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Ireland
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Ireland

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Ireland 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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    Ireland IRELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.9
    71.6
    69.7
    10
    26
    17
    1970
    68.8
    73.5
    71.1
    14
    26
    18
    1980
    70.1
    75.4
    72.7
    20
    27
    25
    1990
    71.9
    77.4
    74.6
    27
    26
    28
    2000
    73.8
    79.0
    76.4
    30
    31
    30
    2010
    78.4
    82.8
    80.6
    14
    19
    16
    2016
    79.7
    83.4
    81.5
    16
    22
    18
     
     
    Ireland IRELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.4
    16
    22
    Age 5
    79.9
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 10
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 15
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 20
    80.1
    83.7
    18
    23
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.8
    16
    23
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    16
    23
    Age 35
    80.8
    83.9
    15
    23
    Age 40
    81.0
    84.1
    15
    23
    Age 45
    81.2
    84.2
    16
    24
    Age 50
    81.6
    84.5
    16
    25
    Age 55
    82.1
    84.8
    16
    25
    Age 60
    82.8
    85.3
    16
    26
    Age 65
    83.6
    85.9
    20
    30
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.8
    24
    31
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.8
    30
    37
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.2
    45
    48
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.4
    57
    58
     
     
    Ireland IRELAND 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
    71.73
    157
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.46
    32
    3. Lung Cancers
    26.36
    30
    4. Stroke
    25.97
    172
    5. Lung Disease
    24.92
    72
    6. Breast Cancer
    21.65
    35
    7. Prostate Cancer
    17.26
    82
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15.91
    142
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.69
    31
    10. Suicide
    11.11
    73
    11. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    10
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.63
    166
    13. Lymphomas
    6.99
    37
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.98
    38
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.77
    158
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.64
    33
    17. Liver Disease
    5.36
    163
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    5.13
    2
    19. Stomach Cancer
    4.84
    110
    20. Leukemia
    4.23
    71
    21. Drug Use
    4.12
    15
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    4.05
    151
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.01
    168
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    133
    25. Falls
    3.85
    120
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    3.70
    121
    27. Skin Cancers
    3.60
    15
    28. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    53
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.17
    152
    30. Cervical Cancer
    3.11
    141
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.11
    50
    32. Other Injuries
    3.11
    177
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    76
    34. Hypertension
    2.55
    175
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.50
    102
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.51
    167
    37. Alcohol
    1.43
    101
    38. Epilepsy
    1.29
    126
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.18
    147
    40. Drownings
    1.08
    148
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.01
    5
    42. Violence
    0.92
    168
    43. Asthma
    0.81
    153
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.79
    14
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.67
    154
    46. Skin Disease
    0.63
    141
    47. Fires
    0.62
    144
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.51
    158
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.41
    171
    50. Poisonings
    0.36
    143
     
     
    Ireland IRELAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,231
    20.73
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,155
    8.54
    3. Stroke
    1,910
    7.57
    4. Lung Cancers
    1,866
    7.40
    5. Lung Disease
    1,862
    7.38
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,186
    4.70
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,116
    4.42
    8. Breast Cancer
    767
    3.04
    9. Prostate Cancer
    584
    2.31
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    561
    2.22
    11. Suicide
    550
    2.18
    12. Kidney Disease
    505
    2.00
    13. Lymphomas
    498
    1.97
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    495
    1.96
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    397
    1.57
    16. Parkinson's Disease
    390
    1.55
    17. Stomach Cancer
    342
    1.36
    18. Liver Disease
    327
    1.30
    19. Leukemia
    289
    1.15
    20. Ovary Cancer
    281
    1.11
    21. Liver Cancer
    273
    1.08
    22. Falls
    261
    1.03
    23. Skin Cancers
    245
    0.97
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    242
    0.96
    25. Bladder Cancer
    236
    0.94
      Deaths %
    26. Other Neoplasms
    229
    0.91
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    211
    0.84
    28. Other Injuries
    201
    0.80
    29. Drug Use
    194
    0.77
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    189
    0.75
    31. Hypertension
    188
    0.75
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    180
    0.71
    33. Oral Cancer
    171
    0.68
    34. Cervical Cancer
    107
    0.42
    35. Uterin Cancer
    107
    0.42
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.33
    37. Alcohol
    80
    0.32
    38. Epilepsy
    76
    0.30
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    66
    0.26
    40. Low Birth Weight
    60
    0.24
    41. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    58
    0.23
    42. Drownings
    56
    0.22
    43. Asthma
    55
    0.22
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.19
    45. Skin Disease
    46
    0.18
    46. Violence
    42
    0.17
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    37
    0.15
    48. Fires
    37
    0.15
    49. Anemia
    23
    0.09
    50. Poisonings
    19
    0.08
     
     
    Ireland IRELAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    26.36
    30
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.65
    35
    3. Prostate Cancer
    17.26
    82
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.69
    31
    5. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    10
    6. Lymphomas
    6.99
    37
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.98
    38
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.64
    33
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.84
    110
    10. Leukemia
    4.23
    71
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    133
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.60
    15
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    53
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.11
    141
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.11
    50
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.50
    102
     
     
    Ireland IRELAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    13.0
    6
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.4
    21.9
    97
    25
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    25.1
    25.5
    31
    76
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.98
    14

     
    Ireland IRELAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5,011,102
    119
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    74
    Population 0-14
    21.5%
    124
    Population 15-64
    65.5%
    97
    Population 65 +
    13.1%
    49
    Birth Rate / 1000
    14.10
    126
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.60
    124
    Fertility Rate
    1.97
    115
    Infant Mortality
    3.60
    173
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    35
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    91
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    73
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    47
    Net Migration
    4.00
    21
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    86
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    41
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    6.4%
    109
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    81.5
    18
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    72.1
    19
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $72,600
    6
     
     
     

    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.