face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do

HEALTH PROFILE : India

India
COUNTRY PROFILE
COMPARISON COUNTRY
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
India

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for India 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.
INSTRUCTIONSUse the list on the left to choose a new country profile or the list on the right to select a country to compare to. Play or Pause the Dynamic Population Pyramids to enhance your view.

Play
Pause
India Population Pyramid
 

    India INDIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.2
    41.3
    42.3
    121
    145
    135
    1970
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
    1980
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
    1990
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
    2000
    61.4
    63.6
    62.5
    121
    126
    126
    2010
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
    2015
    66.9
    69.9
    68.3
    115
    129
    126
     
     
    India INDIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.9
    69.9
    115
    129
    Age 5
    70.1
    73.5
    107
    122
    Age 10
    70.4
    73.8
    106
    122
    Age 15
    70.6
    74.0
    106
    122
    Age 20
    70.8
    74.3
    106
    121
    Age 25
    71.3
    74.7
    108
    119
    Age 30
    71.7
    75.1
    108
    119
    Age 35
    72.2
    75.5
    107
    119
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.9
    107
    118
    Age 45
    73.7
    76.3
    103
    119
    Age 50
    74.6
    76.9
    101
    120
    Age 55
    75.8
    77.7
    101
    121
    Age 60
    77.2
    78.6
    100
    120
    Age 65
    78.9
    80.1
    97
    121
    Age 70
    81.2
    82.0
    88
    116
    Age 75
    83.8
    84.5
    77
    104
    Age 80
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    90
    Age 85
    90.4
    90.6
    63
    83
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.3
    39
    73
    Age 95
    98.3
    98.3
    27
    50
    Age 100
    102.6
    102.6
    19
    29
     
     
    India INDIA 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
    138.36
    39
    2. Lung Disease
    126.99
    1
    3. Stroke
    104.39
    72
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    58.80
    22
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.80
    69
    6. Falls
    29.36
    2
    7. Tuberculosis
    27.86
    42
    8. Low Birth Weight
    27.79
    16
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.40
    91
    10. Liver Disease
    21.96
    61
    11. Kidney Disease
    21.56
    24
    12. Suicide
    21.21
    12
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.74
    64
    14. Other Injuries
    20.07
    41
    15. Hypertension
    18.52
    67
    16. Asthma
    17.16
    14
    17. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
    18. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
    19. Birth Trauma
    11.48
    54
    20. HIV/AIDS
    11.28
    68
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.39
    14
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.12
    26
    23. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.69
    69
    25. Drownings
    7.90
    32
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    7.65
    102
    27. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
    28. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
    29. Violence
    5.75
    83
    30. Hepatitis B
    5.73
    4
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    5.68
    90
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
    33. Fires
    4.68
    56
    34. Meningitis
    4.67
    62
    35. Malnutrition
    4.39
    67
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
    37. Maternal Conditions
    4.05
    57
    38. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
    39. Poisonings
    3.47
    42
    40. Epilepsy
    3.42
    58
    41. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
    42. Encephalitis
    3.25
    9
    43. Measles
    3.10
    20
    44. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
    45. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
    46. Malaria
    2.57
    50
    47. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
    48. Leishmaniasis
    1.98
    10
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.77
    41
    50. Skin Disease
    1.63
    91
     
     
    India INDIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,215,414
    13.70
    2. Lung Disease
    1,061,863
    11.97
    3. Stroke
    881,702
    9.94
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    586,617
    6.61
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    481,508
    5.43
    6. Low Birth Weight
    380,890
    4.29
    7. Tuberculosis
    269,866
    3.04
    8. Suicide
    258,075
    2.91
    9. Falls
    254,183
    2.87
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    233,070
    2.63
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    227,324
    2.56
    12. Liver Disease
    216,865
    2.44
    13. Other Injuries
    209,605
    2.36
    14. Kidney Disease
    203,467
    2.29
    15. Hypertension
    158,334
    1.79
    16. Birth Trauma
    157,397
    1.77
    17. Asthma
    151,877
    1.71
    18. HIV/AIDS
    135,187
    1.52
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    104,200
    1.17
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    99,262
    1.12
    21. Drownings
    94,319
    1.06
    22. Oral Cancer
    87,710
    0.99
    23. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85,487
    0.96
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    81,742
    0.92
    25. Breast Cancer
    70,196
    0.79
      Deaths %
    26. Violence
    67,642
    0.76
    27. Cervical Cancer
    67,503
    0.76
    28. Lung Cancers
    63,762
    0.72
    29. Hepatitis B
    61,937
    0.70
    30. Stomach Cancer
    58,992
    0.67
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    55,358
    0.62
    32. Meningitis
    55,292
    0.62
    33. Fires
    55,292
    0.62
    34. Maternal Conditions
    51,282
    0.58
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    48,576
    0.55
    36. Malnutrition
    45,256
    0.51
    37. Measles
    42,347
    0.48
    38. Poisonings
    39,760
    0.45
    39. Epilepsy
    39,097
    0.44
    40. Encephalitis
    39,092
    0.44
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    38,686
    0.44
    42. Malaria
    28,418
    0.32
    43. Leukemia
    27,392
    0.31
    44. Lymphomas
    27,089
    0.31
    45. Liver Cancer
    26,788
    0.30
    46. Leishmaniasis
    23,754
    0.27
    47. Tetanus
    20,082
    0.23
    48. Ovary Cancer
    19,460
    0.22
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    14,952
    0.17
    50. Skin Disease
    14,258
    0.16
     
     
    India INDIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    13.65
    110
    2. Cervical Cancer
    13.22
    51
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.89
    9
    4. Lung Cancers
    6.80
    115
    5. Stomach Cancer
    6.13
    75
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.13
    117
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.12
    52
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.83
    95
      Rate World Rank
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    159
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.85
    156
    11. Lymphomas
    2.69
    133
    12. Leukemia
    2.47
    131
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.18
    139
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.07
    139
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.98
    150
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.18
    171
     
     
    India INDIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.6
    113
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    20.4
    1.9
    106
    107
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.2
    6.7
    164
    178
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.404
    111

     
    India INDIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,266,883,598
    3
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.08
    10
    Population 0-14
    27.7 %
    84
    Population 15-64
    66.2 %
    78
    Population 65 +
    6.1 %
    97
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.30
    82
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.30
    104
    Fertility Rate
    2.45
    74
    Infant Mortality
    40.50
    48
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.12
    3
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.13
    5
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.08
    14
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.90
    27
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    1.19 %
    85
    Literacy Total
    62.8 %
    162
    Literacy Male
    81.3 %
    114
    Literacy Female
    60.6 %
    122
    Unemployment
    8.4 %
    95
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    68.3
    126
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    59.6
    126
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $6,300
    128
     
     
     

    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.