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Compare Argentina and South 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   South Korea SOUTH 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
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    63.6
    70.2
    66.8
    55
    46
    51
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    66.3
    73.1
    69.6
    48
    46
    49
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    68.2
    75.3
    71.7
    54
    44
    45
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    70.2
    77.6
    73.8
    56
    44
    46
     
    72.3
    79.6
    75.9
    40
    30
    36
    2010
    71.9
    79.1
    75.5
    63
    42
    49
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2015
    72.7
    79.9
    76.3
    67
    44
    50
     
    78.8
    85.5
    82.3
    20
    4
    11
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.7
    79.9
    67
    44
     
    78.8
    85.5
    20
    4
    Age 5
    73.7
    80.8
    67
    42
     
    79.1
    85.7
    20
    4
    Age 10
    73.8
    80.9
    69
    42
     
    79.2
    85.8
    20
    4
    Age 15
    73.9
    80.9
    69
    42
     
    79.2
    85.8
    20
    4
    Age 20
    74.2
    81.1
    67
    41
     
    79.3
    85.8
    20
    4
    Age 25
    74.7
    81.2
    65
    41
     
    79.4
    85.9
    20
    4
    Age 30
    75.0
    81.4
    63
    42
     
    79.6
    86.0
    20
    3
    Age 35
    75.4
    81.6
    64
    42
     
    79.8
    86.2
    20
    3
    Age 40
    75.7
    81.8
    67
    42
     
    80.0
    86.3
    21
    3
    Age 45
    76.2
    82.1
    68
    42
     
    80.3
    86.5
    21
    3
    Age 50
    76.8
    82.5
    71
    41
     
    80.8
    86.7
    21
    4
    Age 55
    77.6
    83.1
    73
    42
     
    81.4
    87.0
    21
    4
    Age 60
    78.8
    83.8
    71
    41
     
    82.2
    87.3
    22
    4
    Age 65
    80.3
    84.8
    69
    40
     
    83.1
    87.7
    28
    5
    Age 70
    82.2
    86.0
    67
    41
     
    84.2
    88.2
    33
    6
    Age 75
    84.5
    87.6
    65
    41
     
    85.8
    89.1
    38
    9
    Age 80
    87.2
    89.5
    65
    39
     
    88.0
    90.4
    43
    13
    Age 85
    90.4
    92.0
    67
    29
     
    90.7
    92.4
    41
    20
    Age 90
    93.9
    95.0
    56
    26
     
    94.1
    95.1
    45
    21
    Age 95
    97.9
    98.5
    51
    30
     
    98.1
    98.6
    35
    27
    Age 100
    102.5
    102.4
    25
    47
     
    102.3
    102.5
    52
    42
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    93.87
    81
     
    26.39
    172
    2. Stroke
    53.04
    125
     
    39.14
    139
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    40.06
    77
     
    16.34
    133
    4. Breast Cancer
    22.76
    22
     
    6.29
    164
    5. Lung Cancers
    21.48
    53
     
    25.69
    38
    6. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    57
     
    6.25
    146
    7. Lung Disease
    20.43
    77
     
    8.65
    153
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.24
    108
     
    16.01
    115
    9. Hypertension
    16.45
    91
     
    8.23
    147
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.51
    35
     
    13.47
    49
    11. Kidney Disease
    14.41
    84
     
    7.64
    127
    12. Liver Disease
    14.36
    94
     
    9.48
    117
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.11
    105
     
    11.08
    125
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    12.38
    35
     
    1.79
    168
    15. Other Injuries
    12.25
    81
     
    6.55
    131
    16. Suicide
    10.31
    68
     
    29.34
    3
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    9.75
    53
     
    2.02
    167
    18. Cervical Cancer
    9.02
    77
     
    3.00
    132
    19. HIV/AIDS
    8.94
    73
     
    0.23
    141
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    8.50
    24
     
    7.39
    39
    21. Violence
    7.62
    69
     
    1.10
    147
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.22
    47
     
    0.28
    168
    23. Low Birth Weight
    6.73
    97
     
    2.39
    145
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    6.61
    78
     
