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Compare Iceland and Yemen 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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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Yemen YEMEN
           
    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
     
    34.5
    34.9
    34.7
    164
    167
    166
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    38.5
    38.9
    38.7
    164
    167
    167
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
     
    46.9
    47.4
    47.1
    150
    158
    155
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
     
    53.8
    55.2
    54.5
    146
    150
    150
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
     
    59.5
    62.2
    60.8
    131
    131
    131
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
     
    63.1
    65.8
    64.4
    129
    135
    134
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
     
    63.9
    66.8
    65.3
    137
    147
    142
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Yemen YEMEN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
     
    63.9
    66.8
    137
    147
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
     
    67.7
    70.3
    138
    145
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
     
    68.0
    70.6
    138
    148
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
     
    68.2
    70.8
    138
    148
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
     
    68.6
    71.2
    139
    148
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
     
    69.3
    71.8
    138
    148
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
     
    69.9
    72.3
    138
    148
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
     
    70.6
    72.9
    137
    150
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
     
    71.2
    73.6
    139
    153
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
     
    72.0
    74.3
    140
    155
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
     
    72.9
    75.1
    143
    159
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
     
    74.1
    76.1
    152
    160
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
     
    75.5
    77.2
    155
    161
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
     
    77.3
    78.7
    161
    163
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
     
    79.5
    80.6
    161
    162
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
     
    82.2
    82.9
    160
    160
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
     
    85.3
    85.8
    157
    161
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
     
    88.8
    89.2
    158
    157
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Yemen YEMEN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.30
    141
     
    298.84
    7
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    38.28
    15
     
    35.22
    20
    3. Stroke
    26.13
    171
     
    164.35
    10
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
     
    3.91
    143
    5. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
     
    16.55
    92
    6. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
     
    2.82
    173
    7. Lung Disease
    19.71
    112
     
    38.97
    26
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
     
    3.47
    164
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.90
    156
     
    54.48
    69
    10. Suicide
    11.87
    64
     
    9.47
    97
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
     
    2.08
    123
    12. Other Injuries
    6.95
    109
     
    10.64
    67
    13. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
     
    3.62
    122
    14. Kidney Disease
    4.84
    173
     
    35.01
    17
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.59
    178
     
    30.50
    87
    16. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
     
    2.97
    163
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.44
    8
     
    0.46
    162
    18. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
     
    4.10
    126
    19. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
     
    6.70
    45
    20. Hypertension
    3.40
    164
     
    16.71
    64
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.27
    171
     
    26.17
    50
    22. Drug Use
    3.23
    30
     
    0.94
    111
    23. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
     
    5.44
    11
    24. Falls
    2.99
    141
     
    7.06
    65
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
     
    1.33
    133
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.46
    150
     
    6.20
    83
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
     
    4.64
    44
    28. Liver Disease
    2.15
    180
     
    28.16
    38
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.08
    172
     
    9.79
    37
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    180
     
    10.86
    52
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.52
    134
     
    6.04
    10
    32. Alcohol
    1.37
    107
     
    0.73
    140
    33. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
     
    0.65
    149
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    140
     
    10.39
    66
    35. Violence
    1.10
    161
     
    6.40
    82
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.00
    176
     
    14.34
    45
    37. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
     
    0.05
    180
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.74
    142
     
    7.93
    83
    39. Skin Disease
    0.73
    135
     
    1.46
    100
    40. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
     
    3.29
    79
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.66
    168
     
    5.37
    57
    42. Epilepsy
    0.63
    174
     
    3.12
    55
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.56
    30
     
    0.12
    102
    44. Poisonings
    0.54
    116
     
    2.68
    32
    45. Asthma
    0.42
    178
     
    12.34
    47
    46. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
     
    2.24
    151
    47. Drownings
    0.40
    178
     
    7.25
    43
    48. Hepatitis B
    0.39
    95
     
    1.15
    50
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.35
    59
     
    0.14
    134
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.27
    178
     
    4.77
    37
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Yemen YEMEN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    440
    24.62
     
