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Compare Finland and Afghanistan 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
     
      Finland FINLAND   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    65.4
    72.4
    68.8
    30
    20
    25
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    66.2
    74.4
    70.2
    34
    19
    25
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    69.2
    77.9
    73.4
    30
    10
    19
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    70.9
    78.9
    74.8
    34
    14
    25
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    74.0
    80.9
    77.5
    29
    15
    23
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    76.6
    83.1
    79.9
    26
    15
    24
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    78.7
    84.2
    81.4
    24
    14
    21
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Finland FINLAND   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    84.2
    24
    14
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    78.8
    84.4
    26
    15
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    79.0
    84.5
    26
    16
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    79.2
    84.6
    25
    16
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.6
    25
    16
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.8
    25
    16
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    80.0
    84.9
    24
    15
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    80.3
    85.0
    25
    15
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    80.8
    85.3
    23
    14
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.6
    24
    13
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    82.2
    86.1
    25
    14
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.7
    25
    14
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.5
    22
    15
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    25
    20
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.9
    32
    28
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    39
    41
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Finland FINLAND   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.10
    133
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    65.70
    1
     
    24.53
    43
    3. Stroke
    33.83
    156
     
    154.41
    14
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.01
    63
     
    7.75
    114
    5. Prostate Cancer
    17.01
    86
     
    5.09
    162
    6. Breast Cancer
    15.96
    102
     
    25.76
    15
    7. Suicide
    14.30
    35
     
    6.92
    129
    8. Liver Disease
    14.14
    96
     
    24.85
    55
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.12
    67
     
    5.27
    129
    10. Lung Disease
    9.92
    174
     
    37.62
    27
    11. Falls
    9.89
    46
     
    13.44
    24
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    13
     
    1.54
    141
    13. Alcohol
    7.47
    10
     
    0.83
    134
    14. Lymphomas
    7.23
    31
     
    6.62
    49
    15. Hypertension
    6.14
    144
     
    16.62
    65
    16. Drug Use
    5.76
    10
     
    0.61
    146
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.75
    87
     
    7.38
    59
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.50
    53
     
    4.12
    94
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    5.28
    1
     
    0.35
    174
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.72
    175
     
    23.82
    106
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.19
    124
     
    14.79
    22
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.11
    127
     
    6.08
    76
    23. Other Injuries
    3.75
    168
     
    38.08
    1
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.73
    169
     
    18.73
    90
    25. Kidney Disease
    3.33
    182
     
    32.37
    21
    26. Leukemia
    3.28
    115
     
    2.75
    129
    27. Uterin Cancer
    3.21
    46
     
    4.62
    21
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    3.02
    165
     
    12.02
    40
    29. Other Neoplasms
    2.92
    83
     
    6.98
    7
    30. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2.91
    183
     
    64.21
    61
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.54
    35
     
    1.54
    88
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.44
    90
     
    10.76
    14
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    2.23
    156
     
    7.56
    66
    34. Bladder Cancer
    2.18
    81
     
    3.06
    56
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    131
     
    8.53
    9
    36. Violence
    1.60
    147
     
    8.34
    68
    37. Drownings
    1.42
    140
     
    11.89
    14
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.35
    141
     
    7.66
    29
    39. Epilepsy
    1.31
    122
     
    3.57
    46
    40. Cervical Cancer
    0.94
    180
     
    7.51
    97
    41. Fires
    0.86
    129
     
    1.98
    80
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    17
     
    0.14
    91
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.78
    181
     
    24.58
    13
    44. Asthma
    0.74
    158
     
    19.26
    17
    45. Schizophrenia
    0.69
    5
     
    0.04
    133
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    23
     
    0.12
    147
    47. Poisonings
    0.43
    131
     
    1.50
    61
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    173
     
    18.51
    18
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.33
    157
     
    83.56
    13
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.26
    179
     
    4.39
    47
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Finland FINLAND   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    11,009
    23.97
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,887
    19.35
     
