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Compare Iraq and Iran 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
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
     
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
     
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
     
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
     
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
     
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
     
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
     
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
     
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
     
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
     
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
     
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
     
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
     
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
     
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
     
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
     
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
     
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
     
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.95
    19
     
    170.87
    35
    2. War
    117.30
    2
     
    1.65
    16
    3. Stroke
    94.27
    76
     
    83.32
    91
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.12
    56
     
    17.46
    126
    5. Kidney Disease
    26.26
    36
     
    13.28
    99
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.24
    40
     
    35.41
    19
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.66
    122
     
    19.67
    133
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.34
    69
     
    30.32
    38
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
     
    10.51
    152
    10. Violence
    14.52
    26
     
    4.07
    108
    11. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
     
    8.41
    106
    12. Hypertension
    13.14
    97
     
    32.25
    17
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.90
    55
     
    6.09
    102
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    11.02
    46
     
    5.55
    134
    15. Lung Disease
    8.56
    179
     
    18.84
    119
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.45
    3
     
    1.23
    148
    17. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
     
    5.78
    73
    18. Birth Trauma
    8.31
    65
     
    3.35
    84
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.20
    51
     
    4.37
    125
    20. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
     
    4.66
    16
    21. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
     
    5.17
    24
    22. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
     
    9.56
    137
    23. Liver Disease
    5.96
    155
     
    6.99
    147
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
     
    7.80
    93
    25. Other Injuries
    5.76
    130
     
    4.40
    157
    26. Tuberculosis
    5.48
    90
     
    2.13
    111
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.35
    74
     
    2.21
    112
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
     
    16.11
    14
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.41
    109
     
    2.44
    152
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
     
    2.75
    166
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
     
    3.75
    116
    32. Suicide
    4.03
    158
     
    3.61
    164
    33. Asthma
    3.33
    101
     
    8.11
    74
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
     
    2.08
    124
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.99
    76
     
    0.56
    164
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
     
    1.40
    157
    37. Falls
    2.36
    159
     
    3.27
    131
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.01
    76
     
    0.23
    135
    39. Drug Use
    1.81
    63
     
    2.78
    35
    40. Meningitis
    1.80
    77
     
    1.23
    91
    41. Fires
    1.76
    85
     
    3.01
    69
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
     
    1.27
    174
    43. Drownings
    1.41
    142
     
    1.01
    153
    44. Encephalitis
    1.30
    45
     
    0.21
    154
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
     
    9.32
    19
    46. Malnutrition
    0.93
    109
     
    0.41
    124
    47. Epilepsy
    0.92
    151
     
    0.64
    173
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    154
     
    2.69
    98
    49. Skin Disease
    0.80
    133
     
    0.42
    157
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
     
    0.74
    143
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. War
    39,448
    22.40
     
    1,388
    0.43
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    18.50
     
    89,116
    27.47
    3. Stroke
    14,315
    8.13
     
    42,356
    13.06
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,339
    4.73
     
    4,712
    1.45
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,218
    4.67
     
    11,173
    3.44
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,476
    3.68
     
    22,143
    6.83
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,382
    3.62
     
    9,270
    2.86
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    6,274
    3.56
     
    4,237
    1.31
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,372
    3.05
     
    2,588
    0.80
    10. Violence
    4,624
    2.63
     
    3,259
    1.00
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,273
    2.43
     
    7,067
    2.18
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,441
    1.95
     
    17,175
    5.29
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,524
    1.43
     
    1,452
    0.45
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,285
    1.30
     
    4,816
    1.48
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,173
    1.23
     
    3,545
    1.09
    16. Hypertension
    1,993
    1.13
     
    16,415
    5.06
    17. Other Injuries
    1,812
    1.03
     
    3,046
    0.94
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,771
    1.01
     
    2,391
    0.74
    19. Leukemia
    1,737
    0.99
     
    3,240
    1.00
    20. Lymphomas
    1,598
    0.91
     
    3,498
    1.08
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,589
    0.90
     
    768
    0.24
    22. Lung Disease
    1,261
    0.72
     
    9,709
    2.99
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,125
    0.64
     
    2,475
    0.76
    24. Liver Disease
    1,124
    0.64
     
    3,903
    1.20
    25. Suicide
    1,109
    0.63
     
    2,836
    0.87
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,066
    0.61
     
    1,445
    0.45
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,015
    0.58
     
    4,691
    1.45
    28. Tuberculosis
    952
    0.54
     
    1,323
    0.41
    29. Stomach Cancer
    903
    0.51
     
    8,850
    2.73
    30. Liver Cancer
    693
    0.39
     
    1,563
    0.48
    31. Maternal Conditions
    679
    0.39
     
    207
    0.06
    32. Meningitis
    621
    0.35
     
    771
    0.24
    33. Falls
    612
    0.35
     
    1,954
    0.60
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    601
    0.34
     
    314
    0.10
    35. Fires
    582
    0.33
     
    2,068
    0.64
    36. Drownings
    568
    0.32
     
    774
    0.24
    37. Asthma
    566
    0.32
     
    4,229
    1.30
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    491
    0.28
     
    1,194
    0.37
    39. Drug Use
    457
    0.26
     
    2,122
    0.65
    40. Oral Cancer
    443
    0.25
     
    855
    0.26
    41. Prostate Cancer
    432
    0.25
     
    2,483
    0.77
    42. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.23
     
    1,179
    0.36
    43. Encephalitis
    370
    0.21
     
    140
    0.04
    44. Malnutrition
    306
    0.17
     
    230
    0.07
    45. Epilepsy
    294
    0.17
     
    448
    0.14
    46. Pertussis
    243
    0.14
     
    251
    0.08
    47. Leishmaniasis
    227
    0.13
     
    58
    0.02
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    190
    0.11
     
    5,303
    1.63
    49. Skin Disease
    181
    0.10
     
    217
    0.07
    50. Poisonings
    180
    0.10
     
    1,128
    0.35
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
     
    10.51
    152
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
     
    8.41
    106
    3. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
     
    5.78
    73
    4. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
     
    4.66
    16
    5. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
     
    5.17
    24
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
     
    9.56
    137
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
     
    7.80
    93
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
     
    16.11
    14
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
     
    2.75
    166
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
     
    3.75
    116
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
     
    2.08
    124
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
     
    1.40
    157
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
     
    1.27
    174
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
     
    9.32
    19
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
     
    0.74
    143
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.59
    175
     
    0.74
    170
     
     
     
    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.