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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 United States 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.

United States
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   United States UNITED STATES
      Belgium BELGIUM   United States UNITED STATES
           
    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
     
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   United States UNITED STATES
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   United States UNITED STATES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.31
    172
    79.21
    139
    2. Lung Cancers
    30.46
    12
    27.80
    22
    3. Lung Disease
    22.70
    91
    30.74
    56
    4. Stroke
    21.99
    170
    22.51
    167
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.96
    108
    32.44
    44
    6. Breast Cancer
    20.44
    42
    17.49
    81
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.65
    131
    10.85
    152
    8. Suicide
    15.74
    22
    13.67
    34
    9. Prostate Cancer
    13.36
    117
    12.84
    121
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.50
    55
    11.44
    64
    11. Liver Disease
    7.88
    146
    10.89
    118
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    38
    7.96
    23
    13. Other Injuries
    6.72
    108
    5.00
    139
    14. Kidney Disease
    6.44
    154
    10.83
    124
    15. Falls
    5.90
    78
    5.56
    83
    16. Lymphomas
    5.84
    75
    7.01
    39
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.62
    171
    15.27
    134
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.45
    153
    10.92
    120
    19. Other Neoplasms
    5.41
    17
    2.74
    91
    20. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    65
    5.20
    64
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    5.10
    86
    8.65
    34
    22. Leukemia
    4.60
    46
    5.06
    26
    23. Liver Cancer
    4.09
    125
    5.22
    98
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    3.41
    62
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.63
    37
    3.09
    54
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.60
    141
    6.21
    73
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.59
    23
    4.38
    9
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.48
    142
    2.56
    171
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.40
    82
    2.28
    126
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    3.25
    161
    4.59
    140
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.02
    56
    3.40
    41
    32. Alcohol
    2.59
    51
    2.60
    50
    33. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    42
    2.59
    34
    34. Drug Use
    1.87
    46
    10.81
    2
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.85
    161
    3.21
    138
    36. Hypertension
    1.75
    182
    7.72
    125
    37. Epilepsy
    1.74
    89
    0.74
    163
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.21
    132
    1.65
    118
    39. Low Birth Weight
    1.21
    170
    3.27
    143
    40. Encephalitis
    1.17
    63
    1.34
    55
    41. Skin Disease
    0.94
    123
    0.90
    126
    42. Violence
    0.88
    163
    6.97
    74
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.85
    144
    0.62
    154
    44. Malnutrition
    0.74
    111
    0.90
    102
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.72
    148
    0.58
    158
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    168
    0.57
    172
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.68
    21
    0.90
    12
    48. Drownings
    0.58
    173
    1.42
    140
    49. Asthma
    0.54
    170
    1.01
    142
    50. Fires
    0.52
    147
    0.80
    127
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belgium BELGIUM   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,130
    16.54
    500,312
    20.80
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,606
    9.41
    259,480
    10.79
    3. Stroke
    7,263
    7.94
    147,277
    6.12
    4. Lung Disease
    6,856
    7.49
    193,160
    8.03
    5. Lung Cancers
    6,790
    7.42
    155,592
    6.47
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,875
    6.42
    66,211
    2.75
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,279
    3.58
    63,042
    2.62
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,573
    2.81
    49,396
    2.05
    9. Suicide
    2,351
    2.57
    49,394
    2.05
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,325
    2.54
    66,492
    2.76
    11. Other Injuries
    1,926
    2.11
    23,688
    0.98
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,772
    1.94
    44,670
    1.86
    13. Other Neoplasms
    1,701
    1.86
    16,537
    0.69
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,690
    1.85
    35,577
    1.48
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,683
    1.84
    84,332
    3.51
    16. Falls
    1,683
    1.84
    36,157
    1.50
    17. Lymphomas
    1,507
    1.65
    40,446
    1.68
    18. Liver Disease
    1,466
    1.60
    49,789
    2.07
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    1,416
    1.55
    45,398
    1.89
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,212
    1.32
    30,608
    1.27
    21. Leukemia
    1,159
    1.27
    27,618
    1.15
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,072
    1.17
    32,518
    1.35
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,036
    1.13
    19,541
    0.81
    24. Liver Cancer
    960
    1.05
    27,895
    1.16
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    886
    0.97
    18,400
    0.76
    26. Stomach Cancer
    855
    0.93
    13,637
    0.57
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    726
    0.79
    38,203
    1.59
    28. Oral Cancer
    689
    0.75
    12,119
    0.50
    29. Ovary Cancer
    664
    0.73
    14,883
    0.62
    30. Hypertension
    636
    0.70
    46,454
    1.93
    31. Skin Cancers
    540
    0.59
    14,340
    0.60
    32. Alcohol
    431
    0.47
    10,600
    0.44
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    421
    0.46
    9,809
    0.41
    34. Uterin Cancer
    383
    0.42
    9,082
    0.38
    35. Epilepsy
    353
    0.39
    2,861
    0.12
    36. Skin Disease
    336
    0.37
    5,186
    0.22
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    324
    0.35
    12,901
    0.54
    38. Encephalitis
    308
    0.34
    7,523
    0.31
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    296
    0.32
    3,722
    0.15
    40. Malnutrition
    281
    0.31
    6,333
    0.26
    41. Drug Use
    258
    0.28
    35,986
    1.50
    42. Cervical Cancer
    236
    0.26
    8,569
    0.36
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    209
    0.23
    3,326
    0.14
    44. Anemia
    169
    0.18
    2,975
    0.12
    45. Asthma
    146
    0.16
    4,225
    0.18
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    137
    0.15
    4,449
    0.18
    47. Violence
    109
    0.12
    21,059
    0.88
    48. Low Birth Weight
    88
    0.10
    7,259
    0.30
    49. Fires
    81
    0.09
    3,155
    0.13
    50. Drownings
    81
    0.09
    4,569
    0.19
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   United States UNITED STATES
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.46
    12
    27.80
    22
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.44
    42
    17.49
    81
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.36
    117
    12.84
    121
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.50
    55
    11.44
    64
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    38
    7.96
    23
    6. Lymphomas
    5.84
    75
    7.01
    39
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    65
    5.20
    64
    8. Leukemia
    4.60
    46
    5.06
    26
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.09
    125
    5.22
    98
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    3.41
    62
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.63
    37
    3.09
    54
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.48
    142
    2.56
    171
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.40
    82
    2.28
    126
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.02
    56
    3.40
    41
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    42
    2.59
    34
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.85
    161
    3.21
    138
    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.