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Compare France and Germany 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
     
      France FRANCE   Germany GERMANY
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.0
    73.6
    70.2
    16
    10
    13
     
    66.9
    72.3
    69.5
    19
    21
    18
    1970
    68.4
    75.8
    72.0
    17
    8
    8
     
    67.4
    73.7
    70.5
    23
    23
    23
    1980
    70.2
    78.4
    74.2
    19
    8
    11
     
    69.4
    76.1
    72.6
    27
    20
    26
    1990
    72.8
    80.9
    76.7
    19
    2
    10
     
    72.0
    78.6
    75.2
    25
    19
    22
    2000
    75.0
    82.7
    78.8
    20
    2
    10
     
    74.8
    80.9
    78.0
    23
    16
    18
    2010
    78.0
    84.6
    81.3
    18
    4
    10
     
    77.5
    82.6
    80.1
    21
    22
    22
    2016
    80.1
    85.7
    82.9
    13
    3
    5
     
    78.7
    83.3
    81.0
    25
    24
    26
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      France FRANCE   Germany GERMANY
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    85.7
    13
    3
     
    78.7
    83.3
    25
    24
    Age 5
    80.4
    86.0
    14
    3
     
    78.9
    83.5
    25
    24
    Age 10
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
     
    79.0
    83.6
    25
    24
    Age 15
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
     
    79.0
    83.6
    25
    24
    Age 20
    80.6
    86.1
    14
    2
     
    79.1
    83.7
    25
    24
    Age 25
    80.8
    86.1
    13
    2
     
    79.2
    83.7
    26
    24
    Age 30
    80.9
    86.2
    13
    2
     
    79.3
    83.8
    26
    24
    Age 35
    81.1
    86.3
    12
    2
     
    79.5
    83.9
    26
    25
    Age 40
    81.3
    86.4
    12
    2
     
    79.7
    84.0
    27
    25
    Age 45
    81.6
    86.6
    11
    2
     
    80.0
    84.1
    28
    26
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.9
    10
    2
     
    80.3
    84.4
    29
    27
    Age 55
    82.8
    87.3
    7
    2
     
    80.9
    84.8
    29
    26
    Age 60
    83.8
    87.9
    5
    2
     
    81.8
    85.3
    28
    27
    Age 65
    85.0
    88.5
    3
    2
     
    83.1
    86.1
    29
    25
    Age 70
    86.2
    89.2
    2
    2
     
    84.4
    86.9
    30
    28
    Age 75
    87.7
    90.1
    2
    2
     
    86.1
    88.1
    29
    33
    Age 80
    89.4
    91.3
    3
    2
     
    88.1
    89.4
    39
    45
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    5
    8
     
    90.7
    91.5
    50
    54
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      France FRANCE   Germany GERMANY
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    43.25
    181
     
    83.78
    139
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.84
    26
     
    16.99
    97
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.57
    20
     
    26.45
    28
    4. Stroke
    23.16
    180
     
    25.61
    174
    5. Breast Cancer
    21.51
    38
     
    20.94
    47
    6. Prostate Cancer
    16.12
    90
     
    15.73
    94
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    35
     
    14.64
    40
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.10
    152
     
    10.86
    163
    9. Lung Disease
    13.15
    157
     
    20.01
    109
    10. Suicide
    12.77
    45
     
    9.29
    104
    11. Other Injuries
    9.48
    72
     
    3.61
    169
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.70
    160
     
    11.22
    151
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    8.30
    23
     
    8.97
    16
    14. Liver Disease
    7.81
    144
     
    10.09
    128
    15. Liver Cancer
    7.02
    58
     
    4.24
    123
    16. Lymphomas
    6.86
    41
     
    6.13
    62
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    5.71
    88
     
    5.18
    96
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.53
    51
     
    5.81
    45
    19. Other Neoplasms
    5.48
    17
     
    3.62
    57
    20. Leukemia
    5.34
    16
     
    4.62
    51
    21. Kidney Disease
    5.31
    169
     
    9.18
    131
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.86
    163
     
    3.54
    170
    23. Falls
    4.55
    107
     
    5.72
    83
    24. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    116
     
    5.82
    83
    25. Bladder Cancer
    4.31
    23
     
    3.04
    58
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.25
    61
     
    3.91
    70
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.11
    133
     
    4.77
    113
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    4.07
    14
     
    4.24
    12
    29. Alcohol
    3.89
    23
     
    4.05
    20
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.87
    35
     
    2.86
    61
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.70
    57
     
    3.52
    61
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    3.32
    159
     
