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Zambia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Zambia and China 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.

China
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   China CHINA
      Zambia ZAMBIA   China CHINA
           
    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
     
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
    1970
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
     
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
    1980
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
     
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
    1990
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
     
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
    2000
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
     
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
    2010
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
     
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
    2016
    60.2
    64.4
    62.3
    158
    159
    160
     
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   China CHINA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.4
    158
    159
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    Age 5
    64.6
    68.4
    165
    158
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    Age 10
    65.3
    69.0
    165
    158
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 15
    65.7
    69.4
    165
    158
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 20
    66.4
    70.0
    164
    158
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    Age 25
    67.4
    70.7
    163
    158
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    Age 30
    68.4
    71.6
    159
    157
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    Age 35
    69.4
    72.5
    158
    155
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.6
    151
    152
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.8
    138
    149
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.9
    132
    147
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    Age 55
    75.0
    77.0
    128
    140
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    Age 60
    76.6
    78.3
    123
    137
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    Age 65
    78.4
    79.7
    119
    135
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    Age 70
    80.5
    81.5
    118
    132
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    Age 75
    83.0
    83.7
    121
    133
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    Age 80
    85.9
    86.4
    117
    128
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    Age 85
    89.2
    89.7
    120
    126
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   China CHINA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    188.78
    10
    1.42
    115
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    90.00
    40
    14.69
    148
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.07
    137
    98.33
    118
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    79.02
    16
    0.80
    149
    5. Stroke
    64.18
    120
    128.18
    33
    6. Tuberculosis
    62.59
    21
    2.11
    112
    7. Malaria
    42.32
    15
    0.00
    98
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.43
    24
    17.50
    94
    9. Cervical Cancer
    35.14
    6
    3.45
    137
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.05
    103
    9.96
    156
    11. Liver Disease
    24.73
    57
    9.49
    131
    12. Prostate Cancer
    23.03
    48
    3.27
    171
    13. Hypertension
    21.24
    49
    17.39
    61
    14. Lung Disease
    20.04
    108
    63.10
    7
    15. Meningitis
    16.95
    28
    0.47
    134
    16. Malnutrition
    15.57
    26
    0.68
    118
    17. Birth Trauma
    14.54
    33
    2.75
    98
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    13.71
    24
    1.77
    164
    19. Low Birth Weight
    13.11
    54
    3.51
    140
    20. Other Injuries
    12.40
    53
    3.10
    178
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    11.87
    42
    4.39
    141
    22. Breast Cancer
    11.69
    139
    5.76
    179
    23. Violence
    11.65
    36
    0.82
    172
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.47
    143
    19.87
    73
    25. Anemia
    11.18
    16
    0.02
    163
    26. Maternal Conditions
    10.88
    37
    0.32
    122
    27. Suicide
    10.88
    77
    8.53
    116
    28. Falls
    10.79
    42
    6.71
    71
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.86
    20
    11.72
    10
    30. Asthma
    8.21
    73
    1.72
    123
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.36
    155
    11.41
    113
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.84
    37
    2.57
    102
    33. Fires
    6.42
    29
    0.69
    137
    34. Drownings
    6.11
    59
    3.96
    91
    35. Skin Disease
    5.49
    16
    0.45
    154
    36. Lymphomas
    5.34
    86
    2.33
    158
    37. Epilepsy
    4.79
    31
    0.83
    157
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.71
    116
    2.36
    168
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.42
    31
    2.44
    103
