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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 China 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.

China
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   China CHINA
      Iran IRAN   China CHINA
           
    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
     
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   China CHINA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   China CHINA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.87
    35
    98.33
    118
    2. Stroke
    83.32
    91
    128.18
    33
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.41
    19
    19.87
    73
    4. Hypertension
    32.25
    17
    17.39
    61
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.32
    38
    17.50
    94
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.67
    133
    14.69
    148
    7. Lung Disease
    18.84
    119
    63.10
    7
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.46
    126
    9.96
    156
    9. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    19.60
    2
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.28
    99
    11.41
    113
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    5.76
    179
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    3.27
    171
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    11.72
    10
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    38.30
    5
    15. Asthma
    8.11
    74
    1.72
    123
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    9.12
    81
    17. Liver Disease
    6.99
    147
    9.49
    131
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.09
    102
    3.51
    140
    19. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    2.33
    158
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.55
    134
    4.39
    141
    21. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    3.84
    96
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    1.84
    98
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.62
    91
    1.42
    115
    24. Other Injuries
    4.40
    157
    3.10
    178
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    125
    2.36
    168
    26. Violence
    4.07
    108
    0.82
    172
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    1.78
    175
    28. Suicide
    3.61
    164
    8.53
    116
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.35
    84
    2.75
    98
    30. Falls
    3.27
    131
    6.71
    71
    31. Fires
    3.01
    69
    0.69
    137
    32. Drug Use
    2.78
    35
    1.73
    65
    33. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    23.64
    7
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.69
    98
    2.57
    102
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.44
    152
    1.77
    164
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.21
    112
    0.80
    149
    37. Tuberculosis
    2.13
    111
    2.11
    112
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    4.17
    80
    39. War
    1.65
    16
    0.17
    34
    40. Poisonings
    1.55
    58
    1.46
    62
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    2.29
    115
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    3.45
    137
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.23
    148
    2.44
    103
    44. Meningitis
    1.23
    91
    0.47
    134
    45. Drownings
    1.01
    153
    3.96
    91
    46. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    64
    0.40
    93
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    1.19
    108
    48. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    1.93
    96
    49. Epilepsy
    0.64
    173
    0.83
    157
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.60
    145
    0.60
    144
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   China CHINA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    89,116
    27.47
    1.597m
    17.10
    2. Stroke
    42,356
    13.06
    2.099m
    22.46
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,143
    6.83
    268,127
    2.87
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17,175
    5.29
    312,812
    3.35
    5. Hypertension
    16,415
    5.06
    280,611
    3.00
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,173
    3.44
    217,062
    2.32
    7. Lung Disease
    9,709
    2.99
    1.012m
    10.83
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,270
    2.86
    165,989
    1.78
    9. Stomach Cancer
    8,850
    2.73
    326,453
    3.49
    10. Kidney Disease
    7,067
    2.18
    187,373
    2.01
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    5,303
    1.63
    196,639
    2.10
    12. Lung Cancers
    4,816
    1.48
    635,640
    6.80
    13. Low Birth Weight
    4,712
    1.45
    33,151
    0.35
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,691
    1.45
    148,964
    1.59
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    4,237
    1.31
    44,671
    0.48
    16. Asthma
    4,229
    1.30
    27,680
    0.30
    17. Liver Disease
    3,903
    1.20
    161,377
    1.73
    18. HIV/AIDS
    3,893
    1.20
    23,058
    0.25
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,545
    1.09
    49,011
    0.52
    20. Lymphomas
    3,498
    1.08
    38,425
    0.41
    21. Violence
    3,259
    1.00
    11,873
    0.13
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    1.00
    57,230
    0.61
    23. Other Injuries
    3,046
    0.94
    45,721
    0.49
    24. Suicide
    2,836
    0.87
    138,622
    1.48
    25. Birth Trauma
    2,588
    0.80
    25,919
    0.28
    26. Prostate Cancer
    2,483
    0.77
    24,392
    0.26
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2,475
    0.76
    29,437
    0.32
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,391
    0.74
    36,621
    0.39
    29. Drug Use
    2,122
    0.65
    27,925
    0.30
    30. Fires
    2,068
    0.64
    10,380
    0.11
    31. Falls
    1,954
    0.60
    105,569
    1.13
    32. Liver Cancer
    1,563
    0.48
    396,791
    4.25
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,452
    0.45
    9,208
    0.10
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,445
    0.45
    26,778
    0.29
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,426
    0.44
    42,288
    0.45
    36. War
    1,388
    0.43
    2,419
    0.03
    37. Tuberculosis
    1,323
    0.41
    33,634
    0.36
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,194
    0.37
    69,713
    0.75
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,179
    0.36
    15,210
    0.16
    40. Poisonings
    1,128
    0.35
    22,392
    0.24
    41. Oral Cancer
    855
    0.26
    38,575
    0.41
    42. Drownings
    774
    0.24
    51,961
    0.56
    43. Meningitis
    771
    0.24
    6,218
    0.07
    44. Other Neoplasms
    768
    0.24
    40,361
    0.43
    45. Hepatitis B
    478
    0.15
    6,813
    0.07
    46. Epilepsy
    448
    0.14
    12,196
    0.13
    47. Skin Cancers
    405
    0.12
    19,556
    0.21
    48. Cervical Cancer
    390
    0.12
    29,140
    0.31
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    314
    0.10
    85,574
    0.92
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    297
    0.09
    9,789
    0.10
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   China CHINA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    19.60
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    5.76
    179
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    3.27
    171
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    11.72
    10
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    38.30
    5
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    9.12
    81
    7. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    2.33
    158
    8. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    3.84
    96
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    1.84
    98
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    1.78
    175
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    23.64
    7
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    4.17
    80
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    2.29
    115
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    3.45
    137
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    1.19
    108
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    1.93
    96
    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.