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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Antigua/Bar. 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 Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Isl. Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Kitts Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa San Marino Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia/Monten. Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare United States and Canada health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO 2011 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Canada CANADA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
     
    68.3
    74.2
    71.1
    8
    5
    8
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    11
    4
    6
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    71.6
    78.7
    75.1
    12
    6
    7
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    74.3
    80.7
    77.4
    6
    4
    3
    2000
    74.4
    79.8
    77.0
    28
    28
    26
     
    76.6
    81.9
    79.2
    8
    8
    6
    2011
    76.1
    80.9
    78.6
    39
    39
    37
     
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    11
    19
    15
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Canada CANADA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.1
    80.9
    39
    39
     
    79.5
    83.5
    11
    19
    Age 5
    76.7
    81.5
    39
    40
     
    80.0
    83.9
    11
    18
    Age 10
    76.8
    81.5
    39
    40
     
    80.0
    84.0
    11
    18
    Age 15
    76.9
    81.6
    39
    40
     
    80.1
    84.0
    10
    18
    Age 20
    77.1
    81.7
    38
    40
     
    80.2
    84.1
    11
    18
    Age 25
    77.5
    81.8
    37
    40
     
    80.4
    84.2
    11
    17
    Age 30
    77.8
    82.0
    37
    40
     
    80.6
    84.3
    11
    16
    Age 35
    78.1
    82.1
    38
    40
     
    80.8
    84.4
    10
    14
    Age 40
    78.5
    82.3
    39
    39
     
    81.1
    84.5
    9
    13
    Age 45
    78.9
    82.7
    37
    38
     
    81.3
    84.7
    9
    12
    Age 50
    79.5
    83.1
    37
    38
     
    81.8
    85.0
    9
    12
    Age 55
    80.4
    83.7
    35
    37
     
    82.3
    85.5
    8
    12
    Age 60
    81.4
    84.4
    35
    37
     
    83.1
    86.0
    8
    11
    Age 65
    82.7
    85.3
    36
    37
     
    84.1
    86.7
    7
    12
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.5
    36
    35
     
    85.3
    87.6
    6
    11
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.9
    34
    28
     
    87.0
    88.8
    6
    11
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    38
    30
     
    89.0
    90.3
    13
    12
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    43
    39
     
    91.6
    92.4
    14
    14
    Age 90
    94.3
    94.8
    41
    36
     
    94.7
    95.1
    20
    17
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.2
    47
    38
     
    98.2
    98.4
    23
    27
    Age 100
    102.0
    102.2
    75
    55
     
    102.2
    102.3
    25
    36
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Canada CANADA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.48
    135
     
    66.19
    159
    2. Lung Cancers
    35.38
    9
     
    33.68
    11
    3. Stroke
    25.36
    186
     
    22.88
    187
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.84
    3
     
    16.02
    16
    5. Lung Disease
    24.32
    90
     
    15.42
    124
    6. Breast Cancer
    18.80
    61
     
    20.20
    46
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.16
    138
     
    13.41
    147
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.88
    107
     
    7.85
    155
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.63
    56
     
    14.79
    37
    10. Hypertension
    11.40
    152
     
    3.31
    188
    11. Suicide
    10.27
    63
     
    9.86
    67
    12. Influenza & Pneumonia
    9.69
    168
     
    8.97
    172
    13. Kidney Disease
    9.25
    131
     
    5.85
    159
    14. Poisonings
    8.93
    19
     
    2.06
    107
    15. Lymphomas
    7.85
    21
     
    8.47
    13
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    7.40
    32
     
    6.64
    43
    17. Liver Disease
    7.35
    123
     
    4.71
    163
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    7.12
    91
     
    5.08
    111
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.85
    88
     
    2.78
    155
    20. Violence
    6.47
    92
     
    1.61
    140
    21. Other Injuries
    6.21
    164
     
    5.61
    169
    22. Prostate Cancer
    6.05
    103
     
    6.62
    91
    23. Leukemia
    5.32
    27
     
    4.83
    43
    24. Falls
    4.36
    80
     
    3.73
    98
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    4.28
    148
     
    3.69
    163
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.93
    139
     
    2.90
    167
    27. Parkinson Disease
    3.45
    9
     
    2.51
    31
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.43
    79
     
    3.18
    84
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.35
    95
     
    1.09
    118
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.24
    41
     
    3.06
    53
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.15
    147
     
    2.03
    159
    32. Bladder Cancer
    3.02
    73
     
    3.10
    70
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.88
    97
     
    2.41
    116
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.79
    29
     
    2.19
    44
    35. Stomach Cancer
    2.76
    170
     
    3.94
    154
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    134
     
    2.34
    117
    37. Uterin Cancer
    1.82
    43
     
    1.20
    85
    38. Hepatitis C
    1.68
    14
     
    0.68
    58
    39. Alcohol
    1.60
    49
     
    1.56
    51
    40. Drug Use
    1.45
    37
     
    1.14
    47
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.22
    133
     
    1.59
    127
    42. Drownings
    1.16
    160
     
    0.76
    175
    43. Cervical Cancer
    1.13
    171
     
    1.26
    165
    44. Fires
    0.94
    122
     
    0.64
    146
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.91
    155
     
    1.12
    146
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    12
     
    0.92
    9
    47. Asthma
    0.87
    169
     
    0.49
    186
    48. Skin Disease
    0.78
    134
     
    0.53
    154
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.63
    158
     
    0.76
    151
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.61
    183
     
    0.74
    179
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Canada CANADA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    445,864
    21.42
     
