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Compare Turkey and Laos 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
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Laos LAOS
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.9
    52.1
    50.5
    94
    94
    93
     
    42.2
    45.5
    43.8
    128
    125
    126
    1970
    54.9
    58.6
    56.7
    93
    92
    91
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    140
    139
    139
    1980
    59.2
    63.8
    61.4
    96
    93
    94
     
    47.8
    50.3
    49.1
    148
    148
    146
    1990
    63.8
    68.3
    66.0
    99
    103
    101
     
    53.4
    55.8
    54.6
    147
    148
    148
    2000
    67.1
    73.8
    70.4
    93
    80
    89
     
    56.5
    59.7
    58.1
    140
    142
    140
    2010
    70.9
    77.6
    74.2
    73
    59
    65
     
    62.0
    65.1
    63.6
    136
    137
    136
    2016
    73.3
    79.4
    76.4
    62
    50
    52
     
    64.2
    67.4
    65.8
    136
    141
    140
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Laos LAOS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.3
    79.4
    62
    50
     
    64.2
    67.4
    136
    141
    Age 5
    74.2
    80.3
    63
    46
     
    68.9
    71.6
    123
    136
    Age 10
    74.3
    80.4
    62
    46
     
    69.5
    72.1
    118
    136
    Age 15
    74.4
    80.5
    62
    46
     
    69.6
    72.2
    118
    136
    Age 20
    74.7
    80.7
    62
    45
     
    70.0
    72.5
    119
    136
    Age 25
    75.1
    80.9
    61
    44
     
    70.5
    72.9
    120
    139
    Age 30
    75.5
    81.1
    60
    43
     
    71.0
    73.4
    121
    140
    Age 35
    76.0
    81.3
    59
    43
     
    71.4
    73.8
    120
    140
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.6
    57
    43
     
    71.9
    74.3
    122
    144
    Age 45
    77.0
    81.9
    59
    44
     
    72.6
    74.9
    129
    147
    Age 50
    77.6
    82.2
    61
    48
     
    73.4
    75.7
    131
    151
    Age 55
    78.3
    82.6
    63
    53
     
    74.5
    76.6
    135
    153
    Age 60
    79.1
    83.2
    67
    55
     
    75.9
    77.6
    141
    156
    Age 65
    80.2
    83.9
    74
    59
     
    77.7
    79.0
    146
    156
    Age 70
    81.6
    84.8
    79
    65
     
    79.8
    80.8
    148
    157
    Age 75
    83.5
    86.1
    89
    69
     
    82.4
    83.1
    153
    158
    Age 80
    86.1
    88.0
    106
    76
     
    85.4
    85.8
    152
    158
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.5
    124
    88
     
    88.9
    89.2
    153
    156
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Laos LAOS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.59
    105
     
    167.41
    37
    2. Stroke
    58.99
    125
     
    122.62
    37
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    51.11
    3
     
    20.64
    66
    4. Lung Disease
    35.63
    32
     
    36.62
    28
    5. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    13.86
    86
    6. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    3.75
    169
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.33
    101
     
    36.15
    65
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.83
    62
     
    31.49
    23
    9. Hypertension
    15.20
    78
     
    17.05
    62
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.43
    151
     
    75.10
    53
    11. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    10.53
    151
    12. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    2.47
    167
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    8.08
    90
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    10.42
    58
     
    10.55
    56
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    135
     
    16.13
    99
    16. Suicide
    8.61
    114
     
    13.93
    38
    17. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    4.57
    105
    18. Liver Disease
    7.09
    146
     
    21.59
    66
    19. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    1.61
    111
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.43
    98
     
    16.92
    35
    21. Falls
    6.11
    77
     
    7.02
    66
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    6.04
    85
     
    5.46
    92
    23. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    3.83
    97
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    1.14
    155
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    128
     
    5.88
    83
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    4.86
    74
    27. Other Injuries
    4.12
    161
     
    10.84
    65
    28. Epilepsy
    3.53
    47
     
    1.77
    90
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    0.72
    165
    30. Asthma
    3.34
    100
     
    25.96
    6
    31. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    57.85
    2
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    1.44
    119
    33. Violence
    2.40
    134
     
    6.57
    81
    34. Drownings
    1.92
    128
     
    11.32
    18
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    1.90
    44
     
    0.58
    147
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    7.94
    93
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    4.40
    54
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    1.08
    115
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.27
    133
     
