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Japan
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 Japan 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
Japan Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Japan JAPAN   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    65.3
    70.1
    67.7
    31
    35
    35
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    81.5
    86.9
    84.3
    2
    1
    1
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.5
    86.9
    2
    1
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    81.7
    87.2
    2
    1
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    81.7
    87.2
    2
    1
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    81.8
    87.2
    2
    1
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    81.9
    87.2
    2
    1
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    82.0
    87.3
    2
    1
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    82.1
    87.4
    2
    1
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    82.2
    87.4
    3
    1
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    82.4
    87.6
    3
    1
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    82.6
    87.7
    3
    1
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    82.9
    87.9
    3
    1
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    83.4
    88.2
    3
    1
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    84.0
    88.6
    3
    1
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.8
    89.0
    4
    1
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    86.0
    89.6
    2
    1
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    87.3
    90.3
    6
    1
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.3
    8
    2
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.8
    9
    3
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.62
    181
    37.36
    176
    2. Stroke
    23.21
    161
    17.13
    179
    3. Lung Cancers
    18.06
    66
    18.97
    58
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.56
    129
    6.99
    176
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.59
    37
    12.81
    43
    6. Lung Disease
    12.69
    156
    15.32
    141
    7. Suicide
    12.24
    49
    11.25
    57
    8. Stomach Cancer
    11.47
    28
    2.80
    162
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.31
    155
    14.85
    119
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    8.87
    10
    6.62
    46
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    7.87
    159
    22.63
    23
    12. Kidney Disease
    7.61
    154
    5.16
    166
    13. Liver Cancer
    6.62
    62
    4.61
    112
    14. Prostate Cancer
    6.05
    157
    14.71
    105
    15. Other Injuries
    4.92
    133
    3.28
    166
    16. Liver Disease
    4.78
    164
    3.89
    172
    17. Lymphomas
    4.22
    111
    6.10
    38
    18. Ovary Cancer
    3.30
    136
    4.28
    99
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.28
    61
    3.26
    62
    20. Other Neoplasms
    3.05
    31
    2.28
    47
    21. Leukemia
    2.76
    133
    4.40
    52
    22. Cervical Cancer
    2.73
    152
    1.78
    173
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    2.49
    167
    2.62
    163
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    2.36
    135
    4.82
    63
    25. Parkinson's Disease
    2.33
    156
    3.35
    131
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.21
    175
    4.46
    158
    27. Oral Cancer
    2.19
    124
    2.22
    120
    28. Drownings
    2.12
    109
    0.66
    165
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.08
    163
    3.42
    125
    30. Uterin Cancer
    2.02
    106
    2.12
    101
    31. Falls
    1.98
    173
    4.99
    102
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.86
    104
    2.11
    89
    33. Diabetes Mellitus
    1.35
    182
    8.50
    149
    34. Hypertension
    1.07
    183
    2.60
    172
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.61
    169
    0.52
    173
    36. Tuberculosis
    0.53
    140
    0.11
    176
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.53
    161
    0.51
    162
    38. Epilepsy
    0.51
    176
    0.86
    145
    39. Hepatitis C
    0.50
    19
    0.51
    18
    40. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.48
    56
    0.42
    72
    41. Skin Disease
    0.47
    142
    0.98
    111
    42. Skin Cancers
    0.42
    167
    4.76
    4
    43. Malnutrition
    0.41
    118
    0.21
    137
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.40
    162
    0.71
    136
    45. Asthma
    0.36
    174
    0.96
    136
    46. Hepatitis B
    0.34
    77
    0.11
    128
    47. Drug Use
    0.33
    177
    6.56
