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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 2014 updates, 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
    55.9
    59.8
    57.8
    144
    139
    141
     
    67.6
    70.3
    68.9
    78
    108
    98
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2015
    66.2
    71.8
    68.9
    121
    118
    121
     
    74.5
    76.6
    75.5
    45
    86
    63
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.2
    71.8
    121
    118
     
    74.5
    76.6
    45
    86
    Age 5
    68.6
    74.0
    122
    117
     
    75.7
    77.8
    43
    87
    Age 10
    68.9
    74.3
    122
    117
     
    75.8
    77.9
    43
    86
    Age 15
    69.3
    74.7
    119
    116
     
    75.9
    77.9
    43
    86
    Age 20
    69.9
    75.1
    116
    114
     
    76.1
    78.1
    43
    86
    Age 25
    70.9
    75.5
    110
    113
     
    76.5
    78.2
    44
    87
    Age 30
    71.7
    75.9
    107
    113
     
    76.8
    78.3
    43
    88
    Age 35
    72.5
    76.4
    105
    113
     
    77.1
    78.4
    45
    89
    Age 40
    73.2
    76.8
    101
    113
     
    77.3
    78.6
    46
    90
    Age 45
    73.9
    77.3
    101
    113
     
    77.6
    78.8
    47
    91
    Age 50
    74.7
    77.9
    100
    113
     
    78.0
    79.0
    52
    97
    Age 55
    75.7
    78.6
    104
    113
     
    78.6
    79.4
    56
    97
    Age 60
    77.0
    79.5
    105
    112
     
    79.3
    79.9
    62
    106
    Age 65
    78.5
    80.6
    112
    114
     
    80.2
    80.8
    71
    111
    Age 70
    80.5
    82.1
    110
    113
     
    81.4
    82.0
    83
    118
    Age 75
    82.9
    84.1
    118
    115
     
    83.4
    83.7
    91
    127
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.6
    120
    116
     
    86.2
    86.5
    98
    117
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.7
    132
    123
     
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    126
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.3
    137
    126
     
    93.2
    93.3
    104
    130
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.5
    140
    124
     
    97.4
    97.4
    105
    136
    Age 100
    101.8
    102.0
    115
    91
     
    101.9
    101.8
    101
    140
     
     
    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
    187.65
    22
     
    179.57
    25
    2. Stroke
    117.01
    57
     
    77.13
    100
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    41.41
    2
     
    43.54
    1
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.38
    47
     
    16.34
    113
    5. War
    33.53
    4
     
    0.00
    172
    6. Kidney Disease
    32.67
    5
     
    4.07
    158
    7. Other Injuries
    30.27
    13
     
    8.42
    114
    8. Hypertension
    26.29
    28
     
    26.38
    27
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.43
    101
     
    17.23
    127
    10. Breast Cancer
    20.79
    44
     
    10.14
    144
    11. Lung Disease
    15.27
    114
     
    11.80
    138
    12. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    81
     
    7.74
    106
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.57
    58
     
    7.78
    86
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    10.54
    38
     
    7.16
    110
    15. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.14
    17
     
    8.27
    33
    16. Violence
    9.84
    52
     
    3.91
    100
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.57
    61
     
    1.63
    170
    18. Birth Trauma
    9.57
    60
     
    3.85
    84
    19. Asthma
    8.69
    55
     
    7.46
    69
    20. Other Neoplasms
    7.98
    4
     
    1.17
    142
    21. Lymphomas
    7.85
    13
     
    5.50
    67
    22. Bladder Cancer
    6.90
    3
     
    4.27
    28
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    6.90
    73
     
    12.81
    37
    24. Leukemia
    6.85
    1
     
    5.05
    30
    25. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.76
    75
     
    2.34
    106
    26. Liver Disease
    6.74
    140
     
    5.10
    154
    27. Prostate Cancer
    6.54
    144
     
    8.96
    132
    28. Tuberculosis
    5.84
    82
     
    3.62
    95
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.25
    116
     
    7.26
    86
    30. Stomach Cancer
    5.19
    96
     
    15.12
    23
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.41
    55
     
    7.75
    30
    32. Liver Cancer
    4.13
    116
     
    2.67
    157
    33. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    105
     
    3.46
    120
    34. Meningitis
    3.36
    70
     
    1.14
    104
    35. Malnutrition
    3.17
    78
     
    1.03
    108
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.02
    79
     
    1.01
    145
    37. Fires
    2.85
    79
     
    5.87
    50
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    96
     
    1.95
    119
    39. Maternal Conditions
    2.53
    67
     
    0.40
    110
    40. Falls
    2.46
    138
     
    2.88
    127
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    103
     
    1.36
    154
    42. Drug Use
    2.23
    51
     
    6.28
    4
    43. Drownings
    1.89
    125
     
    2.41
    107
    44. Suicide
    1.61
    166
     
    5.24
    120
    45. Cervical Cancer
    1.56
    162
     
    1.22
    167
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    138
     
    8.80
    21
    47. Poisonings
    1.04
    98
     
    2.76
    53
    48. Epilepsy
    0.82
    150
     
    0.76
    155
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
     
    0.71
    144
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.72
    138
     
    0.76
    134
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Iraq IRAQ   Iran IRAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    27,513
    18.60
     
