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Compare Portugal and China 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   China CHINA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.7
    66.3
    63.4
    52
    43
    48
     
    35.1
    37.6
    36.3
    162
    160
    162
    1970
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    51
    43
    45
     
    61.0
    62.5
    61.7
    67
    79
    74
    1980
    67.9
    75.1
    71.4
    36
    29
    30
     
    64.4
    66.7
    65.5
    67
    83
    79
    1990
    70.2
    77.3
    73.7
    38
    27
    33
     
    66.9
    69.7
    68.3
    62
    95
    87
    2000
    73.1
    80.1
    76.6
    34
    24
    29
     
    70.1
    73.5
    71.7
    56
    86
    70
    2010
    76.4
    82.6
    79.6
    27
    23
    25
     
    73.5
    76.7
    75.0
    42
    74
    54
    2016
    78.3
    84.5
    81.5
    28
    11
    19
     
    75.0
    77.9
    76.4
    43
    78
    51
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   China CHINA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    84.5
    28
    11
     
    75.0
    77.9
    43
    78
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    75.7
    78.6
    45
    82
    Age 10
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    75.8
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    75.9
    78.8
    45
    81
    Age 20
    78.8
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    76.0
    78.9
    45
    81
    Age 25
    78.9
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    76.2
    79.0
    45
    81
    Age 30
    79.1
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    76.4
    79.2
    47
    81
    Age 35
    79.3
    85.0
    28
    11
     
    76.6
    79.3
    49
    81
    Age 40
    79.5
    85.2
    28
    11
     
    76.8
    79.5
    51
    82
    Age 45
    79.9
    85.4
    29
    10
     
    77.1
    79.7
    58
    85
    Age 50
    80.5
    85.6
    28
    10
     
    77.5
    80.0
    62
    85
    Age 55
    81.3
    86.0
    26
    11
     
    78.0
    80.4
    68
    86
    Age 60
    82.3
    86.4
    23
    11
     
    78.7
    81.0
    75
    91
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.9
    22
    12
     
    79.9
    81.9
    78
    94
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.6
    21
    14
     
    81.5
    83.3
    84
    93
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    28
    21
     
    83.8
    85.1
    83
    93
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    37
    32
     
    86.7
    87.5
    77
    84
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    46
    40
     
    90.0
    90.6
    77
    85
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   China CHINA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    47.51
    136
     
    128.18
    33
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.23
    177
     
    98.33
    118
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.81
    98
     
    14.69
    148
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    38.30
    5
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    9.12
    81
    6. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    3.27
    171
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.72
    125
     
    9.96
    156
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.57
    92
     
    19.87
    73
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    5.76
    179
    10. Lung Disease
    13.35
    156
     
    63.10
    7
    11. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    19.60
    2
    12. Suicide
    8.77
    111
     
    8.53
    116
    13. Liver Disease
    8.34
    140
     
    9.49
    131
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    6.99
    71
     
    1.77
    164
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.85
    157
     
    11.41
    113
    16. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    2.33
    158
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    4.17
    80
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.11
    153
     
    17.50
    94
    19. Other Injuries
    5.20
    140
     
    3.10
    178
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    23.64
    7
    21. Hypertension
    4.90
    154
     
    17.39
    61
    22. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    2.29
    115
    23. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    3.84
    96
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    1.84
    98
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4.12
    93
     
    1.42
    115
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.66
    19
     
    0.60
    144
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    1.78
    175
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    11.72
    10
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    3.45
    137
    30. Falls
    3.06
    139
     
    6.71
    71
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.06
    153
     
    2.36
    168
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2.86
    168
     
    4.39
    141
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    1.93
    96
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    104
     
    2.44
    103
    35. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    1.19
    108
    36. Epilepsy
    1.59
    101
     
