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United States
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 United States and Australia 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.

Australia
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 States Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Australia AUSTRALIA
      United States UNITED STATES   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    81.0
    84.8
    82.9
    3
    8
    6
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    81.0
    84.8
    3
    8
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    8
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    7
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    81.4
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    81.6
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    81.7
    85.3
    2
    7
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    81.9
    85.4
    2
    8
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    82.1
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    82.4
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    82.7
    85.8
    1
    6
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    83.1
    86.1
    1
    6
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    83.6
    86.5
    1
    7
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    84.3
    86.9
    1
    7
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    85.1
    87.5
    1
    6
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    86.2
    88.2
    3
    6
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    87.5
    89.1
    3
    6
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    89.3
    90.5
    5
    10
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
    91.6
    92.4
    10
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    79.21
    139
    43.70
    175
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    32.44
    44
    22.97
    101
    3. Lung Disease
    30.74
    56
    17.29
    131
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    20.32
    57
    5. Stroke
    22.51
    167
    18.83
    178
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    15.59
    98
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.27
    134
    9.60
    155
    8. Suicide
    13.67
    34
    11.68
    51
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    15.24
    102
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    13.48
    44
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.92
    120
    4.62
    161
    12. Liver Disease
    10.89
    118
    4.88
    169
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.85
    152
    6.75
    173
    14. Kidney Disease
    10.83
    124
    4.61
    167
    15. Drug Use
    10.81
    2
    4.55
    11
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.65
    34
    5.04
    87
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    6.25
    50
    18. Hypertension
    7.72
    125
    2.24
    174
    19. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    6.42
    53
    20. Violence
    6.97
    74
    1.09
    156
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.21
    73
    3.63
    139
    22. Falls
    5.56
    83
    4.45
    103
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    4.34
    121
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    4.59
    86
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    4.40
    58
    26. Other Injuries
    5.00
    139
    3.90
    155
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.59
    140
    3.04
    168
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    4.38
    9
    3.38
    32
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    3.35
    65
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    2.02
    95
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.27
    143
    1.39
    164
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    1.80
    162
    33. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    2.37
    83
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.74
    91
    2.66
    95
    35. Alcohol
    2.60
    50
    1.26
    119
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    5.63
    2
    37. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    3.12
    149
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    2.34
    123
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.65
    118
    0.56
    158
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.60
    111
    0.19
    156
    41. Drownings
    1.42
    140
    0.80
    160
    42. Encephalitis
    1.34
    55
    0.63
    114
    43. Asthma
    1.01
    142
    1.08
    139
    44. Malnutrition
    0.90
    102
    0.19
    145
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    12
    0.50
    34
    46. Skin Disease
    0.90
    126
    0.94
    122
    47. Poisonings
    0.83
    75
    0.16
    163
    48. Fires
    0.80
    127
    0.20
    177
    49. Epilepsy
    0.74
    163
    0.95
    142
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    154
    0.80
    146
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      United States UNITED STATES   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    500,312
    20.80
    23,593
    17.52
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    259,480
    10.79
    14,542
    10.80
    3. Lung Disease
    193,160
    8.03
    8,862
    6.58
    4. Lung Cancers
    155,592
    6.47
    8,599
    6.38
    5. Stroke
    147,277
    6.12
    10,767
    7.99
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    84,332
    3.51
    4,754
    3.53
    7. Kidney Disease
    66,492
    2.76
    2,618
    1.94
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66,211
    2.75
    3,894
    2.89
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    63,042
    2.62
    5,997
    4.45
    10. Liver Disease
    49,789
    2.07
    1,638
    1.22
    11. Breast Cancer
    49,396
    2.05
    3,322
    2.47
    12. Suicide
    49,394
    2.05
    3,187
    2.37
    13. Hypertension
    46,454
    1.93
    1,342
    1.00
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    45,398
    1.89
    2,273
    1.69
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    44,670
    1.86
    2,717
    2.02
    16. Lymphomas
    40,446
    1.68
    2,902
    2.15
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    38,203
    1.59
    1,243
    0.92
    18. Falls
    36,157
    1.50
    2,554
    1.90
    19. Drug Use
    35,986
    1.50
    1,172
    0.87
    20. Prostate Cancer
    35,577
    1.48
    3,551
    2.64
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,518
    1.35
    1,512
    1.12
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    30,608
    1.27
    1,892
    1.40
    23. Liver Cancer
    27,895
    1.16
    1,765
    1.31
    24. Leukemia
    27,618
    1.15
    1,947
    1.45
    25. Other Injuries
    23,688
    0.98
    1,751
    1.30
    26. Violence
    21,059
    0.88
    268
    0.20
    27. Bladder Cancer
    19,541
    0.81
    1,207
    0.90
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    18,400
    0.76
    1,423
    1.06
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,537
    0.69
    1,300
    0.97
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14,883
    0.62
    991
    0.74
    31. Skin Cancers
    14,340
    0.60
    2,436
    1.81
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,637
    0.57
    1,331
    0.99
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    12,901
    0.54
    724
    0.54
    34. Oral Cancer
    12,119
    0.50
    939
    0.70
    35. Alcohol
    10,600
    0.44
    415
    0.31
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,809
    0.41
    303
    0.22
    37. Uterin Cancer
    9,082
    0.38
    421
    0.31
    38. Cervical Cancer
    8,569
    0.36
    375
    0.28
    39. Encephalitis
    7,523
    0.31
    297
    0.22
    40. Low Birth Weight
    7,259
    0.30
    244
    0.18
    41. Malnutrition
    6,333
    0.26
    98
    0.07
    42. HIV/AIDS
    6,272
    0.26
    58
    0.04
    43. Skin Disease
    5,186
    0.22
    519
    0.39
    44. Drownings
    4,569
    0.19
    203
    0.15
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,449
    0.18
    188
    0.14
    46. Asthma
    4,225
    0.18
    481
    0.36
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,722
    0.15
    389
    0.29
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,326
    0.14
    265
    0.20
    49. Fires
    3,155
    0.13
    64
    0.05
    50. Anemia
    2,975
    0.12
    179
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    20.32
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    15.59
    98
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    15.24
    102
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    13.48
    44
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    6.25
    50
    6. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    6.42
    53
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    4.34
    121
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    4.59
    86
    9. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    4.40
    58
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    3.35
    65
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    2.02
    95
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    1.80
    162
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    2.37
    83
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    5.63
    2
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    3.12
    149
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    2.34
    123
    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.