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Somalia
COUNTRY #1
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 Somalia 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.

Afghanistan
COUNTRY #2
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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Somalia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Somalia SOMALIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    34.7
    37.7
    36.2
    163
    158
    163
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    38.7
    41.8
    40.2
    162
    159
    162
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    41.0
    44.2
    42.6
    171
    169
    169
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    40.0
    43.3
    41.6
    180
    179
    179
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    49.1
    51.8
    50.5
    163
    164
    162
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    50.8
    54.1
    52.4
    176
    173
    174
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    53.7
    57.3
    55.4
    178
    177
    177
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    53.7
    57.3
    178
    177
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    62.2
    65.6
    174
    173
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    63.3
    66.7
    173
    173
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    63.7
    67.1
    174
    173
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    64.6
    67.8
    172
    173
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    171
    172
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    67.2
    69.7
    171
    170
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    68.6
    70.7
    170
    170
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.0
    164
    169
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.2
    159
    168
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    72.8
    74.3
    155
    169
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    74.2
    75.5
    148
    168
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    75.7
    76.8
    149
    168
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.4
    151
    168
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    153
    167
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    82.4
    82.9
    151
    161
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.9
    145
    156
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    134
    146
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    190.57
    1
    22.93
    53
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    156.01
    9
    64.21
    61
    3. Tuberculosis
    127.18
    7
    83.56
    13
    4. Stroke
    91.16
    83
    154.41
    14
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.56
    161
    263.34
    11
    6. Measles
    38.78
    1
    3.75
    18
    7. Maternal Conditions
    38.24
    4
    15.69
    24
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.88
    23
    18.73
    90
    9. Birth Trauma
    33.96
    2
    18.51
    18
    10. Malnutrition
    33.03
    1
    3.63
    71
    11. Meningitis
    31.76
    4
    7.94
    40
    12. HIV/AIDS
    27.56
    43
    1.55
    113
    13. Other Injuries
    26.73
    6
    38.08
    1
    14. Liver Disease
    24.77
    56
    24.85
    55
    15. Hypertension
    24.32
    39
    16.62
    65
    16. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    25.76
    15
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.70
    109
    23.82
    106
    18. Low Birth Weight
    22.27
    19
    24.58
    13
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    7.51
    97
    20. Malaria
    19.42
    34
    0.69
    54
    21. Asthma
    18.87
    20
    19.26
    17
    22. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    5.09
    162
    23. Lung Disease
    18.02
    131
    37.62
    27
    24. Anemia
    17.75
    2
    0.06
    130
    25. War
    17.75
    5
    44.46
    3
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.22
    10
    12.02
    40
    27. Tetanus
    15.26
    1
    1.75
    30
    28. Drownings
    12.71
    10
    11.89
    14
    29. Falls
    12.12
    34
    13.44
    24
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    11.75
    33
    7.56
    66
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.24
    4
    7.66
    29
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.04
    146
    24.53
    43
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    10.76
    14
    34. Fires
    9.58
    4
    1.98
    80
    35. Suicide
    8.39
    117
    6.92
    129
    36. Syphilis
    8.38
    3
    1.75
    41
    37. Kidney Disease
    8.34
    141
    32.37
    21
    38. Other Neoplasms
    7.58
    4
    6.98
    7
    39. Epilepsy
    6.89
    15
    3.57
    46
    40. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    4.12
    94
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    5.27
    129
    42. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    14.79
    22
    43. Violence
    6.58
    80
    8.34
    68
    44. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    6.62
    49
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.99
    106
    7.38
    59
    46. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    8.53
    9
    47. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    2.75
    129
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.53
    44
    4.39
    47
    49. Pertussis
    4.21
    1
    2.49
    13
    50. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    6.08
    76
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Somalia SOMALIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19,694
    15.68
    23,770
    10.16
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,103
    14.42
    12,146
    5.19
    3. Measles
    8,617
    6.86
    2,043
    0.87
    4. Birth Trauma
    7,555
    6.02
    10,342
    4.42
    5. Tuberculosis
    6,603
    5.26
    13,325
    5.69
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,954
    3.94
    13,733
    5.87
    7. Meningitis
    4,446
    3.54
    3,551
    1.52
    8. Malnutrition
    4,209
    3.35
    1,598
    0.68
    9. Stroke
    3,923
    3.12
    18,204
    7.78
    10. Maternal Conditions
    3,334
    2.65
    4,486
    1.92
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,230
    2.57
    6,096
    2.60
    12. Other Injuries
    2,952
    2.35
    12,476
    5.33
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,906
    2.31
    4,938
    2.11
    14. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,841
    2.26
    30,077
    12.85
    15. Malaria
    2,152
    1.71
    187
    0.08
    16. HIV/AIDS
    2,074
    1.65
    348
    0.15
    17. Tetanus
    2,055
    1.64
    917
    0.39
    18. Drownings
    1,731
    1.38
    4,649
    1.99
    19. War
    1,656
    1.32
    13,330
    5.70
    20. Syphilis
    1,499
    1.19
    916
    0.39
    21. Liver Disease
    1,338
    1.07
    3,804
    1.63
    22. Anemia
    1,309
    1.04
    15
    0.01
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    1,198
    0.95
    2,449
    1.05
    24. Asthma
    1,062
    0.85
    2,874
    1.23
    25. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,019
    0.81
    3,042
    1.30
    26. Hypertension
    995
    0.79
    1,832
    0.78
    27. Fires
    992
    0.79
    587
    0.25
    28. Pertussis
    852
    0.68
    1,364
    0.58
    29. Lung Disease
    778
    0.62
    4,406
    1.88
    30. Falls
    777
    0.62
    4,299
    1.84
    31. Epilepsy
    684
    0.54
    1,239
    0.53
    32. Breast Cancer
    650
    0.52
    2,008
    0.86
    33. Violence
    599
    0.48
    2,272
    0.97
    34. Suicide
    578
    0.46
    1,796
    0.77
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    575
    0.46
    1,163
    0.50
    36. Cervical Cancer
    564
    0.45
    602
    0.26
    37. Kidney Disease
    529
    0.42
    4,677
    2.00
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    485
    0.39
    1,351
    0.58
    39. Encephalitis
    435
    0.35
    187
    0.08
    40. Poisonings
    398
    0.32
    515
    0.22
    41. Other Neoplasms
    383
    0.30
    1,076
    0.46
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    372
    0.30
    2,076
    0.89
    43. Lymphomas
    353
    0.28
    1,283
    0.55
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    337
    0.27
    824
    0.35
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    314
    0.25
    1,164
    0.50
    46. Leukemia
    309
    0.25
    796
    0.34
    47. Prostate Cancer
    300
    0.24
    222
    0.09
    48. Stomach Cancer
    294
    0.23
    1,853
    0.79
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    266
    0.21
    781
    0.33
    50. Oral Cancer
    243
    0.19
    1,202
    0.51
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    25.76
    15
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    7.51
    97
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    5.09
    162
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    10.76
    14
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    4.12
    94
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    5.27
    129
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    14.79
    22
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    6.62
    49
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    8.53
    9
    10. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    2.75
    129
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    6.08
    76
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.91
    149
    7.75
    114
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.06
    126
    1.54
    141
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.96
    93
    4.62
    21
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.50
    120
    3.06
    56
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.92
    129
    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.