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Belgium
COUNTRY #1
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Compare Belgium and Iraq 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.

Iraq
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Belgium Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Iraq IRAQ
      Belgium BELGIUM   Iraq IRAQ
           
    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
     
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Iraq IRAQ
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Iraq IRAQ
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.24
    168
    215.95
    19
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    14.15
    84
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
    25.24
    40
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
    94.27
    76
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
    8.56
    179
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
    22.66
    122
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    21.97
    32
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
    4.03
    158
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    7.02
    152
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    5.79
    121
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
    26.26
    36
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
    5.76
    130
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
    5.96
    155
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    2.99
    101
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
    40.12
    56
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
    2.36
    159
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
    22.34
    69
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
    4.41
    109
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    8.32
    11
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
    8.45
    3
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    4.12
    95
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    7.22
    2
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
    0.28
    178
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    7.39
    3
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
    8.20
    51
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    4.25
    122
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    5.27
    100
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    1.15
    147
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    2.59
    99
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    0.59
    175
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    11.02
    46
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    0.66
    148
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
    13.14
    97
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
    0.31
    168
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    1.62
    171
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
    1.81
    63
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
    0.92
    151
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
    5.35
    74
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
    0.80
    133
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
    12.90
    55
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
    2.99
    76
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
    0.89
    154
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
    14.52
    26
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
    0.93
    109
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
    0.09
    138
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
    3.33
    101
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
    8.31
    65
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
    1.76
    85
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
    0.06
    128
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
    1.41
    142
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belgium BELGIUM   Iraq IRAQ
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
    32,582
    18.50
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
    3,441
    1.95
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
    14,315
    8.13
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
    2,285
    1.30
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
    1,261
    0.72
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
    8,218
    4.67
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
    1,015
    0.58
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
    2,173
    1.23
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
    1,109
    0.63
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
    4,273
    2.43
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
    1,812
    1.03
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
    6,382
    3.62
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
    491
    0.28
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
    432
    0.25
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
    612
    0.35
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
    1,589
    0.90
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
    1,598
    0.91
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
    1,066
    0.61
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
    1,124
    0.64
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
    41
    0.02
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
    1,737
    0.99
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
    1,125
    0.64
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
    1,771
    1.01
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
    693
    0.39
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
    903
    0.51
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
    190
    0.11
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
    6,476
    3.68
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
    406
    0.23
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
    443
    0.25
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
    1,993
    1.13
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
    114
    0.06
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
    51
    0.03
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
    2,524
    1.43
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
    67
    0.04
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
    294
    0.17
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
    181
    0.10
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
    6,274
    3.56
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
    601
    0.34
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
    457
    0.26
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
    153
    0.09
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
    146
    0.08
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
    306
    0.17
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
    19
    0.01
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
    566
    0.32
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
    20
    0.01
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
    4,624
    2.63
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
    582
    0.33
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
    8,339
    4.73
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
    568
    0.32
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
    952
    0.54
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Iraq IRAQ
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    14.15
    84
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    21.97
    32
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    7.02
    152
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    5.79
    121
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    2.99
    101
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    8.32
    11
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    4.12
    95
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    7.22
    2
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    7.39
    3
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    4.25
    122
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    5.27
    100
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    1.15
    147
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    2.59
    99
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    0.59
    175
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    0.66
    148
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    1.62
    171
    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.