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Ireland
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Ireland and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Ireland Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Ireland IRELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.9
    71.6
    69.7
    10
    26
    17
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    68.8
    73.5
    71.1
    14
    26
    18
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    70.1
    75.4
    72.7
    20
    27
    25
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    71.9
    77.4
    74.6
    27
    26
    28
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    73.8
    79.0
    76.4
    30
    31
    30
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    78.4
    82.8
    80.6
    14
    19
    16
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    17
    26
    18
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.2
    83.5
    17
    26
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    80.5
    83.7
    18
    28
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    80.5
    83.8
    18
    28
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    80.5
    83.8
    18
    28
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    80.6
    83.8
    18
    28
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    80.8
    83.9
    18
    28
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    81.0
    83.9
    18
    28
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    81.1
    84.0
    18
    29
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    81.3
    84.1
    19
    29
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    81.6
    84.3
    20
    29
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    81.9
    84.5
    20
    29
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    82.4
    84.8
    17
    29
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.3
    18
    29
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    83.8
    85.9
    23
    32
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    84.8
    86.7
    26
    35
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    86.2
    87.7
    33
    37
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    88.0
    89.0
    44
    48
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    90.3
    90.8
    61
    60
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    53.73
    158
    37.36
    176
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    32.23
    9
    22.63
    23
    3. Lung Cancers
    24.05
    30
    18.97
    58
    4. Lung Disease
    20.91
    98
    15.32
    141
    5. Stroke
    19.27
    172
    17.13
    179
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.15
    59
    14.85
    119
    7. Prostate Cancer
    14.80
    104
    14.71
    105
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.45
    145
    6.99
    176
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.41
    38
    12.81
    43
    10. Suicide
    8.90
    86
    11.25
    57
    11. Ovary Cancer
    6.83
    17
    4.28
    99
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6.56
    48
    6.62
    46
    13. Lymphomas
    6.29
    33
    6.10
    38
    14. Kidney Disease
    6.12
    160
    5.16
    166
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    5.57
    32
    3.35
    131
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.30
    35
    3.26
    62
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.68
    172
    8.50
    149
    18. Stomach Cancer
    4.47
    126
    2.80
    162
    19. Liver Disease
    4.13
    169
    3.89
    172
    20. Liver Cancer
    3.97
    132
    4.61
    112
    21. Leukemia
    3.39
    105
    4.40
    52
    22. Drug Use
    3.38
    20
    6.56
    3
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    3.33
    149
    2.62
    163
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3.24
    103
    4.82
    63
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.19
    131
    3.42
    125
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    28
    4.76
    4
    27. Falls
    3.03
    147
    4.99
    102
    28. Cervical Cancer
    3.00
    145
    1.78
    173
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    58
    2.12
    101
    30. Bladder Cancer
    2.93
    57
    2.11
    89
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.92
    171
    4.46
    158
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.55
    39
    2.28
    47
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.43
    108
    2.22
    120
    34. Other Injuries
    2.23
    179
    3.28
    166
    35. Hypertension
    1.87
    178
    2.60
    172
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.39
    157
    1.02
    166
    37. Epilepsy
    1.27
    117
    0.86
    145
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.12
    5
    0.47
    37
    39. Drownings
    1.05
    148
    0.66
    165
    40. Alcohol
    1.04
    112
    1.07
    110
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.79
    158
    0.52
    173
    42. Violence
    0.77
    163
    0.98
    156
    43. Asthma
    0.70
    149
    0.96
    136
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.68
    24
    0.42
    72
    45. Skin Disease
    0.63
    128
    0.98
    111
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.58
    149
    0.71
    136
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.55
    158
    0.51
    162
    48. Fires
    0.41
    152
    0.15
    179
    49. Hepatitis C
    0.32
    35
    0.51
    18
    50. Anemia
    0.29
    42
    0.23
    43
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ireland IRELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,762
    18.40
    21,548
    15.79
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,209
    12.40
    15,588
    11.42
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,916
    7.40
    8,769
    6.43
    4. Lung Disease
    1,915
    7.40
    8,487
    6.22
    5. Stroke
    1,770
    6.84
    10,331
    7.57
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,298
    5.02
    4,446
    3.26
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,095
    4.23
    6,209
    4.55
    8. Breast Cancer
    760
    2.94
    3,405
    2.49
    9. Prostate Cancer
    585
    2.26
    3,766
    2.76
    10. Kidney Disease
    566
    2.19
    3,139
    2.30
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    530
    2.05
    3,118
    2.28
    12. Parkinson's Disease
    530
    2.05
    2,036
    1.49
    13. Lymphomas
    513
    1.98
    3,039
    2.23
    14. Suicide
    470
    1.82
    3,150
    2.31
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    419
    1.62
    1,494
    1.09
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    414
    1.60
    4,471
    3.28
    17. Stomach Cancer
    357
    1.38
    1,288
    0.94
    18. Liver Cancer
    318
    1.23
    2,036
    1.49
    19. Liver Disease
    279
    1.08
    1,421
    1.04
    20. Leukemia
    274
    1.06
    2,126
    1.56
    21. Ovary Cancer
    273
    1.05
    1,003
    0.73
    22. Bladder Cancer
    256
    0.99
    1,187
    0.87
    23. Skin Cancers
    252
    0.97
    2,319
    1.70
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    249
    0.96
    2,328
    1.71
    25. Falls
    247
    0.95
    3,116
    2.28
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    240
    0.93
    1,571
    1.15
    27. Other Neoplasms
    218
    0.84
    1,252
    0.92
    28. Oral Cancer
    183
    0.71
    972
    0.71
    29. Hypertension
    175
    0.68
    1,631
    1.20
    30. Other Injuries
    171
    0.66
    1,642
    1.20
    31. Drug Use
    167
    0.65
    1,783
    1.31
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    153
    0.59
    711
    0.52
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    153
    0.59
    1,245
    0.91
    34. Uterin Cancer
    126
    0.49
    524
    0.38
    35. Cervical Cancer
    103
    0.40
    342
    0.25
    36. Epilepsy
    85
    0.33
    285
    0.21
    37. Multiple Sclerosis
    83
    0.32
    188
    0.14
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    67
    0.26
    276
    0.20
    39. Alcohol
    64
    0.25
    380
    0.28
    40. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    59
    0.23
    229
    0.17
    41. Asthma
    58
    0.22
    455
    0.33
    42. Skin Disease
    58
    0.22
    594
    0.44
    43. Drownings
    57
    0.22
    177
    0.13
    44. Low Birth Weight
    56
    0.22
    248
    0.18
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    53
    0.20
    296
    0.22
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    50
    0.19
    379
    0.28
    47. Violence
    38
    0.15
    243
    0.18
    48. Fires
    30
    0.12
    55
    0.04
    49. Anemia
    29
    0.11
    157
    0.12
    50. Tuberculosis
    23
    0.09
    53
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    24.05
    30
    18.97
    58
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.15
    59
    14.85
    119
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.80
    104
    14.71
    105
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.41
    38
    12.81
    43
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.83
    17
    4.28
    99
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.56
    48
    6.62
    46
    7. Lymphomas
    6.29
    33
    6.10
    38
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.30
    35
    3.26
    62
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.47
    126
    2.80
    162
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.97
    132
    4.61
    112
    11. Leukemia
    3.39
    105
    4.40
    52
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    28
    4.76
    4
    13. Cervical Cancer
    3.00
    145
    1.78
    173
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.94
    58
    2.12
    101
    15. Bladder Cancer
    2.93
    57
    2.11
    89
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.43
    108
    2.22
    120
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.