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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, 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
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
     
    Japan JAPAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    7
    1
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
     
    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. Coronary Heart Disease
    40.59
    182
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.54
    90
    3. Stroke
    33.60
    157
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
    6. Suicide
    15.53
    26
    7. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
    8. Lung Disease
    12.17
    159
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
    11. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
    12. Kidney Disease
    8.54
    137
    13. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7.22
    158
    15. Liver Disease
    6.08
    154
    16. Other Injuries
    5.43
    138
    17. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.08
    180
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
    21. Other Neoplasms
    3.48
    66
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.04
    174
    23. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    2.88
    140
    25. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Drownings
    2.58
    110
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.53
    164
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.53
    174
    29. Falls
    2.44
    155
    30. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    42
    34. Hypertension
    1.02
    183
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.88
    156
    36. Tuberculosis
    0.85
    138
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.81
    148
    38. Asthma
    0.66
    166
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.63
    157
    40. Malnutrition
    0.55
    123
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
    42. Fires
    0.52
    152
    43. Skin Disease
    0.46
    153
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.44
    46
    45. Epilepsy
    0.43
    183
    46. Low Birth Weight
    0.40
    183
    47. Drug Use
    0.32
    169
    48. Poisonings
    0.32
    154
    49. Violence
    0.26
    183
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.26
    121
     
     
    Japan JAPAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    155,766
    14.51
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145,866
    13.58
    3. Stroke
    130,159
    12.12
    4. Lung Cancers
    78,151
    7.28
    5. Stomach Cancer
    54,504
    5.08
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    54,432
    5.07
    7. Lung Disease
    51,264
    4.77
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,771
    3.33
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    33,204
    3.09
    10. Liver Cancer
    32,389
    3.02
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31,497
    2.93
    12. Suicide
    24,871
    2.32
    13. Other Injuries
    18,918
    1.76
    14. Liver Disease
    17,561
    1.64
    15. Lymphomas
    17,378
    1.62
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,933
    1.39
    17. Breast Cancer
    14,202
    1.32
    18. Prostate Cancer
    12,884
    1.20
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,527
    1.17
    20. Other Neoplasms
    12,514
    1.17
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,502
    0.98
    22. Leukemia
    8,904
    0.83
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    8,787
    0.82
    24. Bladder Cancer
    8,755
    0.82
    25. Falls
    8,420
    0.78
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    8,248
    0.77
    27. Oral Cancer
    8,021
    0.75
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,933
    0.74
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,006
    0.56
    30. Ovary Cancer
    5,042
    0.47
    31. Hypertension
    4,234
    0.39
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,851
    0.36
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,577
    0.33
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,285
    0.31
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,990
    0.28
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,952
    0.27
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,683
    0.25
    38. Asthma
    2,486
    0.23
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    2,400
    0.22
    40. Malnutrition
    1,901
    0.18
    41. Skin Cancers
    1,833
    0.17
    42. Skin Disease
    1,825
    0.17
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,785
    0.17
    44. Fires
    1,337
    0.12
    45. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.09
    46. Anemia
    870
    0.08
    47. Hepatitis B
    737
    0.07
    48. Schizophrenia
    725
    0.07
    49. Drug Use
    600
    0.06
    50. Poisonings
    594
    0.06
     
     
    Japan JAPAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
    7. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
    8. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
    11. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
     
     
    Japan JAPAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.0
    72
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    33.7
    10.6
    61
    59
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    4.8
    3.7
    148
    189
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.92
    53

     
    Japan JAPAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    126,451,398
    10
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    170
    Population 0-14
    12.8%
    190
    Population 15-64
    59.3%
    149
    Population 65 +
    27.9%
    2
    Birth Rate / 1000
    7.70
    191
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.80
    41
    Fertility Rate
    1.41
    184
    Infant Mortality
    2.00
    192
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    37
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    30
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    93
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    105
    Net Migration
    0.00
    72
    Population Growth
    -0.20%
    177
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    42
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    2.9%
    158
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    83.7
    1
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    74.9
    1
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $42,700
    29
     
     
     

    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.