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Compare Sierra Leone and Bulgaria 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
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Bulgaria BULGARIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    31.0
    33.7
    32.3
    172
    170
    171
     
    67.6
    71.0
    69.2
    12
    29
    20
    1970
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
     
    69.1
    73.5
    71.3
    12
    25
    15
    1980
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
     
    68.5
    74.0
    71.2
    35
    40
    32
    1990
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
     
    68.3
    75.2
    71.6
    52
    47
    46
    2000
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
     
    67.8
    74.7
    71.1
    84
    71
    78
    2010
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
     
    69.9
    76.9
    73.4
    89
    73
    82
    2016
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
     
    71.4
    78.4
    74.8
    83
    66
    80
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Bulgaria BULGARIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
     
    71.4
    78.4
    83
    66
    Age 5
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
     
    72.1
    79.0
    92
    74
    Age 10
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
     
    72.2
    79.1
    94
    75
    Age 15
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
     
    72.2
    79.2
    94
    76
    Age 20
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
     
    72.4
    79.2
    94
    78
    Age 25
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
     
    72.6
    79.3
    96
    79
    Age 30
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
     
    72.9
    79.4
    97
    79
    Age 35
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
     
    73.1
    79.6
    99
    77
    Age 40
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
     
    73.5
    79.8
    102
    76
    Age 45
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
     
    74.0
    80.2
    103
    75
    Age 50
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
     
    74.7
    80.5
    105
    76
    Age 55
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
     
    75.8
    81.2
    106
    76
    Age 60
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
     
    77.3
    81.9
    102
    75
    Age 65
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
     
    79.2
    82.9
    93
    76
    Age 70
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
     
    81.4
    83.9
    88
    80
    Age 75
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
     
    83.7
    85.3
    86
    88
    Age 80
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
     
    86.7
    87.4
    81
    92
    Age 85
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
     
    89.5
    89.8
    96
    113
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Bulgaria BULGARIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    234.45
    1
     
    14.56
    150
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    188.09
    29
     
    211.28
    23
    3. Stroke
    184.54
    2
     
    131.98
    31
    4. Tuberculosis
    130.60
    5
     
    0.95
    135
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    99.98
    9
     
    0.32
    169
    6. Liver Disease
    82.18
    2
     
    15.08
    90
    7. Malaria
    71.94
    1
     
    0.00
    94
    8. Meningitis
    53.51
    1
     
    0.58
    128
    9. HIV/AIDS
    53.50
    28
     
    1.32
    118
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    51.27
    37
     
    12.72
    145
    11. Maternal Conditions
    45.62
    2
     
    0.12
    149
    12. Lung Disease
    39.31
    25
     
    19.79
    110
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.37
    26
     
    6.40
    150
    14. Other Injuries
    33.34
    2
     
    4.50
    153
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    31.10
    1
     
    2.73
    144
    16. Kidney Disease
    30.74
    26
     
    9.79
    124
    17. Malnutrition
    30.12
    2
     
    0.05
    162
    18. Measles
    29.75
    2
     
    0.07
    75
    19. Low Birth Weight
    25.01
    9
     
    4.25
    129
    20. Prostate Cancer
    24.45
    43
     
    13.08
    115
    21. Asthma
    23.72
    8
     
    0.38
    182
    22. Falls
    22.90
    1
     
    4.02
    118
    23. Cervical Cancer
    22.70
    22
     
    7.04
    104
    24. Suicide
    21.71
    11
     
    11.37
    70
    25. Birth Trauma
    21.44
    11
     
    1.64
    123
    26. Hypertension
    21.32
    48
     
    34.17
    11
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    17.96
    5
     
    5.50
    135
    28. Liver Cancer
    16.49
    15
     
    6.33
    68
    29. Breast Cancer
    14.89
    117
     
    19.44
    63
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.85
    120
     
    21.26
    61
    31. Drownings
    14.78
    5
     
    2.02
    126
    32. Violence
    13.51
    29
     
    1.25
    156
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    13.17
    1
     
    1.99
    118
    34. Fires
    10.86
    3
     
    1.02
    120
    35. Schistosomiasis
    10.27
    1
     
    0.00
    84
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.29
    62
     
    17.02
    9
    37. Epilepsy
    6.86
    17
     
    1.36
    118
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.30
    17
     
    1.93
    93
    39. Hepatitis B
    5.68
    1
     
    0.20
    138
    40. Poisonings
    4.78
    1
     
    0.59
    111
    41. Drug Use
    3.97
    16
     
    1.09
    102
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.55
    139
     
    9.21
    50
    43. Skin Disease
    3.55
    50
     
    0.33
    161
    44. Alcohol
    3.45
    25
     
    0.84
    132
    45. Appendicitis
    3.19
    2
     
    0.36
    109
    46. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    149
     
    6.43
    29
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    174
     
    18.71
    11
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.69
    91
     
    1.28
    147
    49. Encephalitis
    2.64
    7
     
    0.66
    87
    50. Anemia
    2.51
    38
     
    0.03
    148
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Bulgaria BULGARIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,315
    12.62
     
