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Greece
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 Greece 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
Greece Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   Iran IRAN
      Greece GREECE   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.3
    70.5
    68.9
    15
    32
    24
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    70.1
    73.6
    71.8
    5
    24
    12
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    72.3
    76.5
    74.4
    7
    17
    9
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    74.5
    79.5
    76.9
    5
    11
    6
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    75.4
    81.1
    78.2
    15
    12
    14
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    77.7
    82.9
    80.3
    19
    17
    19
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    78.7
    83.7
    81.2
    23
    20
    25
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    83.7
    23
    20
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    79.0
    83.9
    24
    20
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    79.0
    84.0
    24
    20
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    79.1
    84.0
    24
    19
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    79.2
    84.1
    24
    19
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    79.4
    84.1
    24
    20
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.2
    24
    19
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.3
    24
    19
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    79.9
    84.4
    25
    19
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    80.2
    84.5
    26
    19
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.8
    25
    19
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    81.2
    85.1
    27
    20
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.5
    27
    23
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.1
    26
    26
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.8
    19
    32
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    86.5
    87.7
    21
    40
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.0
    21
    53
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.2
    91.3
    22
    61
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.22
    148
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    41.56
    135
    59.62
    110
    3. Lung Cancers
    31.80
    11
    8.60
    109
    4. Breast Cancer
    17.83
    75
    10.81
    147
    5. Lung Disease
    17.54
    129
    19.85
    115
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.53
    132
    17.35
    127
    7. Prostate Cancer
    13.51
    115
    9.72
    140
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.28
    65
    8.48
    86
    9. Kidney Disease
    8.87
    143
    18.83
    80
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    7.36
    37
    2.28
    124
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.35
    140
    29.37
    42
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.11
    168
    27.47
    99
    13. Stomach Cancer
    6.10
    79
    15.44
    16
    14. Liver Cancer
    5.89
    84
    2.98
    164
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.66
    155
    41.62
    13
    16. Leukemia
    5.28
    17
    5.13
    24
    17. Hypertension
    5.24
    153
    37.49
    8
    18. Lymphomas
    5.15
    100
    6.33
    56
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5.06
    11
    4.84
    13
    20. Ovary Cancer
    4.61
    85
    4.00
    112
    21. Upper Respiratory
    4.58
    1
    0.01
    154
    22. Liver Disease
    4.07
    175
    7.18
    152
    23. Other Injuries
    4.05
    154
    3.66
    161
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    3.88
    14
    4.39
    8
    25. Suicide
    3.78
    158
    4.02
    155
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.09
    166
    5.28
    128
    27. Uterin Cancer
    2.76
    67
    0.83
    171
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    145
    2.80
    141
    29. Encephalitis
    2.60
    13
    0.24
    179
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.58
    162
    3.24
    146
    31. Drug Use
    2.37
    31
    2.68
    26
    32. Low Birth Weight
    2.27
    153
    6.03
    97
    33. Drownings
    1.97
    124
    1.00
    152
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.94
    154
    1.19
    177
    35. Falls
    1.89
    172
    3.65
    122
    36. Skin Cancers
    1.85
    74
    0.74
    150
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    154
    1.53
    170
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.64
    132
    2.85
    97
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.07
    161
    8.62
    22
    40. Other Neoplasms
    1.04
    162
    1.21
    149
    41. Violence
    0.91
    162
    4.25
    108
    42. Epilepsy
    0.68
    168
    0.73
    165
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.64
    24
    0.32
    47
    44. Hepatitis B
    0.37
    104
    0.95
    58
    45. Fires
    0.36
    162
    2.13
    75
    46. HIV/AIDS
    0.33
    141
    4.82
    89
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.33
    176
    3.44
    83
    48. Tuberculosis
    0.30
    155
    1.45
    121
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.25
    176
    1.56
    102
    50. Alcohol
    0.21
    178
    0.16
    182
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Greece GREECE   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,082
    23.11
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Stroke
    15,530
    15.55
    31,283
    9.31
    3. Lung Cancers
    7,526
    7.54
    4,977
    1.48
    4. Lung Disease
    6,645
    6.65
    10,378
    3.09
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,478
    6.49
    10,064
    3.00
    6. Kidney Disease
    3,338
    3.34
    10,143
    3.02
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,245
    3.25
    5,165
    1.54
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,466
    2.47
    3,635
    1.08
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,085
    2.09
    20,494
    6.10
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,048
    2.05
    2,542
    0.76
    11. Hypertension
    1,939
    1.94
    19,428
    5.78
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,900
    1.90
    1,330
    0.40
    13. Upper Respiratory
    1,825
    1.83
    8
    0.00
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,769
    1.77
    14,842
    4.42
    15. Liver Cancer
    1,606
    1.61
    1,720
    0.51
    16. Stomach Cancer
    1,602
    1.60
    8,640
    2.57
    17. Bladder Cancer
    1,510
    1.51
    2,619
    0.78
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    1,469
    1.47
    2,213
    0.66
    19. Leukemia
    1,397
    1.40
    3,240
    0.96
    20. Lymphomas
    1,305
    1.31
    3,887
    1.16
    21. Encephalitis
    995
    1.00
    160
    0.05
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    943
    0.94
    21,831
    6.50
    23. Liver Disease
    882
    0.88
    4,108
    1.22
    24. Other Injuries
    753
    0.75
    2,573
    0.77
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    623
    0.62
    1,686
    0.50
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    583
    0.58
    1,517
    0.45
    27. Ovary Cancer
    566
    0.57
    1,256
    0.37
    28. Suicide
    557
    0.56
    3,259
    0.97
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    522
    0.52
    1,822
    0.54
    30. Falls
    521
    0.52
    2,206
    0.66
    31. Skin Cancers
    483
    0.48
    411
    0.12
    32. Oral Cancer
    427
    0.43
    954
    0.28
    33. Drownings
    375
    0.38
    778
    0.23
    34. Other Neoplasms
    357
    0.36
    766
    0.23
    35. Uterin Cancer
    345
    0.35
    243
    0.07
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    254
    0.25
    4,987
    1.48
    37. Drug Use
    244
    0.24
    2,136
    0.64
    38. Cervical Cancer
    243
    0.24
    365
    0.11
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    187
    0.19
    4,090
    1.22
    40. Epilepsy
    147
    0.15
    529
    0.16
    41. Violence
    127
    0.13
    3,613
    1.08
    42. Low Birth Weight
    122
    0.12
    4,663
    1.39
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    119
    0.12
    218
    0.06
    44. Hepatitis B
    90
    0.09
    590
    0.18
    45. Tuberculosis
    85
    0.09
    855
    0.25
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    80
    0.08
    867
    0.26
    47. Fires
    80
    0.08
    1,506
    0.45
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55
    0.06
    1,767
    0.53
    49. Skin Disease
    52
    0.05
    470
    0.14
    50. Anemia
    44
    0.04
    10
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    31.80
    11
    8.60
    109
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.83
    75
    10.81
    147
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.51
    115
    9.72
    140
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.28
    65
    8.48
    86
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.36
    37
    2.28
    124
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.10
    79
    15.44
    16
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.89
    84
    2.98
    164
    8. Leukemia
    5.28
    17
    5.13
    24
    9. Lymphomas
    5.15
    100
    6.33
    56
    10. Bladder Cancer
    5.06
    11
    4.84
    13
    11. Ovary Cancer
    4.61
    85
    4.00
    112
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.76
    67
    0.83
    171
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.94
    154
    1.19
    177
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.85
    74
    0.74
    150
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    154
    1.53
    170
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.07
    161
    8.62
    22
    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.