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Compare Australia and Iceland 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
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Iceland ICELAND
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
     
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
    1990
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
     
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
    2000
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
     
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
    2010
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
     
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2016
    81.0
    84.8
    82.9
    3
    8
    6
     
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Iceland ICELAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.0
    84.8
    3
    8
     
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    Age 5
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    8
     
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 10
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    7
     
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 15
    81.4
    85.2
    2
    7
     
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 20
    81.6
    85.2
    2
    7
     
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    Age 25
    81.7
    85.3
    2
    7
     
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    Age 30
    81.9
    85.4
    2
    8
     
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.5
    2
    8
     
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    Age 40
    82.4
    85.7
    1
    6
     
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    Age 45
    82.7
    85.8
    1
    6
     
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    Age 50
    83.1
    86.1
    1
    6
     
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    Age 55
    83.6
    86.5
    1
    7
     
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    Age 60
    84.3
    86.9
    1
    7
     
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    Age 65
    85.1
    87.5
    1
    6
     
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    Age 70
    86.2
    88.2
    3
    6
     
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    Age 75
    87.5
    89.1
    3
    6
     
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    Age 80
    89.3
    90.5
    5
    10
     
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.4
    10
    19
     
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Iceland ICELAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.11
    173
     
    80.30
    141
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.61
    28
     
    38.28
    15
    3. Stroke
    24.06
    177
     
    26.13
    171
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.95
    56
     
    23.95
    41
    5. Lung Disease
    18.79
    121
     
    19.71
    112
    6. Prostate Cancer
    17.14
    83
     
    22.46
    54
    7. Breast Cancer
    16.54
    93
     
    23.04
    24
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.46
    44
     
    14.10
    50
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.59
    152
     
    4.59
    178
    10. Suicide
    10.52
    84
     
    11.87
    64
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.68
    169
     
    11.90
    156
    12. Lymphomas
    6.82
    43
     
    3.64
    124
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.49
    47
     
    9.51
    5
    14. Skin Cancers
    6.04
    2
     
    1.29
    99
    15. Kidney Disease
    5.95
    163
     
    4.84
    173
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    5.53
    91
     
    2.46
    150
    17. Falls
    5.29
    89
     
    2.99
    141
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.94
    162
     
    3.27
    171
    19. Ovary Cancer
    4.85
    75
     
    5.14
    64
    20. Leukemia
    4.68
    43
     
    3.11
    121
    21. Other Injuries
    4.41
    156
     
    6.95
    109
    22. Liver Disease
    4.34
    169
     
    2.15
    180
    23. Drug Use
    4.30
    14
     
    3.23
    30
    24. Liver Cancer
    4.24
    124
     
    4.54
    113
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    3.88
    15
     
    4.44
    8
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.80
    140
     
    2.08
    172
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.46
    65
     
    2.26
    98
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.35
    143
     
    3.73
    137
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    2.98
    166
     
    1.79
    180
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.95
    82
     
    1.52
    134
    31. Hypertension
    2.78
    170
     
    3.40
    164
    32. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    66
     
    2.55
    73
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    112
     
    0.73
    179
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    87
     
    0.79
    168
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    162
     
    0.40
    183
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.29
    172
     
    1.00
    176
    37. Asthma
    1.21
    137
     
    0.42
    178
    38. Alcohol
    1.20
    116
     
    1.37
    107
    39. Skin Disease
    1.08
    119
     
    0.73
    135
    40. Epilepsy
    1.00
    148
     
    0.63
    174
    41. Violence
    0.92
    166
     
    1.10
    161
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.86
    144
     
    0.27
    178
    43. Drownings
    0.82
    160
     
    0.40
    178
    44. Birth Trauma
    0.68
    149
     
    0.16
    183
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    167
     
    0.66
    168
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    154
     
    1.15
    140
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.49
    35
     
    0.56
    30
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.46
    42
     
    0.35
    59
    49. Poisonings
    0.38
    136
     
    0.54
    116
    50. Anemia
    0.36
    91
     
    0.18
    107
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Iceland ICELAND
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,153
    17.96
     
