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Canada
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 Canada 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
Canada Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Canada CANADA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    68.3
    74.2
    71.1
    8
    5
    8
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    69.3
    76.3
    72.7
    10
    4
    6
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    71.6
    78.7
    75.1
    12
    6
    7
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    74.3
    80.7
    77.4
    6
    4
    3
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    76.4
    81.7
    79.1
    7
    8
    7
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    79.0
    83.4
    81.2
    10
    12
    11
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    80.9
    84.7
    82.8
    5
    9
    7
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.9
    84.7
    5
    9
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    9
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    81.3
    85.1
    3
    9
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    81.4
    85.1
    3
    9
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    81.5
    85.2
    3
    8
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    81.7
    85.3
    3
    8
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    81.9
    85.4
    3
    7
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    82.1
    85.5
    3
    7
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    82.3
    85.6
    2
    7
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    82.6
    85.8
    2
    7
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    83.0
    86.1
    2
    7
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.5
    2
    6
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    84.2
    87.0
    2
    5
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    85.1
    87.7
    2
    5
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    86.3
    88.5
    1
    4
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    87.8
    89.7
    1
    3
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    89.7
    91.1
    1
    3
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.9
    93.0
    3
    6
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    45.91
    174
    30.29
    183
    2. Lung Cancers
    29.64
    14
    22.91
    45
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.33
    97
    13.96
    142
    4. Lung Disease
    16.99
    136
    11.73
    167
    5. Breast Cancer
    15.94
    95
    6.11
    175
    6. Stroke
    14.60
    183
    32.37
    149
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.09
    47
    11.46
    63
    8. Prostate Cancer
    12.33
    124
    6.44
    157
    9. Suicide
    10.41
    73
    20.20
    10
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    9.10
    157
    13.90
    140
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7.73
    171
    21.00
    114
    12. Lymphomas
    6.85
    45
    3.62
    138
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6.40
    47
    6.75
    42
    14. Liver Disease
    5.90
    160
    8.32
    141
    15. Falls
    5.81
    79
    3.15
    137
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.17
    155
    7.98
    133
    17. Ovary Cancer
    4.95
    72
    2.59
    163
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    4.55
    96
    1.92
    159
    19. Leukemia
    4.39
    60
    2.61
    143
    20. Kidney Disease
    4.14
    170
    8.06
    149
    21. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    133
    15.15
    19
    22. Drug Use
    3.73
    17
    0.24
    180
    23. Other Injuries
    3.56
    162
    5.13
    135
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    3.43
    155
    1.96
    181
    25. Stomach Cancer
    3.13
    148
    12.27
    28
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.07
    76
    2.03
    113
    27. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    61
    1.81
    105
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    62
    0.71
    177
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    2.89
    54
    4.80
    2
    30. Low Birth Weight
    2.48
    152
    1.70
    157
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.39
    165
    1.74
    176
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    41
    0.69
    154
    33. Other Neoplasms
    2.09
    120
    1.83
    129
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.08
    136
    1.54
    169
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.93
    109
    0.98
    139
    36. Hypertension
    1.83
    181
    4.01
    159
    37. Alcohol
    1.75
    89
    1.17
    121
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1.72
    168
    2.63
    149
    39. Violence
    1.51
    144
    1.03
    159
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.94
    9
    0.03
    175
    41. Birth Trauma
    0.83
    142
    0.37
    171
    42. Drownings
    0.79
