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HEALTH PROFILE : Iran

Iran
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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, 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
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    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
    170.87
    35
    2. Stroke
    83.32
    91
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.41
    19
    4. Hypertension
    32.25
    17
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.32
    38
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.67
    133
    7. Lung Disease
    18.84
    119
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.46
    126
    9. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.28
    99
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    15. Asthma
    8.11
    74
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    17. Liver Disease
    6.99
    147
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.09
    102
    19. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.55
    134
    21. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.62
    91
    24. Other Injuries
    4.40
    157
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    125
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Violence
    4.07
    108
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    28. Suicide
    3.61
    164
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.35
    84
    30. Falls
    3.27
    131
    31. Fires
    3.01
    69
    32. Drug Use
    2.78
    35
    33. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.69
    98
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.44
    152
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.21
    112
    37. Tuberculosis
    2.13
    111
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    39. War
    1.65
    16
    40. Poisonings
    1.55
    58
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.23
    148
    44. Meningitis
    1.23
    91
    45. Drownings
    1.01
    153
    46. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    64
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    48. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    49. Epilepsy
    0.64
    173
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.60
    145
     
     
    Iran IRAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    89,116
    27.47
    2. Stroke
    42,356
    13.06
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,143
    6.83
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17,175
    5.29
    5. Hypertension
    16,415
    5.06
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,173
    3.44
    7. Lung Disease
    9,709
    2.99
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,270
    2.86
    9. Stomach Cancer
    8,850
    2.73
    10. Kidney Disease
    7,067
    2.18
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    5,303
    1.63
    12. Lung Cancers
    4,816
    1.48
    13. Low Birth Weight
    4,712
    1.45
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,691
    1.45
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    4,237
    1.31
    16. Asthma
    4,229
    1.30
    17. Liver Disease
    3,903
    1.20
    18. HIV/AIDS
    3,893
    1.20
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,545
    1.09
    20. Lymphomas
    3,498
    1.08
    21. Violence
    3,259
    1.00
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    1.00
    23. Other Injuries
    3,046
    0.94
    24. Suicide
    2,836
    0.87
    25. Birth Trauma
    2,588
    0.80
      Deaths %
    26. Prostate Cancer
    2,483
    0.77
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2,475
    0.76
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,391
    0.74
    29. Drug Use
    2,122
    0.65
    30. Fires
    2,068
    0.64
    31. Falls
    1,954
    0.60
    32. Liver Cancer
    1,563
    0.48
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,452
    0.45
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,445
    0.45
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,426
    0.44
    36. War
    1,388
    0.43
    37. Tuberculosis
    1,323
    0.41
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,194
    0.37
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,179
    0.36
    40. Poisonings
    1,128
    0.35
    41. Oral Cancer
    855
    0.26
    42. Drownings
    774
    0.24
    43. Meningitis
    771
    0.24
    44. Other Neoplasms
    768
    0.24
    45. Hepatitis B
    478
    0.15
    46. Epilepsy
    448
    0.14
    47. Skin Cancers
    405
    0.12
    48. Cervical Cancer
    390
    0.12
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    314
    0.10
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    297
    0.09
     
     
    Iran IRAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    7. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    8. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
      Rate World Rank
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
     
     
    Iran IRAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.0
    161
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    21.5
    0.7
    102
    121
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    19.3
    32.2
    80
    35
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.71
    101

     
    Iran IRAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    82,021,564
    17
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    27
    Population 0-14
    24.2%
    111
    Population 15-64
    70.5%
    17
    Population 65 +
    5.3%
    110
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.90
    95
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.30
    158
    Fertility Rate
    1.97
    114
    Infant Mortality
    15.90
    98
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    88
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    79
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    36
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.87
    42
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    91
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    85
    Literacy Total
    86.8%
    123
    Literacy Male
    91.2%
    86
    Literacy Female
    82.5%
    97
    Unemployment
    12.4%
    49
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.5
    63
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.5
    69
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $20,000
    65
     
     
     

    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.