    42,043
    21.84
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    172,765
    8.30
     
    12,056
    6.26
    3. Lung Cancers
    165,402
    7.95
     
    18,082
    9.39
    4. Stroke
    146,664
    7.05
     
    15,491
    8.05
    5. Lung Disease
    130,808
    6.29
     
    10,006
    5.20
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    75,280
    3.62
     
    8,143
    4.23
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    62,592
    3.01
     
    8,487
    4.41
    8. Hypertension
    62,156
    2.99
     
    2,266
    1.18
    9. Influenza & Pneumonia
    57,722
    2.77
     
    6,296
    3.27
    10. Kidney Disease
    50,889
    2.45
     
    3,943
    2.05
    11. Breast Cancer
    47,377
    2.28
     
    5,843
    3.04
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    45,154
    2.17
     
    2,798
    1.45
    13. Lymphomas
    38,595
    1.85
     
    4,637
    2.41
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    35,715
    1.72
     
    3,686
    1.91
    15. Suicide
    35,441
    1.70
     
    3,692
    1.92
    16. Prostate Cancer
    34,299
    1.65
     
    4,281
    2.22
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    33,885
    1.63
     
    1,481
    0.77
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    33,697
    1.62
     
    2,797
    1.45
    19. Liver Disease
    30,027
    1.44
     
    2,329
    1.21
    20. Poisonings
    29,473
    1.42
     
    794
    0.41
    21. Other Injuries
    25,827
    1.24
     
    2,983
    1.55
    22. Leukemia
    25,443
    1.22
     
    2,604
    1.35
    23. Falls
    24,337
    1.17
     
    2,387
    1.24
    24. Parkinson Disease
    21,557
    1.04
     
    1,729
    0.90
    25. Violence
    19,169
    0.92
     
    534
    0.28
    26. Liver Cancer
    17,862
    0.86
     
    1,552
    0.81
    27. Bladder Cancer
    16,279
    0.78
     
    1,898
    0.99
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    15,710
    0.75
     
    1,705
    0.89
    29. Ovary Cancer
    15,254
    0.73
     
    1,648
    0.86
    30. Other Neoplasms
    15,145
    0.73
     
    1,432
    0.74
    31. Stomach Cancer
    13,230
    0.64
     
    2,214
    1.15
    32. Skin Cancers
    13,036
    0.63
     
    1,168
    0.61
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    11,835
    0.57
     
    951
    0.49
    34. HIV/AIDS
    11,630
    0.56
     
    427
    0.22
    35. Oral Cancer
    9,330
    0.45
     
    1,233
    0.64
    36. Uterin Cancer
    8,638
    0.42
     
    688
    0.36
    37. Low Birth Weight
    7,748
    0.37
     
    404
    0.21
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,298
    0.35
     
    1,076
    0.56
    39. Hepatitis C
    6,764
    0.33
     
    328
    0.17
    40. Alcohol
    6,230
    0.30
     
    745
    0.39
    41. Drug Use
    4,732
    0.23
     
    411
    0.21
    42. Cervical Cancer
    4,564
    0.22
     
    616
    0.32
    43. Skin Disease
    4,147
    0.20
     
    351
    0.18
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    3,738
    0.18
     
    440
    0.23
    45. Asthma
    3,653
    0.18
     
    280
    0.15
    46. Drownings
    3,599
    0.17
     
    258
    0.13
    47. Fires
    3,463
    0.17
     
    246
    0.13
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,401
    0.16
     
    446
    0.23
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,209
    0.15
     
    440
    0.23
    50. Anaemia
    3,059
    0.15
     
    260
    0.14
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United States UNITED STATES   Canada CANADA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    35.38
    9
     
    33.68
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    18.80
    61
     
    20.20
    46
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.63
    56
     
    14.79
    37
    4. Lymphomas
    7.85
    21
     
    8.47
    13
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.40
    32
     
    6.64
    43
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.05
    103
     
    6.62
    91
    7. Leukemia
    5.32
    27
     
    4.83
    43
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.93
    139
     
    2.90
    167
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.43
    79
     
    3.18
    84
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.24
    41
     
    3.06
    53
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.02
    73
     
    3.10
    70
    12. Other Neoplasms
    2.88
    97
     
    2.41
    116
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.79
    29
     
    2.19
    44
    14. Stomach Cancer
    2.76
    170
     
    3.94
    154
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.06
    134
     
    2.34
    117
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.82
    43
     
    1.20
    85
    17. Cervical Cancer
    1.13
    171
     
    1.26
    165
     
     
     

    Latest WHO data (2010), Death Rates are age-standardized, total deaths are % of population