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HEALTH PROFILE : Syria

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, 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
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2015
    59.9
    69.9
    64.5
    155
    128
    144
     
     
    Syria SYRIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.9
    69.9
    155
    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
    353.12
    1
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    256.78
    12
    3. Stroke
    106.07
    60
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    42.39
    9
    5. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.83
    54
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.17
    118
    8. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.62
    146
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.37
    20
    12. Liver Disease
    12.22
    111
    13. Lung Disease
    11.71
    164
    14. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
    15. Asthma
    11.39
    54
    16. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
    17. Kidney Disease
    8.27
    142
    18. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
    20. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    6.03
    128
    22. Other Injuries
    5.20
    141
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
    24. Hypertension
    5.09
    153
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.96
    22
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.55
    122
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.89
    86
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    3.68
    123
    31. Suicide
    3.15
    168
    32. Violence
    2.85
    127
    33. Falls
    2.55
    150
    34. Hepatitis B
    2.54
    15
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.00
    114
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.90
    77
    38. Meningitis
    1.61
    82
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
    42. Fires
    1.10
    114
    43. Malnutrition
    1.08
    102
    44. Drug Use
    1.04
    106
    45. Drownings
    1.03
    151
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.95
    138
    47. Poisonings
    0.92
    86
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    160
    49. Epilepsy
    0.66
    171
    50. Skin Disease
    0.62
    142
     
     
    Syria SYRIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. War
    61,749
    44.82
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,377
    19.14
    3. Stroke
    11,025
    8.00
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,869
    2.81
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,636
    2.64
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,789
    2.02
    7. Lung Cancers
    1,855
    1.35
    8. Breast Cancer
    1,613
    1.17
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,534
    1.11
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    1,409
    1.02
    11. Liver Disease
    1,349
    0.98
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,348
    0.98
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,289
    0.94
    14. Asthma
    1,287
    0.93
    15. Lung Disease
    1,159
    0.84
    16. Low Birth Weight
    1,125
    0.82
    17. Lymphomas
    1,088
    0.79
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    915
    0.66
    19. Leukemia
    892
    0.65
    20. Kidney Disease
    856
    0.62
    21. Other Injuries
    773
    0.56
    22. Stomach Cancer
    746
    0.54
    23. Bladder Cancer
    662
    0.48
    24. Other Neoplasms
    581
    0.42
    25. Liver Cancer
    552
    0.40
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    511
    0.37
    27. Suicide
    495
    0.36
    28. Birth Trauma
    494
    0.36
    29. Prostate Cancer
    487
    0.35
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    482
    0.35
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    469
    0.34
    32. Violence
    463
    0.34
    33. Falls
    335
    0.24
    34. Maternal Conditions
    328
    0.24
    35. Hepatitis B
    283
    0.21
    36. Ovary Cancer
    274
    0.20
    37. Oral Cancer
    261
    0.19
    38. Meningitis
    246
    0.18
    39. Drownings
    183
    0.13
    40. Fires
    159
    0.12
    41. Drug Use
    149
    0.11
    42. Measles
    136
    0.10
    43. Poisonings
    136
    0.10
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    135
    0.10
    45. Malnutrition
    128
    0.09
    46. Pertussis
    116
    0.08
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    114
    0.08
    48. Epilepsy
    100
    0.07
    49. Cervical Cancer
    96
    0.07
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85
    0.06
     
     
    Syria SYRIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
    5. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
    6. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
    8. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.55
    155
     
     
    Syria SYRIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.3
    180
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    20.9
    34.8
    70
    28
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.46
    144

     
    Syria SYRIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    18,028,549
    62
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    50
    Population 0-14
    31.6%
    64
    Population 15-64
    64.2%
    122
    Population 65 +
    4.2%
    134
    Birth Rate / 1000
    21.20
    73
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.00
    180
    Fertility Rate
    2.50
    74
    Infant Mortality
    14.80
    100
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    53
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    62
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    90
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.82
    74
    Net Migration
    61.50
    1
    Population Growth
    7.90%
    1
    Literacy Total
    86.4%
    125
    Literacy Male
    91.7%
    83
    Literacy Female
    81.0%
    100
    Unemployment
    50.0%
    4
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    64.5
    144
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.9
    145
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,900
    160
     
     
     

    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.