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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
    123.79
    94
    160.49
    62
    2. Stroke
    55.16
    116
    145.19
    9
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.41
    35
    46.71
    44
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35.65
    32
    30.17
    58
    5. Asthma
    27.23
    4
    10.12
    53
    6. Liver Disease
    23.82
    59
    41.15
    17
    7. Lung Disease
    22.82
    90
    25.55
    76
    8. Kidney Disease
    22.81
    61
    19.33
    77
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.48
    112
    139.89
    13
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.37
    96
    37.59
    23
    11. Suicide
    14.23
    31
    8.71
    96
    12. Falls
    11.06
    42
    21.66
    6
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.71
    30
    11.69
    17
    14. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    12.73
    129
    15. Hypertension
    8.48
    119
    16.21
    63
    16. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    2.84
    101
    17. Other Injuries
    7.82
    90
    16.74
    20
    18. Drownings
    7.31
    29
    5.18
    63
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.56
    115
    11.70
    21
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    2.43
    156
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    70.68
    20
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    3.10
    152
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    0.50
    183
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    20.65
    27
    25. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    1.09
    174
    26. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    3.56
    127
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    135
    17.13
    32
    28. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    14.23
    22
    29. Violence
    3.06
    122
    10.46
    45
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.00
    95
    32.29
    51
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    2.85
    58
    2.44
    80
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    142
    15.07
    13
    33. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    5.54
    91
    34. Meningitis
    2.56
    63
    23.88
    17
    35. Fires
    2.55
    67
    5.49
    33
    36. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    18.22
    75
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    3.79
    158
    38. Epilepsy
    1.95
    80
    2.37
    60
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.85
    92
    3.79
    56
    40. Dengue
    1.67
    5
    0.04
    58
    41. Encephalitis
    1.64
    37
    1.20
    59
    42. Alcohol
    1.62
    96
    2.05
    73
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    125
    15.28
    30
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    1.05
    133
    45. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    1.62
    119
    46. Drug Use
    0.81
    123
    2.55
    28
    47. Malnutrition
    0.77
    110
    12.34
    42
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    1.49
    153
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    175
    6.54
    48
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.51
    132
    66.52
    26
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,777
    22.64
    18,029
    9.00
    2. Stroke
    12,572
    9.89
    16,960
    8.47
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,399
    9.75
    5,693
    2.84
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    7,907
    6.22
    2,672
    1.33
    5. Asthma
    6,248
    4.92
    1,317
    0.66
    6. Liver Disease
    5,555
    4.37
    6,560
    3.27
    7. Lung Disease
    5,271
    4.15
    2,965
    1.48
    8. Kidney Disease
    5,253
    4.13
    2,793
    1.39
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,864
    3.83
    22,173
    11.07
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,590
    2.82
    7,472
    3.73
    11. Suicide
    3,035
    2.39
    1,515
    0.76
    12. Falls
    2,463
    1.94
    2,671
    1.33
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,218
    1.74
    1,690
    0.84
    14. Oral Cancer
    1,974
    1.55
    381
    0.19
    15. Hypertension
    1,964
    1.55
    1,929
    0.96
    16. Other Injuries
    1,686
    1.33
    3,738
    1.87
    17. Drownings
    1,526
    1.20
    1,206
    0.60
    18. Lung Cancers
    1,350
    1.06
    351
    0.18
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,249
    0.98
    1,130
    0.56
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,247
    0.98
    10,226
    5.10
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    1,229
    0.97
    4,954
    2.47
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,200
    0.94
    477
    0.24
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,198
    0.94
    79
    0.04
    24. Leukemia
    807
    0.63
    199
    0.10
    25. Liver Cancer
    765
    0.60
    2,281
    1.14
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    662
    0.52
    6,899
    3.44
    27. Low Birth Weight
    643
    0.51
    7,932
    3.96
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    640
    0.50
    3,344
    1.67
    29. Cervical Cancer
    636
    0.50
    1,596
    0.80
    30. Violence
    633
    0.50
    2,737
    1.37
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    632
    0.50
    234
    0.12
    32. Lymphomas
    628
    0.49
    831
    0.41
    33. Meningitis
    562
    0.44
    4,924
    2.46
    34. Fires
    542
    0.43
    1,021
    0.51
    35. Ovary Cancer
    474
    0.37
    305
    0.15
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    470
    0.37
    504
    0.25
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    426
    0.34
    489
    0.24
    38. Epilepsy
    419
    0.33
    499
    0.25
    39. Alcohol
    372
    0.29
    349
    0.17
    40. Encephalitis
    363
    0.29
    290
    0.14
    41. Dengue
    347
    0.27
    11
    0.01
    42. Birth Trauma
    237
    0.19
    7,074
    3.53
    43. Skin Cancers
    233
    0.18
    146
    0.07
    44. Bladder Cancer
    218
    0.17
    203
    0.10
    45. Prostate Cancer
    210
    0.17
    748
    0.37
    46. Malnutrition
    174
    0.14
    3,607
    1.80
    47. Drug Use
    171
    0.13
    542
    0.27
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    159
    0.13
    219
    0.11
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    121
    0.10
    943
    0.47
    50. HIV/AIDS
    109
    0.09
    15,106
    7.54
    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
    9.58
    160
    12.73
    129
    2. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    2.84
    101
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    2.43
    156
    4. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    3.10
    152
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    0.50
    183
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    20.65
    27
    7. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    1.09
    174
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    3.56
    127
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    14.23
    22
    10. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    5.54
    91
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    18.22
    75
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    3.79
    158
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    1.05
    133
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    1.62
    119
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    1.49
    153
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.39
    182
    1.19
    148
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.