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Yemen
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Yemen and Jordan 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.

Jordan
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
Yemen Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Yemen YEMEN   Jordan JORDAN
      Yemen YEMEN   Jordan JORDAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    34.5
    34.9
    34.7
    164
    167
    166
     
    46.0
    48.5
    47.2
    105
    106
    104
    1970
    38.5
    38.9
    38.7
    164
    167
    167
     
    53.0
    56.3
    54.6
    101
    99
    100
    1980
    46.9
    47.4
    47.1
    150
    158
    155
     
    60.9
    64.7
    62.7
    90
    91
    90
    1990
    53.8
    55.2
    54.5
    146
    150
    150
     
    65.5
    69.0
    67.2
    86
    98
    93
    2000
    59.5
    62.2
    60.8
    131
    131
    131
     
    70.4
    73.3
    71.7
    52
    88
    69
    2010
    63.1
    65.8
    64.4
    129
    135
    134
     
    71.9
    75.1
    73.4
    61
    93
    80
    2016
    63.9
    66.8
    65.3
    137
    147
    142
     
    72.7
    76.0
    74.3
    69
    96
    85
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Yemen YEMEN   Jordan JORDAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.9
    66.8
    137
    147
    72.7
    76.0
    69
    96
    Age 5
    67.7
    70.3
    138
    145
    74.0
    77.2
    69
    96
    Age 10
    68.0
    70.6
    138
    148
    74.1
    77.4
    66
    96
    Age 15
    68.2
    70.8
    138
    148
    74.3
    77.5
    66
    96
    Age 20
    68.6
    71.2
    139
    148
    74.5
    77.6
    66
    96
    Age 25
    69.3
    71.8
    138
    148
    74.7
    77.8
    66
    97
    Age 30
    69.9
    72.3
    138
    148
    74.9
    78.0
    68
    97
    Age 35
    70.6
    72.9
    137
    150
    75.2
    78.2
    75
    98
    Age 40
    71.2
    73.6
    139
    153
    75.4
    78.4
    80
    98
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.3
    140
    155
    75.8
    78.7
    81
    98
    Age 50
    72.9
    75.1
    143
    159
    76.3
    79.2
    83
    100
    Age 55
    74.1
    76.1
    152
    160
    77.0
    79.7
    81
    98
    Age 60
    75.5
    77.2
    155
    161
    78.1
    80.5
    81
    98
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.7
    161
    163
    79.4
    81.5
    87
    100
    Age 70
    79.5
    80.6
    161
    162
    81.2
    82.8
    92
    100
    Age 75
    82.2
    82.9
    160
    160
    83.4
    84.6
    100
    104
    Age 80
    85.3
    85.8
    157
    161
    86.1
    87.0
    109
    108
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.2
    158
    157
    89.3
    90.0
    118
    108
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Yemen YEMEN   Jordan JORDAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    298.84
    7
    136.01
    65
    2. Stroke
    164.35
    10
    77.92
    100
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    54.48
    69
    22.75
    120
    4. Lung Disease
    38.97
    26
    14.54
    150
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.22
    20
    38.47
    14
    6. Kidney Disease
    35.01
    17
    35.72
    14
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.50
    87
    50.43
    39
    8. Liver Disease
    28.16
    38
    11.13
    121
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    26.17
    50
    29.41
    42
    10. Hypertension
    16.71
    64
    35.85
    8
    11. Breast Cancer
    16.55
    92
    21.50
    39
    12. War
    15.42
    7
    0.00
    110
    13. Low Birth Weight
    14.34
    45
    9.42
    73
    14. Maternal Conditions
    13.55
    33
    1.38
    85
    15. Asthma
    12.34
    47
    3.30
    102
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    10.86
    52
    9.59
    70
    17. Other Injuries
    10.64
    67
    5.44
    136
    18. Birth Trauma
    10.55
    51
    2.73
    100
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10.39
    66
    1.47
    133
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.79
    37
    2.93
    160
    21. Suicide
    9.47
    97
    3.85
    161
    22. Tuberculosis
    7.93
    83
    0.66
    144
    23. Drownings
    7.25
    43
    1.11
    146
    24. Falls
    7.06
    65
    2.76
    147
    25. Lymphomas
    6.70
    45
    7.71
    20
    26. Violence
    6.40
    82
    3.13
    123
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    6.20
    83
    4.11
    114
    28. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    10
    3.53
    60
    29. Leukemia
    5.44
    11
    5.16
    25
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.37
    57
    1.78
    121
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.77
    37
    0.76
    149
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.64
    44
    0.91
    156
    33. Stomach Cancer
    4.10
    126
    5.25
    102
    34. Lung Cancers
    3.91
    143
    15.09
    78
    35. Fires
    3.78
    60
    2.11
    79
    36. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    122
    3.81
    112
    37. Malaria
    3.61
    41
    0.00
    124
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.47
