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Iceland
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Iceland and Sao Tome 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.

Sao Tome
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   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Iceland ICELAND   Sao Tome SAO TOME
           
    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
     
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
     
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
     
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
     
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Sao Tome SAO TOME
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Sao Tome SAO TOME
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.30
    141
    94.70
    121
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    38.28
    15
    12.65
    136
    3. Stroke
    26.13
    171
    112.64
    53
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
    17.95
    68
    5. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
    14.68
    118
    6. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
    18.01
    75
    7. Lung Disease
    19.71
    112
    60.20
    9
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
    11.56
    61
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.90
    156
    101.05
    28
    10. Suicide
    11.87
    64
    2.67
    176
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
    5.19
    65
    12. Other Injuries
    6.95
    109
    7.49
    101
    13. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
    3.91
    104
    14. Kidney Disease
    4.84
    173
    40.64
    12
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.59
    178
    15.27
    136
    16. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
    1.91
    179
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.44
    8
    1.21
    78
    18. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
    17.70
    9
    19. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
    4.63
    103
    20. Hypertension
    3.40
    164
    4.58
    156
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.27
    171
    47.90
    2
    22. Drug Use
    3.23
    30
    0.65
    140
    23. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
    3.32
    113
    24. Falls
    2.99
    141
    13.09
    27
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
    4.59
    17
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.46
    150
    9.89
    46
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
    4.44
    45
    28. Liver Disease
    2.15
    180
    47.60
    14
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.08
    172
    5.30
    100
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    180
    10.43
    57
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.52
    134
    1.51
    135
    32. Alcohol
    1.37
    107
    1.04
    124
    33. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
    0.68
    145
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    140
    19.99
    56
    35. Violence
    1.10
    161
    6.59
    79
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.00
    176
    11.82
    65
    37. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
    3.30
    44
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.74
    142
    8.51
    79
    39. Skin Disease
    0.73
    135
    2.46
    71
    40. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
    1.29
    162
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    168
    3.14
    88
    42. Epilepsy
    0.63
    174
    2.51
    63
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.56
    30
    0.05
    175
    44. Poisonings
    0.54
    116
    1.28
    69
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    178
    16.94
    24
    46. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
    22.48
    23
    47. Drownings
    0.40
    178
    2.33
    116
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.39
    95
    1.08
    51
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.35
    59
    0.30
    75
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.27
    178
    5.84
    23
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iceland ICELAND   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    440
    24.62
    74
    6.91
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    216
    12.09
    10
    0.93
    3. Stroke
    143
    8.00
    93
    8.68
    4. Lung Cancers
    126
    7.05
    14
    1.31
    5. Lung Disease
    109
    6.10
    48
    4.48
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    76
    4.25
    9
    0.84
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66
    3.69
    121
    11.30
    8. Breast Cancer
    58
    3.25
    8
    0.75
    9. Prostate Cancer
    57
    3.19
    6
    0.56
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    50
    2.80
    4
    0.37
    11. Suicide
    43
    2.41
    4
    0.37
    12. Other Injuries
    35
    1.96
    14
    1.31
    13. Kidney Disease
    27
    1.51
    40
    3.73
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    25
    1.40
    12
    1.12
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.40
    1
    0.09
    16. Liver Cancer
    23
    1.29
    2
    0.19
    17. Stomach Cancer
    20
    1.12
    14
    1.31
    18. Lymphomas
    20
    1.12
    5
    0.47
    19. Hypertension
    19
    1.06
    4
    0.37
    20. Leukemia
    16
    0.90
    4
    0.37
    21. Falls
    15
    0.84
    16
    1.49
    22. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.78
    2
    0.19
    23. Bladder Cancer
    14
    0.78
    4
    0.37
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.67
    4
    0.37
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    0.67
    64
    5.98
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.62
    17
    1.59
    27. Drug Use
    11
    0.62
    1
    0.09
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.56
    6
    0.56
    29. Liver Disease
    10
    0.56
    46
    4.30
    30. Other Neoplasms
    9
    0.50
    1
    0.09
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.39
    39
    3.64
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.39
    32
    2.99
    33. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.34
    1
    0.09
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.34
    1
    0.09
    35. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.22
    7
    0.65
    36. Oral Cancer
    4
    0.22
    1
    0.09
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
    3
    0.28
    38. Skin Disease
    4
    0.22
    2
    0.19
    39. Violence
    4
    0.22
    12
    1.12
    40. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.17
    40
    3.73
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    3
    0.17
    0
    0.00
    42. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.11
    1
    0.09
    43. Malnutrition
    2
    0.11
    28
    2.61
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.11
    1
    0.09
    45. Epilepsy
    2
    0.11
    4
    0.37
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.11
    6
    0.56
    47. Asthma
    2
    0.11
    16
    1.49
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2
    0.11
    0
    0.00
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.11
    3
    0.28
    50. Drownings
    2
    0.11
    5
    0.47
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iceland ICELAND   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
    17.95
    68
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
    14.68
    118
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
    18.01
    75
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
    11.56
    61
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
    5.19
    65
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
    3.91
    104
    7. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
    1.91
    179
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
    17.70
    9
    9. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
    4.63
    103
    10. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
    3.32
    113
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
    4.59
    17
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
    4.44
    45
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
    0.68
    145
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
    3.30
    44
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
    1.29
    162
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
    22.48
    23
    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.