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Ethiopia
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 Ethiopia 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
Ethiopia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Iran IRAN
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    37.3
    40.2
    38.7
    155
    152
    155
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    41.5
    44.5
    43.0
    155
    152
    153
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    43.3
    46.3
    44.8
    164
    160
    161
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    46.1
    49.1
    47.5
    168
    168
    168
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    49.3
    53.1
    51.2
    162
    156
    160
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    60.1
    63.6
    61.8
    144
    144
    146
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    63.7
    67.3
    65.5
    138
    142
    141
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.7
    67.3
    138
    142
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    67.9
    71.0
    136
    139
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    68.7
    71.7
    128
    137
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    69.1
    72.0
    126
    138
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    69.7
    72.5
    121
    138
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    70.5
    73.0
    119
    137
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    71.2
    73.5
    115
    138
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    72.0
    74.2
    114
    136
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.0
    113
    134
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    73.9
    75.9
    107
    128
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    74.9
    76.8
    101
    128
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    76.1
    77.8
    96
    126
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    77.4
    78.8
    100
    125
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    79.0
    80.1
    103
    125
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    80.9
    81.8
    105
    127
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    83.3
    83.9
    110
    125
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.5
    107
    122
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.8
    108
    115
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.44
    112
    182.60
    41
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    86.94
    37
    17.35
    127
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    86.53
    21
    2.82
    96
    4. Stroke
    74.87
    87
    59.62
    110
    5. Tuberculosis
    43.14
    36
    1.45
    121
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.78
    24
    29.37
    42
    7. Liver Disease
    30.87
    33
    7.18
    152
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.09
    93
    27.47
    99
    9. HIV/AIDS
    27.70
    42
    4.82
    89
    10. Breast Cancer
    25.61
    15
    10.81
    147
    11. Lung Disease
    24.56
    79
    19.85
    115
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.48
    92
    41.62
    13
    13. Meningitis
    21.20
    22
    1.10
    92
    14. Malnutrition
    19.97
    26
    0.40
    125
    15. Hypertension
    18.77
    47
    37.49
    8
    16. Cervical Cancer
    18.71
    33
    1.19
    177
    17. Falls
    16.93
    23
    3.65
    122
    18. Birth Trauma
    16.25
    26
    3.44
    83
    19. Low Birth Weight
    16.04
    37
    6.03
    97
    20. Maternal Conditions
    14.37
    26
    0.24
    133
    21. Kidney Disease
    12.70
    109
    18.83
    80
    22. Other Injuries
    12.57
    43
    3.66
    161
    23. Suicide
    11.38
    60
    4.02
    155
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.98
    24
    2.85
    97
    25. Ovary Cancer
    8.86
    3
    4.00
    112
    26. Violence
    8.75
    62
    4.25
    108
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    8.52
    69
    5.28
    128
    28. Asthma
    8.35
    61
    5.75
    75
    29. Measles
    6.93
    7
    0.01
    85
    30. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    154
    9.72
    140
    31. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.68
    108
    8.48
    86
    32. Drownings
    6.39
    41
    1.00
    152
    33. Leukemia
    5.64
    12
    5.13
    24
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    5.53
    80
    2.80
    141
    35. Fires
    5.49
    32
    2.13
    75
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.42
    91
    3.24
    146
    37. Lymphomas
    5.39
    96
    6.33
    56
    38. Malaria
    4.94
    40
    0.00
    117
    39. Other Neoplasms
    4.53
    36
    1.21
    149
    40. Skin Disease
    4.11
    49
    0.90
    125
    41. Syphilis
    3.92
    22
    0.03
    128
