WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

Panama
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 Panama and Ghana 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.

Ghana
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
Panama Population Pyramid
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Ghana Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   Ghana GHANA
      Panama PANAMA   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    59.9
    62.0
    60.9
    58
    61
    60
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    64.2
    67.0
    65.6
    52
    60
    57
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    67.8
    72.4
    70.1
    37
    54
    47
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    69.8
    75.2
    72.5
    40
    46
    39
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    73.2
    78.4
    75.7
    33
    34
    34
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    73.5
    79.8
    76.5
    43
    37
    38
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    75.0
    81.2
    78.0
    42
    36
    38
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    81.2
    42
    36
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    76.4
    82.4
    40
    32
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    76.5
    82.5
    39
    32
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    76.7
    82.7
    39
    31
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    77.2
    82.8
    38
    31
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    77.8
    83.0
    35
    31
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    78.4
    83.2
    34
    31
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    79.0
    83.5
    31
    31
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    79.5
    83.7
    29
    29
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    80.0
    84.0
    27
    28
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.5
    26
    26
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    81.4
    85.0
    23
    22
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.6
    22
    19
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    83.6
    86.5
    17
    18
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.7
    9
    13
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    87.2
    88.9
    5
    9
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    89.5
    90.6
    2
    5
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    92.3
    93.0
    2
    5
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.39
    155
    160.49
    62
    2. Stroke
    40.28
    136
    145.19
    9
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.83
    72
    46.71
    44
    4. Prostate Cancer
    21.42
    58
    18.22
    75
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.08
    113
    139.89
    13
    6. Violence
    20.80
    14
    10.46
    45
    7. Lung Disease
    20.03
    113
    25.55
    76
    8. HIV/AIDS
    16.31
    55
    66.52
    26
    9. Kidney Disease
    16.26
    86
    19.33
    77
    10. Breast Cancer
    13.99
    122
    12.73
    129
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.50
    114
    37.59
    23
    12. Hypertension
    10.44
    106
    16.21
    63
    13. Stomach Cancer
    10.41
    40
    3.10
    152
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    82
    3.79
    158
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.32
    81
    20.65
    27
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    9.18
    55
    11.70
    21
    17. Lung Cancers
    8.87
    106
    2.43
    156
    18. Liver Disease
    8.64
    137
    41.15
    17
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.62
    64
    11.69
    17
    20. Tuberculosis
    6.42
    83
    70.68
    20
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    6.12
    66
    15.07
    13
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.84
    154
    30.17
    58
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.79
    101
    17.13
    32
    24. Lymphomas
    4.86
    109
    5.54
    91
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.82
    28
    2.26
    116
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.67
    113
    14.23
    22
    27. Leukemia
    4.44
    54
    1.09
    174
    28. Suicide
    4.38
    153
    8.71
    96
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.19
    84
    32.29
    51
    30. Falls
    3.85
    114
    21.66
    6
    31. Drownings
    3.57
    95
    5.18
    63
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    94
    1.49
    153
    33. Malnutrition
    3.45
    72
    12.34
    42
    34. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    147
    3.56
    127
    35. Other Injuries
    3.11
    174
    16.74
    20
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2.96
    60
    1.19
    148
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    2.46
    79
    2.44
    80
    38. Skin Disease
    2.37
    81
    6.27
    12
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.34
