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Dominican Republic
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Dominican Republic 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
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Dominican Republic Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    50.7
    53.6
    52.1
    88
    88
    88
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    57.0
    60.4
    58.6
    85
    87
    86
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    61.3
    65.1
    63.2
    87
    89
    88
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    65.6
    70.6
    68.0
    84
    89
    91
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    69.6
    74.7
    72.0
    63
    70
    64
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    69.7
    75.9
    72.7
    92
    86
    90
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    70.6
    76.7
    73.5
    88
    90
    90
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.6
    76.7
    88
    90
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    73.0
    78.9
    78
    79
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.0
    78
    79
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.0
    78
    79
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.6
    79.2
    79
    79
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    74.2
    79.5
    75
    71
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.9
    79.8
    69
    71
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    75.7
    80.2
    62
    66
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.6
    55
    63
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.1
    53
    58
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    78.3
    81.8
    48
    56
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    45
    55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    80.6
    83.4
    43
    53
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    82.2
    84.6
    40
    46
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    84.2
    86.2
    33
    40
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    20
    30
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    89.4
    90.6
    4
    7
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    92.6
    93.4
    1
    1
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    139.42
    78
    30.29
    183
    2. Stroke
    64.04
    106
    32.37
    149
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    6.44
    157
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.85
    48
    7.98
    133
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    26.22
    104
    13.90
    140
    6. Kidney Disease
    22.97
    59
    8.06
    149
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.77
    106
    21.00
    114
    8. HIV/AIDS
    22.62
    49
    0.17
    160
    9. Liver Disease
    20.21
    72
    8.32
    141
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.05
    125
    13.96
    142
    11. Violence
    17.20
    19
    1.03
    159
    12. Hypertension
    15.66
    68
    4.01
    159
    13. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    6.11
    175
    14. Low Birth Weight
    14.12
    47
    1.70
    157
    15. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    2.63
    149
    16. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    22.91
    45
    17. Lung Disease
    11.63
    168
    11.73
    167
    18. Other Injuries
    11.47
    52
    5.13
    135
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    10.48
    32
    1.96
    181
    20. Suicide
    10.46
    71
    20.20
    10
    21. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    15.15
    19
    22. Birth Trauma
    8.42
    62
    0.37
    171
    23. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    11.46
    63
    24. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    12.27
    28
    25. Tuberculosis
    5.76
    86
    3.40
    100
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.04
    77
    0.98
    139
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    1.54
    169
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.18
    125
    1.74
    176
    29. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    2.61
    143
    30. Asthma
    3.65
    89
    2.38
    111
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    6.75
    42
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    3.46
    121
    1.92
    159
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.36
    87
    0.68
    169
    34. Other Neoplasms
    3.24
    71
    1.83
    129
    35. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    3.62
    138
    36. Drownings
    2.63
    114
    0.92
    155
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.15
    88
    0.21
    178
    38. Malnutrition
    2.05
    82
    0.11
    154
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    2.02
    102
    4.80
    2
    40. Meningitis
    1.87
    70
    0.10
    180
    41. Alcohol
    1.84
    82
    1.17
    121
    42. Falls
    1.83
    174
    3.15
    137
    43. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    0.69
    154
    44. Dengue
    1.58
    6
    0.00
    159
    45. Epilepsy
    1.58
    98
    0.75
    162
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    2.03
    113
    47. Fires
    1.40
    99
    0.46
    152
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.36
    84
    0.11
    151
    49. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    2.59
    163
    50. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    0.71
    177
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    13,399
    22.18
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Stroke
    6,063
    10.04
    27,962
    11.29
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,847
    4.71
    5,479
    2.21
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,453
    4.06
    11,986
    4.84
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,399
    3.97
    18,632
    7.52
    6. HIV/AIDS
    2,227
    3.69
    121
    0.05
    7. Kidney Disease
    2,187
    3.62
    6,964
    2.81
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,113
    3.50
    2,020
    0.82
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,996
    3.30
    12,661
    5.11
    10. Liver Disease
    1,879
    3.11
    6,513
    2.63
    11. Violence
    1,792
    2.97
    641
    0.26
    12. Low Birth Weight
    1,696
    2.81
    428
    0.17
    13. Hypertension
    1,532
    2.54
    3,604
    1.45
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,240
    2.05
    624
    0.25
    15. Lung Cancers
    1,198
    1.98
    19,345
    7.81
    16. Other Injuries
    1,190
    1.97
    4,269
    1.72
    17. Lung Disease
    1,138
    1.88
    10,362
    4.18
    18. Suicide
    1,057
    1.75
    13,677
    5.52
    19. Birth Trauma
    1,010
    1.67
    94
    0.04
    20. Liver Cancer
    945
    1.56
    12,384
    5.00
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    717
    1.19
    9,651
    3.89
    22. Breast Cancer
    704
    1.17
    2,441
    0.99
    23. Stomach Cancer
    667
    1.10
    10,183
    4.11
    24. Cervical Cancer
    651
    1.08
    1,137
    0.46
    25. Tuberculosis
    565
    0.94
    2,897
    1.17
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    542
    0.90
    837
    0.34
    27. Oral Cancer
    420
    0.70
    1,243
    0.50
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    413
    0.68
    1,317
    0.53
    29. Leukemia
    360
    0.60
    1,843
    0.74
    30. Asthma
    358
    0.59
    2,116
    0.85
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    354
    0.59
    1,492
    0.60
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    335
    0.55
    5,648
    2.28
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    321
    0.53
    589
    0.24
    34. Other Neoplasms
    309
    0.51
    1,507
    0.61
    35. Drownings
    280
    0.46
    595
    0.24
    36. Lymphomas
    250
    0.41
    2,930
    1.18
    37. Malnutrition
    225
    0.37
    91
    0.04
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    217
    0.36
    180
    0.07
    39. Meningitis
    195
    0.32
    61
    0.02
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    195
    0.32
    4,251
    1.72
    41. Falls
    184
    0.30
    2,468
    1.00
    42. Alcohol
    178
    0.29
    875
    0.35
    43. Dengue
    175
    0.29
    0
    0.00
    44. Epilepsy
    161
    0.27
    491
    0.20
    45. Skin Cancers
    159
    0.26
    580
    0.23
    46. Fires
    147
    0.24
    314
    0.13
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    146
    0.24
    1,691
    0.68
    48. Maternal Conditions
    143
    0.24
    54
    0.02
    49. Drug Use
    88
    0.15
    167
    0.07
    50. Hepatitis B
    73
    0.12
    778
    0.31
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.10
    14
    6.44
    157
    2. Breast Cancer
    14.47
    115
    6.11
    175
    3. Cervical Cancer
    13.38
    59
    2.63
    149
    4. Lung Cancers
    12.89
    92
    22.91
    45
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.07
    40
    15.15
    19
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.55
    96
    11.46
    63
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.11
    70
    12.27
    28
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.44
    55
    1.54
    169
    9. Leukemia
    3.70
    101
    2.61
    143
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.55
    93
    6.75
    42
    11. Lymphomas
    2.65
    163
    3.62
    138
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    91
    0.69
    154
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.57
    131
    2.03
    113
    14. Ovary Cancer
    1.32
    181
    2.59
    163
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.31
    138
    0.71
    177
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.61
    177
    1.81
    105
    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.