    161
    0.92
    155
    43. Epilepsy
    0.68
    169
    0.75
    162
    44. Encephalitis
    0.65
    108
    0.92
    79
    45. HIV/AIDS
    0.63
    127
    0.17
    160
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.60
    157
    0.21
    178
    47. Skin Disease
    0.59
    141
    0.62
    139
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.58
    171
    0.68
    169
    49. Fires
    0.50
    149
    0.46
    152
    50. Asthma
    0.40
    176
    2.38
    111
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Canada CANADA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    38,323
    17.59
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    25,361
    11.64
    12,661
    5.11
    3. Lung Cancers
    20,678
    9.49
    19,345
    7.81
    4. Lung Disease
    14,190
    6.51
    10,362
    4.18
    5. Stroke
    12,838
    5.89
    27,962
    11.29
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,659
    4.43
    9,651
    3.89
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,054
    3.24
    18,632
    7.52
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,941
    3.19
    11,986
    4.84
    9. Breast Cancer
    5,805
    2.66
    2,441
    0.99
    10. Falls
    5,206
    2.39
    2,468
    1.00
    11. Lymphomas
    4,923
    2.26
    2,930
    1.18
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    4,546
    2.09
    5,648
    2.28
    13. Suicide
    4,525
    2.08
    13,677
    5.52
    14. Prostate Cancer
    4,484
    2.06
    2,020
    0.82
    15. Kidney Disease
    3,602
    1.65
    6,964
    2.81
    16. Liver Disease
    3,493
    1.60
    6,513
    2.63
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    3,235
    1.48
    1,492
    0.60
    18. Leukemia
    3,067
    1.41
    1,843
    0.74
    19. Liver Cancer
    2,632
    1.21
    12,384
    5.00
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    2,602
    1.19
    4,251
    1.72
    21. Other Injuries
    2,424
    1.11
    4,269
    1.72
    22. Bladder Cancer
    2,382
    1.09
    1,577
    0.64
    23. Stomach Cancer
    2,210
    1.01
    10,183
    4.11
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,123
    0.97
    5,479
    2.21
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,101
    0.96
    1,691
    0.68
    26. Ovary Cancer
    1,758
    0.81
    1,114
    0.45
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,751
    0.80
    837
    0.34
    28. Skin Cancers
    1,647
    0.76
    580
    0.23
    29. Hypertension
    1,626
    0.75
    3,604
    1.45
    30. Other Neoplasms
    1,616
    0.74
    1,507
    0.61
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,575
    0.72
    1,317
    0.53
    32. Drug Use
    1,521
    0.70
    167
    0.07
    33. Oral Cancer
    1,394
    0.64
    1,243
    0.50
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    1,079
    0.50
    624
    0.25
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1,001
    0.46
    306
    0.12
    36. Alcohol
    942
    0.43
    875
    0.35
    37. Cervical Cancer
    589
    0.27
    1,137
    0.46
    38. Multiple Sclerosis
    571
    0.26
    23
    0.01
    39. Violence
    545
    0.25
    641
    0.26
    40. Low Birth Weight
    543
    0.25
    428
    0.17
    41. Skin Disease
    490
    0.22
    539
    0.22
    42. Encephalitis
    481
    0.22
    758
    0.31
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    472
    0.22
    180
    0.07
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    435
    0.20
    589
    0.24
    45. Anemia
    364
    0.17
    275
    0.11
    46. Epilepsy
    327
    0.15
    491
    0.20
    47. Drownings
    312
    0.14
    595
    0.24
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    301
    0.14
    189
    0.08
    49. HIV/AIDS
    286
    0.13
    121
    0.05
    50. Asthma
    275
    0.13
    2,116
    0.85
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Canada CANADA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    29.64
    14
    22.91
    45
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.94
    95
    6.11
    175
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.09
    47
    11.46
    63
    4. Prostate Cancer
    12.33
    124
    6.44
    157
    5. Lymphomas
    6.85
    45
    3.62
    138
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.40
    47
    6.75
    42
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.95
    72
    2.59
    163
    8. Leukemia
    4.39
    60
    2.61
    143
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    133
    15.15
    19
    10. Stomach Cancer
    3.13
    148
    12.27
    28
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.07
    76
    2.03
    113
    12. Bladder Cancer
    2.96
    61
    1.81
    105
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    62
    0.71
    177
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.38
    41
    0.69
    154
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.08
    136
    1.54
    169
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.72
    168
    2.63
    149
    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.