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Iceland
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 Iceland and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Iceland Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    80.8
    83.9
    82.3
    9
    20
    14
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.8
    83.9
    9
    20
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    81.0
    84.0
    10
    23
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    81.0
    84.1
    10
    22
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.1
    10
    23
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    81.2
    84.1
    9
    23
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    81.4
    84.2
    10
    23
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    81.6
    84.3
    9
    23
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.4
    4
    23
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    82.1
    84.5
    4
    22
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    4
    25
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    26
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    7
    26
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.5
    7
    27
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.4
    86.1
    11
    28
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    85.4
    86.7
    12
    34
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    86.7
    87.7
    15
    36
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.2
    24
    39
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.3
    39
    42
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.46
    157
    37.36
    176
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35.59
    5
    22.63
    23
    3. Lung Cancers
    21.77
    41
    18.97
    58
    4. Prostate Cancer
    18.78
    71
    14.71
    105
    5. Stroke
    18.39
    176
    17.13
    179
    6. Breast Cancer
    18.02
    78
    14.85
    119
    7. Lung Disease
    17.98
    117
    15.32
    141
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.15
    49
    12.81
    43
    9. Suicide
    11.15
    59
    11.25
    57
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.67
    161
    6.99
    176
    11. Other Injuries
    7.88
    87
    3.28
    166
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    7.25
    37
    6.62
    46
    13. Parkinson's Disease
    7.15
    12
    3.35
    131
    14. Lymphomas
    5.87
    49
    6.10
    38
    15. Ovary Cancer
    5.09
    62
    4.28
    99
    16. Drug Use
    4.41
    12
    6.56
    3
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.22
    176
    8.50
    149
    18. Kidney Disease
    4.00
    177
    5.16
    166
    19. Liver Cancer
    3.82
    140
    4.61
    112
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.70
    50
    3.26
    62
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.42
    124
    3.42
    125
    22. Cervical Cancer
    3.29
    142
    1.78
    173
    23. Falls
    3.23
    143
    4.99
    102
    24. Alcohol
    3.14
    32
    1.07
    110
    25. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    154
    2.80
    162
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.04
    53
    2.11
    89
    27. Leukemia
    2.88
    125
    4.40
    52
    28. Hypertension
    2.87
    168
    2.60
    172
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    2.31
    139
    4.82
    63
    30. Uterin Cancer
    2.12
    102
    2.12
    101
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.01
    85
    4.76
    4
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    177
    2.62
    163
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    1.78
    178
    4.46
    158
    34. Liver Disease
    1.72
    183
    3.89
    172
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.55
    158
    2.22
    120
    36. Other Neoplasms
    1.53
    57
    2.28
    47
    37. Epilepsy
    1.27
    116
    0.86
    145
    38. Low Birth Weight
    1.13
    164
    1.02
    166
    39. Violence
    1.08
    149
    0.98
    156
    40. Birth Trauma
    1.05
    121
    0.57
    146
    41. Poisonings
    0.64
    86
    0.12
    167
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.61
    35
    0.42
    72
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.51
    34
    0.47
    37
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.47
    178
    0.52
    173
    45. Anemia
    0.42
    30
    0.23
    43
    46. Skin Disease
    0.39
    150
    0.98
    111
    47. Drownings
    0.36
    179
    0.66
    165
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.31
    16
    0.14
    39
    49. Meningitis
    0.30
    140
    0.13
    171
    50. Asthma
    0.26
    178
    0.96
    136
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    403
    20.10
    21,548
    15.79
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    295
    14.71
    15,588
    11.42
    3. Stroke
    141
    7.03
    10,331
    7.57
    4. Lung Cancers
    134
    6.68
    8,769
    6.43
    5. Lung Disease
    129
    6.43
    8,487
    6.22
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    82
    4.09
    4,446
    3.26
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    73
    3.64
    6,209
    4.55
    8. Prostate Cancer
    61
    3.04
    3,766
    2.76
    9. Breast Cancer
    53
    2.64
    3,405
    2.49
    10. Parkinson's Disease
    53
    2.64
    2,036
    1.49
    11. Other Injuries
    50
    2.49
    1,642
    1.20
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    43
    2.14
    3,118
    2.28
    13. Suicide
    40
    2.00
    3,150
    2.31
    14. Lymphomas
    37
    1.85
    3,039
    2.23
    15. Kidney Disease
    33
    1.65
    3,139
    2.30
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    30
    1.50
    4,471
    3.28
    17. Hypertension
    24
    1.20
    1,631
    1.20
    18. Falls
    24
    1.20
    3,116
    2.28
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    23
    1.15
    1,494
    1.09
    20. Liver Cancer
    22
    1.10
    2,036
    1.49
    21. Bladder Cancer
    20
    1.00
    1,187
    0.87
    22. Leukemia
    19
    0.95
    2,126
    1.56
    23. Stomach Cancer
    18
    0.90
    1,288
    0.94
    24. Drug Use
    17
    0.85
    1,783
    1.31
    25. Ovary Cancer
    16
    0.80
    1,003
    0.73
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    0.80
    2,328
    1.71
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    0.80
    1,571
    1.15
    28. Alcohol
    14
    0.70
    380
    0.28
    29. Skin Cancers
    13
    0.65
    2,319
    1.70
    30. Other Neoplasms
    10
    0.50
    1,252
    0.92
    31. Oral Cancer
    9
    0.45
    972
    0.71
    32. Cervical Cancer
    9
    0.45
    342
    0.25
    33. Liver Disease
    9
    0.45
    1,421
    1.04
    34. Uterin Cancer
    7
    0.35
    524
    0.38
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.35
    711
    0.52
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    7
    0.35
    1,245
    0.91
    37. Epilepsy
    5
    0.25
    285
    0.21
    38. Anemia
    4
    0.20
    157
    0.12
    39. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    4
    0.20
    229
    0.17
    40. Violence
    4
    0.20
    243
    0.18
    41. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.15
    248
    0.18
    42. Multiple Sclerosis
    3
    0.15
    188
    0.14
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.15
    276
    0.20
    44. Skin Disease
    3
    0.15
    594
    0.44
    45. Poisonings
    3
    0.15
    35
    0.03
    46. Birth Trauma
    2
    0.10
    140
    0.10
    47. Asthma
    2
    0.10
    455
    0.33
    48. Osteoarthritis
    2
    0.10
    114
    0.08
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1
    0.05
    296
    0.22
    50. Meningitis
    1
    0.05
    37
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.77
    41
    18.97
    58
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.78
    71
    14.71
    105
    3. Breast Cancer
    18.02
    78
    14.85
    119
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.15
    49
    12.81
    43
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.25
    37
    6.62
    46
    6. Lymphomas
    5.87
    49
    6.10
    38
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.09
    62
    4.28
    99
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.82
    140
    4.61
    112
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.70
    50
    3.26
    62
    10. Cervical Cancer
    3.29
    142
    1.78
    173
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    154
    2.80
    162
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.04
    53
    2.11
    89
    13. Leukemia
    2.88
    125
    4.40
    52
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.12
    102
    2.12
    101
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.01
    85
    4.76
    4
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.55
    158
    2.22
    120
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.