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Compare Netherlands and Denmark 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
     
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   Denmark DENMARK
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.5
    75.4
    73.4
    1
    2
    2
     
    70.4
    74.0
    72.2
    4
    8
    4
    1970
    70.8
    76.5
    73.6
    4
    3
    3
     
    70.9
    75.9
    73.3
    3
    7
    4
    1980
    72.5
    79.2
    75.7
    4
    1
    2
     
    71.2
    77.2
    74.1
    13
    13
    12
    1990
    73.8
    80.1
    76.9
    10
    9
    7
     
    72.0
    77.7
    74.8
    24
    25
    26
    2000
    75.5
    80.6
    78.0
    17
    20
    18
     
    74.5
    79.1
    76.8
    27
    31
    29
    2010
    78.7
    82.7
    80.8
    13
    20
    14
     
    77.1
    81.3
    79.2
    25
    29
    28
    2015
    80.0
    83.6
    81.9
    11
    21
    14
     
    78.6
    82.5
    80.6
    22
    29
    27
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   Denmark DENMARK
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.0
    83.6
    11
    21
     
    78.6
    82.5
    22
    29
    Age 5
    80.3
    83.9
    11
    22
     
    78.9
    82.8
    23
    30
    Age 10
    80.4
    83.9
    11
    22
     
    79.0
    82.8
    23
    30
    Age 15
    80.4
    84.0
    11
    22
     
    79.0
    82.8
    23
    30
    Age 20
    80.5
    84.0
    11
    22
     
    79.1
    82.8
    23
    30
    Age 25
    80.6
    84.1
    12
    22
     
    79.2
    82.9
    23
    31
    Age 30
    80.7
    84.1
    12
    23
     
    79.3
    82.9
    24
    31
    Age 35
    80.8
    84.2
    13
    23
     
    79.4
    83.0
    25
    31
    Age 40
    81.0
    84.3
    13
    23
     
    79.6
    83.1
    27
    32
    Age 45
    81.2
    84.5
    13
    23
     
    79.9
    83.3
    28
    32
    Age 50
    81.5
    84.7
    16
    23
     
    80.3
    83.6
    28
    32
    Age 55
    81.9
    85.1
    17
    21
     
    80.9
    84.0
    30
    32
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.7
    18
    21
     
    81.8
    84.6
    30
    32
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.4
    22
    20
     
    82.8
    85.4
    30
    34
    Age 70
    84.5
    87.2
    25
    19
     
    84.1
    86.3
    34
    35
    Age 75
    86.0
    88.3
    31
    24
     
    85.7
    87.5
    42
    44
    Age 80
    88.0
    89.7
    44
    32
     
    87.8
    89.3
    49
    46
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.8
    55
    42
     
    90.5
    91.7
    58
    46
    Age 90
    93.8
    94.6
    70
    53
     
    93.7
    94.5
    75
    57
    Age 95
    97.7
    98.0
    79
    65
     
    97.4
    97.9
    101
    81
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.1
    75
    85
     
    101.7
    102.0
    133
    98
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   Denmark DENMARK
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.79
    9
     
    39.03
    7
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    34.53
    168
     
    44.79
    160
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.32
    9
     
    29.53
    8
    4. Stroke
    26.61
    164
     
    32.22
    154
    5. Breast Cancer
    24.97
    12
     
    27.69
    5
    6. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    58
     
    27.56
    27
    7. Lung Disease
    19.91
    79
     
    33.27
    27
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.54
    12
     
    21.84
    6
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.35
    126
     
    19.42
    119
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.40
    12
     
    9.89
    8
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.99
    148
     
    13.73
    126
    12. Suicide
    8.54
    87
     
    9.19
    82
    13. Ovary Cancer
    7.29
    17
     
    7.76
    13
    14. Lymphomas
    7.20
    29
     
    6.40
    42
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.66
    27
     
    4.70
    40
    16. Falls
    5.72
    82
     
    5.22
    90
    17. Kidney Disease
    5.50
    149
     
    3.97
    159
    18. Stomach Cancer
    5.50
    93
     
    5.00
    101
    19. Leukemia
    5.04
    31
     
    5.91
    8
    20. Other Injuries
    4.86
    152
     
    3.08
    163
    21. Bladder Cancer
    4.57
    22
     
    5.27
    9
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.27
    126
     
    3.14
    148
    23. Skin Cancers
    4.05
    9
     
    4.15
    7
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    4.04
    13
     
    2.95
    45
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.94
    43
     
    2.45
    96
    26. Hypertension
    3.90
    164
     
    9.39
    139
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.70
    147
     
    2.32
    165
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.51
    167
     
    3.96
    159
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.43
    117
     
    5.44
    94
    30. Liver Disease
    3.29
    165
     
    11.59
    105
    31. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    151
     
