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Compare Spain and United Kingdom 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
     
      Spain SPAIN   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    71.7
    69.1
    22
    25
    22
     
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    69.3
    74.9
    72.0
    11
    11
    7
     
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    72.3
    78.5
    75.3
    6
    7
    6
     
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    73.3
    80.5
    76.8
    14
    5
    9
     
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
    2000
    75.6
    82.5
    79.1
    13
    3
    8
     
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
    2010
    78.9
    85.0
    81.9
    11
    2
    4
     
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
    2015
    80.1
    85.5
    82.8
    9
    3
    5
     
    79.4
    83.0
    81.2
    18
    27
    20
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    85.5
    9
    3
     
    79.4
    83.0
    18
    27
    Age 5
    80.5
    85.8
    10
    3
     
    79.7
    83.3
    17
    27
    Age 10
    80.5
    85.8
    10
    3
     
    79.8
    83.4
    17
    27
    Age 15
    80.5
    85.8
    10
    3
     
    79.8
    83.4
    17
    27
    Age 20
    80.6
    85.9
    10
    3
     
    79.9
    83.4
    18
    27
    Age 25
    80.7
    85.9
    10
    3
     
    80.0
    83.5
    18
    27
    Age 30
    80.8
    86.0
    11
    4
     
    80.2
    83.6
    18
    27
    Age 35
    80.9
    86.1
    11
    4
     
    80.4
    83.7
    18
    27
    Age 40
    81.0
    86.1
    12
    5
     
    80.7
    83.8
    17
    27
    Age 45
    81.3
    86.3
    12
    5
     
    81.0
    84.1
    17
    28
    Age 50
    81.6
    86.5
    12
    5
     
    81.4
    84.3
    17
    29
    Age 55
    82.2
    86.9
    12
    5
     
    82.0
    84.7
    15
    29
    Age 60
    83.0
    87.3
    11
    5
     
    82.7
    85.3
    14
    29
    Age 65
    84.0
    87.8
    11
    4
     
    83.7
    86.0
    15
    29
    Age 70
    85.2
    88.3
    11
    4
     
    84.9
    86.9
    16
    28
    Age 75
    86.6
    89.1
    17
    8
     
    86.5
    88.1
    18
    28
    Age 80
    88.5
    90.3
    20
    15
     
    88.5
    89.8
    19
    30
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.1
    31
    26
     
    91.2
    92.0
    20
    31
    Age 90
    94.2
    94.8
    42
    39
     
    94.4
    94.9
    25
    36
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.2
    60
    56
     
    98.0
    98.3
    39
    43
    Age 100
    102.0
    102.1
    88
    77
     
    102.2
    102.3
    54
    55
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49.62
    175
     
    57.34
    171
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.23
    29
     
    49.18
    5
    3. Stroke
    25.54
    175
     
    27.45
    169
    4. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    28.96
    19
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    14.82
    37
    6. Lung Disease
    16.37
    143
     
    23.66
    80
    7. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    21.77
    34
    8. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    20.23
    64
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.21
    165
     
    23.01
    119
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.71
    159
     
    4.69
    176
    11. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    154
     
    3.41
    181
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    7.11
    37
    13. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    4.22
    122
    14. Liver Disease
    6.30
    153
     
    8.24
    141
    15. Suicide
    6.18
    135
     
    7.52
    123
    16. Hypertension
    5.67
    147
     
    2.51
    177
    17. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    7.29
    27
    18. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    4.01
    129
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    4.50
    20
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.85
    111
     
    2.70
    161
    21. Other Injuries
    4.65
    151
     
    3.89
    166
    22. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    6.59
    24
    23. Other Neoplasms
    4.21
    37
     
    2.97
    81
    24. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    4.43
    61
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.16
    113
     
    2.86
    141
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.39
    25
     
    4.53
    4
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    2.63
    98
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    3.58
    37
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.94
    175
     
    2.58
    180
    30. Falls
    2.82
    145
     
    4.26
    114
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.75
    172
     
    3.26
    160
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    7.17
    26
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    2.05
    160
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    2.93
    28
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.55
    165
     
