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Compare Sweden and Ghana 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   Ghana GHANA
           
    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
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    3
    3
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    80.6
    84.1
    82.4
    8
    16
    13
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.1
    8
    16
     
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.3
    9
    17
     
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.3
    8
    17
     
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.4
    9
    17
     
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.4
    10
    17
     
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.5
    10
    17
     
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.6
    9
    17
     
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.7
    7
    17
     
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.8
    7
    17
     
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    81.9
    84.9
    8
    17
     
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.1
    8
    17
     
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.4
    9
    17
     
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    83.2
    85.8
    12
    17
     
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.5
    13
    19
     
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    13
    19
     
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.4
    16
    22
     
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.9
    23
    29
     
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    38
    42
     
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75.30
    149
     
    155.08
    44
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.37
    17
     
    16.47
    102
    3. Stroke
    27.52
    167
     
    160.10
    11
    4. Prostate Cancer
    24.17
    45
     
    16.11
    91
    5. Lung Cancers
    17.97
    67
     
    2.50
    154
    6. Lung Disease
    16.74
    142
     
    21.09
    103
    7. Breast Cancer
    16.32
    96
     
    12.79
    129
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15.57
    144
     
    144.64
    15
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    36
     
    3.82
    156
    10. Suicide
    12.99
    42
     
    10.09
    90
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.60
    157
     
    45.45
    48
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.98
    15
     
    1.48
    145
    13. Lymphomas
    6.20
    58
     
    5.49
    82
    14. Other Injuries
    6.15
    125
     
    19.68
    22
    15. Hypertension
    6.07
    145
     
    19.97
    53
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    61
     
    3.52
    124
    17. Falls
    5.05
    95
     
    17.75
    11
    18. Other Neoplasms
    4.89
    23
     
    2.30
    109
    19. Kidney Disease
    4.58
    177
     
    19.32
    67
    20. Liver Disease
    4.41
    168
     
    47.10
    15
    21. Leukemia
    4.20
    73
     
    1.12
    166
    22. Uterin Cancer
    3.62
    36
     
    1.20
    142
    23. Liver Cancer
    3.54
    145
     
    13.58
    22
    24. Skin Cancers
    3.45
    18
     
    1.03
    119
    25. Drug Use
    3.36
    27
     
    3.44
    25
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.35
    50
     
    1.63
    109
    27. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    147
     
    3.17
    148
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.10
    136
     
    21.56
    7
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.04
    154
     
    11.61
    21
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    2.75
    33
     
    0.68
    133
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.73
    173
     
    14.53
    17
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.49
    182
     
    33.17
    31
    33. Alcohol
    2.45
    51
     
    1.99
    71
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.42
    92
     
    0.50
    178
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    149
     
    21.33
    29
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.93
    133
     
    2.72
    95
    37. Violence
    1.35
    153
     
    11.12
    40
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.34
    142
     
    6.46
    42
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.10
    142
     
    25.76
    49
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.85
    178
     
    17.97
    29
    41. Epilepsy
    0.83
    156
     
    2.85
    58
    42. Skin Disease
    0.82
    132
     
    7.20
    5
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    18
     
    0.10
    118
    44. Drownings
    0.81
    161
     
    5.46
    69
    45. Asthma
    0.71
    160
     
    11.82
    51
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.60
    156
     
    16.94
    27
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    161
     
    3.73
    60
    48. Anemia
    0.59
    74
     
    1.95
    48
    49. Fires
    0.49
    153
     
    6.99
    23
    50. Poisonings
    0.47
    124
     
    1.81
    53
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    17,223
    22.75
     
    18,607
    8.84
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,933
    11.80
     
    1,701
    0.81
    3. Stroke
    6,410
    8.47
     
    19,734
    9.37
    4. Lung Disease
    3,917
    5.17
     
    2,578
    1.22
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,731
    4.93
     
    350
    0.17
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,589
    4.74
     
    24,674
    11.72
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,133
    4.14
     
    502
    0.24
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,574
    3.40
     
    727
    0.35
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,106
    2.78
     
    5,709
    2.71
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1,870
    2.47
     
    213
    0.10
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,641
    2.17
     
    1,123
    0.53
    12. Suicide
    1,502
    1.98
     
    1,896
    0.90
    13. Hypertension
    1,467
    1.94
     
    2,602
    1.24
    14. Lymphomas
    1,344
    1.78
     
    821
    0.39
    15. Other Injuries
    1,338
    1.77
     
    4,543
    2.16
    16. Falls
    1,094
    1.45
     
    2,596
    1.23
    17. Kidney Disease
    1,086
    1.43
     
    3,150
    1.50
    18. Other Neoplasms
    1,070
    1.41
     
    375
    0.18
    19. Leukemia
    849
    1.12
     
    203
    0.10
    20. Bladder Cancer
    752
    0.99
     
    203
    0.10
    21. Liver Disease
    737
    0.97
     
    7,833
    3.72
    22. Liver Cancer
    712
    0.94
     
    2,140
    1.02
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    672
    0.89
     
    74
    0.04
    24. Skin Cancers
    655
    0.87
     
    145
    0.07
    25. Stomach Cancer
    635
    0.84
     
    487
    0.23
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    604
    0.80
     
    5,409
    2.57
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    563
    0.74
     
    1,943
    0.92
    28. Ovary Cancer
    536
    0.71
     
    298
    0.14
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    490
    0.65
     
    78
    0.04
    30. Oral Cancer
    375
    0.50
     
    366
    0.17
    31. Uterin Cancer
    367
    0.48
     
    88
    0.04
    32. Alcohol
    345
    0.46
     
    368
    0.17
    33. Drug Use
    327
    0.43
     
    724
    0.34
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    293
    0.39
     
    986
    0.47
    35. Road Traffic Accidents
    280
    0.37
     
    7,144
    3.39
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    257
    0.34
     
    6,630
    3.15
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    250
    0.33
     
    5,804
    2.76
    38. Cervical Cancer
    231
    0.31
     
    1,633
    0.78
    39. Skin Disease
    193
    0.25
     
    1,054
    0.50
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    155
    0.20
     
    18
    0.01
    41. Asthma
    153
    0.20
     
    1,704
    0.81
    42. Anemia
    145
    0.19
     
    380
    0.18
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    125
    0.17
     
    564
    0.27
    44. Violence
    121
    0.16
     
    2,737
    1.30
    45. Epilepsy
    109
    0.14
     
    626
    0.30
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    104
    0.14
     
    23
    0.01
    47. Drownings
    103
    0.14
     
    1,469
    0.70
    48. Malnutrition
    86
    0.11
     
    3,644
    1.73
    49. Fires
    80
    0.11
     
    1,480
    0.70
    50. Poisonings
    63
    0.08
     
    436
    0.21
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.17
    45
     
    16.11
    91
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.97
    67
     
    2.50
    154
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.32
    96
     
    12.79
    129
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    36
     
    3.82
    156
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.98
    15
     
    1.48
    145
    6. Lymphomas
    6.20
    58
     
    5.49
    82
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    61
     
    3.52
    124
    8. Leukemia
    4.20
    73
     
    1.12
    166
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.62
    36
     
    1.20
    142
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.54
    145
     
    13.58
    22
    11. Skin Cancers
    3.45
    18
     
    1.03
    119
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.35
    50
     
    1.63
    109
    13. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    147
     
    3.17
    148
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.42
    92
     
    0.50
    178
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    149
     
    21.33
    29
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.93
    133
     
    2.72
    95
     
     
     
    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.