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Compare Sweden and Luxembourg 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
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
     
    66.1
    71.9
    68.9
    26
    23
    23
    1970
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
     
    67.0
    73.8
    70.3
    25
    22
    24
    1980
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    3
    3
     
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    29
    18
    23
    1990
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
     
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    30
    15
    23
    2000
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
     
    74.5
    80.9
    77.8
    24
    14
    19
    2010
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
     
    78.0
    83.1
    80.6
    17
    16
    17
    2016
    80.6
    84.1
    82.4
    8
    16
    13
     
    80.1
    84.6
    82.4
    14
    10
    11
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.1
    8
    16
     
    80.1
    84.6
    14
    10
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.3
    9
    17
     
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.3
    8
    17
     
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.4
    9
    17
     
    80.5
    84.9
    13
    10
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.4
    10
    17
     
    80.6
    85.0
    13
    10
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.5
    10
    17
     
    80.7
    85.0
    14
    10
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.6
    9
    17
     
    80.8
    85.0
    14
    10
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.7
    7
    17
     
    80.9
    85.1
    14
    10
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.8
    7
    17
     
    81.1
    85.2
    14
    10
    Age 45
    81.9
    84.9
    8
    17
     
    81.3
    85.3
    14
    11
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.1
    8
    17
     
    81.6
    85.6
    15
    12
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.4
    9
    17
     
    82.2
    85.9
    15
    12
    Age 60
    83.2
    85.8
    12
    17
     
    82.9
    86.3
    15
    12
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.5
    13
    19
     
    83.9
    86.9
    16
    11
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    13
    19
     
    85.0
    87.8
    18
    11
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.4
    16
    22
     
    86.6
    88.9
    15
    11
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.9
    23
    29
     
    88.6
    90.4
    18
    12
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    38
    42
     
    91.0
    92.2
    28
    26
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75.30
    149
     
    60.35
    170
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    36.37
    17
     
    21.17
    62
    3. Stroke
    27.52
    167
     
    25.72
    173
    4. Prostate Cancer
    24.17
    45
     
    11.69
    121
    5. Lung Cancers
    17.97
    67
     
    25.54
    33
    6. Lung Disease
    16.74
    142
     
    20.52
    106
    7. Breast Cancer
    16.32
    96
     
    19.46
    61
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    15.57
    144
     
    12.46
    155
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    36
     
    14.27
    46
    10. Suicide
    12.99
    42
     
    8.55
    115
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.60
    157
     
    8.08
    163
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.98
    15
     
    8.57
    19
    13. Lymphomas
    6.20
    58
     
    5.65
    76
    14. Other Injuries
    6.15
    125
     
    9.72
    71
    15. Hypertension
    6.07
    145
     
    2.96
    169
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    61
     
    6.59
    25
    17. Falls
    5.05
    95
     
    6.21
    75
    18. Other Neoplasms
    4.89
    23
     
    3.61
    58
    19. Kidney Disease
    4.58
    177
     
    6.02
    160
    20. Liver Disease
    4.41
    168
     
    8.69
    138
    21. Leukemia
    4.20
    73
     
    4.63
    49
    22. Uterin Cancer
    3.62
    36
     
    2.86
    60
    23. Liver Cancer
    3.54
    145
     
    5.77
    80
    24. Skin Cancers
    3.45
    18
     
    1.71
    73
    25. Drug Use
    3.36
    27
     
    2.15
    54
    26. Bladder Cancer
    3.35
    50
     
    3.53
    44
    27. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    147
     
    4.69
    112
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.10
    136
     
    4.07
    115
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.04
    154
     
    3.50
    147
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    2.75
    33
     
    4.22
    13
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.73
    173
     
    1.45
    182
    32. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.49
    182
     
    6.71
    147
    33. Alcohol
    2.45
    51
     
    2.69
    45
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.42
    92
     
    3.39
    67
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    149
     
    1.14
    177
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.93
    133
     
    0.91
    174
    37. Violence
    1.35
    153
     
    0.38
    182
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.34
    142
     
    0.45
    176
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.10
    142
     
    0.61
    155
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.85
    178
     
    0.90
    177
    41. Epilepsy
    0.83
    156
     
    1.84
    83
    42. Skin Disease
    0.82
    132
     
    0.36
    159
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    18
     
    0.75
    21
    44. Drownings
    0.81
    161
     
    0.16
    183
    45. Asthma
    0.71
    160
     
    0.74
    157
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.60
    156
     
    0.17
    182
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    161
     
    1.59
    104
    48. Anemia
    0.59
    74
     
    0.55
    78
    49. Fires
    0.49
    153
     
    0.15
    180
    50. Poisonings
    0.47
    124
     
    0.20
    176
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    17,223
    22.75
     
