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Compare Japan and Kuwait 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   Kuwait KUWAIT
           
    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
     
    58.1
    61.5
    59.8
    63
    65
    64
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    64.8
    68.8
    66.8
    48
    51
    52
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    68.7
    72.9
    70.8
    34
    48
    34
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    73.2
    76.9
    75.0
    16
    31
    24
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    72.4
    74.4
    73.2
    36
    74
    48
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    73.2
    75.2
    74.0
    47
    91
    69
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
    73.7
    76.0
    74.7
    51
    95
    76
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Kuwait KUWAIT
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
     
    73.7
    76.0
    51
    95
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
     
    74.4
    76.6
    54
    101
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    74.5
    76.6
    55
    101
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    74.6
    76.7
    55
    104
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
     
    74.8
    76.8
    55
    105
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
     
    75.0
    76.8
    57
    106
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
     
    75.2
    76.9
    60
    107
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
     
    75.4
    77.0
    62
    108
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
     
    75.6
    77.2
    70
    110
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
     
    75.9
    77.3
    75
    112
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
     
    76.2
    77.5
    79
    116
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
     
    76.8
    77.9
    84
    118
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
     
    77.5
    78.4
    95
    132
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    7
    1
     
    78.6
    79.3
    106
    139
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
     
    80.2
    80.7
    123
    154
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
     
    82.4
    82.7
    143
    166
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
     
    85.1
    85.3
    161
    168
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
     
    88.6
    88.6
    167
    172
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
     
    92.5
    92.5
    169
    176
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
     
    96.8
    96.8
    174
    180
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
    101.5
    101.5
    175
    180
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Kuwait KUWAIT
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
     
    47.73
    132
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
     
    34.53
    82
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
     
    113.15
    56
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    7.27
    110
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
     
    0.86
    170
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    2.17
    163
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    9.53
    69
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
     
    4.08
    160
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    16.03
    91
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    5.00
    97
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    2.62
    100
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
     
    12.82
    100
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    10.39
    122
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
     
    1.93
    171
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    4.11
    102
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
     
    23.32
    96
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
     
    2.75
    171
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
     
    0.60
    163
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    1.63
    113
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    2.90
    136
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
     
    14.43
    100
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.89
    83
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
     
    0.90
    153
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    1.59
    161
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
     
    1.64
    157
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
     
    8.79
    79
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
     
    0.70
    157
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    0.95
    166
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
     
    1.49
    157
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
     
    2.30
    164
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    4.59
    21
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
     
    14.27
    110
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    5.98
    9
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1.52
    101
     
    1.10
    114
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
     
    1.12
    9
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
     
    1.38
    127
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
     
    2.92
    103
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
     
    0.67
    144
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
     
    0.17
    171
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
     
    1.26
    114
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
     
    0.00
    172
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
     
    2.67
    104
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
     
    0.69
    124
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.23
    167
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
     
    6.78
    94
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
     
    0.17
    130
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
     
    0.00
    172
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
     
    1.45
    66
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
     
    0.53
    135
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
    0.72
    158
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   Kuwait KUWAIT
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
     
    404
    7.70
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
     
    523
    9.98
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
     
    1,474
    28.11
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
     
    81
    1.55
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
     
    27
    0.51
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
     
    110
    2.09
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
     
    94
    1.79
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
     
    61
    1.16
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
     
    32
    0.62
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
     
    33
    0.63
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
     
    140
    2.67
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
     
    32
    0.61
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
     
    6
    0.12
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
     
    48
    0.91
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
     
    235
    4.48
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
     
    101
    1.92
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
     
    28
    0.53
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
     
    18
    0.34
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
     
    58
    1.10
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
     
    13
    0.25
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
     
    30
    0.58
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
     
    64
    1.22
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
     
    45
    0.85
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
     
    45
    0.85
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
     
    12
    0.23
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
     
    23
    0.44
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
     
    151
    2.88
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
     
    26
    0.50
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
     
    410
    7.83
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    6,060
    0.66
     
    10
    0.19
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
     
    19
    0.36
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
     
    16
    0.30
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
     
    9
    0.17
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
     
    34
    0.65
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
     
    14
    0.26
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
     
    29
    0.54
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
     
    5
    0.09
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
     
    306
    5.84
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
     
    10
    0.19
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
     
    34
    0.66
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
     
    0
    0.00
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
     
    0
    0.00
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
     
    7
    0.14
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
     
    2
    0.05
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
     
    34
    0.66
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
     
    18
    0.34
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
     
    5
    0.09
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
     
    34
    0.65
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
     
    19
    0.36
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
    13
    0.26
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Kuwait KUWAIT
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    7.27
    110
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    2.17
    163
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    9.53
    69
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    16.03
    91
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    5.00
    97
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    2.62
    100
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    10.39
    122
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    4.11
    102
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    1.63
    113
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    2.90
    136
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.89
    83
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    1.59
    161
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    0.95
    166
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    4.59
    21
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    5.98
    9
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.23
    167
     
     
     
    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.