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Compare Viet Nam 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
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   Syria SYRIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    42.6
    46.3
    44.4
    123
    119
    120
     
    48.2
    51.0
    49.6
    97
    97
    97
    1970
    46.9
    51.9
    49.4
    129
    118
    123
     
    54.3
    57.6
    55.9
    94
    94
    94
    1980
    55.5
    59.9
    57.7
    119
    114
    116
     
    61.5
    65.1
    63.3
    83
    88
    86
    1990
    64.1
    67.7
    65.9
    95
    108
    103
     
    66.7
    70.3
    68.4
    64
    92
    82
    2000
    68.5
    78.2
    73.4
    76
    35
    46
     
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    50
    67
    57
    2010
    70.3
    80.1
    75.2
    81
    36
    51
     
    71.9
    75.5
    73.7
    60
    89
    76
    2016
    71.7
    80.9
    76.3
    78
    38
    55
     
    59.4
    68.9
    63.8
    165
    133
    151
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   Syria SYRIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.7
    80.9
    78
    38
     
    59.4
    68.9
    165
    133
    Age 5
    73.4
    82.5
    74
    31
     
    60.7
    70.2
    178
    148
    Age 10
    73.5
    82.5
    74
    31
     
    61.4
    70.9
    178
    146
    Age 15
    73.6
    82.6
    74
    32
     
    62.1
    71.7
    178
    140
    Age 20
    73.9
    82.7
    72
    32
     
    63.2
    72.5
    177
    137
    Age 25
    74.3
    82.9
    73
    32
     
    65.3
    73.4
    174
    134
    Age 30
    74.8
    83.0
    73
    32
     
    67.8
    74.4
    168
    130
    Age 35
    75.3
    83.2
    70
    32
     
    69.9
    75.2
    149
    125
    Age 40
    75.8
    83.4
    71
    32
     
    71.7
    76.0
    130
    120
    Age 45
    76.5
    83.6
    69
    32
     
    73.2
    76.7
    120
    116
    Age 50
    77.3
    84.0
    66
    32
     
    74.6
    77.5
    110
    115
    Age 55
    78.3
    84.4
    62
    31
     
    76.1
    78.4
    100
    114
    Age 60
    79.7
    85.1
    59
    31
     
    77.5
    79.4
    97
    112
    Age 65
    81.2
    85.9
    56
    29
     
    79.0
    80.6
    102
    114
    Age 70
    83.2
    87.2
    52
    23
     
    81.0
    82.2
    102
    113
    Age 75
    85.6
    88.7
    47
    13
     
    83.3
    84.1
    106
    113
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.7
    28
    4
     
    86.0
    86.6
    112
    115
    Age 85
    91.5
    93.2
    12
    3
     
    89.3
    89.7
    117
    116
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   Syria SYRIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    115.38
    50
     
    106.07
    60
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.84
    160
     
    256.78
    12
    3. Liver Cancer
    29.96
    3
     
    5.16
    97
    4. Lung Disease
    26.26
    64
     
    11.71
    164
    5. Lung Cancers
    24.73
    37
     
    17.49
    71
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    24.22
    104
     
    12.62
    146
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.60
    62
     
    25.83
    54
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.39
    117
     
    23.17
    118
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.18
    69
     
    42.39
    9
    10. Liver Disease
    17.85
    80
     
    12.22
    111
    11. Tuberculosis
    16.96
    61
     
    0.16
    174
    12. Kidney Disease
    16.25
    82
     
    8.27
    142
    13. Stomach Cancer
    15.11
    21
     
    6.82
    73
    14. Falls
    14.26
    20
     
    2.55
    150
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    10.25
    62
     
    6.03
    128
    16. Hypertension
    10.11
    112
     
    5.09
    153
    17. Asthma
    9.19
    68
     
    11.39
    54
    18. Low Birth Weight
    9.08
    76
     
    4.55
    122
    19. HIV/AIDS
    8.92
    72
     
    0.19
    153
    20. Suicide
    7.27
    126
     
    3.15
    168
    21. Drownings
    7.01
    45
     
    1.03
    151
    22. Other Injuries
    6.57
    115
     
    5.20
    141
    23. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    110
     
    1.59
    172
    24. Breast Cancer
    6.32
    176
     
    26.98
    11
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    6.21
    82
     
