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Iceland
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Iceland

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Iceland 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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    Iceland ICELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    11
    22
    14
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    3
    22
    12
    2000
    77.1
    80.9
    79.0
    4
    16
    9
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2015
    81.2
    84.1
    82.7
    2
    10
    7
     
     
    Iceland ICELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.2
    84.1
    2
    10
    Age 5
    81.3
    84.3
    2
    11
    Age 10
    81.4
    84.3
    2
    12
    Age 15
    81.4
    84.3
    2
    11
    Age 20
    81.5
    84.4
    2
    11
    Age 25
    81.6
    84.4
    2
    11
    Age 30
    81.8
    84.5
    2
    12
    Age 35
    82.1
    84.5
    2
    14
    Age 40
    82.3
    84.6
    2
    15
    Age 45
    82.5
    84.8
    2
    14
    Age 50
    82.8
    85.0
    2
    16
    Age 55
    83.2
    85.2
    3
    20
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    3
    22
    Age 65
    84.4
    86.3
    5
    22
    Age 70
    85.5
    87.1
    7
    22
    Age 75
    86.8
    88.2
    13
    27
    Age 80
    88.6
    89.8
    18
    29
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.9
    28
    35
    Age 90
    94.0
    94.6
    54
    51
    Age 95
    97.8
    98.2
    67
    54
    Age 100
    101.9
    102.1
    100
    84
     
     
    Iceland ICELAND 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
    61.92
    136
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34.08
    4
    3. Lung Cancers
    29.45
    26
    4. Stroke
    29.17
    159
    5. Lung Disease
    21.34
    69
    6. Prostate Cancer
    21.29
    53
    7. Breast Cancer
    18.65
    64
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.20
    40
    9. Suicide
    14.06
    37
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.43
    142
    11. Lymphomas
    10.90
    1
    12. Hypertension
    9.79
    136
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    8.28
    29
    14. Falls
    7.00
    70
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.30
    35
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.00
    162
    17. Kidney Disease
    5.45
    151
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    4.56
    2
    19. Other Injuries
    4.17
    158
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.07
    54
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    120
    22. Leukemia
    3.62
    96
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.54
    166
    24. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
    25. Skin Cancers
    2.40
    40
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.26
    166
    27. Other Neoplasms
    2.25
    108
    28. Liver Cancer
    1.88
    165
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    169
    30. Liver Disease
    1.70
    172
    31. Drug Use
    1.69
    61
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    1.68
    154
    33. Oral Cancer
    1.56
    145
    34. Alcohol
    1.51
    65
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.48
    158
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1.14
    137
    37. Cervical Cancer
    0.92
    170
    38. Epilepsy
    0.88
    143
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.88
    17
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.85
    153
    41. Tuberculosis
    0.75
    136
    42. Drownings
    0.63
    160
    43. Violence
    0.63
    164
    44. Poisonings
    0.48
    144
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    169
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.38
    154
    47. Malnutrition
    0.38
    128
    48. Depression
    0.38
    8
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.38
    166
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    0.38
    11
     
     
    Iceland ICELAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    315
    18.81
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    179
    10.69
    3. Stroke
    147
    8.77
    4. Lung Cancers
    138
    8.23
    5. Lung Disease
    106
    6.30
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    74
    4.41
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    60
    3.60
    8. Lymphomas
    56
    3.36
    9. Hypertension
    53
    3.15
    10. Prostate Cancer
    50
    2.95
    11. Suicide
    49
    2.93
    12. Breast Cancer
    46
    2.75
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    39
    2.33
    14. Falls
    36
    2.13
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    30
    1.80
    16. Kidney Disease
    28
    1.69
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.47
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    19
    1.14
    19. Other Injuries
    18
    1.07
    20. Leukemia
    18
    1.07
    21. Stomach Cancer
    18
    1.06
    22. Bladder Cancer
    15
    0.89
    23. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.84
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    14
    0.83
    25. Other Neoplasms
    11
    0.67
      Deaths %
    26. Skin Cancers
    9
    0.56
    27. Liver Cancer
    9
    0.55
    28. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.45
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    7
    0.45
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.44
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.41
    32. Liver Disease
    7
    0.40
    33. Drug Use
    6
    0.36
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.33
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.27
    36. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.24
    37. Low Birth Weight
    4
    0.24
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    4
    0.24
    39. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.21
    40. Drownings
    3
    0.19
    41. Cervical Cancer
    3
    0.18
    42. Epilepsy
    3
    0.15
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2
    0.14
    44. Asthma
    2
    0.13
    45. Violence
    2
    0.12
    46. Malnutrition
    2
    0.12
    47. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2
    0.12
    48. Depression
    2
    0.11
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.10
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.09
     
     
    Iceland ICELAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.45
    26
    2. Prostate Cancer
    21.29
    53
    3. Breast Cancer
    18.65
    64
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.20
    40
    5. Lymphomas
    10.90
    1
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    8.28
    29
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.30
    35
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.07
    54
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    120
    10. Leukemia
    3.62
    96
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.40
    40
    13. Liver Cancer
    1.88
    165
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.56
    145
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.14
    137
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.92
    170
     
     
    Iceland ICELAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.9
    80
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.0
    15.1
    119
    43
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    24.1
    21.5
    37
    107
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.501
    3

     
    Iceland ICELAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    335,878
    171
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    20.4 %
    132
    Population 15-64
    65.5 %
    94
    Population 65 +
    14.1 %
    44
    Birth Rate / 1000
    13.80
    129
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.30
    133
    Fertility Rate
    2.01
    110
    Infant Mortality
    2.10
    190
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    49
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.02
    59
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.88
    35
    Net Migration
    4.20
    20
    Population Growth
    1.17 %
    89
    Literacy Total
    99.0 %
    25
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    4.0 %
    149
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    82.7
    7
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    72.7
    7
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $46,600
    20
     
     
     

    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.