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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   United States UNITED STATES
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
     
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
     
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
     
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    17
    16
     
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    75.4
    80.2
    77.7
    19
    23
    22
     
    74.4
    79.8
    77.0
    28
    28
    26
    2013
    79.0
    83.0
    81.0
    21
    30
    24
     
    76.4
    81.1
    78.8
    39
    39
    37
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   United States UNITED STATES
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.0
    83.0
    21
    30
     
    76.4
    81.1
    39
    39
    Age 5
    78.9
    82.8
    22
    31
     
    76.7
    81.5
    39
    40
    Age 10
    79.0
    82.8
    22
    31
     
    76.8
    81.5
    39
    40
    Age 15
    79.0
    82.8
    22
    31
     
    76.9
    81.6
    39
    40
    Age 20
    79.1
    82.9
    22
    32
     
    77.1
    81.7
    38
    40
    Age 25
    79.3
    83.0
    23
    32
     
    77.5
    81.8
    37
    40
    Age 30
    79.5
    83.1
    23
    32
     
    77.8
    82.0
    37
    40
    Age 35
    79.7
    83.2
    23
    32
     
    78.1
    82.1
    38
    40
    Age 40
    80.0
    83.4
    23
    32
     
    78.5
    82.3
    39
    39
    Age 45
    80.3
    83.6
    24
    32
     
    78.9
    82.7
    37
    38
    Age 50
    80.8
    83.9
    23
    32
     
    79.5
    83.1
    37
    38
    Age 55
    81.3
    84.3
    24
    32
     
    80.4
    83.7
    35
    37
    Age 60
    82.1
    84.9
    24
    33
     
    81.4
    84.4
    35
    37
    Age 65
    83.2
    85.6
    26
    33
     
    82.7
    85.3
    36
    37
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.6
    25
    30
     
    84.2
    86.5
    36
    35
    Age 75
    86.2
    87.8
    28
    30
     
    86.1
    87.9
    34
    28
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.5
    39
    39
     
    88.3
    89.8
    38
    30
    Age 85
    91.1
    91.8
    42
    45
     
    91.1
    92.0
    43
    39
    Age 90
    94.3
    94.6
    45
    53
     
    94.3
    94.8
    41
    36
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.1
    48
    58
     
    97.9
    98.2
    47
    38
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.1
    58
    68
     
    102.0
    102.2
    75
    55
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   United States UNITED STATES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60.10
    139
     
    77.97
    107
    2. Stroke
    34.68
    147
     
    25.94
    167
    3. Lung Cancers
    31.40
    18
     
    35.04
    12
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.35
    14
     
    45.58
    2
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.43
    102
     
    10.59
    144
    6. Breast Cancer
    22.10
    28
     
    19.36
    58
    7. Lung Disease
    21.36
    68
     
    29.68
    36
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    56
     
    14.81
    99
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    39
     
    12.95
    50
    10. Liver Disease
    9.31
    119
     
    8.70
    123
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.64
    24
     
    3.64
    67
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.35
    40
     
    8.56
    22
    13. Lymphomas
    7.20
    28
     
    7.92
    10
    14. Other Injuries
    7.09
    127
     
    5.54
    143
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.99
    22
     
    6.01
    41
    16. Suicide
    6.28
    103
     
    12.38
    47
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.91
    164
     
    14.78
    122
    18. Leukemia
    4.51
    52
     
    5.79
    13
    19. Hypertension
    4.50
    162
     
    14.64
    105
    20. Bladder Cancer
    4.49
    25
     
    3.55
    48
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.39
    111
     
    2.81
    147
    22. Parkinson Disease
    4.37
    5
     
    4.51
    4
    23. Falls
    4.06
    106
     
    6.27
    76
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    127
     
    5.29
    89
    25. Drug Use
    3.83
    19
     
    6.96
    3
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.78
    146
     
    4.42
    140
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.47
    134
     
    3.54
    133
    28. Kidney Disease
    3.32
    167
     
    11.58
    106
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.28
    122
     
    8.28
    66
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.23
    38
     
    2.90
    52
    31. Skin Cancers
    3.03
    25
     
    3.21
    19
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.97
    169
     
    9.99
    131
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.96
    150
     
    6.87
    90
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.94
    76
     
    3.39
    57
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.73
    91
     
    2.18
    115
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.49
    145
     
    3.21
    131
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.17
    100
     
    0.60
    161
    38. Alcohol
    1.70
    59
     
    2.91
    39
    39. Skin Disease
    1.65
    90
     
    0.88
    117
    40. Epilepsy
    1.43
    112
     
    0.50
    164
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.34
    4
     
    0.94
    13
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.19
    133
     
    2.97
    98
    43. Asthma
    0.97
    138
     
    0.88
    142
    44. Poisonings
    0.91
    108
     
    4.06
    33
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.82
    142
     
    0.65
    152
    46. Violence
    0.63
    165
     
    5.56
    85
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.61
    151
     
    0.58
    153
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.59
    82
     
    0.50
    94
    49. Drownings
    0.44
    167
     
    1.34
    138
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.42
    130
     
    2.20
    107
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,014
    17.21
     
    393,698
    18.06
    2. Stroke
    46,280
    10.62
     
    133,578
    6.13
    3. Lung Cancers
    36,956
    8.48
     
    171,504
    7.87
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34,343
    7.88
     
