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HEALTH PROFILE : Italy

Italy
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Italy

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Italy 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 2011 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Italy ITALY LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    71.7
    69.1
    22
    24
    21
    1970
    68.7
    74.6
    71.6
    15
    14
    13
    1980
    70.7
    77.4
    73.9
    17
    12
    13
    1990
    73.6
    80.3
    76.9
    11
    7
    8
    2000
    76.6
    82.6
    79.5
    6
    4
    4
    2011
    79.8
    84.7
    82.4
    8
    6
    4
     
     
    Italy ITALY LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.8
    84.7
    8
    6
    Age 5
    80.1
    85.0
    9
    7
    Age 10
    80.2
    85.1
    9
    6
    Age 15
    80.2
    85.1
    9
    6
    Age 20
    80.3
    85.1
    9
    6
    Age 25
    80.5
    85.2
    10
    6
    Age 30
    80.7
    85.3
    10
    6
    Age 35
    80.8
    85.3
    11
    6
    Age 40
    81.0
    85.4
    11
    7
    Age 45
    81.2
    85.6
    10
    7
    Age 50
    81.6
    85.8
    11
    7
    Age 55
    82.1
    86.1
    11
    7
    Age 60
    82.7
    86.6
    14
    7
    Age 65
    83.7
    87.1
    14
    7
    Age 70
    84.9
    87.8
    17
    9
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.8
    24
    12
    Age 80
    88.4
    90.2
    34
    16
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.1
    45
    25
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.8
    49
    41
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.1
    55
    49
    Age 100
    102.0
    102.1
    69
    62
     
     
    Italy ITALY 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
    51.66
    176
    2. Stroke
    34.93
    163
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.49
    40
    4. Breast Cancer
    19.60
    53
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.32
    42
    6. Hypertension
    14.03
    142
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.36
    151
    8. Lung Disease
    11.55
    148
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.74
    35
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.37
    150
    11. Stomach Cancer
    8.27
    72
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.37
    34
    13. Liver Cancer
    7.15
    78
    14. Other Injuries
    6.96
    147
    15. Liver Disease
    6.84
    130
    16. Lymphomas
    6.75
    51
    17. Other Neoplasms
    5.30
    23
    18. Leukemia
    5.04
    37
    19. Prostate Cancer
    4.90
    124
    20. Kidney Disease
    4.89
    166
    21. Influenza & Pneumonia
    4.67
    186
    22. Suicide
    4.48
    148
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    4.29
    123
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.86
    40
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.54
    135
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.80
    179
    27. Ovary Cancer
    2.75
    61
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.66
    100
    29. Parkinson Disease
    2.39
    38
    30. Falls
    2.23
    144
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.01
    51
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    135
    33. Low Birth Weight
    1.54
    165
    34. HIV/AIDS
    1.44
    114
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    70
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.21
    113
    37. Violence
    1.10
    161
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.10
    147
    39. Hepatitis C
    1.06
    32
    40. Cervical Cancer
    1.02
    176
    41. Poisonings
    0.67
    153
    42. Anaemia
    0.66
    133
    43. Epilepsy
    0.63
    176
    44. Drug Use
    0.58
    67
    45. Drownings
    0.57
    182
    46. Skin Disease
    0.53
    152
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    185
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.40
    45
    49. Asthma
    0.36
    188
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.35
    113
     
     
    Italy ITALY TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    87,782
    18.65
    2. Stroke
    64,923
    13.79
    3. Lung Cancers
    32,773
    6.96
    4. Hypertension
    26,786
    5.69
    5. Lung Disease
    21,527
    4.57
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    20,567
    4.37
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20,269
    4.31
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19,361
    4.11
    9. Breast Cancer
    13,222
    2.81
    10. Stomach Cancer
    11,615
    2.47
    11. Other Injuries
    10,767
    2.29
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    9,907
    2.10
    13. Liver Cancer
    9,753
    2.07
    14. Lymphomas
    8,897
    1.89
    15. Kidney Disease
    8,744
    1.86
    16. Influenza & Pneumonia
    8,682
    1.84
    17. Prostate Cancer
    8,379
    1.78
    18. Liver Disease
    8,165
    1.73
    19. Other Neoplasms
    8,026
    1.71
    20. Leukemia
    6,359
    1.35
    21. Bladder Cancer
    6,087
    1.29
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    5,736
    1.22
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,310
    1.13
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,285
    1.12
    25. Parkinson Disease
    4,456
    0.95
      Deaths %
    26. Suicide
    3,637
    0.77
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3,270
    0.69
    28. Oral Cancer
    3,042
    0.65
    29. Falls
    2,993
    0.64
    30. Skin Cancers
    2,415
    0.51
    31. Uterin Cancer
    2,025
    0.43
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,916
    0.41
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,896
    0.40
    34. Hepatitis C
    1,420
    0.30
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    1,373
    0.29
    36. Anaemia
    1,243
    0.26
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1,061
    0.23
    38. HIV/AIDS
    1,037
    0.22
    39. Skin Disease
    985
    0.21
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    906
    0.19
    41. Epilepsy
    678
    0.14
    42. Violence
    676
    0.14
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    565
    0.12
    44. Asthma
    556
    0.12
    45. Low Birth Weight
    507
    0.11
    46. Malnutrition
    487
    0.10
    47. Poisonings
    456
    0.10
    48. Tuberculosis
    403
    0.09
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    381
    0.08
    50. Drownings
    375
    0.08
     
     
    Italy ITALY CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.49
    40
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.60
    53
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.32
    42
    4. Stomach Cancer
    8.27
    72
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.37
    34
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.15
    78
    7. Lymphomas
    6.75
    51
    8. Other Neoplasms
    5.30
    23
    9. Leukemia
    5.04
    37
      Rate World Rank
    10. Prostate Cancer
    4.90
    124
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.86
    40
    12. Ovary Cancer
    2.75
    61
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.66
    100
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.01
    51
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    135
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    70
    17. Cervical Cancer
    1.02
    176
     
     
    Italy ITALY HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.9
    41
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    32.8
    19.2
    73
    49
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    18.7
    18.8
    60
    117
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    230
    51

     
    Italy ITALY DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    58,126,212
    23
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    153
    Population 0-14
    13.5 %
    191
    Population 15-64
    66.3 %
    79
    Population 65 +
    20.2 %
    4
    Birth Rate / 1000
    8.18
    190
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.72
    51
    Fertility Rate
    1.31
    178
    Infant Mortality
    3.20
    174
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.07
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    42
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    46
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.72
    131
    Net Migrattion
    2.06
    30
    Population Growth
    -0.05
    171
    Literacy Total
    98.4
    49
    Literacy Male
    98.8
    54
    Literacy Female
    98.0
    50
    Unemployment
    6.8
    96
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    82.4
    4
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    74.0
    6
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $31,000
    30
     
     
     

    Latest WHO data (2010), Death Rates are age-standardized, total deaths are % of population