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Compare Peru and Gambia 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
     
      Peru PERU   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    46.7
    49.3
    48.0
    102
    101
    101
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    52.4
    55.6
    53.9
    103
    102
    103
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    58.3
    62.4
    60.3
    102
    103
    103
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    63.5
    68.2
    65.8
    104
    104
    105
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    68.9
    73.9
    71.4
    70
    79
    75
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    71.2
    76.3
    73.7
    71
    79
    73
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    73.4
    78.3
    75.9
    61
    69
    62
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.4
    78.3
    61
    69
     
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    74.6
    79.4
    54
    63
     
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    74.8
    79.6
    53
    63
     
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    74.9
    79.7
    53
    62
     
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    75.1
    79.8
    53
    61
     
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    75.5
    80.0
    53
    60
     
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    75.9
    80.3
    52
    60
     
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    76.3
    80.5
    52
    60
     
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    76.8
    80.8
    52
    58
     
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    77.4
    81.2
    51
    57
     
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    78.1
    81.7
    52
    57
     
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    79.0
    82.3
    52
    57
     
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    80.1
    83.1
    51
    56
     
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    81.5
    84.1
    51
    56
     
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    83.2
    85.4
    50
    56
     
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    85.3
    87.0
    51
    54
     
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    87.8
    89.0
    50
    52
     
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.7
    34
    45
     
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    90.30
    39
     
    154.66
    11
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    74.12
    151
     
    142.60
    60
    3. Stroke
    37.59
    151
     
    136.82
    26
    4. Liver Disease
    27.83
    39
     
    44.65
    18
    5. Kidney Disease
    27.10
    35
     
    23.89
    44
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    26.28
    37
     
    18.11
    88
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.63
    115
     
    39.32
    59
    8. Prostate Cancer
    19.44
    68
     
    6.51
    155
    9. Lung Disease
    17.69
    134
     
    29.20
    51
    10. Violence
    14.65
    25
     
    9.75
    51
    11. Stomach Cancer
    14.21
    24
     
    1.71
    178
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.01
    110
     
    43.85
    8
    13. Other Injuries
    11.77
    56
     
    20.40
    16
    14. Cervical Cancer
    11.61
    72
     
    16.46
    46
    15. Lung Cancers
    10.22
    101
     
    2.33
    158
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    8.99
    81
     
    16.26
    9
    17. Breast Cancer
    8.76
    167
     
    4.89
    181
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.41
    97
     
    1.31
    182
    19. Tuberculosis
    7.07
    86
     
    44.67
    39
    20. Liver Cancer
    6.68
    66
     
    24.96
    6
    21. Malnutrition
    6.15
    52
     
    21.61
    14
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    104
     
    19.96
    23
    23. Suicide
    5.99
    138
     
    11.29
    71
    24. Lymphomas
    5.46
    83
     
    3.09
    135
    25. HIV/AIDS
    5.24
    86
     
    70.48
    25
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    1.15
    154
    27. Falls
    4.72
    102
     
    20.11
    6
    28. Drownings
    4.08
    90
     
    6.88
    48
    29. Leukemia
    3.71
    102
     
    0.05
    183
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.56
    91
     
    40.09
    38
    31. Ovary Cancer
    3.36
    131
     
    1.15
    180
    32. Hypertension
    3.34
    166
     
    14.34
    88
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.31
    151
     
    5.72
    88
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.72
    97
     
    6.19
    49
    35. Drug Use
    2.34
    46
     
    3.35
    28
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    108
     
    18.57
    17
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    2.03
    161
     
    10.83
    40
    38. Fires
    1.65
    92
     
    7.61
    14
    39. Skin Cancers
    1.50
    91
     
    1.35
    98
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.50
    106
     
    4.66
    40
    41. Other Neoplasms
    1.49
    136
     
    3.37
    70
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.47
    122
     
    0.59
    174
    43. Skin Disease
    1.45
    101
     
    3.11
    56
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.41
    84
     
    29.65
    12
    45. Alcohol
    1.41
    103
     
    2.18
    66
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.27
    140
     
    0.56
    173
    47. Meningitis
    1.26
    90
     
    24.64
    15
    48. Encephalitis
    1.24
    49
     
    1.91
    19
    49. Asthma
    1.18
    138
     
    15.67
    29
    50. Epilepsy
    1.16
    139
     
    4.97
    29
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Peru PERU   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,623
    16.78
     
