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Compare Saudi Arabia 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
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Syria SYRIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    43.6
    45.8
    44.7
    120
    122
    119
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    50.9
    53.8
    52.3
    112
    113
    114
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    60.2
    62.6
    61.4
    91
    101
    95
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    66.4
    69.7
    68.0
    72
    94
    90
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    71.0
    74.4
    72.6
    46
    73
    58
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    72.4
    75.1
    73.7
    56
    94
    74
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    73.5
    76.5
    74.8
    60
    91
    84
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.5
    76.5
    60
    91
     
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    74.5
    77.4
    56
    95
     
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    74.6
    77.5
    56
    95
     
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    74.7
    77.6
    56
    95
     
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    75.0
    77.7
    54
    95
     
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    75.4
    77.9
    55
    95
     
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    75.6
    78.0
    58
    96
     
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    75.7
    78.1
    63
    99
     
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    75.9
    78.3
    69
    100
     
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    76.2
    78.6
    73
    101
     
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    76.5
    78.9
    77
    103
     
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    77.1
    79.4
    80
    103
     
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    77.7
    80.1
    88
    104
     
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    79.2
    81.2
    97
    104
     
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    80.9
    82.5
    106
    103
     
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    83.6
    84.6
    88
    102
     
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    86.3
    87.1
    92
    105
     
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    89.7
    90.2
    88
    101
     
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    174.22
    34
     
    256.78
    12
    2. Stroke
    89.82
    85
     
    106.07
    60
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.94
    4
     
    42.39
    9
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    49.64
    75
     
    23.17
    118
    5. Kidney Disease
    41.05
    11
     
    8.27
    142
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.91
    34
     
    25.83
    54
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.19
    129
     
    12.62
    146
    8. Liver Disease
    13.33
    99
     
    12.22
    111
    9. Lung Disease
    12.41
    158
     
    11.71
    164
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.73
    30
     
    12.37
    20
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    10.16
    65
     
    6.03
    128
    12. Breast Cancer
    9.64
    158
     
    26.98
    11
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.67
    94
     
    14.26
    47
    14. Falls
    7.00
    67
     
    2.55
    150
    15. Prostate Cancer
    6.73
    153
     
    11.63
    123
    16. Lymphomas
    6.64
    47
     
    9.46
    5
    17. Low Birth Weight
    6.52
    97
     
    4.55
    122
    18. Other Injuries
    6.40
    118
     
    5.20
    141
    19. Violence
    6.09
    83
     
    2.85
    127
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.53
    133
     
    17.49
    71
    21. Liver Cancer
    5.37
    90
     
    5.16
    97
    22. Tuberculosis
    4.96
    93
     
    0.16
    174
    23. Skin Disease
    4.86
    29
     
    0.62
    142
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.25
    110
     
    3.68
    123
    25. Asthma
    4.09
    95
     
    11.39
    54
    26. Suicide
    3.90
    159
     
    3.15
    168
    27. Hypertension
    3.83
    162
     
    5.09
    153
    28. Leukemia
    3.19
    120
     
    6.86
    3
    29. Stomach Cancer
    3.11
    150
     
    6.82
    73
    30. Drownings
    3.06
    103
     
    1.03
    151
    31. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    156
     
    4.58
    83
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.73
    108
     
    4.40
    76
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.49
    101
     
    4.96
    22
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    111
     
    3.89
    86
    35. Fires
    2.15
    77
     
    1.10
    114
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.13
    112
     
    2.00
    114
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.76
    101
     
    6.58
    5
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    138
     
    2.38
    109
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.64
    118
     
    1.26
    141
    40. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    121
     
    1.34
    125
    41. Epilepsy
    1.26
    130
     
    0.66
    171
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.23
    121
     
    0.95
    138
    43. Cervical Cancer
    1.16
    176
     
    1.59
    172
    44. Poisonings
    1.06
    78
     
    0.92
    86
    45. Drug Use
    1.04
    105
     
    1.04
    106
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.81
    161
     
    0.81
    160
    47. Meningitis
    0.69
    116
     
    1.61
    82
    48. War
    0.65
    23
     
    353.12
    1
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.63
    75
     
    2.54
    15
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.53
    156
     
    0.52
    157
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,624
    24.25
     
    26,377
    19.14
    2. Stroke
    11,409
    11.71
     
    11,025
    8.00
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    8,660
    8.89
     
