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Uganda
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Uganda and Sri Lanka 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.

Sri Lanka
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Uganda Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Uganda UGANDA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
           
    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
     
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
    1970
    48.4
    51.4
    49.9
    123
    119
    122
     
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
    1980
    48.6
    51.6
    50.1
    146
    144
    144
     
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
    1990
    48.1
    51.8
    49.9
    162
    162
    162
     
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
    2000
    45.1
    48.0
    46.6
    176
    176
    176
     
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
    2010
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
     
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
    2016
    60.2
    64.8
    62.5
    160
    156
    159
     
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.8
    160
    156
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    Age 5
    63.9
    68.1
    168
    160
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    Age 10
    64.6
    68.8
    168
    161
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    Age 15
    65.0
    69.2
    167
    161
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    Age 20
    65.9
    69.9
    167
    159
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    Age 25
    66.9
    70.6
    166
    159
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    Age 30
    67.9
    71.5
    166
    159
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    Age 35
    69.1
    72.4
    162
    157
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    Age 40
    70.4
    73.4
    154
    156
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    Age 45
    71.8
    74.4
    147
    154
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    Age 50
    73.2
    75.4
    135
    153
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.5
    131
    155
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    Age 60
    76.3
    77.7
    129
    152
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    Age 65
    78.1
    79.2
    130
    150
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    Age 70
    80.3
    81.1
    130
    146
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    129
    143
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.2
    127
    139
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.5
    130
    135
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    126.35
    16
    0.61
    128
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97.38
    34
    24.00
    115
    3. Stroke
    91.84
    81
    73.82
    110
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    65.39
    162
    126.95
    73
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55.90
    30
    2.59
    107
    6. Prostate Cancer
    51.28
    8
    2.08
    175
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    45.69
    6
    16.33
    98
    8. Tuberculosis
    32.67
    48
    5.06
    92
    9. Hypertension
    31.88
    19
    10.13
    111
    10. Malaria
    29.30
    29
    0.00
    163
    11. Liver Disease
    28.94
    36
    21.18
    67
    12. Cervical Cancer
    28.10
    12
    4.82
    128
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    23.39
    5
    2.62
    149
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.38
    110
    49.34
    40
    15. Lung Disease
    22.19
    93
    21.58
    99
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.49
    4
    5.15
    38
    17. Meningitis
    17.14
    26
    2.28
    70
    18. Violence
    16.65
    21
    3.15
    122
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15.42
    111
    18.69
    85
    20. Breast Cancer
    15.40
    106
    9.87
    156
    21. Falls
    15.05
    15
    9.61
    48
    22. Maternal Conditions
    14.99
    28
    0.51
    113
    23. Other Injuries
    14.14
    43
    8.91
    82
    24. Suicide
    12.26
    55
    34.64
    1
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    12.15
    37
    6.84
    118
    26. Low Birth Weight
    11.97
    61
    3.60
    139
    27. Birth Trauma
    11.77
    46
    1.35
    129
    28. Malnutrition
    11.77
    37
    0.73
    114
    29. Asthma
    10.82
    59
    32.23
    2
    30. Lymphomas
    8.88
    8
    2.67
    146
    31. Kidney Disease
    8.74
    133
    22.26
    48
    32. Liver Cancer
    8.34
    48
    3.11
    157
    33. Anemia
    8.29
    20
    0.06
    133
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.53
    32
    0.49
    174
    35. Fires
    7.37
    16
    2.37
    75
    36. Drownings
    7.13
    44
    6.41
    52
    37. Epilepsy
    6.36
    19
    1.90
    81
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.28
    112
    1.97
    180
    39. Ovary Cancer
    6.14
    34
