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Compare Sweden and Switzerland 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
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
     
    68.7
    74.1
    71.3
    7
    6
    6
    1970
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
     
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
    1980
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    4
    3
     
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
    1990
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
     
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
    2000
    77.4
    82.0
    79.6
    2
    6
    3
     
    76.9
    82.6
    79.7
    5
    3
    2
    2010
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
     
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
    2015
    80.7
    84.0
    82.4
    4
    12
    10
     
    81.3
    85.3
    83.4
    1
    6
    2
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.7
    84.0
    4
    12
     
    81.3
    85.3
    1
    6
    Age 5
    80.9
    84.3
    5
    12
     
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
    Age 10
    81.0
    84.3
    5
    11
     
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
    Age 15
    81.0
    84.3
    5
    12
     
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
    Age 20
    81.1
    84.4
    5
    12
     
    81.8
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 25
    81.3
    84.4
    5
    12
     
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 30
    81.5
    84.5
    5
    11
     
    82.0
    85.8
    1
    6
    Age 35
    81.6
    84.6
    4
    12
     
    82.2
    85.9
    1
    6
    Age 40
    81.8
    84.7
    4
    12
     
    82.3
    85.9
    1
    6
    Age 45
    82.0
    84.8
    5
    13
     
    82.5
    86.1
    3
    6
    Age 50
    82.3
    85.1
    6
    14
     
    82.8
    86.3
    3
    6
    Age 55
    82.7
    85.4
    7
    15
     
    83.2
    86.6
    2
    6
    Age 60
    83.3
    85.8
    9
    16
     
    83.9
    87.0
    2
    6
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.4
    10
    19
     
    84.7
    87.6
    2
    6
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.3
    12
    18
     
    85.7
    88.3
    4
    5
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.3
    19
    23
     
    87.0
    89.2
    6
    6
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    26
    31
     
    88.7
    90.4
    13
    11
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.8
    49
    45
     
    91.0
    92.2
    30
    25
    Age 90
    93.7
    94.5
    76
    60
     
    93.9
    94.7
    61
    42
    Age 95
    97.5
    97.9
    95
    87
     
    97.6
    98.1
    88
    63
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.8
    151
    145
     
    102.1
    102.1
    79
    87
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.31
    121
     
    47.54
    158
    2. Stroke
    36.15
    143
     
    21.19
    172
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.41
    5
     
    32.25
    6
    4. Prostate Cancer
    27.42
    28
     
    19.68
    62
    5. Lung Cancers
    19.87
    58
     
    22.14
    49
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.17
    78
     
    19.97
    52
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.47
    37
     
    11.56
    58
    8. Lung Disease
    12.53
    133
     
    10.96
    143
    9. Suicide
    11.43
    58
     
    9.56
    75
    10. Hypertension
    10.38
    132
     
    15.52
    101
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.68
    144
     
    7.67
    154
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.61
    21
     
    8.37
    27
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.04
    159
     
    6.37
    165
    14. Ovary Cancer
    7.68
    14
     
    5.38
    55
    15. Other Injuries
    7.10
    126
     
    2.96
    165
    16. Lymphomas
    6.80
    34
     
    5.88
    56
    17. Falls
    4.56
    100
     
    9.43
    46
    18. Leukemia
    4.15
    69
     
    4.00
    76
    19. Liver Disease
    3.94
    162
     
    5.60
    150
    20. Kidney Disease
    3.83
    162
     
    5.02
    154
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.80
    124
     
    3.46
    132
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3.79
    111
     
    2.81
    135
    23. Skin Cancers
    3.79
    10
     
    3.06
    23
    24. Alcohol
    3.74
    30
     
    2.49
    46
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.74
    48
     
    3.15
    69
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.69
    130
     
    4.62
    102
    27. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    49
     
    3.65
    46
    28. Uterin Cancer
    3.25
    36
     
    2.38
    65
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.24
    145
     
    6.16
    104
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.20
    94
     
    0.97
    139
    31. Cervical Cancer
    2.98
    134
     
    1.31
    165
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    2.63
    58
     
    4.02
    14
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    2.50
    163
     
