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Compare Switzerland and Ethiopia 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   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
           
    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
     
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
    1970
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
     
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
    1980
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
     
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
    1990
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
     
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
    2000
    76.8
    82.5
    79.7
    4
    4
    2
     
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
    2010
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
     
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
    2016
    81.2
    85.2
    83.3
    1
    5
    2
     
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.2
    85.2
    1
    5
     
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
    Age 5
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
     
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
    Age 10
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
     
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
    Age 15
    81.6
    85.6
    1
    5
     
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
    Age 20
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    5
     
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
    Age 25
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    5
     
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
    Age 30
    82.0
    85.7
    1
    5
     
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.8
    1
    5
     
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.9
    3
    5
     
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
    Age 45
    82.5
    86.0
    3
    5
     
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
    Age 50
    82.8
    86.2
    4
    5
     
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
    Age 55
    83.2
    86.5
    4
    5
     
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
    Age 60
    83.8
    86.9
    4
    6
     
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
    Age 65
    84.7
    87.4
    5
    7
     
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
    Age 70
    85.8
    88.1
    5
    7
     
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
    Age 75
    87.1
    89.1
    7
    8
     
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
    Age 80
    88.8
    90.3
    11
    16
     
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.1
    27
    31
     
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.81
    167
     
    106.06
    110
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.17
    18
     
    15.22
    114
    3. Lung Cancers
    21.00
    55
     
    3.18
    146
    4. Stroke
    19.50
    182
     
    89.82
    86
    5. Prostate Cancer
    18.31
    73
     
    6.62
    154
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.99
    76
     
    25.69
    16
    7. Lung Disease
    15.22
    148
     
    18.56
    123
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.48
    63
     
    6.66
    109
    9. Suicide
    11.08
    75
     
    12.59
    48
    10. Falls
    10.27
    44
     
    14.65
    17
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.19
    166
     
    86.80
    44
    12. Hypertension
    8.76
    125
     
    25.14
    38
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    7.48
    34
     
    1.09
    158
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.25
    168
     
    28.27
    94
    15. Lymphomas
    5.79
    72
     
    5.22
    88
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.14
    171
     
    8.46
    138
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.04
    104
     
    5.22
    101
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    8.19
    7
    19. Liver Disease
    4.99
    164
     
    26.82
    42
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.47
    114
     
    1.99
    177
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    4.31
    10
     
    0.70
    130
    22. Leukemia
    4.05
    86
     
    5.64
    10
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.05
    152
     
    13.59
    24
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    135
     
    3.10
    151
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.71
    53
     
    4.60
    30
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.33
    52
     
    2.05
    85
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.15
    75
     
    3.40
    66
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.14
    134
     
    10.33
    44
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.09
    84
     
    2.31
    114
    30. Skin Cancers
    2.96
    27
     
    0.37
    172
    31. Other Injuries
    2.90
    179
     
    14.55
    42
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.82
    178
     
    36.36
    22
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    68
     
    0.95
    159
    34. Drug Use
    2.27
    48
     
    0.74
    136
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2.04
    155
     
    14.01
    48
    36. Alcohol
    1.74
    86
     
    1.66
    91
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.08
    179
     
    18.76
    38
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.00
    6
     
    0.08
    143
    39. Epilepsy
    0.98
    149
     
    6.48
    18
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    147
     
    76.12
    20
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    162
     
    7.91
    27
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.62
    154
     
    17.57
    22
    43. Asthma
    0.60
    170
     
    11.98
    50
    44. Schizophrenia
    0.59
    7
     
    0.10
    94
    45. Skin Disease
    0.57
    147
     
    6.18
    13
    46. Drownings
    0.55
    170
     
    6.18
    57
    47. Violence
    0.52
    180
     
    8.96
    62
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.40
    175
     
    3.62
    65
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.40
    138
     
    26.08
    47
    50. Anemia
    0.37
    90
     
    9.22
    18
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,436
    20.48
     
    46,943
    7.38
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,141
    12.79
     
