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Compare Syria and Turkey 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
     
      Syria SYRIA   Turkey TURKEY
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
     
    48.9
    52.1
    50.5
    94
    94
    93
    1970
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
     
    54.9
    58.6
    56.7
    93
    92
    91
    1980
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
     
    59.2
    63.8
    61.4
    96
    93
    94
    1990
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
     
    63.8
    68.3
    66.0
    99
    103
    101
    2000
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
     
    67.1
    73.8
    70.4
    93
    80
    89
    2010
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
     
    70.9
    77.6
    74.2
    73
    59
    65
    2015
    59.9
    69.9
    64.5
    155
    128
    144
     
    72.6
    78.9
    75.8
    68
    54
    58
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Syria SYRIA   Turkey TURKEY
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.9
    69.9
    155
    128
     
    72.6
    78.9
    68
    54
    Age 5
    60.9
    70.9
    172
    137
     
    73.7
    79.8
    68
    52
    Age 10
    61.5
    71.6
    177
    135
     
    74.0
    80.1
    64
    48
    Age 15
    62.2
    72.3
    176
    133
     
    74.2
    80.3
    61
    47
    Age 20
    63.3
    73.1
    173
    132
     
    74.5
    80.5
    60
    47
    Age 25
    65.4
    73.9
    170
    127
     
    74.9
    80.7
    59
    47
    Age 30
    67.5
    74.7
    161
    123
     
    75.3
    80.9
    58
    46
    Age 35
    69.4
    75.5
    150
    117
     
    75.8
    81.2
    59
    45
    Age 40
    71.0
    76.2
    139
    115
     
    76.3
    81.4
    57
    45
    Age 45
    72.3
    76.9
    131
    115
     
    76.8
    81.7
    57
    46
    Age 50
    73.6
    77.7
    122
    114
     
    77.4
    82.1
    59
    47
    Age 55
    75.0
    78.5
    121
    114
     
    78.1
    82.5
    61
    49
    Age 60
    76.7
    79.5
    114
    114
     
    79.0
    83.0
    68
    55
    Age 65
    78.3
    80.7
    116
    113
     
    80.1
    83.7
    74
    59
    Age 70
    80.3
    82.2
    117
    112
     
    81.6
    84.7
    80
    64
    Age 75
    82.8
    84.1
    123
    113
     
    83.5
    86.0
    90
    71
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.6
    128
    111
     
    86.0
    87.9
    105
    81
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.7
    145
    118
     
    89.2
    90.5
    120
    88
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.4
    151
    120
     
    92.9
    93.7
    131
    98
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.5
    136
    117
     
    97.1
    97.6
    147
    105
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.0
    147
    100
     
    101.7
    102.0
    129
    104
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Syria SYRIA   Turkey TURKEY
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. War
    353.12
    1
     
    0.05
    39
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    256.78
    12
     
    108.59
    105
    3. Stroke
    106.07
    60
     
    58.99
    125
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    42.39
    9
     
    51.11
    3
    5. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
     
    13.84
    122
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.83
    54
     
    8.85
    135
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.17
    118
     
    14.43
    151
    8. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
     
    32.15
    10
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
     
    11.16
    66
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.62
    146
     
    25.33
    101
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.37
    20
     
    4.32
    128
    12. Liver Disease
    12.22
    111
     
    7.09
    146
    13. Lung Disease
    11.71
    164
     
    35.63
    32
    14. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
     
    26.45
    40
    15. Asthma
    11.39
    54
     
    3.34
    100
    16. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
     
    8.08
    14
    17. Kidney Disease
    8.27
    142
     
    19.83
    62
    18. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
     
    4.67
    44
    19. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
     
    12.98
    28
    20. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
     
    6.97
    4
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    6.03
    128
     
    10.42
    58
    22. Other Injuries
    5.20
    141
     
    4.12
    161
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
     
    3.18
    154
    24. Hypertension
    5.09
    153
     
    15.20
    78
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.96
    22
     
    0.03
    180
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
     
    4.31
    91
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.55
    122
     
    6.43
    98
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
     
    4.49
    75
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.89
    86
     
    0.87
    145
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    3.68
    123
     
    6.04
    85
    31. Suicide
    3.15
    168
     
    8.61
    114
    32. Violence
    2.85
    127
     
    2.40
    134
    33. Falls
    2.55
    150
     
    6.11
    77
    34. Hepatitis B
    2.54
    15
     
    0.48
    87
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
     
    1.74
    139
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.00
    114
     
    1.27
    133
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.90
    77
     
    0.27
    128
    38. Meningitis
    1.61
    82
     
    0.70
    114
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
     
    1.74
    166
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
     
    2.47
    76
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
     
    3.49
    64
    42. Fires
    1.10
    114
     
    1.00
    122
    43. Malnutrition
    1.08
    102
     
    0.93
    108
    44. Drug Use
    1.04
    106
     
    0.97
    110
    45. Drownings
    1.03
    151
     
    1.92
    128
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.95
    138
     
    0.52
    167
    47. Poisonings
    0.92
    86
     
    0.52
    119
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    160
     
    1.19
    145
    49. Epilepsy
    0.66
    171
     
    3.53
    47
    50. Skin Disease
    0.62
    142
     
    0.45
    155
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Syria SYRIA   Turkey TURKEY
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. War
    61,749
    44.82
     
