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Compare Arab Emirates and North 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
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    51.9
    55.0
    53.4
    84
    85
    84
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    59.3
    63.0
    61.1
    76
    77
    78
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    66.1
    70.4
    68.2
    49
    65
    59
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    71.2
    75.3
    73.2
    33
    45
    36
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    73.4
    75.7
    74.2
    32
    55
    42
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    75.5
    77.7
    76.2
    35
    57
    43
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    76.5
    78.7
    77.2
    35
    61
    43
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.5
    78.7
    35
    61
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    77.1
    79.2
    36
    68
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    77.2
    79.3
    36
    69
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    77.3
    79.3
    36
    72
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    77.5
    79.4
    34
    71
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    77.7
    79.4
    36
    72
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    77.9
    79.5
    37
    76
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    78.0
    79.6
    39
    78
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    78.2
    79.6
    39
    80
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    78.4
    79.8
    40
    84
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    78.7
    80.0
    43
    86
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    79.2
    80.4
    47
    88
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    79.8
    81.0
    55
    92
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.2
    82.3
    53
    89
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.8
    83.7
    59
    83
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    84.8
    85.6
    63
    79
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.2
    88.0
    64
    75
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.3
    90.9
    70
    72
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    147.92
    53
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    78.00
    99
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.75
    61
     
    8.13
    162
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.01
    30
     
    15.86
    105
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25.54
    108
     
    22.68
    121
    6. Kidney Disease
    23.39
    46
     
    14.51
    91
    7. Lung Disease
    18.37
    128
     
    100.37
    3
    8. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    15.72
    104
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.39
    126
     
    19.67
    82
    10. Liver Disease
    9.33
    132
     
    17.00
    85
    11. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    48.65
    2
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.77
    69
     
    3.03
    155
    13. Hypertension
    6.45
    142
     
    20.26
    52
    14. Other Injuries
    6.38
    119
     
    5.57
    133
    15. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    3.67
    118
    16. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    2.50
    151
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    4.42
    140
     
    7.75
    103
    18. Asthma
    4.14
    94
     
    5.80
    81
    19. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    7.49
    98
    20. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    1.70
    179
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    14.76
    38
    22. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    12.40
    31
    23. Low Birth Weight
    3.32
    141
     
    10.30
    70
    24. Falls
    3.29
    130
     
    6.03
    79
    25. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    18.14
    12
    26. Meningitis
    3.04
    66
     
    1.14
    94
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    137
     
    2.15
    159
    28. Violence
    2.85
    126
     
    4.28
    105
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.84
    79
     
    8.26
    12
    30. Suicide
    2.74
    173
     
    14.92
    32
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.69
    101
     
    3.42
    93
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    5.71
    59
    33. Drug Use
    2.02
    55
     
    2.33
    47
    34. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    3.28
    116
    35. Skin Disease
    1.87
    89
     
    0.63
    140
    36. Tuberculosis
    1.82
    119
     
    57.08
    28
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.75
    123
     
    4.52
    67
    38. Fires
    1.69
    88
     
    1.37
    105
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    5.33
    37
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    1.81
    135
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    2.68
    67
    42. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    2.17
    86
    43. Drownings
    1.10
    147
     
    5.49
    66
    44. Epilepsy
    1.09
    144
     
    1.80
    88
    45. Birth Trauma
    1.07
    138
     
    5.56
    76
    46. Anemia
    1.04
    63
     
    0.04
    143
    47. Tetanus
    1.03
    43
     
    0.15
    86
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    0.88
    111
     
    0.54
    155
    49. Other Neoplasms
    0.76
    166
     
    1.17
    154
    50. Malnutrition
    0.58
    122
     
    1.01
    105
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,733
    26.71
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    1,699
    12.16
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    902
    6.45
     
    5,214
    2.38
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    756
    5.41
     
