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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 Macedonia 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 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 Greece 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
     
      Greece GREECE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.3
    70.5
    68.9
    15
    32
    24
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    70.1
    73.6
    71.8
    5
    24
    12
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    72.3
    76.5
    74.4
    7
    17
    9
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    74.5
    79.5
    76.9
    5
    11
    6
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    75.4
    81.1
    78.2
    15
    12
    14
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    77.7
    82.9
    80.3
    19
    17
    19
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    78.7
    83.7
    81.2
    23
    20
    25
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Greece GREECE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    83.7
    23
    20
     
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    79.0
    83.9
    24
    20
     
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    79.0
    84.0
    24
    20
     
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    79.1
    84.0
    24
    19
     
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    79.2
    84.1
    24
    19
     
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    79.4
    84.1
    24
    20
     
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.2
    24
    19
     
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.3
    24
    19
     
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    79.9
    84.4
    25
    19
     
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    80.2
    84.5
    26
    19
     
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.8
    25
    19
     
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    81.2
    85.1
    27
    20
     
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.5
    27
    23
     
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.1
    26
    26
     
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.8
    19
    32
     
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    86.5
    87.7
    21
    40
     
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.0
    21
    53
     
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    91.2
    91.3
    22
    61
     
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Greece GREECE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.40
    97
     
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    65.08
    119
     
    154.41
    14
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31.29
    24
     
    24.53
    43
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.48
    23
     
    7.75
    114
    5. Lung Disease
    20.62
    104
     
    37.62
    27
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.85
    78
     
    25.76
    15
    7. Prostate Cancer
    15.12
    99
     
    5.09
    162
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.16
    161
     
    64.21
    61
    9. Kidney Disease
    10.17
    122
     
    32.37
    21
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.81
    76
     
    5.27
    129
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.00
    145
     
    18.73
    90
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6.89
    39
     
    1.54
    141
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.73
    70
     
    7.38
    59
    14. Hypertension
    6.69
    141
     
    16.62
    65
    15. Leukemia
    5.87
    8
     
    2.75
    129
    16. Liver Disease
    5.75
    159
     
    24.85
    55
    17. Liver Cancer
    5.74
    82
     
    6.08
    76
    18. Stomach Cancer
    5.39
    94
     
    14.79
    22
    19. Ovary Cancer
    5.04
    67
     
    4.12
    94
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.75
    174
     
    23.82
    106
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    4.37
    142
     
    12.02
    40
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    28
     
    3.06
    56
    23. Lymphomas
    3.57
    125
     
    6.62
    49
    24. Suicide
    3.31
    165
     
    6.92
    129
    25. Other Injuries
    3.11
    176
     
    38.08
    1
    26. Drug Use
    2.85
    34
     
    0.61
    146
    27. Low Birth Weight
    2.77
    147
     
    24.58
    13
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    2.71
    145
     
    7.56
    66
    29. Falls
    2.47
    153
     
    13.44
    24
    30. HIV/AIDS
    2.25
    105
     
    1.55
    113
    31. Drownings
    2.18
    122
     
    11.89
    14
    32. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    157
     
    7.51
    97
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    89
     
    4.62
    21
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.01
    59
     
    1.54
    88
    35. Violence
    1.71
    145
     
    8.34
    68
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    1.69
    54
     
    0.35
    174
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.68
    128
     
    7.66
    29
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    156
     
    8.53
    9
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.94
    154
     
    10.76
    14
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.78
    147
     
    4.39
    47
    41. Fires
    0.65
    140
     
    1.98
    80
    42. Hepatitis B
    0.61
    77
     
    1.36
    47
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.56
    31
     
    0.14
    91
    44. Epilepsy
    0.47
    180
     
    3.57
    46
    45. Tuberculosis
    0.46
    149
     
    83.56
    13
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.44
    167
     
    18.51
    18
    47. Asthma
    0.39
    181
     
    19.26
    17
    48. Meningitis
    0.30
    148
     
    7.94
    40
    49. Poisonings
    0.24
    169
     
    1.50
    61
    50. Alcohol
    0.22
    177
     
    0.83
    134
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Greece GREECE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,439
    28.11
     
