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Zambia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Zambia and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Zambia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    43.8
    46.8
    45.3
    119
    116
    118
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    59.5
    65.4
    62.5
    172
    161
    168
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.5
    65.4
    172
    161
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    63.8
    69.3
    172
    164
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    64.2
    69.7
    172
    164
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    64.5
    69.9
    172
    166
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    64.9
    70.2
    171
    166
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    65.5
    70.7
    172
    166
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    66.1
    71.3
    172
    166
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    66.9
    72.0
    172
    166
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    67.9
    72.9
    171
    165
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    69.2
    74.0
    170
    162
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    70.8
    75.2
    170
    159
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    72.6
    76.6
    170
    155
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    74.7
    78.1
    171
    153
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    77.0
    79.7
    168
    149
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.7
    167
    146
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    82.6
    84.0
    160
    144
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    85.8
    86.7
    155
    139
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.9
    150
    142
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    156.50
    19
    17.13
    179
    2. HIV/AIDS
    132.99
    8
    0.15
    149
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    87.45
    35
    6.99
    176
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.40
    126
    37.36
    176
    5. Liver Disease
    63.86
    4
    3.89
    172
    6. Hypertension
    56.20
    6
    2.60
    172
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    54.75
    30
    0.51
    162
    8. Malaria
    54.16
    2
    0.00
    76
    9. Tuberculosis
    49.91
    19
    0.11
    176
    10. Cervical Cancer
    48.42
    6
    1.78
    173
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    42.93
    53
    8.50
    149
    12. Prostate Cancer
    37.64
    19
    14.71
    105
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    32.93
    43
    4.46
    158
    14. Kidney Disease
    29.46
    63
    5.16
    166
    15. Lung Disease
    25.95
    72
    15.32
    141
    16. Alzheimers & Dementia
    18.87
    72
    22.63
    23
    17. Malnutrition
    17.63
    11
    0.21
    137
    18. Meningitis
    15.31
    15
    0.13
    171
    19. Suicide
    14.43
    32
    11.25
    57
    20. Other Injuries
    13.38
    34
    3.28
    166
    21. Asthma
    10.81
    57
    0.96
    136
    22. Birth Trauma
    10.07
    26
    0.57
    146
    23. Low Birth Weight
    9.64
    36
    1.02
    166
    24. Breast Cancer
    9.51
    164
    14.85
    119
    25. Falls
    9.14
    30
    4.99
    102
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    8.15
    24
    2.62
    163
    27. Maternal Conditions
    7.77
    38
    0.09
    148
    28. Violence
    7.04
    67
    0.98
    156
    29. Lymphomas
    6.38
    29
    6.10
    38
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.33
    60
    3.42
    125
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.61
    32
    3.26
    62
    32. Lung Cancers
    4.41
    142
    18.97
    58
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    4.09
    94
    3.35
    131
    34. Fires
    3.87
    31
    0.15
    179
    35. Poisonings
    3.48
    11
    0.12
    167
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.48
    77
    0.52
    173
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    3.28
    99
    4.82
    63
    38. Drownings
    3.21
    69
    0.66
    165
    39. Stomach Cancer
    3.21
    149
    2.80
    162
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.98
    177
    12.81
    43
    41. Leukemia
    2.93
    124
    4.40
    52
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.70
    47
    0.71
    136
    43. Epilepsy
    2.68
    38
    0.86
    145
    44. Syphilis
    2.49
    3
    0.01
    154
    45. Oral Cancer
    2.39
