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Syria
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Syria and Benin 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.

Benin
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
Syria Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   Benin BENIN
      Syria SYRIA   Benin BENIN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
     
    40.5
    42.9
    41.7
    140
    137
    138
    1970
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    139
    138
    138
    1980
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
     
    48.6
    51.8
    50.1
    145
    142
    143
    1990
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
     
    52.0
    54.5
    53.2
    152
    153
    153
    2000
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
     
    54.1
    56.6
    55.4
    149
    149
    149
    2010
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
     
    57.5
    59.9
    58.7
    155
    157
    155
    2016
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
    59.7
    62.4
    61.1
    162
    163
    163
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   Benin BENIN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    59.7
    62.4
    162
    163
    Age 5
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    66.3
    68.8
    149
    156
    Age 10
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    67.2
    69.7
    145
    154
    Age 15
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    67.7
    70.1
    144
    154
    Age 20
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    68.4
    70.7
    142
    153
    Age 25
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    69.3
    71.4
    136
    152
    Age 30
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    70.2
    72.2
    130
    152
    Age 35
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    71.1
    73.0
    129
    149
    Age 40
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    72.0
    73.7
    121
    150
    Age 45
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    72.9
    74.6
    123
    152
    Age 50
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    74.0
    75.5
    125
    152
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    75.2
    76.5
    124
    154
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    76.6
    77.7
    124
    153
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    78.3
    79.2
    124
    151
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    80.3
    81.0
    127
    148
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    82.8
    83.3
    128
    144
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    85.7
    86.1
    128
    142
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
    89.1
    89.5
    131
    136
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   Benin BENIN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. War
    353.12
    1
    0.00
    61
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    256.78
    12
    151.46
    49
    3. Stroke
    106.07
    60
    141.07
    18
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    42.39
    9
    16.24
    103
    5. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
    20.07
    54
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.83
    54
    37.57
    19
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.17
    118
    159.60
    8
    8. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
    1.00
    180
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
    3.90
    153
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.62
    146
    42.66
    51
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.37
    20
    5.68
    89
    12. Liver Disease
    12.22
    111
    52.02
    9
    13. Lung Disease
    11.71
    164
    29.33
    48
    14. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
    22.07
    58
    15. Asthma
    11.39
    54
    16.91
    25
    16. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
    2.41
    153
    17. Kidney Disease
    8.27
    142
    22.09
    50
    18. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
    1.08
    169
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
    2.74
    160
    20. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
    0.91
    162
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    6.03
    128
    14.76
    14
    22. Other Injuries
    5.20
    141
    19.97
    19
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
    10.66
    35
    24. Hypertension
    5.09
    153
    14.31
    89
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.96
    22
    3.66
    55
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
    4.10
    96
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.55
    122
    24.78
    12
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
    2.02
    128
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.89
    86
    68.07
    23
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    3.68
    123
    14.64
    20
    31. Suicide
    3.15
    168
    14.65
    34
    32. Violence
    2.85
    127
    6.66
    78
    33. Falls
    2.55
    150
    14.40
    18
    34. Hepatitis B
    2.54
    15
    2.88
    8
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
    1.66
    146
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.00
    114
    18.14
    20
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.90
    77
    16.08
    23
    38. Meningitis
    1.61
    82
    25.98
    12
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
    13.50
    63
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
    1.71
    108
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
    0.73
    163
    42. Fires
    1.10
    114
    7.15
    19
    43. Malnutrition
    1.08
    102
    26.03
    9
    44. Drug Use
    1.04
    106
    2.92
    33
    45. Drownings
    1.03
    151
    8.72
    28
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.95
    138
    5.03
    34
    47. Poisonings
    0.92
    86
    3.01
    16
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    160
    8.83
    17
    49. Epilepsy
    0.66
    171
    4.90
    30
    50. Skin Disease
    0.62
    142
    3.10
    57
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Syria SYRIA   Benin BENIN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    61,749
    44.82
    0
    0.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,377
    19.14
    6,380
    7.20
    3. Stroke
    11,025
    8.00
    6,328
    7.14
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,869
    2.81
    569
    0.64
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,636
    2.64
    3,015
    3.40
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,789
    2.02
    12,210
    13.78
    7. Lung Cancers
    1,855
    1.35
    50
    0.06
    8. Breast Cancer
    1,613
    1.17
    637
    0.72
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,534
    1.11
    217
    0.24
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    1,409
    1.02
    2,439
    2.75
    11. Liver Disease
    1,349
    0.98
    3,051
    3.44
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,348
    0.98
    365
    0.41
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,289
    0.94
    1,934
    2.18
    14. Asthma
    1,287
    0.93
    906
    1.02
    15. Lung Disease
    1,159
    0.84
    1,273
    1.44
    16. Low Birth Weight
    1,125
    0.82
    4,777
    5.39
    17. Lymphomas
    1,088
    0.79
    159
    0.18
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    915
    0.66
    6,883
    7.77
    19. Leukemia
    892
    0.65
    71
    0.08
    20. Kidney Disease
    856
    0.62
    1,327
    1.50
    21. Other Injuries
    773
    0.56
    1,977
    2.23
    22. Stomach Cancer
    746
    0.54
    141
    0.16
    23. Bladder Cancer
    662
    0.48
    41
    0.05
    24. Other Neoplasms
    581
    0.42
    204
    0.23
    25. Liver Cancer
    552
    0.40
    621
    0.70
    26. Hypertension
    511
    0.37
    645
    0.73
    27. Suicide
    495
    0.36
    1,017
    1.15
    28. Birth Trauma
    494
    0.36
    3,497
    3.95
    29. Prostate Cancer
    487
    0.35
    323
    0.36
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    482
    0.35
    97
    0.11
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    469
    0.34
    1,703
    1.92
    32. Violence
    463
    0.34
    654
    0.74
    33. Falls
    335
    0.24
    819
    0.92
    34. Maternal Conditions
    328
    0.24
    1,567
    1.77
    35. Hepatitis B
    283
    0.21
    206
    0.23
    36. Ovary Cancer
    274
    0.20
    125
    0.14
    37. Oral Cancer
    261
    0.19
    96
    0.11
    38. Meningitis
    246
    0.18
    2,736
    3.09
    39. Drownings
    183
    0.13
    1,023
    1.15
    40. Fires
    159
    0.12
    624
    0.70
    41. Drug Use
    149
    0.11
    224
    0.25
    42. Measles
    136
    0.10
    312
    0.35
    43. Poisonings
    136
    0.10
    351
    0.40
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    135
    0.10
    34
    0.04
    45. Malnutrition
    128
    0.09
    3,506
    3.96
    46. Pertussis
    116
    0.08
    411
    0.46
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    114
    0.08
    283
    0.32
    48. Epilepsy
    100
    0.07
    433
    0.49
    49. Cervical Cancer
    96
    0.07
    378
    0.43
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85
    0.06
    493
    0.56
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   Benin BENIN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
    20.07
    54
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
    1.00
    180
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
    3.90
    153
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
    22.07
    58
    5. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
    2.41
    153
    6. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
    1.08
    169
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
    2.74
    160
    8. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
    0.91
    162
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
    10.66
    35
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
    4.10
    96
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
    2.02
    128
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
    1.66
    146
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
    13.50
    63
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
    1.71
    108
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
    0.73
    163
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.55
    155
    0.91
    130
    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.