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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare Iceland and United Kingdom 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
     
      Iceland ICELAND   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    11
    22
    14
     
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    3
    22
    12
     
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    17
    16
    2000
    77.1
    80.9
    79.0
    4
    16
    9
     
    75.4
    80.2
    77.7
    19
    23
    22
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
    2015
    81.2
    84.1
    82.7
    2
    10
    7
     
    79.4
    83.0
    81.2
    18
    27
    20
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.2
    84.1
    2
    10
     
    79.4
    83.0
    18
    27
    Age 5
    81.3
    84.3
    2
    11
     
    79.7
    83.3
    17
    27
    Age 10
    81.4
    84.3
    2
    12
     
    79.8
    83.4
    17
    27
    Age 15
    81.4
    84.3
    2
    11
     
    79.8
    83.4
    17
    27
    Age 20
    81.5
    84.4
    2
    11
     
    79.9
    83.4
    18
    27
    Age 25
    81.6
    84.4
    2
    11
     
    80.0
    83.5
    18
    27
    Age 30
    81.8
    84.5
    2
    12
     
    80.2
    83.6
    18
    27
    Age 35
    82.1
    84.5
    2
    14
     
    80.4
    83.7
    18
    27
    Age 40
    82.3
    84.6
    2
    15
     
    80.7
    83.8
    17
    27
    Age 45
    82.5
    84.8
    2
    14
     
    81.0
    84.1
    17
    28
    Age 50
    82.8
    85.0
    2
    16
     
    81.4
    84.3
    17
    29
    Age 55
    83.2
    85.2
    3
    20
     
    82.0
    84.7
    15
    29
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    3
    22
     
    82.7
    85.3
    14
    29
    Age 65
    84.4
    86.3
    5
    22
     
    83.7
    86.0
    15
    29
    Age 70
    85.5
    87.1
    7
    22
     
    84.9
    86.9
    16
    28
    Age 75
    86.8
    88.2
    13
    27
     
    86.5
    88.1
    18
    28
    Age 80
    88.6
    89.8
    18
    29
     
    88.5
    89.8
    19
    30
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.9
    28
    35
     
    91.2
    92.0
    20
    31
    Age 90
    94.0
    94.6
    54
    51
     
    94.4
    94.9
    25
    36
    Age 95
    97.8
    98.2
    67
    54
     
    98.0
    98.3
    39
    43
    Age 100
    101.9
    102.1
    100
    84
     
    102.2
    102.3
    54
    55
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.92
    136
     
    60.10
    139
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34.08
    4
     
    24.35
    14
    3. Lung Cancers
    29.45
    26
     
    31.40
    18
    4. Stroke
    29.17
    159
     
    34.68
    147
    5. Lung Disease
    21.34
    69
     
    21.36
    68
    6. Prostate Cancer
    21.29
    53
     
    20.61
    56
    7. Breast Cancer
    18.65
    64
     
    22.10
    28
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.20
    40
     
    15.23
    39
    9. Suicide
    14.06
    37
     
    6.28
    103
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.43
    142
     
    23.43
    102
    11. Lymphomas
    10.90
    1
     
    7.20
    28
    12. Hypertension
    9.79
    136
     
    4.50
    162
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    8.28
    29
     
    7.35
    40
    14. Falls
    7.00
    70
     
    4.06
    106
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.30
    35
     
    6.99
    22
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.00
    162
     
    4.91
    164
    17. Kidney Disease
    5.45
    151
     
    3.32
    167
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    4.56
    2
     
    4.37
    5
    19. Other Injuries
    4.17
    158
     
    7.09
    127
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.07
    54
     
    7.64
    24
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    120
     
    4.39
    111
    22. Leukemia
    3.62
    96
     
    4.51
    52
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.54
    166
     
    2.97
    169
    24. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
     
    4.49
    25
    25. Skin Cancers
    2.40
    40
     
    3.03
    25
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.26
    166
     
    3.78
    146
    27. Other Neoplasms
    2.25
    108
     
    2.94
    76
    28. Liver Cancer
    1.88
    165
     
    3.84
    127
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    169
     
    2.96
    150
    30. Liver Disease
    1.70
    172
     
    9.31
    119
    31. Drug Use
    1.69
    61
     
    3.83
    19
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    1.68
    154
     
