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Compare Luxembourg and Belgium 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
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.1
    71.9
    68.9
    26
    23
    23
     
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
    1970
    67.0
    73.8
    70.3
    25
    22
    24
     
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
    1980
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    29
    18
    23
     
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    30
    15
    23
     
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
    2000
    74.5
    80.9
    77.8
    24
    14
    19
     
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
    2010
    78.0
    83.1
    80.6
    17
    16
    17
     
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
    2015
    79.8
    84.0
    82.0
    13
    13
    13
     
    78.6
    83.5
    81.1
    23
    22
    23
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.8
    84.0
    13
    13
     
    78.6
    83.5
    23
    22
    Age 5
    80.0
    84.2
    15
    16
     
    78.9
    83.8
    22
    23
    Age 10
    80.0
    84.2
    15
    16
     
    79.0
    83.8
    22
    23
    Age 15
    80.0
    84.2
    15
    17
     
    79.0
    83.8
    22
    23
    Age 20
    80.1
    84.2
    15
    16
     
    79.1
    83.9
    22
    23
    Age 25
    80.2
    84.3
    15
    16
     
    79.3
    84.0
    21
    24
    Age 30
    80.3
    84.4
    17
    17
     
    79.5
    84.0
    21
    24
    Age 35
    80.4
    84.5
    17
    16
     
    79.7
    84.1
    21
    24
    Age 40
    80.6
    84.6
    18
    16
     
    79.9
    84.3
    22
    24
    Age 45
    80.8
    84.7
    18
    17
     
    80.2
    84.5
    22
    22
    Age 50
    81.1
    85.0
    18
    15
     
    80.6
    84.8
    24
    21
    Age 55
    81.7
    85.4
    19
    13
     
    81.2
    85.2
    24
    19
    Age 60
    82.5
    85.9
    20
    13
     
    82.1
    85.8
    24
    17
    Age 65
    83.5
    86.6
    17
    13
     
    83.2
    86.5
    24
    15
    Age 70
    84.8
    87.4
    18
    15
     
    84.6
    87.4
    23
    14
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.4
    21
    20
     
    86.2
    88.5
    23
    16
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.8
    30
    27
     
    88.2
    89.9
    33
    25
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    44
    37
     
    90.7
    91.9
    45
    36
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.4
    38
    61
     
    93.9
    94.6
    64
    52
    Age 95
    98.0
    97.9
    38
    82
     
    97.7
    98.0
    80
    69
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.1
    47
    88
     
    102.1
    102.1
    76
    81
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    33.93
    169
     
    49.87
    155
    2. Stroke
    31.22
    156
     
    30.11
    157
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.16
    39
     
    35.67
    11
    4. Breast Cancer
    24.38
    15
     
    24.94
    13
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.93
    23
     
    16.32
    29
    6. Lung Disease
    15.39
    112
     
    21.14
    70
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.17
    24
     
    27.23
    10
    8. Prostate Cancer
    11.28
    114
     
    15.79
    95
    9. Other Injuries
    10.81
    92
     
    9.71
    100
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.77
    150
     
    18.69
    121
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.49
    10
     
    7.68
    37
    12. Suicide
    9.14
    84
     
    14.64
    35
    13. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    12
     
    6.37
    33
    14. Liver Disease
    7.24
    137
     
    8.09
    127
    15. Liver Cancer
    6.85
    62
     
    4.26
    111
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.82
    158
     
    8.03
    153
    17. Lymphomas
    6.52
    39
     
    6.62
    35
    18. Kidney Disease
    6.40
    140
     
    6.67
    138
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.32
    72
     
    4.08
    119
    20. Leukemia
    5.88
    9
     
    5.66
    14
    21. Falls
    5.65
    83
     
    6.47
    74
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.26
    154
     
    7.37
    142
    23. Bladder Cancer
    4.90
    15
     
    4.38
    26
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.51
    44
     
    4.31
    49
    25. Hypertension
    3.57
    166
     
    3.78
    165
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.49
    139
     
    4.20
    129
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    3.36
    120
     
    5.77
    89
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    3.32
    27
     
    4.15
    11
    29. Uterin Cancer
    3.23
    37
     
    3.05
    43
    30. Drug Use
    3.02
    32
     
    1.64
    63
    31. Alcohol
    2.74
    41
     
    3.40
    33
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.70
    83
     
    4.21
    33
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.67
    93
     
    3.62
    70
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.55
    163
     
    2.84
    136
    35. Epilepsy
    1.48
    111
     
    1.62
    101
    36. Skin Cancers
    1.32
    109
     
    3.09
    21
    37. Violence
    0.97
    151
     
    1.48
    138
    38. Poisonings
    0.77
    118
     
    0.85
    109
    39. Skin Disease
    0.76
    124
     
    1.04
    108
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    0.75
    172
     
