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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, 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
    71.0
    74.4
    72.6
    46
    73
    58
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    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
    86
     
    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
    174.22
    34
     
    170.87
    35
    2. Stroke
    89.82
    85
     
    83.32
    91
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.94
    4
     
    35.41
    19
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    49.64
    75
     
    19.67
    133
    5. Kidney Disease
    41.05
    11
     
    13.28
    99
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.91
    34
     
    30.32
    38
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.19
    129
     
    17.46
    126
    8. Liver Disease
    13.33
    99
     
    6.99
    147
    9. Lung Disease
    12.41
    158
     
    18.84
    119
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.73
    30
     
    4.37
    125
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    10.16
    65
     
    5.55
    134
    12. Breast Cancer
    9.64
    158
     
    10.51
    152
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.67
    94
     
    7.80
    93
    14. Falls
    7.00
    67
     
    3.27
    131
    15. Prostate Cancer
    6.73
    153
     
    9.56
    137
    16. Lymphomas
    6.64
    47
     
    5.78
    73
    17. Low Birth Weight
    6.52
    97
     
    6.09
    102
    18. Other Injuries
    6.40
    118
     
    4.40
    157
    19. Violence
    6.09
    83
     
    4.07
    108
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.53
    133
     
    8.41
    106
    21. Liver Cancer
    5.37
    90
     
    2.75
    166
    22. Tuberculosis
    4.96
    93
     
    2.13
    111
    23. Skin Disease
    4.86
    29
     
    0.42
    157
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.25
    110
     
    2.44
    152
    25. Asthma
    4.09
    95
     
    8.11
    74
    26. Suicide
    3.90
    159
     
    3.61
    164
    27. Hypertension
    3.83
    162
     
    32.25
    17
    28. Leukemia
    3.19
    120
     
    5.17
    24
    29. Stomach Cancer
    3.11
    150
     
    16.11
    14
    30. Drownings
    3.06
    103
     
    1.01
    153
    31. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    156
     
    3.75
    116
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.73
    108
     
    2.08
    124
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.49
    101
     
    1.23
    148
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    111
     
    2.21
    112
    35. Fires
    2.15
    77
     
    3.01
    69
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.13
    112
     
    3.35
    84
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.76
    101
     
    4.66
    16
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    138
     
    1.40
    157
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.64
    118
     
    9.32
    19
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    121
     
    0.74
    170
    41. Epilepsy
    1.26
    130
     
    0.64
    173
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.23
    121
     
    0.56
    164
    43. Cervical Cancer
    1.16
    176
     
    1.27
    174
    44. Poisonings
    1.06
    78
     
    1.55
    58
    45. Drug Use
    1.04
    105
     
    2.78
    35
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    161
     
    2.69
    98
    47. Meningitis
    0.69
    116
     
    1.23
    91
    48. War
    0.65
    23
     
    1.65
    16
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.63
    75
     
    0.80
    64
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.53
    156
     
    0.60
    145
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,624
    24.25
     
    89,116
    27.47
    2. Stroke
    11,409
    11.71
     
    42,356
    13.06
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    8,660
    8.89
     
    22,143
    6.83
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,768
    6.95
     
    11,173
    3.44
    5. Kidney Disease
    5,635
    5.78
     
    7,067
    2.18
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,447
    5.59
     
    17,175
    5.29
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    3,321
    3.41
     
    4,237
    1.31
    8. Low Birth Weight
    2,328
    2.39
     
    4,712
    1.45
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,273
    2.33
     
    9,270
    2.86
    10. Liver Disease
    1,995
    2.05
     
    3,903
    1.20
    11. Violence
    1,814
    1.86
     
    3,259
    1.00
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,604
    1.65
     
    2,391
    0.74
    13. Lung Disease
    1,586
    1.63
     
    9,709
    2.99
    14. Other Injuries
    1,532
    1.57
     
    3,046
    0.94
    15. Falls
    1,350
    1.39
     
    1,954
    0.60
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,311
    1.35
     
    4,691
    1.45
    17. Lymphomas
    1,152
    1.18
     
    3,498
    1.08
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.08
     
    2,836
    0.87
    19. Lung Cancers
    906
    0.93
     
    4,816
    1.48
    20. Breast Cancer
    900
    0.92
     
    3,545
    1.09
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    843
    0.87
     
    1,445
    0.45
    22. Drownings
    833
    0.86
     
    774
    0.24
    23. Liver Cancer
    802
    0.82
     
    1,563
    0.48
    24. Birth Trauma
    761
    0.78
     
    2,588
    0.80
    25. Leukemia
    724
    0.74
     
    3,240
    1.00
    26. Tuberculosis
    702
    0.72
     
    1,323
    0.41
    27. Asthma
    630
    0.65
     
    4,229
    1.30
    28. Skin Disease
    592
    0.61
     
    217
    0.07
    29. Hypertension
    538
    0.55
     
    16,415
    5.06
    30. Fires
    514
    0.53
     
    2,068
    0.64
    31. Stomach Cancer
    491
    0.50
     
    8,850
    2.73
    32. Other Neoplasms
    486
    0.50
     
    768
    0.24
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    437
    0.45
     
    1,194
    0.37
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    373
    0.38
     
    1,452
    0.45
    35. Prostate Cancer
    369
    0.38
     
    2,483
    0.77
    36. Epilepsy
    335
    0.34
     
    448
    0.14
    37. Oral Cancer
    321
    0.33
     
    855
    0.26
    38. Poisonings
    280
    0.29
     
    1,128
    0.35
    39. Bladder Cancer
    257
    0.26
     
    2,475
    0.76
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    246
    0.25
     
    5,303
    1.63
    41. Drug Use
    245
    0.25
     
    2,122
    0.65
    42. Ovary Cancer
    224
    0.23
     
    1,179
    0.36
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    219
    0.22
     
    314
    0.10
    44. War
    209
    0.21
     
    1,388
    0.43
    45. Meningitis
    156
    0.16
     
    771
    0.24
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    110
    0.11
     
    1,426
    0.44
    47. Maternal Conditions
    105
    0.11
     
    207
    0.06
    48. Hepatitis B
    98
    0.10
     
    478
    0.15
    49. Uterin Cancer
    97
    0.10
     
    210
    0.06
    50. Pertussis
    96
    0.10
     
    251
    0.08
     
     
    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
    9.64
    158
     
    10.51
    152
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.67
    94
     
    7.80
    93
    3. Prostate Cancer
    6.73
    153
     
    9.56
    137
    4. Lymphomas
    6.64
    47
     
    5.78
    73
    5. Lung Cancers
    5.53
    133
     
    8.41
    106
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.37
    90
     
    2.75
    166
    7. Leukemia
    3.19
    120
     
    5.17
    24
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.11
    150
     
    16.11
    14
    9. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    156
     
    3.75
    116
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.73
    108
     
    2.08
    124
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.76
    101
     
    4.66
    16
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    138
     
    1.40
    157
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.64
    118
     
    9.32
    19
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    121
     
    0.74
    170
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.16
    176
     
    1.27
    174
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.40
    168
     
    0.74
    143
     
     
     
    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.