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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 United States 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.

United States
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   United States UNITED STATES
      Iraq IRAQ   United States UNITED STATES
           
    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
     
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   United States UNITED STATES
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   United States UNITED STATES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.95
    19
    86.89
    130
    2. War
    117.30
    2
    0.01
    42
    3. Stroke
    94.27
    76
    23.69
    178
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.12
    56
    15.21
    138
    5. Kidney Disease
    26.26
    36
    10.90
    117
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.24
    40
    44.41
    8
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.66
    122
    14.91
    147
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.34
    69
    10.04
    127
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    17.56
    83
    10. Violence
    14.52
    26
    5.53
    88
    11. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    29.82
    18
    12. Hypertension
    13.14
    97
    7.42
    138
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.90
    55
    3.01
    144
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    11.02
    46
    4.08
    150
    15. Lung Disease
    8.56
    179
    32.01
    43
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.45
    3
    3.06
    77
    17. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    7.27
    29
    18. Birth Trauma
    8.31
    65
    0.50
    161
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.20
    51
    6.40
    76
    20. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    3.21
    55
    21. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    5.21
    23
    22. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    12.69
    117
    23. Liver Disease
    5.96
    155
    10.21
    127
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    11.50
    62
    25. Other Injuries
    5.76
    130
    4.38
    158
    26. Tuberculosis
    5.48
    90
    0.12
    177
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.35
    74
    2.01
    115
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    2.52
    163
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.41
    109
    8.11
    60
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    4.74
    107
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    5.25
    60
    32. Suicide
    4.03
    158
    12.70
    47
    33. Asthma
    3.33
    101
    0.95
    148
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    7.52
    33
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.99
    76
    0.60
    162
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    2.06
    128
    37. Falls
    2.36
    159
    5.95
    81
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.01
    76
    0.19
    138
    39. Drug Use
    1.81
    63
    10.21
    5
    40. Meningitis
    1.80
    77
    0.17
    172
    41. Fires
    1.76
    85
    0.73
    136
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    2.84
    142
    43. Drownings
    1.41
    142
    1.13
    145
    44. Encephalitis
    1.30
    45
    0.17
    169
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    3.27
    72
    46. Malnutrition
    0.93
    109
    0.64
    120
    47. Epilepsy
    0.92
    151
    0.58
    177
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    154
    0.59
    173
    49. Skin Disease
    0.80
    133
    0.87
    128
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    2.85
    31
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iraq IRAQ   United States UNITED STATES
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    39,448
    22.40
    39
    0.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    18.50
    479,223
    20.90
    3. Stroke
    14,315
    8.13
    131,954
    5.76
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,339
    4.73
    6,687
    0.29
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,218
    4.67
    80,463
    3.51
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,476
    3.68
    34,908
    1.52
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,382
    3.62
    79,936
    3.49
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    6,274
    3.56
    11,008
    0.48
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,372
    3.05
    1,118
    0.05
    10. Violence
    4,624
    2.63
    16,936
    0.74
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,273
    2.43
    59,823
    2.61
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,441
    1.95
    263,916
    11.51
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,524
    1.43
    10,810
    0.47
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,285
    1.30
    161,533
    7.05
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,173
    1.23
    47,291
    2.06
    16. Hypertension
    1,993
    1.13
    39,414
    1.72
    17. Other Injuries
    1,812
    1.03
    20,113
    0.88
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,771
    1.01
    31,866
    1.39
    19. Leukemia
    1,737
    0.99
    27,048
    1.18
    20. Lymphomas
    1,598
    0.91
    39,322
    1.72
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,589
    0.90
    16,503
    0.72
    22. Lung Disease
    1,261
    0.72
    181,735
    7.93
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,125
    0.64
    18,091
    0.79
    24. Liver Disease
    1,124
    0.64
    46,942
    2.05
    25. Suicide
    1,109
    0.63
    45,986
    2.01
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,066
    0.61
    40,035
    1.75
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,015
    0.58
    60,418
    2.64
    28. Tuberculosis
    952
    0.54
    578
    0.03
    29. Stomach Cancer
    903
    0.51
    13,025
    0.57
    30. Liver Cancer
    693
    0.39
    24,566
    1.07
    31. Maternal Conditions
    679
    0.39
    555
    0.02
    32. Meningitis
    621
    0.35
    645
    0.03
    33. Falls
    612
    0.35
    32,672
    1.43
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    601
    0.34
    3,259
    0.14
    35. Fires
    582
    0.33
    2,938
    0.13
    36. Drownings
    568
    0.32
    3,685
    0.16
    37. Asthma
    566
    0.32
    4,032
    0.18
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    491
    0.28
    40,559
    1.77
    39. Drug Use
    457
    0.26
    34,010
    1.48
    40. Oral Cancer
    443
    0.25
    10,515
    0.46
    41. Prostate Cancer
    432
    0.25
    32,107
    1.40
    42. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.23
    14,698
    0.64
    43. Encephalitis
    370
    0.21
    702
    0.03
    44. Malnutrition
    306
    0.17
    3,564
    0.16
    45. Epilepsy
    294
    0.17
    2,259
    0.10
    46. Pertussis
    243
    0.14
    16
    0.00
    47. Leishmaniasis
    227
    0.13
    0
    0.00
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    190
    0.11
    17,208
    0.75
    49. Skin Disease
    181
    0.10
    4,608
    0.20
    50. Poisonings
    180
    0.10
    3,852
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   United States UNITED STATES
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    17.56
    83
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    29.82
    18
    3. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    7.27
    29
    4. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    3.21
    55
    5. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    5.21
    23
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    12.69
    117
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    11.50
    62
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    2.52
    163
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    4.74
    107
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    5.25
    60
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    7.52
    33
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    2.06
    128
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    2.84
    142
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    3.27
    72
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    2.85
    31
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.59
    175
    3.03
    53
    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.