1990 Ranking
    1. Papua New Guinea 61.00
    2. Burma (Myanmar) 51.59
    3. Afghanistan 36.52
    4. Sri Lanka 35.45
    5. Kiribati 34.01
    6. India 31.83
    7. Laos 31.35
    8. Nepal 29.11
    9. Fiji 26.93
    10. Bangladesh 25.94
    11. Bhutan 23.68
    12. Mauritius 20.34
    13. Vanuatu 20.14
    14. Micronesia 19.92
    15. Haiti 18.13
    16. Equatorial Guinea 17.78
    17. Madagascar 17.63
    18. Saint Thomas and Principe 16.63
    19. Guinea Bissau 16.52
    20. Timor Leste 16.36
    21. Mali 15.98
    22. Sudan 15.60
    23. Indonesia 15.38
    24. Burundi 15.38
    25. Eritrea 15.28
    26. Rwanda 15.08
    27. Marshall Islands 14.91
    28. Central African Republic 14.89
    29. Guinea 14.80
    30. Egypt 14.08
    31. Lesotho 13.86
    32. Namibia 13.71
    33. Pakistan 13.55
    34. South Korea 13.44
    35. Cambodia 13.42
    36. Congo (Brazzaville) 13.21
    37. Solomon Islands 12.86
    38. Somalia 12.63
    39. Angola 12.52
    40. Yemen 12.47
    41. Cameroon 12.30
    42. Chad 12.00
    43. Niger 11.96
    44. Philippines 11.86
    45. Mauritania 11.60
    46. Sierra Leone 11.32
    47. Benin 11.01
    48. South Sudan 10.99
    49. Comoros 10.91
    50. Vietnam 10.73
    51. Ethiopia 10.69
    52. Samoa 10.52
    53. Morocco 10.27
    54. Swaziland 9.99
    55. Gabon 9.98
    56. South Africa 9.98
    57. Mozambique 9.96
    58. Tonga 9.93
    59. Senegal 9.84
    60. Congo (Kinshasa) 9.58
    61. Seychelles 9.26
    62. Uganda 8.98
    63. Cape Verde 8.86
    64. Honduras 8.66
    65. Maldives 8.61
    66. Zambia 8.60
    67. Guatemala 8.58
    68. Botswana 8.50
    69. Belarus 8.36
    70. Liberia 8.26
    71. Togo 8.11
    72. Malawi 8.02
    73. Thailand 7.93
    74. Syria 7.74
    75. Taiwan 7.72
    76. Mongolia 7.65
    77. Norway 7.65
    78. Ivory Coast 7.60
    79. Bolivia 7.54
    80. Burkina Faso 7.50
    81. Malaysia 7.40
    82. Zimbabwe 7.34
    83. Brunei 7.34
    84. Gambia 7.34
    85. North Korea 7.33
    86. Tunisia 7.30
    87. Nigeria 7.20
    88. Uzbekistan 7.17
    89. El Salvador 6.99
    90. American Samoa 6.94
    91. Latvia 6.80
    92. Uruguay 6.78
    93. Germany 6.61
    94. Dominican Republic 6.58
    95. Djibouti 6.33
    96. Tanzania 6.31
    97. Kazakhstan 6.26
    98. Lebanon 6.11
    99. Algeria 6.06
    100. Estonia 5.96
    101. Trinidad and Tobago 5.95
    102. Dominica 5.84
    103. Tajikistan 5.83
    104. Iran 5.73
    105. Libya 5.70
    106. United Arab Emirates 5.66
    107. Serbia 5.65
    108. Poland 5.59
    109. Saint Lucia 5.56
    110. Luxembourg 5.46
    111. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 5.46
    112. Cyprus 5.28
    113. Barbados 5.22
    114. Iraq 5.02
    115. Austria 5.00
    116. Turkey 4.97
    117. Russia 4.93
    118. Georgia 4.78
    119. Ghana 4.77
    120. New Zealand 4.76
    121. Croatia 4.74
    122. Japan 4.74
    123. Albania 4.65
    124. Portugal 4.65
    125. Australia 4.63
    126. Romania 4.49
    127. Puerto Rico 4.45
    128. Sweden 4.44
    129. Kenya 4.43
    130. Belgium 4.20
    131. Bahrain 4.08
    132. Turkmenistan 4.06
    133. Denmark 3.99
    134. Grenada 3.88