    2.20
    145
    25. Stomach Cancer
    6.56
    68
     
    15.77
    18
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.44
    40
     
    12.32
    27
    27. Other Neoplasms
    5.95
    12
     
    1.98
    117
    28. Ovary Cancer
    5.01
    67
     
    2.77
    144
    29. Lymphomas
    4.89
    78
     
    3.88
    109
    30. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    121
     
    17.87
    11
    31. Leukemia
    3.89
    83
     
    2.93
    118
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    62
     
    2.33
    95
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    57
     
    0.83
    157
    34. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
     
    2.01
    87
    35. Fires
    2.71
    82
     
    0.39
    152
    36. Falls
    2.70
    130
     
    3.06
    125
    37. Alcohol
    2.54
    45
     
    1.28
    71
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    2.12
    79
     
    3.88
    16
    39. Skin Disease
    2.12
    76
     
    0.76
    123
    40. Drownings
    2.11
    120
     
    1.06
    144
    41. Malnutrition
    2.08
    91
     
    0.10
    158
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    121
     
    1.62
    140
    43. Meningitis
    1.91
    90
     
    0.15
    166
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.87
    68
     
    0.71
    145
    45. Chagas disease
    1.49
    3
     
    0.00
    172
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.40
    124
     
    1.88
    116
    47. Birth Trauma
    1.33
    123
     
    0.41
    165
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.22
    88
     
    0.21
    128
    49. Asthma
    1.21
    130
     
    2.39
    109
    50. Tuberculosis
    1.18
    125
     
    4.15
    94
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49,864
    19.07
     
    18,608
    8.25
    2. Stroke
    28,222
    10.79
     
    27,848
    12.35
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21,365
    8.17
     
    11,745
    5.21
    4. Lung Disease
    11,050
    4.23
     
    6,281
    2.79
    5. Lung Cancers
    10,526
    4.03
     
    17,896
    7.94
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,514
    3.64
     
    11,314
    5.02
    7. Hypertension
    8,927
    3.41
     
    6,001
    2.66
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,949
    3.04
     
    9,332
    4.14
    9. Kidney Disease
    7,585
    2.90
     
    5,396
    2.39
    10. Liver Disease
    6,823
    2.61
     
    6,169
    2.74
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    6,364
    2.43
     
    1,171
    0.52
    12. Breast Cancer
    6,164
    2.36
     
    2,136
    0.95
    13. Other Injuries
    5,740
    2.20
     
    4,460
    1.98
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,664
    2.17
     
    6,708
    2.98
    15. Prostate Cancer
    4,489
    1.72
     
    1,784
    0.79
    16. Suicide
    4,418
    1.69
     
    18,009
    7.99
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    4,330
    1.66
     
    5,090
    2.26
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    4,040
    1.55
     
    605
    0.27
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,907
    1.49
     
    193
    0.09
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,673
    1.40
     
    9,045
    4.01
    21. HIV/AIDS
    3,605
    1.38
     
    146
    0.06
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3,304
    1.26
     
    1,426
    0.63
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3,273
    1.25
     
    10,833
    4.80
    24. Violence
    3,204
    1.23
     
    553
    0.25
    25. Other Neoplasms
    2,918
    1.12
     
    1,359
    0.60
    26. Low Birth Weight
    2,588
    0.99
     
    617
    0.27
    27. Lymphomas
    2,376
    0.91
     
    2,630
    1.17
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,126
    0.81
     
    1,122
    0.50
    29. Liver Cancer
    2,014
    0.77
     
    11,962
    5.31
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,885
    0.72
     
    1,600
    0.71
    31. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.70
     
    1,808
    0.80
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1,446
    0.55
     
    1,432
    0.64
    33. Falls
    1,409
    0.54
     
    1,955
    0.87
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,331
    0.51
     
    1,002
    0.44
    35. Fires
    1,319
    0.50
     
    235
    0.10
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    1,183
    0.45
     
    2,810
    1.25
    37. Skin Disease
    1,160
    0.44
     
    542
    0.24
    38. Alcohol
    1,130
    0.43
     
    818
    0.36
    39. Malnutrition
    1,126
    0.43
     
    70
    0.03
    40. Oral Cancer
    961
    0.37
     
    1,089
    0.48
    41. Skin Cancers
    930
    0.36
     
    491
    0.22
    42. Drownings
    876
    0.33
     
    611
    0.27
    43. Meningitis
    853
    0.33
     
    58
    0.03
    44. Uterin Cancer
    788
    0.30
     
    297
    0.13
    45. Chagas disease
    723
    0.28
     
    0
    0.00
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    696
    0.27
     
    1,325
    0.59
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    613
    0.23
     
    635
    0.28
    48. Asthma
    612
    0.23
     
    1,733
    0.77
    49. Tuberculosis
    554
    0.21
     
    2,912
    1.29
    50. Anemia
    532
    0.20
     
    204
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.76
    22
     
    6.29
    164
    2. Lung Cancers
    21.48
    53
     
    25.69
    38
    3. Prostate Cancer
    20.61
    57
     
    6.25
    146
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.51
    35
     
    13.47
    49
    5. Cervical Cancer
    9.02
    77
     
    3.00
    132
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    8.50
    24
     
    7.39
    39
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.56
    68
     
    15.77
    18
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.01
    67
     
    2.77
    144
    9. Lymphomas
    4.89
    78
     
    3.88
    109
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    121
     
    17.87
    11
    11. Leukemia
    3.89
    83
     
    2.93
    118
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    62
     
    2.33
    95
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    57
     
    0.83
    157
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.73
    65
     
    2.01
    87
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    121
     
    1.62
    140
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.87
    68
     
    0.71
    145
     
     
     
    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.