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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 DR Congo 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.

DR Congo
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   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Japan JAPAN   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    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
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    31.55
    181
    101.95
    123
    2. Stroke
    25.76
    160
    101.85
    52
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.28
    98
    102.51
    27
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    1.29
    178
    5. Suicide
    14.30
    30
    9.66
    80
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    4.88
    137
    7. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    5.30
    97
    8. Lung Disease
    11.61
    169
    30.98
    54
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    14.31
    118
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    1.12
    171
    11. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    10.50
    36
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    36.51
    21
    13. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    156
    9.06
    141
    14. Liver Disease
    5.60
    161
    25.48
    53
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.48
    156
    32.24
    47
    16. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    4.18
    125
    17. Other Injuries
    4.06
    152
    11.66
    50
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    5.69
    33
    19. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    3.34
    139
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.34
    182
    26.08
    107
    21. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    2.90
    84
    22. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    2.27
    148
    23. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    26.27
    14
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    2.64
    172
    11.16
    26
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.37
    182
    35.98
    28
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.30
    153
    6.62
    54
    27. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    4.31
    64
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.14
    171
    5.69
    85
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    1.96
    98
    30. Drownings
    2.06
    121
    9.18
    13
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    1.58
    121
    32. Falls
    1.85
    173
    9.33
    53
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    1.66
    136
    1.33
    156
    34. Encephalitis
    0.77
    93
    0.71
    98
    35. Hypertension
    0.71
    183
    21.41
    34
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.69
    167
    11.10
    14
    37. Asthma
    0.64
    158
    11.84
    42
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.60
    144
    127.11
    6
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    155
    91.53
    17
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.46
    165
    5.09
    36
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    2.20
    53
    42. Malnutrition
    0.43
    123
    43.92
    1
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.41
    183
    22.00
    20
    44. Epilepsy
    0.39
    182
    2.72
    47
    45. Fires
    0.38
    158
    5.55
    31
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.37
    68
    0.37
    66
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    155
    4.78
    34
    48. Drug Use
    0.34
    169
    1.00
    102
    49. Poisonings
    0.26
    137
    2.69
    24
    50. Alcohol
    0.26
    173
    1.46
    108
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Japan JAPAN   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    152,677
    14.15
    28,410
    4.27
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    141,278
    13.09
    74,566
    11.20
    3. Stroke
    126,320
    11.70
    29,821
    4.48
    4. Lung Cancers
    79,534
    7.37
    442
    0.07
    5. Lung Disease
    64,257
    5.95
    8,610
    1.29
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55,524
    5.14
    1,723
    0.26
    7. Stomach Cancer
    53,803
    4.99
    1,913
    0.29
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,539
    3.29
    3,340
    0.50
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34,389
    3.19
    6,680
    1.00
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    34,021
    3.15
    416
    0.06
    11. Liver Cancer
    31,904
    2.96
    4,030
    0.61
    12. Suicide
    23,684
    2.19
    4,453
    0.67
    13. Lymphomas
    17,856
    1.65
    1,715
    0.26
    14. Other Injuries
    17,287
    1.60
    8,673
    1.30
    15. Liver Disease
    17,241
    1.60
    9,689
    1.46
    16. Breast Cancer
    14,630
    1.36
    2,918
    0.44
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,446
    1.34
    7,985
    1.20
    18. Prostate Cancer
    13,096
    1.21
    4,036
    0.61
    19. Other Neoplasms
    12,636
    1.17
    1,246
    0.19
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,595
    1.17
    1,844
    0.28
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,454
    0.97
    5,498
    0.83
    22. Leukemia
    9,206
    0.85
    997
    0.15
    23. Bladder Cancer
    9,161
    0.85
    487
    0.07
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    9,093
    0.84
    302
    0.05
    25. Oral Cancer
    8,137
    0.75
    1,486
    0.22
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,904
    0.73
    2,270
    0.34
    27. Falls
    7,878
    0.73
    3,812
    0.57
    28. Drownings
    7,314
    0.68
    9,921
    1.49
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5,015
    0.46
    631
    0.09
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,816
    0.45
    27,759
    4.17
    31. Hypertension
    4,120
    0.38
    5,850
    0.88
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,900
    0.36
    5,104
    0.77
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,378
    0.31
    51,902
    7.79
    34. Asthma
    3,316
    0.31
    4,584
    0.69
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,111
    0.29
    3,796
    0.57
    36. Encephalitis
    3,098
    0.29
    693
    0.10
    37. Uterin Cancer
    3,028
    0.28
    318
    0.05
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,810
    0.26
    17,292
    2.60
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,800
    0.26
    60,603
    9.10
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,609
    0.24
    2,008
    0.30
    41. Skin Disease
    1,873
    0.17
    2,126
    0.32
    42. Malnutrition
    1,825
    0.17
    32,737
    4.92
    43. Skin Cancers
    1,825
    0.17
    715
    0.11
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,758
    0.16
    123
    0.02
    45. Fires
    1,082
    0.10
    3,788
    0.57
    46. Epilepsy
    1,024
    0.09
    2,173
    0.33
    47. Anemia
    874
    0.08
    83
    0.01
    48. Drug Use
    745
    0.07
    567
    0.09
    49. Schizophrenia
    728
    0.07
    0
    0.00
    50. Hepatitis B
    690
    0.06
    1,478
    0.22
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    1.29
    178
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    4.88
    137
    3. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    5.30
    97
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    14.31
    118
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    1.12
    171
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    10.50
    36
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    36.51
    21
    8. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    4.18
    125
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    5.69
    33
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    3.34
    139
    11. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    2.27
    148
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    26.27
    14
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    4.31
    64
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    1.96
    98
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    1.58
    121
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    2.20
    53
    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.