    135. Greenland 3.86
    136. Israel 3.85
    137. Singapore 3.85
    138. Saudi Arabia 3.80
    139. Nicaragua 3.79
    140. Kyrgyzstan 3.77
    141. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 3.76
    142. West Bank and Gaza 3.74
    143. France 3.72
    144. Ireland 3.67
    145. China 3.61
    146. United Kingdom 3.60
    147. Guyana 3.55
    148. Lithuania 3.54
    149. Ecuador 3.47
    150. Moldova 3.39
    151. Suriname 3.38
    152. Jamaica 3.27
    153. Italy 3.23
    154. Switzerland 3.19
    155. Mexico 3.16
    156. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 3.14
    157. Hungary 3.03
    158. Belize 3.00
    159. Oman 3.00
    160. Azerbaijan 2.87
    161. Bermuda 2.87
    162. Northern Mariana Islands 2.75
    163. Guam 2.72
    164. Spain 2.69
    165. Antigua and Barbuda 2.69
    166. Ukraine 2.60
    167. Czech Republic 2.53
    168. Panama 2.52
    169. Jordan 2.49
    170. Malta 2.45
    171. Peru 2.44
    172. Bulgaria 2.40
    173. Slovenia 2.38
    174. Iceland 2.33
    175. Bahamas 2.32
    176. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.28
    177. Cuba 2.25
    178. Colombia 2.21
    179. Argentina 2.07
    180. Chile 1.99
    181. Venezuela 1.96
    182. Brazil 1.93
    183. Finland 1.89
    184. United States 1.88
    185. Slovakia 1.77
    186. Canada 1.75
    187. Armenia 1.74
    188. Kuwait 1.66
    189. Qatar 1.63
    190. Netherlands 1.51
    191. Paraguay 1.46
    192. Greece 1.44
    193. Costa Rica 1.43
    194. Andorra 1.32
    195. Montenegro 0.57
    2017 Ranking
    1. Papua New Guinea 36.80
    2. Sri Lanka 32.77
    3. Kiribati 28.66
    4. Burma (Myanmar) 27.96
    5. Fiji 23.04
    6. India 18.46
    7. Nepal 15.54
    8. Lesotho 14.28
    9. Vanuatu 14.20
    10. Laos 12.34
    11. Central African Republic 12.09
    12. Saint Thomas and Principe 11.22
    13. Afghanistan 11.00
    14. Philippines 10.89
    15. Mauritius 9.92
    16. Indonesia 9.83
    17. Zimbabwe 9.65
    18. Timor Leste 9.59
    19. Micronesia 9.54
    20. Solomon Islands 9.49
    21. Madagascar 9.36
    22. Marshall Islands 9.30
    23. Bangladesh 8.85
    24. Haiti 8.74
    25. North Korea 8.52
    26. Guinea 8.23
    27. Swaziland 8.03
    28. Tonga 7.84
    29. Cambodia 7.75
    30. Somalia 7.65
    31. Guinea Bissau 7.57
    32. Pakistan 7.50
    33. Bhutan 7.16
    34. Mali 7.07
    35. Egypt 7.06
    36. Congo (Brazzaville) 6.94
    37. South Africa 6.93
    38. Morocco 6.84
    39. Samoa 6.66
    40. Congo (Kinshasa) 6.64
    41. South Sudan 6.62
    42. Yemen 6.49
    43. Eritrea 6.34
    44. Vietnam 6.18
    45. Chad 6.05
    46. Senegal 6.00
    47. Sudan 5.84
    48. Cameroon 5.79
    49. Namibia 5.78
    50. Sierra Leone 5.77
    51. Comoros 5.76
    52. Dominica 5.71
    53. Burundi 5.62
    54. Benin 5.57
    55. Togo 5.45
    56. Gambia 5.44
    57. Niger 5.32
    58. Ivory Coast 5.13
    59. Tunisia 4.98
    60. Thailand 4.78
    61. Mozambique 4.55
    62. Botswana 4.54
    63. Rwanda 4.45
    64. Angola 4.41
    65. Seychelles 4.41
    66. Syria 4.41
    67. Albania 4.35
    68. Malawi 4.35
    69. Gabon 4.31
    70. Zambia 4.28
