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Compare Switzerland and Germany 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
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Germany GERMANY
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    74.1
    71.3
    7
    6
    6
     
    66.9
    72.3
    69.5
    19
    21
    18
    1970
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
     
    67.4
    73.7
    70.5
    23
    23
    23
    1980
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
     
    69.4
    76.1
    72.6
    27
    20
    26
    1990
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
     
    72.0
    78.6
    75.2
    25
    19
    22
    2000
    76.9
    82.6
    79.7
    5
    3
    2
     
    75.0
    81.0
    77.9
    23
    14
    19
    2010
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
     
    77.5
    82.6
    80.1
    21
    22
    22
    2015
    81.3
    85.3
    83.4
    1
    6
    2
     
    78.7
    83.4
    81.0
    21
    25
    24
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Germany GERMANY
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.3
    85.3
    1
    6
     
    78.7
    83.4
    21
    25
    Age 5
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
     
    79.0
    83.6
    21
    26
    Age 10
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
     
    79.0
    83.7
    21
    26
    Age 15
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    6
     
    79.1
    83.7
    21
    26
    Age 20
    81.8
    85.7
    1
    6
     
    79.2
    83.7
    21
    26
    Age 25
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    6
     
    79.3
    83.8
    22
    26
    Age 30
    82.0
    85.8
    1
    6
     
    79.4
    83.9
    22
    26
    Age 35
    82.2
    85.9
    1
    6
     
    79.6
    83.9
    23
    26
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.9
    1
    6
     
    79.8
    84.0
    23
    26
    Age 45
    82.5
    86.1
    3
    6
     
    80.0
    84.2
    27
    26
    Age 50
    82.8
    86.3
    3
    6
     
    80.4
    84.5
    27
    27
    Age 55
    83.2
    86.6
    2
    6
     
    81.0
    84.8
    28
    28
    Age 60
    83.9
    87.0
    2
    6
     
    81.9
    85.4
    29
    28
    Age 65
    84.7
    87.6
    2
    6
     
    83.1
    86.1
    29
    28
    Age 70
    85.7
    88.3
    4
    5
     
    84.3
    86.9
    29
    29
    Age 75
    87.0
    89.2
    6
    6
     
    86.0
    88.0
    30
    32
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.4
    13
    11
     
    88.0
    89.4
    39
    42
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    30
    25
     
    90.7
    91.5
    48
    54
    Age 90
    93.9
    94.7
    61
    42
     
    93.9
    94.4
    66
    67
    Age 95
    97.6
    98.1
    88
    63
     
    97.8
    98.0
    72
    74
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.1
    79
    87
     
    102.0
    102.1
    84
    86
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Germany GERMANY
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.54
    158
     
    62.93
    133
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.25
    6
     
    13.39
    25
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.14
    49
     
    27.78
    30
    4. Stroke
    21.19
    172
     
    27.32
    163
    5. Breast Cancer
    19.97
    52
     
    21.84
    32
    6. Prostate Cancer
    19.68
    62
     
    15.98
    93
    7. Hypertension
    15.52
    101
     
    15.05
    104
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    58
     
    15.17
    41
    9. Lung Disease
    10.96
    143
     
    14.98
    117
    10. Suicide
    9.56
    75
     
    9.59
    74
    11. Falls
    9.43
    46
     
    5.17
    92
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.37
    27
     
    9.24
    14
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.67
    154
     
    11.43
    138
    14. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6.37
    165
     
    9.86
    149
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.16
    104
     
    4.91
    122
    16. Lymphomas
    5.88
    56
     
    6.30
    46
    17. Liver Disease
    5.60
    150
     
    10.72
    110
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
     
    6.43
    31
    19. Kidney Disease
    5.02
    154
     
    7.53
    128
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.62
    102
     
    4.49
    105
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    4.02
    14
     
    3.32
    28
    22. Leukemia
    4.00
    76
     
    4.66
    44
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    3.83
    144
     
    3.38
    154
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.65
    46
     
    3.12
    55
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.61
    165
     
    3.94
    160
    26. Stomach Cancer
    3.46
    132
     
    6.13
    74
    27. Other Neoplasms
    3.15
    69
     
    3.36
    61
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.13
    72
     
    3.68
    66
    29. Skin Cancers
    3.06
    23
     
    2.49
    34
    30. Other Injuries
    2.96
    165
     
    3.95
    162
    31. Oral Cancer
    2.96
    84
     
    4.34
    59
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.81
    135
     
    5.18
    96
    33. Low Birth Weight
    2.70
    143
     
    2.19
    147
    34. Alcohol
    2.49
    46
     
    4.59
    15
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2.38
    65
     
    2.36
    68
    36. Drug Use
    1.84
    59
     
    1.34
    76
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.31
    165
     
    2.72
    142
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.11
    8
     
    0.90
    16
    39. Poisonings
    1.04
    97
     
    0.23
    163
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.97
    139
     
    2.39
    105
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.86
    151
     
    1.31
    133
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.85
    138
     
    0.51
    157
    43. Epilepsy
    0.78
    153
     
    1.80
    92
    44. Osteoarthritis
    0.73
    3
     
    0.11
    25
    45. Depression
    0.68
    2
     
    0.11
    17
    46. Schizophrenia
    0.65
    23
     
    0.11
    132
    47. Asthma
    0.64
    158
     
    0.67
    156
    48. Drownings
    0.61
    162
     
    0.39
    170
    49. Skin Disease
    0.57
    133
     
    0.66
    126
    50. Violence
    0.57
    168
     
    0.70
    160
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Germany GERMANY
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,078
    16.31
     
