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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for United Kingdom 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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    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    17
    16
    2000
    75.4
    80.2
    77.7
    19
    23
    22
    2011
    78.5
    82.4
    80.5
    23
    29
    27
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.5
    82.4
    23
    29
    Age 5
    78.9
    82.8
    22
    31
    Age 10
    79.0
    82.8
    22
    31
    Age 15
    79.0
    82.8
    22
    31
    Age 20
    79.1
    82.9
    22
    32
    Age 25
    79.3
    83.0
    23
    32
    Age 30
    79.5
    83.1
    23
    32
    Age 35
    79.7
    83.2
    23
    32
    Age 40
    80.0
    83.4
    23
    32
    Age 45
    80.3
    83.6
    24
    32
    Age 50
    80.8
    83.9
    23
    32
    Age 55
    81.3
    84.3
    24
    32
    Age 60
    82.1
    84.9
    24
    33
    Age 65
    83.2
    85.6
    26
    33
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.6
    25
    30
    Age 75
    86.2
    87.8
    28
    30
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.5
    39
    39
    Age 85
    91.1
    91.8
    42
    45
    Age 90
    94.3
    94.6
    45
    53
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.1
    48
    58
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.1
    58
    68
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM 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
    68.80
    155
    2. Stroke
    36.89
    160
    3. Lung Cancers
    30.98
    18
    4. Influenza & Pneumonia
    23.69
    125
    5. Breast Cancer
    23.62
    20
    6. Lung Disease
    21.47
    98
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.08
    14
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.49
    33
    9. Liver Disease
    9.48
    96
    10. Prostate Cancer
    8.21
    58
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.62
    30
    12. Lymphomas
    7.35
    36
    13. Suicide
    6.90
    101
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.81
    39
    15. Other Injuries
    5.54
    170
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.04
    185
    17. Stomach Cancer
    4.81
    130
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.77
    180
    19. Leukemia
    4.39
    63
    20. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    28
    21. Ovary Cancer
    3.96
    20
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    3.68
    164
    23. Hypertension
    3.67
    183
    24. Falls
    3.51
    109
    25. Parkinson Disease
    3.48
    8
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    3.39
    144
    27. Kidney Disease
    3.23
    185
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.13
    147
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.07
    164
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.97
    152
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.95
    92
    32. Poisonings
    2.81
    89
    33. Skin Cancers
    2.74
    32
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.54
    123
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.39
    113
    36. Drug Use
    2.14
    27
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.95
    119
    38. Epilepsy
    1.57
    104
    39. Uterin Cancer
    1.53
    64
    40. Skin Disease
    1.50
    104
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1.38
    161
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.33
    4
    43. Violence
    1.14
    160
    44. Alcohol
    1.10
    76
    45. Asthma
    1.09
    153
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.90
    140
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    68
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.64
    166
    49. Fires
    0.45
    158
    50. Meningitis
    0.41
    149
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    92,299
    19.77
    2. Stroke
    55,919
    11.98
    3. Influenza & Pneumonia
    37,348
    8.00
    4. Lung Cancers
    35,845
    7.68
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29,116
    6.24
    6. Lung Disease
    29,069
    6.23
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,951
    4.06
    8. Breast Cancer
    14,343
    3.07
    9. Prostate Cancer
    11,508
    2.46
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,762
    1.88
    11. Lymphomas
    8,744
    1.87
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7,954
    1.70
    13. Liver Disease
    7,767
    1.66
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,682
    1.43
    15. Other Injuries
    6,029
    1.29
    16. Stomach Cancer
    6,006
    1.29
    17. Bladder Cancer
    5,842
    1.25
    18. Parkinson Disease
    5,348
    1.15
    19. Hypertension
    5,191
    1.11
    20. Leukemia
    5,077
    1.09
    21. Kidney Disease
    4,804
    1.03
    22. Suicide
    4,660
    1.00
    23. Falls
    4,450
    0.95
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,366
    0.94
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,829
    0.82
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Cancer
    3,470
    0.74
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,294
    0.71
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,081
    0.66
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,073
    0.66
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    3,056
    0.65
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,014
    0.65
    32. Skin Cancers
    2,947
    0.63
    33. Oral Cancer
    2,428
    0.52
    34. Skin Disease
    2,188
    0.47
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    1,950
    0.42
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1,852
    0.40
    37. Poisonings
    1,805
    0.39
    38. Low Birth Weight
    1,386
    0.30
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1,322
    0.28
    40. Asthma
    1,260
    0.27
    41. Drug Use
    1,247
    0.27
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,206
    0.26
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,204
    0.26
    44. Epilepsy
    1,201
    0.26
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    905
    0.19
    46. Alcohol
    862
    0.18
    47. Violence
    703
    0.15
    48. Tuberculosis
    443
    0.09
    49. Fires
    380
    0.08
    50. Osteoarthritis
    322
    0.07
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.98
    18
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.62
    20
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.49
    33
    4. Prostate Cancer
    8.21
    58
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.62
    30
    6. Lymphomas
    7.35
    36
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.81
    39
    8. Stomach Cancer
    4.81
    130
    9. Leukemia
    4.39
    63
      Rate World Rank
    10. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    28
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.96
    20
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.07
    164
    13. Other Neoplasms
    2.95
    92
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.74
    32
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.39
    113
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.53
    64
    17. Cervical Cancer
    1.38
    161
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    13.3
    20
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    36.7
    34.7
    55
    6
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    29.5
    31.7
    21
    56
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    237
    41

     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    61,113,205
    22
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    125
    Population 0-14
    16.7 %
    158
    Population 15-64
    67.1 %
    64
    Population 65 +
    16.2 %
    23
    Birth Rate / 1000
    10.65
    155
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.02
    61
    Fertility Rate
    1.66
    153
    Infant Mortality
    4.40
    158
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    130
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    77
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    46
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.76
    105
    Net Migrattion
    2.16
    29
    Population Growth
    0.28
    152
    Literacy Total
    99.0
    41
    Literacy Male
    99.0
    50
    Literacy Female
    99.0
    41
    Unemployment
    5.5
    113
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    80.5
    27
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    72.0
    26
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $36,600
    23
     
     
     

    Latest WHO data (2010), Death Rates are age-standardized, total deaths are % of population