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Compare Portugal and Congo 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
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Congo CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.7
    66.3
    63.4
    52
    43
    48
     
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
    1970
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    51
    43
    45
     
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
    1980
    67.9
    75.1
    71.4
    36
    29
    30
     
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
    1990
    70.2
    77.3
    73.7
    38
    27
    33
     
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
    2000
    73.1
    80.1
    76.6
    34
    24
    29
     
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
    2010
    76.4
    82.6
    79.6
    27
    23
    25
     
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2016
    78.3
    84.5
    81.5
    28
    11
    19
     
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Congo CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    84.5
    28
    11
     
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    Age 10
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    Age 20
    78.8
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    Age 25
    78.9
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    Age 30
    79.1
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    Age 35
    79.3
    85.0
    28
    11
     
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    Age 40
    79.5
    85.2
    28
    11
     
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    Age 45
    79.9
    85.4
    29
    10
     
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    Age 50
    80.5
    85.6
    28
    10
     
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    Age 55
    81.3
    86.0
    26
    11
     
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    Age 60
    82.3
    86.4
    23
    11
     
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.9
    22
    12
     
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.6
    21
    14
     
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    28
    21
     
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    37
    32
     
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    46
    40
     
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Congo CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    47.51
    136
     
    101.88
    67
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.23
    177
     
    102.16
    113
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.81
    98
     
    87.33
    43
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    1.36
    175
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    4.70
    139
    6. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    36.10
    19
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.72
    125
     
    33.80
    74
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.57
    92
     
    14.52
    125
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    16.28
    98
    10. Lung Disease
    13.35
    156
     
    29.04
    52
    11. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    2.75
    159
    12. Suicide
    8.77
    111
     
    11.89
    63
    13. Liver Disease
    8.34
    140
     
    21.97
    64
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    6.99
    71
     
    11.49
    37
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.85
    157
     
    8.43
    139
    16. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    2.80
    140
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    0.85
    167
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.11
    153
     
    33.04
    32
    19. Other Injuries
    5.20
    140
     
    9.01
    80
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    8.96
    42
    21. Hypertension
    4.90
    154
     
    23.75
    42
    22. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    1.26
    166
    23. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    2.42
    142
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    0.37
    180
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4.12
    93
     
    126.74
    15
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.66
    19
     
    0.88
    110
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    3.07
    142
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    0.91
    157
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    13.86
    62
    30. Falls
    3.06
    139
     
    4.78
    100
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.06
    153
     
    6.63
    73
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2.86
    168
     
    11.13
    44
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    0.78
    169
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    104
     
    1.99
    116
    35. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    1.86
    68
    36. Epilepsy
    1.59
    101
     
    4.34
    38
    37. Low Birth Weight
    1.30
    171
     
    13.19
    51
    38. Alcohol
    1.18
    117
     
    1.24
    114
    39. Tuberculosis
    1.12
    130
     
    81.64
    14
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.96
    152
     
    5.08
    63
    41. Violence
    0.96
    165
     
    11.53
    37
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.77
    148
     
    4.39
    46
    43. Drug Use
    0.76
    132
     
    1.35
    88
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.75
    150
     
    31.21
    45
    45. Drownings
    0.65
    167
     
    6.22
    56
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    70
     
    7.35
    22
    47. Asthma
    0.58
    172
     
    10.95
    58
    48. Skin Disease
    0.49
    152
     
    3.09
    58
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.45
    166
     
    9.52
    59
    50. Fires
    0.40
    160
     
    4.53
    48
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Congo CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    12,735
    14.62
     
    2,223
    6.89
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,284
    14.10
     
    2,196
    6.81
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,136
    9.34
     
    2,873
    8.91
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,078
    5.83
     
    287
    0.89
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,734
    5.43
     
    759
    2.35
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,386
    5.03
     
    119
    0.37
    7. Lung Cancers
    4,181
    4.80
     
    31
    0.10
    8. Lung Disease
    3,677
    4.22
     
    625
    1.94
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2,647
    3.04
     
    67
    0.21
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,036
    2.34
     
    326
    1.01
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,911
    2.19
     
    216
    0.67
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,893
    2.17
     
    220
    0.68
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    1,634
    1.88
     
    454
    1.41
    14. Lymphomas
    1,532
    1.76
     
    71
    0.22
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1,453
    1.67
     
    21
    0.07
    16. Suicide
    1,413
    1.62
     
    443
    1.37
    17. Liver Disease
    1,408
    1.62
     
    564
    1.75
    18. Hypertension
    1,377
    1.58
     
    513
    1.59
    19. Liver Cancer
    1,114
    1.28
     
    245
    0.76
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,083
    1.24
     
    9
    0.03
    21. Other Injuries
    1,081
    1.24
     
    401
    1.24
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    1,048
    1.20
     
    18
    0.06
    23. Leukemia
    977
    1.12
     
    66
    0.20
    24. Oral Cancer
    821
    0.94
     
    30
    0.09
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    801
    0.92
     
    1,233
    3.82
    26. Falls
    715
    0.82
     
    146
    0.45
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    655
    0.75
     
    189
    0.59
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    636
    0.73
     
    20
    0.06
    29. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.68
     
    57
    0.18
    30. Skin Cancers
    528
    0.61
     
    42
    0.13
    31. HIV/AIDS
    511
    0.59
     
    4,449
    13.79
    32. Ovary Cancer
    407
    0.47
     
    38
    0.12
    33. Cervical Cancer
    388
    0.45
     
    173
    0.54
    34. Epilepsy
    342
    0.39
     
    187
    0.58
    35. Uterin Cancer
    308
    0.35
     
    9
    0.03
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    234
    0.27
     
    125
    0.39
    37. Tuberculosis
    231
    0.27
     
    2,186
    6.78
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    200
    0.23
     
    1,246
    3.86
    39. Alcohol
    200
    0.23
     
    37
    0.11
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    190
    0.22
     
    852
    2.64
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    186
    0.21
     
    121
    0.38
    42. Anemia
    183
    0.21
     
    250
    0.78
    43. Asthma
    134
    0.15
     
    286
    0.89
    44. Skin Disease
    123
    0.14
     
    83
    0.26
    45. Drug Use
    120
    0.14
     
    50
    0.16
    46. Violence
    114
    0.13
     
    466
    1.44
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    83
    0.10
     
    7
    0.02
    48. Drownings
    83
    0.10
     
    333
    1.03
    49. Fires
    78
    0.09
     
    199
    0.62
    50. Malnutrition
    71
    0.08
     
    390
    1.21
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Congo CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    1.36
    175
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    4.70
    139
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    36.10
    19
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    16.28
    98
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    2.75
    159
    6. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    2.80
    140
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    0.85
    167
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    8.96
    42
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    1.26
    166
    10. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    2.42
    142
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    0.37
    180
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    3.07
    142
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    0.91
    157
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    13.86
    62
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    0.78
    169
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    1.86
    68
     
     
     
    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.