WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

Norway
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 Norway and Australia 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.

Australia
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
Norway Population Pyramid
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Norway Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Norway NORWAY   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    71.3
    75.9
    73.6
    2
    1
    1
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    81.1
    84.1
    82.6
    5
    14
    10
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    81.1
    84.1
    5
    14
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    81.3
    84.3
    5
    16
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    81.3
    84.3
    5
    16
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    81.4
    84.4
    5
    16
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.4
    5
    16
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.5
    5
    16
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.5
    4
    17
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.6
    6
    16
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    82.0
    84.7
    6
    18
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    82.2
    84.8
    7
    18
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    82.5
    85.0
    8
    18
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    82.9
    85.3
    10
    21
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    83.5
    85.8
    11
    22
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.3
    13
    24
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.1
    13
    25
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.1
    19
    28
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.4
    28
    28
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    90.5
    91.2
    51
    49
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    40.10
    172
    37.36
    176
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    28.94
    12
    22.63
    23
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.09
    40
    18.97
    58
    4. Lung Disease
    21.82
    92
    15.32
    141
    5. Prostate Cancer
    20.99
    58
    14.71
    105
    6. Stroke
    18.16
    178
    17.13
    179
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.79
    21
    12.81
    43
    8. Breast Cancer
    12.94
    132
    14.85
    119
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.78
    150
    6.99
    176
    10. Suicide
    9.91
    71
    11.25
    57
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    7.20
    41
    6.62
    46
    12. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    31
    4.28
    99
    13. Lymphomas
    5.70
    56
    6.10
    38
    14. Falls
    5.70
    88
    4.99
    102
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.85
    170
    8.50
    149
    16. Other Injuries
    4.72
    137
    3.28
    166
    17. Drug Use
    4.45
    11
    6.56
    3
    18. Kidney Disease
    4.28
    175
    5.16
    166
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.23
    84
    3.35
    131
    20. Skin Cancers
    3.96
    14
    4.76
    4
    21. Leukemia
    3.34
    107
    4.40
    52
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3.19
    105
    4.82
    63
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3.15
    152
    2.80
    162
    24. Bladder Cancer
    2.80
    62
    2.11
    89
    25. Liver Cancer
    2.59
    176
    4.61
    112
    26. Cervical Cancer
    2.52
    157
    1.78
    173
    27. Other Neoplasms
    2.47
    43
    2.28
    47
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.44
    169
    2.62
    163
    29. Liver Disease
    2.41
    179
    3.89
    172
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.37
    94
    3.26
    62
    31. Alcohol
    2.35
    51
    1.07
    110
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.29
    94
    2.12
    101
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.10
    162
    3.42
    125
    34. Road Traffic Accidents
    1.76
    179
    4.46
    158
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.64
    151
    2.22
    120
    36. Hypertension
    1.54
    181
    2.60
    172
    37. Epilepsy
    1.48
    100
    0.86
    145
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.30
    139
    0.52
    173
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.29
    2
    0.47
    37
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.92
    138
    0.51
    162
    41. Drownings
    0.90
    152
    0.66
    165
    42. Malnutrition
    0.87
    105
    0.21
    137
    43. Skin Disease
    0.85
    116
    0.98
    111
    44. Asthma
    0.64
    151
    0.96
    136
    45. Low Birth Weight
    0.57
    179
    1.02
    166
    46. Violence
    0.56
    175
    0.98
    156
    47. Fires
    0.54
    136
    0.15
    179
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.50
    52
    0.42
    72
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.47
    158
    0.71
    136
    50. Anemia
    0.45
    28
    0.23
    43
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Norway NORWAY   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,321
    15.60
    21,548
    15.79
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    4,464
    13.09
    15,588
    11.42
    3. Lung Disease
    2,723
    7.98
    8,487
    6.22
    4. Stroke
    2,475
    7.26
    10,331
    7.57
    5. Lung Cancers
    2,320
    6.80
    8,769
    6.43
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,797
    5.27
    4,446
    3.26
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,787
    5.24
    6,209
    4.55
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,172
    3.44
    3,766
    2.76
    9. Falls
    777
    2.28
    3,116
    2.28
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    770
    2.26
    3,118
    2.28
    11. Breast Cancer
    698
    2.05
    3,405
    2.49
    12. Lymphomas
    646
    1.89
    3,039
    2.23
    13. Suicide
    633
    1.86
    3,150
    2.31
    14. Kidney Disease
    611
    1.79
    3,139
    2.30
    15. Other Injuries
    583
    1.71
    1,642
    1.20
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    560
    1.64
    4,471
    3.28
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    554
    1.62
    2,036
    1.49
    18. Skin Cancers
    407
    1.19
    2,319
    1.70
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    359
    1.05
    2,328
    1.71
    20. Bladder Cancer
    356
    1.04
    1,187
    0.87
    21. Leukemia
    354
    1.04
    2,126
    1.56
    22. Stomach Cancer
    343
    1.01
    1,288
    0.94
    23. Other Neoplasms
    324
    0.95
    1,252
    0.92
    24. Ovary Cancer
    309
    0.91
    1,003
    0.73
    25. Drug Use
    264
    0.77
    1,783
    1.31
    26. Liver Cancer
    259
    0.76
    2,036
    1.49
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    248
    0.73
    1,494
    1.09
    28. Hypertension
    230
    0.67
    1,631
    1.20
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    221
    0.65
    1,571
    1.15
    30. Liver Disease
    214
    0.63
    1,421
    1.04
    31. Alcohol
    205
    0.60
    380
    0.28
    32. Oral Cancer
    168
    0.49
    972
    0.71
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    160
    0.47
    276
    0.20
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    136
    0.40
    711
    0.52
    35. Malnutrition
    135
    0.40
    117
    0.09
    36. Uterin Cancer
    134
    0.39
    524
    0.38
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.38
    296
    0.22
    38. Skin Disease
    128
    0.38
    594
    0.44
    39. Cervical Cancer
    125
    0.37
    342
    0.25
    40. Epilepsy
    119
    0.35
    285
    0.21
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    119
    0.35
    188
    0.14
    42. Road Traffic Accidents
    114
    0.33
    1,245
    0.91
    43. Asthma
    85
    0.25
    455
    0.33
    44. Anemia
    75
    0.22
    157
    0.12
    45. Drownings
    65
    0.19
    177
    0.13
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    61
    0.18
    379
    0.28
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    60
    0.18
    229
    0.17
    48. Fires
    45
    0.13
    55
    0.04
    49. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    32
    0.09
    71
    0.05
    50. Violence
    32
    0.09
    243
    0.18
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.09
    40
    18.97
    58
    2. Prostate Cancer
    20.99
    58
    14.71
    105
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.79
    21
    12.81
    43
    4. Breast Cancer
    12.94
    132
    14.85
    119
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.20
    41
    6.62
    46
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.01
    31
    4.28
    99
    7. Lymphomas
    5.70
    56
    6.10
    38
    8. Skin Cancers
    3.96
    14
    4.76
    4
    9. Leukemia
    3.34
    107
    4.40
    52
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.15
    152
    2.80
    162
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.80
    62
    2.11
    89
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.59
    176
    4.61
    112
    13. Cervical Cancer
    2.52
    157
    1.78
    173
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.37
    94
    3.26
    62
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.29
    94
    2.12
    101
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.64
    151
    2.22
    120
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.