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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 Macedonia 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 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 Qatar 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Qatar QATAR   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    51.9
    55.0
    53.4
    83
    84
    83
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    59.3
    63.0
    61.1
    75
    76
    77
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    64.7
    68.9
    66.7
    62
    74
    71
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    67.7
    72.3
    70.0
    56
    77
    64
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    75.3
    77.8
    76.2
    17
    39
    31
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    76.4
    79.2
    77.3
    28
    41
    34
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    77.3
    79.9
    78.1
    30
    43
    37
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Qatar QATAR   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    77.3
    79.9
    30
    43
     
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    78.0
    80.5
    30
    44
     
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    78.0
    80.5
    30
    45
     
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    78.1
    80.6
    31
    45
     
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    78.3
    80.6
    30
    46
     
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    78.6
    80.7
    30
    48
     
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    78.8
    80.8
    31
    51
     
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    78.9
    80.8
    32
    53
     
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    79.1
    80.9
    32
    57
     
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    79.3
    81.0
    34
    61
     
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    79.5
    81.2
    36
    65
     
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    79.8
    81.5
    40
    72
     
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    80.4
    82.0
    47
    73
     
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    81.6
    83.2
    49
    69
     
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    83.4
    84.7
    47
    67
     
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    85.4
    86.5
    50
    66
     
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.8
    52
    59
     
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.6
    43
    50
     
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Qatar QATAR   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    101.08
    114
     
    114.02
    95
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    71.59
    22
     
    86.02
    13
    3. Stroke
    30.96
    162
     
    93.76
    78
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    27.69
    34
     
    13.28
    133
    5. Kidney Disease
    19.49
    66
     
    25.47
    38
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.92
    105
     
    22.46
    68
    7. Lung Cancers
    11.45
    98
     
    20.75
    57
    8. Breast Cancer
    11.24
    144
     
    20.75
    51
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.21
    160
     
    86.33
    46
    10. Liver Disease
    10.57
    122
     
    12.56
    106
    11. Liver Cancer
    8.64
    46
     
    5.60
    87
    12. Violence
    8.39
    67
     
    25.69
    14
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.05
    91
     
    10.45
    72
    14. Lung Disease
    7.87
    182
     
    44.30
    16
    15. Prostate Cancer
    7.36
    147
     
    35.07
    21
    16. Lymphomas
    7.29
    26
     
    8.06
    15
    17. Suicide
    5.74
    141
     
    12.13
    60
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    5.57
    133
     
    7.65
    106
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5.33
    97
     
    4.69
    113
    20. Other Injuries
    4.43
    155
     
    6.58
    114
    21. Falls
    4.33
    112
     
    3.09
    137
    22. Low Birth Weight
    4.08
    131
     
    8.45
    82
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    3.58
    124
     
    11.62
    36
    24. Leukemia
    3.48
    110
     
    3.76
    101
    25. Ovary Cancer
    3.24
    139
     
    5.65
    48
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.72
    82
     
    10.53
    15
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2.68
    147
     
    20.99
    32
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    2.03
    127
     
    6.04
    51
    29. Drownings
    1.94
    127
     
    3.49
    97
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.90
    174
     
    14.65
    12
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    92
     
    2.27
    77
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    1.67
    56
     
    1.72
    52
    33. Skin Disease
    1.64
    93
     
    5.13
    23
    34. Hypertension
    1.63
    181
     
    30.73
    23
    35. Fires
    1.39
    103
     
    4.91
    45
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.21
    169
     
    3.92
    69
    37. Birth Trauma
    1.18
    137
     
    4.92
    79
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.15
    129
     
    59.33
    24
    39. Uterin Cancer
    1.14
    145
     
    2.31
    82
    40. Other Neoplasms
    0.80
    164
     
    2.61
    95
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.72
    164
     
    4.24
    72
    42. Epilepsy
    0.62
    176
     
    8.73
    6
    43. Asthma
    0.62
    169
     
    13.61
    38
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.56
    165
     
    3.70
    62
    45. Drug Use
    0.54
    151
     
    1.61
    68
    46. Encephalitis
    0.46
    115
     
    0.44
    117
    47. Meningitis
    0.43
    137
     
    4.79
    49
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.36
    101
     
    0.36
    102
    49. Alcohol
    0.32
    166
     
    1.39
    105
    50. Poisonings
    0.30
    157
     
    1.27
    70
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Qatar QATAR   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    526
    17.42
     
