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Compare China and India 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
     
      China CHINA   India INDIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
     
    43.2
    41.3
    42.3
    121
    145
    135
    1970
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
     
    50.1
    48.5
    49.3
    119
    136
    124
    1980
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
     
    55.9
    55.5
    55.7
    117
    129
    124
    1990
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
     
    59.3
    60.0
    59.7
    125
    134
    130
    2000
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
     
    61.7
    63.4
    62.5
    119
    130
    128
    2010
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
     
    65.3
    67.6
    66.4
    116
    132
    126
    2016
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
     
    67.4
    70.3
    68.8
    118
    128
    125
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      China CHINA   India INDIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
     
    67.4
    70.3
    118
    128
    Age 5
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
     
    70.3
    73.8
    105
    123
    Age 10
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
     
    70.5
    74.1
    105
    123
    Age 15
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
     
    70.7
    74.2
    105
    123
    Age 20
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
     
    70.9
    74.6
    107
    123
    Age 25
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
     
    71.4
    75.0
    109
    120
    Age 30
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
     
    71.8
    75.3
    110
    119
    Age 35
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
     
    72.3
    75.7
    110
    119
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
     
    73.0
    76.1
    109
    116
    Age 45
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
     
    73.8
    76.5
    111
    120
    Age 50
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
     
    74.7
    77.1
    106
    122
    Age 55
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
     
    75.8
    77.8
    105
    124
    Age 60
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
     
    77.2
    78.8
    105
    124
    Age 65
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
     
    79.0
    80.2
    104
    121
    Age 70
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
     
    81.2
    82.1
    91
    115
    Age 75
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
     
    83.9
    84.6
    79
    105
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
     
    87.0
    87.4
    70
    93
    Age 85
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
     
    90.4
    90.7
    63
    80
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      China CHINA   India INDIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    128.18
    33
     
    71.48
    114
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.33
    118
     
    146.11
    56
    3. Lung Disease
    63.10
    7
     
    96.92
    4
    4. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
     
    8.14
    109
    5. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
     
    2.73
    168
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.87
    73
     
    14.57
    124
    7. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
     
    5.77
    86
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.50
    94
     
    22.51
    67
    9. Hypertension
    17.39
    61
     
    16.06
    70
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.69
    148
     
    64.03
    62
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
     
    3.96
    52
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.41
    113
     
    25.35
    39
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.96
    156
     
    31.41
    84
    14. Liver Disease
    9.49
    131
     
    22.93
    63
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
     
    5.10
    133
    16. Suicide
    8.53
    116
     
    16.05
    24
    17. Falls
    6.71
    71
     
    20.92
    3
    18. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
     
    13.71
    123
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.18
    32
     
    10.30
    5
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.39
    141
     
    8.33
    95
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
     
    1.54
    140
    22. Drownings
    3.96
    91
     
    4.91
    77
    23. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
     
    2.34
    143
    24. Low Birth Weight
    3.51
    140
     
    23.62
    17
    25. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
     
    12.46
    68
    26. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
     
    3.10
    172
    27. Other Injuries
    3.10
    178
     
    11.00
    63
    28. Birth Trauma
    2.75
    98
     
    9.86
    57
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.57
    102
     
    5.79
    53
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.44
    103
     
    1.34
    146
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    168
     
    1.48
    181
    32. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
     
    2.66
    147
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
     
    8.69
    8
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.11
    112
     
    43.10
    40
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
     
    0.94
    160
    36. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
     
    1.05
    151
    37. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
     
    3.93
    103
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    1.77
    164
     
    2.42
    154
    39. Drug Use
    1.73
    65
     
    1.40
    85
    40. Asthma
    1.72
    123
     
    11.35
    55
    41. Poisonings
    1.46
    62
     
    2.06
    47
    42. HIV/AIDS
    1.42
    115
     
    5.22
    87
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
     
    0.43
    166
    44. Epilepsy
    0.83
    157
     
    2.52
    62
    45. Violence
    0.82
    172
     
    4.45
    102
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.80
    149
     
    40.22
    37
    47. Alcohol
    0.75
    139
     
    0.70
    142
    48. Fires
    0.69
    137
     
    4.15
    55
    49. Malnutrition
    0.68
    118
     
    4.98
    60
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    22
     
    2.10
    1
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      China CHINA   India INDIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2,098,609
    22.46
     
