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Uganda
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Uganda and Ghana 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.

Ghana
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   Ghana GHANA
      Uganda UGANDA   Ghana GHANA
           
    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
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    48.4
    51.4
    49.9
    123
    119
    122
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    48.6
    51.6
    50.1
    146
    144
    144
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    48.1
    51.8
    49.9
    162
    162
    162
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    45.1
    48.0
    46.6
    176
    176
    176
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    60.2
    64.8
    62.5
    160
    156
    159
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.8
    160
    156
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    63.9
    68.1
    168
    160
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    64.6
    68.8
    168
    161
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    65.0
    69.2
    167
    161
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    65.9
    69.9
    167
    159
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    66.9
    70.6
    166
    159
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    67.9
    71.5
    166
    159
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    69.1
    72.4
    162
    157
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    70.4
    73.4
    154
    156
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    71.8
    74.4
    147
    154
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    73.2
    75.4
    135
    153
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.5
    131
    155
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.7
    129
    152
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    78.1
    79.2
    130
    150
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.1
    130
    146
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    129
    143
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.2
    127
    139
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.5
    130
    135
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    100.58
    28
    139.89
    13
    2. HIV/AIDS
    96.95
    17
    66.52
    26
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    89.59
    134
    160.49
    62
    4. Stroke
    80.16
    79
    145.19
    9
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    69.87
    29
    32.29
    51
    6. Prostate Cancer
    60.55
    5
    18.22
    75
    7. Tuberculosis
    52.74
    27
    70.68
    20
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    40.17
    15
    37.59
    23
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.93
    71
    46.71
    44
    10. Lung Disease
    28.67
    62
    25.55
    76
    11. Cervical Cancer
    28.43
    11
    20.65
    27
    12. Liver Disease
    27.50
    44
    41.15
    17
    13. Malaria
    27.45
    29
    48.11
    8
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    26.65
    80
    30.17
    58
    15. Hypertension
    21.99
    33
    16.21
    63
    16. Meningitis
    20.96
    23
    23.88
    17
    17. Suicide
    19.98
    11
    8.71
    96
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    19.21
    4
    0.50
    183
    19. Falls
    16.88
    24
    21.66
    6
    20. Maternal Conditions
    15.97
    22
    9.48
    42
    21. Malnutrition
    15.49
    32
    12.34
    42
    22. Breast Cancer
    15.35
    101
    12.73
    129
    23. Other Injuries
    14.55
    26
    16.74
    20
    24. Birth Trauma
    13.81
    35
    15.28
    30
    25. Violence
    13.45
    29
    10.46
    45
    26. Low Birth Weight
    13.22
    51
    17.13
    32
    27. Kidney Disease
    12.43
    111
    19.33
    77
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.83
    15
    6.54
    48
    29. Asthma
    10.49
    50
    10.12
    53
    30. Lymphomas
    9.38
    7
    5.54
    91
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    9.03
    60
    11.70
    21
    32. Liver Cancer
    8.63
    46
    14.23
    22
    33. Drownings
    7.84
    21
    5.18
    63
    34. Fires
    7.65
    9
    5.49
    33
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    7.05
    51
    15.07
    13
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.79
    106
    3.79
    158
    37. Ovary Cancer
    6.50
    20
    3.56
    127
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.44
    67
    11.69
    17
    39. Stomach Cancer
    5.56
    91
    3.10
    152
    40. Oral Cancer
    5.32
    41
    2.84
    101
    41. Skin Disease
    5.18
    28
    6.27
    12
    42. Other Neoplasms
    4.56
    33
    2.26
    116
    43. Syphilis
    4.42
    19
    0.74
    60
    44. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    1.09
