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Zimbabwe
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Zimbabwe 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
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Zimbabwe Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   Ghana GHANA
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    50.1
    53.3
    51.6
    89
    90
    89
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    53.4
    56.7
    55.0
    99
    97
    97
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    57.6
    61.2
    59.3
    107
    108
    108
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    59.0
    63.7
    61.3
    129
    121
    125
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    46.0
    46.0
    46.0
    175
    180
    177
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    51.4
    53.5
    52.4
    174
    175
    175
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    59.6
    63.1
    61.4
    163
    162
    162
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    59.6
    63.1
    163
    162
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    63.4
    66.4
    171
    168
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    64.0
    67.0
    171
    170
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    64.4
    67.4
    171
    171
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    65.1
    68.0
    171
    172
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    65.9
    68.7
    172
    173
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    66.8
    69.6
    172
    171
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    67.9
    70.8
    172
    169
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    69.3
    72.3
    173
    167
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    71.0
    73.8
    167
    163
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    72.8
    75.3
    153
    156
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    74.8
    76.7
    132
    149
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    76.6
    78.1
    121
    141
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.6
    115
    136
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    80.7
    81.5
    112
    133
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.7
    115
    132
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.4
    113
    127
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    113
    122
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    279.19
    4
    66.52
    26
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    111.13
    24
    139.89
    13
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    101.47
    124
    160.49
    62
    4. Stroke
    68.44
    96
    145.19
    9
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    61.90
    1
    37.59
    23
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    56.93
    30
    46.71
    44
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    38.44
    46
    32.29
    51
    8. Prostate Cancer
    31.89
    30
    18.22
    75
    9. Lung Disease
    30.90
    55
    25.55
    76
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.02
    64
    30.17
    58
    11. Cervical Cancer
    27.43
    13
    20.65
    27
    12. Malnutrition
    26.34
    13
    12.34
    42
    13. Kidney Disease
    25.36
    48
    19.33
    77
    14. Suicide
    19.13
    13
    8.71
    96
    15. Maternal Conditions
    17.29
    19
    9.48
    42
    16. Low Birth Weight
    16.78
    34
    17.13
    32
    17. Violence
    15.01
    22
    10.46
    45
    18. Meningitis
    13.70
    33
    23.88
    17
    19. Asthma
    13.20
    34
    10.12
    53
    20. Other Injuries
    13.18
    36
    16.74
    20
    21. Birth Trauma
    12.87
    44
    15.28
    30
    22. Tuberculosis
    12.47
    65
    70.68
    20
    23. Hypertension
    12.39
    91
    16.21
    63
    24. Liver Disease
    12.14
    109
    41.15
    17
    25. Breast Cancer
    11.55
    136
    12.73
    129
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    11.48
    23
    11.70
    21
    27. Lymphomas
    10.36
    3
    5.54
    91
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.59
    31
    11.69
    17
    29. Malaria
    9.41
    38
    48.11
    8
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    8.51
    35
    15.07
    13
    31. Falls
    7.79
    65
    21.66
    6
    32. Stomach Cancer
    7.28
    68
    3.10
    152
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.08
    26
    0.50
    183
    34. Liver Cancer
    6.82
    64
    14.23
    22
    35. Fires
    6.62
    20
    5.49
    33
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.09
    116
    3.79
    158
    37. Epilepsy
    5.08
    11
    2.37
    60
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.02
    37
    3.79
    56
    39. Skin Disease
    4.25
    45
    6.27
    12
    40. Lung Cancers
    3.92
