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Compare Albania and North Korea health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Albania Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Albania ALBANIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.6
    63.6
    62.6
    48
    53
    51
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    65.6
    68.7
    67.1
    43
    52
    47
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    67.5
    72.3
    69.8
    40
    55
    48
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    69.0
    74.9
    71.9
    43
    50
    44
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    69.4
    76.4
    72.6
    67
    47
    56
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    73.2
    79.8
    76.2
    46
    39
    42
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    74.3
    78.6
    76.4
    49
    63
    53
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Albania ALBANIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    74.3
    78.6
    49
    63
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    75.3
    79.5
    47
    62
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    75.4
    79.7
    47
    60
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    75.5
    79.8
    47
    60
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    75.7
    80.0
    47
    59
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    75.9
    80.1
    49
    59
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    76.1
    80.3
    49
    58
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    76.4
    80.4
    50
    61
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    76.7
    80.6
    53
    65
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    77.1
    80.9
    54
    65
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    77.7
    81.3
    59
    62
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    78.5
    81.7
    60
    63
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    79.4
    82.3
    62
    69
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    80.5
    83.0
    67
    73
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.0
    84.1
    73
    75
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.7
    85.6
    84
    80
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.3
    114
    98
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.0
    128
    105
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Albania ALBANIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126.59
    77
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    105.31
    61
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Lung Cancers
    27.64
    21
     
    48.65
    2
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.92
    72
     
    15.86
    105
    5. Stomach Cancer
    18.46
    4
     
    12.40
    31
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.09
    88
     
    15.72
    104
    7. Inflammatory/Heart
    14.00
    17
     
    3.03
    155
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.32
    114
     
    19.67
    82
    9. Lung Disease
    11.67
    165
     
    100.37
    3
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.29
    159
     
    22.68
    121
    11. Prostate Cancer
    9.85
    136
     
    1.70
    179
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    8.84
    83
     
    7.75
    103
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    145
     
    14.51
    91
    14. Other Neoplasms
    7.53
    5
     
    1.17
    154
    15. Liver Cancer
    6.27
    70
     
    18.14
    12
    16. Low Birth Weight
    6.16
    100
     
    10.30
    70
    17. Liver Disease
    5.49
    162
     
    17.00
    85
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    5.49
    62
     
    5.71
    59
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.94
    137
     
    14.76
    38
    20. Bladder Cancer
    4.30
    24
     
    2.68
    67
    21. Leukemia
    4.11
    83
     
    3.28
    116
    22. Violence
    3.90
    113
     
    4.28
    105
    23. Suicide
    3.83
    162
     
    14.92
    32
    24. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.18
    182
     
    8.13
    162
    25. Asthma
    3.12
    104
     
    5.80
    81
    26. Oral Cancer
    2.95
    91
     
    1.81
    135
    27. Hypertension
    2.67
    172
     
    20.26
    52
    28. Other Injuries
    2.50
    181
     
    5.57
    133
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.21
    84
     
    2.17
    86
    30. Birth Trauma
    2.20
    110
     
    5.56
    76
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.19
    158
     
    2.15
    159
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1.82
    163
     
    7.49
    98
    33. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    74
     
    0.77
    140
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1.54
    178
     
    3.67
    118
    35. Falls
    1.51
    175
     
    6.03
    79
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.40
    136
     
    5.33
    37
    37. Lymphomas
    1.30
    179
     
    2.50
    151
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.17
    80
     
    0.54
    155
    39. Epilepsy
    1.17
    137
     
    1.80
    88
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.15
    126
     
    8.26
    12
    41. HIV/AIDS
    1.03
    122
     
    0.17
    155
    42. Drownings
    0.86
    157
     
    5.49
    66
    43. Encephalitis
    0.72
    81
     
    0.86
    69
    44. Drug Use
    0.63
    142
     
    2.33
    47
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.62
    170
     
    4.52
    67
    46. Meningitis
    0.60
    126
     
    1.14
    94
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.60
    28
     
    0.12
    107
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.43
    163
     
    3.42
    93
    49. Fires
    0.39
    161
     
    1.37
    105
    50. Tuberculosis
    0.31
    163
     
    57.08
    28
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Albania ALBANIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,526
    28.54
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    4,675
    24.15
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,149
    5.93
     
