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Belarus
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Belarus 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.

North Korea
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Belarus Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belarus BELARUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Belarus BELARUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    64.0
    72.9
    68.3
    35
    16
    31
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    68.0
    76.0
    71.9
    21
    6
    11
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    65.9
    75.6
    70.6
    54
    24
    36
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    66.3
    75.6
    70.8
    74
    39
    57
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    62.6
    73.5
    68.0
    115
    84
    103
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    64.5
    76.3
    70.3
    122
    81
    103
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    68.8
    79.2
    74.2
    104
    54
    87
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belarus BELARUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    79.2
    104
    54
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    69.1
    79.4
    120
    64
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    69.2
    79.5
    122
    65
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    69.2
    79.5
    123
    65
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    69.4
    79.6
    130
    66
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    69.6
    79.7
    132
    69
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    69.9
    79.8
    135
    69
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    70.4
    80.0
    141
    70
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    71.1
    80.3
    142
    68
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.9
    80.6
    141
    67
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    73.0
    81.1
    141
    67
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    74.3
    81.6
    144
    65
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    75.9
    82.3
    139
    67
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    78.2
    83.2
    127
    68
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    80.4
    84.3
    123
    72
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.4
    86.0
    91
    72
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.4
    87.9
    87
    77
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.6
    83
    81
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belarus BELARUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    306.02
    7
    120.49
    96
    2. Stroke
    79.37
    82
    167.56
    2
    3. Suicide
    21.36
    9
    10.56
    68
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.49
    55
    46.18
    2
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    18.68
    126
    26.38
    84
    6. Liver Disease
    17.93
    85
    11.17
    116
    7. Prostate Cancer
    15.85
    99
    2.13
    177
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.53
    34
    14.39
    36
    9. Breast Cancer
    13.96
    123
    15.23
    103
    10. HIV/AIDS
    13.73
    64
    0.18
    157
    11. Stomach Cancer
    13.15
    25
    11.91
    31
    12. Lung Disease
    11.19
    171
    112.26
    1
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.65
    121
    19.91
    80
    14. Alcohol
    10.03
    6
    1.03
    127
    15. Other Injuries
    9.32
    68
    5.02
    137
    16. Falls
    8.68
    54
    6.48
    71
    17. Drug Use
    8.23
    4
    2.32
    32
    18. Hypertension
    7.48
    132
    15.42
    69
    19. Drownings
    6.85
    38
    6.30
    44
    20. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6.41
    174
    20.09
    118
    21. Oral Cancer
    5.66
    37
    1.75
    157
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    5.34
    62
    5.56
    58
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.30
    57
    3.55
    128
    24. Fires
    4.71
    40
    1.19
    110
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.52
    114
    2.35
    166
    26. Violence
    4.42
    101
    4.33
    103
    27. Leukemia
    4.42
    56
    3.29
    116
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.08
    29
    2.07
    91
    29. Cervical Cancer
    4.05
    131
    7.13
    102
    30. Lymphomas
    3.84
    134
    2.47
    167
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.55
    154
    6.26
    118
    32. Kidney Disease
    3.55
    178
    12.50
    110
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    3.00
    47
    1.73
    127
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.76
    82
    5.01
    35
    35. Liver Cancer
    2.67
    171
    17.57
    13
    36. Diabetes Mellitus
    2.44
    183
    11.19
    147
    37. Bladder Cancer
    2.30
    86
    2.71
    70
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.16
    87
    9.04
    10
    39. Skin Cancers
    2.10
