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Greece

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Greece 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 2011 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Greece GREECE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.3
    70.5
    68.9
    15
    32
    24
    1970
    70.1
    73.6
    71.8
    5
    24
    12
    1980
    72.3
    76.5
    74.4
    7
    17
    9
    1990
    74.5
    79.5
    76.9
    5
    11
    6
    2000
    75.5
    80.6
    78.0
    17
    20
    18
    2011
    78.3
    83.6
    80.9
    27
    17
    22
     
     
    Greece GREECE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    83.6
    27
    17
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.0
    26
    16
    Age 10
    78.7
    84.0
    26
    16
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.1
    26
    15
    Age 20
    78.9
    84.1
    26
    15
    Age 25
    79.1
    84.2
    26
    14
    Age 30
    79.4
    84.3
    25
    14
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.4
    24
    15
    Age 40
    79.9
    84.5
    25
    15
    Age 45
    80.3
    84.7
    26
    15
    Age 50
    80.7
    84.9
    26
    17
    Age 55
    81.4
    85.2
    21
    19
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.7
    21
    18
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.2
    21
    22
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.8
    20
    26
    Age 75
    86.5
    87.7
    20
    35
    Age 80
    88.6
    89.1
    21
    52
    Age 85
    91.3
    91.2
    28
    67
    Age 90
    94.4
    94.1
    31
    79
    Age 95
    98.0
    97.8
    33
    90
    Age 100
    102.2
    102.0
    32
    95
     
     
    Greece GREECE TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    61.65
    132
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    60.33
    163
    3. Lung Cancers
    31.16
    16
    4. Breast Cancer
    19.95
    49
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.81
    108
    6. Upper Respiratory
    13.50
    2
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.26
    62
    8. Lung Disease
    8.44
    166
    9. Kidney Disease
    8.07
    141
    10. Leukemia
    7.16
    2
    11. Liver Cancer
    7.07
    80
    12. Stomach Cancer
    6.97
    90
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.90
    38
    14. Prostate Cancer
    6.83
    83
    15. Hypertension
    5.38
    174
    16. Bladder Cancer
    5.05
    13
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.01
    186
    18. Lymphomas
    4.51
    114
    19. Liver Disease
    4.33
    167
    20. Influenza & Pneumonia
    4.16
    189
    21. Falls
    2.98
    122
    22. Poisonings
    2.83
    88
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    2.78
    149
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    2.69
    183
    25. Suicide
    2.62
    170
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    72
    27. Other Injuries
    2.44
    187
    28. Low Birth Weight
    2.07
    157
    29. Drownings
    2.07
    130
    30. Skin Cancers
    1.98
    52
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.80
    149
    32. Parkinson Disease
    1.64
    103
    33. Oral Cancer
    1.58
    164
    34. Uterin Cancer
    1.40
    73
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.33
    155
    36. Violence
    1.21
    155
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.03
    175
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.03
    163
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.61
    33
    40. Fires
    0.59
    149
    41. Epilepsy
    0.44
    181
    42. Hepatitis C
    0.39
    78
    43. Meningitis
    0.36
    158
    44. Tuberculosis
    0.36
    171
    45. Alcohol
    0.29
    162
    46. Inflammatory/Heart
    0.25
    190
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.20
    187
    48. Skin Disease
    0.15
    177
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.15
    151
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.14
    153
     
     
    Greece GREECE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    15,274
    21.96
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    13,075
    18.80
    3. Lung Cancers
    6,497
    9.34
    4. Upper Respiratory
    3,287
    4.73
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,568
    3.69
    6. Breast Cancer
    2,196
    3.16
    7. Lung Disease
    2,089
    3.00
    8. Kidney Disease
    1,964
    2.82
    9. Prostate Cancer
    1,713
    2.46
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,680
    2.42
    11. Liver Cancer
    1,605
    2.31
    12. Leukemia
    1,558
    2.24
    13. Stomach Cancer
    1,518
    2.18
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1,483
    2.13
    15. Hypertension
    1,339
    1.93
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,211
    1.74
    17. Bladder Cancer
    1,202
    1.73
    18. Lymphomas
    957
    1.38
    19. Influenza & Pneumonia
    906
    1.30
    20. Liver Disease
    813
    1.17
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    538
    0.77
    22. Falls
    510
    0.73
    23. Ovary Cancer
    509
    0.73
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    426
    0.61
    25. Parkinson Disease
    420
    0.60
      Deaths %
    26. Skin Cancers
    392
    0.56
    27. Suicide
    369
    0.53
    28. Drownings
    355
    0.51
    29. Other Injuries
    332
    0.48
    30. Uterin Cancer
    314
    0.45
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    314
    0.45
    32. Oral Cancer
    312
    0.45
    33. Poisonings
    293
    0.42
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    221
    0.32
    35. Cervical Cancer
    190
    0.27
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    166
    0.24
    37. Violence
    149
    0.21
    38. Low Birth Weight
    125
    0.18
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    99
    0.14
    40. Fires
    98
    0.14
    41. Tuberculosis
    78
    0.11
    42. Hepatitis C
    68
    0.10
    43. Epilepsy
    65
    0.09
    44. Meningitis
    53
    0.08
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    46
    0.07
    46. Alcohol
    40
    0.06
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    35
    0.05
    48. Skin Disease
    32
    0.05
    49. Hepatitis B
    26
    0.04
    50. HIV/AIDS
    15
    0.02
     
     
    Greece GREECE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    31.16
    16
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.95
    49
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.26
    62
    4. Leukemia
    7.16
    2
    5. Liver Cancer
    7.07
    80
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.97
    90
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.90
    38
    8. Prostate Cancer
    6.83
    83
    9. Bladder Cancer
    5.05
    13
      Rate World Rank
    10. Lymphomas
    4.51
    114
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    72
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.98
    52
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.58
    164
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.40
    73
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.03
    175
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.03
    163
    17. Other Neoplasms
    0.04
    190
     
     
    Greece GREECE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.9
    36
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    63.6
    39.8
    5
    4
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    30.5
    32.6
    17
    51
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    210
    85

     
    Greece GREECE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    10,737,428
    72
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    153
    Population 0-14
    14.3 %
    183
    Population 15-64
    66.6 %
    74
    Population 65 +
    19.2 %
    5
    Birth Rate / 1000
    9.45
    178
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.51
    55
    Fertility Rate
    1.37
    171
    Infant Mortality
    3.70
    163
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    57
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    42
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    107
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    92
    Net Migrattion
    2.33
    26
    Population Growth
    0.13
    160
    Literacy Total
    96.0
    69
    Literacy Male
    97.8
    61
    Literacy Female
    94.2
    68
    Unemployment
    8.0
    77
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    80.9
    22
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    72.0
    25
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $32,000
    28
     
     
     

    Latest WHO data (2010), Death Rates are age-standardized, total deaths are % of population