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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 Nicaragua 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.

Nicaragua
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   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Iraq IRAQ   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
           
    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
     
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.95
    19
    100.18
    117
    2. War
    117.30
    2
    0.00
    134
    3. Stroke
    94.27
    76
    49.89
    134
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.12
    56
    40.19
    55
    5. Kidney Disease
    26.26
    36
    66.77
    1
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.24
    40
    27.08
    35
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.66
    122
    24.91
    109
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.34
    69
    16.56
    96
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    10.45
    154
    10. Violence
    14.52
    26
    15.17
    23
    11. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    7.21
    119
    12. Hypertension
    13.14
    97
    13.83
    92
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.90
    55
    6.92
    94
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    11.02
    46
    9.35
    74
    15. Lung Disease
    8.56
    179
    22.37
    91
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.45
    3
    1.37
    145
    17. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    2.70
    144
    18. Birth Trauma
    8.31
    65
    2.99
    90
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.20
    51
    2.97
    157
    20. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    0.63
    173
    21. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    3.91
    92
    22. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    20.50
    62
    23. Liver Disease
    5.96
    155
    33.31
    26
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    6.23
    114
    25. Other Injuries
    5.76
    130
    6.88
    110
    26. Tuberculosis
    5.48
    90
    3.34
    101
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.35
    74
    5.32
    75
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    10.92
    38
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.41
    109
    3.17
    133
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    10.69
    34
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    2.14
    169
    32. Suicide
    4.03
    158
    9.78
    94
    33. Asthma
    3.33
    101
    3.17
    103
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    4.08
    82
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.99
    76
    0.87
    141
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    0.90
    175
    37. Falls
    2.36
    159
    5.70
    84
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.01
    76
    2.61
    69
    39. Drug Use
    1.81
    63
    0.60
    147
    40. Meningitis
    1.80
    77
    1.47
    85
    41. Fires
    1.76
    85
    0.75
    134
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    17.89
    42
    43. Drownings
    1.41
    142
    4.20
    86
    44. Encephalitis
    1.30
    45
    0.71
    82
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    0.81
    160
    46. Malnutrition
    0.93
    109
    4.24
    69
    47. Epilepsy
    0.92
    151
    1.79
    89
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    154
    2.97
    93
    49. Skin Disease
    0.80
    133
    1.16
    115
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    1.25
    101
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iraq IRAQ   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    39,448
    22.40
    0
    0.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    18.50
    4,185
    15.39
    3. Stroke
    14,315
    8.13
    2,095
    7.71
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,339
    4.73
    473
    1.74
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,218
    4.67
    1,251
    4.60
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,476
    3.68
    907
    3.34
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,382
    3.62
    1,699
    6.25
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    6,274
    3.56
    629
    2.31
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,372
    3.05
    205
    0.75
    10. Violence
    4,624
    2.63
    914
    3.36
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,273
    2.43
    2,948
    10.84
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,441
    1.95
    1,097
    4.04
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,524
    1.43
    315
    1.16
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,285
    1.30
    307
    1.13
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,173
    1.23
    255
    0.94
    16. Hypertension
    1,993
    1.13
    572
    2.10
    17. Other Injuries
    1,812
    1.03
    375
    1.38
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,771
    1.01
    142
    0.52
    19. Leukemia
    1,737
    0.99
    210
    0.77
    20. Lymphomas
    1,598
    0.91
    123
    0.45
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,589
    0.90
    66
    0.24
    22. Lung Disease
    1,261
    0.72
    922
    3.39
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,125
    0.64
    27
    0.10
    24. Liver Disease
    1,124
    0.64
    1,541
    5.67
    25. Suicide
    1,109
    0.63
    577
    2.12
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,066
    0.61
    163
    0.60
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,015
    0.58
    269
    0.99
    28. Tuberculosis
    952
    0.54
    152
    0.56
    29. Stomach Cancer
    903
    0.51
    469
    1.73
    30. Liver Cancer
    693
    0.39
    459
    1.69
    31. Maternal Conditions
    679
    0.39
    167
    0.61
    32. Meningitis
    621
    0.35
    86
    0.32
    33. Falls
    612
    0.35
    256
    0.94
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    601
    0.34
    42
    0.15
    35. Fires
    582
    0.33
    38
    0.14
    36. Drownings
    568
    0.32
    244
    0.90
    37. Asthma
    566
    0.32
    145
    0.53
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    491
    0.28
    174
    0.64
    39. Drug Use
    457
    0.26
    33
    0.12
    40. Oral Cancer
    443
    0.25
    41
    0.15
    41. Prostate Cancer
    432
    0.25
    364
    1.34
    42. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.23
    53
    0.19
    43. Encephalitis
    370
    0.21
    43
    0.16
    44. Malnutrition
    306
    0.17
    223
    0.82
    45. Epilepsy
    294
    0.17
    99
    0.36
    46. Pertussis
    243
    0.14
    23
    0.08
    47. Leishmaniasis
    227
    0.13
    0
    0.00
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    190
    0.11
    33
    0.12
    49. Skin Disease
    181
    0.10
    53
    0.19
    50. Poisonings
    180
    0.10
    34
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Nicaragua NICARAGUA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    10.45
    154
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    7.21
    119
    3. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    2.70
    144
    4. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    0.63
    173
    5. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    3.91
    92
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    20.50
    62
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    6.23
    114
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    10.92
    38
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    10.69
    34
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    2.14
    169
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    4.08
    82
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    0.90
    175
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    17.89
    42
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    0.81
    160
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    1.25
    101
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.59
    175
    0.85
    164
    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.