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Compare Lebanon and Syria 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
     
      Lebanon LEBANON   Syria SYRIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    59.3
    63.0
    61.1
    59
    55
    59
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    62.8
    66.9
    64.8
    61
    61
    62
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    64.4
    69.1
    66.7
    66
    71
    72
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    66.6
    71.2
    68.8
    68
    83
    80
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    71.2
    74.3
    72.7
    44
    77
    53
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    73.6
    76.3
    74.9
    41
    80
    57
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2015
    73.5
    76.5
    74.9
    54
    87
    72
     
    59.9
    69.9
    64.5
    155
    128
    144
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Lebanon LEBANON   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.5
    76.5
    54
    87
     
    59.9
    69.9
    155
    128
    Age 5
    74.1
    77.1
    58
    94
     
    60.9
    70.9
    172
    137
    Age 10
    74.2
    77.2
    58
    95
     
    61.5
    71.6
    177
    135
    Age 15
    74.3
    77.3
    58
    95
     
    62.2
    72.3
    176
    133
    Age 20
    74.5
    77.4
    61
    95
     
    63.3
    73.1
    173
    132
    Age 25
    74.7
    77.5
    62
    96
     
    65.4
    73.9
    170
    127
    Age 30
    74.9
    77.7
    66
    95
     
    67.5
    74.7
    161
    123
    Age 35
    75.1
    77.9
    70
    97
     
    69.4
    75.5
    150
    117
    Age 40
    75.3
    78.1
    74
    97
     
    71.0
    76.2
    139
    115
    Age 45
    75.7
    78.4
    78
    99
     
    72.3
    76.9
    131
    115
    Age 50
    76.1
    78.8
    84
    98
     
    73.6
    77.7
    122
    114
    Age 55
    76.8
    79.4
    83
    99
     
    75.0
    78.5
    121
    114
    Age 60
    77.8
    80.1
    85
    100
     
    76.7
    79.5
    114
    114
    Age 65
    79.1
    81.0
    92
    106
     
    78.3
    80.7
    116
    113
    Age 70
    80.8
    82.4
    100
    106
     
    80.3
    82.2
    117
    112
    Age 75
    83.0
    84.2
    110
    111
     
    82.8
    84.1
    123
    113
    Age 80
    85.8
    86.6
    117
    112
     
    85.6
    86.6
    128
    111
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.7
    128
    120
     
    88.9
    89.7
    145
    118
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.4
    138
    124
     
    92.8
    93.4
    151
    120
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.5
    139
    122
     
    97.2
    97.5
    136
    117
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.0
    136
    106
     
    101.7
    102.0
    147
    100
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Lebanon LEBANON   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    214.24
    20
     
    256.78
    12
    2. Stroke
    56.01
    127
     
    106.07
    60
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    41.44
    10
     
    42.39
    9
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.93
    73
     
    12.62
    146
    5. Breast Cancer
    25.08
    17
     
    26.98
    11
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.22
    86
     
    25.83
    54
    7. Prostate Cancer
    17.42
    81
     
    11.63
    123
    8. Lung Disease
    17.28
    137
     
    11.71
    164
    9. Kidney Disease
    16.97
    79
     
    8.27
    142
    10. Lung Cancers
    16.37
    74
     
    17.49
    71
    11. Liver Disease
    11.68
    118
     
    12.22
    111
    12. Falls
    11.11
    41
     
    2.55
    150
    13. Lymphomas
    10.06
    3
     
    9.46
    5
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.63
    85
     
    14.26
    47
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.57
    172
     
    23.17
    118
    16. Hypertension
    7.55
    135
     
    5.09
    153
    17. Bladder Cancer
    6.33
    6
     
    6.58
    5
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    6.22
    126
     
    6.03
    128
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.67
    90
     
    12.37
    20
    20. Ovary Cancer
    4.84
    76
     
    4.58
    83
    21. Other Neoplasms
    4.77
    25
     
    4.96
    22
    22. Leukemia
    4.54
    55
     
    6.86
    3
    23. Asthma
    4.40
    92
     
    11.39
    54
    24. Low Birth Weight
    4.39
    124
     
    4.55
    122
    25. War
    4.15
    12
     
    353.12
    1
    26. Stomach Cancer
    4.15
    125
     
    6.82
    73
    27. Violence
    4.06
    109
     
    2.85
    127
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.53
    127
     
    3.68
    123
    29. Suicide
    3.07
    171
     
    3.15
    168
    30. Other Injuries
    2.78
    180
     
    5.20
    141
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    2.69
    109
     
