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United Kingdom
COUNTRY #1
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Compare United Kingdom and Iceland 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.

Iceland
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
United Kingdom Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Iceland ICELAND
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Iceland ICELAND
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
     
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
     
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
    2000
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
     
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
    2010
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
     
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2016
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
     
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Iceland ICELAND
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    Age 35
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    Age 45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    Age 50
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    Age 55
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Iceland ICELAND
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    57.34
    171
    80.30
    141
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.18
    5
    38.28
    15
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
    23.95
    41
    4. Stroke
    27.45
    169
    26.13
    171
    5. Lung Disease
    23.66
    80
    19.71
    112
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.01
    119
    11.90
    156
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
    23.04
    24
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
    22.46
    54
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
    14.10
    50
    10. Liver Disease
    8.24
    141
    2.15
    180
    11. Suicide
    7.52
    123
    11.87
    64
    12. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
    3.64
    124
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
    2.26
    98
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
    9.51
    5
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
    5.14
    64
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.69
    176
    4.59
    178
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.53
    4
    4.44
    8
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
    2.55
    73
    19. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
    3.11
    121
    20. Falls
    4.26
    114
    2.99
    141
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
    3.73
    137
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
    4.54
    113
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    166
    6.95
    109
    24. Drug Use
    3.81
    19
    3.23
    30
    25. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
    0.79
    168
    26. Kidney Disease
    3.41
    181
    4.84
    173
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.26
    160
    1.79
    180
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.97
    81
    1.52
    134
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
    1.29
    99
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.86
    141
    2.46
    150
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.70
    161
    2.08
    172
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
    0.73
    179
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.58
    180
    3.27
    171
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.53
    149
    1.00
    176
    35. Hypertension
    2.51
    177
    3.40
    164
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
    0.40
    183
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.70
    127
    0.66
    168
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.47
    1
    0.56
    30
    39. Alcohol
    1.46
    98
    1.37
    107
    40. Epilepsy
    1.44
    112
    0.63
    174
    41. Skin Disease
    1.43
    102
    0.73
    135
    42. Violence
    1.32
    154
    1.10
    161
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    138
    1.15
    140
    44. Asthma
    1.06
    143
    0.42
    178
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    151
    0.27
    178
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    20
    0.35
    59
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.42
    169
    0.16
    183
    48. Drownings
    0.38
    179
    0.40
    178
    49. Poisonings
    0.35
    144
    0.54
    116
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    162
    0.74
    142
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Iceland ICELAND
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,426
    16.02
    440
    24.62
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    72,375
    15.37
    216
    12.09
    3. Stroke
    37,724
    8.01
    143
    8.00
    4. Lung Cancers
    36,321
    7.72
    126
    7.05
    5. Lung Disease
    32,295
    6.86
    109
    6.10
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,120
    6.82
    66
    3.69
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,801
    3.99
    76
    4.25
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,258
    2.82
    58
    3.25
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,578
    2.67
    57
    3.19
    10. Lymphomas
    9,171
    1.95
    20
    1.12
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,859
    1.88
    50
    2.80
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,822
    1.87
    12
    0.67
    13. Liver Disease
    7,397
    1.57
    10
    0.56
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    6,614
    1.41
    25
    1.40
    15. Bladder Cancer
    6,086
    1.29
    14
    0.78
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,037
    1.28
    25
    1.40
    17. Suicide
    5,500
    1.17
    43
    2.41
    18. Falls
    5,465
    1.16
    15
    0.84
    19. Leukemia
    5,421
    1.15
    16
    0.90
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,347
    1.14
    20
    1.12
    21. Liver Cancer
    4,925
    1.05
    23
    1.29
    22. Other Injuries
    4,698
    1.00
    35
    1.96
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,668
    0.99
    27
    1.51
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,165
    0.88
    14
    0.78
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,839
    0.82
    9
    0.50
    26. Skin Cancers
    3,421
    0.73
    6
    0.34
    27. Hypertension
    3,359
    0.71
    19
    1.06
    28. Oral Cancer
    2,938
    0.62
    4
    0.22
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,917
    0.62
    10
    0.56
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,893
    0.61
    11
    0.62
    31. Drug Use
    2,439
    0.52
    11
    0.62
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,178
    0.46
    2
    0.11
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,165
    0.46
    4
    0.22
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,982
    0.42
    7
    0.39
    35. Skin Disease
    1,914
    0.41
    4
    0.22
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,846
    0.39
    12
    0.67
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,684
    0.36
    7
    0.39
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,546
    0.33
    3
    0.17
    39. Epilepsy
    1,250
    0.27
    2
    0.11
    40. Asthma
    1,248
    0.27
    2
    0.11
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,247
    0.26
    1
    0.06
    42. Alcohol
    1,167
    0.25
    6
    0.34
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1,159
    0.25
    3
    0.17
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    997
    0.21
    2
    0.11
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    922
    0.20
    2
    0.11
    46. Violence
    862
    0.18
    4
    0.22
    47. Tuberculosis
    348
    0.07
    4
    0.22
    48. Fires
    294
    0.06
    1
    0.06
    49. Poisonings
    287
    0.06
    2
    0.11
    50. Drownings
    270
    0.06
    2
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Iceland ICELAND
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
    23.95
    41
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
    23.04
    24
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
    22.46
    54
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
    14.10
    50
    5. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
    3.64
    124
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
    2.26
    98
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
    9.51
    5
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
    5.14
    64
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
    2.55
    73
    10. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
    3.11
    121
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
    3.73
    137
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
    4.54
    113
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
    0.79
    168
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
    1.29
    99
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
    0.73
    179
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
    0.40
    183
    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.