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Egypt
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 Egypt 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
Egypt Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Egypt EGYPT   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    45.1
    46.9
    46.0
    112
    115
    115
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    49.5
    51.3
    50.4
    121
    120
    119
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    54.1
    55.9
    54.9
    124
    127
    127
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    60.8
    63.6
    62.2
    117
    123
    120
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    66.4
    71.4
    68.8
    96
    100
    100
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    67.9
    72.2
    70.0
    99
    113
    105
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    68.2
    73.0
    70.5
    110
    115
    115
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    68.2
    73.0
    110
    115
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    69.7
    74.5
    112
    116
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    69.9
    74.6
    113
    119
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    70.1
    74.7
    113
    119
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    70.4
    74.9
    116
    119
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    70.7
    75.0
    117
    119
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    71.0
    75.2
    119
    122
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    71.3
    75.3
    122
    122
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    71.6
    75.6
    133
    128
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    72.1
    75.8
    137
    130
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    72.7
    76.3
    157
    137
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    73.9
    77.0
    159
    141
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    75.5
    78.1
    156
    139
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    77.7
    79.8
    143
    131
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.5
    149
    131
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.8
    145
    127
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.6
    144
    120
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.9
    140
    109
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    216.82
    18
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    95.56
    74
    177.55
    4
    3. Liver Disease
    84.71
    1
    17.00
    85
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.20
    69
    8.13
    162
    5. Kidney Disease
    32.88
    20
    14.51
    91
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.13
    99
    22.68
    121
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    27.88
    33
    15.86
    105
    8. Liver Cancer
    27.42
    4
    18.14
    12
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    23.63
    6
    3.03
    155
    10. Lung Disease
    22.61
    88
    100.37
    3
    11. Breast Cancer
    21.29
    43
    15.72
    104
    12. Hypertension
    14.97
    81
    20.26
    52
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.46
    108
    19.67
    82
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    13.19
    27
    2.15
    159
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    12.32
    36
    7.75
    103
    16. Low Birth Weight
    11.53
    66
    10.30
    70
    17. Bladder Cancer
    7.98
    1
    2.68
    67
    18. Lymphomas
    7.83
    17
    2.50
    151
    19. Lung Cancers
    7.50
    116
    48.65
    2
    20. Prostate Cancer
    7.17
    151
    1.70
    179
    21. Other Neoplasms
    5.39
    18
    1.17
    154
    22. Leukemia
    5.37
    14
    3.28
    116
    23. Violence
    5.27
    91
    4.28
    105
    24. Birth Trauma
    5.14
    78
    5.56
    76
    25. Ovary Cancer
    5.11
    65
    3.67
    118
    26. Other Injuries
    4.94
    146
    5.57
    133
    27. Drug Use
    4.31
    13
    2.33
    47
    28. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.26
    146
    14.76
    38
    29. Falls
    4.22
    115
    6.03
    79
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    3.85
    85
    5.71
    59
    31. Asthma
    3.75
    96
    5.80
    81
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.55
    92
    3.42
    93
    33. Suicide
    3.07
    170
    14.92
    32
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.74
    96
    4.52
    67
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.69
    84
    8.26
    12
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.51
    164
    12.40
    31
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.24
    100
    5.33
    37
    38. Encephalitis
    2.05
    14
    0.86
    69
    39. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    129
    1.81
    135
    40. Drownings
    1.91
    129
    5.49
    66
    41. Hepatitis B
    1.57
    42
    0.90
    59
    42. Epilepsy
    1.30
    124
    1.80
