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Pakistan
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 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

Compare Pakistan and Nigeria 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.

Nigeria
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
Pakistan Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Pakistan PAKISTAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Pakistan PAKISTAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    47.8
    45.9
    46.9
    99
    120
    110
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    51.7
    50.5
    51.1
    106
    126
    118
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    55.6
    55.1
    55.3
    118
    131
    125
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    59.7
    60.1
    59.9
    121
    133
    129
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    62.0
    63.6
    62.8
    117
    128
    124
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    64.1
    66.1
    65.1
    125
    134
    133
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    65.7
    67.4
    66.5
    128
    140
    133
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Pakistan PAKISTAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    65.7
    67.4
    128
    140
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    71.4
    73.1
    98
    127
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    71.8
    73.5
    98
    124
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    72.1
    73.8
    95
    124
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    72.4
    74.0
    95
    124
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    72.7
    74.3
    94
    124
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    73.1
    74.6
    92
    125
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    73.6
    74.9
    90
    129
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    74.1
    75.3
    91
    129
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    74.7
    75.7
    91
    133
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    75.4
    76.3
    91
    136
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    76.4
    77.1
    93
    139
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    77.6
    78.1
    92
    144
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    79.1
    79.4
    99
    142
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    81.0
    81.1
    100
    143
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.3
    96
    146
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.2
    85.9
    101
    152
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.1
    102
    162
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Pakistan PAKISTAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    237.98
    18
    197.37
    31
    2. Stroke
    111.44
    40
    109.84
    44
    3. Lung Disease
    54.47
    10
    34.46
    42
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    44.04
    47
    39.95
    53
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    42.03
    77
    246.59
    1
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    39.50
    44
    146.53
    6
    7. Tuberculosis
    34.17
    44
    128.71
    5
    8. Low Birth Weight
    33.59
    1
    24.78
    10
    9. Breast Cancer
    28.67
    8
    32.06
    4
    10. Kidney Disease
    23.62
    52
    13.66
    99
    11. Liver Disease
    23.24
    60
    64.44
    2
    12. Birth Trauma
    20.91
    14
    23.73
    6
    13. Alzheimers & Dementia
    20.08
    114
    43.10
    11
    14. Hypertension
    18.12
    52
    13.66
    80
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.12
    95
    29.50
    41
    16. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11.50
    3
    5.38
    33
    17. Asthma
    10.95
    47
    11.08
    46
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    9.75
    41
    13.48
    8
    19. Violence
    9.51
    55
    10.46
    44
    20. Oral Cancer
    9.14
    7
    2.14
    133
    21. Other Injuries
    8.74
    77
    21.35
    6
    22. Falls
    8.11
    60
    23.79
    2
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.21
    42
    6.26
    54
    24. Lung Cancers
    5.88
    130
    1.16
    179
    25. Lymphomas
    5.77
    79
    4.88
    106
    26. Meningitis
    5.57
    46
    31.54
    7
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    5.33
    82
    21.18
    5
    28. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    60
    3.26
    142
    29. Prostate Cancer
    5.13
    166
    55.29
    7
    30. Cervical Cancer
    4.78
    128
    22.57
    21
    31. Maternal Conditions
    4.42
    50
    43.39
    2
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.09
    50
    0.51
    182
    33. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    131
    13.15
    26
    34. Drownings
    3.74
    88
    8.93
    14
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.58
    163
    4.50
    146
    36. HIV/AIDS
    3.38
    100
    116.06
    15
    37. Tetanus
    3.12
    7
    3.37
    6
    38. Suicide
    3.08
    170
    17.33
    15
    39. Syphilis
    3.04
    26
    2.53
    29
    40. Stomach Cancer
    3.02
    155
    2.62
