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Compare Australia and Laos 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   Laos LAOS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    81.0
    84.8
    82.9
    3
    8
    6
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.0
    84.8
    3
    8
     
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    8
     
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    7
     
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    81.4
    85.2
    2
    7
     
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    81.6
    85.2
    2
    7
     
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    81.7
    85.3
    2
    7
     
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    81.9
    85.4
    2
    8
     
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.5
    2
    8
     
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    82.4
    85.7
    1
    6
     
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    82.7
    85.8
    1
    6
     
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    83.1
    86.1
    1
    6
     
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    83.6
    86.5
    1
    7
     
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    84.3
    86.9
    1
    7
     
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    85.1
    87.5
    1
    6
     
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    86.2
    88.2
    3
    6
     
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    87.5
    89.1
    3
    6
     
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    89.3
    90.5
    5
    10
     
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.4
    10
    19
     
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.11
    173
     
    167.41
    37
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.61
    28
     
    20.64
    66
    3. Stroke
    24.06
    177
     
    122.62
    37
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.95
    56
     
    13.86
    86
    5. Lung Disease
    18.79
    121
     
    36.62
    28
    6. Prostate Cancer
    17.14
    83
     
    3.75
    169
    7. Breast Cancer
    16.54
    93
     
    10.53
    151
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.46
    44
     
    8.08
    90
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.59
    152
     
    36.15
    65
    10. Suicide
    10.52
    84
     
    13.93
    38
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.68
    169
     
    75.10
    53
    12. Lymphomas
    6.82
    43
     
    4.57
    105
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.49
    47
     
    1.14
    155
    14. Skin Cancers
    6.04
    2
     
    1.08
    115
    15. Kidney Disease
    5.95
    163
     
    31.49
    23
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    5.53
    91
     
    5.46
    92
    17. Falls
    5.29
    89
     
    7.02
    66
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.94
    162
     
    16.13
    99
    19. Ovary Cancer
    4.85
    75
     
    4.86
    74
    20. Leukemia
    4.68
    43
     
    3.83
    97
    21. Other Injuries
    4.41
    156
     
    10.84
    65
    22. Liver Disease
    4.34
    169
     
    21.59
    66
    23. Drug Use
    4.30
    14
     
    0.58
    148
    24. Liver Cancer
    4.24
    124
     
    57.85
    2
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    3.88
    15
     
    0.58
    147
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.80
    140
     
    5.88
    83
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.46
    65
     
    0.72
    165
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.35
    143
     
    2.47
    167
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    2.98
    166
     
    10.55
    56
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.95
    82
     
    1.56
    129
    31. Hypertension
    2.78
    170
     
    17.05
    62
    32. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    66
     
    1.61
    111
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    112
     
    4.40
    54
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    87
     
    1.44
    119
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    162
     
    7.94
    93
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.29
    172
     
    16.92
    35
    37. Asthma
    1.21
    137
     
    25.96
    6
    38. Alcohol
    1.20
    116
     
    2.69
    44
    39. Skin Disease
    1.08
    119
     
    1.09
    118
    40. Epilepsy
    1.00
    148
     
    1.77
    90
    41. Violence
    0.92
    166
     
    6.57
    81
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.86
    144
     
    5.13
    33
    43. Drownings
    0.82
    160
     
    11.32
    18
    44. Birth Trauma
    0.68
    149
     
    17.52
    23
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    167
     
    6.91
    36
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    154
     
    22.48
    54
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.49
    35
     
    0.11
    109
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.46
    42
     
    0.13
    141
    49. Poisonings
    0.38
    136
     
    1.24
    72
    50. Anemia
    0.36
    91
     
    0.08
    122
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Laos LAOS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,153
    17.96
     
    5,769
    13.49
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13,446
    10.43
     
    624
    1.46
    3. Stroke
    10,516
    8.16
     
    4,273
    9.99
    4. Lung Cancers
    8,461
    6.56
     
    516
    1.21
    5. Lung Disease
    8,180
    6.35
     
    1,246
    2.91
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,847
    4.54
     
    300
    0.70
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,484
    3.48
     
    1,285
    3.01
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,151
    3.22
     
    3,930
    9.19
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3,488
    2.71
     
    48
    0.11
    10. Breast Cancer
    3,235
    2.51
     
    240
    0.56
    11. Suicide
    2,819
    2.19
     
    837
    1.96
    12. Lymphomas
    2,808
    2.18
     
    184
    0.43
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2,630
    2.04
     
    46
    0.11
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,594
    2.01
     
    1,219
    2.85
    15. Skin Cancers
    2,380
    1.85
     
    40
    0.09
    16. Falls
    2,282
    1.77
     
    328
    0.77
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    2,174
    1.69
     
    276
    0.65
    18. Leukemia
    1,882
    1.46
     
    202
    0.47
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    1,753
    1.36
     
    18
    0.04
    20. Other Injuries
    1,675
    1.30
     
    721
    1.69
    21. Liver Cancer
    1,644
    1.28
     
    2,156
    5.04
    22. Liver Disease
    1,434
    1.11
     
    902
    2.11
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,421
    1.10
     
    282
    0.66
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,376
    1.07
     
    27
    0.06
    25. Stomach Cancer
    1,325
    1.03
     
    95
    0.22
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,295
    1.00
     
    1,020
    2.39
    27. Hypertension
    1,227
    0.95
     
    595
    1.39
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,216
    0.94
     
    67
    0.16
    29. Bladder Cancer
    1,178
    0.91
     
    56
    0.13
    30. Drug Use
    1,076
    0.83
     
    34
    0.08
    31. Ovary Cancer
    989
    0.77
     
    106
    0.25
    32. Oral Cancer
    879
    0.68
     
    168
    0.39
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    659
    0.51
     
    949
    2.22
    34. Skin Disease
    465
    0.36
     
    43
    0.10
    35. Asthma
    457
    0.35
     
    1,018
    2.38
    36. Uterin Cancer
    398
    0.31
     
    29
    0.07
    37. Alcohol
    388
    0.30
     
    131
    0.31
    38. Cervical Cancer
    369
    0.29
     
    173
    0.40
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    351
    0.27
     
    257
    0.60
    40. Epilepsy
    299
    0.23
     
    111
    0.26
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    277
    0.21
     
    256
    0.60
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    262
    0.20
     
    1,661
    3.88
    43. Low Birth Weight
    226
    0.18
     
    1,602
    3.75
    44. Violence
    224
    0.17
     
    467
    1.09
    45. Drownings
    205
    0.16
     
    834
    1.95
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    198
    0.15
     
    5
    0.01
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    177
    0.14
     
    5
    0.01
    48. Anemia
    163
    0.13
     
    5
    0.01
    49. Birth Trauma
    119
    0.09
     
    1,659
    3.88
    50. Poisonings
    110
    0.09
     
    88
    0.21
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.95
    56
     
    13.86
    86
    2. Prostate Cancer
    17.14
    83
     
    3.75
    169
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.54
    93
     
    10.53
    151
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.46
    44
     
    8.08
    90
    5. Lymphomas
    6.82
    43
     
    4.57
    105
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.49
    47
     
    1.14
    155
    7. Skin Cancers
    6.04
    2
     
    1.08
    115
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.85
    75
     
    4.86
    74
    9. Leukemia
    4.68
    43
     
    3.83
    97
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.24
    124
     
    57.85
    2
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.46
    65
     
    0.72
    165
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.35
    143
     
    2.47
    167
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    66
     
    1.61
    111
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    112
     
    4.40
    54
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    87
     
    1.44
    119
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    162
     
    7.94
    93
     
     
     
    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.