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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 Iceland 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.

Iceland
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   Iceland ICELAND
      Iran IRAN   Iceland ICELAND
           
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Iceland ICELAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Iceland ICELAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.87
    35
    80.30
    141
    2. Stroke
    83.32
    91
    26.13
    171
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.41
    19
    38.28
    15
    4. Hypertension
    32.25
    17
    3.40
    164
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.32
    38
    3.27
    171
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.67
    133
    11.90
    156
    7. Lung Disease
    18.84
    119
    19.71
    112
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.46
    126
    4.59
    178
    9. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    3.73
    137
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.28
    99
    4.84
    173
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    23.04
    24
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    22.46
    54
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    2.26
    98
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    23.95
    41
    15. Asthma
    8.11
    74
    0.42
    178
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    14.10
    50
    17. Liver Disease
    6.99
    147
    2.15
    180
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.09
    102
    1.00
    176
    19. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    3.64
    124
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.55
    134
    1.79
    180
    21. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    3.11
    121
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    2.55
    73
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.62
    91
    0.00
    172
    24. Other Injuries
    4.40
    157
    6.95
    109
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    125
    2.08
    172
    26. Violence
    4.07
    108
    1.10
    161
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    5.14
    64
    28. Suicide
    3.61
    164
    11.87
    64
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.35
    84
    0.16
    183
    30. Falls
    3.27
    131
    2.99
    141
    31. Fires
    3.01
    69
    0.10
    182
    32. Drug Use
    2.78
    35
    3.23
    30
    33. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    4.54
    113
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.69
    98
    0.66
    168
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.44
    152
    2.46
    150
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.21
    112
    1.15
    140
    37. Tuberculosis
    2.13
    111
    0.74
    142
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    9.51
    5
    39. War
    1.65
    16
    0.00
    104
    40. Poisonings
    1.55
    58
    0.54
    116
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    0.73
    179
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    0.40
    183
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.23
    148
    1.52
    134
    44. Meningitis
    1.23
    91
    0.18
    170
    45. Drownings
    1.01
    153
    0.40
    178
    46. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    64
    0.39
    95
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    1.29
    99
    48. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    0.79
    168
    49. Epilepsy
    0.64
    173
    0.63
    174
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.60
    145
    4.44
    8
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   Iceland ICELAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    89,116
    27.47
    440
    24.62
    2. Stroke
    42,356
    13.06
    143
    8.00
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,143
    6.83
    12
    0.67
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17,175
    5.29
    216
    12.09
    5. Hypertension
    16,415
    5.06
    19
    1.06
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,173
    3.44
    66
    3.69
    7. Lung Disease
    9,709
    2.99
    109
    6.10
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,270
    2.86
    25
    1.40
    9. Stomach Cancer
    8,850
    2.73
    20
    1.12
    10. Kidney Disease
    7,067
    2.18
    27
    1.51
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    5,303
    1.63
    12
    0.67
    12. Lung Cancers
    4,816
    1.48
    126
    7.05
    13. Low Birth Weight
    4,712
    1.45
    3
    0.17
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,691
    1.45
    76
    4.25
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    4,237
    1.31
    7
    0.39
    16. Asthma
    4,229
    1.30
    2
    0.11
    17. Liver Disease
    3,903
    1.20
    10
    0.56
    18. HIV/AIDS
    3,893
    1.20
    0
    0.00
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,545
    1.09
    58
    3.25
    20. Lymphomas
    3,498
    1.08
    20
    1.12
    21. Violence
    3,259
    1.00
    4
    0.22
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    1.00
    16
    0.90
    23. Other Injuries
    3,046
    0.94
    35
    1.96
    24. Suicide
    2,836
    0.87
    43
    2.41
    25. Birth Trauma
    2,588
    0.80
    0
    0.00
    26. Prostate Cancer
    2,483
    0.77
    57
    3.19
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2,475
    0.76
    14
    0.78
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,391
    0.74
    10
    0.56
    29. Drug Use
    2,122
    0.65
    11
    0.62
    30. Fires
    2,068
    0.64
    1
    0.06
    31. Falls
    1,954
    0.60
    15
    0.84
    32. Liver Cancer
    1,563
    0.48
    23
    1.29
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,452
    0.45
    7
    0.39
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,445
    0.45
    11
    0.62
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,426
    0.44
    4
    0.22
    36. War
    1,388
    0.43
    0
    0.00
    37. Tuberculosis
    1,323
    0.41
    4
    0.22
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,194
    0.37
    50
    2.80
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,179
    0.36
    14
    0.78
    40. Poisonings
    1,128
    0.35
    2
    0.11
    41. Oral Cancer
    855
    0.26
    4
    0.22
    42. Drownings
    774
    0.24
    2
    0.11
    43. Meningitis
    771
    0.24
    1
    0.06
    44. Other Neoplasms
    768
    0.24
    9
    0.50
    45. Hepatitis B
    478
    0.15
    2
    0.11
    46. Epilepsy
    448
    0.14
    2
    0.11
    47. Skin Cancers
    405
    0.12
    6
    0.34
    48. Cervical Cancer
    390
    0.12
    1
    0.06
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    314
    0.10
    2
    0.11
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    297
    0.09
    25
    1.40
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Iceland ICELAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    3.73
    137
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    23.04
    24
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    22.46
    54
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    2.26
    98
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    23.95
    41
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    14.10
    50
    7. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    3.64
    124
    8. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    3.11
    121
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    2.55
    73
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    5.14
    64
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    4.54
    113
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    9.51
    5
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    0.73
    179
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    0.40
    183
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    1.29
    99
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    0.79
    168
    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.