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Compare Spain and Zambia 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   Zambia ZAMBIA
           
    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
     
    43.8
    46.8
    45.3
    119
    116
    118
    1970
    69.3
    74.9
    72.0
    11
    11
    7
     
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
    1980
    72.3
    78.5
    75.3
    6
    7
    6
     
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
    1990
    73.3
    80.5
    76.8
    14
    5
    9
     
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
    2000
    75.6
    82.5
    79.1
    13
    3
    8
     
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
    2010
    78.9
    85.0
    81.9
    11
    2
    4
     
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
    2016
    80.3
    85.7
    83.1
    11
    2
    3
     
    60.2
    64.4
    62.3
    158
    159
    160
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Zambia ZAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.3
    85.7
    11
    2
     
    60.2
    64.4
    158
    159
    Age 5
    80.6
    86.0
    11
    2
     
    64.6
    68.4
    165
    158
    Age 10
    80.6
    86.0
    11
    2
     
    65.3
    69.0
    165
    158
    Age 15
    80.7
    86.0
    12
    2
     
    65.7
    69.4
    165
    158
    Age 20
    80.7
    86.1
    12
    3
     
    66.4
    70.0
    164
    158
    Age 25
    80.9
    86.1
    12
    3
     
    67.4
    70.7
    163
    158
    Age 30
    81.0
    86.2
    12
    3
     
    68.4
    71.6
    159
    157
    Age 35
    81.1
    86.2
    13
    4
     
    69.4
    72.5
    158
    155
    Age 40
    81.2
    86.3
    13
    4
     
    70.7
    73.6
    151
    152
    Age 45
    81.4
    86.5
    13
    4
     
    72.0
    74.8
    138
    149
    Age 50
    81.8
    86.7
    13
    4
     
    73.4
    75.9
    132
    147
    Age 55
    82.4
    87.0
    13
    4
     
    75.0
    77.0
    128
    140
    Age 60
    83.1
    87.5
    13
    3
     
    76.6
    78.3
    123
    137
    Age 65
    84.1
    88.0
    10
    3
     
    78.4
    79.7
    119
    135
    Age 70
    85.4
    88.6
    7
    3
     
    80.5
    81.5
    118
    132
    Age 75
    86.9
    89.4
    9
    4
     
    83.0
    83.7
    121
    133
    Age 80
    88.9
    90.5
    10
    8
     
    85.9
    86.4
    117
    128
    Age 85
    91.3
    92.3
    19
    22
     
    89.2
    89.7
    120
    126
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Zambia ZAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49.62
    175
     
    85.07
    137
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.23
    29
     
    11.47
    143
    3. Stroke
    25.54
    175
     
    64.18
    120
    4. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    1.81
    164
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    4.09
    152
    6. Lung Disease
    16.37
    143
     
    20.04
    108
    7. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    11.69
    139
    8. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    23.03
    48
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.21
    165
     
    90.00
    40
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.71
    159
     
    25.05
    103
    11. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    154
     
    7.36
    155
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    1.71
    135
    13. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    4.38
    118
    14. Liver Disease
    6.30
    153
     
    24.73
    57
    15. Suicide
    6.18
    135
     
    10.88
    77
    16. Hypertension
    5.67
    147
     
    21.24
    49
    17. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    5.34
    86
    18. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    3.24
    152
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    2.09
    84
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.85
    111
     
    4.71
    116
    21. Other Injuries
    4.65
    151
     
    12.40
    53
    22. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    3.50
    125
    23. Other Neoplasms
    4.21
    37
     
    4.42
    31
    24. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    1.64
    155
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.16
    113
     
    13.71
    24
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.39
    25
     
    0.66
    134
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    3.03
    88
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    1.30
    129
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.94
    175
     
    35.43
    24
    30. Falls
    2.82
    145
     
    10.79
    42
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.75
    172
     
    11.87
    42
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    8.86
    20
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    35.14
    6
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    1.20
    107
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.55
    165
     
