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HEALTH PROFILE: South Korea

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  CASES    DEATHS 
27,483,568
30,847
12/7/22
South Korea COVID-19 DEATH SIMULATOR

A calendar based simulation of Covid-19 deaths compared to historical average of selected South Korea causes.

 
 
South Korea COVID-19 CASE CHART
CUMULATIVE WITH COUNTRY ADJUSTMENTS
South Korea COVID-19 DEATH CHART
CUMULATIVE WITH COUNTRY ADJUSTMENTS
South Korea
COUNTRY PROFILE
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South Korea SOUTH KOREA POPULATION PYRAMID
 
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    South Korea
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.3
    86.1
    16
    2
    Age 5
    80.6
    86.4
    17
    2
    Age 10
    80.7
    86.4
    17
    2
    Age 15
    80.7
    86.4
    17
    2
    Age 20
    80.8
    86.5
    17
    2
    Age 25
    80.9
    86.6
    17
    2
    Age 30
    81.0
    86.7
    17
    2
    Age 35
    81.2
    86.8
    17
    2
    Age 40
    81.4
    86.9
    15
    2
    Age 45
    81.7
    87.1
    16
    2
    Age 50
    82.1
    87.3
    15
    2
    Age 55
    82.6
    87.6
    15
    2
    Age 60
    83.4
    87.9
    12
    2
    Age 65
    84.2
    88.2
    14
    2
    Age 70
    85.3
    88.7
    15
    2
    Age 75
    86.6
    89.4
    21
    5
    Age 80
    88.6
    90.5
    19
    4
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.3
    13
    5
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    27.78
    183
    2. Stroke
    25.48
    155
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25.21
    100
    4. Suicide
    21.16
    12
    5. Lung Cancers
    20.90
    49
    6. Liver Cancer
    12.57
    21
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    11.04
    154
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.56
    68
    9. Kidney Disease
    9.92
    142
    10. Stomach Cancer
    9.13
    50
    11. Lung Disease
    8.14
    175
    12. Liver Disease
    7.50
    148
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    34
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.84
    160
    15. Breast Cancer
    6.59
    180
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.10
    155
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.76
    150
    18. Other Injuries
    3.88
    154
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    3.78
    114
    20. Lymphomas
    3.72
    131
    21. Hypertension
    3.45
    163
    22. Falls
    3.34
    142
    23. Ovary Cancer
    2.84
    149
    24. Leukemia
    2.65
    138
    25. Cervical Cancer
    2.29
    160
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    2.11
    148
    27. Tuberculosis
    1.93
    110
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1.89
    55
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.84
    115
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    1.82
    181
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.74
    111
    32. Low Birth Weight
    1.62
    152
    33. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    154
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.55
    172
    35. Alcohol
    1.34
    97
    36. Asthma
    1.08
    129
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.91
    139
    38. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    165
    39. Epilepsy
    0.72
    166
    40. Drownings
    0.71
    161
    41. Violence
    0.68
    170
    42. Skin Disease
    0.67
    126
    43. Hepatitis B
    0.61
    58
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    157
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.54
    171
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.39
    164
    47. Fires
    0.33
    159
    48. Anemia
    0.30
    41
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.23
    175
    50. Drug Use
    0.20
    181
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,043
    11.19
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26,650
    10.63
    3. Stroke
    25,596
    10.21
    4. Lung Cancers
    20,293
    8.10
    5. Suicide
    14,636
    5.84
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,145
    4.85
    7. Liver Cancer
    11,589
    4.62
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10,180
    4.06
    9. Kidney Disease
    10,107
    4.03
    10. Stomach Cancer
    8,625
    3.44
    11. Lung Disease
    8,526
    3.40
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6,994
    2.79
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,812
    2.72
    14. Liver Disease
    6,348
    2.53
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,399
    1.76
    16. Parkinson's Disease
    3,951
    1.58
    17. Hypertension
    3,711
    1.48
    18. Other Injuries
    3,634
    1.45
    19. Lymphomas
    3,477
    1.39
    20. Falls
    2,934
    1.17
    21. Breast Cancer
    2,880
    1.15
    22. Prostate Cancer
    2,316
    0.92
    23. Leukemia
    2,140
    0.85
    24. Tuberculosis
    1,950
    0.78
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    1,891
    0.75
      Deaths %
    26. Other Neoplasms
    1,807
    0.72
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,768
    0.71
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,733
    0.69
    29. Oral Cancer
    1,457
    0.58
    30. Ovary Cancer
    1,330
    0.53
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,325
    0.53
    32. Asthma
    1,150
    0.46
    33. Alcohol
    1,081
    0.43
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1,065
    0.42
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    929
    0.37
    36. Skin Disease
    704
    0.28
    37. Skin Cancers
    585
    0.23
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    540
    0.22
    39. Hepatitis B
    526
    0.21
    40. Epilepsy
    524
    0.21
    41. Congenital Anomalies
    518
    0.21
    42. Drownings
    501
    0.20
    43. Uterin Cancer
    420
    0.17
    44. Violence
    386
    0.15
    45. Low Birth Weight
    370
    0.15
    46. Anemia
    329
    0.13
    47. Fires
    263
    0.10
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    224
    0.09
    49. Hepatitis C
    168
    0.07
    50. Drug Use
    154
    0.06
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.90
    49
    2. Liver Cancer
    12.57
    21
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.56
    68
    4. Stomach Cancer
    9.13
    50
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.34
    34
    6. Breast Cancer
    6.59
    180
    7. Prostate Cancer
    6.10
    155
    8. Lymphomas
    3.72
    131
      Rate World Rank
    9. Ovary Cancer
    2.84
    149
    10. Leukemia
    2.65
    138
    11. Cervical Cancer
    2.29
    160
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.84
    115
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.74
    111
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    154
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    165
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    157
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.5
    57
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    34.7
    5.5
    59
    93
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.4
    4.8
    155
    187
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.94
    57
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2019
    80.3
    86.1
    83.3
    16
    2
    3
    South Korea SOUTH KOREA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    51.715m
    28
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    45
    Population 0-14
    12.0%
    192
    Population 15-64
    71.2%
    14
    Population 65 +
    16.7%
    37
    Birth Rate / 1000
    6.92
    190
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.12
    97
    Fertility Rate
    1.09
    192
    Infant Mortality
    2.91
    182
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    78
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    36
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.06
    23
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.76
    124
    Net Migration
    2.65
    29
    Population Growth
    0.26%
    151
    Literacy Total
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    3.8%
    140
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    83.3
    3
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    73.1
    3
    GDP per Capita USD
    $42,300
    26

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.