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Compare Turkey and Nigeria 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
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.9
    52.1
    50.5
    94
    94
    93
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    54.9
    58.6
    56.7
    93
    92
    91
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    59.2
    63.8
    61.4
    96
    93
    94
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    63.8
    68.3
    66.0
    99
    103
    101
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    67.1
    73.8
    70.4
    93
    80
    89
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    70.9
    77.6
    74.2
    73
    59
    65
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    73.3
    79.4
    76.4
    62
    50
    52
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.3
    79.4
    62
    50
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    74.2
    80.3
    63
    46
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    74.3
    80.4
    62
    46
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    74.4
    80.5
    62
    46
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    74.7
    80.7
    62
    45
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    75.1
    80.9
    61
    44
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    75.5
    81.1
    60
    43
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    76.0
    81.3
    59
    43
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.6
    57
    43
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    77.0
    81.9
    59
    44
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    77.6
    82.2
    61
    48
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    78.3
    82.6
    63
    53
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    79.1
    83.2
    67
    55
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    80.2
    83.9
    74
    59
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    81.6
    84.8
    79
    65
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    83.5
    86.1
    89
    69
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.1
    88.0
    106
    76
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.5
    124
    88
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.59
    105
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Stroke
    58.99
    125
     
    120.00
    41
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    51.11
    3
     
    14.77
    122
    4. Lung Disease
    35.63
    32
     
    21.14
    102
    5. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    1.19
    179
    6. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    46.41
    12
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.33
    101
     
    43.92
    50
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.83
    62
     
    13.32
    98
    9. Hypertension
    15.20
    78
     
    15.17
    79
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.43
    151
     
    228.17
    2
    11. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    30.08
    7
    12. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    2.45
    169
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    4.21
    147
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    10.42
    58
     
    17.16
    6
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    135
     
    24.75
    58
    16. Suicide
    8.61
    114
     
    14.79
    33
    17. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    4.65
    102
    18. Liver Disease
    7.09
    146
     
    50.71
    11
    19. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    0.94
    159
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.43
    98
     
    24.87
    10
    21. Falls
    6.11
    77
     
    21.18
    2
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    6.04
    85
     
    19.56
    10
    23. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    1.75
    153
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    2.32
    116
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    128
     
    6.49
    74
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    3.05
    143
    27. Other Injuries
    4.12
    161
     
    22.63
    8
    28. Epilepsy
    3.53
    47
     
    5.20
    28
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    0.47
    179
    30. Asthma
    3.34
    100
     
    13.90
    37
    31. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    13.01
    23
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    1.78
    104
    33. Violence
    2.40
    134
     
    10.41
    47
    34. Drownings
    1.92
    128
     
    7.43
    41
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    1.90
    44
     
    1.15
    81
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    21.16
    31
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    2.09
    125
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    0.60
    154
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.27
    133
     
    23.20
    8
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.19
    145
     
    5.81
    51
    41. Fires
    1.00
    122
     
    6.57
    27
    42. Drug Use
    0.97
    110
     
    6.44
    8
    43. Tuberculosis
    0.97
    134
     
    190.61
    1
    44. Malnutrition
    0.93
    108
     
    17.12
    19
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.87
    145
     
    127.79
    4
    46. Meningitis
    0.70
    114
     
    29.56
    6
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.52
    167
     
    4.41
    45
    48. Poisonings
    0.52
    119
     
    2.89
    21
    49. Encephalitis
    0.51
    101
     
    2.53
    8
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.48
    87
     
    2.83
    9
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    81,029
    20.34
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Stroke
    43,886
    11.02
     
    83,379
    4.10
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    37,498
    9.41
     
    7,809
    0.38
    4. Lung Disease
    26,367
    6.62
     
    14,311
    0.70
    5. Lung Cancers
    24,405
    6.13
     
    961
    0.05
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18,828
    4.73
     
    30,922
    1.52
    7. Kidney Disease
    14,841
    3.73
     
    12,605
    0.62
    8. Hypertension
    11,207
    2.81
     
    10,864
    0.53
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,829
    2.72
     
    305,460
    15.03
    10. Stomach Cancer
    9,796
    2.46
     
    1,983
    0.10
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,439
    2.12
     
    3,648
    0.18
    12. Prostate Cancer
    8,183
    2.05
     
    12,087
    0.59
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    8,041
    2.02
     
    48,704
    2.40
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,954
    1.75
     
    37,562
    1.85
    15. Suicide
    6,861
    1.72
     
    18,095
    0.89
    16. Lymphomas
    6,132
    1.54
     
    4,421
    0.22
    17. Breast Cancer
    5,765
    1.45
     
    14,932
    0.73
    18. Liver Disease
    5,383
    1.35
     
    48,789
    2.40
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5,215
    1.31
     
    690
    0.03
    20. Low Birth Weight
    4,947
    1.24
     
    87,318
    4.30
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4,628
    1.16
     
    42,961
    2.11
    22. Falls
    4,624
    1.16
     
    21,350
    1.05
    23. Leukemia
    3,564
    0.89
     
    1,747
    0.09
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    3,386
    0.85
     
    1,870
    0.09
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,309
    0.83
     
    6,336
    0.31
    26. Other Injuries
    3,235
    0.81
     
    39,645
    1.95
    27. Epilepsy
    2,766
    0.69
     
    7,446
    0.37
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,644
    0.66
     
    341
    0.02
    29. Asthma
    2,498
    0.63
     
    11,894
    0.59
    30. Liver Cancer
    2,402
    0.60
     
    12,765
    0.63
    31. Violence
    1,910
    0.48
     
    17,843
    0.88
    32. Ovary Cancer
    1,799
    0.45
     
    1,409
    0.07
    33. Drownings
    1,508
    0.38
     
    15,670
    0.77
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1,401
    0.35
     
    654
    0.03
    35. Oral Cancer
    1,329
    0.33
     
    1,947
    0.10
    36. Skin Cancers
    1,203
    0.30
     
    462
    0.02
    37. Uterin Cancer
    1,034
    0.26
     
    658
    0.03
    38. Birth Trauma
    978
    0.25
     
    81,448
    4.01
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    894
    0.22
     
    5,412
    0.27
    40. Fires
    784
    0.20
     
    10,148
    0.50
    41. Drug Use
    761
    0.19
     
    8,655
    0.43
    42. Tuberculosis
    732
    0.18
     
    175,124
    8.62
    43. Cervical Cancer
    725
    0.18
     
    8,757
    0.43
    44. Malnutrition
    699
    0.18
     
    40,609
    2.00
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    666
    0.17
     
    186,218
    9.16
    46. Meningitis
    544
    0.14
     
    58,231
    2.87
    47. Poisonings
    405
    0.10
     
    5,601
    0.28
    48. Encephalitis
    398
    0.10
     
    4,532
    0.22
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    391
    0.10
     
    3,897
    0.19
    50. Hepatitis B
    371
    0.09
     
    3,317
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    1.19
    179
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    46.41
    12
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    30.08
    7
    4. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    2.45
    169
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    4.21
    147
    6. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    4.65
    102
    7. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    0.94
    159
    8. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    1.75
    153
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    2.32
    116
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    3.05
    143
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    0.47
    179
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    13.01
    23
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    1.78
    104
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    21.16
    31
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    2.09
    125
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    0.60
    154
     
     
     
    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.