    2,237
    1.02
    5. Kidney Disease
    613
    4.39
     
    3,988
    1.82
    6. Lung Disease
    520
    3.72
     
    28,017
    12.81
    7. Other Injuries
    423
    3.03
     
    1,438
    0.66
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    413
    2.96
     
    5,736
    2.62
    9. Violence
    341
    2.44
     
    1,110
    0.51
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    304
    2.18
     
    4,491
    2.05
    11. Liver Disease
    285
    2.04
     
    4,710
    2.15
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    261
    1.87
     
    789
    0.36
    13. Suicide
    261
    1.87
     
    3,981
    1.82
    14. Falls
    257
    1.84
     
    1,625
    0.74
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    245
    1.75
     
    1,596
    0.73
    16. Lung Cancers
    205
    1.47
     
    13,520
    6.18
    17. Low Birth Weight
    184
    1.32
     
    2,031
    0.93
    18. Asthma
    174
    1.25
     
    1,608
    0.74
    19. Lymphomas
    163
    1.17
     
    687
    0.31
    20. Breast Cancer
    155
    1.11
     
    2,451
    1.12
    21. Drug Use
    150
    1.07
     
    625
    0.29
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    149
    1.07
     
    4,123
    1.88
    23. Hypertension
    143
    1.02
     
    5,653
    2.58
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    125
    0.89
     
    540
    0.25
    25. Leukemia
    107
    0.77
     
    867
    0.40
    26. Meningitis
    101
    0.72
     
    266
    0.12
    27. Stomach Cancer
    101
    0.72
     
    3,451
    1.58
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    89
    0.64
     
    2,275
    1.04
    29. Fires
    89
    0.64
     
    356
    0.16
    30. Liver Cancer
    87
    0.62
     
    5,076
    2.32
    31. Epilepsy
    85
    0.61
     
    447
    0.20
    32. Drownings
    83
    0.59
     
    1,296
    0.59
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    66
    0.47
     
    1,590
    0.73
    34. Birth Trauma
    59
    0.42
     
    1,095
    0.50
    35. Oral Cancer
    58
    0.42
     
    512
    0.23
    36. Ovary Cancer
    56
    0.40
     
    581
    0.27
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    52
    0.37
     
    1,495
    0.68
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    41
    0.29
     
    715
    0.33
    39. Tuberculosis
    39
    0.28
     
    15,184
    6.94
    40. Skin Disease
    39
    0.28
     
    170
    0.08
    41. Cervical Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    1,126
    0.51
    42. Prostate Cancer
    36
    0.26
     
    165
    0.08
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    36
    0.26
     
    1,250
    0.57
    44. Alcohol
    28
    0.20
     
    306
    0.14
    45. Poisonings
    27
    0.19
     
    567
    0.26
    46. Bladder Cancer
    24
    0.17
     
    749
    0.34
    47. Anemia
    22
    0.16
     
    9
    0.00
    48. Tetanus
    20
    0.14
     
    37
    0.02
    49. Skin Cancers
    18
    0.13
     
    215
    0.10
    50. Encephalitis
    16
    0.11
     
    187
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Arab Emirates ARAB EMIRATES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    10.45
    153
     
    15.72
    104
    2. Lung Cancers
    6.79
    123
     
    48.65
    2
    3. Ovary Cancer
    4.89
    73
     
    3.67
    118
    4. Lymphomas
    4.70
    99
     
    2.50
    151
    5. Cervical Cancer
    4.03
    133
     
    7.49
    98
    6. Prostate Cancer
    3.93
    168
     
    1.70
    179
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.82
    155
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.39
    142
     
    12.40
    31
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.06
    159
     
    18.14
    12
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.27
    119
     
    5.71
    59
    11. Leukemia
    2.01
    148
     
    3.28
    116
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.62
    120
     
    5.33
    37
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.24
    167
     
    1.81
    135
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.18
    143
     
    2.68
    67
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.12
    147
     
    2.17
    86
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.47
    164
     
    0.77
    140
     
     
     
    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.