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Compare Belgium and Netherlands health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
     
    71.5
    75.4
    73.4
    1
    2
    2
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    70.8
    76.5
    73.6
    4
    3
    3
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    72.5
    79.2
    75.7
    4
    1
    2
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    73.8
    80.1
    76.9
    10
    9
    7
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    75.5
    80.6
    78.1
    14
    20
    17
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    78.7
    82.7
    80.8
    13
    20
    14
    2015
    78.6
    83.5
    81.1
    23
    22
    23
     
    80.0
    83.6
    81.9
    11
    21
    14
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.6
    83.5
    23
    22
     
    80.0
    83.6
    11
    21
    Age 5
    78.9
    83.8
    22
    23
     
    80.3
    83.9
    11
    22
    Age 10
    79.0
    83.8
    22
    23
     
    80.4
    83.9
    11
    22
    Age 15
    79.0
    83.8
    22
    23
     
    80.4
    84.0
    11
    22
    Age 20
    79.1
    83.9
    22
    23
     
    80.5
    84.0
    11
    22
    Age 25
    79.3
    84.0
    21
    24
     
    80.6
    84.1
    12
    22
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.0
    21
    24
     
    80.7
    84.1
    12
    23
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.1
    21
    24
     
    80.8
    84.2
    13
    23
    Age 40
    79.9
    84.3
    22
    24
     
    81.0
    84.3
    13
    23
    Age 45
    80.2
    84.5
    22
    22
     
    81.2
    84.5
    13
    23
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.8
    24
    21
     
    81.5
    84.7
    16
    23
    Age 55
    81.2
    85.2
    24
    19
     
    81.9
    85.1
    17
    21
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.8
    24
    17
     
    82.6
    85.7
    18
    21
    Age 65
    83.2
    86.5
    24
    15
     
    83.4
    86.4
    22
    20
    Age 70
    84.6
    87.4
    23
    14
     
    84.5
    87.2
    25
    19
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    23
    16
     
    86.0
    88.3
    31
    24
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.9
    33
    25
     
    88.0
    89.7
    44
    32
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    45
    36
     
    90.6
    91.8
    55
    42
    Age 90
    93.9
    94.6
    64
    52
     
    93.8
    94.6
    70
    53
    Age 95
    97.7
    98.0
    80
    69
     
    97.7
    98.0
    79
    65
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.1
    76
    81
     
    102.1
    102.1
    75
    85
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.24
    168
     
    52.10
    174
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
     
    32.79
    9
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
     
    39.37
    12
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
     
    27.46
    168
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
     
    26.00
    66
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
     
    14.56
    149
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
     
    22.49
    30
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
     
    9.58
    95
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
     
    18.01
    76
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
     
    17.09
    25
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
     
    5.97
    162
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
     
    4.00
    163
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
     
    3.07
    174
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
     
    8.42
    21
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
     
    8.35
    161
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
     
    7.77
    57
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
     
    2.81
    179
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
     
    3.57
    125
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
     
    7.10
    35
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
     
    4.73
    26
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
     
    5.85
    41
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
     
    4.55
    54
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
     
    4.33
    9
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
     
    3.76
    38
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
     
    3.81
    139
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
     
    3.03
    161
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
     
    4.38
    117
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
     
    6.15
    29
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
     
    2.31
    113
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
     
    2.78
    66
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
     
    3.41
    158
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
     
    3.37
    20
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
     
    2.52
    176
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
     
    1.07
    121
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
     
    1.69
    169
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
     
    0.91
    115
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
     
    1.27
    127
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
     
    1.61
    127
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
     
    0.84
    131
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
     
    1.60
    162
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
     
    0.63
    158
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
     
    0.40
    178
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
     
    0.68
    179
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
     
    0.06
    161
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
     
    0.90
    13
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
     
    0.39
    180
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
     
    0.68
    148
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
     
    0.17
    179
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
     
    0.58
    76
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
     
    0.42
    176
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
     
    18,685
    15.38
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
     
    15,061
    12.40
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
     
    10,019
    8.25
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
     
    10,821
    8.91
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
     
    9,472
    7.80
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
     
    5,350
    4.40
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
     
    5,782
    4.76
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
     
    3,667
    3.02
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
     
    2,021
    1.66
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
     
    2,217
    1.82
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
     
    1,404
    1.16
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
     
    2,954
    2.43
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
     
    2,802
    2.31
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
     
    2,946
    2.42
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
     
    2,846
    2.34
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
     
    1,656
    1.36
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
     
    2,402
    1.98
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
     
    1,043
    0.86
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
     
    897
    0.74
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
     
    1,639
    1.35
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
     
    1,483
    1.22
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
     
    1,320
    1.09
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
     
    1,260
    1.04
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
     
    986
    0.81
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
     
    1,443
    1.19
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
     
    2,023
    1.67
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
     
    607
    0.50
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
     
    1,036
    0.85
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
     
    730
    0.60
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
     
    917
    0.75
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
     
    1,038
    0.85
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
     
    466
    0.38
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
     
    576
    0.47
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
     
    290
    0.24
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
     
    325
    0.27
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
     
    312
    0.26
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
     
    508
    0.42
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
     
    232
    0.19
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
     
    180
    0.15
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
     
    283
    0.23
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
     
    140
    0.12
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
     
    18
    0.01
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
     
    256
    0.21
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
     
    129
    0.11
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
     
    221
    0.18
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
     
    114
    0.09
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
     
    41
    0.03
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
     
    160
    0.13
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
     
    87
    0.07
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
     
    38
    0.03
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
     
    32.79
    9
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
     
    22.49
    30
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
     
    18.01
    76
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
     
    17.09
    25
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
     
    8.42
    21
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
     
    7.10
    35
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
     
    5.85
    41
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
     
    4.55
    54
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
     
    3.76
    38
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
     
    3.03
    161
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
     
    4.38
    117
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
     
    6.15
    29
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
     
    2.31
    113
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
     
    2.78
    66
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
     
    3.37
    20
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
     
    1.69
    169
     
     
     
    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.