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    19,142
    17.68
     
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9,830
    9.08
     
    2,076
    0.89
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,315
    5.83
     
    1,058
    0.45
    5. Lung Disease
    6,153
    5.68
     
    4,406
    1.88
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,157
    2.92
     
    23,770
    10.16
    7. Kidney Disease
    2,896
    2.67
     
    4,677
    2.00
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,643
    2.44
     
    824
    0.35
    9. Breast Cancer
    2,288
    2.11
     
    2,008
    0.86
    10. Hypertension
    2,019
    1.86
     
    1,832
    0.78
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2,005
    1.85
     
    222
    0.09
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,864
    1.72
     
    1,164
    0.50
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,673
    1.55
     
    193
    0.08
    14. Leukemia
    1,564
    1.44
     
    796
    0.34
    15. Liver Cancer
    1,474
    1.36
     
    793
    0.34
    16. Stomach Cancer
    1,346
    1.24
     
    1,853
    0.79
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,290
    1.19
     
    3,042
    1.30
    18. Liver Disease
    1,254
    1.16
     
    3,804
    1.63
    19. Bladder Cancer
    1,189
    1.10
     
    353
    0.15
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    890
    0.82
     
    4,938
    2.11
    21. Lymphomas
    866
    0.80
     
    1,283
    0.55
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    630
    0.58
     
    2,449
    1.05
    23. Ovary Cancer
    606
    0.56
     
    310
    0.13
    24. Other Injuries
    558
    0.52
     
    12,476
    5.33
    25. Falls
    528
    0.49
     
    4,299
    1.84
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    506
    0.47
     
    34
    0.01
    27. Suicide
    471
    0.44
     
    1,796
    0.77
    28. Skin Cancers
    463
    0.43
     
    186
    0.08
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    462
    0.43
     
    1,163
    0.50
    30. Drownings
    360
    0.33
     
    4,649
    1.99
    31. Oral Cancer
    307
    0.28
     
    1,202
    0.51
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    290
    0.27
     
    6,096
    2.60
    33. Uterin Cancer
    287
    0.27
     
    333
    0.14
    34. Drug Use
    279
    0.26
     
    127
    0.05
    35. HIV/AIDS
    257
    0.24
     
    348
    0.15
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    217
    0.20
     
    1,351
    0.58
    37. Violence
    214
    0.20
     
    2,272
    0.97
    38. Cervical Cancer
    210
    0.19
     
    602
    0.26
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    205
    0.19
     
    781
    0.33
    40. Low Birth Weight
    166
    0.15
     
    13,733
    5.87
    41. Hepatitis B
    137
    0.13
     
    243
    0.10
    42. Fires
    135
    0.12
     
    587
    0.25
    43. Tuberculosis
    92
    0.08
     
    13,325
    5.69
    44. Asthma
    92
    0.08
     
    2,874
    1.23
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    89
    0.08
     
    24
    0.01
    46. Epilepsy
    70
    0.06
     
    1,239
    0.53
    47. Meningitis
    58
    0.05
     
    3,551
    1.52
    48. Skin Disease
    57
    0.05
     
    343
    0.15
    49. Poisonings
    36
    0.03
     
    515
    0.22
    50. Alcohol
    35
    0.03
     
    159
    0.07
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Greece GREECE   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.48
    23
     
    7.75
    114
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.85
    78
     
    25.76
    15
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.12
    99
     
    5.09
    162
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.81
    76
     
    5.27
    129
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.89
    39
     
    1.54
    141
    6. Leukemia
    5.87
    8
     
    2.75
    129
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.74
    82
     
    6.08
    76
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.39
    94
     
    14.79
    22
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.04
    67
     
    4.12
    94
    10. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    28
     
    3.06
    56
    11. Lymphomas
    3.57
    125
     
    6.62
    49
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    157
     
    7.51
    97
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.03
    89
     
    4.62
    21
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.01
    59
     
    1.54
    88
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    156
     
    8.53
    9
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.94
    154
     
    10.76
    14
     
     
     
    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.