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Compare New Zealand and Australia 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
     
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    73.9
    71.2
    6
    9
    7
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    8
    10
    1970
    68.2
    74.5
    71.3
    18
    16
    14
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    18
    19
    1980
    70.0
    75.8
    72.8
    22
    21
    22
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    72.5
    78.4
    75.4
    21
    22
    20
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    76.1
    81.3
    78.6
    11
    10
    11
     
    76.6
    82.0
    79.2
    8
    7
    5
    2010
    79.0
    82.8
    80.9
    9
    18
    13
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2015
    80.0
    83.3
    81.6
    12
    26
    17
     
    80.9
    84.8
    82.8
    3
    7
    4
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.0
    83.3
    12
    26
     
    80.9
    84.8
    3
    7
    Age 5
    80.5
    83.7
    9
    25
     
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
    Age 10
    80.5
    83.7
    9
    25
     
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
    Age 15
    80.6
    83.8
    9
    25
     
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
    Age 20
    80.8
    83.9
    9
    24
     
    81.5
    85.2
    3
    7
    Age 25
    81.0
    84.0
    8
    23
     
    81.6
    85.3
    3
    7
    Age 30
    81.2
    84.1
    7
    22
     
    81.8
    85.4
    3
    7
    Age 35
    81.4
    84.2
    6
    21
     
    82.0
    85.5
    3
    7
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.4
    6
    20
     
    82.2
    85.6
    3
    7
    Age 45
    82.0
    84.6
    6
    19
     
    82.5
    85.8
    1
    7
    Age 50
    82.4
    84.9
    4
    18
     
    82.9
    86.1
    1
    7
    Age 55
    82.9
    85.3
    5
    17
     
    83.4
    86.4
    1
    7
    Age 60
    83.5
    85.8
    5
    18
     
    84.0
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.4
    86.4
    8
    18
     
    84.8
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    85.5
    87.3
    8
    16
     
    85.8
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    86.8
    88.4
    10
    19
     
    87.2
    89.1
    4
    10
    Age 80
    88.8
    89.9
    11
    24
     
    89.0
    90.4
    7
    14
    Age 85
    91.2
    91.9
    22
    34
     
    91.4
    92.2
    16
    21
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.5
    37
    54
     
    94.3
    94.9
    26
    35
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.0
    61
    72
     
    98.0
    98.2
    48
    52
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.0
    78
    96
     
    102.1
    102.2
    65
    67
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.78
    134
     
    54.89
    147
    2. Stroke
    28.73
    160
     
    27.41
    162
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.61
    47
     
    22.62
    46
    4. Lung Disease
    19.44
    82
     
    14.93
    118
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.02
    19
     
    25.91
    12
    6. Breast Cancer
    18.94
    62
     
    18.33
    67
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.41
    16
     
    12.45
    52
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.06
    81
     
    20.14
    60
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.71
    137
     
    11.05
    139
    10. Suicide
    9.84
    72
     
    10.65
    63
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.39
    156
     
    5.74
    167
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.19
    139
     
    5.67
    152
    13. Skin Cancers
    7.68
    1
     
    6.52
    2
    14. Falls
    7.56
    62
     
    5.02
    94
    15. Lymphomas
    6.49
    40
     
    6.96
    31
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    6.17
    49
     
    6.77
    46
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    6.16
    83
     
    6.07
    85
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.73
    46
     
    5.18
    62
    19. Kidney Disease
    5.52
    148
     
    6.90
    136
    20. Hypertension
    5.43
    158
     
    4.67
    160
    21. Other Injuries
    5.28
    147
     
    5.01
    150
    22. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.43
    83
     
    0.32
    158
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.16
    141
     
    3.54
    148
    24. Leukemia
    3.99
    77
     
    5.09
    29
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    58
     
    3.85
    57
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.81
    128
     
    4.35
    108
    27. Stomach Cancer
    3.76
    125
     
    3.41
    133
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.45
    140
     
    4.00
    134
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.13
    98
     
    1.00
    136
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    44
     
    1.85
    93
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.93
    60
     
    3.04
    57
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    2.83
    48
     
    3.36
    26
    33. Low Birth Weight
    2.56
    144
     
    1.92
    150
    34. Drug Use
    2.39
    46
     
    3.32
    28
    35. Liver Disease
    2.37
    170
     
    3.68
    164
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    124
     
    2.46
    102
    37. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    120
     
    2.64
    85
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    158
     
    1.99
    154
    39. Violence
    1.64
    136
     
    1.15
    145
    40. Skin Disease
    1.49
    93
     
    1.13
    105
    41. Drownings
    1.39
    137
     
    0.90
    152
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.34
    131
     
    0.73
    157
    43. Alcohol
    1.29
    70
     
    1.43
    66
    44. Epilepsy
    0.96
    137
     
    1.10
    127
    45. Asthma
    0.89
    141
     
    1.18
    132
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.87
    136
     
    1.01
    133
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.82
    22
     
    0.49
    36
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.55
    88
     
    0.50
    93
    49. Hepatitis C
    0.47
    50
     
    0.08
    127
    50. Osteoarthritis
    0.42
    7
     
    0.27
    11
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,571
    19.46
     
    21,339
    18.06
    2. Stroke
    2,138
    9.10
     
    10,985
    9.30
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,534
    6.53
     
