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Compare Australia 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
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2015
    80.9
    84.8
    82.8
    3
    7
    4
     
    78.8
    85.5
    82.3
    20
    4
    11
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    84.8
    3
    7
     
    78.8
    85.5
    20
    4
    Age 5
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
     
    79.1
    85.7
    20
    4
    Age 10
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
     
    79.2
    85.8
    20
    4
    Age 15
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    7
     
    79.2
    85.8
    20
    4
    Age 20
    81.5
    85.2
    3
    7
     
    79.3
    85.8
    20
    4
    Age 25
    81.6
    85.3
    3
    7
     
    79.4
    85.9
    20
    4
    Age 30
    81.8
    85.4
    3
    7
     
    79.6
    86.0
    20
    3
    Age 35
    82.0
    85.5
    3
    7
     
    79.8
    86.2
    20
    3
    Age 40
    82.2
    85.6
    3
    7
     
    80.0
    86.3
    21
    3
    Age 45
    82.5
    85.8
    1
    7
     
    80.3
    86.5
    21
    3
    Age 50
    82.9
    86.1
    1
    7
     
    80.8
    86.7
    21
    4
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.4
    1
    7
     
    81.4
    87.0
    21
    4
    Age 60
    84.0
    86.8
    1
    7
     
    82.2
    87.3
    22
    4
    Age 65
    84.8
    87.4
    1
    7
     
    83.1
    87.7
    28
    5
    Age 70
    85.8
    88.1
    1
    7
     
    84.2
    88.2
    33
    6
    Age 75
    87.2
    89.1
    4
    10
     
    85.8
    89.1
    38
    9
    Age 80
    89.0
    90.4
    7
    14
     
    88.0
    90.4
    43
    13
    Age 85
    91.4
    92.2
    16
    21
     
    90.7
    92.4
    41
    20
    Age 90
    94.3
    94.9
    26
    35
     
    94.1
    95.1
    45
    21
    Age 95
    98.0
    98.2
    48
    52
     
    98.1
    98.6
    35
    27
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.2
    65
    67
     
    102.3
    102.5
    51
    42
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.89
    147
     
    26.39
    172
    2. Stroke
    27.41
    162
     
    39.14
    139
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.91
    12
     
    12.32
    27
    4. Lung Cancers
    22.62
    46
     
    25.69
    38
    5. Prostate Cancer
    20.14
    60
     
    6.25
    146
    6. Breast Cancer
    18.33
    67
     
    6.29
    164
    7. Lung Disease
    14.93
    118
     
    8.65
    153
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.45
    52
     
    13.47
    49
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.05
    139
     
    16.01
    115
    10. Suicide
    10.65
    63
     
    29.34
    3
    11. Lymphomas
    6.96
    31
     
    3.88
    109
    12. Kidney Disease
    6.90
    136
     
    7.64
    127
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.77
    46
     
    7.39
    39
    14. Skin Cancers
    6.52
    2
     
    0.71
    145
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6.07
    85
     
    2.20
    145
    16. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5.74
    167
     
    16.34
    133
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.67
    152
     
    11.08
    125
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    62
     
    2.77
    144
    19. Leukemia
    5.09
    29
     
    2.93
    118
    20. Falls
    5.02
    94
     
    3.06
    125
    21. Other Injuries
    5.01
    150
     
    6.55
    131
    22. Hypertension
    4.67
    160
     
    8.23
    147
    23. Liver Cancer
    4.35
    108
     
    17.87
    11
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.00
    134
     
    1.79
    168
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.85
    57
     
    2.33
    95
    26. Liver Disease
    3.68
    164
     
    9.48
    117
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3.54
    148
     
    2.02
    167
    28. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    133
     
    15.77
    18
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    3.36
    26
     
    3.88
    16
    30. Drug Use
    3.32
    28
     
    0.24
    143
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.04
    57
     
    2.01
    87
    32. Other Neoplasms
    2.64
    85
     
    1.98
    117
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.46
    102
     
    1.62
    140
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    154
     
    3.00
    132
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.92
    150
     
    2.39
    145
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    93
     
    0.83
    157
    37. Alcohol
    1.43
    66
     
    1.28
    71
    38. Asthma
    1.18
    132
     
    2.39
    109
    39. Poisonings
    1.16
    93
     
    0.47
    145
    40. Violence
    1.15
    145
     
    1.10
    147
    41. Skin Disease
    1.13
    105
     
    0.76
    123
    42. Epilepsy
    1.10
    127
     
    0.67
    161
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.01
    133
     
    0.41
    165
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.00
    136
     
    0.28
    168
    45. Drownings
    0.90
    152
     
    1.06
    144
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.73
    157
     
    0.89
    150
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.50
    93
     
    0.25
    135
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.49
    36
     
    0.04
    161
    49. Fires
    0.48
    149
     
    0.39
    152
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.32
    158
     
    1.88
    116
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    21,339
    18.06
     