    694,258
    7.89
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,597,170
    17.10
     
    1,446,853
    16.44
    3. Lung Disease
    1,011,931
    10.83
     
    896,779
    10.19
    4. Lung Cancers
    635,640
    6.80
     
    84,904
    0.96
    5. Liver Cancer
    396,791
    4.25
     
    28,552
    0.32
    6. Stomach Cancer
    326,453
    3.49
     
    61,372
    0.70
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    312,812
    3.35
     
    126,731
    1.44
    8. Hypertension
    280,611
    3.00
     
    160,001
    1.82
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    268,127
    2.87
     
    278,383
    3.16
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217,062
    2.32
     
    648,220
    7.37
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    196,639
    2.10
     
    41,255
    0.47
    12. Kidney Disease
    187,373
    2.01
     
    257,862
    2.93
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    165,989
    1.78
     
    298,243
    3.39
    14. Liver Disease
    161,377
    1.73
     
    259,749
    2.95
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    148,964
    1.59
     
    53,394
    0.61
    16. Suicide
    138,622
    1.48
     
    206,278
    2.34
    17. Falls
    105,569
    1.13
     
    204,603
    2.32
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    85,574
    0.92
     
    110,869
    1.26
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    69,713
    0.75
     
    15,743
    0.18
    20. Leukemia
    57,230
    0.61
     
    27,756
    0.32
    21. Drownings
    51,961
    0.56
     
    63,004
    0.72
    22. Breast Cancer
    49,011
    0.52
     
    76,356
    0.87
    23. Other Injuries
    45,721
    0.49
     
    130,822
    1.49
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    44,671
    0.48
     
    116,118
    1.32
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    42,288
    0.45
     
    57,658
    0.66
    26. Other Neoplasms
    40,361
    0.43
     
    14,329
    0.16
    27. Oral Cancer
    38,575
    0.41
     
    94,354
    1.07
    28. Lymphomas
    38,425
    0.41
     
    29,342
    0.33
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    36,621
    0.39
     
    16,989
    0.19
    30. Tuberculosis
    33,634
    0.36
     
    470,641
    5.35
    31. Low Birth Weight
    33,151
    0.35
     
    329,864
    3.75
    32. Bladder Cancer
    29,437
    0.32
     
    10,510
    0.12
    33. Cervical Cancer
    29,140
    0.31
     
    68,906
    0.78
    34. Drug Use
    27,925
    0.30
     
    17,132
    0.19
    35. Asthma
    27,680
    0.30
     
    110,369
    1.25
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    26,778
    0.29
     
    26,223
    0.30
    37. Birth Trauma
    25,919
    0.28
     
    137,726
    1.57
    38. Prostate Cancer
    24,392
    0.26
     
    13,586
    0.15
    39. HIV/AIDS
    23,058
    0.25
     
    67,170
    0.76
    40. Poisonings
    22,392
    0.24
     
    24,690
    0.28
    41. Skin Cancers
    19,556
    0.21
     
    4,359
    0.05
    42. Uterin Cancer
    16,499
    0.18
     
    4,984
    0.06
    43. Ovary Cancer
    15,210
    0.16
     
    21,684
    0.25
    44. Alcohol
    12,585
    0.13
     
    7,841
    0.09
    45. Epilepsy
    12,196
    0.13
     
    29,700
    0.34
    46. Violence
    11,873
    0.13
     
    52,987
    0.60
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10,954
    0.12
     
    19,672
    0.22
    48. Malnutrition
    10,539
    0.11
     
    52,285
    0.59
    49. Fires
    10,380
    0.11
     
    51,222
    0.58
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    9,789
    0.10
     
    4,162
    0.05
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      China CHINA   India INDIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
     
    8.14
    109
    2. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
     
    2.73
    168
    3. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
     
    5.77
    86
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
     
    3.96
    52
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
     
    5.10
    133
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
     
    13.71
    123
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
     
    1.54
    140
    8. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
     
    2.34
    143
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
     
    12.46
    68
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
     
    3.10
    172
    11. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
     
    2.66
    147
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
     
    8.69
    8
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
     
    0.94
    160
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
     
    1.05
    151
    15. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
     
    3.93
    103
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
     
    0.43
    166
     
     
     
    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.