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Switzerland
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Switzerland

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Switzerland 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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    Switzerland SWITZERLAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    74.1
    71.3
    7
    6
    6
    1970
    70.0
    76.2
    73.0
    6
    5
    5
    1980
    72.2
    78.9
    75.5
    8
    4
    5
    1990
    73.9
    80.7
    77.2
    9
    3
    4
    2000
    76.8
    82.5
    79.7
    4
    4
    2
    2010
    80.0
    84.5
    82.3
    2
    5
    2
    2016
    81.2
    85.2
    83.3
    1
    5
    2
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.2
    85.2
    1
    5
    Age 5
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
    Age 10
    81.6
    85.5
    1
    5
    Age 15
    81.6
    85.6
    1
    5
    Age 20
    81.7
    85.6
    1
    5
    Age 25
    81.9
    85.7
    1
    5
    Age 30
    82.0
    85.7
    1
    5
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.8
    1
    5
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.9
    3
    5
    Age 45
    82.5
    86.0
    3
    5
    Age 50
    82.8
    86.2
    4
    5
    Age 55
    83.2
    86.5
    4
    5
    Age 60
    83.8
    86.9
    4
    6
    Age 65
    84.7
    87.4
    5
    7
    Age 70
    85.8
    88.1
    5
    7
    Age 75
    87.1
    89.1
    7
    8
    Age 80
    88.8
    90.3
    11
    16
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.1
    27
    31
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND 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
    61.81
    167
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.17
    18
    3. Lung Cancers
    21.00
    55
    4. Stroke
    19.50
    182
    5. Prostate Cancer
    18.31
    73
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.99
    76
    7. Lung Disease
    15.22
    148
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.48
    63
    9. Suicide
    11.08
    75
    10. Falls
    10.27
    44
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.19
    166
    12. Hypertension
    8.76
    125
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    7.48
    34
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.25
    168
    15. Lymphomas
    5.79
    72
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.14
    171
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.04
    104
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.03
    68
    19. Liver Disease
    4.99
    164
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.47
    114
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    4.31
    10
    22. Leukemia
    4.05
    86
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.05
    152
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    135
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.71
    53
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.33
    52
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.15
    75
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.14
    134
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.09
    84
    30. Skin Cancers
    2.96
    27
    31. Other Injuries
    2.90
    179
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.82
    178
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    68
    34. Drug Use
    2.27
    48
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2.04
    155
    36. Alcohol
    1.74
    86
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.08
    179
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.00
    6
    39. Epilepsy
    0.98
    149
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    147
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    162
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.62
    154
    43. Asthma
    0.60
    170
    44. Schizophrenia
    0.59
    7
    45. Skin Disease
    0.57
    147
    46. Drownings
    0.55
    170
    47. Violence
    0.52
    180
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.40
    175
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.40
    138
    50. Anemia
    0.37
    90
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,436
    20.48
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7,141
    12.79
    3. Stroke
    3,661
    6.55
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,331
    5.96
    5. Lung Disease
    2,813
    5.04
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,945
    3.48
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,865
    3.34
    8. Falls
    1,865
    3.34
    9. Hypertension
    1,681
    3.01
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,516
    2.71
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1,491
    2.67
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,323
    2.37
    13. Suicide
    1,255
    2.25
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1,243
    2.23
    15. Lymphomas
    992
    1.78
    16. Kidney Disease
    982
    1.76
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    889
    1.59
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    841
    1.51
    19. Liver Cancer
    718
    1.29
    20. Liver Disease
    701
    1.26
    21. Other Neoplasms
    653
    1.17
    22. Leukemia
    643
    1.15
    23. Stomach Cancer
    603
    1.08
    24. Bladder Cancer
    602
    1.08
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    500
    0.90
      Deaths %
    26. Skin Cancers
    478
    0.86
    27. Oral Cancer
    467
    0.84
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    466
    0.83
    29. Ovary Cancer
    442
    0.79
    30. Other Injuries
    392
    0.70
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    297
    0.53
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    287
    0.51
    33. Uterin Cancer
    237
    0.42
    34. Alcohol
    234
    0.42
    35. Drug Use
    201
    0.36
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    149
    0.27
    37. Multiple Sclerosis
    146
    0.26
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    138
    0.25
    39. Epilepsy
    129
    0.23
    40. Skin Disease
    106
    0.19
    41. Asthma
    104
    0.19
    42. Schizophrenia
    99
    0.18
    43. Low Birth Weight
    97
    0.17
    44. Cervical Cancer
    94
    0.17
    45. Anemia
    72
    0.13
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    70
    0.13
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    70
    0.13
    48. Malnutrition
    57
    0.10
    49. Drownings
    56
    0.10
    50. Violence
    47
    0.08
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.00
    55
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.31
    73
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.99
    76
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.48
    63
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.48
    34
    6. Lymphomas
    5.79
    72
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.03
    68
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.47
    114
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.05
    86
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    135
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.33
    52
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.15
    75
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.09
    84
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.96
    27
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.72
    68
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.08
    179
     
     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.5
    20
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    26.9
    19.7
    85
    31
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.2
    16.9
    58
    131
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.49
    5

     
    Switzerland SWITZERLAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    8,236,303
    97
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    117
    Population 0-14
    15.2%
    172
    Population 15-64
    66.7%
    66
    Population 65 +
    18.2%
    26
    Birth Rate / 1000
    10.50
    162
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.30
    73
    Fertility Rate
    1.56
    164
    Infant Mortality
    3.60
    175
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    52
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    37
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    77
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.79
    98
    Net Migration
    4.70
    19
    Population Growth
    0.70%
    132
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    48
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    3.0%
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    83.3
    2
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    73.5
    4
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $61,400
    10
     
     
     

    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.