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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, 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
    2016
    80.1
    84.6
    82.4
    14
    10
    11
     
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    84.6
    14
    10
     
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    Age 5
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
     
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 10
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
     
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 15
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
     
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 20
    80.6
    85.0
    13
    10
     
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 25
    80.7
    85.0
    14
    10
     
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 30
    80.8
    85.0
    14
    10
     
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    Age 35
    80.9
    85.1
    14
    10
     
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    Age 40
    81.1
    85.2
    14
    10
     
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    Age 45
    81.3
    85.3
    14
    11
     
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    Age 50
    81.6
    85.6
    15
    12
     
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    Age 55
    82.2
    85.9
    15
    12
     
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    Age 60
    82.9
    86.3
    15
    12
     
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.9
    16
    11
     
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    Age 70
    85.0
    87.8
    18
    11
     
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.9
    15
    11
     
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    Age 80
    88.6
    90.4
    18
    12
     
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    28
    26
     
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
     
     
    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
    60.35
    170
     
    61.24
    168
    2. Stroke
    25.72
    173
     
    28.25
    166
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    33
     
    32.14
    11
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.17
    62
     
    30.62
    27
    5. Lung Disease
    20.52
    106
     
    27.11
    58
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.46
    61
     
    23.61
    20
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.27
    46
     
    14.70
    39
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.46
    155
     
    24.22
    113
    9. Prostate Cancer
    11.69
    121
     
    15.45
    98
    10. Other Injuries
    9.72
    71
     
    8.71
    84
    11. Liver Disease
    8.69
    138
     
    7.88
    143
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.57
    19
     
    7.67
    29
    13. Suicide
    8.55
    115
     
    16.49
    22
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.08
    163
     
    7.22
    169
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.71
    147
     
    6.61
    148
    16. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    25
     
    5.75
    46
    17. Falls
    6.21
    75
     
    6.89
    68
    18. Kidney Disease
    6.02
    160
     
    8.78
    132
    19. Liver Cancer
    5.77
    80
     
    4.18
    125
    20. Lymphomas
    5.65
    76
     
    6.42
    53
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    112
     
    4.09
    127
    22. Leukemia
    4.63
    49
     
    4.98
    30
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.22
    13
     
    4.49
    6
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.07
    115
     
    6.52
    79
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.61
    58
     
    6.22
    9
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    44
     
    4.34
    22
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.50
    147
     
    4.33
    127
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.39
    67
     
    4.04
    51
    29. Hypertension
    2.96
    169
     
    2.35
    179
    30. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    60
     
    3.35
    42
    31. Alcohol
    2.69
    45
     
    2.34
    57
    32. Drug Use
    2.15
    54
     
    1.87
    59
    33. Epilepsy
    1.84
    83
     
    1.83
    84
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    73
     
    2.55
    34
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.59
    104
     
    1.10
    128
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    1.45
    182
     
    3.23
    162
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.14
    177
     
    2.10
    154
    38. Malnutrition
    1.01
    104
     
    0.87
    110
    39. Oral Cancer
    0.91
    174
     
    3.38
    78
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.90
    177
     
    1.15
    174
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.75
    21
     
    0.77
    19
    42. Asthma
    0.74
    157
     
    0.69
    163
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    155
     
    1.50
    131
    44. Anemia
    0.55
    78
     
    0.54
    82
    45. HIV/AIDS
    0.53
    131
     
    0.38
    140
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    176
     
    0.99
    151
    47. Violence
    0.38
    182
     
    0.97
    164
    48. Skin Disease
    0.36
    159
     
    1.26
    107
    49. Schizophrenia
    0.24
    44
     
    0.17
    53
    50. Poisonings
    0.20
    176
     
    0.34
    146
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG   Belgium BELGIUM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    599
    19.03
     
    15,206
    16.72
    2. Stroke
    261
    8.29
     
    7,155
    7.87
    3. Lung Cancers
    234
    7.44
     
    6,954
    7.65
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    223
    7.09
     
    8,239
    9.06
    5. Lung Disease
    206
    6.55
     
    6,746
    7.42
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    137
    4.35
     
    3,456
    3.80
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    127
    4.04
     
    6,141
    6.75
    8. Breast Cancer
    96
    3.05
     
    2,700
    2.97
    9. Other Injuries
    92
    2.92
     
    1,986
    2.18
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    80
    2.54
     
    1,749
    1.92
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    79
    2.51
     
    1,778
    1.95
    12. Liver Disease
    71
    2.26
     
    1,435
    1.58
    13. Suicide
    63
    2.00
     
    2,321
    2.55
    14. Kidney Disease
    62
    1.97
     
    2,285
    2.51
    15. Falls
    59
    1.87
     
    1,604
    1.76
    16. Lymphomas
    56
    1.78
     
    1,477
    1.62
    17. Liver Cancer
    52
    1.65
     
    926
    1.02
    18. Prostate Cancer
    51
    1.62
     
    1,685
    1.85
    19. Leukemia
    46
    1.46
     
    1,114
    1.22
    20. Stomach Cancer
    45
    1.43
     
    917
    1.01
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    44
    1.40
     
    1,197
    1.32
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    1.37
     
    800
    0.88
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    37
    1.18
     
    1,462
    1.61
    24. Bladder Cancer
    36
    1.14
     
    1,056
    1.16
    25. Other Neoplasms
    36
    1.14
     
    1,543
    1.70
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    34
    1.08
     
    1,019
    1.12
    27. Ovary Cancer
    32
    1.02
     
    696
    0.77
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    30
    0.95
     
    849
    0.93
    29. Hypertension
    30
    0.95
     
    608
    0.67
    30. Alcohol
    21
    0.67
     
    385
    0.42
    31. Skin Cancers
    16
    0.51
     
    529
    0.58
    32. Epilepsy
    16
    0.51
     
    351
    0.39
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.51
     
    284
    0.31
    34. Uterin Cancer
    15
    0.48
     
    391
    0.43
    35. Drug Use
    14
    0.44
     
    246
    0.27
    36. Malnutrition
    11
    0.35
     
    227
    0.25
    37. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.25
     
    657
    0.72
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    8
    0.25
     
    303
    0.33
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    7
    0.22
     
    150
    0.16
    40. Asthma
    7
    0.22
     
    149
    0.16
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.19
     
    389
    0.43
    42. Anemia
    6
    0.19
     
    142
    0.16
    43. Cervical Cancer
    6
    0.19
     
    245
    0.27
    44. HIV/AIDS
    4
    0.13
     
    51
    0.06
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.13
     
    241
    0.26
    46. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.10
     
    85
    0.09
    47. Skin Disease
    3
    0.10
     
    329
    0.36
    48. Schizophrenia
    2
    0.06
     
    36
    0.04
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.06
     
    58
    0.06
    50. Violence
    2
    0.06
     
    119
    0.13
     
     
    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
    25.54
    33
     
    32.14
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.46
    61
     
    23.61
    20
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.27
    46
     
    14.70
    39
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.69
    121
     
    15.45
    98
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.57
    19
     
    7.67
    29
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    25
     
    5.75
    46
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.77
    80
     
    4.18
    125
    8. Lymphomas
    5.65
    76
     
    6.42
    53
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    112
     
    4.09
    127
    10. Leukemia
    4.63
    49
     
    4.98
    30
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    44
     
    4.34
    22
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.39
    67
     
    4.04
    51
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    60
     
    3.35
    42
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    73
     
    2.55
    34
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.14
    177
     
    2.10
    154
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.91
    174
     
    3.38
    78
     
     
     
    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.