Australia - Cambodia Comparison

Life Expectancy, Mortality & Morbidity

Australia has an average life expectancy of 82 years as of 2012, comparing to Cambodia's 71 years of age in the same year. Australia's main cause of mortality is heart diseases, cerebrovascular disease, and Alzheimer's and dementia's. Whereas in Cambodia, the leading cause of death is lower respiratory infection, heart disease, malaria, and stroke. In 2012 in Cambodia, the mortality rate for infants under 1 year of age was 34 people per 1000 live births in a given year. Australia has at least 30 less, with a mortality rate of just 4 infants per capita.

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In Cambodia 50 children die everyday from things such as diarrhea, pneumonia and malnutrition. In terms of HIV / Aids, Cambodia has a prevalence rate of 0.8 adults, and 93% of children under 1 year old is immunized with measles. Australia has approximately 26,000 people living with aids in 2012, and 94% of children under 1 are immunized with measles.
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