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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
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
    81.0
    84.8
    82.9
    3
    8
    6
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    81.0
    84.8
    3
    8
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    8
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    7
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    81.4
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    81.6
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    81.7
    85.3
    2
    7
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    81.9
    85.4
    2
    8
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    82.1
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    82.4
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    82.7
    85.8
    1
    6
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    83.1
    86.1
    1
    6
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    83.6
    86.5
    1
    7
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    84.3
    86.9
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    85.1
    87.5
    1
    6
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    86.2
    88.2
    3
    6
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    87.5
    89.1
    3
    6
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    89.3
    90.5
    5
    10
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    91.6
    92.4
    10
    19
    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
    62.55
    158
    43.70
    175
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.37
    62
    22.97
    101
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.17
    35
    20.32
    57
    4. Prostate Cancer
    21.07
    59
    15.24
    102
    5. Stroke
    19.96
    175
    18.83
    178
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.84
    47
    15.59
    98
    7. Lung Disease
    18.95
    120
    17.29
    131
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.78
    41
    13.48
    44
    9. Suicide
    13.28
    41
    11.68
    51
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.21
    7
    6.25
    50
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.19
    168
    6.75
    173
    12. Other Injuries
    7.19
    95
    3.90
    155
    13. Lymphomas
    5.34
    97
    6.42
    53
    14. Ovary Cancer
    4.88
    76
    4.59
    86
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    4.64
    6
    3.38
    32
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.51
    176
    9.60
    155
    17. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    146
    4.34
    121
    18. Drug Use
    3.55
    20
    4.55
    11
    19. Leukemia
    3.39
    115
    4.40
    58
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.38
    63
    3.35
    65
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.33
    143
    3.12
    149
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.30
    168
    4.62
    161
    23. Kidney Disease
    3.12
    180
    4.61
    167
    24. Falls
    3.10
    140
    4.45
    103
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.05
    56
    2.37
    83
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    3.00
    135
    5.04
    87
    27. Hypertension
    2.75
    167
    2.24
    174
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.49
    175
    3.04
    168
    29. Liver Disease
    2.28
    182
    4.88
    169
    30. Alcohol
    2.27
    67
    1.26
    119
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.12
    172
    3.63
    139
    32. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    153
    2.34
    123
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.64
    116
    2.02
    95
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.63
    90
    5.63
    2
    35. Epilepsy
    1.29
    117
    0.95
    142
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.21
    176
    1.80
    162
    37. Violence
    1.17
    154
    1.09
    156
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.15
    150
    2.66
    95
    39. Low Birth Weight
    0.97
    174
    1.39
    164
    40. Drownings
    0.77
    163
    0.80
    160
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.74
    17
    0.50
    34
    42. Skin Disease
    0.53
    147
    0.94
    122
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.51
    161
    0.56
    158
    44. Malnutrition
    0.50
    120
    0.19
    145
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.48
    177
    0.53
    174
    46. Asthma
    0.38
    178
    1.08
    139
    47. Anemia
    0.35
    40
    0.28
    49
    48. Encephalitis
    0.28
    173
    0.63
    114
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.27
    119
    0.15
    145
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.25
    177
    0.80
    146
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iceland ICELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    452
    23.35
    23,593
    17.52
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    231
    11.93
    14,542
    10.80
    3. Stroke
    143
    7.39
    10,767
    7.99
    4. Lung Cancers
    139
    7.18
    8,599
    6.38
    5. Lung Disease
    126
    6.51
    8,862
    6.58
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    77
    3.98
    5,997
    4.45
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    68
    3.51
    3,894
    2.89
    8. Prostate Cancer
    62
    3.20
    3,551
    2.64
    9. Breast Cancer
    57
    2.94
    3,322
    2.47
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    52
    2.69
    2,717
    2.02
    11. Suicide
    47
    2.43
    3,187
    2.37
    12. Other Injuries
    43
    2.22
    1,751
    1.30
    13. Parkinson's Disease
    33
    1.70
    1,892
    1.40
    14. Lymphomas
    32
    1.65
    2,902
    2.15
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    28
    1.45
    4,754
    3.53
    16. Kidney Disease
    25
    1.29
    2,618
    1.94
    17. Hypertension
    22
    1.14
    1,342
    1.00
    18. Stomach Cancer
    21
    1.08
    1,331
    0.99
    19. Liver Cancer
    20
    1.03
    1,765
    1.31
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    19
    0.98
    1,423
    1.06
    21. Falls
    19
    0.98
    2,554
    1.90
    22. Bladder Cancer
    18
    0.93
    1,207
    0.90
    23. Leukemia
    18
    0.93
    1,947
    1.45
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    0.83
    2,273
    1.69
    25. Ovary Cancer
    15
    0.77
    991
    0.74
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    13
    0.67
    1,243
    0.92
    27. Drug Use
    13
    0.67
    1,172
    0.87
    28. Liver Disease
    11
    0.57
    1,638
    1.22
    29. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.52
    939
    0.70
    30. Alcohol
    10
    0.52
    415
    0.31
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.52
    1,512
    1.12
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    8
    0.41
    724
    0.54
    33. Skin Cancers
    8
    0.41
    2,436
    1.81
    34. Other Neoplasms
    8
    0.41
    1,300
    0.97
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5
    0.26
    303
    0.22
    36. Epilepsy
    5
    0.26
    297
    0.22
    37. Malnutrition
    4
    0.21
    98
    0.07
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    4
    0.21
    188
    0.14
    39. Violence
    4
    0.21
    268
    0.20
    40. Skin Disease
    4
    0.21
    519
    0.39
    41. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.21
    421
    0.31
    42. Drownings
    4
    0.21
    203
    0.15
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.15
    265
    0.20
    44. Anemia
    3
    0.15
    179
    0.13
    45. Cervical Cancer
    3
    0.15
    375
    0.28
    46. Asthma
    2
    0.10
    481
    0.36
    47. Low Birth Weight
    2
    0.10
    244
    0.18
    48. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.10
    54
    0.04
    49. Encephalitis
    2
    0.10
    297
    0.22
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.10
    389
    0.29
    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
    25.17
    35
    20.32
    57
    2. Prostate Cancer
    21.07
    59
    15.24
    102
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.84
    47
    15.59
    98
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.78
    41
    13.48
    44
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.21
    7
    6.25
    50
    6. Lymphomas
    5.34
    97
    6.42
    53
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.88
    76
    4.59
    86
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    146
    4.34
    121
    9. Leukemia
    3.39
    115
    4.40
    58
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.38
    63
    3.35
    65
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.33
    143
    3.12
    149
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.05
    56
    2.37
    83
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    153
    2.34
    123
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.64
    116
    2.02
    95
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.63
    90
    5.63
    2
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.21
    176
    1.80
    162
    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.