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Compare Bahrain 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
     
      Bahrain BAHRAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.2
    57.4
    55.8
    73
    76
    75
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    60.3
    64.0
    62.1
    69
    73
    70
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    66.0
    70.0
    67.9
    53
    70
    61
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    70.3
    74.1
    72.2
    37
    59
    42
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    73.7
    75.5
    74.5
    31
    61
    40
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    75.4
    77.1
    76.1
    37
    67
    44
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    78.6
    79.6
    79.1
    26
    46
    32
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahrain BAHRAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.6
    79.6
    26
    46
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    79.2
    80.2
    22
    49
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    79.3
    80.3
    22
    49
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    79.3
    80.4
    22
    49
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    79.5
    80.4
    22
    50
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    79.7
    80.5
    22
    52
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    79.9
    80.6
    22
    55
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    80.0
    80.7
    22
    55
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    80.2
    80.8
    22
    59
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    80.4
    80.9
    23
    62
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    80.6
    81.1
    27
    66
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    81.0
    81.5
    28
    71
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    81.5
    82.0
    33
    74
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    82.3
    82.9
    38
    74
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    83.2
    84.0
    51
    78
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.3
    57
    86
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.0
    87.4
    69
    89
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.2
    90.5
    73
    90
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahrain BAHRAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    136.69
    64
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    97.87
    9
     
    8.13
    162
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    40.42
    11
     
    15.86
    105
    4. Stroke
    38.54
    149
     
    177.55
    4
    5. Kidney Disease
    27.66
    32
     
    14.51
    91
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.41
    128
     
    22.68
    121
    7. Lung Disease
    18.37
    127
     
    100.37
    3
    8. Lung Cancers
    14.93
    79
     
    48.65
    2
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    12.99
    28
     
    2.15
    159
    10. Breast Cancer
    12.08
    135
     
    15.72
    104
    11. Liver Disease
    9.65
    130
     
    17.00
    85
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.04
    138
     
    19.67
    82
    13. Prostate Cancer
    7.29
    148
     
    1.70
    179
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.07
    66
     
    3.03
    155
    15. Suicide
    6.94
    128
     
    14.92
    32
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    5.70
    132
     
    7.75
    103
    17. Hypertension
    5.30
    152
     
    20.26
    52
    18. Asthma
    5.10
    83
     
    5.80
    81
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.40
    142
     
    14.76
    38
    20. Stomach Cancer
    4.26
    121
     
    12.40
    31
    21. Other Injuries
    4.09
    162
     
    5.57
    133
    22. Ovary Cancer
    2.93
    150
     
    3.67
    118
    23. Bladder Cancer
    2.92
    61
     
    2.68
    67
    24. Liver Cancer
    2.65
    171
     
    18.14
    12
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    2.58
    111
     
    5.71
    59
    26. Leukemia
    2.50
    140
     
    3.28
    116
    27. Low Birth Weight
    2.41
    152
     
    10.30
    70
    28. Falls
    2.36
    160
     
    6.03
    79
    29. Cervical Cancer
    2.08
    155
     
    7.49
    98
    30. Skin Disease
    1.98
    84
     
    0.63
    140
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.95
    117
     
    1.17
    154
    32. Lymphomas
    1.90
    171
     
    2.50
    151
    33. Hepatitis B
    1.88
    34
     
    0.90
    59
    34. Epilepsy
    1.81
    87
     
    1.80
    88
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    131
     
    4.52
    67
    36. Drug Use
    1.56
    74
     
    2.33
    47
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    1.48
    61
     
    0.54
    155
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.23
    128
     
    57.08
    28
    39. Uterin Cancer
    1.21
    140
     
    2.17
    86
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.18
    144
     
    5.33
    37
    41. Drownings
    0.90
    156
     
    5.49
    66
    42. Alcohol
    0.85
    131
     
    1.11
    120
    43. Oral Cancer
    0.80
    178
     
    1.81
    135
    44. Violence
    0.79
    173
     
    4.28
    105
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.78
    146
     
    8.26
    12
    46. Fires
    0.78
    132
     
    1.37
    105
    47. Encephalitis
    0.75
    79
     
    0.86
    69
    48. Malnutrition
    0.72
    115
     
    1.01
    105
    49. Appendicitis
    0.53
    87
     
    0.29
    115
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.49
    132
     
    0.17
    155
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bahrain BAHRAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    703
    23.97
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    482
    16.43
     
