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Sri Lanka
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 Sri Lanka 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
Sri Lanka Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
    154.41
    14
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
    23.82
    106
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
    6.92
    129
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
    19.26
    17
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
    64.21
    61
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
    32.37
    21
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
    37.62
    27
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
    24.85
    55
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
    24.53
    43
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
    18.73
    90
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
    16.62
    65
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    25.76
    15
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
    13.44
    24
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
    38.08
    1
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    8.53
    9
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
    12.02
    40
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
    11.89
    14
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    7.75
    114
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    10.76
    14
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
    83.56
    13
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    14.79
    22
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    7.51
    97
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
    7.38
    59
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
    24.58
    13
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    2.75
    129
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    4.12
    94
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
    8.34
    68
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    6.08
    76
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    6.62
    49
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
    7.56
    66
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
    22.93
    53
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
    1.98
    80
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
    7.94
    40
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    5.09
    162
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    5.27
    129
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
    4.39
    47
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
    3.57
    46
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
    0.64
    88
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
    0.83
    134
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
    18.51
    18
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
    0.04
    85
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    1.54
    88
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    3.06
    56
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
    0.61
    146
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
    3.63
    71
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    1.54
    141
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
    1.55
    113
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
    15.69
    24
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
    7.66
    29
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
    3,042
    1.30
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
    1,796
    0.77
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
    2,874
    1.23
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
    23,770
    10.16
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
    4,677
    2.00
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
    3,804
    1.63
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
    4,406
    1.88
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
    2,076
    0.89
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
    4,938
    2.11
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
    1,832
    0.78
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
    4,299
    1.84
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
    12,476
    5.33
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
    1,202
    0.51
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
    1,058
    0.45
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
    4,649
    1.99
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
    6,096
    2.60
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
    2,008
    0.86
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
    1,351
    0.58
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
    13,325
    5.69
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
    1,853
    0.79
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
    1,164
    0.50
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
    796
    0.34
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
    793
    0.34
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
    13,733
    5.87
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
    2,272
    0.97
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
    602
    0.26
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
    1,283
    0.55
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
    2,449
    1.05
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
    12,146
    5.19
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
    587
    0.25
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
    3,551
    1.52
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
    310
    0.13
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
    824
    0.35
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
    781
    0.33
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
    1,239
    0.53
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
    187
    0.08
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
    159
    0.07
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
    15
    0.01
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
    10,342
    4.42
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
    186
    0.08
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
    353
    0.15
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
    222
    0.09
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
    127
    0.05
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
    1,598
    0.68
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
    193
    0.08
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
    348
    0.15
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
    1,163
    0.50
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
    4,486
    1.92
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    25.76
    15
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    8.53
    9
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    7.75
    114
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    10.76
    14
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    14.79
    22
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    7.51
    97
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    2.75
    129
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    4.12
    94
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    6.08
    76
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    6.62
    49
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    5.09
    162
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    5.27
    129
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    1.54
    88
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    3.06
    56
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    1.54
    141
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
    4.62
    21
    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.