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Compare Singapore 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
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Syria SYRIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.7
    65.7
    63.7
    47
    50
    45
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    65.4
    70.2
    67.7
    45
    45
    44
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    68.9
    74.2
    71.5
    33
    36
    29
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    71.9
    76.9
    74.3
    28
    30
    30
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    75.9
    80.9
    78.3
    11
    17
    13
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    79.2
    84.7
    82.0
    8
    3
    3
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    80.8
    85.0
    82.9
    6
    6
    4
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.8
    85.0
    6
    6
     
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    81.1
    85.3
    6
    6
     
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    81.1
    85.3
    7
    6
     
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    81.2
    85.4
    7
    6
     
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    81.3
    85.4
    7
    6
     
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    81.5
    85.5
    9
    6
     
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    81.6
    85.6
    9
    8
     
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    81.8
    85.7
    9
    8
     
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.0
    11
    8
     
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    82.6
    86.3
    11
    8
     
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.7
    10
    8
     
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    84.2
    87.3
    8
    8
     
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    85.3
    88.0
    10
    8
     
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    87.0
    89.1
    8
    7
     
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    89.1
    90.6
    7
    6
     
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.6
    6
    16
     
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    70.09
    56
     
    23.17
    118
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    62.10
    166
     
    256.78
    12
    3. Lung Cancers
    23.46
    45
     
    17.49
    71
    4. Stroke
    23.27
    179
     
    106.07
    60
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.42
    30
     
    14.26
    47
    6. Breast Cancer
    15.30
    108
     
    26.98
    11
    7. Liver Cancer
    9.88
    39
     
    5.16
    97
    8. Kidney Disease
    9.50
    127
     
    8.27
    142
    9. Suicide
    8.66
    113
     
    3.15
    168
    10. Lung Disease
    8.32
    180
     
    11.71
    164
    11. Prostate Cancer
    8.27
    145
     
    11.63
    123
    12. Hypertension
    7.99
    132
     
    5.09
    153
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.42
    48
     
    4.40
    76
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6.01
    79
     
    6.82
    73
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.49
    179
     
    12.62
    146
    16. Lymphomas
    4.46
    106
     
    9.46
    5
    17. Ovary Cancer
    4.36
    89
     
    4.58
    83
    18. Oral Cancer
    4.09
    66
     
    2.38
    109
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.77
    142
     
    12.37
    20
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.24
    173
     
    25.83
    54
    21. Cervical Cancer
    3.12
    140
     
    1.59
    172
    22. Falls
    2.75
    148
     
    2.55
    150
    23. Leukemia
    2.62
    139
     
    6.86
    3
    24. Violence
    2.55
    130
     
    2.85
    127
    25. Liver Disease
    2.39
    178
     
    12.22
    111
    26. Uterin Cancer
    2.36
    80
     
    1.34
    125
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    2.29
    177
     
    6.03
    128
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.98
    107
     
    1.26
    141
    29. Skin Disease
    1.92
    85
     
    0.62
    142
    30. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    106
     
    6.58
    5
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    1.34
    66
     
    0.52
    157
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.18
    152
     
    4.96
    22
    33. Low Birth Weight
    0.79
    180
     
    4.55
    122
    34. Tuberculosis
    0.76
    139
     
    0.16
    174
    35. Asthma
    0.69
    162
     
    11.39
    54
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    166
     
    0.81
    160
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    0.67
    177
     
    3.68
    123
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.66
    153
     
    3.89
    86
    39. HIV/AIDS
    0.65
    126
     
    0.19
    153
    40. Epilepsy
    0.65
    172
     
    0.66
    171
    41. Other Injuries
    0.55
    183
     
    5.20
    141
    42. Skin Cancers
    0.48
    163
     
    0.55
    155
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.42
    174
     
    0.95
    138
    44. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.40
    183
     
    42.39
    9
    45. Drug Use
    0.39
    162
     
    1.04
    106
    46. Drownings
    0.28
    182
     
    1.03
    151
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.18
    181
     
    2.00
    114
    48. Alcohol
    0.17
    181
     
    0.27
    174
    49. Encephalitis
    0.15
    175
     
    0.42
    124
    50. Fires
    0.13
    181
     
    1.10
    114
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,340
    21.81
     
    2,789
    2.02
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,901
    20.02
     