    88
    43. Uterin Cancer
    1.28
    131
    2.17
    86
    44. Cervical Cancer
    1.11
    178
    7.49
    98
    45. Maternal Conditions
    0.93
    99
    1.12
    93
    46. Skin Disease
    0.88
    126
    0.63
    140
    47. Schistosomiasis
    0.83
    45
    0.00
    95
    48. Fires
    0.78
    131
    1.37
    105
    49. Meningitis
    0.75
    112
    1.14
    94
    50. Malnutrition
    0.63
    121
    1.01
    105
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Egypt EGYPT   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    126,312
    24.58
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    56,710
    11.04
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Liver Disease
    53,687
    10.45
    4,710
    2.15
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22,104
    4.30
    5,736
    2.62
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    21,045
    4.10
    2,237
    1.02
    6. Kidney Disease
    20,433
    3.98
    3,988
    1.82
    7. Liver Cancer
    17,605
    3.43
    5,076
    2.32
    8. Low Birth Weight
    15,761
    3.07
    2,031
    0.93
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    15,723
    3.06
    1,596
    0.73
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    15,200
    2.96
    789
    0.36
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14,723
    2.87
    4,491
    2.05
    12. Lung Disease
    13,206
    2.57
    28,017
    12.81
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    12,179
    2.37
    5,214
    2.38
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    9,282
    1.81
    540
    0.25
    15. Hypertension
    8,835
    1.72
    5,653
    2.58
    16. Breast Cancer
    7,441
    1.45
    2,451
    1.12
    17. Birth Trauma
    7,022
    1.37
    1,095
    0.50
    18. Lymphomas
    5,079
    0.99
    687
    0.31
    19. Lung Cancers
    4,869
    0.95
    13,520
    6.18
    20. Bladder Cancer
    4,757
    0.93
    749
    0.34
    21. Violence
    4,551
    0.89
    1,110
    0.51
    22. Leukemia
    4,027
    0.78
    867
    0.40
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,021
    0.78
    715
    0.33
    24. Other Injuries
    3,971
    0.77
    1,438
    0.66
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3,589
    0.70
    324
    0.15
    26. Falls
    3,102
    0.60
    1,625
    0.74
    27. Drug Use
    2,890
    0.56
    625
    0.29
    28. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,808
    0.55
    4,123
    1.88
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    2,488
    0.48
    1,590
    0.73
    30. Suicide
    2,368
    0.46
    3,981
    1.82
    31. Asthma
    2,210
    0.43
    1,608
    0.74
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,976
    0.38
    2,275
    1.04
    33. Drownings
    1,904
    0.37
    1,296
    0.59
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,773
    0.35
    1,250
    0.57
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,761
    0.34
    581
    0.27
    36. Stomach Cancer
    1,666
    0.32
    3,451
    1.58
    37. Prostate Cancer
    1,622
    0.32
    165
    0.08
    38. Encephalitis
    1,462
    0.28
    187
    0.09
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,403
    0.27
    1,495
    0.68
    40. Oral Cancer
    1,310
    0.25
    512
    0.23
    41. Epilepsy
    1,130
    0.22
    447
    0.20
    42. Hepatitis B
    1,053
    0.20
    247
    0.11
    43. Maternal Conditions
    833
    0.16
    292
    0.13
    44. Tetanus
    672
    0.13
    37
    0.02
    45. Malnutrition
    671
    0.13
    270
    0.12
    46. Fires
    671
    0.13
    356
    0.16
    47. Meningitis
    619
    0.12
    266
    0.12
    48. Schistosomiasis
    537
    0.10
    0
    0.00
    49. Skin Disease
    521
    0.10
    170
    0.08
    50. Poisonings
    460
    0.09
    567
    0.26
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Egypt EGYPT   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    27.42
    4
    18.14
    12
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.29
    43
    15.72
    104
    3. Bladder Cancer
    7.98
    1
    2.68
    67
    4. Lymphomas
    7.83
    17
    2.50
    151
    5. Lung Cancers
    7.50
    116
    48.65
    2
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.17
    151
    1.70
    179
    7. Leukemia
    5.37
    14
    3.28
    116
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.11
    65
    3.67
    118
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.26
    146
    14.76
    38
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.85
    85
    5.71
    59
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.51
    164
    12.40
    31
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.24
    100
    5.33
    37
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.02
    129
    1.81
    135
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.28
    131
    2.17
    86
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.11
    178
    7.49
    98
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.39
    171
    0.77
    140
    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.