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Sri Lanka
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sri Lanka and Singapore 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.

Singapore
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 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 No Macedonia 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   Singapore SINGAPORE
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Singapore SINGAPORE
           
    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
     
    61.7
    65.7
    63.7
    47
    50
    45
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    65.4
    70.2
    67.7
    45
    45
    44
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    68.9
    74.2
    71.5
    33
    36
    29
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    71.9
    76.9
    74.3
    28
    30
    30
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    75.9
    80.9
    78.3
    11
    17
    13
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    79.2
    84.7
    82.0
    8
    3
    3
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    80.8
    85.0
    82.9
    6
    6
    4
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Singapore SINGAPORE
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    80.8
    85.0
    6
    6
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    81.1
    85.3
    6
    6
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    81.1
    85.3
    7
    6
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    81.2
    85.4
    7
    6
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    81.3
    85.4
    7
    6
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    81.5
    85.5
    9
    6
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    81.6
    85.6
    9
    8
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    81.8
    85.7
    9
    8
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    82.1
    86.0
    11
    8
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    82.6
    86.3
    11
    8
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    83.2
    86.7
    10
    8
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    84.2
    87.3
    8
    8
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    85.3
    88.0
    10
    8
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    87.0
    89.1
    8
    7
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    89.1
    90.6
    7
    6
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    91.7
    92.6
    6
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Singapore SINGAPORE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
    62.10
    166
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
    23.27
    179
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
    4.49
    179
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
    8.66
    113
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
    0.69
    162
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
    70.09
    56
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
    9.50
    127
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
    8.32
    180
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
    2.39
    178
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
    0.40
    183
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
    3.24
    173
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
    7.99
    132
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    15.30
    108
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
    2.75
    148
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
    0.55
    183
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    4.09
    66
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
    2.29
    177
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
    0.28
    182
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    23.46
    45
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    1.98
    107
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
    0.76
    139
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    6.01
    79
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    3.12
    140
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
    3.77
    142
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
    0.79
    180
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    2.62
    139
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    4.36
    89
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
    2.55
    130
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    9.88
    39
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    4.46
    106
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
    0.67
    177
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
    0.66
    153
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
    0.13
    181
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
    0.09
    180
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    8.27
    145
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    16.42
    30
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
    0.42
    174
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
    0.65
    172
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
    0.15
    175
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
    0.17
    181
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
    0.18
    181
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
    0.04
    91
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    0.48
    163
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    1.67
    106
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
    0.39
    162
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
    0.00
    183
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    6.42
    48
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
    0.65
    126
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
    0.09
    157
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
    0.68
    166
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Singapore SINGAPORE
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
    4,901
    20.02
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
    1,806
    7.38
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
    352
    1.44
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
    555
    2.27
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
    54
    0.22
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
    5,340
    21.81
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
    743
    3.03
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
    189
    0.77
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
    647
    2.64
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
    32
    0.13
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
    208
    0.85
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
    633
    2.59
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
    199
    0.81
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
    38
    0.16
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
    327
    1.34
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
    1,874
    7.65
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
    13
    0.05
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
    91
    0.37
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
    641
    2.62
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
    161
    0.66
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
    58
    0.24
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
    473
    1.93
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
    264
    1.08
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
    193
    0.79
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
    798
    3.26
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
    24
    0.10
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
    149
    0.61
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
    133
    0.54
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
    339
    1.38
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
    39
    0.16
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
    51
    0.21
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
    9
    0.04
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
    6
    0.02
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
    183
    0.75
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
    1,307
    5.34
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
    33
    0.13
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
    39
    0.16
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
    9
    0.04
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
    12
    0.05
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
    3
    0.01
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
    6
    0.02
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
    38
    0.16
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
    131
    0.53
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
    280
    1.14
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
    24
    0.10
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
    0
    0.00
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
    516
    2.11
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
    49
    0.20
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
    51
    0.21
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
    5
    0.02
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Singapore SINGAPORE
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
    15.30
    108
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
    4.09
    66
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
    23.46
    45
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
    1.98
    107
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
    6.01
    79
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
    3.12
    140
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
    2.62
    139
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
    4.36
    89
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
    9.88
    39
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
    4.46
    106
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
    8.27
    145
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
    16.42
    30
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
    0.48
    163
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
    1.67
    106
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
    6.42
    48
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
    2.36
    80
    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.