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Compare Finland and Norway 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
     
      Finland FINLAND   Norway NORWAY
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    65.4
    72.4
    68.8
    30
    20
    25
     
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
    1970
    66.2
    74.4
    70.2
    34
    19
    25
     
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
    1980
    69.2
    77.9
    73.4
    30
    10
    19
     
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
    1990
    70.9
    78.9
    74.8
    34
    14
    25
     
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
    2000
    74.0
    80.9
    77.5
    29
    15
    23
     
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
    2010
    76.6
    83.1
    79.9
    26
    15
    24
     
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
    2016
    78.7
    84.2
    81.4
    24
    14
    21
     
    80.6
    84.3
    82.5
    7
    12
    10
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Finland FINLAND   Norway NORWAY
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    84.2
    24
    14
     
    80.6
    84.3
    7
    12
    Age 5
    78.8
    84.4
    26
    15
     
    80.8
    84.5
    8
    12
    Age 10
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
     
    80.8
    84.5
    9
    13
    Age 15
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
     
    80.9
    84.5
    10
    13
    Age 20
    79.0
    84.5
    26
    16
     
    81.0
    84.6
    9
    13
    Age 25
    79.2
    84.6
    25
    16
     
    81.1
    84.6
    8
    12
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.6
    25
    16
     
    81.3
    84.7
    8
    13
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.8
    25
    16
     
    81.5
    84.8
    8
    13
    Age 40
    80.0
    84.9
    24
    15
     
    81.7
    84.9
    8
    13
    Age 45
    80.3
    85.0
    25
    15
     
    81.9
    85.1
    7
    13
    Age 50
    80.8
    85.3
    23
    14
     
    82.2
    85.3
    7
    13
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.6
    24
    13
     
    82.6
    85.6
    8
    14
    Age 60
    82.2
    86.1
    25
    14
     
    83.2
    86.1
    9
    15
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.7
    25
    14
     
    84.1
    86.7
    12
    15
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.5
    22
    15
     
    85.1
    87.5
    14
    16
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    25
    20
     
    86.5
    88.5
    19
    18
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.9
    32
    28
     
    88.4
    90.0
    27
    25
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    39
    41
     
    90.8
    91.9
    36
    38
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Finland FINLAND   Norway NORWAY
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.10
    133
     
    62.16
    165
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    65.70
    1
     
    32.58
    21
    3. Stroke
    33.83
    156
     
    28.44
    165
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.01
    63
     
    25.21
    34
    5. Prostate Cancer
    17.01
    86
     
    25.45
    42
    6. Breast Cancer
    15.96
    102
     
    16.03
    101
    7. Suicide
    14.30
    35
     
    9.45
    98
    8. Liver Disease
    14.14
    96
     
    2.75
    176
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.12
    67
     
    18.85
    10
    10. Lung Disease
    9.92
    174
     
    26.13
    65
    11. Falls
    9.89
    46
     
    5.31
    88
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    13
     
    8.24
    24
    13. Alcohol
    7.47
    10
     
    3.36
    26
    14. Lymphomas
    7.23
    31
     
    6.52
    51
    15. Hypertension
    6.14
    144
     
    2.76
    171
    16. Drug Use
    5.76
    10
     
    6.67
    6
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.75
    87
     
    2.52
    165
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.50
    53
     
    6.89
    19
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    5.28
    1
     
    3.85
    16
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.72
    175
     
    7.64
    165
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.19
    124
     
    3.88
    130
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.11
    127
     
    2.69
    170
    23. Other Injuries
    3.75
    168
     
    8.34
    89
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.73
    169
     
    2.93
    176
    25. Kidney Disease
    3.33
    182
     
    5.17
    170
    26. Leukemia
    3.28
    115
     
    4.13
    82
    27. Uterin Cancer
    3.21
    46
     
    2.94
    57
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    3.02
    165
     
    2.87
    167
    29. Other Neoplasms
    2.92
    83
     
    2.72
    89
    30. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2.91
    183
     
    19.62
    134
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.54
    35
     
    4.72
    3
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.44
    90
     
    2.60
    86
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    2.23
    156
     
