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Compare Japan and Cameroon 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
     
      Japan JAPAN   Cameroon CAMEROON
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    65.3
    70.1
    67.7
    31
    35
    35
     
    40.5
    43.1
    41.7
    141
    134
    137
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    44.9
    47.5
    46.2
    137
    140
    137
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    50.1
    53.1
    51.5
    138
    139
    139
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    53.1
    56.3
    54.6
    150
    146
    147
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    50.2
    52.6
    51.4
    158
    162
    158
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    54.1
    56.4
    55.3
    169
    169
    169
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    56.7
    59.4
    58.1
    175
    175
    174
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Cameroon CAMEROON
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
     
    56.7
    59.4
    175
    175
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
     
    61.9
    64.2
    175
    176
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
     
    63.2
    65.4
    174
    176
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
     
    63.8
    65.9
    172
    176
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
     
    64.6
    66.6
    173
    176
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
     
    65.6
    67.4
    173
    176
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
     
    66.7
    68.4
    173
    176
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
     
    67.9
    69.7
    173
    176
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
     
    69.3
    71.4
    174
    175
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
     
    70.8
    73.0
    172
    171
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
     
    72.4
    74.3
    165
    168
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
     
    74.0
    75.8
    153
    166
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
     
    75.7
    77.2
    150
    163
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
     
    77.7
    78.8
    147
    160
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
     
    79.9
    80.8
    145
    158
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
     
    82.5
    83.2
    147
    153
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
     
    85.5
    86.0
    143
    146
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
     
    89.0
    89.4
    141
    139
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Cameroon CAMEROON
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    40.59
    182
     
    124.42
    82
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.54
    90
     
    144.06
    16
    3. Stroke
    33.60
    157
     
    136.18
    28
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
     
    1.49
    170
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
     
    2.77
    176
    6. Suicide
    15.53
    26
     
    17.33
    20
    7. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
     
    2.51
    165
    8. Lung Disease
    12.17
    159
     
    24.85
    75
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
     
    19.45
    62
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
     
    0.98
    160
    11. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
     
    5.03
    100
    12. Kidney Disease
    8.54
    137
     
    24.91
    41
    13. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
     
    24.27
    44
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7.22
    158
     
    14.82
    121
    15. Liver Disease
    6.08
    154
     
    48.82
    13
    16. Other Injuries
    5.43
    138
     
    19.99
    18
    17. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
     
    7.27
    28
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.08
    180
     
    45.33
    49
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
     
    1.13
    150
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
     
    4.14
    93
    21. Other Neoplasms
    3.48
    66
     
    3.52
    62
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.04
    174
     
    35.06
    28
    23. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
     
    1.81
    150
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    2.88
    140
     
    13.73
    23
    25. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
     
    19.27
    35
    26. Drownings
    2.58
    110
     
    7.87
    36
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.53
    164
     
    6.72
    71
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.53
    174
     
    16.56
    7
    29. Falls
    2.44
    155
     
    16.25
    14
    30. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
     
    6.31
    27
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
     
    0.63
    172
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
     
    1.24
    135
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    42
     
    0.92
    103
    34. Hypertension
    1.02
    183
     
    14.91
    82
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.88
    156
     
    6.95
    35
    36. Tuberculosis
    0.85
    138
     
    55.10
    30
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.81
    148
     
    58.89
    28
    38. Asthma
    0.66
    166
     
    14.27
    33
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.63
    157
     
    4.66
    41
    40. Malnutrition
    0.55
    123
     
    16.25
    22
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
     
    1.25
    102
    42. Fires
    0.52
    152
     
    6.66
    26
    43. Skin Disease
    0.46
    153
     
    3.48
    51
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.44
    46
     
    0.21
    104
    45. Epilepsy
    0.43
    183
     
    5.31
    27
    46. Low Birth Weight
    0.40
    183
     
    17.53
    32
    47. Drug Use
    0.32
    169
     
    5.05
    12
    48. Poisonings
    0.32
    154
     
    2.81
    26
    49. Violence
    0.26
    183
     
    12.13
    34
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.26
    121
     
    2.72
    11
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   Cameroon CAMEROON
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    155,766
    14.51
     
