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United States
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United States

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for United States. 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
    United States UNITED STATES LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.6
    73.1
    69.8
    23
    15
    16
    1970
    67.1
    74.7
    70.8
    24
    12
    21
    1980
    70.0
    77.5
    73.7
    22
    11
    18
    1990
    71.8
    78.8
    75.2
    29
    17
    21
    2000
    74.0
    79.5
    76.8
    28
    29
    28
    2010
    76.2
    81.1
    78.7
    30
    30
    30
    2016
    76.0
    81.0
    78.5
    37
    37
    34
    United States UNITED STATES LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.0
    81.0
    37
    37
    Age 5
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 10
    76.6
    81.5
    38
    39
    Age 15
    76.7
    81.6
    38
    39
    Age 20
    76.9
    81.7
    39
    39
    Age 25
    77.3
    81.8
    39
    39
    Age 30
    77.7
    82.0
    38
    39
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    37
    37
    Age 40
    78.7
    82.6
    35
    36
    Age 45
    79.2
    82.9
    35
    36
    Age 50
    79.8
    83.3
    34
    35
    Age 55
    80.6
    84.0
    30
    35
    Age 60
    81.8
    84.7
    29
    34
    Age 65
    83.1
    85.7
    28
    33
    Age 70
    84.7
    86.8
    23
    30
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.3
    18
    25
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    14
    20
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.3
    16
    23
    United States UNITED STATES 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
    79.21
    139
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32.44
    44
    3. Lung Disease
    30.74
    56
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    5. Stroke
    22.51
    167
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.27
    134
    8. Suicide
    13.67
    34
    9. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.92
    120
    12. Liver Disease
    10.89
    118
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.85
    152
    14. Kidney Disease
    10.83
    124
    15. Drug Use
    10.81
    2
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    8.65
    34
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    18. Hypertension
    7.72
    125
    19. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    20. Violence
    6.97
    74
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.21
    73
    22. Falls
    5.56
    83
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Other Injuries
    5.00
    139
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.59
    140
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    4.38
    9
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.27
    143
    32. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    33. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.74
    91
    35. Alcohol
    2.60
    50
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    37. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    38. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.65
    118
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.60
    111
    41. Drownings
    1.42
    140
    42. Encephalitis
    1.34
    55
    43. Asthma
    1.01
    142
    44. Malnutrition
    0.90
    102
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    12
    46. Skin Disease
    0.90
    126
    47. Poisonings
    0.83
    75
    48. Fires
    0.80
    127
    49. Epilepsy
    0.74
    163
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    154
    United States UNITED STATES TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    500,312
    20.80
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    259,480
    10.79
    3. Lung Disease
    193,160
    8.03
    4. Lung Cancers
    155,592
    6.47
    5. Stroke
    147,277
    6.12
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    84,332
    3.51
    7. Kidney Disease
    66,492
    2.76
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66,211
    2.75
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    63,042
    2.62
    10. Liver Disease
    49,789
    2.07
    11. Breast Cancer
    49,396
    2.05
    12. Suicide
    49,394
    2.05
    13. Hypertension
    46,454
    1.93
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    45,398
    1.89
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    44,670
    1.86
    16. Lymphomas
    40,446
    1.68
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    38,203
    1.59
    18. Falls
    36,157
    1.50
    19. Drug Use
    35,986
    1.50
    20. Prostate Cancer
    35,577
    1.48
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    32,518
    1.35
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    30,608
    1.27
    23. Liver Cancer
    27,895
    1.16
    24. Leukemia
    27,618
    1.15
    25. Other Injuries
    23,688
    0.98
      Deaths %
    26. Violence
    21,059
    0.88
    27. Bladder Cancer
    19,541
    0.81
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    18,400
    0.76
    29. Other Neoplasms
    16,537
    0.69
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14,883
    0.62
    31. Skin Cancers
    14,340
    0.60
    32. Stomach Cancer
    13,637
    0.57
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    12,901
    0.54
    34. Oral Cancer
    12,119
    0.50
    35. Alcohol
    10,600
    0.44
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,809
    0.41
    37. Uterin Cancer
    9,082
    0.38
    38. Cervical Cancer
    8,569
    0.36
    39. Encephalitis
    7,523
    0.31
    40. Low Birth Weight
    7,259
    0.30
    41. Malnutrition
    6,333
    0.26
    42. HIV/AIDS
    6,272
    0.26
    43. Skin Disease
    5,186
    0.22
    44. Drownings
    4,569
    0.19
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    4,449
    0.18
    46. Asthma
    4,225
    0.18
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,722
    0.15
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,326
    0.14
    49. Fires
    3,155
    0.13
    50. Anemia
    2,975
    0.12
    United States UNITED STATES CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    22
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.49
    81
    3. Prostate Cancer
    12.84
    121
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.44
    64
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.96
    23
    6. Lymphomas
    7.01
    39
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.22
    98
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    64
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    5.06
    26
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.41
    62
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.40
    41
    12. Cervical Cancer
    3.21
    138
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.09
    54
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.59
    34
    15. Stomach Cancer
    2.56
    171
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    126
    United States UNITED STATES HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.8
    43
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    19.5
    15.0
    109
    44
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    35.5
    37.0
    11
    23
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.89
    18
    United States UNITED STATES DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    326.626m
    3
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.97
    123
    Population 0-14
    18.7%
    142
    Population 15-64
    65.6%
    93
    Population 65 +
    15.6%
    35
    Birth Rate / 1000
    12.50
    141
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.20
    75
    Fertility Rate
    1.87
    129
    Infant Mortality
    5.80
    152
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    N/D
    N/D
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    99
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.00
    103
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.80
    91
    Net Migration
    3.90
    22
    Population Growth
    0.80%
    125
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    51
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    4.4%
    136
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    78.5
    34
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    68.5
    40
    GDP per Capita USD
    $59,500
    12

    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.