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Compare Denmark and Sweden 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
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Sweden SWEDEN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    70.4
    74.0
    72.2
    4
    8
    4
     
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
    1970
    70.9
    75.9
    73.3
    3
    7
    4
     
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
    1980
    71.2
    77.2
    74.1
    13
    13
    12
     
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    4
    3
    1990
    72.0
    77.7
    74.8
    24
    25
    26
     
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
    2000
    74.5
    79.1
    76.8
    27
    31
    29
     
    77.4
    82.0
    79.6
    2
    6
    3
    2010
    77.1
    81.3
    79.2
    25
    29
    28
     
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
    2015
    78.6
    82.5
    80.6
    22
    29
    27
     
    80.7
    84.0
    82.4
    4
    12
    10
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Sweden SWEDEN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.6
    82.5
    22
    29
     
    80.7
    84.0
    4
    12
    Age 5
    78.9
    82.8
    23
    30
     
    80.9
    84.3
    5
    12
    Age 10
    79.0
    82.8
    23
    30
     
    81.0
    84.3
    5
    11
    Age 15
    79.0
    82.8
    23
    30
     
    81.0
    84.3
    5
    12
    Age 20
    79.1
    82.8
    23
    30
     
    81.1
    84.4
    5
    12
    Age 25
    79.2
    82.9
    23
    31
     
    81.3
    84.4
    5
    12
    Age 30
    79.3
    82.9
    24
    31
     
    81.5
    84.5
    5
    11
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.0
    25
    31
     
    81.6
    84.6
    4
    12
    Age 40
    79.6
    83.1
    27
    32
     
    81.8
    84.7
    4
    12
    Age 45
    79.9
    83.3
    28
    32
     
    82.0
    84.8
    5
    13
    Age 50
    80.3
    83.6
    28
    32
     
    82.3
    85.1
    6
    14
    Age 55
    80.9
    84.0
    30
    32
     
    82.7
    85.4
    7
    15
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.6
    30
    32
     
    83.3
    85.8
    9
    16
    Age 65
    82.8
    85.4
    30
    34
     
    84.1
    86.4
    10
    19
    Age 70
    84.1
    86.3
    34
    35
     
    85.2
    87.3
    12
    18
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.5
    42
    44
     
    86.5
    88.3
    19
    23
    Age 80
    87.8
    89.3
    49
    46
     
    88.3
    89.8
    26
    31
    Age 85
    90.5
    91.7
    58
    46
     
    90.7
    91.8
    49
    45
    Age 90
    93.7
    94.5
    75
    57
     
    93.7
    94.5
    76
    60
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.9
    101
    81
     
    97.5
    97.9
    95
    87
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.0
    133
    98
     
    101.7
    101.8
    151
    145
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Sweden SWEDEN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    44.79
    160
     
    71.31
    121
    2. Lung Cancers
    39.03
    7
     
    19.87
    58
    3. Lung Disease
    33.27
    27
     
    12.53
    133
    4. Stroke
    32.22
    154
     
    36.15
    143
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.53
    8
     
    32.41
    5
    6. Breast Cancer
    27.69
    5
     
    17.17
    78
    7. Prostate Cancer
    27.56
    27
     
    27.42
    28
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    21.84
    6
     
    15.47
    37
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.42
    119
     
    8.04
    159
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.73
    126
     
    9.68
    144
    11. Liver Disease
    11.59
    105
     
    3.94
    162
    12. Alcohol
    10.54
    6
     
    3.74
    30
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    9.89
    8
     
    8.61
    21
    14. Hypertension
    9.39
    139
     
    10.38
    132
    15. Suicide
    9.19
    82
     
    11.43
    58
    16. Ovary Cancer
    7.76
    13
     
    7.68
    14
    17. Lymphomas
    6.40
    42
     
    6.80
    34
    18. Leukemia
    5.91
    8
     
    4.15
    69
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    5.44
    94
     
    3.79
    111
    20. Bladder Cancer
    5.27
    9
     
    3.53
    49
    21. Falls
    5.22
    90
     
    4.56
    100
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.00
    101
     
    3.80
    124
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.70
    40
     
    2.48
    92
    24. Oral Cancer
    4.53
    54
     
    1.80
    134
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    106
     
    3.69
    130
    26. Skin Cancers
    4.15
    7
     
    3.79
    10
    27. Kidney Disease
    3.97
    159
     
    3.83
    162
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.96
    159
     
    2.36
    171
    29. Drug Use
    3.61
    24
     
    2.49
    40
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.48
    68
     
    1.57
    121
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.14
    148
     
    3.24
    145
    32. Uterin Cancer
    3.08
    42
     
    3.25
    36
    33. Other Injuries
    3.08
    163
     
    7.10
    126
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    2.95
    45
     