    3.58
    123
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.93
    80
    4.61
    118
    41. Stomach Cancer
    5.26
    101
    5.05
    107
    42. Skin Disease
    5.19
    21
    0.32
    162
    43. Oral Cancer
    5.09
    38
    7.81
    12
    44. Other Neoplasms
    4.40
    33
    0.33
    172
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.37
    48
    1.94
    92
    46. Leukemia
    4.13
    80
    3.59
    106
    47. War
    3.83
    13
    0.00
    161
    48. Schistosomiasis
    3.07
    30
    0.00
    161
    49. Poisonings
    2.91
    20
    0.39
    135
    50. Lung Cancers
    2.63
    153
    5.90
    130
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Uganda UGANDA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    34,346
    13.29
    128
    0.10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28,384
    10.98
    5,284
    4.17
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16,573
    6.41
    553
    0.44
    4. Malaria
    12,487
    4.83
    0
    0.00
    5. Stroke
    12,147
    4.70
    16,198
    12.78
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,675
    4.13
    3,554
    2.80
    7. Low Birth Weight
    9,831
    3.80
    667
    0.53
    8. Birth Trauma
    9,670
    3.74
    250
    0.20
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    8,438
    3.26
    1,309
    1.03
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,428
    3.26
    28,554
    22.52
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    8,078
    3.12
    585
    0.46
    12. Meningitis
    6,838
    2.64
    497
    0.39
    13. Tuberculosis
    5,301
    2.05
    1,153
    0.91
    14. Other Injuries
    5,234
    2.02
    1,900
    1.50
    15. Malnutrition
    5,131
    1.98
    160
    0.13
    16. Violence
    5,103
    1.97
    649
    0.51
    17. Liver Disease
    4,807
    1.86
    4,837
    3.82
    18. Maternal Conditions
    4,715
    1.82
    101
    0.08
    19. Hypertension
    4,122
    1.59
    2,271
    1.79
    20. Drownings
    3,186
    1.23
    1,336
    1.05
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,043
    1.18
    11,089
    8.75
    22. Falls
    2,970
    1.15
    2,103
    1.66
    23. Lung Disease
    2,859
    1.11
    4,813
    3.80
    24. Suicide
    2,791
    1.08
    7,319
    5.77
    25. Prostate Cancer
    2,634
    1.02
    197
    0.16
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,401
    0.93
    1,191
    0.94
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2,358
    0.91
    605
    0.48
    28. Anemia
    2,220
    0.86
    13
    0.01
    29. Fires
    2,208
    0.85
    503
    0.40
    30. Epilepsy
    2,043
    0.79
    406
    0.32
    31. Asthma
    1,957
    0.76
    7,160
    5.65
    32. Lymphomas
    1,760
    0.68
    604
    0.48
    33. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,716
    0.66
    4,006
    3.16
    34. Pertussis
    1,657
    0.64
    32
    0.03
    35. Kidney Disease
    1,647
    0.64
    4,961
    3.91
    36. Syphilis
    1,479
    0.57
    17
    0.01
    37. Liver Cancer
    1,406
    0.54
    715
    0.56
    38. Breast Cancer
    1,347
    0.52
    1,239
    0.98
    39. War
    1,280
    0.50
    0
    0.00
    40. Poisonings
    1,202
    0.46
    82
    0.06
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,142
    0.44
    108
    0.09
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,107
    0.43
    1,021
    0.81
    43. Skin Disease
    924
    0.36
    70
    0.06
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    889
    0.34
    446
    0.35
    45. Leukemia
    797
    0.31
    781
    0.62
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    797
    0.31
    433
    0.34
    47. Oral Cancer
    763
    0.30
    1,772
    1.40
    48. Other Neoplasms
    729
    0.28
    68
    0.05
    49. Stomach Cancer
    726
    0.28
    1,148
    0.91
    50. Trypanosomiasis
    613
    0.24
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uganda UGANDA   Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    51.28
    8
    2.08
    175
    2. Cervical Cancer
    28.10
    12
    4.82
    128
    3. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.49
    4
    5.15
    38
    4. Breast Cancer
    15.40
    106
    9.87
    156
    5. Lymphomas
    8.88
    8
    2.67
    146
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.34
    48
    3.11
    157
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.28
    112
    1.97
    180
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.14
    34
    3.58
    123
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.26
    101
    5.05
    107
    10. Oral Cancer
    5.09
    38
    7.81
    12
    11. Leukemia
    4.13
    80
    3.59
    106
    12. Lung Cancers
    2.63
    153
    5.90
    130
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    114
    0.66
    174
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.58
    114
    0.35
    179
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.54
    87
    0.93
    128
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.70
    170
    0.91
    160
    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.