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Compare Japan and China 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
     
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
           
    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
     
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
    2000
    77.7
    84.6
    81.1
    1
    1
    1
     
    69.9
    73.0
    71.4
    58
    84
    67
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
    74.6
    77.6
    76.1
    44
    80
    55
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
     
    74.6
    77.6
    44
    80
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
     
    75.5
    78.4
    45
    80
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    75.6
    78.5
    45
    80
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    80
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
     
    75.8
    78.7
    46
    80
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
     
    75.9
    78.8
    48
    80
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
     
    76.1
    78.9
    48
    80
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
     
    76.3
    79.1
    49
    80
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
     
    76.6
    79.3
    53
    82
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
     
    76.9
    79.6
    55
    83
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
     
    77.3
    79.9
    61
    84
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
     
    77.8
    80.3
    69
    84
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
     
    78.6
    80.9
    74
    90
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    8
    1
     
    79.8
    81.9
    78
    91
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
     
    81.5
    83.3
    81
    91
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
     
    83.8
    85.1
    81
    89
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
     
    86.7
    87.6
    76
    87
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
     
    90.0
    90.6
    78
    86
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
     
    93.8
    94.2
    72
    76
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
     
    97.9
    98.3
    49
    48
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
    102.4
    102.8
    38
    17
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
     
    153.61
    20
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
     
    15.11
    136
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
     
    99.44
    70
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    38.84
    8
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
     
    7.87
    95
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    21.11
    3
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    9.11
    73
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
     
    7.29
    124
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    6.10
    165
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    24.47
    4
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    4.13
    70
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
     
    5.32
    152
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    3.19
    160
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
     
    5.90
    149
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    2.32
    144
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
     
    14.80
    121
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
     
    67.56
    6
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
     
    4.71
    53
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    12.81
    10
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    1.87
    159
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
     
    18.49
    77
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.82
    87
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
     
    2.40
    100
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    3.76
    128
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
     
    1.37
    163
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
     
    4.53
    135
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
     
    4.68
    75
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    2.31
    108
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
     
    7.74
    58
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
     
    3.43
    141
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    1.78
    96
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
     
    16.46
    90
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    2.18
    77
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1.52
    101
     
    0.74
    137
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
     
    0.10
    113
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
     
    1.97
    107
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
     
    2.83
    105
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
     
    1.05
    136
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
     
    4.15
    85
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
     
    0.61
    140
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
     
    0.36
    130
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
     
    1.65
    119
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
     
    2.77
    52
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.78
    139
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
     
    4.06
    127
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
     
    0.30
    116
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
     
    0.75
    69
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
     
    0.38
    132
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
     
    0.28
    152
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
    0.99
    134
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
     
    207,898
    2.28
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
     
    2,331,274
    25.59
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
     
    1,505,339
    16.52
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
     
    595,800
    6.54
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
     
    324,439
    3.56
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
     
    139,000
    1.53
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
     
    102,349
    1.12
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
     
    380,733
    4.18
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
     
    63,499
    0.70
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
     
    120,730
    1.32
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
     
    81,722
    0.90
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
     
    1,012,869
    11.12
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
     
    69,986
    0.77
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
     
    35,538
    0.39
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
     
    226,568
    2.49
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
     
    47,964
    0.53
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
     
    92,266
    1.01
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
     
    197,144
    2.16
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
     
    22,503
    0.25
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
     
    36,980
    0.41
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
     
    20,344
    0.22
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
     
    54,955
    0.60
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
     
    116,128
    1.27
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
     
    26,719
    0.29
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
     
    36,029
    0.40
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
     
    59,865
    0.66
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
     
    248,234
    2.72
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
     
    51,854
    0.57
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
     
    279,167
    3.06
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    6,060
    0.66
     
    11,138
    0.12
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
     
    1,586
    0.02
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
     
    14,668
    0.16
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
     
    29,506
    0.32
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
     
    44,060
    0.48
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
     
    29,969
    0.33
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
     
    17,143
    0.19
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
     
    63,919
    0.70
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
     
    48,977
    0.54
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
     
    10,859
    0.12
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
     
    24,902
    0.27
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
     
    5,098
    0.06
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
     
    11,435
    0.13
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
     
    4,253
    0.05
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
     
    11,939
    0.13
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
     
    9,067
    0.10
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
     
    40,809
    0.45
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
     
    4,688
    0.05
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
     
    5,594
    0.06
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
     
    13,816
    0.15
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
    37,085
    0.41
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    38.84
    8
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    21.11
    3
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    9.11
    73
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    6.10
    165
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    24.47
    4
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    4.13
    70
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    3.19
    160
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    2.32
    144
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    12.81
    10
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    1.87
    159
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.82
    87
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    3.76
    128
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    2.31
    108
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    1.78
    96
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    2.18
    77
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.78
    139
     
     
     
    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.