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South Africa
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 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

Compare South Africa and Tanzania 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.

Tanzania
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   Tanzania TANZANIA
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Tanzania TANZANIA
           
    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
     
    42.1
    45.5
    43.7
    129
    126
    127
    1970
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
     
    45.2
    48.6
    46.9
    136
    135
    136
    1980
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
     
    48.7
    52.0
    50.3
    143
    141
    142
    1990
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
     
    49.1
    52.8
    50.9
    160
    157
    160
    2000
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
     
    48.4
    50.0
    49.2
    166
    170
    167
    2010
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
     
    56.4
    58.6
    57.5
    161
    162
    161
    2016
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
     
    62.0
    65.8
    63.9
    151
    149
    148
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Tanzania TANZANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    62.0
    65.8
    151
    149
    Age 5
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    65.9
    69.5
    155
    153
    Age 10
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    66.5
    70.0
    153
    152
    Age 15
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    66.7
    70.3
    156
    152
    Age 20
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    67.4
    70.9
    156
    152
    Age 25
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    68.3
    71.6
    152
    151
    Age 30
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    69.2
    72.4
    150
    147
    Age 35
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    70.2
    73.2
    144
    147
    Age 40
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    71.4
    74.1
    137
    147
    Age 45
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    72.7
    75.0
    127
    146
    Age 50
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    74.0
    76.0
    124
    145
    Age 55
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    75.4
    77.0
    119
    144
    Age 60
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    76.9
    78.1
    115
    140
    Age 65
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    78.6
    79.5
    114
    140
    Age 70
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    80.6
    81.3
    114
    140
    Age 75
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    83.0
    83.6
    119
    137
    Age 80
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    85.9
    86.3
    119
    132
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    89.2
    89.6
    123
    132
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Tanzania TANZANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    195.94
    7
    79.80
    23
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    116.76
    101
    113.92
    108
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    97.16
    10
    29.28
    91
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    86.08
    38
    93.98
    34
    5. Stroke
    85.07
    74
    59.36
    111
    6. Tuberculosis
    50.99
    31
    88.40
    14
    7. Lung Disease
    46.11
    15
    21.54
    105
    8. Violence
    34.29
    8
    8.38
    66
    9. Hypertension
    33.64
    13
    19.98
    43
    10. Prostate Cancer
    32.80
    27
    36.89
    20
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    32.59
    49
    85.37
    22
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    30.39
    57
    26.52
    81
    13. Kidney Disease
    29.74
    33
    10.26
    131
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.44
    68
    46.17
    6
    15. Cervical Cancer
    18.31
    36
    35.60
    5
    16. Lung Cancers
    18.31
    67
    0.91
    182
    17. Breast Cancer
    16.95
    88
    11.48
    138
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    14.16
    18
    6.45
    61
    19. Liver Disease
    13.36
    100
    23.02
    61
    20. Asthma
    13.22
    33
    7.90
    64
    21. Suicide
    12.84
    46
    9.58
    82
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.75
    12
    6.23
    72
    23. Low Birth Weight
    10.31
    68
    12.33
    56
    24. Epilepsy
    9.67
    3
    2.81
    43
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.82
    20
    9.91
    17
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.33
    87
    4.23
    152
    27. Other Injuries
    8.13
    85
    12.36
    46
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    7.97
    85
    9.60
    48
    29. Malnutrition
    6.68
    50
    20.93
    25
    30. Lymphomas
    6.27
    61
    2.06
    173
    31. Birth Trauma
    5.66
    74
    14.72
    32
    32. Meningitis
    5.12
    47
    15.37
    30
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    4.89
    71
    0.49
    183
    34. Liver Cancer
    4.79
    109
    2.19
    176
    35. Fires
    4.71
    41
    6.39
    23
    36. Skin Disease
    4.52
    38
    5.35
    20
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.46
    70
