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Netherlands
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Netherlands and France 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.

France
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 Macedonia 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 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
Netherlands Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   France FRANCE
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   France FRANCE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    71.5
    75.4
    73.4
    1
    2
    2
     
    67.0
    73.6
    70.2
    16
    10
    13
    1970
    70.8
    76.5
    73.6
    4
    3
    3
     
    68.4
    75.8
    72.0
    17
    8
    8
    1980
    72.5
    79.2
    75.7
    4
    1
    2
     
    70.2
    78.4
    74.2
    19
    8
    11
    1990
    73.8
    80.1
    76.9
    10
    9
    7
     
    72.8
    80.9
    76.7
    19
    2
    10
    2000
    75.5
    80.6
    78.1
    14
    20
    17
     
    75.0
    82.7
    78.8
    20
    2
    10
    2010
    78.7
    82.7
    80.8
    13
    20
    14
     
    78.0
    84.6
    81.3
    18
    4
    10
    2016
    80.0
    83.2
    81.6
    15
    25
    17
     
    80.1
    85.7
    82.9
    13
    3
    5
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   France FRANCE
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.0
    83.2
    15
    25
    80.1
    85.7
    13
    3
    Age 5
    80.3
    83.4
    15
    27
    80.4
    86.0
    14
    3
    Age 10
    80.3
    83.5
    15
    27
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
    Age 15
    80.3
    83.5
    15
    26
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
    Age 20
    80.4
    83.5
    15
    26
    80.6
    86.1
    14
    2
    Age 25
    80.5
    83.6
    15
    26
    80.8
    86.1
    13
    2
    Age 30
    80.6
    83.7
    15
    26
    80.9
    86.2
    13
    2
    Age 35
    80.8
    83.8
    16
    26
    81.1
    86.3
    12
    2
    Age 40
    80.9
    83.9
    17
    26
    81.3
    86.4
    12
    2
    Age 45
    81.1
    84.1
    17
    27
    81.6
    86.6
    11
    2
    Age 50
    81.4
    84.3
    17
    28
    82.1
    86.9
    10
    2
    Age 55
    81.9
    84.7
    18
    29
    82.8
    87.3
    7
    2
    Age 60
    82.5
    85.3
    20
    28
    83.8
    87.9
    5
    2
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.0
    21
    27
    85.0
    88.5
    3
    2
    Age 70
    84.6
    87.0
    25
    27
    86.2
    89.2
    2
    2
    Age 75
    86.1
    88.1
    32
    32
    87.7
    90.1
    2
    2
    Age 80
    88.0
    89.6
    41
    40
    89.4
    91.3
    3
    2
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.7
    53
    47
    91.7
    92.9
    5
    8
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   France FRANCE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    52.10
    174
    43.25
    181
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    39.37
    12
    30.84
    26
    3. Lung Cancers
    32.79
    9
    28.57
    20
    4. Stroke
    27.46
    168
    23.16
    180
    5. Lung Disease
    26.00
    66
    13.15
    157
    6. Breast Cancer
    22.49
    30
    21.51
    38
    7. Prostate Cancer
    18.01
    76
    16.12
    90
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.09
    25
    15.23
    35
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.56
    149
    14.10
    152
    10. Suicide
    9.58
    95
    12.77
    45
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8.42
    21
    8.30
    23
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.35
    161
    8.70
    160
    13. Falls
    7.77
    57
    4.55
    107
    14. Lymphomas
    7.10
    35
    6.86
    41
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.15
    29
    3.70
    57
    16. Kidney Disease
    5.97
    162
    5.31
    169
    17. Ovary Cancer
    5.85
    41
    5.53
    51
    18. Other Neoplasms
    4.73
    26
    5.48
    17
    19. Leukemia
    4.55
    54
    5.34
    16
    20. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    117
    4.38
    116
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    4.33
    9
    4.07
    14
    22. Other Injuries
    4.00
    163
    9.48
    72
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.81
    139
    4.11
    133
    24. Bladder Cancer
    3.76
    38
    4.31
    23
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    3.57
    125
    5.71
    88
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.41
    158
    3.32
    159
    27. Skin Cancers
    3.37
    20
    2.46
    37
    28. Liver Disease
    3.07
    174
    7.81
    144
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.03
    161
    7.02
    58
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.81
    179
    4.86
    163
    31. Uterin Cancer
    2.78
    66
    3.87
    35
    32. Hypertension
    2.52
    176
    3.31
    167
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    113
    4.25
    61
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.69
    169
    2.05
    159
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.61
    127
    1.88
    119
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.60
    162
    1.34
    170
    37. Epilepsy
    1.27
    127
    1.71
    95
    38. Alcohol
    1.07
    121
    3.89
    23
    39. Drug Use
    0.91
    115
    1.97
    58
