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United States
COUNTRY #1
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Compare United States and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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
United States Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Liberia LIBERIA
      United States UNITED STATES   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    79.21
    139
    157.96
    63
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    32.44
    44
    27.73
    72
    3. Lung Disease
    30.74
    56
    21.50
    106
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    1.65
    171
    5. Stroke
    22.51
    167
    98.70
    56
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    15.35
    100
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.27
    134
    36.27
    69
    8. Suicide
    13.67
    34
    13.43
    37
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    36.45
    22
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    2.97
    174
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.92
    120
    52.03
    2
    12. Liver Disease
    10.89
    118
    34.54
    22
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.85
    152
    114.81
    23
    14. Kidney Disease
    10.83
    124
    23.39
    54
    15. Drug Use
    10.81
    2
    1.14
    88
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.65
    34
    7.78
    44
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    1.67
    145
    18. Hypertension
    7.72
    125
    10.58
    104
    19. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    2.53
    166
    20. Violence
    6.97
    74
    10.79
    41
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.21
    73
    4.50
    115
    22. Falls
    5.56
    83
    13.77
    35
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    17.75
    12
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    3.37
    137
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    1.08
    176
    26. Other Injuries
    5.00
    139
    11.75
    49
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.59
    140
    10.23
    34
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    4.38
    9
    1.92
    111
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    0.98
    164
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    2.01
    96
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.27
    143
    15.24
    43
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    24.91
    15
    33. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    0.96
    166
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.74
    91
    3.04
    82
    35. Alcohol
    2.60
    50
    1.28
    118
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    1.36
    109
    37. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    3.91
    130
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    2.07
    137
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.65
    118
    99.29
    14
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.60
    111
    79.30
    24
    41. Drownings
    1.42
    140
    5.02
    65
    42. Encephalitis
    1.34
    55
    0.89
    83
    43. Asthma
    1.01
    142
    7.83
    65
    44. Malnutrition
    0.90
    102
    10.34
    44
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    12
    0.06
    160
    46. Skin Disease
    0.90
    126
    3.48
    60
    47. Poisonings
    0.83
    75
    1.86
    47
    48. Fires
    0.80
    127
    4.37
    45
    49. Epilepsy
    0.74
    163
    2.50
    55
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    154
    4.50
    45
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      United States UNITED STATES   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    500,312
    20.80
    2,383
    7.11
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    259,480
    10.79
    289
    0.86
    3. Lung Disease
    193,160
    8.03
    335
    1.00
    4. Lung Cancers
    155,592
    6.47
    38
    0.11
    5. Stroke
    147,277
    6.12
    1,618
    4.83
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    84,332
    3.51
    606
    1.81
    7. Kidney Disease
    66,492
    2.76
    453
    1.35
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66,211
    2.75
    3,377
    10.08
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    63,042
    2.62
    66
    0.20
    10. Liver Disease
    49,789
    2.07
    761
    2.27
    11. Breast Cancer
    49,396
    2.05
    195
    0.58
    12. Suicide
    49,394
    2.05
    315
    0.94
    13. Hypertension
    46,454
    1.93
    172
    0.51
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    45,398
    1.89
    283
    0.84
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    44,670
    1.86
    33
    0.10
    16. Lymphomas
    40,446
    1.68
    65
    0.19
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    38,203
    1.59
    1,655
    4.94
    18. Falls
    36,157
    1.50
    243
    0.72
    19. Drug Use
    35,986
    1.50
    31
    0.09
    20. Prostate Cancer
    35,577
    1.48
    215
    0.64
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,518
    1.35
    92
    0.27
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    30,608
    1.27
    23
    0.07
    23. Liver Cancer
    27,895
    1.16
    412
    1.23
    24. Leukemia
    27,618
    1.15
    29
    0.09
    25. Other Injuries
    23,688
    0.98
    431
    1.29
    26. Violence
    21,059
    0.88
    460
    1.37
    27. Bladder Cancer
    19,541
    0.81
    19
    0.06
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    18,400
    0.76
    20
    0.06
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,537
    0.69
    68
    0.20
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14,883
    0.62
    45
    0.13
    31. Skin Cancers
    14,340
    0.60
    24
    0.07
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,637
    0.57
    83
    0.25
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    12,901
    0.54
    763
    2.28
    34. Oral Cancer
    12,119
    0.50
    46
    0.14
    35. Alcohol
    10,600
    0.44
    28
    0.08
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,809
    0.41
    2,604
    7.77
    37. Uterin Cancer
    9,082
    0.38
    19
    0.06
    38. Cervical Cancer
    8,569
    0.36
    286
    0.85
    39. Encephalitis
    7,523
    0.31
    36
    0.11
    40. Low Birth Weight
    7,259
    0.30
    1,236
    3.69
    41. Malnutrition
    6,333
    0.26
    434
    1.29
    42. HIV/AIDS
    6,272
    0.26
    2,777
    8.29
    43. Skin Disease
    5,186
    0.22
    68
    0.20
    44. Drownings
    4,569
    0.19
    204
    0.61
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,449
    0.18
    1
    0.00
    46. Asthma
    4,225
    0.18
    144
    0.43
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,722
    0.15
    82
    0.24
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,326
    0.14
    128
    0.38
    49. Fires
    3,155
    0.13
    132
    0.39
    50. Anemia
    2,975
    0.12
    1
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    1.65
    171
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    15.35
    100
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    36.45
    22
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    2.97
    174
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    1.67
    145
    6. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    2.53
    166
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    17.75
    12
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    3.37
    137
    9. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    1.08
    176
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    0.98
    164
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    2.01
    96
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    24.91
    15
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    0.96
    166
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    1.36
    109
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    3.91
    130
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    2.07
    137
    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.