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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 Nigeria 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.

Nigeria
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   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Iran IRAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    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
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    182.60
    41
    197.37
    31
    2. Stroke
    59.62
    110
    109.84
    44
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    41.62
    13
    43.10
    11
    4. Hypertension
    37.49
    8
    13.66
    80
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.37
    42
    29.50
    41
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.47
    99
    39.95
    53
    7. Lung Disease
    19.85
    115
    34.46
    42
    8. Kidney Disease
    18.83
    80
    13.66
    99
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.35
    127
    246.59
    1
    10. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    2.62
    168
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    32.06
    4
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    55.29
    7
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    0.51
    182
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    1.16
    179
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    4.50
    146
    16. Liver Disease
    7.18
    152
    64.44
    2
    17. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    4.88
    106
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    97
    24.78
    10
    19. Asthma
    5.75
    75
    11.08
    46
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.28
    128
    13.48
    8
    21. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    1.80
    157
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    1.05
    161
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.82
    89
    116.06
    15
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    4.39
    8
    3.53
    25
    25. Violence
    4.25
    108
    10.46
    44
    26. Suicide
    4.02
    155
    17.33
    15
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    3.26
    142
    28. Other Injuries
    3.66
    161
    21.35
    6
    29. Falls
    3.65
    122
    23.79
    2
    30. Birth Trauma
    3.44
    83
    23.73
    6
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.24
    146
    9.13
    33
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    13.15
    26
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.85
    97
    6.26
    54
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.82
    96
    146.53
    6
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    141
    21.18
    5
    36. Drug Use
    2.68
    26
    5.29
    9
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    2.36
    120
    38. Fires
    2.13
    75
    6.83
    17
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.56
    102
    5.38
    33
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    2.14
    133
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.45
    121
    128.71
    5
    42. Poisonings
    1.27
    58
    2.90
    18
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.21
    149
    4.12
    46
    44. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    22.57
    21
    45. Meningitis
    1.10
    92
    31.54
    7
    46. Drownings
    1.00
    152
    8.93
    14
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.95
    58
    6.94
    2
    48. Skin Disease
    0.90
    125
    7.45
    6
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    1.89
    100
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    0.69
    155
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    96,169
    28.62
    108,578
    5.60
    2. Stroke
    31,283
    9.31
    69,220
    3.57
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,831
    6.50
    40,061
    2.07
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    20,494
    6.10
    15,183
    0.78
    5. Hypertension
    19,428
    5.78
    8,737
    0.45
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,842
    4.42
    25,811
    1.33
    7. Lung Disease
    10,378
    3.09
    20,238
    1.04
    8. Kidney Disease
    10,143
    3.02
    11,098
    0.57
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,064
    3.00
    288,619
    14.89
    10. Stomach Cancer
    8,640
    2.57
    1,990
    0.10
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,165
    1.54
    3,781
    0.20
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,987
    1.48
    351
    0.02
    13. Lung Cancers
    4,977
    1.48
    949
    0.05
    14. Low Birth Weight
    4,663
    1.39
    89,291
    4.61
    15. Liver Disease
    4,108
    1.22
    60,044
    3.10
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    4,090
    1.22
    43,279
    2.23
    17. HIV/AIDS
    4,040
    1.20
    161,271
    8.32
    18. Lymphomas
    3,887
    1.16
    4,568
    0.24
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,635
    1.08
    15,790
    0.81
    20. Violence
    3,613
    1.08
    18,210
    0.94
    21. Suicide
    3,259
    0.97
    17,710
    0.91
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    0.96
    1,760
    0.09
    23. Asthma
    3,077
    0.92
    8,373
    0.43
    24. Birth Trauma
    2,662
    0.79
    85,504
    4.41
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2,619
    0.78
    715
    0.04
    26. Other Injuries
    2,573
    0.77
    32,706
    1.69
    27. Prostate Cancer
    2,542
    0.76
    12,105
    0.62
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    2,213
    0.66
    1,485
    0.08
    29. Falls
    2,206
    0.66
    17,795
    0.92
    30. Drug Use
    2,136
    0.64
    7,060
    0.36
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,822
    0.54
    7,727
    0.40
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,767
    0.53
    178,438
    9.21
    33. Liver Cancer
    1,720
    0.51
    12,691
    0.65
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,686
    0.50
    38,378
    1.98
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,517
    0.45
    5,123
    0.26
    36. Fires
    1,506
    0.45
    8,950
    0.46
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    1,330
    0.40
    1,908
    0.10
    38. Ovary Cancer
    1,256
    0.37
    1,495
    0.08
    39. Poisonings
    960
    0.29
    5,510
    0.28
    40. Oral Cancer
    954
    0.28
    1,941
    0.10
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    867
    0.26
    4,079
    0.21
    42. Tuberculosis
    855
    0.25
    115,420
    5.95
    43. Drownings
    778
    0.23
    16,222
    0.84
    44. Other Neoplasms
    766
    0.23
    3,545
    0.18
    45. Meningitis
    694
    0.21
    50,244
    2.59
    46. Hepatitis B
    590
    0.18
    8,094
    0.42
    47. War
    575
    0.17
    8,070
    0.42
    48. Epilepsy
    529
    0.16
    9,989
    0.52
    49. Skin Disease
    470
    0.14
    5,766
    0.30
    50. Skin Cancers
    411
    0.12
    479
    0.02
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    2.62
    168
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    32.06
    4
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    55.29
    7
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    0.51
    182
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    1.16
    179
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    4.50
    146
    7. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    4.88
    106
    8. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    1.80
    157
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    1.05
    161
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    3.26
    142
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    13.15
    26
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    2.36
    120
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    2.14
    133
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    22.57
    21
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    1.89
    100
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    0.69
    155
    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.