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Zambia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Zambia and Mauritania 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.

Mauritania
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 Macedonia 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 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   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
           
    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
     
    41.5
    45.7
    43.5
    131
    123
    129
    1970
    47.6
    50.8
    49.2
    125
    123
    126
     
    45.5
    49.9
    47.6
    135
    129
    133
    1980
    50.0
    53.4
    51.7
    139
    138
    137
     
    50.5
    54.7
    52.5
    135
    133
    134
    1990
    45.9
    50.3
    48.0
    171
    165
    166
     
    55.6
    59.5
    57.5
    140
    136
    137
    2000
    42.1
    45.6
    43.8
    181
    181
    181
     
    58.4
    61.6
    60.0
    133
    132
    134
    2010
    56.1
    60.0
    58.0
    163
    156
    158
     
    60.5
    63.5
    62.0
    142
    145
    143
    2016
    60.2
    64.4
    62.3
    158
    159
    160
     
    62.6
    65.2
    63.9
    146
    154
    147
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    64.4
    158
    159
    62.6
    65.2
    146
    154
    Age 5
    64.6
    68.4
    165
    158
    68.5
    70.5
    126
    144
    Age 10
    65.3
    69.0
    165
    158
    68.9
    71.0
    124
    143
    Age 15
    65.7
    69.4
    165
    158
    69.0
    71.1
    128
    147
    Age 20
    66.4
    70.0
    164
    158
    69.5
    71.6
    127
    146
    Age 25
    67.4
    70.7
    163
    158
    70.1
    72.2
    125
    146
    Age 30
    68.4
    71.6
    159
    157
    70.6
    72.8
    126
    146
    Age 35
    69.4
    72.5
    158
    155
    71.2
    73.4
    124
    146
    Age 40
    70.7
    73.6
    151
    152
    71.8
    74.0
    127
    149
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.8
    138
    149
    72.5
    74.6
    130
    151
    Age 50
    73.4
    75.9
    132
    147
    73.4
    75.3
    133
    155
    Age 55
    75.0
    77.0
    128
    140
    74.5
    76.2
    136
    159
    Age 60
    76.6
    78.3
    123
    137
    75.8
    77.1
    144
    164
    Age 65
    78.4
    79.7
    119
    135
    77.5
    78.4
    154
    167
    Age 70
    80.5
    81.5
    118
    132
    79.4
    80.1
    167
    171
    Age 75
    83.0
    83.7
    121
    133
    81.8
    82.3
    170
    171
    Age 80
    85.9
    86.4
    117
    128
    84.8
    85.1
    172
    171
    Age 85
    89.2
    89.7
    120
    126
    88.3
    88.6
    173
    171
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    188.78
    10
    28.87
    42
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    90.00
    40
    138.44
    18
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    85.07
    137
    126.70
    76
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    79.02
    16
    53.80
    31
    5. Stroke
    64.18
    120
    112.30
    55
    6. Tuberculosis
    62.59
    21
    36.96
    45
    7. Malaria
    42.32
    15
    38.80
    22
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.43
    24
    29.67
    39
    9. Cervical Cancer
    35.14
    6
    18.59
    39
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.05
    103
    50.44
    38
    11. Liver Disease
    24.73
    57
    35.07
    25
    12. Prostate Cancer
    23.03
    48
    17.47
    79
    13. Hypertension
    21.24
    49
    10.60
    109
    14. Lung Disease
    20.04
    108
    19.71
    111
    15. Meningitis
    16.95
    28
    15.57
    32
    16. Malnutrition
    15.57
    26
    13.19
    31
    17. Birth Trauma
    14.54
    33
    15.91
    31
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    13.71
    24
    8.29
    58
    19. Low Birth Weight
    13.11
    54
    31.60
    3
    20. Other Injuries
    12.40
    53
    15.25
    36
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    11.87
    42
    13.04
    30
    22. Breast Cancer
    11.69
    139
    13.70
    124
    23. Violence
    11.65
    36
    10.97
    41
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.47
    143
    18.12
    87
    25. Anemia
    11.18
    16
    1.76
    52
    26. Maternal Conditions
    10.88
    37
    20.91
    19
    27. Suicide
    10.88
    77
    9.53
    96
    28. Falls
    10.79
    42
    13.14
    26
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.86
    20
    0.66
    172
    30. Asthma
    8.21
    73
    12.08
    49
    31. Kidney Disease
    7.36
    155
    20.00
    61
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.84
    37
    4.97
    65
    33. Fires
    6.42
    29
    5.04
    44
    34. Drownings
    6.11
    59
    6.29
    54
    35. Skin Disease
    5.49
    16
    3.09
    59
    36. Lymphomas
    5.34
    86
    2.72
    142
    37. Epilepsy
    4.79
    31
    3.52
    48
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.71
    116
    4.86
    110
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.42
