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Compare Japan and Laos 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   Laos LAOS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
    64.1
    67.2
    65.7
    133
    138
    139
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
     
    64.1
    67.2
    133
    138
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
     
    69.0
    71.5
    116
    134
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    69.3
    71.8
    116
    134
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    69.6
    72.1
    116
    135
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
     
    70.0
    72.4
    115
    135
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
     
    70.5
    72.8
    116
    135
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
     
    71.0
    73.2
    116
    137
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
     
    71.4
    73.7
    118
    137
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
     
    72.0
    74.2
    120
    141
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
     
    72.6
    74.9
    123
    144
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
     
    73.4
    75.6
    129
    146
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
     
    74.5
    76.5
    134
    148
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
     
    75.9
    77.6
    138
    148
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    7
    1
     
    77.7
    79.0
    142
    148
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
     
    79.8
    80.8
    143
    149
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
     
    82.4
    83.0
    142
    155
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
     
    85.4
    85.8
    144
    154
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
     
    88.9
    89.2
    152
    159
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
     
    92.8
    93.1
    154
    158
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
     
    97.1
    97.3
    160
    157
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
    101.6
    101.8
    165
    153
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
     
    123.84
    49
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
     
    103.64
    39
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
     
    135.32
    41
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    12.94
    82
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
     
    8.54
    86
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    2.46
    154
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    7.39
    85
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
     
    19.68
    42
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    9.91
    146
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    55.58
    2
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    1.05
    145
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
     
    17.30
    56
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    3.52
    157
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
     
    15.22
    90
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    4.34
    90
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
     
    27.80
    84
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
     
    34.40
    23
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
     
    0.71
    159
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    0.68
    157
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    4.34
    82
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
     
    21.84
    55
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.77
    91
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
     
    1.52
    127
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    7.81
    85
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
     
    2.40
    142
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
     
    9.07
    74
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
     
    5.69
    55
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    4.08
    63
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
     
    5.76
    80
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
     
    5.53
    112
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    1.50
    112
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
     
    20.37
    55
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    1.42
    114
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1.52
    101
     
    0.45
    152
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
     
    0.02
    145
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
     
    9.05
    27
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
     
    17.90
    52
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
     
    27.96
    49
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
     
    10.04
    19
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
     
    3.64
    69
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
     
    9.20
    49
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
     
    25.90
    5
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
     
    0.98
    102
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.87
    132
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
     
    17.45
    39
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
     
    1.69
    60
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
     
    0.37
    110
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
     
    3.55
    25
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
     
    1.93
    83
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
    1.65
    97
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
     
    5,250
    12.53
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
     
    4,006
    9.56
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
     
    4,441
    10.60
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
     
    470
    1.12
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
     
    92
    0.22
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
     
    267
    0.64
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
     
    1,167
    2.79
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
     
    2,021
    4.82
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
     
    41
    0.10
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
     
    422
    1.01
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
     
    632
    1.51
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
     
    1,104
    2.63
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
     
    22
    0.05
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
     
    171
    0.41
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
     
    938
    2.24
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
     
    219
    0.52
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
     
    594
    1.42
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
     
    25
    0.06
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
     
    46
    0.11
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
     
    64
    0.15
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
     
    108
    0.26
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
     
    203
    0.49
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
     
    247
    0.59
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
     
    50
    0.12
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
     
    153
    0.36
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
     
    394
    0.94
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
     
    673
    1.61
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
     
    219
    0.52
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
     
    1,288
    3.07
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    6,060
    0.66
     
    14
    0.03
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
     
    1
    0.00
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
     
    92
    0.22
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
     
    167
    0.40
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
     
    707
    1.69
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
     
    313
    0.75
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
     
    28
    0.07
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
     
    390
    0.93
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
     
    817
    1.95
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
     
    2,089
    4.98
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
     
    911
    2.17
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
     
    393
    0.94
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
     
    13
    0.03
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
     
    75
    0.18
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
     
    30
    0.07
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
     
    196
    0.47
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
     
    64
    0.15
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
     
    74
    0.18
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
     
    177
    0.42
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
     
    92
    0.22
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
    9
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    12.94
    82
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    2.46
    154
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    7.39
    85
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    9.91
    146
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    55.58
    2
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    1.05
    145
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    3.52
    157
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    4.34
    90
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    0.68
    157
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    4.34
    82
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.77
    91
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    7.81
    85
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    4.08
    63
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    1.50
    112
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    1.42
    114
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.87
    132
     
     
     
    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.