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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 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
Iraq Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Iraq IRAQ   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.95
    19
    114.02
    95
    2. War
    117.30
    2
    0.00
    159
    3. Stroke
    94.27
    76
    93.76
    78
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.12
    56
    86.02
    13
    5. Kidney Disease
    26.26
    36
    25.47
    38
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.24
    40
    13.28
    133
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.66
    122
    86.33
    46
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.34
    69
    22.46
    68
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    20.75
    51
    10. Violence
    14.52
    26
    25.69
    14
    11. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    20.75
    57
    12. Hypertension
    13.14
    97
    30.73
    23
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.90
    55
    8.45
    82
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    11.02
    46
    7.65
    106
    15. Lung Disease
    8.56
    179
    44.30
    16
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.45
    3
    2.61
    95
    17. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    8.06
    15
    18. Birth Trauma
    8.31
    65
    4.92
    79
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.20
    51
    14.65
    12
    20. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    2.27
    77
    21. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    3.76
    101
    22. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    35.07
    21
    23. Liver Disease
    5.96
    155
    12.56
    106
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    10.45
    72
    25. Other Injuries
    5.76
    130
    6.58
    114
    26. Tuberculosis
    5.48
    90
    59.33
    24
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.35
    74
    29.47
    47
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    4.69
    113
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.41
    109
    11.62
    36
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    5.60
    87
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    5.65
    48
    32. Suicide
    4.03
    158
    12.13
    60
    33. Asthma
    3.33
    101
    13.61
    38
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    6.04
    51
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.99
    76
    3.70
    62
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    3.92
    69
    37. Falls
    2.36
    159
    3.09
    137
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.01
    76
    2.61
    70
    39. Drug Use
    1.81
    63
    1.61
    68
    40. Meningitis
    1.80
    77
    4.79
    49
    41. Fires
    1.76
    85
    4.91
    45
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    20.99
    32
    43. Drownings
    1.41
    142
    3.49
    97
    44. Encephalitis
    1.30
    45
    0.44
    117
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    10.53
    15
    46. Malnutrition
    0.93
    109
    5.38
    56
    47. Epilepsy
    0.92
    151
    8.73
    6
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    154
    4.24
    72
    49. Skin Disease
    0.80
    133
    5.13
    23
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    4.48
    4
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iraq IRAQ   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    39,448
    22.40
    0
    0.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    18.50
    40,729
    8.12
    3. Stroke
    14,315
    8.13
    32,958
    6.57
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,339
    4.73
    5,119
    1.02
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,218
    4.67
    35,331
    7.04
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,476
    3.68
    11,632
    2.32
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,382
    3.62
    31,831
    6.35
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    6,274
    3.56
    4,379
    0.87
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,372
    3.05
    2,980
    0.59
    10. Violence
    4,624
    2.63
    14,288
    2.85
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,273
    2.43
    9,527
    1.90
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,441
    1.95
    4,435
    0.88
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,524
    1.43
    12,761
    2.54
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,285
    1.30
    7,881
    1.57
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,173
    1.23
    4,936
    0.98
    16. Hypertension
    1,993
    1.13
    10,994
    2.19
    17. Other Injuries
    1,812
    1.03
    3,235
    0.65
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,771
    1.01
    5,755
    1.15
    19. Leukemia
    1,737
    0.99
    1,555
    0.31
    20. Lymphomas
    1,598
    0.91
    3,508
    0.70
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,589
    0.90
    1,041
    0.21
    22. Lung Disease
    1,261
    0.72
    15,479
    3.09
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,125
    0.64
    825
    0.16
    24. Liver Disease
    1,124
    0.64
    5,084
    1.01
    25. Suicide
    1,109
    0.63
    5,854
    1.17
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,066
    0.61
    5,210
    1.04
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,015
    0.58
    3,930
    0.78
    28. Tuberculosis
    952
    0.54
    25,264
    5.04
    29. Stomach Cancer
    903
    0.51
    1,794
    0.36
    30. Liver Cancer
    693
    0.39
    2,217
    0.44
    31. Maternal Conditions
    679
    0.39
    1,483
    0.30
    32. Meningitis
    621
    0.35
    2,309
    0.46
    33. Falls
    612
    0.35
    1,171
    0.23
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    601
    0.34
    1,438
    0.29
    35. Fires
    582
    0.33
    2,256
    0.45
    36. Drownings
    568
    0.32
    1,775
    0.35
    37. Asthma
    566
    0.32
    5,188
    1.03
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    491
    0.28
    2,256
    0.45
    39. Drug Use
    457
    0.26
    773
    0.15
    40. Oral Cancer
    443
    0.25
    1,569
    0.31
    41. Prostate Cancer
    432
    0.25
    4,151
    0.83
    42. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.23
    1,332
    0.27
    43. Encephalitis
    370
    0.21
    214
    0.04
    44. Malnutrition
    306
    0.17
    2,889
    0.58
    45. Epilepsy
    294
    0.17
    3,982
    0.79
    46. Pertussis
    243
    0.14
    199
    0.04
    47. Leishmaniasis
    227
    0.13
    0
    0.00
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    190
    0.11
    3,992
    0.80
    49. Skin Disease
    181
    0.10
    1,970
    0.39
    50. Poisonings
    180
    0.10
    656
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    20.75
    51
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    20.75
    57
    3. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    8.06
    15
    4. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    2.27
    77
    5. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    3.76
    101
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    35.07
    21
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    10.45
    72
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    4.69
    113
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    5.60
    87
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    5.65
    48
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    6.04
    51
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    3.92
    69
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    20.99
    32
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    10.53
    15
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    4.48
    4
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.59
    175
    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.