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Uruguay
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Uruguay and Ghana 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.

Ghana
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
Uruguay Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uruguay URUGUAY   Ghana GHANA
      Uruguay URUGUAY   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    64.9
    71.2
    68.0
    32
    28
    33
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    65.6
    72.1
    68.8
    44
    38
    38
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    67.1
    73.9
    70.4
    41
    41
    40
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    69.0
    76.5
    72.6
    44
    34
    38
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    71.2
    78.9
    75.1
    43
    33
    35
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    72.7
    79.7
    76.3
    51
    40
    40
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    73.2
    80.8
    77.1
    64
    40
    44
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uruguay URUGUAY   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.2
    80.8
    64
    40
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    74.3
    81.8
    61
    37
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    74.3
    81.9
    61
    36
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    74.4
    81.9
    60
    36
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    74.7
    82.1
    60
    36
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    75.1
    82.2
    60
    35
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    75.5
    82.3
    59
    35
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    75.9
    82.5
    61
    35
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    76.3
    82.8
    60
    34
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    76.8
    83.1
    62
    34
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    77.4
    83.5
    64
    34
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    78.2
    84.1
    65
    34
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    79.3
    84.8
    64
    32
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    80.8
    85.8
    63
    31
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    82.6
    87.0
    62
    26
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    84.8
    88.6
    60
    16
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    87.5
    90.5
    61
    11
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    90.5
    92.9
    58
    7
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uruguay URUGUAY   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60.24
    161
    160.49
    62
    2. Stroke
    38.64
    138
    145.19
    9
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.05
    20
    2.43
    156
    4. Prostate Cancer
    27.00
    41
    18.22
    75
    5. Lung Disease
    26.84
    69
    25.55
    76
    6. Breast Cancer
    26.16
    13
    12.73
    129
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.37
    7
    3.79
    158
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.76
    124
    139.89
    13
    9. Suicide
    16.48
    20
    8.71
    96
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16.41
    136
    30.17
    58
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    14.99
    135
    46.71
    44
    12. Other Injuries
    14.74
    25
    16.74
    20
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.92
    112
    37.59
    23
    14. Kidney Disease
    10.84
    123
    19.33
    77
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    10.72
    2
    1.49
    153
    16. Stomach Cancer
    9.15
    52
    3.10
    152
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.51
    96
    20.65
    27
    18. Lymphomas
    7.50
    27
    5.54
    91
    19. Violence
    7.47
    71
    10.46
    45
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    7.35
    100
    11.70
    21
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    6.59
    55
    15.07
    13
    22. Hypertension
    6.53
    146
    16.21
    63
    23. HIV/AIDS
    5.52
    87
    66.52
    26
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.51
    90
    11.69
    17
    25. Ovary Cancer
    5.46
    48
    3.56
    127
    26. Other Neoplasms
    5.36
    18
    2.26
    116
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.71
    41
    0.50
    183
    28. Leukemia
    4.69
    42
    1.09
    174
    29. Liver Disease
    4.62
    172
    41.15
    17
    30. Bladder Cancer
    4.12
    26
    1.62
    119
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.58
    134
    17.13
    32
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    3.44
    29
    2.44
    80
    33. Encephalitis
    3.41
    9
    1.20
    59
    34. Oral Cancer
    3.25
    88
    2.84
    101
    35. Uterin Cancer
    3.16
    48
    1.19
    148
    36. Liver Cancer
    2.58
    173
    14.23
    22
    37. Skin Cancers
    2.46
    38
    1.05
    133
