Countries With the Highest Cancer Rates

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25. Croatia
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 287.2 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 78.0 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $1,656
> Population 65 and over: 19.7%

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24. Italy
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 290.6 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.5 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $3,351
> Population 65 and over: 23.0%

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23. Sweden
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 294.7 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.2 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $5,299
> Population 65 and over: 20.0%

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22. Czech Republic
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 296.7 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 78.3 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $2,470
> Population 65 and over: 19.0%

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21. Slovakia
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 297.5 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 76.6 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $2,062
> Population 65 and over: 15.1%