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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 Niger 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.

Niger
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   Niger NIGER
      Iceland ICELAND   Niger NIGER
           
    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
     
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
     
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
     
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
     
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Niger NIGER
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Niger NIGER
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.30
    141
    116.43
    91
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    38.28
    15
    14.66
    123
    3. Stroke
    26.13
    171
    114.59
    52
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
    0.47
    183
    5. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
    15.11
    114
    6. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
    9.11
    140
    7. Lung Disease
    19.71
    112
    24.86
    74
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
    4.37
    143
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.90
    156
    165.84
    6
    10. Suicide
    11.87
    64
    8.19
    119
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
    1.61
    139
    12. Other Injuries
    6.95
    109
    19.76
    20
    13. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
    6.60
    23
    14. Kidney Disease
    4.84
    173
    14.94
    90
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.59
    178
    25.99
    98
    16. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
    5.68
    85
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.44
    8
    0.64
    138
    18. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
    1.90
    176
    19. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
    1.80
    174
    20. Hypertension
    3.40
    164
    12.76
    98
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.27
    171
    35.37
    25
    22. Drug Use
    3.23
    30
    1.48
    78
    23. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
    1.19
    165
    24. Falls
    2.99
    141
    12.60
    31
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
    1.44
    125
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.46
    150
    8.98
    53
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
    0.72
    166
    28. Liver Disease
    2.15
    180
    39.80
    20
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.08
    172
    3.75
    143
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    180
    10.95
    49
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.52
    134
    1.89
    119
    32. Alcohol
    1.37
    107
    1.80
    82
    33. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
    0.77
    141
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    140
    89.68
    13
    35. Violence
    1.10
    161
    10.87
    42
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.00
    176
    20.03
    22
    37. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
    1.51
    117
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.74
    142
    41.33
    42
    39. Skin Disease
    0.73
    135
    2.06
    81
    40. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
    2.45
    105
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    168
    9.19
    16
    42. Epilepsy
    0.63
    174
    3.43
    49
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.56
    30
    0.10
    130
    44. Poisonings
    0.54
    116
    2.93
    19
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    178
    16.37
    27
    46. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
    7.25
    103
    47. Drownings
    0.40
    178
    8.26
    30
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.39
    95
    2.11
    25
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.35
    59
    0.15
    124
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.27
    178
    4.32
    49
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iceland ICELAND   Niger NIGER
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    440
    24.62
    7,666
    4.76
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    216
    12.09
    804
    0.50
    3. Stroke
    143
    8.00
    8,064
    5.01
    4. Lung Cancers
    126
    7.05
    42
    0.03
    5. Lung Disease
    109
    6.10
    1,681
    1.04
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    76
    4.25
    415
    0.26
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66
    3.69
    27,892
    17.32
    8. Breast Cancer
    58
    3.25
    765
    0.47
    9. Prostate Cancer
    57
    3.19
    243
    0.15
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    50
    2.80
    134
    0.08
    11. Suicide
    43
    2.41
    822
    0.51
    12. Other Injuries
    35
    1.96
    3,471
    2.16
    13. Kidney Disease
    27
    1.51
    1,374
    0.85
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    25
    1.40
    1,860
    1.15
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.40
    37
    0.02
    16. Liver Cancer
    23
    1.29
    563
    0.35
    17. Stomach Cancer
    20
    1.12
    195
    0.12
    18. Lymphomas
    20
    1.12
    218
    0.14
    19. Hypertension
    19
    1.06
    886
    0.55
    20. Leukemia
    16
    0.90
    140
    0.09
    21. Falls
    15
    0.84
    1,133
    0.70
    22. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.78
    306
    0.19
    23. Bladder Cancer
    14
    0.78
    112
    0.07
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.67
    68
    0.04
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    0.67
    5,648
    3.51
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.62
    2,032
    1.26
    27. Drug Use
    11
    0.62
    157
    0.10
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.56
    362
    0.22
    29. Liver Disease
    10
    0.56
    3,568
    2.22
    30. Other Neoplasms
    9
    0.50
    172
    0.11
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.39
    16,180
    10.05
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.39
    4,157
    2.58
    33. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.34
    66
    0.04
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.34
    178
    0.11
    35. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.22
    3,842
    2.39
    36. Oral Cancer
    4
    0.22
    226
    0.14
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
    808
    0.50
    38. Skin Disease
    4
    0.22
    179
    0.11
    39. Violence
    4
    0.22
    1,984
    1.23
    40. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.17
    9,370
    5.82
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    3
    0.17
    9
    0.01
    42. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.11
    221
    0.14
    43. Malnutrition
    2
    0.11
    7,053
    4.38
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.11
    59
    0.04
    45. Epilepsy
    2
    0.11
    474
    0.29
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.11
    374
    0.23
    47. Asthma
    2
    0.11
    1,333
    0.83
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2
    0.11
    11
    0.01
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.11
    711
    0.44
    50. Drownings
    2
    0.11
    1,917
    1.19
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Niger NIGER
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
    0.47
    183
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
    15.11
    114
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
    9.11
    140
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
    4.37
    143
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
    1.61
    139
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
    6.60
    23
    7. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
    5.68
    85
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
    1.90
    176
    9. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
    1.80
    174
    10. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
    1.19
    165
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
    1.44
    125
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
    0.72
    166
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
    0.77
    141
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
    1.51
    117
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
    2.45
    105
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
    7.25
    103
    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.