    13.11
    54
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.41
    111
     
    2.97
    77
    37. Drug Use
    1.35
    90
     
    0.40
    161
    38. HIV/AIDS
    1.34
    117
     
    188.78
    10
    39. Skin Disease
    1.23
    110
     
    5.49
    16
    40. Asthma
    0.89
    151
     
    8.21
    73
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.73
    151
     
    79.02
    16
    42. Epilepsy
    0.72
    166
     
    4.79
    31
    43. Violence
    0.70
    175
     
    11.65
    36
    44. Drownings
    0.67
    166
     
    6.11
    59
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.64
    152
     
    14.54
    33
    46. Anemia
    0.55
    80
     
    11.18
    16
    47. Alcohol
    0.47
    153
     
    1.48
    95
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    177
     
    6.84
    37
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.34
    156
     
    62.59
    21
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.32
    47
     
    0.07
    159
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Spain SPAIN   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    53,101
    16.92
     
    5,182
    4.48
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34,510
    11.00
     
    627
    0.54
    3. Stroke
    28,192
    8.98
     
    3,939
    3.40
    4. Lung Cancers
    22,047
    7.03
     
    113
    0.10
    5. Lung Disease
    18,355
    5.85
     
    1,202
    1.04
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17,271
    5.50
     
    274
    0.24
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,240
    3.58
     
    11,454
    9.90
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,664
    3.08
     
    1,575
    1.36
    9. Kidney Disease
    8,605
    2.74
     
    622
    0.54
    10. Breast Cancer
    7,052
    2.25
     
    446
    0.39
    11. Hypertension
    6,562
    2.09
     
    1,273
    1.10
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6,512
    2.08
     
    559
    0.48
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6,285
    2.00
     
    108
    0.09
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6,207
    1.98
     
    266
    0.23
    15. Bladder Cancer
    5,616
    1.79
     
    129
    0.11
    16. Lymphomas
    5,364
    1.71
     
    460
    0.40
    17. Liver Cancer
    5,187
    1.65
     
    239
    0.21
    18. Liver Disease
    5,148
    1.64
     
    1,813
    1.57
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,711
    1.50
     
    377
    0.33
    20. Other Injuries
    4,486
    1.43
     
    1,990
    1.72
    21. Other Neoplasms
    4,257
    1.36
     
    343
    0.30
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    3,934
    1.25
     
    37
    0.03
    23. Suicide
    3,917
    1.25
     
    1,038
    0.90
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,913
    1.25
     
    2,105
    1.82
    25. Leukemia
    3,826
    1.22
     
    145
    0.13
    26. Falls
    2,781
    0.89
     
    967
    0.84
    27. Oral Cancer
    2,587
    0.82
     
    212
    0.18
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,978
    0.63
     
    548
    0.47
    29. Ovary Cancer
    1,970
    0.63
     
    131
    0.11
    30. Skin Cancers
    1,790
    0.57
     
    74
    0.06
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,669
    0.53
     
    4,005
    3.46
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,531
    0.49
     
    230
    0.20
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1,466
    0.47
     
    43
    0.04
    34. Skin Disease
    1,399
    0.45
     
    450
    0.39
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1,007
    0.32
     
    1,353
    1.17
    36. Asthma
    963
    0.31
     
    630
    0.54
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    960
    0.31
     
    3,407
    2.94
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    812
    0.26
     
    9,001
    7.78
    39. HIV/AIDS
    785
    0.25
     
    21,672
    18.73
    40. Drug Use
    768
    0.24
     
    44
    0.04
    41. Anemia
    635
    0.20
     
    1,173
    1.01
    42. Epilepsy
    573
    0.18
     
    657
    0.57
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    455
    0.15
     
    463
    0.40
    44. Drownings
    407
    0.13
     
    1,130
    0.98
    45. Low Birth Weight
    374
    0.12
     
    4,217
    3.64
    46. Violence
    369
    0.12
     
    1,574
    1.36
    47. Alcohol
    349
    0.11
     
    138
    0.12
    48. Tuberculosis
    305
    0.10
     
    4,675
    4.04
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    260
    0.08
     
    19
    0.02
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    242
    0.08
     
    5
    0.00
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   Zambia ZAMBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    1.81
    164
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    4.09
    152
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    11.69
    139
    4. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    23.03
    48
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    1.71
    135
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    4.38
    118
    7. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    5.34
    86
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    3.24
    152
    9. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    2.09
    84
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    3.50
    125
    11. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    1.64
    155
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    3.03
    88
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    1.30
    129
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    8.86
    20
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    35.14
    6
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    1.20
    107
     
     
     
    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.