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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 Macedonia 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 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

Compare Sierra Leone and South Sudan 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   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
           
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
     
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
    2010
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
     
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
    2016
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
     
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
     
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
    Age 5
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
     
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
    Age 10
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
     
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
    Age 15
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
     
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
    Age 20
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
     
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
    Age 25
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
     
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
    Age 30
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
     
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
    Age 35
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
     
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
    Age 40
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
     
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
    Age 45
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
     
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
    Age 50
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
     
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
    Age 55
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
     
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
    Age 60
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
     
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
    Age 65
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
     
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
    Age 70
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
     
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
    Age 75
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
     
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
    Age 80
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
     
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
    Age 85
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
     
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    234.45
    1
     
    124.14
    23
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    188.09
    29
     
    73.85
    152
    3. Stroke
    184.54
    2
     
    85.00
    88
    4. Tuberculosis
    130.60
    5
     
    48.71
    33
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    99.98
    9
     
    152.10
    2
    6. Liver Disease
    82.18
    2
     
    23.61
    59
    7. Malaria
    71.94
    1
     
    17.15
    36
    8. Meningitis
    53.51
    1
     
    25.99
    11
    9. HIV/AIDS
    53.50
    28
     
    128.78
    13
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    51.27
    37
     
    27.99
    95
    11. Maternal Conditions
    45.62
    2
     
    33.19
    6
    12. Lung Disease
    39.31
    25
     
    23.00
    85
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.37
    26
     
    37.80
    18
    14. Other Injuries
    33.34
    2
     
    18.56
    24
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    31.10
    1
     
    10.69
    41
    16. Kidney Disease
    30.74
    26
     
    9.33
    130
    17. Malnutrition
    30.12
    2
     
    21.34
    15
    18. Measles
    29.75
    2
     
    5.70
    13
    19. Low Birth Weight
    25.01
    9
     
    20.93
    20
    20. Prostate Cancer
    24.45
    43
     
    28.16
    34
    21. Asthma
    23.72
    8
     
    13.12
    40
    22. Falls
    22.90
    1
     
    13.04
    28
    23. Cervical Cancer
    22.70
    22
     
    21.66
    27
    24. Suicide
    21.71
    11
     
    9.45
    99
    25. Birth Trauma
    21.44
    11
     
    29.12
    4
    26. Hypertension
    21.32
    48
     
    26.52
    32
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    17.96
    5
     
    13.69
    22
    28. Liver Cancer
    16.49
    15
     
    6.46
    67
    29. Breast Cancer
    14.89
    117
     
    19.62
    58
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.85
    120
     
    12.23
    138
    31. Drownings
    14.78
    5
     
    11.49
    16
    32. Violence
    13.51
    29
     
    5.11
    93
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    13.17
    1
     
    10.20
    10
    34. Fires
    10.86
    3
     
    7.64
    12
    35. Schistosomiasis
    10.27
    1
     
    3.49
    24
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.29
    62
     
    5.52
    94
    37. Epilepsy
    6.86
    17
     
    5.83
    23
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.30
    17
     
    4.01
    57
    39. Hepatitis B
    5.68
    1
     
    2.20
    24
    40. Poisonings
    4.78
    1
     
    3.98
    9
    41. Drug Use
    3.97
    16
     
    0.21
    180
    42. Stomach Cancer
    3.55
    139
     
    5.38
    95
    43. Skin Disease
    3.55
    50
     
    3.99
    39
    44. Alcohol
    3.45
    25
     
    1.75
    84
    45. Appendicitis
    3.19
    2
     
    1.65
    25
    46. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    149
     
    5.89
    40
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    174
     
    6.00
    118
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.69
    91
     
    0.00
    183
    49. Encephalitis
    2.64
    7
     
    1.37
    41
    50. Anemia
    2.51
    38
     
    14.93
    6
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,315
    12.62
     
    14,256
    12.03
    2. Malaria
    7,134
    8.73
     
    2,898
    2.45
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,879
    7.19
     
