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Rwanda
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Rwanda and Madagascar 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.

Madagascar
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   Madagascar MADAGASCAR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Madagascar MADAGASCAR
           
    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
     
    39.5
    40.6
    40.1
    145
    149
    147
    1970
    42.8
    46.0
    44.4
    148
    143
    145
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    144
    150
    147
    1980
    44.0
    47.4
    45.6
    158
    157
    158
     
    47.2
    49.2
    48.1
    149
    151
    150
    1990
    29.9
    33.8
    31.8
    183
    183
    183
     
    49.9
    52.3
    51.1
    157
    161
    158
    2000
    43.3
    53.8
    48.3
    179
    154
    171
     
    56.7
    59.1
    57.9
    138
    144
    141
    2010
    57.5
    68.1
    62.8
    156
    130
    139
     
    61.8
    64.8
    63.3
    137
    138
    137
    2016
    66.1
    69.9
    68.0
    127
    129
    129
     
    64.6
    67.6
    66.1
    134
    139
    137
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Madagascar MADAGASCAR
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    66.1
    69.9
    127
    129
    64.6
    67.6
    134
    139
    Age 5
    69.0
    72.5
    121
    131
    67.9
    70.6
    135
    142
    Age 10
    69.7
    72.9
    117
    131
    68.5
    71.1
    132
    142
    Age 15
    70.0
    73.2
    114
    130
    68.8
    71.3
    132
    142
    Age 20
    70.6
    73.6
    110
    130
    69.4
    71.8
    128
    141
    Age 25
    71.4
    74.0
    108
    128
    69.9
    72.3
    127
    141
    Age 30
    72.1
    74.6
    108
    126
    70.5
    72.9
    127
    145
    Age 35
    72.8
    75.1
    104
    127
    71.1
    73.5
    126
    145
    Age 40
    73.6
    75.8
    100
    126
    71.9
    74.2
    124
    145
    Age 45
    74.4
    76.5
    94
    121
    72.8
    74.9
    125
    148
    Age 50
    75.3
    77.3
    92
    118
    73.8
    75.7
    126
    150
    Age 55
    76.4
    78.2
    92
    116
    75.0
    76.6
    127
    151
    Age 60
    77.7
    79.2
    91
    116
    76.4
    77.7
    128
    155
    Age 65
    79.2
    80.4
    94
    120
    78.1
    79.1
    132
    153
    Age 70
    81.1
    82.0
    98
    123
    80.3
    81.0
    128
    152
    Age 75
    83.4
    84.1
    99
    118
    82.9
    83.4
    124
    142
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    104
    114
    86.0
    86.3
    115
    131
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    105
    114
    89.5
    89.7
    97
    120
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Madagascar MADAGASCAR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    91.82
    37
    83.91
    48
    2. Stroke
    80.70
    94
    122.95
    36
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    76.86
    148
    88.59
    128
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    46.59
    3
    40.55
    13
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    40.67
    36
    49.80
    33
    6. Prostate Cancer
    34.75
    22
    41.52
    16
    7. HIV/AIDS
    34.30
    37
    16.94
    58
    8. Hypertension
    30.97
    22
    38.67
    4
    9. Malaria
    29.85
    28
    28.09
    31
    10. Liver Disease
    28.19
    37
    18.81
    76
    11. Cervical Cancer
    26.75
    16
    29.60
    9
    12. Lung Disease
    25.79
    68
    34.22
    38
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.29
    111
    15.58
    133
    14. Falls
    19.81
    7
    8.48
    54
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.14
    86
    10.51
    151
    16. Other Injuries
    15.96
    29
    10.11
    70
    17. Meningitis
    15.58
    31
    11.17
    36
    18. Liver Cancer
    14.17
    21
    3.82
    135
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    12.94
    32
    9.29
    77
    20. Malnutrition
    12.72
    33
    14.42
    29
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.63
    8
    8.79
    21
    22. Suicide
    12.37
    53
    7.81
    121
    23. Anemia
    11.68
    13
    11.48
    14
    24. Low Birth Weight
    10.82
    69
    11.92
    63
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    10.48
    43
    6.62
    75
    26. Birth Trauma
    9.94
    56
    11.93
    45
    27. Stomach Cancer
    9.79
    44
    5.27
    99
    28. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    165
    17.34
    86
    29. Asthma
    9.01
    69
    19.36
    16
    30. Kidney Disease
    7.98
    148
    4.77
    174
    31. Drownings
    7.96
    35
    3.95
    92
    32. Tuberculosis
    7.47
    84
    79.53
    16
    33. Fires
    7.35
    17
    5.11
    42
    34. Epilepsy
    6.96
    14
    3.64
    45
    35. Maternal Conditions
    6.92
    47
    14.09
    30
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.67
    39
    6.21
    48
    37. Lymphomas
    6.21
    57
    6.06
    64
    38. Oral Cancer
    6.16
    28
    7.95
    11
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.59
    92
    7.57
    57
    40. Violence
    5.46
