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Compare Brazil 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
     
      Brazil BRAZIL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    53.0
    56.7
    54.8
    79
    79
    78
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    56.8
    61.1
    58.9
    86
    86
    85
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    60.0
    65.7
    62.8
    93
    85
    89
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    62.9
    70.4
    66.6
    106
    90
    98
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    66.8
    74.3
    70.5
    95
    76
    87
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    70.2
    77.5
    73.8
    84
    60
    71
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    71.4
    78.9
    75.1
    82
    58
    74
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Brazil BRAZIL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.4
    78.9
    82
    58
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    72.6
    80.0
    85
    54
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    72.7
    80.0
    85
    54
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    72.8
    80.1
    85
    54
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.4
    80.3
    81
    55
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    74.1
    80.5
    77
    54
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.8
    80.6
    74
    54
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    75.4
    80.9
    68
    52
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    76.0
    81.2
    67
    52
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    76.7
    81.5
    65
    53
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    77.5
    82.0
    63
    53
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    78.5
    82.6
    61
    54
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    79.7
    83.4
    58
    54
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    81.2
    84.4
    54
    52
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    83.0
    85.7
    53
    52
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.2
    87.2
    53
    52
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    87.6
    89.2
    57
    49
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    90.8
    92.0
    42
    36
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Brazil BRAZIL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    80.16
    143
     
    30.76
    183
    2. Stroke
    53.03
    132
     
    34.98
    155
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    42.96
    81
     
    19.84
    131
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.28
    85
     
    16.26
    132
    5. Violence
    29.50
    11
     
    1.75
    144
    6. Lung Disease
    26.57
    62
     
    10.48
    171
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.96
    72
     
    9.05
    132
    8. Prostate Cancer
    19.71
    66
     
    5.62
    158
    9. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    103
     
    5.89
    177
    10. Lung Cancers
    13.71
    87
     
    23.65
    43
    11. Liver Disease
    11.73
    116
     
    8.82
    136
    12. Kidney Disease
    11.71
    111
     
    8.08
    146
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10.71
    149
     
    13.67
    130
    14. Hypertension
    9.70
    115
     
    4.32
    158
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.49
    78
     
    11.97
    58
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.80
    42
     
    1.67
    177
    17. Stomach Cancer
    8.57
    58
     
    14.05
    25
    18. Cervical Cancer
    8.03
    92
     
    2.70
    146
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    8.00
    100
     
    1.79
    181
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    7.56
    65
     
    1.98
    162
    21. Falls
    7.47
    61
     
    3.26
    132
    22. Other Injuries
    6.66
    113
     
    5.32
    139
    23. HIV/AIDS
    6.50
    82
     
    0.20
    152
    24. Suicide
    6.04
    136
     
    24.21
    10
    25. Low Birth Weight
    5.84
    106
     
    1.99
    156
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.96
    102
     
    16.01
    17
    27. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.83
    41
     
    2.11
    102
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.81
    70
     
    6.62
    44
    29. Lymphomas
    4.58
    104
     
    3.54
    127
    30. Oral Cancer
    4.36
    56
     
    1.50
    152
    31. Alcohol
    4.03
    21
     
    1.17
    119
    32. Malnutrition
    3.99
    70
     
    0.11
    152
    33. Leukemia
    3.94
    89
     
    2.64
    137
    34. Ovary Cancer
    3.33
    134
     
    2.53
    161
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.87
    95
     
    0.35
    174
    36. Drownings
    2.85
    106
     
    1.06
    149
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.82
    100
     
    1.26
    137
    38. Tuberculosis
    2.74
    108
     
    4.26
    98
    39. Chagas disease
    2.59
    3
     
    0.00
    131
    40. Skin Disease
    2.37
    74
     
    0.66
    137
    41. Bladder Cancer
    2.19
    80
     
    1.84
    97
    42. Other Neoplasms
    2.12
    112
     
    1.81
    121
    43. Skin Cancers
    2.00
    60
     
    0.66
    147
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    1.86
    45
     
    4.28
    11
    45. Uterin Cancer
    1.84
    101
     
    0.71
    171
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.71
    126
     
    0.76
    163
    47. Epilepsy
    1.34
    120
     
    0.74
    165
    48. Asthma
    1.31
    134
     
    2.37
    113
    49. Anemia
    1.15
    58
     
    0.30
    96
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.08
    129
     
    0.26
    180
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Brazil BRAZIL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    164,557
    15.56
     
