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Compare Sweden and Gambia 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
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    3
    3
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    80.6
    84.1
    82.4
    8
    16
    13
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.1
    8
    16
     
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.3
    9
    17
     
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.3
    8
    17
     
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.4
    9
    17
     
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.4
    10
    17
     
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.5
    10
    17
     
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.6
    9
    17
     
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.7
    7
    17
     
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.8
    7
    17
     
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    81.9
    84.9
    8
    17
     
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.1
    8
    17
     
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.4
    9
    17
     
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    83.2
    85.8
    12
    17
     
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.5
    13
    19
     
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    13
    19
     
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.4
    16
    22
     
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.9
    23
    29
     
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    38
    42
     
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75.30
    149
     
    142.60
    60
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.37
    17
     
    18.11
    88
    3. Stroke
    27.52
    167
     
    136.82
    26
    4. Prostate Cancer
    24.17
    45
     
    6.51
    155
    5. Lung Cancers
    17.97
    67
     
    2.33
    158
    6. Lung Disease
    16.74
    142
     
    29.20
    51
    7. Breast Cancer
    16.32
    96
     
    4.89
    181
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15.57
    144
     
    154.66
    11
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    36
     
    1.31
    182
    10. Suicide
    12.99
    42
     
    11.29
    71
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.60
    157
     
    39.32
    59
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.98
    15
     
    1.15
    154
    13. Lymphomas
    6.20
    58
     
    3.09
    135
    14. Other Injuries
    6.15
    125
     
    20.40
    16
    15. Hypertension
    6.07
    145
     
    14.34
    88
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    61
     
    1.15
    180
    17. Falls
    5.05
    95
     
    20.11
    6
    18. Other Neoplasms
    4.89
    23
     
    3.37
    70
    19. Kidney Disease
    4.58
    177
     
    23.89
    44
    20. Liver Disease
    4.41
    168
     
    44.65
    18
    21. Leukemia
    4.20
    73
     
    0.05
    183
    22. Uterin Cancer
    3.62
    36
     
    0.41
    177
    23. Liver Cancer
    3.54
    145
     
    24.96
    6
    24. Skin Cancers
    3.45
    18
     
    1.35
    98
    25. Drug Use
    3.36
    27
     
    3.35
    28
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.35
    50
     
    0.59
    174
    27. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    147
     
    1.71
    178
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.10
    136
     
    10.83
    40
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.04
    154
     
    5.72
    88
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    2.75
    33
     
    1.07
    91
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.73
    173
     
    16.26
    9
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.49
    182
     
    43.85
    8
    33. Alcohol
    2.45
    51
     
    2.18
    66
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.42
    92
     
    0.56
    173
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    149
     
    16.46
    46
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.93
    133
     
    0.42
    182
    37. Violence
    1.35
    153
     
    9.75
    51
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.34
    142
     
    6.19
    49
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.10
    142
     
    40.09
    38
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.85
    178
     
    19.96
    23
    41. Epilepsy
    0.83
    156
     
    4.97
    29
    42. Skin Disease
    0.82
    132
     
    3.11
    56
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    18
     
    0.13
    95
    44. Drownings
    0.81
    161
     
    6.88
    48
    45. Asthma
    0.71
    160
     
    15.67
    29
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.60
    156
     
    18.57
    17
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    161
     
    4.66
    40
    48. Anemia
    0.59
    74
     
    2.21
    41
    49. Fires
    0.49
    153
     
    7.61
    14
    50. Poisonings
    0.47
    124
     
    2.73
    29
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    17,223
    22.75
     
    906
    6.19
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,933
    11.80
     
    99
    0.68
    3. Stroke
    6,410
    8.47
     
    925
    6.31
    4. Lung Disease
    3,917
    5.17
     
    190
    1.30
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,731
    4.93
     
    17
    0.12
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,589
    4.74
     
    1,868
    12.75
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,133
    4.14
     
    12
    0.08
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,574
    3.40
     
    18
    0.12
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,106
    2.78
     
    268
    1.83
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1,870
    2.47
     
    8
    0.05
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,641
    2.17
     
    19
    0.13
    12. Suicide
    1,502
    1.98
     
    124
    0.85
    13. Hypertension
    1,467
    1.94
     
    97
    0.66
    14. Lymphomas
    1,344
    1.78
     
    27
    0.18
    15. Other Injuries
    1,338
    1.77
     
    336
    2.29
    16. Falls
    1,094
    1.45
     
    185
    1.26
    17. Kidney Disease
    1,086
    1.43
     
    223
    1.52
    18. Other Neoplasms
    1,070
    1.41
     
    30
    0.20
    19. Leukemia
    849
    1.12
     
    2
    0.01
    20. Bladder Cancer
    752
    0.99
     
    3
    0.02
    21. Liver Disease
    737
    0.97
     
    394
    2.69
    22. Liver Cancer
    712
    0.94
     
    241
    1.65
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    672
    0.89
     
    6
    0.04
    24. Skin Cancers
    655
    0.87
     
    8
    0.05
    25. Stomach Cancer
    635
    0.84
     
    12
    0.08
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    604
    0.80
     
    216
    1.47
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    563
    0.74
     
    58
    0.40
    28. Ovary Cancer
    536
    0.71
     
    6
    0.04
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    490
    0.65
     
    5
    0.03
    30. Oral Cancer
    375
    0.50
     
    2
    0.01
    31. Uterin Cancer
    367
    0.48
     
    1
    0.01
    32. Alcohol
    345
    0.46
     
    22
    0.15
    33. Drug Use
    327
    0.43
     
    43
    0.29
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    293
    0.39
     
    53
    0.36
    35. Road Traffic Accidents
    280
    0.37
     
    606
    4.14
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    257
    0.34
     
    763
    5.21
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    250
    0.33
     
    548
    3.74
    38. Cervical Cancer
    231
    0.31
     
    60
    0.41
    39. Skin Disease
    193
    0.25
     
    29
    0.20
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    155
    0.20
     
    1
    0.01
    41. Asthma
    153
    0.20
     
    129
    0.88
    42. Anemia
    145
    0.19
     
    30
    0.20
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    125
    0.17
     
    41
    0.28
    44. Violence
    121
    0.16
     
    181
    1.24
    45. Epilepsy
    109
    0.14
     
    75
    0.51
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    104
    0.14
     
    2
    0.01
    47. Drownings
    103
    0.14
     
    140
    0.96
    48. Malnutrition
    86
    0.11
     
    437
    2.98
    49. Fires
    80
    0.11
     
    110
    0.75
    50. Poisonings
    63
    0.08
     
    52
    0.35
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.17
    45
     
    6.51
    155
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.97
    67
     
    2.33
    158
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.32
    96
     
    4.89
    181
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    36
     
    1.31
    182
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.98
    15
     
    1.15
    154
    6. Lymphomas
    6.20
    58
     
    3.09
    135
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    61
     
    1.15
    180
    8. Leukemia
    4.20
    73
     
    0.05
    183
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.62
    36
     
    0.41
    177
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.54
    145
     
    24.96
    6
    11. Skin Cancers
    3.45
    18
     
    1.35
    98
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.35
    50
     
    0.59
    174
    13. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    147
     
    1.71
    178
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.42
    92
     
    0.56
    173
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    149
     
    16.46
    46
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.93
    133
     
    0.42
    182
     
     
     
    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.