    18,608
    8.25
    2. Stroke
    10,985
    9.30
     
    27,848
    12.35
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10,752
    9.10
     
    9,045
    4.01
    4. Lung Cancers
    8,235
    6.97
     
    17,896
    7.94
    5. Lung Disease
    5,886
    4.98
     
    6,281
    2.79
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,566
    3.87
     
    9,332
    4.14
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,264
    3.61
     
    11,314
    5.02
    8. Prostate Cancer
    3,676
    3.11
     
    1,784
    0.79
    9. Breast Cancer
    3,267
    2.77
     
    2,136
    0.95
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,776
    2.35
     
    5,396
    2.39
    11. Suicide
    2,679
    2.27
     
    18,009
    7.99
    12. Lymphomas
    2,595
    2.20
     
    2,630
    1.17
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2,470
    2.09
     
    5,090
    2.26
    14. Skin Cancers
    2,326
    1.97
     
    491
    0.22
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,213
    1.87
     
    11,745
    5.21
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    2,165
    1.83
     
    1,426
    0.63
    17. Falls
    1,969
    1.67
     
    1,955
    0.87
    18. Hypertension
    1,892
    1.60
     
    6,001
    2.66
    19. Leukemia
    1,878
    1.59
     
    1,808
    0.80
    20. Other Injuries
    1,730
    1.46
     
    4,460
    1.98
    21. Liver Cancer
    1,504
    1.27
     
    11,962
    5.31
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,394
    1.18
     
    6,708
    2.98
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    1,391
    1.18
     
    2,810
    1.25
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,380
    1.17
     
    1,600
    0.71
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,359
    1.15
     
    1,171
    0.52
    26. Stomach Cancer
    1,222
    1.03
     
    10,833
    4.80
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,199
    1.02
     
    1,432
    0.64
    28. Liver Disease
    1,105
    0.94
     
    6,169
    2.74
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,006
    0.85
     
    1,359
    0.60
    30. Ovary Cancer
    937
    0.79
     
    1,002
    0.44
    31. Oral Cancer
    845
    0.72
     
    1,089
    0.48
    32. Drug Use
    816
    0.69
     
    154
    0.07
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    705
    0.60
     
    605
    0.27
    34. Skin Disease
    449
    0.38
     
    542
    0.24
    35. Alcohol
    405
    0.34
     
    818
    0.36
    36. Asthma
    397
    0.34
     
    1,733
    0.77
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    379
    0.32
     
    193
    0.09
    38. Uterin Cancer
    357
    0.30
     
    297
    0.13
    39. Low Birth Weight
    331
    0.28
     
    617
    0.27
    40. Cervical Cancer
    329
    0.28
     
    1,122
    0.50
    41. Epilepsy
    305
    0.26
     
    376
    0.17
    42. Poisonings
    298
    0.25
     
    297
    0.13
    43. Violence
    278
    0.24
     
    553
    0.25
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    277
    0.23
     
    635
    0.28
    45. Drownings
    216
    0.18
     
    611
    0.27
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.17
     
    173
    0.08
    47. Birth Trauma
    174
    0.15
     
    105
    0.05
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    154
    0.13
     
    25
    0.01
    49. Fires
    126
    0.11
     
    235
    0.10
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    122
    0.10
     
    1,325
    0.59
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Australia AUSTRALIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.62
    46
     
    25.69
    38
    2. Prostate Cancer
    20.14
    60
     
    6.25
    146
    3. Breast Cancer
    18.33
    67
     
    6.29
    164
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.45
    52
     
    13.47
    49
    5. Lymphomas
    6.96
    31
     
    3.88
    109
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.77
    46
     
    7.39
    39
    7. Skin Cancers
    6.52
    2
     
    0.71
    145
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    62
     
    2.77
    144
    9. Leukemia
    5.09
    29
     
    2.93
    118
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.35
    108
     
    17.87
    11
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.85
    57
     
    2.33
    95
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3.41
    133
     
    15.77
    18
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.04
    57
     
    2.01
    87
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.46
    102
     
    1.62
    140
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.99
    154
     
    3.00
    132
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.85
    93
     
    0.83
    157
     
     
     
    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.