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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, 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
    70.4
    77.8
    74.1
    53
    40
    43
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    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
    51
    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
    106.36
    109
     
    30.76
    183
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    52.66
    71
     
    19.84
    131
    3. Stroke
    44.13
    143
     
    34.98
    155
    4. Lung Disease
    29.27
    50
     
    10.48
    171
    5. Breast Cancer
    22.75
    27
     
    5.89
    177
    6. Lung Cancers
    21.40
    53
     
    23.65
    43
    7. Prostate Cancer
    21.09
    60
     
    5.62
    158
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.69
    64
     
    8.08
    146
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.81
    119
     
    16.26
    132
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.84
    91
     
    13.67
    130
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.59
    33
     
    11.97
    58
    12. Liver Disease
    14.55
    93
     
    8.82
    136
    13. Suicide
    13.98
    37
     
    24.21
    10
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.39
    111
     
    9.05
    132
    15. Hypertension
    10.13
    110
     
    4.32
    158
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.02
    36
     
    1.67
    177
    17. Other Injuries
    9.12
    78
     
    5.32
    139
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    20
     
    6.62
    44
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.48
    87
     
    2.70
    146
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    7.80
    102
     
    1.79
    181
    21. Stomach Cancer
    6.25
    78
     
    14.05
    25
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.97
    21
     
    0.26
    180
    23. Other Neoplasms
    5.93
    13
     
    1.81
    121
    24. Low Birth Weight
    5.82
    107
     
    1.99
    156
    25. HIV/AIDS
    5.42
    85
     
    0.20
    152
    26. Ovary Cancer
    5.00
    72
     
    2.53
    161
    27. Lymphomas
    4.91
    94
     
    3.54
    127
    28. Violence
    4.70
    95
     
    1.75
    144
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.16
    112
     
    1.98
    162
    30. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    130
     
    16.01
    17
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    54
     
    2.11
    102
    32. Leukemia
    3.76
    100
     
    2.64
    137
    33. Falls
    3.05
    140
     
    3.26
    132
    34. Bladder Cancer
    2.74
    64
     
    1.84
    97
    35. Uterin Cancer
    2.66
    69
     
    0.71
    171
    36. Skin Disease
    2.55
    66
     
    0.66
    137
    37. Malnutrition
    2.24
    85
     
    0.11
    152
    38. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    50
     
    0.66
    147
    39. Drownings
    2.09
    123
     
    1.06
    149
    40. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    130
     
    1.50
    152
    41. Fires
    1.78
    84
     
    0.45
    157
    42. Asthma
    1.69
    124
     
    2.37
    113
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    1.61
    59
     
    4.28
    11
    44. Drug Use
    1.57
    73
     
    0.21
    178
    45. Alcohol
    1.52
    94
     
    1.17
    119
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.48
    134
     
    0.76
    163
    47. Tuberculosis
    1.43
    124
     
    4.26
    98
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.16
    139
     
    1.26
    137
    49. Meningitis
    1.06
    98
     
    0.10
    178
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.99
    96
     
    0.10
    153
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Argentina ARGENTINA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60,064
    20.83
     
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29,797
    10.33
     
    16,514
    6.74
    3. Stroke
    24,604
    8.53
     
    28,533
    11.65
    4. Lung Disease
    16,731
    5.80
     
    8,739
    3.57
    5. Lung Cancers
    11,180
    3.88
     
    19,048
    7.78
    6. Kidney Disease
    10,965
    3.80
     
    6,582
    2.69
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10,834
    3.76
     
    11,573
    4.72
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    10,371
    3.60
     
    13,250
    5.41
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,502
    2.95
     
    9,555
    3.90
    10. Liver Disease
    7,321
    2.54
     
    6,500
    2.65
    11. Breast Cancer
    6,600
    2.29
     
    2,221
    0.91
    12. Suicide
    6,166
    2.14
     
    16,078
    6.56
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,114
    2.12
     
    6,040
    2.47
    14. Hypertension
    5,846
    2.03
     
    3,626
    1.48
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,477
    1.90
     
    1,195
    0.49
    16. Prostate Cancer
    4,843
    1.68
     
    1,877
    0.77
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    4,644
    1.61
     
    5,269
    2.15
    18. Other Injuries
    4,400
    1.53
     
    4,183
    1.71
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,393
    1.18
     
    208
    0.08
    20. Stomach Cancer
    3,322
    1.15
     
    11,054
    4.51
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    3,321
    1.15
     
    590
    0.24
    22. Other Neoplasms
    3,083
    1.07
     
    1,420
    0.58
    23. Lymphomas
    2,537
    0.88
     
    2,732
    1.12
    24. Low Birth Weight
    2,443
    0.85
     
    514
    0.21
    25. HIV/AIDS
    2,310
    0.80
     
    134
    0.05
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2,177
    0.75
     
    1,458
    0.60
    27. Liver Cancer
    2,145
    0.74
     
    12,373
    5.05
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,133
    0.74
     
    1,113
    0.45
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,051
    0.71
     
    1,686
    0.69
    30. Violence
    2,027
    0.70
     
    1,029
    0.42
    31. Leukemia
    1,900
    0.66
     
    1,784
    0.73
    32. Falls
    1,630
    0.57
     
    2,417
    0.99
    33. Bladder Cancer
    1,542
    0.53
     
    1,520
    0.62
    34. Skin Disease
    1,461
    0.51
     
    543
    0.22
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,423
    0.49
     
    1,028
    0.42
    36. Malnutrition
    1,267
    0.44
     
    91
    0.04
    37. Skin Cancers
    1,172
    0.41
     
    529
    0.22
    38. Oral Cancer
    1,018
    0.35
     
    1,159
    0.47
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    955
    0.33
     
    3,577
    1.46
    40. Drownings
    916
    0.32
     
    662
    0.27
    41. Fires
    887
    0.31
     
    300
    0.12
    42. Asthma
    885
    0.31
     
    1,973
    0.81
    43. Uterin Cancer
    822
    0.29
     
    295
    0.12
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    811
    0.28
     
    624
    0.25
    45. Drug Use
    782
    0.27
     
    148
    0.06
    46. Alcohol
    721
    0.25
     
    833
    0.34
    47. Tuberculosis
    701
    0.24
     
    3,406
    1.39
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    614
    0.21
     
    1,023
    0.42
    49. Meningitis
    493
    0.17
     
    60
    0.02
    50. Chagas disease
    443
    0.15
     
    0
    0.00
     
     
    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
    22.75
    27
     
    5.89
    177
    2. Lung Cancers
    21.40
    53
     
    23.65
    43
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.09
    60
     
    5.62
    158
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.59
    33
     
    11.97
    58
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.56
    20
     
    6.62
    44
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.48
    87
     
    2.70
    146
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.25
    78
     
    14.05
    25
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.00
    72
     
    2.53
    161
    9. Lymphomas
    4.91
    94
     
    3.54
    127
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.99
    130
     
    16.01
    17
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.81
    54
     
    2.11
    102
    12. Leukemia
    3.76
    100
     
    2.64
    137
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.74
    64
     
    1.84
    97
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.66
    69
     
    0.71
    171
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.21
    50
     
    0.66
    147
    16. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    130
     
    1.50
    152
     
     
     
    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.