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Compare Norway and Sweden 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
     
      Norway NORWAY   Sweden SWEDEN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
     
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
    1970
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
     
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
    1980
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
     
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    3
    3
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
     
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
    2000
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
     
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
    2010
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
     
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
    2015
    79.8
    83.7
    81.8
    14
    18
    15
     
    80.7
    84.0
    82.4
    4
    12
    10
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Norway NORWAY   Sweden SWEDEN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.8
    83.7
    14
    18
     
    80.7
    84.0
    4
    12
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.9
    14
    21
     
    80.9
    84.3
    5
    12
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.9
    14
    21
     
    81.0
    84.3
    5
    11
    Age 15
    80.1
    84.0
    14
    21
     
    81.0
    84.3
    5
    12
    Age 20
    80.2
    84.0
    14
    21
     
    81.1
    84.4
    5
    12
    Age 25
    80.4
    84.1
    14
    20
     
    81.3
    84.4
    5
    12
    Age 30
    80.5
    84.2
    14
    20
     
    81.5
    84.5
    5
    11
    Age 35
    80.7
    84.3
    14
    20
     
    81.6
    84.6
    4
    12
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.4
    14
    21
     
    81.8
    84.7
    4
    12
    Age 45
    81.2
    84.5
    14
    21
     
    82.0
    84.8
    5
    13
    Age 50
    81.5
    84.7
    14
    22
     
    82.3
    85.1
    6
    14
    Age 55
    82.0
    85.1
    16
    23
     
    82.7
    85.4
    7
    15
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    16
    23
     
    83.3
    85.8
    9
    16
    Age 65
    83.5
    86.2
    18
    24
     
    84.1
    86.4
    10
    19
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.1
    20
    23
     
    85.2
    87.3
    12
    18
    Age 75
    86.1
    88.2
    25
    26
     
    86.5
    88.3
    19
    23
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.7
    36
    35
     
    88.3
    89.8
    26
    31
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.7
    50
    48
     
    90.7
    91.8
    49
    45
    Age 90
    93.8
    94.4
    71
    66
     
    93.7
    94.5
    76
    60
    Age 95
    97.5
    97.7
    96
    96
     
    97.5
    97.9
    95
    87
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.8
    122
    146
     
    101.7
    101.8
    151
    145
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Norway NORWAY   Sweden SWEDEN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.16
    165
     
    75.30
    149
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.58
    21
     
    36.37
    17
    3. Stroke
    28.44
    165
     
    27.52
    167
    4. Lung Disease
    26.13
    65
     
    16.74
    142
    5. Prostate Cancer
    25.45
    42
     
    24.17
    45
    6. Lung Cancers
    25.21
    34
     
    17.97
    67
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.62
    134
     
    15.57
    144
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.85
    10
     
    14.88
    36
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    101
     
    16.32
    96
    10. Suicide
    9.45
    98
     
    12.99
    42
    11. Other Injuries
    8.34
    89
     
    6.15
    125
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.24
    24
     
    8.98
    15
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.64
    165
     
    9.60
    157
    14. Ovary Cancer
    6.89
    19
     
    5.18
    61
    15. Drug Use
    6.67
    6
     
    3.36
    27
    16. Lymphomas
    6.52
    51
     
    6.20
    58
    17. Falls
    5.31
    88
     
    5.05
    95
    18. Kidney Disease
    5.17
    170
     
    4.58
    177
    19. Skin Cancers
    4.72
    3
     
    3.45
    18
    20. Leukemia
    4.13
    82
     
    4.20
    73
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.88
    130
     
    3.22
    147
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3.86
    119
     
    3.10
    136
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    3.85
    16
     
    2.75
    33
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    42
     
    3.35
    50
    25. Alcohol
    3.36
    26
     
    2.45
    51
    26. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    57
     
    3.62
    36
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.93
    176
     
    2.49
    182
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.87
    167
     
    2.73
    173
    29. Hypertension
    2.76
    171
     
    6.07
    145
    30. Liver Disease
    2.75
    176
     
    4.41
    168
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.72
    89
     
    4.89
    23
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    170
     
    3.54
    145
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.60
    86
     
    2.42
    92
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.52
    165
     
    3.04
    154
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.46
    148
     
    2.28
    149
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.66
    129
     
    1.34
    142
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    149
     
    1.93
    133
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.55
    128
     
    1.10
    142
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.44
    2
     
    0.81
    18
    40. Epilepsy
    1.42
    115
     
    0.83
    156
    41. Skin Disease
    1.13
    117
     
    0.82
    132
    42. Malnutrition
    0.94
    107
     
    0.37
    127
    43. Asthma
    0.93
    149
     
    0.71
    160
    44. Drownings
    0.86
    159
     
    0.81
    161
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.83
    179
     
    0.85
    178
    46. Poisonings
    0.75
    95
     
    0.47
    124
    47. Violence
    0.69
    178
     
    1.35
    153
    48. Fires
    0.68
    138
     
    0.49
    153
    49. Anemia
    0.59
    75
     
    0.59
    74
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.50
    168
     
    0.60
    161
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Norway NORWAY   Sweden SWEDEN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,106
    17.94
     
