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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 Singapore and Afghanistan 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
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.7
    65.7
    63.7
    47
    50
    45
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    65.4
    70.2
    67.7
    45
    45
    44
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    68.9
    74.2
    71.5
    33
    36
    29
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    71.9
    76.9
    74.3
    28
    30
    30
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    75.9
    80.9
    78.3
    11
    17
    13
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    79.2
    84.7
    82.0
    8
    3
    3
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    80.8
    85.0
    82.9
    6
    6
    4
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.8
    85.0
    6
    6
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    81.1
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    81.1
    85.3
    7
    6
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    81.2
    85.4
    7
    6
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    81.3
    85.4
    7
    6
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    81.5
    85.5
    9
    6
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    81.6
    85.6
    9
    8
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    81.8
    85.7
    9
    8
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.0
    11
    8
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    82.6
    86.3
    11
    8
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.7
    10
    8
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    84.2
    87.3
    8
    8
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    85.3
    88.0
    10
    8
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    87.0
    89.1
    8
    7
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    89.1
    90.6
    7
    6
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.6
    6
    16
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    70.09
    56
     
    64.21
    61
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.10
    166
     
    263.34
    11
    3. Lung Cancers
    23.46
    45
     
    7.75
    114
    4. Stroke
    23.27
    179
     
    154.41
    14
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.42
    30
     
    5.27
    129
    6. Breast Cancer
    15.30
    108
     
    25.76
    15
    7. Liver Cancer
    9.88
    39
     
    6.08
    76
    8. Kidney Disease
    9.50
    127
     
    32.37
    21
    9. Suicide
    8.66
    113
     
    6.92
    129
    10. Lung Disease
    8.32
    180
     
    37.62
    27
    11. Prostate Cancer
    8.27
    145
     
    5.09
    162
    12. Hypertension
    7.99
    132
     
    16.62
    65
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.42
    48
     
    1.54
    141
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6.01
    79
     
    14.79
    22
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.49
    179
     
    23.82
    106
    16. Lymphomas
    4.46
    106
     
    6.62
    49
    17. Ovary Cancer
    4.36
    89
     
    4.12
    94
    18. Oral Cancer
    4.09
    66
     
    8.53
    9
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.77
    142
     
    7.38
    59
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.24
    173
     
    18.73
    90
    21. Cervical Cancer
    3.12
    140
     
    7.51
    97
    22. Falls
    2.75
    148
     
    13.44
    24
    23. Leukemia
    2.62
    139
     
    2.75
    129
    24. Violence
    2.55
    130
     
    8.34
    68
    25. Liver Disease
    2.39
    178
     
    24.85
    55
    26. Uterin Cancer
    2.36
    80
     
    4.62
    21
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    2.29
    177
     
    12.02
    40
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.98
    107
     
    10.76
    14
    29. Skin Disease
    1.92
    85
     
    2.47
    70
    30. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    106
     
    3.06
    56
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    1.34
    66
     
    0.35
    174
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.18
    152
     
    6.98
    7
    33. Low Birth Weight
    0.79
    180
     
    24.58
    13
    34. Tuberculosis
    0.76
    139
     
    83.56
    13
    35. Asthma
    0.69
    162
     
    19.26
    17
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    166
     
    7.66
    29
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    0.67
    177
     
    7.56
    66
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.66
    153
     
    22.93
    53
    39. HIV/AIDS
    0.65
    126
     
    1.55
    113
    40. Epilepsy
    0.65
    172
     
    3.57
    46
    41. Other Injuries
    0.55
    183
     
    38.08
    1
    42. Skin Cancers
    0.48
    163
     
    1.54
    88
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.42
    174
     
    4.39
    47
    44. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.40
    183
     
    24.53
    43
    45. Drug Use
    0.39
    162
     
    0.61
    146
    46. Drownings
    0.28
    182
     
    11.89
    14
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.18
    181
     
    18.51
    18
    48. Alcohol
    0.17
    181
     
    0.83
    134
    49. Encephalitis
    0.15
    175
     
    0.64
    88
    50. Fires
    0.13
    181
     
    1.98
    80
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,340
    21.81
     
    23,770
    10.16
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,901
    20.02
     