    2.53
    149
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.41
    111
     
    0.75
    151
    37. Drug Use
    1.35
    90
     
    3.81
    19
    38. HIV/AIDS
    1.34
    117
     
    0.28
    145
    39. Skin Disease
    1.23
    110
     
    1.43
    102
    40. Asthma
    0.89
    151
     
    1.06
    143
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.73
    151
     
    1.23
    138
    42. Epilepsy
    0.72
    166
     
    1.44
    112
    43. Violence
    0.70
    175
     
    1.32
    154
    44. Drownings
    0.67
    166
     
    0.38
    179
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.64
    152
     
    0.42
    169
    46. Anemia
    0.55
    80
     
    0.14
    111
    47. Alcohol
    0.47
    153
     
    1.46
    98
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    177
     
    1.70
    127
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.34
    156
     
    0.31
    162
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.32
    47
     
    1.47
    1
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Spain SPAIN   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    53,101
    16.92
     
    75,426
    16.02
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34,510
    11.00
     
    72,375
    15.37
    3. Stroke
    28,192
    8.98
     
    37,724
    8.01
    4. Lung Cancers
    22,047
    7.03
     
    36,321
    7.72
    5. Lung Disease
    18,355
    5.85
     
    32,295
    6.86
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17,271
    5.50
     
    18,801
    3.99
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,240
    3.58
     
    32,120
    6.82
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,664
    3.08
     
    6,037
    1.28
    9. Kidney Disease
    8,605
    2.74
     
    4,668
    0.99
    10. Breast Cancer
    7,052
    2.25
     
    13,258
    2.82
    11. Hypertension
    6,562
    2.09
     
    3,359
    0.71
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6,512
    2.08
     
    12,578
    2.67
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6,285
    2.00
     
    8,859
    1.88
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6,207
    1.98
     
    5,347
    1.14
    15. Bladder Cancer
    5,616
    1.79
     
    6,086
    1.29
    16. Lymphomas
    5,364
    1.71
     
    9,171
    1.95
    17. Liver Cancer
    5,187
    1.65
     
    4,925
    1.05
    18. Liver Disease
    5,148
    1.64
     
    7,397
    1.57
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,711
    1.50
     
    2,917
    0.62
    20. Other Injuries
    4,486
    1.43
     
    4,698
    1.00
    21. Other Neoplasms
    4,257
    1.36
     
    3,839
    0.82
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    3,934
    1.25
     
    6,614
    1.41
    23. Suicide
    3,917
    1.25
     
    5,500
    1.17
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,913
    1.25
     
    2,893
    0.61
    25. Leukemia
    3,826
    1.22
     
    5,421
    1.15
    26. Falls
    2,781
    0.89
     
    5,465
    1.16
    27. Oral Cancer
    2,587
    0.82
     
    2,938
    0.62
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,978
    0.63
     
    8,822
    1.87
    29. Ovary Cancer
    1,970
    0.63
     
    4,165
    0.88
    30. Skin Cancers
    1,790
    0.57
     
    3,421
    0.73
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,669
    0.53
     
    1,846
    0.39
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,531
    0.49
     
    997
    0.21
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1,466
    0.47
     
    2,178
    0.46
    34. Skin Disease
    1,399
    0.45
     
    1,914
    0.41
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1,007
    0.32
     
    1,247
    0.26
    36. Asthma
    963
    0.31
     
    1,248
    0.27
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    960
    0.31
     
    1,982
    0.42
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    812
    0.26
     
    1,684
    0.36
    39. HIV/AIDS
    785
    0.25
     
    211
    0.04
    40. Drug Use
    768
    0.24
     
    2,439
    0.52
    41. Anemia
    635
    0.20
     
    209
    0.04
    42. Epilepsy
    573
    0.18
     
    1,250
    0.27
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    455
    0.15
     
    2,165
    0.46
    44. Drownings
    407
    0.13
     
    270
    0.06
    45. Low Birth Weight
    374
    0.12
     
    1,159
    0.25
    46. Violence
    369
    0.12
     
    862
    0.18
    47. Alcohol
    349
    0.11
     
    1,167
    0.25
    48. Tuberculosis
    305
    0.10
     
    348
    0.07
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    260
    0.08
     
    922
    0.20
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    242
    0.08
     
    1,546
    0.33
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    28.96
    19
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    14.82
    37
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    21.77
    34
    4. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    20.23
    64
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    7.11
    37
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    4.22
    122
    7. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    7.29
    27
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    4.01
    129
    9. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    4.50
    20
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    6.59
    24
    11. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    4.43
    61
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    2.63
    98
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    3.58
    37
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    7.17
    26
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    2.05
    160
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    2.93
    28
     
     
     
    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.