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Compare Ireland and Zimbabwe 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.
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    Ireland Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ireland IRELAND   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.9
    71.6
    69.7
    10
    26
    17
     
    50.1
    53.3
    51.6
    89
    90
    89
    1970
    68.8
    73.5
    71.1
    14
    26
    18
     
    53.4
    56.7
    55.0
    99
    97
    97
    1980
    70.1
    75.4
    72.7
    20
    27
    25
     
    57.6
    61.2
    59.3
    107
    108
    108
    1990
    71.9
    77.4
    74.6
    27
    26
    28
     
    59.0
    63.7
    61.3
    129
    121
    125
    2000
    73.8
    79.0
    76.4
    30
    31
    30
     
    46.0
    46.0
    46.0
    175
    180
    177
    2010
    78.4
    82.8
    80.6
    14
    19
    16
     
    51.4
    53.5
    52.4
    174
    175
    175
    2016
    79.7
    83.4
    81.5
    16
    22
    18
     
    59.6
    63.1
    61.4
    163
    162
    162
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ireland IRELAND   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.4
    16
    22
     
    59.6
    63.1
    163
    162
    Age 5
    79.9
    83.6
    18
    23
     
    63.4
    66.4
    171
    168
    Age 10
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
     
    64.0
    67.0
    171
    170
    Age 15
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
     
    64.4
    67.4
    171
    171
    Age 20
    80.1
    83.7
    18
    23
     
    65.1
    68.0
    171
    172
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.8
    16
    23
     
    65.9
    68.7
    172
    173
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    16
    23
     
    66.8
    69.6
    172
    171
    Age 35
    80.8
    83.9
    15
    23
     
    67.9
    70.8
    172
    169
    Age 40
    81.0
    84.1
    15
    23
     
    69.3
    72.3
    173
    167
    Age 45
    81.2
    84.2
    16
    24
     
    71.0
    73.8
    167
    163
    Age 50
    81.6
    84.5
    16
    25
     
    72.8
    75.3
    153
    156
    Age 55
    82.1
    84.8
    16
    25
     
    74.8
    76.7
    132
    149
    Age 60
    82.8
    85.3
    16
    26
     
    76.6
    78.1
    121
    141
    Age 65
    83.6
    85.9
    20
    30
     
    78.6
    79.6
    115
    136
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.8
    24
    31
     
    80.7
    81.5
    112
    133
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.8
    30
    37
     
    83.1
    83.7
    115
    132
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.2
    45
    48
     
    86.0
    86.4
    113
    127
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.4
    57
    58
     
    89.3
    89.7
    113
    122
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ireland IRELAND   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.73
    157
     
    77.38
    147
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.46
    32
     
    15.12
    117
    3. Lung Cancers
    26.36
    30
     
    4.00
    142
    4. Stroke
    25.97
    172
     
    63.38
    121
    5. Lung Disease
    24.92
    72
     
    22.53
    90
    6. Breast Cancer
    21.65
    35
     
    12.43
    131
    7. Prostate Cancer
    17.26
    82
     
    26.83
    38
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15.91
    142
     
    100.65
    29
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.69
    31
     
    6.04
    116
    10. Suicide
    11.11
    73
     
    17.54
    19
    11. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    10
     
    3.80
    114
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.63
    166
     
    41.80
    52
    13. Lymphomas
    6.99
    37
     
    10.31
    2
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.98
    38
     
    2.75
    107
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.77
    158
     
    31.43
    24
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.64
    33
     
    6.82
    27
    17. Liver Disease
    5.36
    163
     
    12.47
    108
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    5.13
    2
     
    0.36
    173
    19. Stomach Cancer
    4.84
    110
     
    6.95
    71
    20. Leukemia
    4.23
    71
     
    1.97
    149
    21. Drug Use
    4.12
    15
     
    2.70
    37
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    4.05
    151
     
    13.43
    27
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.01
    168
     
    75.02
    1
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    133
     
    6.26
    71
    25. Falls
    3.85
    120
     
    5.17
    94
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    3.70
    121
     
    6.93
    72
    27. Skin Cancers
    3.60
    15
     
    1.49
    93
    28. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    53
     
    1.48
    121
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.17
    152
     
    9.46
    38
    30. Cervical Cancer
    3.11
    141
     
    29.02
    10
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.11
    50
     
    1.98
    92
    32. Other Injuries
    3.11
    177
     
    14.00
    45
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3.11
    76
     
    1.17
    155
    34. Hypertension
    2.55
    175
     
    9.12
    120
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.50
    102
     
    2.09
    124
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.51
    167
     
    19.22
    24
    37. Alcohol
    1.43
    101
     
    2.73
    43
    38. Epilepsy
    1.29
    126
     
    6.35
    20
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.18
    147
     
    2.53
    103
    40. Drownings
    1.08
    148
     
    2.80
    107
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.01
    5
     
    0.13
    94
    42. Violence
    0.92
    168
     
    47.41
    4
    43. Asthma
    0.81
    153
     
    13.24
    39
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.79
    14
     
    0.34
    60
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.67
    154
     
    4.82
    36
    46. Skin Disease
    0.63
    141
     
    6.18
    12
    47. Fires
    0.62
    144
     
    5.77
    38
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.51
    158
     
    36.06
    44
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.41
    171
     
    14.47
    34
    50. Poisonings
    0.36
    143
     
    1.85
    51
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Ireland IRELAND   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,231
    20.73
     
