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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 China 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.

China
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   China CHINA
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
           
    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
     
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    31.55
    181
    114.00
    107
    2. Stroke
    25.76
    160
    116.88
    34
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.28
    98
    11.66
    150
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    36.21
    6
    5. Suicide
    14.30
    30
    8.03
    103
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    8.90
    84
    7. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    18.59
    2
    8. Lung Disease
    11.61
    169
    53.43
    12
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    5.46
    179
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    4.07
    85
    11. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    23.63
    8
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    3.53
    171
    13. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    156
    11.36
    120
    14. Liver Disease
    5.60
    161
    8.44
    139
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.48
    156
    34.62
    33
    16. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    2.29
    170
    17. Other Injuries
    4.06
    152
    3.15
    172
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    11.51
    10
    19. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    1.77
    174
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.34
    182
    9.54
    156
    21. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    2.30
    111
    22. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    3.60
    107
    23. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    3.31
    136
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    2.64
    172
    4.21
    145
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.37
    182
    17.73
    89
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.30
    153
    1.51
    165
    27. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    2.19
    130
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.14
    171
    2.31
    168
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    1.68
    111
    30. Drownings
    2.06
    121
    4.08
    83
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    1.80
    107
    32. Falls
    1.85
    173
    7.09
    68
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    1.66
    136
    2.80
    63
    34. Encephalitis
    0.77
    93
    0.25
    178
    35. Hypertension
    0.71
    183
    16.48
    61
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.69
    167
    2.34
    108
    37. Asthma
    0.64
    158
    1.44
    129
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.60
    144
    2.91
    106
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    155
    0.79
    149
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.46
    165
    4.91
    40
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    1.13
    124
    42. Malnutrition
    0.43
    123
    0.80
    107
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.41
    183
    2.92
    147
    44. Epilepsy
    0.39
    182
    0.81
    156
    45. Fires
    0.38
    158
    0.65
    139
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.37
    68
    0.65
    23
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    155
    0.46
    150
    48. Drug Use
    0.34
    169
    1.84
    51
    49. Poisonings
    0.26
    137
    1.21
    60
    50. Alcohol
    0.26
    173
    0.81
    135
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    152,677
    14.15
    1.928m
    19.68
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    141,278
    13.09
    177,268
    1.81
    3. Stroke
    126,320
    11.70
    2.018m
    20.60
    4. Lung Cancers
    79,534
    7.37
    637,736
    6.51
    5. Lung Disease
    64,257
    5.95
    895,355
    9.14
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55,524
    5.14
    154,066
    1.57
    7. Stomach Cancer
    53,803
    4.99
    328,257
    3.35
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,539
    3.29
    196,377
    2.00
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34,389
    3.19
    563,472
    5.75
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    34,021
    3.15
    72,212
    0.74
    11. Liver Cancer
    31,904
    2.96
    422,928
    4.32
    12. Suicide
    23,684
    2.19
    136,267
    1.39
    13. Lymphomas
    17,856
    1.65
    39,909
    0.41
    14. Other Injuries
    17,287
    1.60
    48,320
    0.49
    15. Liver Disease
    17,241
    1.60
    152,047
    1.55
    16. Breast Cancer
    14,630
    1.36
    50,229
    0.51
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,446
    1.34
    167,267
    1.71
    18. Prostate Cancer
    13,096
    1.21
    26,135
    0.27
    19. Other Neoplasms
    12,636
    1.17
    40,359
    0.41
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,595
    1.17
    204,627
    2.09
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,454
    0.97
    24,172
    0.25
    22. Leukemia
    9,206
    0.85
    56,057
    0.57
    23. Bladder Cancer
    9,161
    0.85
    30,281
    0.31
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    9,093
    0.84
    46,783
    0.48
    25. Oral Cancer
    8,137
    0.75
    39,221
    0.40
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,904
    0.73
    37,931
    0.39
    27. Falls
    7,878
    0.73
    116,301
    1.19
    28. Drownings
    7,314
    0.68
    55,513
    0.57
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5,015
    0.46
    16,287
    0.17
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,816
    0.45
    284,986
    2.91
    31. Hypertension
    4,120
    0.38
    276,483
    2.82
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,900
    0.36
    29,934
    0.31
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,378
    0.31
    50,409
    0.51
    34. Asthma
    3,316
    0.31
    24,281
    0.25
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,111
    0.29
    40,411
    0.41
    36. Encephalitis
    3,098
    0.29
    3,213
    0.03
    37. Uterin Cancer
    3,028
    0.28
    15,498
    0.16
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,810
    0.26
    43,450
    0.44
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,800
    0.26
    9,541
    0.10
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,609
    0.24
    85,049
    0.87
    41. Skin Disease
    1,873
    0.17
    7,365
    0.08
    42. Malnutrition
    1,825
    0.17
    12,409
    0.13
    43. Skin Cancers
    1,825
    0.17
    19,513
    0.20
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,758
    0.16
    11,200
    0.11
    45. Fires
    1,082
    0.10
    10,356
    0.11
    46. Epilepsy
    1,024
    0.09
    12,305
    0.13
    47. Anemia
    874
    0.08
    252
    0.00
    48. Drug Use
    745
    0.07
    30,926
    0.32
    49. Schizophrenia
    728
    0.07
    0
    0.00
    50. Hepatitis B
    690
    0.06
    8,307
    0.08
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   China CHINA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    36.21
    6
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    8.90
    84
    3. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    18.59
    2
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    5.46
    179
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    4.07
    85
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    23.63
    8
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    3.53
    171
    8. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    2.29
    170
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    11.51
    10
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    1.77
    174
    11. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    3.60
    107
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    3.31
    136
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    2.19
    130
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    1.68
    111
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    1.80
    107
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    1.13
    124
    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.