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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 Somalia 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.

Somalia
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   Somalia SOMALIA
      Japan JAPAN   Somalia SOMALIA
           
    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
     
    34.7
    37.7
    36.2
    163
    158
    163
    1970
    69.4
    74.7
    72.0
    9
    13
    10
     
    38.7
    41.8
    40.2
    162
    159
    162
    1980
    73.6
    78.8
    76.1
    1
    5
    1
     
    41.0
    44.2
    42.6
    171
    169
    169
    1990
    75.9
    81.9
    78.8
    1
    1
    1
     
    40.0
    43.3
    41.6
    180
    179
    179
    2000
    77.6
    84.5
    81.1
    2
    1
    1
     
    49.1
    51.8
    50.5
    163
    164
    162
    2010
    79.5
    86.3
    83.0
    5
    1
    1
     
    50.8
    54.1
    52.4
    176
    173
    174
    2016
    81.1
    87.1
    84.2
    2
    1
    1
     
    53.7
    57.3
    55.4
    178
    177
    177
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Somalia SOMALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    87.1
    2
    1
    53.7
    57.3
    178
    177
    Age 5
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    62.2
    65.6
    174
    173
    Age 10
    81.3
    87.4
    4
    1
    63.3
    66.7
    173
    173
    Age 15
    81.4
    87.4
    4
    1
    63.7
    67.1
    174
    173
    Age 20
    81.4
    87.5
    4
    1
    64.6
    67.8
    172
    173
    Age 25
    81.6
    87.5
    4
    1
    65.9
    68.7
    171
    172
    Age 30
    81.7
    87.6
    4
    1
    67.2
    69.7
    171
    170
    Age 35
    81.9
    87.7
    6
    1
    68.6
    70.7
    170
    170
    Age 40
    82.0
    87.8
    6
    1
    70.0
    72.0
    164
    169
    Age 45
    82.3
    88.0
    6
    1
    71.4
    73.2
    159
    168
    Age 50
    82.6
    88.2
    6
    1
    72.8
    74.3
    155
    169
    Age 55
    83.1
    88.5
    6
    1
    74.2
    75.5
    148
    168
    Age 60
    83.7
    88.9
    7
    1
    75.7
    76.8
    149
    168
    Age 65
    84.6
    89.4
    6
    1
    77.5
    78.4
    151
    168
    Age 70
    85.7
    89.9
    6
    1
    79.7
    80.4
    153
    167
    Age 75
    87.2
    90.7
    6
    1
    82.4
    82.9
    151
    161
    Age 80
    89.0
    91.8
    8
    1
    85.5
    85.9
    145
    156
    Age 85
    91.4
    93.4
    17
    2
    89.1
    89.3
    134
    146
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Somalia SOMALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    40.59
    182
    68.56
    161
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.54
    90
    156.01
    9
    3. Stroke
    33.60
    157
    91.16
    83
    4. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
    2.91
    149
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
    6.87
    106
    6. Suicide
    15.53
    26
    8.39
    117
    7. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
    6.67
    74
    8. Lung Disease
    12.17
    159
    18.02
    131
    9. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    23.25
    22
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
    2.06
    126
    11. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
    3.87
    134
    12. Kidney Disease
    8.54
    137
    8.34
    141
    13. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
    18.47
    72
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    7.22
    158
    11.04
    146
    15. Liver Disease
    6.08
    154
    24.77
    56
    16. Other Injuries
    5.43
    138
    26.73
    6
    17. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
    6.33
    55
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.08
    180
    22.70
    109
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
    10.98
    12
    20. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
    6.88
    20
    21. Other Neoplasms
    3.48
    66
    7.58
    4
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.04
    174
    35.88
    23
    23. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
    4.89
    37
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    2.88
    140
    11.75
    33
    25. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
    21.71
    26
    26. Drownings
    2.58
    110
    12.71
    10
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.53
    164
    4.99
    106
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.53
    174
    16.22
    10
    29. Falls
    2.44
    155
    12.12
    34
    30. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
    4.94
    40
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
    1.50
    120
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
    1.96
    93
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    42
    0.41
    171
    34. Hypertension
    1.02
    183
    24.32
    39
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.88
    156
    11.24
    4
    36. Tuberculosis
    0.85
    138
    127.18
    7
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.81
    148
    190.57
    1
    38. Asthma
    0.66
    166
    18.87
    20
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.63
    157
    4.53
    44
    40. Malnutrition
    0.55
    123
    33.03
