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Switzerland

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Switzerland 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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    Switzerland SWITZERLAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    74.1
    71.3
    7
    6
    6
    1970
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
    1980
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
    1990
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
    2000
    76.9
    82.6
    79.7
    5
    3
    2
    2010
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
    2015
    81.3
    85.3
    83.4
    1
    6
    2
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.3
    85.3
    1
    6
    Age 5
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
    Age 10
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
    Age 15
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
    Age 20
    81.8
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 25
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 30
    82.0
    85.8
    1
    6
    Age 35
    82.2
    85.9
    1
    6
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.9
    1
    6
    Age 45
    82.5
    86.1
    3
    6
    Age 50
    82.8
    86.3
    3
    6
    Age 55
    83.2
    86.6
    2
    6
    Age 60
    83.9
    87.0
    2
    6
    Age 65
    84.7
    87.6
    2
    6
    Age 70
    85.7
    88.3
    4
    5
    Age 75
    87.0
    89.2
    6
    6
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.4
    13
    11
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    30
    25
    Age 90
    93.9
    94.7
    61
    42
    Age 95
    97.6
    98.1
    88
    63
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.1
    79
    87
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND 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
    47.54
    158
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.25
    6
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.14
    49
    4. Stroke
    21.19
    172
    5. Breast Cancer
    19.97
    52
    6. Prostate Cancer
    19.68
    62
    7. Hypertension
    15.52
    101
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    58
    9. Lung Disease
    10.96
    143
    10. Suicide
    9.56
    75
    11. Falls
    9.43
    46
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.37
    27
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.67
    154
    14. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6.37
    165
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.16
    104
    16. Lymphomas
    5.88
    56
    17. Liver Disease
    5.60
    150
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
    19. Kidney Disease
    5.02
    154
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.62
    102
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    4.02
    14
    22. Leukemia
    4.00
    76
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    3.83
    144
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.65
    46
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.61
    165
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Stomach Cancer
    3.46
    132
    27. Other Neoplasms
    3.15
    69
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.13
    72
    29. Skin Cancers
    3.06
    23
    30. Other Injuries
    2.96
    165
    31. Oral Cancer
    2.96
    84
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.81
    135
    33. Low Birth Weight
    2.70
    143
    34. Alcohol
    2.49
    46
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2.38
    65
    36. Drug Use
    1.84
    59
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.31
    165
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.11
    8
    39. Poisonings
    1.04
    97
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.97
    139
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.86
    151
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.85
    138
    43. Epilepsy
    0.78
    153
    44. Osteoarthritis
    0.73
    3
    45. Depression
    0.68
    2
    46. Schizophrenia
    0.65
    23
    47. Asthma
    0.64
    158
    48. Drownings
    0.61
    162
    49. Skin Disease
    0.57
    133
    50. Violence
    0.57
    168
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,078
    16.31
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,906
    11.93
    3. Stroke
    3,706
    7.48
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,190
    6.44
    5. Hypertension
    2,787
    5.63
    6. Lung Disease
    1,896
    3.83
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,788
    3.61
    8. Falls
    1,586
    3.20
    9. Breast Cancer
    1,539
    3.11
    10. Prostate Cancer
    1,463
    2.95
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,307
    2.64
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,251
    2.53
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,080
    2.18
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,060
    2.14
    15. Suicide
    972
    1.96
    16. Lymphomas
    911
    1.84
    17. Kidney Disease
    889
    1.80
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    737
    1.49
    19. Liver Disease
    707
    1.43
    20. Liver Cancer
    677
    1.37
    21. Leukemia
    599
    1.21
    22. Bladder Cancer
    585
    1.18
    23. Other Neoplasms
    533
    1.08
    24. Stomach Cancer
    494
    1.00
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    474
    0.96
      Deaths %
    26. Skin Cancers
    459
    0.93
    27. Ovary Cancer
    435
    0.88
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    400
    0.81
    29. Oral Cancer
    392
    0.79
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    357
    0.72
    31. Other Injuries
    346
    0.70
    32. Alcohol
    282
    0.57
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    255
    0.52
    34. Uterin Cancer
    209
    0.42
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    173
    0.35
    36. Drug Use
    162
    0.33
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    147
    0.30
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    143
    0.29
    39. Osteoarthritis
    131
    0.27
    40. Low Birth Weight
    121
    0.25
    41. Depression
    110
    0.22
    42. Asthma
    107
    0.22
    43. Schizophrenia
    102
    0.21
    44. Poisonings
    97
    0.20
    45. Skin Disease
    95
    0.19
    46. Epilepsy
    94
    0.19
    47. Cervical Cancer
    90
    0.18
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    71
    0.14
    49. Malnutrition
    63
    0.13
    50. Anemia
    60
    0.12
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.14
    49
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.97
    52
    3. Prostate Cancer
    19.68
    62
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    58
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.37
    27
    6. Lymphomas
    5.88
    56
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.62
    102
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.00
    76
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.65
    46
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.46
    132
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.13
    72
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.06
    23
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.96
    84
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.38
    65
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.31
    165
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.4
    36
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    26.9
    19.7
    85
    31
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.3
    16.5
    55
    134
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.509
    2

     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    8,179,294
    97
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    121
    Population 0-14
    15.1 %
    171
    Population 15-64
    66.9 %
    65
    Population 65 +
    18.0 %
    26
    Birth Rate / 1000
    10.50
    161
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.20
    76
    Fertility Rate
    1.55
    163
    Infant Mortality
    3.60
    171
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    20
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    76
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    100
    Net Migration
    4.70
    17
    Population Growth
    0.70 %
    132
    Literacy Total
    99.0 %
    25
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    3.2 %
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    83.4
    2
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    73.1
    4
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $59,300
    11
     
     
     

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