
    0.00
    149
    47. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
     
    5.92
    39
    48. Syphilis
    3.02
    25
     
    0.22
    93
    49. Poisonings
    2.89
    21
     
    0.53
    118
    50. Hepatitis B
    2.83
    9
     
    0.68
    71
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305,460
    15.03
     
    67
    10.14
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    186,218
    9.16
     
    1
    0.15
    3. Tuberculosis
    175,124
    8.62
     
    0
    0.00
    4. HIV/AIDS
    168,900
    8.31
     
    3
    0.45
    5. Malaria
    112,371
    5.53
     
    0
    0.00
    6. Low Birth Weight
    87,318
    4.30
     
    5
    0.76
    7. Stroke
    83,379
    4.10
     
    53
    8.02
    8. Birth Trauma
    81,448
    4.01
     
    2
    0.30
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    76,410
    3.76
     
    111
    16.79
    10. Maternal Conditions
    63,909
    3.14
     
    1
    0.15
    11. Meningitis
    58,231
    2.87
     
    5
    0.76
    12. Liver Disease
    48,789
    2.40
     
    21
    3.18
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    48,704
    2.40
     
    7
    1.06
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    42,961
    2.11
     
    7
    1.06
    15. Malnutrition
    40,609
    2.00
     
    1
    0.15
    16. Other Injuries
    39,645
    1.95
     
    6
    0.91
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    37,562
    1.85
     
    8
    1.21
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    30,922
    1.52
     
    19
    2.87
    19. Measles
    26,672
    1.31
     
    0
    0.00
    20. Falls
    21,350
    1.05
     
    7
    1.06
    21. Suicide
    18,095
    0.89
     
    9
    1.36
    22. Violence
    17,843
    0.88
     
    10
    1.51
    23. Drownings
    15,670
    0.77
     
    12
    1.82
    24. Breast Cancer
    14,932
    0.73
     
    11
    1.66
    25. Lung Disease
    14,311
    0.70
     
    19
    2.87
    26. Liver Cancer
    12,765
    0.63
     
    5
    0.76
    27. Kidney Disease
    12,605
    0.62
     
    43
    6.51
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,087
    0.59
     
    18
    2.72
    29. Asthma
    11,894
    0.59
     
    8
    1.21
    30. Pertussis
    11,345
    0.56
     
    0
    0.00
    31. Hypertension
    10,864
    0.53
     
    63
    9.53
    32. Fires
    10,148
    0.50
     
    4
    0.61
    33. Syphilis
    9,164
    0.45
     
    0
    0.00
    34. Tetanus
    8,939
    0.44
     
    0
    0.00
    35. War
    8,826
    0.43
     
    0
    0.00
    36. Cervical Cancer
    8,757
    0.43
     
    7
    1.06
    37. Drug Use
    8,655
    0.43
     
    6
    0.91
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,809
    0.38
     
    19
    2.87
    39. Epilepsy
    7,446
    0.37
     
    2
    0.30
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    6,336
    0.31
     
    4
    0.61
    41. Poisonings
    5,601
    0.28
     
    1
    0.15
    42. Schistosomiasis
    5,550
    0.27
     
    0
    0.00
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,412
    0.27
     
    5
    0.76
    44. Encephalitis
    4,532
    0.22
     
    0
    0.00
    45. Lymphomas
    4,421
    0.22
     
    6
    0.91
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,897
    0.19
     
    1
    0.15
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,648
    0.18
     
    16
    2.42
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.17
     
    1
    0.15
    49. Anemia
    3,437
    0.17
     
    0
    0.00
    50. Skin Disease
    3,321
    0.16
     
    1
    0.15
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
     
    49.61
    10
    2. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
     
    20.35
    52
    3. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
     
    13.99
    60
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
     
    4.65
    109
    5. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
     
    6.14
    61
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
     
    16.58
    28
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
     
    5.92
    39
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.45
    169
     
    5.15
    104
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.32
    116
     
    5.75
    58
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    125
     
    12.22
    3
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    104
     
    1.36
    124
    12. Leukemia
    1.75
    153
     
    6.49
    4
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.19
    179
     
    14.64
    81
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    159
     
    3.75
    39
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    154
     
    1.25
    103
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.47
    179
     
    4.92
    40
     
     
     
    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.