    71. American Samoa 4.27
    72. South Korea 4.22
    73. United Arab Emirates 4.15
    74. Saint Lucia 4.11
    75. Libya 4.10
    76. Burkina Faso 4.08
    77. Djibouti 4.07
    78. Mauritania 4.03
    79. Barbados 3.85
    80. Iran 3.78
    81. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 3.76
    82. Trinidad and Tobago 3.74
    83. Uganda 3.73
    84. Ghana 3.72
    85. Algeria 3.70
    86. Tanzania 3.70
    87. Liberia 3.68
    88. Serbia 3.62
    89. Brunei 3.62
    90. Cape Verde 3.45
    91. Kenya 3.43
    92. Ethiopia 3.37
    93. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 3.18
    94. Guam 3.15
    95. Uruguay 3.13
    96. Dominican Republic 3.09
    97. Jamaica 3.06
    98. Honduras 3.03
    99. Guyana 2.97
    100. Taiwan 2.92
    101. Kazakhstan 2.88
    102. Uzbekistan 2.83
    103. Northern Mariana Islands 2.70
    104. Equatorial Guinea 2.68
    105. Grenada 2.63
    106. El Salvador 2.56
    107. Nigeria 2.53
    108. Georgia 2.51
    109. Suriname 2.36
    110. Lebanon 2.32
    111. Mongolia 2.31
    112. Puerto Rico 2.28
    113. Turkey 2.22
    114. Cuba 2.17
    115. Estonia 2.11
    116. Spain 2.06
    117. Tajikistan 2.03
    118. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 2.01
    119. Antigua and Barbuda 1.99
    120. United Kingdom 1.98
    121. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.97
    122. Bahamas 1.88
    123. Australia 1.82
    124. Belize 1.77
    125. Cyprus 1.75
    126. Latvia 1.74
    127. Greenland 1.71
    128. Malaysia 1.69
    129. Norway 1.68
    130. Guatemala 1.64
    131. Luxembourg 1.63
    132. New Zealand 1.60
    133. Finland 1.60
    134. Japan 1.59
    135. China 1.57
    136. Azerbaijan 1.55
    137. Bolivia 1.47
    138. France 1.46
    139. Bermuda 1.44
    140. Bahrain 1.42
    141. Sweden 1.41
    142. Germany 1.40
    143. West Bank and Gaza 1.39
    144. Panama 1.38
    145. Chile 1.34
    146. Israel 1.29
    147. Lithuania 1.26
    148. Russia 1.23
    149. Saudi Arabia 1.22
    150. United States 1.21
    151. Oman 1.20
    152. Poland 1.20
    153. Mexico 1.20
    154. Brazil 1.19
    155. Belgium 1.19
    156. Croatia 1.18
    157. Portugal 1.18
    158. Denmark 1.18
    159. Argentina 1.17
    160. Romania 1.15
    161. Paraguay 1.14
    162. Nicaragua 1.13
    163. Switzerland 1.11
    164. Venezuela 1.10
    165. Malta 1.10
    166. Maldives 1.06
    167. Hungary 1.06
    168. Belarus 1.03
    169. Czech Republic 1.00
    170. Iraq 0.97
    171. Costa Rica 0.97
    172. Andorra 0.93
    173. Jordan 0.89
    174. Slovenia 0.88
    175. Moldova 0.84
    176. Slovakia 0.83
    177. Austria 0.81
    178. Ireland 0.81
    179. Kyrgyzstan 0.80
    180. Canada 0.76
    181. Iceland 0.71
    182. Italy 0.71
    183. Singapore 0.68
    184. Netherlands 0.65
    185. Greece 0.64
    186. Bulgaria 0.62
    187. Kuwait 0.59
    188. Turkmenistan 0.58
    189. Ukraine 0.57
    190. Armenia 0.56
    191. Peru 0.55
    192. Ecuador 0.53
    193. Montenegro 0.48
    194. Colombia 0.46
    195. Qatar 0.18

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    Source: Global Health Data Exchange