    110
    2.22
    120
    46. Bladder Cancer
    2.36
    75
    2.11
    89
    47. Pertussis
    2.30
    37
    0.00
    138
    48. Liver Cancer
    2.22
    179
    4.61
    112
    49. Ovary Cancer
    2.00
    173
    4.28
    99
    50. Alcohol
    1.90
    63
    1.07
    110
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    17,234
    15.43
    50
    0.04
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,517
    8.52
    4,446
    3.26
    3. Stroke
    7,948
    7.12
    10,331
    7.57
    4. Malaria
    7,882
    7.06
    0
    0.00
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,275
    5.62
    296
    0.22
    6. Tuberculosis
    5,941
    5.32
    53
    0.04
    7. Birth Trauma
    5,062
    4.53
    140
    0.10
    8. Low Birth Weight
    4,857
    4.35
    248
    0.18
    9. Liver Disease
    4,501
    4.03
    1,421
    1.04
    10. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,432
    3.97
    21,548
    15.79
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,654
    3.27
    1,245
    0.91
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    3,146
    2.82
    711
    0.52
    13. Hypertension
    2,616
    2.34
    1,631
    1.20
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,395
    2.14
    4,471
    3.28
    15. Malnutrition
    2,303
    2.06
    117
    0.09
    16. Meningitis
    1,976
    1.77
    37
    0.03
    17. Cervical Cancer
    1,799
    1.61
    342
    0.25
    18. Kidney Disease
    1,760
    1.58
    3,139
    2.30
    19. Other Injuries
    1,729
    1.55
    1,642
    1.20
    20. Suicide
    1,303
    1.17
    3,150
    2.31
    21. Lung Disease
    1,273
    1.14
    8,487
    6.22
    22. Maternal Conditions
    1,188
    1.06
    20
    0.01
    23. Violence
    1,153
    1.03
    243
    0.18
    24. Syphilis
    885
    0.79
    3
    0.00
    25. Pertussis
    743
    0.67
    1
    0.00
    26. Asthma
    741
    0.66
    455
    0.33
    27. Drownings
    689
    0.62
    177
    0.13
    28. Falls
    596
    0.53
    3,116
    2.28
    29. Alzheimers & Dementia
    590
    0.53
    15,588
    11.42
    30. Prostate Cancer
    561
    0.50
    3,766
    2.76
    31. Lymphomas
    548
    0.49
    3,039
    2.23
    32. Fires
    546
    0.49
    55
    0.04
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    501
    0.45
    1,571
    1.15
    34. Poisonings
    456
    0.41
    35
    0.03
    35. Breast Cancer
    366
    0.33
    3,405
    2.49
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    359
    0.32
    1,494
    1.09
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    354
    0.32
    2,328
    1.71
    38. Epilepsy
    332
    0.30
    285
    0.21
    39. Leukemia
    261
    0.23
    2,126
    1.56
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    246
    0.22
    276
    0.20
    41. Lung Cancers
    226
    0.20
    8,769
    6.43
    42. Stomach Cancer
    206
    0.18
    1,288
    0.94
    43. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    203
    0.18
    6,209
    4.55
    44. Tetanus
    190
    0.17
    1
    0.00
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    190
    0.17
    379
    0.28
    46. Liver Cancer
    177
    0.16
    2,036
    1.49
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    164
    0.15
    2,036
    1.49
    48. Oral Cancer
    155
    0.14
    972
    0.71
    49. Alcohol
    140
    0.13
    380
    0.28
    50. Bladder Cancer
    132
    0.12
    1,187
    0.87
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    48.42
    6
    1.78
    173
    2. Prostate Cancer
    37.64
    19
    14.71
    105
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.51
    164
    14.85
    119
    4. Lymphomas
    6.38
    29
    6.10
    38
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.61
    32
    3.26
    62
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.41
    142
    18.97
    58
    7. Stomach Cancer
    3.21
    149
    2.80
    162
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.98
    177
    12.81
    43
    9. Leukemia
    2.93
    124
    4.40
    52
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.39
    110
    2.22
    120
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.36
    75
    2.11
    89
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.22
    179
    4.61
    112
    13. Ovary Cancer
    2.00
    173
    4.28
    99
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.87
    93
    4.76
    4
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.90
    164
    2.12
    101
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.68
    175
    6.62
    46
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.