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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 2014 updates, 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
    4
    3
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
     
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
    2000
    76.0
    81.4
    78.6
    12
    9
    12
     
    77.4
    82.0
    79.6
    2
    6
    3
    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
    51
    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
    56.96
    143
     
    71.31
    121
    2. Stroke
    34.17
    150
     
    36.15
    143
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.24
    7
     
    32.41
    5
    4. Lung Cancers
    26.87
    35
     
    19.87
    58
    5. Prostate Cancer
    26.51
    34
     
    27.42
    28
    6. Lung Disease
    23.13
    56
     
    12.53
    133
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20.24
    10
     
    15.47
    37
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.33
    122
     
    8.04
    159
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.45
    88
     
    17.17
    78
    10. Other Injuries
    9.40
    104
     
    7.10
    126
    11. Suicide
    9.28
    80
     
    11.43
    58
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    19
     
    8.61
    21
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.64
    151
     
    9.68
    144
    14. Ovary Cancer
    7.91
    11
     
    7.68
    14
    15. Lymphomas
    6.89
    33
     
    6.80
    34
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.31
    153
     
    3.83
    162
    17. Falls
    5.21
    91
     
    4.56
    100
    18. Skin Cancers
    4.80
    4
     
    3.79
    10
    19. Hypertension
    4.57
    161
     
    10.38
    132
    20. Leukemia
    4.44
    53
     
    4.15
    69
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.14
    116
     
    3.80
    124
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    4.07
    109
     
    3.79
    111
    23. Drug Use
    3.96
    16
     
    2.49
    40
    24. Alcohol
    3.83
    28
     
    3.74
    30
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.71
    44
     
    3.53
    49
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.46
    151
     
    2.50
    163
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.03
    41
     
    2.63
    58
    28. Liver Cancer
    3.02
    150
     
    3.69
    130
    29. Other Neoplasms
    2.88
    80
     
    3.74
    48
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.86
    170
     
    2.36
    171
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    79
     
    2.48
    92
    32. Cervical Cancer
    2.80
    139
     
    2.98
    134
    33. Liver Disease
    2.77
    169
     
    3.94
    162
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    59
     
    3.25
    36
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.66
    159
     
    3.24
    145
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.03
    103
     
    1.57
    121
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.95
    127
     
    1.80
    134
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.91
    114
     
    3.20
    94
    39. Epilepsy
    1.64
    99
     
    1.19
    124
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.62
    2
     
    0.94
    12
    41. Skin Disease
    1.14
    104
     
    0.76
    123
    42. Malnutrition
    1.07
    107
     
    0.19
    144
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.98
    168
     
    0.69
    169
    44. Asthma
    0.94
    139
     
    0.72
    149
    45. Poisonings
    0.84
    111
     
    0.80
    115
    46. Drownings
    0.69
    158
     
    0.70
    156
    47. Anemia
    0.61
    97
     
    0.66
    88
    48. Violence
    0.56
    169
     
    1.00
    149
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.51
    158
     
    0.50
    160
    50. Fires
    0.51
    148
     
    0.83
    128
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Norway NORWAY   Sweden SWEDEN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,256
    16.16
     
    15,145
    21.38
    2. Stroke
    3,258
    10.02
     
    7,934
    11.20
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,982
    9.17
     
    7,450
    10.51
    4. Lung Cancers
    2,291
    7.05
     
    3,791
    5.35
    5. Lung Disease
    2,178
    6.70
     
    2,709
    3.82
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,787
    5.50
     
    3,032
    4.28
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,783
    5.48
     
    1,684
    2.38
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,106
    3.40
     
    2,672
    3.77
    9. Other Injuries
    843
    2.59
     
    1,405
    1.98
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    770
    2.37
     
    2,026
    2.86
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    759
    2.33
     
    1,656
    2.34
    12. Breast Cancer
    722
    2.22
     
    1,543
    2.18
    13. Lymphomas
    620
    1.91
     
    1,336
    1.89
    14. Kidney Disease
    512
    1.58
     
    850
    1.20
    15. Suicide
    510
    1.57
     
    1,255
    1.77
    16. Falls
    473
    1.45
     
    951
    1.34
    17. Hypertension
    434
    1.34
     
    2,324
    3.28
    18. Skin Cancers
    385
    1.18
     
    661
    0.93
    19. Leukemia
    374
    1.15
     
    784
    1.11
    20. Stomach Cancer
    362
    1.11
     
    706
    1.00
    21. Bladder Cancer
    344
    1.06
     
    745
    1.05
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    343
    1.05
     
    689
    0.97
    23. Ovary Cancer
    342
    1.05
     
    710
    1.00
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    297
    0.91
     
    592
    0.84
    25. Other Neoplasms
    273
    0.84
     
    801
    1.13
    26. Alcohol
    243
    0.75
     
    482
    0.68
    27. Liver Cancer
    240
    0.74
     
    670
    0.95
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    226
    0.70
     
    461
    0.65
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    212
    0.65
     
    547
    0.77
    30. Drug Use
    210
    0.65
     
    237
    0.33
    31. Liver Disease
    200
    0.61
     
    610
    0.86
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    188
    0.58
     
    330
    0.47
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    184
    0.56
     
    734
    1.04
    34. Oral Cancer
    160
    0.49
     
    323
    0.46
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    159
    0.49
     
    220
    0.31
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    157
    0.48
     
    270
    0.38
    37. Uterin Cancer
    137
    0.42
     
    370
    0.52
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    113
    0.35
     
    155
    0.22
    39. Skin Disease
    112
    0.34
     
    171
    0.24
    40. Cervical Cancer
    110
    0.34
     
    244
    0.34
    41. Epilepsy
    107
    0.33
     
    141
    0.20
    42. Malnutrition
    107
    0.33
     
    40
    0.06
    43. Asthma
    86
    0.26
     
    147
    0.21
    44. Anemia
    60
    0.18
     
    153
    0.22
    45. Poisonings
    52
    0.16
     
    95
    0.13
    46. Drownings
    45
    0.14
     
    84
    0.12
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    42
    0.13
     
    133
    0.19
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    41
    0.13
     
    100
    0.14
    49. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    37
    0.12
     
    29
    0.04
    50. Depression
    37
    0.11
     
    65
    0.09
     
     
    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. Lung Cancers
    26.87
    35
     
    19.87
    58
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.51
    34
     
    27.42
    28
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20.24
    10
     
    15.47
    37
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.45
    88
     
    17.17
    78
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    19
     
    8.61
    21
    6. Ovary Cancer
    7.91
    11
     
    7.68
    14
    7. Lymphomas
    6.89
    33
     
    6.80
    34
    8. Skin Cancers
    4.80
    4
     
    3.79
    10
    9. Leukemia
    4.44
    53
     
    4.15
    69
    10. Stomach Cancer
    4.14
    116
     
    3.80
    124
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.71
    44
     
    3.53
    49
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.02
    150
     
    3.69
    130
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    79
     
    2.48
    92
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.80
    139
     
    2.98
    134
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    59
     
    3.25
    36
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.95
    127
     
    1.80
    134
     
     
     
    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.