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Thailand
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 Macedonia 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 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 Thailand and South Africa 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.

South Africa
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 Macedonia 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 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
Thailand Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Thailand THAILAND   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    53.4
    57.0
    55.1
    77
    78
    77
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    57.4
    62.1
    59.7
    84
    84
    83
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    60.9
    67.1
    63.9
    89
    82
    85
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    63.6
    70.6
    67.0
    101
    88
    96
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    67.8
    74.6
    71.1
    83
    72
    79
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    70.9
    77.1
    73.9
    74
    68
    70
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    71.8
    79.3
    75.5
    77
    51
    69
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.8
    79.3
    77
    51
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    72.7
    80.1
    81
    52
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    72.9
    80.2
    81
    52
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    73.0
    80.3
    80
    52
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    73.5
    80.4
    80
    51
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.6
    78
    49
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    74.7
    80.8
    77
    48
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    75.4
    81.1
    67
    46
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    76.3
    81.5
    62
    45
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    77.1
    81.8
    55
    46
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.3
    55
    47
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    79.1
    82.9
    48
    48
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    80.4
    83.6
    46
    47
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    81.8
    84.6
    47
    49
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    83.5
    85.8
    46
    50
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    85.6
    87.4
    46
    48
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.4
    38
    46
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.1
    23
    32
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.19
    158
    114.02
    95
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    69.87
    57
    86.33
    46
    3. Stroke
    62.45
    124
    93.76
    78
    4. Kidney Disease
    32.92
    19
    25.47
    38
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.04
    90
    86.02
    13
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    28.28
    44
    22.46
    68
    7. Lung Disease
    25.82
    67
    44.30
    16
    8. Liver Cancer
    23.22
    8
    5.60
    87
    9. Lung Cancers
    22.41
    48
    20.75
    57
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.84
    56
    13.28
    133
    11. Liver Disease
    20.76
    68
    12.56
    106
    12. HIV/AIDS
    20.28
    51
    273.12
    5
    13. Suicide
    12.89
    44
    12.13
    60
    14. Breast Cancer
    11.72
    138
    20.75
    51
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.89
    80
    20.99
    32
    16. Tuberculosis
    9.74
    75
    59.33
    24
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.93
    83
    10.45
    72
    18. Other Injuries
    8.07
    95
    6.58
    114
    19. Asthma
    7.76
    76
    13.61
    38
    20. Falls
    7.76
    58
    3.09
    137
    21. Drownings
    7.67
    40
    3.49
    97
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    6.83
    119
    7.65
    106
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.17
    114
    8.45
    82
    24. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    163
    35.07
    21
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.94
    101
    11.62
    36
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    109
    14.65
    12
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.85
    42
    3.92
    69
    28. Lymphomas
    4.43
    107
    8.06
    15
    29. Leukemia
    4.38
    63
    3.76
    101
    30. Violence
    3.65
    117
    25.69
    14
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.62
    89
    29.47
    47
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.43
    127
    5.65
    48
    33. Hypertension
    3.24
    168
    30.73
    23
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.87
    86
    2.61
    95
    35. Alcohol
    2.83
    40
    1.39
    105
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.82
    158
    4.69
    113
    37. Meningitis
    2.68
    68
    4.79
    49
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    88
    10.53
    15
    39. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    36
    4.48
    4
