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Nigeria
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Nigeria and Zambia 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.

Zambia
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   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Zambia ZAMBIA
           
    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
     
    43.8
    46.8
    45.3
    119
    116
    118
    1970
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
     
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
    1980
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
     
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
    1990
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
     
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
    2000
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
     
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
    2010
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
     
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
    2016
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
    60.2
    64.4
    62.3
    158
    159
    160
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Zambia ZAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    60.2
    64.4
    158
    159
    Age 5
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    64.6
    68.4
    165
    158
    Age 10
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    65.3
    69.0
    165
    158
    Age 15
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    65.7
    69.4
    165
    158
    Age 20
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    66.4
    70.0
    164
    158
    Age 25
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    67.4
    70.7
    163
    158
    Age 30
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    68.4
    71.6
    159
    157
    Age 35
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    69.4
    72.5
    158
    155
    Age 40
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    70.7
    73.6
    151
    152
    Age 45
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    72.0
    74.8
    138
    149
    Age 50
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    73.4
    75.9
    132
    147
    Age 55
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    75.0
    77.0
    128
    140
    Age 60
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    76.6
    78.3
    123
    137
    Age 65
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    78.4
    79.7
    119
    135
    Age 70
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    80.5
    81.5
    118
    132
    Age 75
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    83.0
    83.7
    121
    133
    Age 80
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    85.9
    86.4
    117
    128
    Age 85
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    89.2
    89.7
    120
    126
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Zambia ZAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    246.59
    1
    92.42
    36
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    197.37
    31
    98.84
    126
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    146.53
    6
    76.71
    28
    4. Tuberculosis
    128.71
    5
    54.53
    25
    5. HIV/AIDS
    116.06
    15
    169.23
    11
    6. Stroke
    109.84
    44
    65.84
    98
    7. Liver Disease
    64.44
    2
    28.54
    40
    8. Prostate Cancer
    55.29
    7
    29.58
    37
    9. Maternal Conditions
    43.39
    2
    11.04
    35
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    43.10
    11
    22.71
    102
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    39.95
    53
    26.17
    105
    12. Lung Disease
    34.46
    42
    23.11
    86
    13. Malaria
    32.77
    27
    42.02
    16
    14. Breast Cancer
    32.06
    4
    11.59
    135
    15. Meningitis
    31.54
    7
    20.28
    26
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.50
    41
    34.62
    31
    17. Low Birth Weight
    24.78
    10
    14.67
    45
    18. Falls
    23.79
    2
    17.62
    20
    19. Birth Trauma
    23.73
    6
    15.35
    29
    20. Cervical Cancer
    22.57
    21
    35.01
    6
    21. Malnutrition
    22.00
    22
    24.82
    18
    22. Other Injuries
    21.35
    6
    13.13
    37
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    21.18
    5
    6.48
    58
    24. Suicide
    17.33
    15
    11.31
    61
    25. Hypertension
    13.66
    80
    20.63
    36
    26. Kidney Disease
    13.66
    99
    10.72
    126
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    13.48
    8
    8.97
    62
    28. Liver Cancer
    13.15
    26
    3.66
    141
    29. Asthma
    11.08
    46
    8.46
    60
    30. Violence
    10.46
    44
    10.55
    43
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.13
    33
    5.57
    88
    32. Drownings
    8.93
    14
    6.18
    46
    33. Skin Disease
    7.45
    6
    6.05
    15
    34. Epilepsy
    6.96
    6
    2.93
    39
    35. Hepatitis B
    6.94
    2
    3.97
    17
    36. Fires
    6.83
    17
    6.48
    22
