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Compare Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe 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   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
           
    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
     
    50.1
    53.3
    51.6
    89
    90
    89
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    53.4
    56.7
    55.0
    99
    97
    97
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    57.6
    61.2
    59.3
    107
    108
    108
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    59.0
    63.7
    61.3
    129
    121
    125
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    46.0
    46.0
    46.0
    175
    180
    177
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    51.4
    53.5
    52.4
    174
    175
    175
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    59.6
    63.1
    61.4
    163
    162
    162
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
     
    59.6
    63.1
    163
    162
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
     
    63.4
    66.4
    171
    168
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
     
    64.0
    67.0
    171
    170
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
     
    64.4
    67.4
    171
    171
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
     
    65.1
    68.0
    171
    172
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
     
    65.9
    68.7
    172
    173
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
     
    66.8
    69.6
    172
    171
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
     
    67.9
    70.8
    172
    169
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
     
    69.3
    72.3
    173
    167
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
     
    71.0
    73.8
    167
    163
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
     
    72.8
    75.3
    153
    156
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
     
    74.8
    76.7
    132
    149
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
     
    76.6
    78.1
    121
    141
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
     
    78.6
    79.6
    115
    136
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
     
    80.7
    81.5
    112
    133
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
     
    83.1
    83.7
    115
    132
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
     
    86.0
    86.4
    113
    127
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
     
    89.3
    89.7
    113
    122
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.95
    73
     
    77.38
    147
    2. Stroke
    73.82
    110
     
    63.38
    121
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    49.34
    40
     
    41.80
    52
    4. Suicide
    34.64
    1
     
    17.54
    19
    5. Asthma
    32.23
    2
     
    13.24
    39
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.00
    115
     
    100.65
    29
    7. Kidney Disease
    22.26
    48
     
    31.43
    24
    8. Lung Disease
    21.58
    99
     
    22.53
    90
    9. Liver Disease
    21.18
    67
     
    12.47
    108
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.69
    85
     
    15.12
    117
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.33
    98
     
    75.02
    1
    12. Hypertension
    10.13
    111
     
    9.12
    120
    13. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
     
    12.43
    131
    14. Falls
    9.61
    48
     
    5.17
    94
    15. Other Injuries
    8.91
    82
     
    14.00
    45
    16. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
     
    2.09
    124
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.84
    118
     
    13.43
    27
    18. Drownings
    6.41
    52
     
    2.80
    107
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
     
    4.00
    142
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
     
    6.82
    27
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.06
    92
     
    22.42
    54
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
     
    6.95
    71
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
     
    29.02
    10
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    118
     
    9.46
    38
    25. Low Birth Weight
    3.60
    139
     
    19.22
    24
    26. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
     
    1.97
    149
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
     
    3.80
    114
    28. Violence
    3.15
    122
     
    47.41
    4
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
     
    6.26
    71
    30. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
     
    10.31
    2
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.62
    149
     
    6.93
    72
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.59
    107
     
    36.06
    44
    33. Fires
    2.37
    75
     
    5.77
    38
    34. Meningitis
    2.28
    70
     
    10.84
    37
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
     
    26.83
    38
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
     
    6.04
    116
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.94
    92
     
    4.82
    36
    38. Epilepsy
    1.90
    81
     
    6.35
    20
    39. Encephalitis
    1.74
    24
     
    2.51
    10
    40. Alcohol
    1.40
    104
     
    2.73
    43
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.35
    129
     
    14.47
    34
    42. Dengue
    1.19
    7
     
    0.07
    68
    43. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
     
    1.49
    93
    44. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
     
    1.48
    121
    45. Drug Use
    0.83
    125
     
    2.70
    37
    46. Malnutrition
    0.73
    114
     
    24.07
    11
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    2.75
    107
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    128
     
    299.25
    4
    49. Maternal Conditions
    0.51
    113
     
    15.66
    25
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.49
    174
     
    2.53
    103
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,554
    22.52
     
    4,759
    3.78
    2. Stroke
    16,198
    12.78
     
    4,923
    3.91
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,089
    8.75
     