    142
    2.43
    156
    41. Drownings
    3.86
    84
    5.18
    63
    42. Ovary Cancer
    3.54
    129
    3.56
    127
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.45
    85
    6.54
    48
    44. Pancreas Cancer
    2.82
    109
    1.49
    153
    45. Alcohol
    2.76
    46
    2.05
    73
    46. Drug Use
    2.60
    27
    2.55
    28
    47. Oral Cancer
    2.19
    131
    2.84
    101
    48. Poisonings
    2.14
    40
    1.93
    45
    49. Uterin Cancer
    2.04
    94
    1.19
    148
    50. Leukemia
    1.91
    156
    1.09
    174
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    29,897
    25.18
    15,106
    7.54
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,240
    9.47
    22,173
    11.07
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    7,667
    6.46
    7,472
    3.73
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,896
    4.96
    18,029
    9.00
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,323
    4.48
    6,899
    3.44
    6. Low Birth Weight
    4,828
    4.07
    7,932
    3.96
    7. Stroke
    4,825
    4.06
    16,960
    8.47
    8. Malnutrition
    4,123
    3.47
    3,607
    1.80
    9. Birth Trauma
    3,703
    3.12
    7,074
    3.53
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,590
    3.02
    5,693
    2.84
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    3,064
    2.58
    4,954
    2.47
    12. Maternal Conditions
    2,767
    2.33
    2,548
    1.27
    13. Violence
    2,439
    2.05
    2,737
    1.37
    14. Meningitis
    1,887
    1.59
    4,924
    2.46
    15. Lung Disease
    1,838
    1.55
    2,965
    1.48
    16. Suicide
    1,728
    1.46
    1,515
    0.76
    17. Malaria
    1,715
    1.44
    13,052
    6.52
    18. Kidney Disease
    1,697
    1.43
    2,793
    1.39
    19. Other Injuries
    1,571
    1.32
    3,738
    1.87
    20. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,554
    1.31
    2,672
    1.33
    21. Tuberculosis
    1,185
    1.00
    10,226
    5.10
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,100
    0.93
    1,596
    0.80
    23. Asthma
    974
    0.82
    1,317
    0.66
    24. Lymphomas
    965
    0.81
    831
    0.41
    25. Liver Disease
    888
    0.75
    6,560
    3.27
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    786
    0.66
    1,690
    0.84
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    772
    0.65
    3,344
    1.67
    28. Hypertension
    750
    0.63
    1,929
    0.96
    29. Prostate Cancer
    739
    0.62
    748
    0.37
    30. Fires
    695
    0.59
    1,021
    0.51
    31. Epilepsy
    602
    0.51
    499
    0.25
    32. Liver Cancer
    546
    0.46
    2,281
    1.14
    33. Falls
    529
    0.45
    2,671
    1.33
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    528
    0.44
    489
    0.24
    35. Drownings
    513
    0.43
    1,206
    0.60
    36. Breast Cancer
    497
    0.42
    1,130
    0.56
    37. Stomach Cancer
    444
    0.37
    477
    0.24
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    427
    0.36
    79
    0.04
    39. Syphilis
    404
    0.34
    297
    0.15
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    395
    0.33
    504
    0.25
    41. Poisonings
    360
    0.30
    468
    0.23
    42. Skin Disease
    310
    0.26
    865
    0.43
    43. Drug Use
    303
    0.26
    542
    0.27
    44. Encephalitis
    264
    0.22
    290
    0.14
    45. Lung Cancers
    244
    0.21
    351
    0.18
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    230
    0.19
    943
    0.47
    47. Leukemia
    197
    0.17
    199
    0.10
    48. Alcohol
    196
    0.17
    349
    0.17
    49. Pancreas Cancer
    173
    0.15
    219
    0.11
    50. Oral Cancer
    157
    0.13
    381
    0.19
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    31.89
    30
    18.22
    75
    2. Cervical Cancer
    27.43
    13
    20.65
    27
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.55
    136
    12.73
    129
    4. Lymphomas
    10.36
    3
    5.54
    91
    5. Stomach Cancer
    7.28
    68
    3.10
    152
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.08
    26
    0.50
    183
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.82
    64
    14.23
    22
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.09
    116
    3.79
    158
    9. Lung Cancers
    3.92
    142
    2.43
    156
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.54
    129
    3.56
    127
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.82
    109
    1.49
    153
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.19
    131
    2.84
    101
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.04
    94
    1.19
    148
    14. Leukemia
    1.91
    156
    1.09
    174
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.56
    127
    1.62
    119
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.56
    97
    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.