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Uganda
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Uganda and Gambia 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.

Gambia
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
Uganda Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Uganda UGANDA   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    42.7
    45.9
    44.2
    122
    121
    122
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    48.4
    51.4
    49.9
    123
    119
    122
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    48.6
    51.6
    50.1
    146
    144
    144
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    48.1
    51.8
    49.9
    162
    162
    162
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    45.1
    48.0
    46.6
    176
    176
    176
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    60.2
    64.8
    62.5
    160
    156
    159
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.8
    160
    156
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    63.9
    68.1
    168
    160
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    64.6
    68.8
    168
    161
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    65.0
    69.2
    167
    161
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    65.9
    69.9
    167
    159
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    66.9
    70.6
    166
    159
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    67.9
    71.5
    166
    159
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    69.1
    72.4
    162
    157
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    70.4
    73.4
    154
    156
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    71.8
    74.4
    147
    154
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    73.2
    75.4
    135
    153
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.5
    131
    155
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.7
    129
    152
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    78.1
    79.2
    130
    150
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.1
    130
    146
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    129
    143
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.2
    127
    139
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.5
    130
    135
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    100.58
    28
    146.71
    9
    2. HIV/AIDS
    96.95
    17
    83.73
    22
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    89.59
    134
    215.63
    26
    4. Stroke
    80.16
    79
    109.72
    46
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    69.87
    29
    63.75
    33
    6. Prostate Cancer
    60.55
    5
    7.87
    149
    7. Tuberculosis
    52.74
    27
    49.48
    32
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    40.17
    15
    47.51
    4
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.93
    71
    31.97
    82
    10. Lung Disease
    28.67
    62
    37.69
    33
    11. Cervical Cancer
    28.43
    11
    18.41
    35
    12. Liver Disease
    27.50
    44
    37.43
    19
    13. Malaria
    27.45
    29
    39.89
    21
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    26.65
    80
    36.34
    28
    15. Hypertension
    21.99
    33
    10.37
    107
    16. Meningitis
    20.96
    23
    27.25
    10
    17. Suicide
    19.98
    11
    9.99
    77
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    19.21
    4
    1.02
    163
    19. Falls
    16.88
    24
    23.11
    4
    20. Maternal Conditions
    15.97
    22
    30.51
    10
    21. Malnutrition
    15.49
    32
    24.18
    19
    22. Breast Cancer
    15.35
    101
    5.57
    178
    23. Other Injuries
    14.55
    26
    17.03
    19
    24. Birth Trauma
    13.81
    35
    17.24
    19
    25. Violence
    13.45
    29
    9.74
    52
    26. Low Birth Weight
    13.22
    51
    16.69
    35
    27. Kidney Disease
    12.43
    111
    23.99
    50
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.83
    15
    6.74
    44
    29. Asthma
    10.49
    50
    13.27
    31
    30. Lymphomas
    9.38
    7
    4.72
    113
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    9.03
    60
    12.99
    11
    32. Liver Cancer
    8.63
    46
    26.77
    5
    33. Drownings
    7.84
    21
    7.13
    32
    34. Fires
    7.65
    9
    6.34
    25
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    7.05
    51
    11.00
    24
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.79
    106
    1.73
    182
    37. Ovary Cancer
    6.50
    20
    1.52
    180
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.44
    67
    5.89
    79
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.56
    91
    2.03
    177
    40. Oral Cancer
    5.32
    41
    1.59
    167
    41. Skin Disease
    5.18
    28
    5.18
    31
    42. Other Neoplasms
    4.56
    33
