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Compare Argentina and North Korea health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.3
    68.1
    65.2
    41
    39
    39
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    63.6
    70.2
    66.8
    55
    46
    51
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    66.3
    73.1
    69.6
    48
    46
    49
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    68.2
    75.3
    71.7
    54
    44
    45
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    70.2
    77.6
    73.8
    56
    44
    46
     
    64.1
    69.7
    66.8
    109
    112
    112
    2010
    71.9
    79.1
    75.5
    63
    42
    49
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2015
    72.7
    79.9
    76.3
    67
    44
    50
     
    67.0
    74.0
    70.6
    114
    108
    109
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.7
    79.9
    67
    44
     
    67.0
    74.0
    114
    108
    Age 5
    73.7
    80.8
    67
    42
     
    68.8
    75.7
    117
    110
    Age 10
    73.8
    80.9
    69
    42
     
    69.1
    75.9
    120
    110
    Age 15
    73.9
    80.9
    69
    42
     
    69.2
    76.1
    121
    110
    Age 20
    74.2
    81.1
    67
    41
     
    69.5
    76.3
    121
    109
    Age 25
    74.7
    81.2
    65
    41
     
    69.8
    76.6
    125
    108
    Age 30
    75.0
    81.4
    63
    42
     
    70.2
    76.9
    127
    108
    Age 35
    75.4
    81.6
    64
    42
     
    70.7
    77.2
    130
    107
    Age 40
    75.7
    81.8
    67
    42
     
    71.1
    77.5
    138
    107
    Age 45
    76.2
    82.1
    68
    42
     
    71.6
    77.8
    152
    107
    Age 50
    76.8
    82.5
    71
    41
     
    72.1
    78.2
    165
    107
    Age 55
    77.6
    83.1
    73
    42
     
    72.7
    78.7
    173
    110
    Age 60
    78.8
    83.8
    71
    41
     
    73.9
    79.6
    179
    111
    Age 65
    80.3
    84.8
    69
    40
     
    75.8
    80.8
    181
    110
    Age 70
    82.2
    86.0
    67
    41
     
    78.4
    82.2
    181
    110
    Age 75
    84.5
    87.6
    65
    41
     
    81.1
    83.9
    181
    118
    Age 80
    87.2
    89.5
    65
    39
     
    84.6
    86.3
    173
    128
    Age 85
    90.4
    92.0
    67
    29
     
    88.5
    89.4
    168
    137
    Age 90
    93.9
    95.0
    56
    26
     
    92.7
    93.1
    166
    149
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.5
    51
    30
     
    97.2
    97.3
    134
    152
    Age 100
    102.5
    102.4
    25
    47
     
    101.8
    101.7
    118
    165
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    93.87
    81
     
    98.75
    71
    2. Stroke
    53.04
    125
     
    168.46
    13
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    40.06
    77
     
    50.33
    66
    4. Breast Cancer
    22.76
    22
     
    15.68
    94
    5. Lung Cancers
    21.48
    53
     
    48.00
    3
    6. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    57
     
    1.62
    169
    7. Lung Disease
    20.43
    77
     
    103.36
    2
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.24
    108
     
    15.46
    120
    9. Hypertension
    16.45
    91
     
    16.09
    95
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.51
    35
     
    14.48
    47
    11. Kidney Disease
    14.41
    84
     
    16.29
    68
    12. Liver Disease
    14.36
    94
     
    22.90
    57
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.11
    105
     
    10.09
    128
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.38
    35
     
    6.28
    101
    15. Other Injuries
    12.25
    81
     
    10.81
    93
    16. Suicide
    10.31
    68
     
    37.44
    2
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    9.75
    53
     
    9.45
    61
    18. Cervical Cancer
    9.02
    77
     
    7.75
    88
    19. HIV/AIDS
    8.94
    73
     
    0.48
    126
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    8.50
    24
     
    5.65
    54
    21. Violence
    7.62
    69
     
    5.13
    90
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.22
    47
     
    9.48
    24
    23. Low Birth Weight
    6.73
    97
     
    11.47
    64
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    6.61
    78
     
    3.20
    128
    25. Stomach Cancer
    6.56
    68
     
    12.31
    34
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.44
    40
     
    2.20
    117
    27. Other Neoplasms
    5.95
    12
     
    1.14
    143
    28. Ovary Cancer
    5.01
    67
     
    3.63
    111
    29. Lymphomas
    4.89
    78
     
    2.43
    140
    30. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    121
     
    17.97
    10
    31. Leukemia
    3.89
    83
     
    3.22
    108
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    62
     
    5.23
    36
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    57
     
    2.19
    76
    34. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
     
    2.62
    66
    35. Fires
    2.71
    82
     
    2.12
    89
    36. Falls
    2.70
    130
     
    9.74
    44
    37. Alcohol
    2.54
    45
     
    0.45
    106
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    2.12
    79
     
