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Colombia
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 Colombia 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
Colombia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Colombia COLOMBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    55.1
    58.6
    56.8
    69
    70
    70
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    59.2
    63.0
    61.1
    79
    75
    79
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    62.9
    68.6
    65.7
    78
    78
    78
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    64.5
    72.5
    68.4
    91
    73
    83
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    67.5
    75.3
    71.4
    88
    63
    76
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.0
    77.2
    73.6
    88
    65
    78
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    71.5
    78.8
    75.1
    81
    60
    75
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.5
    78.8
    81
    60
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    72.7
    79.9
    82
    55
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    72.9
    80.0
    82
    55
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    73.0
    80.1
    81
    55
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.8
    80.3
    76
    52
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.6
    68
    50
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    75.5
    80.8
    61
    49
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    76.2
    81.1
    54
    47
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    76.9
    81.4
    49
    49
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    77.5
    81.7
    49
    50
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.1
    54
    51
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    78.9
    82.7
    57
    51
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    80.0
    83.5
    53
    50
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.3
    84.5
    52
    50
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    83.0
    85.7
    54
    51
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.3
    87.4
    52
    47
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.6
    44
    38
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.2
    33
    25
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    97.29
    120
    109.84
    103
    2. Violence
    47.07
    5
    4.28
    105
    3. Stroke
    38.03
    150
    177.55
    4
    4. Lung Disease
    36.30
    30
    100.37
    3
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20.91
    129
    22.68
    121
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.49
    117
    8.13
    162
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    18.82
    89
    19.67
    82
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.13
    84
    1.70
    179
    9. Stomach Cancer
    15.25
    20
    12.40
    31
    10. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    116
    15.72
    104
    11. Kidney Disease
    12.59
    101
    14.51
    91
    12. Lung Cancers
    12.42
    94
    48.65
    2
    13. Hypertension
    11.19
    106
    20.26
    52
    14. Cervical Cancer
    10.69
    76
    7.49
    98
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    79
    14.76
    38
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.60
    2
    1.17
    154
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.00
    99
    7.75
    103
    18. HIV/AIDS
    7.28
    79
    0.17
    155
    19. Suicide
    6.00
    137
    14.92
    32
    20. Low Birth Weight
    5.93
    105
    10.30
    70
    21. Liver Disease
    5.85
    158
    17.00
    85
    22. Lymphomas
    5.66
    75
    2.50
    151
    23. Leukemia
    5.39
    13
    3.28
    116
    24. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    96
    18.14
    12
    25. Other Injuries
    4.76
    149
    5.57
    133
    26. Malnutrition
    4.75
    63
    1.01
    105
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    84
    3.67
    118
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.32
    78
    5.71
    59
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.95
    118
    2.15
    159
    30. Falls
    3.62
    123
    6.03
    79
    31. Skin Disease
    3.30
    53
    0.63
    140
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.08
    104
    57.08
    28
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.03
    156
    3.03
    155
    34. Drownings
    2.45
    112
    5.49
    66
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.42
    177
    15.86
    105
    36. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    57
    0.77
    140
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.04
    106
    5.33
    37
    38. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    136
    1.81
    135
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.78
    121
    3.42
    93
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.73
    124
    4.52
    67
    41. Birth Trauma
    1.62
    124
    5.56
    76
    42. Epilepsy
    1.54
