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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 2014 updates, 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
    8
    10
    1970
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    18
    19
    1980
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    76.6
    82.0
    79.2
    8
    7
    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
    54.89
    147
    2. Stroke
    27.41
    162
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.91
    12
    4. Lung Cancers
    22.62
    46
    5. Prostate Cancer
    20.14
    60
    6. Breast Cancer
    18.33
    67
    7. Lung Disease
    14.93
    118
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.45
    52
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.05
    139
    10. Suicide
    10.65
    63
    11. Lymphomas
    6.96
    31
    12. Kidney Disease
    6.90
    136
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.77
    46
    14. Skin Cancers
    6.52
    2
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6.07
    85
    16. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5.74
    167
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.67
    152
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    62
    19. Leukemia
    5.09
    29
    20. Falls
    5.02
    94
    21. Other Injuries
    5.01
    150
    22. Hypertension
    4.67
    160
    23. Liver Cancer
    4.35
    108
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.00
    134
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.85
    57
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Disease
    3.68
    164
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.54
    148
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    133
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    3.36
    26
    30. Drug Use
    3.32
    28
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.04
    57
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.64
    85
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.46
    102
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    154
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.92
    150
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    93
    37. Alcohol
    1.43
    66
    38. Asthma
    1.18
    132
    39. Poisonings
    1.16
    93
    40. Violence
    1.15
    145
    41. Skin Disease
    1.13
    105
    42. Epilepsy
    1.10
    127
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.01
    133
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.00
    136
    45. Drownings
    0.90
    152
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.73
    157
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.50
    93
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.49
    36
    49. Fires
    0.48
    149
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.32
    158
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    21,339
    18.06
    2. Stroke
    10,985
    9.30
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10,752
    9.10
    4. Lung Cancers
    8,235
    6.97
    5. Lung Disease
    5,886
    4.98
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,566
    3.87
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,264
    3.61
    8. Prostate Cancer
    3,676
    3.11
    9. Breast Cancer
    3,267
    2.77
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,776
    2.35
    11. Suicide
    2,679
    2.27
    12. Lymphomas
    2,595
    2.20
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2,470
    2.09
    14. Skin Cancers
    2,326
    1.97
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,213
    1.87
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    2,165
    1.83
    17. Falls
    1,969
    1.67
    18. Hypertension
    1,892
    1.60
    19. Leukemia
    1,878
    1.59
    20. Other Injuries
    1,730
    1.46
    21. Liver Cancer
    1,504
    1.27
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,394
    1.18
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    1,391
    1.18
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,380
    1.17
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,359
    1.15
      Deaths %
    26. Stomach Cancer
    1,222
    1.03
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,199
    1.02
    28. Liver Disease
    1,105
    0.94
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,006
    0.85
    30. Ovary Cancer
    937
    0.79
    31. Oral Cancer
    845
    0.72
    32. Drug Use
    816
    0.69
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    705
    0.60
    34. Skin Disease
    449
    0.38
    35. Alcohol
    405
    0.34
    36. Asthma
    397
    0.34
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    379
    0.32
    38. Uterin Cancer
    357
    0.30
    39. Low Birth Weight
    331
    0.28
    40. Cervical Cancer
    329
    0.28
    41. Epilepsy
    305
    0.26
    42. Poisonings
    298
    0.25
    43. Violence
    278
    0.24
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    277
    0.23
    45. Drownings
    216
    0.18
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.17
    47. Birth Trauma
    174
    0.15
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    154
    0.13
    49. Fires
    126
    0.11
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    122
    0.10
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.62
    46
    2. Prostate Cancer
    20.14
    60
    3. Breast Cancer
    18.33
    67
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.45
    52
    5. Lymphomas
    6.96
    31
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.77
    46
    7. Skin Cancers
    6.52
    2
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    62
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    5.09
    29
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.35
    108
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.85
    57
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    133
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.04
    57
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.46
    102
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    154
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    93
     
     
    Australia AUSTRALIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    12.6
    8
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.7
    13.1
    120
    47
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    28.4
    28.8
    21
    61
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.313
    9

     
    Australia AUSTRALIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    22,992,654
    55
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    17.8 %
    148
    Population 15-64
    66.3 %
    75
    Population 65 +
    15.8 %
    33
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.10
    146
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.20
    108
    Fertility Rate
    1.77
    140
    Infant Mortality
    4.30
    164
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    49
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    45
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    44
    Net Migration
    5.60
    13
    Population Growth
    1.05 %
    99
    Literacy Total
    99.0 %
    25
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    6.1 %
    118
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    82.8
    4
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    71.9
    16
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $65,400
    9
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.