    40. Pancreas Cancer
    2.23
    120
    6.04
    51
    41. Fires
    1.95
    81
    4.91
    45
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.70
    104
    2.27
    77
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.57
    125
    4.92
    79
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.38
    139
    4.24
    72
    45. Skin Disease
    1.21
    111
    5.13
    23
    46. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    141
    2.31
    82
    47. Epilepsy
    1.05
    146
    8.73
    6
    48. Drug Use
    0.86
    121
    1.61
    68
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.70
    153
    3.70
    62
    50. Encephalitis
    0.68
    84
    0.44
    117
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Thailand THAILAND   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    63,151
    12.61
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    60,321
    12.04
    35,331
    7.04
    3. Stroke
    55,319
    11.04
    32,958
    6.57
    4. Kidney Disease
    29,130
    5.82
    9,527
    1.90
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,929
    5.18
    31,831
    6.35
    6. Lung Disease
    22,808
    4.55
    15,479
    3.09
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,539
    4.30
    11,632
    2.32
    8. Liver Cancer
    20,565
    4.11
    2,217
    0.44
    9. Lung Cancers
    20,003
    3.99
    7,881
    1.57
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19,125
    3.82
    4,435
    0.88
    11. Liver Disease
    18,601
    3.71
    5,084
    1.01
    12. HIV/AIDS
    15,880
    3.17
    138,157
    27.55
    13. Suicide
    10,863
    2.17
    5,854
    1.17
    14. Tuberculosis
    8,346
    1.67
    25,264
    5.04
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,886
    1.57
    3,930
    0.78
    16. Asthma
    6,808
    1.36
    5,188
    1.03
    17. Falls
    6,743
    1.35
    1,171
    0.23
    18. Other Injuries
    6,541
    1.31
    3,235
    0.65
    19. Drownings
    5,944
    1.19
    1,775
    0.35
    20. Breast Cancer
    5,306
    1.06
    4,936
    0.98
    21. Cervical Cancer
    4,471
    0.89
    5,054
    1.01
    22. Oral Cancer
    4,272
    0.85
    1,569
    0.31
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,147
    0.83
    5,755
    1.15
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,972
    0.79
    5,210
    1.04
    25. Lymphomas
    3,795
    0.76
    3,508
    0.70
    26. Leukemia
    3,287
    0.66
    1,555
    0.31
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3,194
    0.64
    4,379
    0.87
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,888
    0.58
    12,761
    2.54
    29. Hypertension
    2,872
    0.57
    10,994
    2.19
    30. Violence
    2,720
    0.54
    14,288
    2.85
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2,546
    0.51
    1,041
    0.21
    32. Stomach Cancer
    2,534
    0.51
    1,794
    0.36
    33. Alcohol
    2,487
    0.50
    593
    0.12
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,328
    0.46
    3,992
    0.80
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2,217
    0.44
    5,119
    1.02
    36. Meningitis
    2,203
    0.44
    2,309
    0.46
    37. Skin Cancers
    2,200
    0.44
    1,659
    0.33
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,993
    0.40
    2,256
    0.45
    39. Prostate Cancer
    1,990
    0.40
    4,151
    0.83
    40. Fires
    1,626
    0.32
    2,256
    0.45
    41. Ovary Cancer
    1,539
    0.31
    1,332
    0.27
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1,500
    0.30
    825
    0.16
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,221
    0.24
    1,544
    0.31
    44. Skin Disease
    1,046
    0.21
    1,970
    0.39
    45. Epilepsy
    813
    0.16
    3,982
    0.79
    46. Drug Use
    674
    0.13
    773
    0.15
    47. Birth Trauma
    672
    0.13
    2,980
    0.59
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    603
    0.12
    1,438
    0.29
    49. Uterin Cancer
    549
    0.11
    531
    0.11
    50. Encephalitis
    504
    0.10
    214
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    23.22
    8
    5.60
    87
    2. Lung Cancers
    22.41
    48
    20.75
    57
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.72
    138
    20.75
    51
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.89
    80
    20.99
    32
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.93
    83
    10.45
    72
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    163
    35.07
    21
    7. Oral Cancer
    4.85
    42
    3.92
    69
    8. Lymphomas
    4.43
    107
    8.06
    15
    9. Leukemia
    4.38
    63
    3.76
    101
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.43
    127
    5.65
    48
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.82
    158
    4.69
    113
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    88
    10.53
    15
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    36
    4.48
    4
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    2.23
    120
    6.04
    51
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.70
    104
    2.27
    77
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    141
    2.31
    82
    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.