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Compare Japan and New Zealand 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   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
           
    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
     
    68.7
    73.9
    71.2
    6
    9
    7
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    68.2
    74.5
    71.3
    18
    16
    14
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    70.0
    75.8
    72.8
    21
    21
    22
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    72.5
    78.4
    75.4
    21
    22
    20
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    75.9
    81.2
    78.6
    10
    11
    11
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    79.0
    82.8
    80.9
    9
    18
    13
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
    80.0
    83.3
    81.6
    12
    26
    17
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
     
    80.0
    83.3
    12
    26
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
     
    80.5
    83.7
    9
    25
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    80.5
    83.7
    9
    25
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    80.6
    83.8
    9
    25
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
     
    80.8
    83.9
    9
    24
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
     
    81.0
    84.0
    8
    23
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
     
    81.2
    84.1
    7
    22
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
     
    81.4
    84.2
    6
    21
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
     
    81.7
    84.4
    6
    20
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
     
    82.0
    84.6
    6
    19
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
     
    82.4
    84.9
    4
    18
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
     
    82.9
    85.3
    5
    17
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
     
    83.5
    85.8
    5
    18
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    7
    1
     
    84.4
    86.4
    8
    18
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
     
    85.5
    87.3
    8
    16
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
     
    86.8
    88.4
    10
    19
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
     
    88.8
    89.9
    11
    24
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
     
    91.2
    91.9
    22
    34
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
     
    94.2
    94.5
    37
    54
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
     
    97.9
    98.0
    61
    72
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
    102.1
    102.0
    78
    96
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
     
    28.73
    160
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
     
    8.39
    156
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
     
    62.78
    134
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    22.61
    47
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
     
    9.84
    72
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    3.76
    125
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    18.41
    16
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
     
    5.28
    147
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    18.94
    62
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    3.81
    128
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    6.17
    49
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
     
    5.52
    148
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    17.06
    81
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
     
    2.37
    170
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    6.49
    40
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
     
    11.71
    137
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
     
    19.44
    82
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
     
    19.02
    19
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    3.81
    58
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    5.73
    46
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
     
    8.19
    139
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.99
    77
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
     
    1.81
    120
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    1.74
    158
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
     
    6.16
    83
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
     
    4.16
    141
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
     
    1.39
    137
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    2.01
    124
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
     
    7.56
    62
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
     
    3.45
    140
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    2.93
    60
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
     
    5.43
    158
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    3.05
    44
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1.52
    101
     
    2.83
    48
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
     
    0.47
    50
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
     
    1.34
    131
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
     
    0.15
    164
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
     
    4.43
    83
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
     
    3.13
    98
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
     
    0.36
    157
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
     
    0.13
    150
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
     
    0.89
    141
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
     
    0.39
    151
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    7.68
    1
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
     
    2.56
    144
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
     
    1.29
    70
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
     
    0.55
    88
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
     
    2.39
    46
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
     
    1.49
    93
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
    0.96
    137
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
     
    594
    2.53
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
     
    2,138
    9.10
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
     
    4,571
    19.46
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
     
    1,534
    6.53
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
     
    252
    1.07
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
     
    1,274
    5.42
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
     
    258
    1.10
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
     
    246
    1.05
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
     
    418
    1.78
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
     
    459
    1.95
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
     
    414
    1.76
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
     
    1,427
    6.08
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
     
    1,481
    6.30
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
     
    446
    1.90
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
     
    813
    3.46
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
     
    624
    2.66
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
     
    144
    0.61
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
     
    273
    1.16
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
     
    573
    2.44
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
     
    131
    0.56
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
     
    393
    1.67
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
     
    267
    1.14
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
     
    552
    2.35
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
     
    214
    0.91
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
     
    131
    0.56
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
     
    63
    0.27
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
     
    389
    1.66
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
     
    199
    0.85
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
     
    385
    1.64
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    6,060
    0.66
     
    220
    0.94
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
     
    24
    0.10
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
     
    196
    0.83
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
     
    58
    0.25
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
     
    12
    0.05
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
     
    92
    0.39
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
     
    114
    0.48
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
     
    217
    0.92
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
     
    179
    0.76
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
     
    340
    1.45
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
     
    50
    0.21
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
     
    8
    0.04
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
     
    41
    0.18
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
     
    111
    0.47
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
     
    512
    2.18
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
     
    19
    0.08
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
     
    20
    0.08
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
     
    66
    0.28
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
     
    113
    0.48
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
     
    52
    0.22
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
    10
    0.04
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   New Zealand NEW ZEALAND
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    22.61
    47
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    3.76
    125
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    18.41
    16
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    18.94
    62
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    3.81
    128
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    6.17
    49
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    17.06
    81
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    6.49
    40
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    3.81
    58
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    5.73
    46
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    3.99
    77
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    1.74
    158
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    2.01
    124
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    2.93
    60
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    3.05
    44
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    7.68
    1
     
     
     
    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.