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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
Iran

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Iran 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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    Iran IRAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    67.6
    70.3
    68.9
    78
    108
    98
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2015
    74.5
    76.6
    75.5
    45
    86
    63
     
     
    Iran IRAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    74.5
    76.6
    45
    86
    Age 5
    75.7
    77.8
    43
    87
    Age 10
    75.8
    77.9
    43
    86
    Age 15
    75.9
    77.9
    43
    86
    Age 20
    76.1
    78.1
    43
    86
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.2
    44
    87
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.3
    43
    88
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.4
    45
    89
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.6
    46
    90
    Age 45
    77.6
    78.8
    47
    91
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.0
    52
    97
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.4
    56
    97
    Age 60
    79.3
    79.9
    62
    106
    Age 65
    80.2
    80.8
    71
    111
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.0
    83
    118
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.7
    91
    127
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.5
    98
    117
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    126
    Age 90
    93.2
    93.3
    104
    130
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.4
    105
    136
    Age 100
    101.9
    101.8
    101
    140
     
     
    Iran IRAN 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
    179.57
    25
    2. Stroke
    77.13
    100
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.54
    1
    4. Hypertension
    26.38
    27
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.23
    127
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.34
    113
    7. Stomach Cancer
    15.12
    23
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    12.81
    37
    9. Lung Disease
    11.80
    138
    10. Breast Cancer
    10.14
    144
    11. Prostate Cancer
    8.96
    132
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.80
    21
    13. Other Injuries
    8.42
    114
    14. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.27
    33
    15. Low Birth Weight
    7.78
    86
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7.75
    30
    17. Lung Cancers
    7.74
    106
    18. Asthma
    7.46
    69
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.26
    86
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    7.16
    110
    21. Drug Use
    6.28
    4
    22. Fires
    5.87
    50
    23. HIV/AIDS
    5.71
    86
    24. Lymphomas
    5.50
    67
    25. Suicide
    5.24
    120
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Disease
    5.10
    154
    27. Leukemia
    5.05
    30
    28. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    28
    29. Kidney Disease
    4.07
    158
    30. Violence
    3.91
    100
    31. Birth Trauma
    3.85
    84
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.62
    95
    33. Ovary Cancer
    3.46
    120
    34. Falls
    2.88
    127
    35. Poisonings
    2.76
    53
    36. Liver Cancer
    2.67
    157
    37. Drownings
    2.41
    107
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.34
    106
    39. Pancreas Cancer
    1.95
    119
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.63
    170
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.36
    154
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    167
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.17
    142
    44. Meningitis
    1.14
    104
    45. Malnutrition
    1.03
    108
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.01
    145
    47. Epilepsy
    0.76
    155
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.76
    73
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.76
    134
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.71
    144
     
     
    Iran IRAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    97,663
    29.05
    2. Stroke
    41,573
    12.36
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    32,016
    9.52
    4. Hypertension
    14,104
    4.19
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,599
    3.15
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    8,772
    2.61
    7. Stomach Cancer
    8,242
    2.45
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    7,483
    2.23
    9. Lung Disease
    6,278
    1.87
    10. Other Injuries
    6,173
    1.84
    11. Low Birth Weight
    6,075
    1.81
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    5,506
    1.64
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,915
    1.46
    14. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4,723
    1.40
    15. HIV/AIDS
    4,559
    1.36
    16. Drug Use
    4,445
    1.32
    17. Lung Cancers
    4,356
    1.30
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,252
    1.26
    19. Asthma
    4,093
    1.22
    20. Suicide
    4,069
    1.21
    21. Fires
    4,068
    1.21
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,011
    1.19
    23. Breast Cancer
    3,303
    0.98
    24. Lymphomas
    3,263
    0.97
    25. Leukemia
    3,137
    0.93
      Deaths %
    26. Violence
    3,128
    0.93
    27. Birth Trauma
    3,002
    0.89
    28. Liver Disease
    2,977
    0.89
    29. Prostate Cancer
    2,297
    0.68
    30. Kidney Disease
    2,293
    0.68
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2,280
    0.68
    32. Tuberculosis
    2,250
    0.67
    33. Drownings
    1,925
    0.57
    34. Falls
    1,910
    0.57
    35. Poisonings
    1,909
    0.57
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,582
    0.47
    37. Liver Cancer
    1,498
    0.45
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,096
    0.33
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,070
    0.32
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    953
    0.28
    41. Oral Cancer
    816
    0.24
    42. Meningitis
    753
    0.22
    43. Other Neoplasms
    718
    0.21
    44. Malnutrition
    613
    0.18
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    573
    0.17
    46. Epilepsy
    561
    0.17
    47. Hepatitis B
    451
    0.13
    48. Skin Cancers
    402
    0.12
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    396
    0.12
    50. Leishmaniasis
    376
    0.11
     
     
    Iran IRAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    15.12
    23
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.14
    144
    3. Prostate Cancer
    8.96
    132
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.80
    21
    5. Lung Cancers
    7.74
    106
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.26
    86
    7. Lymphomas
    5.50
    67
    8. Leukemia
    5.05
    30
      Rate World Rank
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    28
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.46
    120
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.67
    157
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.95
    119
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.36
    154
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    167
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.71
    144
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.69
    162
     
     
    Iran IRAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.0
    166
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    21.5
    0.7
    102
    122
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    20.1
    32.0
    77
    44
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.813
    99

     
    Iran IRAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    82,801,633
    17
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    25
    Population 0-14
    23.7 %
    114
    Population 15-64
    71.0 %
    16
    Population 65 +
    5.4 %
    109
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.80
    99
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.90
    148
    Fertility Rate
    1.83
    130
    Infant Mortality
    37.10
    52
    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
    1.04
    34
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    44
    Net Migration
    -0.10
    86
    Population Growth
    1.18 %
    88
    Literacy Total
    85.0 %
    128
    Literacy Male
    91.2 %
    84
    Literacy Female
    82.5 %
    96
    Unemployment
    10.5 %
    74
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.5
    63
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.5
    69
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $17,800
    70
     
     
     

    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.