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Maldives
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 Maldives 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
Maldives Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Iran IRAN
      Maldives MALDIVES   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    45.1
    42.6
    43.9
    111
    140
    124
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    51.5
    48.9
    50.2
    109
    132
    120
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    57.4
    54.8
    56.1
    110
    132
    123
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    61.8
    59.2
    60.5
    112
    138
    128
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    68.9
    70.4
    69.6
    71
    108
    96
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    75.6
    78.0
    76.7
    34
    53
    36
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    77.2
    79.9
    78.4
    31
    44
    35
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.2
    79.9
    31
    44
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    77.9
    80.5
    31
    43
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    78.0
    80.6
    31
    43
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    78.1
    80.7
    30
    42
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    78.2
    80.8
    31
    43
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    78.4
    80.9
    32
    43
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    78.5
    81.0
    32
    44
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    78.6
    81.1
    34
    48
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    78.7
    81.2
    37
    53
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.3
    38
    56
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    79.1
    81.4
    40
    59
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    79.5
    81.8
    42
    62
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.1
    52
    72
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.5
    60
    78
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    82.7
    83.9
    61
    81
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.7
    54
    77
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.5
    49
    63
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.6
    30
    48
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    137.02
    80
    182.60
    41
    2. Lung Disease
    39.03
    29
    19.85
    115
    3. Stroke
    36.57
    142
    59.62
    110
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35.91
    31
    41.62
    13
    5. Kidney Disease
    29.73
    34
    18.83
    80
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.14
    123
    27.47
    99
    7. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    10.81
    147
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.80
    159
    17.35
    127
    9. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    8.60
    109
    10. Hypertension
    8.54
    118
    37.49
    8
    11. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    1.53
    170
    12. Liver Disease
    7.33
    149
    7.18
    152
    13. Tuberculosis
    7.11
    79
    1.45
    121
    14. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    1.19
    177
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6.07
    69
    2.80
    141
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    4.00
    112
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    9.72
    140
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    5.35
    127
    5.28
    128
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    8.48
    86
    20. Falls
    5.09
    93
    3.65
    122
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.45
    163
    29.37
    42
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    8.62
    22
    23. War
    4.15
    12
    0.65
    26
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    15.44
    16
    25. Drownings
    3.71
    90
    1.00
    152
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    2.98
    164
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.66
    132
    6.03
    97
    28. Violence
    3.46
    117
    4.25
    108
    29. Skin Disease
    3.08
    69
    0.90
    125
    30. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    5.13
    24
    31. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    6.33
    56
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.80
    158
    3.24
    146
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.78
    66
    4.39
    8
    34. Suicide
    2.74
    173
    4.02
    155
    35. Other Injuries
    2.72
    178
    3.66
    161
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.30
    82
    1.56
    102
    37. Asthma
    2.26
    112
    5.75
    75
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    2.28
    124
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    90
    0.40
    125
    40. Dengue
    1.54
    7
    0.00
    130
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    4.84
    13
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.39
    124
    3.44
    83
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.39
    127
    2.82
    96
    44. Fires
    1.24
    108
    2.13
    75
    45. Epilepsy
    1.20
    127
    0.73
    165
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    154
    2.85
    97
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    0.74
    150
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.86
    98
    0.24
    133
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    0.83
    171
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.71
    122
    4.82
    89
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Maldives MALDIVES   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    316
    27.84
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Lung Disease
    89
    7.84
    10,378
    3.09
    3. Stroke
    85
    7.49
    31,283
    9.31
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    76
    6.70
    20,494
    6.10
    5. Kidney Disease
    71
    6.26
    10,143
    3.02
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    42
    3.70
    14,842
    4.42
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25
    2.20
    10,064
    3.00
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    23
    2.03
    4,090
    1.22
    9. Lung Cancers
    22
    1.94
    4,977
    1.48
    10. Oral Cancer
    21
    1.85
    954
    0.28
    11. Hypertension
    19
    1.67
    19,428
    5.78
    12. Liver Disease
    19
    1.67
    4,108
    1.22
    13. War
    19
    1.67
    575
    0.17
    14. Tuberculosis
    17
    1.50
    855
    0.25
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    1.41
    1,686
    0.50
    16. Low Birth Weight
    16
    1.41
    4,663
    1.39
    17. Violence
    15
    1.32
    3,613
    1.08
    18. Breast Cancer
    15
    1.32
    3,635
    1.08
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13
    1.15
    5,165
    1.54
    20. Falls
    13
    1.15
    2,206
    0.66
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    13
    1.15
    21,831
    6.50
    22. Drownings
    12
    1.06
    778
    0.23
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.97
    4,987
    1.48
    24. Suicide
    10
    0.88
    3,259
    0.97
    25. Stomach Cancer
    10
    0.88
    8,640
    2.57
    26. Leukemia
    10
    0.88
    3,240
    0.96
    27. Other Injuries
    9
    0.79
    2,573
    0.77
    28. Liver Cancer
    9
    0.79
    1,720
    0.51
    29. Lymphomas
    8
    0.70
    3,887
    1.16
    30. Ovary Cancer
    7
    0.62
    1,256
    0.37
    31. Prostate Cancer
    7
    0.62
    2,542
    0.76
    32. Skin Disease
    7
    0.62
    470
    0.14
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.62
    1,822
    0.54
    34. Cervical Cancer
    7
    0.62
    365
    0.11
    35. Asthma
    6
    0.53
    3,077
    0.92
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.53
    867
    0.26
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    6
    0.53
    2,213
    0.66
    38. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.53
    2,662
    0.79
    39. Dengue
    5
    0.44
    0
    0.00
    40. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.44
    225
    0.07
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.44
    1,330
    0.40
    42. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.35
    2,619
    0.78
    43. Malnutrition
    4
    0.35
    220
    0.07
    44. Fires
    4
    0.35
    1,506
    0.45
    45. Epilepsy
    4
    0.35
    529
    0.16
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4
    0.35
    1,767
    0.53
    47. HIV/AIDS
    3
    0.26
    4,040
    1.20
    48. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.18
    411
    0.12
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2
    0.18
    1,517
    0.45
    50. Drug Use
    2
    0.18
    2,136
    0.64
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    10.81
    147
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    8.60
    109
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    1.53
    170
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    1.19
    177
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    4.00
    112
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    9.72
    140
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    8.48
    86
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    8.62
    22
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    15.44
    16
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    2.98
    164
    11. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    5.13
    24
    12. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    6.33
    56
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    2.28
    124
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    4.84
    13
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    0.74
    150
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    0.83
    171
    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.