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Syria
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Syria

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Syria 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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    Syria SYRIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    70.6
    74.3
    72.4
    51
    73
    58
    2010
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2015
    59.9
    69.9
    64.5
    156
    128
    144
     
     
    Syria SYRIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.9
    69.9
    156
    128
    Age 5
    60.9
    70.9
    172
    137
    Age 10
    61.5
    71.6
    177
    135
    Age 15
    62.2
    72.3
    176
    133
    Age 20
    63.3
    73.1
    173
    132
    Age 25
    65.4
    73.9
    170
    127
    Age 30
    67.5
    74.7
    161
    123
    Age 35
    69.4
    75.5
    150
    117
    Age 40
    71.0
    76.2
    139
    115
    Age 45
    72.3
    76.9
    131
    115
    Age 50
    73.6
    77.7
    122
    114
    Age 55
    75.0
    78.5
    121
    114
    Age 60
    76.7
    79.5
    114
    114
    Age 65
    78.3
    80.7
    116
    113
    Age 70
    80.3
    82.2
    117
    112
    Age 75
    82.8
    84.1
    123
    113
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.6
    128
    111
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.7
    145
    118
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.4
    151
    120
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.5
    136
    117
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.0
    147
    100
     
     
    Syria SYRIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. War
    281.12
    1
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    210.64
    18
    3. Stroke
    83.04
    95
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.08
    46
    5. Breast Cancer
    22.85
    21
    6. Lung Cancers
    14.72
    75
    7. Kidney Disease
    13.67
    93
    8. Hypertension
    12.46
    121
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.71
    56
    10. Lung Disease
    10.84
    144
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.52
    145
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.82
    126
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.25
    146
    14. Lymphomas
    7.88
    12
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.48
    85
    16. Low Birth Weight
    6.68
    98
    17. Leukemia
    6.00
    7
    18. Bladder Cancer
    5.70
    7
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5.58
    91
    20. Asthma
    5.01
    82
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    4.79
    131
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    4.37
    107
    23. Other Neoplasms
    4.34
    27
    24. Liver Cancer
    4.31
    109
    25. Liver Disease
    4.02
    161
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    3.65
    108
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    3.61
    83
    28. Violence
    3.49
    104
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.24
    90
    30. Tuberculosis
    3.16
    100
    31. Birth Trauma
    2.98
    95
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.68
    105
    33. Malnutrition
    2.09
    90
    34. Other Injuries
    2.04
    171
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    122
    36. Meningitis
    1.69
    95
    37. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.66
    130
    38. Falls
    1.44
    159
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1.28
    166
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.26
    85
    41. Uterin Cancer
    1.18
    130
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.03
    142
    43. Fires
    0.95
    123
    44. Skin Disease
    0.81
    120
    45. Poisonings
    0.75
    120
    46. Leishmaniasis
    0.70
    29
    47. Drownings
    0.61
    161
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.56
    86
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.52
    155
    50. Pertussis
    0.47
    56
     
     
    Syria SYRIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. War
    59,026
    46.95
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,526
    18.71
    3. Stroke
    9,154
    7.28
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,091
    3.25
    5. Low Birth Weight
    1,980
    1.58
    6. Lung Cancers
    1,786
    1.42
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,671
    1.33
    8. Kidney Disease
    1,623
    1.29
    9. Breast Cancer
    1,528
    1.22
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,444
    1.15
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    1,391
    1.11
    12. Hypertension
    1,363
    1.08
    13. Lung Disease
    1,191
    0.95
    14. Lymphomas
    1,052
    0.84
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,031
    0.82
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    924
    0.74
    17. Leukemia
    921
    0.73
    18. Birth Trauma
    883
    0.70
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    835
    0.66
    20. Stomach Cancer
    699
    0.56
    21. Violence
    666
    0.53
    22. Bladder Cancer
    641
    0.51
    23. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.47
    24. Asthma
    582
    0.46
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    569
    0.45
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Cancer
    525
    0.42
    27. Liver Disease
    508
    0.40
    28. Prostate Cancer
    481
    0.38
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    457
    0.36
    30. Tuberculosis
    441
    0.35
    31. Other Injuries
    346
    0.27
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    320
    0.25
    33. Malnutrition
    290
    0.23
    34. Meningitis
    261
    0.21
    35. Maternal Conditions
    258
    0.21
    36. Oral Cancer
    253
    0.20
    37. Ovary Cancer
    244
    0.19
    38. Falls
    215
    0.17
    39. Alzheimers/Dementia
    171
    0.14
    40. Leishmaniasis
    168
    0.13
    41. Fires
    158
    0.13
    42. Pertussis
    138
    0.11
    43. Drownings
    133
    0.11
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    126
    0.10
    45. Poisonings
    120
    0.10
    46. Skin Disease
    97
    0.08
    47. Syphilis
    90
    0.07
    48. Cervical Cancer
    86
    0.07
    49. Suicide
    77
    0.06
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    73
    0.06
     
     
    Syria SYRIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.85
    21
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.72
    75
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.71
    56
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.82
    126
    5. Lymphomas
    7.88
    12
    6. Leukemia
    6.00
    7
    7. Bladder Cancer
    5.70
    7
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.58
    91
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.31
    109
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.65
    108
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.61
    83
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    122
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.28
    166
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.18
    130
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.03
    142
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.52
    155
     
     
    Syria SYRIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.4
    156
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    17.4
    29.9
    93
    53
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.069
    148

     
    Syria SYRIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    17,185,170
    65
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    44
    Population 0-14
    32.0 %
    66
    Population 15-64
    63.9 %
    122
    Population 65 +
    4.1 %
    132
    Birth Rate / 1000
    21.70
    71
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.00
    180
    Fertility Rate
    2.55
    72
    Infant Mortality
    15.20
    99
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    49
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    88
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.82
    67
    Net Migration
    -2.10
    148
    Population Growth
    1.56 %
    66
    Literacy Total
    84.1 %
    131
    Literacy Male
    91.7 %
    82
    Literacy Female
    81.0 %
    97
    Unemployment
    50.0 %
    6
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    64.5
    144
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.9
    145
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $5,100
    137
     
     
     

    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.