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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 South Africa 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.

South Africa
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
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Panama PANAMA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    64.2
    67.0
    65.6
    52
    60
    57
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    67.8
    72.4
    70.1
    37
    54
    47
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    69.8
    75.2
    72.5
    40
    46
    39
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    73.2
    78.4
    75.7
    33
    34
    34
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    73.5
    79.8
    76.5
    43
    37
    38
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    75.0
    81.2
    78.0
    42
    36
    38
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    81.2
    42
    36
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    76.4
    82.4
    40
    32
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    76.5
    82.5
    39
    32
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    76.7
    82.7
    39
    31
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    77.2
    82.8
    38
    31
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    77.8
    83.0
    35
    31
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    78.4
    83.2
    34
    31
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    79.0
    83.5
    31
    31
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    79.5
    83.7
    29
    29
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    80.0
    84.0
    27
    28
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.5
    26
    26
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    81.4
    85.0
    23
    22
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.6
    22
    19
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    83.6
    86.5
    17
    18
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.7
    9
    13
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    87.2
    88.9
    5
    9
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    89.5
    90.6
    2
    5
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    92.3
    93.0
    2
    5
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.53
    154
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    43.56
    145
    93.76
    78
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.02
    67
    86.02
    13
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.46
    111
    86.33
    46
    5. Lung Disease
    24.25
    76
    44.30
    16
    6. Prostate Cancer
    23.26
    47
    35.07
    21
    7. Violence
    18.62
    20
    25.69
    14
    8. Kidney Disease
    16.85
    80
    25.47
    38
    9. HIV/AIDS
    16.48
    59
    273.12
    5
    10. Breast Cancer
    15.14
    113
    20.75
    51
    11. Stomach Cancer
    10.89
    39
    4.69
    113
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.84
    121
    22.46
    68
    13. Cervical Cancer
    10.09
    78
    20.99
    32
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.86
    75
    10.45
    72
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.30
    76
    7.65
    106
    16. Liver Disease
    9.25
    133
    12.56
    106
    17. Hypertension
    9.14
    119
    30.73
    23
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.79
    104
    20.75
    57
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    6.53
    77
    11.62
    36
    20. Tuberculosis
    6.44
    87
    59.33
    24
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.09
    77
    14.65
    12
    22. Low Birth Weight
    5.70
    110
    8.45
    82
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.60
    161
    13.28
    133
    24. Suicide
    5.55
    143
    12.13
    60
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    29
    3.76
    101
    26. Lymphomas
    4.71
    98
    8.06
    15
    27. Falls
    4.61
    105
    3.09
    137
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.53
    79
    29.47
    47
    29. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    115
    5.60
    87
    30. Drownings
    4.19
    87
    3.49
    97
    31. Other Neoplasms
    4.05
    42
    2.61
    95
    32. Other Injuries
    3.96
    164
    6.58
    114
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.77
    87
    6.04
    51
    34. Malnutrition
    3.59
    72
    5.38
    56
    35. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    133
    5.65
    48
    36. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    49
    2.31
    82
    37. Skin Disease
    3.11
    55
    5.13
    23
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    2.59
    35
    1.72
    52
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.51
    104
    4.92
    79
    40. Asthma
    2.09
    114
    13.61
    38
    41. Epilepsy
    1.76
    92
    8.73
    6
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    140
    3.92
    69
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.72
    78
    2.61
    70
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    134
    10.53
    15
    45. Anemia
    1.35
    57
    0.62
    72
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    150
    2.27
    77
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    120
    4.48
    4
    48. Meningitis
    1.02
    102
    4.79
    49
    49. Drug Use
    0.79
    129
    1.61
    68
    50. Alcohol
    0.76
    138
    1.39
    105
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Panama PANAMA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,707
    15.73
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    1,631
    9.48
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,336
    7.76
    31,831
    6.35
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    938
    5.45
    35,331
    7.04
    5. Lung Disease
    912
    5.30
    15,479
    3.09
    6. Violence
    733
    4.26
    14,288
    2.85
    7. HIV/AIDS
    641
    3.72
    138,157
    27.55
    8. Kidney Disease
    631
    3.67
    9,527
    1.90
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    420
    2.44
    11,632
    2.32
    10. Stomach Cancer
    406
    2.36
    1,794
    0.36
    11. Prostate Cancer
    404
    2.35
    4,151
    0.83
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    384
    2.23
    4,379
    0.87
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    366
    2.13
    3,930
    0.78
    14. Liver Disease
    342
    1.99
    5,084
    1.01
    15. Hypertension
    341
    1.98
    10,994
    2.19
    16. Lung Cancers
    324
    1.88
    7,881
    1.57
    17. Breast Cancer
    292
    1.70
    4,936
    0.98
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    248
    1.44
    5,210
    1.04
    19. Tuberculosis
    244
    1.42
    25,264
    5.04
    20. Low Birth Weight
    237
    1.38
    5,119
    1.02
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    230
    1.34
    5,755
    1.15
    22. Suicide
    216
    1.26
    5,854
    1.17
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    210
    1.22
    4,435
    0.88
    24. Cervical Cancer
    195
    1.13
    5,054
    1.01
    25. Leukemia
    195
    1.13
    1,555
    0.31
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178
    1.03
    12,761
    2.54
    27. Lymphomas
    176
    1.02
    3,508
    0.70
    28. Falls
    175
    1.02
    1,171
    0.23
    29. Liver Cancer
    166
    0.96
    2,217
    0.44
    30. Drownings
    163
    0.95
    1,775
    0.35
    31. Other Injuries
    154
    0.89
    3,235
    0.65
    32. Other Neoplasms
    152
    0.88
    1,041
    0.21
    33. Malnutrition
    140
    0.81
    2,889
    0.58
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    139
    0.81
    2,256
    0.45
    35. Skin Disease
    117
    0.68
    1,970
    0.39
    36. Birth Trauma
    104
    0.60
    2,980
    0.59
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    97
    0.56
    583
    0.12
    38. Asthma
    80
    0.46
    5,188
    1.03
    39. Maternal Conditions
    68
    0.40
    1,483
    0.30
    40. Epilepsy
    67
    0.39
    3,982
    0.79
    41. Ovary Cancer
    65
    0.38
    1,332
    0.27
    42. Oral Cancer
    64
    0.37
    1,569
    0.31
    43. Uterin Cancer
    61
    0.35
    531
    0.11
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    53
    0.31
    3,992
    0.80
    45. Anemia
    51
    0.30
    246
    0.05
    46. Meningitis
    40
    0.23
    2,309
    0.46
    47. Bladder Cancer
    40
    0.23
    825
    0.16
    48. Skin Cancers
    39
    0.23
    1,659
    0.33
    49. Drug Use
    31
    0.18
    773
    0.15
    50. Alcohol
    28
    0.16
    593
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    23.26
    47
    35.07
    21
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.14
    113
    20.75
    51
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.89
    39
    4.69
    113
    4. Cervical Cancer
    10.09
    78
    20.99
    32
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.86
    75
    10.45
    72
    6. Lung Cancers
    8.79
    104
    20.75
    57
    7. Leukemia
    5.06
    29
    3.76
    101
    8. Lymphomas
    4.71
    98
    8.06
    15
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    115
    5.60
    87
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.77
    87
    6.04
    51
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    133
    5.65
    48
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    49
    2.31
    82
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    140
    3.92
    69
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    134
    10.53
    15
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    150
    2.27
    77
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    120
    4.48
    4
    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.