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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 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
Norway Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Iran IRAN
      Norway NORWAY   Iran IRAN
           
    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
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    71.0
    77.3
    74.1
    2
    1
    2
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    72.3
    79.2
    75.7
    5
    2
    4
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    73.4
    79.8
    76.5
    13
    10
    13
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    75.7
    81.3
    78.5
    12
    10
    12
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    78.8
    83.1
    81.0
    12
    13
    12
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    80.6
    84.3
    82.5
    7
    12
    10
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.3
    7
    12
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.5
    8
    12
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.5
    9
    13
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.5
    10
    13
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.6
    9
    13
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.6
    8
    12
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.7
    8
    13
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.8
    8
    13
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.9
    8
    13
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    81.9
    85.1
    7
    13
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.3
    7
    13
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.6
    8
    14
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.1
    9
    15
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.7
    12
    15
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.5
    14
    16
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.5
    19
    18
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    88.4
    90.0
    27
    25
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.9
    36
    38
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    46.57
    173
    182.60
    41
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.39
    95
    41.62
    13
    3. Lung Cancers
    23.64
    42
    8.60
    109
    4. Prostate Cancer
    22.76
    52
    9.72
    140
    5. Lung Disease
    22.36
    97
    19.85
    115
    6. Stroke
    20.89
    174
    59.62
    110
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.57
    21
    8.48
    86
    8. Breast Cancer
    13.76
    124
    10.81
    147
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.09
    142
    17.35
    127
    10. Suicide
    10.07
    76
    4.02
    155
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    7.78
    30
    2.28
    124
    12. Drug Use
    6.40
    6
    2.68
    26
    13. Ovary Cancer
    6.22
    26
    4.00
    112
    14. Lymphomas
    6.22
    63
    6.33
    56
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.99
    170
    27.47
    99
    16. Other Injuries
    5.38
    128
    3.66
    161
    17. Falls
    4.91
    95
    3.65
    122
    18. Skin Cancers
    4.36
    4
    0.74
    150
    19. Kidney Disease
    3.70
    176
    18.83
    80
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    3.67
    19
    4.39
    8
    21. Leukemia
    3.59
    108
    5.13
    24
    22. Stomach Cancer
    3.50
    141
    15.44
    16
    23. Alcohol
    3.28
    31
    0.16
    182
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3.20
    129
    2.80
    141
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.01
    59
    4.84
    13
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    2.82
    170
    5.28
    128
    27. Liver Disease
    2.73
    179
    7.18
    152
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.73
    71
    0.83
    171
    29. Liver Cancer
    2.60
    172
    2.98
    164
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.54
    178
    29.37
    42
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.50
    92
    8.62
    22
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.34
    108
    1.21
    149
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    151
    1.19
    177
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.27
    169
    3.24
    146
    35. Hypertension
    2.11
    177
    37.49
    8
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.65
    161
    1.53
    170
    37. Epilepsy
    1.32
    114
    0.73
    165
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.29
    2
    0.32
    47
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.29
    141
    2.85
    97
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.07
    137
    2.82
    96
    41. Drownings
    0.88
    156
    1.00
    152
    42. Skin Disease
    0.84
    128
    0.90
    125
    43. Malnutrition
    0.77
    109
    0.40
    125
    44. Low Birth Weight
    0.73
    182
    6.03
    97
    45. Encephalitis
    0.69
    103
    0.24
    179
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    155
    5.75
    75
    47. Fires
    0.66
    138
    2.13
    75
    48. Violence
    0.57
    177
    4.25
    108
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.55
    159
    3.44
    83
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.47
    164
    1.56
    102
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Norway NORWAY   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,969
    17.42
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,659
    10.68
    20,494
    6.10
    3. Stroke
    2,742
    8.00
    31,283
    9.31
    4. Lung Disease
    2,633
    7.68
    10,378
    3.09
    5. Lung Cancers
    2,293
    6.69
    4,977
    1.48
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,910
    5.57
    10,064
    3.00
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,757
    5.13
    5,165
    1.54
    8. Prostate Cancer
    1,176
    3.43
    2,542
    0.76
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    767
    2.24
    1,330
    0.40
    10. Breast Cancer
    705
    2.06
    3,635
    1.08
    11. Other Injuries
    688
    2.01
    2,573
    0.77
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    681
    1.99
    14,842
    4.42
    13. Lymphomas
    655
    1.91
    3,887
    1.16
    14. Falls
    641
    1.87
    2,206
    0.66
    15. Suicide
    639
    1.86
    3,259
    0.97
    16. Kidney Disease
    516
    1.51
    10,143
    3.02
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    451
    1.32
    2,213
    0.66
    18. Skin Cancers
    419
    1.22
    411
    0.12
    19. Bladder Cancer
    360
    1.05
    2,619
    0.78
    20. Stomach Cancer
    353
    1.03
    8,640
    2.57
    21. Leukemia
    353
    1.03
    3,240
    0.96
    22. Drug Use
    348
    1.02
    2,136
    0.64
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    344
    1.00
    1,686
    0.50
    24. Ovary Cancer
    302
    0.88
    1,256
    0.37
    25. Other Neoplasms
    296
    0.86
    766
    0.23
    26. Hypertension
    288
    0.84
    19,428
    5.78
    27. Alcohol
    249
    0.73
    110
    0.03
    28. Liver Cancer
    246
    0.72
    1,720
    0.51
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    241
    0.70
    4,987
    1.48
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    227
    0.66
    1,822
    0.54
    31. Liver Disease
    223
    0.65
    4,108
    1.22
    32. Oral Cancer
    156
    0.46
    954
    0.28
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    156
    0.46
    21,831
    6.50
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    154
    0.45
    1,517
    0.45
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    147
    0.43
    4,090
    1.22
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    146
    0.43
    1,767
    0.53
    37. Uterin Cancer
    139
    0.41
    243
    0.07
    38. Malnutrition
    117
    0.34
    220
    0.07
    39. Skin Disease
    117
    0.34
    470
    0.14
    40. Cervical Cancer
    116
    0.34
    365
    0.11
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    113
    0.33
    218
    0.06
    42. Epilepsy
    99
    0.29
    529
    0.16
    43. Asthma
    84
    0.25
    3,077
    0.92
    44. Encephalitis
    77
    0.22
    160
    0.05
    45. Anemia
    67
    0.20
    10
    0.00
    46. Drownings
    59
    0.17
    778
    0.23
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    59
    0.17
    867
    0.26
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    52
    0.15
    88
    0.03
    49. Fires
    50
    0.15
    1,506
    0.45
    50. Violence
    32
    0.09
    3,613
    1.08
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Norway NORWAY   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.64
    42
    8.60
    109
    2. Prostate Cancer
    22.76
    52
    9.72
    140
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.57
    21
    8.48
    86
    4. Breast Cancer
    13.76
    124
    10.81
    147
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.78
    30
    2.28
    124
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.22
    26
    4.00
    112
    7. Lymphomas
    6.22
    63
    6.33
    56
    8. Skin Cancers
    4.36
    4
    0.74
    150
    9. Leukemia
    3.59
    108
    5.13
    24
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.50
    141
    15.44
    16
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.01
    59
    4.84
    13
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.73
    71
    0.83
    171
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.60
    172
    2.98
    164
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.50
    92
    8.62
    22
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    151
    1.19
    177
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.65
    161
    1.53
    170
    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.