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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 Iraq 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.

Iraq
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   Iraq IRAQ
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
           
    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
     
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    182.60
    41
    230.27
    20
    2. Stroke
    59.62
    110
    75.79
    85
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    41.62
    13
    30.59
    56
    4. Hypertension
    37.49
    8
    12.41
    90
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.37
    42
    20.93
    75
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.47
    99
    48.29
    41
    7. Lung Disease
    19.85
    115
    14.16
    149
    8. Kidney Disease
    18.83
    80
    28.79
    37
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.35
    127
    18.82
    121
    10. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    5.73
    86
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    22.77
    25
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    8.89
    147
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    1.26
    149
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    15.26
    79
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    6.30
    114
    16. Liver Disease
    7.18
    152
    5.43
    166
    17. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    9.02
    8
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    97
    12.38
    55
    19. Asthma
    5.75
    75
    6.34
    74
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.28
    128
    9.51
    51
    21. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    7.60
    1
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    8.45
    1
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.82
    89
    0.00
    176
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    4.39
    8
    1.95
    110
    25. Violence
    4.25
    108
    17.98
    18
    26. Suicide
    4.02
    155
    4.05
    154
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    4.23
    98
    28. Other Injuries
    3.66
    161
    5.79
    122
    29. Falls
    3.65
    122
    2.32
    157
    30. Birth Trauma
    3.44
    83
    8.65
    59
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.24
    146
    7.89
    45
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    4.86
    108
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.85
    97
    0.94
    151
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.82
    96
    6.20
    75
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    141
    3.01
    134
    36. Drug Use
    2.68
    26
    1.90
    45
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    3.39
    99
    38. Fires
    2.13
    75
    1.71
    88
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.56
    102
    3.09
    66
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    2.86
    100
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.45
    121
    6.56
    81
    42. Poisonings
    1.27
    58
    0.43
    108
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.21
    149
    8.70
    3
    44. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    1.64
    171
    45. Meningitis
    1.10
    92
    1.54
    76
    46. Drownings
    1.00
    152
    1.40
    141
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.95
    58
    0.68
    74
    48. Skin Disease
    0.90
    125
    0.76
    130
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    0.61
    179
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    0.72
    152
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    96,169
    28.62
    32,463
    18.92
    2. Stroke
    31,283
    9.31
    11,205
    6.53
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,831
    6.50
    6,199
    3.61
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    20,494
    6.10
    3,622
    2.11
    5. Hypertension
    19,428
    5.78
    1,754
    1.02
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,842
    4.42
    7,279
    4.24
    7. Lung Disease
    10,378
    3.09
    1,960
    1.14
    8. Kidney Disease
    10,143
    3.02
    4,395
    2.56
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,064
    3.00
    7,393
    4.31
    10. Stomach Cancer
    8,640
    2.57
    966
    0.56
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,165
    1.54
    1,091
    0.64
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,987
    1.48
    206
    0.12
    13. Lung Cancers
    4,977
    1.48
    2,465
    1.44
    14. Low Birth Weight
    4,663
    1.39
    8,050
    4.69
    15. Liver Disease
    4,108
    1.22
    1,041
    0.61
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    4,090
    1.22
    5,803
    3.38
    17. HIV/AIDS
    4,040
    1.20
    0
    0.00
    18. Lymphomas
    3,887
    1.16
    1,700
    0.99
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,635
    1.08
    2,282
    1.33
    20. Violence
    3,613
    1.08
    5,771
    3.36
    21. Suicide
    3,259
    0.97
    1,128
    0.66
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    0.96
    1,786
    1.04
    23. Asthma
    3,077
    0.92
    995
    0.58
    24. Birth Trauma
    2,662
    0.79
    5,622
    3.28
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2,619
    0.78
    1,265
    0.74
    26. Other Injuries
    2,573
    0.77
    1,910
    1.11
    27. Prostate Cancer
    2,542
    0.76
    508
    0.30
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    2,213
    0.66
    242
    0.14
    29. Falls
    2,206
    0.66
    596
    0.35
    30. Drug Use
    2,136
    0.64
    474
    0.28
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,822
    0.54
    1,525
    0.89
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,767
    0.53
    2,431
    1.42
    33. Liver Cancer
    1,720
    0.51
    782
    0.46
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,686
    0.50
    803
    0.47
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,517
    0.45
    147
    0.09
    36. Fires
    1,506
    0.45
    582
    0.34
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    1,330
    0.40
    555
    0.32
    38. Ovary Cancer
    1,256
    0.37
    424
    0.25
    39. Poisonings
    960
    0.29
    184
    0.11
    40. Oral Cancer
    954
    0.28
    480
    0.28
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    867
    0.26
    557
    0.32
    42. Tuberculosis
    855
    0.25
    1,264
    0.74
    43. Drownings
    778
    0.23
    570
    0.33
    44. Other Neoplasms
    766
    0.23
    1,622
    0.95
    45. Meningitis
    694
    0.21
    551
    0.32
    46. Hepatitis B
    590
    0.18
    136
    0.08
    47. War
    575
    0.17
    36,153
    21.07
    48. Epilepsy
    529
    0.16
    246
    0.14
    49. Skin Disease
    470
    0.14
    146
    0.09
    50. Skin Cancers
    411
    0.12
    122
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Iraq IRAQ
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    5.73
    86
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    22.77
    25
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    8.89
    147
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    1.26
    149
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    15.26
    79
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    6.30
    114
    7. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    9.02
    8
    8. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    7.60
    1
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    8.45
    1
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    4.23
    98
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    4.86
    108
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    3.39
    99
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    2.86
    100
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    1.64
    171
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    0.61
    179
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    0.72
    152
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.