    105
    1.80
    88
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.35
    130
    2.68
    67
    44. Uterin Cancer
    1.22
    139
    2.17
    86
    45. Maternal Conditions
    1.16
    90
    1.12
    93
    46. Meningitis
    0.91
    104
    1.14
    94
    47. Drug Use
    0.81
    127
    2.33
    47
    48. Encephalitis
    0.77
    77
    0.86
    69
    49. Asthma
    0.76
    156
    5.80
    81
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.72
    18
    0.65
    24
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Colombia COLOMBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    41,334
    19.36
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Violence
    23,530
    11.02
    1,110
    0.51
    3. Stroke
    16,244
    7.61
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Lung Disease
    14,996
    7.02
    28,017
    12.81
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,133
    4.28
    5,214
    2.38
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,958
    4.20
    5,736
    2.62
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    8,460
    3.96
    2,237
    1.02
    8. Stomach Cancer
    6,837
    3.20
    3,451
    1.58
    9. Lung Cancers
    5,477
    2.57
    13,520
    6.18
    10. Kidney Disease
    5,418
    2.54
    3,988
    1.82
    11. Hypertension
    4,648
    2.18
    5,653
    2.58
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,171
    1.95
    4,123
    1.88
    13. Other Neoplasms
    3,844
    1.80
    324
    0.15
    14. Breast Cancer
    3,752
    1.76
    2,451
    1.12
    15. HIV/AIDS
    3,643
    1.71
    47
    0.02
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    3,436
    1.61
    1,596
    0.73
    17. Prostate Cancer
    3,126
    1.46
    165
    0.08
    18. Suicide
    2,954
    1.38
    3,981
    1.82
    19. Cervical Cancer
    2,670
    1.25
    1,126
    0.51
    20. Liver Disease
    2,654
    1.24
    4,710
    2.15
    21. Lymphomas
    2,574
    1.21
    687
    0.31
    22. Low Birth Weight
    2,502
    1.17
    2,031
    0.93
    23. Leukemia
    2,488
    1.17
    867
    0.40
    24. Liver Cancer
    2,282
    1.07
    5,076
    2.32
    25. Other Injuries
    2,209
    1.03
    1,438
    0.66
    26. Malnutrition
    2,006
    0.94
    270
    0.12
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    1,920
    0.90
    1,590
    0.73
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,778
    0.83
    540
    0.25
    29. Falls
    1,651
    0.77
    1,625
    0.74
    30. Tuberculosis
    1,420
    0.67
    15,184
    6.94
    31. Skin Disease
    1,401
    0.66
    170
    0.08
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,349
    0.63
    789
    0.36
    33. Drownings
    1,178
    0.55
    1,296
    0.59
    34. Ovary Cancer
    1,140
    0.53
    581
    0.27
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    995
    0.47
    4,491
    2.05
    36. Skin Cancers
    933
    0.44
    215
    0.10
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    891
    0.42
    1,495
    0.68
    38. Oral Cancer
    801
    0.38
    512
    0.23
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    758
    0.36
    715
    0.33
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    741
    0.35
    1,250
    0.57
    41. Epilepsy
    734
    0.34
    447
    0.20
    42. Birth Trauma
    685
    0.32
    1,095
    0.50
    43. Maternal Conditions
    584
    0.27
    292
    0.13
    44. Bladder Cancer
    581
    0.27
    749
    0.34
    45. Meningitis
    418
    0.20
    266
    0.12
    46. Drug Use
    394
    0.18
    625
    0.29
    47. Encephalitis
    362
    0.17
    187
    0.09
    48. Asthma
    345
    0.16
    1,608
    0.74
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    322
    0.15
    179
    0.08
    50. Uterin Cancer
    305
    0.14
    344
    0.16
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Colombia COLOMBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    17.13
    84
    1.70
    179
    2. Stomach Cancer
    15.25
    20
    12.40
    31
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    116
    15.72
    104
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.42
    94
    48.65
    2
    5. Cervical Cancer
    10.69
    76
    7.49
    98
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.34
    79
    14.76
    38
    7. Lymphomas
    5.66
    75
    2.50
    151
    8. Leukemia
    5.39
    13
    3.28
    116
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.16
    96
    18.14
    12
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.56
    84
    3.67
    118
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    4.32
    78
    5.71
    59
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    57
    0.77
    140
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.04
    106
    5.33
    37
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.80
    136
    1.81
    135
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.35
    130
    2.68
    67
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.22
    139
    2.17
    86
    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.