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    13
    0.65
    24
    41. Skin Disease
    0.84
    131
    0.85
    130
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.68
    148
    0.77
    142
    43. Violence
    0.68
    179
    0.92
    167
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.63
    158
    1.15
    125
    45. Anemia
    0.58
    76
    0.55
    79
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.50
    35
    0.28
    79
    47. Drownings
    0.42
    176
    1.06
    150
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.40
    178
    0.65
    169
    49. Asthma
    0.39
    180
    0.96
    147
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.32
    26
    0.49
    15
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   France FRANCE
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,685
    15.38
    62,890
    13.81
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    15,061
    12.40
    49,233
    10.81
    3. Lung Cancers
    10,821
    8.91
    33,635
    7.39
    4. Stroke
    10,019
    8.25
    34,220
    7.51
    5. Lung Disease
    9,472
    7.80
    19,640
    4.31
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,782
    4.76
    20,798
    4.57
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,350
    4.40
    21,096
    4.63
    8. Breast Cancer
    3,667
    3.02
    14,120
    3.10
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,954
    2.43
    12,478
    2.74
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,946
    2.42
    10,438
    2.29
    11. Falls
    2,846
    2.34
    6,373
    1.40
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2,802
    2.31
    10,897
    2.39
    13. Lymphomas
    2,402
    1.98
    9,266
    2.03
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,217
    1.82
    8,113
    1.78
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,023
    1.67
    4,474
    0.98
    16. Suicide
    2,021
    1.66
    10,867
    2.39
    17. Other Neoplasms
    1,656
    1.36
    7,547
    1.66
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    1,639
    1.35
    6,448
    1.42
    19. Leukemia
    1,483
    1.22
    7,039
    1.55
    20. Stomach Cancer
    1,443
    1.19
    5,605
    1.23
    21. Other Injuries
    1,404
    1.16
    12,447
    2.73
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,320
    1.09
    6,108
    1.34
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,260
    1.04
    5,572
    1.22
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,043
    0.86
    7,178
    1.58
    25. Skin Cancers
    1,038
    0.85
    2,997
    0.66
    26. Ovary Cancer
    1,036
    0.85
    3,856
    0.85
    27. Liver Cancer
    986
    0.81
    8,985
    1.97
    28. Hypertension
    917
    0.75
    5,062
    1.11
    29. Liver Disease
    897
    0.74
    8,080
    1.77
    30. Oral Cancer
    730
    0.60
    4,648
    1.02
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    607
    0.50
    3,301
    0.72
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    576
    0.47
    2,688
    0.59
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    508
    0.42
    1,917
    0.42
    34. Uterin Cancer
    466
    0.38
    2,616
    0.57
    35. Epilepsy
    325
    0.27
    1,796
    0.39
    36. Skin Disease
    312
    0.26
    1,299
    0.29
    37. Alcohol
    290
    0.24
    3,418
    0.75
    38. Cervical Cancer
    283
    0.23
    1,385
    0.30
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    256
    0.21
    693
    0.15
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    232
    0.19
    1,684
    0.37
    41. Anemia
    221
    0.18
    851
    0.19
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    182
    0.15
    427
    0.09
    43. Drug Use
    180
    0.15
    1,661
    0.36
    44. Low Birth Weight
    160
    0.13
    595
    0.13
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    140
    0.12
    919
    0.20
    46. Asthma
    129
    0.11
    1,262
    0.28
    47. Violence
    114
    0.09
    604
    0.13
    48. Schizophrenia
    90
    0.07
    598
    0.13
    49. Drownings
    87
    0.07
    900
    0.20
    50. Birth Trauma
    68
    0.06
    341
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Netherlands NETHERLANDS   France FRANCE
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.79
    9
    28.57
    20
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.49
    30
    21.51
    38
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.01
    76
    16.12
    90
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.09
    25
    15.23
    35
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.42
    21
    8.30
    23
    6. Lymphomas
    7.10
    35
    6.86
    41
    7. Oesophagus Cancer
    6.15
    29
    3.70
    57
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.85
    41
    5.53
    51
    9. Leukemia
    4.55
    54
    5.34
    16
    10. Stomach Cancer
    4.38
    117
    4.38
    116
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.76
    38
    4.31
    23
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.37
    20
    2.46
    37
    13. Liver Cancer
    3.03
    161
    7.02
    58
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.78
    66
    3.87
    35
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.31
    113
    4.25
    61
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.69
    169
    2.05
    159
    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.