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Sudan
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Sudan and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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
Sudan Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sudan SUDAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Sudan SUDAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    39.0
    41.8
    40.4
    147
    142
    145
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    42.9
    45.6
    44.2
    147
    144
    146
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    48.0
    50.8
    49.3
    147
    145
    145
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    51.4
    54.4
    52.9
    154
    154
    155
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    56.8
    60.4
    58.6
    137
    137
    139
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    60.7
    64.3
    62.5
    140
    141
    140
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    63.4
    66.9
    65.1
    143
    145
    143
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sudan SUDAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.4
    66.9
    143
    145
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    68.1
    71.2
    133
    137
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    68.5
    71.6
    134
    138
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    68.7
    71.8
    133
    139
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    69.2
    72.2
    132
    140
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    70.0
    72.8
    126
    140
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    70.9
    73.4
    122
    139
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    71.7
    74.1
    117
    138
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    72.7
    74.8
    116
    137
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    73.8
    75.6
    110
    135
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    74.8
    76.4
    103
    131
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    76.0
    77.4
    102
    133
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    77.3
    78.5
    104
    134
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    78.9
    79.8
    106
    133
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    80.9
    81.5
    107
    129
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    83.3
    83.8
    107
    129
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.5
    100
    124
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    89.6
    89.8
    93
    111
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sudan SUDAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    279.01
    13
    116.76
    101
    2. Stroke
    110.16
    42
    85.07
    74
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    52.66
    63
    86.08
    38
    4. Kidney Disease
    36.93
    16
    29.74
    33
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    33.99
    38
    30.39
    57
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.97
    83
    97.16
    10
    7. Lung Disease
    31.19
    53
    46.11
    15
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    26.90
    51
    22.44
    68
    9. Tuberculosis
    25.83
    52
    50.99
    31
    10. Low Birth Weight
    25.20
    7
    10.31
    68
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    24.62
    54
    32.59
    49
    12. Liver Disease
    22.34
    64
    13.36
    100
    13. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    80
    16.95
    88
    14. Birth Trauma
    13.84
    34
    5.66
    74
    15. Prostate Cancer
    12.74
    123
    32.80
    27
    16. Asthma
    11.98
    41
    13.22
    33
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    11.82
    19
    7.97
    85
    18. War
    11.50
    9
    0.01
    82
    19. Leishmaniasis
    10.93
    2
    0.00
    165
    20. Other Injuries
    10.66
    59
    8.13
    85
    21. Hypertension
    10.63
    103
    33.64
    13
    22. Malaria
    10.29
    37
    0.06
    61
    23. Maternal Conditions
    10.15
    38
    2.56
    68
    24. HIV/AIDS
    9.58
    70
    195.94
    7
    25. Suicide
    9.48
    85
    12.84
    46
    26. Syphilis
    8.43
    6
    0.67
    64
    27. Lymphomas
    8.20
    14
    6.27
    61
    28. Falls
    8.00
    61
    3.02
    142
    29. Drownings
    7.22
    31
    3.40
    97
    30. Violence
    6.59
    80
    34.29
    8
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    6.55
    57
    14.16
    18
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.02
    77
    12.75
    12
    33. Ovary Cancer
    6.00
    33
    4.41
    93
    34. Other Neoplasms
    5.97
    11
    2.69
    94
    35. Oral Cancer
    5.84
    33
    3.14
    92
    36. Fires
    5.76
    29
    4.71
    41
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.76
    32
    8.82
    20
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.74
    29
    3.67
    61
    39. Cervical Cancer
    5.62
    119
    18.31
