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Compare United Kingdom and Namibia 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   Namibia NAMIBIA
           
    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
     
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
     
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
     
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
     
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
    2000
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
     
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
    2010
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
     
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
    2016
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
     
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Namibia NAMIBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
     
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
     
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
     
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
     
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
    Age 35
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
     
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
     
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
    Age 45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
     
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
    Age 50
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
     
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
    Age 55
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
     
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
     
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
     
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
     
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
     
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
     
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
     
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Namibia NAMIBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    57.34
    171
     
    116.09
    92
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.18
    5
     
    14.86
    119
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    3.90
    144
    4. Stroke
    27.45
    169
     
    91.52
    82
    5. Lung Disease
    23.66
    80
     
    43.86
    17
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.01
    119
     
    93.99
    36
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    11.55
    140
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    22.77
    51
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    4.33
    144
    10. Liver Disease
    8.24
    141
     
    10.25
    126
    11. Suicide
    7.52
    123
     
    10.29
    87
    12. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    3.30
    133
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    1.68
    116
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    0.94
    161
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    2.57
    160
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.69
    176
     
    52.77
    33
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.53
    4
     
    1.15
    82
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    1.47
    123
    19. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    1.52
    157
    20. Falls
    4.26
    114
     
    2.87
    144
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    1.83
    177
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    2.05
    176
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    166
     
    6.25
    123
    24. Drug Use
    3.81
    19
     
    1.53
    76
    25. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    1.19
    143
    26. Kidney Disease
    3.41
    181
     
    15.68
    86
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.26
    160
     
    8.60
    87
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.97
    81
     
    3.38
    69
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    1.59
    80
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.86
    141
     
    5.81
    87
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.70
    161
     
    10.70
    33
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    4.10
    64
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.58
    180
     
    27.96
    45
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.53
    149
     
    13.89
    49
    35. Hypertension
    2.51
    177
     
    26.33
    33
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    8.09
    90
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.70
    127
     
    4.35
    68
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.47
    1
     
    0.09
    134
    39. Alcohol
    1.46
    98
     
    1.44
    99
    40. Epilepsy
    1.44
    112
     
    7.40
    13
    41. Skin Disease
    1.43
    102
     
    4.83
    31
    42. Violence
    1.32
    154
     
    15.49
    22
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    138
     
    38.02
    39
    44. Asthma
    1.06
    143
     
    14.23
    34
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    151
     
    4.02
    56
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    20
     
    0.81
    12
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.42
    169
     
    8.05
    66
    48. Drownings
    0.38
    179
     
    4.33
    85
    49. Poisonings
    0.35
    144
     
    1.75
    55
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    162
     
    58.35
    25
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,426
    16.02
     
    1,281
    8.29
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    72,375
    15.37
     
    149
    0.96
    3. Stroke
    37,724
    8.01
     
    996
    6.45
    4. Lung Cancers
    36,321
    7.72
     
    49
    0.32
    5. Lung Disease
    32,295
    6.86
     
    474
    3.07
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,120
    6.82
     
    1,571
    10.17
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,801
    3.99
     
    55
    0.36
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,258
    2.82
     
    92
    0.60
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,578
    2.67
     
    95
    0.61
    10. Lymphomas
    9,171
    1.95
     
    51
    0.33
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,859
    1.88
     
    11
    0.07
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,822
    1.87
     
    20
    0.13
    13. Liver Disease
    7,397
    1.57
     
    138
    0.89
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    6,614
    1.41
     
    12
    0.08
    15. Bladder Cancer
    6,086
    1.29
     
    16
    0.10
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,037
    1.28
     
    615
    3.98
    17. Suicide
    5,500
    1.17
     
    188
    1.22
    18. Falls
    5,465
    1.16
     
    36
    0.23
    19. Leukemia
    5,421
    1.15
     
    25
    0.16
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,347
    1.14
     
    24
    0.16
    21. Liver Cancer
    4,925
    1.05
     
    30
    0.19
    22. Other Injuries
    4,698
    1.00
     
    141
    0.91
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,668
    0.99
     
    190
    1.23
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,165
    0.88
     
    20
    0.13
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,839
    0.82
     
    47
    0.30
    26. Skin Cancers
    3,421
    0.73
     
    19
    0.12
    27. Hypertension
    3,359
    0.71
     
    294
    1.90
    28. Oral Cancer
    2,938
    0.62
     
    54
    0.35
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,917
    0.62
     
    143
    0.93
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,893
    0.61
     
    103
    0.67
    31. Drug Use
    2,439
    0.52
     
    30
    0.19
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,178
    0.46
     
    8
    0.05
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,165
    0.46
     
    50
    0.32
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,982
    0.42
     
    297
    1.92
    35. Skin Disease
    1,914
    0.41
     
    62
    0.40
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,846
    0.39
     
    581
    3.76
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,684
    0.36
     
    692
    4.48
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,546
    0.33
     
    1
    0.01
    39. Epilepsy
    1,250
    0.27
     
    130
    0.84
    40. Asthma
    1,248
    0.27
     
    184
    1.19
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,247
    0.26
     
    63
    0.41
    42. Alcohol
    1,167
    0.25
     
    20
    0.13
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1,159
    0.25
     
    530
    3.43
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    997
    0.21
     
    54
    0.35
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    922
    0.20
     
    10
    0.06
    46. Violence
    862
    0.18
     
    358
    2.32
    47. Tuberculosis
    348
    0.07
     
    817
    5.29
    48. Fires
    294
    0.06
     
    82
    0.53
    49. Poisonings
    287
    0.06
     
    49
    0.32
    50. Drownings
    270
    0.06
     
    107
    0.69
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    3.90
    144
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    11.55
    140
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    22.77
    51
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    4.33
    144
    5. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    3.30
    133
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    1.68
    116
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    0.94
    161
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    2.57
    160
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    1.47
    123
    10. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    1.52
    157
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    1.83
    177
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    2.05
    176
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    1.19
    143
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    1.59
    80
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    4.10
    64
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    8.09
    90
     
     
     
    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.