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Syria
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 Syria and DR Congo 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.

DR Congo
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   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Syria SYRIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    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
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. War
    353.12
    1
    0.00
    81
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    256.78
    12
    82.42
    140
    3. Stroke
    106.07
    60
    110.84
    56
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    42.39
    9
    17.36
    96
    5. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
    15.18
    111
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.83
    54
    36.88
    21
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.17
    118
    128.08
    20
    8. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
    1.26
    177
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
    5.06
    134
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.62
    146
    19.53
    116
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.37
    20
    5.80
    85
    12. Liver Disease
    12.22
    111
    25.03
    53
    13. Lung Disease
    11.71
    164
    34.27
    37
    14. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
    34.72
    23
    15. Asthma
    11.39
    54
    17.72
    22
    16. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
    4.21
    113
    17. Kidney Disease
    8.27
    142
    7.55
    153
    18. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
    2.31
    144
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
    5.62
    90
    20. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
    1.64
    108
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    6.03
    128
    13.19
    29
    22. Other Injuries
    5.20
    141
    14.74
    41
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
    10.30
    37
    24. Hypertension
    5.09
    153
    31.76
    20
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.96
    22
    2.90
    85
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
    3.37
    129
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.55
    122
    24.39
    15
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
    1.11
    157
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.89
    86
    61.01
    25
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    3.68
    123
    20.11
    8
    31. Suicide
    3.15
    168
    12.22
    56
    32. Violence
    2.85
    127
    14.82
    24
    33. Falls
    2.55
    150
    5.26
    90
    34. Hepatitis B
    2.54
    15
    0.86
    61
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
    4.35
    58
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.00
    114
    19.33
    15
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.90
    77
    24.90
    16
    38. Meningitis
    1.61
    82
    19.51
    21
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
    27.01
    15
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
    1.99
    91
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
    6.06
    31
    42. Fires
    1.10
    114
    6.30
    31
    43. Malnutrition
    1.08
    102
    24.30
    10
    44. Drug Use
    1.04
    106
    0.91
    114
    45. Drownings
    1.03
    151
    9.37
    25
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.95
    138
    5.95
    22
    47. Poisonings
    0.92
    86
    2.97
    18
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    160
    7.93
    26
    49. Epilepsy
    0.66
    171
    5.97
    22
    50. Skin Disease
    0.62
    142
    2.55
    67
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Syria SYRIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    61,749
    44.82
    0
    0.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,377
    19.14
    24,108
    3.59
    3. Stroke
    11,025
    8.00
    33,913
    5.05
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,869
    2.81
    4,461
    0.66
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,636
    2.64
    25,899
    3.86
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,789
    2.02
    84,332
    12.55
    7. Lung Cancers
    1,855
    1.35
    417
    0.06
    8. Breast Cancer
    1,613
    1.17
    3,056
    0.45
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,534
    1.11
    1,781
    0.27
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    1,409
    1.02
    18,222
    2.71
    11. Liver Disease
    1,349
    0.98
    9,466
    1.41
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,348
    0.98
    2,681
    0.40
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,289
    0.94
    6,268
    0.93
    14. Asthma
    1,287
    0.93
    7,016
    1.04
    15. Lung Disease
    1,159
    0.84
    10,391
    1.55
    16. Low Birth Weight
    1,125
    0.82
    38,204
    5.69
    17. Lymphomas
    1,088
    0.79
    1,665
    0.25
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    915
    0.66
    51,222
    7.62
    19. Leukemia
    892
    0.65
    1,000
    0.15
    20. Kidney Disease
    856
    0.62
    3,172
    0.47
    21. Other Injuries
    773
    0.56
    11,821
    1.76
    22. Stomach Cancer
    746
    0.54
    2,028
    0.30
    23. Bladder Cancer
    662
    0.48
    497
    0.07
    24. Other Neoplasms
    581
    0.42
    1,220
    0.18
    25. Liver Cancer
    552
    0.40
    3,912
    0.58
    26. Hypertension
    511
    0.37
    9,405
    1.40
    27. Suicide
    495
    0.36
    7,577
    1.13
    28. Birth Trauma
    494
    0.36
    30,270
    4.51
    29. Prostate Cancer
    487
    0.35
    4,065
    0.61
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    482
    0.35
    405
    0.06
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    469
    0.34
    16,810
    2.50
    32. Violence
    463
    0.34
    10,322
    1.54
    33. Falls
    335
    0.24
    2,634
    0.39
    34. Maternal Conditions
    328
    0.24
    16,040
    2.39
    35. Hepatitis B
    283
    0.21
    419
    0.06
    36. Ovary Cancer
    274
    0.20
    625
    0.09
    37. Oral Cancer
    261
    0.19
    1,473
    0.22
    38. Meningitis
    246
    0.18
    18,627
    2.77
    39. Drownings
    183
    0.13
    9,325
    1.39
    40. Fires
    159
    0.12
    5,142
    0.77
    41. Drug Use
    149
    0.11
    543
    0.08
    42. Measles
    136
    0.10
    1,543
    0.23
    43. Poisonings
    136
    0.10
    2,802
    0.42
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    135
    0.10
    1,937
    0.29
    45. Malnutrition
    128
    0.09
    22,512
    3.35
    46. Pertussis
    116
    0.08
    3,819
    0.57
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    114
    0.08
    2,553
    0.38
    48. Epilepsy
    100
    0.07
    4,465
    0.66
    49. Cervical Cancer
    96
    0.07
    5,178
    0.77
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85
    0.06
    2,943
    0.44
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Syria SYRIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
    15.18
    111
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
    1.26
    177
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
    5.06
    134
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
    34.72
    23
    5. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
    4.21
    113
    6. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
    2.31
    144
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
    5.62
    90
    8. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
    1.64
    108
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
    10.30
    37
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
    3.37
    129
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
    1.11
    157
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
    4.35
    58
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
    27.01
    15
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
    1.99
    91
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
    6.06
    31
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.55
    155
    2.23
    49
    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.