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Norway
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Norway and Lesotho 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.

Lesotho
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Norway Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Lesotho LESOTHO
      Norway NORWAY   Lesotho LESOTHO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
     
    44.9
    48.3
    46.6
    115
    111
    114
    1970
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
     
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
    1980
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
     
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
     
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
    2000
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
     
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
    2010
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
     
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
    2016
    80.6
    84.3
    82.5
    7
    12
    10
     
    51.0
    54.6
    52.9
    183
    181
    183
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Lesotho LESOTHO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.3
    7
    12
    51.0
    54.6
    183
    181
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.5
    8
    12
    56.3
    59.5
    183
    183
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.5
    9
    13
    57.0
    60.1
    183
    183
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.5
    10
    13
    57.4
    60.5
    183
    183
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.6
    9
    13
    58.0
    61.2
    183
    183
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.6
    8
    12
    58.8
    62.2
    183
    183
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.7
    8
    13
    59.9
    63.6
    183
    183
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.8
    8
    13
    61.4
    65.5
    183
    183
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.9
    8
    13
    63.9
    68.1
    183
    182
    Age 45
    81.9
    85.1
    7
    13
    66.6
    70.5
    183
    180
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.3
    7
    13
    69.3
    72.5
    183
    180
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.6
    8
    14
    71.8
    74.3
    182
    179
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.1
    9
    15
    74.2
    76.1
    179
    174
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.7
    12
    15
    76.5
    78.0
    177
    172
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.5
    14
    16
    79.0
    80.1
    170
    170
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.5
    19
    18
    81.9
    82.6
    168
    169
    Age 80
    88.4
    90.0
    27
    25
    85.1
    85.6
    166
    167
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.9
    36
    38
    88.7
    89.1
    165
    164
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Lesotho LESOTHO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.16
    165
    124.75
    79
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.58
    21
    12.03
    139
    3. Stroke
    28.44
    165
    116.53
    48
    4. Lung Disease
    26.13
    65
    55.25
    10
    5. Prostate Cancer
    25.45
    42
    14.03
    111
    6. Lung Cancers
    25.21
    34
    2.92
    148
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.62
    134
    109.31
    25
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.85
    10
    2.18
    179
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    101
    5.45
    180
    10. Suicide
    9.45
    98
    13.25
    40
    11. Other Injuries
    8.34
    89
    8.25
    91
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.24
    24
    0.50
    177
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.64
    165
    63.57
    26
    14. Ovary Cancer
    6.89
    19
    1.78
    174
    15. Drug Use
    6.67
    6
    1.61
    69
    16. Lymphomas
    6.52
    51
    1.20
    180
    17. Falls
    5.31
    88
    3.09
    138
    18. Kidney Disease
    5.17
    170
    21.44
    55
    19. Skin Cancers
    4.72
    3
    4.21
    7
    20. Leukemia
    4.13
    82
    0.59
    179
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.88
    130
    1.36
    180
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3.86
    119
    8.12
    59
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    3.85
    16
    0.88
    108
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    42
    0.98
    156
    25. Alcohol
    3.36
    26
    1.54
    93
    26. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    57
    1.07
    150
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.93
    176
    26.76
    49
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.87
    167
    12.54
    35
    29. Hypertension
    2.76
    171
    38.43
    5
    30. Liver Disease
    2.75
    176
    11.99
    112
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.72
    89
    3.13
    74
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    170
    6.15
    74
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.60
    86
    15.75
    6
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.52
    165
    12.79
    19
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.46
    148
    27.28
    13
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.66
