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South Africa
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Africa and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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 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 No Macedonia 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
South Africa Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    273.12
    5
    57.18
    27
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    114.02
    95
    110.97
    100
    3. Stroke
    93.76
    78
    107.18
    59
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    86.33
    46
    124.54
    22
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    86.02
    13
    37.45
    62
    6. Tuberculosis
    59.33
    24
    152.71
    2
    7. Lung Disease
    44.30
    16
    17.35
    136
    8. Prostate Cancer
    35.07
    21
    29.02
    29
    9. Hypertension
    30.73
    23
    11.42
    105
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    29.47
    47
    71.13
    21
    11. Violence
    25.69
    14
    11.32
    38
    12. Kidney Disease
    25.47
    38
    18.21
    73
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.46
    68
    46.20
    4
    14. Cervical Cancer
    20.99
    32
    24.71
    17
    15. Lung Cancers
    20.75
    57
    1.46
    172
    16. Breast Cancer
    20.75
    51
    15.27
    109
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    14.65
    12
    4.17
    132
    18. Asthma
    13.61
    38
    10.02
    62
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.28
    133
    14.02
    128
    20. Liver Disease
    12.56
    106
    39.19
    22
    21. Suicide
    12.13
    60
    9.93
    93
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    11.62
    36
    8.77
    56
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.53
    15
    0.84
    159
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.45
    72
    2.87
    172
    25. Epilepsy
    8.73
    6
    3.78
    42
    26. Low Birth Weight
    8.45
    82
    15.32
    42
    27. Lymphomas
    8.06
    15
    1.97
    166
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    7.65
    106
    11.84
    43
    29. Other Injuries
    6.58
    114
    16.27
    27
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    6.04
    51
    1.51
    142
    31. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    48
    3.31
    135
    32. Liver Cancer
    5.60
    87
    17.11
    13
    33. Malnutrition
    5.38
    56
    11.94
    36
    34. Skin Disease
    5.13
    23
    2.18
    78
    35. Birth Trauma
    4.92
    79
    14.24
    36
    36. Fires
    4.91
    45
    4.85
    46
    37. Meningitis
    4.79
    49
    19.95
    20
    38. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    113
    3.81
    134
    39. Skin Cancers
    4.48
    4
    1.22
    105
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.24
    72
    6.51
    41
    41. Oral Cancer
    3.92
    69
    1.66
    147
    42. Leukemia
    3.76
    101
    1.04
    170
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.70
    62
    3.24
    70
    44. Drownings
    3.49
    97
    5.22
    72
    45. Falls
    3.09
    137
    12.64
    30
    46. Other Neoplasms
    2.61
    95
    3.04
    79
    47. Maternal Conditions
    2.61
    70
    29.95
    11
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.31
    82
    1.77
    106
    49. Bladder Cancer
    2.27
    77
    0.87
    163
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.72
    52
    0.70
    131
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    138,157
    27.55
    1,902
    5.42
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    40,729
    8.12
    1,956
    5.57
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    35,331
    7.04
    3,891
    11.08
    4. Stroke
    32,958
    6.57
    1,979
    5.64
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31,831
    6.35
    696
    1.98
    6. Tuberculosis
    25,264
    5.04
    3,708
    10.56
    7. Lung Disease
    15,479
    3.09
    313
    0.89
    8. Violence
    14,288
    2.85
    469
    1.34
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12,761
    2.54
    2,343
    6.67
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    11,632
    2.32
    1,585
    4.51
    11. Hypertension
    10,994
    2.19
    213
    0.61
    12. Kidney Disease
    9,527
    1.90
    427
    1.22
    13. Lung Cancers
    7,881
    1.57
    33
    0.09
    14. Suicide
    5,854
    1.17
    284
    0.81
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,755
    1.15
    103
    0.29
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    5,210
    1.04
    385
    1.10
    17. Asthma
    5,188
    1.03
    212
    0.60
    18. Low Birth Weight
    5,119
    1.02
    1,212
    3.45
    19. Liver Disease
    5,084
    1.01
    928
    2.64
    20. Cervical Cancer
    5,054
    1.01
    287
    0.82
    21. Breast Cancer
    4,936
    0.98
    196
    0.56
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,435
    0.88
    215
    0.61
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4,379
    0.87
    804
    2.29
    24. Prostate Cancer
    4,151
    0.83
    203
    0.58
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,992
    0.80
    16
    0.05
    26. Epilepsy
    3,982
    0.79
    131
    0.37
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,930
    0.78
    65
    0.19
    28. Lymphomas
    3,508
    0.70
    54
    0.15
    29. Other Injuries
    3,235
    0.65
    619
    1.76
    30. Birth Trauma
    2,980
    0.59
    1,126
    3.21
    31. Malnutrition
    2,889
    0.58
    579
    1.65
    32. Meningitis
    2,309
    0.46
    899
    2.56
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    2,256
    0.45
    30
    0.09
    34. Fires
    2,256
    0.45
    161
    0.46
    35. Liver Cancer
    2,217
    0.44
    401
    1.14
    36. Skin Disease
    1,970
    0.39
    49
    0.14
    37. Stomach Cancer
    1,794
    0.36
    82
    0.23
    38. Drownings
    1,775
    0.35
    240
    0.68
    39. Skin Cancers
    1,659
    0.33
    21
    0.06
    40. Oral Cancer
    1,569
    0.31
    38
    0.11
    41. Leukemia
    1,555
    0.31
    29
    0.08
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,544
    0.31
    142
    0.40
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1,483
    0.30
    1,207
    3.44
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,438
    0.29
    72
    0.21
    45. Ovary Cancer
    1,332
    0.27
    43
    0.12
    46. Falls
    1,171
    0.23
    291
    0.83
    47. Other Neoplasms
    1,041
    0.21
    69
    0.20
    48. Syphilis
    952
    0.19
    124
    0.35
    49. Bladder Cancer
    825
    0.16
    17
    0.05
    50. Drug Use
    773
    0.15
    88
    0.25
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    35.07
    21
    29.02
    29
    2. Cervical Cancer
    20.99
    32
    24.71
    17
    3. Lung Cancers
    20.75
    57
    1.46
    172
    4. Breast Cancer
    20.75
    51
    15.27
    109
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.53
    15
    0.84
    159
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.45
    72
    2.87
    172
    7. Lymphomas
    8.06
    15
    1.97
    166
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    6.04
    51
    1.51
    142
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    48
    3.31
    135
    10. Liver Cancer
    5.60
    87
    17.11
    13
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    113
    3.81
    134
    12. Skin Cancers
    4.48
    4
    1.22
    105
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.92
    69
    1.66
    147
    14. Leukemia
    3.76
    101
    1.04
    170
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.31
    82
    1.77
    106
    16. Bladder Cancer
    2.27
    77
    0.87
    163
    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.