    2.63
    58
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2.91
    138
     
    0.69
    169
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.66
    100
     
    3.20
    94
    37. Other Neoplasms
    2.45
    96
     
    3.74
    48
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2.32
    165
     
    2.50
    163
    39. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    151
     
    2.98
    134
    40. Epilepsy
    2.01
    84
     
    1.19
    124
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.58
    3
     
    0.94
    12
    42. Anemia
    1.11
    69
     
    0.66
    88
    43. Violence
    0.86
    156
     
    1.00
    149
    44. Poisonings
    0.82
    114
     
    0.80
    115
    45. Fires
    0.80
    130
     
    0.83
    128
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.78
    67
     
    0.63
    80
    47. Asthma
    0.69
    154
     
    0.72
    149
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.69
    21
     
    0.21
    100
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.68
    149
     
    0.49
    159
    50. Skin Disease
    0.59
    131
     
    0.76
    123
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Sweden SWEDEN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,013
    11.46
     
    15,145
    21.38
    2. Lung Cancers
    4,048
    9.26
     
    3,791
    5.35
    3. Lung Disease
    3,796
    8.68
     
    2,709
    3.82
    4. Stroke
    3,648
    8.34
     
    7,934
    11.20
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,592
    8.21
     
    7,450
    10.51
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,321
    5.31
     
    3,032
    4.28
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,240
    5.12
     
    1,684
    2.38
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,474
    3.37
     
    2,026
    2.86
    9. Breast Cancer
    1,454
    3.32
     
    1,543
    2.18
    10. Prostate Cancer
    1,421
    3.25
     
    2,672
    3.77
    11. Hypertension
    1,087
    2.48
     
    2,324
    3.28
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,025
    2.34
     
    1,656
    2.34
    13. Liver Disease
    940
    2.15
     
    610
    0.86
    14. Alcohol
    796
    1.82
     
    482
    0.68
    15. Lymphomas
    677
    1.55
     
    1,336
    1.89
    16. Suicide
    625
    1.43
     
    1,255
    1.77
    17. Bladder Cancer
    591
    1.35
     
    745
    1.05
    18. Leukemia
    588
    1.34
     
    784
    1.11
    19. Falls
    586
    1.34
     
    951
    1.34
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    539
    1.23
     
    689
    0.97
    21. Stomach Cancer
    490
    1.12
     
    706
    1.00
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    465
    1.06
     
    461
    0.65
    23. Kidney Disease
    454
    1.04
     
    850
    1.20
    24. Liver Cancer
    445
    1.02
     
    670
    0.95
    25. Oral Cancer
    416
    0.95
     
    323
    0.46
    26. Skin Cancers
    414
    0.95
     
    661
    0.93
    27. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.93
     
    710
    1.00
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    395
    0.90
     
    330
    0.47
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    354
    0.81
     
    592
    0.84
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    305
    0.70
     
    734
    1.04
    31. Other Injuries
    297
    0.68
     
    1,405
    1.98
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    294
    0.67
     
    547
    0.77
    33. Other Neoplasms
    277
    0.63
     
    801
    1.13
    34. Road Traffic Accidents
    251
    0.57
     
    270
    0.38
    35. Drug Use
    221
    0.51
     
    237
    0.33
    36. Uterin Cancer
    178
    0.41
     
    370
    0.52
    37. Epilepsy
    149
    0.34
     
    141
    0.20
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    139
    0.32
     
    155
    0.22
    39. Anemia
    135
    0.31
     
    153
    0.22
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    115
    0.26
     
    220
    0.31
    41. Low Birth Weight
    107
    0.24
     
    45
    0.06
    42. Cervical Cancer
    95
    0.22
     
    244
    0.34
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    91
    0.21
     
    133
    0.19
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    80
    0.18
     
    100
    0.14
    45. Asthma
    73
    0.17
     
    147
    0.21
    46. Fires
    70
    0.16
     
    122
    0.17
    47. Skin Disease
    68
    0.16
     
    171
    0.24
    48. Poisonings
    63
    0.14
     
    95
    0.13
    49. Schizophrenia
    61
    0.14
     
    42
    0.06
    50. Depression
    52
    0.12
     
    65
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Sweden SWEDEN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    39.03
    7
     
    19.87
    58
    2. Breast Cancer
    27.69
    5
     
    17.17
    78
    3. Prostate Cancer
    27.56
    27
     
    27.42
    28
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    21.84
    6
     
    15.47
    37
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.89
    8
     
    8.61
    21
    6. Ovary Cancer
    7.76
    13
     
    7.68
    14
    7. Lymphomas
    6.40
    42
     
    6.80
    34
    8. Leukemia
    5.91
    8
     
    4.15
    69
    9. Bladder Cancer
    5.27
    9
     
    3.53
    49
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.00
    101
     
    3.80
    124
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.70
    40
     
    2.48
    92
    12. Oral Cancer
    4.53
    54
     
    1.80
    134
    13. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    106
     
    3.69
    130
    14. Skin Cancers
    4.15
    7
     
    3.79
    10
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.08
    42
     
    3.25
    36
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    151
     
    2.98
    134
     
     
     
    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.