    174
    45. Epilepsy
    4.01
    20
    2.37
    60
    46. Hepatitis B
    3.60
    23
    2.94
    32
    47. Schistosomiasis
    3.15
    25
    4.88
    13
    48. Poisonings
    3.02
    16
    1.93
    45
    49. Lung Cancers
    2.94
    150
    2.43
    156
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.91
    69
    3.79
    56
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Uganda UGANDA   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    28,319
    10.91
    15,106
    7.54
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28,255
    10.89
    22,173
    11.07
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    18,866
    7.27
    6,899
    3.44
    4. Malaria
    12,218
    4.71
    13,052
    6.52
    5. Birth Trauma
    12,045
    4.64
    7,074
    3.53
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    11,730
    4.52
    7,472
    3.73
    7. Low Birth Weight
    11,533
    4.44
    7,932
    3.96
    8. Tuberculosis
    10,514
    4.05
    10,226
    5.10
    9. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,442
    4.02
    18,029
    9.00
    10. Stroke
    9,922
    3.82
    16,960
    8.47
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    7,607
    2.93
    4,954
    2.47
    12. Meningitis
    7,163
    2.76
    4,924
    2.46
    13. Malnutrition
    5,655
    2.18
    3,607
    1.80
    14. Maternal Conditions
    5,388
    2.08
    2,548
    1.27
    15. Violence
    5,217
    2.01
    2,737
    1.37
    16. Other Injuries
    5,117
    1.97
    3,738
    1.87
    17. Liver Disease
    4,748
    1.83
    6,560
    3.27
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,564
    1.76
    5,693
    2.84
    19. Suicide
    4,105
    1.58
    1,515
    0.76
    20. Syphilis
    3,514
    1.35
    297
    0.15
    21. Lung Disease
    3,337
    1.29
    2,965
    1.48
    22. Drownings
    3,160
    1.22
    1,206
    0.60
    23. Falls
    2,758
    1.06
    2,671
    1.33
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,682
    1.03
    748
    0.37
    25. Hypertension
    2,514
    0.97
    1,929
    0.96
    26. Cervical Cancer
    2,398
    0.92
    1,596
    0.80
    27. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,376
    0.92
    2,672
    1.33
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,347
    0.90
    79
    0.04
    29. Fires
    2,228
    0.86
    1,021
    0.51
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,181
    0.84
    3,344
    1.67
    31. Kidney Disease
    2,044
    0.79
    2,793
    1.39
    32. Asthma
    1,853
    0.71
    1,317
    0.66
    33. Lymphomas
    1,844
    0.71
    831
    0.41
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,571
    0.61
    943
    0.47
    35. Liver Cancer
    1,416
    0.55
    2,281
    1.14
    36. Epilepsy
    1,386
    0.53
    499
    0.25
    37. Breast Cancer
    1,373
    0.53
    1,130
    0.56
    38. Poisonings
    1,319
    0.51
    468
    0.23
    39. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,200
    0.46
    1,690
    0.84
    40. Skin Disease
    1,050
    0.40
    865
    0.43
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    915
    0.35
    504
    0.25
    42. Hepatitis B
    818
    0.32
    616
    0.31
    43. Leukemia
    817
    0.31
    199
    0.10
    44. Oral Cancer
    781
    0.30
    381
    0.19
    45. Other Neoplasms
    733
    0.28
    374
    0.19
    46. Stomach Cancer
    730
    0.28
    477
    0.24
    47. Tetanus
    629
    0.24
    298
    0.15
    48. Schistosomiasis
    596
    0.23
    785
    0.39
    49. Appendicitis
    540
    0.21
    242
    0.12
    50. Ovary Cancer
    496
    0.19
    305
    0.15
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    60.55
    5
    18.22
    75
    2. Cervical Cancer
    28.43
    11
    20.65
    27
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    19.21
    4
    0.50
    183
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.35
    101
    12.73
    129
    5. Lymphomas
    9.38
    7
    5.54
    91
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.63
    46
    14.23
    22
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.79
    106
    3.79
    158
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.50
    20
    3.56
    127
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.56
    91
    3.10
    152
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.32
    41
    2.84
    101
    11. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    1.09
    174
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.94
    150
    2.43
    156
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.61
    116
    1.49
    153
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.72
    79
    1.05
    133
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.62
    119
    1.19
    148
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.86
    171
    1.62
    119
    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.