    440
    24.62
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13,446
    10.43
     
    216
    12.09
    3. Stroke
    10,516
    8.16
     
    143
    8.00
    4. Lung Cancers
    8,461
    6.56
     
    126
    7.05
    5. Lung Disease
    8,180
    6.35
     
    109
    6.10
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,847
    4.54
     
    76
    4.25
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,484
    3.48
     
    25
    1.40
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,151
    3.22
     
    66
    3.69
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3,488
    2.71
     
    57
    3.19
    10. Breast Cancer
    3,235
    2.51
     
    58
    3.25
    11. Suicide
    2,819
    2.19
     
    43
    2.41
    12. Lymphomas
    2,808
    2.18
     
    20
    1.12
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2,630
    2.04
     
    50
    2.80
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,594
    2.01
     
    27
    1.51
    15. Skin Cancers
    2,380
    1.85
     
    6
    0.34
    16. Falls
    2,282
    1.77
     
    15
    0.84
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    2,174
    1.69
     
    11
    0.62
    18. Leukemia
    1,882
    1.46
     
    16
    0.90
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    1,753
    1.36
     
    25
    1.40
    20. Other Injuries
    1,675
    1.30
     
    35
    1.96
    21. Liver Cancer
    1,644
    1.28
     
    23
    1.29
    22. Liver Disease
    1,434
    1.11
     
    10
    0.56
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,421
    1.10
     
    10
    0.56
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,376
    1.07
     
    12
    0.67
    25. Stomach Cancer
    1,325
    1.03
     
    20
    1.12
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,295
    1.00
     
    12
    0.67
    27. Hypertension
    1,227
    0.95
     
    19
    1.06
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,216
    0.94
     
    9
    0.50
    29. Bladder Cancer
    1,178
    0.91
     
    14
    0.78
    30. Drug Use
    1,076
    0.83
     
    11
    0.62
    31. Ovary Cancer
    989
    0.77
     
    14
    0.78
    32. Oral Cancer
    879
    0.68
     
    4
    0.22
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    659
    0.51
     
    7
    0.39
    34. Skin Disease
    465
    0.36
     
    4
    0.22
    35. Asthma
    457
    0.35
     
    2
    0.11
    36. Uterin Cancer
    398
    0.31
     
    2
    0.11
    37. Alcohol
    388
    0.30
     
    6
    0.34
    38. Cervical Cancer
    369
    0.29
     
    1
    0.06
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    351
    0.27
     
    2
    0.11
    40. Epilepsy
    299
    0.23
     
    2
    0.11
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    277
    0.21
     
    4
    0.22
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    262
    0.20
     
    7
    0.39
    43. Low Birth Weight
    226
    0.18
     
    3
    0.17
    44. Violence
    224
    0.17
     
    4
    0.22
    45. Drownings
    205
    0.16
     
    2
    0.11
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    198
    0.15
     
    2
    0.11
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    177
    0.14
     
    3
    0.17
    48. Anemia
    163
    0.13
     
    1
    0.06
    49. Birth Trauma
    119
    0.09
     
    0
    0.00
    50. Poisonings
    110
    0.09
     
    2
    0.11
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Iceland ICELAND
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.95
    56
     
    23.95
    41
    2. Prostate Cancer
    17.14
    83
     
    22.46
    54
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.54
    93
     
    23.04
    24
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.46
    44
     
    14.10
    50
    5. Lymphomas
    6.82
    43
     
    3.64
    124
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.49
    47
     
    9.51
    5
    7. Skin Cancers
    6.04
    2
     
    1.29
    99
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.85
    75
     
    5.14
    64
    9. Leukemia
    4.68
    43
     
    3.11
    121
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.24
    124
     
    4.54
    113
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.46
    65
     
    2.26
    98
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.35
    143
     
    3.73
    137
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    66
     
    2.55
    73
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    112
     
    0.73
    179
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    87
     
    0.79
    168
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    162
     
    0.40
    183
     
     
     
    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.