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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 Mauritania 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.

Mauritania
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   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Somalia SOMALIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
           
    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
     
    41.5
    45.7
    43.5
    131
    123
    129
    1970
    38.7
    41.8
    40.2
    162
    159
    162
     
    45.5
    49.9
    47.6
    135
    129
    133
    1980
    41.0
    44.2
    42.6
    171
    169
    169
     
    50.5
    54.7
    52.5
    135
    133
    134
    1990
    40.0
    43.3
    41.6
    180
    179
    179
     
    55.6
    59.5
    57.5
    140
    136
    137
    2000
    49.1
    51.8
    50.5
    163
    164
    162
     
    58.4
    61.6
    60.0
    133
    132
    134
    2010
    50.8
    54.1
    52.4
    176
    173
    174
     
    60.5
    63.5
    62.0
    142
    145
    143
    2016
    53.7
    57.3
    55.4
    178
    177
    177
     
    62.6
    65.2
    63.9
    146
    154
    147
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    53.7
    57.3
    178
    177
    62.6
    65.2
    146
    154
    Age 5
    62.2
    65.6
    174
    173
    68.5
    70.5
    126
    144
    Age 10
    63.3
    66.7
    173
    173
    68.9
    71.0
    124
    143
    Age 15
    63.7
    67.1
    174
    173
    69.0
    71.1
    128
    147
    Age 20
    64.6
    67.8
    172
    173
    69.5
    71.6
    127
    146
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    171
    172
    70.1
    72.2
    125
    146
    Age 30
    67.2
    69.7
    171
    170
    70.6
    72.8
    126
    146
    Age 35
    68.6
    70.7
    170
    170
    71.2
    73.4
    124
    146
    Age 40
    70.0
    72.0
    164
    169
    71.8
    74.0
    127
    149
    Age 45
    71.4
    73.2
    159
    168
    72.5
    74.6
    130
    151
    Age 50
    72.8
    74.3
    155
    169
    73.4
    75.3
    133
    155
    Age 55
    74.2
    75.5
    148
    168
    74.5
    76.2
    136
    159
    Age 60
    75.7
    76.8
    149
    168
    75.8
    77.1
    144
    164
    Age 65
    77.5
    78.4
    151
    168
    77.5
    78.4
    154
    167
    Age 70
    79.7
    80.4
    153
    167
    79.4
    80.1
    167
    171
    Age 75
    82.4
    82.9
    151
    161
    81.8
    82.3
    170
    171
    Age 80
    85.5
    85.9
    145
    156
    84.8
    85.1
    172
    171
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    134
    146
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    190.57
    1
    53.80
    31
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    156.01
    9
    138.44
    18
    3. Tuberculosis
    127.18
    7
    36.96
    45
    4. Stroke
    91.16
    83
    112.30
    55
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.56
    161
    126.70
    76
    6. Measles
    38.78
    1
    0.26
    57
    7. Maternal Conditions
    38.24
    4
    20.91
    19
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.88
    23
    29.67
    39
    9. Birth Trauma
    33.96
    2
    15.91
    31
    10. Malnutrition
    33.03
    1
    13.19
    31
    11. Meningitis
    31.76
    4
    15.57
    32
    12. HIV/AIDS
    27.56
    43
    28.87
    42
    13. Other Injuries
    26.73
    6
    15.25
    36
    14. Liver Disease
    24.77
    56
    35.07
    25
    15. Hypertension
    24.32
    39
    10.60
    109
    16. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    13.70
    124
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.70
    109
    50.44
    38
    18. Low Birth Weight
    22.27
    19
    31.60
    3
    19. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    18.59
    39
    20. Malaria
    19.42
    34
    38.80
    22
    21. Asthma
    18.87
    20
    12.08
    49
    22. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    17.47
    79
    23. Lung Disease
    18.02
    131
    19.71
    111
    24. Anemia
    17.75
    2
    1.76
    52
    25. War
    17.75
    5
    0.00
    124
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.22
    10
    13.04
    30
    27. Tetanus
    15.26
    1
    1.40
    36
    28. Drownings
    12.71
    10
    6.29
    54
    29. Falls
    12.12
    34
    13.14
    26
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    11.75
    33
    8.29
    58
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11.24
    4
    4.97
    65
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.04
    146
    18.12
    87
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    0.66
    172
    34. Fires
    9.58
    4
    5.04
    44
    35. Suicide
    8.39
    117
    9.53
    96
    36. Syphilis
    8.38
    3
    8.15
    5
    37. Kidney Disease
    8.34
    141
    20.00
    61
    38. Other Neoplasms
    7.58
    4
    2.72
    90
    39. Epilepsy
    6.89
    15
    3.52
    48
    40. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    3.21
    141
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    3.08
    167