    2,783
    2.21
    4. Suicide
    7,319
    5.77
     
    1,641
    1.30
    5. Asthma
    7,160
    5.65
     
    1,116
    0.89
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,284
    4.17
     
    11,569
    9.20
    7. Kidney Disease
    4,961
    3.91
     
    2,392
    1.90
    8. Liver Disease
    4,837
    3.82
     
    967
    0.77
    9. Lung Disease
    4,813
    3.80
     
    1,436
    1.14
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,006
    3.16
     
    885
    0.70
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,554
    2.80
     
    7,080
    5.63
    12. Hypertension
    2,271
    1.79
     
    598
    0.48
    13. Falls
    2,103
    1.66
     
    415
    0.33
    14. Other Injuries
    1,900
    1.50
     
    1,911
    1.52
    15. Oral Cancer
    1,772
    1.40
     
    149
    0.12
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,364
    1.08
     
    250
    0.20
    17. Drownings
    1,336
    1.05
     
    433
    0.34
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,309
    1.03
     
    3,345
    2.66
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,239
    0.98
     
    491
    0.39
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,191
    0.94
     
    414
    0.33
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,153
    0.91
     
    1,737
    1.38
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,148
    0.91
     
    428
    0.34
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,021
    0.81
     
    859
    0.68
    24. Leukemia
    781
    0.62
     
    200
    0.16
    25. Liver Cancer
    715
    0.56
     
    490
    0.39
    26. Low Birth Weight
    667
    0.53
     
    5,433
    4.32
    27. Violence
    649
    0.51
     
    4,442
    3.53
    28. Cervical Cancer
    605
    0.48
     
    1,082
    0.86
    29. Lymphomas
    604
    0.48
     
    920
    0.73
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    585
    0.46
     
    696
    0.55
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    553
    0.44
     
    6,216
    4.94
    32. Fires
    503
    0.40
     
    673
    0.54
    33. Meningitis
    497
    0.39
     
    1,678
    1.33
    34. Ovary Cancer
    454
    0.36
     
    147
    0.12
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.35
     
    393
    0.31
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    433
    0.34
     
    542
    0.43
    37. Epilepsy
    406
    0.32
     
    792
    0.63
    38. Encephalitis
    381
    0.30
     
    386
    0.31
    39. Alcohol
    317
    0.25
     
    198
    0.16
    40. Dengue
    250
    0.20
     
    12
    0.01
    41. Birth Trauma
    250
    0.20
     
    4,092
    3.25
    42. Skin Cancers
    212
    0.17
     
    96
    0.08
    43. Bladder Cancer
    205
    0.16
     
    88
    0.07
    44. Prostate Cancer
    197
    0.16
     
    705
    0.56
    45. Drug Use
    178
    0.14
     
    311
    0.25
    46. Malnutrition
    160
    0.13
     
    4,428
    3.52
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    151
    0.12
     
    169
    0.13
    48. HIV/AIDS
    128
    0.10
     
    33,197
    26.40
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    108
    0.09
     
    188
    0.15
    50. Maternal Conditions
    101
    0.08
     
    2,254
    1.79
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.87
    156
     
    12.43
    131
    2. Oral Cancer
    7.81
    12
     
    2.09
    124
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.90
    130
     
    4.00
    142
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.15
    38
     
    6.82
    27
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.05
    107
     
    6.95
    71
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.82
    128
     
    29.02
    10
    7. Leukemia
    3.59
    106
     
    1.97
    149
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.58
    123
     
    3.80
    114
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.11
    157
     
    6.26
    71
    10. Lymphomas
    2.67
    146
     
    10.31
    2
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.08
    175
     
    26.83
    38
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.97
    180
     
    6.04
    116
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.93
    128
     
    1.49
    93
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.91
    160
     
    1.48
    121
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    2.75
    107
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.35
    179
     
    1.98
    92
     
     
     
    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.