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Congo
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 Congo 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
Congo Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    49.4
    47.1
    116
    99
    106
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    51.6
    56.0
    53.8
    107
    100
    105
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    54.1
    58.5
    56.3
    123
    121
    122
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    54.4
    59.5
    56.9
    145
    137
    140
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    51.9
    54.0
    52.9
    152
    153
    152
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    60.7
    63.2
    62.0
    141
    147
    144
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    63.0
    65.6
    64.3
    144
    151
    145
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    63.0
    65.6
    144
    151
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    66.9
    69.1
    144
    154
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    67.3
    69.5
    143
    156
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    67.6
    69.8
    145
    156
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    68.2
    70.3
    143
    156
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    69.1
    71.0
    141
    156
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    69.9
    71.8
    136
    155
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    70.9
    72.6
    131
    154
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    71.9
    73.6
    123
    151
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    73.1
    74.7
    121
    150
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    74.3
    75.8
    116
    149
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    75.7
    76.9
    109
    146
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    77.1
    78.1
    109
    138
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    78.8
    79.6
    110
    139
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    80.8
    81.4
    110
    137
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.1
    83.6
    116
    136
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.0
    86.3
    116
    130
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.6
    116
    128
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112.91
    111
    120.49
    96
    2. Tuberculosis
    103.34
    10
    38.68
    41
    3. HIV/AIDS
    94.39
    19
    0.18
    157
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    86.68
    20
    2.72
    97
    5. Stroke
    82.34
    76
    167.56
    2
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.29
    46
    20.09
    118
    7. Malaria
    42.39
    14
    0.00
    103
    8. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    2.13
    177
    9. Liver Disease
    32.38
    28
    11.17
    116
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    31.88
    51
    26.38
    84
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    29.87
    39
    19.91
    80
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.89
    95
    11.19
    147
    13. Lung Disease
    26.70
    72
    112.26
    1
    14. Malnutrition
    23.63
    20
    1.34
    95
    15. Hypertension
    22.46
    29
    15.42
    69
    16. Maternal Conditions
    16.49
    21
    1.12
    90
    17. Low Birth Weight
    15.34
    42
    7.16
    91
    18. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    15.23
    103
    19. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    7.13
    102
    20. Violence
    11.22
    38
    4.33
    103
    21. Birth Trauma
    11.21
    47
    4.27
    79
    22. Kidney Disease
    10.80
    125
    12.50
    110
    23. Falls
    10.67
    44
    6.48
    71
    24. Meningitis
    10.23
    38
    0.88
    104
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    47
    6.26
    118
    26. Other Injuries
    9.42
    67
    5.02
    137
    27. Suicide
    9.28
    88
    10.56
    68
    28. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    17.57
    13
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.15
    31
    4.80
    68
    30. Asthma
    7.43
    68
    2.68
    102
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.64
    62
    2.35
    166
    32. Drownings
    6.57
    39
    6.30
    44
    33. Skin Disease
    5.17
    32
    0.54
    146
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    4.84
    91
    1.82
    160
    35. Fires
    4.40
    44
    1.19
    110
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    14.39
    36
    37. Measles
    4.30
    12
    0.00
    95
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.55
    63
    9.04
    10
    39. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    2.47
    167
    40. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    3.55
    128
    41. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    11.91
    31
    42. Epilepsy
    2.45
    56
    1.49
    105
    43. Schistosomiasis
    2.44
    35
    0.00
    96
    44. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    3.29
    116
    45. Hepatitis B
    2.31
    40
    0.88
    67
    46. War
    2.10
    17
    0.97
    23
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    0.76
    148
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.88
    125
    1.12
    155
    49. Appendicitis
    1.84
    31
    0.26
    116
    50. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    46.18
    2
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,790
    10.81
    50
    0.02
    2. Tuberculosis
    3,066
    8.75
    10,921
    5.18
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,814
    8.03
    4,792
    2.27
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,734
    7.80
    566
    0.27
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,402
    6.85
    31,886
    15.14
    6. Malaria
    2,037
    5.81
    0
    0.00
    7. Stroke
    1,815
    5.18
    46,562
    22.10
    8. Low Birth Weight
    1,432
    4.09
    1,401
    0.67
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,388
    3.96
    5,216
    2.48
    10. Birth Trauma
    1,047
    2.99
    836
    0.40
    11. Malnutrition
    1,040
    2.97
    295
    0.14
    12. Liver Disease
    896
    2.56
    3,210
    1.52
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    860
    2.45
    1,282
    0.61
    14. Maternal Conditions
    748
    2.13
    277
    0.13
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    659
    1.88
    3,182
    1.51
    16. Lung Disease
    570
    1.63
    30,364
    14.41
    17. Alzheimers & Dementia
    563
    1.61
    6,220
    2.95
    18. Violence
    521
    1.49
    1,108
    0.53
    19. Hypertension
    476
    1.36
    4,053
    1.92
    20. Meningitis
    470
    1.34
    204
    0.10
    21. Other Injuries
    419
    1.20
    1,298
    0.62
    22. Drownings
    403
    1.15
    1,471
    0.70
    23. Measles
    396
    1.13
    0
    0.00
    24. Prostate Cancer
    337
    0.96
    176
    0.08
    25. Suicide
    301
    0.86
    2,852
    1.35
    26. Falls
    283
    0.81
    1,675
    0.80
    27. Kidney Disease
    275
    0.78
    3,463
    1.64
    28. Liver Cancer
    251
    0.72
    5,267
    2.50
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    214
    0.61
    464
    0.22
    30. Breast Cancer
    212
    0.60
    2,540
    1.21
    31. Asthma
    204
    0.58
    724
    0.34
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    203
    0.58
    1,329
    0.63
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    181
    0.52
    604
    0.29
    34. Fires
    173
    0.49
    302
    0.14
    35. Cervical Cancer
    167
    0.48
    1,139
    0.54
    36. Skin Disease
    154
    0.44
    130
    0.06
    37. Epilepsy
    121
    0.35
    373
    0.18
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    119
    0.34
    4,273
    2.03
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    98
    0.28
    2,467
    1.17
    40. War
    97
    0.28
    250
    0.12
    41. Lymphomas
    80
    0.23
    721
    0.34
    42. Hepatitis B
    76
    0.22
    251
    0.12
    43. Stomach Cancer
    70
    0.20
    3,538
    1.68
    44. Schistosomiasis
    68
    0.19
    0
    0.00
    45. Leukemia
    67
    0.19
    900
    0.43
    46. Appendicitis
    67
    0.19
    69
    0.03
    47. Poisonings
    63
    0.18
    482
    0.23
    48. Syphilis
    59
    0.17
    35
    0.02
    49. Other Neoplasms
    57
    0.16
    325
    0.15
    50. Alcohol
    48
    0.14
    287
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    37.79
    19
    2.13
    177
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.73
    110
    15.23
    103
    3. Cervical Cancer
    12.65
    66
    7.13
    102
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.53
    47
    17.57
    13
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.39
    150
    14.39
    36
    6. Lymphomas
    2.93
    147
    2.47
    167
    7. Ovary Cancer
    2.92
    154
    3.55
    128
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.71
    162
    11.91
    31
    9. Leukemia
    2.37
    145
    3.29
    116
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    70
    0.76
    148
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.63
    172
    46.18
    2
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    165
    1.75
    157
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.13
    168
    5.56
    58
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    160
    5.01
    35
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.83
    172
    2.07
    91
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.56
    179
    2.71
    70
    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.