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Iraq
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 Iraq and Congo 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.

Congo
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
Iraq Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Congo CONGO
      Iraq IRAQ   Congo CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
     
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Congo CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Congo CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    230.27
    20
    112.91
    111
    2. War
    104.88
    2
    2.10
    17
    3. Stroke
    75.79
    85
    82.34
    76
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    48.29
    41
    28.89
    95
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    30.59
    56
    31.88
    51
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.79
    37
    10.80
    125
    7. Breast Cancer
    22.77
    25
    14.73
    110
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.93
    75
    29.87
    39
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.82
    121
    74.29
    46
    10. Violence
    17.98
    18
    11.22
    38
    11. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    79
    1.63
    172
    12. Lung Disease
    14.16
    149
    26.70
    72
    13. Hypertension
    12.41
    90
    22.46
    29
    14. Low Birth Weight
    12.38
    55
    15.34
    42
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.51
    51
    9.60
    47
    16. Lymphomas
    9.02
    8
    2.93
    147
    17. Prostate Cancer
    8.89
    147
    37.79
    19
    18. Other Neoplasms
    8.70
    3
    1.88
    125
    19. Birth Trauma
    8.65
    59
    11.21
    47
    20. Bladder Cancer
    8.45
    1
    0.56
    179
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.89
    45
    6.64
    62
    22. Leukemia
    7.60
    1
    2.37
    145
    23. Tuberculosis
    6.56
    81
    103.34
    10
    24. Asthma
    6.34
    74
    7.43
    68
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.30
    114
    4.39
    150
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.20
    75
    86.68
    20
    27. Other Injuries
    5.79
    122
    9.42
    67
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.73
    86
    2.71
    162
    29. Liver Disease
    5.43
    166
    32.38
    28
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.86
    108
    8.53
    47
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    98
    2.92
    154
    32. Suicide
    4.05
    154
    9.28
    88
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.39
    99
    1.13
    168
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.09
    66
    3.55
    63
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    134
    4.84
    91
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    100
    1.60
    165
    37. Falls
    2.32
    157
    10.67
    44
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.95
    110
    1.55
    145
    39. Drug Use
    1.90
    45
    1.01
    100
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.86
    76
    16.49
    21
    41. Fires
    1.71
    88
    4.40
    44
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.64
    171
    12.65
    66
    43. Meningitis
    1.54
    76
    10.23
    38
    44. Drownings
    1.40
    141
    6.57
    39
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    149
    1.11
    160
    46. Encephalitis
    1.01
    75
    0.48
    137
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.94
    151
    8.15
    31
    48. Epilepsy
    0.78
    158
    2.45
    56
    49. Skin Disease
    0.76
    130
    5.17
    32
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.72
    152
    1.89
    70
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iraq IRAQ   Congo CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    36,153
    21.07
    97
    0.28
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,463
    18.92
    2,402
    6.85
    3. Stroke
    11,205
    6.53
    1,815
    5.18
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,050
    4.69
    1,432
    4.09
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,393
    4.31
    2,814
    8.03
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    7,279
    4.24
    659
    1.88
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,199
    3.61
    1,388
    3.96
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    5,803
    3.38
    860
    2.45
    9. Violence
    5,771
    3.36
    521
    1.49
    10. Birth Trauma
    5,622
    3.28
    1,047
    2.99
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,395
    2.56
    275
    0.78
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,622
    2.11
    563
    1.61
    13. Lung Cancers
    2,465
    1.44
    39
    0.11
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,431
    1.42
    2,734
    7.80
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,282
    1.33
    212
    0.60
    16. Lung Disease
    1,960
    1.14
    570
    1.63
    17. Other Injuries
    1,910
    1.11
    419
    1.20
    18. Leukemia
    1,786
    1.04
    67
    0.19
    19. Hypertension
    1,754
    1.02
    476
    1.36
    20. Lymphomas
    1,700
    0.99
    80
    0.23
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,622
    0.95
    57
    0.16
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,525
    0.89
    181
    0.52
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,265
    0.74
    14
    0.04
    24. Tuberculosis
    1,264
    0.74
    3,066
    8.75
    25. Suicide
    1,128
    0.66
    301
    0.86
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,091
    0.64
    119
    0.34
    27. Liver Disease
    1,041
    0.61
    896
    2.56
    28. Asthma
    995
    0.58
    204
    0.58
    29. Stomach Cancer
    966
    0.56
    70
    0.20
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    803
    0.47
    214
    0.61
    31. Liver Cancer
    782
    0.46
    251
    0.72
    32. Maternal Conditions
    647
    0.38
    748
    2.13
    33. Falls
    596
    0.35
    283
    0.81
    34. Fires
    582
    0.34
    173
    0.49
    35. Drownings
    570
    0.33
    403
    1.15
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    557
    0.32
    98
    0.28
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    555
    0.32
    29
    0.08
    38. Meningitis
    551
    0.32
    470
    1.34
    39. Prostate Cancer
    508
    0.30
    337
    0.96
    40. Oral Cancer
    480
    0.28
    41
    0.12
    41. Drug Use
    474
    0.28
    39
    0.11
    42. Ovary Cancer
    424
    0.25
    38
    0.11
    43. Encephalitis
    297
    0.17
    23
    0.07
    44. Syphilis
    253
    0.15
    59
    0.17
    45. Epilepsy
    246
    0.14
    121
    0.35
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    242
    0.14
    29
    0.08
    47. Malnutrition
    238
    0.14
    1,040
    2.97
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    206
    0.12
    27
    0.08
    49. Poisonings
    184
    0.11
    63
    0.18
    50. Cervical Cancer
    155
    0.09
    167
    0.48
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Congo CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.77
    25
    14.73
    110
    2. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    79
    1.63
    172
    3. Lymphomas
    9.02
    8
    2.93
    147
    4. Prostate Cancer
    8.89
    147
    37.79
    19
    5. Bladder Cancer
    8.45
    1
    0.56
    179
    6. Leukemia
    7.60
    1
    2.37
    145
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.30
    114
    4.39
    150
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.73
    86
    2.71
    162
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.86
    108
    8.53
    47
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    98
    2.92
    154
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.39
    99
    1.13
    168
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    100
    1.60
    165
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.64
    171
    12.65
    66
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    149
    1.11
    160
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.72
    152
    1.89
    70
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.61
    179
    0.83
    172
    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.