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Compare Saudi Arabia and Iran 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
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.6
    45.8
    44.7
    120
    122
    119
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    50.9
    53.8
    52.3
    112
    113
    114
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    60.2
    62.6
    61.4
    91
    101
    95
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    66.4
    69.7
    68.0
    72
    94
    90
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    69.4
    73.5
    71.4
    62
    82
    68
     
    67.6
    70.3
    68.9
    78
    108
    98
    2010
    72.4
    75.1
    73.7
    56
    94
    74
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2015
    73.2
    76.0
    74.5
    58
    93
    80
     
    74.5
    76.6
    75.5
    45
    86
    63
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.2
    76.0
    58
    93
     
    74.5
    76.6
    45
    86
    Age 5
    74.4
    77.1
    55
    95
     
    75.7
    77.8
    43
    87
    Age 10
    74.6
    77.2
    53
    94
     
    75.8
    77.9
    43
    86
    Age 15
    74.7
    77.4
    53
    93
     
    75.9
    77.9
    43
    86
    Age 20
    75.1
    77.5
    53
    91
     
    76.1
    78.1
    43
    86
    Age 25
    75.4
    77.7
    53
    91
     
    76.5
    78.2
    44
    87
    Age 30
    75.6
    77.8
    55
    93
     
    76.8
    78.3
    43
    88
    Age 35
    75.7
    78.0
    60
    94
     
    77.1
    78.4
    45
    89
    Age 40
    75.9
    78.2
    65
    96
     
    77.3
    78.6
    46
    90
    Age 45
    76.1
    78.4
    70
    98
     
    77.6
    78.8
    47
    91
    Age 50
    76.4
    78.8
    75
    101
     
    78.0
    79.0
    52
    97
    Age 55
    76.9
    79.3
    80
    103
     
    78.6
    79.4
    56
    97
    Age 60
    77.6
    79.9
    88
    108
     
    79.3
    79.9
    62
    106
    Age 65
    79.1
    81.1
    93
    104
     
    80.2
    80.8
    71
    111
    Age 70
    80.8
    82.4
    101
    105
     
    81.4
    82.0
    83
    118
    Age 75
    83.5
    84.6
    88
    101
     
    83.4
    83.7
    91
    127
    Age 80
    86.3
    87.0
    91
    103
     
    86.2
    86.5
    98
    117
    Age 85
    89.7
    90.1
    90
    100
     
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    126
    Age 90
    93.6
    93.8
    82
    94
     
    93.2
    93.3
    104
    130
    Age 95
    97.8
    97.9
    71
    87
     
    97.4
    97.4
    105
    136
    Age 100
    102.2
    102.2
    59
    69
     
    101.9
    101.8
    101
    140
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    165.67
    27
     
    179.57
    25
    2. Stroke
    126.77
    47
     
    77.13
    100
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    44.89
    70
     
    17.23
    127
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.61
    65
     
    16.34
    113
    5. Kidney Disease
    32.09
    6
     
    4.07
    158
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.33
    33
     
    43.54
    1
    7. Hypertension
    22.36
    35
     
    26.38
    27
    8. Lung Disease
    14.11
    125
     
    11.80
    138
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.00
    45
     
    1.63
    170
    10. Breast Cancer
    9.61
    148
     
    10.14
    144
    11. Tuberculosis
    8.54
    77
     
    3.62
    95
    12. Liver Disease
    7.69
    130
     
    5.10
    154
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.21
    87
     
    7.26
    86
    14. Skin Disease
    7.01
    20
     
    0.37
    143
    15. Lymphomas
    6.34
    45
     
    5.50
    67
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.04
    148
     
    8.96
    132
    17. Liver Cancer
    5.17
    91
     
    2.67
    157
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    5.10
    97
     
    12.81
    37
    19. Lung Cancers
    5.09
    127
     
    7.74
    106
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.99
    125
     
    7.16
    110
    21. Asthma
    4.86
    83
     
    7.46
    69
    22. Low Birth Weight
    4.44
    117
     
    7.78
    86
    23. Fires
    4.31
    61
     
    5.87
    50
    24. Falls
    3.16
    124
     
    2.88
    127
    25. Leukemia
    3.06
    112
     
    5.05
    30
    26. Stomach Cancer
    3.06
    138
     
    15.12
    23
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.02
    97
     
    2.34
    106
    28. Ovary Cancer
    2.68
    147
     
    3.46
    120
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    2.60
    101
     
    1.95
    119
    30. Other Injuries
    2.56
    167
     
    8.42
    114
    31. Drownings
    2.46
    106
     
    2.41
    107
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.41
    99
     
    1.17
    142
    33. Malnutrition
    2.33
    87
     
    1.03
    108
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.17
    99
     
    1.01
    145
    35. Meningitis
    1.98
    89
     
    1.14
    104
    36. Birth Trauma
    1.69
    116
     
    3.85
    84
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.68
    138
     
    1.36
    154
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.64
    103
     
    4.27
    28
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    119
     
    8.80
    21
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.49
    109
     
    0.69
    162
    41. Epilepsy
    1.31
    117
     
    0.76
    155
    42. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.21
    144
     