    42. Epilepsy
    3.72
    26
    0.73
    165
    43. Hepatitis B
    3.66
    20
    0.95
    58
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.37
    64
    8.62
    22
    45. Lung Cancers
    3.34
    146
    8.60
    109
    46. Stomach Cancer
    3.04
    153
    15.44
    16
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2.89
    28
    0.00
    114
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.72
    77
    1.56
    102
    49. Poisonings
    2.72
    23
    1.27
    58
    50. Tetanus
    2.56
    11
    0.04
    101
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66,544
    10.89
    10,064
    3.00
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    59,523
    9.74
    1,767
    0.53
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    47,712
    7.81
    96,169
    28.62
    4. Stroke
    32,859
    5.38
    31,283
    9.31
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    29,386
    4.81
    21,831
    6.50
    6. Birth Trauma
    27,942
    4.57
    2,662
    0.79
    7. Low Birth Weight
    27,587
    4.51
    4,663
    1.39
    8. Tuberculosis
    25,476
    4.17
    855
    0.25
    9. HIV/AIDS
    20,314
    3.32
    4,040
    1.20
    10. Meningitis
    18,381
    3.01
    694
    0.21
    11. Malnutrition
    17,060
    2.79
    220
    0.07
    12. Liver Disease
    16,580
    2.71
    4,108
    1.22
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    14,443
    2.36
    4,090
    1.22
    14. Maternal Conditions
    13,103
    2.14
    225
    0.07
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,028
    2.13
    14,842
    4.42
    16. Measles
    11,575
    1.89
    6
    0.00
    17. Other Injuries
    11,368
    1.86
    2,573
    0.77
    18. Lung Disease
    10,347
    1.69
    10,378
    3.09
    19. Falls
    8,510
    1.39
    2,206
    0.66
    20. Alzheimers & Dementia
    8,316
    1.36
    20,494
    6.10
    21. Violence
    7,977
    1.31
    3,613
    1.08
    22. Hypertension
    7,754
    1.27
    19,428
    5.78
    23. Breast Cancer
    7,654
    1.25
    3,635
    1.08
    24. Suicide
    7,323
    1.20
    3,259
    0.97
    25. Drownings
    6,538
    1.07
    778
    0.23
    26. Kidney Disease
    6,426
    1.05
    10,143
    3.02
    27. Syphilis
    6,286
    1.03
    18
    0.01
    28. Cervical Cancer
    5,013
    0.82
    365
    0.11
    29. Malaria
    4,782
    0.78
    0
    0.00
    30. Asthma
    4,485
    0.73
    3,077
    0.92
    31. Fires
    4,404
    0.72
    1,506
    0.45
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4,199
    0.69
    1,517
    0.45
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    4,145
    0.68
    1,686
    0.50
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,475
    0.57
    5,165
    1.54
    35. Leukemia
    3,474
    0.57
    3,240
    0.96
    36. Epilepsy
    3,342
    0.55
    529
    0.16
    37. Lymphomas
    3,099
    0.51
    3,887
    1.16
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,958
    0.48
    1,822
    0.54
    39. Poisonings
    2,936
    0.48
    960
    0.29
    40. Tetanus
    2,819
    0.46
    31
    0.01
    41. Other Neoplasms
    2,537
    0.42
    766
    0.23
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2,511
    0.41
    1,256
    0.37
    43. Skin Disease
    2,459
    0.40
    470
    0.14
    44. Hepatitis B
    2,325
    0.38
    590
    0.18
    45. Pertussis
    1,716
    0.28
    0
    0.00
    46. Lung Cancers
    1,682
    0.28
    4,977
    1.48
    47. Schistosomiasis
    1,679
    0.27
    0
    0.00
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,651
    0.27
    4,987
    1.48
    49. Stomach Cancer
    1,511
    0.25
    8,640
    2.57
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,450
    0.24
    867
    0.26
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ethiopia ETHIOPIA   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    25.61
    15
    10.81
    147
    2. Cervical Cancer
    18.71
    33
    1.19
    177
    3. Ovary Cancer
    8.86
    3
    4.00
    112
    4. Prostate Cancer
    6.90
    154
    9.72
    140
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.68
    108
    8.48
    86
    6. Leukemia
    5.64
    12
    5.13
    24
    7. Lymphomas
    5.39
    96
    6.33
    56
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.37
    64
    8.62
    22
    9. Lung Cancers
    3.34
    146
    8.60
    109
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.04
    153
    15.44
    16
    11. Oral Cancer
    2.49
    115
    1.53
    170
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.08
    177
    2.98
    164
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.05
    93
    4.84
    13
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.16
    165
    2.28
    124
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.98
    165
    0.83
    171
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.50
    170
    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.