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    315
    10.43
     
    31,831
    6.35
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    285
    9.44
     
    11,632
    2.32
    4. Violence
    181
    6.00
     
    14,288
    2.85
    5. Stroke
    172
    5.70
     
    32,958
    6.57
    6. Suicide
    143
    4.74
     
    5,854
    1.17
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    98
    3.25
     
    4,435
    0.88
    8. Kidney Disease
    95
    3.15
     
    9,527
    1.90
    9. Other Injuries
    84
    2.78
     
    3,235
    0.65
    10. Lung Cancers
    83
    2.75
     
    7,881
    1.57
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    82
    2.72
     
    4,379
    0.87
    12. Falls
    82
    2.72
     
    1,171
    0.23
    13. Liver Disease
    74
    2.45
     
    5,084
    1.01
    14. Influenza and Pneumonia
    67
    2.22
     
    35,331
    7.04
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    67
    2.22
     
    3,930
    0.78
    16. Low Birth Weight
    61
    2.02
     
    5,119
    1.02
    17. Lymphomas
    55
    1.82
     
    3,508
    0.70
    18. Liver Cancer
    53
    1.76
     
    2,217
    0.44
    19. Leukemia
    47
    1.56
     
    1,555
    0.31
    20. Drownings
    44
    1.46
     
    1,775
    0.35
    21. Breast Cancer
    39
    1.29
     
    4,936
    0.98
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    38
    1.26
     
    5,210
    1.04
    23. Stomach Cancer
    36
    1.19
     
    1,794
    0.36
    24. Lung Disease
    36
    1.19
     
    15,479
    3.09
    25. Fires
    24
    0.79
     
    2,256
    0.45
    26. Birth Trauma
    18
    0.60
     
    2,980
    0.59
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    17
    0.56
     
    2,256
    0.45
    28. Prostate Cancer
    17
    0.56
     
    4,151
    0.83
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    17
    0.56
     
    5,755
    1.15
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    15
    0.50
     
    3,992
    0.80
    31. Epilepsy
    12
    0.40
     
    3,982
    0.79
    32. Oral Cancer
    11
    0.36
     
    1,569
    0.31
    33. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.33
     
    1,332
    0.27
    34. Bladder Cancer
    9
    0.30
     
    825
    0.16
    35. Hypertension
    9
    0.30
     
    10,994
    2.19
    36. Drug Use
    8
    0.26
     
    773
    0.15
    37. Skin Disease
    8
    0.26
     
    1,970
    0.39
    38. Tuberculosis
    7
    0.23
     
    25,264
    5.04
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.23
     
    583
    0.12
    40. Poisonings
    6
    0.20
     
    656
    0.13
    41. Meningitis
    5
    0.17
     
    2,309
    0.46
    42. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.17
     
    5,054
    1.01
    43. Other Neoplasms
    5
    0.17
     
    1,041
    0.21
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5
    0.17
     
    1,438
    0.29
    45. Asthma
    5
    0.17
     
    5,188
    1.03
    46. HIV/AIDS
    4
    0.13
     
    138,157
    27.55
    47. Encephalitis
    4
    0.13
     
    214
    0.04
    48. Hepatitis B
    4
    0.13
     
    152
    0.03
    49. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.13
     
    1,483
    0.30
    50. Alcohol
    4
    0.13
     
    593
    0.12
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Qatar QATAR   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    11.45
    98
     
    20.75
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.24
    144
     
    20.75
    51
    3. Liver Cancer
    8.64
    46
     
    5.60
    87
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.05
    91
     
    10.45
    72
    5. Prostate Cancer
    7.36
    147
     
    35.07
    21
    6. Lymphomas
    7.29
    26
     
    8.06
    15
    7. Stomach Cancer
    5.33
    97
     
    4.69
    113
    8. Leukemia
    3.48
    110
     
    3.76
    101
    9. Ovary Cancer
    3.24
    139
     
    5.65
    48
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.72
    82
     
    10.53
    15
    11. Cervical Cancer
    2.68
    147
     
    20.99
    32
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.03
    127
     
    6.04
    51
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    92
     
    2.27
    77
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.21
    169
     
    3.92
    69
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.14
    145
     
    2.31
    82
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.29
    179
     
    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.