    251,745
    11.55
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    30,776
    7.06
     
    52,287
    2.40
    6. Lung Disease
    27,763
    6.37
     
    154,436
    7.08
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,181
    4.17
     
    62,057
    2.85
    8. Breast Cancer
    12,760
    2.93
     
    47,955
    2.20
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,101
    2.78
     
    33,902
    1.56
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,756
    2.01
     
    17,225
    0.79
    11. Lymphomas
    8,633
    1.98
     
    39,113
    1.79
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8,614
    1.98
     
    41,720
    1.91
    13. Liver Disease
    7,654
    1.76
     
    35,404
    1.62
    14. Other Injuries
    6,507
    1.49
     
    22,783
    1.05
    15. Parkinson Disease
    6,131
    1.41
     
    24,779
    1.14
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,088
    1.40
     
    71,483
    3.28
    17. Bladder Cancer
    5,794
    1.33
     
    18,305
    0.84
    18. Hypertension
    5,747
    1.32
     
    71,304
    3.27
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5,328
    1.22
     
    13,303
    0.61
    20. Leukemia
    5,224
    1.20
     
    27,701
    1.27
    21. Falls
    4,877
    1.12
     
    31,972
    1.47
    22. Kidney Disease
    4,428
    1.02
     
    59,186
    2.72
    23. Liver Cancer
    4,392
    1.01
     
    24,028
    1.10
    24. Suicide
    4,381
    1.01
     
    43,361
    1.99
    25. Ovary Cancer
    4,214
    0.97
     
    15,437
    0.71
    26. Other Neoplasms
    3,640
    0.84
     
    16,911
    0.78
    27. Skin Cancers
    3,318
    0.76
     
    15,094
    0.69
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3,156
    0.72
     
    37,611
    1.73
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,052
    0.70
     
    32,372
    1.49
    30. Oral Cancer
    2,790
    0.64
     
    10,027
    0.46
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,620
    0.60
     
    2,911
    0.13
    32. Drug Use
    2,460
    0.56
     
    23,175
    1.06
    33. Skin Disease
    2,146
    0.49
     
    4,277
    0.20
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    2,103
    0.48
     
    11,807
    0.54
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,072
    0.48
     
    7,771
    0.36
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,008
    0.46
     
    33,838
    1.55
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,632
    0.37
     
    14,905
    0.68
    38. Low Birth Weight
    1,539
    0.35
     
    8,250
    0.38
    39. Alcohol
    1,276
    0.29
     
    10,895
    0.50
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,259
    0.29
     
    4,111
    0.19
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,196
    0.27
     
    7,120
    0.33
    42. Epilepsy
    1,146
    0.26
     
    1,808
    0.08
    43. Asthma
    1,092
    0.25
     
    3,447
    0.16
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,050
    0.24
     
    3,236
    0.15
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    761
    0.17
     
    2,558
    0.12
    46. Poisonings
    641
    0.15
     
    13,542
    0.62
    47. Violence
    402
    0.09
     
    17,005
    0.78
    48. Tuberculosis
    362
    0.08
     
    588
    0.03
    49. Fires
    335
    0.08
     
    2,847
    0.13
    50. Drownings
    303
    0.07
     
    4,216
    0.19
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   United States UNITED STATES
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    31.40
    18
     
    35.04
    12
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.10
    28
     
    19.36
    58
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    56
     
    14.81
    99
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    39
     
    12.95
    50
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.64
    24
     
    3.64
    67
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.35
    40
     
    8.56
    22
    7. Lymphomas
    7.20
    28
     
    7.92
    10
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.99
    22
     
    6.01
    41
    9. Leukemia
    4.51
    52
     
    5.79
    13
    10. Bladder Cancer
    4.49
    25
     
    3.55
    48
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.39
    111
     
    2.81
    147
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    127
     
    5.29
    89
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.23
    38
     
    2.90
    52
    14. Skin Cancers
    3.03
    25
     
    3.21
    19
    15. Other Neoplasms
    2.94
    76
     
    3.39
    57
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.73
    91
     
    2.18
    115
    17. Cervical Cancer
    2.49
    145
     
    3.21
    131
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.

    WHO Publish Date: May 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
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.