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Compare Japan and Syria 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   Syria SYRIA
           
    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
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2015
    80.5
    86.8
    83.7
    6
    1
    1
     
    59.9
    69.9
    64.5
    155
    128
    144
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    86.8
    6
    1
     
    59.9
    69.9
    155
    128
    Age 5
    80.7
    87.0
    7
    1
     
    60.9
    70.9
    172
    137
    Age 10
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    61.5
    71.6
    177
    135
    Age 15
    80.8
    87.1
    7
    1
     
    62.2
    72.3
    176
    133
    Age 20
    80.9
    87.2
    7
    1
     
    63.3
    73.1
    173
    132
    Age 25
    81.1
    87.3
    7
    1
     
    65.4
    73.9
    170
    127
    Age 30
    81.2
    87.3
    8
    1
     
    67.5
    74.7
    161
    123
    Age 35
    81.4
    87.4
    9
    1
     
    69.4
    75.5
    150
    117
    Age 40
    81.6
    87.6
    9
    1
     
    71.0
    76.2
    139
    115
    Age 45
    81.8
    87.7
    8
    1
     
    72.3
    76.9
    131
    115
    Age 50
    82.2
    88.0
    8
    1
     
    73.6
    77.7
    122
    114
    Age 55
    82.7
    88.3
    8
    1
     
    75.0
    78.5
    121
    114
    Age 60
    83.4
    88.7
    8
    1
     
    76.7
    79.5
    114
    114
    Age 65
    84.4
    89.2
    7
    1
     
    78.3
    80.7
    116
    113
    Age 70
    85.4
    89.7
    9
    1
     
    80.3
    82.2
    117
    112
    Age 75
    86.8
    90.5
    11
    2
     
    82.8
    84.1
    123
    113
    Age 80
    88.7
    91.6
    14
    2
     
    85.6
    86.6
    128
    111
    Age 85
    91.2
    93.3
    24
    4
     
    88.9
    89.7
    145
    118
    Age 90
    94.3
    95.6
    31
    16
     
    92.8
    93.4
    151
    120
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.7
    44
    18
     
    97.2
    97.5
    136
    117
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    66
    44
     
    101.7
    102.0
    147
    100
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.00
    152
     
    83.04
    95
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    84
     
    10.52
    145
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.36
    170
     
    210.64
    18
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    14.72
    75
    5. Suicide
    18.78
    16
     
    0.44
    171
    6. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    5.58
    91
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    11.71
    56
    8. Other Injuries
    13.83
    72
     
    2.04
    171
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    22.85
    21
    10. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    4.31
    109
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    3.61
    83
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.52
    129
     
    13.67
    93
    13. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    9.82
    126
    14. Liver Disease
    5.27
    153
     
    4.02
    161
    15. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    7.88
    12
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.37
    168
     
    9.25
    146
    17. Lung Disease
    4.33
    166
     
    10.84
    144
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.23
    58
     
    1.66
    130
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    1.03
    142
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    3.65
    108
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.28
    168
     
    23.08
    46
    22. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    6.00
    7
    23. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    70
     
    4.34
    27
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    1.28
    166
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    2.74
    136
     
    4.37
    107
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.63
    162
     
    4.79
    131
    27. Drownings
    2.53
    104
     
    0.61
    161
    28. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    2.02
    122
    29. Falls
    2.46
    136
     
    1.44
    159
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.24
    165
     
    7.48
    85
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    5.70
    7
    32. Hypertension
    1.88
    172
     
    12.46
    121
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    1.18
    130
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1.52
    101
     
    0.37
    157
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.46
    5
     
    0.00
    172
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    148
     
    0.34
    171
    37. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    132
     
    3.16
    100
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.71
    143
     
    3.24
    90
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.61
    155
     
    2.68
    105
    40. Fires
    0.56
    144
     
    0.95
    123
    41. Malnutrition
    0.54
    121
     
    2.09
    90
    42. Asthma
    0.54
    165
     
    5.01
    82
    43. Poisonings
    0.54
    141
     
    0.75
    120
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.52
    155
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.48
    172
     