    3.83
    144
    34. Drug Use
    2.49
    40
     
    1.84
    59
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.48
    92
     
    3.13
    72
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.36
    171
     
    3.61
    165
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    134
     
    2.96
    84
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.57
    121
     
    0.86
    151
    39. Epilepsy
    1.19
    124
     
    0.78
    153
    40. Violence
    1.00
    149
     
    0.57
    168
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    12
     
    1.11
    8
    42. Fires
    0.83
    128
     
    0.17
    169
    43. Poisonings
    0.80
    115
     
    1.04
    97
    44. Skin Disease
    0.76
    123
     
    0.57
    133
    45. Asthma
    0.72
    149
     
    0.64
    158
    46. Drownings
    0.70
    156
     
    0.61
    162
    47. Low Birth Weight
    0.69
    169
     
    2.70
    143
    48. Anemia
    0.66
    88
     
    0.33
    112
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.63
    80
     
    0.28
    127
    50. Hepatitis C
    0.53
    40
     
    0.10
    117
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,145
    21.38
     
    8,078
    16.31
    2. Stroke
    7,934
    11.20
     
    3,706
    7.48
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,450
    10.51
     
    5,906
    11.93
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,791
    5.35
     
    3,190
    6.44
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,032
    4.28
     
    1,788
    3.61
    6. Lung Disease
    2,709
    3.82
     
    1,896
    3.83
    7. Prostate Cancer
    2,672
    3.77
     
    1,463
    2.95
    8. Hypertension
    2,324
    3.28
     
    2,787
    5.63
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,026
    2.86
     
    1,307
    2.64
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,684
    2.38
     
    1,080
    2.18
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    1,656
    2.34
     
    1,251
    2.53
    12. Breast Cancer
    1,543
    2.18
     
    1,539
    3.11
    13. Other Injuries
    1,405
    1.98
     
    346
    0.70
    14. Lymphomas
    1,336
    1.89
     
    911
    1.84
    15. Suicide
    1,255
    1.77
     
    972
    1.96
    16. Falls
    951
    1.34
     
    1,586
    3.20
    17. Kidney Disease
    850
    1.20
     
    889
    1.80
    18. Other Neoplasms
    801
    1.13
     
    533
    1.08
    19. Leukemia
    784
    1.11
     
    599
    1.21
    20. Bladder Cancer
    745
    1.05
     
    585
    1.18
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    734
    1.04
     
    173
    0.35
    22. Ovary Cancer
    710
    1.00
     
    435
    0.88
    23. Stomach Cancer
    706
    1.00
     
    494
    1.00
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    689
    0.97
     
    400
    0.81
    25. Liver Cancer
    670
    0.95
     
    677
    1.37
    26. Skin Cancers
    661
    0.93
     
    459
    0.93
    27. Liver Disease
    610
    0.86
     
    707
    1.43
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    592
    0.84
     
    737
    1.49
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    547
    0.77
     
    1,060
    2.14
    30. Alcohol
    482
    0.68
     
    282
    0.57
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    461
    0.65
     
    474
    0.96
    32. Uterin Cancer
    370
    0.52
     
    209
    0.42
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    330
    0.47
     
    147
    0.30
    34. Oral Cancer
    323
    0.46
     
    392
    0.79
    35. Road Traffic Accidents
    270
    0.38
     
    357
    0.72
    36. Cervical Cancer
    244
    0.34
     
    90
    0.18
    37. Drug Use
    237
    0.33
     
    162
    0.33
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    220
    0.31
     
    255
    0.52
    39. Skin Disease
    171
    0.24
     
    95
    0.19
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    155
    0.22
     
    143
    0.29
    41. Anemia
    153
    0.22
     
    60
    0.12
    42. Asthma
    147
    0.21
     
    107
    0.22
    43. Epilepsy
    141
    0.20
     
    94
    0.19
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    133
    0.19
     
    50
    0.10
    45. Fires
    122
    0.17
     
    22
    0.04
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    100
    0.14
     
    71
    0.14
    47. Poisonings
    95
    0.13
     
    97
    0.20
    48. Violence
    94
    0.13
     
    49
    0.10
    49. Drownings
    84
    0.12
     
    57
    0.12
    50. Depression
    65
    0.09
     
    110
    0.22
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Switzerland SWITZERLAND
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.42
    28
     
    19.68
    62
    2. Lung Cancers
    19.87
    58
     
    22.14
    49
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.17
    78
     
    19.97
    52
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.47
    37
     
    11.56
    58
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.61
    21
     
    8.37
    27
    6. Ovary Cancer
    7.68
    14
     
    5.38
    55
    7. Lymphomas
    6.80
    34
     
    5.88
    56
    8. Leukemia
    4.15
    69
     
    4.00
    76
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.80
    124
     
    3.46
    132
    10. Skin Cancers
    3.79
    10
     
    3.06
    23
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.69
    130
     
    4.62
    102
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    49
     
    3.65
    46
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.25
    36
     
    2.38
    65
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.98
    134
     
    1.31
    165
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.48
    92
     
    3.13
    72
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    134
     
    2.96
    84
     
     
     
    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.