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Belgium
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Belgium and Bhutan 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.

Bhutan
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Belgium Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Bhutan BHUTAN
      Belgium BELGIUM   Bhutan BHUTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    158
    159
    158
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    40.2
    41.7
    40.9
    159
    160
    159
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    45.6
    47.8
    46.7
    155
    156
    157
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    51.6
    54.7
    53.1
    153
    152
    154
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    60.0
    60.3
    60.2
    128
    138
    132
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    67.7
    68.2
    67.9
    100
    128
    120
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    70.4
    70.8
    70.6
    91
    125
    114
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Bhutan BHUTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    70.4
    70.8
    91
    125
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    73.0
    73.0
    77
    128
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    73.1
    73.1
    77
    129
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    73.4
    73.4
    76
    127
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    73.8
    73.7
    75
    127
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    74.2
    74.1
    76
    126
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    74.7
    74.5
    76
    127
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    75.3
    75.2
    69
    126
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    76.2
    75.9
    64
    121
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    77.1
    76.8
    57
    115
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    78.2
    77.9
    49
    112
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    79.4
    79.1
    44
    106
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    80.7
    80.6
    42
    97
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    82.2
    82.3
    41
    85
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    84.0
    84.4
    36
    69
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    86.1
    86.8
    33
    59
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    88.6
    89.6
    20
    41
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    91.6
    92.7
    8
    15
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Bhutan BHUTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.31
    172
    147.58
    66
    2. Lung Cancers
    30.46
    12
    6.99
    122
    3. Lung Disease
    22.70
    91
    63.66
    6
    4. Stroke
    21.99
    170
    65.64
    99
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.96
    108
    17.41
    131
    6. Breast Cancer
    20.44
    42
    2.85
    183
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.65
    131
    36.94
    81
    8. Suicide
    15.74
    22
    11.56
    55
    9. Prostate Cancer
    13.36
    117
    0.93
    183
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.50
    55
    3.77
    159
    11. Liver Disease
    7.88
    146
    26.64
    49
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    38
    2.68
    113
    13. Other Injuries
    6.72
    108
    11.44
    54
    14. Kidney Disease
    6.44
    154
    27.11
    40
    15. Falls
    5.90
    78
    17.53
    22
    16. Lymphomas
    5.84
    75
    2.87
    150
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.62
    171
    39.71
    55
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.45
    153
    15.08
    103
    19. Other Neoplasms
    5.41
    17
    1.48
    139
    20. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    65
    4.76
    79
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    5.10
    86
    3.58
    116
    22. Leukemia
    4.60
    46
    3.55
    110
    23. Liver Cancer
    4.09
    125
    5.75
    87
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    6.61
    27
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.63
    37
    1.34
    142
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.60
    141
    3.27
    145
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.59
    23
    2.04
    100
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.48
    142
    18.17
    3
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.40
    82
    7.82
    17
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    3.25
    161
    8.97
    61
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.02
    56
    0.88
    167
    32. Alcohol
    2.59
    51
    2.58
    52
    33. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    42
    1.38
    108
    34. Drug Use
    1.87
    46
    1.25
    78
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.85
    161
    7.19
    101
    36. Hypertension
    1.75
    182
    14.44
    76
    37. Epilepsy
    1.74
    89
    4.27
    19
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.21
    132
    16.25
    61
    39. Low Birth Weight
    1.21
    170
    12.31
    57
    40. Encephalitis
    1.17
    63
    2.93
    11
    41. Skin Disease
    0.94
    123
    2.09
    88
    42. Violence
    0.88
    163
    1.56
    142
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.85
    144
    8.30
    13
    44. Malnutrition
    0.74
    111
    0.73
    112
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.72
    148
    7.75
    65
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    168
    4.33
    73
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.68
    21
    0.32
    45
    48. Drownings
    0.58
    173
    4.89
    70
    49. Asthma
    0.54
    170
    12.32
    40
    50. Fires
    0.52
    147
    2.56
    65
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belgium BELGIUM   Bhutan BHUTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,130
    16.54
    799
    19.00
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,606
    9.41
    83
    1.97
    3. Stroke
    7,263
    7.94
    344
    8.18
    4. Lung Disease
    6,856
    7.49
    323
    7.68
    5. Lung Cancers
    6,790
    7.42
    38
    0.90
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,875
    6.42
    225
    5.35
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,279
    3.58
    22
    0.52
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,573
    2.81
    8
    0.19
    9. Suicide
    2,351
    2.57
    91
    2.16
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,325
    2.54
    161
    3.83
    11. Other Injuries
    1,926
    2.11
    83
    1.97
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,772
    1.94
    14
    0.33
    13. Other Neoplasms
    1,701
    1.86
    9
    0.21
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,690
    1.85
    3
    0.07
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,683
    1.84
    207
    4.92
    16. Falls
    1,683
    1.84
    103
    2.45
    17. Lymphomas
    1,507
    1.65
    17
    0.40
    18. Liver Disease
    1,466
    1.60
    175
    4.16
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    1,416
    1.55
    24
    0.57
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,212
    1.32
    10
    0.24
    21. Leukemia
    1,159
    1.27
    22
    0.52
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,072
    1.17
    22
    0.52
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,036
    1.13
    7
    0.17
    24. Liver Cancer
    960
    1.05
    31
    0.74
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    886
    0.97
    35
    0.83
    26. Stomach Cancer
    855
    0.93
    93
    2.21
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    726
    0.79
    121
    2.88
    28. Oral Cancer
    689
    0.75
    43
    1.02
    29. Ovary Cancer
    664
    0.73
    12
    0.29
    30. Hypertension
    636
    0.70
    79
    1.88
    31. Skin Cancers
    540
    0.59
    7
    0.17
    32. Alcohol
    431
    0.47
    18
    0.43
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    421
    0.46
    97
    2.31
    34. Uterin Cancer
    383
    0.42
    2
    0.05
    35. Epilepsy
    353
    0.39
    33
    0.78
    36. Skin Disease
    336
    0.37
    13
    0.31
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    324
    0.35
    72
    1.71
    38. Encephalitis
    308
    0.34
    20
    0.48
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    296
    0.32
    53
    1.26
    40. Malnutrition
    281
    0.31
    5
    0.12
    41. Drug Use
    258
    0.28
    10
    0.24
    42. Cervical Cancer
    236
    0.26
    19
    0.45
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    209
    0.23
    25
    0.59
    44. Anemia
    169
    0.18
    0
    0.00
    45. Asthma
    146
    0.16
    72
    1.71
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    137
    0.15
    2
    0.05
    47. Violence
    109
    0.12
    14
    0.33
    48. Low Birth Weight
    88
    0.10
    97
    2.31
    49. Fires
    81
    0.09
    20
    0.48
    50. Drownings
    81
    0.09
    39
    0.93
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Bhutan BHUTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.46
    12
    6.99
    122
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.44
    42
    2.85
    183
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.36
    117
    0.93
    183
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.50
    55
    3.77
    159
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    38
    2.68
    113
    6. Lymphomas
    5.84
    75
    2.87
    150
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    65
    4.76
    79
    8. Leukemia
    4.60
    46
    3.55
    110
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.09
    125
    5.75
    87
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    6.61
    27
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.63
    37
    1.34
    142
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.48
    142
    18.17
    3
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.40
    82
    7.82
    17
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.02
    56
    0.88
    167
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    42
    1.38
    108
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.85
    161
    7.19
    101
    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.