    8,235
    6.97
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,481
    6.30
     
    10,752
    9.10
    5. Lung Disease
    1,427
    6.08
     
    5,886
    4.98
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,274
    5.42
     
    4,566
    3.87
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    813
    3.46
     
    4,264
    3.61
    8. Breast Cancer
    624
    2.66
     
    3,267
    2.77
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    594
    2.53
     
    2,213
    1.87
    10. Prostate Cancer
    573
    2.44
     
    3,676
    3.11
    11. Falls
    552
    2.35
     
    1,969
    1.67
    12. Skin Cancers
    512
    2.18
     
    2,326
    1.97
    13. Suicide
    459
    1.95
     
    2,679
    2.27
    14. Lymphomas
    446
    1.90
     
    2,595
    2.20
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    418
    1.78
     
    2,470
    2.09
    16. Kidney Disease
    414
    1.76
     
    2,776
    2.35
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    393
    1.67
     
    2,165
    1.83
    18. Hypertension
    389
    1.66
     
    1,892
    1.60
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    385
    1.64
     
    1,394
    1.18
    20. Diarrhoeal diseases
    340
    1.45
     
    122
    0.10
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    273
    1.16
     
    1,380
    1.17
    22. Leukemia
    267
    1.14
     
    1,878
    1.59
    23. Other Injuries
    258
    1.10
     
    1,730
    1.46
    24. Stomach Cancer
    252
    1.07
     
    1,222
    1.03
    25. Liver Cancer
    246
    1.05
     
    1,504
    1.27
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    220
    0.94
     
    1,391
    1.18
    27. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    217
    0.92
     
    379
    0.32
    28. Bladder Cancer
    214
    0.91
     
    1,199
    1.02
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    199
    0.85
     
    1,359
    1.15
    30. Ovary Cancer
    196
    0.83
     
    937
    0.79
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    179
    0.76
     
    705
    0.60
    32. Liver Disease
    144
    0.61
     
    1,105
    0.94
    33. Oral Cancer
    131
    0.56
     
    845
    0.72
    34. Other Neoplasms
    131
    0.56
     
    1,006
    0.85
    35. Uterin Cancer
    114
    0.48
     
    357
    0.30
    36. Drug Use
    113
    0.48
     
    816
    0.69
    37. Skin Disease
    111
    0.47
     
    449
    0.38
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    92
    0.39
     
    277
    0.23
    39. Low Birth Weight
    91
    0.39
     
    331
    0.28
    40. Violence
    71
    0.30
     
    278
    0.24
    41. Alcohol
    66
    0.28
     
    405
    0.34
    42. Drownings
    63
    0.27
     
    216
    0.18
    43. Cervical Cancer
    58
    0.25
     
    329
    0.28
    44. Epilepsy
    52
    0.22
     
    305
    0.26
    45. Asthma
    50
    0.21
     
    397
    0.34
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    48
    0.20
     
    154
    0.13
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    41
    0.18
     
    197
    0.17
    48. Osteoarthritis
    32
    0.14
     
    114
    0.10
    49. Birth Trauma
    31
    0.13
     
    174
    0.15
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    25
    0.11
     
    54
    0.05
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.61
    47
     
    22.62
    46
    2. Breast Cancer
    18.94
    62
     
    18.33
    67
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.41
    16
     
    12.45
    52
    4. Prostate Cancer
    17.06
    81
     
    20.14
    60
    5. Skin Cancers
    7.68
    1
     
    6.52
    2
    6. Lymphomas
    6.49
    40
     
    6.96
    31
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.17
    49
     
    6.77
    46
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.73
    46
     
    5.18
    62
    9. Leukemia
    3.99
    77
     
    5.09
    29
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    58
     
    3.85
    57
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.81
    128
     
    4.35
    108
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.76
    125
     
    3.41
    133
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    44
     
    1.85
    93
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.93
    60
     
    3.04
    57
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    124
     
    2.46
    102
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    158
     
    1.99
    154
     
     
     
    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.