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Sri Lanka
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sri Lanka 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.

Ghana
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Sri Lanka Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
           
    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
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
    155.08
    44
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
    160.10
    11
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
    45.45
    48
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
    10.09
    90
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
    11.82
    51
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
    144.64
    15
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
    19.32
    67
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
    21.09
    103
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
    47.10
    15
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
    16.47
    102
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
    33.17
    31
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
    19.97
    53
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    12.79
    129
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
    17.75
    11
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
    19.68
    22
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    2.72
    95
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
    14.53
    17
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
    5.46
    69
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    2.50
    154
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    0.50
    178
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
    63.00
    20
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    3.17
    148
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    21.33
    29
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
    11.61
    21
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
    17.97
    29
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    1.12
    166
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    3.52
    124
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
    11.12
    40
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    13.58
    22
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    5.49
    82
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
    21.56
    7
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
    25.76
    49
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
    6.99
    23
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
    25.33
    14
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    16.11
    91
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    3.82
    156
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
    3.73
    60
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
    2.85
    58
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
    1.47
    36
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
    1.99
    71
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
    16.94
    27
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
    0.10
    50
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    1.03
    119
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    1.63
    109
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
    3.44
    25
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
    11.68
    38
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    1.48
    145
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
    45.84
    32
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
    10.60
    38
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
    6.46
    42
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
    18,607
    8.84
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
    19,734
    9.37
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
    5,709
    2.71
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
    1,896
    0.90
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
    1,704
    0.81
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
    24,674
    11.72
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
    3,150
    1.50
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
    7,833
    3.72
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
    2,578
    1.22
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
    1,701
    0.81
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
    7,144
    3.39
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
    2,602
    1.24
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
    2,596
    1.23
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
    4,543
    2.16
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
    366
    0.17
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
    350
    0.17
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
    1,469
    0.70
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
    5,804
    2.76
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
    1,123
    0.53
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
    78
    0.04
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
    9,830
    4.67
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
    487
    0.23
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
    1,943
    0.92
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
    203
    0.10
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
    2,140
    1.02
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
    8,224
    3.91
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
    2,737
    1.30
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
    1,633
    0.78
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
    821
    0.39
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
    5,409
    2.57
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
    6,630
    3.15
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
    1,480
    0.70
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
    6,098
    2.90
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
    298
    0.14
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
    502
    0.24
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
    564
    0.27
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
    626
    0.30
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
    411
    0.20
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
    368
    0.17
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
    25
    0.01
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
    7,753
    3.68
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
    145
    0.07
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
    203
    0.10
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
    727
    0.35
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
    724
    0.34
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
    3,644
    1.73
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
    213
    0.10
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
    10,114
    4.80
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
    986
    0.47
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
    2,762
    1.31
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    12.79
    129
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    2.72
    95
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    2.50
    154
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    0.50
    178
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    3.17
    148
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    21.33
    29
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    1.12
    166
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    3.52
    124
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    13.58
    22
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    5.49
    82
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    16.11
    91
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    3.82
    156
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    1.03
    119
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    1.63
    109
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    1.48
    145
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
    1.20
    142
    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.