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HEALTH PROFILE : New Zealand

New Zealand
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New Zealand

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for New Zealand 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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    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    73.9
    71.2
    6
    9
    7
    1970
    68.2
    74.5
    71.3
    18
    16
    14
    1980
    70.0
    75.8
    72.8
    21
    21
    22
    1990
    72.5
    78.4
    75.4
    21
    22
    20
    2000
    75.9
    81.2
    78.6
    10
    11
    11
    2010
    79.0
    82.8
    80.9
    9
    18
    13
    2016
    80.5
    84.0
    82.2
    10
    17
    15
     
     
    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    84.0
    10
    17
    Age 5
    80.9
    84.3
    7
    16
    Age 10
    81.0
    84.4
    7
    16
    Age 15
    81.0
    84.4
    7
    16
    Age 20
    81.2
    84.5
    6
    15
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.6
    5
    14
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.7
    5
    12
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.9
    5
    12
    Age 40
    82.1
    85.0
    5
    12
    Age 45
    82.5
    85.3
    4
    12
    Age 50
    82.9
    85.6
    3
    11
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.0
    3
    10
    Age 60
    84.1
    86.4
    3
    10
    Age 65
    84.9
    87.1
    4
    10
    Age 70
    85.9
    87.8
    4
    10
    Age 75
    87.4
    88.9
    4
    10
    Age 80
    89.2
    90.3
    6
    15
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.2
    14
    24
     
     
    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND 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
    72.29
    156
    2. Stroke
    31.78
    160
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.07
    41
    4. Lung Cancers
    22.37
    50
    5. Lung Disease
    21.88
    96
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    57
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.75
    16
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.52
    78
    9. Suicide
    12.40
    52
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.46
    150
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.98
    162
    12. Falls
    7.27
    64
    13. Skin Cancers
    7.17
    1
    14. Lymphomas
    6.91
    39
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5.97
    53
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.74
    158
    17. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    58
    18. Leukemia
    4.78
    39
    19. Stomach Cancer
    4.34
    119
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.32
    143
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4.18
    111
    22. Kidney Disease
    4.05
    179
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.85
    137
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    3.55
    21
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.35
    70
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Other Injuries
    3.23
    175
    27. Liver Cancer
    3.21
    153
    28. Uterin Cancer
    3.17
    47
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.66
    68
    30. Hypertension
    2.60
    174
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.56
    98
    32. Liver Disease
    2.55
    177
    33. Low Birth Weight
    2.49
    150
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    167
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.71
    98
    36. Drug Use
    1.69
    67
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    145
    38. Drownings
    1.42
    141
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    106
    40. Epilepsy
    1.26
    128
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    141
    42. Violence
    1.14
    159
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.00
    150
    44. Asthma
    1.00
    144
    45. Alcohol
    0.82
    135
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.74
    145
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    21
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.54
    33
    49. Meningitis
    0.37
    143
    50. Fires
    0.33
    168
     
     
    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,719
    21.84
    2. Stroke
    2,543
    9.71
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,090
    7.98
    4. Lung Disease
    1,763
    6.73
    5. Lung Cancers
    1,679
    6.41
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,347
    5.14
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    870
    3.32
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    863
    3.30
    9. Breast Cancer
    693
    2.65
    10. Prostate Cancer
    652
    2.49
    11. Suicide
    570
    2.18
    12. Falls
    569
    2.17
    13. Skin Cancers
    530
    2.02
    14. Lymphomas
    520
    1.99
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    451
    1.72
    16. Leukemia
    345
    1.32
    17. Kidney Disease
    322
    1.23
    18. Stomach Cancer
    308
    1.18
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    295
    1.13
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    279
    1.07
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    274
    1.05
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    253
    0.97
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    244
    0.93
    24. Liver Cancer
    227
    0.87
    25. Bladder Cancer
    211
    0.81
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    208
    0.79
    27. Ovary Cancer
    201
    0.77
    28. Other Neoplasms
    201
    0.77
    29. Other Injuries
    188
    0.72
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    183
    0.70
    31. Liver Disease
    167
    0.64
    32. Oral Cancer
    119
    0.45
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    117
    0.45
    34. Uterin Cancer
    115
    0.44
    35. Skin Disease
    99
    0.38
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    90
    0.34
    37. Low Birth Weight
    87
    0.33
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    80
    0.31
    39. Drug Use
    78
    0.30
    40. Asthma
    67
    0.26
    41. Epilepsy
    64
    0.24
    42. Drownings
    64
    0.24
    43. Cervical Cancer
    63
    0.24
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    52
    0.20
    45. Violence
    52
    0.20
    46. Alcohol
    49
    0.19
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    36
    0.14
    48. Birth Trauma
    26
    0.10
    49. Anemia
    20
    0.08
    50. Meningitis
    18
    0.07
     
     
    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.37
    50
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    57
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.75
    16
    4. Prostate Cancer
    17.52
    78
    5. Skin Cancers
    7.17
    1
    6. Lymphomas
    6.91
    39
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.97
    53
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    58
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.78
    39
    10. Stomach Cancer
    4.34
    119
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.35
    70
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.21
    153
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.17
    47
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.66
    68
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    167
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    145
     
     
    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.7
    32
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    30.1
    31.4
    15
    38
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.32
    8

     
    New Zealand NEW ZEALAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    4,510,327
    124
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    90
    Population 0-14
    19.7%
    137
    Population 15-64
    65.1%
    109
    Population 65 +
    15.3%
    38
    Birth Rate / 1000
    13.20
    134
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.50
    97
    Fertility Rate
    2.02
    108
    Infant Mortality
    4.40
    161
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    105
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    70
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    85
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    49
    Net Migration
    2.20
    34
    Population Growth
    0.80%
    120
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    45
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    4.9%
    128
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    82.2
    15
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    72.8
    14
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $38,500
    32
     
     
     

    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.