    599
    19.03
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,933
    11.80
     
    223
    7.09
    3. Stroke
    6,410
    8.47
     
    261
    8.29
    4. Lung Disease
    3,917
    5.17
     
    206
    6.55
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,731
    4.93
     
    234
    7.44
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,589
    4.74
     
    127
    4.04
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,133
    4.14
     
    137
    4.35
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,574
    3.40
     
    51
    1.62
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,106
    2.78
     
    79
    2.51
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1,870
    2.47
     
    80
    2.54
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,641
    2.17
     
    96
    3.05
    12. Suicide
    1,502
    1.98
     
    63
    2.00
    13. Hypertension
    1,467
    1.94
     
    30
    0.95
    14. Lymphomas
    1,344
    1.78
     
    56
    1.78
    15. Other Injuries
    1,338
    1.77
     
    92
    2.92
    16. Falls
    1,094
    1.45
     
    59
    1.87
    17. Kidney Disease
    1,086
    1.43
     
    62
    1.97
    18. Other Neoplasms
    1,070
    1.41
     
    36
    1.14
    19. Leukemia
    849
    1.12
     
    46
    1.46
    20. Bladder Cancer
    752
    0.99
     
    36
    1.14
    21. Liver Disease
    737
    0.97
     
    71
    2.26
    22. Liver Cancer
    712
    0.94
     
    52
    1.65
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    672
    0.89
     
    44
    1.40
    24. Skin Cancers
    655
    0.87
     
    16
    0.51
    25. Stomach Cancer
    635
    0.84
     
    45
    1.43
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    604
    0.80
     
    37
    1.18
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    563
    0.74
     
    34
    1.08
    28. Ovary Cancer
    536
    0.71
     
    32
    1.02
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    490
    0.65
     
    30
    0.95
    30. Oral Cancer
    375
    0.50
     
    8
    0.25
    31. Uterin Cancer
    367
    0.48
     
    15
    0.48
    32. Alcohol
    345
    0.46
     
    21
    0.67
    33. Drug Use
    327
    0.43
     
    14
    0.44
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    293
    0.39
     
    4
    0.13
    35. Road Traffic Accidents
    280
    0.37
     
    43
    1.37
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    257
    0.34
     
    6
    0.19
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    250
    0.33
     
    8
    0.25
    38. Cervical Cancer
    231
    0.31
     
    6
    0.19
    39. Skin Disease
    193
    0.25
     
    3
    0.10
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    155
    0.20
     
    7
    0.22
    41. Asthma
    153
    0.20
     
    7
    0.22
    42. Anemia
    145
    0.19
     
    6
    0.19
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    125
    0.17
     
    16
    0.51
    44. Violence
    121
    0.16
     
    2
    0.06
    45. Epilepsy
    109
    0.14
     
    16
    0.51
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    104
    0.14
     
    1
    0.03
    47. Drownings
    103
    0.14
     
    1
    0.03
    48. Malnutrition
    86
    0.11
     
    11
    0.35
    49. Fires
    80
    0.11
     
    1
    0.03
    50. Poisonings
    63
    0.08
     
    2
    0.06
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Sweden SWEDEN   Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.17
    45
     
    11.69
    121
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.97
    67
     
    25.54
    33
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.32
    96
     
    19.46
    61
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.88
    36
     
    14.27
    46
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.98
    15
     
    8.57
    19
    6. Lymphomas
    6.20
    58
     
    5.65
    76
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    61
     
    6.59
    25
    8. Leukemia
    4.20
    73
     
    4.63
    49
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.62
    36
     
    2.86
    60
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.54
    145
     
    5.77
    80
    11. Skin Cancers
    3.45
    18
     
    1.71
    73
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.35
    50
     
    3.53
    44
    13. Stomach Cancer
    3.22
    147
     
    4.69
    112
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.42
    92
     
    3.39
    67
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.28
    149
     
    1.14
    177
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.93
    133
     
    0.91
    174
     
     
     
    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.