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HEALTH PROFILE: Australia

Australia
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Australia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Australia. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

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    Australia
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    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
    Australia AUSTRALIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2016
    81.0
    84.8
    82.9
    3
    8
    6
    Australia AUSTRALIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    81.0
    84.8
    3
    8
    Age 5
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    8
    Age 10
    81.4
    85.1
    2
    7
    Age 15
    81.4
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 20
    81.6
    85.2
    2
    7
    Age 25
    81.7
    85.3
    2
    7
    Age 30
    81.9
    85.4
    2
    8
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    82.4
    85.7
    1
    6
    Age 45
    82.7
    85.8
    1
    6
    Age 50
    83.1
    86.1
    1
    6
    Age 55
    83.6
    86.5
    1
    7
    Age 60
    84.3
    86.9
    1
    7
    Age 65
    85.1
    87.5
    1
    6
    Age 70
    86.2
    88.2
    3
    6
    Age 75
    87.5
    89.1
    3
    6
    Age 80
    89.3
    90.5
    5
    10
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.4
    10
    19
    Australia AUSTRALIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    43.70
    175
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.97
    101
    3. Lung Cancers
    20.32
    57
    4. Stroke
    18.83
    178
    5. Lung Disease
    17.29
    131
    6. Breast Cancer
    15.59
    98
    7. Prostate Cancer
    15.24
    102
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.48
    44
    9. Suicide
    11.68
    51
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.60
    155
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6.75
    173
    12. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.25
    50
    14. Skin Cancers
    5.63
    2
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    5.04
    87
    16. Liver Disease
    4.88
    169
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.62
    161
    18. Kidney Disease
    4.61
    167
    19. Ovary Cancer
    4.59
    86
    20. Drug Use
    4.55
    11
    21. Falls
    4.45
    103
    22. Leukemia
    4.40
    58
    23. Liver Cancer
    4.34
    121
    24. Other Injuries
    3.90
    155
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.63
    139
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.38
    32
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.35
    65
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    3.04
    168
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.66
    95
    31. Bladder Cancer
    2.37
    83
    32. Oral Cancer
    2.34
    123
    33. Hypertension
    2.24
    174
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.02
    95
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.80
    162
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.39
    164
    37. Alcohol
    1.26
    119
    38. Violence
    1.09
    156
    39. Asthma
    1.08
    139
    40. Epilepsy
    0.95
    142
    41. Skin Disease
    0.94
    122
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.80
    146
    43. Drownings
    0.80
    160
    44. Birth Trauma
    0.73
    147
    45. Encephalitis
    0.63
    114
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.56
    158
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    174
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.50
    34
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.42
    51
    50. Anemia
    0.28
    49
    Australia AUSTRALIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    23,593
    17.52
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14,542
    10.80
    3. Stroke
    10,767
    7.99
    4. Lung Disease
    8,862
    6.58
    5. Lung Cancers
    8,599
    6.38
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,997
    4.45
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,754
    3.53
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,894
    2.89
    9. Prostate Cancer
    3,551
    2.64
    10. Breast Cancer
    3,322
    2.47
    11. Suicide
    3,187
    2.37
    12. Lymphomas
    2,902
    2.15
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2,717
    2.02
    14. Kidney Disease
    2,618
    1.94
    15. Falls
    2,554
    1.90
    16. Skin Cancers
    2,436
    1.81
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    2,273
    1.69
    18. Leukemia
    1,947
    1.45
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    1,892
    1.40
    20. Liver Cancer
    1,765
    1.31
    21. Other Injuries
    1,751
    1.30
    22. Liver Disease
    1,638
    1.22
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,512
    1.12
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,423
    1.06
    25. Hypertension
    1,342
    1.00
      Deaths %
    26. Stomach Cancer
    1,331
    0.99
    27. Other Neoplasms
    1,300
    0.97
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,243
    0.92
    29. Bladder Cancer
    1,207
    0.90
    30. Drug Use
    1,172
    0.87
    31. Ovary Cancer
    991
    0.74
    32. Oral Cancer
    939
    0.70
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    724
    0.54
    34. Skin Disease
    519
    0.39
    35. Asthma
    481
    0.36
    36. Uterin Cancer
    421
    0.31
    37. Alcohol
    415
    0.31
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    389
    0.29
    39. Cervical Cancer
    375
    0.28
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    303
    0.22
    41. Encephalitis
    297
    0.22
    42. Epilepsy
    297
    0.22
    43. Violence
    268
    0.20
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    265
    0.20
    45. Low Birth Weight
    244
    0.18
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    212
    0.16
    47. Drownings
    203
    0.15
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    188
    0.14
    49. Anemia
    179
    0.13
    50. Osteoarthritis
    141
    0.10
    Australia AUSTRALIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.32
    57
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.59
    98
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.24
    102
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.48
    44
    5. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.25
    50
    7. Skin Cancers
    5.63
    2
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.59
    86
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.40
    58
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.34
    121
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.35
    65
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.12
    149
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.37
    83
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.34
    123
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.02
    95
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.80
    162
    Australia AUSTRALIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.6
    33
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    16.7
    13.1
    120
    47
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    29.6
    28.4
    16
    56
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.27
    10
    Australia AUSTRALIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    23.232m
    55
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    56
    Population 0-14
    17.8%
    149
    Population 15-64
    66.1%
    79
    Population 65 +
    16.1%
    33
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.10
    146
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.30
    102
    Fertility Rate
    1.77
    139
    Infant Mortality
    4.30
    163
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    24
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    53
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    45
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    44
    Net Migration
    5.50
    15
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    99
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    33
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    5.6%
    116
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    82.9
    6
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    73.0
    12
    GDP per Capita USD
    $49,900
    20

    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.