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Samoa
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Samoa 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.

South Africa
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   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Samoa SAMOA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    131.75
    66
    114.02
    95
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    83.74
    15
    86.02
    13
    3. Stroke
    74.41
    109
    93.76
    78
    4. Kidney Disease
    49.37
    6
    25.47
    38
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37.72
    87
    86.33
    46
    6. Lung Disease
    26.80
    60
    44.30
    16
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.23
    85
    22.46
    68
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.42
    95
    13.28
    133
    9. Hypertension
    15.23
    77
    30.73
    23
    10. Liver Disease
    11.91
    113
    12.56
    106
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.15
    25
    14.65
    12
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    42
    11.62
    36
    13. Asthma
    9.93
    63
    13.61
    38
    14. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    4.69
    113
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.36
    92
    7.65
    106
    16. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    35.07
    21
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    20.99
    32
    18. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    20.75
    51
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.10
    92
    8.45
    82
    20. Suicide
    6.89
    130
    12.13
    60
    21. Other Injuries
    5.94
    126
    6.58
    114
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    10.45
    72
    23. Skin Disease
    5.11
    25
    5.13
    23
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.92
    35
    3.70
    62
    25. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    20.75
    57
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    5.60
    87
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.57
    90
    29.47
    47
    28. Violence
    3.57
    118
    25.69
    14
    29. Drownings
    3.49
    98
    3.49
    97
    30. Falls
    3.29
    129
    3.09
    137
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.08
    89
    4.24
    72
    32. Malnutrition
    3.01
    77
    5.38
    56
    33. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    5.65
    48
    34. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    8.06
    15
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    109
    4.92
    79
    36. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    3.76
    101
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.45
    82
    2.61
    70
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.30
    126
    59.33
    24
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    70
    1.72
    52
    40. Meningitis
    1.17
    93
    4.79
    49
    41. Fires
    1.04
    118
    4.91
    45
    42. Leprosy
    0.95
    10
    0.10
    66
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.91
    162
    2.61
    95
    44. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    8.73
    6
    45. Poisonings
    0.74
    97
    1.27
    70
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    6.04
    51
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    10.53
    15
    48. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    3.92
    69
    49. Appendicitis
    0.65
    76
    0.53
    88
    50. Alcohol
    0.47
    154
    1.39
    105
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Samoa SAMOA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180
    20.45
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    115
    13.07
    31,831
    6.35
    3. Stroke
    102
    11.59
    32,958
    6.57
    4. Kidney Disease
    68
    7.73
    9,527
    1.90
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56
    6.36
    35,331
    7.04
    6. Lung Disease
    36
    4.09
    15,479
    3.09
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    3.41
    11,632
    2.32
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    2.61
    4,435
    0.88
    9. Hypertension
    21
    2.39
    10,994
    2.19
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    2.39
    4,379
    0.87
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.16
    5,119
    1.02
    12. Liver Disease
    17
    1.93
    5,084
    1.01
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    1.82
    5,755
    1.15
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    15
    1.70
    5,210
    1.04
    15. Asthma
    14
    1.59
    5,188
    1.03
    16. Stomach Cancer
    12
    1.36
    1,794
    0.36
    17. Suicide
    11
    1.25
    5,854
    1.17
    18. Other Injuries
    10
    1.14
    3,235
    0.65
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7
    0.80
    3,930
    0.78
    20. Lung Cancers
    7
    0.80
    7,881
    1.57
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.80
    1,438
    0.29
    22. Skin Disease
    7
    0.80
    1,970
    0.39
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.68
    12,761
    2.54
    24. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.68
    2,980
    0.59
    25. Drownings
    6
    0.68
    1,775
    0.35
    26. Violence
    6
    0.68
    14,288
    2.85
    27. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.57
    2,217
    0.44
    28. Breast Cancer
    5
    0.57
    4,936
    0.98
    29. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.57
    5,054
    1.01
    30. Falls
    5
    0.57
    1,171
    0.23
    31. Malnutrition
    4
    0.45
    2,889
    0.58
    32. Prostate Cancer
    4
    0.45
    4,151
    0.83
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.45
    1,544
    0.31
    34. Lymphomas
    3
    0.34
    3,508
    0.70
    35. Leukemia
    3
    0.34
    1,555
    0.31
    36. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.23
    25,264
    5.04
    37. Meningitis
    2
    0.23
    2,309
    0.46
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.23
    1,483
    0.30
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.23
    1,332
    0.27
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.23
    583
    0.12
    41. Fires
    2
    0.23
    2,256
    0.45
    42. Pertussis
    1
    0.11
    199
    0.04
    43. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.11
    152
    0.03
    44. Leprosy
    1
    0.11
    39
    0.01
    45. Oral Cancer
    1
    0.11
    1,569
    0.31
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1
    0.11
    3,992
    0.80
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    1
    0.11
    2,256
    0.45
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1
    0.11
    1,041
    0.21
    49. Alcohol
    1
    0.11
    593
    0.12
    50. Drug Use
    1
    0.11
    773
    0.15
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    4.69
    113
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    35.07
    21
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    20.99
    32
    4. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    20.75
    51
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    10.45
    72
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    20.75
    57
    7. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    5.60
    87
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    5.65
    48
    9. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    8.06
    15
    10. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    3.76
    101
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    6.04
    51
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    10.53
    15
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    3.92
    69
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    180
    4.48
    4
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    181
    2.31
    82
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.00
    183
    2.27
    77
    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.