    97,663
    29.05
    2. Stroke
    16,783
    11.34
     
    41,573
    12.36
    3. War
    9,967
    6.74
     
    0
    0.00
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,887
    6.68
     
    32,016
    9.52
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,626
    5.15
     
    10,599
    3.15
    6. Other Injuries
    7,222
    4.88
     
    6,173
    1.84
    7. Low Birth Weight
    6,862
    4.64
     
    6,075
    1.81
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,858
    3.96
     
    8,772
    2.61
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,221
    3.53
     
    3,002
    0.89
    10. Kidney Disease
    5,146
    3.48
     
    2,293
    0.68
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    4,952
    3.35
     
    5,506
    1.64
    12. Hypertension
    3,774
    2.55
     
    14,104
    4.19
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,650
    1.79
     
    1,582
    0.47
    14. Violence
    2,593
    1.75
     
    3,128
    0.93
    15. Lung Disease
    2,206
    1.49
     
    6,278
    1.87
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,987
    1.34
     
    4,356
    1.30
    17. Breast Cancer
    1,962
    1.33
     
    3,303
    0.98
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,685
    1.14
     
    953
    0.28
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,575
    1.06
     
    4,723
    1.40
    20. Leukemia
    1,522
    1.03
     
    3,137
    0.93
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,418
    0.96
     
    718
    0.21
    22. Lymphomas
    1,416
    0.96
     
    3,263
    0.97
    23. Asthma
    1,308
    0.88
     
    4,093
    1.22
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,292
    0.87
     
    7,483
    2.23
    25. Liver Disease
    1,126
    0.76
     
    2,977
    0.89
    26. Bladder Cancer
    984
    0.67
     
    2,280
    0.68
    27. Tuberculosis
    928
    0.63
     
    2,250
    0.67
    28. Meningitis
    881
    0.60
     
    753
    0.22
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    849
    0.57
     
    4,252
    1.26
    30. Stomach Cancer
    838
    0.57
     
    8,242
    2.45
    31. Maternal Conditions
    721
    0.49
     
    343
    0.10
    32. Fires
    691
    0.47
     
    4,068
    1.21
    33. Malnutrition
    688
    0.46
     
    613
    0.18
    34. Liver Cancer
    643
    0.43
     
    1,498
    0.45
    35. Drownings
    641
    0.43
     
    1,925
    0.57
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    593
    0.40
     
    4,011
    1.19
    37. Falls
    519
    0.35
     
    1,910
    0.57
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    469
    0.32
     
    573
    0.17
    39. Pancreas Cancer
    436
    0.29
     
    1,096
    0.33
    40. Drug Use
    434
    0.29
     
    4,445
    1.32
    41. Oral Cancer
    396
    0.27
     
    816
    0.24
    42. Suicide
    376
    0.25
     
    4,069
    1.21
    43. Prostate Cancer
    370
    0.25
     
    2,297
    0.68
    44. Ovary Cancer
    340
    0.23
     
    1,070
    0.32
    45. Poisonings
    237
    0.16
     
    1,909
    0.57
    46. Pertussis
    236
    0.16
     
    276
    0.08
    47. Epilepsy
    219
    0.15
     
    561
    0.17
    48. Encephalitis
    211
    0.14
     
    153
    0.05
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    174
    0.12
     
    4,915
    1.46
    50. Tetanus
    147
    0.10
     
    65
    0.02
     
     
    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
    20.79
    44
     
    10.14
    144
    2. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    81
     
    7.74
    106
    3. Lymphomas
    7.85
    13
     
    5.50
    67
    4. Bladder Cancer
    6.90
    3
     
    4.27
    28
    5. Leukemia
    6.85
    1
     
    5.05
    30
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.54
    144
     
    8.96
    132
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.25
    116
     
    7.26
    86
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.19
    96
     
    15.12
    23
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.13
    116
     
    2.67
    157
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    105
     
    3.46
    120
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    96
     
    1.95
    119
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    103
     
    1.36
    154
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.56
    162
     
    1.22
    167
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    138
     
    8.80
    21
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
     
    0.71
    144
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.57
    164
     
    0.69
    162
     
     
     
    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.