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Bulgaria
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Bulgaria 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.

South 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
Bulgaria Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.6
    71.0
    69.2
    12
    29
    20
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    69.1
    73.5
    71.3
    12
    25
    15
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    68.5
    74.0
    71.2
    35
    40
    32
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    68.3
    75.2
    71.6
    52
    47
    46
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    67.8
    74.7
    71.1
    84
    71
    78
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    69.9
    76.9
    73.4
    89
    73
    82
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    71.4
    78.4
    74.8
    83
    66
    80
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.4
    78.4
    83
    66
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    72.1
    79.0
    92
    74
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    72.2
    79.1
    94
    75
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    72.2
    79.2
    94
    76
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    72.4
    79.2
    94
    78
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    72.6
    79.3
    96
    79
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    72.9
    79.4
    97
    79
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    73.1
    79.6
    99
    77
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    73.5
    79.8
    102
    76
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    74.0
    80.2
    103
    75
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    74.7
    80.5
    105
    76
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    75.8
    81.2
    106
    76
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    77.3
    81.9
    102
    75
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    79.2
    82.9
    93
    76
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    81.4
    83.9
    88
    80
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    83.7
    85.3
    86
    88
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.4
    81
    92
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.8
    96
    113
    91.0
    92.5
    32
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.33
    27
    30.29
    183
    2. Stroke
    121.37
    28
    32.37
    149
    3. Lung Cancers
    27.28
    24
    22.91
    45
    4. Lung Disease
    22.39
    96
    11.73
    167
    5. Breast Cancer
    19.58
    52
    6.11
    175
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.66
    11
    11.46
    63
    7. Hypertension
    17.44
    54
    4.01
    159
    8. Prostate Cancer
    15.84
    100
    6.44
    157
    9. Liver Disease
    14.59
    93
    8.32
    141
    10. Kidney Disease
    13.06
    105
    8.06
    149
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.22
    147
    21.00
    114
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.70
    154
    13.90
    140
    13. Stomach Cancer
    9.31
    49
    12.27
    28
    14. Suicide
    7.92
    105
    20.20
    10
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    7.91
    25
    6.75
    42
    16. Cervical Cancer
    6.95
    105
    2.63
    149
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.57
    145
    7.98
    133
    18. Ovary Cancer
    6.44
    21
    2.59
    163
    19. Uterin Cancer
    5.43
    11
    0.71
    177
    20. Liver Cancer
    4.90
    106
    15.15
    19
    21. Other Injuries
    4.67
    146
    5.13
    135
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    4.55
    141
    1.96
    181
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.49
    116
    1.74
    176
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    23
    1.81
    105
    25. Lymphomas
    4.17
    126
    3.62
    138
    26. Leukemia
    3.92
    86
    2.61
    143
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.91
    130
    1.70
    157
    28. Oral Cancer
    3.79
    77
    1.54
    169
    29. Falls
    3.15
    138
    3.15
    137
    30. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
    0.69
    154
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.99
    117
    0.68
    169
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    1.99
    105
    4.80
    2
    33. Drownings
    1.79
    131
    0.92
    155
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    130
    2.03
    113
    35. Encephalitis
    1.45
    44
    0.92
    79
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    1.45
    167
    1.92
    159
    37. Violence
    1.38
    147
    1.03
    159
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.32
    180
    13.96
    142
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.24
    127
    0.37
    171
    40. Tuberculosis
    1.11
    131
    3.40
    100
    41. Epilepsy
    1.09
