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Compare United Kingdom and Nigeria 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   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    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
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
     
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
     
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
     
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
     
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
     
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
     
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
     
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
     
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
     
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
     
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
     
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
     
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
     
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
     
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
     
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    57.34
    171
     
    117.12
    90
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.18
    5
     
    14.77
    122
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    1.19
    179
    4. Stroke
    27.45
    169
     
    120.00
    41
    5. Lung Disease
    23.66
    80
     
    21.14
    102
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.01
    119
     
    228.17
    2
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    30.08
    7
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    46.41
    12
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    4.21
    147
    10. Liver Disease
    8.24
    141
     
    50.71
    11
    11. Suicide
    7.52
    123
     
    14.79
    33
    12. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    4.65
    102
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    0.47
    179
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    2.32
    116
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    3.05
    143
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.69
    176
     
    43.92
    50
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.53
    4
     
    1.15
    81
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    0.94
    159
    19. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    1.75
    153
    20. Falls
    4.26
    114
     
    21.18
    2
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    2.45
    169
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    13.01
    23
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    166
     
    22.63
    8
    24. Drug Use
    3.81
    19
     
    6.44
    8
    25. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    1.78
    104
    26. Kidney Disease
    3.41
    181
     
    13.32
    98
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.26
    160
     
    17.16
    6
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.97
    81
     
    3.96
    46
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    0.60
    154
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.86
    141
     
    19.56
    10
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.70
    161
     
    6.49
    74
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    2.09
    125
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.58
    180
     
    24.75
    58
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.53
    149
     
    24.87
    10
    35. Hypertension
    2.51
    177
     
    15.17
    79
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    21.16
    31
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.70
    127
     
    5.81
    51
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.47
    1
     
    0.14
    89
    39. Alcohol
    1.46
    98
     
    2.29
    59
    40. Epilepsy
    1.44
    112
     
    5.20
    28
    41. Skin Disease
    1.43
    102
     
    3.71
    48
    42. Violence
    1.32
    154
     
    10.41
    47
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    138
     
    127.79
    4
    44. Asthma
    1.06
    143
     
    13.90
    37
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    151
     
    4.41
    45
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    20
     
    0.22
    98
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.42
    169
     
    23.20
    8
    48. Drownings
    0.38
    179
     
    7.43
    41
    49. Poisonings
    0.35
    144
     
    2.89
    21
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    162
     
    190.61
    1
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,426
    16.02
     
    76,410
    3.76
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    72,375
    15.37
     
    7,809
    0.38
    3. Stroke
    37,724
    8.01
     
    83,379
    4.10
    4. Lung Cancers
    36,321
    7.72
     
    961
    0.05
    5. Lung Disease
    32,295
    6.86
     
    14,311
    0.70
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,120
    6.82
     
    305,460
    15.03
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,801
    3.99
     
    3,648
    0.18
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,258
    2.82
     
    14,932
    0.73
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,578
    2.67
     
    12,087
    0.59
    10. Lymphomas
    9,171
    1.95
     
    4,421
    0.22
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,859
    1.88
     
    1,870
    0.09
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,822
    1.87
     
    341
    0.02
    13. Liver Disease
    7,397
    1.57
     
    48,789
    2.40
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    6,614
    1.41
     
    654
    0.03
    15. Bladder Cancer
    6,086
    1.29
     
    690
    0.03
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,037
    1.28
     
    30,922
    1.52
    17. Suicide
    5,500
    1.17
     
    18,095
    0.89
    18. Falls
    5,465
    1.16
     
    21,350
    1.05
    19. Leukemia
    5,421
    1.15
     
    1,747
    0.09
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,347
    1.14
     
    1,983
    0.10
    21. Liver Cancer
    4,925
    1.05
     
    12,765
    0.63
    22. Other Injuries
    4,698
    1.00
     
    39,645
    1.95
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,668
    0.99
     
    12,605
    0.62
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,165
    0.88
     
    1,409
    0.07
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,839
    0.82
     
    3,545
    0.17
    26. Skin Cancers
    3,421
    0.73
     
    462
    0.02
    27. Hypertension
    3,359
    0.71
     
    10,864
    0.53
    28. Oral Cancer
    2,938
    0.62
     
    1,947
    0.10
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,917
    0.62
     
    6,336
    0.31
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,893
    0.61
     
    42,961
    2.11
    31. Drug Use
    2,439
    0.52
     
    8,655
    0.43
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,178
    0.46
     
    658
    0.03
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,165
    0.46
     
    5,412
    0.27
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,982
    0.42
     
    48,704
    2.40
    35. Skin Disease
    1,914
    0.41
     
    3,321
    0.16
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,846
    0.39
     
    37,562
    1.85
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,684
    0.36
     
    186,218
    9.16
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,546
    0.33
     
    141
    0.01
    39. Epilepsy
    1,250
    0.27
     
    7,446
    0.37
    40. Asthma
    1,248
    0.27
     
    11,894
    0.59
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,247
    0.26
     
    8,757
    0.43
    42. Alcohol
    1,167
    0.25
     
    2,579
    0.13
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1,159
    0.25
     
    87,318
    4.30
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    997
    0.21
     
    3,897
    0.19
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    922
    0.20
     
    171
    0.01
    46. Violence
    862
    0.18
     
    17,843
    0.88
    47. Tuberculosis
    348
    0.07
     
    175,124
    8.62
    48. Fires
    294
    0.06
     
    10,148
    0.50
    49. Poisonings
    287
    0.06
     
    5,601
    0.28
    50. Drownings
    270
    0.06
     
    15,670
    0.77
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    1.19
    179
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    30.08
    7
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    46.41
    12
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    4.21
    147
    5. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    4.65
    102
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    0.47
    179
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    2.32
    116
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    3.05
    143
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    0.94
    159
    10. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    1.75
    153
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    2.45
    169
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    13.01
    23
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    1.78
    104
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    0.60
    154
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    2.09
    125
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    21.16
    31
     
     
     
    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.