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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 South Africa 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.

South Africa
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   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Iran IRAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    170.87
    35
    114.02
    95
    2. Stroke
    83.32
    91
    93.76
    78
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.41
    19
    13.28
    133
    4. Hypertension
    32.25
    17
    30.73
    23
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.32
    38
    22.46
    68
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.67
    133
    86.33
    46
    7. Lung Disease
    18.84
    119
    44.30
    16
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.46
    126
    86.02
    13
    9. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    4.69
    113
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.28
    99
    25.47
    38
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    20.75
    51
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    35.07
    21
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    10.53
    15
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    20.75
    57
    15. Asthma
    8.11
    74
    13.61
    38
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    10.45
    72
    17. Liver Disease
    6.99
    147
    12.56
    106
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.09
    102
    8.45
    82
    19. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    8.06
    15
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.55
    134
    7.65
    106
    21. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    3.76
    101
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    2.27
    77
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.62
    91
    273.12
    5
    24. Other Injuries
    4.40
    157
    6.58
    114
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    125
    14.65
    12
    26. Violence
    4.07
    108
    25.69
    14
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    5.65
    48
    28. Suicide
    3.61
    164
    12.13
    60
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.35
    84
    4.92
    79
    30. Falls
    3.27
    131
    3.09
    137
    31. Fires
    3.01
    69
    4.91
    45
    32. Drug Use
    2.78
    35
    1.61
    68
    33. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    5.60
    87
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.69
    98
    4.24
    72
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.44
    152
    11.62
    36
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.21
    112
    29.47
    47
    37. Tuberculosis
    2.13
    111
    59.33
    24
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    6.04
    51
    39. War
    1.65
    16
    0.00
    159
    40. Poisonings
    1.55
    58
    1.27
    70
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    3.92
    69
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    20.99
    32
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.23
    148
    2.61
    95
    44. Meningitis
    1.23
    91
    4.79
    49
    45. Drownings
    1.01
    153
    3.49
    97
    46. Hepatitis B
    0.80
    64
    0.36
    102
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    4.48
    4
    48. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    2.31
    82
    49. Epilepsy
    0.64
    173
    8.73
    6
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.60
    145
    1.72
    52
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    89,116
    27.47
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    42,356
    13.06
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,143
    6.83
    11,632
    2.32
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17,175
    5.29
    4,435
    0.88
    5. Hypertension
    16,415
    5.06
    10,994
    2.19
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,173
    3.44
    35,331
    7.04
    7. Lung Disease
    9,709
    2.99
    15,479
    3.09
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,270
    2.86
    31,831
    6.35
    9. Stomach Cancer
    8,850
    2.73
    1,794
    0.36
    10. Kidney Disease
    7,067
    2.18
    9,527
    1.90
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    5,303
    1.63
    3,992
    0.80
    12. Lung Cancers
    4,816
    1.48
    7,881
    1.57
    13. Low Birth Weight
    4,712
    1.45
    5,119
    1.02
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,691
    1.45
    3,930
    0.78
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    4,237
    1.31
    4,379
    0.87
    16. Asthma
    4,229
    1.30
    5,188
    1.03
    17. Liver Disease
    3,903
    1.20
    5,084
    1.01
    18. HIV/AIDS
    3,893
    1.20
    138,157
    27.55
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,545
    1.09
    4,936
    0.98
    20. Lymphomas
    3,498
    1.08
    3,508
    0.70
    21. Violence
    3,259
    1.00
    14,288
    2.85
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    1.00
    1,555
    0.31
    23. Other Injuries
    3,046
    0.94
    3,235
    0.65
    24. Suicide
    2,836
    0.87
    5,854
    1.17
    25. Birth Trauma
    2,588
    0.80
    2,980
    0.59
    26. Prostate Cancer
    2,483
    0.77
    4,151
    0.83
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2,475
    0.76
    825
    0.16
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,391
    0.74
    5,755
    1.15
    29. Drug Use
    2,122
    0.65
    773
    0.15
    30. Fires
    2,068
    0.64
    2,256
    0.45
    31. Falls
    1,954
    0.60
    1,171
    0.23
    32. Liver Cancer
    1,563
    0.48
    2,217
    0.44
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,452
    0.45
    12,761
    2.54
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,445
    0.45
    5,210
    1.04
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,426
    0.44
    1,544
    0.31
    36. War
    1,388
    0.43
    0
    0.00
    37. Tuberculosis
    1,323
    0.41
    25,264
    5.04
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,194
    0.37
    2,256
    0.45
    39. Ovary Cancer
    1,179
    0.36
    1,332
    0.27
    40. Poisonings
    1,128
    0.35
    656
    0.13
    41. Oral Cancer
    855
    0.26
    1,569
    0.31
    42. Drownings
    774
    0.24
    1,775
    0.35
    43. Meningitis
    771
    0.24
    2,309
    0.46
    44. Other Neoplasms
    768
    0.24
    1,041
    0.21
    45. Hepatitis B
    478
    0.15
    152
    0.03
    46. Epilepsy
    448
    0.14
    3,982
    0.79
    47. Skin Cancers
    405
    0.12
    1,659
    0.33
    48. Cervical Cancer
    390
    0.12
    5,054
    1.01
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    314
    0.10
    1,438
    0.29
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    297
    0.09
    583
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    16.11
    14
    4.69
    113
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.51
    152
    20.75
    51
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.56
    137
    35.07
    21
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    9.32
    19
    10.53
    15
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.41
    106
    20.75
    57
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.80
    93
    10.45
    72
    7. Lymphomas
    5.78
    73
    8.06
    15
    8. Leukemia
    5.17
    24
    3.76
    101
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.66
    16
    2.27
    77
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.75
    116
    5.65
    48
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.75
    166
    5.60
    87
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    124
    6.04
    51
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.40
    157
    3.92
    69
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.27
    174
    20.99
    32
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    4.48
    4
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.74
    170
    2.31
    82
    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.