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Compare United Kingdom 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
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Syria SYRIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
     
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
     
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
     
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
     
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
     
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
     
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
     
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
     
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
     
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
     
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
     
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
     
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
     
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
     
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
     
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
     
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    57.34
    171
     
    256.78
    12
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    49.18
    5
     
    42.39
    9
    3. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    17.49
    71
    4. Stroke
    27.45
    169
     
    106.07
    60
    5. Lung Disease
    23.66
    80
     
    11.71
    164
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.01
    119
     
    23.17
    118
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    26.98
    11
    8. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    11.63
    123
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    14.26
    47
    10. Liver Disease
    8.24
    141
     
    12.22
    111
    11. Suicide
    7.52
    123
     
    3.15
    168
    12. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    9.46
    5
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    1.26
    141
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    4.40
    76
    15. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    4.58
    83
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.69
    176
     
    12.62
    146
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4.53
    4
     
    0.52
    157
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    6.58
    5
    19. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    6.86
    3
    20. Falls
    4.26
    114
     
    2.55
    150
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    6.82
    73
    22. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    5.16
    97
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    166
     
    5.20
    141
    24. Drug Use
    3.81
    19
     
    1.04
    106
    25. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    1.34
    125
    26. Kidney Disease
    3.41
    181
     
    8.27
    142
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.26
    160
     
    6.03
    128
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.97
    81
     
    4.96
    22
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    0.55
    155
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.86
    141
     
    3.68
    123
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.70
    161
     
    12.37
    20
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    2.38
    109
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.58
    180
     
    25.83
    54
    34. Low Birth Weight
    2.53
    149
     
    4.55
    122
    35. Hypertension
    2.51
    177
     
    5.09
    153
    36. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    1.59
    172
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.70
    127
     
    0.81
    160
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.47
    1
     
    0.13
    99
    39. Alcohol
    1.46
    98
     
    0.27
    174
    40. Epilepsy
    1.44
    112
     
    0.66
    171
    41. Skin Disease
    1.43
    102
     
    0.62
    142
    42. Violence
    1.32
    154
     
    2.85
    127
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.23
    138
     
    3.89
    86
    44. Asthma
    1.06
    143
     
    11.39
    54
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.75
    151
     
    0.95
    138
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.67
    20
     
    0.08
    162
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.42
    169
     
    2.00
    114
    48. Drownings
    0.38
    179
     
    1.03
    151
    49. Poisonings
    0.35
    144
     
    0.92
    86
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    162
     
    0.16
    174
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    75,426
    16.02
     
    26,377
    19.14
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    72,375
    15.37
     
    3,869
    2.81
    3. Stroke
    37,724
    8.01
     
    11,025
    8.00
    4. Lung Cancers
    36,321
    7.72
     
    1,855
    1.35
    5. Lung Disease
    32,295
    6.86
     
    1,159
    0.84
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,120
    6.82
     
    2,789
    2.02
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18,801
    3.99
     
    1,534
    1.11
    8. Breast Cancer
    13,258
    2.82
     
    1,613
    1.17
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12,578
    2.67
     
    487
    0.35
    10. Lymphomas
    9,171
    1.95
     
    1,088
    0.79
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8,859
    1.88
     
    482
    0.35
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,822
    1.87
     
    135
    0.10
    13. Liver Disease
    7,397
    1.57
     
    1,349
    0.98
    14. Parkinson's Disease
    6,614
    1.41
     
    50
    0.04
    15. Bladder Cancer
    6,086
    1.29
     
    662
    0.48
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,037
    1.28
     
    1,289
    0.94
    17. Suicide
    5,500
    1.17
     
    495
    0.36
    18. Falls
    5,465
    1.16
     
    335
    0.24
    19. Leukemia
    5,421
    1.15
     
    892
    0.65
    20. Stomach Cancer
    5,347
    1.14
     
    746
    0.54
    21. Liver Cancer
    4,925
    1.05
     
    552
    0.40
    22. Other Injuries
    4,698
    1.00
     
    773
    0.56
    23. Kidney Disease
    4,668
    0.99
     
    856
    0.62
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4,165
    0.88
     
    274
    0.20
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,839
    0.82
     
    581
    0.42
    26. Skin Cancers
    3,421
    0.73
     
    58
    0.04
    27. Hypertension
    3,359
    0.71
     
    511
    0.37
    28. Oral Cancer
    2,938
    0.62
     
    261
    0.19
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,917
    0.62
     
    1,348
    0.98
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2,893
    0.61
     
    469
    0.34
    31. Drug Use
    2,439
    0.52
     
    149
    0.11
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,178
    0.46
     
    72
    0.05
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,165
    0.46
     
    85
    0.06
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,982
    0.42
     
    1,409
    1.02
    35. Skin Disease
    1,914
    0.41
     
    64
    0.05
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,846
    0.39
     
    3,636
    2.64
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,684
    0.36
     
    915
    0.66
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    1,546
    0.33
     
    16
    0.01
    39. Epilepsy
    1,250
    0.27
     
    100
    0.07
    40. Asthma
    1,248
    0.27
     
    1,287
    0.93
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,247
    0.26
     
    96
    0.07
    42. Alcohol
    1,167
    0.25
     
    35
    0.03
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1,159
    0.25
     
    1,125
    0.82
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    997
    0.21
     
    114
    0.08
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    922
    0.20
     
    9
    0.01
    46. Violence
    862
    0.18
     
    463
    0.34
    47. Tuberculosis
    348
    0.07
     
    21
    0.02
    48. Fires
    294
    0.06
     
    159
    0.12
    49. Poisonings
    287
    0.06
     
    136
    0.10
    50. Drownings
    270
    0.06
     
    183
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.96
    19
     
    17.49
    71
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.77
    34
     
    26.98
    11
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.23
    64
     
    11.63
    123
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.82
    37
     
    14.26
    47
    5. Lymphomas
    7.29
    27
     
    9.46
    5
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    7.17
    26
     
    1.26
    141
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.11
    37
     
    4.40
    76
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.59
    24
     
    4.58
    83
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.50
    20
     
    6.58
    5
    10. Leukemia
    4.43
    61
     
    6.86
    3
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.22
    122
     
    6.82
    73
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.01
    129
     
    5.16
    97
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.58
    37
     
    1.34
    125
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.93
    28
     
    0.55
    155
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.63
    98
     
    2.38
    109
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.05
    160
     
    1.59
    172
     
     
     
    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.