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France
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 France and Japan 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.

Japan
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
France Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   Japan JAPAN
      France FRANCE   Japan JAPAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.0
    73.6
    70.2
    16
    10
    13
     
    65.3
    70.1
    67.7
    31
    35
    35
    1970
    68.4
    75.8
    72.0
    17
    8
    8
     
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
    1980
    70.2
    78.4
    74.2
    19
    8
    11
     
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
    1990
    72.8
    80.9
    76.7
    19
    2
    10
     
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
    2000
    75.0
    82.7
    78.8
    20
    2
    10
     
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
    2010
    78.0
    84.6
    81.3
    18
    4
    10
     
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
    2016
    80.1
    85.7
    82.9
    13
    3
    5
     
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   Japan JAPAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    85.7
    13
    3
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    Age 5
    80.4
    86.0
    14
    3
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    Age 10
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    Age 15
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    Age 20
    80.6
    86.1
    14
    2
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    Age 25
    80.8
    86.1
    13
    2
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    Age 30
    80.9
    86.2
    13
    2
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    Age 35
    81.1
    86.3
    12
    2
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    Age 40
    81.3
    86.4
    12
    2
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    Age 45
    81.6
    86.6
    11
    2
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.9
    10
    2
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    Age 55
    82.8
    87.3
    7
    2
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    Age 60
    83.8
    87.9
    5
    2
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    Age 65
    85.0
    88.5
    3
    2
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    Age 70
    86.2
    89.2
    2
    2
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    Age 75
    87.7
    90.1
    2
    2
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    Age 80
    89.4
    91.3
    3
    2
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    5
    8
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   Japan JAPAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.99
    182
    31.55
    181
    2. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    23
    19.60
    59
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.68
    48
    10.09
    155
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.29
    124
    5.48
    156
    5. Stroke
    16.62
    181
    25.76
    160
    6. Prostate Cancer
    13.21
    118
    6.52
    156
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.08
    48
    14.07
    39
    8. Suicide
    12.10
    48
    14.30
    30
    9. Lung Disease
    10.28
    173
    11.61
    169
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    7.92
    24
    8.74
    12
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7.85
    170
    24.28
    98
    12. Liver Disease
    7.26
    150
    5.60
    161
    13. Other Injuries
    7.14
    98
    4.06
    152
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.83
    164
    3.34
    182
    15. Liver Cancer
    6.72
    68
    7.89
    51
    16. Lymphomas
    6.09
    67
    4.32
    120
    17. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    67
    3.40
    134
    18. Leukemia
    4.74
    40
    2.88
    132
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    4.46
    98
    2.30
    153
    20. Other Neoplasms
    4.37
    40
    2.90
    85
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.02
    165
    2.37
    182
    22. Oral Cancer
    3.96
    74
    2.25
    127
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    129
    13.35
    23
    24. Kidney Disease
    3.71
    175
    6.33
    156
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.68
    36
    1.87
    99
    26. Alcohol
    3.64
    27
    0.26
    173
    27. Uterin Cancer
    3.61
    38
    2.06
    92
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.48
    59
    3.59
    57
    29. Falls
    3.35
    129
    1.85
    173
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.30
    144
    2.14
    171
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.08
    167
    2.64
    172
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    2.96
    49
    1.66
    136
    33. Hypertension
    2.26
    173
    0.71
    183
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.17
    55
    0.45
    174
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.90
    156
    2.66
    146
    36. Drug Use
    1.70
    59
    0.34
    169
    37. Epilepsy
    1.51
    103
    0.39
    182
    38. Low Birth Weight
    1.47
    161
    0.41
    183
    39. Malnutrition
    1.26
    97
    0.43
    123
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.11