    2,076
    0.89
    3. Stroke
    4,322
    9.41
     
    18,204
    7.78
    4. Lung Cancers
    2,264
    4.93
     
    1,058
    0.45
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,315
    2.86
     
    824
    0.35
    6. Lung Disease
    1,264
    2.75
     
    4,406
    1.88
    7. Liver Disease
    1,218
    2.65
     
    3,804
    1.63
    8. Falls
    1,185
    2.58
     
    4,299
    1.84
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    1,081
    2.35
     
    193
    0.08
    10. Prostate Cancer
    934
    2.03
     
    222
    0.09
    11. Breast Cancer
    925
    2.01
     
    2,008
    0.86
    12. Suicide
    894
    1.95
     
    1,796
    0.77
    13. Lymphomas
    873
    1.90
     
    1,283
    0.55
    14. Hypertension
    781
    1.70
     
    1,832
    0.78
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    709
    1.54
     
    34
    0.01
    16. Alcohol
    585
    1.27
     
    159
    0.07
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    568
    1.24
     
    1,164
    0.50
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    511
    1.11
     
    3,042
    1.30
    19. Liver Cancer
    493
    1.07
     
    793
    0.34
    20. Stomach Cancer
    483
    1.05
     
    1,853
    0.79
    21. Kidney Disease
    427
    0.93
     
    4,677
    2.00
    22. Leukemia
    367
    0.80
     
    796
    0.34
    23. Other Neoplasms
    363
    0.79
     
    1,076
    0.46
    24. Other Injuries
    347
    0.76
     
    12,476
    5.33
    25. Ovary Cancer
    345
    0.75
     
    310
    0.13
    26. Influenza and Pneumonia
    344
    0.75
     
    23,770
    10.16
    27. Drug Use
    330
    0.72
     
    127
    0.05
    28. Skin Cancers
    291
    0.63
     
    186
    0.08
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    284
    0.62
     
    1,351
    0.58
    30. Bladder Cancer
    277
    0.60
     
    353
    0.15
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    244
    0.53
     
    4,938
    2.11
    32. Oral Cancer
    217
    0.47
     
    1,202
    0.51
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    211
    0.46
     
    2,449
    1.05
    34. Uterin Cancer
    207
    0.45
     
    333
    0.14
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    178
    0.39
     
    6,096
    2.60
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.32
     
    1,163
    0.50
    37. Drownings
    116
    0.25
     
    4,649
    1.99
    38. Epilepsy
    104
    0.23
     
    1,239
    0.53
    39. Asthma
    95
    0.21
     
    2,874
    1.23
    40. Violence
    88
    0.19
     
    2,272
    0.97
    41. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    86
    0.19
     
    23
    0.01
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    82
    0.18
     
    24
    0.01
    43. Schizophrenia
    81
    0.18
     
    6
    0.00
    44. Fires
    71
    0.15
     
    587
    0.25
    45. Cervical Cancer
    61
    0.13
     
    602
    0.26
    46. Tuberculosis
    43
    0.09
     
    13,325
    5.69
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    35
    0.08
     
    781
    0.33
    48. Poisonings
    31
    0.07
     
    515
    0.22
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.06
     
    12,146
    5.19
    50. Low Birth Weight
    27
    0.06
     
    13,733
    5.87
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Finland FINLAND   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.01
    63
     
    7.75
    114
    2. Prostate Cancer
    17.01
    86
     
    5.09
    162
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.96
    102
     
    25.76
    15
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.12
    67
     
    5.27
    129
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    13
     
    1.54
    141
    6. Lymphomas
    7.23
    31
     
    6.62
    49
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.50
    53
     
    4.12
    94
    8. Stomach Cancer
    4.19
    124
     
    14.79
    22
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.11
    127
     
    6.08
    76
    10. Leukemia
    3.28
    115
     
    2.75
    129
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.21
    46
     
    4.62
    21
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.54
    35
     
    1.54
    88
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.44
    90
     
    10.76
    14
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.18
    81
     
    3.06
    56
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    131
     
    8.53
    9
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.94
    180
     
    7.51
    97
     
     
     
    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.