    3
    48. Fires
    0.33
    161
    0.15
    179
    49. Low Birth Weight
    0.32
    183
    1.02
    166
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.31
    17
    0.14
    39
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Japan JAPAN   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    163,905
    14.84
    21,548
    15.79
    2. Stroke
    121,823
    11.03
    10,331
    7.57
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    107,899
    9.77
    4,446
    3.26
    4. Lung Cancers
    79,688
    7.21
    8,769
    6.43
    5. Lung Disease
    78,169
    7.08
    8,487
    6.22
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    57,340
    5.19
    6,209
    4.55
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    56,937
    5.15
    15,588
    11.42
    8. Stomach Cancer
    50,433
    4.57
    1,288
    0.94
    9. Kidney Disease
    44,779
    4.05
    3,139
    2.30
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    37,027
    3.35
    3,118
    2.28
    11. Liver Cancer
    29,384
    2.66
    2,036
    1.49
    12. Other Injuries
    22,068
    2.00
    1,642
    1.20
    13. Suicide
    19,466
    1.76
    3,150
    2.31
    14. Lymphomas
    19,273
    1.74
    3,039
    2.23
    15. Breast Cancer
    15,805
    1.43
    3,405
    2.49
    16. Other Neoplasms
    15,120
    1.37
    1,252
    0.92
    17. Liver Disease
    14,195
    1.29
    1,421
    1.04
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    14,007
    1.27
    2,036
    1.49
    19. Prostate Cancer
    13,515
    1.22
    3,766
    2.76
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,316
    1.11
    1,494
    1.09
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    11,486
    1.04
    2,328
    1.71
    22. Bladder Cancer
    9,936
    0.90
    1,187
    0.87
    23. Falls
    9,736
    0.88
    3,116
    2.28
    24. Leukemia
    9,607
    0.87
    2,126
    1.56
    25. Drownings
    8,409
    0.76
    177
    0.13
    26. Oral Cancer
    8,333
    0.75
    972
    0.71
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    8,232
    0.75
    1,571
    1.15
    28. Hypertension
    6,673
    0.60
    1,631
    1.20
    29. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,433
    0.49
    4,471
    3.28
    30. Ovary Cancer
    5,061
    0.46
    1,003
    0.73
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,566
    0.41
    1,245
    0.91
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,799
    0.34
    342
    0.25
    33. Uterin Cancer
    3,461
    0.31
    524
    0.38
    34. Tuberculosis
    3,459
    0.31
    53
    0.04
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,922
    0.26
    276
    0.20
    36. Skin Disease
    2,806
    0.25
    594
    0.44
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,731
    0.25
    296
    0.22
    38. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    2,618
    0.24
    229
    0.17
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,555
    0.23
    379
    0.28
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    2,473
    0.22
    711
    0.52
    41. Hepatitis C
    2,220
    0.20
    173
    0.13
    42. Asthma
    1,922
    0.17
    455
    0.33
    43. Malnutrition
    1,910
    0.17
    117
    0.09
    44. Skin Cancers
    1,843
    0.17
    2,319
    1.70
    45. Epilepsy
    1,558
    0.14
    285
    0.21
    46. Hepatitis B
    1,423
    0.13
    41
    0.03
    47. Schizophrenia
    1,052
    0.10
    64
    0.05
    48. Fires
    1,007
    0.09
    55
    0.04
    49. Anemia
    875
    0.08
    157
    0.12
    50. Drug Use
    732
    0.07
    1,783
    1.31
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    18.06
    66
    18.97
    58
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.59
    37
    12.81
    43
    3. Stomach Cancer
    11.47
    28
    2.80
    162
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.31
    155
    14.85
    119
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.87
    10
    6.62
    46
    6. Liver Cancer
    6.62
    62
    4.61
    112
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.05
    157
    14.71
    105
    8. Lymphomas
    4.22
    111
    6.10
    38
    9. Ovary Cancer
    3.30
    136
    4.28
    99
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.28
    61
    3.26
    62
    11. Leukemia
    2.76
    133
    4.40
    52
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.73
    152
    1.78
    173
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.19
    124
    2.22
    120
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.02
    106
    2.12
    101
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.86
    104
    2.11
    89
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.42
    167
    4.76
    4
    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.