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Rwanda
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Rwanda and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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
Rwanda Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rwanda RWANDA   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    40.8
    44.0
    42.4
    137
    132
    134
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    42.8
    46.0
    44.4
    148
    143
    145
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    44.0
    47.4
    45.6
    158
    157
    158
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    29.9
    33.8
    31.8
    183
    183
    183
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    43.3
    53.8
    48.3
    179
    154
    171
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    57.5
    68.1
    62.8
    156
    130
    139
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    66.1
    69.9
    68.0
    127
    129
    129
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    66.1
    69.9
    127
    129
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    69.0
    72.5
    121
    131
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    69.7
    72.9
    117
    131
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    70.0
    73.2
    114
    130
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    70.6
    73.6
    110
    130
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    71.4
    74.0
    108
    128
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    72.1
    74.6
    108
    126
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    72.8
    75.1
    104
    127
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    73.6
    75.8
    100
    126
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    74.4
    76.5
    94
    121
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    75.3
    77.3
    92
    118
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    76.4
    78.2
    92
    116
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    77.7
    79.2
    91
    116
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    79.2
    80.4
    94
    120
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    81.1
    82.0
    98
    123
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    83.4
    84.1
    99
    118
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    104
    114
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    105
    114
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    79.88
    41
    114.81
    23
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.51
    147
    157.96
    63
    3. Stroke
    64.24
    105
    98.70
    56
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    56.34
    36
    99.29
    14
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    45.90
    7
    52.03
    2
    6. Malaria
    37.47
    22
    42.41
    13
    7. HIV/AIDS
    35.62
    35
    79.30
    24
    8. Prostate Cancer
    33.53
    25
    36.45
    22
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.59
    88
    36.27
    69
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    28.62
    66
    27.73
    72
    11. Cervical Cancer
    27.98
    12
    24.91
    15
    12. Lung Disease
    26.82
    71
    21.50
    106
    13. Liver Disease
    22.92
    63
    34.54
    22
    14. Hypertension
    20.73
    35
    10.58
    104
    15. Malnutrition
    19.07
    28
    10.34
    44
    16. Falls
    15.44
    29
    13.77
    35
    17. Meningitis
    14.64
    31
    17.75
    27
    18. Liver Cancer
    13.77
    23
    17.75
    12
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.04
    9
    0.98
    164
    20. Other Injuries
    10.98
    56
    11.75
    49
    21. Suicide
    10.96
    65
    13.43
    37
    22. Low Birth Weight
    10.89
    66
    15.24
    43
    23. Breast Cancer
    9.80
    158
    15.35
    100
    24. Stomach Cancer
    9.53
    47
    3.91
    130
    25. Birth Trauma
    8.84
    57
    13.91
    33
    26. Kidney Disease
    8.76
    144
    23.39
    54
    27. Asthma
    8.70
    59
    7.83
    65
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    8.07
    82
    10.23
    34
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.75
    35
    6.64
    47
    30. Maternal Conditions
    7.55
    45
    22.45
    16
    31. Oral Cancer
    6.15
    29
    2.07
    137
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.11
    75
    4.50
    115
    33. Lymphomas
    6.09
    66
    2.53
    166
    34. Fires
    6.05
    27
    4.37
    45
    35. Violence
    5.59
    88
    10.79
    41
    36. Drownings
    5.52
    56
    5.02
    65
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    5.34
    81
    7.78
    44
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.31
    130
    2.97
    174
    39. Skin Disease
    5.18
    30
    3.48
