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South Sudan
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 South Sudan 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
South Sudan Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    152.10
    2
    22.93
    53
    2. HIV/AIDS
    128.78
    13
    1.55
    113
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    124.14
    23
    64.21
    61
    4. Stroke
    85.00
    88
    154.41
    14
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    73.85
    152
    263.34
    11
    6. Tuberculosis
    48.71
    33
    83.56
    13
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    37.80
    18
    18.73
    90
    8. Maternal Conditions
    33.19
    6
    15.69
    24
    9. Birth Trauma
    29.12
    4
    18.51
    18
    10. War
    28.44
    4
    44.46
    3
    11. Prostate Cancer
    28.16
    34
    5.09
    162
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.99
    95
    23.82
    106
    13. Hypertension
    26.52
    32
    16.62
    65
    14. Meningitis
    25.99
    11
    7.94
    40
    15. Liver Disease
    23.61
    59
    24.85
    55
    16. Lung Disease
    23.00
    85
    37.62
    27
    17. Cervical Cancer
    21.66
    27
    7.51
    97
    18. Malnutrition
    21.34
    15
    3.63
    71
    19. Low Birth Weight
    20.93
    20
    24.58
    13
    20. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    58
    25.76
    15
    21. Other Injuries
    18.56
    24
    38.08
    1
    22. Leishmaniasis
    17.16
    1
    0.13
    22
    23. Malaria
    17.15
    36
    0.69
    54
    24. Anemia
    14.93
    6
    0.06
    130
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    13.69
    22
    12.02
    40
    26. Tetanus
    13.29
    2
    1.75
    30
    27. Asthma
    13.12
    40
    19.26
    17
    28. Falls
    13.04
    28
    13.44
    24
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.23
    138
    24.53
    43
    30. Drownings
    11.49
    16
    11.89
    14
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    10.69
    41
    7.56
    66
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.46
    16
    10.76
    14
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.20
    10
    7.66
    29
    34. Suicide
    9.45
    99
    6.92
    129
    35. Kidney Disease
    9.33
    130
    32.37
    21
    36. Fires
    7.64
    12
    1.98
    80
    37. Lymphomas
    6.86
    42
    6.62
    49
    38. Liver Cancer
    6.46
    67
    6.08
    76
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.00
    118
    5.27
    129
    40. Ovary Cancer
    5.89
    40
    4.12
    94
    41. Epilepsy
    5.83
    23
    3.57
    46
    42. Measles
    5.70
    13
    3.75
    18
    43. Syphilis
    5.55
    14
    1.75
    41
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.52
    94
    7.38
    59
    45. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
    14.79
    22
    46. Oral Cancer
    5.21
    36
    8.53
    9
    47. Violence
    5.11
    93
    8.34
    68
    48. Leukemia
    4.24
    70
    2.75
    129
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.01
    57
    4.39
    47
    50. Skin Disease
    3.99
    39
    2.47
    70
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14,256
    12.03
    23,770
    10.16
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    13,622
    11.49
    12,146
    5.19
    3. HIV/AIDS
    11,948
    10.08
    348
    0.15
    4. Birth Trauma
    6,428
    5.42
    10,342
    4.42
    5. Stroke
    4,829
    4.07
    18,204
    7.78
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,621
    3.90
    13,733
    5.87
    7. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,083
    3.45
    30,077
    12.85
    8. Maternal Conditions
    3,623
    3.06
    4,486
    1.92
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,618
    3.05
    4,938
    2.11
    10. Meningitis
    3,458
    2.92
    3,551
    1.52
    11. Tuberculosis
    3,285
    2.77
    13,325
    5.69
    12. War
    3,184
    2.69
    13,330
    5.70
    13. Malaria
    2,898
    2.45
    187
    0.08
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    2,708
    2.29
    6,096
    2.60
    15. Malnutrition
    2,422
    2.04
    1,598
    0.68
    16. Other Injuries
    2,089
    1.76
    12,476
    5.33
    17. Leishmaniasis
    2,042
    1.72
    62
    0.03
    18. Tetanus
    1,948
    1.64
    917
    0.39
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,637
    1.38
    3,042
    1.30
    20. Liver Disease
    1,578
    1.33
    3,804
    1.63
    21. Drownings
    1,551
    1.31
    4,649
    1.99
    22. Hypertension
    1,466
    1.24
    1,832
    0.78
    23. Lung Disease
    1,268
    1.07
    4,406
    1.88
    24. Anemia
    1,224
    1.03
    15
    0.01
    25. Measles
    1,149
    0.97
    2,043
    0.87
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,072
    0.90
    2,449
    1.05
    27. Syphilis
    1,007
    0.85
    916
    0.39
    28. Falls
    925
    0.78
    4,299
    1.84
    29. Asthma
    916
    0.77
    2,874
    1.23
    30. Suicide
    784
    0.66
    1,796
    0.77
    31. Fires
    755
    0.64
    587
    0.25
    32. Cervical Cancer
    717
    0.61
    602
    0.26
    33. Breast Cancer
    689
    0.58
    2,008
    0.86
    34. Kidney Disease
    679
    0.57
    4,677
    2.00
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    648
    0.55
    1,163
    0.50
    36. Prostate Cancer
    645
    0.54
    222
    0.09
    37. Epilepsy
    627
    0.53
    1,239
    0.53
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    597
    0.50
    1,351
    0.58
    39. Pertussis
    591
    0.50
    1,364
    0.58
    40. Alzheimers/Dementia
    591
    0.50
    2,076
    0.89
    41. Violence
    557
    0.47
    2,272
    0.97
    42. Poisonings
    483
    0.41
    515
    0.22
    43. Lymphomas
    477
    0.40
    1,283
    0.55
    44. Liver Cancer
    420
    0.35
    793
    0.34
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    392
    0.33
    1,164
    0.50
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    377
    0.32
    824
    0.35
    47. Oral Cancer
    325
    0.27
    1,202
    0.51
    48. Leukemia
    320
    0.27
    796
    0.34
    49. Stomach Cancer
    317
    0.27
    1,853
    0.79
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    285
    0.24
    781
    0.33
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.16
    34
    5.09
    162
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.66
    27
    7.51
    97
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    58
    25.76
    15
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.46
    16
    10.76
    14
    5. Lymphomas
    6.86
    42
    6.62
    49
    6. Liver Cancer
    6.46
    67
    6.08
    76
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.00
    118
    5.27
    129
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.89
    40
    4.12
    94
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.38
    95
    14.79
    22
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.21
    36
    8.53
    9
    11. Leukemia
    4.24
    70
    2.75
    129
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.37
    157
    7.75
    114
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.82
    102
    4.62
    21
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.79
    133
    1.54
    141
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    119
    3.06
    56
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    110
    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.