    3.20
    73
    43. Syphilis
    4.42
    19
    2.11
    33
    44. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    0.84
    181
    45. Epilepsy
    4.01
    20
    3.83
    25
    46. Hepatitis B
    3.60
    23
    3.00
    31
    47. Schistosomiasis
    3.15
    25
    5.10
    12
    48. Poisonings
    3.02
    16
    2.26
    38
    49. Lung Cancers
    2.94
    150
    2.57
    153
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.91
    69
    4.71
    42
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Uganda UGANDA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    28,319
    10.91
    1,069
    7.67
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28,255
    10.89
    1,619
    11.62
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,866
    7.27
    883
    6.34
    4. Malaria
    12,218
    4.71
    629
    4.51
    5. Birth Trauma
    12,045
    4.64
    704
    5.05
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    11,730
    4.52
    657
    4.72
    7. Low Birth Weight
    11,533
    4.44
    682
    4.90
    8. Tuberculosis
    10,514
    4.05
    431
    3.09
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,442
    4.02
    1,207
    8.66
    10. Stroke
    9,922
    3.82
    685
    4.92
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    7,607
    2.93
    470
    3.37
    12. Meningitis
    7,163
    2.76
    399
    2.86
    13. Malnutrition
    5,655
    2.18
    428
    3.07
    14. Maternal Conditions
    5,388
    2.08
    527
    3.78
    15. Violence
    5,217
    2.01
    189
    1.36
    16. Other Injuries
    5,117
    1.97
    265
    1.90
    17. Liver Disease
    4,748
    1.83
    325
    2.33
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,564
    1.76
    202
    1.45
    19. Suicide
    4,105
    1.58
    105
    0.75
    20. Syphilis
    3,514
    1.35
    83
    0.60
    21. Lung Disease
    3,337
    1.29
    218
    1.56
    22. Drownings
    3,160
    1.22
    127
    0.91
    23. Falls
    2,758
    1.06
    158
    1.13
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,682
    1.03
    19
    0.14
    25. Hypertension
    2,514
    0.97
    64
    0.46
    26. Cervical Cancer
    2,398
    0.92
    62
    0.45
    27. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,376
    0.92
    143
    1.03
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,347
    0.90
    8
    0.06
    29. Fires
    2,228
    0.86
    85
    0.61
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,181
    0.84
    194
    1.39
    31. Kidney Disease
    2,044
    0.79
    192
    1.38
    32. Asthma
    1,853
    0.71
    98
    0.70
    33. Lymphomas
    1,844
    0.71
    39
    0.28
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,571
    0.61
    54
    0.39
    35. Liver Cancer
    1,416
    0.55
    252
    1.81
    36. Epilepsy
    1,386
    0.53
    59
    0.42
    37. Breast Cancer
    1,373
    0.53
    21
    0.15
    38. Poisonings
    1,319
    0.51
    38
    0.27
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,200
    0.46
    51
    0.37
    40. Skin Disease
    1,050
    0.40
    44
    0.32
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    915
    0.35
    14
    0.10
    42. Hepatitis B
    818
    0.32
    38
    0.27
    43. Leukemia
    817
    0.31
    9
    0.06
    44. Oral Cancer
    781
    0.30
    11
    0.08
    45. Other Neoplasms
    733
    0.28
    30
    0.22
    46. Stomach Cancer
    730
    0.28
    14
    0.10
    47. Tetanus
    629
    0.24
    20
    0.14
    48. Schistosomiasis
    596
    0.23
    44
    0.32
    49. Appendicitis
    540
    0.21
    24
    0.17
    50. Ovary Cancer
    496
    0.19
    7
    0.05
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    60.55
    5
    7.87
    149
    2. Cervical Cancer
    28.43
    11
    18.41
    35
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    19.21
    4
    1.02
    163
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.35
    101
    5.57
    178
    5. Lymphomas
    9.38
    7
    4.72
    113
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.63
    46
    26.77
    5
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.79
    106
    1.73
    182
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.50
    20
    1.52
    180
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.56
    91
    2.03
    177
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.32
    41
    1.59
    167
    11. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    0.84
    181
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.94
    150
    2.57
    153
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.61
    116
    1.59
    148
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.72
    79
    1.67
    85
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.62
    119
    0.99
    164
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.86
    171
    1.08
    160
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.