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Ireland
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Ireland

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

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    Ireland
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    Ireland IRELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.9
    71.6
    69.7
    10
    26
    17
    1970
    68.8
    73.5
    71.1
    14
    26
    18
    1980
    70.1
    75.4
    72.7
    20
    27
    25
    1990
    71.9
    77.4
    74.6
    27
    26
    28
    2000
    73.8
    79.0
    76.4
    30
    31
    30
    2010
    78.4
    82.8
    80.6
    14
    19
    16
    2016
    79.7
    83.4
    81.5
    16
    22
    18
    Ireland IRELAND LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.7
    83.4
    16
    22
    Age 5
    79.9
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 10
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 15
    80.0
    83.6
    18
    23
    Age 20
    80.1
    83.7
    18
    23
    Age 25
    80.3
    83.8
    16
    23
    Age 30
    80.5
    83.8
    16
    23
    Age 35
    80.8
    83.9
    15
    23
    Age 40
    81.0
    84.1
    15
    23
    Age 45
    81.2
    84.2
    16
    24
    Age 50
    81.6
    84.5
    16
    25
    Age 55
    82.1
    84.8
    16
    25
    Age 60
    82.8
    85.3
    16
    26
    Age 65
    83.6
    85.9
    20
    30
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.8
    24
    31
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.8
    30
    37
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.2
    45
    48
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.4
    57
    58
    Ireland IRELAND 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
    60.62
    159
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    26.76
    79
    3. Lung Cancers
    25.88
    30
    4. Lung Disease
    23.72
    83
    5. Stroke
    21.34
    173
    6. Breast Cancer
    21.17
    34
    7. Prostate Cancer
    16.21
    97
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.49
    35
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.04
    143
    10. Suicide
    10.86
    66
    11. Ovary Cancer
    7.57
    9
    12. Lymphomas
    6.91
    43
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.87
    163
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.83
    40
    15. Kidney Disease
    5.71
    158
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.58
    34
    17. Liver Disease
    5.10
    168
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    1
    19. Stomach Cancer
    4.78
    112
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.25
    143
    21. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    128
    22. Leukemia
    3.98
    79
    23. Drug Use
    3.88
    14
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3.58
    117
    25. Falls
    3.44
    127
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.36
    17
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.32
    143
    28. Uterin Cancer
    3.12
    51
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.08
    141
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.05
    55
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.01
    172
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.88
    88
    33. Other Injuries
    2.76
    177
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.55
    112
    35. Hypertension
    2.04
    179
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.43
    163
    37. Alcohol
    1.36
    113
    38. Epilepsy
    1.26
    119
    39. Drownings
    1.12
    150
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    1.10
    4
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.95
    150
    42. Violence
    0.84
    166
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.77
    17
    44. Asthma
    0.65
    157
    45. Skin Disease
    0.63
    138
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.62
    153
    47. Fires
    0.55
    144
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.53
    160
    49. Encephalitis
    0.37
    163
    50. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    173
    Ireland IRELAND TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,070
    19.60
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2,506
    9.69
    3. Lung Disease
    2,029
    7.84
    4. Lung Cancers
    1,930
    7.46
    5. Stroke
    1,845
    7.13
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,176
    4.55
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,113
    4.30
    8. Breast Cancer
    806
    3.12
    9. Prostate Cancer
    579
    2.24
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    572
    2.21
    11. Suicide
    543
    2.10
    12. Lymphomas
    525
    2.03
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    517
    2.00
    14. Kidney Disease
    501
    1.94
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    426
    1.65
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    415
    1.60
    17. Stomach Cancer
    360
    1.39
    18. Liver Disease
    322
    1.24
    19. Liver Cancer
    301
    1.16
    20. Leukemia
    296
    1.14
    21. Ovary Cancer
    289
    1.12
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    259
    1.00
    23. Falls
    259
    1.00
    24. Skin Cancers
    253
    0.98
    25. Bladder Cancer
    249
    0.96
      Deaths %
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    234
    0.90
    27. Other Neoplasms
    231
    0.89
    28. Other Injuries
    196
    0.76
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    192
    0.74
    30. Drug Use
    182
    0.70
    31. Hypertension
    182
    0.70
    32. Oral Cancer
    180
    0.70
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    147
    0.57
    34. Uterin Cancer
    115
    0.44
    35. Cervical Cancer
    113
    0.44
    36. Alcohol
    78
    0.30
    37. Epilepsy
    76
    0.29
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    76
    0.29
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    76
    0.29
    40. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    64
    0.25
    41. Drownings
    58
    0.22
    42. Low Birth Weight
    56
    0.22
    43. Skin Disease
    54
    0.21
    44. Asthma
    52
    0.20
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    50
    0.19
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    46
    0.18
    47. Violence
    40
    0.15
    48. Fires
    35
    0.14
    49. Encephalitis
    29
    0.11
    50. Anemia
    28
    0.11
    Ireland IRELAND CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.88
    30
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.17
    34
    3. Prostate Cancer
    16.21
    97
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.49
    35
    5. Ovary Cancer
    7.57
    9
    6. Lymphomas
    6.91
    43
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.83
    40
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.58
    34
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    4.78
    112
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    128
    11. Leukemia
    3.98
    79
    12. Skin Cancers
    3.36
    17
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.12
    51
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.08
    141
    15. Bladder Cancer
    3.05
    55
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.55
    112
    Ireland IRELAND HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    13.0
    6
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    22.4
    21.9
    97
    25
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    25.1
    25.5
    31
    76
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.98
    14
    Ireland IRELAND DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    5.011m
    119
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.00
    74
    Population 0-14
    21.5%
    124
    Population 15-64
    65.5%
    97
    Population 65 +
    13.1%
    49
    Birth Rate / 1000
    14.10
    126
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.60
    124
    Fertility Rate
    1.97
    115
    Infant Mortality
    3.60
    173
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    35
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    91
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    73
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    47
    Net Migration
    4.00
    21
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    86
    Literacy Total
    99.0%
    41
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    6.4%
    109
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    81.5
    18
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    72.1
    19
    GDP per Capita USD
    $72,600
    6

    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.