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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, 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
    3
    3
    1990
    72.0
    77.7
    74.8
    24
    25
    26
     
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
    2000
    74.5
    79.2
    76.9
    25
    30
    27
     
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
    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
    44.76
    179
     
    75.30
    149
    2. Lung Cancers
    34.82
    6
     
    17.97
    67
    3. Lung Disease
    31.99
    44
     
    16.74
    142
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.69
    31
     
    36.37
    17
    5. Stroke
    26.79
    170
     
    27.52
    167
    6. Prostate Cancer
    24.16
    46
     
    24.17
    45
    7. Breast Cancer
    22.88
    26
     
    16.32
    96
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.26
    14
     
    14.88
    36
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.12
    140
     
    15.57
    144
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.35
    147
     
    9.60
    157
    11. Suicide
    9.39
    101
     
    12.99
    42
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    9.02
    14
     
    8.98
    15
    13. Liver Disease
    8.47
    139
     
    4.41
    168
    14. Alcohol
    7.51
    9
     
    2.45
    51
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.61
    22
     
    5.18
    61
    16. Lymphomas
    5.99
    66
     
    6.20
    58
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    4.93
    102
     
    3.10
    136
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.76
    15
     
    3.35
    50
    19. Leukemia
    4.72
    42
     
    4.20
    73
    20. Kidney Disease
    4.65
    176
     
    4.58
    177
    21. Falls
    4.38
    110
     
    5.05
    95
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.27
    47
     
    2.42
    92
    23. Stomach Cancer
    4.21
    123
     
    3.22
    147
    24. Hypertension
    4.12
    161
     
    6.07
    145
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.10
    128
     
    3.54
    145
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.91
    12
     
    3.45
    18
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.69
    72
     
    1.93
    133
    28. Drug Use
    3.65
    21
     
    3.36
    27
    29. Uterin Cancer
    3.55
    38
     
    3.62
    36
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    3.40
    24
     
    2.75
    33
    31. Other Injuries
    3.27
    174
     
    6.15
    125
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.89
    177
     
    2.49
    182
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    2.75
    171
     
    2.73
    173
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.66
    92
     
    4.89
    23
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.54
    163
     
    3.04
    154
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.23
    110
     
    1.34
    142
    37. Low Birth Weight
    2.16
    154
     
    0.85
    178
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    161
     
    2.28
    149
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.91
    118
     
    1.10
    142
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.32
    3
     
    0.81
    18
    41. Epilepsy
    1.23
    133
     
    0.83
    156
    42. Violence
    1.12
    160
     
    1.35
    153
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.63
    27
     
    0.45
    43
    44. Fires
    0.63
    143
     
    0.49
    153
    45. Anemia
    0.62
    71
     
    0.59
    74
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    160
     
    0.60
    161
    47. Schizophrenia
    0.54
    11
     
    0.24
    41
    48. Asthma
    0.52
    175
     
    0.71
    160
    49. Skin Disease
    0.49
    151
     
    0.82
    132
    50. Birth Trauma
    0.46
    163
     
    0.60
    156
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Denmark DENMARK   Sweden SWEDEN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,410
    12.83
     
    17,223
    22.75
    2. Lung Disease
    3,957
    9.39
     
    3,917
    5.17
    3. Lung Cancers
    3,932
    9.33
     
    3,731
    4.93
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,754
    8.90
     
    8,933
    11.80
    5. Stroke
    3,287
    7.80
     
    6,410
    8.47
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,152
    5.10
     
    3,589
    4.74
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,138
    5.07
     
    3,133
    4.14
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,437
    3.41
     
    2,106
    2.78
    9. Prostate Cancer
    1,362
    3.23
     
    2,574
    3.40
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,306
    3.10
     
    1,641
    2.17
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1,024
    2.43
     
    1,870
    2.47
    12. Liver Disease
    766
    1.82
     
    737
    0.97
    13. Lymphomas
    699
    1.66
     
    1,344
    1.78
    14. Suicide
    694
    1.65
     
    1,502
    1.98
    15. Alcohol
    640
    1.52
     
    345
    0.46
    16. Kidney Disease
    584
    1.39
     
    1,086
    1.43
    17. Bladder Cancer
    576
    1.37
     
    752
    0.99
    18. Leukemia
    540
    1.28
     
    849
    1.12
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    531
    1.26
     
    604
    0.80
    20. Falls
    528
    1.25
     
    1,094
    1.45
    21. Hypertension
    512
    1.21
     
    1,467
    1.94
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    467
    1.11
     
    490
    0.65
    23. Stomach Cancer
    460
    1.09
     
    635
    0.84
    24. Liver Cancer
    449
    1.07
     
    712
    0.94
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    434
    1.03
     
    672
    0.89
    26. Skin Cancers
    417
    0.99
     
    655
    0.87
    27. Ovary Cancer
    375
    0.89
     
    536
    0.71
    28. Oral Cancer
    373
    0.88
     
    375
    0.50
    29. Other Injuries
    361
    0.86
     
    1,338
    1.77
    30. Other Neoplasms
    321
    0.76
     
    1,070
    1.41
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    268
    0.64
     
    293
    0.39
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    257
    0.61
     
    563
    0.74
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    237
    0.56
     
    257
    0.34
    34. Drug Use
    214
    0.51
     
    327
    0.43
    35. Uterin Cancer
    201
    0.48
     
    367
    0.48
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    190
    0.45
     
    280
    0.37
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    149
    0.35
     
    250
    0.33
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    131
    0.31
     
    155
    0.20
    39. Cervical Cancer
    113
    0.27
     
    231
    0.31
    40. Epilepsy
    101
    0.24
     
    109
    0.14
    41. Anemia
    80
    0.19
     
    145
    0.19
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    80
    0.19
     
    104
    0.14
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    77
    0.18
     
    125
    0.17
    44. Low Birth Weight
    72
    0.17
     
    57
    0.08
    45. Violence
    64
    0.15
     
    121
    0.16
    46. Skin Disease
    60
    0.14
     
    193
    0.25
    47. Fires
    59
    0.14
     
    80
    0.11
    48. Schizophrenia
    54
    0.13
     
    52
    0.07
    49. Asthma
    54
    0.13
     
    153
    0.20
    50. Drownings
    33
    0.08
     
    103
    0.14
     
     
    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
    34.82
    6
     
    17.97
    67
    2. Prostate Cancer
    24.16
    46
     
    24.17
    45
    3. Breast Cancer
    22.88
    26
     
    16.32
    96
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.26
    14
     
    14.88
    36
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.02
    14
     
    8.98
    15
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.61
    22
     
    5.18
    61
    7. Lymphomas
    5.99
    66
     
    6.20
    58
    8. Bladder Cancer
    4.76
    15
     
    3.35
    50
    9. Leukemia
    4.72
    42
     
    4.20
    73
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.27
    47
     
    2.42
    92
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.21
    123
     
    3.22
    147
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.10
    128
     
    3.54
    145
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.91
    12
     
    3.45
    18
    14. Oral Cancer
    3.69
    72
     
    1.93
    133
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.55
    38
     
    3.62
    36
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    161
     
    2.28
    149
     
     
     
    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.