    135
    0.59
    155
    41. Drownings
    0.95
    154
    2.06
    121
    42. Encephalitis
    0.89
    82
    0.77
    93
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.88
    142
    0.46
    165
    44. Violence
    0.83
    167
    0.21
    182
    45. Asthma
    0.78
    152
    0.64
    158
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.70
    150
    0.22
    180
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.63
    27
    0.03
    176
    48. Skin Disease
    0.58
    144
    0.35
    155
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.55
    131
    0.03
    174
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.50
    176
    0.69
    167
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      France FRANCE   Japan JAPAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61,854
    13.64
    152,677
    14.15
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49,553
    10.93
    34,389
    3.19
    3. Lung Cancers
    34,013
    7.50
    79,534
    7.37
    4. Stroke
    33,843
    7.46
    126,320
    11.70
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20,706
    4.57
    55,524
    5.14
    6. Lung Disease
    20,365
    4.49
    64,257
    5.95
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17,851
    3.94
    141,278
    13.09
    8. Breast Cancer
    14,434
    3.18
    14,630
    1.36
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,375
    2.73
    14,446
    1.34
    10. Other Injuries
    12,239
    2.70
    17,287
    1.60
    11. Suicide
    11,455
    2.53
    23,684
    2.19
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    11,281
    2.49
    34,021
    3.15
    13. Prostate Cancer
    10,384
    2.29
    13,096
    1.21
    14. Lymphomas
    9,405
    2.07
    17,856
    1.65
    15. Liver Cancer
    9,059
    2.00
    31,904
    2.96
    16. Kidney Disease
    8,239
    1.82
    35,539
    3.29
    17. Liver Disease
    7,775
    1.71
    17,241
    1.60
    18. Other Neoplasms
    7,613
    1.68
    12,636
    1.17
    19. Leukemia
    7,183
    1.58
    9,206
    0.85
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    6,989
    1.54
    10,454
    0.97
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    6,475
    1.43
    9,093
    0.84
    22. Falls
    6,464
    1.43
    7,878
    0.73
    23. Bladder Cancer
    6,154
    1.36
    9,161
    0.85
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,689
    1.25
    7,904
    0.73
    25. Stomach Cancer
    5,568
    1.23
    53,803
    4.99
    26. Hypertension
    5,275
    1.16
    4,120
    0.38
    27. Oral Cancer
    4,524
    1.00
    8,137
    0.75
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,441
    0.98
    12,595
    1.17
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3,838
    0.85
    5,015
    0.46
    30. Alcohol
    3,317
    0.73
    532
    0.05
    31. Malnutrition
    3,308
    0.73
    1,825
    0.17
    32. Skin Cancers
    3,050
    0.67
    1,825
    0.17
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,849
    0.63
    4,816
    0.45
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.59
    3,028
    0.28
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,259
    0.50
    2,800
    0.26
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    1,918
    0.42
    2,810
    0.26
    37. Epilepsy
    1,810
    0.40
    1,024
    0.09
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,676
    0.37
    2,609
    0.24
    39. Drug Use
    1,667
    0.37
    745
    0.07
    40. Encephalitis
    1,455
    0.32
    3,098
    0.29
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,396
    0.31
    3,900
    0.36
    42. Skin Disease
    1,327
    0.29
    1,873
    0.17
    43. Asthma
    1,293
    0.29
    3,316
    0.31
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    914
    0.20
    3,111
    0.29
    45. Drownings
    848
    0.19
    7,314
    0.68
    46. Anemia
    804
    0.18
    874
    0.08
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    698
    0.15
    81
    0.01
    48. Low Birth Weight
    640
    0.14
    248
    0.02
    49. Schizophrenia
    605
    0.13
    728
    0.07
    50. Violence
    582
    0.13
    338
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   Japan JAPAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    23
    19.60
    59
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.68
    48
    10.09
    155
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.21
    118
    6.52
    156
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.08
    48
    14.07
    39
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.92
    24
    8.74
    12
    6. Liver Cancer
    6.72
    68
    7.89
    51
    7. Lymphomas
    6.09
    67
    4.32
    120
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    67
    3.40
    134
    9. Leukemia
    4.74
    40
    2.88
    132
    10. Oral Cancer
    3.96
    74
    2.25
    127
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    129
    13.35
    23
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.68
    36
    1.87
    99
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.61
    38
    2.06
    92
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.48
    59
    3.59
    57
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.17
    55
    0.45
    174
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.90
    156
    2.66
    146
    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.