    1
    41. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
    0.92
    129
    42. Fires
    0.52
    152
    9.58
    4
    43. Skin Disease
    0.46
    153
    3.66
    49
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.44
    46
    0.24
    95
    45. Epilepsy
    0.43
    183
    6.89
    15
    46. Low Birth Weight
    0.40
    183
    22.27
    19
    47. Drug Use
    0.32
    169
    0.19
    182
    48. Poisonings
    0.32
    154
    2.76
    27
    49. Violence
    0.26
    183
    6.58
    80
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.26
    121
    2.70
    12
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Japan JAPAN   Somalia SOMALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    155,766
    14.51
    2,841
    2.26
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    145,866
    13.58
    19,694
    15.68
    3. Stroke
    130,159
    12.12
    3,923
    3.12
    4. Lung Cancers
    78,151
    7.28
    135
    0.11
    5. Stomach Cancer
    54,504
    5.08
    294
    0.23
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    54,432
    5.07
    337
    0.27
    7. Lung Disease
    51,264
    4.77
    778
    0.62
    8. Kidney Disease
    35,771
    3.33
    529
    0.42
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    33,204
    3.09
    95
    0.08
    10. Liver Cancer
    32,389
    3.02
    192
    0.15
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    31,497
    2.93
    372
    0.30
    12. Suicide
    24,871
    2.32
    578
    0.46
    13. Other Injuries
    18,918
    1.76
    2,952
    2.35
    14. Liver Disease
    17,561
    1.64
    1,338
    1.07
    15. Lymphomas
    17,378
    1.62
    353
    0.28
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    14,933
    1.39
    1,019
    0.81
    17. Breast Cancer
    14,202
    1.32
    650
    0.52
    18. Prostate Cancer
    12,884
    1.20
    300
    0.24
    19. Oesophagus Cancer
    12,527
    1.17
    485
    0.39
    20. Other Neoplasms
    12,514
    1.17
    383
    0.30
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    10,502
    0.98
    1,198
    0.95
    22. Leukemia
    8,904
    0.83
    309
    0.25
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    8,787
    0.82
    15
    0.01
    24. Bladder Cancer
    8,755
    0.82
    64
    0.05
    25. Falls
    8,420
    0.78
    777
    0.62
    26. Drownings
    8,248
    0.77
    1,731
    1.38
    27. Oral Cancer
    8,021
    0.75
    243
    0.19
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    7,933
    0.74
    314
    0.25
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,006
    0.56
    2,906
    2.31
    30. Ovary Cancer
    5,042
    0.47
    183
    0.15
    31. Hypertension
    4,234
    0.39
    995
    0.79
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3,851
    0.36
    564
    0.45
    33. Tuberculosis
    3,577
    0.33
    6,603
    5.26
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,285
    0.31
    575
    0.46
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2,990
    0.28
    45
    0.04
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,952
    0.27
    18,103
    14.42
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,683
    0.25
    266
    0.21
    38. Asthma
    2,486
    0.23
    1,062
    0.85
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    2,400
    0.22
    3,230
    2.57
    40. Malnutrition
    1,901
    0.18
    4,209
    3.35
    41. Skin Cancers
    1,833
    0.17
    40
    0.03
    42. Skin Disease
    1,825
    0.17
    238
    0.19
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1,785
    0.17
    12
    0.01
    44. Fires
    1,337
    0.12
    992
    0.79
    45. Epilepsy
    1,001
    0.09
    684
    0.54
    46. Anemia
    870
    0.08
    1,309
    1.04
    47. Hepatitis B
    737
    0.07
    181
    0.14
    48. Schizophrenia
    725
    0.07
    4
    0.00
    49. Drug Use
    600
    0.06
    14
    0.01
    50. Poisonings
    594
    0.06
    398
    0.32
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Japan JAPAN   Somalia SOMALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.47
    52
    2.91
    149
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.62
    32
    6.87
    106
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.28
    19
    6.67
    74
    4. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    23.25
    22
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.48
    6
    2.06
    126
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.88
    43
    3.87
    134
    7. Prostate Cancer
    7.25
    149
    18.47
    72
    8. Lymphomas
    4.79
    95
    6.33
    55
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    55
    10.98
    12
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    119
    6.88
    20
    11. Leukemia
    3.00
    123
    4.89
    37
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.81
    143
    21.71
    26
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    107
    4.94
    40
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.20
    79
    1.50
    120
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.18
    85
    1.96
    93
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.53
    158
    0.92
    129
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    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.