    89
    7.80
    71
    41. Skin Disease
    5.30
    20
    3.96
    40
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    128
    7.63
    95
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.45
    68
    3.23
    73
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.42
    128
    2.27
    164
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.15
    72
    5.19
    31
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.06
    31
    2.35
    38
    47. Poisonings
    2.97
    17
    2.32
    42
    48. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
    2.74
    63
    49. Leukemia
    2.72
    133
    3.94
    90
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    75
    1.85
    100
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Rwanda RWANDA   Madagascar MADAGASCAR
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,695
    10.81
    14,584
    10.32
    2. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,815
    6.16
    7,610
    5.39
    3. Stroke
    3,749
    6.05
    12,326
    8.72
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,512
    5.67
    8,600
    6.09
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,347
    5.40
    9,180
    6.50
    6. HIV/AIDS
    3,006
    4.85
    3,176
    2.25
    7. Malaria
    2,901
    4.68
    7,412
    5.25
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    2,179
    3.52
    3,574
    2.53
    9. Low Birth Weight
    2,070
    3.34
    5,073
    3.59
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,902
    3.07
    5,077
    3.59
    11. Liver Disease
    1,708
    2.76
    2,246
    1.59
    12. Other Injuries
    1,616
    2.61
    2,071
    1.47
    13. Meningitis
    1,608
    2.60
    2,392
    1.69
    14. Hypertension
    1,386
    2.24
    3,792
    2.68
    15. Malnutrition
    1,279
    2.06
    2,947
    2.09
    16. Falls
    1,229
    1.98
    1,014
    0.72
    17. Lung Disease
    1,157
    1.87
    3,317
    2.35
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,082
    1.75
    1,574
    1.11
    19. Suicide
    992
    1.60
    1,126
    0.80
    20. Drownings
    969
    1.56
    957
    0.68
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    947
    1.53
    1,185
    0.84
    22. Cervical Cancer
    935
    1.51
    1,934
    1.37
    23. Anemia
    889
    1.43
    1,816
    1.29
    24. Liver Cancer
    833
    1.34
    511
    0.36
    25. Maternal Conditions
    732
    1.18
    3,077
    2.18
    26. Epilepsy
    703
    1.13
    718
    0.51
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    667
    1.08
    834
    0.59
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    618
    1.00
    940
    0.67
    29. Fires
    615
    0.99
    891
    0.63
    30. Violence
    589
    0.95
    1,863
    1.32
    31. Asthma
    561
    0.91
    2,493
    1.76
    32. Stomach Cancer
    547
    0.88
    580
    0.41
    33. Prostate Cancer
    537
    0.87
    1,527
    1.08
    34. Kidney Disease
    510
    0.82
    563
    0.40
    35. Tuberculosis
    436
    0.70
    10,060
    7.12
    36. Lymphomas
    393
    0.63
    826
    0.58
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    350
    0.56
    958
    0.68
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    343
    0.55
    665
    0.47
    39. Breast Cancer
    337
    0.54
    1,135
    0.80
    40. Oral Cancer
    329
    0.53
    1,002
    0.71
    41. Pertussis
    324
    0.52
    763
    0.54
    42. Skin Disease
    314
    0.51
    467
    0.33
    43. Poisonings
    311
    0.50
    573
    0.41
    44. Syphilis
    287
    0.46
    1,059
    0.75
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    270
    0.44
    900
    0.64
    46. Tetanus
    213
    0.34
    274
    0.19
    47. Other Neoplasms
    206
    0.33
    387
    0.27
    48. Schistosomiasis
    203
    0.33
    300
    0.21
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    198
    0.32
    661
    0.47
    50. Leukemia
    195
    0.31
    571
    0.40
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rwanda RWANDA   Madagascar MADAGASCAR
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    34.75
    22
    41.52
    16
    2. Cervical Cancer
    26.75
    16
    29.60
    9
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.17
    21
    3.82
    135
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    12.63
    8
    8.79
    21
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.79
    44
    5.27
    99
    6. Breast Cancer
    9.16
    165
    17.34
    86
    7. Lymphomas
    6.21
    57
    6.06
    64
    8. Oral Cancer
    6.16
    28
    7.95
    11
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.27
    128
    7.63
    95
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.42
    128
    2.27
    164
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
    2.74
    63
    12. Leukemia
    2.72
    133
    3.94
    90
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    75
    1.85
    100
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.43
    38
    1.46
    95
    15. Lung Cancers
    1.87
    162
    7.75
    113
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1.62
    138
    2.63
    110
    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.