    135
    0.75
    162
    42. Other Neoplasms
    1.08
    159
    1.83
    129
    43. Alcohol
    0.88
    132
    1.17
    121
    44. Drug Use
    0.85
    118
    0.24
    180
    45. Fires
    0.82
    126
    0.46
    152
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.65
    23
    0.03
    175
    47. Poisonings
    0.44
    106
    0.36
    124
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.42
    169
    0.21
    178
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.37
    167
    0.98
    139
    50. Meningitis
    0.34
    140
    0.10
    180
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    36,910
    38.97
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Stroke
    21,640
    22.85
    27,962
    11.29
    3. Lung Cancers
    3,778
    3.99
    19,345
    7.81
    4. Lung Disease
    3,770
    3.98
    10,362
    4.18
    5. Hypertension
    3,060
    3.23
    3,604
    1.45
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,930
    3.09
    9,651
    3.89
    7. Kidney Disease
    2,092
    2.21
    6,964
    2.81
    8. Liver Disease
    1,723
    1.82
    6,513
    2.63
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,585
    1.67
    11,986
    4.84
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,549
    1.64
    18,632
    7.52
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,533
    1.62
    2,441
    0.99
    12. Stomach Cancer
    1,403
    1.48
    10,183
    4.11
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,174
    1.24
    5,648
    2.28
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,114
    1.18
    2,020
    0.82
    15. Suicide
    818
    0.86
    13,677
    5.52
    16. Liver Cancer
    718
    0.76
    12,384
    5.00
    17. Bladder Cancer
    689
    0.73
    1,577
    0.64
    18. Lymphomas
    537
    0.57
    2,930
    1.18
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    527
    0.56
    5,479
    2.21
    20. Leukemia
    510
    0.54
    1,843
    0.74
    21. Oral Cancer
    480
    0.51
    1,243
    0.50
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    477
    0.50
    1,317
    0.53
    23. Cervical Cancer
    473
    0.50
    1,137
    0.46
    24. Ovary Cancer
    456
    0.48
    1,114
    0.45
    25. Other Injuries
    435
    0.46
    4,269
    1.72
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    379
    0.40
    4,251
    1.72
    27. Falls
    373
    0.39
    2,468
    1.00
    28. Uterin Cancer
    370
    0.39
    306
    0.12
    29. Skin Cancers
    369
    0.39
    580
    0.23
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    310
    0.33
    589
    0.24
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    241
    0.25
    12,661
    5.11
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    214
    0.23
    1,691
    0.68
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    187
    0.20
    624
    0.25
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    161
    0.17
    1,492
    0.60
    35. Other Neoplasms
    155
    0.16
    1,507
    0.61
    36. Encephalitis
    153
    0.16
    758
    0.31
    37. Low Birth Weight
    144
    0.15
    428
    0.17
    38. Drownings
    142
    0.15
    595
    0.24
    39. Tuberculosis
    123
    0.13
    2,897
    1.17
    40. Violence
    120
    0.13
    641
    0.26
    41. Fires
    101
    0.11
    314
    0.13
    42. Epilepsy
    100
    0.11
    491
    0.20
    43. Alcohol
    85
    0.09
    875
    0.35
    44. Drug Use
    73
    0.08
    167
    0.07
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    68
    0.07
    23
    0.01
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    67
    0.07
    180
    0.07
    47. Birth Trauma
    46
    0.05
    94
    0.04
    48. Skin Disease
    44
    0.05
    539
    0.22
    49. Poisonings
    44
    0.05
    259
    0.10
    50. Asthma
    39
    0.04
    2,116
    0.85
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.28
    24
    22.91
    45
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.58
    52
    6.11
    175
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.66
    11
    11.46
    63
    4. Prostate Cancer
    15.84
    100
    6.44
    157
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.31
    49
    12.27
    28
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.91
    25
    6.75
    42
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.95
    105
    2.63
    149
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.44
    21
    2.59
    163
    9. Uterin Cancer
    5.43
    11
    0.71
    177
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.90
    106
    15.15
    19
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.27
    23
    1.81
    105
    12. Lymphomas
    4.17
    126
    3.62
    138
    13. Leukemia
    3.92
    86
    2.61
    143
    14. Oral Cancer
    3.79
    77
    1.54
    169
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
    0.69
    154
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.58
    130
    2.03
    113
    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.