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Compare South Korea and Philippines 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
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
     
    51.6
    55.3
    53.4
    85
    83
    85
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    55.7
    59.2
    57.4
    88
    90
    89
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    59.4
    63.3
    61.3
    95
    97
    96
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    63.6
    67.8
    65.6
    102
    107
    106
    2000
    72.3
    79.6
    75.9
    40
    30
    36
     
    67.5
    71.8
    69.6
    79
    100
    91
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    64.8
    71.2
    67.9
    118
    116
    121
    2015
    78.8
    85.5
    82.3
    20
    4
    11
     
    65.3
    72.0
    68.5
    126
    117
    124
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    85.5
    20
    4
     
    65.3
    72.0
    126
    117
    Age 5
    79.1
    85.7
    20
    4
     
    67.4
    73.8
    132
    119
    Age 10
    79.2
    85.8
    20
    4
     
    67.5
    73.9
    135
    120
    Age 15
    79.2
    85.8
    20
    4
     
    67.7
    74.1
    137
    121
    Age 20
    79.3
    85.8
    20
    4
     
    68.0
    74.3
    138
    122
    Age 25
    79.4
    85.9
    20
    4
     
    68.5
    74.5
    141
    122
    Age 30
    79.6
    86.0
    20
    3
     
    69.1
    74.8
    142
    122
    Age 35
    79.8
    86.2
    20
    3
     
    69.7
    75.1
    144
    124
    Age 40
    80.0
    86.3
    21
    3
     
    70.4
    75.5
    150
    124
    Age 45
    80.3
    86.5
    21
    3
     
    71.2
    76.0
    159
    124
    Age 50
    80.8
    86.7
    21
    4
     
    72.3
    76.7
    160
    124
    Age 55
    81.4
    87.0
    21
    4
     
    73.7
    77.5
    160
    124
    Age 60
    82.2
    87.3
    22
    4
     
    75.5
    78.6
    153
    123
    Age 65
    83.1
    87.7
    28
    5
     
    77.7
    79.9
    140
    125
    Age 70
    84.2
    88.2
    33
    6
     
    80.0
    81.5
    131
    126
    Age 75
    85.8
    89.1
    38
    9
     
    82.5
    83.5
    136
    133
    Age 80
    88.0
    90.4
    43
    13
     
    85.5
    85.9
    136
    152
    Age 85
    90.7
    92.4
    41
    20
     
    89.0
    89.0
    135
    166
    Age 90
    94.1
    95.1
    45
    21
     
    93.0
    92.8
    126
    168
    Age 95
    98.1
    98.6
    35
    27
     
    97.2
    97.0
    126
    170
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.5
    52
    42
     
    101.7
    101.6
    126
    177
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    39.14
    139
     
    119.21
    54
    2. Suicide
    29.34
    3
     
    2.94
    153
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    26.39
    172
     
    161.43
    29
    4. Lung Cancers
    25.69
    38
     
    17.23
    64
    5. Liver Cancer
    17.87
    11
     
    9.97
    34
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.34
    133
     
    90.40
    46
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.01
    115
     
    60.44
    20
    8. Stomach Cancer
    15.77
    18
     
    2.73
    148
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.47
    49
     
    11.46
    59
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.32
    27
     
    1.20
    145
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.08
    125
     
    11.56
    123
    12. Liver Disease
    9.48
    117
     
    15.58
    87
    13. Lung Disease
    8.65
    153
     
    33.05
    28
    14. Hypertension
    8.23
    147
     
    38.20
    11
    15. Kidney Disease
    7.64
    127
     
    25.71
    13
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    7.39
    39
     
    2.15
    111
    17. Other Injuries
    6.55
    131
     
    5.92
    141
    18. Breast Cancer
    6.29
    164
     
    22.01
    30
    19. Prostate Cancer
    6.25
    146
     
    15.99
    92
    20. Tuberculosis
    4.15
    94
     
    41.83
    27
    21. Lymphomas
    3.88
    109
     
    2.33
    142
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    3.88
    16
     
