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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 United Kingdom 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.

United Kingdom
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   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Greece GREECE   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
           
    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
     
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    70.1
    73.6
    71.8
    5
    24
    12
     
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    72.3
    76.5
    74.4
    7
    17
    9
     
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    74.5
    79.5
    76.9
    5
    11
    6
     
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
    2000
    75.4
    81.1
    78.2
    15
    12
    14
     
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
    2010
    77.7
    82.9
    80.3
    19
    17
    19
     
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
    2016
    78.7
    83.7
    81.2
    23
    20
    25
     
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    83.7
    23
    20
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
    Age 5
    79.0
    83.9
    24
    20
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 10
    79.0
    84.0
    24
    20
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 15
    79.1
    84.0
    24
    19
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 20
    79.2
    84.1
    24
    19
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
    Age 25
    79.4
    84.1
    24
    20
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.2
    24
    19
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.3
    24
    19
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
    Age 40
    79.9
    84.4
    25
    19
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
    Age 45
    80.2
    84.5
    26
    19
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.8
    25
    19
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
    Age 55
    81.2
    85.1
    27
    20
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
    Age 60
    82.1
    85.5
    27
    23
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.1
    26
    26
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.8
    19
    32
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
    Age 75
    86.5
    87.7
    21
    40
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.0
    21
    53
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
    Age 85
    91.2
    91.3
    22
    61
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.22
    148
    47.64
    170
    2. Stroke
    41.56
    135
    21.58
    172
    3. Lung Cancers
    31.80
    11
    26.69
    26
    4. Breast Cancer
    17.83
    75
    19.20
    57
    5. Lung Disease
    17.54
    129
    23.07
    87
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.53
    132
    19.18
    119
    7. Prostate Cancer
    13.51
    115
    17.53
    81
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.28
    65
    12.96
    50
    9. Kidney Disease
    8.87
    143
    2.63
    182
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    7.36
    37
    6.55
    44
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.35
    140
    2.42
    179
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.11
    168
    4.17
    178
    13. Stomach Cancer
    6.10
    79
    3.67
    137
    14. Liver Cancer
    5.89
    84
    3.80
    137
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.66
    155
    37.60
    23
    16. Leukemia
    5.28
    17
    3.90
    87
    17. Hypertension
    5.24
    153
    2.16
    175
    18. Lymphomas
    5.15
    100
    6.59
    51
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5.06
    11
    3.76
    34
    20. Ovary Cancer
    4.61
    85
    6.04
    31
    21. Upper Respiratory
    4.58
    1
    0.03
    100
    22. Liver Disease
    4.07
    175
    8.28
    142
    23. Other Injuries
    4.05
    154
    3.43
    165
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    3.88
    14
    3.85
    15
    25. Suicide
    3.78
    158
    7.64
    109
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.09
    166
    3.60
    153
    27. Uterin Cancer
    2.76
    67
    3.41
    39
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    2.65
    145
    2.84
    140
    29. Encephalitis
    2.60
    13
    0.58
    119
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.58
    162
    2.63
    161
    31. Drug Use
    2.37
    31
    3.72
    18
    32. Low Birth Weight
    2.27
    153
    2.81
    148
    33. Drownings
    1.97
    124
    0.42
    179
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.94
    154
    1.86
    160
    35. Falls
    1.89
    172
    3.86
    113
    36. Skin Cancers
    1.85
    74
    2.72
    31
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    154
    2.58
    109
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.64
    132
    1.42
    137
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.07
    161
    6.56
    28
    40. Other Neoplasms
    1.04
    162
    2.53
    97
    41. Violence
    0.91
    162
