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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 Laos 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.

Laos
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   Laos LAOS
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    31.55
    181
    182.65
    39
    2. Stroke
    25.76
    160
    145.82
    8
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.28
    98
    58.63
    58
    4. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    14.26
    83
    5. Suicide
    14.30
    30
    9.35
    86
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    8.00
    93
    7. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    2.45
    172
    8. Lung Disease
    11.61
    169
    41.85
    23
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    10.12
    153
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    1.15
    167
    11. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    60.63
    2
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    4.32
    170
    13. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    156
    26.00
    44
    14. Liver Disease
    5.60
    161
    20.90
    68
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5.48
    156
    39.29
    19
    16. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    4.77
    112
    17. Other Injuries
    4.06
    152
    9.05
    72
    18. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    0.74
    176
    19. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    4.84
    78
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.34
    182
    47.45
    42
    21. Other Neoplasms
    2.90
    85
    1.59
    134
    22. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    3.66
    103
    23. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    7.73
    93
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    2.64
    172
    10.09
    37
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.37
    182
    17.57
    92
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.30
    153
    4.31
    99
    27. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    4.44
    56
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.14
    171
    6.78
    59
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    1.48
    127
    30. Drownings
    2.06
    121
    10.23
    11
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    1.68
    111
    32. Falls
    1.85
    173
    7.81
    64
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    1.66
    136
    2.37
    83
    34. Encephalitis
    0.77
    93
    1.21
    58
    35. Hypertension
    0.71
    183
    20.42
    39
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.69
    167
    13.23
    6
    37. Asthma
    0.64
    158
    29.23
    3
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.60
    144
    71.41
    19
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    155
    23.29
    55
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.46
    165
    6.00
    25
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    1.18
    120
    42. Malnutrition
    0.43
    123
    6.36
    52
    43. Low Birth Weight
    0.41
    183
    17.58
    28
    44. Epilepsy
    0.39
    182
    1.84
    83
    45. Fires
    0.38
    158
    3.74
    52
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.37
    68
    0.19
    126
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    155
    1.47
    106
    48. Drug Use
    0.34
    169
    0.51
    152
    49. Poisonings
    0.26
    137
    0.90
    72
    50. Alcohol
    0.26
    173
    1.52
    102
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    152,677
    14.15
    6,115
    14.36
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    141,278
    13.09
    3,159
    7.42
    3. Stroke
    126,320
    11.70
    4,885
    11.47
    4. Lung Cancers
    79,534
    7.37
    542
    1.27
    5. Lung Disease
    64,257
    5.95
    1,320
    3.10
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55,524
    5.14
    298
    0.70
    7. Stomach Cancer
    53,803
    4.99
    95
    0.22
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,539
    3.29
    1,018
    2.39
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34,389
    3.19
    1,014
    2.38
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    34,021
    3.15
    48
    0.11
    11. Liver Cancer
    31,904
    2.96
    2,303
    5.41
    12. Suicide
    23,684
    2.19
    579
    1.36
    13. Lymphomas
    17,856
    1.65
    194
    0.46
    14. Other Injuries
    17,287
    1.60
    571
    1.34
    15. Liver Disease
    17,241
    1.60
    901
    2.12
    16. Breast Cancer
    14,630
    1.36
    239
    0.56
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,446
    1.34
    1,696
    3.98
    18. Prostate Cancer
    13,096
    1.21
    53
    0.12
    19. Other Neoplasms
    12,636
    1.17
    66
    0.15
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,595
    1.17
    29
    0.07
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,454
    0.97
    207
    0.49
    22. Leukemia
    9,206
    0.85
    191
    0.45
    23. Bladder Cancer
    9,161
    0.85
    59
    0.14
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    9,093
    0.84
    68
    0.16
    25. Oral Cancer
    8,137
    0.75
    170
    0.40
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,904
    0.73
    289
    0.68
    27. Falls
    7,878
    0.73
    352
    0.83
    28. Drownings
    7,314
    0.68
    759
    1.78
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5,015
    0.46
    108
    0.25
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,816
    0.45
    1,058
    2.48
    31. Hypertension
    4,120
    0.38
    672
    1.58
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,900
    0.36
    173
    0.41
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,378
    0.31
    3,011
    7.07
    34. Asthma
    3,316
    0.31
    1,082
    2.54
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,111
    0.29
    468
    1.10
    36. Encephalitis
    3,098
    0.29
    82
    0.19
    37. Uterin Cancer
    3,028
    0.28
    30
    0.07
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2,810
    0.26
    860
    2.02
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,800
    0.26
    1,493
    3.51
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,609
    0.24
    290
    0.68
    41. Skin Disease
    1,873
    0.17
    52
    0.12
    42. Malnutrition
    1,825
    0.17
    311
    0.73
    43. Skin Cancers
    1,825
    0.17
    45
    0.11
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,758
    0.16
    7
    0.02
    45. Fires
    1,082
    0.10
    229
    0.54
    46. Epilepsy
    1,024
    0.09
    118
    0.28
    47. Anemia
    874
    0.08
    2
    0.00
    48. Drug Use
    745
    0.07
    30
    0.07
    49. Schizophrenia
    728
    0.07
    0
    0.00
    50. Hepatitis B
    690
    0.06
    44
    0.10
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.60
    59
    14.26
    83
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.07
    39
    8.00
    93
    3. Stomach Cancer
    13.35
    23
    2.45
    172
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.09
    155
    10.12
    153
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.74
    12
    1.15
    167
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.89
    51
    60.63
    2
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.52
    156
    4.32
    170
    8. Lymphomas
    4.32
    120
    4.77
    112
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.59
    57
    0.74
    176
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.40
    134
    4.84
    78
    11. Leukemia
    2.88
    132
    3.66
    103
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.66
    146
    7.73
    93
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.25
    127
    4.44
    56
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.06
    92
    1.48
    127
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.87
    99
    1.68
    111
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    174
    1.18
    120
    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.