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Compare Rwanda and Ethiopia 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
     
      Rwanda RWANDA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    40.8
    44.0
    42.4
    137
    132
    134
     
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
    1970
    42.8
    46.0
    44.4
    148
    143
    145
     
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
    1980
    44.0
    47.4
    45.6
    158
    157
    158
     
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
    1990
    29.9
    33.8
    31.8
    183
    183
    183
     
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
    2000
    43.3
    53.8
    48.3
    179
    154
    171
     
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
    2010
    57.5
    68.1
    62.8
    156
    130
    139
     
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
    2016
    66.1
    69.9
    68.0
    127
    129
    129
     
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Rwanda RWANDA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.1
    69.9
    127
    129
     
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
    Age 5
    69.0
    72.5
    121
    131
     
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
    Age 10
    69.7
    72.9
    117
    131
     
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
    Age 15
    70.0
    73.2
    114
    130
     
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
    Age 20
    70.6
    73.6
    110
    130
     
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
    Age 25
    71.4
    74.0
    108
    128
     
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
    Age 30
    72.1
    74.6
    108
    126
     
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
    Age 35
    72.8
    75.1
    104
    127
     
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
    Age 40
    73.6
    75.8
    100
    126
     
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
    Age 45
    74.4
    76.5
    94
    121
     
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
    Age 50
    75.3
    77.3
    92
    118
     
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
    Age 55
    76.4
    78.2
    92
    116
     
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
    Age 60
    77.7
    79.2
    91
    116
     
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
    Age 65
    79.2
    80.4
    94
    120
     
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
    Age 70
    81.1
    82.0
    98
    123
     
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
    Age 75
    83.4
    84.1
    99
    118
     
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    104
    114
     
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    105
    114
     
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Rwanda RWANDA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    91.82
    37
     
    86.80
    44
    2. Stroke
    80.70
    94
     
    89.82
    86
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    76.86
    148
     
    106.06
    110
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    46.59
    3
     
    36.36
    22
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    40.67
    36
     
    76.12
    20
    6. Prostate Cancer
    34.75
    22
     
    6.62
    154
    7. HIV/AIDS
    34.30
    37
     
    26.08
    47
    8. Hypertension
    30.97
    22
     
    25.14
    38
    9. Malaria
    29.85
    28
     
    5.43
    40
    10. Liver Disease
    28.19
    37
     
    26.82
    42
    11. Cervical Cancer
    26.75
    16
     
    18.76
    38
    12. Lung Disease
    25.79
    68
     
    18.56
    123
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.29
    111
     
    28.27
    94
    14. Falls
    19.81
    7
     
    14.65
    17
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.14
    86
     
    15.22
    114
    16. Other Injuries
    15.96
    29
     
    14.55
    42
    17. Meningitis
    15.58
    31
     
    18.63
    22
    18. Liver Cancer
    14.17
    21
     
    1.99
    177
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    12.94
    32
     
    13.59
    24
    20. Malnutrition
    12.72
    33
     
    10.82
    42
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.63
    8
     
    3.40
    66
    22. Suicide
    12.37
    53
     
    12.59
    48
    23. Anemia
    11.68
    13
     
    9.22
    18
    24. Low Birth Weight
    10.82
    69
     
    14.01
    48
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    10.48
    43
     
    10.33
    44
    26. Birth Trauma
    9.94
    56
     
    17.57
    22
    27. Stomach Cancer
    9.79
    44
     
    3.10
    151
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    165
     
    25.69
    16
    29. Asthma
    9.01
    69
     
    11.98
    50
    30. Kidney Disease
    7.98
    148
     
    8.46
    138
    31. Drownings
    7.96
    35
     
    6.18
    57
    32. Tuberculosis
    7.47
    84
     
    45.57
    38
    33. Fires
    7.35
    17
     
    7.28
    18
    34. Epilepsy
    6.96
    14
     
    6.48
    18
    35. Maternal Conditions
    6.92
    47
     
    15.52
    26
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.67
    39
     
    7.91
    27
    37. Lymphomas
    6.21
    57
     
    5.22
    88
    38. Oral Cancer
    6.16
    28
     
    2.31
    114
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.59
    92
     
    5.22
    101
    40. Violence
    5.46
    89
     
    8.96
    62
    41. Skin Disease
    5.30
    20
     
    6.18
    13
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    128
     
    6.66
    109
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.45
    68
     
    4.60
    30
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.42
    128
     
    8.19
    7
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.15
    72
     
    3.62
    65
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.06
    31
     
    3.10
    29
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    17
     
    2.51
    36
    48. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
     
    2.05
    85
    49. Leukemia
    2.72
    133
     
    5.64
    10
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    75
     
    0.95
    159
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Rwanda RWANDA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,695
    10.81
     