    3.28
    122
    33. Oral Cancer
    1.56
    145
     
    2.73
    91
    34. Alcohol
    1.51
    65
     
    1.70
    59
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.48
    158
     
    3.47
    134
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1.14
    137
     
    3.23
    38
    37. Cervical Cancer
    0.92
    170
     
    2.49
    145
    38. Epilepsy
    0.88
    143
     
    1.43
    112
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.88
    17
     
    1.34
    4
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.85
    153
     
    2.17
    100
    41. Tuberculosis
    0.75
    136
     
    0.33
    150
    42. Drownings
    0.63
    160
     
    0.44
    167
    43. Violence
    0.63
    164
     
    0.63
    165
    44. Poisonings
    0.48
    144
     
    0.91
    108
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    169
     
    0.97
    138
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.38
    154
     
    1.19
    133
    47. Malnutrition
    0.38
    128
     
    0.10
    158
    48. Depression
    0.38
    8
     
    0.08
    24
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.38
    166
     
    0.82
    142
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    0.38
    11
     
    0.13
    31
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Iceland ICELAND   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    315
    18.81
     
    75,014
    17.21
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    179
    10.69
     
    34,343
    7.88
    3. Stroke
    147
    8.77
     
    46,280
    10.62
    4. Lung Cancers
    138
    8.23
     
    36,956
    8.48
    5. Lung Disease
    106
    6.30
     
    27,763
    6.37
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    74
    4.41
     
    18,181
    4.17
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    60
    3.60
     
    30,776
    7.06
    8. Lymphomas
    56
    3.36
     
    8,633
    1.98
    9. Hypertension
    53
    3.15
     
    5,747
    1.32
    10. Prostate Cancer
    50
    2.95
     
    12,101
    2.78
    11. Suicide
    49
    2.93
     
    4,381
    1.01
    12. Breast Cancer
    46
    2.75
     
    12,760
    2.93
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    39
    2.33
     
    8,614
    1.98
    14. Falls
    36
    2.13
     
    4,877
    1.12
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    30
    1.80
     
    6,088
    1.40
    16. Kidney Disease
    28
    1.69
     
    4,428
    1.02
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.47
     
    6,131
    1.41
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    19
    1.14
     
    8,756
    2.01
    19. Other Injuries
    18
    1.07
     
    6,507
    1.49
    20. Leukemia
    18
    1.07
     
    5,224
    1.20
    21. Stomach Cancer
    18
    1.06
     
    5,328
    1.22
    22. Bladder Cancer
    15
    0.89
     
    5,794
    1.33
    23. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.84
     
    4,214
    0.97
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    14
    0.83
     
    2,008
    0.46
    25. Other Neoplasms
    11
    0.67
     
    3,640
    0.84
    26. Skin Cancers
    9
    0.56
     
    3,318
    0.76
    27. Liver Cancer
    9
    0.55
     
    4,392
    1.01
    28. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.45
     
    2,790
    0.64
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    7
    0.45
     
    3,156
    0.72
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.44
     
    3,052
    0.70
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.41
     
    2,103
    0.48
    32. Liver Disease
    7
    0.40
     
    7,654
    1.76
    33. Drug Use
    6
    0.36
     
    2,460
    0.56
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.33
     
    1,276
    0.29
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.27
     
    2,620
    0.60
    36. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.24
     
    362
    0.08
    37. Low Birth Weight
    4
    0.24
     
    1,539
    0.35
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    4
    0.24
     
    1,259
    0.29
    39. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.21
     
    2,072
    0.48
    40. Drownings
    3
    0.19
     
    303
    0.07
    41. Cervical Cancer
    3
    0.18
     
    1,196
    0.27
    42. Epilepsy
    3
    0.15
     
    1,146
    0.26
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2
    0.14
     
    1,632
    0.37
    44. Asthma
    2
    0.13
     
    1,092
    0.25
    45. Violence
    2
    0.12
     
    402
    0.09
    46. Malnutrition
    2
    0.12
     
    106
    0.02
    47. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2
    0.12
     
    186
    0.04
    48. Depression
    2
    0.11
     
    111
    0.03
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.10
     
    641
    0.15
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.09
     
    1,050
    0.24
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.45
    26
     
    31.40
    18
    2. Prostate Cancer
    21.29
    53
     
    20.61
    56
    3. Breast Cancer
    18.65
    64
     
    22.10
    28
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.20
    40
     
    15.23
    39
    5. Lymphomas
    10.90
    1
     
    7.20
    28
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    8.28
    29
     
    7.35
    40
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.30
    35
     
    6.99
    22
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.07
    54
     
    7.64
    24
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    120
     
    4.39
    111
    10. Leukemia
    3.62
    96
     
    4.51
    52
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    59
     
    4.49
    25
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.40
    40
     
    3.03
    25
    13. Liver Cancer
    1.88
    165
     
    3.84
    127
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.56
    145
     
    2.73
    91
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.14
    137
     
    3.23
    38
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.92
    170
     
    2.49
    145
     
     
     
    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.