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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 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
Japan Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Iran IRAN
      Japan JAPAN   Iran IRAN
           
    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
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    31.55
    181
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    25.76
    160
    59.62
    110
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.28
    98
    17.35
    127
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    8.60
    109
    5. Suicide
    14.30
    30
    4.02
    155
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    8.48
    86
    7. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    15.44
    16
    8. Lung Disease
    11.61
    169
    19.85
    115
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    10.81
    147
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    2.28
    124
    11. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    2.98
    164
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    9.72
    140
    13. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    156
    18.83
    80
    14. Liver Disease
    5.60
    161
    7.18
    152
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.48
    156
    41.62
    13
    16. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    6.33
    56
    17. Other Injuries
    4.06
    152
    3.66
    161
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    8.62
    22
    19. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    4.00
    112
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.34
    182
    27.47
    99
    21. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    1.21
    149
    22. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    5.13
    24
    23. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    1.19
    177
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    2.64
    172
    5.28
    128
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.37
    182
    29.37
    42
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.30
    153
    2.80
    141
    27. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    1.53
    170
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.14
    171
    3.24
    146
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    0.83
    171
    30. Drownings
    2.06
    121
    1.00
    152
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    4.84
    13
    32. Falls
    1.85
    173
    3.65
    122
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    1.66
    136
    4.39
    8
    34. Encephalitis
    0.77
    93
    0.24
    179
    35. Hypertension
    0.71
    183
    37.49
    8
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.69
    167
    2.85
    97
    37. Asthma
    0.64
    158
    5.75
    75
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.60
    144
    1.45
    121
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    155
    2.82
    96
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.46
    165
    1.56
    102
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    0.74
    150
    42. Malnutrition
    0.43
    123
    0.40
    125
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.41
    183
    6.03
    97
    44. Epilepsy
    0.39
    182
    0.73
    165
    45. Fires
    0.38
    158
    2.13
    75
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.37
    68
    0.16
    142
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    155
    0.90
    125
    48. Drug Use
    0.34
    169
    2.68
    26
    49. Poisonings
    0.26
    137
    1.27
    58
    50. Alcohol
    0.26
    173
    0.16
    182
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Japan JAPAN   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    152,677
    14.15
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    141,278
    13.09
    10,064
    3.00
    3. Stroke
    126,320
    11.70
    31,283
    9.31
    4. Lung Cancers
    79,534
    7.37
    4,977
    1.48
    5. Lung Disease
    64,257
    5.95
    10,378
    3.09
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55,524
    5.14
    5,165
    1.54
    7. Stomach Cancer
    53,803
    4.99
    8,640
    2.57
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,539
    3.29
    10,143
    3.02
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34,389
    3.19
    20,494
    6.10
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    34,021
    3.15
    1,330
    0.40
    11. Liver Cancer
    31,904
    2.96
    1,720
    0.51
    12. Suicide
    23,684
    2.19
    3,259
    0.97
    13. Lymphomas
    17,856
    1.65
    3,887
    1.16
    14. Other Injuries
    17,287
    1.60
    2,573
    0.77
    15. Liver Disease
    17,241
    1.60
    4,108
    1.22
    16. Breast Cancer
    14,630
    1.36
    3,635
    1.08
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,446
    1.34
    14,842
    4.42
    18. Prostate Cancer
    13,096
    1.21
    2,542
    0.76
    19. Other Neoplasms
    12,636
    1.17
    766
    0.23
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,595
    1.17
    4,987
    1.48
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,454
    0.97
    1,686
    0.50
    22. Leukemia
    9,206
    0.85
    3,240
    0.96
    23. Bladder Cancer
    9,161
    0.85
    2,619
    0.78
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    9,093
    0.84
    2,213
    0.66
    25. Oral Cancer
    8,137
    0.75
    954
    0.28
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,904
    0.73
    1,822
    0.54
    27. Falls
    7,878
    0.73
    2,206
    0.66
    28. Drownings
    7,314
    0.68
    778
    0.23
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5,015
    0.46
    1,256
    0.37
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,816
    0.45
    21,831
    6.50
    31. Hypertension
    4,120
    0.38
    19,428
    5.78
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,900
    0.36
    365
    0.11
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,378
    0.31
    855
    0.25
    34. Asthma
    3,316
    0.31
    3,077
    0.92
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,111
    0.29
    1,517
    0.45
    36. Encephalitis
    3,098
    0.29
    160
    0.05
    37. Uterin Cancer
    3,028
    0.28
    243
    0.07
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,810
    0.26
    4,090
    1.22
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,800
    0.26
    1,767
    0.53
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,609
    0.24
    867
    0.26
    41. Skin Disease
    1,873
    0.17
    470
    0.14
    42. Malnutrition
    1,825
    0.17
    220
    0.07
    43. Skin Cancers
    1,825
    0.17
    411
    0.12
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,758
    0.16
    88
    0.03
    45. Fires
    1,082
    0.10
    1,506
    0.45
    46. Epilepsy
    1,024
    0.09
    529
    0.16
    47. Anemia
    874
    0.08
    10
    0.00
    48. Drug Use
    745
    0.07
    2,136
    0.64
    49. Schizophrenia
    728
    0.07
    0
    0.00
    50. Hepatitis B
    690
    0.06
    590
    0.18
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    8.60
    109
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    8.48
    86
    3. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    15.44
    16
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    10.81
    147
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    2.28
    124
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    2.98
    164
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    9.72
    140
    8. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    6.33
    56
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    8.62
    22
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    4.00
    112
    11. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    5.13
    24
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    1.19
    177
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    1.53
    170
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    0.83
    171
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    4.84
    13
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    0.74
    150
    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.