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Australia
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Australia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Australia including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Australia AUSTRALIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2015
    80.9
    84.8
    82.8
    3
    7
    4
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    84.8
    3
    7
    Age 5
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
    Age 10
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
    Age 15
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
    Age 20
    81.5
    85.2
    3
    7
    Age 25
    81.6
    85.3
    3
    7
    Age 30
    81.8
    85.4
    3
    7
    Age 35
    82.0
    85.5
    3
    7
    Age 40
    82.2
    85.6
    3
    7
    Age 45
    82.5
    85.8
    1
    7
    Age 50
    82.9
    86.1
    1
    7
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.4
    1
    7
    Age 60
    84.0
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.8
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    85.8
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    87.2
    89.1
    4
    10
    Age 80
    89.0
    90.4
    7
    14
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.2
    16
    21
    Age 90
    94.3
    94.9
    26
    35
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.2
    48
    52
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.2
    65
    67
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.11
    173
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.61
    28
    3. Stroke
    24.06
    177
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.95
    56
    5. Lung Disease
    18.79
    121
    6. Prostate Cancer
    17.14
    83
    7. Breast Cancer
    16.54
    93
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.46
    44
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.59
    152
    10. Suicide
    10.52
    84
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.68
    169
    12. Lymphomas
    6.82
    43
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.49
    47
    14. Skin Cancers
    6.04
    2
    15. Kidney Disease
    5.95
    163
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    5.53
    91
    17. Falls
    5.29
    89
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.94
    162
    19. Ovary Cancer
    4.85
    75
    20. Leukemia
    4.68
    43
    21. Other Injuries
    4.41
    156
    22. Liver Disease
    4.34
    169
    23. Drug Use
    4.30
    14
    24. Liver Cancer
    4.24
    124
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    3.88
    15
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.80
    140
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.46
    65
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.35
    143
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    2.98
    166
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.95
    82
    31. Hypertension
    2.78
    170
    32. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    66
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    112
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    87
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    162
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.29
    172
    37. Asthma
    1.21
    137
    38. Alcohol
    1.20
    116
    39. Skin Disease
    1.08
    119
    40. Epilepsy
    1.00
    148
    41. Violence
    0.92
    166
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.86
    144
    43. Drownings
    0.82
    160
    44. Birth Trauma
    0.68
    149
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    167
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    154
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.49
    35
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.46
    42
    49. Poisonings
    0.38
    136
    50. Anemia
    0.36
    91
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,153
    17.96
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13,446
    10.43
    3. Stroke
    10,516
    8.16
    4. Lung Cancers
    8,461
    6.56
    5. Lung Disease
    8,180
    6.35
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,847
    4.54
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,484
    3.48
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,151
    3.22
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3,488
    2.71
    10. Breast Cancer
    3,235
    2.51
    11. Suicide
    2,819
    2.19
    12. Lymphomas
    2,808
    2.18
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2,630
    2.04
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,594
    2.01
    15. Skin Cancers
    2,380
    1.85
    16. Falls
    2,282
    1.77
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    2,174
    1.69
    18. Leukemia
    1,882
    1.46
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    1,753
    1.36
    20. Other Injuries
    1,675
    1.30
    21. Liver Cancer
    1,644
    1.28
    22. Liver Disease
    1,434
    1.11
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,421
    1.10
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,376
    1.07
    25. Stomach Cancer
    1,325
    1.03
      Deaths %
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,295
    1.00
    27. Hypertension
    1,227
    0.95
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,216
    0.94
    29. Bladder Cancer
    1,178
    0.91
    30. Drug Use
    1,076
    0.83
    31. Ovary Cancer
    989
    0.77
    32. Oral Cancer
    879
    0.68
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    659
    0.51
    34. Skin Disease
    465
    0.36
    35. Asthma
    457
    0.35
    36. Uterin Cancer
    398
    0.31
    37. Alcohol
    388
    0.30
    38. Cervical Cancer
    369
    0.29
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    351
    0.27
    40. Epilepsy
    299
    0.23
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    277
    0.21
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    262
    0.20
    43. Low Birth Weight
    226
    0.18
    44. Violence
    224
    0.17
    45. Drownings
    205
    0.16
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    198
    0.15
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    177
    0.14
    48. Anemia
    163
    0.13
    49. Birth Trauma
    119
    0.09
    50. Poisonings
    110
    0.09
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.95
    56
    2. Prostate Cancer
    17.14
    83
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.54
    93
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.46
    44
    5. Lymphomas
    6.82
    43
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.49
    47
    7. Skin Cancers
    6.04
    2
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.85
    75
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.68
    43
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.24
    124
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.46
    65
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.35
    143
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    66
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    112
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    87
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    162
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.6
    33
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.7
    13.1
    120
    47
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    29.6
    28.4
    16
    56
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.27
    10

     
    Australia AUSTRALIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    23,232,413
    55
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    56
    Population 0-14
    17.8%
    149
    Population 15-64
    66.1%
    79
    Population 65 +
    16.1%
    33
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.10
    146
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.30
    102
    Fertility Rate
    1.77
    139
    Infant Mortality
    4.30
    163
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    53
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    45
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    44
    Net Migration
    5.50
    15
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    99
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    33
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    5.6%
    116
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    82.8
    4
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    71.9
    16
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $49,900
    20
     
     
     

    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.