    4.46
    106
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.97
    46
     
    3.08
    42
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.72
    92
     
    4.53
    54
    34. Cervical Cancer
    2.02
    153
     
    2.10
    151
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.36
    161
     
    2.91
    138
    36. Epilepsy
    1.24
    119
     
    2.01
    84
    37. Skin Disease
    1.22
    99
     
    0.59
    131
    38. Alcohol
    1.10
    75
     
    10.54
    6
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    14
     
    1.58
    3
    40. Violence
    0.92
    153
     
    0.86
    156
    41. Birth Trauma
    0.81
    140
     
    0.41
    164
    42. Anemia
    0.68
    85
     
    1.11
    69
    43. Drug Use
    0.63
    111
     
    3.61
    24
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    145
     
    2.66
    100
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    163
     
    3.48
    68
    46. Osteoarthritis
    0.51
    6
     
    0.17
    20
    47. Drownings
    0.43
    168
     
    0.37
    171
    48. Meningitis
    0.41
    139
     
    0.49
    132
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.32
    136
     
    0.42
    129
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.31
    121
     
    0.78
    67
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   Denmark DENMARK
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Lung Cancers
    11,392
    10.98
     
    4,048
    9.26
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,976
    10.58
     
    5,013
    11.46
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10,229
    9.86
     
    3,592
    8.21
    4. Stroke
    8,751
    8.43
     
    3,648
    8.34
    5. Lung Disease
    6,564
    6.32
     
    3,796
    8.68
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,963
    5.75
     
    2,321
    5.31
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,752
    5.54
     
    2,240
    5.12
    8. Breast Cancer
    3,638
    3.50
     
    1,454
    3.32
    9. Prostate Cancer
    2,941
    2.83
     
    1,421
    3.25
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,862
    2.76
     
    1,474
    3.37
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2,824
    2.72
     
    1,025
    2.34
    12. Lymphomas
    2,193
    2.11
     
    677
    1.55
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,939
    1.87
     
    465
    1.06
    14. Kidney Disease
    1,877
    1.81
     
    454
    1.04
    15. Falls
    1,858
    1.79
     
    586
    1.34
    16. Suicide
    1,677
    1.62
     
    625
    1.43
    17. Stomach Cancer
    1,649
    1.59
     
    490
    1.12
    18. Leukemia
    1,490
    1.44
     
    588
    1.34
    19. Other Injuries
    1,487
    1.43
     
    297
    0.68
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,459
    1.41
     
    591
    1.35
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    1,390
    1.34
     
    354
    0.81
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,320
    1.27
     
    294
    0.67
    23. Hypertension
    1,270
    1.22
     
    1,087
    2.48
    24. Other Neoplasms
    1,263
    1.22
     
    277
    0.63
    25. Ovary Cancer
    1,138
    1.10
     
    406
    0.93
    26. Skin Cancers
    1,088
    1.05
     
    414
    0.95
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    979
    0.94
     
    539
    1.23
    28. Liver Cancer
    862
    0.83
     
    445
    1.02
    29. Liver Disease
    834
    0.80
     
    940
    2.15
    30. Oral Cancer
    755
    0.73
     
    416
    0.95
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    709
    0.68
     
    251
    0.57
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    512
    0.49
     
    115
    0.26
    33. Uterin Cancer
    497
    0.48
     
    178
    0.41
    34. Skin Disease
    412
    0.40
     
    68
    0.16
    35. Epilepsy
    286
    0.28
     
    149
    0.34
    36. Cervical Cancer
    278
    0.27
     
    95
    0.22
    37. Alcohol
    257
    0.25
     
    796
    1.82
    38. Anemia
    235
    0.23
     
    135
    0.31
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    227
    0.22
     
    139
    0.32
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    198
    0.19
     
    305
    0.70
    41. Osteoarthritis
    175
    0.17
     
    19
    0.04
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    171
    0.17
     
    395
    0.90
    43. Violence
    160
    0.15
     
    48
    0.11
    44. Low Birth Weight
    139
    0.13
     
    107
    0.24
    45. Drug Use
    115
    0.11
     
    221
    0.51
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    104
    0.10
     
    91
    0.21
    47. Malnutrition
    102
    0.10
     
    13
    0.03
    48. Meningitis
    86
    0.08
     
    44
    0.10
    49. Birth Trauma
    83
    0.08
     
    15
    0.03
    50. Drownings
    81
    0.08
     
    26
    0.06
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   Denmark DENMARK
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.79
    9
     
    39.03
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    24.97
    12
     
    27.69
    5
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    58
     
    27.56
    27
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.54
    12
     
    21.84
    6
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.40
    12
     
    9.89
    8
    6. Ovary Cancer
    7.29
    17
     
    7.76
    13
    7. Lymphomas
    7.20
    29
     
    6.40
    42
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.66
    27
     
    4.70
    40
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.50
    93
     
    5.00
    101
    10. Leukemia
    5.04
    31
     
    5.91
    8
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.57
    22
     
    5.27
    9
    12. Skin Cancers
    4.05
    9
     
    4.15
    7
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    151
     
    4.46
    106
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.97
    46
     
    3.08
    42
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.72
    92
     
    4.53
    54
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.02
    153
     
    2.10
    151
     
     
     
    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.