Special Report

Countries With the Highest Cancer Rates

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15. Germany
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 313.1 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.6 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $5,357
> Population 65 and over: 21.5%

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14. South Korea
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 313.5 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.0 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $2,556
> Population 65 and over: 13.9%

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13. United Kingdom
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 319.2 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 81.0 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $4,145
> Population 65 and over: 18.5%

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12. New Caledonia
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 324.2 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 77.0 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: N/A
> Population 65 and over: 10.0%

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11. Canada
> Cancer diagnosis rate: 334.0 new cases per 100,000 residents
> Life expectancy at birth: 82.3 years
> Annual health expenditure per capita: $4,600
> Population 65 and over: 17.0%