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Compare Singapore and Lesotho 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   Lesotho LESOTHO
           
    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
     
    44.9
    48.3
    46.6
    115
    111
    114
    1970
    65.4
    70.2
    67.7
    45
    45
    44
     
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
    1980
    68.9
    74.2
    71.5
    33
    36
    29
     
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
    1990
    71.9
    76.9
    74.3
    28
    30
    30
     
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
    2000
    75.9
    80.9
    78.3
    11
    17
    13
     
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
    2010
    79.2
    84.7
    82.0
    8
    3
    3
     
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
    2016
    80.8
    85.0
    82.9
    6
    6
    4
     
    51.0
    54.6
    52.9
    183
    181
    183
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Lesotho LESOTHO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.8
    85.0
    6
    6
     
    51.0
    54.6
    183
    181
    Age 5
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    56.3
    59.5
    183
    183
    Age 10
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    57.0
    60.1
    183
    183
    Age 15
    81.1
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    57.4
    60.5
    183
    183
    Age 20
    81.1
    85.3
    7
    6
     
    58.0
    61.2
    183
    183
    Age 25
    81.2
    85.4
    7
    6
     
    58.8
    62.2
    183
    183
    Age 30
    81.3
    85.4
    7
    6
     
    59.9
    63.6
    183
    183
    Age 35
    81.5
    85.5
    9
    6
     
    61.4
    65.5
    183
    183
    Age 40
    81.6
    85.6
    9
    8
     
    63.9
    68.1
    183
    182
    Age 45
    81.8
    85.7
    9
    8
     
    66.6
    70.5
    183
    180
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.0
    11
    8
     
    69.3
    72.5
    183
    180
    Age 55
    82.6
    86.3
    11
    8
     
    71.8
    74.3
    182
    179
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.7
    10
    8
     
    74.2
    76.1
    179
    174
    Age 65
    84.2
    87.3
    8
    8
     
    76.5
    78.0
    177
    172
    Age 70
    85.3
    88.0
    10
    8
     
    79.0
    80.1
    170
    170
    Age 75
    87.0
    89.1
    8
    7
     
    81.9
    82.6
    168
    169
    Age 80
    89.1
    90.6
    7
    6
     
    85.1
    85.6
    166
    167
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.6
    6
    16
     
    88.7
    89.1
    165
    164
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Lesotho LESOTHO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    70.09
    56
     
    109.31
    25
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.10
    166
     
    124.75
    79
    3. Lung Cancers
    23.46
    45
     
    2.92
    148
    4. Stroke
    23.27
    179
     
    116.53
    48
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.42
    30
     
    2.18
    179
    6. Breast Cancer
    15.30
    108
     
    5.45
    180
    7. Liver Cancer
    9.88
    39
     
    6.15
    74
    8. Kidney Disease
    9.50
    127
     
    21.44
    55
    9. Suicide
    8.66
    113
     
    13.25
    40
    10. Lung Disease
    8.32
    180
     
    55.25
    10
    11. Prostate Cancer
    8.27
    145
     
    14.03
    111
    12. Hypertension
    7.99
    132
     
    38.43
    5
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.42
    48
     
    0.50
    177
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6.01
    79
     
    1.36
    180
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.49
    179
     
    63.57
    26
    16. Lymphomas
    4.46
    106
     
    1.20
    180
    17. Ovary Cancer
    4.36
    89
     
    1.78
    174
    18. Oral Cancer
    4.09
    66
     
    2.21
    120
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.77
    142
     
    12.79
    19
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.24
    173
     
    26.76
    49
    21. Cervical Cancer
    3.12
    140
     
    27.28
    13
    22. Falls
    2.75
    148
     
    3.09
    138
    23. Leukemia
    2.62
    139
     
    0.59
    179
    24. Violence
    2.55
    130
     
    29.26
    12
    25. Liver Disease
    2.39
    178
     
    11.99
    112
    26. Uterin Cancer
    2.36
    80
     
    1.07
    150
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    2.29
    177
     
    12.54
    35
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.98
    107
     
    15.75
    6
    29. Skin Disease
    1.92
    85
     
    4.64
    33
    30. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    106
     
    0.98
    156
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    1.34
    66
     
    0.88
    108
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.18
    152
     
    3.13
    74
    33. Low Birth Weight
    0.79
    180
     
    25.80
    8
    34. Tuberculosis
    0.76
    139
     
    92.03
    11
    35. Asthma
    0.69
    162
     
    21.50
    12
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    166
     
    6.60
    40
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    0.67
    177
     
