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Italy
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 Italy and Iran 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.

Iran
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
Italy Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   Iran IRAN
      Italy ITALY   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    71.7
    69.1
    21
    24
    21
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    68.7
    74.6
    71.6
    15
    14
    13
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    70.7
    77.4
    73.9
    17
    12
    13
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    73.6
    80.3
    76.9
    11
    7
    8
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    76.3
    82.4
    79.4
    8
    5
    6
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    79.3
    84.2
    81.8
    7
    6
    7
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    80.5
    84.9
    82.8
    9
    7
    8
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    84.9
    9
    7
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    80.8
    85.1
    10
    7
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    80.8
    85.1
    10
    8
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    80.9
    85.2
    8
    8
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    81.0
    85.2
    8
    9
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    81.1
    85.3
    9
    9
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    81.2
    85.3
    10
    9
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    81.4
    85.4
    10
    9
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    81.6
    85.5
    10
    9
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    81.8
    85.7
    10
    9
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    82.1
    85.9
    9
    9
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    82.6
    86.2
    10
    9
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.6
    11
    9
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    84.1
    87.2
    11
    9
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.9
    12
    9
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.8
    12
    12
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    88.5
    90.1
    22
    19
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.0
    31
    34
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    51.28
    166
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    26.84
    158
    59.62
    110
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.93
    43
    8.60
    109
    4. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    78
    10.81
    147
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.84
    143
    41.62
    13
    6. Lung Disease
    13.70
    156
    19.85
    115
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.77
    53
    8.48
    86
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.87
    149
    27.47
    99
    9. Prostate Cancer
    9.90
    139
    9.72
    140
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    7.41
    36
    2.28
    124
    11. Hypertension
    7.09
    138
    37.49
    8
    12. Stomach Cancer
    6.66
    74
    15.44
    16
    13. Liver Cancer
    6.50
    70
    2.98
    164
    14. Kidney Disease
    6.37
    155
    18.83
    80
    15. Lymphomas
    6.33
    58
    6.33
    56
    16. Liver Disease
    6.07
    158
    7.18
    152
    17. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6.03
    177
    17.35
    127
    18. Suicide
    5.45
    144
    4.02
    155
    19. Other Injuries
    4.87
    141
    3.66
    161
    20. Other Neoplasms
    4.82
    27
    1.21
    149
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4.68
    92
    2.80
    141
    22. Leukemia
    4.65
    43
    5.13
    24
    23. Ovary Cancer
    4.49
    91
    4.00
    112
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.94
    166
    29.37
    42
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.44
    43
    4.84
    13
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.22
    148
    3.24
    146
    27. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    63
    0.83
    171
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.84
    169
    5.28
    128
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    2.81
    60
    4.39
    8
    30. Oral Cancer
    2.37
    122
    1.53
    170
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.20
    54
    0.74
    150
    32. Falls
    2.13
    163
    3.65
    122
    33. Encephalitis
    2.04
    21
    0.24
    179
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.52
    173
    1.19
    177
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.45
    162
    6.03
    97
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    140
    8.62
    22
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.13
    124
    1.56
    102
    38. Drug Use
    1.01
    101
    2.68
    26
    39. HIV/AIDS
    0.96
    119
    4.82
    89
    40. Epilepsy
    0.82
    155
    0.73
    165
    41. Violence
    0.73
    171
    4.25
    108
    42. Drownings
    0.72
    165
    1.00
    152
    43. Anemia
    0.56
    26
    0.01
    157
    44. Skin Disease
    0.55
    145
    0.90
    125
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.48
    36
    0.32
    47
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.48
    166
    3.44
    83
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.45
    163
    2.82
    96
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.34
    182
    2.85
    97
    49. Alcohol
    0.33
    166
    0.16
    182
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.30
    16
    0.00
    111
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Italy ITALY   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112,229
    20.82
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Stroke
    62,229
    11.54
    31,283
    9.31
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35,443
    6.57
    20,494
    6.10
    4. Lung Cancers
    34,188
    6.34
    4,977
    1.48
    5. Lung Disease
    31,191
    5.79
    10,378
    3.09
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    22,112
    4.10
    14,842
    4.42
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    21,326
    3.96
    5,165
    1.54
    8. Hypertension
    17,660
    3.28
    19,428
    5.78
    9. Kidney Disease
    14,940
    2.77
    10,143
    3.02
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14,149
    2.62
    10,064
    3.00
    11. Breast Cancer
    13,828
    2.56
    3,635
    1.08
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    11,554
    2.14
    1,330
    0.40
    13. Stomach Cancer
    10,775
    2.00
    8,640
    2.57
    14. Other Injuries
    10,202
    1.89
    2,573
    0.77
    15. Liver Cancer
    9,985
    1.85
    1,720
    0.51
    16. Lymphomas
    9,812
    1.82
    3,887
    1.16
    17. Other Neoplasms
    8,994
    1.67
    766
    0.23
    18. Liver Disease
    8,787
    1.63
    4,108
    1.22
    19. Prostate Cancer
    8,290
    1.54
    2,542
    0.76
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    7,873
    1.46
    1,686
    0.50
    21. Leukemia
    6,857
    1.27
    3,240
    0.96
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    6,435
    1.19
    2,213
    0.66
    23. Bladder Cancer
    6,422
    1.19
    2,619
    0.78
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,622
    1.04
    1,822
    0.54
    25. Suicide
    4,886
    0.91
    3,259
    0.97
    26. Falls
    3,883
    0.72
    2,206
    0.66
    27. Encephalitis
    3,697
    0.69
    160
    0.05
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3,283
    0.61
    1,256
    0.37
    29. Oral Cancer
    3,216
    0.60
    954
    0.28
    30. Skin Cancers
    3,194
    0.59
    411
    0.12
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,120
    0.58
    21,831
    6.50
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,233
    0.41
    867
    0.26
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2,176
    0.40
    243
    0.07
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,041
    0.38
    4,987
    1.48
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    1,643
    0.30
    4,090
    1.22
    36. Anemia
    1,418
    0.26
    10
    0.00
    37. Skin Disease
    1,275
    0.24
    470
    0.14
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1,153
    0.21
    365
    0.11
    39. Epilepsy
    1,145
    0.21
    529
    0.16
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,072
    0.20
    1,767
    0.53
    41. HIV/AIDS
    802
    0.15
    4,040
    1.20
    42. Drug Use
    716
    0.13
    2,136
    0.64
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    670
    0.12
    1,517
    0.45
    44. Malnutrition
    622
    0.12
    220
    0.07
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    584
    0.11
    88
    0.03
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    550
    0.10
    218
    0.06
    47. Violence
    485
    0.09
    3,613
    1.08
    48. Asthma
    475
    0.09
    3,077
    0.92
    49. Drownings
    436
    0.08
    778
    0.23
    50. Osteoarthritis
    422
    0.08
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.93
    43
    8.60
    109
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    78
    10.81
    147
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.77
    53
    8.48
    86
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.90
    139
    9.72
    140
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.41
    36
    2.28
    124
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.66
    74
    15.44
    16
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.50
    70
    2.98
    164
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    58
    6.33
    56
    9. Leukemia
    4.65
    43
    5.13
    24
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.49
    91
    4.00
    112
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.44
    43
    4.84
    13
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    63
    0.83
    171
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.37
    122
    1.53
    170
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.20
    54
    0.74
    150
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.52
    173
    1.19
    177
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    140
    8.62
    22
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.