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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
    2013
    79.0
    83.0
    81.0
    21
    30
    24
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.0
    83.0
    21
    30
    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
    60.10
    139
    2. Stroke
    34.68
    147
    3. Lung Cancers
    31.40
    18
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.35
    14
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.43
    102
    6. Breast Cancer
    22.10
    28
    7. Lung Disease
    21.36
    68
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    56
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    39
    10. Liver Disease
    9.31
    119
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.64
    24
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.35
    40
    13. Lymphomas
    7.20
    28
    14. Other Injuries
    7.09
    127
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.99
    22
    16. Suicide
    6.28
    103
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.91
    164
    18. Leukemia
    4.51
    52
    19. Hypertension
    4.50
    162
    20. Bladder Cancer
    4.49
    25
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.39
    111
    22. Parkinson Disease
    4.37
    5
    23. Falls
    4.06
    106
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    127
    25. Drug Use
    3.83
    19
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.78
    146
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.47
    134
    28. Kidney Disease
    3.32
    167
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.28
    122
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.23
    38
    31. Skin Cancers
    3.03
    25
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.97
    169
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.96
    150
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.94
    76
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.73
    91
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.49
    145
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.17
    100
    38. Alcohol
    1.70
    59
    39. Skin Disease
    1.65
    90
    40. Epilepsy
    1.43
    112
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.34
    4
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.19
    133
    43. Asthma
    0.97
    138
    44. Poisonings
    0.91
    108
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.82
    142
    46. Violence
    0.63
    165
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.61
    151
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.59
    82
    49. Drownings
    0.44
    167
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.42
    130
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,014
    17.21
    2. Stroke
    46,280
    10.62
    3. Lung Cancers
    36,956
    8.48
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34,343
    7.88
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    30,776
    7.06
    6. Lung Disease
    27,763
    6.37
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,181
    4.17
    8. Breast Cancer
    12,760
    2.93
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,101
    2.78
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,756
    2.01
    11. Lymphomas
    8,633
    1.98
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8,614
    1.98
    13. Liver Disease
    7,654
    1.76
    14. Other Injuries
    6,507
    1.49
    15. Parkinson Disease
    6,131
    1.41
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,088
    1.40
    17. Bladder Cancer
    5,794
    1.33
    18. Hypertension
    5,747
    1.32
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5,328
    1.22
    20. Leukemia
    5,224
    1.20
    21. Falls
    4,877
    1.12
    22. Kidney Disease
    4,428
    1.02
    23. Liver Cancer
    4,392
    1.01
    24. Suicide
    4,381
    1.01
    25. Ovary Cancer
    4,214
    0.97
      Deaths %
    26. Other Neoplasms
    3,640
    0.84
    27. Skin Cancers
    3,318
    0.76
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3,156
    0.72
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,052
    0.70
    30. Oral Cancer
    2,790
    0.64
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,620
    0.60
    32. Drug Use
    2,460
    0.56
    33. Skin Disease
    2,146
    0.49
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    2,103
    0.48
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,072
    0.48
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,008
    0.46
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,632
    0.37
    38. Low Birth Weight
    1,539
    0.35
    39. Alcohol
    1,276
    0.29
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,259
    0.29
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,196
    0.27
    42. Epilepsy
    1,146
    0.26
    43. Asthma
    1,092
    0.25
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,050
    0.24
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    761
    0.17
    46. Poisonings
    641
    0.15
    47. Violence
    402
    0.09
    48. Tuberculosis
    362
    0.08
    49. Fires
    335
    0.08
    50. Drownings
    303
    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
    31.40
    18
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.10
    28
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    56
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    39
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.64
    24
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.35
    40
    7. Lymphomas
    7.20
    28
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.99
    22
    9. Leukemia
    4.51
    52
      Rate World Rank
    10. Bladder Cancer
    4.49
    25
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.39
    111
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    127
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.23
    38
    14. Skin Cancers
    3.03
    25
    15. Other Neoplasms
    2.94
    76
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.73
    91
    17. Cervical Cancer
    2.49
    145
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.6
    25
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.0
    22.0
    109
    27
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    26.9
    29.2
    24
    57
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.867
    21

     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    64,088,222
    23
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    95
    Population 0-14
    17.4 %
    151
    Population 15-64
    64.9 %
    111
    Population 65 +
    17.7 %
    26
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.17
    145
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.35
    57
    Fertility Rate
    1.89
    124
    Infant Mortality
    4.38
    164
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    129
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    63
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    48
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.81
    83
    Net Migration
    2.54
    28
    Population Growth
    0.54
    138
    Literacy Total
    99.0
    46
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    6.2
    112
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    81.0
    24
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    70.5
    29
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $37,700
    27
     
     
     

    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.