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Sierra Leone
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sierra Leone and Gambia 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.

Gambia
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Sierra Leone Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Gambia GAMBIA
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    31.0
    33.7
    32.3
    172
    170
    171
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    267.56
    16
    215.63
    26
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217.83
    2
    146.71
    9
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178.83
    1
    63.75
    33
    4. Stroke
    171.22
    1
    109.72
    46
    5. Tuberculosis
    94.14
    13
    49.48
    32
    6. Malaria
    72.49
    2
    39.89
    21
    7. Liver Disease
    55.99
    9
    37.43
    19
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    55.85
    33
    31.97
    82
    9. HIV/AIDS
    51.83
    31
    83.73
    22
    10. Lung Disease
    48.68
    13
    37.69
    33
    11. Maternal Conditions
    41.07
    3
    30.51
    10
    12. Meningitis
    40.48
    2
    27.25
    10
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    38.68
    21
    47.51
    4
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34.57
    35
    36.34
    28
    15. Kidney Disease
    33.23
    20
    23.99
    50
    16. Prostate Cancer
    30.53
    33
    7.87
    149
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    27.00
    1
    11.00
    24
    18. Malnutrition
    26.98
    12
    24.18
    19
    19. Other Injuries
    24.14
    4
    17.03
    19
    20. Low Birth Weight
    23.83
    14
    16.69
    35
    21. Falls
    22.34
    5
    23.11
    4
    22. Cervical Cancer
    22.08
    24
    18.41
    35
    23. Birth Trauma
    21.68
    9
    17.24
    19
    24. Asthma
    19.24
    12
    13.27
    31
    25. Hypertension
    17.42
    55
    10.37
    107
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.40
    2
    12.99
    11
    27. Suicide
    16.15
    21
    9.99
    77
    28. Liver Cancer
    15.84
    17
    26.77
    5
    29. Measles
    15.73
    4
    1.53
    23
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    15.09
    3
    6.74
    44
    31. Breast Cancer
    14.46
    116
    5.57
    178
    32. Violence
    13.34
    30
    9.74
    52
    33. Drownings
    11.37
    6
    7.13
    32
    34. Schistosomiasis
    9.59
    2
    5.10
    12
    35. Fires
    8.88
    4
    6.34
    25
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.79
    11
    4.71
    42
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.28
    43
    5.89
    79
    38. Hepatitis B
    7.60
    1
    3.00
    31
    39. Epilepsy
    5.83
    9
    3.83
    25
    40. Skin Disease
    5.18
    29
    5.18
    31
    41. Poisonings
    4.33
    1
    2.26
    38
    42. Appendicitis
    4.07
    2
    2.68
    14
    43. Stomach Cancer
    3.62
    138
    2.03
    177
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.13
    149
    1.52
    180
    45. Alcohol
    3.03
    36
    1.50
    104
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.76
    176
    1.73
    182
    47. Drug Use
    2.73
    24
    1.69
    60
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    100
    3.20
    73
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    2.42
    82
    2.60
    72
    50. Lymphomas
    2.28
    171
    4.72
    113
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,302
    11.52
    1,619
    11.62
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,946
    9.84
    883
    6.34
    3. Malaria
    7,211
    8.93
    629
    4.51
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,022
    7.46
    1,207
    8.66
    5. Stroke
    4,484
    5.55
    685
    4.92
    6. Tuberculosis
    3,518
    4.36
    431
    3.09
    7. Low Birth Weight
    3,080
    3.81
    682
    4.90
    8. HIV/AIDS
    2,811
    3.48
    1,069
    7.67
    9. Birth Trauma
    2,802
    3.47
    704
    5.05
    10. Maternal Conditions
    2,745
    3.40
    527
    3.78
    11. Meningitis
    2,386
    2.96
    399
    2.86
    12. Malnutrition
    2,187
    2.71
    428
    3.07
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,166
    2.68
    657
    4.72
    14. Liver Disease
    2,095
    2.59
    325
    2.33
    15. Measles
    2,032
    2.52
    56
    0.40
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    1,997
    2.47
    194
    1.39
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    1,816
    2.25
    470
    3.37
    18. Other Injuries
    1,450
    1.80
    265
    1.90
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,433
    1.77
    202
    1.45
    20. Kidney Disease
    1,153
    1.43
    192
    1.38
    21. Lung Disease
    1,140
    1.41
    218
    1.56
    22. Violence
    967
    1.20
    189
    1.36
    23. Drownings
    762
    0.94
    127
    0.91
    24. Suicide
    715
    0.89
    105
    0.75
    25. Falls
    641
    0.79
    158
    1.13
    26. Asthma
    602
    0.75
    98
    0.70
    27. Liver Cancer
    565
    0.70
    252
    1.81
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    507
    0.63
    54
    0.39
    29. Hypertension
    455
    0.56
    64
    0.46
    30. Fires
    443
    0.55
    85
    0.61
    31. Hepatitis B
    428
    0.53
    38
    0.27
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    404
    0.50
    143
    1.03
    33. Cervical Cancer
    396
    0.49
    62
    0.45
    34. Schistosomiasis
    391
    0.48
    44
    0.32
    35. Epilepsy
    348
    0.43
    59
    0.42
    36. Poisonings
    305
    0.38
    38
    0.27
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    303
    0.38
    51
    0.37
    38. Breast Cancer
    295
    0.37
    21
    0.15
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    285
    0.35
    36
    0.26
    40. Prostate Cancer
    227
    0.28
    19
    0.14
    41. Skin Disease
    160
    0.20
    44
    0.32
    42. Appendicitis
    153
    0.19
    24
    0.17
    43. Drug Use
    151
    0.19
    21
    0.15
    44. Tetanus
    136
    0.17
    20
    0.14
    45. Alcohol
    120
    0.15
    13
    0.09
    46. Ascariasis
    113
    0.14
    2
    0.01
    47. Stomach Cancer
    112
    0.14
    14
    0.10
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    99
    0.12
    14
    0.10
    49. Encephalitis
    96
    0.12
    20
    0.14
    50. Other Neoplasms
    90
    0.11
    30
    0.22
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    30.53
    33
    7.87
    149
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.08
    24
    18.41
    35
    3. Liver Cancer
    15.84
    17
    26.77
    5
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.46
    116
    5.57
    178
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.62
    138
    2.03
    177
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.13
    149
    1.52
    180
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.76
    176
    1.73
    182
    8. Lymphomas
    2.28
    171
    4.72
    113
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    142
    1.59
    167
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.60
    120
    0.99
    164
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.59
    173
    2.57
    153
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.34
    158
    1.59
    148
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.16
    122
    1.67
    85
    14. Leukemia
    1.06
    177
    0.84
    181
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    167
    1.02
    163
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.79
    172
    1.08
    160
    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.