    168
    41. Leukemia
    2.90
    130
    1.80
    157
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.45
    163
    9.13
    33
    43. Bladder Cancer
    2.45
    78
    1.05
    161
    44. Epilepsy
    2.33
    62
    6.96
    6
    45. Hepatitis B
    2.12
    42
    6.94
    2
    46. Encephalitis
    1.97
    25
    1.71
    34
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    1.87
    115
    3.53
    25
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.84
    128
    4.12
    46
    49. Appendicitis
    1.84
    32
    2.87
    13
    50. Malnutrition
    1.82
    88
    22.00
    22
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Pakistan PAKISTAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    251,220
    20.28
    108,578
    5.60
    2. Stroke
    117,364
    9.47
    69,220
    3.57
    3. Low Birth Weight
    95,004
    7.67
    89,291
    4.61
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    84,788
    6.84
    288,619
    14.89
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    64,322
    5.19
    178,438
    9.21
    6. Birth Trauma
    59,140
    4.77
    85,504
    4.41
    7. Lung Disease
    55,521
    4.48
    20,238
    1.04
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    44,666
    3.60
    25,811
    1.33
    9. Tuberculosis
    43,992
    3.55
    115,420
    5.95
    10. Liver Disease
    31,780
    2.56
    60,044
    3.10
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    30,046
    2.42
    40,061
    2.07
    12. Kidney Disease
    28,190
    2.28
    11,098
    0.57
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    26,566
    2.14
    43,279
    2.23
    14. Hypertension
    18,746
    1.51
    8,737
    0.45
    15. Breast Cancer
    18,614
    1.50
    15,790
    0.81
    16. Violence
    18,542
    1.50
    18,210
    0.94
    17. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17,248
    1.39
    15,183
    0.78
    18. Other Injuries
    15,226
    1.23
    32,706
    1.69
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    14,116
    1.14
    4,079
    0.21
    20. Asthma
    13,202
    1.07
    8,373
    0.43
    21. Falls
    11,490
    0.93
    17,795
    0.92
    22. Oral Cancer
    11,317
    0.91
    1,941
    0.10
    23. Meningitis
    10,555
    0.85
    50,244
    2.59
    24. Drownings
    8,718
    0.70
    16,222
    0.84
    25. Maternal Conditions
    8,582
    0.69
    69,797
    3.60
    26. Syphilis
    8,440
    0.68
    8,615
    0.44
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8,322
    0.67
    5,123
    0.26
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    8,232
    0.66
    38,378
    1.98
    29. Lymphomas
    7,590
    0.61
    4,568
    0.24
    30. Tetanus
    7,540
    0.61
    8,478
    0.44
    31. Lung Cancers
    6,885
    0.56
    949
    0.05
    32. Suicide
    5,552
    0.45
    17,710
    0.91
    33. HIV/AIDS
    5,498
    0.44
    161,271
    8.32
    34. Leukemia
    5,241
    0.42
    1,760
    0.09
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    5,129
    0.41
    351
    0.02
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,719
    0.38
    3,781
    0.20
    37. Liver Cancer
    4,660
    0.38
    12,691
    0.65
    38. Epilepsy
    4,430
    0.36
    9,989
    0.52
    39. Poisonings
    4,393
    0.35
    5,510
    0.28
    40. Stomach Cancer
    3,798
    0.31
    1,990
    0.10
    41. Malnutrition
    3,759
    0.30
    45,836
    2.36
    42. Fires
    3,697
    0.30
    8,950
    0.46
    43. Ovary Cancer
    3,352
    0.27
    1,495
    0.08
    44. Encephalitis
    3,171
    0.26
    2,687
    0.14
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,104
    0.25
    7,727
    0.40
    46. Cervical Cancer
    3,032
    0.24
    9,191
    0.47
    47. Hepatitis B
    2,952
    0.24
    8,094
    0.42
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2,753
    0.22
    3,545
    0.18
    49. Bladder Cancer
    2,691
    0.22
    715
    0.04
    50. Appendicitis
    2,642
    0.21
    2,742
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Pakistan PAKISTAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    28.67
    8
    32.06
    4
    2. Oral Cancer
    9.14
    7
    2.14
    133
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.88
    130
    1.16
    179
    4. Lymphomas
    5.77
    79
    4.88
    106
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    60
    3.26
    142
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.13
    166
    55.29
    7
    7. Cervical Cancer
    4.78
    128
    22.57
    21
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.09
    50
    0.51
    182
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    131
    13.15
    26
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.58
    163
    4.50
    146
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.02
    155
    2.62
    168
    12. Leukemia
    2.90
    130
    1.80
    157
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.45
    78
    1.05
    161
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.52
    123
    1.89
    100
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.51
    182
    2.36
    120
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.43
    175
    0.69
    155
    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.