    68,854
    10.83
    2. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,815
    6.16
     
    27,140
    4.27
    3. Stroke
    3,749
    6.05
     
    39,571
    6.23
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,512
    5.67
     
    46,943
    7.38
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,347
    5.40
     
    54,357
    8.55
    6. HIV/AIDS
    3,006
    4.85
     
    20,425
    3.21
    7. Malaria
    2,901
    4.68
     
    4,879
    0.77
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    2,179
    3.52
     
    20,000
    3.15
    9. Low Birth Weight
    2,070
    3.34
     
    23,091
    3.63
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,902
    3.07
     
    28,958
    4.56
    11. Liver Disease
    1,708
    2.76
     
    14,213
    2.24
    12. Other Injuries
    1,616
    2.61
     
    13,143
    2.07
    13. Meningitis
    1,608
    2.60
     
    17,774
    2.80
    14. Hypertension
    1,386
    2.24
     
    11,050
    1.74
    15. Malnutrition
    1,279
    2.06
     
    9,120
    1.43
    16. Falls
    1,229
    1.98
     
    8,437
    1.33
    17. Lung Disease
    1,157
    1.87
     
    8,017
    1.26
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,082
    1.75
     
    13,005
    2.05
    19. Suicide
    992
    1.60
     
    8,348
    1.31
    20. Drownings
    969
    1.56
     
    6,568
    1.03
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    947
    1.53
     
    7,538
    1.19
    22. Cervical Cancer
    935
    1.51
     
    4,986
    0.78
    23. Anemia
    889
    1.43
     
    5,894
    0.93
    24. Liver Cancer
    833
    1.34
     
    1,040
    0.16
    25. Maternal Conditions
    732
    1.18
     
    13,735
    2.16
    26. Epilepsy
    703
    1.13
     
    5,653
    0.89
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    667
    1.08
     
    5,986
    0.94
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    618
    1.00
     
    1,628
    0.26
    29. Fires
    615
    0.99
     
    5,756
    0.91
    30. Violence
    589
    0.95
     
    7,552
    1.19
    31. Asthma
    561
    0.91
     
    6,269
    0.99
    32. Stomach Cancer
    547
    0.88
     
    1,545
    0.24
    33. Prostate Cancer
    537
    0.87
     
    1,335
    0.21
    34. Kidney Disease
    510
    0.82
     
    4,875
    0.77
    35. Tuberculosis
    436
    0.70
     
    24,240
    3.81
    36. Lymphomas
    393
    0.63
     
    2,981
    0.47
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    350
    0.56
     
    2,884
    0.45
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    343
    0.55
     
    3,842
    0.60
    39. Breast Cancer
    337
    0.54
     
    7,654
    1.20
    40. Oral Cancer
    329
    0.53
     
    1,277
    0.20
    41. Pertussis
    324
    0.52
     
    4,680
    0.74
    42. Skin Disease
    314
    0.51
     
    3,359
    0.53
    43. Poisonings
    311
    0.50
     
    2,475
    0.39
    44. Syphilis
    287
    0.46
     
    8,060
    1.27
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    270
    0.44
     
    3,456
    0.54
    46. Tetanus
    213
    0.34
     
    3,267
    0.51
    47. Other Neoplasms
    206
    0.33
     
    2,532
    0.40
    48. Schistosomiasis
    203
    0.33
     
    1,775
    0.28
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    198
    0.32
     
    1,985
    0.31
    50. Leukemia
    195
    0.31
     
    3,442
    0.54
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Rwanda RWANDA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.75
    22
     
    6.62
    154
    2. Cervical Cancer
    26.75
    16
     
    18.76
    38
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.17
    21
     
    1.99
    177
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.63
    8
     
    3.40
    66
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.79
    44
     
    3.10
    151
    6. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    165
     
    25.69
    16
    7. Lymphomas
    6.21
    57
     
    5.22
    88
    8. Oral Cancer
    6.16
    28
     
    2.31
    114
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    128
     
    6.66
    109
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.42
    128
     
    8.19
    7
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
     
    2.05
    85
    12. Leukemia
    2.72
    133
     
    5.64
    10
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    75
     
    0.95
    159
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.43
    38
     
    0.37
    172
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.87
    162
     
    3.18
    146
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.62
    138
     
    1.09
    158
     
     
     
    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.