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Compare Bangladesh and South 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
     
      Bangladesh BANGLADESH   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    41.0
    39.9
    40.5
    136
    153
    144
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    44.8
    44.3
    44.5
    138
    153
    144
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    48.9
    48.7
    48.8
    142
    152
    147
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    54.5
    55.1
    54.8
    144
    151
    146
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    64.9
    65.6
    65.3
    103
    124
    118
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    68.9
    71.1
    69.9
    95
    118
    106
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    71.1
    74.4
    72.7
    86
    109
    97
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bangladesh BANGLADESH   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.1
    74.4
    86
    109
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    73.7
    76.9
    71
    99
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    73.9
    77.0
    71
    98
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    74.0
    77.2
    70
    98
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    74.2
    77.4
    71
    97
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    74.5
    77.7
    71
    98
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.7
    77.9
    75
    98
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    75.0
    78.2
    80
    97
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    75.3
    78.5
    82
    96
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    75.8
    78.9
    80
    96
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    76.4
    79.3
    79
    96
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    77.4
    80.0
    79
    96
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    78.6
    80.9
    78
    94
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    80.5
    82.4
    69
    81
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    82.4
    84.3
    66
    73
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.5
    87.3
    48
    51
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.8
    31
    30
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.6
    93.0
    7
    4
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bangladesh BANGLADESH   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    125.64
    34
     
    34.98
    155
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.99
    104
     
    30.76
    183
    3. Lung Disease
    69.07
    6
     
    10.48
    171
    4. Tuberculosis
    61.12
    23
     
    4.26
    98
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.08
    57
     
    16.26
    132
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.99
    125
     
    19.84
    131
    7. Liver Disease
    19.16
    75
     
    8.82
    136
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16.57
    60
     
    1.26
    137
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.56
    103
     
    9.05
    132
    10. Kidney Disease
    14.04
    94
     
    8.08
    146
    11. Low Birth Weight
    13.63
    50
     
    1.99
    156
    12. Oral Cancer
    13.43
    2
     
    1.50
    152
    13. Drownings
    12.94
    8
     
    1.06
    149
    14. Breast Cancer
    11.85
    137
     
    5.89
    177
    15. Cervical Cancer
    11.51
    73
     
    2.70
    146
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.48
    11
     
    2.11
    102
    17. Lung Cancers
    11.33
    99
     
    23.65
    43
    18. Asthma
    11.32
    56
     
    2.37
    113
    19. Birth Trauma
    10.29
    52
     
    0.35
    174
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10.17
    152
     
    13.67
    130
    21. Hypertension
    9.00
    122
     
    4.32
    158
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    8.26
    96
     
    1.79
    181
    23. Suicide
    5.98
    139
     
    24.21
    10
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.82
    50
     
    0.76
    163
    25. Stomach Cancer
    5.29
    98
     
    14.05
    25
    26. Falls
    5.26
    91
     
    3.26
    132
    27. Malnutrition
    4.52
    67
     
    0.11
    152
    28. Other Injuries
    3.94
    165
     
    5.32
    139
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3.80
    115
     
    2.53
    161
    30. Epilepsy
    3.65
    44
     
    0.74
    165
    31. Violence
    3.03
    125
     
    1.75
    144
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.98
    138
     
    1.98
    162
    33. Skin Disease
    2.96
    63
     
    0.66
    137
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.91
    171
     
    11.97
    58
    35. Maternal Conditions
    2.61
    68
     
    0.10
    153
    36. Liver Cancer
    2.59
    172
     
    16.01
    17
    37. Lymphomas
    2.25
    162
     
    3.54
    127
    38. Drug Use
    2.16
    53
     
    0.21
    178
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.99
    89
     
    0.26
    180
    40. Hepatitis B
    1.71
    38
     
    1.40
    46
    41. Syphilis
    1.54
    45
     
    0.04
    151
    42. Prostate Cancer
    1.50
    181
     
    5.62
    158
    43. Leukemia
    1.47
    158
     
    2.64
    137
    44. Other Neoplasms
    1.44
    139
     
    1.81
    121
    45. Encephalitis
    1.42
    39
     
    0.28
    147
    46. Fires
    1.32
    107
     
    0.45
    157
    47. Meningitis
    1.18
    92
     
    0.10
    178
    48. Bladder Cancer
    1.02
    153
     
    1.84
    97
    49. Appendicitis
    0.97
    64
     
    0.09
    149
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    6.62
    44
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bangladesh BANGLADESH   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    128,190
    16.27
     
