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Compare United Kingdom and Gabon 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
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Gabon GABON
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
     
    38.3
    41.5
    39.9
    150
    143
    148
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
     
    45.5
    48.7
    47.0
    134
    133
    135
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
     
    53.5
    56.7
    55.1
    126
    123
    126
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
     
    59.4
    62.6
    60.9
    124
    127
    126
    2000
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
     
    59.5
    60.7
    60.1
    130
    136
    133
    2010
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
     
    62.4
    62.1
    62.3
    133
    150
    141
    2016
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
     
    64.8
    68.2
    66.4
    130
    138
    134
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Gabon GABON
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
     
    64.8
    68.2
    130
    138
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    68.2
    71.1
    130
    138
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    68.7
    71.4
    130
    139
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    69.5
    72.1
    120
    137
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
     
    70.0
    72.5
    118
    139
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
     
    70.8
    72.9
    115
    138
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
     
    71.5
    73.5
    112
    137
    Age 35
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
     
    72.2
    74.2
    111
    135
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
     
    73.0
    75.2
    108
    131
    Age 45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
     
    73.9
    76.1
    106
    127
    Age 50
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
     
    74.9
    77.0
    102
    124
    Age 55
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
     
    76.1
    78.1
    97
    118
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
     
    77.5
    79.1
    98
    118
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
     
    79.1
    80.4
    101
    119
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
     
    81.0
    82.0
    101
    121
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
     
    83.3
    84.1
    103
    117
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
     
    86.1
    86.7
    105
    113
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
     
    89.4
    89.8
    104
    112
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Gabon GABON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    57.34
    171
     
    98.20
    119
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.18
    5
     
    23.28
    48
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    6.21
    128
    4. Stroke
    27.45
    169
     
    103.58
    64
    5. Lung Disease
    23.66
    80
     
    26.53
    63
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.01
    119
     
    97.67
    33
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    6.43
    175
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    10.59
    131
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    3.78
    159
    10. Liver Disease
    8.24
    141
     
    21.65
    65
    11. Suicide
    7.52
    123
     
    12.51
    51
    12. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    2.86
    138
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    2.83
    79
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    0.93
    163
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    3.68
    117
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.69
    176
     
    52.63
    35
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.53
    4
     
    1.22
    75
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    1.90
    90
    19. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    1.39
    160
    20. Falls
    4.26
    114
     
    6.04
    78
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    2.35
    170
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    4.54
    112
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    166
     
    9.18
    76
    24. Drug Use
    3.81
    19
     
    1.37
    87
    25. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    2.57
    73
    26. Kidney Disease
    3.41
    181
     
    11.38
    114
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.26
    160
     
    12.03
    39
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.97
    81
     
    2.51
    99
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    0.83
    135
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.86
    141
     
    11.63
    35
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.70
    161
     
    7.62
    56
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    3.98
    68
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.58
    180
     
    25.99
    51
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.53
    149
     
    16.71
    38
    35. Hypertension
    2.51
    177
     
    25.30
    36
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    8.19
    89
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.70
    127
     
    3.92
    77
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.47
    1
     
    0.07
    156
    39. Alcohol
    1.46
    98
     
    1.18
    118
    40. Epilepsy
    1.44
    112
     
    4.02
    41
    41. Skin Disease
    1.43
    102
     
    4.14
    36
    42. Violence
    1.32
    154
     
    9.64
    53
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    138
     
    23.86
    52
    44. Asthma
    1.06
    143
     
    8.54
    72
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    151
     
    3.71
    61
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    20
     
    0.36
    56
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.42
    169
     
    12.00
    44
    48. Drownings
    0.38
    179
     
    6.09
    60
    49. Poisonings
    0.35
    144
     
    1.45
    63
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    162
     
    86.56
    12
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Gabon GABON
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,426
    16.02
     
    1,079
    8.45
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    72,375
    15.37
     
    255
    2.00
    3. Stroke
    37,724
    8.01
     
    1,141
    8.94
    4. Lung Cancers
    36,321
    7.72
     
    69
    0.54
    5. Lung Disease
    32,295
    6.86
     
    292
    2.29
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,120
    6.82
     
    1,345
    10.54
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,801
    3.99
     
    45
    0.35
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,258
    2.82
     
    38
    0.30
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,578
    2.67
     
    51
    0.40
    10. Lymphomas
    9,171
    1.95
     
    40
    0.31
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,859
    1.88
     
    10
    0.08
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,822
    1.87
     
    32
    0.25
    13. Liver Disease
    7,397
    1.57
     
    249
    1.95
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    6,614
    1.41
     
    13
    0.10
    15. Bladder Cancer
    6,086
    1.29
     
    21
    0.16
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,037
    1.28
     
    579
    4.54
    17. Suicide
    5,500
    1.17
     
    189
    1.48
    18. Falls
    5,465
    1.16
     
    78
    0.61
    19. Leukemia
    5,421
    1.15
     
    17
    0.13
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,347
    1.14
     
    27
    0.21
    21. Liver Cancer
    4,925
    1.05
     
    55
    0.43
    22. Other Injuries
    4,698
    1.00
     
    152
    1.19
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,668
    0.99
     
    135
    1.06
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,165
    0.88
     
    21
    0.16
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,839
    0.82
     
    28
    0.22
    26. Skin Cancers
    3,421
    0.73
     
    9
    0.07
    27. Hypertension
    3,359
    0.71
     
    278
    2.18
    28. Oral Cancer
    2,938
    0.62
     
    43
    0.34
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,917
    0.62
     
    93
    0.73
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,893
    0.61
     
    173
    1.36
    31. Drug Use
    2,439
    0.52
     
    21
    0.16
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,178
    0.46
     
    15
    0.12
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,165
    0.46
     
    45
    0.35
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,982
    0.42
     
    302
    2.37
    35. Skin Disease
    1,914
    0.41
     
    50
    0.39
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,846
    0.39
     
    391
    3.06
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,684
    0.36
     
    383
    3.00
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,546
    0.33
     
    1
    0.01
    39. Epilepsy
    1,250
    0.27
     
    66
    0.52
    40. Asthma
    1,248
    0.27
     
    103
    0.81
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,247
    0.26
     
    47
    0.37
    42. Alcohol
    1,167
    0.25
     
    15
    0.12
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1,159
    0.25
     
    451
    3.53
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    997
    0.21
     
    45
    0.35
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    922
    0.20
     
    4
    0.03
    46. Violence
    862
    0.18
     
    155
    1.21
    47. Tuberculosis
    348
    0.07
     
    1,044
    8.18
    48. Fires
    294
    0.06
     
    66
    0.52
    49. Poisonings
    287
    0.06
     
    26
    0.20
    50. Drownings
    270
    0.06
     
    116
    0.91
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Gabon GABON
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    6.21
    128
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    6.43
    175
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    10.59
    131
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    3.78
    159
    5. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    2.86
    138
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    2.83
    79
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    0.93
    163
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    3.68
    117
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    1.90
    90
    10. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    1.39
    160
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    2.35
    170
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    4.54
    112
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    2.57
    73
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    0.83
    135
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    3.98
    68
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    8.19
    89
     
     
     
    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.