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Sri Lanka
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sri Lanka and Saint Lucia 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.

Saint Lucia
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   Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA
           
    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
     
    55.1
    58.5
    56.8
    70
    71
    71
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    60.5
    64.1
    62.3
    68
    71
    69
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    68.7
    73.3
    71.0
    46
    67
    53
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    69.6
    73.5
    71.6
    60
    85
    73
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    71.6
    76.9
    74.2
    67
    72
    66
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    73.0
    78.3
    75.6
    67
    70
    66
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    73.0
    78.3
    67
    70
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    74.0
    79.2
    68
    70
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    74.1
    79.3
    68
    70
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    74.2
    79.4
    69
    67
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    74.5
    79.6
    65
    67
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    74.8
    79.7
    64
    68
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    75.5
    80.0
    62
    64
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    76.0
    80.3
    56
    63
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    76.5
    80.7
    56
    61
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    77.1
    81.4
    56
    54
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    78.1
    82.0
    53
    52
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    79.3
    82.8
    46
    49
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    80.4
    83.7
    45
    45
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    81.8
    84.7
    46
    45
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    83.7
    86.2
    44
    39
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    85.8
    87.6
    41
    43
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    88.2
    89.5
    33
    43
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    91.3
    92.4
    18
    21
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
    73.29
    153
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
    80.08
    96
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
    59.64
    27
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
    6.69
    132
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
    1.97
    118
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
    32.22
    95
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
    12.41
    103
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
    24.89
    73
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
    10.35
    124
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
    2.69
    175
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
    18.37
    92
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
    23.71
    43
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    24.37
    18
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
    1.35
    177
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
    10.94
    64
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    4.41
    53
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
    5.86
    130
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
    5.08
    75
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    8.99
    102
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    3.62
    59
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
    1.77
    120
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    11.89
    36
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    15.03
    52
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
    14.09
    15
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
    8.26
    85
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    6.06
    5
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    3.84
    111
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
    13.25
    30
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    2.91
    164
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    9.67
    4
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
    15.52
    19
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
    1.51
    130
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
    0.64
    142
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
    1.03
    101
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    58.38
    5
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    13.13
    55
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
    1.72
    97
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
    2.55
    61
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
    0.80
    75
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
    2.81
    41
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
    3.08
    88
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
    0.33
    24
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    0.65
    150
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    0.73
    169
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
    0.76
    133
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
    1.09
    101
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    5.01
    69
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
    3.55
    96
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
    1.16
    91
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
    4.12
    75
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
    146
    12.61
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
    162
    13.99
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
    119
    10.28
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
    13
    1.12
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
    4
    0.35
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
    65
    5.61
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
    25
    2.16
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
    20
    1.73
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
    50
    4.32
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
    6
    0.52
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
    35
    3.02
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
    48
    4.15
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
    3
    0.26
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
    22
    1.90
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
    9
    0.78
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
    18
    1.55
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
    10
    0.86
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
    10
    0.86
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
    26
    2.25
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
    7
    0.60
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
    4
    0.35
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
    24
    2.07
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
    27
    2.33
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
    12
    1.04
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
    6
    0.52
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
    13
    1.12
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
    25
    2.16
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
    16
    1.38
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
    19
    1.64
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
    31
    2.68
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
    3
    0.26
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
    1
    0.09
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
    2
    0.17
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
    4
    0.35
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
    26
    2.25
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
    3
    0.26
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
    5
    0.43
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
    1
    0.09
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
    5
    0.43
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
    1
    0.09
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
    5
    0.43
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
    1
    0.09
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
    1
    0.09
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
    54
    4.66
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
    1
    0.09
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
    2
    0.17
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
    10
    0.86
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
    7
    0.60
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
    8
    0.69
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
    2
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    24.37
    18
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    4.41
    53
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    8.99
    102
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    3.62
    59
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    11.89
    36
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    15.03
    52
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    6.06
    5
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    3.84
    111
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    2.91
    164
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    9.67
    4
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    58.38
    5
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    13.13
    55
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    0.65
    150
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    0.73
    169
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    5.01
    69
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
    4.96
    17
    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.