    40. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    118
    19.60
    2
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.09
    152
    9.12
    81
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.50
    125
    1.78
    175
    43. Liver Cancer
    3.24
    152
    23.64
    7
    44. Oral Cancer
    3.03
    88
    2.29
    115
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.97
    77
    5.18
    32
    46. Schistosomiasis
    2.90
    34
    0.01
    62
    47. Syphilis
    2.86
    29
    0.09
    129
    48. Poisonings
    2.41
    37
    1.46
    62
    49. Tetanus
    2.28
    19
    0.05
    104
    50. Bladder Cancer
    2.09
    84
    1.84
    98
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Zambia ZAMBIA   China CHINA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    21,672
    18.73
    23,058
    0.25
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,454
    9.90
    217,062
    2.32
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,001
    7.78
    9,208
    0.10
    4. Malaria
    7,242
    6.26
    3
    0.00
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,182
    4.48
    1.597m
    17.10
    6. Birth Trauma
    4,679
    4.04
    25,919
    0.28
    7. Tuberculosis
    4,675
    4.04
    33,634
    0.36
    8. Low Birth Weight
    4,217
    3.64
    33,151
    0.35
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,005
    3.46
    268,127
    2.87
    10. Stroke
    3,939
    3.40
    2.099m
    22.46
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,407
    2.94
    44,671
    0.48
    12. Malnutrition
    2,649
    2.29
    10,539
    0.11
    13. Meningitis
    2,555
    2.21
    6,218
    0.07
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    2,105
    1.82
    26,778
    0.29
    15. Other Injuries
    1,990
    1.72
    45,721
    0.49
    16. Liver Disease
    1,813
    1.57
    161,377
    1.73
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,575
    1.36
    165,989
    1.78
    18. Violence
    1,574
    1.36
    11,873
    0.13
    19. Maternal Conditions
    1,485
    1.28
    4,673
    0.05
    20. Cervical Cancer
    1,353
    1.17
    29,140
    0.31
    21. Hypertension
    1,273
    1.10
    280,611
    3.00
    22. Lung Disease
    1,202
    1.04
    1.012m
    10.83
    23. Anemia
    1,173
    1.01
    231
    0.00
    24. Drownings
    1,130
    0.98
    51,961
    0.56
    25. Suicide
    1,038
    0.90
    138,622
    1.48
    26. Falls
    967
    0.84
    105,569
    1.13
    27. Fires
    851
    0.74
    10,380
    0.11
    28. Syphilis
    762
    0.66
    982
    0.01
    29. Epilepsy
    657
    0.57
    12,196
    0.13
    30. Asthma
    630
    0.54
    27,680
    0.30
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    627
    0.54
    312,812
    3.35
    32. Kidney Disease
    622
    0.54
    187,373
    2.01
    33. Pertussis
    579
    0.50
    1,534
    0.02
    34. Prostate Cancer
    559
    0.48
    24,392
    0.26
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    548
    0.47
    196,639
    2.10
    36. Poisonings
    467
    0.40
    22,392
    0.24
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    463
    0.40
    42,288
    0.45
    38. Lymphomas
    460
    0.40
    38,425
    0.41
    39. Skin Disease
    450
    0.39
    6,955
    0.07
    40. Breast Cancer
    446
    0.39
    49,011
    0.52
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    377
    0.33
    36,621
    0.39
    42. Other Neoplasms
    343
    0.30
    40,361
    0.43
    43. Tetanus
    338
    0.29
    706
    0.01
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    274
    0.24
    148,964
    1.59
    45. Stomach Cancer
    266
    0.23
    326,453
    3.49
    46. Liver Cancer
    239
    0.21
    396,791
    4.25
    47. Schistosomiasis
    235
    0.20
    103
    0.00
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    230
    0.20
    85,574
    0.92
    49. Oral Cancer
    212
    0.18
    38,575
    0.41
    50. Hepatitis B
    149
    0.13
    6,813
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   China CHINA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    35.14
    6
    3.45
    137
    2. Prostate Cancer
    23.03
    48
    3.27
    171
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.69
    139
    5.76
    179
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.86
    20
    11.72
    10
    5. Lymphomas
    5.34
    86
    2.33
    158
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    118
    19.60
    2
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.09
    152
    9.12
    81
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.50
    125
    1.78
    175
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.24
    152
    23.64
    7
    10. Oral Cancer
    3.03
    88
    2.29
    115
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.09
    84
    1.84
    98
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    164
    38.30
    5
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.71
    135
    4.17
    80
    14. Leukemia
    1.64
    155
    3.84
    96
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.30
    129
    1.93
    96
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.20
    107
    1.19
    108
    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.