    36
    0.01
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,377
    19.14
     
    81,029
    20.34
    3. Stroke
    11,025
    8.00
     
    43,886
    11.02
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,869
    2.81
     
    37,498
    9.41
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,636
    2.64
     
    6,954
    1.75
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,789
    2.02
     
    10,829
    2.72
    7. Lung Cancers
    1,855
    1.35
     
    24,405
    6.13
    8. Breast Cancer
    1,613
    1.17
     
    5,765
    1.45
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,534
    1.11
     
    8,439
    2.12
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    1,409
    1.02
     
    8,041
    2.02
    11. Liver Disease
    1,349
    0.98
     
    5,383
    1.35
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,348
    0.98
     
    3,309
    0.83
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,289
    0.94
     
    18,828
    4.73
    14. Asthma
    1,287
    0.93
     
    2,498
    0.63
    15. Lung Disease
    1,159
    0.84
     
    26,367
    6.62
    16. Low Birth Weight
    1,125
    0.82
     
    4,947
    1.24
    17. Lymphomas
    1,088
    0.79
     
    6,132
    1.54
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    915
    0.66
     
    666
    0.17
    19. Leukemia
    892
    0.65
     
    3,564
    0.89
    20. Kidney Disease
    856
    0.62
     
    14,841
    3.73
    21. Other Injuries
    773
    0.56
     
    3,235
    0.81
    22. Stomach Cancer
    746
    0.54
     
    9,796
    2.46
    23. Bladder Cancer
    662
    0.48
     
    5,215
    1.31
    24. Other Neoplasms
    581
    0.42
     
    21
    0.01
    25. Liver Cancer
    552
    0.40
     
    2,402
    0.60
    26. Hypertension
    511
    0.37
     
    11,207
    2.81
    27. Suicide
    495
    0.36
     
    6,861
    1.72
    28. Birth Trauma
    494
    0.36
     
    978
    0.25
    29. Prostate Cancer
    487
    0.35
     
    8,183
    2.05
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    482
    0.35
     
    3,386
    0.85
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    469
    0.34
     
    4,628
    1.16
    32. Violence
    463
    0.34
     
    1,910
    0.48
    33. Falls
    335
    0.24
     
    4,624
    1.16
    34. Maternal Conditions
    328
    0.24
     
    215
    0.05
    35. Hepatitis B
    283
    0.21
     
    371
    0.09
    36. Ovary Cancer
    274
    0.20
     
    1,799
    0.45
    37. Oral Cancer
    261
    0.19
     
    1,329
    0.33
    38. Meningitis
    246
    0.18
     
    544
    0.14
    39. Drownings
    183
    0.13
     
    1,508
    0.38
    40. Fires
    159
    0.12
     
    784
    0.20
    41. Drug Use
    149
    0.11
     
    761
    0.19
    42. Measles
    136
    0.10
     
    40
    0.01
    43. Poisonings
    136
    0.10
     
    405
    0.10
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    135
    0.10
     
    2,644
    0.66
    45. Malnutrition
    128
    0.09
     
    699
    0.18
    46. Pertussis
    116
    0.08
     
    13
    0.00
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    114
    0.08
     
    391
    0.10
    48. Epilepsy
    100
    0.07
     
    2,766
    0.69
    49. Cervical Cancer
    96
    0.07
     
    725
    0.18
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    85
    0.06
     
    894
    0.22
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Syria SYRIA   Turkey TURKEY
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    26.98
    11
     
    13.84
    122
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.49
    71
     
    32.15
    10
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.26
    47
     
    11.16
    66
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.63
    123
     
    26.45
    40
    5. Lymphomas
    9.46
    5
     
    8.08
    14
    6. Leukemia
    6.86
    3
     
    4.67
    44
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.82
    73
     
    12.98
    28
    8. Bladder Cancer
    6.58
    5
     
    6.97
    4
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    97
     
    3.18
    154
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.58
    83
     
    4.31
    91
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.40
    76
     
    4.49
    75
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.38
    109
     
    1.74
    139
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    172
     
    1.74
    166
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.34
    125
     
    2.47
    76
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    141
     
    3.49
    64
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.55
    155
     
    1.60
    79
     
     
     
    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.