    6.52
    50
    38. Ovary Cancer
    4.41
    93
    1.75
    175
    39. Stomach Cancer
    3.76
    134
    3.12
    151
    40. Skin Cancers
    3.72
    9
    1.54
    99
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.67
    61
    2.29
    83
    42. Drownings
    3.40
    97
    5.81
    52
    43. Oral Cancer
    3.14
    92
    6.87
    21
    44. Leukemia
    3.13
    120
    1.17
    172
    45. Falls
    3.02
    142
    15.25
    32
    46. Other Neoplasms
    2.69
    94
    2.93
    83
    47. Maternal Conditions
    2.56
    68
    21.13
    17
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    2.22
    93
    1.85
    116
    49. Bladder Cancer
    1.97
    95
    2.45
    77
    50. Drug Use
    1.82
    53
    0.36
    166
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Tanzania TANZANIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    107,348
    21.99
    33,028
    9.08
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    41,965
    8.60
    23,728
    6.53
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    37,228
    7.63
    6,444
    1.77
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    36,810
    7.54
    37,053
    10.19
    5. Stroke
    30,766
    6.30
    13,114
    3.61
    6. Tuberculosis
    22,702
    4.65
    27,559
    7.58
    7. Violence
    18,546
    3.80
    4,292
    1.18
    8. Lung Disease
    16,445
    3.37
    4,495
    1.24
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    14,198
    2.91
    30,859
    8.49
    10. Hypertension
    12,038
    2.47
    4,096
    1.13
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    11,478
    2.35
    19,058
    5.24
    12. Kidney Disease
    11,376
    2.33
    2,636
    0.72
    13. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9,273
    1.90
    4,538
    1.25
    14. Lung Cancers
    7,170
    1.47
    209
    0.06
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6,748
    1.38
    2,678
    0.74
    16. Low Birth Weight
    6,666
    1.37
    13,487
    3.71
    17. Suicide
    6,476
    1.33
    3,001
    0.83
    18. Liver Disease
    5,664
    1.16
    6,137
    1.69
    19. Asthma
    5,136
    1.05
    2,177
    0.60
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5,050
    1.03
    10,253
    2.82
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,895
    1.00
    1,722
    0.47
    22. Epilepsy
    4,504
    0.92
    1,290
    0.35
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4,486
    0.92
    4,712
    1.30
    24. Other Injuries
    4,153
    0.85
    6,426
    1.77
    25. Breast Cancer
    4,073
    0.83
    1,594
    0.44
    26. Malnutrition
    3,900
    0.80
    10,635
    2.92
    27. Prostate Cancer
    3,682
    0.75
    3,247
    0.89
    28. Birth Trauma
    3,657
    0.75
    16,100
    4.43
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,458
    0.71
    2,264
    0.62
    30. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,198
    0.66
    1,114
    0.31
    31. Lymphomas
    2,829
    0.58
    692
    0.19
    32. Meningitis
    2,510
    0.51
    6,365
    1.75
    33. Fires
    2,191
    0.45
    2,808
    0.77
    34. Liver Cancer
    1,948
    0.40
    648
    0.18
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    1,865
    0.38
    120
    0.03
    36. Drownings
    1,804
    0.37
    3,136
    0.86
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,664
    0.34
    1,507
    0.41
    38. Skin Disease
    1,655
    0.34
    1,672
    0.46
    39. Maternal Conditions
    1,529
    0.31
    9,984
    2.75
    40. Stomach Cancer
    1,489
    0.31
    796
    0.22
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,482
    0.30
    598
    0.16
    42. Skin Cancers
    1,383
    0.28
    343
    0.09
    43. Leukemia
    1,343
    0.28
    408
    0.11
    44. Oral Cancer
    1,308
    0.27
    1,710
    0.47
    45. Other Neoplasms
    1,169
    0.24
    789
    0.22
    46. Falls
    1,141
    0.23
    4,058
    1.12
    47. Ovary Cancer
    1,040
    0.21
    246
    0.07
    48. Drug Use
    901
    0.18
    140
    0.04
    49. Alcohol
    729
    0.15
    628
    0.17
    50. Bladder Cancer
    715
    0.15
    587
    0.16
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Tanzania TANZANIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    32.80
    27
    36.89
    20
    2. Cervical Cancer
    18.31
    36
    35.60
    5
    3. Lung Cancers
    18.31
    67
    0.91
    182
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.95
    88
    11.48
    138
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.82
    20
    9.91
    17
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.33
    87
    4.23
    152
    7. Lymphomas
    6.27
    61
    2.06
    173
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.89
    71
    0.49
    183
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.79
    109
    2.19
    176
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.41
    93
    1.75
    175
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.76
    134
    3.12
    151
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.72
    9
    1.54
    99
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.14
    92
    6.87
    21
    14. Leukemia
    3.13
    120
    1.17
    172
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.97
    95
    2.45
    77
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.81
    106
    0.72
    176
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.