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Compare Fiji 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
     
      Fiji FIJI   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    54.0
    58.2
    56.0
    75
    74
    74
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    58.0
    62.2
    60.0
    81
    81
    82
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    62.0
    66.2
    64.0
    79
    84
    84
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    64.6
    68.8
    66.7
    89
    99
    97
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    65.2
    70.3
    67.7
    102
    110
    105
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    66.3
    72.3
    69.1
    112
    112
    109
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    67.1
    73.1
    69.9
    121
    114
    118
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Fiji FIJI   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.1
    73.1
    121
    114
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    68.8
    74.7
    125
    114
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    68.9
    74.8
    125
    114
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    69.0
    74.9
    127
    115
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    69.3
    75.1
    131
    116
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    69.7
    75.2
    131
    116
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    70.0
    75.5
    134
    117
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    70.5
    75.7
    139
    117
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    71.0
    76.0
    145
    119
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.7
    76.5
    153
    122
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    72.6
    77.1
    160
    121
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    73.8
    78.0
    161
    121
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    75.4
    79.1
    159
    119
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    77.4
    80.4
    156
    118
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    79.8
    82.1
    152
    117
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    82.5
    84.3
    143
    109
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.9
    132
    109
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.0
    125
    106
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Fiji FIJI   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    187.90
    1
     
    8.13
    162
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    161.57
    39
     
    109.84
    103
    3. Stroke
    73.71
    111
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Kidney Disease
    53.51
    3
     
    14.51
    91
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    40.02
    83
     
    22.68
    121
    6. Breast Cancer
    29.89
    8
     
    15.72
    104
    7. Asthma
    24.96
    7
     
    5.80
    81
    8. Hypertension
    24.26
    40
     
    20.26
    52
    9. Cervical Cancer
    21.48
    28
     
    7.49
    98
    10. Lung Disease
    15.86
    146
     
    100.37
    3
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    14.03
    16
     
    3.03
    155
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.99
    140
     
    15.86
    105
    13. Ovary Cancer
    11.27
    3
     
    3.67
    118
    14. Prostate Cancer
    10.62
    130
     
    1.70
    179
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.58
    71
     
    7.75
    103
    16. Suicide
    8.90
    108
     
    14.92
    32
    17. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.83
    9
     
    8.26
    12
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8.66
    71
     
    3.42
    93
    19. Tuberculosis
    8.35
    80
     
    57.08
    28
    20. Liver Cancer
    8.15
    49
     
    18.14
    12
    21. Other Injuries
    7.49
    100
     
    5.57
    133
    22. Low Birth Weight
    7.15
    91
     
    10.30
    70
    23. Liver Disease
    6.64
    150
     
    17.00
    85
    24. Drownings
    6.40
    53
     
    5.49
    66
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.10
    154
     
    19.67
    82
    26. Lung Cancers
    5.83
    131
     
    48.65
    2
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.18
    130
     
    14.76
    38
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    5.09
    99
     
    2.15
    159
    29. Uterin Cancer
    4.43
    23
     
    2.17
    86
    30. Leukemia
    4.38
    64
     
    3.28
    116
    31. Skin Disease
    3.80
    46
     
    0.63
    140
    32. Fires
    3.36
    64
     
    1.37
    105
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.27
    85
     
    4.52
    67
    34. Birth Trauma
    2.74
    99
     
    5.56
    76
    35. Stomach Cancer
    2.67
    161
     
    12.40
    31
    36. Violence
    2.51
    131
     
    4.28
    105
    37. Falls
    2.46
    154
     
    6.03
    79
    38. Lymphomas
    2.40
    155
     
    2.50
    151
    39. Pancreas Cancer
    2.30
    118
     
    5.71
    59
    40. Meningitis
    2.22
    71
     
    1.14
    94
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    119
     
    1.81
    135
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.79
    113
     
    5.33
    37
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.69
    105
     
    2.68
    67
    44. Epilepsy
    1.65
    99
     
    1.80
    88
    45. Malnutrition
    1.61
    95
     
    1.01
    105
    46. HIV/AIDS
    1.61
    110
     
    0.17
    155
    47. Appendicitis
    1.05
    55
     
    0.29
    115
    48. Other Neoplasms
    0.94
    161
     
    1.17
    154
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.90
    132
     
    0.77
    140
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.60
    109
     
    1.12
    93
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Fiji FIJI   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,309
    22.80
     
