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Compare Sudan and Nigeria 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
     
      Sudan SUDAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.0
    41.8
    40.4
    147
    142
    145
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    42.9
    45.6
    44.2
    147
    144
    146
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    48.0
    50.8
    49.3
    147
    145
    145
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    51.4
    54.4
    52.9
    154
    154
    155
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    56.8
    60.4
    58.6
    137
    137
    139
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    60.7
    64.3
    62.5
    140
    141
    140
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    63.4
    66.9
    65.1
    143
    145
    143
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sudan SUDAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.4
    66.9
    143
    145
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    68.1
    71.2
    133
    137
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    68.5
    71.6
    134
    138
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    68.7
    71.8
    133
    139
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    69.2
    72.2
    132
    140
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    70.0
    72.8
    126
    140
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    70.9
    73.4
    122
    139
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    71.7
    74.1
    117
    138
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    72.7
    74.8
    116
    137
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    73.8
    75.6
    110
    135
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    74.8
    76.4
    103
    131
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    76.0
    77.4
    102
    133
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    77.3
    78.5
    104
    134
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    78.9
    79.8
    106
    133
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    80.9
    81.5
    107
    129
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    83.3
    83.8
    107
    129
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.5
    100
    124
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.6
    89.8
    93
    111
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sudan SUDAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    227.35
    17
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Stroke
    136.47
    27
     
    120.00
    41
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    60.13
    64
     
    228.17
    2
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.23
    27
     
    24.75
    58
    5. Lung Disease
    35.12
    34
     
    21.14
    102
    6. Tuberculosis
    32.85
    47
     
    190.61
    1
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.95
    25
     
    14.77
    122
    8. Kidney Disease
    27.26
    34
     
    13.32
    98
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    26.74
    96
     
    43.92
    50
    10. Liver Disease
    25.33
    49
     
    50.71
    11
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    20.41
    55
     
    127.79
    4
    12. Low Birth Weight
    18.16
    28
     
    24.87
    10
    13. Birth Trauma
    17.93
    21
     
    23.20
    8
    14. Breast Cancer
    16.59
    91
     
    30.08
    7
    15. Hypertension
    16.12
    69
     
    15.17
    79
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    14.71
    16
     
    17.16
    6
    17. Other Injuries
    13.98
    46
     
    22.63
    8
    18. Suicide
    11.46
    68
     
    14.79
    33
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11.24
    127
     
    46.41
    12
    20. Drownings
    10.92
    19
     
    7.43
    41
    21. Maternal Conditions
    10.40
    41
     
    40.30
    3
    22. Asthma
    10.23
    61
     
    13.90
    37
    23. Malaria
    9.54
    39
     
    35.87
    25
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.19
    40
     
    6.49
    74
    25. HIV/AIDS
    8.72
    75
     
    120.00
    18
    26. Falls
    7.74
    59
     
    21.18
    2
    27. Lymphomas
    7.71
    21
     
    4.65
    102
    28. Violence
    7.20
    74
     
    10.41
    47
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    6.38
    81
     
    19.56
    10
    30. Fires
    6.20
    34
     
    6.57
    27
    31. Other Neoplasms
    5.97
    12
     
    3.96
    46
    32. Ovary Cancer
    5.63
    49
     
    3.05
    143
    33. Oral Cancer
    5.56
    32
     
    2.09
    125
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.55
    34
     
    0.47
    179
    35. Cervical Cancer
    5.52
    122
     
    21.16
    31
    36. Leishmaniasis
    5.16
    2
     
    0.00
    143
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.99
    64
     
    5.81
    51
    38. Meningitis
    4.90
    47
     
    29.56
    6
    39. Liver Cancer
    4.76
    106
     
    13.01
    23
    40. Leukemia
    4.61
    52
     
    1.75
    153
    41. War
    4.46
    11
     
    5.44
    10
    42. Measles
    4.24
    16
     
    8.29
    10
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.18
    149
     
    4.21
    147
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.12
    53
     
    4.41
    45
    45. Syphilis
    3.97
    18
     
    3.02
    25
    46. Epilepsy
    3.76
    43
     
    5.20
    28
    47. Poisonings
    3.48
    11
     
    2.89
    21
    48. Schistosomiasis
    2.99
    33
     
    5.55
    8
    49. Malnutrition
    2.80
    79
     
    17.12
    19
    50. Pertussis
    2.18
    23
     
    3.48
    4
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sudan SUDAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    43,397
    16.21
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Stroke
    27,222
    10.17
     
