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China

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for China including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    China CHINA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
    1970
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
    1980
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
    1990
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
    2000
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
    2010
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
    2016
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
     
     
    China CHINA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    Age 5
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    Age 10
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 15
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 20
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    Age 25
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    Age 30
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    Age 35
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    Age 45
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    Age 50
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    Age 55
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    Age 60
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    Age 65
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    Age 70
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    Age 75
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    Age 85
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
     
     
    China CHINA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    128.18
    33
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.33
    118
    3. Lung Disease
    63.10
    7
    4. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
    5. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.87
    73
    7. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.50
    94
    9. Hypertension
    17.39
    61
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.69
    148
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.41
    113
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.96
    156
    14. Liver Disease
    9.49
    131
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
    16. Suicide
    8.53
    116
    17. Falls
    6.71
    71
    18. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.18
    32
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.39
    141
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
    22. Drownings
    3.96
    91
    23. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
    24. Low Birth Weight
    3.51
    140
    25. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
    27. Other Injuries
    3.10
    178
    28. Birth Trauma
    2.75
    98
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.57
    102
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.44
    103
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    168
    32. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.11
    112
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
    36. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
    37. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    1.77
    164
    39. Drug Use
    1.73
    65
    40. Asthma
    1.72
    123
    41. Poisonings
    1.46
    62
    42. HIV/AIDS
    1.42
    115
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
    44. Epilepsy
    0.83
    157
    45. Violence
    0.82
    172
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.80
    149
    47. Alcohol
    0.75
    139
    48. Fires
    0.69
    137
    49. Malnutrition
    0.68
    118
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    22
     
     
    China CHINA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2,098,609
    22.46
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,597,170
    17.10
    3. Lung Disease
    1,011,931
    10.83
    4. Lung Cancers
    635,640
    6.80
    5. Liver Cancer
    396,791
    4.25
    6. Stomach Cancer
    326,453
    3.49
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    312,812
    3.35
    8. Hypertension
    280,611
    3.00
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    268,127
    2.87
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217,062
    2.32
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    196,639
    2.10
    12. Kidney Disease
    187,373
    2.01
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    165,989
    1.78
    14. Liver Disease
    161,377
    1.73
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    148,964
    1.59
    16. Suicide
    138,622
    1.48
    17. Falls
    105,569
    1.13
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    85,574
    0.92
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    69,713
    0.75
    20. Leukemia
    57,230
    0.61
    21. Drownings
    51,961
    0.56
    22. Breast Cancer
    49,011
    0.52
    23. Other Injuries
    45,721
    0.49
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    44,671
    0.48
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    42,288
    0.45
      Deaths %
    26. Other Neoplasms
    40,361
    0.43
    27. Oral Cancer
    38,575
    0.41
    28. Lymphomas
    38,425
    0.41
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    36,621
    0.39
    30. Tuberculosis
    33,634
    0.36
    31. Low Birth Weight
    33,151
    0.35
    32. Bladder Cancer
    29,437
    0.32
    33. Cervical Cancer
    29,140
    0.31
    34. Drug Use
    27,925
    0.30
    35. Asthma
    27,680
    0.30
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    26,778
    0.29
    37. Birth Trauma
    25,919
    0.28
    38. Prostate Cancer
    24,392
    0.26
    39. HIV/AIDS
    23,058
    0.25
    40. Poisonings
    22,392
    0.24
    41. Skin Cancers
    19,556
    0.21
    42. Uterin Cancer
    16,499
    0.18
    43. Ovary Cancer
    15,210
    0.16
    44. Alcohol
    12,585
    0.13
    45. Epilepsy
    12,196
    0.13
    46. Violence
    11,873
    0.13
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10,954
    0.12
    48. Malnutrition
    10,539
    0.11
    49. Fires
    10,380
    0.11
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    9,789
    0.10
     
     
    China CHINA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
    2. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
    3. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
    8. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
      Rate World Rank
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
    11. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
    15. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
     
     
    China CHINA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    7.2
    83
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    47.6
    1.8
    20
    108
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    5.9
    6.5
    136
    181
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.25
    82

     
    China CHINA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,379,302,771
    1
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.06
    16
    Population 0-14
    17.2%
    154
    Population 15-64
    72.0%
    13
    Population 65 +
    10.8%
    61
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.30
    142
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.80
    86
    Fertility Rate
    1.60
    159
    Infant Mortality
    12.00
    114
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.15
    1
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.17
    1
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.06
    21
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.91
    25
    Net Migration
    -0.40
    102
    Population Growth
    0.40%
    142
    Literacy Total
    96.4%
    74
    Literacy Male
    98.2%
    44
    Literacy Female
    94.5%
    55
    Unemployment
    4.0%
    143
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    76.4
    51
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    68.7
    37
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $16,600
    81
     
     
     

    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.