WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

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 Yemen 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.

Yemen
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
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Yemen Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Yemen YEMEN
      Iran IRAN   Yemen YEMEN
           
    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
     
    34.5
    34.9
    34.7
    164
    167
    166
    1970
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
     
    38.5
    38.9
    38.7
    164
    167
    167
    1980
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
     
    46.9
    47.4
    47.1
    150
    158
    155
    1990
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
     
    53.8
    55.2
    54.5
    146
    150
    150
    2000
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
     
    59.5
    62.2
    60.8
    131
    131
    131
    2010
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
     
    63.1
    65.8
    64.4
    129
    135
    134
    2016
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
     
    63.9
    66.8
    65.3
    137
    147
    142
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Yemen YEMEN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    63.9
    66.8
    137
    147
    Age 5
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    67.7
    70.3
    138
    145
    Age 10
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    68.0
    70.6
    138
    148
    Age 15
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    68.2
    70.8
    138
    148
    Age 20
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    68.6
    71.2
    139
    148
    Age 25
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    69.3
    71.8
    138
    148
    Age 30
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    69.9
    72.3
    138
    148
    Age 35
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    70.6
    72.9
    137
    150
    Age 40
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    71.2
    73.6
    139
    153
    Age 45
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    72.0
    74.3
    140
    155
    Age 50
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    72.9
    75.1
    143
    159
    Age 55
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    74.1
    76.1
    152
    160
    Age 60
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    75.5
    77.2
    155
    161
    Age 65
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    77.3
    78.7
    161
    163
    Age 70
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    79.5
    80.6
    161
    162
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    82.2
    82.9
    160
    160
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    85.3
    85.8
    157
    161
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    88.8
    89.2
    158
    157
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Yemen YEMEN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    182.60
    41
    345.80
    3
    2. Stroke
    59.62
    110
    150.17
    5
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    41.62
    13
    46.37
    7
    4. Hypertension
    37.49
    8
    12.49
    89
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.37
    42
    29.03
    45
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    27.47
    99
    38.03
    61
    7. Lung Disease
    19.85
    115
    42.38
    20
    8. Kidney Disease
    18.83
    80
    40.47
    12
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.35
    127
    57.27
    61
    10. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    4.21
    122
    11. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    18.26
    68
    12. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    3.15
    173
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    4.76
    40
    14. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    4.19
    140
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    4.01
    154
    16. Liver Disease
    7.18
    152
    19.16
    79
    17. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    7.15
    36
    18. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    97
    19.50
    23
    19. Asthma
    5.75
    75
    14.23
    29
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    5.28
    128
    9.60
    46
    21. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    5.80
    10
    22. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    1.48
    133
    23. HIV/AIDS
    4.82
    89
    1.65
    109
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    4.39
    8
    3.18
    42
    25. Violence
    4.25
    108
    6.30
    86
    26. Suicide
    4.02
    155
    9.79
    78
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    3.86
    117
    28. Other Injuries
    3.66
    161
    9.59
    65
    29. Falls
    3.65
    122
    8.51
    55
    30. Birth Trauma
    3.44
    83
    13.19
    43
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.24
    146
    6.42
    68
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    3.18
    158
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.85
    97
    6.41
    51
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.82
    96
    17.16
    60
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    141
    5.64
    78
    36. Drug Use
    2.68
    26
    1.25
    77
