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Compare Switzerland and Eritrea 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
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Eritrea ERITREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    74.1
    71.3
    7
    6
    6
     
    37.6
    41.1
    39.3
    152
    148
    150
    1970
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
     
    41.5
    45.3
    43.4
    154
    147
    151
    1980
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
     
    42.3
    46.2
    44.2
    165
    161
    163
    1990
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
     
    46.4
    50.8
    48.6
    166
    164
    165
    2000
    76.8
    82.5
    79.7
    4
    4
    2
     
    39.5
    52.7
    45.3
    182
    161
    180
    2010
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
     
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
    2016
    81.2
    85.2
    83.3
    1
    5
    2
     
    62.9
    67.1
    65.0
    145
    143
    144
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Eritrea ERITREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.2
    85.2
    1
    5
     
    62.9
    67.1
    145
    143
    Age 5
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
     
    66.2
    70.0
    150
    150
    Age 10
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
     
    66.8
    70.5
    151
    150
    Age 15
    81.6
    85.6
    1
    5
     
    67.0
    70.7
    152
    150
    Age 20
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    5
     
    67.4
    70.9
    155
    151
    Age 25
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    5
     
    67.9
    71.3
    157
    153
    Age 30
    82.0
    85.7
    1
    5
     
    68.5
    71.7
    158
    156
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.8
    1
    5
     
    69.2
    72.3
    161
    159
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.9
    3
    5
     
    69.9
    73.0
    166
    159
    Age 45
    82.5
    86.0
    3
    5
     
    70.9
    73.8
    169
    162
    Age 50
    82.8
    86.2
    4
    5
     
    72.0
    74.8
    170
    164
    Age 55
    83.2
    86.5
    4
    5
     
    73.6
    75.9
    165
    163
    Age 60
    83.8
    86.9
    4
    6
     
    75.4
    77.3
    161
    159
    Age 65
    84.7
    87.4
    5
    7
     
    77.5
    79.0
    153
    155
    Age 70
    85.8
    88.1
    5
    7
     
    79.8
    81.2
    150
    142
    Age 75
    87.1
    89.1
    7
    8
     
    82.6
    83.7
    139
    131
    Age 80
    88.8
    90.3
    11
    16
     
    85.7
    86.7
    129
    112
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.1
    27
    31
     
    89.3
    90.1
    111
    103
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Eritrea ERITREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.81
    167
     
    93.11
    123
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.17
    18
     
    12.54
    137
    3. Lung Cancers
    21.00
    55
     
    2.79
    152
    4. Stroke
    19.50
    182
     
    122.03
    38
    5. Prostate Cancer
    18.31
    73
     
    11.57
    124
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.99
    76
     
    26.96
    12
    7. Lung Disease
    15.22
    148
     
    27.14
    57
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.48
    63
     
    6.23
    113
    9. Suicide
    11.08
    75
     
    12.98
    43
    10. Falls
    10.27
    44
     
    13.02
    29
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.19
    166
     
    106.78
    26
    12. Hypertension
    8.76
    125
     
    31.33
    21
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    7.48
    34
     
    1.25
    149
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.25
    168
     
    25.69
    99
    15. Lymphomas
    5.79
    72
     
    7.39
    24
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.14
    171
     
    8.04
    147
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.04
    104
     
    6.44
    75
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    8.74
    5
    19. Liver Disease
    4.99
    164
     
    29.97
    35
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.47
    114
     
    3.80
    136
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    4.31
    10
     
    0.75
    125
    22. Leukemia
    4.05
    86
     
    6.00
    7
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.05
    152
     
    9.02
    80
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    135
     
    2.90
    156
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.71
    53
     
    3.74
    51
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.33
    52
     
    2.15
    83
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.15
    75
     
    5.46
    36
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.14
    134
     
    9.73
    49
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.09
    84
     
    4.80
    43
    30. Skin Cancers
    2.96
    27
     
    0.79
    138
    31. Other Injuries
    2.90
    179
     
    15.92
    30
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.82
    178
     
    37.37
    20
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    68
     
    1.47
    118
    34. Drug Use
    2.27
    48
     
    0.26
    172
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2.04
    155
     
    8.96
    77
    36. Alcohol
    1.74
    86
     
    1.93
    73
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.08
    179
     
    16.38
    47
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.00
    6
     
    0.11
    116
    39. Epilepsy
    0.98
    149
     
    5.39
    26
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    147
     
    115.68
    6
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    162
     
    11.11
    5
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.62
    154
     
    10.67
    50
    43. Asthma
    0.60
    170
     
    14.16
    35
    44. Schizophrenia
    0.59
    7
     
    0.14
    70
    45. Skin Disease
    0.57
    147
     
    5.43
    18
    46. Drownings
    0.55
    170
     
    6.14
    58
    47. Violence
    0.52
    180
     
    8.66
    66
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.40
    175
     
    5.38
    30
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.40
    138
     
    12.76
    65
    50. Anemia
    0.37
    90
     
    17.79
    1
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Eritrea ERITREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,436
    20.48
     