    7.75
    30
    43. Cervical Cancer
    1.20
    168
     
    1.22
    167
    44. Poisonings
    1.18
    90
     
    2.76
    53
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.15
    130
     
    8.27
    33
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    1.13
    111
     
    0.76
    134
    47. Violence
    0.94
    152
     
    3.91
    100
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.87
    64
     
    0.76
    73
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    151
     
    0.71
    144
    50. Dengue
    0.56
    24
     
    0.16
    84
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,569
    24.34
     
    97,663
    29.05
    2. Stroke
    14,435
    17.96
     
    41,573
    12.36
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,689
    7.08
     
    10,599
    3.15
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,247
    6.53
     
    32,016
    9.52
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,151
    5.16
     
    8,772
    2.61
    6. Kidney Disease
    4,119
    5.12
     
    2,293
    0.68
    7. Hypertension
    2,564
    3.19
     
    14,104
    4.19
    8. Lung Disease
    1,571
    1.95
     
    6,278
    1.87
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    1,526
    1.90
     
    5,506
    1.64
    10. Low Birth Weight
    1,496
    1.86
     
    6,075
    1.81
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,491
    1.85
     
    953
    0.28
    12. Liver Disease
    1,105
    1.37
     
    2,977
    0.89
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,091
    1.36
     
    4,252
    1.26
    14. Tuberculosis
    1,089
    1.35
     
    2,250
    0.67
    15. Lymphomas
    991
    1.23
     
    3,263
    0.97
    16. Skin Disease
    870
    1.08
     
    211
    0.06
    17. Fires
    833
    1.04
     
    4,068
    1.21
    18. Breast Cancer
    794
    0.99
     
    3,303
    0.98
    19. Lung Cancers
    730
    0.91
     
    4,356
    1.30
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    725
    0.90
     
    7,483
    2.23
    21. Liver Cancer
    678
    0.84
     
    1,498
    0.45
    22. Drownings
    663
    0.82
     
    1,925
    0.57
    23. Leukemia
    623
    0.77
     
    3,137
    0.93
    24. Asthma
    582
    0.72
     
    4,093
    1.22
    25. Birth Trauma
    571
    0.71
     
    3,002
    0.89
    26. Other Injuries
    546
    0.68
     
    6,173
    1.84
    27. Falls
    537
    0.67
     
    1,910
    0.57
    28. Stomach Cancer
    432
    0.54
     
    8,242
    2.45
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    420
    0.52
     
    1,582
    0.47
    30. Other Neoplasms
    408
    0.51
     
    718
    0.21
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    363
    0.45
     
    1,096
    0.33
    32. Meningitis
    333
    0.41
     
    753
    0.22
    33. Prostate Cancer
    318
    0.40
     
    2,297
    0.68
    34. Malnutrition
    315
    0.39
     
    613
    0.18
    35. Epilepsy
    292
    0.36
     
    561
    0.17
    36. Oral Cancer
    278
    0.35
     
    816
    0.24
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    275
    0.34
     
    573
    0.17
    38. Violence
    233
    0.29
     
    3,128
    0.93
    39. Poisonings
    231
    0.29
     
    1,909
    0.57
    40. Bladder Cancer
    210
    0.26
     
    2,280
    0.68
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    209
    0.26
     
    4,915
    1.46
    42. Ovary Cancer
    187
    0.23
     
    1,070
    0.32
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    146
    0.18
     
    4,723
    1.40
    44. Hepatitis B
    125
    0.16
     
    451
    0.13
    45. Alzheimers/Dementia
    125
    0.16
     
    4,011
    1.19
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    119
    0.15
     
    396
    0.12
    47. Pertussis
    107
    0.13
     
    276
    0.08
    48. Suicide
    98
    0.12
     
    4,069
    1.21
    49. Dengue
    95
    0.12
     
    97
    0.03
    50. Maternal Conditions
    90
    0.11
     
    343
    0.10
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.61
    148
     
    10.14
    144
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.21
    87
     
    7.26
    86
    3. Lymphomas
    6.34
    45
     
    5.50
    67
    4. Prostate Cancer
    6.04
    148
     
    8.96
    132
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.17
    91
     
    2.67
    157
    6. Lung Cancers
    5.09
    127
     
    7.74
    106
    7. Leukemia
    3.06
    112
     
    5.05
    30
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.06
    138
     
    15.12
    23
    9. Ovary Cancer
    2.68
    147
     
    3.46
    120
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.60
    101
     
    1.95
    119
    11. Oral Cancer
    1.68
    138
     
    1.36
    154
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.64
    103
     
    4.27
    28
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    119
     
    8.80
    21
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.49
    109
     
    0.69
    162
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.20
    168
     
    1.22
    167
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    151
     
    0.71
    144
     
     
     
    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.