WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

Ireland
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 Ireland and Kenya 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.

Kenya
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
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Kenya Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Kenya KENYA
      Ireland IRELAND   Kenya KENYA
           
    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
     
    44.8
    48.7
    46.7
    117
    104
    112
    1970
    68.8
    73.5
    71.1
    14
    26
    18
     
    50.4
    54.6
    52.5
    117
    108
    112
    1980
    70.1
    75.4
    72.7
    20
    27
    25
     
    56.0
    59.7
    57.8
    116
    116
    115
    1990
    71.9
    77.4
    74.6
    27
    26
    28
     
    57.4
    61.4
    59.4
    131
    128
    131
    2000
    73.8
    79.0
    76.4
    30
    31
    30
     
    50.8
    53.0
    51.9
    157
    158
    157
    2010
    78.4
    82.8
    80.6
    14
    19
    16
     
    58.9
    61.7
    60.3
    149
    151
    151
    2016
    79.7
    83.4
    81.5
    16
    22
    18
     
    64.4
    68.9
    66.7
    135
    131
    132
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Kenya KENYA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.4
    16
    22
    64.4
    68.9
    135
    131
    Age 5
    79.9
    83.6
    18
    23
    68.0
    72.2
    134
    132
    Age 10
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    68.6
    72.6
    131
    132
    Age 15
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    68.9
    72.9
    131
    132
    Age 20
    80.1
    83.7
    18
    23
    69.5
    73.3
    126
    131
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.8
    16
    23
    70.3
    73.8
    122
    131
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    16
    23
    71.1
    74.4
    118
    129
    Age 35
    80.8
    83.9
    15
    23
    72.0
    75.0
    116
    128
    Age 40
    81.0
    84.1
    15
    23
    72.9
    75.8
    111
    125
    Age 45
    81.2
    84.2
    16
    24
    74.0
    76.7
    101
    117
    Age 50
    81.6
    84.5
    16
    25
    75.1
    77.5
    96
    117
    Age 55
    82.1
    84.8
    16
    25
    76.4
    78.4
    91
    113
    Age 60
    82.8
    85.3
    16
    26
    77.7
    79.4
    89
    113
    Age 65
    83.6
    85.9
    20
    30
    79.3
    80.6
    92
    113
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.8
    24
    31
    81.2
    82.2
    93
    110
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.8
    30
    37
    83.4
    84.2
    93
    111
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.2
    45
    48
    86.2
    86.7
    99
    110
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.4
    57
    58
    89.4
    89.9
    103
    110
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Kenya KENYA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.73
    157
    44.20
    180
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.46
    32
    17.48
    93
    3. Lung Cancers
    26.36
    30
    2.79
    151
    4. Stroke
    25.97
    172
    66.90
    117
    5. Lung Disease
    24.92
    72
    19.15
    116
    6. Breast Cancer
    21.65
    35
    19.74
    56
    7. Prostate Cancer
    17.26
    82
    32.72
    24
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15.91
    142
    89.41
    41
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.69
    31
    7.37
    98
    10. Suicide
    11.11
    73
    10.28
    88
    11. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    10
    5.71
    47
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.63
    166
    19.98
    113
    13. Lymphomas
    6.99
    37
    7.17
    32
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.98
    38
    3.12
    100
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.77
    158
    6.33
    159
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.64
    33
    18.94
    3
    17. Liver Disease
    5.36
    163
    23.04
    62
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    5.13
    2
    0.78
    119
    19. Stomach Cancer
    4.84
    110
    10.05
    40
    20. Leukemia
    4.23
    71
    4.30
    66
    21. Drug Use
    4.12
    15
    0.26
    173
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    4.05
    151
    12.63
    34
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.01
    168
    39.22
    16
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    133
    5.68
    86
    25. Falls
    3.85
    120
    13.66
    23
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    3.70
    121
    9.27
    50
    27. Skin Cancers
    3.60
    15
    1.27
    100
    28. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    53
    1.22
    140
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.17
    152
    4.32
    129
    30. Cervical Cancer
    3.11
    141
    23.39
    19
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.11
    50
    2.47
    78
    32. Other Injuries
    3.11
    177
    12.72
    49
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    76
    3.04
    78
    34. Hypertension
    2.55
    175
    21.55
    47
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.50
    102
    7.35
    17
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.51
    167
    11.96
    62
    37. Alcohol
    1.43
    101
    1.41
    102
    38. Epilepsy