    17.52
    23
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.19
    145
     
    6.91
    36
    41. Fires
    1.00
    122
     
    4.62
    47
    42. Drug Use
    0.97
    110
     
    0.58
    148
    43. Tuberculosis
    0.97
    134
     
    81.41
    15
    44. Malnutrition
    0.93
    108
     
    3.36
    73
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.87
    145
     
    22.48
    54
    46. Meningitis
    0.70
    114
     
    4.28
    54
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.52
    167
     
    5.13
    33
    48. Poisonings
    0.52
    119
     
    1.24
    72
    49. Encephalitis
    0.51
    101
     
    1.29
    46
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.48
    87
     
    0.77
    66
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Laos LAOS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    81,029
    20.34
     
    5,769
    13.49
    2. Stroke
    43,886
    11.02
     
    4,273
    9.99
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    37,498
    9.41
     
    624
    1.46
    4. Lung Disease
    26,367
    6.62
     
    1,246
    2.91
    5. Lung Cancers
    24,405
    6.13
     
    516
    1.21
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18,828
    4.73
     
    1,285
    3.01
    7. Kidney Disease
    14,841
    3.73
     
    1,219
    2.85
    8. Hypertension
    11,207
    2.81
     
    595
    1.39
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,829
    2.72
     
    3,930
    9.19
    10. Stomach Cancer
    9,796
    2.46
     
    95
    0.22
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,439
    2.12
     
    300
    0.70
    12. Prostate Cancer
    8,183
    2.05
     
    48
    0.11
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    8,041
    2.02
     
    949
    2.22
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,954
    1.75
     
    1,020
    2.39
    15. Suicide
    6,861
    1.72
     
    837
    1.96
    16. Lymphomas
    6,132
    1.54
     
    184
    0.43
    17. Breast Cancer
    5,765
    1.45
     
    240
    0.56
    18. Liver Disease
    5,383
    1.35
     
    902
    2.11
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5,215
    1.31
     
    56
    0.13
    20. Low Birth Weight
    4,947
    1.24
     
    1,602
    3.75
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4,628
    1.16
     
    276
    0.65
    22. Falls
    4,624
    1.16
     
    328
    0.77
    23. Leukemia
    3,564
    0.89
     
    202
    0.47
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    3,386
    0.85
     
    46
    0.11
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,309
    0.83
     
    282
    0.66
    26. Other Injuries
    3,235
    0.81
     
    721
    1.69
    27. Epilepsy
    2,766
    0.69
     
    111
    0.26
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,644
    0.66
     
    27
    0.06
    29. Asthma
    2,498
    0.63
     
    1,018
    2.38
    30. Liver Cancer
    2,402
    0.60
     
    2,156
    5.04
    31. Violence
    1,910
    0.48
     
    467
    1.09
    32. Ovary Cancer
    1,799
    0.45
     
    106
    0.25
    33. Drownings
    1,508
    0.38
     
    834
    1.95
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1,401
    0.35
     
    18
    0.04
    35. Oral Cancer
    1,329
    0.33
     
    168
    0.39
    36. Skin Cancers
    1,203
    0.30
     
    40
    0.09
    37. Uterin Cancer
    1,034
    0.26
     
    29
    0.07
    38. Birth Trauma
    978
    0.25
     
    1,659
    3.88
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    894
    0.22
     
    256
    0.60
    40. Fires
    784
    0.20
     
    288
    0.67
    41. Drug Use
    761
    0.19
     
    34
    0.08
    42. Tuberculosis
    732
    0.18
     
    3,498
    8.18
    43. Cervical Cancer
    725
    0.18
     
    173
    0.40
    44. Malnutrition
    699
    0.18
     
    183
    0.43
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    666
    0.17
     
    1,661
    3.88
    46. Meningitis
    544
    0.14
     
    297
    0.69
    47. Poisonings
    405
    0.10
     
    88
    0.21
    48. Encephalitis
    398
    0.10
     
    80
    0.19
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    391
    0.10
     
    257
    0.60
    50. Hepatitis B
    371
    0.09
     
    36
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Laos LAOS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    13.86
    86
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    3.75
    169
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    10.53
    151
    4. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    2.47
    167
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    8.08
    90
    6. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    4.57
    105
    7. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    1.61
    111
    8. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    3.83
    97
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    1.14
    155
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    4.86
    74
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    0.72
    165
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    57.85
    2
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    1.44
    119
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    7.94
    93
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    4.40
    54
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    1.08
    115
     
     
     
    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.