    0.83
    157
    37. Low Birth Weight
    1.30
    171
     
    3.51
    140
    38. Alcohol
    1.18
    117
     
    0.75
    139
    39. Tuberculosis
    1.12
    130
     
    2.11
    112
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.96
    152
     
    2.57
    102
    41. Violence
    0.96
    165
     
    0.82
    172
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.77
    148
     
    5.18
    32
    43. Drug Use
    0.76
    132
     
    1.73
    65
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.75
    150
     
    0.80
    149
    45. Drownings
    0.65
    167
     
    3.96
    91
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    70
     
    0.02
    163
    47. Asthma
    0.58
    172
     
    1.72
    123
    48. Skin Disease
    0.49
    152
     
    0.45
    154
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.45
    166
     
    2.75
    98
    50. Fires
    0.40
    160
     
    0.69
    137
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   China CHINA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    12,735
    14.62
     
    2,098,609
    22.46
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,284
    14.10
     
    1,597,170
    17.10
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,136
    9.34
     
    217,062
    2.32
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,078
    5.83
     
    312,812
    3.35
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,734
    5.43
     
    165,989
    1.78
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,386
    5.03
     
    148,964
    1.59
    7. Lung Cancers
    4,181
    4.80
     
    635,640
    6.80
    8. Lung Disease
    3,677
    4.22
     
    1,011,931
    10.83
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2,647
    3.04
     
    326,453
    3.49
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,036
    2.34
     
    24,392
    0.26
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,911
    2.19
     
    49,011
    0.52
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,893
    2.17
     
    187,373
    2.01
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    1,634
    1.88
     
    26,778
    0.29
    14. Lymphomas
    1,532
    1.76
     
    38,425
    0.41
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1,453
    1.67
     
    69,713
    0.75
    16. Suicide
    1,413
    1.62
     
    138,622
    1.48
    17. Liver Disease
    1,408
    1.62
     
    161,377
    1.73
    18. Hypertension
    1,377
    1.58
     
    280,611
    3.00
    19. Liver Cancer
    1,114
    1.28
     
    396,791
    4.25
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,083
    1.24
     
    29,437
    0.32
    21. Other Injuries
    1,081
    1.24
     
    45,721
    0.49
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    1,048
    1.20
     
    9,789
    0.10
    23. Leukemia
    977
    1.12
     
    57,230
    0.61
    24. Oral Cancer
    821
    0.94
     
    38,575
    0.41
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    801
    0.92
     
    268,127
    2.87
    26. Falls
    715
    0.82
     
    105,569
    1.13
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    655
    0.75
     
    36,621
    0.39
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    636
    0.73
     
    196,639
    2.10
    29. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.68
     
    40,361
    0.43
    30. Skin Cancers
    528
    0.61
     
    19,556
    0.21
    31. HIV/AIDS
    511
    0.59
     
    23,058
    0.25
    32. Ovary Cancer
    407
    0.47
     
    15,210
    0.16
    33. Cervical Cancer
    388
    0.45
     
    29,140
    0.31
    34. Epilepsy
    342
    0.39
     
    12,196
    0.13
    35. Uterin Cancer
    308
    0.35
     
    16,499
    0.18
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    234
    0.27
     
    42,288
    0.45
    37. Tuberculosis
    231
    0.27
     
    33,634
    0.36
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    200
    0.23
     
    9,208
    0.10
    39. Alcohol
    200
    0.23
     
    12,585
    0.13
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    190
    0.22
     
    44,671
    0.48
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    186
    0.21
     
    85,574
    0.92
    42. Anemia
    183
    0.21
     
    231
    0.00
    43. Asthma
    134
    0.15
     
    27,680
    0.30
    44. Skin Disease
    123
    0.14
     
    6,955
    0.07
    45. Drug Use
    120
    0.14
     
    27,925
    0.30
    46. Violence
    114
    0.13
     
    11,873
    0.13
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    83
    0.10
     
    10,954
    0.12
    48. Drownings
    83
    0.10
     
    51,961
    0.56
    49. Fires
    78
    0.09
     
    10,380
    0.11
    50. Malnutrition
    71
    0.08
     
    10,539
    0.11
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   China CHINA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    38.30
    5
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    9.12
    81
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    3.27
    171
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    5.76
    179
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    19.60
    2
    6. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    2.33
    158
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    4.17
    80
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    23.64
    7
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    2.29
    115
    10. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    3.84
    96
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    1.84
    98
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    1.78
    175
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    11.72
    10
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    3.45
    137
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    1.93
    96
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    1.19
    108
     
     
     
    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.