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Compare Azerbaijan 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
     
      Azerbaijan AZERBAIJAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.6
    68.2
    64.3
    53
    38
    42
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    64.3
    71.9
    68.0
    49
    39
    43
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    64.2
    71.8
    67.9
    68
    57
    62
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    62.2
    69.6
    65.8
    109
    96
    104
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    63.4
    69.8
    66.6
    112
    114
    113
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    68.2
    73.9
    71.1
    98
    102
    98
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    70.3
    75.7
    73.1
    92
    98
    96
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Azerbaijan AZERBAIJAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.3
    75.7
    92
    98
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    72.4
    77.9
    87
    89
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    72.6
    78.0
    87
    89
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    72.6
    78.1
    87
    89
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    72.8
    78.2
    88
    89
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    73.0
    78.3
    90
    90
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    73.2
    78.4
    89
    91
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    73.5
    78.6
    92
    94
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    73.9
    78.7
    94
    94
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    74.4
    79.0
    96
    95
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    75.0
    79.3
    99
    95
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    75.9
    79.8
    103
    97
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    77.2
    80.5
    107
    99
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    78.9
    81.5
    105
    99
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    80.7
    82.7
    111
    102
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.3
    84.8
    104
    99
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.2
    87.5
    98
    85
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.6
    90.5
    94
    92
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Azerbaijan AZERBAIJAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    295.11
    8
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    104.44
    63
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Liver Disease
    30.08
    34
     
    17.00
    85
    4. Lung Disease
    20.61
    105
     
    100.37
    3
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19.58
    76
     
    15.86
    105
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.02
    136
     
    22.68
    121
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.78
    123
     
    8.13
    162
    8. Low Birth Weight
    16.80
    37
     
    10.30
    70
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.39
    33
     
    12.40
    31
    10. Kidney Disease
    12.08
    106
     
    14.51
    91
    11. Lung Cancers
    11.99
    96
     
    48.65
    2
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    10.21
    64
     
    7.75
    103
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.78
    129
     
    19.67
    82
    14. Breast Cancer
    9.49
    160
     
    15.72
    104
    15. Birth Trauma
    9.41
    60
     
    5.56
    76
    16. Hypertension
    6.94
    140
     
    20.26
    52
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.54
    159
     
    1.70
    179
    18. Liver Cancer
    5.23
    94
     
    18.14
    12
    19. Other Injuries
    5.05
    144
     
    5.57
    133
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    4.78
    105
     
    2.15
    159
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.72
    43
     
    5.33
    37
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.68
    140
     
    14.76
    38
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.26
    82
     
    3.42
    93
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4.12
    132
     
    7.49
    98
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.78
    141
     
    3.03
    155
    26. Fires
    3.55
    62
     
    1.37
    105
    27. HIV/AIDS
    3.19
    98
     
    0.17
    155
    28. Suicide
    3.16
    167
     
    14.92
    32
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.74
    82
     
    8.26
    12
    30. Leukemia
    2.67
    136
     
    3.28
    116
    31. Drownings
    2.51
    111
     
    5.49
    66
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    113
     
    5.71
    59
    33. Epilepsy
    2.23
    72
     
    1.80
    88
    34. Falls
    2.21
    165
     
    6.03
    79
    35. Lymphomas
    2.18
    163
     
    2.50
    151
    36. Violence
    2.07
    141
     
    4.28
    105
    37. Ovary Cancer
    2.00
    171
     
    3.67
    118
    38. Asthma
    1.99
    117
     
    5.80
    81
    39. Oral Cancer
    1.67
    144
     
    1.81
    135
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    132
     
    4.52
    67
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.39
    127
     
    2.68
    67
    42. Alcohol
    1.32
    110
     
    1.11
    120
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.06
    118
     
    0.77
    140
    44. Drug Use
    1.01
    108
     
    2.33
    47
    45. Uterin Cancer
    0.91
    161
     
    2.17
    86
    46. Syphilis
    0.86
    64
     
    0.65
    71
    47. Poisonings
    0.69
    102
     
    2.20
    44
    48. Meningitis
    0.63
    122
     
    1.14
    94
    49. Encephalitis
    0.62
    90
     
    0.86
    69
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.41
    117
     
    1.12
    93
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Azerbaijan AZERBAIJAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,042
    41.36
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    8,809
    14.55
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Liver Disease
    2,717
    4.49
     