    3.34
    155
    41. Asthma
    0.74
    148
     
    0.69
    155
    42. Anemia
    0.70
    83
     
    0.50
    104
    43. Malnutrition
    0.60
    118
     
    0.65
    114
    44. Low Birth Weight
    0.59
    170
     
    1.58
    155
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.54
    31
     
    1.12
    6
    46. Depression
    0.50
    4
     
    0.55
    3
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.50
    149
     
    1.66
    122
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.46
    166
     
    1.18
    138
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.40
    165
     
    1.12
    131
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.32
    135
     
    0.31
    137
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    307
    11.65
     
    11,463
    13.89
    2. Stroke
    295
    11.21
     
    7,358
    8.92
    3. Lung Cancers
    205
    7.77
     
    7,163
    8.68
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    144
    5.47
     
    3,626
    4.39
    5. Lung Disease
    144
    5.47
     
    5,002
    6.06
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    141
    5.37
     
    7,197
    8.72
    7. Breast Cancer
    106
    4.03
     
    2,711
    3.29
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    94
    3.55
     
    4,659
    5.65
    9. Other Injuries
    88
    3.36
     
    2,120
    2.57
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    82
    3.12
     
    1,674
    2.03
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    62
    2.37
     
    1,927
    2.34
    12. Kidney Disease
    62
    2.34
     
    1,697
    2.06
    13. Lymphomas
    60
    2.26
     
    1,481
    1.79
    14. Suicide
    57
    2.17
     
    1,966
    2.38
    15. Liver Cancer
    56
    2.12
     
    922
    1.12
    16. Stomach Cancer
    53
    2.02
     
    853
    1.03
    17. Liver Disease
    52
    1.98
     
    1,349
    1.63
    18. Leukemia
    52
    1.97
     
    1,192
    1.45
    19. Falls
    51
    1.92
     
    1,416
    1.72
    20. Prostate Cancer
    46
    1.73
     
    1,644
    1.99
    21. Bladder Cancer
    45
    1.72
     
    1,045
    1.27
    22. Ovary Cancer
    36
    1.38
     
    706
    0.86
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    35
    1.34
     
    843
    1.02
    24. Hypertension
    34
    1.30
     
    944
    1.14
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    33
    1.25
     
    1,090
    1.32
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    30
    1.15
     
    978
    1.19
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    1.14
     
    887
    1.07
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    29
    1.10
     
    1,185
    1.44
    29. Other Neoplasms
    23
    0.89
     
    1,010
    1.22
    30. Oral Cancer
    20
    0.77
     
    634
    0.77
    31. Alcohol
    19
    0.71
     
    504
    0.61
    32. Drug Use
    16
    0.62
     
    190
    0.23
    33. Uterin Cancer
    14
    0.53
     
    396
    0.48
    34. Epilepsy
    13
    0.48
     
    294
    0.36
    35. Skin Cancers
    11
    0.42
     
    582
    0.71
    36. Anemia
    7
    0.27
     
    127
    0.15
    37. Skin Disease
    7
    0.27
     
    253
    0.31
    38. Asthma
    7
    0.26
     
    142
    0.17
    39. Cervical Cancer
    6
    0.24
     
    263
    0.32
    40. Violence
    6
    0.24
     
    178
    0.22
    41. Malnutrition
    6
    0.23
     
    166
    0.20
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5
    0.20
     
    422
    0.51
    43. Poisonings
    5
    0.19
     
    126
    0.15
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    5
    0.18
     
    197
    0.24
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4
    0.17
     
    271
    0.33
    46. Congenital Anomalies
    4
    0.14
     
    325
    0.39
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.13
     
    276
    0.33
    48. Depression
    3
    0.13
     
    132
    0.16
    49. Hepatitis C
    2
    0.09
     
    116
    0.14
    50. Low Birth Weight
    2
    0.08
     
    116
    0.14
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.16
    39
     
    35.67
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    24.38
    15
     
    24.94
    13
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.93
    23
     
    16.32
    29
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.28
    114
     
    15.79
    95
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.49
    10
     
    7.68
    37
    6. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    12
     
    6.37
    33
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.85
    62
     
    4.26
    111
    8. Lymphomas
    6.52
    39
     
    6.62
    35
    9. Stomach Cancer
    6.32
    72
     
    4.08
    119
    10. Leukemia
    5.88
    9
     
    5.66
    14
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.90
    15
     
    4.38
    26
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.51
    44
     
    4.31
    49
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.23
    37
     
    3.05
    43
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.67
    93
     
    3.62
    70
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.55
    163
     
    2.84
    136
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.32
    109
     
    3.09
    21
     
     
     
    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.