    3.86
    119
    34. Bladder Cancer
    2.18
    81
     
    3.64
    42
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    131
     
    1.59
    149
    36. Violence
    1.60
    147
     
    0.69
    178
    37. Drownings
    1.42
    140
     
    0.86
    159
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.35
    141
     
    1.66
    129
    39. Epilepsy
    1.31
    122
     
    1.42
    115
    40. Cervical Cancer
    0.94
    180
     
    2.46
    148
    41. Fires
    0.86
    129
     
    0.68
    138
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    17
     
    1.44
    2
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.78
    181
     
    0.83
    179
    44. Asthma
    0.74
    158
     
    0.93
    149
    45. Schizophrenia
    0.69
    5
     
    0.28
    36
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    23
     
    0.46
    41
    47. Poisonings
    0.43
    131
     
    0.75
    95
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    173
     
    0.46
    164
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.33
    157
     
    0.24
    167
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.26
    179
     
    0.50
    168
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Finland FINLAND   Norway NORWAY
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,009
    23.97
     
    6,106
    17.94
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,887
    19.35
     
    3,373
    9.91
    3. Stroke
    4,322
    9.41
     
    2,838
    8.34
    4. Lung Cancers
    2,264
    4.93
     
    2,319
    6.82
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,315
    2.86
     
    1,773
    5.21
    6. Lung Disease
    1,264
    2.75
     
    2,606
    7.66
    7. Liver Disease
    1,218
    2.65
     
    217
    0.64
    8. Falls
    1,185
    2.58
     
    509
    1.50
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    1,081
    2.35
     
    760
    2.23
    10. Prostate Cancer
    934
    2.03
     
    1,139
    3.35
    11. Breast Cancer
    925
    2.01
     
    732
    2.15
    12. Suicide
    894
    1.95
     
    570
    1.68
    13. Lymphomas
    873
    1.90
     
    624
    1.83
    14. Hypertension
    781
    1.70
     
    276
    0.81
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    709
    1.54
     
    396
    1.16
    16. Alcohol
    585
    1.27
     
    248
    0.73
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    568
    1.24
     
    216
    0.63
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    511
    1.11
     
    716
    2.10
    19. Liver Cancer
    493
    1.07
     
    235
    0.69
    20. Stomach Cancer
    483
    1.05
     
    355
    1.04
    21. Kidney Disease
    427
    0.93
     
    524
    1.54
    22. Leukemia
    367
    0.80
     
    365
    1.07
    23. Other Neoplasms
    363
    0.79
     
    272
    0.80
    24. Other Injuries
    347
    0.76
     
    803
    2.36
    25. Ovary Cancer
    345
    0.75
     
    319
    0.94
    26. Influenza and Pneumonia
    344
    0.75
     
    1,979
    5.82
    27. Drug Use
    330
    0.72
     
    359
    1.06
    28. Skin Cancers
    291
    0.63
     
    411
    1.21
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    284
    0.62
     
    234
    0.69
    30. Bladder Cancer
    277
    0.60
     
    360
    1.06
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    244
    0.53
     
    173
    0.51
    32. Oral Cancer
    217
    0.47
     
    143
    0.42
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    211
    0.46
     
    340
    1.00
    34. Uterin Cancer
    207
    0.45
     
    140
    0.41
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    178
    0.39
     
    145
    0.43
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.32
     
    162
    0.48
    37. Drownings
    116
    0.25
     
    59
    0.17
    38. Epilepsy
    104
    0.23
     
    100
    0.29
    39. Asthma
    95
    0.21
     
    88
    0.26
    40. Violence
    88
    0.19
     
    38
    0.11
    41. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    86
    0.19
     
    46
    0.14
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    82
    0.18
     
    117
    0.34
    43. Schizophrenia
    81
    0.18
     
    24
    0.07
    44. Fires
    71
    0.15
     
    48
    0.14
    45. Cervical Cancer
    61
    0.13
     
    117
    0.34
    46. Tuberculosis
    43
    0.09
     
    19
    0.06
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    35
    0.08
     
    48
    0.14
    48. Poisonings
    31
    0.07
     
    58
    0.17
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.06
     
    156
    0.46
    50. Low Birth Weight
    27
    0.06
     
    30
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Finland FINLAND   Norway NORWAY
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.01
    63
     
    25.21
    34
    2. Prostate Cancer
    17.01
    86
     
    25.45
    42
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.96
    102
     
    16.03
    101
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.12
    67
     
    18.85
    10
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    13
     
    8.24
    24
    6. Lymphomas
    7.23
    31
     
    6.52
    51
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.50
    53
     
    6.89
    19
    8. Stomach Cancer
    4.19
    124
     
    3.88
    130
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.11
    127
     
    2.69
    170
    10. Leukemia
    3.28
    115
     
    4.13
    82
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.21
    46
     
    2.94
    57
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.54
    35
     
    4.72
    3
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.44
    90
     
    2.60
    86
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.18
    81
     
    3.64
    42
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    131
     
    1.59
    149
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.94
    180
     
    2.46
    148
     
     
     
    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.