    1.22
    152
    42. Epilepsy
    0.68
    168
    1.35
    113
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.64
    24
    1.45
    1
    44. Hepatitis B
    0.37
    104
    0.05
    179
    45. Fires
    0.36
    162
    0.32
    168
    46. HIV/AIDS
    0.33
    141
    0.25
    150
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.33
    176
    0.47
    167
    48. Tuberculosis
    0.30
    155
    0.27
    158
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.25
    176
    0.59
    158
    50. Alcohol
    0.21
    178
    1.40
    112
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Greece GREECE   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,082
    23.11
    76,365
    15.25
    2. Stroke
    15,530
    15.55
    38,649
    7.72
    3. Lung Cancers
    7,526
    7.54
    36,549
    7.30
    4. Lung Disease
    6,645
    6.65
    37,384
    7.47
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,478
    6.49
    37,494
    7.49
    6. Kidney Disease
    3,338
    3.34
    4,784
    0.96
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,245
    3.25
    18,798
    3.75
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,466
    2.47
    13,274
    2.65
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,085
    2.09
    82,461
    16.47
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,048
    2.05
    12,987
    2.59
    11. Hypertension
    1,939
    1.94
    3,771
    0.75
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1,900
    1.90
    8,984
    1.79
    13. Upper Respiratory
    1,825
    1.83
    39
    0.01
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,769
    1.77
    6,553
    1.31
    15. Liver Cancer
    1,606
    1.61
    5,170
    1.03
    16. Stomach Cancer
    1,602
    1.60
    5,228
    1.04
    17. Bladder Cancer
    1,510
    1.51
    6,146
    1.23
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    1,469
    1.47
    7,268
    1.45
    19. Leukemia
    1,397
    1.40
    5,375
    1.07
    20. Lymphomas
    1,305
    1.31
    9,393
    1.88
    21. Encephalitis
    995
    1.00
    849
    0.17
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    943
    0.94
    1,805
    0.36
    23. Liver Disease
    882
    0.88
    7,715
    1.54
    24. Other Injuries
    753
    0.75
    4,972
    0.99
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    623
    0.62
    3,137
    0.63
    26. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    583
    0.58
    2,128
    0.43
    27. Ovary Cancer
    566
    0.57
    4,138
    0.83
    28. Suicide
    557
    0.56
    5,829
    1.16
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    522
    0.52
    3,155
    0.63
    30. Falls
    521
    0.52
    6,321
    1.26
    31. Skin Cancers
    483
    0.48
    3,599
    0.72
    32. Oral Cancer
    427
    0.43
    3,098
    0.62
    33. Drownings
    375
    0.38
    299
    0.06
    34. Other Neoplasms
    357
    0.36
    3,962
    0.79
    35. Uterin Cancer
    345
    0.35
    2,251
    0.45
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    254
    0.25
    8,916
    1.78
    37. Drug Use
    244
    0.24
    2,449
    0.49
    38. Cervical Cancer
    243
    0.24
    1,224
    0.24
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    187
    0.19
    2,312
    0.46
    40. Epilepsy
    147
    0.15
    1,200
    0.24
    41. Violence
    127
    0.13
    860
    0.17
    42. Low Birth Weight
    122
    0.12
    1,273
    0.25
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    119
    0.12
    1,623
    0.32
    44. Hepatitis B
    90
    0.09
    51
    0.01
    45. Tuberculosis
    85
    0.09
    364
    0.07
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    80
    0.08
    936
    0.19
    47. Fires
    80
    0.08
    317
    0.06
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55
    0.06
    1,706
    0.34
    49. Skin Disease
    52
    0.05
    2,041
    0.41
    50. Anemia
    44
    0.04
    243
    0.05
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Greece GREECE   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    31.80
    11
    26.69
    26
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.83
    75
    19.20
    57
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.51
    115
    17.53
    81
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.28
    65
    12.96
    50
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.36
    37
    6.55
    44
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.10
    79
    3.67
    137
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.89
    84
    3.80
    137
    8. Leukemia
    5.28
    17
    3.90
    87
    9. Lymphomas
    5.15
    100
    6.59
    51
    10. Bladder Cancer
    5.06
    11
    3.76
    34
    11. Ovary Cancer
    4.61
    85
    6.04
    31
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.76
    67
    3.41
    39
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.94
    154
    1.86
    160
    14. Skin Cancers
    1.85
    74
    2.72
    31
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    154
    2.58
    109
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.07
    161
    6.56
    28
    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.