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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 Tanzania 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.

Tanzania
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   Tanzania TANZANIA
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Tanzania TANZANIA
           
    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
     
    42.1
    45.5
    43.7
    129
    126
    127
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    45.2
    48.6
    46.9
    136
    135
    136
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    48.7
    52.0
    50.3
    143
    141
    142
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    49.1
    52.8
    50.9
    160
    157
    160
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    48.4
    50.0
    49.2
    166
    170
    167
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    56.4
    58.6
    57.5
    161
    162
    161
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
    62.0
    65.8
    63.9
    151
    149
    148
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Tanzania TANZANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    62.0
    65.8
    151
    149
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    65.9
    69.5
    155
    153
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    66.5
    70.0
    153
    152
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    66.7
    70.3
    156
    152
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    67.4
    70.9
    156
    152
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    68.3
    71.6
    152
    151
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    69.2
    72.4
    150
    147
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    70.2
    73.2
    144
    147
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    71.4
    74.1
    137
    147
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    72.7
    75.0
    127
    146
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    74.0
    76.0
    124
    145
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    75.4
    77.0
    119
    144
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    76.9
    78.1
    115
    140
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    78.6
    79.5
    114
    140
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    80.6
    81.3
    114
    140
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    83.0
    83.6
    119
    137
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    85.9
    86.3
    119
    132
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    89.2
    89.6
    123
    132
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Tanzania TANZANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    228.17
    2
    99.87
    30
    2. Tuberculosis
    190.61
    1
    106.18
    9
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.79
    4
    78.62
    18
    4. Stroke
    120.00
    41
    76.58
    104
    5. HIV/AIDS
    120.00
    18
    92.36
    22
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    117.12
    90
    85.30
    135
    7. Liver Disease
    50.71
    11
    25.99
    47
    8. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
    35.77
    20
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.92
    50
    30.24
    89
    10. Maternal Conditions
    40.30
    3
    22.30
    18
    11. Malaria
    35.87
    25
    35.38
    26
    12. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
    11.42
    142
    13. Meningitis
    29.56
    6
    14.86
    33
    14. Low Birth Weight
    24.87
    10
    10.85
    68
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.75
    58
    43.56
    9
    16. Birth Trauma
    23.20
    8
    12.13
    43
    17. Other Injuries
    22.63
    8
    13.71
    47
    18. Falls
    21.18
    2
    12.03
    36
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
    36.16
    5
    20. Lung Disease
    21.14
    102
    18.09
    130
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    19.56
    10
    12.95
    29
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    17.16
    6
    14.00
    19
    23. Malnutrition
    17.12
    19
    11.62
    39
    24. Hypertension
    15.17
    79
    25.34
    35
    25. Suicide
    14.79
    33
    10.81
    79
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.77
    122
    15.69
    108
    27. Asthma
    13.90
    37
    8.77
    70
    28. Kidney Disease
    13.32
    98
    7.85
    150
    29. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
    2.19
    175
    30. Violence
    10.41
    47
    8.99
    61
    31. Measles
    8.29
    10
    0.17
    64
    32. Drownings
    7.43
    41
    5.93
    62
    33. Fires
    6.57
    27
    7.05
    21
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.49
    74
    5.49
    96
    35. Drug Use
    6.44
    8
    0.57
    149
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.81
    51
    6.46
    43
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.55
    8
    3.13
    27
    38. War
    5.44
    10
    0.00
    174
    39. Epilepsy
    5.20
    28
    10.58
    3
    40. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
