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Compare Arab Emirates and Iran health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    51.9
    55.0
    53.4
    84
    85
    84
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    59.3
    63.0
    61.1
    76
    77
    78
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    66.1
    70.4
    68.2
    49
    65
    59
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    71.2
    75.3
    73.2
    33
    45
    36
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    73.4
    75.7
    74.2
    32
    55
    42
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    75.5
    77.7
    76.2
    35
    57
    43
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    76.5
    78.7
    77.2
    35
    61
    43
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.5
    78.7
    35
    61
     
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    77.1
    79.2
    36
    68
     
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    77.2
    79.3
    36
    69
     
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    77.3
    79.3
    36
    72
     
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    77.5
    79.4
    34
    71
     
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    77.7
    79.4
    36
    72
     
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    77.9
    79.5
    37
    76
     
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    78.0
    79.6
    39
    78
     
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    78.2
    79.6
    39
    80
     
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    78.4
    79.8
    40
    84
     
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    78.7
    80.0
    43
    86
     
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    79.2
    80.4
    47
    88
     
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    79.8
    81.0
    55
    92
     
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    81.2
    82.3
    53
    89
     
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    82.8
    83.7
    59
    83
     
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    84.8
    85.6
    63
    79
     
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    87.2
    88.0
    64
    75
     
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    90.3
    90.9
    70
    72
     
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    147.92
    53
     
    170.87
    35
    2. Stroke
    78.00
    99
     
    83.32
    91
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.75
    61
     
    17.46
    126
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.01
    30
     
    35.41
    19
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25.54
    108
     
    19.67
    133
    6. Kidney Disease
    23.39
    46
     
    13.28
    99
    7. Lung Disease
    18.37
    128
     
    18.84
    119
    8. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    10.51
    152
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.39
    126
     
    30.32
    38
    10. Liver Disease
    9.33
    132
     
    6.99
    147
    11. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    8.41
    106
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.77
    69
     
    4.37
    125
    13. Hypertension
    6.45
    142
     
    32.25
    17
    14. Other Injuries
    6.38
    119
     
    4.40
    157
    15. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    3.75
    116
    16. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    5.78
    73
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
     
    5.55
    134
    18. Asthma
    4.14
    94
     
    8.11
    74
    19. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    1.27
    174
    20. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    9.56
    137
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    7.80
    93
    22. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    16.11
    14
    23. Low Birth Weight
    3.32
    141
     
    6.09
    102
    24. Falls
    3.29
    130
     
    3.27
    131
    25. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    2.75
    166
    26. Meningitis
    3.04
    66
     
    1.23
    91
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    137
     
    2.44
    152
    28. Violence
    2.85
    126
     
    4.07
    108
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.84
    79
     
    0.56
    164
    30. Suicide
    2.74
    173
     
    3.61
    164
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.69
    101
     
    2.21
    112
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    2.08
    124
    33. Drug Use
    2.02
    55
     
    2.78
    35
    34. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    5.17
    24
    35. Skin Disease
    1.87
    89
     
    0.42
    157
    36. Tuberculosis
    1.82
    119
     
    2.13
    111
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.75
    123
     
    2.69
    98
    38. Fires
    1.69
    88
     
    3.01
    69
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    9.32
    19
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    1.40
    157
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    4.66
    16
    42. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    0.74
    170
    43. Drownings
    1.10
    147
     
    1.01
    153
    44. Epilepsy
    1.09
    144
     
    0.64
    173
    45. Birth Trauma
    1.07
    138
     
    3.35
    84
    46. Anemia
    1.04
    63
     
    0.40
    89
    47. Tetanus
    1.03
    43
     
    0.05
    103
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    0.88
    111
     
    0.60
    145
    49. Other Neoplasms
    0.76
    166
     
    1.23
    148
    50. Malnutrition
    0.58
    122
     
    0.41
    124
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Iran IRAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,733
    26.71
     
    89,116
    27.47
    2. Stroke
    1,699
    12.16
     
    42,356
    13.06
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    902
    6.45
     
    22,143
    6.83
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    756
    5.41
     
    9,270
    2.86
    5. Kidney Disease
    613
    4.39
     
    7,067
    2.18
    6. Lung Disease
    520
    3.72
     
    9,709
    2.99
    7. Other Injuries
    423
    3.03
     
    3,046
    0.94
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    413
    2.96
     
    11,173
    3.44
    9. Violence
    341
    2.44
     
    3,259
    1.00
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    304
    2.18
     
    17,175
    5.29
    11. Liver Disease
    285
    2.04
     
    3,903
    1.20
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    261
    1.87
     
    2,391
    0.74
    13. Suicide
    261
    1.87
     
    2,836
    0.87
    14. Falls
    257
    1.84
     
    1,954
    0.60
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    245
    1.75
     
    4,237
    1.31
    16. Lung Cancers
    205
    1.47
     
    4,816
    1.48
    17. Low Birth Weight
    184
    1.32
     
    4,712
    1.45
    18. Asthma
    174
    1.25
     
    4,229
    1.30
    19. Lymphomas
    163
    1.17
     
    3,498
    1.08
    20. Breast Cancer
    155
    1.11
     
    3,545
    1.09
    21. Drug Use
    150
    1.07
     
    2,122
    0.65
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    149
    1.07
     
    4,691
    1.45
    23. Hypertension
    143
    1.02
     
    16,415
    5.06
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    125
    0.89
     
    1,445
    0.45
    25. Leukemia
    107
    0.77
     
    3,240
    1.00
    26. Meningitis
    101
    0.72
     
    771
    0.24
    27. Stomach Cancer
    101
    0.72
     
    8,850
    2.73
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    89
    0.64
     
    314
    0.10
    29. Fires
    89
    0.64
     
    2,068
    0.64
    30. Liver Cancer
    87
    0.62
     
    1,563
    0.48
    31. Epilepsy
    85
    0.61
     
    448
    0.14
    32. Drownings
    83
    0.59
     
    774
    0.24
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    66
    0.47
     
    1,194
    0.37
    34. Birth Trauma
    59
    0.42
     
    2,588
    0.80
    35. Oral Cancer
    58
    0.42
     
    855
    0.26
    36. Ovary Cancer
    56
    0.40
     
    1,179
    0.36
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    52
    0.37
     
    5,303
    1.63
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41
    0.29
     
    1,452
    0.45
    39. Tuberculosis
    39
    0.28
     
    1,323
    0.41
    40. Skin Disease
    39
    0.28
     
    217
    0.07
    41. Cervical Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    390
    0.12
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    2,483
    0.77
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    36
    0.26
     
    1,426
    0.44
    44. Alcohol
    28
    0.20
     
    71
    0.02
    45. Poisonings
    27
    0.19
     
    1,128
    0.35
    46. Bladder Cancer
    24
    0.17
     
    2,475
    0.76
    47. Anemia
    22
    0.16
     
    236
    0.07
    48. Tetanus
    20
    0.14
     
    35
    0.01
    49. Skin Cancers
    18
    0.13
     
    405
    0.12
    50. Encephalitis
    16
    0.11
     
    140
    0.04
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    10.51
    152
    2. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    8.41
    106
    3. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    3.75
    116
    4. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    5.78
    73
    5. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    1.27
    174
    6. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    9.56
    137
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    7.80
    93
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    16.11
    14
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    2.75
    166
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    2.08
    124
    11. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    5.17
    24
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    9.32
    19
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    1.40
    157
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    4.66
    16
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    0.74
    170
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.47
    164
     
    0.74
    143
     
     
     
    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.