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Compare Portugal and Syria 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   Syria SYRIA
           
    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
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    51
    43
    45
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    67.9
    75.1
    71.4
    36
    29
    30
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    70.2
    77.3
    73.7
    38
    27
    33
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    73.1
    80.1
    76.6
    34
    24
    29
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    76.4
    82.6
    79.6
    27
    23
    25
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    78.3
    84.5
    81.5
    28
    11
    19
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    84.5
    28
    11
     
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    78.8
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    78.9
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    79.1
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    79.3
    85.0
    28
    11
     
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    79.5
    85.2
    28
    11
     
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    79.9
    85.4
    29
    10
     
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    80.5
    85.6
    28
    10
     
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    81.3
    86.0
    26
    11
     
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    82.3
    86.4
    23
    11
     
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.9
    22
    12
     
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.6
    21
    14
     
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    28
    21
     
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    37
    32
     
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    46
    40
     
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    47.51
    136
     
    106.07
    60
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.23
    177
     
    256.78
    12
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.81
    98
     
    23.17
    118
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    17.49
    71
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    14.26
    47
    6. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    11.63
    123
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.72
    125
     
    12.62
    146
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.57
    92
     
    42.39
    9
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    26.98
    11
    10. Lung Disease
    13.35
    156
     
    11.71
    164
    11. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    6.82
    73
    12. Suicide
    8.77
    111
     
    3.15
    168
    13. Liver Disease
    8.34
    140
     
    12.22
    111
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    6.99
    71
     
    3.68
    123
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.85
    157
     
    8.27
    142
    16. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    9.46
    5
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    4.40
    76
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.11
    153
     
    25.83
    54
    19. Other Injuries
    5.20
    140
     
    5.20
    141
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    5.16
    97
    21. Hypertension
    4.90
    154
     
    5.09
    153
    22. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    2.38
    109
    23. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    6.86
    3
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    6.58
    5
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4.12
    93
     
    0.19
    153
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.66
    19
     
    0.52
    157
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    4.58
    83
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    1.26
    141
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    1.59
    172
    30. Falls
    3.06
    139
     
    2.55
    150
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.06
    153
     
    12.37
    20
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2.86
    168
     
    6.03
    128
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    1.34
    125
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    104
     
    4.96
    22
    35. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    0.55
    155
    36. Epilepsy
    1.59
    101
     
    0.66
    171
    37. Low Birth Weight
    1.30
    171
     
    4.55
    122
    38. Alcohol
    1.18
    117
     
    0.27
    174
    39. Tuberculosis
    1.12
    130
     
    0.16
    174
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.96
    152
     
    0.81
    160
    41. Violence
    0.96
    165
     
    2.85
    127
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.77
    148
     
    0.95
    138
    43. Drug Use
    0.76
    132
     
    1.04
    106
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.75
    150
     
    3.89
    86
    45. Drownings
    0.65
    167
     
    1.03
    151
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    70
     
    0.05
    137
    47. Asthma
    0.58
    172
     
    11.39
    54
    48. Skin Disease
    0.49
    152
     
    0.62
    142
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.45
    166
     
    2.00
    114
    50. Fires
    0.40
    160
     
    1.10
    114
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    12,735
    14.62
     
    11,025
    8.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,284
    14.10
     
    26,377
    19.14
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,136
    9.34
     
    2,789
    2.02
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,078
    5.83
     
    3,869
    2.81
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,734
    5.43
     
    1,289
    0.94
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,386
    5.03
     
    1,534
    1.11
    7. Lung Cancers
    4,181
    4.80
     
    1,855
    1.35
    8. Lung Disease
    3,677
    4.22
     
    1,159
    0.84
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2,647
    3.04
     
    746
    0.54
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,036
    2.34
     
    487
    0.35
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,911
    2.19
     
    1,613
    1.17
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,893
    2.17
     
    856
    0.62
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    1,634
    1.88
     
    469
    0.34
    14. Lymphomas
    1,532
    1.76
     
    1,088
    0.79
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1,453
    1.67
     
    482
    0.35
    16. Suicide
    1,413
    1.62
     
    495
    0.36
    17. Liver Disease
    1,408
    1.62
     
    1,349
    0.98
    18. Hypertension
    1,377
    1.58
     
    511
    0.37
    19. Liver Cancer
    1,114
    1.28
     
    552
    0.40
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,083
    1.24
     
    662
    0.48
    21. Other Injuries
    1,081
    1.24
     
    773
    0.56
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    1,048
    1.20
     
    50
    0.04
    23. Leukemia
    977
    1.12
     
    892
    0.65
    24. Oral Cancer
    821
    0.94
     
    261
    0.19
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    801
    0.92
     
    3,636
    2.64
    26. Falls
    715
    0.82
     
    335
    0.24
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    655
    0.75
     
    1,348
    0.98
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    636
    0.73
     
    135
    0.10
    29. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.68
     
    581
    0.42
    30. Skin Cancers
    528
    0.61
     
    58
    0.04
    31. HIV/AIDS
    511
    0.59
     
    30
    0.02
    32. Ovary Cancer
    407
    0.47
     
    274
    0.20
    33. Cervical Cancer
    388
    0.45
     
    96
    0.07
    34. Epilepsy
    342
    0.39
     
    100
    0.07
    35. Uterin Cancer
    308
    0.35
     
    72
    0.05
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    234
    0.27
     
    85
    0.06
    37. Tuberculosis
    231
    0.27
     
    21
    0.02
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    200
    0.23
     
    915
    0.66
    39. Alcohol
    200
    0.23
     
    35
    0.03
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    190
    0.22
     
    1,409
    1.02
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    186
    0.21
     
    114
    0.08
    42. Anemia
    183
    0.21
     
    8
    0.01
    43. Asthma
    134
    0.15
     
    1,287
    0.93
    44. Skin Disease
    123
    0.14
     
    64
    0.05
    45. Drug Use
    120
    0.14
     
    149
    0.11
    46. Violence
    114
    0.13
     
    463
    0.34
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    83
    0.10
     
    9
    0.01
    48. Drownings
    83
    0.10
     
    183
    0.13
    49. Fires
    78
    0.09
     
    159
    0.12
    50. Malnutrition
    71
    0.08
     
    128
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    17.49
    71
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    14.26
    47
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    11.63
    123
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    26.98
    11
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    6.82
    73
    6. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    9.46
    5
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    4.40
    76
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    5.16
    97
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    2.38
    109
    10. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    6.86
    3
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    6.58
    5
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    4.58
    83
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    1.26
    141
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    1.59
    172
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    1.34
    125
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    0.55
    155
     
     
     
    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.