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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 Syria 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.

Syria
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   Syria SYRIA
      Iraq IRAQ   Syria SYRIA
           
    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
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.95
    19
    256.78
    12
    2. War
    117.30
    2
    353.12
    1
    3. Stroke
    94.27
    76
    106.07
    60
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.12
    56
    12.62
    146
    5. Kidney Disease
    26.26
    36
    8.27
    142
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.24
    40
    42.39
    9
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.66
    122
    23.17
    118
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.34
    69
    25.83
    54
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    26.98
    11
    10. Violence
    14.52
    26
    2.85
    127
    11. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    17.49
    71
    12. Hypertension
    13.14
    97
    5.09
    153
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.90
    55
    4.55
    122
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    11.02
    46
    6.03
    128
    15. Lung Disease
    8.56
    179
    11.71
    164
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.45
    3
    4.96
    22
    17. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    9.46
    5
    18. Birth Trauma
    8.31
    65
    2.00
    114
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.20
    51
    12.37
    20
    20. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    6.58
    5
    21. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    6.86
    3
    22. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    11.63
    123
    23. Liver Disease
    5.96
    155
    12.22
    111
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    14.26
    47
    25. Other Injuries
    5.76
    130
    5.20
    141
    26. Tuberculosis
    5.48
    90
    0.16
    174
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.35
    74
    3.89
    86
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    6.82
    73
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.41
    109
    3.68
    123
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    5.16
    97
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    4.58
    83
    32. Suicide
    4.03
    158
    3.15
    168
    33. Asthma
    3.33
    101
    11.39
    54
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    4.40
    76
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.99
    76
    0.95
    138
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    2.38
    109
    37. Falls
    2.36
    159
    2.55
    150
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.01
    76
    1.90
    77
    39. Drug Use
    1.81
    63
    1.04
    106
    40. Meningitis
    1.80
    77
    1.61
    82
    41. Fires
    1.76
    85
    1.10
    114
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    1.59
    172
    43. Drownings
    1.41
    142
    1.03
    151
    44. Encephalitis
    1.30
    45
    0.42
    124
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    1.26
    141
    46. Malnutrition
    0.93
    109
    1.08
    102
    47. Epilepsy
    0.92
    151
    0.66
    171
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    154
    0.81
    160
    49. Skin Disease
    0.80
    133
    0.62
    142
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    0.55
    155
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iraq IRAQ   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    39,448
    22.40
    61,749
    44.82
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    18.50
    26,377
    19.14
    3. Stroke
    14,315
    8.13
    11,025
    8.00
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,339
    4.73
    1,125
    0.82
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,218
    4.67
    2,789
    2.02
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,476
    3.68
    3,636
    2.64
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,382
    3.62
    1,289
    0.94
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    6,274
    3.56
    1,409
    1.02
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,372
    3.05
    494
    0.36
    10. Violence
    4,624
    2.63
    463
    0.34
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,273
    2.43
    856
    0.62
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,441
    1.95
    3,869
    2.81
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,524
    1.43
    915
    0.66
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,285
    1.30
    1,855
    1.35
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,173
    1.23
    1,613
    1.17
    16. Hypertension
    1,993
    1.13
    511
    0.37
    17. Other Injuries
    1,812
    1.03
    773
    0.56
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,771
    1.01
    1,348
    0.98
    19. Leukemia
    1,737
    0.99
    892
    0.65
    20. Lymphomas
    1,598
    0.91
    1,088
    0.79
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,589
    0.90
    581
    0.42
    22. Lung Disease
    1,261
    0.72
    1,159
    0.84
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,125
    0.64
    662
    0.48
    24. Liver Disease
    1,124
    0.64
    1,349
    0.98
    25. Suicide
    1,109
    0.63
    495
    0.36
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,066
    0.61
    469
    0.34
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,015
    0.58
    1,534
    1.11
    28. Tuberculosis
    952
    0.54
    21
    0.02
    29. Stomach Cancer
    903
    0.51
    746
    0.54
    30. Liver Cancer
    693
    0.39
    552
    0.40
    31. Maternal Conditions
    679
    0.39
    328
    0.24
    32. Meningitis
    621
    0.35
    246
    0.18
    33. Falls
    612
    0.35
    335
    0.24
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    601
    0.34
    114
    0.08
    35. Fires
    582
    0.33
    159
    0.12
    36. Drownings
    568
    0.32
    183
    0.13
    37. Asthma
    566
    0.32
    1,287
    0.93
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    491
    0.28
    482
    0.35
    39. Drug Use
    457
    0.26
    149
    0.11
    40. Oral Cancer
    443
    0.25
    261
    0.19
    41. Prostate Cancer
    432
    0.25
    487
    0.35
    42. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.23
    274
    0.20
    43. Encephalitis
    370
    0.21
    61
    0.04
    44. Malnutrition
    306
    0.17
    128
    0.09
    45. Epilepsy
    294
    0.17
    100
    0.07
    46. Pertussis
    243
    0.14
    116
    0.08
    47. Leishmaniasis
    227
    0.13
    4
    0.00
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    190
    0.11
    135
    0.10
    49. Skin Disease
    181
    0.10
    64
    0.05
    50. Poisonings
    180
    0.10
    136
    0.10
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    26.98
    11
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    17.49
    71
    3. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    9.46
    5
    4. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    6.58
    5
    5. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    6.86
    3
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    11.63
    123
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    14.26
    47
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    6.82
    73
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    5.16
    97
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    4.58
    83
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    4.40
    76
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    2.38
    109
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    1.59
    172
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    1.26
    141
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    0.55
    155
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.59
    175
    1.34
    125
    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.