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Compare Norway and Malawi 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
     
      Norway NORWAY   Malawi MALAWI
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
     
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
    1970
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
     
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
    1980
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
     
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
     
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
    2000
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
     
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
    2010
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
     
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
    2016
    80.6
    84.3
    82.5
    7
    12
    10
     
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Norway NORWAY   Malawi MALAWI
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.3
    7
    12
     
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.5
    8
    12
     
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.5
    9
    13
     
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.5
    10
    13
     
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.6
    9
    13
     
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.6
    8
    12
     
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.7
    8
    13
     
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.8
    8
    13
     
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.9
    8
    13
     
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    Age 45
    81.9
    85.1
    7
    13
     
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.3
    7
    13
     
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.6
    8
    14
     
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.1
    9
    15
     
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.7
    12
    15
     
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.5
    14
    16
     
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.5
    19
    18
     
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    Age 80
    88.4
    90.0
    27
    25
     
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.9
    36
    38
     
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Norway NORWAY   Malawi MALAWI
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.16
    165
     
    85.23
    136
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.58
    21
     
    18.82
    83
    3. Stroke
    28.44
    165
     
    72.01
    112
    4. Lung Disease
    26.13
    65
     
    22.87
    87
    5. Prostate Cancer
    25.45
    42
     
    11.68
    122
    6. Lung Cancers
    25.21
    34
     
    0.96
    181
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.62
    134
     
    99.74
    31
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.85
    10
     
    3.02
    169
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    101
     
    9.50
    159
    10. Suicide
    9.45
    98
     
    10.37
    85
    11. Other Injuries
    8.34
    89
     
    11.76
    57
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.24
    24
     
    0.51
    175
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.64
    165
     
    28.95
    91
    14. Ovary Cancer
    6.89
    19
     
    2.23
    167
    15. Drug Use
    6.67
    6
     
    0.21
    179
    16. Lymphomas
    6.52
    51
     
    7.27
    30
    17. Falls
    5.31
    88
     
    16.50
    13
    18. Kidney Disease
    5.17
    170
     
    7.58
    152
    19. Skin Cancers
    4.72
    3
     
    1.54
    86
    20. Leukemia
    4.13
    82
     
    0.57
    180
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.88
    130
     
    2.63
    162
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3.86
    119
     
    8.92
    55
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    3.85
    16
     
    0.75
    123
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    42
     
    5.64
    7
    25. Alcohol
    3.36
    26
     
    1.32
    109
    26. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    57
     
    0.89
    162
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.93
    176
     
    43.10
    10
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.87
    167
     
    10.96
    48
    29. Hypertension
    2.76
    171
     
    30.19
    24
    30. Liver Disease
    2.75
    176
     
    26.71
    44
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.72
    89
     
    4.24
    35
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    170
     
    1.93
    178
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.60
    86
     
    25.16
    1
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.52
    165
     
    4.75
    114
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.46
    148
     
    48.45
    2
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.66
    129
     
    8.31
    23
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    149
     
    2.57
    100
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.55
    128
     
    83.86
    15
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.44
    2
     
    0.08
    141
    40. Epilepsy
    1.42
    115
     
    4.53
    36
    41. Skin Disease
    1.13
    117
     
    5.17
    22
    42. Malnutrition
    0.94
    107
     
    16.26
    21
    43. Asthma
    0.93
    149
     
    10.46
    60
    44. Drownings
    0.86
    159
     
    4.35
    84
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.83
    179
     
    15.75
    41
    46. Poisonings
    0.75
    95
     
    2.66
    33
    47. Violence
    0.69
    178
     
    2.11
    140
    48. Fires
    0.68
    138
     
    6.54
    28
    49. Anemia
    0.59
    75
     
    12.77
    11
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.50
    168
     
    3.17
    71
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Norway NORWAY   Malawi MALAWI
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,106
    17.94
     
    5,986
    4.36
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,373
    9.91
     
