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Compare Iran and Iraq 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
     
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
     
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
    2000
    67.6
    70.3
    68.9
    78
    108
    98
     
    55.9
    59.8
    57.8
    144
    139
    141
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
    2015
    74.5
    76.6
    75.5
    45
    86
    63
     
    66.2
    71.8
    68.9
    121
    118
    121
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    74.5
    76.6
    45
    86
     
    66.2
    71.8
    121
    118
    Age 5
    75.7
    77.8
    43
    87
     
    68.6
    74.0
    122
    117
    Age 10
    75.8
    77.9
    43
    86
     
    68.9
    74.3
    122
    117
    Age 15
    75.9
    77.9
    43
    86
     
    69.3
    74.7
    119
    116
    Age 20
    76.1
    78.1
    43
    86
     
    69.9
    75.1
    116
    114
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.2
    44
    87
     
    70.9
    75.5
    110
    113
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.3
    43
    88
     
    71.7
    75.9
    107
    113
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.4
    45
    89
     
    72.5
    76.4
    105
    113
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.6
    46
    90
     
    73.2
    76.8
    101
    113
    Age 45
    77.6
    78.8
    47
    91
     
    73.9
    77.3
    101
    113
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.0
    52
    97
     
    74.7
    77.9
    100
    113
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.4
    56
    97
     
    75.7
    78.6
    104
    113
    Age 60
    79.3
    79.9
    62
    106
     
    77.0
    79.5
    105
    112
    Age 65
    80.2
    80.8
    71
    111
     
    78.5
    80.6
    112
    114
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.0
    83
    118
     
    80.5
    82.1
    110
    113
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.7
    91
    127
     
    82.9
    84.1
    118
    115
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.5
    98
    117
     
    85.7
    86.6
    120
    116
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    126
     
    89.0
    89.7
    132
    123
    Age 90
    93.2
    93.3
    104
    130
     
    92.9
    93.3
    137
    126
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.4
    105
    136
     
    97.1
    97.5
    140
    124
    Age 100
    101.9
    101.8
    101
    140
     
    101.8
    102.0
    115
    91
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    179.57
    25
     
    187.65
    22
    2. Stroke
    77.13
    100
     
    117.01
    57
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    43.54
    1
     
    41.41
    2
    4. Hypertension
    26.38
    27
     
    26.29
    28
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.23
    127
     
    24.43
    101
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.34
    113
     
    40.38
    47
    7. Stomach Cancer
    15.12
    23
     
    5.19
    96
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    12.81
    37
     
    6.90
    73
    9. Lung Disease
    11.80
    138
     
    15.27
    114
    10. Breast Cancer
    10.14
    144
     
    20.79
    44
    11. Prostate Cancer
    8.96
    132
     
    6.54
    144
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.80
    21
     
    1.11
    138
    13. Other Injuries
    8.42
    114
     
    30.27
    13
    14. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.27
    33
     
    10.14
    17
    15. Low Birth Weight
    7.78
    86
     
    12.57
    58
    16. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7.75
    30
     
    4.41
    55
    17. Lung Cancers
    7.74
    106
     
    12.99
    81
    18. Asthma
    7.46
    69
     
    8.69
    55
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.26
    86
     
    5.25
    116
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    7.16
    110
     
    10.54
    38
    21. Drug Use
    6.28
    4
     
    2.23
    51
    22. Fires
    5.87
    50
     
    2.85
    79
    23. HIV/AIDS
    5.71
    86
     
    0.00
    172
    24. Lymphomas
    5.50
    67
     
    7.85
    13
    25. Suicide
    5.24
    120
     
    1.61
    166
    26. Liver Disease
    5.10
    154
     
    6.74
    140
    27. Leukemia
    5.05
    30
     
    6.85
    1
    28. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    28
     
    6.90
    3
    29. Kidney Disease
    4.07
    158
     
    32.67
    5
    30. Violence
    3.91
    100
     
    9.84
    52
    31. Birth Trauma
    3.85
    84
     
    9.57
    60
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.62
    95
     
    5.84
    82
    33. Ovary Cancer
    3.46
    120
     
    3.68
    105
    34. Falls
    2.88
    127
     
    2.46
    138
    35. Poisonings
    2.76
    53
     
    1.04
    98
    36. Liver Cancer
    2.67
    157
     
    4.13
    116
    37. Drownings
    2.41
    107
     
    1.89
    125
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.34
    106
     
    6.76
    75
    39. Pancreas Cancer
    1.95
    119
     
    2.75
    96
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.63
    170
     
    9.57
    61
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.36
    154
     
    2.44
    103
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    167
     
    1.56
    162
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.17
    142
     
    7.98
    4
    44. Meningitis
    1.14
    104
     
    3.36
    70
    45. Malnutrition
    1.03
    108
     
    3.17
    78
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.01
    145
     
    3.02
    79
    47. Epilepsy
    0.76
    155
     
    0.82
    150
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.76
    73
     
    0.61
    77
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.76
    134
     
    0.72
    138
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.71
    144
     
    0.74
    143
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    97,663
    29.05
     