    31,988
    21.99
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    216
    12.09
     
    2,827
    1.94
    3. Stroke
    143
    8.00
     
    18,029
    12.39
    4. Lung Cancers
    126
    7.05
     
    408
    0.28
    5. Lung Disease
    109
    6.10
     
    4,183
    2.87
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    76
    4.25
     
    482
    0.33
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66
    3.69
     
    10,500
    7.22
    8. Breast Cancer
    58
    3.25
     
    1,133
    0.78
    9. Prostate Cancer
    57
    3.19
     
    110
    0.08
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    50
    2.80
     
    244
    0.17
    11. Suicide
    43
    2.41
     
    2,204
    1.51
    12. Other Injuries
    35
    1.96
     
    2,544
    1.75
    13. Kidney Disease
    27
    1.51
     
    4,216
    2.90
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    25
    1.40
     
    3,359
    2.31
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    25
    1.40
     
    42
    0.03
    16. Liver Cancer
    23
    1.29
     
    369
    0.25
    17. Stomach Cancer
    20
    1.12
     
    444
    0.31
    18. Lymphomas
    20
    1.12
     
    1,029
    0.71
    19. Hypertension
    19
    1.06
     
    1,723
    1.18
    20. Leukemia
    16
    0.90
     
    1,150
    0.79
    21. Falls
    15
    0.84
     
    1,363
    0.94
    22. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.78
     
    231
    0.16
    23. Bladder Cancer
    14
    0.78
     
    128
    0.09
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.67
     
    486
    0.33
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    0.67
     
    6,130
    4.21
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.62
     
    1,270
    0.87
    27. Drug Use
    11
    0.62
     
    181
    0.12
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.56
     
    1,514
    1.04
    29. Liver Disease
    10
    0.56
     
    3,598
    2.47
    30. Other Neoplasms
    9
    0.50
     
    738
    0.51
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.39
     
    3,312
    2.28
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.39
     
    4,221
    2.90
    33. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.34
     
    70
    0.05
    34. Alcohol
    6
    0.34
     
    118
    0.08
    35. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.22
     
    1,076
    0.74
    36. Oral Cancer
    4
    0.22
     
    426
    0.29
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
     
    660
    0.45
    38. Skin Disease
    4
    0.22
     
    166
    0.11
    39. Violence
    4
    0.22
     
    1,631
    1.12
    40. Low Birth Weight
    3
    0.17
     
    6,354
    4.37
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    3
    0.17
     
    19
    0.01
    42. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.11
     
    173
    0.12
    43. Malnutrition
    2
    0.11
     
    368
    0.25
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.11
     
    4
    0.00
    45. Epilepsy
    2
    0.11
     
    809
    0.56
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.11
     
    810
    0.56
    47. Asthma
    2
    0.11
     
    1,649
    1.13
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2
    0.11
     
    22
    0.02
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.11
     
    771
    0.53
    50. Drownings
    2
    0.11
     
    2,225
    1.53
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Iceland ICELAND   Yemen YEMEN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.95
    41
     
    3.91
    143
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.04
    24
     
    16.55
    92
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.46
    54
     
    2.82
    173
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.10
    50
     
    3.47
    164
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.51
    5
     
    2.08
    123
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.14
    64
     
    3.62
    122
    7. Liver Cancer
    4.54
    113
     
    2.97
    163
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.73
    137
     
    4.10
    126
    9. Lymphomas
    3.64
    124
     
    6.70
    45
    10. Leukemia
    3.11
    121
     
    5.44
    11
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.55
    73
     
    1.33
    133
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    98
     
    4.64
    44
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.29
    99
     
    0.65
    149
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.79
    168
     
    0.05
    180
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.73
    179
     
    3.29
    79
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.40
    183
     
    2.24
    151
     
     
     
    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.