    2.01
    165
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.41
    45
    3.06
    74
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
    4.19
    148
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.96
    46
    2.98
    80
    44. Tetanus
    3.83
    8
    2.11
    23
    45. Skin Disease
    3.71
    48
    5.48
    17
    46. Pertussis
    3.48
    4
    1.81
    44
    47. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
    1.77
    176
    48. Syphilis
    3.02
    25
    3.02
    24
    49. Poisonings
    2.89
    21
    2.35
    39
    50. Hepatitis B
    2.83
    9
    2.02
    28
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Tanzania TANZANIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305,460
    15.03
    39,020
    10.46
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    186,218
    9.16
    29,645
    7.95
    3. Tuberculosis
    175,124
    8.62
    28,867
    7.74
    4. HIV/AIDS
    168,900
    8.31
    35,234
    9.44
    5. Malaria
    112,371
    5.53
    16,992
    4.55
    6. Low Birth Weight
    87,318
    4.30
    11,513
    3.09
    7. Stroke
    83,379
    4.10
    17,195
    4.61
    8. Birth Trauma
    81,448
    4.01
    12,866
    3.45
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    76,410
    3.76
    19,082
    5.11
    10. Maternal Conditions
    63,909
    3.14
    10,114
    2.71
    11. Meningitis
    58,231
    2.87
    7,363
    1.97
    12. Liver Disease
    48,789
    2.40
    7,065
    1.89
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    48,704
    2.40
    12,470
    3.34
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    42,961
    2.11
    5,666
    1.52
    15. Malnutrition
    40,609
    2.00
    6,219
    1.67
    16. Other Injuries
    39,645
    1.95
    6,928
    1.86
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    37,562
    1.85
    17,840
    4.78
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    30,922
    1.52
    6,954
    1.86
    19. Measles
    26,672
    1.31
    142
    0.04
    20. Falls
    21,350
    1.05
    3,959
    1.06
    21. Suicide
    18,095
    0.89
    3,735
    1.00
    22. Violence
    17,843
    0.88
    4,056
    1.09
    23. Drownings
    15,670
    0.77
    3,454
    0.93
    24. Breast Cancer
    14,932
    0.73
    1,549
    0.42
    25. Lung Disease
    14,311
    0.70
    3,994
    1.07
    26. Liver Cancer
    12,765
    0.63
    649
    0.17
    27. Kidney Disease
    12,605
    0.62
    2,396
    0.64
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,087
    0.59
    3,309
    0.89
    29. Asthma
    11,894
    0.59
    2,491
    0.67
    30. Pertussis
    11,345
    0.56
    1,875
    0.50
    31. Hypertension
    10,864
    0.53
    5,601
    1.50
    32. Fires
    10,148
    0.50
    3,008
    0.81
    33. Syphilis
    9,164
    0.45
    2,552
    0.68
    34. Tetanus
    8,939
    0.44
    1,041
    0.28
    35. War
    8,826
    0.43
    0
    0.00
    36. Cervical Cancer
    8,757
    0.43
    4,670
    1.25
    37. Drug Use
    8,655
    0.43
    217
    0.06
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,809
    0.38
    3,105
    0.83
    39. Epilepsy
    7,446
    0.37
    4,871
    1.31
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    6,336
    0.31
    1,603
    0.43
    41. Poisonings
    5,601
    0.28
    1,282
    0.34
    42. Schistosomiasis
    5,550
    0.27
    930
    0.25
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,412
    0.27
    1,576
    0.42
    44. Encephalitis
    4,532
    0.22
    846
    0.23
    45. Lymphomas
    4,421
    0.22
    674
    0.18
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,897
    0.19
    884
    0.24
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,648
    0.18
    1,111
    0.30
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.17
    793
    0.21
    49. Anemia
    3,437
    0.17
    4,742
    1.27
    50. Skin Disease
    3,321
    0.16
    1,583
    0.42
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Tanzania TANZANIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.41
    12
    35.77
    20
    2. Breast Cancer
    30.08
    7
    11.42
    142
    3. Cervical Cancer
    21.16
    31
    36.16
    5
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.01
    23
    2.19
    175
    5. Lymphomas
    4.65
    102
    2.01
    165
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.21
    147
    4.19
    148
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.05
    143
    1.77
    176
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.45
    169
    3.25
    145
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.32
    116
    0.34
    179
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.09
    125
    6.86
    20
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    104
    0.69
    172
    12. Leukemia
    1.75
    153
    1.20
    164
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.19
    179
    0.79
    182
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    159
    2.49
    74
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    154
    1.51
    90
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.47
    179
    10.05
    17
    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.