    1,718
    6.10
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,141
    12.79
     
    181
    0.64
    3. Stroke
    3,661
    6.55
     
    2,295
    8.15
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,331
    5.96
     
    63
    0.22
    5. Lung Disease
    2,813
    5.04
     
    493
    1.75
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,945
    3.48
     
    159
    0.56
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,865
    3.34
     
    3,436
    12.20
    8. Falls
    1,865
    3.34
     
    291
    1.03
    9. Hypertension
    1,681
    3.01
     
    578
    2.05
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,516
    2.71
     
    396
    1.41
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1,491
    2.67
     
    69
    0.25
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,323
    2.37
     
    507
    1.80
    13. Suicide
    1,255
    2.25
     
    352
    1.25
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1,243
    2.23
     
    28
    0.10
    15. Lymphomas
    992
    1.78
     
    198
    0.70
    16. Kidney Disease
    982
    1.76
     
    180
    0.64
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    889
    1.59
     
    146
    0.52
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    841
    1.51
     
    12
    0.04
    19. Liver Cancer
    718
    1.29
     
    88
    0.31
    20. Liver Disease
    701
    1.26
     
    686
    2.44
    21. Other Neoplasms
    653
    1.17
     
    88
    0.31
    22. Leukemia
    643
    1.15
     
    173
    0.61
    23. Stomach Cancer
    603
    1.08
     
    64
    0.23
    24. Bladder Cancer
    602
    1.08
     
    39
    0.14
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    500
    0.90
     
    111
    0.39
    26. Skin Cancers
    478
    0.86
     
    15
    0.05
    27. Oral Cancer
    467
    0.84
     
    121
    0.43
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    466
    0.83
     
    312
    1.11
    29. Ovary Cancer
    442
    0.79
     
    115
    0.41
    30. Other Injuries
    392
    0.70
     
    596
    2.12
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    297
    0.53
     
    1,302
    4.62
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    287
    0.51
     
    723
    2.57
    33. Uterin Cancer
    237
    0.42
     
    17
    0.06
    34. Alcohol
    234
    0.42
     
    56
    0.20
    35. Drug Use
    201
    0.36
     
    9
    0.03
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    149
    0.27
     
    3,163
    11.23
    37. Multiple Sclerosis
    146
    0.26
     
    3
    0.01
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    138
    0.25
     
    231
    0.82
    39. Epilepsy
    129
    0.23
     
    201
    0.71
    40. Skin Disease
    106
    0.19
     
    122
    0.43
    41. Asthma
    104
    0.19
     
    317
    1.13
    42. Schizophrenia
    99
    0.18
     
    3
    0.01
    43. Low Birth Weight
    97
    0.17
     
    824
    2.93
    44. Cervical Cancer
    94
    0.17
     
    204
    0.72
    45. Anemia
    72
    0.13
     
    471
    1.67
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    70
    0.13
     
    123
    0.44
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    70
    0.13
     
    6
    0.02
    48. Malnutrition
    57
    0.10
     
    655
    2.33
    49. Drownings
    56
    0.10
     
    269
    0.96
    50. Violence
    47
    0.08
     
    390
    1.39
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Eritrea ERITREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.00
    55
     
    2.79
    152
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.31
    73
     
    11.57
    124
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.99
    76
     
    26.96
    12
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.48
    63
     
    6.23
    113
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.48
    34
     
    1.25
    149
    6. Lymphomas
    5.79
    72
     
    7.39
    24
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    8.74
    5
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.47
    114
     
    3.80
    136
    9. Leukemia
    4.05
    86
     
    6.00
    7
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    135
     
    2.90
    156
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.33
    52
     
    2.15
    83
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.15
    75
     
    5.46
    36
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.09
    84
     
    4.80
    43
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.96
    27
     
    0.79
    138
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    68
     
    1.47
    118
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.08
    179
     
    16.38
    47
     
     
     
    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.