    3,636
    2.64
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,768
    6.95
     
    2,789
    2.02
    5. Kidney Disease
    5,635
    5.78
     
    856
    0.62
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,447
    5.59
     
    3,869
    2.81
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    3,321
    3.41
     
    1,409
    1.02
    8. Low Birth Weight
    2,328
    2.39
     
    1,125
    0.82
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,273
    2.33
     
    1,289
    0.94
    10. Liver Disease
    1,995
    2.05
     
    1,349
    0.98
    11. Violence
    1,814
    1.86
     
    463
    0.34
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,604
    1.65
     
    1,348
    0.98
    13. Lung Disease
    1,586
    1.63
     
    1,159
    0.84
    14. Other Injuries
    1,532
    1.57
     
    773
    0.56
    15. Falls
    1,350
    1.39
     
    335
    0.24
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,311
    1.35
     
    1,534
    1.11
    17. Lymphomas
    1,152
    1.18
     
    1,088
    0.79
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.08
     
    495
    0.36
    19. Lung Cancers
    906
    0.93
     
    1,855
    1.35
    20. Breast Cancer
    900
    0.92
     
    1,613
    1.17
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    843
    0.87
     
    469
    0.34
    22. Drownings
    833
    0.86
     
    183
    0.13
    23. Liver Cancer
    802
    0.82
     
    552
    0.40
    24. Birth Trauma
    761
    0.78
     
    494
    0.36
    25. Leukemia
    724
    0.74
     
    892
    0.65
    26. Tuberculosis
    702
    0.72
     
    21
    0.02
    27. Asthma
    630
    0.65
     
    1,287
    0.93
    28. Skin Disease
    592
    0.61
     
    64
    0.05
    29. Hypertension
    538
    0.55
     
    511
    0.37
    30. Fires
    514
    0.53
     
    159
    0.12
    31. Stomach Cancer
    491
    0.50
     
    746
    0.54
    32. Other Neoplasms
    486
    0.50
     
    581
    0.42
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    437
    0.45
     
    482
    0.35
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    373
    0.38
     
    915
    0.66
    35. Prostate Cancer
    369
    0.38
     
    487
    0.35
    36. Epilepsy
    335
    0.34
     
    100
    0.07
    37. Oral Cancer
    321
    0.33
     
    261
    0.19
    38. Poisonings
    280
    0.29
     
    136
    0.10
    39. Bladder Cancer
    257
    0.26
     
    662
    0.48
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    246
    0.25
     
    135
    0.10
    41. Drug Use
    245
    0.25
     
    149
    0.11
    42. Ovary Cancer
    224
    0.23
     
    274
    0.20
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    219
    0.22
     
    114
    0.08
    44. War
    209
    0.21
     
    61,749
    44.82
    45. Meningitis
    156
    0.16
     
    246
    0.18
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    110
    0.11
     
    85
    0.06
    47. Maternal Conditions
    105
    0.11
     
    328
    0.24
    48. Hepatitis B
    98
    0.10
     
    283
    0.21
    49. Uterin Cancer
    97
    0.10
     
    72
    0.05
    50. Pertussis
    96
    0.10
     
    116
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.64
    158
     
    26.98
    11
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.67
    94
     
    14.26
    47
    3. Prostate Cancer
    6.73
    153
     
    11.63
    123
    4. Lymphomas
    6.64
    47
     
    9.46
    5
    5. Lung Cancers
    5.53
    133
     
    17.49
    71
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.37
    90
     
    5.16
    97
    7. Leukemia
    3.19
    120
     
    6.86
    3
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.11
    150
     
    6.82
    73
    9. Ovary Cancer
    2.79
    156
     
    4.58
    83
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.73
    108
     
    4.40
    76
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.76
    101
     
    6.58
    5
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    138
     
    2.38
    109
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.64
    118
     
    1.26
    141
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.43
    121
     
    1.34
    125
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.16
    176
     
    1.59
    172
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.40
    168
     
    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.