    2,237
    1.02
    3. Stroke
    183
    6.24
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    153
    5.22
     
    4,491
    2.05
    5. Kidney Disease
    151
    5.15
     
    3,988
    1.82
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105
    3.58
     
    5,736
    2.62
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    98
    3.34
     
    5,214
    2.38
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    93
    3.17
     
    540
    0.25
    9. Suicide
    90
    3.07
     
    3,981
    1.82
    10. Lung Disease
    83
    2.83
     
    28,017
    12.81
    11. Lung Cancers
    69
    2.35
     
    13,520
    6.18
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    66
    2.25
     
    1,596
    0.73
    13. Liver Disease
    63
    2.15
     
    4,710
    2.15
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    45
    1.53
     
    789
    0.36
    15. Breast Cancer
    44
    1.50
     
    2,451
    1.12
    16. Other Injuries
    41
    1.40
     
    1,438
    0.66
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    31
    1.06
     
    4,123
    1.88
    18. Low Birth Weight
    30
    1.02
     
    2,031
    0.93
    19. Asthma
    26
    0.89
     
    1,608
    0.74
    20. Hypertension
    25
    0.85
     
    5,653
    2.58
    21. Stomach Cancer
    23
    0.78
     
    3,451
    1.58
    22. Leukemia
    20
    0.68
     
    867
    0.40
    23. Epilepsy
    20
    0.68
     
    447
    0.20
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    19
    0.65
     
    1,590
    0.73
    25. Falls
    19
    0.65
     
    1,625
    0.74
    26. Prostate Cancer
    16
    0.55
     
    165
    0.08
    27. Lymphomas
    16
    0.55
     
    687
    0.31
    28. Drug Use
    16
    0.55
     
    625
    0.29
    29. Hepatitis B
    13
    0.44
     
    247
    0.11
    30. Liver Cancer
    13
    0.44
     
    5,076
    2.32
    31. Drownings
    12
    0.41
     
    1,296
    0.59
    32. Bladder Cancer
    11
    0.38
     
    749
    0.34
    33. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.34
     
    581
    0.27
    34. Other Neoplasms
    10
    0.34
     
    324
    0.15
    35. Skin Disease
    10
    0.34
     
    170
    0.08
    36. Violence
    10
    0.34
     
    1,110
    0.51
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9
    0.31
     
    1,250
    0.57
    38. Alcohol
    8
    0.27
     
    306
    0.14
    39. Fires
    8
    0.27
     
    356
    0.16
    40. HIV/AIDS
    7
    0.24
     
    47
    0.02
    41. Oral Cancer
    7
    0.24
     
    512
    0.23
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    7
    0.24
     
    1,495
    0.68
    43. Tuberculosis
    6
    0.20
     
    15,184
    6.94
    44. Encephalitis
    6
    0.20
     
    187
    0.09
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    6
    0.20
     
    149
    0.07
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.20
     
    2,275
    1.04
    47. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.17
     
    1,126
    0.51
    48. Meningitis
    4
    0.14
     
    266
    0.12
    49. Birth Trauma
    4
    0.14
     
    1,095
    0.50
    50. Malnutrition
    4
    0.14
     
    270
    0.12
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahrain BAHRAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    14.93
    79
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    12.08
    135
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Prostate Cancer
    7.29
    148
     
    1.70
    179
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.40
    142
     
    14.76
    38
    5. Stomach Cancer
    4.26
    121
     
    12.40
    31
    6. Ovary Cancer
    2.93
    150
     
    3.67
    118
    7. Bladder Cancer
    2.92
    61
     
    2.68
    67
    8. Liver Cancer
    2.65
    171
     
    18.14
    12
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    2.58
    111
     
    5.71
    59
    10. Leukemia
    2.50
    140
     
    3.28
    116
    11. Cervical Cancer
    2.08
    155
     
    7.49
    98
    12. Lymphomas
    1.90
    171
     
    2.50
    151
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.21
    140
     
    2.17
    86
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.18
    144
     
    5.33
    37
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.80
    178
     
    1.81
    135
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.41
    167
     
    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.