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United Kingdom

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for United Kingdom 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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    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
    57.34
    171
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.18
    5
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
    4. Stroke
    27.45
    169
    5. Lung Disease
    23.66
    80
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.01
    119
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
    10. Liver Disease
    8.24
    141
    11. Suicide
    7.52
    123
    12. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.69
    176
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.53
    4
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
    19. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
    20. Falls
    4.26
    114
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    166
    24. Drug Use
    3.81
    19
    25. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Kidney Disease
    3.41
    181
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.26
    160
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.97
    81
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.86
    141
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.70
    161
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.58
    180
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.53
    149
    35. Hypertension
    2.51
    177
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.70
    127
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.47
    1
    39. Alcohol
    1.46
    98
    40. Epilepsy
    1.44
    112
    41. Skin Disease
    1.43
    102
    42. Violence
    1.32
    154
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    138
    44. Asthma
    1.06
    143
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    151
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    20
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.42
    169
    48. Drownings
    0.38
    179
    49. Poisonings
    0.35
    144
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    162
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,426
    16.02
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    72,375
    15.37
    3. Stroke
    37,724
    8.01
    4. Lung Cancers
    36,321
    7.72
    5. Lung Disease
    32,295
    6.86
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,120
    6.82
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,801
    3.99
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,258
    2.82
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,578
    2.67
    10. Lymphomas
    9,171
    1.95
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,859
    1.88
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,822
    1.87
    13. Liver Disease
    7,397
    1.57
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    6,614
    1.41
    15. Bladder Cancer
    6,086
    1.29
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,037
    1.28
    17. Suicide
    5,500
    1.17
    18. Falls
    5,465
    1.16
    19. Leukemia
    5,421
    1.15
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,347
    1.14
    21. Liver Cancer
    4,925
    1.05
    22. Other Injuries
    4,698
    1.00
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,668
    0.99
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,165
    0.88
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,839
    0.82
      Deaths %
    26. Skin Cancers
    3,421
    0.73
    27. Hypertension
    3,359
    0.71
    28. Oral Cancer
    2,938
    0.62
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,917
    0.62
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,893
    0.61
    31. Drug Use
    2,439
    0.52
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,178
    0.46
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,165
    0.46
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,982
    0.42
    35. Skin Disease
    1,914
    0.41
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,846
    0.39
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,684
    0.36
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,546
    0.33
    39. Epilepsy
    1,250
    0.27
    40. Asthma
    1,248
    0.27
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,247
    0.26
    42. Alcohol
    1,167
    0.25
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1,159
    0.25
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    997
    0.21
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    922
    0.20
    46. Violence
    862
    0.18
    47. Tuberculosis
    348
    0.07
    48. Fires
    294
    0.06
    49. Poisonings
    287
    0.06
    50. Drownings
    270
    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
    28.96
    19
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
    5. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
      Rate World Rank
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
    10. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
     
    United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    11.4
    23
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    19.9
    18.4
    108
    37
    OBESITY PERCENT
    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
    64,769,452
    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
    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.