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Belgium

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Belgium 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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    Belgium BELGIUM LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
     
    Belgium BELGIUM LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
     
     
    Belgium BELGIUM 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
    61.24
    168
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
     
     
    Belgium BELGIUM TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
      Deaths %
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
     
     
    Belgium BELGIUM CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
      Rate World Rank
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
     
     
    Belgium BELGIUM HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    12.1
    14
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    26.5
    20.0
    87
    29
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    23.1
    21.0
    51
    109
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.93
    16

     
    Belgium BELGIUM DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11,491,346
    76
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    125
    Population 0-14
    17.2%
    153
    Population 15-64
    64.3%
    121
    Population 65 +
    18.6%
    24
    Birth Rate / 1000
    11.30
    153
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.70
    44
    Fertility Rate
    1.78
    136
    Infant Mortality
    3.40
    178
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    64
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    74
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    69
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    112
    Net Migration
    5.40
    16
    Population Growth
    0.70%
    126
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    34
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    7.5%
    92
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    81.2
    24
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    71.6
    26
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $46,300
    24
     
     
     

    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.