    13,622
    11.49
    4. Stroke
    4,757
    5.82
     
    4,829
    4.07
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,464
    5.46
     
    4,083
    3.45
    6. Tuberculosis
    4,319
    5.28
     
    3,285
    2.77
    7. Measles
    3,365
    4.12
     
    1,149
    0.97
    8. Meningitis
    3,242
    3.97
     
    3,458
    2.92
    9. Low Birth Weight
    2,834
    3.47
     
    4,621
    3.90
    10. Liver Disease
    2,793
    3.42
     
    1,578
    1.33
    11. Maternal Conditions
    2,647
    3.24
     
    3,623
    3.06
    12. HIV/AIDS
    2,492
    3.05
     
    11,948
    10.08
    13. Birth Trauma
    2,429
    2.97
     
    6,428
    5.42
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    2,421
    2.96
     
    1,072
    0.90
    15. Malnutrition
    2,318
    2.84
     
    2,422
    2.04
    16. Other Injuries
    1,937
    2.37
     
    2,089
    1.76
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,842
    2.25
     
    3,618
    3.05
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,688
    2.06
     
    2,708
    2.29
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,341
    1.64
     
    1,637
    1.38
    20. Kidney Disease
    1,067
    1.31
     
    679
    0.57
    21. Drownings
    1,007
    1.23
     
    1,551
    1.31
    22. Suicide
    990
    1.21
     
    784
    0.66
    23. Lung Disease
    953
    1.17
     
    1,268
    1.07
    24. Violence
    849
    1.04
     
    557
    0.47
    25. Falls
    795
    0.97
     
    925
    0.78
    26. Asthma
    746
    0.91
     
    916
    0.77
    27. Fires
    560
    0.69
     
    755
    0.64
    28. Hypertension
    555
    0.68
     
    1,466
    1.24
    29. Liver Cancer
    541
    0.66
     
    420
    0.35
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    438
    0.54
     
    648
    0.55
    31. Schistosomiasis
    377
    0.46
     
    254
    0.21
    32. Cervical Cancer
    375
    0.46
     
    717
    0.61
    33. Epilepsy
    338
    0.41
     
    627
    0.53
    34. Poisonings
    302
    0.37
     
    483
    0.41
    35. Breast Cancer
    277
    0.34
     
    689
    0.58
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    266
    0.33
     
    591
    0.50
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    0.33
     
    392
    0.33
    38. Hepatitis B
    257
    0.31
     
    180
    0.15
    39. Pertussis
    213
    0.26
     
    591
    0.50
    40. Prostate Cancer
    210
    0.26
     
    645
    0.54
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    210
    0.26
     
    285
    0.24
    42. Drug Use
    182
    0.22
     
    19
    0.02
    43. Tetanus
    164
    0.20
     
    1,948
    1.64
    44. Encephalitis
    155
    0.19
     
    205
    0.17
    45. Alcohol
    136
    0.17
     
    142
    0.12
    46. Appendicitis
    129
    0.16
     
    169
    0.14
    47. Anemia
    126
    0.15
     
    1,224
    1.03
    48. Syphilis
    115
    0.14
     
    1,007
    0.85
    49. Skin Disease
    110
    0.13
     
    269
    0.23
    50. Stomach Cancer
    107
    0.13
     
    317
    0.27
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.45
    43
     
    28.16
    34
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.70
    22
     
    21.66
    27
    3. Liver Cancer
    16.49
    15
     
    6.46
    67
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.89
    117
     
    19.62
    58
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.55
    139
     
    5.38
    95
    6. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    149
     
    5.89
    40
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.85
    174
     
    6.00
    118
    8. Lymphomas
    1.91
    169
     
    6.86
    42
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.70
    143
     
    5.21
    36
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.57
    115
     
    1.82
    102
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.49
    171
     
    2.37
    157
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.20
    151
     
    1.79
    133
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.15
    111
     
    1.19
    110
    14. Leukemia
    0.99
    173
     
    4.24
    70
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.75
    162
     
    10.46
    16
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.75
    168
     
    1.52
    119
     
     
     
    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.