    12,159
    5.50
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145,866
    13.58
     
    25,344
    11.47
    3. Stroke
    130,159
    12.12
     
    14,056
    6.36
    4. Lung Cancers
    78,151
    7.28
     
    185
    0.08
    5. Stomach Cancer
    54,504
    5.08
     
    294
    0.13
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    54,432
    5.07
     
    352
    0.16
    7. Lung Disease
    51,264
    4.77
     
    2,524
    1.14
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,771
    3.33
     
    3,561
    1.61
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    33,204
    3.09
     
    113
    0.05
    10. Liver Cancer
    32,389
    3.02
     
    763
    0.35
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31,497
    2.93
     
    1,282
    0.58
    12. Suicide
    24,871
    2.32
     
    2,787
    1.26
    13. Other Injuries
    18,918
    1.76
     
    4,642
    2.10
    14. Liver Disease
    17,561
    1.64
     
    6,425
    2.91
    15. Lymphomas
    17,378
    1.62
     
    1,347
    0.61
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,933
    1.39
     
    4,630
    2.09
    17. Breast Cancer
    14,202
    1.32
     
    1,382
    0.63
    18. Prostate Cancer
    12,884
    1.20
     
    987
    0.45
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,527
    1.17
     
    136
    0.06
    20. Other Neoplasms
    12,514
    1.17
     
    446
    0.20
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,502
    0.98
     
    3,426
    1.55
    22. Leukemia
    8,904
    0.83
     
    311
    0.14
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    8,787
    0.82
     
    81
    0.04
    24. Bladder Cancer
    8,755
    0.82
     
    69
    0.03
    25. Falls
    8,420
    0.78
     
    2,273
    1.03
    26. Drownings
    8,248
    0.77
     
    2,113
    0.96
    27. Oral Cancer
    8,021
    0.75
     
    788
    0.36
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,933
    0.74
     
    1,002
    0.45
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,006
    0.56
     
    6,560
    2.97
    30. Ovary Cancer
    5,042
    0.47
     
    283
    0.13
    31. Hypertension
    4,234
    0.39
     
    1,536
    0.69
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,851
    0.36
     
    1,193
    0.54
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,577
    0.33
     
    6,821
    3.09
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,285
    0.31
     
    918
    0.42
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,990
    0.28
     
    72
    0.03
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,952
    0.27
     
    13,953
    6.31
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,683
    0.25
     
    619
    0.28
    38. Asthma
    2,486
    0.23
     
    1,778
    0.80
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    2,400
    0.22
     
    6,010
    2.72
    40. Malnutrition
    1,901
    0.18
     
    4,787
    2.17
    41. Skin Cancers
    1,833
    0.17
     
    137
    0.06
    42. Skin Disease
    1,825
    0.17
     
    473
    0.21
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,785
    0.17
     
    23
    0.01
    44. Fires
    1,337
    0.12
     
    1,367
    0.62
    45. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.09
     
    1,061
    0.48
    46. Anemia
    870
    0.08
     
    339
    0.15
    47. Hepatitis B
    737
    0.07
     
    437
    0.20
    48. Schizophrenia
    725
    0.07
     
    7
    0.00
    49. Drug Use
    600
    0.06
     
    908
    0.41
    50. Poisonings
    594
    0.06
     
    713
    0.32
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Cameroon CAMEROON
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
     
    1.49
    170
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
     
    2.77
    176
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
     
    2.51
    165
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
     
    19.45
    62
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
     
    0.98
    160
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
     
    5.03
    100
    7. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
     
    24.27
    44
    8. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
     
    7.27
    28
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
     
    1.13
    150
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
     
    4.14
    93
    11. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
     
    1.81
    150
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
     
    19.27
    35
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
     
    6.31
    27
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
     
    0.63
    172
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
     
    1.24
    135
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
     
    1.25
    102
     
     
     
    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.