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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 Iran 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.

Iran
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   Iran IRAN
      United States UNITED STATES   Iran IRAN
           
    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
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    79.21
    139
    182.60
    41
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    32.44
    44
    41.62
    13
    3. Lung Disease
    30.74
    56
    19.85
    115
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    8.60
    109
    5. Stroke
    22.51
    167
    59.62
    110
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    10.81
    147
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.27
    134
    27.47
    99
    8. Suicide
    13.67
    34
    4.02
    155
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    9.72
    140
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    8.48
    86
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.92
    120
    29.37
    42
    12. Liver Disease
    10.89
    118
    7.18
    152
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.85
    152
    17.35
    127
    14. Kidney Disease
    10.83
    124
    18.83
    80
    15. Drug Use
    10.81
    2
    2.68
    26
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.65
    34
    2.80
    141
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    2.28
    124
    18. Hypertension
    7.72
    125
    37.49
    8
    19. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    6.33
    56
    20. Violence
    6.97
    74
    4.25
    108
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.21
    73
    3.24
    146
    22. Falls
    5.56
    83
    3.65
    122
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    2.98
    164
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    4.00
    112
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    5.13
    24
    26. Other Injuries
    5.00
    139
    3.66
    161
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.59
    140
    5.28
    128
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    4.38
    9
    4.39
    8
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    8.62
    22
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    0.83
    171
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.27
    143
    6.03
    97
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    1.19
    177
    33. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    4.84
    13
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.74
    91
    1.21
    149
    35. Alcohol
    2.60
    50
    0.16
    182
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    0.74
    150
    37. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    15.44
    16
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    1.53
    170
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.65
    118
    2.82
    96
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.60
    111
    4.82
    89
    41. Drownings
    1.42
    140
    1.00
    152
    42. Encephalitis
    1.34
    55
    0.24
    179
    43. Asthma
    1.01
    142
    5.75
    75
    44. Malnutrition
    0.90
    102
    0.40
    125
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    12
    0.32
    47
    46. Skin Disease
    0.90
    126
    0.90
    125
    47. Poisonings
    0.83
    75
    1.27
    58
    48. Fires
    0.80
    127
    2.13
    75
    49. Epilepsy
    0.74
    163
    0.73
    165
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    154
    1.56
    102
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      United States UNITED STATES   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    500,312
    20.80
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    259,480
    10.79
    20,494
    6.10
    3. Lung Disease
    193,160
    8.03
    10,378
    3.09
    4. Lung Cancers
    155,592
    6.47
    4,977
    1.48
    5. Stroke
    147,277
    6.12
    31,283
    9.31
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    84,332
    3.51
    14,842
    4.42
    7. Kidney Disease
    66,492
    2.76
    10,143
    3.02
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66,211
    2.75
    10,064
    3.00
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    63,042
    2.62
    5,165
    1.54
    10. Liver Disease
    49,789
    2.07
    4,108
    1.22
    11. Breast Cancer
    49,396
    2.05
    3,635
    1.08
    12. Suicide
    49,394
    2.05
    3,259
    0.97
    13. Hypertension
    46,454
    1.93
    19,428
    5.78
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    45,398
    1.89
    1,686
    0.50
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    44,670
    1.86
    1,330
    0.40
    16. Lymphomas
    40,446
    1.68
    3,887
    1.16
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    38,203
    1.59
    21,831
    6.50
    18. Falls
    36,157
    1.50
    2,206
    0.66
    19. Drug Use
    35,986
    1.50
    2,136
    0.64
    20. Prostate Cancer
    35,577
    1.48
    2,542
    0.76
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,518
    1.35
    1,822
    0.54
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    30,608
    1.27
    2,213
    0.66
    23. Liver Cancer
    27,895
    1.16
    1,720
    0.51
    24. Leukemia
    27,618
    1.15
    3,240
    0.96
    25. Other Injuries
    23,688
    0.98
    2,573
    0.77
    26. Violence
    21,059
    0.88
    3,613
    1.08
    27. Bladder Cancer
    19,541
    0.81
    2,619
    0.78
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    18,400
    0.76
    4,987
    1.48
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,537
    0.69
    766
    0.23
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14,883
    0.62
    1,256
    0.37
    31. Skin Cancers
    14,340
    0.60
    411
    0.12
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,637
    0.57
    8,640
    2.57
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    12,901
    0.54
    4,090
    1.22
    34. Oral Cancer
    12,119
    0.50
    954
    0.28
    35. Alcohol
    10,600
    0.44
    110
    0.03
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,809
    0.41
    1,767
    0.53
    37. Uterin Cancer
    9,082
    0.38
    243
    0.07
    38. Cervical Cancer
    8,569
    0.36
    365
    0.11
    39. Encephalitis
    7,523
    0.31
    160
    0.05
    40. Low Birth Weight
    7,259
    0.30
    4,663
    1.39
    41. Malnutrition
    6,333
    0.26
    220
    0.07
    42. HIV/AIDS
    6,272
    0.26
    4,040
    1.20
    43. Skin Disease
    5,186
    0.22
    470
    0.14
    44. Drownings
    4,569
    0.19
    778
    0.23
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,449
    0.18
    218
    0.06
    46. Asthma
    4,225
    0.18
    3,077
    0.92
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,722
    0.15
    867
    0.26
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,326
    0.14
    1,517
    0.45
    49. Fires
    3,155
    0.13
    1,506
    0.45
    50. Anemia
    2,975
    0.12
    10
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      United States UNITED STATES   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    8.60
    109
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    10.81
    147
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    9.72
    140
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    8.48
    86
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    2.28
    124
    6. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    6.33
    56
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    2.98
    164
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    4.00
    112
    9. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    5.13
    24
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    8.62
    22
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    0.83
    171
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    1.19
    177
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    4.84
    13
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    0.74
    150
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    15.44
    16
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    1.53
    170
    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.