    2,237
    1.02
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,150
    20.03
     
    30,572
    13.98
    3. Stroke
    487
    8.48
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Kidney Disease
    367
    6.39
     
    3,988
    1.82
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    288
    5.02
     
    5,736
    2.62
    6. Asthma
    170
    2.96
     
    1,608
    0.74
    7. Hypertension
    162
    2.82
     
    5,653
    2.58
    8. Breast Cancer
    119
    2.07
     
    2,451
    1.12
    9. Lung Disease
    105
    1.83
     
    28,017
    12.81
    10. Inflammatory/Heart
    101
    1.76
     
    789
    0.36
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    93
    1.62
     
    1,596
    0.73
    12. Cervical Cancer
    87
    1.52
     
    1,126
    0.51
    13. Suicide
    76
    1.32
     
    3,981
    1.82
    14. Low Birth Weight
    71
    1.24
     
    2,031
    0.93
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    69
    1.20
     
    4,491
    2.05
    16. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    66
    1.15
     
    2,275
    1.04
    17. Tuberculosis
    64
    1.11
     
    15,184
    6.94
    18. Diarrhoeal diseases
    63
    1.10
     
    715
    0.33
    19. Other Injuries
    63
    1.10
     
    1,438
    0.66
    20. Liver Cancer
    62
    1.08
     
    5,076
    2.32
    21. Drownings
    56
    0.98
     
    1,296
    0.59
    22. Liver Disease
    51
    0.89
     
    4,710
    2.15
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    51
    0.89
     
    5,214
    2.38
    24. Ovary Cancer
    44
    0.77
     
    581
    0.27
    25. Lung Cancers
    42
    0.73
     
    13,520
    6.18
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    39
    0.68
     
    540
    0.25
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    37
    0.64
     
    4,123
    1.88
    28. Leukemia
    36
    0.63
     
    867
    0.40
    29. Prostate Cancer
    33
    0.57
     
    165
    0.08
    30. Fires
    28
    0.49
     
    356
    0.16
    31. Birth Trauma
    27
    0.47
     
    1,095
    0.50
    32. Skin Disease
    26
    0.45
     
    170
    0.08
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    23
    0.40
     
    1,250
    0.57
    34. Violence
    22
    0.38
     
    1,110
    0.51
    35. Lymphomas
    21
    0.37
     
    687
    0.31
    36. Meningitis
    20
    0.35
     
    266
    0.12
    37. Stomach Cancer
    20
    0.35
     
    3,451
    1.58
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    18
    0.31
     
    1,590
    0.73
    39. Falls
    18
    0.31
     
    1,625
    0.74
    40. Uterin Cancer
    17
    0.30
     
    344
    0.16
    41. Oral Cancer
    16
    0.28
     
    512
    0.23
    42. HIV/AIDS
    14
    0.24
     
    47
    0.02
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    14
    0.24
     
    1,495
    0.68
    44. Epilepsy
    14
    0.24
     
    447
    0.20
    45. Malnutrition
    12
    0.21
     
    270
    0.12
    46. Bladder Cancer
    11
    0.19
     
    749
    0.34
    47. Appendicitis
    8
    0.14
     
    77
    0.04
    48. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.12
     
    324
    0.15
    49. Skin Cancers
    6
    0.10
     
    215
    0.10
    50. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.09
     
    292
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Fiji FIJI   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    29.89
    8
     
    15.72
    104
    2. Cervical Cancer
    21.48
    28
     
    7.49
    98
    3. Ovary Cancer
    11.27
    3
     
    3.67
    118
    4. Prostate Cancer
    10.62
    130
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Liver Cancer
    8.15
    49
     
    18.14
    12
    6. Lung Cancers
    5.83
    131
     
    48.65
    2
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.18
    130
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Uterin Cancer
    4.43
    23
     
    2.17
    86
    9. Leukemia
    4.38
    64
     
    3.28
    116
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.67
    161
     
    12.40
    31
    11. Lymphomas
    2.40
    155
     
    2.50
    151
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.30
    118
     
    5.71
    59
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.21
    119
     
    1.81
    135
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.79
    113
     
    5.33
    37
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.69
    105
     
    2.68
    67
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.90
    132
     
    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.