    36
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.18
    66
    4.46
    70
    41. Liver Cancer
    5.10
    101
    4.79
    109
    42. Leukemia
    4.87
    30
    3.13
    120
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.46
    148
    8.33
    87
    44. Poisonings
    3.41
    8
    1.23
    59
    45. Meningitis
    3.40
    56
    5.12
    47
    46. Schistosomiasis
    3.09
    26
    1.14
    42
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    2.73
    68
    2.22
    93
    48. Epilepsy
    2.72
    45
    9.67
    3
    49. Malnutrition
    2.54
    78
    6.68
    50
    50. Lung Cancers
    2.05
    163
    18.31
    67
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sudan SUDAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    50,850
    20.07
    41,965
    8.60
    2. Stroke
    20,401
    8.05
    30,766
    6.30
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19,029
    7.51
    36,810
    7.54
    4. Low Birth Weight
    16,960
    6.70
    6,666
    1.37
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10,045
    3.97
    14,198
    2.91
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,770
    3.86
    11,478
    2.35
    7. Birth Trauma
    9,314
    3.68
    3,657
    0.75
    8. Kidney Disease
    7,308
    2.88
    11,376
    2.33
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    7,125
    2.81
    5,050
    1.03
    10. Tuberculosis
    5,895
    2.33
    22,702
    4.65
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,774
    2.28
    37,228
    7.63
    12. Syphilis
    5,642
    2.23
    400
    0.08
    13. Lung Disease
    5,446
    2.15
    16,445
    3.37
    14. Liver Disease
    4,838
    1.91
    5,664
    1.16
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,672
    1.84
    9,273
    1.90
    16. War
    4,136
    1.63
    3
    0.00
    17. Other Injuries
    3,947
    1.56
    4,153
    0.85
    18. Malaria
    3,593
    1.42
    33
    0.01
    19. Maternal Conditions
    3,567
    1.41
    1,529
    0.31
    20. Drownings
    3,371
    1.33
    1,804
    0.37
    21. Leishmaniasis
    3,239
    1.28
    0
    0.00
    22. Suicide
    3,205
    1.27
    6,476
    1.33
    23. HIV/AIDS
    3,020
    1.19
    107,348
    21.99
    24. Asthma
    2,639
    1.04
    5,136
    1.05
    25. Falls
    2,560
    1.01
    1,141
    0.23
    26. Violence
    2,437
    0.96
    18,546
    3.80
    27. Fires
    2,135
    0.84
    2,191
    0.45
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    2,120
    0.84
    6,748
    1.38
    29. Breast Cancer
    2,046
    0.81
    4,073
    0.83
    30. Hypertension
    1,923
    0.76
    12,038
    2.47
    31. Lymphomas
    1,763
    0.70
    2,829
    0.58
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,635
    0.65
    1,482
    0.30
    33. Meningitis
    1,593
    0.63
    2,510
    0.51
    34. Poisonings
    1,554
    0.61
    692
    0.14
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,474
    0.58
    4,895
    1.00
    36. Other Neoplasms
    1,275
    0.50
    1,169
    0.24
    37. Oral Cancer
    1,230
    0.49
    1,308
    0.27
    38. Malnutrition
    1,215
    0.48
    3,900
    0.80
    39. Leukemia
    1,115
    0.44
    1,343
    0.28
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,089
    0.43
    3,458
    0.71
    41. Liver Cancer
    1,036
    0.41
    1,948
    0.40
    42. Epilepsy
    1,031
    0.41
    4,504
    0.92
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,012
    0.40
    1,664
    0.34
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    962
    0.38
    3,198
    0.66
    45. Prostate Cancer
    846
    0.33
    3,682
    0.75
    46. Schistosomiasis
    799
    0.32
    478
    0.10
    47. Measles
    677
    0.27
    334
    0.07
    48. Ovary Cancer
    656
    0.26
    1,040
    0.21
    49. Cervical Cancer
    578
    0.23
    4,486
    0.92
    50. Drug Use
    455
    0.18
    901
    0.18
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sudan SUDAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    17.56
    80
    16.95
    88
    2. Prostate Cancer
    12.74
    123
    32.80
    27
    3. Lymphomas
    8.20
    14
    6.27
    61
    4. Ovary Cancer
    6.00
    33
    4.41
    93
    5. Oral Cancer
    5.84
    33
    3.14
    92
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.76
    32
    8.82
    20
    7. Cervical Cancer
    5.62
    119
    18.31
    36
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.10
    101
    4.79
    109
    9. Leukemia
    4.87
    30
    3.13
    120
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.46
    148
    8.33
    87
    11. Lung Cancers
    2.05
    163
    18.31
    67
    12. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    94
    1.97
    95
    13. Stomach Cancer
    2.00
    178
    3.76
    134
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.29
    160
    4.89
    71
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.15
    151
    1.81
    106
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.06
    128
    3.72
    9
    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.