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.43
    99
    32.29
    51
    39. Skin Disease
    2.27
    84
    6.27
    12
    40. Asthma
    2.25
    113
    10.12
    53
    41. Drownings
    2.05
    122
    5.18
    63
    42. Alcohol
    1.72
    90
    2.05
    73
    43. Tuberculosis
    1.70
    119
    70.68
    20
    44. Epilepsy
    1.55
    100
    2.37
    60
    45. Malnutrition
    1.20
    100
    12.34
    42
    46. Birth Trauma
    1.14
    130
    15.28
    30
    47. Fires
    1.11
    113
    5.49
    33
    48. Falls
    0.94
    180
    21.66
    6
    49. Anemia
    0.82
    23
    1.52
    16
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    159
    6.54
    48
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Uruguay URUGUAY   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,176
    15.55
    18,029
    9.00
    2. Stroke
    2,735
    10.18
    16,960
    8.47
    3. Lung Disease
    1,799
    6.70
    2,965
    1.48
    4. Lung Cancers
    1,439
    5.36
    351
    0.18
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,439
    5.36
    2,672
    1.33
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,364
    5.08
    22,173
    11.07
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,176
    4.38
    504
    0.25
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    934
    3.48
    5,693
    2.84
    9. Other Injuries
    829
    3.09
    3,738
    1.87
    10. Breast Cancer
    813
    3.03
    1,130
    0.56
    11. Kidney Disease
    799
    2.97
    2,793
    1.39
    12. Prostate Cancer
    687
    2.56
    748
    0.37
    13. Suicide
    633
    2.36
    1,515
    0.76
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    613
    2.28
    219
    0.11
    15. Stomach Cancer
    513
    1.91
    477
    0.24
    16. Hypertension
    483
    1.80
    1,929
    0.96
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    471
    1.75
    7,472
    3.73
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    437
    1.63
    3,344
    1.67
    19. Lymphomas
    410
    1.53
    831
    0.41
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    323
    1.20
    1,690
    0.84
    21. Other Neoplasms
    318
    1.18
    374
    0.19
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    265
    0.99
    79
    0.04
    23. Bladder Cancer
    262
    0.98
    203
    0.10
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    260
    0.97
    234
    0.12
    25. Violence
    255
    0.95
    2,737
    1.37
    26. Leukemia
    254
    0.95
    199
    0.10
    27. Liver Disease
    216
    0.80
    6,560
    3.27
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    215
    0.80
    4,954
    2.47
    29. Cervical Cancer
    208
    0.77
    1,596
    0.80
    30. HIV/AIDS
    196
    0.73
    15,106
    7.54
    31. Encephalitis
    180
    0.67
    290
    0.14
    32. Skin Disease
    174
    0.65
    865
    0.43
    33. Oral Cancer
    167
    0.62
    381
    0.19
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    163
    0.61
    6,899
    3.44
    35. Ovary Cancer
    154
    0.57
    305
    0.15
    36. Asthma
    144
    0.54
    1,317
    0.66
    37. Skin Cancers
    139
    0.52
    146
    0.07
    38. Liver Cancer
    137
    0.51
    2,281
    1.14
    39. Low Birth Weight
    97
    0.36
    7,932
    3.96
    40. Uterin Cancer
    87
    0.32
    89
    0.04
    41. Alcohol
    80
    0.30
    349
    0.17
    42. Tuberculosis
    79
    0.29
    10,226
    5.10
    43. Malnutrition
    79
    0.29
    3,607
    1.80
    44. Drownings
    74
    0.28
    1,206
    0.60
    45. Epilepsy
    70
    0.26
    499
    0.25
    46. Anemia
    65
    0.24
    295
    0.15
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    50
    0.19
    943
    0.47
    48. Falls
    49
    0.18
    2,671
    1.33
    49. Fires
    47
    0.17
    1,021
    0.51
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    44
    0.16
    22
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Uruguay URUGUAY   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.05
    20
    2.43
    156
    2. Prostate Cancer
    27.00
    41
    18.22
    75
    3. Breast Cancer
    26.16
    13
    12.73
    129
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.37
    7
    3.79
    158
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    10.72
    2
    1.49
    153
    6. Stomach Cancer
    9.15
    52
    3.10
    152
    7. Cervical Cancer
    7.51
    96
    20.65
    27
    8. Lymphomas
    7.50
    27
    5.54
    91
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.46
    48
    3.56
    127
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.71
    41
    0.50
    183
    11. Leukemia
    4.69
    42
    1.09
    174
    12. Bladder Cancer
    4.12
    26
    1.62
    119
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.25
    88
    2.84
    101
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.16
    48
    1.19
    148
    15. Liver Cancer
    2.58
    173
    14.23
    22
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.46
    38
    1.05
    133
    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.