    28,533
    11.65
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    112,791
    14.31
     
    25,047
    10.22
    3. Tuberculosis
    69,079
    8.77
     
    3,406
    1.39
    4. Lung Disease
    68,462
    8.69
     
    8,739
    3.57
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    40,142
    5.09
     
    13,250
    5.41
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    30,354
    3.85
     
    16,514
    6.74
    7. Low Birth Weight
    23,582
    2.99
     
    514
    0.21
    8. Liver Disease
    22,346
    2.84
     
    6,500
    2.65
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    20,660
    2.62
     
    6,040
    2.47
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    19,951
    2.53
     
    1,023
    0.42
    11. Drownings
    19,102
    2.42
     
    662
    0.27
    12. Birth Trauma
    17,799
    2.26
     
    90
    0.04
    13. Kidney Disease
    15,336
    1.95
     
    6,582
    2.69
    14. Oral Cancer
    15,010
    1.90
     
    1,159
    0.47
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    13,873
    1.76
     
    590
    0.24
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    13,001
    1.65
     
    1,686
    0.69
    17. Lung Cancers
    12,075
    1.53
     
    19,048
    7.78
    18. Asthma
    11,794
    1.50
     
    1,973
    0.81
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9,917
    1.26
     
    11,573
    4.72
    20. Hypertension
    9,422
    1.20
     
    3,626
    1.48
    21. Suicide
    8,879
    1.13
     
    16,078
    6.56
    22. Breast Cancer
    7,736
    0.98
     
    2,221
    0.91
    23. Cervical Cancer
    6,717
    0.85
     
    1,113
    0.45
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6,387
    0.81
     
    624
    0.25
    25. Stomach Cancer
    6,125
    0.78
     
    11,054
    4.51
    26. Falls
    6,046
    0.77
     
    2,417
    0.99
    27. Epilepsy
    5,740
    0.73
     
    470
    0.19
    28. Other Injuries
    5,146
    0.65
     
    4,183
    1.71
    29. Malnutrition
    5,033
    0.64
     
    91
    0.04
    30. Violence
    4,627
    0.59
     
    1,029
    0.42
    31. Maternal Conditions
    4,544
    0.58
     
    55
    0.02
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    3,529
    0.45
     
    1,458
    0.60
    33. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,402
    0.43
     
    9,555
    3.90
    34. Skin Disease
    3,093
    0.39
     
    543
    0.22
    35. Liver Cancer
    2,926
    0.37
     
    12,373
    5.05
    36. Lymphomas
    2,705
    0.34
     
    2,732
    1.12
    37. Syphilis
    2,538
    0.32
     
    25
    0.01
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,490
    0.32
     
    208
    0.08
    39. Drug Use
    2,394
    0.30
     
    148
    0.06
    40. Ovary Cancer
    2,299
    0.29
     
    1,028
    0.42
    41. Leukemia
    2,039
    0.26
     
    1,784
    0.73
    42. Hepatitis B
    1,876
    0.24
     
    1,050
    0.43
    43. Encephalitis
    1,861
    0.24
     
    158
    0.06
    44. Meningitis
    1,835
    0.23
     
    60
    0.02
    45. Other Neoplasms
    1,770
    0.22
     
    1,420
    0.58
    46. Fires
    1,701
    0.22
     
    300
    0.12
    47. Appendicitis
    1,117
    0.14
     
    68
    0.03
    48. Bladder Cancer
    1,039
    0.13
     
    1,520
    0.62
    49. Leishmaniasis
    988
    0.13
     
    0
    0.00
    50. Inflammatory/Heart
    914
    0.12
     
    1,195
    0.49
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bangladesh BANGLADESH   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Oral Cancer
    13.43
    2
     
    1.50
    152
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.85
    137
     
    5.89
    177
    3. Cervical Cancer
    11.51
    73
     
    2.70
    146
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    11.48
    11
     
    2.11
    102
    5. Lung Cancers
    11.33
    99
     
    23.65
    43
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.29
    98
     
    14.05
    25
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.80
    115
     
    2.53
    161
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.91
    171
     
    11.97
    58
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.59
    172
     
    16.01
    17
    10. Lymphomas
    2.25
    162
     
    3.54
    127
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1.50
    181
     
    5.62
    158
    12. Leukemia
    1.47
    158
     
    2.64
    137
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.02
    153
     
    1.84
    97
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    6.62
    44
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.66
    174
     
    0.71
    171
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.25
    182
     
    0.66
    147
     
     
     
    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.