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Japan

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Japan 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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    Japan JAPAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    65.3
    70.1
    67.7
    31
    35
    35
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
    2000
    77.7
    84.6
    81.1
    1
    1
    1
    2013
    80.2
    87.2
    83.7
    9
    1
    1
     
     
    Japan JAPAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.2
    87.2
    9
    1
    Age 5
    79.8
    86.1
    13
    1
    Age 10
    79.8
    86.2
    13
    1
    Age 15
    79.9
    86.2
    13
    1
    Age 20
    80.0
    86.3
    13
    1
    Age 25
    80.2
    86.4
    14
    1
    Age 30
    80.3
    86.5
    14
    1
    Age 35
    80.5
    86.6
    14
    1
    Age 40
    80.7
    86.8
    14
    1
    Age 45
    81.0
    87.0
    14
    1
    Age 50
    81.4
    87.3
    13
    1
    Age 55
    82.0
    87.6
    12
    1
    Age 60
    82.8
    88.1
    12
    1
    Age 65
    83.8
    88.6
    12
    1
    Age 70
    85.1
    89.3
    13
    2
    Age 75
    86.6
    90.1
    14
    2
    Age 80
    88.5
    91.3
    25
    3
    Age 85
    91.1
    93.0
    41
    8
    Age 90
    94.2
    95.4
    50
    9
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.5
    59
    13
    Age 100
    102.0
    102.3
    83
    30
     
     
    Japan JAPAN TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
    34. Parkinson Disease
    1.52
    101
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
     
    Japan JAPAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
    30. Parkinson Disease
    6,060
    0.66
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
     
    Japan JAPAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
      Rate World Rank
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
    12. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
    13. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
    15. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
    17. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
     
    Japan JAPAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.2
    73
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    34.0
    11.0
    65
    56
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    3.4
    3.2
    161
    191
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.987
    45

     
    Japan JAPAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    126,919,659
    11
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    166
    Population 0-14
    13.1 %
    190
    Population 15-64
    60.3 %
    143
    Population 65 +
    26.6 %
    2
    Birth Rate / 1000
    7.93
    191
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.51
    52
    Fertility Rate
    1.40
    182
    Infant Mortality
    2.08
    190
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    57
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.07
    18
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    97
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    108
    Net Migration
    N/D
    89
    Population Growth
    -0.16
    178
    Literacy Total
    99.0
    46
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    3.6
    150
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    83.7
    1
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    75.0
    2
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $37,800
    26
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO May 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.