    103
    15.28
    30
    40. Encephalitis
    2.11
    20
    1.20
    59
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    139
    2.84
    101
    42. Epilepsy
    1.72
    92
    2.37
    60
    43. Asthma
    1.56
    124
    10.12
    53
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.55
    79
    9.48
    42
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    133
    0.50
    183
    46. Anemia
    1.47
    17
    1.52
    16
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    131
    1.05
    133
    48. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    167
    1.62
    119
    49. Meningitis
    0.90
    99
    23.88
    17
    50. Alcohol
    0.75
    137
    2.05
    73
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Panama PANAMA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,719
    15.23
    18,029
    9.00
    2. Stroke
    1,717
    9.62
    16,960
    8.47
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,428
    8.00
    5,693
    2.84
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    930
    5.21
    22,173
    11.07
    5. Lung Disease
    882
    4.94
    2,965
    1.48
    6. Violence
    827
    4.63
    2,737
    1.37
    7. Kidney Disease
    666
    3.73
    2,793
    1.39
    8. HIV/AIDS
    645
    3.61
    15,106
    7.54
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    494
    2.77
    7,472
    3.73
    10. Hypertension
    443
    2.48
    1,929
    0.96
    11. Prostate Cancer
    414
    2.32
    748
    0.37
    12. Stomach Cancer
    406
    2.27
    477
    0.24
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    400
    2.24
    4,954
    2.47
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    368
    2.06
    504
    0.25
    15. Lung Cancers
    346
    1.94
    351
    0.18
    16. Liver Disease
    332
    1.86
    6,560
    3.27
    17. Breast Cancer
    288
    1.61
    1,130
    0.56
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    267
    1.50
    2,672
    1.33
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    265
    1.48
    1,690
    0.84
    20. Low Birth Weight
    255
    1.43
    7,932
    3.96
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    254
    1.42
    3,344
    1.67
    22. Tuberculosis
    253
    1.42
    10,226
    5.10
    23. Other Neoplasms
    193
    1.08
    374
    0.19
    24. Lymphomas
    190
    1.06
    831
    0.41
    25. Cervical Cancer
    188
    1.05
    1,596
    0.80
    26. Liver Cancer
    184
    1.03
    2,281
    1.14
    27. Leukemia
    179
    1.00
    199
    0.10
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    176
    0.99
    6,899
    3.44
    29. Suicide
    174
    0.97
    1,515
    0.76
    30. Falls
    158
    0.89
    2,671
    1.33
    31. Malnutrition
    151
    0.85
    3,607
    1.80
    32. Drownings
    143
    0.80
    1,206
    0.60
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    137
    0.77
    219
    0.11
    34. Other Injuries
    125
    0.70
    3,738
    1.87
    35. Skin Disease
    105
    0.59
    865
    0.43
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    104
    0.58
    234
    0.12
    37. Birth Trauma
    103
    0.58
    7,074
    3.53
    38. Encephalitis
    84
    0.47
    290
    0.14
    39. Oral Cancer
    81
    0.45
    381
    0.19
    40. Epilepsy
    69
    0.39
    499
    0.25
    41. Ovary Cancer
    64
    0.36
    305
    0.15
    42. Asthma
    63
    0.35
    1,317
    0.66
    43. Maternal Conditions
    62
    0.35
    2,548
    1.27
    44. Anemia
    62
    0.35
    295
    0.15
    45. Uterin Cancer
    60
    0.34
    89
    0.04
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    59
    0.33
    79
    0.04
    47. Skin Cancers
    43
    0.24
    146
    0.07
    48. Bladder Cancer
    39
    0.22
    203
    0.10
    49. Meningitis
    36
    0.20
    4,924
    2.46
    50. Alcohol
    29
    0.16
    349
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.42
    58
    18.22
    75
    2. Breast Cancer
    13.99
    122
    12.73
    129
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.41
    40
    3.10
    152
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    82
    3.79
    158
    5. Cervical Cancer
    9.32
    81
    20.65
    27
    6. Lung Cancers
    8.87
    106
    2.43
    156
    7. Lymphomas
    4.86
    109
    5.54
    91
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.67
    113
    14.23
    22
    9. Leukemia
    4.44
    54
    1.09
    174
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.50
    94
    1.49
    153
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    147
    3.56
    127
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.96
    60
    1.19
    148
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    139
    2.84
    101
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    133
    0.50
    183
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.05
    131
    1.05
    133
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.94
    167
    1.62
    119
    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.