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.26
    54
    8.31
    29
    38. Schistosomiasis
    6.03
    7
    2.83
    30
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.38
    33
    2.41
    80
    40. Drug Use
    5.29
    9
    0.24
    179
    41. Measles
    5.25
    10
    0.48
    43
    42. Lymphomas
    4.88
    106
    5.69
    82
    43. War
    4.88
    10
    0.00
    182
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.50
    146
    4.50
    145
    45. Other Neoplasms
    4.12
    46
    4.67
    29
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    3.53
    25
    1.40
    153
    47. Tetanus
    3.37
    6
    1.76
    18
    48. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    142
    3.63
    124
    49. Poisonings
    2.90
    18
    2.73
    22
    50. Appendicitis
    2.87
    13
    1.79
    34
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    288,619
    14.89
    10,590
    9.52
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178,438
    9.21
    8,100
    7.28
    3. HIV/AIDS
    161,271
    8.32
    21,198
    19.05
    4. Tuberculosis
    115,420
    5.95
    4,760
    4.28
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    108,578
    5.60
    5,198
    4.67
    6. Malaria
    101,531
    5.24
    6,732
    6.05
    7. Low Birth Weight
    89,291
    4.61
    4,687
    4.21
    8. Birth Trauma
    85,504
    4.41
    4,904
    4.41
    9. Maternal Conditions
    69,797
    3.60
    1,582
    1.42
    10. Stroke
    69,220
    3.57
    3,607
    3.24
    11. Liver Disease
    60,044
    3.10
    2,071
    1.86
    12. Meningitis
    50,244
    2.59
    2,535
    2.28
    13. Malnutrition
    45,836
    2.36
    3,795
    3.41
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    43,279
    2.23
    2,812
    2.53
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    40,061
    2.07
    4,206
    3.78
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    38,378
    1.98
    773
    0.69
    17. Other Injuries
    32,706
    1.69
    1,874
    1.68
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,811
    1.33
    1,475
    1.33
    19. Lung Disease
    20,238
    1.04
    1,205
    1.08
    20. Violence
    18,210
    0.94
    1,682
    1.51
    21. Falls
    17,795
    0.92
    1,194
    1.07
    22. Measles
    17,755
    0.92
    143
    0.13
    23. Suicide
    17,710
    0.91
    1,015
    0.91
    24. Drownings
    16,222
    0.84
    988
    0.89
    25. Breast Cancer
    15,790
    0.81
    423
    0.38
    26. Alzheimers & Dementia
    15,183
    0.78
    931
    0.84
    27. Liver Cancer
    12,691
    0.65
    252
    0.23
    28. Prostate Cancer
    12,105
    0.62
    599
    0.54
    29. Kidney Disease
    11,098
    0.57
    752
    0.68
    30. Epilepsy
    9,989
    0.52
    417
    0.37
    31. Cervical Cancer
    9,191
    0.47
    1,298
    1.17
    32. Fires
    8,950
    0.46
    766
    0.69
    33. Hypertension
    8,737
    0.45
    1,050
    0.94
    34. Syphilis
    8,615
    0.44
    486
    0.44
    35. Tetanus
    8,478
    0.44
    270
    0.24
    36. Asthma
    8,373
    0.43
    614
    0.55
    37. Hepatitis B
    8,094
    0.42
    368
    0.33
    38. War
    8,070
    0.42
    0
    0.00
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,727
    0.40
    428
    0.38
    40. Drug Use
    7,060
    0.36
    28
    0.03
    41. Schistosomiasis
    6,114
    0.32
    215
    0.19
    42. Skin Disease
    5,766
    0.30
    534
    0.48
    43. Poisonings
    5,510
    0.28
    488
    0.44
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5,123
    0.26
    513
    0.46
    45. Lymphomas
    4,568
    0.24
    467
    0.42
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4,079
    0.21
    169
    0.15
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,781
    0.20
    274
    0.25
    48. Other Neoplasms
    3,545
    0.18
    343
    0.31
    49. Alcohol
    2,812
    0.15
    164
    0.15
    50. Appendicitis
    2,742
    0.14
    192
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nigeria NIGERIA   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    55.29
    7
    29.58
    37
    2. Breast Cancer
    32.06
    4
    11.59
    135
    3. Cervical Cancer
    22.57
    21
    35.01
    6
    4. Liver Cancer
    13.15
    26
    3.66
    141
    5. Lymphomas
    4.88
    106
    5.69
    82
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.50
    146
    4.50
    145
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.26
    142
    3.63
    124
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.62
    168
    4.79
    111
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.36
    120
    1.91
    135
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.14
    133
    3.31
    85
    11. Uterin Cancer
    1.89
    100
    1.41
    130
    12. Leukemia
    1.80
    157
    1.69
    160
    13. Lung Cancers
    1.16
    179
    2.13
    162
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.05
    161
    2.31
    85
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    155
    1.42
    106
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.51
    182
    9.84
    18
    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.