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HEALTH PROFILE: Belgium

Belgium
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Belgium

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Belgium. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

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    Belgium
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    Afghanistan Albania Algeria 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 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 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 Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles 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 Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Belgium BELGIUM LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
    Belgium BELGIUM LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    Belgium BELGIUM TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.31
    172
    2. Lung Cancers
    30.46
    12
    3. Lung Disease
    22.70
    91
    4. Stroke
    21.99
    170
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    21.96
    108
    6. Breast Cancer
    20.44
    42
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.65
    131
    8. Suicide
    15.74
    22
    9. Prostate Cancer
    13.36
    117
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.50
    55
    11. Liver Disease
    7.88
    146
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    38
    13. Other Injuries
    6.72
    108
    14. Kidney Disease
    6.44
    154
    15. Falls
    5.90
    78
    16. Lymphomas
    5.84
    75
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.62
    171
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.45
    153
    19. Other Neoplasms
    5.41
    17
    20. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    65
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    5.10
    86
    22. Leukemia
    4.60
    46
    23. Liver Cancer
    4.09
    125
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.63
    37
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.60
    141
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.59
    23
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.48
    142
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.40
    82
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    3.25
    161
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.02
    56
    32. Alcohol
    2.59
    51
    33. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    42
    34. Drug Use
    1.87
    46
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.85
    161
    36. Hypertension
    1.75
    182
    37. Epilepsy
    1.74
    89
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.21
    132
    39. Low Birth Weight
    1.21
    170
    40. Encephalitis
    1.17
    63
    41. Skin Disease
    0.94
    123
    42. Violence
    0.88
    163
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.85
    144
    44. Malnutrition
    0.74
    111
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.72
    148
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    168
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.68
    21
    48. Drownings
    0.58
    173
    49. Asthma
    0.54
    170
    50. Fires
    0.52
    147
    Belgium BELGIUM TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,130
    16.54
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    8,606
    9.41
    3. Stroke
    7,263
    7.94
    4. Lung Disease
    6,856
    7.49
    5. Lung Cancers
    6,790
    7.42
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,875
    6.42
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,279
    3.58
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,573
    2.81
    9. Suicide
    2,351
    2.57
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,325
    2.54
    11. Other Injuries
    1,926
    2.11
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,772
    1.94
    13. Other Neoplasms
    1,701
    1.86
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,690
    1.85
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,683
    1.84
    16. Falls
    1,683
    1.84
    17. Lymphomas
    1,507
    1.65
    18. Liver Disease
    1,466
    1.60
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    1,416
    1.55
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,212
    1.32
    21. Leukemia
    1,159
    1.27
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,072
    1.17
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,036
    1.13
    24. Liver Cancer
    960
    1.05
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    886
    0.97
      Deaths %
    26. Stomach Cancer
    855
    0.93
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    726
    0.79
    28. Oral Cancer
    689
    0.75
    29. Ovary Cancer
    664
    0.73
    30. Hypertension
    636
    0.70
    31. Skin Cancers
    540
    0.59
    32. Alcohol
    431
    0.47
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    421
    0.46
    34. Uterin Cancer
    383
    0.42
    35. Epilepsy
    353
    0.39
    36. Skin Disease
    336
    0.37
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    324
    0.35
    38. Encephalitis
    308
    0.34
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    296
    0.32
    40. Malnutrition
    281
    0.31
    41. Drug Use
    258
    0.28
    42. Cervical Cancer
    236
    0.26
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    209
    0.23
    44. Anemia
    169
    0.18
    45. Asthma
    146
    0.16
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    137
    0.15
    47. Violence
    109
    0.12
    48. Low Birth Weight
    88
    0.10
    49. Fires
    81
    0.09
    50. Drownings
    81
    0.09
    Belgium BELGIUM CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.46
    12
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.44
    42
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.36
    117
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.50
    55
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    38
    6. Lymphomas
    5.84
    75
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    65
    8. Leukemia
    4.60
    46
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.09
    125
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.63
    37
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.48
    142
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.40
    82
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.02
    56
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    42
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.85
    161
    Belgium BELGIUM HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    12.1
    14
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    26.5
    20.0
    87
    29
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    23.1
    21.0
    51
    109
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.93
    16
    Belgium BELGIUM DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11.491m
    76
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    125
    Population 0-14
    17.2%
    153
    Population 15-64
    64.3%
    121
    Population 65 +
    18.6%
    24
    Birth Rate / 1000
    11.30
    153
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.70
    44
    Fertility Rate
    1.78
    136
    Infant Mortality
    3.40
    178
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    64
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    74
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    69
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    112
    Net Migration
    5.40
    16
    Population Growth
    0.70%
    126
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    34
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    7.5%
    92
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    81.2
    24
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    71.6
    26
    GDP per Capita USD
    $46,300
    24

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.