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Compare China and United Kingdom 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
     
      China CHINA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
     
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
     
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
     
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
     
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
    2000
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
     
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
    2010
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
     
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
    2016
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
     
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      China CHINA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
     
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
    Age 5
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
     
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 10
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
     
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 15
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
     
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 20
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
     
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
    Age 25
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
     
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
    Age 30
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
     
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
    Age 35
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
     
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
     
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
    Age 45
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
     
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
    Age 50
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
     
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
    Age 55
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
     
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
    Age 60
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
     
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
    Age 65
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
     
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
    Age 70
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
     
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
    Age 75
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
     
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
     
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
    Age 85
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
     
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      China CHINA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    128.18
    33
     
    27.45
    169
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    98.33
    118
     
    57.34
    171
    3. Lung Disease
    63.10
    7
     
    23.66
    80
    4. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
     
    28.96
    19
    5. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
     
    4.01
    129
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.87
    73
     
    49.18
    5
    7. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
     
    4.22
    122
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.50
    94
     
    2.58
    180
    9. Hypertension
    17.39
    61
     
    2.51
    177
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.69
    148
     
    23.01
    119
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
     
    7.17
    26
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.41
    113
     
    3.41
    181
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.96
    156
     
    4.69
    176
    14. Liver Disease
    9.49
    131
     
    8.24
    141
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
     
    14.82
    37
    16. Suicide
    8.53
    116
     
    7.52
    123
    17. Falls
    6.71
    71
     
    4.26
    114
    18. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
     
    21.77
    34
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.18
    32
     
    0.75
    151
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.39
    141
     
    3.26
    160
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
     
    7.11
    37
    22. Drownings
    3.96
    91
     
    0.38
    179
    23. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
     
    4.43
    61
    24. Low Birth Weight
    3.51
    140
     
    2.53
    149
    25. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
     
    2.05
    160
    26. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
     
    20.23
    64
    27. Other Injuries
    3.10
    178
     
    3.89
    166
    28. Birth Trauma
    2.75
    98
     
    0.42
    169
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.57
    102
     
    1.70
    127
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.44
    103
     
    2.97
    81
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    168
     
    2.70
    161
    32. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
     
    7.29
    27
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
     
    2.63
    98
    34. Tuberculosis
    2.11
    112
     
    0.31
    162
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
     
    3.58
    37
    36. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
     
    4.50
    20
    37. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
     
    6.59
    24
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    1.77
    164
     
    2.86
    141
    39. Drug Use
    1.73
    65
     
    3.81
    19
    40. Asthma
    1.72
    123
     
    1.06
    143
    41. Poisonings
    1.46
    62
     
    0.35
    144
    42. HIV/AIDS
    1.42
    115
     
    0.28
    145
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
     
    2.93
    28
    44. Epilepsy
    0.83
    157
     
    1.44
    112
    45. Violence
    0.82
    172
     
    1.32
    154
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.80
    149
     
    1.23
    138
    47. Alcohol
    0.75
    139
     
    1.46
    98
    48. Fires
    0.69
    137
     
    0.31
    171
    49. Malnutrition
    0.68
    118
     
    0.08
    157
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    22
     
    0.67
    20
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      China CHINA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2,098,609
    22.46
     
    37,724
    8.01
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,597,170
    17.10
     
    75,426
    16.02
    3. Lung Disease
    1,011,931
    10.83
     
    32,295
    6.86
    4. Lung Cancers
    635,640
    6.80
     
    36,321
    7.72
    5. Liver Cancer
    396,791
    4.25
     
    4,925
    1.05
    6. Stomach Cancer
    326,453
    3.49
     
    5,347
    1.14
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    312,812
    3.35
     
    72,375
    15.37
    8. Hypertension
    280,611
    3.00
     
    3,359
    0.71
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    268,127
    2.87
     
    1,846
    0.39
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217,062
    2.32
     
    32,120
    6.82
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    196,639
    2.10
     
    8,822
    1.87
    12. Kidney Disease
    187,373
    2.01
     
    4,668
    0.99
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    165,989
    1.78
     
    6,037
    1.28
    14. Liver Disease
    161,377
    1.73
     
    7,397
    1.57
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    148,964
    1.59
     
    18,801
    3.99
    16. Suicide
    138,622
    1.48
     
    5,500
    1.17
    17. Falls
    105,569
    1.13
     
    5,465
    1.16
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    85,574
    0.92
     
    997
    0.21
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    69,713
    0.75
     
    8,859
    1.88
    20. Leukemia
    57,230
    0.61
     
    5,421
    1.15
    21. Drownings
    51,961
    0.56
     
    270
    0.06
    22. Breast Cancer
    49,011
    0.52
     
    13,258
    2.82
    23. Other Injuries
    45,721
    0.49
     
    4,698
    1.00
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    44,671
    0.48
     
    1,982
    0.42
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    42,288
    0.45
     
    2,165
    0.46
    26. Other Neoplasms
    40,361
    0.43
     
    3,839
    0.82
    27. Oral Cancer
    38,575
    0.41
     
    2,938
    0.62
    28. Lymphomas
    38,425
    0.41
     
    9,171
    1.95
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    36,621
    0.39
     
    2,917
    0.62
    30. Tuberculosis
    33,634
    0.36
     
    348
    0.07
    31. Low Birth Weight
    33,151
    0.35
     
    1,159
    0.25
    32. Bladder Cancer
    29,437
    0.32
     
    6,086
    1.29
    33. Cervical Cancer
    29,140
    0.31
     
    1,247
    0.26
    34. Drug Use
    27,925
    0.30
     
    2,439
    0.52
    35. Asthma
    27,680
    0.30
     
    1,248
    0.27
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    26,778
    0.29
     
    2,893
    0.61
    37. Birth Trauma
    25,919
    0.28
     
    191
    0.04
    38. Prostate Cancer
    24,392
    0.26
     
    12,578
    2.67
    39. HIV/AIDS
    23,058
    0.25
     
    211
    0.04
    40. Poisonings
    22,392
    0.24
     
    287
    0.06
    41. Skin Cancers
    19,556
    0.21
     
    3,421
    0.73
    42. Uterin Cancer
    16,499
    0.18
     
    2,178
    0.46
    43. Ovary Cancer
    15,210
    0.16
     
    4,165
    0.88
    44. Alcohol
    12,585
    0.13
     
    1,167
    0.25
    45. Epilepsy
    12,196
    0.13
     
    1,250
    0.27
    46. Violence
    11,873
    0.13
     
    862
    0.18
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    10,954
    0.12
     
    922
    0.20
    48. Malnutrition
    10,539
    0.11
     
    89
    0.02
    49. Fires
    10,380
    0.11
     
    294
    0.06
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    9,789
    0.10
     
    6,614
    1.41
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      China CHINA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.30
    5
     
    28.96
    19
    2. Liver Cancer
    23.64
    7
     
    4.01
    129
    3. Stomach Cancer
    19.60
    2
     
    4.22
    122
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.72
    10
     
    7.17
    26
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.12
    81
     
    14.82
    37
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.76
    179
     
    21.77
    34
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    4.17
    80
     
    7.11
    37
    8. Leukemia
    3.84
    96
     
    4.43
    61
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.45
    137
     
    2.05
    160
    10. Prostate Cancer
    3.27
    171
     
    20.23
    64
    11. Lymphomas
    2.33
    158
     
    7.29
    27
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.29
    115
     
    2.63
    98
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.93
    96
     
    3.58
    37
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    98
     
    4.50
    20
    15. Ovary Cancer
    1.78
    175
     
    6.59
    24
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.19
    108
     
    2.93
    28
     
     
     
    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.