    1.29
    126
    4.18
    39
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.18
    147
    7.39
    33
    40. Drownings
    1.08
    148
    5.22
    71
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.01
    5
    0.07
    153
    42. Violence
    0.92
    168
    9.06
    58
    43. Asthma
    0.81
    153
    7.62
    78
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.79
    14
    0.34
    63
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.67
    154
    2.28
    87
    46. Skin Disease
    0.63
    141
    3.75
    47
    47. Fires
    0.62
    144
    5.87
    37
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.51
    158
    127.36
    5
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.41
    171
    14.08
    37
    50. Poisonings
    0.36
    143
    2.34
    40
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Ireland IRELAND   Kenya KENYA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,231
    20.73
    7,771
    2.76
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,155
    8.54
    2,526
    0.90
    3. Stroke
    1,910
    7.57
    11,976
    4.25
    4. Lung Cancers
    1,866
    7.40
    529
    0.19
    5. Lung Disease
    1,862
    7.38
    3,272
    1.16
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,186
    4.70
    26,947
    9.57
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,116
    4.42
    1,523
    0.54
    8. Breast Cancer
    767
    3.04
    2,367
    0.84
    9. Prostate Cancer
    584
    2.31
    2,309
    0.82
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    561
    2.22
    3,740
    1.33
    11. Suicide
    550
    2.18
    3,004
    1.07
    12. Kidney Disease
    505
    2.00
    1,508
    0.54
    13. Lymphomas
    498
    1.97
    1,735
    0.62
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    495
    1.96
    623
    0.22
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    397
    1.57
    3,589
    1.27
    16. Parkinson's Disease
    390
    1.55
    120
    0.04
    17. Stomach Cancer
    342
    1.36
    1,857
    0.66
    18. Liver Disease
    327
    1.30
    5,214
    1.85
    19. Leukemia
    289
    1.15
    1,209
    0.43
    20. Ovary Cancer
    281
    1.11
    644
    0.23
    21. Liver Cancer
    273
    1.08
    1,217
    0.43
    22. Falls
    261
    1.03
    3,110
    1.10
    23. Skin Cancers
    245
    0.97
    242
    0.09
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    242
    0.96
    3,403
    1.21
    25. Bladder Cancer
    236
    0.94
    232
    0.08
    26. Other Neoplasms
    229
    0.91
    645
    0.23
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    211
    0.84
    1,009
    0.36
    28. Other Injuries
    201
    0.80
    4,783
    1.70
    29. Drug Use
    194
    0.77
    89
    0.03
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    189
    0.75
    14,032
    4.98
    31. Hypertension
    188
    0.75
    3,728
    1.32
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    180
    0.71
    8,995
    3.19
    33. Oral Cancer
    171
    0.68
    1,593
    0.57
    34. Cervical Cancer
    107
    0.42
    2,706
    0.96
    35. Uterin Cancer
    107
    0.42
    243
    0.09
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.33
    1,453
    0.52
    37. Alcohol
    80
    0.32
    422
    0.15
    38. Epilepsy
    76
    0.30
    1,704
    0.60
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    66
    0.26
    19
    0.01
    40. Low Birth Weight
    60
    0.24
    9,671
    3.43
    41. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    58
    0.23
    66
    0.02
    42. Drownings
    56
    0.22
    2,417
    0.86
    43. Asthma
    55
    0.22
    1,726
    0.61
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.19
    534
    0.19
    45. Skin Disease
    46
    0.18
    844
    0.30
    46. Violence
    42
    0.17
    3,780
    1.34
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    37
    0.15
    33,224
    11.80
    48. Fires
    37
    0.15
    1,858
    0.66
    49. Anemia
    23
    0.09
    3,242
    1.15
    50. Poisonings
    19
    0.08
    916
    0.33
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Ireland IRELAND   Kenya KENYA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    26.36
    30
    2.79
    151
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.65
    35
    19.74
    56
    3. Prostate Cancer
    17.26
    82
    32.72
    24
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.69
    31
    7.37
    98
    5. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    10
    5.71
    47
    6. Lymphomas
    6.99
    37
    7.17
    32
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.98
    38
    3.12
    100
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.64
    33
    18.94
    3
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.84
    110
    10.05
    40
    10. Leukemia
    4.23
    71
    4.30
    66
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    133
    5.68
    86
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.60
    15
    1.27
    100
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    53
    1.22
    140
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.11
    141
    23.39
    19
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.11
    50
    2.47
    78
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.50
    102
    7.35
    17
    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.