    3.68
    123
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.87
    120
     
    14.26
    47
    27. Oral Cancer
    5.28
    34
     
    2.38
    109
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.71
    78
     
    3.89
    86
    29. Leukemia
    4.66
    46
     
    6.86
    3
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.89
    136
     
    12.37
    20
    31. Violence
    3.74
    116
     
    2.85
    127
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.51
    83
     
    0.81
    160
    33. Birth Trauma
    3.04
    89
     
    2.00
    114
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    58
     
    1.34
    125
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.48
    174
     
    11.63
    123
    36. Epilepsy
    2.35
    67
     
    0.66
    171
    37. Lymphomas
    1.75
    176
     
    9.46
    5
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.55
    105
     
    0.95
    138
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    123
     
    1.26
    141
    40. Encephalitis
    1.49
    35
     
    0.42
    124
    41. Skin Disease
    1.39
    104
     
    0.62
    142
    42. Other Neoplasms
    1.09
    158
     
    4.96
    22
    43. Alcohol
    0.96
    129
     
    0.27
    174
    44. Poisonings
    0.95
    82
     
    0.92
    86
    45. Ovary Cancer
    0.90
    182
     
    4.58
    83
    46. Drug Use
    0.84
    124
     
    1.04
    106
    47. Maternal Conditions
    0.83
    102
     
    1.90
    77
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    168
     
    4.40
    76
    49. Meningitis
    0.75
    111
     
    1.61
    82
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.55
    152
     
    0.52
    157
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   Syria SYRIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    98,253
    19.46
     
    11,025
    8.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    58,452
    11.58
     
    26,377
    19.14
    3. Liver Cancer
    27,249
    5.40
     
    552
    0.40
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,468
    4.45
     
    3,636
    2.64
    5. Lung Disease
    22,015
    4.36
     
    1,159
    0.84
    6. Lung Cancers
    21,667
    4.29
     
    1,855
    1.35
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    20,462
    4.05
     
    1,289
    0.94
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20,007
    3.96
     
    2,789
    2.02
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,844
    3.34
     
    3,869
    2.81
    10. Liver Disease
    16,269
    3.22
     
    1,349
    0.98
    11. Tuberculosis
    15,252
    3.02
     
    21
    0.02
    12. Kidney Disease
    13,952
    2.76
     
    856
    0.62
    13. Stomach Cancer
    13,318
    2.64
     
    746
    0.54
    14. Falls
    12,303
    2.44
     
    335
    0.24
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9,000
    1.78
     
    1,409
    1.02
    16. HIV/AIDS
    8,944
    1.77
     
    30
    0.02
    17. Hypertension
    8,634
    1.71
     
    511
    0.37
    18. Low Birth Weight
    7,936
    1.57
     
    1,125
    0.82
    19. Asthma
    7,832
    1.55
     
    1,287
    0.93
    20. Suicide
    6,910
    1.37
     
    495
    0.36
    21. Drownings
    6,303
    1.25
     
    183
    0.13
    22. Other Injuries
    6,065
    1.20
     
    773
    0.56
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    5,532
    1.10
     
    469
    0.34
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,162
    1.02
     
    1,534
    1.11
    25. Oral Cancer
    4,737
    0.94
     
    261
    0.19
    26. Leukemia
    4,317
    0.86
     
    892
    0.65
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,057
    0.80
     
    915
    0.66
    28. Violence
    3,634
    0.72
     
    463
    0.34
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,417
    0.68
     
    1,348
    0.98
    30. Cervical Cancer
    3,214
    0.64
     
    96
    0.07
    31. Breast Cancer
    3,164
    0.63
     
    1,613
    1.17
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,992
    0.59
     
    85
    0.06
    33. Birth Trauma
    2,659
    0.53
     
    494
    0.36
    34. Epilepsy
    2,194
    0.43
     
    100
    0.07
    35. Lymphomas
    1,580
    0.31
     
    1,088
    0.79
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1,467
    0.29
     
    72
    0.05
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,361
    0.27
     
    114
    0.08
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,346
    0.27
     
    135
    0.10
    39. Encephalitis
    1,329
    0.26
     
    61
    0.04
    40. Skin Disease
    1,205
    0.24
     
    64
    0.05
    41. Other Neoplasms
    948
    0.19
     
    581
    0.42
    42. Alcohol
    924
    0.18
     
    35
    0.03
    43. Poisonings
    904
    0.18
     
    136
    0.10
    44. Maternal Conditions
    832
    0.16
     
    328
    0.24
    45. Drug Use
    817
    0.16
     
    149
    0.11
    46. Prostate Cancer
    786
    0.16
     
    487
    0.35
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    684
    0.14
     
    482
    0.35
    48. Meningitis
    682
    0.14
     
    246
    0.18
    49. Hepatitis B
    468
    0.09
     
    283
    0.21
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    461
    0.09
     
    50
    0.04
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   Syria SYRIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    29.96
    3
     
    5.16
    97
    2. Lung Cancers
    24.73
    37
     
    17.49
    71
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.11
    21
     
    6.82
    73
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    110
     
    1.59
    172
    5. Breast Cancer
    6.32
    176
     
    26.98
    11
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.87
    120
     
    14.26
    47
    7. Oral Cancer
    5.28
    34
     
    2.38
    109
    8. Leukemia
    4.66
    46
     
    6.86
    3
    9. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    58
     
    1.34
    125
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2.48
    174
     
    11.63
    123
    11. Lymphomas
    1.75
    176
     
    9.46
    5
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    123
     
    1.26
    141
    13. Ovary Cancer
    0.90
    182
     
    4.58
    83
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    168
     
    4.40
    76
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    165
     
    0.55
    155
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.42
    179
     
    6.58
    5
     
     
     
    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.