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    2.32
    121
    38. Fires
    2.13
    75
    5.39
    37
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.56
    102
    6.54
    24
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    3.54
    81
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.45
    121
    14.83
    63
    42. Poisonings
    1.27
    58
    3.27
    10
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.21
    149
    5.94
    14
    44. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    2.22
    152
    45. Meningitis
    1.10
    92
    3.07
    59
    46. Drownings
    1.00
    152
    5.99
    50
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.95
    58
    0.95
    57
    48. Skin Disease
    0.90
    125
    2.00
    90
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    0.30
    183
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    0.75
    149
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iran IRAN   Yemen YEMEN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    96,169
    28.62
    35,367
    22.34
    2. Stroke
    31,283
    9.31
    15,465
    9.77
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,831
    6.50
    6,992
    4.42
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    20,494
    6.10
    3,311
    2.09
    5. Hypertension
    19,428
    5.78
    1,257
    0.79
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,842
    4.42
    3,854
    2.43
    7. Lung Disease
    10,378
    3.09
    4,177
    2.64
    8. Kidney Disease
    10,143
    3.02
    4,522
    2.86
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,064
    3.00
    12,257
    7.74
    10. Stomach Cancer
    8,640
    2.57
    470
    0.30
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,165
    1.54
    532
    0.34
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,987
    1.48
    502
    0.32
    13. Lung Cancers
    4,977
    1.48
    443
    0.28
    14. Low Birth Weight
    4,663
    1.39
    9,005
    5.69
    15. Liver Disease
    4,108
    1.22
    2,375
    1.50
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    4,090
    1.22
    4,056
    2.56
    17. HIV/AIDS
    4,040
    1.20
    358
    0.23
    18. Lymphomas
    3,887
    1.16
    1,125
    0.71
    19. Breast Cancer
    3,635
    1.08
    1,262
    0.80
    20. Violence
    3,613
    1.08
    1,671
    1.06
    21. Suicide
    3,259
    0.97
    2,335
    1.47
    22. Leukemia
    3,240
    0.96
    1,253
    0.79
    23. Asthma
    3,077
    0.92
    1,776
    1.12
    24. Birth Trauma
    2,662
    0.79
    6,088
    3.85
    25. Bladder Cancer
    2,619
    0.78
    146
    0.09
    26. Other Injuries
    2,573
    0.77
    2,270
    1.43
    27. Prostate Cancer
    2,542
    0.76
    115
    0.07
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    2,213
    0.66
    243
    0.15
    29. Falls
    2,206
    0.66
    1,640
    1.04
    30. Drug Use
    2,136
    0.64
    258
    0.16
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,822
    0.54
    932
    0.59
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,767
    0.53
    4,683
    2.96
    33. Liver Cancer
    1,720
    0.51
    387
    0.24
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    1,686
    0.50
    1,177
    0.74
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,517
    0.45
    698
    0.44
    36. Fires
    1,506
    0.45
    1,311
    0.83
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    1,330
    0.40
    269
    0.17
    38. Ovary Cancer
    1,256
    0.37
    248
    0.16
    39. Poisonings
    960
    0.29
    1,040
    0.66
    40. Oral Cancer
    954
    0.28
    452
    0.29
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    867
    0.26
    1,079
    0.68
    42. Tuberculosis
    855
    0.25
    1,908
    1.21
    43. Drownings
    778
    0.23
    1,887
    1.19
    44. Other Neoplasms
    766
    0.23
    745
    0.47
    45. Meningitis
    694
    0.21
    909
    0.57
    46. Hepatitis B
    590
    0.18
    149
    0.09
    47. War
    575
    0.17
    4,957
    3.13
    48. Epilepsy
    529
    0.16
    651
    0.41
    49. Skin Disease
    470
    0.14
    182
    0.11
    50. Skin Cancers
    411
    0.12
    78
    0.05
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iran IRAN   Yemen YEMEN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    15.44
    16
    4.21
    122
    2. Breast Cancer
    10.81
    147
    18.26
    68
    3. Prostate Cancer
    9.72
    140
    3.15
    173
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.62
    22
    4.76
    40
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.60
    109
    4.19
    140
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.48
    86
    4.01
    154
    7. Lymphomas
    6.33
    56
    7.15
    36
    8. Leukemia
    5.13
    24
    5.80
    10
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.84
    13
    1.48
    133
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.00
    112
    3.86
    117
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.98
    164
    3.18
    158
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.28
    124
    2.32
    121
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    170
    3.54
    81
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.19
    177
    2.22
    152
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    171
    0.30
    183
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    150
    0.75
    149
    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.