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Samoa
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Samoa and Fiji 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.

Fiji
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
Samoa Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Fiji FIJI
      Samoa SAMOA   Fiji FIJI
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    47.0
    53.6
    50.2
    101
    89
    95
     
    54.0
    58.2
    56.0
    75
    74
    74
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
     
    58.0
    62.2
    60.0
    81
    81
    82
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
     
    62.0
    66.2
    64.0
    79
    84
    84
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
     
    64.6
    68.8
    66.7
    89
    99
    97
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
     
    65.2
    70.3
    67.7
    102
    110
    105
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
     
    66.3
    72.3
    69.1
    112
    112
    109
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
    67.1
    73.1
    69.9
    121
    114
    118
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Fiji FIJI
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
    67.1
    73.1
    121
    114
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
    68.8
    74.7
    125
    114
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
    68.9
    74.8
    125
    114
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
    69.0
    74.9
    127
    115
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
    69.3
    75.1
    131
    116
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
    69.7
    75.2
    131
    116
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
    70.0
    75.5
    134
    117
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
    70.5
    75.7
    139
    117
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
    71.0
    76.0
    145
    119
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
    71.7
    76.5
    153
    122
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
    72.6
    77.1
    160
    121
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
    73.8
    78.0
    161
    121
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
    75.4
    79.1
    159
    119
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
    77.4
    80.4
    156
    118
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
    79.8
    82.1
    152
    117
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
    82.5
    84.3
    143
    109
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
    85.7
    86.9
    132
    109
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
    89.2
    90.0
    125
    106
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Fiji FIJI
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    114.69
    105
    217.68
    25
    2. Stroke
    71.26
    93
    25.94
    159
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    59.06
    24
    202.51
    1
    4. Kidney Disease
    35.52
    18
    36.38
    17
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    88
    33.71
    85
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    28.25
    69
    0.40
    182
    7. Lung Disease
    23.07
    88
    26.95
    68
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.64
    91
    6.79
    143
    9. Hypertension
    14.14
    77
    59.07
    2
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10.66
    38
    2.72
    161
    11. Liver Disease
    10.18
    123
    0.93
    183
    12. Asthma
    9.69
    55
    22.61
    8
    13. Prostate Cancer
    9.63
    142
    17.79
    79
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.30
    42
    8.46
    38
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    7.82
    90
    10.24
    33
    16. Breast Cancer
    7.50
    173
    26.21
    12
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.34
    98
    19.54
    30
    18. Lymphomas
    7.19
    34
    3.98
    132
    19. Lung Cancers
    7.19
    119
    5.64
    133
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.16
    101
    6.51
    111
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.00
    93
    6.70
    95
    22. Liver Cancer
    5.90
    82
    7.29
    59
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    44
    4.85
    77
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    5.58
    79
    17.19
    9
    25. Suicide
    5.37
    145
    5.52
    142
    26. Skin Disease
    5.33
    22
    5.81
    16
    27. Other Injuries
    5.00
    138
    11.46
    53
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.78
    41
    4.99
    38
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.73
    81
    12.42
    65
    30. Leukemia
    4.52
    50
    3.74
    98
    31. Oral Cancer
    4.14
    69
    1.87
    148
    32. Violence
    3.77
    114
    2.55
    130
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.67
    89
    1.91
    136
    34. Drownings
    3.32
    99
    7.93
    19
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.11
    93
    2.82
    98
    36. Malnutrition
    2.81
    76
    1.66
    89
    37. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    69
    3.87
    33
    38. Falls
    2.54
    151
    2.29
    158
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.12
    108
    2.53
    95
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.11
    59
    0.42
    177
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.76
    123
    1.19
    166
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.71
    126
    2.09
    110
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    131
    1.03
    164
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.19
    89
    0.58
    108
    45. Meningitis
    1.15
    87
    1.01
    95
    46. Leprosy
    0.99
    9
    0.00
    125
    47. Other Neoplasms
    0.90
    165
    6.18
    9
    48. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    138
    5.37
    89
    49. Fires
    0.89
    120
    3.71
    53
    50. Syphilis
    0.81
    55
    0.42
    71
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Samoa SAMOA   Fiji FIJI
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    162
    19.17
    1,418
    24.20
    2. Stroke
    100
    11.83
    160
    2.73
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    82
    9.70
    1,440
    24.57
    4. Kidney Disease
    50
    5.92
    240
    4.10
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    49
    5.80
    227
    3.87
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    40
    4.73
    2
    0.03
    7. Lung Disease
    32
    3.79
    142
    2.42
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    29
    3.43
    59
    1.01
    9. Hypertension
    20
    2.37
    381
    6.50
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    20
    2.37
    97
    1.66
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.25
    66
    1.13
    12. Liver Disease
    15
    1.78
    7
    0.12
    13. Stomach Cancer
    15
    1.78
    20
    0.34
    14. Asthma
    14
    1.66
    152
    2.59
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    12
    1.42
    65
    1.11
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10
    1.18
    43
    0.73
    17. Lung Cancers
    10
    1.18
    41
    0.70
    18. Lymphomas
    10
    1.18
    34
    0.58
    19. Suicide
    9
    1.07
    45
    0.77
    20. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9
    1.07
    86
    1.47
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    8
    0.95
    122
    2.08
    22. Liver Cancer
    8
    0.95
    56
    0.96
    23. Other Injuries
    8
    0.95
    88
    1.50
    24. Skin Disease
    8
    0.95
    38
    0.65
    25. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.83
    40
    0.68
    26. Leukemia
    7
    0.83
    30
    0.51
    27. Breast Cancer
    7
    0.83
    106
    1.81
    28. Oral Cancer
    6
    0.71
    14
    0.24
    29. Drownings
    6
    0.71
    72
    1.23
    30. Violence
    6
    0.71
    23
    0.39
    31. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.71
    25
    0.43
    32. Prostate Cancer
    5
    0.59
    49
    0.84
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.59
    14
    0.24
    34. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.59
    79
    1.35
    35. Malnutrition
    5
    0.59
    12
    0.20
    36. Falls
    4
    0.47
    17
    0.29
    37. Ovary Cancer
    4
    0.47
    21
    0.36
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.47
    19
    0.32
    39. Skin Cancers
    3
    0.36
    3
    0.05
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.24
    8
    0.14
    41. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.24
    5
    0.09
    42. Bladder Cancer
    2
    0.24
    8
    0.14
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    2
    0.24
    15
    0.26
    44. Meningitis
    2
    0.24
    10
    0.17
    45. Syphilis
    2
    0.24
    4
    0.07
    46. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.24
    16
    0.27
    47. Pertussis
    1
    0.12
    0
    0.00
    48. Measles
    1
    0.12
    0
    0.00
    49. Epilepsy
    1
    0.12
    18
    0.31
    50. Leprosy
    1
    0.12
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Fiji FIJI
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    10.66
    38
    2.72
    161
    2. Prostate Cancer
    9.63
    142
    17.79
    79
    3. Breast Cancer
    7.50
    173
    26.21
    12
    4. Cervical Cancer
    7.34
    98
    19.54
    30
    5. Lymphomas
    7.19
    34
    3.98
    132
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.19
    119
    5.64
    133
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.16
    101
    6.51
    111
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.90
    82
    7.29
    59
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    44
    4.85
    77
    10. Leukemia
    4.52
    50
    3.74
    98
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.14
    69
    1.87
    148
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.67
    89
    1.91
    136
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    69
    3.87
    33
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.11
    59
    0.42
    177
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.71
    126
    2.09
    110
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    131
    1.03
    164
    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.