    1,868
    12.75
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,965
    13.61
     
    906
    6.19
    3. Stroke
    10,241
    6.98
     
    925
    6.31
    4. Liver Disease
    7,611
    5.19
     
    394
    2.69
    5. Kidney Disease
    7,364
    5.02
     
    223
    1.52
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6,958
    4.74
     
    99
    0.68
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,269
    3.59
     
    268
    1.83
    8. Lung Disease
    4,757
    3.24
     
    190
    1.30
    9. Violence
    4,572
    3.12
     
    181
    1.24
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,159
    2.84
     
    606
    4.14
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3,823
    2.61
     
    12
    0.08
    12. Other Injuries
    3,538
    2.41
     
    336
    2.29
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    2,998
    2.04
     
    548
    3.74
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,751
    1.88
     
    17
    0.12
    15. Prostate Cancer
    2,300
    1.57
     
    18
    0.12
    16. Low Birth Weight
    2,054
    1.40
     
    825
    5.63
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,982
    1.35
     
    12
    0.08
    18. Tuberculosis
    1,980
    1.35
     
    392
    2.68
    19. Suicide
    1,825
    1.24
     
    124
    0.85
    20. Liver Cancer
    1,811
    1.23
     
    241
    1.65
    21. Malnutrition
    1,709
    1.16
     
    437
    2.98
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,699
    1.16
     
    60
    0.41
    23. HIV/AIDS
    1,589
    1.08
     
    1,007
    6.87
    24. Lymphomas
    1,491
    1.02
     
    27
    0.18
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    1,346
    0.92
     
    8
    0.05
    26. Falls
    1,317
    0.90
     
    185
    1.26
    27. Breast Cancer
    1,281
    0.87
     
    19
    0.13
    28. Drownings
    1,241
    0.85
     
    140
    0.96
    29. Leukemia
    1,085
    0.74
     
    2
    0.01
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,084
    0.74
     
    763
    5.21
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    944
    0.64
     
    58
    0.40
    32. Hypertension
    909
    0.62
     
    97
    0.66
    33. Birth Trauma
    773
    0.53
     
    767
    5.24
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    738
    0.50
     
    53
    0.36
    35. Drug Use
    689
    0.47
     
    43
    0.29
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    582
    0.40
     
    216
    1.47
    37. Ovary Cancer
    491
    0.33
     
    6
    0.04
    38. Fires
    482
    0.33
     
    110
    0.75
    39. Maternal Conditions
    451
    0.31
     
    500
    3.41
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    416
    0.28
     
    41
    0.28
    41. Other Neoplasms
    413
    0.28
     
    30
    0.20
    42. Skin Cancers
    403
    0.27
     
    8
    0.05
    43. Alcohol
    401
    0.27
     
    22
    0.15
    44. Skin Disease
    399
    0.27
     
    29
    0.20
    45. Bladder Cancer
    392
    0.27
     
    3
    0.02
    46. Meningitis
    389
    0.27
     
    429
    2.93
    47. Encephalitis
    383
    0.26
     
    36
    0.25
    48. Epilepsy
    353
    0.24
     
    75
    0.51
    49. Poisonings
    342
    0.23
     
    52
    0.35
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    339
    0.23
     
    5
    0.03
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    19.44
    68
     
    6.51
    155
    2. Stomach Cancer
    14.21
    24
     
    1.71
    178
    3. Cervical Cancer
    11.61
    72
     
    16.46
    46
    4. Lung Cancers
    10.22
    101
     
    2.33
    158
    5. Breast Cancer
    8.76
    167
     
    4.89
    181
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.41
    97
     
    1.31
    182
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.68
    66
     
    24.96
    6
    8. Lymphomas
    5.46
    83
     
    3.09
    135
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    1.15
    154
    10. Leukemia
    3.71
    102
     
    0.05
    183
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.36
    131
     
    1.15
    180
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.50
    91
     
    1.35
    98
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.47
    122
     
    0.59
    174
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.27
    140
     
    0.56
    173
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.12
    171
     
    0.42
    182
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.82
    166
     
    0.41
    177
     
     
     
    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.