    5,986
    0.94
    3. Stroke
    3,661
    6.55
     
    39,571
    6.23
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,331
    5.96
     
    1,584
    0.25
    5. Lung Disease
    2,813
    5.04
     
    8,017
    1.26
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,945
    3.48
     
    3,456
    0.54
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,865
    3.34
     
    68,854
    10.83
    8. Falls
    1,865
    3.34
     
    8,437
    1.33
    9. Hypertension
    1,681
    3.01
     
    11,050
    1.74
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,516
    2.71
     
    7,654
    1.20
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1,491
    2.67
     
    1,335
    0.21
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,323
    2.37
     
    13,005
    2.05
    13. Suicide
    1,255
    2.25
     
    8,348
    1.31
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1,243
    2.23
     
    518
    0.08
    15. Lymphomas
    992
    1.78
     
    2,981
    0.47
    16. Kidney Disease
    982
    1.76
     
    4,875
    0.77
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    889
    1.59
     
    2,884
    0.45
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    841
    1.51
     
    286
    0.04
    19. Liver Cancer
    718
    1.29
     
    1,040
    0.16
    20. Liver Disease
    701
    1.26
     
    14,213
    2.24
    21. Other Neoplasms
    653
    1.17
     
    2,532
    0.40
    22. Leukemia
    643
    1.15
     
    3,442
    0.54
    23. Stomach Cancer
    603
    1.08
     
    1,545
    0.24
    24. Bladder Cancer
    602
    1.08
     
    935
    0.15
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    500
    0.90
     
    1,628
    0.26
    26. Skin Cancers
    478
    0.86
     
    174
    0.03
    27. Oral Cancer
    467
    0.84
     
    1,277
    0.20
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    466
    0.83
     
    7,538
    1.19
    29. Ovary Cancer
    442
    0.79
     
    2,296
    0.36
    30. Other Injuries
    392
    0.70
     
    13,143
    2.07
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    297
    0.53
     
    27,140
    4.27
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    287
    0.51
     
    20,000
    3.15
    33. Uterin Cancer
    237
    0.42
     
    239
    0.04
    34. Alcohol
    234
    0.42
     
    1,077
    0.17
    35. Drug Use
    201
    0.36
     
    537
    0.08
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    149
    0.27
     
    54,357
    8.55
    37. Multiple Sclerosis
    146
    0.26
     
    47
    0.01
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    138
    0.25
     
    3,842
    0.60
    39. Epilepsy
    129
    0.23
     
    5,653
    0.89
    40. Skin Disease
    106
    0.19
     
    3,359
    0.53
    41. Asthma
    104
    0.19
     
    6,269
    0.99
    42. Schizophrenia
    99
    0.18
     
    51
    0.01
    43. Low Birth Weight
    97
    0.17
     
    23,091
    3.63
    44. Cervical Cancer
    94
    0.17
     
    4,986
    0.78
    45. Anemia
    72
    0.13
     
    5,894
    0.93
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    70
    0.13
     
    1,985
    0.31
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    70
    0.13
     
    136
    0.02
    48. Malnutrition
    57
    0.10
     
    9,120
    1.43
    49. Drownings
    56
    0.10
     
    6,568
    1.03
    50. Violence
    47
    0.08
     
    7,552
    1.19
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Ethiopia ETHIOPIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.00
    55
     
    3.18
    146
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.31
    73
     
    6.62
    154
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.99
    76
     
    25.69
    16
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.48
    63
     
    6.66
    109
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.48
    34
     
    1.09
    158
    6. Lymphomas
    5.79
    72
     
    5.22
    88
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    8.19
    7
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.47
    114
     
    1.99
    177
    9. Leukemia
    4.05
    86
     
    5.64
    10
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    135
     
    3.10
    151
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.33
    52
     
    2.05
    85
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.15
    75
     
    3.40
    66
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.09
    84
     
    2.31
    114
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.96
    27
     
    0.37
    172
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    68
     
    0.95
    159
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.08
    179
     
    18.76
    38
     
     
     
    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.