    83,379
    4.10
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,010
    8.97
     
    305,460
    15.03
    4. Low Birth Weight
    12,202
    4.56
     
    87,318
    4.30
    5. Birth Trauma
    12,048
    4.50
     
    81,448
    4.01
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    11,441
    4.27
     
    186,218
    9.16
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,882
    3.69
     
    37,562
    1.85
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    8,836
    3.30
     
    48,704
    2.40
    9. Tuberculosis
    7,945
    2.97
     
    175,124
    8.62
    10. Lung Disease
    6,747
    2.52
     
    14,311
    0.70
    11. Other Injuries
    6,018
    2.25
     
    39,645
    1.95
    12. Kidney Disease
    5,905
    2.21
     
    12,605
    0.62
    13. Liver Disease
    5,816
    2.17
     
    48,789
    2.40
    14. Drownings
    5,545
    2.07
     
    15,670
    0.77
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,179
    1.93
     
    30,922
    1.52
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,756
    1.78
     
    7,809
    0.38
    17. Suicide
    4,109
    1.53
     
    18,095
    0.89
    18. Maternal Conditions
    3,869
    1.45
     
    63,909
    3.14
    19. Malaria
    3,471
    1.30
     
    112,371
    5.53
    20. Hypertension
    2,990
    1.12
     
    10,864
    0.53
    21. HIV/AIDS
    2,985
    1.12
     
    168,900
    8.31
    22. Measles
    2,790
    1.04
     
    26,672
    1.31
    23. Falls
    2,761
    1.03
     
    21,350
    1.05
    24. Fires
    2,666
    1.00
     
    10,148
    0.50
    25. Violence
    2,596
    0.97
     
    17,843
    0.88
    26. Syphilis
    2,560
    0.96
     
    9,164
    0.45
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,534
    0.95
     
    6,336
    0.31
    28. Asthma
    2,521
    0.94
     
    11,894
    0.59
    29. Meningitis
    2,502
    0.93
     
    58,231
    2.87
    30. Leishmaniasis
    2,346
    0.88
     
    1
    0.00
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2,232
    0.83
     
    42,961
    2.11
    32. Breast Cancer
    1,962
    0.73
     
    14,932
    0.73
    33. Poisonings
    1,679
    0.63
     
    5,601
    0.28
    34. Lymphomas
    1,676
    0.63
     
    4,421
    0.22
    35. War
    1,661
    0.62
     
    8,826
    0.43
    36. Epilepsy
    1,531
    0.57
     
    7,446
    0.37
    37. Malnutrition
    1,446
    0.54
     
    40,609
    2.00
    38. Pertussis
    1,427
    0.53
     
    11,345
    0.56
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1,279
    0.48
     
    3,545
    0.17
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,266
    0.47
     
    3,897
    0.19
    41. Oral Cancer
    1,192
    0.45
     
    1,947
    0.10
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,134
    0.42
     
    5,412
    0.27
    43. Leukemia
    1,082
    0.40
     
    1,747
    0.09
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,062
    0.40
     
    341
    0.02
    45. Liver Cancer
    985
    0.37
     
    12,765
    0.63
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    927
    0.35
     
    3,648
    0.18
    47. Prostate Cancer
    803
    0.30
     
    12,087
    0.59
    48. Schistosomiasis
    749
    0.28
     
    5,550
    0.27
    49. Ovary Cancer
    613
    0.23
     
    1,409
    0.07
    50. Cervical Cancer
    566
    0.21
     
    8,757
    0.43
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sudan SUDAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    16.59
    91
     
    30.08
    7
    2. Prostate Cancer
    11.24
    127
     
    46.41
    12
    3. Lymphomas
    7.71
    21
     
    4.65
    102
    4. Ovary Cancer
    5.63
    49
     
    3.05
    143
    5. Oral Cancer
    5.56
    32
     
    2.09
    125
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.55
    34
     
    0.47
    179
    7. Cervical Cancer
    5.52
    122
     
    21.16
    31
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.76
    106
     
    13.01
    23
    9. Leukemia
    4.61
    52
     
    1.75
    153
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.18
    149
     
    4.21
    147
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.99
    161
     
    1.19
    179
    12. Stomach Cancer
    1.93
    175
     
    2.45
    169
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    94
     
    0.94
    159
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.17
    152
     
    2.32
    116
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.13
    146
     
    1.78
    104
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    125
     
    0.60
    154
     
     
     
    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.