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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 2014 updates, 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
    68.1
    72.8
    70.4
    74
    90
    82
     
    75.5
    80.6
    78.0
    17
    20
    18
    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
    130
    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
    140.53
    37
     
    94.82
    76
    2. Stroke
    95.07
    82
     
    74.75
    101
    3. Lung Cancers
    31.40
    17
     
    29.71
    24
    4. Lung Disease
    28.40
    42
     
    16.58
    104
    5. Prostate Cancer
    25.40
    38
     
    14.62
    101
    6. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    18.26
    4
     
    0.96
    138
    7. Hypertension
    16.24
    93
     
    6.93
    155
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.84
    139
     
    19.48
    118
    9. Breast Cancer
    13.49
    113
     
    17.61
    75
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.61
    132
     
    6.20
    161
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.43
    32
     
    5.60
    88
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.23
    118
     
    12.27
    117
    13. Asthma
    10.30
    39
     
    0.29
    171
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.24
    66
     
    9.91
    68
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.15
    67
     
    4.62
    134
    16. Other Injuries
    8.91
    107
     
    2.14
    170
    17. Suicide
    7.92
    94
     
    3.86
    141
    18. Lymphomas
    7.85
    14
     
    3.62
    119
    19. Meningitis
    7.84
    47
     
    0.44
    135
    20. Bladder Cancer
    6.86
    4
     
    4.23
    29
    21. Low Birth Weight
    6.68
    99
     
    2.78
    141
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.85
    124
     
    2.72
    157
    23. Leukemia
    4.65
    45
     
    5.82
    12
    24. Liver Disease
    4.45
    158
     
    7.66
    132
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    4.42
    66
     
    7.10
    43
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.11
    90
     
    5.11
    64
    27. Kidney Disease
    3.69
    163
     
    8.90
    123
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.36
    69
     
    0.96
    145
    29. Violence
    3.23
    109
     
    1.45
    139
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.15
    76
     
    1.81
    112
    31. Liver Cancer
    3.05
    149
     
    5.74
    81
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.51
    140
     
    1.25
    166
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    63
     
    2.07
    83
    34. Birth Trauma
    2.42
    104
     
    0.50
    159
    35. War
    2.36
    15
     
    0.00
    172
    36. Falls
    2.16
    147
     
    3.27
    121
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.13
    110
     
    0.10
    169
    38. Epilepsy
    1.87
    89
     
    0.63
    163
    39. Cervical Cancer
    1.72
    159
     
    2.15
    150
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.68
    137
     
    1.50
    151
    41. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.65
    131
     
    2.74
    96
    42. Encephalitis
    1.49
    41
     
    0.06
    122
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    116
     
    1.72
    77
    44. Drownings
    1.04
    146
     
    2.70
    100
    45. Skin Disease
    0.87
    118
     
    0.24
    154
    46. Malnutrition
    0.84
    111
     
    0.17
    148
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    0.71
    142
     
    1.54
    99
    48. Poisonings
    0.68
    126
     
    0.62
    128
    49. Fires
    0.65
    137
     
    0.91
    125
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.56
    142
     
    0.39
    147
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Greece GREECE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    95,573
    25.61
     
    24,738
    26.17
    2. Stroke
    64,583
    17.30
     
    20,662
    21.86
    3. Lung Cancers
    21,690
    5.81
     
    6,434
    6.81
    4. Lung Disease
    19,218
    5.15
     
    4,546
    4.81
    5. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    12,618
    3.38
     
    264
    0.28
    6. Hypertension
    10,994
    2.95
     
    1,927
    2.04
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,589
    2.57
     
    5,376
    5.69
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    8,948
    2.40
     
    1,528
    1.62
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    8,539
    2.29
     
    1,595
    1.69
    10. Stomach Cancer
    8,525
    2.28
     
    1,323
    1.40
    11. Prostate Cancer
    7,215
    1.93
     
    1,822
    1.93
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,040
    1.89
     
    2,526
    2.67
    13. Asthma
    7,036
    1.89
     
    65
    0.07
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    6,578
    1.76
     
    377
    0.40
    15. Other Injuries
    6,551
    1.76
     
    401
    0.42
    16. Suicide
    5,898
    1.58
     
    548
    0.58
    17. Meningitis
    5,601
    1.50
     
    79
    0.08
    18. Lymphomas
    5,431
    1.46
     
    837
    0.89
    19. Breast Cancer
    5,116
    1.37
     
    2,138
    2.26
    20. Low Birth Weight
    4,784
    1.28
     
    177
    0.19
    21. Bladder Cancer
    4,645
    1.24
     
    1,117
    1.18
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,378
    0.91
     
    653
    0.69
    23. Leukemia
    3,278
    0.88
     
    1,470
    1.56
    24. Liver Disease
    3,085
    0.83
     
    1,426
    1.51
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    3,024
    0.81
     
    1,630
    1.72
    26. Kidney Disease
    2,534
    0.68
     
    2,454
    2.60
    27. Violence
    2,424
    0.65
     
    180
    0.19
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,310
    0.62
     
    209
    0.22
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,175
    0.58
     
    459
    0.49
    30. Liver Cancer
    2,093
    0.56
     
    1,398
    1.48
    31. War
    1,762
    0.47
     
    0
    0.00
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    1,747
    0.47
     
    258
    0.27
    33. Birth Trauma
    1,737
    0.47
     
    32
    0.03
    34. Falls
    1,552
    0.42
     
    786
    0.83
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,549
    0.42
     
    578
    0.61
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,476
    0.40
     
    28
    0.03
    37. Epilepsy
    1,384
    0.37
     
    107
    0.11
    38. Oral Cancer
    1,178
    0.32
     
    302
    0.32
    39. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,110
    0.30
     
    814
    0.86
    40. Encephalitis
    1,067
    0.29
     
    9
    0.01
    41. Uterin Cancer
    930
    0.25
     
    277
    0.29
    42. Skin Cancers
    861
    0.23
     
    377
    0.40
    43. Drownings
    783
    0.21
     
    381
    0.40
    44. Cervical Cancer
    651
    0.17
     
    208
    0.22
    45. Skin Disease
    597
    0.16
     
    68
    0.07
    46. Malnutrition
    590
    0.16
     
    48
    0.05
    47. Poisonings
    494
    0.13
     
    89
    0.09
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    474
    0.13
     
    448
    0.47
    49. Fires
    469
    0.13
     
    175
    0.19
    50. Tuberculosis
    379
    0.10
     
    76
    0.08
     
     
    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
    31.40
    17
     
    29.71
    24
    2. Prostate Cancer
    25.40
    38
     
    14.62
    101
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.49
    113
     
    17.61
    75
    4. Stomach Cancer
    12.43
    32
     
    5.60
    88
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.24
    66
     
    9.91
    68
    6. Lymphomas
    7.85
    14
     
    3.62
    119
    7. Bladder Cancer
    6.86
    4
     
    4.23
    29
    8. Leukemia
    4.65
    45
     
    5.82
    12
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.42
    66
     
    7.10
    43
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.11
    90
     
    5.11
    64
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.36
    69
     
    0.96
    145
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.05
    149
     
    5.74
    81
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.48
    63
     
    2.07
    83
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.72
    159
     
    2.15
    150
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.68
    137
     
    1.50
    151
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    116
     
    1.72
    77
     
     
     
    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.