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Compare Barbados 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
     
      Barbados BARBADOS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.2
    67.0
    64.5
    42
    42
    40
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    66.2
    71.2
    68.7
    33
    41
    39
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    69.6
    74.7
    72.1
    24
    31
    28
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    72.0
    77.1
    74.5
    26
    29
    29
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    70.9
    75.5
    73.3
    47
    60
    47
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    72.3
    77.1
    74.7
    57
    69
    59
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    73.1
    78.0
    75.6
    65
    77
    67
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Barbados BARBADOS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.1
    78.0
    65
    77
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    74.0
    78.9
    66
    78
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    74.1
    79.0
    67
    78
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    74.2
    79.0
    68
    80
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    74.4
    79.1
    68
    80
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.6
    79.2
    69
    80
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.8
    79.4
    71
    80
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.5
    79
    80
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.7
    78
    77
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    75.8
    80.0
    79
    78
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.4
    82
    80
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.8
    82
    81
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    78.1
    81.5
    82
    82
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    79.4
    82.3
    88
    86
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    81.2
    83.5
    94
    87
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.2
    102
    90
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.4
    110
    91
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.3
    119
    96
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Barbados BARBADOS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    81.18
    3
     
    1.70
    179
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    75.26
    150
     
    109.84
    103
    3. Stroke
    69.25
    116
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    62.80
    63
     
    22.68
    121
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    59.51
    28
     
    8.13
    162
    6. Breast Cancer
    35.64
    3
     
    15.72
    104
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24.86
    3
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.16
    70
     
    15.86
    105
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    18.64
    12
     
    2.15
    159
    10. Other Injuries
    15.54
    35
     
    5.57
    133
    11. Hypertension
    14.79
    83
     
    20.26
    52
    12. Kidney Disease
    14.32
    93
     
    14.51
    91
    13. HIV/AIDS
    11.46
    69
     
    0.17
    155
    14. Violence
    10.21
    48
     
    4.28
    105
    15. Lung Disease
    9.65
    175
     
    100.37
    3
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.38
    39
     
    3.03
    155
    17. Lymphomas
    9.25
    6
     
    2.50
    151
    18. Uterin Cancer
    8.93
    1
     
    2.17
    86
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.65
    86
     
    7.49
    98
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    8.32
    22
     
    5.71
    59
    21. Lung Cancers
    7.95
    111
     
    48.65
    2
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    7.40
    110
     
    7.75
    103
    23. Liver Disease
    5.73
    161
     
    17.00
    85
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.52
    92
     
    12.40
    31
    25. Ovary Cancer
    5.52
    52
     
    3.67
    118
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.09
    161
     
    19.67
    82
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.38
    125
     
    10.30
    70
    28. Leukemia
    4.27
    69
     
    3.28
    116
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.48
    147
     
    18.14
    12
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    3.33
    27
     
    0.54
    155
    31. Skin Disease
    3.19
    54
     
    0.63
    140
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.98
    92
     
    4.52
    67
    33. Birth Trauma
    2.92
    92
     
    5.56
    76
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.91
    92
     
    1.81
    135
    35. Asthma
    2.88
    109
     
    5.80
    81
    36. Other Neoplasms
    2.62
    94
     
    1.17
    154
    37. Epilepsy
    2.41
    65
     
    1.80
    88
    38. Anemia
    2.11
    45
     
    0.04
    143
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.96
    108
     
    5.33
    37
    40. Falls
    1.59
    174
     
    6.03
    79
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.43
    135
     
    3.42
    93
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    128
     
    2.68
    67
    43. Meningitis
    1.13
    95
     
    1.14
    94
    44. Alcohol
    1.03
    125
     
    1.11
    120
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.92
    7
     
    0.65
    24
    46. Malnutrition
    0.69
    117
     
    1.01
    105
    47. Encephalitis
    0.49
    109
     
    0.86
    69
    48. Dengue
    0.46
    19
     
    0.00
    121
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.38
    98
     
    0.90
    59
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.35
    120
     
    1.12
    93
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Barbados BARBADOS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    362
    13.53
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    335
    12.52
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    296
    11.06
     