    3.15
    163
    33. Hypertension
    3.31
    167
     
    8.68
    127
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.46
    37
     
    2.35
    45
    35. Malnutrition
    2.17
    86
     
    0.10
    153
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    159
     
    2.06
    156
    37. Drug Use
    1.97
    58
     
    1.84
    62
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.88
    119
     
    2.62
    105
    39. Epilepsy
    1.71
    95
     
    1.83
    85
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.34
    170
     
    1.86
    157
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.15
    125
     
    1.31
    118
    42. Drownings
    1.06
    150
     
    0.43
    175
    43. Asthma
    0.96
    147
     
    0.67
    165
    44. Violence
    0.92
    167
     
    0.69
    177
    45. Skin Disease
    0.85
    130
     
    0.68
    136
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.77
    142
     
    0.45
    165
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.65
    24
     
    0.94
    7
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.65
    169
     
    1.18
    146
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.61
    129
     
    0.40
    137
    50. Anemia
    0.55
    79
     
    0.31
    95
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      France FRANCE   Germany GERMANY
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    62,890
    13.81
     
    184,456
    25.22
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49,233
    10.81
     
    41,032
    5.61
    3. Stroke
    34,220
    7.51
     
    57,039
    7.80
    4. Lung Cancers
    33,635
    7.39
     
    46,881
    6.41
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21,096
    4.63
     
    23,385
    3.20
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20,798
    4.57
     
    28,951
    3.96
    7. Lung Disease
    19,640
    4.31
     
    43,056
    5.89
    8. Breast Cancer
    14,120
    3.10
     
    19,829
    2.71
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,478
    2.74
     
    24,099
    3.30
    10. Other Injuries
    12,447
    2.73
     
    6,297
    0.86
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    10,897
    2.39
     
    17,178
    2.35
    12. Suicide
    10,867
    2.39
     
    10,816
    1.48
    13. Prostate Cancer
    10,438
    2.29
     
    15,107
    2.07
    14. Lymphomas
    9,266
    2.03
     
    12,117
    1.66
    15. Liver Cancer
    8,985
    1.97
     
    7,958
    1.09
    16. Kidney Disease
    8,113
    1.78
     
    21,156
    2.89
    17. Liver Disease
    8,080
    1.77
     
    14,820
    2.03
    18. Other Neoplasms
    7,547
    1.66
     
    7,615
    1.04
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    7,178
    1.58
     
    9,227
    1.26
    20. Leukemia
    7,039
    1.55
     
    8,720
    1.19
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    6,448
    1.42
     
    10,130
    1.39
    22. Falls
    6,373
    1.40
     
    12,280
    1.68
    23. Bladder Cancer
    6,108
    1.34
     
    6,440
    0.88
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5,605
    1.23
     
    10,956
    1.50
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,572
    1.22
     
    8,814
    1.21
    26. Hypertension
    5,062
    1.11
     
    20,240
    2.77
    27. Oral Cancer
    4,648
    1.02
     
    6,103
    0.83
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,474
    0.98
     
    5,993
    0.82
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3,856
    0.85
     
    5,693
    0.78
    30. Malnutrition
    3,418
    0.75
     
    224
    0.03
    31. Alcohol
    3,418
    0.75
     
    5,219
    0.71
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,301
    0.72
     
    3,428
    0.47
    33. Skin Cancers
    2,997
    0.66
     
    4,185
    0.57
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,688
    0.59
     
    5,964
    0.82
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,616
    0.57
     
    2,642
    0.36
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    1,917
    0.42
     
    1,820
    0.25
    37. Epilepsy
    1,796
    0.39
     
    2,859
    0.39
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,684
    0.37
     
    2,920
    0.40
    39. Drug Use
    1,661
    0.36
     
    1,627
    0.22
    40. Cervical Cancer
    1,385
    0.30
     
    1,902
    0.26
    41. Skin Disease
    1,299
    0.29
     
    1,461
    0.20
    42. Asthma
    1,262
    0.28
     
    1,171
    0.16
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    919
    0.20
     
    2,448
    0.33
    44. Drownings
    900
    0.20
     
    448
    0.06
    45. Anemia
    851
    0.19
     
    710
    0.10
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    693
    0.15
     
    1,401
    0.19
    47. Tuberculosis
    616
    0.14
     
    375
    0.05
    48. Violence
    604
    0.13
     
    599
    0.08
    49. Schizophrenia
    598
    0.13
     
    208
    0.03
    50. Low Birth Weight
    595
    0.13
     
    712
    0.10
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      France FRANCE   Germany GERMANY
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.57
    20
     
    26.45
    28
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.51
    38
     
    20.94
    47
    3. Prostate Cancer
    16.12
    90
     
    15.73
    94
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    35
     
    14.64
    40
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.30
    23
     
    8.97
    16
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.02
    58
     
    4.24
    123
    7. Lymphomas
    6.86
    41
     
    6.13
    62
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.53
    51
     
    5.81
    45
    9. Leukemia
    5.34
    16
     
    4.62
    51
    10. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    116
     
    5.82
    83
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.31
    23
     
    3.04
    58
    12. Oral Cancer
    4.25
    61
     
    3.91
    70
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.87
    35
     
    2.86
    61
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.70
    57
     
    3.52
    61
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.46
    37
     
    2.35
    45
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    159
     
    2.06
    156
     
     
     
    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.