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Compare Spain and Ghana 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    71.7
    69.1
    22
    25
    22
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    69.3
    74.9
    72.0
    11
    11
    7
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    72.3
    78.5
    75.3
    6
    7
    6
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    73.3
    80.5
    76.8
    14
    5
    9
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    75.6
    82.5
    79.1
    13
    3
    8
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    78.9
    85.0
    81.9
    11
    2
    4
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    80.3
    85.7
    83.1
    11
    2
    3
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.3
    85.7
    11
    2
     
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    80.6
    86.0
    11
    2
     
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    80.6
    86.0
    11
    2
     
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    80.7
    86.0
    12
    2
     
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    80.7
    86.1
    12
    3
     
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    80.9
    86.1
    12
    3
     
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    81.0
    86.2
    12
    3
     
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    81.1
    86.2
    13
    4
     
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    81.2
    86.3
    13
    4
     
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    81.4
    86.5
    13
    4
     
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    81.8
    86.7
    13
    4
     
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    82.4
    87.0
    13
    4
     
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    83.1
    87.5
    13
    3
     
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    84.1
    88.0
    10
    3
     
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    85.4
    88.6
    7
    3
     
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    86.9
    89.4
    9
    4
     
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    88.9
    90.5
    10
    8
     
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    91.3
    92.3
    19
    22
     
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49.62
    175
     
    155.08
    44
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.23
    29
     
    16.47
    102
    3. Stroke
    25.54
    175
     
    160.10
    11
    4. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    2.50
    154
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    3.82
    156
    6. Lung Disease
    16.37
    143
     
    21.09
    103
    7. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    12.79
    129
    8. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    16.11
    91
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.21
    165
     
    144.64
    15
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.71
    159
     
    45.45
    48
    11. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    154
     
    19.32
    67
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    1.48
    145
    13. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    3.17
    148
    14. Liver Disease
    6.30
    153
     
    47.10
    15
    15. Suicide
    6.18
    135
     
    10.09
    90
    16. Hypertension
    5.67
    147
     
    19.97
    53
    17. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    5.49
    82
    18. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    13.58
    22
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    1.63
    109
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.85
    111
     
    11.61
    21
    21. Other Injuries
    4.65
    151
     
    19.68
    22
    22. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    3.52
    124
    23. Other Neoplasms
    4.21
    37
     
    2.30
    109
    24. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    1.12
    166
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.16
    113
     
    21.56
    7
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.39
    25
     
    0.68
    133
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    2.72
    95
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    1.20
    142
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.94
    175
     
    33.17
    31
    30. Falls
    2.82
    145
     
    17.75
    11
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.75
    172
     
    14.53
    17
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    0.50
    178
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    21.33
    29
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    1.03
    119
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.55
    165
     
    17.97
    29
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.41
    111
     
    3.73
    60
    37. Drug Use
    1.35
    90
     
    3.44
    25
    38. HIV/AIDS
    1.34
    117
     
    45.84
    32
    39. Skin Disease
    1.23
    110
     
    7.20
    5
    40. Asthma
    0.89
    151
     
    11.82
    51
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.73
    151
     
    25.76
    49
    42. Epilepsy
    0.72
    166
     
    2.85
    58
    43. Violence
    0.70
    175
     
    11.12
    40
    44. Drownings
    0.67
    166
     
    5.46
    69
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.64
    152
     
    16.94
    27
    46. Anemia
    0.55
    80
     
    1.95
    48
    47. Alcohol
    0.47
    153
     
    1.99
    71
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    177
     
    6.46
    42
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.34
    156
     
    63.00
    20
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.32
    47
     
    0.10
    118
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Spain SPAIN   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    53,101
    16.92
     
    18,607
    8.84
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34,510
    11.00
     
    1,701
    0.81
    3. Stroke
    28,192
    8.98
     
    19,734
    9.37
    4. Lung Cancers
    22,047
    7.03
     
    350
    0.17
    5. Lung Disease
    18,355
    5.85
     
    2,578
    1.22
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17,271
    5.50
     
    502
    0.24
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,240
    3.58
     
    24,674
    11.72
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,664
    3.08
     
    5,709
    2.71
    9. Kidney Disease
    8,605
    2.74
     
    3,150
    1.50
    10. Breast Cancer
    7,052
    2.25
     
    1,123
    0.53
    11. Hypertension
    6,562
    2.09
     
    2,602
    1.24
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6,512
    2.08
     
    727
    0.35
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6,285
    2.00
     
    213
    0.10
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6,207
    1.98
     
    487
    0.23
    15. Bladder Cancer
    5,616
    1.79
     
    203
    0.10
    16. Lymphomas
    5,364
    1.71
     
    821
    0.39
    17. Liver Cancer
    5,187
    1.65
     
    2,140
    1.02
    18. Liver Disease
    5,148
    1.64
     
    7,833
    3.72
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,711
    1.50
     
    1,943
    0.92
    20. Other Injuries
    4,486
    1.43
     
    4,543
    2.16
    21. Other Neoplasms
    4,257
    1.36
     
    375
    0.18
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    3,934
    1.25
     
    74
    0.04
    23. Suicide
    3,917
    1.25
     
    1,896
    0.90
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,913
    1.25
     
    5,409
    2.57
    25. Leukemia
    3,826
    1.22
     
    203
    0.10
    26. Falls
    2,781
    0.89
     
    2,596
    1.23
    27. Oral Cancer
    2,587
    0.82
     
    366
    0.17
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,978
    0.63
     
    78
    0.04
    29. Ovary Cancer
    1,970
    0.63
     
    298
    0.14
    30. Skin Cancers
    1,790
    0.57
     
    145
    0.07
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,669
    0.53
     
    7,144
    3.39
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,531
    0.49
     
    564
    0.27
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1,466
    0.47
     
    88
    0.04
    34. Skin Disease
    1,399
    0.45
     
    1,054
    0.50
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1,007
    0.32
     
    1,633
    0.78
    36. Asthma
    963
    0.31
     
    1,704
    0.81
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    960
    0.31
     
    5,804
    2.76
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    812
    0.26
     
    6,630
    3.15
    39. HIV/AIDS
    785
    0.25
     
    10,114
    4.80
    40. Drug Use
    768
    0.24
     
    724
    0.34
    41. Anemia
    635
    0.20
     
    380
    0.18
    42. Epilepsy
    573
    0.18
     
    626
    0.30
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    455
    0.15
     
    986
    0.47
    44. Drownings
    407
    0.13
     
    1,469
    0.70
    45. Low Birth Weight
    374
    0.12
     
    8,224
    3.91
    46. Violence
    369
    0.12
     
    2,737
    1.30
    47. Alcohol
    349
    0.11
     
    368
    0.17
    48. Tuberculosis
    305
    0.10
     
    9,830
    4.67
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    260
    0.08
     
    23
    0.01
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    242
    0.08
     
    18
    0.01
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    2.50
    154
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    3.82
    156
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    12.79
    129
    4. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    16.11
    91
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    1.48
    145
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    3.17
    148
    7. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    5.49
    82
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    13.58
    22
    9. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    1.63
    109
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    3.52
    124
    11. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    1.12
    166
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    2.72
    95
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    1.20
    142
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    0.50
    178
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    21.33
    29
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    1.03
    119
     
     
     
    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.