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Egypt
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 Egypt and Iran 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.

Iran
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
Egypt Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   Iran IRAN
      Egypt EGYPT   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    45.1
    46.9
    46.0
    112
    115
    115
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    49.5
    51.3
    50.4
    121
    120
    119
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    54.1
    55.9
    54.9
    124
    127
    127
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    60.8
    63.6
    62.2
    117
    123
    120
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    66.4
    71.4
    68.8
    96
    100
    100
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    67.9
    72.2
    70.0
    99
    113
    105
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    68.2
    73.0
    70.5
    110
    115
    115
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    68.2
    73.0
    110
    115
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    69.7
    74.5
    112
    116
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    69.9
    74.6
    113
    119
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    70.1
    74.7
    113
    119
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    70.4
    74.9
    116
    119
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    70.7
    75.0
    117
    119
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    71.0
    75.2
    119
    122
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    71.3
    75.3
    122
    122
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    71.6
    75.6
    133
    128
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    72.1
    75.8
    137
    130
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    72.7
    76.3
    157
    137
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    73.9
    77.0
    159
    141
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    75.5
    78.1
    156
    139
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.8
    143
    131
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.5
    149
    131
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.8
    145
    127
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.6
    144
    120
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.9
    140
    109
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    271.69
    15
    182.60
    41
    2. Liver Disease
    116.08
    1
    7.18
    152
    3. Stroke
    101.05
    53
    59.62
    110
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    36.09
    29
    41.62
    13
    5. Kidney Disease
    29.87
    32
    18.83
    80
    6. Lung Disease
    28.70
    60
    19.85
    115
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    28.16
    90
    17.35
    127
    8. Liver Cancer
    27.37
    4
    2.98
    164
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.31
    102
    27.47
    99
    10. Breast Cancer
    20.61
    38
    10.81
    147
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.17
    98
    29.37
    42
    12. Hypertension
    11.61
    98
    37.49
    8
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    10.55
    31
    5.28
    128
    14. Low Birth Weight
    9.35
    73
    6.03
    97
    15. Asthma
    8.79
    57
    5.75
    75
    16. Bladder Cancer
    7.78
    2
    4.84
    13
    17. Lymphomas
    7.78
    20
    6.33
    56
    18. Prostate Cancer
    7.72
    153
    9.72
    140
    19. Lung Cancers
    7.59
    114
    8.60
    109
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    6.43
    62
    2.80
    141
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.79
    82
    3.24
    146
    22. Falls
    5.67
    82
    3.65
    122
    23. Other Neoplasms
    5.24
    20
    1.21
    149
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.22
    59
    4.00
    112
    25. Leukemia
    5.19
    21
    5.13
    24
    26. Violence
    5.13
    92
    4.25
    108
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.77
    80
    2.82
    96
    28. Suicide
    4.42
    152
    4.02
    155
    29. Birth Trauma
    4.25
    80
    3.44
    83
    30. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.23
    151
    8.48
    86
    31. Other Injuries
    4.09
    151
    3.66
    161
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    3.82
    87
    2.28
    124
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    3.33
    36
    4.39
    8
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.49
    104
    2.85
    97
    35. Stomach Cancer
    2.44
    173
    15.44
    16
    36. Fires
    2.18
    72
    2.13
    75
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.16
    106
    8.62
    22
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.09
    89
    1.56
    102
    39. Oral Cancer
    1.95
    144
    1.53
    170
    40. Drownings
    1.87
    128
    1.00
    152
    41. Malnutrition
    1.42
    94
    0.40