    42. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    3.60
    138
    43. Violence
    6.58
    80
    10.97
    41
    44. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    2.72
    142
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.99
    106
    4.86
    110
    46. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    1.38
    159
    47. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    1.00
    172
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.53
    44
    3.42
    68
    49. Pertussis
    4.21
    1
    2.15
    25
    50. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    12.74
    25
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Somalia SOMALIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19,694
    15.68
    3,769
    13.37
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,103
    14.42
    1,961
    6.96
    3. Measles
    8,617
    6.86
    15
    0.05
    4. Birth Trauma
    7,555
    6.02
    1,079
    3.83
    5. Tuberculosis
    6,603
    5.26
    833
    2.95
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,954
    3.94
    2,144
    7.60
    7. Meningitis
    4,446
    3.54
    547
    1.94
    8. Malnutrition
    4,209
    3.35
    600
    2.13
    9. Stroke
    3,923
    3.12
    1,966
    6.97
    10. Maternal Conditions
    3,334
    2.65
    791
    2.81
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,230
    2.57
    753
    2.67
    12. Other Injuries
    2,952
    2.35
    547
    1.94
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,906
    2.31
    983
    3.49
    14. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,841
    2.26
    2,148
    7.62
    15. Malaria
    2,152
    1.71
    1,197
    4.25
    16. HIV/AIDS
    2,074
    1.65
    986
    3.50
    17. Tetanus
    2,055
    1.64
    75
    0.27
    18. Drownings
    1,731
    1.38
    260
    0.92
    19. War
    1,656
    1.32
    0
    0.00
    20. Syphilis
    1,499
    1.19
    536
    1.90
    21. Liver Disease
    1,338
    1.07
    771
    2.73
    22. Anemia
    1,309
    1.04
    47
    0.17
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    1,198
    0.95
    287
    1.02
    24. Asthma
    1,062
    0.85
    239
    0.85
    25. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,019
    0.81
    888
    3.15
    26. Hypertension
    995
    0.79
    188
    0.67
    27. Fires
    992
    0.79
    156
    0.55
    28. Pertussis
    852
    0.68
    143
    0.51
    29. Lung Disease
    778
    0.62
    338
    1.20
    30. Falls
    777
    0.62
    281
    1.00
    31. Epilepsy
    684
    0.54
    112
    0.40
    32. Breast Cancer
    650
    0.52
    175
    0.62
    33. Violence
    599
    0.48
    416
    1.48
    34. Suicide
    578
    0.46
    240
    0.85
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    575
    0.46
    100
    0.35
    36. Cervical Cancer
    564
    0.45
    213
    0.76
    37. Kidney Disease
    529
    0.42
    428
    1.52
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    485
    0.39
    16
    0.06
    39. Encephalitis
    435
    0.35
    69
    0.24
    40. Poisonings
    398
    0.32
    100
    0.35
    41. Other Neoplasms
    383
    0.30
    66
    0.23
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    372
    0.30
    268
    0.95
    43. Lymphomas
    353
    0.28
    69
    0.24
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    337
    0.27
    73
    0.26
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    314
    0.25
    113
    0.40
    46. Leukemia
    309
    0.25
    27
    0.10
    47. Prostate Cancer
    300
    0.24
    110
    0.39
    48. Stomach Cancer
    294
    0.23
    78
    0.28
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    266
    0.21
    70
    0.25
    50. Oral Cancer
    243
    0.19
    30
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Somalia SOMALIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    23.25
    22
    13.70
    124
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.71
    26
    18.59
    39
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.47
    72
    17.47
    79
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.98
    12
    0.66
    172
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.88
    20
    3.21
    141
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.87
    106
    3.08
    167
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.67
    74
    3.60
    138
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    55
    2.72
    142
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.94
    40
    1.38
    159
    10. Leukemia
    4.89
    37
    1.00
    172
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.87
    134
    12.74
    25
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.91
    149
    1.41
    173
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.06
    126
    1.30
    148
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.96
    93
    1.09
    149
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.50
    120
    1.58
    114
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.92
    129
    0.84
    134
    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.