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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 2014 updates, 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
    14
    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
    74.6
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    17
    24
     
    75.5
    80.6
    78.0
    17
    20
    18
    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
    65
    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
    49.87
    155
     
    34.53
    168
    2. Lung Cancers
    35.67
    11
     
    38.79
    9
    3. Stroke
    30.11
    157
     
    26.61
    164
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    27.23
    10
     
    29.32
    9
    5. Breast Cancer
    24.94
    13
     
    24.97
    12
    6. Lung Disease
    21.14
    70
     
    19.91
    79
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.69
    121
     
    17.35
    126
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.32
    29
     
    19.54
    12
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.79
    95
     
    20.23
    58
    10. Suicide
    14.64
    35
     
    8.54
    87
    11. Other Injuries
    9.71
    100
     
    4.86
    152
    12. Liver Disease
    8.09
    127
     
    3.29
    165
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.03
    153
     
    8.99
    148
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.68
    37
     
    9.40
    12
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.37
    142
     
    3.51
    167
    16. Kidney Disease
    6.67
    138
     
    5.50
    149
    17. Lymphomas
    6.62
    35
     
    7.20
    29
    18. Falls
    6.47
    74
     
    5.72
    82
    19. Ovary Cancer
    6.37
    33
     
    7.29
    17
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    5.77
    89
     
    3.43
    117
    21. Leukemia
    5.66
    14
     
    5.04
    31
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.38
    26
     
    4.57
    22
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.31
    49
     
    6.66
    27
    24. Liver Cancer
    4.26
    111
     
    2.97
    151
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.21
    33
     
    3.94
    43
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.20
    129
     
    4.27
    126
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    4.15
    11
     
    4.04
    13
    28. Stomach Cancer
    4.08
    119
     
    5.50
    93
    29. Hypertension
    3.78
    165
     
    3.90
    164
    30. Oral Cancer
    3.62
    70
     
    2.72
    92
    31. Alcohol
    3.40
    33
     
    1.10
    75
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    3.34
    155
     
    3.70
    147
    33. Skin Cancers
    3.09
    21
     
    4.05
    9
    34. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    43
     
    2.97
    46
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    136
     
    2.02
    153
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.66
    122
     
    0.59
    145
    37. Drug Use
    1.64
    63
     
    0.63
    111
    38. Epilepsy
    1.62
    101
     
    1.24
    119
    39. Low Birth Weight
    1.58
    155
     
    1.36
    161
    40. Violence
    1.48
    138
     
    0.92
    153
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.18
    138
     
    0.53
    163
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.12
    131
     
    0.03
    172
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.12
    6
     
    0.94
    14
    44. Skin Disease
    1.04
    108
     
    1.22
    99
    45. Poisonings
    0.85
    109
     
    0.16
    167
    46. Fires
    0.81
    129
     
    0.14
    170
    47. Drownings
    0.71
    155
     
    0.43
    168
    48. Asthma
    0.69
    155
     
    0.24
    172
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.67
    145
     
    0.81
    140
    50. Malnutrition
    0.65
    114
     
    0.30
    134
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Belgium BELGIUM   Netherlands NETHERLANDS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,463
    13.89
     
    10,976
    10.58
    2. Stroke
    7,358
    8.92
     
    8,751
    8.43
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,197
    8.72
     
    10,229
    9.86
    4. Lung Cancers
    7,163
    8.68
     
    11,392
    10.98
    5. Lung Disease
    5,002
    6.06
     
    6,564
    6.32
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,659
    5.65
     
    5,752
    5.54
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,626
    4.39
     
    5,963
    5.75
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,711
    3.29
     
    3,638
    3.50
    9. Other Injuries
    2,120
    2.57
     
    1,487
    1.43
    10. Suicide
    1,966
    2.38
     
    1,677
    1.62
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,927
    2.34
     
    2,862
    2.76
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,697
    2.06
     
    1,877
    1.81
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,674
    2.03
     
    2,824
    2.72
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,644
    1.99
     
    2,941
    2.83
    15. Lymphomas
    1,481
    1.79
     
    2,193
    2.11
    16. Falls
    1,416
    1.72
     
    1,858
    1.79
    17. Liver Disease
    1,349
    1.63
     
    834
    0.80
    18. Leukemia
    1,192
    1.45
     
    1,490
    1.44
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    1,185
    1.44
     
    979
    0.94
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,090
    1.32
     
    1,390
    1.34
    21. Bladder Cancer
    1,045
    1.27
     
    1,459
    1.41
    22. Other Neoplasms
    1,010
    1.22
     
    1,263
    1.22
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    978
    1.19
     
    1,320
    1.27
    24. Hypertension
    944
    1.14
     
    1,270
    1.22
    25. Liver Cancer
    922
    1.12
     
    862
    0.83
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    887
    1.07
     
    709
    0.68
    27. Stomach Cancer
    853
    1.03
     
    1,649
    1.59
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    843
    1.02
     
    1,939
    1.87
    29. Ovary Cancer
    706
    0.86
     
    1,138
    1.10
    30. Oral Cancer
    634
    0.77
     
    755
    0.73
    31. Skin Cancers
    582
    0.71
     
    1,088
    1.05
    32. Alcohol
    504
    0.61
     
    257
    0.25
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    422
    0.51
     
    198
    0.19
    34. Uterin Cancer
    396
    0.48
     
    497
    0.48
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    325
    0.39
     
    512
    0.49
    36. Epilepsy
    294
    0.36
     
    286
    0.28
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    276
    0.33
     
    171
    0.17
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    271
    0.33
     
    10
    0.01
    39. Cervical Cancer
    263
    0.32
     
    278
    0.27
    40. Skin Disease
    253
    0.31
     
    412
    0.40
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    197
    0.24
     
    227
    0.22
    42. Drug Use
    190
    0.23
     
    115
    0.11
    43. Violence
    178
    0.22
     
    160
    0.15
    44. Malnutrition
    166
    0.20
     
    102
    0.10
    45. Asthma
    142
    0.17
     
    67
    0.06
    46. Depression
    132
    0.16
     
    22
    0.02
    47. Anemia
    127
    0.15
     
    235
    0.23
    48. Fires
    127
    0.15
     
    31
    0.03
    49. Poisonings
    126
    0.15
     
    40
    0.04
    50. Low Birth Weight
    116
    0.14
     
    139
    0.13
     
     
    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
    35.67
    11
     
    38.79
    9
    2. Breast Cancer
    24.94
    13
     
    24.97
    12
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.32
    29
     
    19.54
    12
    4. Prostate Cancer
    15.79
    95
     
    20.23
    58
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.68
    37
     
    9.40
    12
    6. Lymphomas
    6.62
    35
     
    7.20
    29
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.37
    33
     
    7.29
    17
    8. Leukemia
    5.66
    14
     
    5.04
    31
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.38
    26
     
    4.57
    22
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.31
    49
     
    6.66
    27
    11. Liver Cancer
    4.26
    111
     
    2.97
    151
    12. Stomach Cancer
    4.08
    119
     
    5.50
    93
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.62
    70
     
    2.72
    92
    14. Skin Cancers
    3.09
    21
     
    4.05
    9
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    43
     
    2.97
    46
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.84
    136
     
    2.02
    153
     
     
     
    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.