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Iceland
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Iceland and Eritrea 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.

Eritrea
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 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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Iceland Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Eritrea ERITREA
      Iceland ICELAND   Eritrea ERITREA
           
    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
     
    37.6
    41.1
    39.3
    152
    148
    150
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    41.5
    45.3
    43.4
    154
    147
    151
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
     
    42.3
    46.2
    44.2
    165
    161
    163
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
     
    46.4
    50.8
    48.6
    166
    164
    165
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
     
    39.5
    52.7
    45.3
    182
    161
    180
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
    62.9
    67.1
    65.0
    145
    143
    144
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Eritrea ERITREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    62.9
    67.1
    145
    143
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    66.2
    70.0
    150
    150
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    66.8
    70.5
    151
    150
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    67.0
    70.7
    152
    150
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    67.4
    70.9
    155
    151
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    67.9
    71.3
    157
    153
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    68.5
    71.7
    158
    156
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    69.2
    72.3
    161
    159
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    69.9
    73.0
    166
    159
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    70.9
    73.8
    169
    162
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    72.0
    74.8
    170
    164
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    73.6
    75.9
    165
    163
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    75.4
    77.3
    161
    159
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    77.5
    79.0
    153
    155
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    79.8
    81.2
    150
    142
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    82.6
    83.7
    139
    131
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    85.7
    86.7
    129
    112
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    89.3
    90.1
    111
    103
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Eritrea ERITREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.30
    141
    93.11
    123
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    38.28
    15
    12.54
    137
    3. Stroke
    26.13
    171
    122.03
    38
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
    2.79
    152
    5. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
    26.96
    12
    6. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
    11.57
    124
    7. Lung Disease
    19.71
    112
    27.14
    57
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
    6.23
    113
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.90
    156
    106.78
    26
    10. Suicide
    11.87
    64
    12.98
    43
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
    1.25
    149
    12. Other Injuries
    6.95
    109
    15.92
    30
    13. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
    8.74
    5
    14. Kidney Disease
    4.84
    173
    8.04
    147
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.59
    178
    25.69
    99
    16. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
    3.80
    136
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.44
    8
    0.75
    125
    18. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
    2.90
    156
    19. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
    7.39
    24
    20. Hypertension
    3.40
    164
    31.33
    21
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.27
    171
    37.37
    20
    22. Drug Use
    3.23
    30
    0.26
    172
    23. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
    6.00
    7
    24. Falls
    2.99
    141
    13.02
    29
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
    2.15
    83
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.46
    150
    9.73
    49
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
    5.46
    36
    28. Liver Disease
    2.15
    180
    29.97
    35
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.08
    172
    6.44
    75
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    180
    9.02
    80
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.52
    134
    3.74
    51
    32. Alcohol
    1.37
    107
    1.93
    73
    33. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
    0.79
    138
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    140
    115.68
    6
    35. Violence
    1.10
    161
    8.66
    66
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.00
    176
    8.96
    77
    37. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
    1.47
    118
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.74
    142
    24.49
    51
    39. Skin Disease
    0.73
    135
    5.43
    18
    40. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
    4.80
    43
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    168
    11.11
    5
    42. Epilepsy
    0.63
    174
    5.39
    26
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.56
    30
    0.11
    116
    44. Poisonings
    0.54
    116
    4.06
    8
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    178
    14.16
    35
    46. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
    16.38
    47
    47. Drownings
    0.40
    178
    6.14
    58
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.39
    95
    2.67
    13
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.35
    59
    0.30
    74
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.27
    178
    5.38
    30
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iceland ICELAND   Eritrea ERITREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    440
    24.62
    1,718
    6.10
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    216
    12.09
    181
    0.64
    3. Stroke
    143
    8.00
    2,295
    8.15
    4. Lung Cancers
    126
    7.05
    63
    0.22
    5. Lung Disease
    109
    6.10
    493
    1.75
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    76
    4.25
    159
    0.56
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66
    3.69
    3,436
    12.20
    8. Breast Cancer
    58
    3.25
    396
    1.41
    9. Prostate Cancer
    57
    3.19
    69
    0.25
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    50
    2.80
    28
    0.10
    11. Suicide
    43
    2.41
    352
    1.25
    12. Other Injuries
    35
    1.96
    596
    2.12
    13. Kidney Disease
    27
    1.51
    180
    0.64
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    25
    1.40
    507
    1.80
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.40
    12
    0.04
    16. Liver Cancer
    23
    1.29
    88
    0.31
    17. Stomach Cancer
    20
    1.12
    64
    0.23
    18. Lymphomas
    20
    1.12
    198
    0.70
    19. Hypertension
    19
    1.06
    578
    2.05
    20. Leukemia
    16
    0.90
    173
    0.61
    21. Falls
    15
    0.84
    291
    1.03
    22. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.78
    115
    0.41
    23. Bladder Cancer
    14
    0.78
    39
    0.14
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.67
    111
    0.39
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    0.67
    1,302
    4.62
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.62
    312
    1.11
    27. Drug Use
    11
    0.62
    9
    0.03
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.56
    146
    0.52
    29. Liver Disease
    10
    0.56
    686
    2.44
    30. Other Neoplasms
    9
    0.50
    88
    0.31
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.39
    3,163
    11.23
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.39
    723
    2.57
    33. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.34
    15
    0.05
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.34
    56
    0.20
    35. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.22
    583
    2.07
    36. Oral Cancer
    4
    0.22
    121
    0.43
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
    231
    0.82
    38. Skin Disease
    4
    0.22
    122
    0.43
    39. Violence
    4
    0.22
    390
    1.39
    40. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.17
    824
    2.93
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    3
    0.17
    3
    0.01
    42. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.11
    73
    0.26
    43. Malnutrition
    2
    0.11
    655
    2.33
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.11
    17
    0.06
    45. Epilepsy
    2
    0.11
    201
    0.71
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.11
    123
    0.44
    47. Asthma
    2
    0.11
    317
    1.13
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2
    0.11
    6
    0.02
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.11
    188
    0.67
    50. Drownings
    2
    0.11
    269
    0.96
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Eritrea ERITREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
    2.79
    152
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
    26.96
    12
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
    11.57
    124
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
    6.23
    113
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
    1.25
    149
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
    8.74
    5
    7. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
    3.80
    136
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
    2.90
    156
    9. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
    7.39
    24
    10. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
    6.00
    7
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
    2.15
    83
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
    5.46
    36
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
    0.79
    138
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
    1.47
    118
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
    4.80
    43
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
    16.38
    47
    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.