    6.68
    98
    46. Alcohol
    0.48
    105
     
    0.06
    154
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.45
    104
     
    0.56
    86
    48. Drug Use
    0.43
    127
     
    0.03
    161
    49. Skin Disease
    0.41
    142
     
    0.81
    120
    50. Epilepsy
    0.38
    168
     
    0.19
    172
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Japan JAPAN   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    125,816
    13.69
     
    1,671
    1.33
    2. Stroke
    120,586
    13.12
     
    9,154
    7.28
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    102,506
    11.15
     
    23,526
    18.71
    4. Lung Cancers
    71,740
    7.80
     
    1,786
    1.42
    5. Stomach Cancer
    50,969
    5.54
     
    699
    0.56
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    47,686
    5.19
     
    1,444
    1.15
    7. Other Injuries
    34,400
    3.74
     
    346
    0.27
    8. Liver Cancer
    31,844
    3.46
     
    525
    0.42
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    30,017
    3.27
     
    457
    0.36
    10. Suicide
    29,454
    3.20
     
    77
    0.06
    11. Kidney Disease
    29,119
    3.17
     
    1,623
    1.29
    12. Lung Disease
    17,284
    1.88
     
    1,191
    0.95
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,963
    1.85
     
    171
    0.14
    14. Lymphomas
    15,477
    1.68
     
    1,052
    0.84
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,741
    1.60
     
    1,031
    0.82
    16. Breast Cancer
    13,206
    1.44
     
    1,528
    1.22
    17. Liver Disease
    13,135
    1.43
     
    508
    0.40
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,495
    1.36
     
    126
    0.10
    19. Prostate Cancer
    11,305
    1.23
     
    481
    0.38
    20. Other Neoplasms
    10,258
    1.12
     
    592
    0.47
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    9,169
    1.00
     
    569
    0.45
    22. Leukemia
    8,585
    0.93
     
    921
    0.73
    23. Falls
    7,653
    0.83
     
    215
    0.17
    24. Bladder Cancer
    7,373
    0.80
     
    641
    0.51
    25. Oral Cancer
    7,345
    0.80
     
    253
    0.20
    26. Drownings
    7,337
    0.80
     
    133
    0.11
    27. Hypertension
    7,167
    0.78
     
    1,363
    1.08
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,094
    0.77
     
    924
    0.74
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,186
    0.67
     
    4,091
    3.25
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    6,060
    0.66
     
    39
    0.03
    31. Hepatitis C
    4,734
    0.51
     
    0
    0.00
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4,656
    0.51
     
    244
    0.19
    33. Cervical Cancer
    3,462
    0.38
     
    86
    0.07
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,419
    0.37
     
    441
    0.35
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,061
    0.33
     
    40
    0.03
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.29
     
    67
    0.05
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,370
    0.26
     
    320
    0.25
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,323
    0.25
     
    1,391
    1.11
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,300
    0.25
     
    835
    0.66
    40. Asthma
    1,843
    0.20
     
    582
    0.46
    41. Malnutrition
    1,724
    0.19
     
    290
    0.23
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,667
    0.18
     
    73
    0.06
    43. Skin Disease
    1,557
    0.17
     
    97
    0.08
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,530
    0.17
     
    62
    0.05
    45. Fires
    1,332
    0.14
     
    158
    0.13
    46. Poisonings
    959
    0.10
     
    120
    0.10
    47. Alcohol
    914
    0.10
     
    8
    0.01
    48. Drug Use
    810
    0.09
     
    5
    0.00
    49. Epilepsy
    800
    0.09
     
    33
    0.03
    50. Hepatitis B
    796
    0.09
     
    2
    0.00
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Japan JAPAN   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.44
    54
     
    14.72
    75
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.58
    19
     
    5.58
    91
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    42
     
    11.71
    56
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.86
    134
     
    22.85
    21
    5. Liver Cancer
    9.54
    39
     
    4.31
    109
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    13
     
    3.61
    83
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    142
     
    9.82
    126
    8. Lymphomas
    4.70
    81
     
    7.88
    12
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.13
    51
     
    1.03
    142
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.72
    100
     
    3.65
    108
    11. Leukemia
    3.16
    111
     
    6.00
    7
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.97
    135
     
    1.28
    166
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    99
     
    2.02
    122
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    88
     
    5.70
    7
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    92
     
    1.18
    130
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    157
     
    0.52
    155
     
     
     
    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.