    27,513
    18.60
    2. Stroke
    41,573
    12.36
     
    16,783
    11.34
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    32,016
    9.52
     
    9,887
    6.68
    4. Hypertension
    14,104
    4.19
     
    3,774
    2.55
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,599
    3.15
     
    7,626
    5.15
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    8,772
    2.61
     
    5,858
    3.96
    7. Stomach Cancer
    8,242
    2.45
     
    838
    0.57
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    7,483
    2.23
     
    1,292
    0.87
    9. Lung Disease
    6,278
    1.87
     
    2,206
    1.49
    10. Other Injuries
    6,173
    1.84
     
    7,222
    4.88
    11. Low Birth Weight
    6,075
    1.81
     
    6,862
    4.64
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    5,506
    1.64
     
    4,952
    3.35
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,915
    1.46
     
    174
    0.12
    14. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4,723
    1.40
     
    1,575
    1.06
    15. HIV/AIDS
    4,559
    1.36
     
    0
    0.00
    16. Drug Use
    4,445
    1.32
     
    434
    0.29
    17. Lung Cancers
    4,356
    1.30
     
    1,987
    1.34
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,252
    1.26
     
    849
    0.57
    19. Asthma
    4,093
    1.22
     
    1,308
    0.88
    20. Suicide
    4,069
    1.21
     
    376
    0.25
    21. Fires
    4,068
    1.21
     
    691
    0.47
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,011
    1.19
     
    593
    0.40
    23. Breast Cancer
    3,303
    0.98
     
    1,962
    1.33
    24. Lymphomas
    3,263
    0.97
     
    1,416
    0.96
    25. Leukemia
    3,137
    0.93
     
    1,522
    1.03
    26. Violence
    3,128
    0.93
     
    2,593
    1.75
    27. Birth Trauma
    3,002
    0.89
     
    5,221
    3.53
    28. Liver Disease
    2,977
    0.89
     
    1,126
    0.76
    29. Prostate Cancer
    2,297
    0.68
     
    370
    0.25
    30. Kidney Disease
    2,293
    0.68
     
    5,146
    3.48
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2,280
    0.68
     
    984
    0.67
    32. Tuberculosis
    2,250
    0.67
     
    928
    0.63
    33. Drownings
    1,925
    0.57
     
    641
    0.43
    34. Falls
    1,910
    0.57
     
    519
    0.35
    35. Poisonings
    1,909
    0.57
     
    237
    0.16
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,582
    0.47
     
    2,650
    1.79
    37. Liver Cancer
    1,498
    0.45
     
    643
    0.43
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,096
    0.33
     
    436
    0.29
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,070
    0.32
     
    340
    0.23
    40. Inflammatory/Heart
    953
    0.28
     
    1,685
    1.14
    41. Oral Cancer
    816
    0.24
     
    396
    0.27
    42. Meningitis
    753
    0.22
     
    881
    0.60
    43. Other Neoplasms
    718
    0.21
     
    1,418
    0.96
    44. Malnutrition
    613
    0.18
     
    688
    0.46
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    573
    0.17
     
    469
    0.32
    46. Epilepsy
    561
    0.17
     
    219
    0.15
    47. Hepatitis B
    451
    0.13
     
    105
    0.07
    48. Skin Cancers
    402
    0.12
     
    118
    0.08
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    396
    0.12
     
    99
    0.07
    50. Leishmaniasis
    376
    0.11
     
    111
    0.07
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    15.12
    23
     
    5.19
    96
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.14
    144
     
    20.79
    44
    3. Prostate Cancer
    8.96
    132
     
    6.54
    144
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.80
    21
     
    1.11
    138
    5. Lung Cancers
    7.74
    106
     
    12.99
    81
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.26
    86
     
    5.25
    116
    7. Lymphomas
    5.50
    67
     
    7.85
    13
    8. Leukemia
    5.05
    30
     
    6.85
    1
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    28
     
    6.90
    3
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.46
    120
     
    3.68
    105
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.67
    157
     
    4.13
    116
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.95
    119
     
    2.75
    96
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.36
    154
     
    2.44
    103
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    167
     
    1.56
    162
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.71
    144
     
    0.74
    143
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.69
    162
     
    0.57
    164
     
     
     
    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.