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Compare Turkey and Greece 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
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Greece GREECE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.9
    52.1
    50.5
    94
    94
    93
     
    67.3
    70.5
    68.9
    15
    32
    24
    1970
    54.9
    58.6
    56.7
    93
    92
    91
     
    70.1
    73.6
    71.8
    5
    24
    12
    1980
    59.2
    63.8
    61.4
    96
    93
    94
     
    72.3
    76.5
    74.4
    7
    17
    9
    1990
    63.8
    68.3
    66.0
    99
    103
    101
     
    74.5
    79.5
    76.9
    5
    11
    6
    2000
    67.1
    73.8
    70.4
    93
    80
    89
     
    75.4
    81.1
    78.2
    15
    12
    14
    2010
    70.9
    77.6
    74.2
    73
    59
    65
     
    77.7
    82.9
    80.3
    19
    17
    19
    2015
    72.6
    78.9
    75.8
    68
    54
    58
     
    78.3
    83.6
    81.0
    25
    20
    25
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Greece GREECE
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.6
    78.9
    68
    54
     
    78.3
    83.6
    25
    20
    Age 5
    73.7
    79.8
    68
    52
     
    78.7
    84.0
    24
    18
    Age 10
    74.0
    80.1
    64
    48
     
    78.7
    84.0
    24
    18
    Age 15
    74.2
    80.3
    61
    47
     
    78.8
    84.1
    24
    18
    Age 20
    74.5
    80.5
    60
    47
     
    78.9
    84.1
    24
    18
    Age 25
    74.9
    80.7
    59
    47
     
    79.1
    84.2
    24
    19
    Age 30
    75.3
    80.9
    58
    46
     
    79.3
    84.3
    23
    19
    Age 35
    75.8
    81.2
    59
    45
     
    79.5
    84.4
    24
    19
    Age 40
    76.3
    81.4
    57
    45
     
    79.8
    84.5
    24
    19
    Age 45
    76.8
    81.7
    57
    46
     
    80.1
    84.6
    24
    20
    Age 50
    77.4
    82.1
    59
    47
     
    80.5
    84.9
    25
    19
    Age 55
    78.1
    82.5
    61
    49
     
    81.2
    85.2
    25
    18
    Age 60
    79.0
    83.0
    68
    55
     
    82.1
    85.7
    25
    20
    Age 65
    80.1
    83.7
    74
    59
     
    83.2
    86.2
    25
    23
    Age 70
    81.6
    84.7
    80
    64
     
    84.5
    86.9
    27
    26
    Age 75
    83.5
    86.0
    90
    71
     
    86.0
    87.9
    32
    34
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.9
    105
    81
     
    88.0
    89.4
    46
    43
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.5
    120
    88
     
    90.7
    91.8
    47
    39
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.7
    131
    98
     
    94.1
    94.6
    47
    47
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.6
    147
    105
     
    98.0
    98.2
    42
    51
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.0
    129
    104
     
    102.4
    102.5
    36
    36
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Greece GREECE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.59
    105
     
    112.40
    97
    2. Stroke
    58.99
    125
     
    65.08
    119
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    51.11
    3
     
    31.29
    24
    4. Lung Disease
    35.63
    32
     
    20.62
    104
    5. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    27.48
    23
    6. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    15.12
    99
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.33
    101
     
    4.75
    174
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.83
    62
     
    10.17
    122
    9. Hypertension
    15.20
    78
     
    6.69
    141
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.43
    151
     
    11.16
    161
    11. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    17.85
    78
    12. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    5.39
    94
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    9.81
    76
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    10.42
    58
     
    4.37
    142
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    135
     
    7.00
    145
    16. Suicide
    8.61
    114
     
    3.31
    165
    17. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    3.57
    125
    18. Liver Disease
    7.09
    146
     
    5.75
    159
    19. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    4.26
    28
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.43
    98
     
    2.77
    147
    21. Falls
    6.11
    77
     
    2.47
    153
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    6.04
    85
     
    2.71
    145
    23. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    5.87
    8
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    6.89
    39
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    128
     
    6.73
    70
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    5.04
    67
    27. Other Injuries
    4.12
    161
     
    3.11
    176
    28. Epilepsy
    3.53
    47
     
    0.47
    180
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    0.94
    154
    30. Asthma
    3.34
    100
     
    0.39
    181
    31. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    5.74
    82
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    2.03
    89
    33. Violence
    2.40
    134
     
    1.71
    145
    34. Drownings
    1.92
    128
     
    2.18
    122
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    1.90
    44
     
