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Compare Saudi Arabia and Laos 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
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Laos LAOS
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.6
    45.8
    44.7
    120
    122
    119
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    50.9
    53.8
    52.3
    112
    113
    114
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    60.2
    62.6
    61.4
    91
    101
    95
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    66.4
    69.7
    68.0
    72
    94
    90
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    71.0
    74.4
    72.6
    46
    73
    58
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    72.4
    75.1
    73.7
    56
    94
    74
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    73.5
    76.5
    74.8
    60
    91
    84
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.5
    76.5
    60
    91
     
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    74.5
    77.4
    56
    95
     
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    74.6
    77.5
    56
    95
     
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    74.7
    77.6
    56
    95
     
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    75.0
    77.7
    54
    95
     
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    75.4
    77.9
    55
    95
     
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    75.6
    78.0
    58
    96
     
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    75.7
    78.1
    63
    99
     
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    75.9
    78.3
    69
    100
     
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    76.2
    78.6
    73
    101
     
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    76.5
    78.9
    77
    103
     
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    77.1
    79.4
    80
    103
     
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    77.7
    80.1
    88
    104
     
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    79.2
    81.2
    97
    104
     
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    80.9
    82.5
    106
    103
     
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    83.6
    84.6
    88
    102
     
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    86.3
    87.1
    92
    105
     
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    89.7
    90.2
    88
    101
     
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    174.22
    34
     
    167.41
    37
    2. Stroke
    89.82
    85
     
    122.62
    37
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.94
    4
     
    20.64
    66
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    49.64
    75
     
    75.10
    53
    5. Kidney Disease
    41.05
    11
     
    31.49
    23
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.91
    34
     
    16.13
    99
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.19
    129
     
    36.15
    65
    8. Liver Disease
    13.33
    99
     
    21.59
    66
    9. Lung Disease
    12.41
    158
     
    36.62
    28
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.73
    30
     
    5.88
    83
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    10.16
    65
     
    10.55
    56
    12. Breast Cancer
    9.64
    158
     
    10.53
    151
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.67
    94
     
    8.08
    90
    14. Falls
    7.00
    67
     
    7.02
    66
    15. Prostate Cancer
    6.73
    153
     
    3.75
    169
    16. Lymphomas
    6.64
    47
     
    4.57
    105
    17. Low Birth Weight
    6.52
    97
     
    16.92
    35
    18. Other Injuries
    6.40
    118
     
    10.84
    65
    19. Violence
    6.09
    83
     
    6.57
    81
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.53
    133
     
    13.86
    86
    21. Liver Cancer
    5.37
    90
     
    57.85
    2
    22. Tuberculosis
    4.96
    93
     
    81.41
    15
    23. Skin Disease
    4.86
    29
     
    1.09
    118
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.25
    110
     
    5.46
    92
    25. Asthma
    4.09
    95
     
    25.96
    6
    26. Suicide
    3.90
    159
     
    13.93
    38
    27. Hypertension
    3.83
    162
     
    17.05
    62
    28. Leukemia
    3.19
    120
     
    3.83
    97
    29. Stomach Cancer
    3.11
    150
     
    2.47
    167
    30. Drownings
    3.06
    103
     
    11.32
    18
    31. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    156
     
    4.86
    74
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.73
    108
     
    1.14
    155
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.49
    101
     
    1.56
    129
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    111
     
    22.48
    54
    35. Fires
    2.15
    77
     
    4.62
    47
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.13
    112
     
    17.52
    23
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.76
    101
     
    1.61
    111
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    138
     
    4.40
    54
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.64
    118
     
    0.72
    165
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    121
     
    1.44
    119
    41. Epilepsy
    1.26
    130
     
    1.77
    90
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.23
    121
     
    5.13
    33
    43. Cervical Cancer
    1.16
    176
     
    7.94
    93
    44. Poisonings
    1.06
    78
     
    1.24
    72
    45. Drug Use
    1.04
    105
     
    0.58
    148
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    161
     
    6.91
    36
    47. Meningitis
    0.69
    116
     
    4.28
    54
    48. War
    0.65
    23
     
    0.00
    114
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.63
    75
     
    0.77
    66
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.53
    156
     
    0.58
    147
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Laos LAOS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,624
    24.25
     
