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Compare Japan and Rwanda 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   Rwanda RWANDA
           
    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
     
    40.8
    44.0
    42.4
    137
    132
    134
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    42.8
    46.0
    44.4
    148
    143
    145
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    44.0
    47.4
    45.6
    158
    157
    158
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    29.9
    33.8
    31.8
    183
    183
    183
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    43.3
    53.8
    48.3
    179
    154
    171
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    57.5
    68.1
    62.8
    156
    130
    139
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
    60.9
    71.1
    66.1
    151
    120
    134
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Rwanda RWANDA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
     
    60.9
    71.1
    151
    120
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
     
    63.7
    73.9
    162
    118
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    64.9
    74.2
    160
    118
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    65.6
    74.4
    159
    118
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
     
    66.4
    74.7
    158
    117
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
     
    67.5
    75.1
    155
    116
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
     
    68.5
    75.6
    149
    114
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
     
    69.6
    76.1
    146
    114
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
     
    70.6
    76.6
    147
    114
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
     
    71.8
    77.2
    141
    114
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
     
    73.1
    77.9
    140
    111
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
     
    74.5
    78.8
    137
    109
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
     
    76.0
    79.7
    133
    109
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    7
    1
     
    77.8
    80.8
    132
    110
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
     
    80.0
    82.4
    132
    107
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
     
    82.5
    84.3
    133
    106
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
     
    85.5
    86.8
    135
    107
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
     
    89.0
    89.9
    139
    104
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
     
    92.9
    93.5
    136
    106
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
     
    97.2
    97.6
    135
    104
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
    101.7
    102.0
    144
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Rwanda RWANDA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
     
    131.33
    42
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
     
    100.86
    41
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
     
    69.98
    122
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    1.23
    162
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
     
    11.68
    55
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    9.30
    47
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    4.81
    127
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
     
    12.31
    80
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    9.02
    155
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    12.68
    22
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    1.42
    132
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
     
    18.09
    52
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    30.17
    21
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
     
    16.79
    81
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    4.33
    92
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
     
    33.38
    70
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
     
    12.96
    130
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
     
    2.63
    101
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    7.25
    25
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    3.21
    125
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
     
    24.06
    43
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    2.58
    128
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
     
    3.50
    55
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    26.81
    14
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
     
    13.77
    32
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
     
    10.00
    49
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
     
    7.08
    37
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    5.10
    38
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
     
    11.14
    34
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
     
    12.69
    29
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    2.82
    63
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
     
    18.38
    70
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    2.72
    58
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1.52
    101
     
    2.68
    57
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
     
    0.39
    62
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
     
    2.67
    88
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
     
    17.34
    53
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
     
    38.62
    41
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
     
    5.45
    71
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
     
    10.60
    30
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
     
    26.39
    36
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
     
    5.62
    80
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
     
    3.47
    41
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    2.45
    36
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
     
    13.55
    57
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
     
    0.67
    95
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
     
    5.95
    9
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
     
    0.76
    102
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
     
    9.88
    7
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
    8.38
    33
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   Rwanda RWANDA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
     
    7,753
    11.27
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
     
    4,971
    7.23
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
     
    2,812
    4.09
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
     
    56
    0.08
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
     
    454
    0.66
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
     
    219
    0.32
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
     
    1,158
    1.68
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
     
    693
    1.01
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
     
    81
    0.12
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
     
    865
    1.26
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
     
    955
    1.39
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
     
    552
    0.80
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
     
    104
    0.15
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
     
    250
    0.36
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
     
    1,375
    2.00
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
     
    284
    0.41
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
     
    912
    1.33
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
     
    314
    0.46
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
     
    437
    0.64
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
     
    186
    0.27
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
     
    1,088
    1.58
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
     
    174
    0.25
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
     
    675
    0.98
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
     
    109
    0.16
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
     
    245
    0.36
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
     
    847
    1.23
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
     
    702
    1.02
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
     
    570
    0.83
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
     
    2,172
    3.16
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    6,060
    0.66
     
    93
    0.14
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
     
    21
    0.03
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
     
    94
    0.14
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
     
    802
    1.17
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
     
    1,168
    1.70
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
     
    127
    0.18
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
     
    54
    0.08
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
     
    288
    0.42
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
     
    1,968
    2.86
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
     
    4,127
    6.00
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
     
    267
    0.39
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
     
    1,943
    2.83
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
     
    281
    0.41
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
     
    508
    0.74
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
     
    106
    0.15
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
     
    1,119
    1.63
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
     
    373
    0.54
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
     
    37
    0.05
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
     
    68
    0.10
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
     
    821
    1.19
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
    161
    0.23
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Rwanda RWANDA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    1.23
    162
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    9.30
    47
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    4.81
    127
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    9.02
    155
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    12.68
    22
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    1.42
    132
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    30.17
    21
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    4.33
    92
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    7.25
    25
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    3.21
    125
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    2.58
    128
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    26.81
    14
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    5.10
    38
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    2.82
    63
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    2.72
    58
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    2.45
    36
     
     
     
    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.