    129
    6.60
    40
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    149
    2.21
    120
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.55
    128
    68.59
    22
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.44
    2
    0.10
    129
    40. Epilepsy
    1.42
    115
    8.20
    8
    41. Skin Disease
    1.13
    117
    4.64
    33
    42. Malnutrition
    0.94
    107
    12.28
    34
    43. Asthma
    0.93
    149
    21.50
    12
    44. Drownings
    0.86
    159
    4.44
    81
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.83
    179
    25.80
    8
    46. Poisonings
    0.75
    95
    2.72
    30
    47. Violence
    0.69
    178
    29.26
    12
    48. Fires
    0.68
    138
    6.82
    25
    49. Anemia
    0.59
    75
    0.78
    67
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.50
    168
    5.52
    27
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Norway NORWAY   Lesotho LESOTHO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,106
    17.94
    1,339
    5.18
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,373
    9.91
    124
    0.48
    3. Stroke
    2,838
    8.34
    1,258
    4.87
    4. Lung Disease
    2,606
    7.66
    593
    2.29
    5. Lung Cancers
    2,319
    6.82
    33
    0.13
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,979
    5.82
    1,896
    7.34
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,773
    5.21
    27
    0.10
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,139
    3.35
    56
    0.22
    9. Other Injuries
    803
    2.36
    165
    0.64
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    760
    2.23
    5
    0.02
    11. Breast Cancer
    732
    2.15
    37
    0.14
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    716
    2.10
    697
    2.70
    13. Lymphomas
    624
    1.83
    19
    0.07
    14. Suicide
    570
    1.68
    221
    0.86
    15. Kidney Disease
    524
    1.54
    249
    0.96
    16. Falls
    509
    1.50
    37
    0.14
    17. Skin Cancers
    411
    1.21
    47
    0.18
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    396
    1.16
    9
    0.03
    19. Leukemia
    365
    1.07
    11
    0.04
    20. Bladder Cancer
    360
    1.06
    11
    0.04
    21. Drug Use
    359
    1.06
    28
    0.11
    22. Stomach Cancer
    355
    1.04
    16
    0.06
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    340
    1.00
    133
    0.51
    24. Ovary Cancer
    319
    0.94
    13
    0.05
    25. Hypertension
    276
    0.81
    412
    1.59
    26. Other Neoplasms
    272
    0.80
    39
    0.15
    27. Alcohol
    248
    0.73
    18
    0.07
    28. Liver Cancer
    235
    0.69
    74
    0.29
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    234
    0.69
    174
    0.67
    30. Liver Disease
    217
    0.64
    144
    0.56
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    216
    0.63
    164
    0.63
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    173
    0.51
    558
    2.16
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    162
    0.48
    74
    0.29
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    156
    0.46
    1,203
    4.65
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    145
    0.43
    371
    1.44
    36. Oral Cancer
    143
    0.42
    24
    0.09
    37. Uterin Cancer
    140
    0.41
    7
    0.03
    38. Cervical Cancer
    117
    0.34
    184
    0.71
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    117
    0.34
    1
    0.00
    40. Skin Disease
    113
    0.33
    57
    0.22
    41. Epilepsy
    100
    0.29
    132
    0.51
    42. Malnutrition
    97
    0.29
    306
    1.18
    43. Asthma
    88
    0.26
    263
    1.02
    44. Anemia
    60
    0.18
    9
    0.03
    45. Drownings
    59
    0.17
    97
    0.38
    46. Poisonings
    58
    0.17
    67
    0.26
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    48
    0.14
    72
    0.28
    48. Fires
    48
    0.14
    118
    0.46
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    46
    0.14
    10
    0.04
    50. Violence
    38
    0.11
    635
    2.46
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Lesotho LESOTHO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    25.45
    42
    14.03
    111
    2. Lung Cancers
    25.21
    34
    2.92
    148
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.85
    10
    2.18
    179
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    101
    5.45
    180
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.24
    24
    0.50
    177
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.89
    19
    1.78
    174
    7. Lymphomas
    6.52
    51
    1.20
    180
    8. Skin Cancers
    4.72
    3
    4.21
    7
    9. Leukemia
    4.13
    82
    0.59
    179
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.88
    130
    1.36
    180
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    42
    0.98
    156
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    57
    1.07
    150
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    170
    6.15
    74
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.60
    86
    15.75
    6
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.46
    148
    27.28
    13
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    149
    2.21
    120
    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.