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HEALTH PROFILE: Japan

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

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    Japan
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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
    Japan JAPAN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    65.3
    70.1
    67.7
    31
    35
    35
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
    Japan JAPAN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    Japan JAPAN 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
    31.55
    181
    2. Stroke
    25.76
    160
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.28
    98
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    5. Suicide
    14.30
    30
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    7. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    8. Lung Disease
    11.61
    169
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    11. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    13. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    156
    14. Liver Disease
    5.60
    161
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.48
    156
    16. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    17. Other Injuries
    4.06
    152
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    19. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.34
    182
    21. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    22. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    23. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    2.64
    172
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.37
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.30
    153
    27. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.14
    171
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    30. Drownings
    2.06
    121
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    32. Falls
    1.85
    173
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    1.66
    136
    34. Encephalitis
    0.77
    93
    35. Hypertension
    0.71
    183
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.69
    167
    37. Asthma
    0.64
    158
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.60
    144
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    155
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.46
    165
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    42. Malnutrition
    0.43
    123
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.41
    183
    44. Epilepsy
    0.39
    182
    45. Fires
    0.38
    158
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.37
    68
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    155
    48. Drug Use
    0.34
    169
    49. Poisonings
    0.26
    137
    50. Alcohol
    0.26
    173
    Japan JAPAN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    152,677
    14.15
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    141,278
    13.09
    3. Stroke
    126,320
    11.70
    4. Lung Cancers
    79,534
    7.37
    5. Lung Disease
    64,257
    5.95
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55,524
    5.14
    7. Stomach Cancer
    53,803
    4.99
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,539
    3.29
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34,389
    3.19
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    34,021
    3.15
    11. Liver Cancer
    31,904
    2.96
    12. Suicide
    23,684
    2.19
    13. Lymphomas
    17,856
    1.65
    14. Other Injuries
    17,287
    1.60
    15. Liver Disease
    17,241
    1.60
    16. Breast Cancer
    14,630
    1.36
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,446
    1.34
    18. Prostate Cancer
    13,096
    1.21
    19. Other Neoplasms
    12,636
    1.17
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,595
    1.17
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,454
    0.97
    22. Leukemia
    9,206
    0.85
    23. Bladder Cancer
    9,161
    0.85
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    9,093
    0.84
    25. Oral Cancer
    8,137
    0.75
      Deaths %
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,904
    0.73
    27. Falls
    7,878
    0.73
    28. Drownings
    7,314
    0.68
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5,015
    0.46
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,816
    0.45
    31. Hypertension
    4,120
    0.38
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,900
    0.36
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,378
    0.31
    34. Asthma
    3,316
    0.31
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,111
    0.29
    36. Encephalitis
    3,098
    0.29
    37. Uterin Cancer
    3,028
    0.28
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,810
    0.26
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,800
    0.26
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,609
    0.24
    41. Skin Disease
    1,873
    0.17
    42. Malnutrition
    1,825
    0.17
    43. Skin Cancers
    1,825
    0.17
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,758
    0.16
    45. Fires
    1,082
    0.10
    46. Epilepsy
    1,024
    0.09
    47. Anemia
    874
    0.08
    48. Drug Use
    745
    0.07
    49. Schizophrenia
    728
    0.07
    50. Hepatitis B
    690
    0.06
    Japan JAPAN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    3. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    8. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    11. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    Japan JAPAN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.0
    72
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    33.7
    10.6
    61
    59
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.8
    3.7
    148
    189
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.92
    53
    Japan JAPAN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    126.451m
    10
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    170
    Population 0-14
    12.8%
    190
    Population 15-64
    59.3%
    149
    Population 65 +
    27.9%
    2
    Birth Rate / 1000
    7.70
    191
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.80
    41
    Fertility Rate
    1.41
    184
    Infant Mortality
    2.00
    192
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    37
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    30
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    93
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.78
    105
    Net Migration
    0.00
    72
    Population Growth
    -0.20%
    177
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    42
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    2.9%
    158
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    84.2
    1
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    74.8
    2
    GDP per Capita USD
    $42,700
    29

    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.