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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom

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

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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
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
    2000
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
    2010
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
    2016
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
    Age 35
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
    Age 45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
    Age 50
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
    Age 55
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM 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
    47.64
    170
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    37.60
    23
    3. Lung Cancers
    26.69
    26
    4. Lung Disease
    23.07
    87
    5. Stroke
    21.58
    172
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.20
    57
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.18
    119
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.53
    81
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.96
    50
    10. Liver Disease
    8.28
    142
    11. Suicide
    7.64
    109
    12. Lymphomas
    6.59
    51
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.56
    28
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.55
    44
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.04
    31
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.17
    178
    17. Leukemia
    3.90
    87
    18. Falls
    3.86
    113
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    3.85
    15
    20. Liver Cancer
    3.80
    137
    21. Bladder Cancer
    3.76
    34
    22. Drug Use
    3.72
    18
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3.67
    137
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    3.60
    153
    25. Other Injuries
    3.43
    165
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Uterin Cancer
    3.41
    39
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    2.84
    140
    28. Low Birth Weight
    2.81
    148
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.72
    31
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.63
    161
    31. Kidney Disease
    2.63
    182
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.58
    109
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.53
    97
    34. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.42
    179
    35. Hypertension
    2.16
    175
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.86
    160
    37. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.45
    1
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.42
    137
    39. Alcohol
    1.40
    112
    40. Epilepsy
    1.35
    113
    41. Violence
    1.22
    152
    42. Skin Disease
    1.20
    115
    43. Asthma
    1.00
    144
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.95
    141
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.59
    158
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.59
    28
    47. Encephalitis
    0.58
    119
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.47
    167
    49. Drownings
    0.42
    179
    50. Fires
    0.32
    168
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Alzheimers & Dementia
    82,461
    16.47
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    76,365
    15.25
    3. Stroke
    38,649
    7.72
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37,494
    7.49
    5. Lung Disease
    37,384
    7.47
    6. Lung Cancers
    36,549
    7.30
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,798
    3.75
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,274
    2.65
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,987
    2.59
    10. Lymphomas
    9,393
    1.88
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,984
    1.79
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,916
    1.78
    13. Liver Disease
    7,715
    1.54
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    7,268
    1.45
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,553
    1.31
    16. Falls
    6,321
    1.26
    17. Bladder Cancer
    6,146
    1.23
    18. Suicide
    5,829
    1.16
    19. Leukemia
    5,375
    1.07
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,228
    1.04
    21. Liver Cancer
    5,170
    1.03
    22. Other Injuries
    4,972
    0.99
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,784
    0.96
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,138
    0.83
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,962
    0.79
      Deaths %
    26. Hypertension
    3,771
    0.75
    27. Skin Cancers
    3,599
    0.72
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,155
    0.63
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3,137
    0.63
    30. Oral Cancer
    3,098
    0.62
    31. Drug Use
    2,449
    0.49
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2,312
    0.46
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2,251
    0.45
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,128
    0.43
    35. Skin Disease
    2,041
    0.41
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,805
    0.36
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,706
    0.34
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,623
    0.32
    39. Asthma
    1,476
    0.29
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1,273
    0.25
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,224
    0.24
    42. Epilepsy
    1,200
    0.24
    43. Alcohol
    1,160
    0.23
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    968
    0.19
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    936
    0.19
    46. Violence
    860
    0.17
    47. Encephalitis
    849
    0.17
    48. Tuberculosis
    364
    0.07
    49. Fires
    317
    0.06
    50. Drownings
    299
    0.06
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    26.69
    26
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.20
    57
    3. Prostate Cancer
    17.53
    81
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.96
    50
    5. Lymphomas
    6.59
    51
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.56
    28
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.55
    44
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.04
    31
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.90
    87
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.80
    137
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.76
    34
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.67
    137
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.41
    39
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.72
    31
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.58
    109
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.86
    160
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.4
    23
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    19.9
    18.4
    108
    37
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    26.9
    28.6
    24
    53
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.81
    19
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    64.769m
    22
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    89
    Population 0-14
    17.5%
    150
    Population 15-64
    64.4%
    118
    Population 65 +
    18.0%
    27
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.10
    148
    Death Rate / 1000
    9.40
    56
    Fertility Rate
    1.88
    127
    Infant Mortality
    4.30
    166
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    124
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    68
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    47
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.82
    77
    Net Migration
    2.50
    28
    Population Growth
    0.50%
    141
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    50
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    4.4%
    135
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    81.4
    22
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    71.9
    23
    GDP per Capita USD
    $43,600
    28

    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.