    60
    40. Ovary Cancer
    3.89
    115
    3.37
    137
    41. Hepatitis B
    3.56
    24
    2.28
    41
    42. Other Neoplasms
    3.35
    65
    3.04
    82
    43. Epilepsy
    2.98
    36
    2.50
    55
    44. Bladder Cancer
    2.80
    64
    0.96
    166
    45. Tuberculosis
    2.77
    108
    122.29
    7
    46. Leukemia
    2.69
    139
    1.08
    176
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.68
    32
    3.76
    21
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.65
    74
    2.01
    96
    49. Poisonings
    2.50
    32
    1.86
    47
    50. Alcohol
    2.37
    61
    1.28
    118
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Rwanda RWANDA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,614
    9.89
    3,377
    10.08
    2. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,054
    7.14
    1,655
    4.94
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,036
    7.11
    2,604
    7.77
    4. Malaria
    3,905
    6.88
    1,918
    5.72
    5. HIV/AIDS
    3,273
    5.77
    2,777
    8.29
    6. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,068
    5.40
    2,383
    7.11
    7. Stroke
    2,915
    5.14
    1,618
    4.83
    8. Low Birth Weight
    2,146
    3.78
    1,236
    3.69
    9. Malnutrition
    1,752
    3.09
    434
    1.29
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,742
    3.07
    1,128
    3.37
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    1,559
    2.75
    763
    2.28
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,435
    2.53
    606
    1.81
    13. Liver Disease
    1,376
    2.42
    761
    2.27
    14. Meningitis
    1,291
    2.27
    713
    2.13
    15. Lung Disease
    1,150
    2.03
    335
    1.00
    16. Other Injuries
    1,050
    1.85
    431
    1.29
    17. Alzheimers & Dementia
    959
    1.69
    289
    0.86
    18. Cervical Cancer
    921
    1.62
    286
    0.85
    19. Hypertension
    873
    1.54
    172
    0.51
    20. Liver Cancer
    841
    1.48
    412
    1.23
    21. Maternal Conditions
    831
    1.46
    923
    2.75
    22. Suicide
    794
    1.40
    315
    0.94
    23. Falls
    779
    1.37
    243
    0.72
    24. Violence
    654
    1.15
    460
    1.37
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    602
    1.06
    20
    0.06
    26. Drownings
    585
    1.03
    204
    0.61
    27. Prostate Cancer
    530
    0.93
    215
    0.64
    28. Stomach Cancer
    528
    0.93
    83
    0.25
    29. Asthma
    496
    0.87
    144
    0.43
    30. Fires
    475
    0.84
    132
    0.39
    31. Kidney Disease
    469
    0.83
    453
    1.35
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    420
    0.74
    283
    0.84
    33. Lymphomas
    400
    0.70
    65
    0.19
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    382
    0.67
    128
    0.38
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    365
    0.64
    92
    0.27
    36. Breast Cancer
    347
    0.61
    195
    0.58
    37. Oral Cancer
    338
    0.60
    46
    0.14
    38. Skin Disease
    320
    0.56
    68
    0.20
    39. Epilepsy
    293
    0.52
    83
    0.25
    40. Poisonings
    282
    0.50
    84
    0.25
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    273
    0.48
    66
    0.20
    42. Hepatitis B
    260
    0.46
    69
    0.21
    43. Other Neoplasms
    211
    0.37
    68
    0.20
    44. Syphilis
    201
    0.35
    481
    1.44
    45. Leukemia
    200
    0.35
    29
    0.09
    46. Tuberculosis
    197
    0.35
    2,709
    8.08
    47. Schistosomiasis
    184
    0.32
    84
    0.25
    48. Alcohol
    156
    0.27
    28
    0.08
    49. Bladder Cancer
    132
    0.23
    19
    0.06
    50. Ovary Cancer
    125
    0.22
    45
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    33.53
    25
    36.45
    22
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.98
    12
    24.91
    15
    3. Liver Cancer
    13.77
    23
    17.75
    12
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.04
    9
    0.98
    164
    5. Breast Cancer
    9.80
    158
    15.35
    100
    6. Stomach Cancer
    9.53
    47
    3.91
    130
    7. Oral Cancer
    6.15
    29
    2.07
    137
    8. Lymphomas
    6.09
    66
    2.53
    166
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.31
    130
    2.97
    174
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.89
    115
    3.37
    137
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.80
    64
    0.96
    166
    12. Leukemia
    2.69
    139
    1.08
    176
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.65
    74
    2.01
    96
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    51
    1.36
    109
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.75
    169
    1.65
    171
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.57
    149
    1.67
    145
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.