    4,759
    3.78
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,155
    8.54
     
    885
    0.70
    3. Stroke
    1,910
    7.57
     
    4,923
    3.91
    4. Lung Cancers
    1,866
    7.40
     
    250
    0.20
    5. Lung Disease
    1,862
    7.38
     
    1,436
    1.14
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,186
    4.70
     
    11,569
    9.20
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,116
    4.42
     
    393
    0.31
    8. Breast Cancer
    767
    3.04
     
    491
    0.39
    9. Prostate Cancer
    584
    2.31
     
    705
    0.56
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    561
    2.22
     
    2,783
    2.21
    11. Suicide
    550
    2.18
     
    1,641
    1.30
    12. Kidney Disease
    505
    2.00
     
    2,392
    1.90
    13. Lymphomas
    498
    1.97
     
    920
    0.73
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    495
    1.96
     
    169
    0.13
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    397
    1.57
     
    414
    0.33
    16. Parkinson's Disease
    390
    1.55
     
    21
    0.02
    17. Stomach Cancer
    342
    1.36
     
    428
    0.34
    18. Liver Disease
    327
    1.30
     
    967
    0.77
    19. Leukemia
    289
    1.15
     
    200
    0.16
    20. Ovary Cancer
    281
    1.11
     
    147
    0.12
    21. Liver Cancer
    273
    1.08
     
    490
    0.39
    22. Falls
    261
    1.03
     
    415
    0.33
    23. Skin Cancers
    245
    0.97
     
    96
    0.08
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    242
    0.96
     
    696
    0.55
    25. Bladder Cancer
    236
    0.94
     
    88
    0.07
    26. Other Neoplasms
    229
    0.91
     
    96
    0.08
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    211
    0.84
     
    859
    0.68
    28. Other Injuries
    201
    0.80
     
    1,911
    1.52
    29. Drug Use
    194
    0.77
     
    311
    0.25
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    189
    0.75
     
    7,080
    5.63
    31. Hypertension
    188
    0.75
     
    598
    0.48
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    180
    0.71
     
    3,345
    2.66
    33. Oral Cancer
    171
    0.68
     
    149
    0.12
    34. Cervical Cancer
    107
    0.42
     
    1,082
    0.86
    35. Uterin Cancer
    107
    0.42
     
    63
    0.05
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.33
     
    188
    0.15
    37. Alcohol
    80
    0.32
     
    198
    0.16
    38. Epilepsy
    76
    0.30
     
    792
    0.63
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    66
    0.26
     
    11
    0.01
    40. Low Birth Weight
    60
    0.24
     
    5,433
    4.32
    41. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    58
    0.23
     
    24
    0.02
    42. Drownings
    56
    0.22
     
    433
    0.34
    43. Asthma
    55
    0.22
     
    1,116
    0.89
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.19
     
    542
    0.43
    45. Skin Disease
    46
    0.18
     
    497
    0.40
    46. Violence
    42
    0.17
     
    4,442
    3.53
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    37
    0.15
     
    6,216
    4.94
    48. Fires
    37
    0.15
     
    673
    0.54
    49. Anemia
    23
    0.09
     
    85
    0.07
    50. Poisonings
    19
    0.08
     
    333
    0.26
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ireland IRELAND   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    26.36
    30
     
    4.00
    142
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.65
    35
     
    12.43
    131
    3. Prostate Cancer
    17.26
    82
     
    26.83
    38
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.69
    31
     
    6.04
    116
    5. Ovary Cancer
    7.80
    10
     
    3.80
    114
    6. Lymphomas
    6.99
    37
     
    10.31
    2
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.98
    38
     
    2.75
    107
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.64
    33
     
    6.82
    27
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.84
    110
     
    6.95
    71
    10. Leukemia
    4.23
    71
     
    1.97
    149
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.88
    133
     
    6.26
    71
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.60
    15
     
    1.49
    93
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    53
     
    1.48
    121
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.11
    141
     
    29.02
    10
    15. Uterin Cancer
    3.11
    50
     
    1.98
    92
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.50
    102
     
    2.09
    124
     
     
     
    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.