    26,377
    19.14
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,874
    7.65
     
    1,855
    1.35
    4. Stroke
    1,806
    7.38
     
    11,025
    8.00
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,307
    5.34
     
    1,534
    1.11
    6. Liver Cancer
    798
    3.26
     
    552
    0.40
    7. Kidney Disease
    743
    3.03
     
    856
    0.62
    8. Lung Disease
    647
    2.64
     
    1,159
    0.84
    9. Breast Cancer
    641
    2.62
     
    1,613
    1.17
    10. Hypertension
    633
    2.59
     
    511
    0.37
    11. Suicide
    555
    2.27
     
    495
    0.36
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    516
    2.11
     
    482
    0.35
    13. Stomach Cancer
    473
    1.93
     
    746
    0.54
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    352
    1.44
     
    1,289
    0.94
    15. Lymphomas
    339
    1.38
     
    1,088
    0.79
    16. Oral Cancer
    327
    1.34
     
    261
    0.19
    17. Prostate Cancer
    280
    1.14
     
    487
    0.35
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    264
    1.08
     
    1,348
    0.98
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    208
    0.85
     
    3,636
    2.64
    20. Falls
    199
    0.81
     
    335
    0.24
    21. Leukemia
    193
    0.79
     
    892
    0.65
    22. Liver Disease
    189
    0.77
     
    1,349
    0.98
    23. Ovary Cancer
    183
    0.75
     
    274
    0.20
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    161
    0.66
     
    135
    0.10
    25. Violence
    149
    0.61
     
    463
    0.34
    26. Skin Disease
    146
    0.60
     
    64
    0.05
    27. Cervical Cancer
    133
    0.54
     
    96
    0.07
    28. Bladder Cancer
    131
    0.53
     
    662
    0.48
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    103
    0.42
     
    50
    0.04
    30. Uterin Cancer
    100
    0.41
     
    72
    0.05
    31. Other Neoplasms
    92
    0.38
     
    581
    0.42
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    0.37
     
    1,409
    1.02
    33. Tuberculosis
    58
    0.24
     
    21
    0.02
    34. Asthma
    54
    0.22
     
    1,287
    0.93
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51
    0.21
     
    915
    0.66
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    51
    0.21
     
    85
    0.06
    37. HIV/AIDS
    49
    0.20
     
    30
    0.02
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    39
    0.16
     
    469
    0.34
    39. Epilepsy
    39
    0.16
     
    100
    0.07
    40. Skin Cancers
    38
    0.16
     
    58
    0.04
    41. Other Injuries
    38
    0.16
     
    773
    0.56
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    33
    0.13
     
    114
    0.08
    43. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    0.13
     
    3,869
    2.81
    44. Low Birth Weight
    24
    0.10
     
    1,125
    0.82
    45. Drug Use
    24
    0.10
     
    149
    0.11
    46. Drownings
    13
    0.05
     
    183
    0.13
    47. Alcohol
    12
    0.05
     
    35
    0.03
    48. Encephalitis
    9
    0.04
     
    61
    0.04
    49. Fires
    9
    0.04
     
    159
    0.12
    50. Poisonings
    7
    0.03
     
    136
    0.10
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Singapore SINGAPORE   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.46
    45
     
    17.49
    71
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.42
    30
     
    14.26
    47
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.30
    108
     
    26.98
    11
    4. Liver Cancer
    9.88
    39
     
    5.16
    97
    5. Prostate Cancer
    8.27
    145
     
    11.63
    123
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.42
    48
     
    4.40
    76
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.01
    79
     
    6.82
    73
    8. Lymphomas
    4.46
    106
     
    9.46
    5
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.36
    89
     
    4.58
    83
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.09
    66
     
    2.38
    109
    11. Cervical Cancer
    3.12
    140
     
    1.59
    172
    12. Leukemia
    2.62
    139
     
    6.86
    3
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.36
    80
     
    1.34
    125
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.98
    107
     
    1.26
    141
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.67
    106
     
    6.58
    5
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.48
    163
     
    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.