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Compare Japan and New Guinea 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   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
           
    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
     
    37.8
    39.7
    38.7
    151
    154
    152
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    42.8
    44.7
    43.7
    149
    151
    149
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    49.5
    53.8
    51.6
    141
    137
    138
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    52.3
    57.8
    55.0
    151
    144
    144
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    56.7
    61.3
    58.9
    139
    133
    136
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    59.5
    64.3
    61.8
    148
    142
    145
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    63.6
    68.3
    65.9
    139
    137
    139
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
     
    63.6
    68.3
    139
    137
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
     
    67.5
    72.0
    140
    134
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
     
    67.9
    72.4
    139
    134
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
     
    68.1
    72.5
    139
    135
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
     
    68.4
    72.8
    141
    135
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
     
    68.8
    73.1
    145
    136
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
     
    69.2
    73.5
    149
    136
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
     
    69.7
    74.0
    152
    139
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
     
    70.3
    74.6
    156
    140
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
     
    71.1
    75.3
    166
    142
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
     
    72.1
    76.1
    169
    140
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
     
    73.5
    77.2
    169
    135
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
     
    75.2
    78.5
    170
    130
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
     
    77.3
    80.2
    160
    122
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
     
    79.9
    82.3
    142
    108
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
     
    83.0
    84.7
    122
    101
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
     
    86.3
    87.4
    93
    88
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
     
    89.9
    90.7
    82
    78
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    40.59
    182
     
    159.17
    40
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.54
    90
     
    91.01
    38
    3. Stroke
    33.60
    157
     
    138.34
    24
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
     
    7.83
    112
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
     
    7.27
    100
    6. Suicide
    15.53
    26
     
    11.83
    65
    7. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
     
    7.08
    70
    8. Lung Disease
    12.17
    159
     
    43.02
    19
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
     
    19.04
    70
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
     
    1.50
    144
    11. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
     
    11.43
    28
    12. Kidney Disease
    8.54
    137
     
    43.15
    10
    13. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
     
    19.37
    69
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7.22
    158
     
    11.47
    142
    15. Liver Disease
    6.08
    154
     
    26.33
    46
    16. Other Injuries
    5.43
    138
     
    15.89
    31
    17. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
     
    7.78
    19
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.08
    180
     
    77.66
    19
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
     
    2.80
    81
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
     
    6.53
    27
    21. Other Neoplasms
    3.48
    66
     
    1.42
    142
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.04
    174
     
    20.89
    76
    23. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
     
    3.88
    93
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    2.88
    140
     
    6.83
    73
    25. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
     
    21.83
    25
    26. Drownings
    2.58
    110
     
    12.36
    11
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.53
    164
     
    11.39
    22
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.53
    174
     
    9.71
    69
    29. Falls
    2.44
    155
     
    3.70
    122
    30. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
     
    19.68
    1
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
     
    1.17
    145
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
     
    4.06
    33
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    42
     
    0.93
    99
    34. Hypertension
    1.02
    183
     
    20.90
    51
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.88
    156
     
    9.47
    15
    36. Tuberculosis
    0.85
    138
     
    72.15
    19
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.81
    148
     
    51.18
    32
    38. Asthma
    0.66
    166
     
    23.65
    9
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.63
    157
     
    10.64
    4
    40. Malnutrition
    0.55
    123
     
    4.74
    64
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
     
    4.19
    10
    42. Fires
    0.52
    152
     
    2.12
    78
    43. Skin Disease
    0.46
    153
     
    3.89
    44
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.44
    46
     
    0.14
    137
    45. Epilepsy
    0.43
    183
     
    1.31
    123
    46. Low Birth Weight
    0.40
    183
     
    16.19
    40
    47. Drug Use
    0.32
    169
     
    0.23
    177
    48. Poisonings
    0.32
    154
     
    2.02
    48
    49. Violence
    0.26
    183
     
    12.99
    31
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.26
    121
     
    0.93
    56
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    155,766
    14.51
     
    5,973
    11.65
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145,866
    13.58
     
    4,846
    9.45
    3. Stroke
    130,159
    12.12
     
    4,970
    9.70
    4. Lung Cancers
    78,151
    7.28
     
    291
    0.57
    5. Stomach Cancer
    54,504
    5.08
     
    256
    0.50
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    54,432
    5.07
     
    277
    0.54
    7. Lung Disease
    51,264
    4.77
     
    1,435
    2.80
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,771
    3.33
     
    1,623
    3.17
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    33,204
    3.09
     
    58
    0.11
    10. Liver Cancer
    32,389
    3.02
     
    559
    1.09
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31,497
    2.93
     
    293
    0.57
    12. Suicide
    24,871
    2.32
     
    787
    1.54
    13. Other Injuries
    18,918
    1.76
     
    1,017
    1.98
    14. Liver Disease
    17,561
    1.64
     
    1,184
    2.31
    15. Lymphomas
    17,378
    1.62
     
    307
    0.60
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,933
    1.39
     
    2,807
    5.48
    17. Breast Cancer
    14,202
    1.32
     
    453
    0.88
    18. Prostate Cancer
    12,884
    1.20
     
    217
    0.42
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,527
    1.17
     
    105
    0.20
    20. Other Neoplasms
    12,514
    1.17
     
    64
    0.12
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,502
    0.98
     
    315
    0.61
    22. Leukemia
    8,904
    0.83
     
    216
    0.42
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    8,787
    0.82
     
    27
    0.05
    24. Bladder Cancer
    8,755
    0.82
     
    41
    0.08
    25. Falls
    8,420
    0.78
     
    173
    0.34
    26. Drownings
    8,248
    0.77
     
    937
    1.83
    27. Oral Cancer
    8,021
    0.75
     
    773
    1.51
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,933
    0.74
     
    503
    0.98
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,006
    0.56
     
    1,284
    2.50
    30. Ovary Cancer
    5,042
    0.47
     
    156
    0.30
    31. Hypertension
    4,234
    0.39
     
    719
    1.40
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,851
    0.36
     
    542
    1.06
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,577
    0.33
     
    3,008
    5.87
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,285
    0.31
     
    377
    0.74
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,990
    0.28
     
    88
    0.17
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,952
    0.27
     
    2,387
    4.66
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,683
    0.25
     
    514
    1.00
    38. Asthma
    2,486
    0.23
     
    831
    1.62
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    2,400
    0.22
     
    1,019
    1.99
    40. Malnutrition
    1,901
    0.18
     
    252
    0.49
    41. Skin Cancers
    1,833
    0.17
     
    172
    0.34
    42. Skin Disease
    1,825
    0.17
     
    146
    0.28
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,785
    0.17
     
    5
    0.01
    44. Fires
    1,337
    0.12
     
    144
    0.28
    45. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.09
     
    90
    0.18
    46. Anemia
    870
    0.08
     
    134
    0.26
    47. Hepatitis B
    737
    0.07
     
    48
    0.09
    48. Schizophrenia
    725
    0.07
     
    1
    0.00
    49. Drug Use
    600
    0.06
     
    13
    0.03
    50. Poisonings
    594
    0.06
     
    152
    0.30
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
     
    7.83
    112
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
     
    7.27
    100
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
     
    7.08
    70
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
     
    19.04
    70
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
     
    1.50
    144
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
     
    11.43
    28
    7. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
     
    19.37
    69
    8. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
     
    7.78
    19
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
     
    2.80
    81
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
     
    6.53
    27
    11. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
     
    3.88
    93
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
     
    21.83
    25
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
     
    19.68
    1
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
     
    1.17
    145
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
     
    4.06
    33
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
     
    4.19
    10
     
     
     
    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.