    1.11
    113
    39. Skin Disease
    2.12
    76
     
    1.84
    85
    40. Drownings
    2.11
    120
     
    9.90
    18
    41. Malnutrition
    2.08
    91
     
    1.64
    95
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    121
     
    1.77
    135
    43. Meningitis
    1.91
    90
     
    2.85
    76
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.87
    68
     
    0.59
    152
    45. Chagas disease
    1.49
    3
     
    0.00
    172
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.40
    124
     
    4.12
    85
    47. Birth Trauma
    1.33
    123
     
    5.51
    74
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.22
    88
     
    1.24
    87
    49. Asthma
    1.21
    130
     
    4.65
    84
    50. Tuberculosis
    1.18
    125
     
    8.52
    78
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49,864
    19.07
     
    25,917
    12.41
    2. Stroke
    28,222
    10.79
     
    44,241
    21.18
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21,365
    8.17
     
    12,490
    5.98
    4. Lung Disease
    11,050
    4.23
     
    26,976
    12.92
    5. Lung Cancers
    10,526
    4.03
     
    12,755
    6.11
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,514
    3.64
     
    4,062
    1.95
    7. Hypertension
    8,927
    3.41
     
    4,215
    2.02
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,949
    3.04
     
    3,837
    1.84
    9. Kidney Disease
    7,585
    2.90
     
    4,276
    2.05
    10. Liver Disease
    6,823
    2.61
     
    6,121
    2.93
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    6,364
    2.43
     
    1,607
    0.77
    12. Breast Cancer
    6,164
    2.36
     
    2,339
    1.12
    13. Other Injuries
    5,740
    2.20
     
    2,714
    1.30
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,664
    2.17
     
    2,602
    1.25
    15. Prostate Cancer
    4,489
    1.72
     
    146
    0.07
    16. Suicide
    4,418
    1.69
     
    9,790
    4.69
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    4,330
    1.66
     
    1,503
    0.72
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    4,040
    1.55
     
    1,968
    0.94
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,907
    1.49
     
    2,504
    1.20
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,673
    1.40
     
    569
    0.27
    21. HIV/AIDS
    3,605
    1.38
     
    129
    0.06
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3,304
    1.26
     
    799
    0.38
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3,273
    1.25
     
    3,279
    1.57
    24. Violence
    3,204
    1.23
     
    1,297
    0.62
    25. Other Neoplasms
    2,918
    1.12
     
    300
    0.14
    26. Low Birth Weight
    2,588
    0.99
     
    2,218
    1.06
    27. Lymphomas
    2,376
    0.91
     
    645
    0.31
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,126
    0.81
     
    1,118
    0.54
    29. Liver Cancer
    2,014
    0.77
     
    4,819
    2.31
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,885
    0.72
     
    1,396
    0.67
    31. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.70
     
    831
    0.40
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1,446
    0.55
     
    686
    0.33
    33. Falls
    1,409
    0.54
     
    2,513
    1.20
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,331
    0.51
     
    551
    0.26
    35. Fires
    1,319
    0.50
     
    536
    0.26
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    1,183
    0.45
     
    290
    0.14
    37. Skin Disease
    1,160
    0.44
     
    470
    0.23
    38. Alcohol
    1,130
    0.43
     
    119
    0.06
    39. Malnutrition
    1,126
    0.43
     
    412
    0.20
    40. Oral Cancer
    961
    0.37
     
    475
    0.23
    41. Skin Cancers
    930
    0.36
     
    155
    0.07
    42. Drownings
    876
    0.33
     
    2,328
    1.11
    43. Meningitis
    853
    0.33
     
    685
    0.33
    44. Uterin Cancer
    788
    0.30
     
    333
    0.16
    45. Chagas disease
    723
    0.28
     
    0
    0.00
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    696
    0.27
     
    863
    0.41
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    613
    0.23
     
    2,026
    0.97
    48. Asthma
    612
    0.23
     
    1,214
    0.58
    49. Tuberculosis
    554
    0.21
     
    2,239
    1.07
    50. Anemia
    532
    0.20
     
    159
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.76
    22
     
    15.68
    94
    2. Lung Cancers
    21.48
    53
     
    48.00
    3
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    57
     
    1.62
    169
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.51
    35
     
    14.48
    47
    5. Cervical Cancer
    9.02
    77
     
    7.75
    88
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    8.50
    24
     
    5.65
    54
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.56
    68
     
    12.31
    34
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.01
    67
     
    3.63
    111
    9. Lymphomas
    4.89
    78
     
    2.43
    140
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    121
     
    17.97
    10
    11. Leukemia
    3.89
    83
     
    3.22
    108
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    62
     
    5.23
    36
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    57
     
    2.19
    76
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
     
    2.62
    66
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    121
     
    1.77
    135
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.87
    68
     
    0.59
    152
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.