    1,800
    1.82
    2. Malaria
    7,134
    8.73
     
    0
    0.00
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,879
    7.19
     
    24
    0.02
    4. Stroke
    4,757
    5.82
     
    21,716
    21.91
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,464
    5.46
     
    33,984
    34.29
    6. Tuberculosis
    4,319
    5.28
     
    90
    0.09
    7. Measles
    3,365
    4.12
     
    2
    0.00
    8. Meningitis
    3,242
    3.97
     
    45
    0.05
    9. Low Birth Weight
    2,834
    3.47
     
    162
    0.16
    10. Liver Disease
    2,793
    3.42
     
    1,768
    1.78
    11. Maternal Conditions
    2,647
    3.24
     
    7
    0.01
    12. HIV/AIDS
    2,492
    3.05
     
    100
    0.10
    13. Birth Trauma
    2,429
    2.97
     
    62
    0.06
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    2,421
    2.96
     
    325
    0.33
    15. Malnutrition
    2,318
    2.84
     
    6
    0.01
    16. Other Injuries
    1,937
    2.37
     
    406
    0.41
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,842
    2.25
     
    542
    0.55
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,688
    2.06
     
    234
    0.24
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,341
    1.64
     
    1,947
    1.96
    20. Kidney Disease
    1,067
    1.31
     
    1,378
    1.39
    21. Drownings
    1,007
    1.23
     
    152
    0.15
    22. Suicide
    990
    1.21
     
    1,139
    1.15
    23. Lung Disease
    953
    1.17
     
    3,186
    3.21
    24. Violence
    849
    1.04
     
    105
    0.11
    25. Falls
    795
    0.97
     
    474
    0.48
    26. Asthma
    746
    0.91
     
    56
    0.06
    27. Fires
    560
    0.69
     
    109
    0.11
    28. Hypertension
    555
    0.68
     
    5,552
    5.60
    29. Liver Cancer
    541
    0.66
     
    890
    0.90
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    438
    0.54
     
    295
    0.30
    31. Schistosomiasis
    377
    0.46
     
    0
    0.00
    32. Cervical Cancer
    375
    0.46
     
    413
    0.42
    33. Epilepsy
    338
    0.41
     
    111
    0.11
    34. Poisonings
    302
    0.37
     
    57
    0.06
    35. Breast Cancer
    277
    0.34
     
    1,412
    1.42
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    266
    0.33
     
    3,800
    3.83
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    0.33
     
    2,549
    2.57
    38. Hepatitis B
    257
    0.31
     
    20
    0.02
    39. Pertussis
    213
    0.26
     
    0
    0.00
    40. Prostate Cancer
    210
    0.26
     
    883
    0.89
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    210
    0.26
     
    232
    0.23
    42. Drug Use
    182
    0.22
     
    84
    0.08
    43. Tetanus
    164
    0.20
     
    0
    0.00
    44. Encephalitis
    155
    0.19
     
    48
    0.05
    45. Alcohol
    136
    0.17
     
    80
    0.08
    46. Appendicitis
    129
    0.16
     
    46
    0.05
    47. Anemia
    126
    0.15
     
    3
    0.00
    48. Syphilis
    115
    0.14
     
    3
    0.00
    49. Skin Disease
    110
    0.13
     
    40
    0.04
    50. Stomach Cancer
    107
    0.13
     
    1,334
    1.35
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Bulgaria BULGARIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.45
    43
     
    13.08
    115
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.70
    22
     
    7.04
    104
    3. Liver Cancer
    16.49
    15
     
    6.33
    68
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.89
    117
     
    19.44
    63
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.55
    139
     
    9.21
    50
    6. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    149
     
    6.43
    29
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    174
     
    18.71
    11
    8. Lymphomas
    1.91
    169
     
    4.26
    111
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.70
    143
     
    4.77
    44
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.57
    115
     
    4.15
    28
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.49
    171
     
    27.17
    24
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.20
    151
     
    7.55
    31
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.15
    111
     
    2.42
    39
    14. Leukemia
    0.99
    173
     
    3.42
    111
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.75
    162
     
    1.45
    133
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.75
    168
     
    3.74
    40
     
     
     
    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.