    30,077
    12.85
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,874
    7.65
     
    1,058
    0.45
    4. Stroke
    1,806
    7.38
     
    18,204
    7.78
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,307
    5.34
     
    824
    0.35
    6. Liver Cancer
    798
    3.26
     
    793
    0.34
    7. Kidney Disease
    743
    3.03
     
    4,677
    2.00
    8. Lung Disease
    647
    2.64
     
    4,406
    1.88
    9. Breast Cancer
    641
    2.62
     
    2,008
    0.86
    10. Hypertension
    633
    2.59
     
    1,832
    0.78
    11. Suicide
    555
    2.27
     
    1,796
    0.77
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    516
    2.11
     
    193
    0.08
    13. Stomach Cancer
    473
    1.93
     
    1,853
    0.79
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    352
    1.44
     
    3,042
    1.30
    15. Lymphomas
    339
    1.38
     
    1,283
    0.55
    16. Oral Cancer
    327
    1.34
     
    1,202
    0.51
    17. Prostate Cancer
    280
    1.14
     
    222
    0.09
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    264
    1.08
     
    1,164
    0.50
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    208
    0.85
     
    4,938
    2.11
    20. Falls
    199
    0.81
     
    4,299
    1.84
    21. Leukemia
    193
    0.79
     
    796
    0.34
    22. Liver Disease
    189
    0.77
     
    3,804
    1.63
    23. Ovary Cancer
    183
    0.75
     
    310
    0.13
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    161
    0.66
     
    1,351
    0.58
    25. Violence
    149
    0.61
     
    2,272
    0.97
    26. Skin Disease
    146
    0.60
     
    343
    0.15
    27. Cervical Cancer
    133
    0.54
     
    602
    0.26
    28. Bladder Cancer
    131
    0.53
     
    353
    0.15
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    103
    0.42
     
    34
    0.01
    30. Uterin Cancer
    100
    0.41
     
    333
    0.14
    31. Other Neoplasms
    92
    0.38
     
    1,076
    0.46
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    0.37
     
    6,096
    2.60
    33. Tuberculosis
    58
    0.24
     
    13,325
    5.69
    34. Asthma
    54
    0.22
     
    2,874
    1.23
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51
    0.21
     
    12,146
    5.19
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    51
    0.21
     
    1,163
    0.50
    37. HIV/AIDS
    49
    0.20
     
    348
    0.15
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    39
    0.16
     
    2,449
    1.05
    39. Epilepsy
    39
    0.16
     
    1,239
    0.53
    40. Skin Cancers
    38
    0.16
     
    186
    0.08
    41. Other Injuries
    38
    0.16
     
    12,476
    5.33
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    33
    0.13
     
    781
    0.33
    43. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    0.13
     
    2,076
    0.89
    44. Low Birth Weight
    24
    0.10
     
    13,733
    5.87
    45. Drug Use
    24
    0.10
     
    127
    0.05
    46. Drownings
    13
    0.05
     
    4,649
    1.99
    47. Alcohol
    12
    0.05
     
    159
    0.07
    48. Encephalitis
    9
    0.04
     
    187
    0.08
    49. Fires
    9
    0.04
     
    587
    0.25
    50. Poisonings
    7
    0.03
     
    515
    0.22
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.46
    45
     
    7.75
    114
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.42
    30
     
    5.27
    129
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.30
    108
     
    25.76
    15
    4. Liver Cancer
    9.88
    39
     
    6.08
    76
    5. Prostate Cancer
    8.27
    145
     
    5.09
    162
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.42
    48
     
    1.54
    141
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.01
    79
     
    14.79
    22
    8. Lymphomas
    4.46
    106
     
    6.62
    49
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.36
    89
     
    4.12
    94
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.09
    66
     
    8.53
    9
    11. Cervical Cancer
    3.12
    140
     
    7.51
    97
    12. Leukemia
    2.62
    139
     
    2.75
    129
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.36
    80
     
    4.62
    21
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.98
    107
     
    10.76
    14
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    106
     
    3.06
    56
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.48
    163
     
    1.54
    88
     
     
     
    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.