    4,710
    2.15
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,796
    2.97
     
    5,736
    2.62
    5. Low Birth Weight
    1,763
    2.91
     
    2,031
    0.93
    6. Lung Disease
    1,746
    2.88
     
    28,017
    12.81
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,599
    2.64
     
    2,237
    1.02
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,557
    2.57
     
    4,491
    2.05
    9. Lung Cancers
    1,150
    1.90
     
    13,520
    6.18
    10. Stomach Cancer
    1,116
    1.84
     
    3,451
    1.58
    11. Kidney Disease
    1,083
    1.79
     
    3,988
    1.82
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    1,064
    1.76
     
    1,596
    0.73
    13. Birth Trauma
    988
    1.63
     
    1,095
    0.50
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    978
    1.62
     
    5,214
    2.38
    15. Hypertension
    590
    0.97
     
    5,653
    2.58
    16. Breast Cancer
    514
    0.85
     
    2,451
    1.12
    17. Other Injuries
    495
    0.82
     
    1,438
    0.66
    18. Liver Cancer
    479
    0.79
     
    5,076
    2.32
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    477
    0.79
     
    540
    0.25
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    446
    0.74
     
    4,123
    1.88
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    444
    0.73
     
    715
    0.33
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    431
    0.71
     
    1,495
    0.68
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    355
    0.59
     
    789
    0.36
    24. Fires
    353
    0.58
     
    356
    0.16
    25. HIV/AIDS
    337
    0.56
     
    47
    0.02
    26. Suicide
    319
    0.53
     
    3,981
    1.82
    27. Leukemia
    263
    0.43
     
    867
    0.40
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    251
    0.41
     
    2,275
    1.04
    29. Drownings
    250
    0.41
     
    1,296
    0.59
    30. Epilepsy
    223
    0.37
     
    447
    0.20
    31. Cervical Cancer
    221
    0.37
     
    1,126
    0.51
    32. Lymphomas
    216
    0.36
     
    687
    0.31
    33. Falls
    213
    0.35
     
    1,625
    0.74
    34. Violence
    212
    0.35
     
    1,110
    0.51
    35. Pancreas Cancer
    211
    0.35
     
    1,590
    0.73
    36. Prostate Cancer
    192
    0.32
     
    165
    0.08
    37. Asthma
    171
    0.28
     
    1,608
    0.74
    38. Oral Cancer
    157
    0.26
     
    512
    0.23
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    150
    0.25
     
    1,250
    0.57
    40. Alcohol
    127
    0.21
     
    306
    0.14
    41. Bladder Cancer
    125
    0.21
     
    749
    0.34
    42. Ovary Cancer
    108
    0.18
     
    581
    0.27
    43. Drug Use
    102
    0.17
     
    625
    0.29
    44. Skin Cancers
    99
    0.16
     
    215
    0.10
    45. Syphilis
    89
    0.15
     
    131
    0.06
    46. Poisonings
    69
    0.11
     
    567
    0.26
    47. Meningitis
    61
    0.10
     
    266
    0.12
    48. Encephalitis
    61
    0.10
     
    187
    0.09
    49. Uterin Cancer
    46
    0.08
     
    344
    0.16
    50. Maternal Conditions
    43
    0.07
     
    292
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Azerbaijan AZERBAIJAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    12.39
    33
     
    12.40
    31
    2. Lung Cancers
    11.99
    96
     
    48.65
    2
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.49
    160
     
    15.72
    104
    4. Prostate Cancer
    5.54
    159
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Liver Cancer
    5.23
    94
     
    18.14
    12
    6. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.72
    43
     
    5.33
    37
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.68
    140
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Cervical Cancer
    4.12
    132
     
    7.49
    98
    9. Leukemia
    2.67
    136
     
    3.28
    116
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    113
     
    5.71
    59
    11. Lymphomas
    2.18
    163
     
    2.50
    151
    12. Ovary Cancer
    2.00
    171
     
    3.67
    118
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.67
    144
     
    1.81
    135
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.39
    127
     
    2.68
    67
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.06
    118
     
    0.77
    140
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.91
    161
     
    2.17
    86
     
     
     
    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.