    1,249
    0.91
    3. Stroke
    2,838
    8.34
     
    5,080
    3.70
    4. Lung Disease
    2,606
    7.66
     
    1,617
    1.18
    5. Lung Cancers
    2,319
    6.82
     
    72
    0.05
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,979
    5.82
     
    11,835
    8.62
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,773
    5.21
     
    239
    0.17
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,139
    3.35
     
    336
    0.24
    9. Other Injuries
    803
    2.36
     
    1,599
    1.16
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    760
    2.23
     
    42
    0.03
    11. Breast Cancer
    732
    2.15
     
    405
    0.30
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    716
    2.10
     
    2,059
    1.50
    13. Lymphomas
    624
    1.83
     
    926
    0.67
    14. Suicide
    570
    1.68
     
    947
    0.69
    15. Kidney Disease
    524
    1.54
     
    657
    0.48
    16. Falls
    509
    1.50
     
    1,388
    1.01
    17. Skin Cancers
    411
    1.21
     
    110
    0.08
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    396
    1.16
     
    51
    0.04
    19. Leukemia
    365
    1.07
     
    59
    0.04
    20. Bladder Cancer
    360
    1.06
     
    428
    0.31
    21. Drug Use
    359
    1.06
     
    22
    0.02
    22. Stomach Cancer
    355
    1.04
     
    191
    0.14
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    340
    1.00
     
    1,139
    0.83
    24. Ovary Cancer
    319
    0.94
     
    127
    0.09
    25. Hypertension
    276
    0.81
     
    2,099
    1.53
    26. Other Neoplasms
    272
    0.80
     
    387
    0.28
    27. Alcohol
    248
    0.73
     
    120
    0.09
    28. Liver Cancer
    235
    0.69
     
    224
    0.16
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    234
    0.69
     
    1,899
    1.38
    30. Liver Disease
    217
    0.64
     
    2,079
    1.51
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    216
    0.63
     
    411
    0.30
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    173
    0.51
     
    5,884
    4.29
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    162
    0.48
     
    617
    0.45
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    156
    0.46
     
    9,093
    6.62
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    145
    0.43
     
    3,263
    2.38
    36. Oral Cancer
    143
    0.42
     
    222
    0.16
    37. Uterin Cancer
    140
    0.41
     
    35
    0.03
    38. Cervical Cancer
    117
    0.34
     
    2,112
    1.54
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    117
    0.34
     
    7
    0.01
    40. Skin Disease
    113
    0.33
     
    458
    0.33
    41. Epilepsy
    100
    0.29
     
    612
    0.45
    42. Malnutrition
    97
    0.29
     
    3,058
    2.23
    43. Asthma
    88
    0.26
     
    837
    0.61
    44. Anemia
    60
    0.18
     
    1,344
    0.98
    45. Drownings
    59
    0.17
     
    728
    0.53
    46. Poisonings
    58
    0.17
     
    457
    0.33
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    48
    0.14
     
    258
    0.19
    48. Fires
    48
    0.14
     
    757
    0.55
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    46
    0.14
     
    25
    0.02
    50. Violence
    38
    0.11
     
    296
    0.22
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Norway NORWAY   Malawi MALAWI
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    25.45
    42
     
    11.68
    122
    2. Lung Cancers
    25.21
    34
     
    0.96
    181
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.85
    10
     
    3.02
    169
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    101
     
    9.50
    159
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.24
    24
     
    0.51
    175
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.89
    19
     
    2.23
    167
    7. Lymphomas
    6.52
    51
     
    7.27
    30
    8. Skin Cancers
    4.72
    3
     
    1.54
    86
    9. Leukemia
    4.13
    82
     
    0.57
    180
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.88
    130
     
    2.63
    162
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    42
     
    5.64
    7
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    57
     
    0.89
    162
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    170
     
    1.93
    178
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.60
    86
     
    25.16
    1
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.46
    148
     
    48.45
    2
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    149
     
    2.57
    100
     
     
     
    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.