    164
    16.84
    26
    39. Oral Cancer
    3.29
    79
    1.50
    151
    40. Epilepsy
    3.12
    55
    1.02
    147
    41. Meningitis
    3.12
    65
    0.66
    120
    42. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    163
    4.29
    121
    43. Prostate Cancer
    2.82
    173
    11.48
    125
    44. Syphilis
    2.69
    31
    0.05
    144
    45. Poisonings
    2.68
    32
    0.75
    96
    46. Cervical Cancer
    2.24
    151
    0.92
    181
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    123
    4.25
    79
    48. Pertussis
    1.98
    31
    0.33
    76
    49. Malnutrition
    1.58
    97
    0.27
    136
    50. HIV/AIDS
    1.57
    112
    0.05
    167
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Yemen YEMEN   Jordan JORDAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    31,988
    21.99
    5,248
    19.81
    2. Stroke
    18,029
    12.39
    2,854
    10.78
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,500
    7.22
    1,105
    4.17
    4. Low Birth Weight
    6,354
    4.37
    1,042
    3.93
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,130
    4.21
    1,792
    6.77
    6. Birth Trauma
    4,674
    3.21
    301
    1.14
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    4,221
    2.90
    982
    3.71
    8. Kidney Disease
    4,216
    2.90
    1,393
    5.26
    9. Lung Disease
    4,183
    2.87
    533
    2.01
    10. War
    3,875
    2.66
    0
    0.00
    11. Liver Disease
    3,598
    2.47
    469
    1.77
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,359
    2.31
    1,874
    7.08
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,312
    2.28
    121
    0.46
    14. Maternal Conditions
    3,240
    2.23
    107
    0.40
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,827
    1.94
    1,342
    5.07
    16. Other Injuries
    2,544
    1.75
    349
    1.32
    17. Drownings
    2,225
    1.53
    89
    0.34
    18. Suicide
    2,204
    1.51
    244
    0.92
    19. Hypertension
    1,723
    1.18
    1,311
    4.95
    20. Asthma
    1,649
    1.13
    139
    0.52
    21. Violence
    1,631
    1.12
    225
    0.85
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,514
    1.04
    135
    0.51
    23. Falls
    1,363
    0.94
    149
    0.56
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,270
    0.87
    232
    0.88
    25. Leukemia
    1,150
    0.79
    270
    1.02
    26. Breast Cancer
    1,133
    0.78
    468
    1.77
    27. Syphilis
    1,122
    0.77
    4
    0.02
    28. Tuberculosis
    1,076
    0.74
    28
    0.11
    29. Lymphomas
    1,029
    0.71
    343
    1.30
    30. Fires
    923
    0.63
    132
    0.50
    31. Pertussis
    856
    0.59
    36
    0.14
    32. Meningitis
    835
    0.57
    46
    0.17
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    810
    0.56
    37
    0.14
    34. Epilepsy
    809
    0.56
    69
    0.26
    35. Poisonings
    771
    0.53
    55
    0.21
    36. Malaria
    768
    0.53
    0
    0.00
    37. Other Neoplasms
    738
    0.51
    157
    0.59
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    660
    0.45
    68
    0.26
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    486
    0.33
    35
    0.13
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    482
    0.33
    666
    2.51
    41. Stomach Cancer
    444
    0.31
    220
    0.83
    42. Oral Cancer
    426
    0.29
    64
    0.24
    43. Lung Cancers
    408
    0.28
    593
    2.24
    44. Liver Cancer
    369
    0.25
    170
    0.64
    45. Malnutrition
    368
    0.25
    15
    0.06
    46. HIV/AIDS
    338
    0.23
    2
    0.01
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    244
    0.17
    173
    0.65
    48. Encephalitis
    241
    0.17
    21
    0.08
    49. Tetanus
    231
    0.16
    13
    0.05
    50. Ovary Cancer
    231
    0.16
    82
    0.31
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Yemen YEMEN   Jordan JORDAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    16.55
    92
    21.50
    39
    2. Lymphomas
    6.70
    45
    7.71
    20
    3. Leukemia
    5.44
    11
    5.16
    25
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.64
    44
    0.91
    156
    5. Stomach Cancer
    4.10
    126
    5.25
    102
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.91
    143
    15.09
    78
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    122
    3.81
    112
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.47
    164
    16.84
    26
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.29
    79
    1.50
    151
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    163
    4.29
    121
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.82
    173
    11.48
    125
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.24
    151
    0.92
    181
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    123
    4.25
    79
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.33
    133
    3.72
    41
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.65
    149
    0.55
    156
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.05
    180
    1.37
    123
    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.