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HEALTH PROFILE: Iceland

Iceland
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Iceland

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

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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
    Iceland ICELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    72.1
    75.7
    73.9
    10
    22
    14
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    2
    20
    11
    2000
    77.7
    81.7
    79.7
    1
    9
    3
    2010
    80.2
    83.5
    81.8
    1
    10
    6
    2016
    80.9
    83.9
    82.4
    4
    18
    12
    Iceland ICELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    83.9
    4
    18
    Age 5
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 10
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 15
    81.1
    84.0
    5
    18
    Age 20
    81.4
    84.1
    5
    18
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.2
    6
    18
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.3
    6
    18
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.3
    4
    18
    Age 40
    82.2
    84.4
    4
    18
    Age 45
    82.4
    84.6
    5
    18
    Age 50
    82.7
    84.8
    5
    21
    Age 55
    83.1
    85.1
    5
    21
    Age 60
    83.7
    85.6
    6
    21
    Age 65
    84.2
    86.2
    7
    22
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.0
    11
    25
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.2
    10
    26
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    29
    33
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    41
    44
    Iceland ICELAND 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
    62.55
    158
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.37
    62
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.17
    35
    4. Prostate Cancer
    21.07
    59
    5. Stroke
    19.96
    175
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.84
    47
    7. Lung Disease
    18.95
    120
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.78
    41
    9. Suicide
    13.28
    41
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    9.21
    7
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.19
    168
    12. Other Injuries
    7.19
    95
    13. Lymphomas
    5.34
    97
    14. Ovary Cancer
    4.88
    76
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    4.64
    6
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.51
    176
    17. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    146
    18. Drug Use
    3.55
    20
    19. Leukemia
    3.39
    115
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.38
    63
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.33
    143
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.30
    168
    23. Kidney Disease
    3.12
    180
    24. Falls
    3.10
    140
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.05
    56
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    3.00
    135
    27. Hypertension
    2.75
    167
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.49
    175
    29. Liver Disease
    2.28
    182
    30. Alcohol
    2.27
    67
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.12
    172
    32. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    153
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1.64
    116
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.63
    90
    35. Epilepsy
    1.29
    117
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.21
    176
    37. Violence
    1.17
    154
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.15
    150
    39. Low Birth Weight
    0.97
    174
    40. Drownings
    0.77
    163
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.74
    17
    42. Skin Disease
    0.53
    147
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.51
    161
    44. Malnutrition
    0.50
    120
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.48
    177
    46. Asthma
    0.38
    178
    47. Anemia
    0.35
    40
    48. Encephalitis
    0.28
    173
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.27
    119
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.25
    177
    Iceland ICELAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    452
    23.35
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    231
    11.93
    3. Stroke
    143
    7.39
    4. Lung Cancers
    139
    7.18
    5. Lung Disease
    126
    6.51
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    77
    3.98
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    68
    3.51
    8. Prostate Cancer
    62
    3.20
    9. Breast Cancer
    57
    2.94
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    52
    2.69
    11. Suicide
    47
    2.43
    12. Other Injuries
    43
    2.22
    13. Parkinson's Disease
    33
    1.70
    14. Lymphomas
    32
    1.65
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    28
    1.45
    16. Kidney Disease
    25
    1.29
    17. Hypertension
    22
    1.14
    18. Stomach Cancer
    21
    1.08
    19. Liver Cancer
    20
    1.03
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    19
    0.98
    21. Falls
    19
    0.98
    22. Bladder Cancer
    18
    0.93
    23. Leukemia
    18
    0.93
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    0.83
    25. Ovary Cancer
    15
    0.77
      Deaths %
    26. Drug Use
    13
    0.67
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    13
    0.67
    28. Liver Disease
    11
    0.57
    29. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.52
    30. Alcohol
    10
    0.52
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.52
    32. Skin Cancers
    8
    0.41
    33. Other Neoplasms
    8
    0.41
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    8
    0.41
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5
    0.26
    36. Epilepsy
    5
    0.26
    37. Malnutrition
    4
    0.21
    38. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.21
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    4
    0.21
    40. Skin Disease
    4
    0.21
    41. Drownings
    4
    0.21
    42. Violence
    4
    0.21
    43. Anemia
    3
    0.15
    44. Cervical Cancer
    3
    0.15
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.15
    46. Encephalitis
    2
    0.10
    47. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.10
    48. Low Birth Weight
    2
    0.10
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.10
    50. Asthma
    2
    0.10
    Iceland ICELAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.17
    35
    2. Prostate Cancer
    21.07
    59
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.84
    47
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.78
    41
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.21
    7
    6. Lymphomas
    5.34
    97
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.88
    76
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.58
    146
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.39
    115
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.38
    63
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.33
    143
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.05
    56
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    153
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.64
    116
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.63
    90
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.21
    176
    Iceland ICELAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.1
    54
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    17.0
    15.1
    119
    43
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    24.2
    19.4
    41
    120
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    7.50
    4
    Iceland ICELAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    339,747
    170
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    62
    Population 0-14
    20.4%
    130
    Population 15-64
    65.2%
    106
    Population 65 +
    14.4%
    44
    Birth Rate / 1000
    13.70
    128
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.40
    131
    Fertility Rate
    2.00
    113
    Infant Mortality
    2.10
    191
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    86
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    96
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.02
    60
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.88
    38
    Net Migration
    4.00
    20
    Population Growth
    1.10%
    92
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    40
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    2.8%
    161
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    82.4
    12
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    73.0
    10
    GDP per Capita USD
    $52,100
    15

    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.