    5,769
    13.49
    2. Stroke
    11,409
    11.71
     
    4,273
    9.99
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    8,660
    8.89
     
    1,020
    2.39
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,768
    6.95
     
    3,930
    9.19
    5. Kidney Disease
    5,635
    5.78
     
    1,219
    2.85
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,447
    5.59
     
    624
    1.46
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    3,321
    3.41
     
    949
    2.22
    8. Low Birth Weight
    2,328
    2.39
     
    1,602
    3.75
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,273
    2.33
     
    1,285
    3.01
    10. Liver Disease
    1,995
    2.05
     
    902
    2.11
    11. Violence
    1,814
    1.86
     
    467
    1.09
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,604
    1.65
     
    282
    0.66
    13. Lung Disease
    1,586
    1.63
     
    1,246
    2.91
    14. Other Injuries
    1,532
    1.57
     
    721
    1.69
    15. Falls
    1,350
    1.39
     
    328
    0.77
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,311
    1.35
     
    300
    0.70
    17. Lymphomas
    1,152
    1.18
     
    184
    0.43
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.08
     
    837
    1.96
    19. Lung Cancers
    906
    0.93
     
    516
    1.21
    20. Breast Cancer
    900
    0.92
     
    240
    0.56
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    843
    0.87
     
    276
    0.65
    22. Drownings
    833
    0.86
     
    834
    1.95
    23. Liver Cancer
    802
    0.82
     
    2,156
    5.04
    24. Birth Trauma
    761
    0.78
     
    1,659
    3.88
    25. Leukemia
    724
    0.74
     
    202
    0.47
    26. Tuberculosis
    702
    0.72
     
    3,498
    8.18
    27. Asthma
    630
    0.65
     
    1,018
    2.38
    28. Skin Disease
    592
    0.61
     
    43
    0.10
    29. Hypertension
    538
    0.55
     
    595
    1.39
    30. Fires
    514
    0.53
     
    288
    0.67
    31. Stomach Cancer
    491
    0.50
     
    95
    0.22
    32. Other Neoplasms
    486
    0.50
     
    67
    0.16
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    437
    0.45
     
    46
    0.11
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    373
    0.38
     
    1,661
    3.88
    35. Prostate Cancer
    369
    0.38
     
    48
    0.11
    36. Epilepsy
    335
    0.34
     
    111
    0.26
    37. Oral Cancer
    321
    0.33
     
    168
    0.39
    38. Poisonings
    280
    0.29
     
    88
    0.21
    39. Bladder Cancer
    257
    0.26
     
    56
    0.13
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    246
    0.25
     
    27
    0.06
    41. Drug Use
    245
    0.25
     
    34
    0.08
    42. Ovary Cancer
    224
    0.23
     
    106
    0.25
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    219
    0.22
     
    257
    0.60
    44. War
    209
    0.21
     
    0
    0.00
    45. Meningitis
    156
    0.16
     
    297
    0.69
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    110
    0.11
     
    256
    0.60
    47. Maternal Conditions
    105
    0.11
     
    460
    1.08
    48. Hepatitis B
    98
    0.10
     
    36
    0.08
    49. Uterin Cancer
    97
    0.10
     
    29
    0.07
    50. Pertussis
    96
    0.10
     
    214
    0.50
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.64
    158
     
    10.53
    151
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.67
    94
     
    8.08
    90
    3. Prostate Cancer
    6.73
    153
     
    3.75
    169
    4. Lymphomas
    6.64
    47
     
    4.57
    105
    5. Lung Cancers
    5.53
    133
     
    13.86
    86
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.37
    90
     
    57.85
    2
    7. Leukemia
    3.19
    120
     
    3.83
    97
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.11
    150
     
    2.47
    167
    9. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    156
     
    4.86
    74
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.73
    108
     
    1.14
    155
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.76
    101
     
    1.61
    111
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    138
     
    4.40
    54
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.64
    118
     
    0.72
    165
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    121
     
    1.44
    119
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.16
    176
     
    7.94
    93
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.40
    168
     
    1.08
    115
     
     
     
    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.