    60
    0.76
    148
    40. Poisonings
    2.04
    41
    1.85
    48
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.79
    117
    38.68
    41
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.39
    139
    4.80
    68
    43. Low Birth Weight
    1.27
    168
    7.16
    91
    44. Epilepsy
    1.23
    123
    1.49
    105
    45. Asthma
    1.05
    140
    2.68
    102
    46. Endocrine Disorders
    0.85
    177
    1.82
    160
    47. Encephalitis
    0.53
    125
    0.70
    101
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.43
    169
    4.27
    79
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.38
    40
    0.08
    135
    50. Meningitis
    0.37
    137
    0.88
    104
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belarus BELARUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    56,130
    50.12
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Stroke
    14,008
    12.51
    46,562
    22.10
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,980
    3.55
    6,220
    2.95
    4. Lung Cancers
    3,196
    2.85
    13,627
    6.47
    5. Suicide
    2,488
    2.22
    2,852
    1.35
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,430
    2.17
    4,273
    2.03
    7. Liver Disease
    2,412
    2.15
    3,210
    1.52
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2,099
    1.87
    3,538
    1.68
    9. Lung Disease
    1,929
    1.72
    30,364
    14.41
    10. HIV/AIDS
    1,517
    1.35
    50
    0.02
    11. Hypertension
    1,325
    1.18
    4,053
    1.92
    12. Breast Cancer
    1,262
    1.13
    2,540
    1.21
    13. Alcohol
    1,230
    1.10
    287
    0.14
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,186
    1.06
    5,216
    2.48
    15. Other Injuries
    1,167
    1.04
    1,298
    0.62
    16. Falls
    1,147
    1.02
    1,675
    0.80
    17. Drug Use
    932
    0.83
    627
    0.30
    18. Prostate Cancer
    900
    0.80
    176
    0.08
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    872
    0.78
    1,654
    0.79
    20. Influenza and Pneumonia
    868
    0.78
    4,792
    2.27
    21. Oral Cancer
    827
    0.74
    531
    0.25
    22. Drownings
    742
    0.66
    1,471
    0.70
    23. Leukemia
    674
    0.60
    900
    0.43
    24. Fires
    617
    0.55
    302
    0.14
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    589
    0.53
    604
    0.29
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    584
    0.52
    464
    0.22
    27. Lymphomas
    579
    0.52
    721
    0.34
    28. Kidney Disease
    568
    0.51
    3,463
    1.64
    29. Violence
    495
    0.44
    1,108
    0.53
    30. Ovary Cancer
    485
    0.43
    606
    0.29
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    420
    0.38
    1,519
    0.72
    32. Liver Cancer
    418
    0.37
    5,267
    2.50
    33. Diabetes Mellitus
    404
    0.36
    3,182
    1.51
    34. Bladder Cancer
    400
    0.36
    780
    0.37
    35. Uterin Cancer
    354
    0.32
    357
    0.17
    36. Cervical Cancer
    349
    0.31
    1,139
    0.54
    37. Skin Cancers
    333
    0.30
    215
    0.10
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    303
    0.27
    2,467
    1.17
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    262
    0.23
    1,282
    0.61
    40. Poisonings
    248
    0.22
    482
    0.23
    41. Tuberculosis
    228
    0.20
    10,921
    5.18
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    215
    0.19
    1,329
    0.63
    43. Asthma
    168
    0.15
    724
    0.34
    44. Epilepsy
    131
    0.12
    373
    0.18
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    109
    0.10
    464
    0.22
    46. Low Birth Weight
    83
    0.07
    1,401
    0.67
    47. Encephalitis
    59
    0.05
    152
    0.07
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    47
    0.04
    24
    0.01
    49. Meningitis
    43
    0.04
    204
    0.10
    50. Birth Trauma
    29
    0.03
    836
    0.40
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belarus BELARUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.49
    55
    46.18
    2
    2. Prostate Cancer
    15.85
    99
    2.13
    177
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.53
    34
    14.39
    36
    4. Breast Cancer
    13.96
    123
    15.23
    103
    5. Stomach Cancer
    13.15
    25
    11.91
    31
    6. Oral Cancer
    5.66
    37
    1.75
    157
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.34
    62
    5.56
    58
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.30
    57
    3.55
    128
    9. Leukemia
    4.42
    56
    3.29
    116
    10. Uterin Cancer
    4.08
    29
    2.07
    91
    11. Cervical Cancer
    4.05
    131
    7.13
    102
    12. Lymphomas
    3.84
    134
    2.47
    167
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.76
    82
    5.01
    35
    14. Liver Cancer
    2.67
    171
    17.57
    13
    15. Bladder Cancer
    2.30
    86
    2.71
    70
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.10
    60
    0.76
    148
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.