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Norway
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Norway

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Norway 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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    Norway NORWAY LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
    1970
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
    1980
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
    2000
    76.0
    81.4
    78.6
    12
    9
    12
    2013
    79.7
    83.8
    81.8
    14
    20
    18
     
     
    Norway NORWAY LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.8
    14
    20
    Age 5
    79.5
    83.7
    15
    21
    Age 10
    79.6
    83.7
    15
    21
    Age 15
    79.6
    83.7
    15
    21
    Age 20
    79.7
    83.8
    15
    21
    Age 25
    80.0
    83.9
    15
    21
    Age 30
    80.2
    84.0
    15
    21
    Age 35
    80.4
    84.1
    15
    22
    Age 40
    80.6
    84.2
    15
    23
    Age 45
    80.8
    84.4
    15
    23
    Age 50
    81.1
    84.6
    16
    23
    Age 55
    81.6
    85.0
    17
    20
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.5
    20
    20
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.2
    23
    19
    Age 70
    84.5
    87.1
    26
    19
    Age 75
    86.0
    88.3
    37
    22
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    48
    28
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    61
    40
    Age 90
    94.0
    94.7
    75
    47
    Age 95
    97.7
    98.1
    87
    53
    Age 100
    101.9
    102.1
    99
    59
     
     
    Norway NORWAY 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
    56.96
    143
    2. Stroke
    34.17
    150
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.24
    7
    4. Lung Cancers
    26.87
    35
    5. Prostate Cancer
    26.51
    34
    6. Lung Disease
    23.13
    56
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20.24
    10
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.33
    122
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.45
    88
    10. Other Injuries
    9.40
    104
    11. Suicide
    9.28
    80
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    19
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.64
    151
    14. Ovary Cancer
    7.91
    11
    15. Lymphomas
    6.89
    33
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.31
    153
    17. Falls
    5.21
    91
    18. Skin Cancers
    4.80
    4
    19. Hypertension
    4.57
    161
    20. Leukemia
    4.44
    53
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.14
    116
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    4.07
    109
    23. Drug Use
    3.96
    16
    24. Alcohol
    3.83
    28
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.71
    44
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.46
    151
    27. Parkinson Disease
    3.03
    41
    28. Liver Cancer
    3.02
    150
    29. Other Neoplasms
    2.88
    80
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.86
    170
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    79
    32. Cervical Cancer
    2.80
    139
    33. Liver Disease
    2.77
    169
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    59
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.66
    159
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.03
    103
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.95
    127
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.91
    114
    39. Epilepsy
    1.64
    99
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.62
    2
    41. Skin Disease
    1.14
    104
    42. Malnutrition
    1.07
    107
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.98
    168
    44. Asthma
    0.94
    139
    45. Poisonings
    0.84
    111
    46. Drownings
    0.69
    158
    47. Anemia
    0.61
    97
    48. Violence
    0.56
    169
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.51
    158
    50. Fires
    0.51
    148
     
     
    Norway NORWAY TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,256
    16.16
    2. Stroke
    3,258
    10.02
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,982
    9.17
    4. Lung Cancers
    2,291
    7.05
    5. Lung Disease
    2,178
    6.70
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,787
    5.50
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,783
    5.48
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,106
    3.40
    9. Other Injuries
    843
    2.59
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    770
    2.37
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    759
    2.33
    12. Breast Cancer
    722
    2.22
    13. Lymphomas
    620
    1.91
    14. Kidney Disease
    512
    1.58
    15. Suicide
    510
    1.57
    16. Falls
    473
    1.45
    17. Hypertension
    434
    1.34
    18. Skin Cancers
    385
    1.18
    19. Leukemia
    374
    1.15
    20. Stomach Cancer
    362
    1.11
    21. Bladder Cancer
    344
    1.06
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    343
    1.05
    23. Ovary Cancer
    342
    1.05
    24. Parkinson Disease
    297
    0.91
    25. Other Neoplasms
    273
    0.84
      Deaths %
    26. Alcohol
    243
    0.75
    27. Liver Cancer
    240
    0.74
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    226
    0.70
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    212
    0.65
    30. Drug Use
    210
    0.65
    31. Liver Disease
    200
    0.61
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    188
    0.58
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    184
    0.56
    34. Oral Cancer
    160
    0.49
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    159
    0.49
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    157
    0.48
    37. Uterin Cancer
    137
    0.42
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    113
    0.35
    39. Skin Disease
    112
    0.34
    40. Cervical Cancer
    110
    0.34
    41. Epilepsy
    107
    0.33
    42. Malnutrition
    107
    0.33
    43. Asthma
    86
    0.26
    44. Anemia
    60
    0.18
    45. Poisonings
    52
    0.16
    46. Drownings
    45
    0.14
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    42
    0.13
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    41
    0.13
    49. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    37
    0.12
    50. Depression
    37
    0.11
     
     
    Norway NORWAY CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    26.87
    35
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.51
    34
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20.24
    10
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.45
    88
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    19
    6. Ovary Cancer
    7.91
    11
    7. Lymphomas
    6.89
    33
    8. Skin Cancers
    4.80
    4
    9. Leukemia
    4.44
    53
      Rate World Rank
    10. Stomach Cancer
    4.14
    116
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.71
    44
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.02
    150
    13. Other Neoplasms
    2.88
    80
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    79
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.80
    139
    16. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    59
    17. Oral Cancer
    1.95
    127
     
     
    Norway NORWAY HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.7
    67
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    28.0
    26.0
    90
    18
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    24.6
    21.7
    34
    105
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.522
    4

     
    Norway NORWAY DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5,207,689
    119
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    47
    Population 0-14
    18.1 %
    145
    Population 15-64
    65.6 %
    95
    Population 65 +
    16.3 %
    29
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.14
    147
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.12
    83
    Fertility Rate
    1.86
    128
    Infant Mortality
    2.48
    189
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    57
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    54
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.05
    24
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.84
    61
    Net Migration
    7.25
    11
    Population Growth
    1.13
    97
    Literacy Total
    100.0
    5
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    3.5
    152
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    81.8
    18
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    70.6
    26
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $65,900
    6
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.

    WHO Publish Date: 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
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.