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HEALTH PROFILE: Syria

Syria
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Syria

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

Syria Population Pyramid
 
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    Syria
    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
    Syria SYRIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
    Syria SYRIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
    Syria SYRIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. War
    403.57
    1
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    298.18
    9
    3. Stroke
    54.11
    118
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    41.30
    15
    5. Breast Cancer
    28.20
    9
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.43
    58
    7. Kidney Disease
    21.29
    66
    8. Lung Cancers
    17.04
    72
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    32
    10. Lung Disease
    14.58
    146
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.35
    138
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.02
    143
    13. Prostate Cancer
    11.93
    128
    14. Liver Disease
    11.35
    115
    15. Lymphomas
    9.71
    5
    16. Asthma
    7.27
    69
    17. Leukemia
    7.04
    3
    18. Bladder Cancer
    6.83
    3
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.80
    74
    20. Stomach Cancer
    6.78
    73
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    6.18
    122
    22. Low Birth Weight
    5.69
    104
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.25
    96
    24. Other Neoplasms
    4.97
    25
    25. Ovary Cancer
    4.65
    82
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.61
    110
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    4.54
    73
    28. Hypertension
    4.28
    157
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.18
    102
    30. Other Injuries
    4.13
    150
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    2.95
    50
    32. Violence
    2.93
    124
    33. Birth Trauma
    2.46
    99
    34. Suicide
    2.44
    176
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.41
    118
    36. Falls
    2.15
    162
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.86
    77
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.62
    97
    39. Meningitis
    1.53
    79
    40. Cervical Cancer
    1.52
    174
    41. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    137
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.27
    148
    43. Drug Use
    1.07
    95
    44. Fires
    0.97
    116
    45. Drownings
    0.82
    158
    46. Malnutrition
    0.80
    108
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.71
    165
    48. Syphilis
    0.70
    62
    49. Appendicitis
    0.60
    84
    50. Epilepsy
    0.58
    175
    Syria SYRIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. War
    69,275
    48.55
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    29,566
    20.72
    3. Stroke
    5,682
    3.98
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,691
    2.59
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,528
    2.47
    6. Kidney Disease
    2,213
    1.55
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,007
    1.41
    8. Lung Cancers
    1,798
    1.26
    9. Breast Cancer
    1,691
    1.19
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,587
    1.11
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,565
    1.10
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    1,451
    1.02
    13. Lung Disease
    1,430
    1.00
    14. Low Birth Weight
    1,353
    0.95
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,322
    0.93
    16. Liver Disease
    1,250
    0.88
    17. Lymphomas
    1,105
    0.77
    18. Leukemia
    889
    0.62
    19. Asthma
    766
    0.54
    20. Stomach Cancer
    732
    0.51
    21. Bladder Cancer
    682
    0.48
    22. Birth Trauma
    584
    0.41
    23. Other Injuries
    582
    0.41
    24. Other Neoplasms
    579
    0.41
    25. Liver Cancer
    560
    0.39
      Deaths %
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    516
    0.36
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    511
    0.36
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    495
    0.35
    29. Prostate Cancer
    488
    0.34
    30. Violence
    453
    0.32
    31. Hypertension
    422
    0.30
    32. Suicide
    357
    0.25
    33. Maternal Conditions
    310
    0.22
    34. Ovary Cancer
    279
    0.20
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    271
    0.19
    36. Falls
    267
    0.19
    37. Oral Cancer
    262
    0.18
    38. Meningitis
    241
    0.17
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    209
    0.15
    40. Syphilis
    166
    0.12
    41. Drownings
    148
    0.10
    42. Drug Use
    147
    0.10
    43. Fires
    142
    0.10
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    134
    0.09
    45. Malnutrition
    117
    0.08
    46. Cervical Cancer
    91
    0.06
    47. Epilepsy
    86
    0.06
    48. Appendicitis
    76
    0.05
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    73
    0.05
    50. Uterin Cancer
    71
    0.05
    Syria SYRIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    28.20
    9
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.04
    72
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    32
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.93
    128
    5. Lymphomas
    9.71
    5
    6. Leukemia
    7.04
    3
    7. Bladder Cancer
    6.83
    3
    8. Stomach Cancer
    6.78
    73
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.25
    96
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.65
    82
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.54
    73
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.41
    118
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.52
    174
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    137
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.27
    148
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.57
    166
    Syria SYRIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.3
    180
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    20.9
    34.8
    70
    28
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.46
    144
    Syria SYRIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    18.029m
    62
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    50
    Population 0-14
    31.6%
    64
    Population 15-64
    64.2%
    122
    Population 65 +
    4.2%
    134
    Birth Rate / 1000
    21.20
    73
    Death Rate / 1000
    4.00
    180
    Fertility Rate
    2.50
    74
    Infant Mortality
    14.80
    100
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    53
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    62
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    90
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.82
    74
    Net Migration
    61.50
    1
    Population Growth
    7.90%
    1
    Literacy Total
    86.4%
    125
    Literacy Male
    91.7%
    83
    Literacy Female
    81.0%
    100
    Unemployment
    50.0%
    4
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    63.8
    151
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    55.8
    151
    GDP per Capita USD
    $2,900
    160

    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.