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Stroke
    107,977
    10.21
     
    28,533
    11.65
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    85,933
    8.12
     
    16,514
    6.74
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    63,956
    6.05
     
    13,250
    5.41
    5. Violence
    63,349
    5.99
     
    1,029
    0.42
    6. Lung Disease
    53,466
    5.05
     
    8,739
    3.57
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    47,068
    4.45
     
    6,040
    2.47
    8. Lung Cancers
    28,427
    2.69
     
    19,048
    7.78
    9. Liver Disease
    25,344
    2.40
     
    6,500
    2.65
    10. Kidney Disease
    23,864
    2.26
     
    6,582
    2.69
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21,095
    1.99
     
    11,573
    4.72
    12. Hypertension
    19,705
    1.86
     
    3,626
    1.48
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19,689
    1.86
     
    9,555
    3.90
    14. Breast Cancer
    18,357
    1.74
     
    2,221
    0.91
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    18,188
    1.72
     
    1,195
    0.49
    16. Stomach Cancer
    17,796
    1.68
     
    11,054
    4.51
    17. Prostate Cancer
    16,632
    1.57
     
    1,877
    0.77
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    15,544
    1.47
     
    1,458
    0.60
    19. Falls
    15,250
    1.44
     
    2,417
    0.99
    20. HIV/AIDS
    14,338
    1.36
     
    134
    0.05
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    14,031
    1.33
     
    590
    0.24
    22. Other Injuries
    13,757
    1.30
     
    4,183
    1.71
    23. Suicide
    13,065
    1.24
     
    16,078
    6.56
    24. Liver Cancer
    10,312
    0.97
     
    12,373
    5.05
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    10,170
    0.96
     
    1,686
    0.69
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    9,948
    0.94
     
    5,269
    2.15
    27. Low Birth Weight
    9,900
    0.94
     
    514
    0.21
    28. Lymphomas
    9,538
    0.90
     
    2,732
    1.12
    29. Oral Cancer
    9,245
    0.87
     
    1,159
    0.47
    30. Cervical Cancer
    9,238
    0.87
     
    1,113
    0.45
    31. Alcohol
    8,826
    0.83
     
    833
    0.34
    32. Leukemia
    8,096
    0.77
     
    1,784
    0.73
    33. Malnutrition
    7,870
    0.74
     
    91
    0.04
    34. Drownings
    5,960
    0.56
     
    662
    0.27
    35. Tuberculosis
    5,821
    0.55
     
    3,406
    1.39
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,446
    0.51
     
    1,023
    0.42
    37. Chagas disease
    5,351
    0.51
     
    0
    0.00
    38. Birth Trauma
    4,866
    0.46
     
    90
    0.04
    39. Skin Disease
    4,774
    0.45
     
    543
    0.22
    40. Bladder Cancer
    4,446
    0.42
     
    1,520
    0.62
    41. Other Neoplasms
    4,369
    0.41
     
    1,420
    0.58
    42. Skin Cancers
    4,129
    0.39
     
    529
    0.22
    43. Ovary Cancer
    3,824
    0.36
     
    1,028
    0.42
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    3,684
    0.35
     
    3,577
    1.46
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3,523
    0.33
     
    624
    0.25
    46. Epilepsy
    2,814
    0.27
     
    470
    0.19
    47. Asthma
    2,656
    0.25
     
    1,973
    0.81
    48. Anemia
    2,346
    0.22
     
    251
    0.10
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,289
    0.22
     
    208
    0.08
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2,117
    0.20
     
    295
    0.12
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Brazil BRAZIL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    19.71
    66
     
    5.62
    158
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    103
     
    5.89
    177
    3. Lung Cancers
    13.71
    87
     
    23.65
    43
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.49
    78
     
    11.97
    58
    5. Stomach Cancer
    8.57
    58
     
    14.05
    25
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.03
    92
     
    2.70
    146
    7. Liver Cancer
    4.96
    102
     
    16.01
    17
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.83
    41
     
    2.11
    102
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.81
    70
     
    6.62
    44
    10. Lymphomas
    4.58
    104
     
    3.54
    127
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.36
    56
     
    1.50
    152
    12. Leukemia
    3.94
    89
     
    2.64
    137
    13. Ovary Cancer
    3.33
    134
     
    2.53
    161
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.19
    80
     
    1.84
    97
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.00
    60
     
    0.66
    147
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.84
    101
     
    0.71
    171
     
     
     
    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.