    4.40
    76
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.20
    174
     
    5.16
    97
    33. Skin Disease
    1.79
    91
     
    0.62
    142
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.70
    168
     
    1.59
    172
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.61
    112
     
    1.34
    125
    36. Birth Trauma
    1.53
    126
     
    2.00
    114
    37. Drug Use
    1.41
    84
     
    1.04
    106
    38. Fires
    1.37
    104
     
    1.10
    114
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.29
    143
     
    0.81
    160
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.29
    119
     
    0.19
    153
    41. Epilepsy
    1.10
    141
     
    0.66
    171
    42. Tuberculosis
    1.08
    131
     
    0.16
    174
    43. Oral Cancer
    1.06
    172
     
    2.38
    109
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.06
    143
     
    3.89
    86
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.87
    142
     
    0.95
    138
    46. Drownings
    0.86
    158
     
    1.03
    151
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    170
     
    1.26
    141
    48. Skin Cancers
    0.70
    144
     
    0.55
    155
    49. Meningitis
    0.66
    119
     
    1.61
    82
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.64
    139
     
    0.52
    157
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Lebanon LEBANON   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,461
    36.85
     
    26,377
    19.14
    2. Stroke
    3,288
    9.72
     
    11,025
    8.00
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,470
    7.31
     
    3,869
    2.81
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,972
    5.83
     
    1,289
    0.94
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,129
    3.34
     
    3,636
    2.64
    6. Lung Disease
    1,011
    2.99
     
    1,159
    0.84
    7. Kidney Disease
    983
    2.91
     
    856
    0.62
    8. Lung Cancers
    931
    2.75
     
    1,855
    1.35
    9. Breast Cancer
    692
    2.05
     
    1,613
    1.17
    10. Liver Disease
    671
    1.98
     
    1,349
    0.98
    11. Falls
    659
    1.95
     
    335
    0.24
    12. Lymphomas
    579
    1.71
     
    1,088
    0.79
    13. Prostate Cancer
    502
    1.48
     
    487
    0.35
    14. Influenza and Pneumonia
    499
    1.48
     
    2,789
    2.02
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    497
    1.47
     
    1,534
    1.11
    16. Hypertension
    442
    1.31
     
    511
    0.37
    17. Bladder Cancer
    368
    1.09
     
    662
    0.48
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    336
    0.99
     
    1,409
    1.02
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    330
    0.98
     
    1,348
    0.98
    20. Other Neoplasms
    273
    0.81
     
    581
    0.42
    21. Leukemia
    261
    0.77
     
    892
    0.65
    22. Asthma
    256
    0.76
     
    1,287
    0.93
    23. War
    250
    0.74
     
    61,749
    44.82
    24. Violence
    246
    0.73
     
    463
    0.34
    25. Stomach Cancer
    239
    0.71
     
    746
    0.54
    26. Low Birth Weight
    228
    0.67
     
    1,125
    0.82
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    206
    0.61
     
    469
    0.34
    28. Suicide
    182
    0.54
     
    495
    0.36
    29. Other Injuries
    161
    0.48
     
    773
    0.56
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    152
    0.45
     
    482
    0.35
    31. Ovary Cancer
    135
    0.40
     
    274
    0.20
    32. Liver Cancer
    125
    0.37
     
    552
    0.40
    33. Skin Disease
    106
    0.31
     
    64
    0.05
    34. Drug Use
    82
    0.24
     
    149
    0.11
    35. Fires
    81
    0.24
     
    159
    0.12
    36. Birth Trauma
    79
    0.23
     
    494
    0.36
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    76
    0.22
     
    85
    0.06
    38. HIV/AIDS
    74
    0.22
     
    30
    0.02
    39. Epilepsy
    65
    0.19
     
    100
    0.07
    40. Tuberculosis
    62
    0.18
     
    21
    0.02
    41. Oral Cancer
    61
    0.18
     
    261
    0.19
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    60
    0.18
     
    915
    0.66
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    50
    0.15
     
    114
    0.08
    44. Drownings
    50
    0.15
     
    183
    0.13
    45. Cervical Cancer
    47
    0.14
     
    96
    0.07
    46. Uterin Cancer
    46
    0.14
     
    72
    0.05
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    41
    0.12
     
    135
    0.10
    48. Skin Cancers
    41
    0.12
     
    58
    0.04
    49. Meningitis
    39
    0.12
     
    246
    0.18
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    37
    0.11
     
    50
    0.04
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Lebanon LEBANON   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    25.08
    17
     
    26.98
    11
    2. Prostate Cancer
    17.42
    81
     
    11.63
    123
    3. Lung Cancers
    16.37
    74
     
    17.49
    71
    4. Lymphomas
    10.06
    3
     
    9.46
    5
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.63
    85
     
    14.26
    47
    6. Bladder Cancer
    6.33
    6
     
    6.58
    5
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.84
    76
     
    4.58
    83
    8. Leukemia
    4.54
    55
     
    6.86
    3
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.15
    125
     
    6.82
    73
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.69
    109
     
    4.40
    76
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.20
    174
     
    5.16
    97
    12. Cervical Cancer
    1.70
    168
     
    1.59
    172
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.61
    112
     
    1.34
    125
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.06
    172
     
    2.38
    109
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    170
     
    1.26
    141
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.70
    144
     
    0.55
    155
     
     
     
    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.