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Sweden
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 Sweden and Malawi 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.

Malawi
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
Sweden Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   Malawi MALAWI
      Sweden SWEDEN   Malawi MALAWI
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
     
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
    1970
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
     
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
    1980
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    3
    3
     
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
    1990
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
     
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
    2000
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
     
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
    2010
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
     
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
    2016
    80.6
    84.1
    82.4
    8
    16
    13
     
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   Malawi MALAWI
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.1
    8
    16
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.3
    9
    17
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.3
    8
    17
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.4
    9
    17
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.4
    10
    17
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.5
    10
    17
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.6
    9
    17
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.7
    7
    17
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.8
    7
    17
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    Age 45
    81.9
    84.9
    8
    17
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.1
    8
    17
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.4
    9
    17
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    Age 60
    83.2
    85.8
    12
    17
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.5
    13
    19
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    13
    19
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.4
    16
    22
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.9
    23
    29
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    38
    42
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   Malawi MALAWI
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    58.27
    162
    91.27
    133
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    28.23
    70
    29.91
    60
    3. Stroke
    21.65
    171
    59.03
    113
    4. Prostate Cancer
    21.64
    56
    14.76
    106
    5. Lung Cancers
    17.76
    70
    1.15
    180
    6. Lung Disease
    15.29
    143
    21.83
    103
    7. Breast Cancer
    14.83
    108
    8.49
    168
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.65
    42
    3.02
    172
    9. Suicide
    11.65
    52
    7.76
    108
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.17
    162
    80.48
    40
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.28
    159
    23.70
    112
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.15
    21
    0.62
    181
    13. Lymphomas
    5.81
    78
    6.34
    55
    14. Ovary Cancer
    5.69
    43
    1.66
    178
    15. Other Injuries
    4.82
    142
    8.54
    78
    16. Liver Disease
    4.65
    171
    17.36
    87
    17. Hypertension
    4.64
    155
    19.15
    44
    18. Other Neoplasms
    4.10
    48
    4.07
    50
    19. Falls
    3.94
    112
    16.05
    27
    20. Leukemia
    3.79
    94
    0.63
    183
    21. Drug Use
    3.62
    19
    0.26
    175
    22. Liver Cancer
    3.60
    145
    1.78
    179
    23. Kidney Disease
    3.55
    177
    9.67
    135
    24. Skin Cancers
    3.24
    18
    1.69
    83
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    3.13
    131
    5.30
    84
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.13
    165
    9.05
    59
    27. Stomach Cancer
    3.03
    154
    2.78
    159
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    3.01
    46
    1.72
    128
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.95
    61
    0.82
    173
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.94
    154
    4.43
    117
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.79
    81
    26.24
    1
    32. Bladder Cancer
    2.70
    72
    6.06
    6
    33. Alcohol
    2.41
    57
    1.71
    91
    34. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.31
    183
    51.62
    3
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    157
    40.36
    4
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.87
    147
    2.64
    107
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.17
    145
    7.23
    41
    38. Violence
    1.06
    158
    1.79
    139
    39. Drownings
    0.97
    153
    4.14
    82
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.91
    177
    16.79
    33
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.88
    145
    80.33
    25
    42. Epilepsy
    0.87
    151
    2.08
    68
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    15
    0.05
    167
    44. Skin Disease
    0.64
    135
    4.20
    48
    45. Asthma
    0.62
    163
    7.47
    67
    46. Encephalitis
    0.59
    116
    0.29
    171
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.59
    156
    13.42
    39
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.48
    38
    0.35
    72
    49. Anemia
    0.41
    37
    0.05
    109
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.39
    170
    2.17
    85
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sweden SWEDEN   Malawi MALAWI
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    16,582
    21.91
    5,221
    4.83
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9,496
    12.55
    1,339
    1.24
    3. Stroke
    6,340
    8.38
    3,590
    3.32
    4. Lung Disease
    4,178
    5.52
    1,260
    1.16
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,801
    5.02
    82
    0.08
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,122
    4.12
    217
    0.20
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,701
    3.57
    8,926
    8.25
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,570
    3.40
    354
    0.33
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,124
    2.81
    1,448
    1.34
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1,798
    2.38
    46
    0.04
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,608
    2.12
    347
    0.32
    12. Hypertension
    1,531
    2.02
    1,058
    0.98
    13. Suicide
    1,455
    1.92
    669
    0.62
    14. Lymphomas
    1,387
    1.83
    766
    0.71
    15. Other Injuries
    1,302
    1.72
    1,141
    1.05
    16. Kidney Disease
    1,130
    1.49
    649
    0.60
    17. Falls
    1,060
    1.40
    1,043
    0.96
    18. Other Neoplasms
    1,030
    1.36
    358
    0.33
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    857
    1.13
    85
    0.08
    20. Leukemia
    853
    1.13
    55
    0.05
    21. Liver Disease
    808
    1.07
    1,272
    1.18
    22. Liver Cancer
    759
    1.00
    192
    0.18
    23. Bladder Cancer
    708
    0.94
    407
    0.38
    24. Skin Cancers
    663
    0.88
    107
    0.10
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    657
    0.87
    595
    0.55
    26. Stomach Cancer
    645
    0.85
    185
    0.17
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    601
    0.79
    331
    0.31
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    583
    0.77
    1,819
    1.68
    29. Ovary Cancer
    576
    0.76
    98
    0.09
    30. Oral Cancer
    391
    0.52
    211
    0.20
    31. Drug Use
    367
    0.48
    25
    0.02
    32. Alcohol
    357
    0.47
    125
    0.12
    33. Uterin Cancer
    345
    0.46
    33
    0.03
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    315
    0.42
    2,948
    2.73
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    278
    0.37
    7,414
    6.85
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    278
    0.37
    5,631
    5.21
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    274
    0.36
    459
    0.42
    38. Cervical Cancer
    220
    0.29
    1,725
    1.59
    39. Skin Disease
    193
    0.26
    345
    0.32
    40. Asthma
    163
    0.22
    545
    0.50
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    152
    0.20
    4
    0.00
    42. Anemia
    148
    0.20
    7
    0.01
    43. Encephalitis
    147
    0.19
    61
    0.06
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    132
    0.17
    22
    0.02
    45. Drownings
    130
    0.17
    640
    0.59
    46. Epilepsy
    122
    0.16
    267
    0.25
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    119
    0.16
    155
    0.14
    48. Malnutrition
    101
    0.13
    3,234
    2.99
    49. Violence
    101
    0.13
    272
    0.25
    50. Low Birth Weight
    60
    0.08
    5,533
    5.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   Malawi MALAWI
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.64
    56
    14.76
    106
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.76
    70
    1.15
    180
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.83
    108
    8.49
    168
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.65
    42
    3.02
    172
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.15
    21
    0.62
    181
    6. Lymphomas
    5.81
    78
    6.34
    55
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.69
    43
    1.66
    178
    8. Leukemia
    3.79
    94
    0.63
    183
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.60
    145
    1.78
    179
    10. Skin Cancers
    3.24
    18
    1.69
    83
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.03
    154
    2.78
    159
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.95
    61
    0.82
    173
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.79
    81
    26.24
    1
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.70
    72
    6.06
    6
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    157
    40.36
    4
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.87
    147
    2.64
    107
    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.