    5,736
    2.62
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    288
    10.76
     
    2,237
    1.02
    5. Prostate Cancer
    167
    6.24
     
    165
    0.08
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    117
    4.37
     
    4,123
    1.88
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    103
    3.85
     
    4,491
    2.05
    8. Breast Cancer
    87
    3.25
     
    2,451
    1.12
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    86
    3.21
     
    540
    0.25
    10. Hypertension
    71
    2.65
     
    5,653
    2.58
    11. Other Injuries
    68
    2.54
     
    1,438
    0.66
    12. Kidney Disease
    65
    2.43
     
    3,988
    1.82
    13. Lung Disease
    47
    1.76
     
    28,017
    12.81
    14. Lymphomas
    43
    1.61
     
    687
    0.31
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    40
    1.49
     
    789
    0.36
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    39
    1.46
     
    1,590
    0.73
    17. Lung Cancers
    37
    1.38
     
    13,520
    6.18
    18. HIV/AIDS
    35
    1.31
     
    47
    0.02
    19. Violence
    29
    1.08
     
    1,110
    0.51
    20. Stomach Cancer
    26
    0.97
     
    3,451
    1.58
    21. Liver Disease
    24
    0.90
     
    4,710
    2.15
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    0.86
     
    1,126
    0.51
    23. Uterin Cancer
    23
    0.86
     
    344
    0.16
    24. Leukemia
    19
    0.71
     
    867
    0.40
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    18
    0.67
     
    1,596
    0.73
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    17
    0.64
     
    149
    0.07
    27. Liver Cancer
    16
    0.60
     
    5,076
    2.32
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    16
    0.60
     
    5,214
    2.38
    29. Skin Disease
    15
    0.56
     
    170
    0.08
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.52
     
    581
    0.27
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.52
     
    1,250
    0.57
    32. Oral Cancer
    13
    0.49
     
    512
    0.23
    33. Other Neoplasms
    13
    0.49
     
    324
    0.15
    34. Asthma
    13
    0.49
     
    1,608
    0.74
    35. Anemia
    10
    0.37
     
    9
    0.00
    36. Epilepsy
    10
    0.37
     
    447
    0.20
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    9
    0.34
     
    1,495
    0.68
    38. Low Birth Weight
    8
    0.30
     
    2,031
    0.93
    39. Bladder Cancer
    7
    0.26
     
    749
    0.34
    40. Falls
    7
    0.26
     
    1,625
    0.74
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.22
     
    715
    0.33
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.22
     
    1,095
    0.50
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5
    0.19
     
    179
    0.08
    44. Meningitis
    4
    0.15
     
    266
    0.12
    45. Alcohol
    4
    0.15
     
    306
    0.14
    46. Encephalitis
    2
    0.07
     
    187
    0.09
    47. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.07
     
    247
    0.11
    48. Dengue
    2
    0.07
     
    0
    0.00
    49. Malnutrition
    2
    0.07
     
    270
    0.12
    50. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.07
     
    215
    0.10
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Barbados BARBADOS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    81.18
    3
     
    1.70
    179
    2. Breast Cancer
    35.64
    3
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24.86
    3
     
    14.76
    38
    4. Lymphomas
    9.25
    6
     
    2.50
    151
    5. Uterin Cancer
    8.93
    1
     
    2.17
    86
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.65
    86
     
    7.49
    98
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    8.32
    22
     
    5.71
    59
    8. Lung Cancers
    7.95
    111
     
    48.65
    2
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.52
    92
     
    12.40
    31
    10. Ovary Cancer
    5.52
    52
     
    3.67
    118
    11. Leukemia
    4.27
    69
     
    3.28
    116
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.48
    147
     
    18.14
    12
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.91
    92
     
    1.81
    135
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.96
    108
     
    5.33
    37
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    128
     
    2.68
    67
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.35
    174
     
    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.