    132,851
    20.09
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,906
    11.93
     
    32,074
    4.85
    3. Stroke
    3,706
    7.48
     
    59,883
    9.06
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,190
    6.44
     
    45,785
    6.92
    5. Hypertension
    2,787
    5.63
     
    34,769
    5.26
    6. Lung Disease
    1,896
    3.83
     
    30,591
    4.63
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,788
    3.61
     
    28,606
    4.33
    8. Falls
    1,586
    3.20
     
    10,600
    1.60
    9. Breast Cancer
    1,539
    3.11
     
    19,577
    2.96
    10. Prostate Cancer
    1,463
    2.95
     
    14,846
    2.25
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,307
    2.64
     
    24,194
    3.66
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,251
    2.53
     
    16,832
    2.55
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,080
    2.18
     
    21,138
    3.20
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,060
    2.14
     
    8,798
    1.33
    15. Suicide
    972
    1.96
     
    10,744
    1.63
    16. Lymphomas
    911
    1.84
     
    11,889
    1.80
    17. Kidney Disease
    889
    1.80
     
    17,106
    2.59
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    737
    1.49
     
    7,855
    1.19
    19. Liver Disease
    707
    1.43
     
    14,480
    2.19
    20. Liver Cancer
    677
    1.37
     
    8,004
    1.21
    21. Leukemia
    599
    1.21
     
    8,392
    1.27
    22. Bladder Cancer
    585
    1.18
     
    6,362
    0.96
    23. Other Neoplasms
    533
    1.08
     
    6,910
    1.05
    24. Stomach Cancer
    494
    1.00
     
    10,959
    1.66
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    474
    0.96
     
    5,790
    0.88
    26. Skin Cancers
    459
    0.93
     
    4,124
    0.62
    27. Ovary Cancer
    435
    0.88
     
    5,901
    0.89
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    400
    0.81
     
    8,823
    1.33
    29. Oral Cancer
    392
    0.79
     
    6,063
    0.92
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    357
    0.72
     
    3,654
    0.55
    31. Other Injuries
    346
    0.70
     
    6,260
    0.95
    32. Alcohol
    282
    0.57
     
    5,376
    0.81
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    255
    0.52
     
    1,888
    0.29
    34. Uterin Cancer
    209
    0.42
     
    2,501
    0.38
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    173
    0.35
     
    5,347
    0.81
    36. Drug Use
    162
    0.33
     
    1,263
    0.19
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    147
    0.30
     
    2,703
    0.41
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    143
    0.29
     
    1,224
    0.19
    39. Osteoarthritis
    131
    0.27
     
    263
    0.04
    40. Low Birth Weight
    121
    0.25
     
    854
    0.13
    41. Depression
    110
    0.22
     
    216
    0.03
    42. Asthma
    107
    0.22
     
    1,129
    0.17
    43. Schizophrenia
    102
    0.21
     
    162
    0.02
    44. Poisonings
    97
    0.20
     
    287
    0.04
    45. Skin Disease
    95
    0.19
     
    1,397
    0.21
    46. Epilepsy
    94
    0.19
     
    2,558
    0.39
    47. Cervical Cancer
    90
    0.18
     
    1,967
    0.30
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    71
    0.14
     
    2,443
    0.37
    49. Malnutrition
    63
    0.13
     
    236
    0.04
    50. Anemia
    60
    0.12
     
    832
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Switzerland SWITZERLAND   Germany GERMANY
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.14
    49
     
    27.78
    30
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.97
    52
     
    21.84
    32
    3. Prostate Cancer
    19.68
    62
     
    15.98
    93
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    58
     
    15.17
    41
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.37
    27
     
    9.24
    14
    6. Lymphomas
    5.88
    56
     
    6.30
    46
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
     
    6.43
    31
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.62
    102
     
    4.49
    105
    9. Leukemia
    4.00
    76
     
    4.66
    44
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.65
    46
     
    3.12
    55
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.46
    132
     
    6.13
    74
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.13
    72
     
    3.68
    66
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.06
    23
     
    2.49
    34
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.96
    84
     
    4.34
    59
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.38
    65
     
    2.36
    68
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.31
    165
     
    2.72
    142
     
     
     
    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.