    13,520
    6.18
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    907
    4.68
     
    4,491
    2.05
    5. Stomach Cancer
    744
    3.84
     
    3,451
    1.58
    6. Inflammatory/Heart
    598
    3.09
     
    789
    0.36
    7. Lung Disease
    520
    2.69
     
    28,017
    12.81
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    410
    2.12
     
    5,736
    2.62
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    395
    2.04
     
    5,214
    2.38
    10. Kidney Disease
    333
    1.72
     
    3,988
    1.82
    11. Breast Cancer
    318
    1.64
     
    2,451
    1.12
    12. Other Neoplasms
    303
    1.57
     
    324
    0.15
    13. Liver Cancer
    263
    1.36
     
    5,076
    2.32
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    229
    1.18
     
    1,590
    0.73
    15. Liver Disease
    222
    1.15
     
    4,710
    2.15
    16. Prostate Cancer
    203
    1.05
     
    165
    0.08
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    202
    1.04
     
    4,123
    1.88
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    189
    0.98
     
    1,596
    0.73
    19. Bladder Cancer
    186
    0.96
     
    749
    0.34
    20. Leukemia
    146
    0.75
     
    867
    0.40
    21. Asthma
    138
    0.71
     
    1,608
    0.74
    22. Diabetes Mellitus
    137
    0.71
     
    2,237
    1.02
    23. Low Birth Weight
    129
    0.67
     
    2,031
    0.93
    24. Suicide
    124
    0.64
     
    3,981
    1.82
    25. Oral Cancer
    120
    0.62
     
    512
    0.23
    26. Violence
    120
    0.62
     
    1,110
    0.51
    27. Hypertension
    119
    0.61
     
    5,653
    2.58
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    82
    0.42
     
    540
    0.25
    29. Other Injuries
    80
    0.41
     
    1,438
    0.66
    30. Skin Cancers
    72
    0.37
     
    215
    0.10
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    59
    0.30
     
    1,495
    0.68
    32. Falls
    56
    0.29
     
    1,625
    0.74
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    52
    0.27
     
    149
    0.07
    34. Lymphomas
    49
    0.25
     
    687
    0.31
    35. Birth Trauma
    46
    0.24
     
    1,095
    0.50
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    46
    0.24
     
    2,275
    1.04
    37. Uterin Cancer
    44
    0.23
     
    344
    0.16
    38. Epilepsy
    36
    0.19
     
    447
    0.20
    39. Cervical Cancer
    33
    0.17
     
    1,126
    0.51
    40. Ovary Cancer
    31
    0.16
     
    581
    0.27
    41. HIV/AIDS
    29
    0.15
     
    47
    0.02
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    27
    0.14
     
    1,250
    0.57
    43. Drownings
    25
    0.13
     
    1,296
    0.59
    44. Multiple Sclerosis
    24
    0.12
     
    33
    0.02
    45. Drug Use
    21
    0.11
     
    625
    0.29
    46. Encephalitis
    20
    0.10
     
    187
    0.09
    47. Meningitis
    17
    0.09
     
    266
    0.12
    48. Fires
    13
    0.07
     
    356
    0.16
    49. Schizophrenia
    11
    0.06
     
    332
    0.15
    50. Tuberculosis
    10
    0.05
     
    15,184
    6.94
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Albania ALBANIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.64
    21
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Stomach Cancer
    18.46
    4
     
    12.40
    31
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.09
    88
     
    15.72
    104
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.85
    136
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Liver Cancer
    6.27
    70
     
    18.14
    12
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    5.49
    62
     
    5.71
    59
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.94
    137
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Bladder Cancer
    4.30
    24
     
    2.68
    67
    9. Leukemia
    4.11
    83
     
    3.28
    116
    10. Oral Cancer
    2.95
    91
     
    1.81
    135
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.21
    84
     
    2.17
    86
    12. Cervical Cancer
    1.82
    163
     
    7.49
    98
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.71
    74
     
    0.77
    140
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.54
    178
     
    3.67
    118
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.40
    136
     
    5.33
    37
    16. Lymphomas
    1.30
    179
     
    2.50
    151
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    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.