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Sri Lanka
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 Sri Lanka 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
Sri Lanka Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Iran IRAN
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Iran IRAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    123.79
    94
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    55.16
    116
    59.62
    110
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.41
    35
    27.47
    99
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35.65
    32
    41.62
    13
    5. Asthma
    27.23
    4
    5.75
    75
    6. Liver Disease
    23.82
    59
    7.18
    152
    7. Lung Disease
    22.82
    90
    19.85
    115
    8. Kidney Disease
    22.81
    61
    18.83
    80
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.48
    112
    17.35
    127
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.37
    96
    29.37
    42
    11. Suicide
    14.23
    31
    4.02
    155
    12. Falls
    11.06
    42
    3.65
    122
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.71
    30
    3.24
    146
    14. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    10.81
    147
    15. Hypertension
    8.48
    119
    37.49
    8
    16. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    1.53
    170
    17. Other Injuries
    7.82
    90
    3.66
    161
    18. Drownings
    7.31
    29
    1.00
    152
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.56
    115
    5.28
    128
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    8.60
    109
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    1.45
    121
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    15.44
    16
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    8.62
    22
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    1.19
    177
    25. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    5.13
    24
    26. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    4.00
    112
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    135
    6.03
    97
    28. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    2.98
    164
    29. Violence
    3.06
    122
    4.25
    108
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.00
    95
    2.82
    96
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    2.85
    58
    4.39
    8
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    142
    2.80
    141
    33. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    6.33
    56
    34. Meningitis
    2.56
    63
    1.10
    92
    35. Fires
    2.55
    67
    2.13
    75
    36. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    9.72
    140
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    8.48
    86
    38. Epilepsy
    1.95
    80
    0.73
    165
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.85
    92
    1.56
    102
    40. Dengue
    1.67
    5
    0.00
    130
    41. Encephalitis
    1.64
    37
    0.24
    179
    42. Alcohol
    1.62
    96
    0.16
    182
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    125
    3.44
    83
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    0.74
    150
    45. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    4.84
    13
    46. Drug Use
    0.81
    123
    2.68
    26
    47. Malnutrition
    0.77
    110
    0.40
    125
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    2.28
    124
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    175
    2.85
    97
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.51
    132
    4.82
    89
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,777
    22.64
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Stroke
    12,572
    9.89
    31,283
    9.31
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,399
    9.75
    14,842
    4.42
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    7,907
    6.22
    20,494
    6.10
    5. Asthma
    6,248
    4.92
    3,077
    0.92
    6. Liver Disease
    5,555
    4.37
    4,108
    1.22
    7. Lung Disease
    5,271
    4.15
    10,378
    3.09
    8. Kidney Disease
    5,253
    4.13
    10,143
    3.02
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,864
    3.83
    10,064
    3.00
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,590
    2.82
    21,831
    6.50
    11. Suicide
    3,035
    2.39
    3,259
    0.97
    12. Falls
    2,463
    1.94
    2,206
    0.66
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,218
    1.74
    1,822
    0.54
    14. Oral Cancer
    1,974
    1.55
    954
    0.28
    15. Hypertension
    1,964
    1.55
    19,428
    5.78
    16. Other Injuries
    1,686
    1.33
    2,573
    0.77
    17. Drownings
    1,526
    1.20
    778
    0.23
    18. Lung Cancers
    1,350
    1.06
    4,977
    1.48
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,249
    0.98
    3,635
    1.08
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,247
    0.98
    855
    0.25
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    1,229
    0.97
    4,090
    1.22
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,200
    0.94
    8,640
    2.57
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,198
    0.94
    4,987
    1.48
    24. Leukemia
    807
    0.63
    3,240
    0.96
    25. Liver Cancer
    765
    0.60
    1,720
    0.51
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    662
    0.52
    1,767
    0.53
    27. Low Birth Weight
    643
    0.51
    4,663
    1.39
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    640
    0.50
    1,686
    0.50
    29. Cervical Cancer
    636
    0.50
    365
    0.11
    30. Violence
    633
    0.50
    3,613
    1.08
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    632
    0.50
    2,213
    0.66
    32. Lymphomas
    628
    0.49
    3,887
    1.16
    33. Meningitis
    562
    0.44
    694
    0.21
    34. Fires
    542
    0.43
    1,506
    0.45
    35. Ovary Cancer
    474
    0.37
    1,256
    0.37
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    470
    0.37
    5,165
    1.54
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    426
    0.34
    867
    0.26
    38. Epilepsy
    419
    0.33
    529
    0.16
    39. Alcohol
    372
    0.29
    110
    0.03
    40. Encephalitis
    363
    0.29
    160
    0.05
    41. Dengue
    347
    0.27
    0
    0.00
    42. Birth Trauma
    237
    0.19
    2,662
    0.79
    43. Skin Cancers
    233
    0.18
    411
    0.12
    44. Bladder Cancer
    218
    0.17
    2,619
    0.78
    45. Prostate Cancer
    210
    0.17
    2,542
    0.76
    46. Malnutrition
    174
    0.14
    220
    0.07
    47. Drug Use
    171
    0.13
    2,136
    0.64
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    159
    0.13
    1,330
    0.40
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    121
    0.10
    1,517
    0.45
    50. HIV/AIDS
    109
    0.09
    4,040
    1.20
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    10.81
    147
    2. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    1.53
    170
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    8.60
    109
    4. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    15.44
    16
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    8.62
    22
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    1.19
    177
    7. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    5.13
    24
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    4.00
    112
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    2.98
    164
    10. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    6.33
    56
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    9.72
    140
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    8.48
    86
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    0.74
    150
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    4.84
    13
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    2.28
    124
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.39
    182
    0.83
    171
    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.