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Compare Sri Lanka and Ethiopia 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
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
     
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
     
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
     
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
     
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
     
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
     
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
     
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
     
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
     
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
     
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
     
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
     
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
     
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
     
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
     
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
     
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
     
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
     
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
     
    106.06
    110
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
     
    89.82
    86
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
     
    28.27
    94
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
     
    12.59
    48
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
     
    11.98
    50
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
     
    86.80
    44
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
     
    8.46
    138
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
     
    18.56
    123
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
     
    26.82
    42
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
     
    15.22
    114
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
     
    36.36
    22
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
     
    25.14
    38
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
     
    25.69
    16
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
     
    14.65
    17
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
     
    14.55
    42
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
     
    2.31
    114
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
     
    13.59
    24
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
     
    6.18
    57
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
     
    3.18
    146
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
     
    3.40
    66
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
     
    45.57
    38
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
     
    3.10
    151
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
     
    18.76
    38
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
     
    5.22
    101
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
     
    14.01
    48
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
     
    5.64
    10
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
     
    8.19
    7
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
     
    8.96
    62
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
     
    1.99
    177
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
     
    5.22
    88
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
     
    10.33
    44
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
     
    76.12
    20
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
     
    7.28
    18
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
     
    18.63
    22
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
     
    6.62
    154
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
     
    6.66
    109
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
     
    3.62
    65
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
     
    6.48
    18
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
     
    2.47
    11
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
     
    1.66
    91
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
     
    17.57
    22
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
     
    0.05
    81
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
     
    0.37
    172
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
     
    2.05
    85
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
     
    0.74
    136
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
     
    10.82
    42
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    1.09
    158
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
     
    26.08
    47
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
     
    15.52
    26
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
     
    7.91
    27
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
     
    46,943
    7.38
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
     
    39,571
    6.23
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
     
    13,005
    2.05
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
     
    8,348
    1.31
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
     
    6,269
    0.99
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
     
    68,854
    10.83
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
     
    4,875
    0.77
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
     
    14,213
    2.24
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
     
    8,017
    1.26
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
     
    5,986
    0.94
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
     
    27,140
    4.27
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
     
    11,050
    1.74
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
     
    8,437
    1.33
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
     
    13,143
    2.07
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
     
    1,277
    0.20
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
     
    1,584
    0.25
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
     
    6,568
    1.03
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
     
    20,000
    3.15
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
     
    7,654
    1.20
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
     
    1,628
    0.26
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
     
    24,240
    3.81
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
     
    1,545
    0.24
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
     
    2,884
    0.45
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
     
    3,442
    0.54
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
     
    1,040
    0.16
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
     
    23,091
    3.63
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
     
    7,552
    1.19
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
     
    4,986
    0.78
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
     
    2,981
    0.47
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
     
    7,538
    1.19
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
     
    54,357
    8.55
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
     
    5,756
    0.91
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
     
    17,774
    2.80
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
     
    2,296
    0.36
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
     
    3,456
    0.54
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
     
    1,985
    0.31
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
     
    5,653
    0.89
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
     
    3,021
    0.48
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
     
    1,077
    0.17
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
     
    41
    0.01
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
     
    28,958
    4.56
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
     
    174
    0.03
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
     
    935
    0.15
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
     
    1,335
    0.21
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
     
    537
    0.08
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
     
    9,120
    1.43
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
     
    518
    0.08
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
     
    20,425
    3.21
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
     
    3,842
    0.60
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
     
    13,735
    2.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
     
    25.69
    16
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
     
    2.31
    114
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
     
    3.18
    146
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
     
    3.40
    66
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
     
    3.10
    151
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
     
    18.76
    38
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
     
    5.64
    10
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
     
    8.19
    7
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
     
    1.99
    177
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
     
    5.22
    88
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
     
    6.62
    154
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
     
    6.66
    109
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
     
    0.37
    172
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
     
    2.05
    85
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    1.09
    158
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
     
    0.95
    159
     
     
     
    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.