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HEALTH PROFILE: Iran

Iran
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Iran

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

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    Iran
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    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
    Iran IRAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    Iran IRAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    Iran IRAN 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
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    59.62
    110
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    41.62
    13
    4. Hypertension
    37.49
    8
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.37
    42
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.47
    99
    7. Lung Disease
    19.85
    115
    8. Kidney Disease
    18.83
    80
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.35
    127
    10. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    16. Liver Disease
    7.18
    152
    17. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    97
    19. Asthma
    5.75
    75
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.28
    128
    21. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.82
    89
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    4.39
    8
    25. Violence
    4.25
    108
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Suicide
    4.02
    155
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    28. Other Injuries
    3.66
    161
    29. Falls
    3.65
    122
    30. Birth Trauma
    3.44
    83
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.24
    146
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.85
    97
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.82
    96
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    141
    36. Drug Use
    2.68
    26
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    38. Fires
    2.13
    75
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.56
    102
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.45
    121
    42. Poisonings
    1.27
    58
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.21
    149
    44. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    45. Meningitis
    1.10
    92
    46. Drownings
    1.00
    152
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.95
    58
    48. Skin Disease
    0.90
    125
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    Iran IRAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Stroke
    31,283
    9.31
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,831
    6.50
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    20,494
    6.10
    5. Hypertension
    19,428
    5.78
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,842
    4.42
    7. Lung Disease
    10,378
    3.09
    8. Kidney Disease
    10,143
    3.02
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,064
    3.00
    10. Stomach Cancer
    8,640
    2.57
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,165
    1.54
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,987
    1.48
    13. Lung Cancers
    4,977
    1.48
    14. Low Birth Weight
    4,663
    1.39
    15. Liver Disease
    4,108
    1.22
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    4,090
    1.22
    17. HIV/AIDS
    4,040
    1.20
    18. Lymphomas
    3,887
    1.16
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,635
    1.08
    20. Violence
    3,613
    1.08
    21. Suicide
    3,259
    0.97
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    0.96
    23. Asthma
    3,077
    0.92
    24. Birth Trauma
    2,662
    0.79
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2,619
    0.78
      Deaths %
    26. Other Injuries
    2,573
    0.77
    27. Prostate Cancer
    2,542
    0.76
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    2,213
    0.66
    29. Falls
    2,206
    0.66
    30. Drug Use
    2,136
    0.64
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,822
    0.54
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,767
    0.53
    33. Liver Cancer
    1,720
    0.51
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,686
    0.50
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,517
    0.45
    36. Fires
    1,506
    0.45
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    1,330
    0.40
    38. Ovary Cancer
    1,256
    0.37
    39. Poisonings
    960
    0.29
    40. Oral Cancer
    954
    0.28
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    867
    0.26
    42. Tuberculosis
    855
    0.25
    43. Drownings
    778
    0.23
    44. Other Neoplasms
    766
    0.23
    45. Meningitis
    694
    0.21
    46. Hepatitis B
    590
    0.18
    47. War
    575
    0.17
    48. Epilepsy
    529
    0.16
    49. Skin Disease
    470
    0.14
    50. Skin Cancers
    411
    0.12
    Iran IRAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    7. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    8. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
      Rate World Rank
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    Iran IRAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.0
    161
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    21.5
    0.7
    102
    121
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    19.3
    32.2
    80
    35
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.71
    101
    Iran IRAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    82.022m
    17
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    27
    Population 0-14
    24.2%
    111
    Population 15-64
    70.5%
    17
    Population 65 +
    5.3%
    110
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.90
    95
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.30
    158
    Fertility Rate
    1.97
    114
    Infant Mortality
    15.90
    98
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    88
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    79
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.04
    36
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.87
    42
    Net Migration
    -0.20
    91
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    85
    Literacy Total
    86.8%
    123
    Literacy Male
    91.2%
    86
    Literacy Female
    82.5%
    97
    Unemployment
    12.4%
    49
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.7
    64
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    65.4
    88
    GDP per Capita USD
    $20,000
    65

    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.