    31
    2.72
    90
    40. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    118
    3.60
    138
    41. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.09
    152
    3.08
    167
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.50
    125
    3.21
    141
    43. Liver Cancer
    3.24
    152
    12.74
    25
    44. Oral Cancer
    3.03
    88
    1.38
    159
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.97
    77
    3.42
    68
    46. Schistosomiasis
    2.90
    34
    4.17
    18
    47. Syphilis
    2.86
    29
    8.15
    5
    48. Poisonings
    2.41
    37
    2.33
    41
    49. Tetanus
    2.28
    19
    1.40
    36
    50. Bladder Cancer
    2.09
    84
    1.58
    114
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    21,672
    18.73
    986
    3.50
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,454
    9.90
    3,769
    13.37
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,001
    7.78
    1,961
    6.96
    4. Malaria
    7,242
    6.26
    1,197
    4.25
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,182
    4.48
    2,148
    7.62
    6. Birth Trauma
    4,679
    4.04
    1,079
    3.83
    7. Tuberculosis
    4,675
    4.04
    833
    2.95
    8. Low Birth Weight
    4,217
    3.64
    2,144
    7.60
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,005
    3.46
    983
    3.49
    10. Stroke
    3,939
    3.40
    1,966
    6.97
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,407
    2.94
    753
    2.67
    12. Malnutrition
    2,649
    2.29
    600
    2.13
    13. Meningitis
    2,555
    2.21
    547
    1.94
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    2,105
    1.82
    287
    1.02
    15. Other Injuries
    1,990
    1.72
    547
    1.94
    16. Liver Disease
    1,813
    1.57
    771
    2.73
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,575
    1.36
    888
    3.15
    18. Violence
    1,574
    1.36
    416
    1.48
    19. Maternal Conditions
    1,485
    1.28
    791
    2.81
    20. Cervical Cancer
    1,353
    1.17
    213
    0.76
    21. Hypertension
    1,273
    1.10
    188
    0.67
    22. Lung Disease
    1,202
    1.04
    338
    1.20
    23. Anemia
    1,173
    1.01
    47
    0.17
    24. Drownings
    1,130
    0.98
    260
    0.92
    25. Suicide
    1,038
    0.90
    240
    0.85
    26. Falls
    967
    0.84
    281
    1.00
    27. Fires
    851
    0.74
    156
    0.55
    28. Syphilis
    762
    0.66
    536
    1.90
    29. Epilepsy
    657
    0.57
    112
    0.40
    30. Asthma
    630
    0.54
    239
    0.85
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    627
    0.54
    268
    0.95
    32. Kidney Disease
    622
    0.54
    428
    1.52
    33. Pertussis
    579
    0.50
    143
    0.51
    34. Prostate Cancer
    559
    0.48
    110
    0.39
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    548
    0.47
    16
    0.06
    36. Poisonings
    467
    0.40
    100
    0.35
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    463
    0.40
    100
    0.35
    38. Lymphomas
    460
    0.40
    69
    0.24
    39. Skin Disease
    450
    0.39
    67
    0.24
    40. Breast Cancer
    446
    0.39
    175
    0.62
    41. Inflammatory/Heart
    377
    0.33
    113
    0.40
    42. Other Neoplasms
    343
    0.30
    66
    0.23
    43. Tetanus
    338
    0.29
    75
    0.27
    44. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    274
    0.24
    73
    0.26
    45. Stomach Cancer
    266
    0.23
    78
    0.28
    46. Liver Cancer
    239
    0.21
    309
    1.10
    47. Schistosomiasis
    235
    0.20
    89
    0.32
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    230
    0.20
    70
    0.25
    49. Oral Cancer
    212
    0.18
    30
    0.11
    50. Hepatitis B
    149
    0.13
    45
    0.16
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zambia ZAMBIA   Mauritania MAURITANIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    35.14
    6
    18.59
    39
    2. Prostate Cancer
    23.03
    48
    17.47
    79
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.69
    139
    13.70
    124
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.86
    20
    0.66
    172
    5. Lymphomas
    5.34
    86
    2.72
    142
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    118
    3.60
    138
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.09
    152
    3.08
    167
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.50
    125
    3.21
    141
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.24
    152
    12.74
    25
    10. Oral Cancer
    3.03
    88
    1.38
    159
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.09
    84
    1.58
    114
    12. Lung Cancers
    1.81
    164
    1.41
    173
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.71
    135
    1.30
    148
    14. Leukemia
    1.64
    155
    1.00
    172
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.30
    129
    1.09
    149
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.20
    107
    0.84
    134
    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.