    17,223
    22.75
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,373
    9.91
     
    8,933
    11.80
    3. Stroke
    2,838
    8.34
     
    6,410
    8.47
    4. Lung Disease
    2,606
    7.66
     
    3,917
    5.17
    5. Lung Cancers
    2,319
    6.82
     
    3,731
    4.93
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,979
    5.82
     
    3,589
    4.74
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,773
    5.21
     
    3,133
    4.14
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,139
    3.35
     
    2,574
    3.40
    9. Other Injuries
    803
    2.36
     
    1,338
    1.77
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    760
    2.23
     
    1,870
    2.47
    11. Breast Cancer
    732
    2.15
     
    1,641
    2.17
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    716
    2.10
     
    2,106
    2.78
    13. Lymphomas
    624
    1.83
     
    1,344
    1.78
    14. Suicide
    570
    1.68
     
    1,502
    1.98
    15. Kidney Disease
    524
    1.54
     
    1,086
    1.43
    16. Falls
    509
    1.50
     
    1,094
    1.45
    17. Skin Cancers
    411
    1.21
     
    655
    0.87
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    396
    1.16
     
    672
    0.89
    19. Leukemia
    365
    1.07
     
    849
    1.12
    20. Bladder Cancer
    360
    1.06
     
    752
    0.99
    21. Drug Use
    359
    1.06
     
    327
    0.43
    22. Stomach Cancer
    355
    1.04
     
    635
    0.84
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    340
    1.00
     
    604
    0.80
    24. Ovary Cancer
    319
    0.94
     
    536
    0.71
    25. Hypertension
    276
    0.81
     
    1,467
    1.94
    26. Other Neoplasms
    272
    0.80
     
    1,070
    1.41
    27. Alcohol
    248
    0.73
     
    345
    0.46
    28. Liver Cancer
    235
    0.69
     
    712
    0.94
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    234
    0.69
     
    490
    0.65
    30. Liver Disease
    217
    0.64
     
    737
    0.97
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    216
    0.63
     
    563
    0.74
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    173
    0.51
     
    280
    0.37
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    162
    0.48
     
    293
    0.39
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    156
    0.46
     
    257
    0.34
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    145
    0.43
     
    250
    0.33
    36. Oral Cancer
    143
    0.42
     
    375
    0.50
    37. Uterin Cancer
    140
    0.41
     
    367
    0.48
    38. Cervical Cancer
    117
    0.34
     
    231
    0.31
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    117
    0.34
     
    155
    0.20
    40. Skin Disease
    113
    0.33
     
    193
    0.25
    41. Epilepsy
    100
    0.29
     
    109
    0.14
    42. Malnutrition
    97
    0.29
     
    86
    0.11
    43. Asthma
    88
    0.26
     
    153
    0.20
    44. Anemia
    60
    0.18
     
    145
    0.19
    45. Drownings
    59
    0.17
     
    103
    0.14
    46. Poisonings
    58
    0.17
     
    63
    0.08
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    48
    0.14
     
    125
    0.17
    48. Fires
    48
    0.14
     
    80
    0.11
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    46
    0.14
     
    104
    0.14
    50. Violence
    38
    0.11
     
    121
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Norway NORWAY   Sweden SWEDEN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    25.45
    42
     
    24.17
    45
    2. Lung Cancers
    25.21
    34
     
    17.97
    67
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.85
    10
     
    14.88
    36
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    101
     
    16.32
    96
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.24
    24
     
    8.98
    15
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.89
    19
     
    5.18
    61
    7. Lymphomas
    6.52
    51
     
    6.20
    58
    8. Skin Cancers
    4.72
    3
     
    3.45
    18
    9. Leukemia
    4.13
    82
     
    4.20
    73
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.88
    130
     
    3.22
    147
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    42
     
    3.35
    50
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    57
     
    3.62
    36
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    170
     
    3.54
    145
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.60
    86
     
    2.42
    92
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.46
    148
     
    2.28
    149
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    149
     
    1.93
    133
     
     
     
    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.