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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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female 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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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. HIV/AIDS
    126.74
    15
     
    0.17
    155
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    102.16
    113
     
    109.84
    103
    3. Stroke
    101.88
    67
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    87.33
    43
     
    22.68
    121
    5. Tuberculosis
    81.64
    14
     
    57.08
    28
    6. Malaria
    43.84
    12
     
    0.00
    104
    7. Prostate Cancer
    36.10
    19
     
    1.70
    179
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.80
    74
     
    8.13
    162
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    33.04
    32
     
    19.67
    82
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    31.21
    45
     
    3.42
    93
    11. Lung Disease
    29.04
    52
     
    100.37
    3
    12. Hypertension
    23.75
    42
     
    20.26
    52
    13. Liver Disease
    21.97
    64
     
    17.00
    85
    14. Breast Cancer
    16.28
    98
     
    15.72
    104
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.52
    125
     
    15.86
    105
    16. Maternal Conditions
    13.91
    31
     
    1.12
    93
    17. Cervical Cancer
    13.86
    62
     
    7.49
    98
    18. Low Birth Weight
    13.19
    51
     
    10.30
    70
    19. Measles
    12.68
    6
     
    0.10
    70
    20. Suicide
    11.89
    63
     
    14.92
    32
    21. Violence
    11.53
    37
     
    4.28
    105
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    11.49
    37
     
    2.15
    159
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    11.13
    44
     
    7.75
    103
    24. Asthma
    10.95
    58
     
    5.80
    81
    25. Birth Trauma
    9.52
    59
     
    5.56
    76
    26. Meningitis
    9.52
    38
     
    1.14
    94
    27. Malnutrition
    9.11
    45
     
    1.01
    105
    28. Other Injuries
    9.01
    80
     
    5.57
    133
    29. Liver Cancer
    8.96
    42
     
    18.14
    12
    30. Kidney Disease
    8.43
    139
     
    14.51
    91
    31. Anemia
    7.35
    22
     
    0.04
    143
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.63
    73
     
    3.03
    155
    33. Drownings
    6.22
    56
     
    5.49
    66
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.08
    63
     
    4.52
    67
    35. Falls
    4.78
    100
     
    6.03
    79
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.70
    139
     
    14.76
    38
    37. Fires
    4.53
    48
     
    1.37
    105
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.39
    46
     
    8.26
    12
    39. Epilepsy
    4.34
    38
     
    1.80
    88
    40. Skin Disease
    3.09
    58
     
    0.63
    140
    41. Ovary Cancer
    3.07
    142
     
    3.67
    118
    42. Schistosomiasis
    2.90
    35
     
    0.00
    95
    43. Lymphomas
    2.80
    140
     
    2.50
    151
    44. Stomach Cancer
    2.75
    159
     
    12.40
    31
    45. Leukemia
    2.42
    142
     
    3.28
    116
    46. Other Neoplasms
    1.99
    116
     
    1.17
    154
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.86
    68
     
    0.77
    140
    48. Pertussis
    1.80
    45
     
    0.20
    98
    49. Poisonings
    1.66
    56
     
    2.20
    44
    50. Syphilis
    1.51
    46
     
    0.65
    71
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Congo CONGO   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    4,449
    13.79
     
    47
    0.02
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,873
    8.91
     
    5,736
    2.62
    3. Stroke
    2,223
    6.89
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,196
    6.81
     
    30,572
    13.98
    5. Tuberculosis
    2,186
    6.78
     
    15,184
    6.94
    6. Malaria
    1,678
    5.20
     
    0
    0.00
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,246
    3.86
     
    715
    0.33
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,233
    3.82
     
    5,214
    2.38
    9. Low Birth Weight
    1,130
    3.50
     
    2,031
    0.93
    10. Measles
    1,076
    3.34
     
    22
    0.01
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    852
    2.64
     
    1,596
    0.73
    12. Birth Trauma
    816
    2.53
     
    1,095
    0.50
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    759
    2.35
     
    2,237
    1.02
    14. Lung Disease
    625
    1.94
     
    28,017
    12.81
    15. Maternal Conditions
    572
    1.77
     
    292
    0.13
    16. Liver Disease
    564
    1.75
     
    4,710
    2.15
    17. Hypertension
    513
    1.59
     
    5,653
    2.58
    18. Violence
    466
    1.44
     
    1,110
    0.51
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    454
    1.41
     
    540
    0.25
    20. Suicide
    443
    1.37
     
    3,981
    1.82
    21. Meningitis
    430
    1.33
     
    266
    0.12
    22. Other Injuries
    401
    1.24
     
    1,438
    0.66
    23. Malnutrition
    390
    1.21
     
    270
    0.12
    24. Drownings
    333
    1.03
     
    1,296
    0.59
    25. Prostate Cancer
    326
    1.01
     
    165
    0.08
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    287
    0.89
     
    4,491
    2.05
    27. Asthma
    286
    0.89
     
    1,608
    0.74
    28. Anemia
    250
    0.78
     
    9
    0.00
    29. Liver Cancer
    245
    0.76
     
    5,076
    2.32
    30. Kidney Disease
    220
    0.68
     
    3,988
    1.82
    31. Breast Cancer
    216
    0.67
     
    2,451
    1.12
    32. Fires
    199
    0.62
     
    356
    0.16
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    189
    0.59
     
    789
    0.36
    34. Epilepsy
    187
    0.58
     
    447
    0.20
    35. Cervical Cancer
    173
    0.54
     
    1,126
    0.51
    36. Pertussis
    152
    0.47
     
    40
    0.02
    37. Falls
    146
    0.45
     
    1,625
    0.74
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    125
    0.39
     
    1,250
    0.57
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    121
    0.38
     
    2,275
    1.04
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    119
    0.37
     
    4,123
    1.88
    41. Syphilis
    108
    0.33
     
    131
    0.06
    42. Skin Disease
    83
    0.26
     
    170
    0.08
    43. Poisonings
    82
    0.25
     
    567
    0.26
    44. Schistosomiasis
    77
    0.24
     
    0
    0.00
    45. Lymphomas
    71
    0.22
     
    687
    0.31
    46. Stomach Cancer
    67
    0.21
     
    3,451
    1.58
    47. Leukemia
    66
    0.20
     
    867
    0.40
    48. Other Neoplasms
    57
    0.18
     
    324
    0.15
    49. Drug Use
    50
    0.16
     
    625
    0.29
    50. Appendicitis
    43
    0.13
     
    77
    0.04
     
     
    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
    36.10
    19
     
    1.70
    179
    2. Breast Cancer
    16.28
    98
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.86
    62
     
    7.49
    98
    4. Liver Cancer
    8.96
    42
     
    18.14
    12
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.70
    139
     
    14.76
    38
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.07
    142
     
    3.67
    118
    7. Lymphomas
    2.80
    140
     
    2.50
    151
    8. Stomach Cancer
    2.75
    159
     
    12.40
    31
    9. Leukemia
    2.42
    142
     
    3.28
    116
    10. Skin Cancers
    1.86
    68
     
    0.77
    140
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.36
    175
     
    48.65
    2
    12. Oral Cancer
    1.26
    166
     
    1.81
    135
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.91
    157
     
    5.33
    37
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.85
    167
     
    5.71
    59
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.78
    169
     
    2.17
    86
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.37
    180
     
    2.68
    67
     
     
     
    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.