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Iran
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 Iran and Afghanistan 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.

Afghanistan
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
Iran Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Iran IRAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.87
    35
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    83.32
    91
    154.41
    14
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.41
    19
    24.53
    43
    4. Hypertension
    32.25
    17
    16.62
    65
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.32
    38
    18.73
    90
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.67
    133
    64.21
    61
    7. Lung Disease
    18.84
    119
    37.62
    27
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.46
    126
    23.82
    106
    9. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    14.79
    22
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.28
    99
    32.37
    21
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    25.76
    15
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    5.09
    162
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    10.76
    14
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    7.75
    114
    15. Asthma
    8.11
    74
    19.26
    17
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    5.27
    129
    17. Liver Disease
    6.99
    147
    24.85
    55
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.09
    102
    24.58
    13
    19. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    6.62
    49
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.55
    134
    12.02
    40
    21. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    2.75
    129
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    3.06
    56
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.62
    91
    1.55
    113
    24. Other Injuries
    4.40
    157
    38.08
    1
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    125
    7.38
    59
    26. Violence
    4.07
    108
    8.34
    68
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    4.12
    94
    28. Suicide
    3.61
    164
    6.92
    129
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.35
    84
    18.51
    18
    30. Falls
    3.27
    131
    13.44
    24
    31. Fires
    3.01
    69
    1.98
    80
    32. Drug Use
    2.78
    35
    0.61
    146
    33. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    6.08
    76
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.69
    98
    7.66
    29
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.44
    152
    7.56
    66
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.21
    112
    22.93
    53
    37. Tuberculosis
    2.13
    111
    83.56
    13
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    1.54
    141
    39. War
    1.65
    16
    44.46
    3
    40. Poisonings
    1.55
    58
    1.50
    61
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    8.53
    9
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    7.51
    97
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.23
    148
    6.98
    7
    44. Meningitis
    1.23
    91
    7.94
    40
    45. Drownings
    1.01
    153
    11.89
    14
    46. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    64
    1.36
    47
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    1.54
    88
    48. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    4.62
    21
    49. Epilepsy
    0.64
    173
    3.57
    46
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.60
    145
    0.35
    174
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    89,116
    27.47
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    42,356
    13.06
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,143
    6.83
    4,938
    2.11
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17,175
    5.29
    2,076
    0.89
    5. Hypertension
    16,415
    5.06
    1,832
    0.78
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,173
    3.44
    23,770
    10.16
    7. Lung Disease
    9,709
    2.99
    4,406
    1.88
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,270
    2.86
    3,042
    1.30
    9. Stomach Cancer
    8,850
    2.73
    1,853
    0.79
    10. Kidney Disease
    7,067
    2.18
    4,677
    2.00
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    5,303
    1.63
    1,351
    0.58
    12. Lung Cancers
    4,816
    1.48
    1,058
    0.45
    13. Low Birth Weight
    4,712
    1.45
    13,733
    5.87
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,691
    1.45
    824
    0.35
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    4,237
    1.31
    6,096
    2.60
    16. Asthma
    4,229
    1.30
    2,874
    1.23
    17. Liver Disease
    3,903
    1.20
    3,804
    1.63
    18. HIV/AIDS
    3,893
    1.20
    348
    0.15
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,545
    1.09
    2,008
    0.86
    20. Lymphomas
    3,498
    1.08
    1,283
    0.55
    21. Violence
    3,259
    1.00
    2,272
    0.97
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    1.00
    796
    0.34
    23. Other Injuries
    3,046
    0.94
    12,476
    5.33
    24. Suicide
    2,836
    0.87
    1,796
    0.77
    25. Birth Trauma
    2,588
    0.80
    10,342
    4.42
    26. Prostate Cancer
    2,483
    0.77
    222
    0.09
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2,475
    0.76
    353
    0.15
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,391
    0.74
    1,164
    0.50
    29. Drug Use
    2,122
    0.65
    127
    0.05
    30. Fires
    2,068
    0.64
    587
    0.25
    31. Falls
    1,954
    0.60
    4,299
    1.84
    32. Liver Cancer
    1,563
    0.48
    793
    0.34
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,452
    0.45
    12,146
    5.19
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,445
    0.45
    2,449
    1.05
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,426
    0.44
    1,163
    0.50
    36. War
    1,388
    0.43
    13,330
    5.70
    37. Tuberculosis
    1,323
    0.41
    13,325
    5.69
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,194
    0.37
    193
    0.08
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,179
    0.36
    310
    0.13
    40. Poisonings
    1,128
    0.35
    515
    0.22
    41. Oral Cancer
    855
    0.26
    1,202
    0.51
    42. Drownings
    774
    0.24
    4,649
    1.99
    43. Meningitis
    771
    0.24
    3,551
    1.52
    44. Other Neoplasms
    768
    0.24
    1,076
    0.46
    45. Hepatitis B
    478
    0.15
    243
    0.10
    46. Epilepsy
    448
    0.14
    1,239
    0.53
    47. Skin Cancers
    405
    0.12
    186
    0.08
    48. Cervical Cancer
    390
    0.12
    602
    0.26
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    314
    0.10
    781
    0.33
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    297
    0.09
    34
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    14.79
    22
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    25.76
    15
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    5.09
    162
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    10.76
    14
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    7.75
    114
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    5.27
    129
    7. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    6.62
    49
    8. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    2.75
    129
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    3.06
    56
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    4.12
    94
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    6.08
    76
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    1.54
    141
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    8.53
    9
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    7.51
    97
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    1.54
    88
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    4.62
    21
    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.