    8.12
    59
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.66
    153
     
    68.59
    22
    39. HIV/AIDS
    0.65
    126
     
    648.01
    1
    40. Epilepsy
    0.65
    172
     
    8.20
    8
    41. Other Injuries
    0.55
    183
     
    8.25
    91
    42. Skin Cancers
    0.48
    163
     
    4.21
    7
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.42
    174
     
    5.52
    27
    44. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.40
    183
     
    12.03
    139
    45. Drug Use
    0.39
    162
     
    1.61
    69
    46. Drownings
    0.28
    182
     
    4.44
    81
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.18
    181
     
    20.79
    13
    48. Alcohol
    0.17
    181
     
    1.54
    93
    49. Encephalitis
    0.15
    175
     
    0.50
    107
    50. Fires
    0.13
    181
     
    6.82
    25
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Lesotho LESOTHO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,340
    21.81
     
    1,896
    7.34
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,901
    20.02
     
    1,339
    5.18
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,874
    7.65
     
    33
    0.13
    4. Stroke
    1,806
    7.38
     
    1,258
    4.87
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,307
    5.34
     
    27
    0.10
    6. Liver Cancer
    798
    3.26
     
    74
    0.29
    7. Kidney Disease
    743
    3.03
     
    249
    0.96
    8. Lung Disease
    647
    2.64
     
    593
    2.29
    9. Breast Cancer
    641
    2.62
     
    37
    0.14
    10. Hypertension
    633
    2.59
     
    412
    1.59
    11. Suicide
    555
    2.27
     
    221
    0.86
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    516
    2.11
     
    5
    0.02
    13. Stomach Cancer
    473
    1.93
     
    16
    0.06
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    352
    1.44
     
    697
    2.70
    15. Lymphomas
    339
    1.38
     
    19
    0.07
    16. Oral Cancer
    327
    1.34
     
    24
    0.09
    17. Prostate Cancer
    280
    1.14
     
    56
    0.22
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    264
    1.08
     
    164
    0.63
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    208
    0.85
     
    558
    2.16
    20. Falls
    199
    0.81
     
    37
    0.14
    21. Leukemia
    193
    0.79
     
    11
    0.04
    22. Liver Disease
    189
    0.77
     
    144
    0.56
    23. Ovary Cancer
    183
    0.75
     
    13
    0.05
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    161
    0.66
     
    174
    0.67
    25. Violence
    149
    0.61
     
    635
    2.46
    26. Skin Disease
    146
    0.60
     
    57
    0.22
    27. Cervical Cancer
    133
    0.54
     
    184
    0.71
    28. Bladder Cancer
    131
    0.53
     
    11
    0.04
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    103
    0.42
     
    9
    0.03
    30. Uterin Cancer
    100
    0.41
     
    7
    0.03
    31. Other Neoplasms
    92
    0.38
     
    39
    0.15
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    0.37
     
    371
    1.44
    33. Tuberculosis
    58
    0.24
     
    1,189
    4.60
    34. Asthma
    54
    0.22
     
    263
    1.02
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51
    0.21
     
    1,203
    4.65
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    51
    0.21
     
    74
    0.29
    37. HIV/AIDS
    49
    0.20
     
    10,313
    39.90
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    39
    0.16
     
    133
    0.51
    39. Epilepsy
    39
    0.16
     
    132
    0.51
    40. Skin Cancers
    38
    0.16
     
    47
    0.18
    41. Other Injuries
    38
    0.16
     
    165
    0.64
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    33
    0.13
     
    72
    0.28
    43. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    0.13
     
    124
    0.48
    44. Low Birth Weight
    24
    0.10
     
    809
    3.13
    45. Drug Use
    24
    0.10
     
    28
    0.11
    46. Drownings
    13
    0.05
     
    97
    0.38
    47. Alcohol
    12
    0.05
     
    18
    0.07
    48. Encephalitis
    9
    0.04
     
    10
    0.04
    49. Fires
    9
    0.04
     
    118
    0.46
    50. Poisonings
    7
    0.03
     
    67
    0.26
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Lesotho LESOTHO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.46
    45
     
    2.92
    148
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.42
    30
     
    2.18
    179
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.30
    108
     
    5.45
    180
    4. Liver Cancer
    9.88
    39
     
    6.15
    74
    5. Prostate Cancer
    8.27
    145
     
    14.03
    111
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.42
    48
     
    0.50
    177
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.01
    79
     
    1.36
    180
    8. Lymphomas
    4.46
    106
     
    1.20
    180
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.36
    89
     
    1.78
    174
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.09
    66
     
    2.21
    120
    11. Cervical Cancer
    3.12
    140
     
    27.28
    13
    12. Leukemia
    2.62
    139
     
    0.59
    179
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.36
    80
     
    1.07
    150
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.98
    107
     
    15.75
    6
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    106
     
    0.98
    156
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.48
    163
     
    4.21
    7
     
     
     
    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.