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United States

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for United States 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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    United States UNITED STATES LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    74.4
    79.8
    77.0
    28
    28
    26
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2015
    76.9
    81.6
    79.3
    33
    33
    31
     
     
    United States UNITED STATES LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.9
    81.6
    33
    33
    Age 5
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
    Age 10
    77.5
    82.1
    33
    34
    Age 15
    77.6
    82.2
    34
    34
    Age 20
    77.8
    82.2
    33
    34
    Age 25
    78.1
    82.4
    33
    34
    Age 30
    78.4
    82.5
    32
    34
    Age 35
    78.8
    82.7
    32
    34
    Age 40
    79.1
    82.9
    31
    34
    Age 45
    79.6
    83.3
    30
    33
    Age 50
    80.2
    83.7
    30
    31
    Age 55
    81.0
    84.3
    29
    30
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.0
    26
    30
    Age 65
    83.3
    85.9
    23
    30
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.9
    17
    27
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    14
    25
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.0
    16
    22
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.2
    21
    23
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.0
    29
    30
    Age 95
    98.1
    98.5
    32
    32
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.5
    50
    40
     
     
    United States UNITED STATES 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
    77.97
    107
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    45.58
    2
    3. Lung Cancers
    35.04
    12
    4. Lung Disease
    29.68
    36
    5. Stroke
    25.94
    167
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.36
    58
    7. Prostate Cancer
    14.81
    99
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    14.78
    122
    9. Hypertension
    14.64
    105
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.95
    50
    11. Suicide
    12.38
    47
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.58
    106
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.59
    144
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.99
    131
    15. Liver Disease
    8.70
    123
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    22
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    8.28
    66
    18. Lymphomas
    7.92
    10
    19. Drug Use
    6.96
    3
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.87
    90
    21. Falls
    6.27
    76
    22. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    41
    23. Leukemia
    5.79
    13
    24. Violence
    5.56
    85
    25. Other Injuries
    5.54
    143
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Cancer
    5.29
    89
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    4.51
    4
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
    29. Poisonings
    4.06
    33
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.64
    67
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.55
    48
    32. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    133
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3.39
    57
    34. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    131
    35. Skin Cancers
    3.21
    19
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.97
    98
    37. Alcohol
    2.91
    39
    38. Uterin Cancer
    2.90
    52
    39. Stomach Cancer
    2.81
    147
    40. Hepatitis C
    2.27
    2
    41. HIV/AIDS
    2.20
    107
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    115
    43. Drownings
    1.34
    138
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    13
    45. Skin Disease
    0.88
    117
    46. Asthma
    0.88
    142
    47. Fires
    0.75
    133
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.65
    152
    49. Anemia
    0.64
    94
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.60
    161
     
     
    United States UNITED STATES TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    393,698
    18.06
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    251,745
    11.55
    3. Lung Cancers
    171,504
    7.87
    4. Lung Disease
    154,436
    7.08
    5. Stroke
    133,578
    6.13
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    71,483
    3.28
    7. Hypertension
    71,304
    3.27
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    62,057
    2.85
    9. Kidney Disease
    59,186
    2.72
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    52,287
    2.40
    11. Breast Cancer
    47,955
    2.20
    12. Suicide
    43,361
    1.99
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    41,720
    1.91
    14. Lymphomas
    39,113
    1.79
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    37,611
    1.73
    16. Liver Disease
    35,404
    1.62
    17. Prostate Cancer
    33,902
    1.56
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    33,838
    1.55
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,372
    1.49
    20. Falls
    31,972
    1.47
    21. Leukemia
    27,701
    1.27
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    24,779
    1.14
    23. Liver Cancer
    24,028
    1.10
    24. Drug Use
    23,175
    1.06
    25. Other Injuries
    22,783
    1.05
      Deaths %
    26. Bladder Cancer
    18,305
    0.84
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    17,225
    0.79
    28. Violence
    17,005
    0.78
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,911
    0.78
    30. Ovary Cancer
    15,437
    0.71
    31. Skin Cancers
    15,094
    0.69
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    14,905
    0.68
    33. Poisonings
    13,542
    0.62
    34. Stomach Cancer
    13,303
    0.61
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    11,807
    0.54
    36. Alcohol
    10,895
    0.50
    37. Oral Cancer
    10,027
    0.46
    38. Hepatitis C
    8,868
    0.41
    39. Low Birth Weight
    8,250
    0.38
    40. HIV/AIDS
    7,926
    0.36
    41. Uterin Cancer
    7,771
    0.36
    42. Cervical Cancer
    7,120
    0.33
    43. Skin Disease
    4,277
    0.20
    44. Drownings
    4,216
    0.19
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,111
    0.19
    46. Asthma
    3,447
    0.16
    47. Anemia
    3,375
    0.15
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,236
    0.15
    49. Malnutrition
    2,976
    0.14
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,911
    0.13
     
     
    United States UNITED STATES CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    35.04
    12
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.36
    58
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.81
    99
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.95
    50
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    22
    6. Lymphomas
    7.92
    10
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    41
    8. Leukemia
    5.79
    13
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.29
    89
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.64
    67
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.55
    48
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    131
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.21
    19
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.90
    52
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.81
    147
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    115
     
     
    United States UNITED STATES HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.0
    49
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    19.5
    15.0
    109
    44
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    32.6
    34.7
    13
    32
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.104
    13

     
    United States UNITED STATES DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    321,368,864
    4
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    129
    Population 0-14
    19.0 %
    141
    Population 15-64
    66.1 %
    80
    Population 65 +
    14.9 %
    36
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.49
    142
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.15
    82
    Fertility Rate
    1.87
    127
    Infant Mortality
    5.87
    151
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    92
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    104
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.79
    94
    Net Migration
    3.86
    23
    Population Growth
    0.78 %
    125
    Literacy Total
    99.0 %
    25
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    6.2 %
    111
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    79.3
    31
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    69.1
    36
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $56,300
    12
     
     
     

    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.