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Compare Iceland and Malawi 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.
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    Iceland Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Malawi MALAWI
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    37.4
    38.5
    37.9
    153
    155
    157
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    40.1
    41.6
    40.8
    161
    161
    160
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
     
    43.9
    45.8
    44.8
    159
    162
    160
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
     
    47.3
    50.0
    48.6
    164
    166
    164
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
     
    42.6
    43.6
    43.1
    180
    182
    182
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    51.7
    54.0
    52.9
    172
    174
    173
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
    61.4
    66.8
    64.2
    152
    146
    146
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Malawi MALAWI
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
     
    61.4
    66.8
    152
    146
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
     
    65.5
    70.6
    156
    143
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
     
    65.9
    71.0
    160
    144
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
     
    66.3
    71.3
    160
    143
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
     
    66.9
    71.8
    160
    143
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
     
    67.4
    72.3
    162
    145
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
     
    68.0
    72.9
    165
    143
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
     
    68.8
    73.7
    168
    143
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
     
    69.9
    74.7
    165
    138
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
     
    71.4
    75.8
    160
    132
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
     
    72.8
    76.6
    151
    129
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
     
    74.4
    77.6
    140
    129
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
     
    76.0
    78.5
    137
    133
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
     
    77.8
    79.6
    141
    137
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
     
    79.7
    81.1
    154
    144
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
     
    82.1
    83.0
    166
    159
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
     
    85.0
    85.6
    169
    166
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
     
    88.4
    88.9
    170
    167
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Malawi MALAWI
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.30
    141
     
    85.23
    136
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    38.28
    15
     
    18.82
    83
    3. Stroke
    26.13
    171
     
    72.01
    112
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
     
    0.96
    181
    5. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
     
    9.50
    159
    6. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
     
    11.68
    122
    7. Lung Disease
    19.71
    112
     
    22.87
    87
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
     
    3.02
    169
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.90
    156
     
    99.74
    31
    10. Suicide
    11.87
    64
     
    10.37
    85
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
     
    0.51
    175
    12. Other Injuries
    6.95
    109
     
    11.76
    57
    13. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
     
    2.23
    167
    14. Kidney Disease
    4.84
    173
     
    7.58
    152
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.59
    178
     
    28.95
    91
    16. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
     
    1.93
    178
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.44
    8
     
    0.75
    123
    18. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
     
    2.63
    162
    19. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
     
    7.27
    30
    20. Hypertension
    3.40
    164
     
    30.19
    24
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.27
    171
     
    43.10
    10
    22. Drug Use
    3.23
    30
     
    0.21
    179
    23. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
     
    0.57
    180
    24. Falls
    2.99
    141
     
    16.50
    13
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
     
    5.64
    7
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.46
    150
     
    8.92
    55
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
     
    25.16
    1
    28. Liver Disease
    2.15
    180
     
    26.71
    44
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.08
    172
     
    4.75
    114
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    180
     
    10.96
    48
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.52
    134
     
    4.24
    35
    32. Alcohol
    1.37
    107
     
    1.32
    109
    33. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
     
    1.54
    86
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    140
     
    83.86
    15
    35. Violence
    1.10
    161
     
    2.11
    140
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.00
    176
     
    15.75
    41
    37. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
     
    0.89
    162
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.74
    142
     
    26.35
    50
    39. Skin Disease
    0.73
    135
     
    5.17
    22
    40. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
     
    2.57
    100
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    168
     
    8.31
    23
    42. Epilepsy
    0.63
    174
     
    4.53
    36
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.56
    30
     
    0.08
    141
    44. Poisonings
    0.54
    116
     
    2.66
    33
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    178
     
    10.46
    60
    46. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
     
    48.45
    2
    47. Drownings
    0.40
    178
     
    4.35
    84
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.39
    95
     
    1.60
    40
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.35
    59
     
    0.34
    65
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.27
    178
     
    3.17
    71
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Malawi MALAWI
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    440
    24.62
     
    5,986
    4.36
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    216
    12.09
     
    1,249
    0.91
    3. Stroke
    143
    8.00
     
    5,080
    3.70
    4. Lung Cancers
    126
    7.05
     
    72
    0.05
    5. Lung Disease
    109
    6.10
     
    1,617
    1.18
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    76
    4.25
     
    239
    0.17
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66
    3.69
     
    11,835
    8.62
    8. Breast Cancer
    58
    3.25
     
    405
    0.30
    9. Prostate Cancer
    57
    3.19
     
    336
    0.24
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    50
    2.80
     
    42
    0.03
    11. Suicide
    43
    2.41
     
    947
    0.69
    12. Other Injuries
    35
    1.96
     
    1,599
    1.16
    13. Kidney Disease
    27
    1.51
     
    657
    0.48
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    25
    1.40
     
    2,059
    1.50
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.40
     
    51
    0.04
    16. Liver Cancer
    23
    1.29
     
    224
    0.16
    17. Stomach Cancer
    20
    1.12
     
    191
    0.14
    18. Lymphomas
    20
    1.12
     
    926
    0.67
    19. Hypertension
    19
    1.06
     
    2,099
    1.53
    20. Leukemia
    16
    0.90
     
    59
    0.04
    21. Falls
    15
    0.84
     
    1,388
    1.01
    22. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.78
     
    127
    0.09
    23. Bladder Cancer
    14
    0.78
     
    428
    0.31
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.67
     
    1,899
    1.38
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    0.67
     
    5,884
    4.29
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.62
     
    1,139
    0.83
    27. Drug Use
    11
    0.62
     
    22
    0.02
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.56
     
    411
    0.30
    29. Liver Disease
    10
    0.56
     
    2,079
    1.51
    30. Other Neoplasms
    9
    0.50
     
    387
    0.28
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.39
     
    9,093
    6.62
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.39
     
    3,263
    2.38
    33. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.34
     
    110
    0.08
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.34
     
    120
    0.09
    35. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.22
     
    2,304
    1.68
    36. Oral Cancer
    4
    0.22
     
    222
    0.16
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
     
    617
    0.45
    38. Skin Disease
    4
    0.22
     
    458
    0.33
    39. Violence
    4
    0.22
     
    296
    0.22
    40. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.17
     
    5,251
    3.83
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    3
    0.17
     
    7
    0.01
    42. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.11
     
    144
    0.10
    43. Malnutrition
    2
    0.11
     
    3,058
    2.23
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.11
     
    35
    0.03
    45. Epilepsy
    2
    0.11
     
    612
    0.45
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.11
     
    258
    0.19
    47. Asthma
    2
    0.11
     
    837
    0.61
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2
    0.11
     
    25
    0.02
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.11
     
    457
    0.33
    50. Drownings
    2
    0.11
     
    728
    0.53
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Malawi MALAWI
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
     
    0.96
    181
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
     
    9.50
    159
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
     
    11.68
    122
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
     
    3.02
    169
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
     
    0.51
    175
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
     
    2.23
    167
    7. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
     
    1.93
    178
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
     
    2.63
    162
    9. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
     
    7.27
    30
    10. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
     
    0.57
    180
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
     
    5.64
    7
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
     
    25.16
    1
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
     
    1.54
    86
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
     
    0.89
    162
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
     
    2.57
    100
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
     
    48.45
    2
     
     
     
    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.