    125
    42. Meningitis
    1.30
    84
    1.10
    92
    43. Uterin Cancer
    1.23
    144
    0.83
    171
    44. Cervical Cancer
    1.06
    179
    1.19
    177
    45. Encephalitis
    1.05
    70
    0.24
    179
    46. Maternal Conditions
    0.94
    96
    0.24
    133
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.92
    61
    0.95
    58
    48. Schistosomiasis
    0.85
    45
    0.00
    114
    49. Epilepsy
    0.68
    170
    0.73
    165
    50. Appendicitis
    0.56
    87
    0.39
    101
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Egypt EGYPT   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    163,171
    29.38
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Liver Disease
    68,866
    12.40
    4,108
    1.22
    3. Stroke
    59,445
    10.70
    31,283
    9.31
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22,109
    3.98
    10,064
    3.00
    5. Kidney Disease
    18,279
    3.29
    10,143
    3.02
    6. Liver Cancer
    18,009
    3.24
    1,720
    0.51
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17,957
    3.23
    20,494
    6.10
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17,851
    3.21
    14,842
    4.42
    9. Lung Disease
    17,245
    3.11
    10,378
    3.09
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    14,438
    2.60
    4,090
    1.22
    11. Low Birth Weight
    13,636
    2.46
    4,663
    1.39
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    13,475
    2.43
    21,831
    6.50
    13. Breast Cancer
    7,394
    1.33
    3,635
    1.08
    14. Hypertension
    6,749
    1.22
    19,428
    5.78
    15. Birth Trauma
    6,201
    1.12
    2,662
    0.79
    16. Asthma
    5,823
    1.05
    3,077
    0.92
    17. Lymphomas
    5,167
    0.93
    3,887
    1.16
    18. Lung Cancers
    5,049
    0.91
    4,977
    1.48
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    4,927
    0.89
    1,686
    0.50
    20. Bladder Cancer
    4,732
    0.85
    2,619
    0.78
    21. Violence
    4,620
    0.83
    3,613
    1.08
    22. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,474
    0.81
    1,767
    0.53
    23. Falls
    4,194
    0.76
    2,206
    0.66
    24. Leukemia
    4,045
    0.73
    3,240
    0.96
    25. Suicide
    3,799
    0.68
    3,259
    0.97
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,673
    0.66
    1,822
    0.54
    27. Other Injuries
    3,667
    0.66
    2,573
    0.77
    28. Other Neoplasms
    3,591
    0.65
    766
    0.23
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,849
    0.51
    5,165
    1.54
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    2,523
    0.45
    1,330
    0.40
    31. Fires
    1,955
    0.35
    1,506
    0.45
    32. Ovary Cancer
    1,846
    0.33
    1,256
    0.37
    33. Drownings
    1,831
    0.33
    778
    0.23
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,743
    0.31
    1,517
    0.45
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    1,722
    0.31
    2,213
    0.66
    36. Stomach Cancer
    1,664
    0.30
    8,640
    2.57
    37. Prostate Cancer
    1,639
    0.30
    2,542
    0.76
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,443
    0.26
    867
    0.26
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,381
    0.25
    4,987
    1.48
    40. Oral Cancer
    1,288
    0.23
    954
    0.28
    41. Meningitis
    1,248
    0.22
    694
    0.21
    42. Malnutrition
    1,119
    0.20
    220
    0.07
    43. Encephalitis
    1,025
    0.18
    160
    0.05
    44. Maternal Conditions
    903
    0.16
    225
    0.07
    45. Hepatitis B
    675
    0.12
    590
    0.18
    46. Tetanus
    674
    0.12
    31
    0.01
    47. Epilepsy
    642
    0.12
    529
    0.16
    48. Schistosomiasis
    574
    0.10
    0
    0.00
    49. Uterin Cancer
    415
    0.07
    243
    0.07
    50. Appendicitis
    414
    0.07
    218
    0.06
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    27.37
    4
    2.98
    164
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.61
    38
    10.81
    147
    3. Bladder Cancer
    7.78
    2
    4.84
    13
    4. Lymphomas
    7.78
    20
    6.33
    56
    5. Prostate Cancer
    7.72
    153
    9.72
    140
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.59
    114
    8.60
    109
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.22
    59
    4.00
    112
    8. Leukemia
    5.19
    21
    5.13
    24
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.23
    151
    8.48
    86
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.82
    87
    2.28
    124
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.44
    173
    15.44
    16
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.16
    106
    8.62
    22
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.95
    144
    1.53
    170
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.23
    144
    0.83
    171
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.06
    179
    1.19
    177
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.38
    179
    0.74
    150
    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.