    1.69
    54
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    2.06
    157
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    1.45
    156
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    2.01
    59
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.27
    133
     
    0.44
    167
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.19
    145
     
    1.68
    128
    41. Fires
    1.00
    122
     
    0.65
    140
    42. Drug Use
    0.97
    110
     
    2.85
    34
    43. Tuberculosis
    0.97
    134
     
    0.46
    149
    44. Malnutrition
    0.93
    108
     
    0.01
    176
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.87
    145
     
    0.07
    182
    46. Meningitis
    0.70
    114
     
    0.30
    148
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.52
    167
     
    0.78
    147
    48. Poisonings
    0.52
    119
     
    0.24
    169
    49. Encephalitis
    0.51
    101
     
    0.10
    182
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.48
    87
     
    0.61
    77
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Greece GREECE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    81,029
    20.34
     
    30,439
    28.11
    2. Stroke
    43,886
    11.02
     
    19,142
    17.68
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    37,498
    9.41
     
    9,830
    9.08
    4. Lung Disease
    26,367
    6.62
     
    6,153
    5.68
    5. Lung Cancers
    24,405
    6.13
     
    6,315
    5.83
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18,828
    4.73
     
    1,290
    1.19
    7. Kidney Disease
    14,841
    3.73
     
    2,896
    2.67
    8. Hypertension
    11,207
    2.81
     
    2,019
    1.86
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,829
    2.72
     
    3,157
    2.92
    10. Stomach Cancer
    9,796
    2.46
     
    1,346
    1.24
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,439
    2.12
     
    2,643
    2.44
    12. Prostate Cancer
    8,183
    2.05
     
    2,005
    1.85
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    8,041
    2.02
     
    290
    0.27
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,954
    1.75
     
    890
    0.82
    15. Suicide
    6,861
    1.72
     
    471
    0.44
    16. Lymphomas
    6,132
    1.54
     
    866
    0.80
    17. Breast Cancer
    5,765
    1.45
     
    2,288
    2.11
    18. Liver Disease
    5,383
    1.35
     
    1,254
    1.16
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5,215
    1.31
     
    1,189
    1.10
    20. Low Birth Weight
    4,947
    1.24
     
    166
    0.15
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4,628
    1.16
     
    630
    0.58
    22. Falls
    4,624
    1.16
     
    528
    0.49
    23. Leukemia
    3,564
    0.89
     
    1,564
    1.44
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    3,386
    0.85
     
    1,673
    1.55
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,309
    0.83
     
    1,864
    1.72
    26. Other Injuries
    3,235
    0.81
     
    558
    0.52
    27. Epilepsy
    2,766
    0.69
     
    70
    0.06
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,644
    0.66
     
    217
    0.20
    29. Asthma
    2,498
    0.63
     
    92
    0.08
    30. Liver Cancer
    2,402
    0.60
     
    1,474
    1.36
    31. Violence
    1,910
    0.48
     
    214
    0.20
    32. Ovary Cancer
    1,799
    0.45
     
    606
    0.56
    33. Drownings
    1,508
    0.38
     
    360
    0.33
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1,401
    0.35
     
    506
    0.47
    35. Oral Cancer
    1,329
    0.33
     
    307
    0.28
    36. Skin Cancers
    1,203
    0.30
     
    463
    0.43
    37. Uterin Cancer
    1,034
    0.26
     
    287
    0.27
    38. Birth Trauma
    978
    0.25
     
    26
    0.02
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    894
    0.22
     
    462
    0.43
    40. Fires
    784
    0.20
     
    135
    0.12
    41. Drug Use
    761
    0.19
     
    279
    0.26
    42. Tuberculosis
    732
    0.18
     
    92
    0.08
    43. Cervical Cancer
    725
    0.18
     
    210
    0.19
    44. Malnutrition
    699
    0.18
     
    3
    0.00
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    666
    0.17
     
    17
    0.02
    46. Meningitis
    544
    0.14
     
    58
    0.05
    47. Poisonings
    405
    0.10
     
    36
    0.03
    48. Encephalitis
    398
    0.10
     
    16
    0.01
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    391
    0.10
     
    205
    0.19
    50. Hepatitis B
    371
    0.09
     
    137
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Greece GREECE
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    27.48
    23
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    15.12
    99
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    17.85
    78
    4. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    5.39
    94
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    9.81
    76
    6. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    3.57
    125
    7. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    4.26
    28
    8. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    5.87
    8
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    6.89
    39
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    5.04
    67
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    0.94
    154
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    5.74
    82
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    2.03
    89
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    2.06
    157
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    1.45
    156
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    2.01
    59
     
     
     
    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.