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Finland
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Finland

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

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    Finland FINLAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    65.4
    72.4
    68.8
    30
    20
    25
    1970
    66.2
    74.4
    70.2
    34
    19
    25
    1980
    69.2
    77.9
    73.4
    30
    10
    19
    1990
    70.9
    78.9
    74.8
    34
    14
    25
    2000
    74.0
    80.9
    77.5
    29
    15
    23
    2010
    76.6
    83.1
    79.9
    26
    15
    24
    2016
    78.7
    84.2
    81.4
    24
    14
    21
    Finland FINLAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    84.2
    24
    14
    Age 5
    78.8
    84.4
    26
    15
    Age 10
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
    Age 15
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
    Age 20
    79.0
    84.5
    26
    16
    Age 25
    79.2
    84.6
    25
    16
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.6
    25
    16
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.8
    25
    16
    Age 40
    80.0
    84.9
    24
    15
    Age 45
    80.3
    85.0
    25
    15
    Age 50
    80.8
    85.3
    23
    14
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.6
    24
    13
    Age 60
    82.2
    86.1
    25
    14
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.7
    25
    14
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.5
    22
    15
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    25
    20
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.9
    32
    28
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    39
    41
    Finland FINLAND 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
    68.94
    152
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    50.84
    4
    3. Stroke
    27.31
    157
    4. Lung Cancers
    18.20
    68
    5. Prostate Cancer
    15.95
    98
    6. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    117
    7. Suicide
    13.78
    33
    8. Liver Disease
    13.43
    99
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.21
    78
    10. Lung Disease
    9.37
    175
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8.78
    11
    12. Falls
    8.22
    58
    13. Alcohol
    7.22
    12
    14. Lymphomas
    6.74
    48
    15. Drug Use
    5.49
    8
    16. Hypertension
    5.33
    152
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.20
    98
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    66
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.65
    5
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.30
    177
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    128
    22. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    134
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.55
    167
    24. Other Injuries
    3.48
    164
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Leukemia
    3.06
    126
    27. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    54
    28. Kidney Disease
    2.55
    183
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    43
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.30
    110
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    102
    32. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2.05
    183
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    2.03
    157
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    141
    35. Bladder Cancer
    1.94
    96
    36. Drownings
    1.52
    136
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.24
    143
    38. Violence
    1.22
    151
    39. Epilepsy
    1.14
    130
    40. Cervical Cancer
    0.89
    182
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.78
    16
    42. Low Birth Weight
    0.77
    181
    43. Fires
    0.77
    131
    44. Schizophrenia
    0.60
    4
    45. Asthma
    0.56
    168
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.54
    31
    47. Encephalitis
    0.43
    152
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.34
    175
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.22
    163
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.20
    179
    Finland FINLAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,865
    23.28
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9,634
    20.64
    3. Stroke
    4,308
    9.23
    4. Lung Cancers
    2,276
    4.88
    5. Lung Disease
    1,322
    2.83
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,319
    2.83
    7. Falls
    1,196
    2.56
    8. Liver Disease
    1,183
    2.53
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    1,110
    2.38
    10. Prostate Cancer
    963
    2.06
    11. Breast Cancer
    900
    1.93
    12. Lymphomas
    891
    1.91
    13. Hypertension
    889
    1.90
    14. Suicide
    874
    1.87
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    745
    1.60
    16. Alcohol
    578
    1.24
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    541
    1.16
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    510
    1.09
    19. Liver Cancer
    498
    1.07
    20. Stomach Cancer
    481
    1.03
    21. Kidney Disease
    426
    0.91
    22. Leukemia
    383
    0.82
    23. Other Neoplasms
    348
    0.75
    24. Ovary Cancer
    337
    0.72
    25. Other Injuries
    329
    0.70
      Deaths %
    26. Drug Use
    320
    0.69
    27. Influenza and Pneumonia
    303
    0.65
    28. Skin Cancers
    298
    0.64
    29. Bladder Cancer
    280
    0.60
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    273
    0.58
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    240
    0.51
    32. Oral Cancer
    234
    0.50
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    216
    0.46
    34. Uterin Cancer
    210
    0.45
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    196
    0.42
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.32
    37. Drownings
    125
    0.27
    38. Epilepsy
    97
    0.21
    39. Asthma
    90
    0.19
    40. Schizophrenia
    82
    0.18
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    81
    0.17
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    79
    0.17
    43. Violence
    71
    0.15
    44. Fires
    63
    0.13
    45. Cervical Cancer
    61
    0.13
    46. Encephalitis
    53
    0.11
    47. Tuberculosis
    37
    0.08
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    32
    0.07
    49. Skin Disease
    27
    0.06
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    26
    0.06
    Finland FINLAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    18.20
    68
    2. Prostate Cancer
    15.95
    98
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    117
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.21
    78
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.78
    11
    6. Lymphomas
    6.74
    48
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    66
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    128
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    134
    10. Leukemia
    3.06
    126
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    54
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    43
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    102
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    141
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.94
    96
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.89
    182
    Finland FINLAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.7
    31
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    23.2
    18.5
    95
    35
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    23.7
    20.6
    45
    113
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.63
    1
    Finland FINLAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5.518m
    115
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    127
    Population 0-14
    16.4%
    159
    Population 15-64
    62.5%
    133
    Population 65 +
    21.1%
    5
    Birth Rate / 1000
    10.70
    160
    Death Rate / 1000
    10.00
    39
    Fertility Rate
    1.75
    145
    Infant Mortality
    2.50
    188
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    81
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    95
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    49
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.77
    113
    Net Migration
    2.90
    25
    Population Growth
    0.40%
    143
    Literacy Total
    100.0%
    3
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    8.7%
    81
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    81.4
    21
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    71.7
    25
    GDP per Capita USD
    $44,000
    26

    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.