    0.72
    139
    23. Falls
    3.06
    125
     
    4.75
    99
    24. Cervical Cancer
    3.00
    132
     
    5.84
    109
    25. Leukemia
    2.93
    118
     
    3.53
    100
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.77
    144
     
    3.70
    102
    27. Low Birth Weight
    2.39
    145
     
    9.67
    75
    28. Asthma
    2.39
    109
     
    21.20
    9
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.33
    95
     
    1.06
    140
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.20
    145
     
    11.40
    44
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.02
    167
     
    7.96
    100
    32. Bladder Cancer
    2.01
    87
     
    0.63
    163
    33. Other Neoplasms
    1.98
    117
     
    2.61
    87
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.88
    116
     
    13.41
    62
    35. Hepatitis B
    1.83
    47
     
    1.71
    50
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.79
    168
     
    5.95
    107
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.62
    140
     
    4.55
    52
    38. Alcohol
    1.28
    71
     
    0.91
    81
    39. Violence
    1.10
    147
     
    18.56
    25
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    144
     
    4.88
    71
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    150
     
    10.98
    21
    42. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    157
     
    1.08
    139
    43. Skin Disease
    0.76
    123
     
    4.86
    37
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.71
    145
     
    0.58
    154
    45. War
    0.70
    24
     
    0.69
    25
    46. Epilepsy
    0.67
    161
     
    2.09
    81
    47. Poisonings
    0.47
    145
     
    0.23
    164
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.41
    165
     
    6.28
    70
    49. Fires
    0.39
    152
     
    1.13
    116
    50. Anemia
    0.28
    117
     
    0.96
    72
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,848
    12.35
     
    63,261
    12.14
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    18,608
    8.25
     
    87,881
    16.86
    3. Suicide
    18,009
    7.99
     
    2,562
    0.49
    4. Lung Cancers
    17,896
    7.94
     
    9,722
    1.87
    5. Liver Cancer
    11,962
    5.31
     
    6,144
    1.18
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,745
    5.21
     
    51,889
    9.95
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,314
    5.02
     
    33,656
    6.46
    8. Stomach Cancer
    10,833
    4.80
     
    1,521
    0.29
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,332
    4.14
     
    6,591
    1.26
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9,045
    4.01
     
    585
    0.11
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,708
    2.98
     
    9,758
    1.87
    12. Lung Disease
    6,281
    2.79
     
    16,407
    3.15
    13. Liver Disease
    6,169
    2.74
     
    10,388
    1.99
    14. Hypertension
    6,001
    2.66
     
    20,986
    4.03
    15. Kidney Disease
    5,396
    2.39
     
    15,873
    3.04
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    5,090
    2.26
     
    1,219
    0.23
    17. Other Injuries
    4,460
    1.98
     
    5,123
    0.98
    18. Tuberculosis
    2,912
    1.29
     
    26,189
    5.02
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    2,810
    1.25
     
    344
    0.07
    20. Lymphomas
    2,630
    1.17
     
    1,483
    0.28
    21. Breast Cancer
    2,136
    0.95
     
    7,730
    1.48
    22. Falls
    1,955
    0.87
     
    3,246
    0.62
    23. Leukemia
    1,808
    0.80
     
    2,857
    0.55
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,784
    0.79
     
    3,124
    0.60
    25. Asthma
    1,733
    0.77
     
    12,342
    2.37
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,600
    0.71
     
    608
    0.12
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,432
    0.64
     
    338
    0.06
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,426
    0.63
     
    7,334
    1.41
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,359
    0.60
     
    1,645
    0.32
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,325
    0.59
     
    9,934
    1.91
    31. Hepatitis B
    1,206
    0.53
     
    1,062
    0.20
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,171
    0.52
     
    3,825
    0.73
    33. Cervical Cancer
    1,122
    0.50
     
    2,106
    0.40
    34. Oral Cancer
    1,089
    0.48
     
    2,742
    0.53
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,002
    0.44
     
    1,301
    0.25
    36. Alcohol
    818
    0.36
     
    680
    0.13
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    635
    0.28
     
    6,234
    1.20
    38. Low Birth Weight
    617
    0.27
     
    12,341
    2.37
    39. Drownings
    611
    0.27
     
    5,061
    0.97
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    605
    0.27
     
    9,744
    1.87
    41. Violence
    553
    0.25
     
    15,761
    3.02
    42. Skin Disease
    542
    0.24
     
    2,761
    0.53
    43. Skin Cancers
    491
    0.22
     
    331
    0.06
    44. War
    466
    0.21
     
    642
    0.12
    45. Epilepsy
    376
    0.17
     
    1,885
    0.36
    46. Poisonings
    297
    0.13
     
    201
    0.04
    47. Uterin Cancer
    297
    0.13
     
    375
    0.07
    48. Fires
    235
    0.10
     
    1,002
    0.19
    49. Anemia
    204
    0.09
     
    547
    0.10
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    193
    0.09
     
    4,586
    0.88
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    25.69
    38
     
    17.23
    64
    2. Liver Cancer
    17.87
    11
     
    9.97
    34
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.77
    18
     
    2.73
    148
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.47
    49
     
    11.46
    59
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.39
    39
     
    2.15
    111
    6. Breast Cancer
    6.29
    164
     
    22.01
    30
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.25
    146
     
    15.99
    92
    8. Lymphomas
    3.88
    109
     
    2.33
    142
    9. Cervical Cancer
    3.00
    132
     
    5.84
    109
    10. Leukemia
    2.93
    118
     
    3.53
    100
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.77
    144
     
    3.70
    102
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.33
    95
     
    1.06
    140
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.01
    87
     
    0.63
    163
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.62
    140
     
    4.55
    52
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    157
     
    1.08
    139
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.71
    145
     
    0.58
    154
     
     
     
    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.