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Finland
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Finland 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
Finland Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Finland FINLAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Finland FINLAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    65.4
    72.4
    68.8
    30
    20
    25
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    66.2
    74.4
    70.2
    34
    19
    25
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    69.2
    77.9
    73.4
    30
    10
    19
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    70.9
    78.9
    74.8
    34
    14
    25
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    74.0
    80.9
    77.5
    29
    15
    23
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    76.6
    83.1
    79.9
    26
    15
    24
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    78.7
    84.2
    81.4
    24
    14
    21
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Finland FINLAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.7
    84.2
    24
    14
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    78.8
    84.4
    26
    15
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    78.9
    84.4
    26
    15
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    79.0
    84.5
    26
    16
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    79.2
    84.6
    25
    16
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    79.5
    84.6
    25
    16
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    79.7
    84.8
    25
    16
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    80.0
    84.9
    24
    15
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    80.3
    85.0
    25
    15
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    80.8
    85.3
    23
    14
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.6
    24
    13
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    82.2
    86.1
    25
    14
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.7
    25
    14
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.5
    22
    15
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    25
    20
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.3
    89.9
    32
    28
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    39
    41
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Finland FINLAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.94
    152
    120.49
    96
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    50.84
    4
    26.38
    84
    3. Stroke
    27.31
    157
    167.56
    2
    4. Lung Cancers
    18.20
    68
    46.18
    2
    5. Prostate Cancer
    15.95
    98
    2.13
    177
    6. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    117
    15.23
    103
    7. Suicide
    13.78
    33
    10.56
    68
    8. Liver Disease
    13.43
    99
    11.17
    116
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.21
    78
    14.39
    36
    10. Lung Disease
    9.37
    175
    112.26
    1
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    8.78
    11
    5.56
    58
    12. Falls
    8.22
    58
    6.48
    71
    13. Alcohol
    7.22
    12
    1.03
    127
    14. Lymphomas
    6.74
    48
    2.47
    167
    15. Drug Use
    5.49
    8
    2.32
    32
    16. Hypertension
    5.33
    152
    15.42
    69
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.20
    98
    2.35
    166
    18. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    66
    3.55
    128
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.65
    5
    1.73
    127
    20. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.30
    177
    11.19
    147
    21. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    128
    11.91
    31
    22. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    134
    17.57
    13
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.55
    167
    19.91
    80
    24. Other Injuries
    3.48
    164
    5.02
    137
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    6.26
    118
    26. Leukemia
    3.06
    126
    3.29
    116
    27. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    54
    2.07
    91
    28. Kidney Disease
    2.55
    183
    12.50
    110
    29. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    43
    0.76
    148
    30. Other Neoplasms
    2.30
    110
    1.12
    155
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    102
    5.01
    35
    32. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2.05
    183
    20.09
    118
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    2.03
    157
    1.82
    160
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    141
    1.75
    157
    35. Bladder Cancer
    1.94
    96
    2.71
    70
    36. Drownings
    1.52
    136
    6.30
    44
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.24
    143
    4.80
    68
    38. Violence
    1.22
    151
    4.33
    103
    39. Epilepsy
    1.14
    130
    1.49
    105
    40. Cervical Cancer
    0.89
    182
    7.13
    102
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.78
    16
    0.08
    135
    42. Low Birth Weight
    0.77
    181
    7.16
    91
    43. Fires
    0.77
    131
    1.19
    110
    44. Schizophrenia
    0.60
    4
    0.00
    91
    45. Asthma
    0.56
    168
    2.68
    102
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.54
    31
    0.78
    16
    47. Encephalitis
    0.43
    152
    0.70
    101
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.34
    175
    4.27
    79
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.22
    163
    38.68
    41
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.20
    179
    9.04
    10
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Finland FINLAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    10,865
    23.28
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9,634
    20.64
    6,220
    2.95
    3. Stroke
    4,308
    9.23
    46,562
    22.10
    4. Lung Cancers
    2,276
    4.88
    13,627
    6.47
    5. Lung Disease
    1,322
    2.83
    30,364
    14.41
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,319
    2.83
    4,273
    2.03
    7. Falls
    1,196
    2.56
    1,675
    0.80
    8. Liver Disease
    1,183
    2.53
    3,210
    1.52
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    1,110
    2.38
    1,654
    0.79
    10. Prostate Cancer
    963
    2.06
    176
    0.08
    11. Breast Cancer
    900
    1.93
    2,540
    1.21
    12. Lymphomas
    891
    1.91
    721
    0.34
    13. Hypertension
    889
    1.90
    4,053
    1.92
    14. Suicide
    874
    1.87
    2,852
    1.35
    15. Parkinson's Disease
    745
    1.60
    464
    0.22
    16. Alcohol
    578
    1.24
    287
    0.14
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    541
    1.16
    604
    0.29
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    510
    1.09
    3,182
    1.51
    19. Liver Cancer
    498
    1.07
    5,267
    2.50
    20. Stomach Cancer
    481
    1.03
    3,538
    1.68
    21. Kidney Disease
    426
    0.91
    3,463
    1.64
    22. Leukemia
    383
    0.82
    900
    0.43
    23. Other Neoplasms
    348
    0.75
    325
    0.15
    24. Ovary Cancer
    337
    0.72
    606
    0.29
    25. Other Injuries
    329
    0.70
    1,298
    0.62
    26. Drug Use
    320
    0.69
    627
    0.30
    27. Influenza and Pneumonia
    303
    0.65
    4,792
    2.27
    28. Skin Cancers
    298
    0.64
    215
    0.10
    29. Bladder Cancer
    280
    0.60
    780
    0.37
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    273
    0.58
    1,519
    0.72
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    240
    0.51
    5,216
    2.48
    32. Oral Cancer
    234
    0.50
    531
    0.25
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    216
    0.46
    464
    0.22
    34. Uterin Cancer
    210
    0.45
    357
    0.17
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    196
    0.42
    1,282
    0.61
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.32
    1,329
    0.63
    37. Drownings
    125
    0.27
    1,471
    0.70
    38. Epilepsy
    97
    0.21
    373
    0.18
    39. Asthma
    90
    0.19
    724
    0.34
    40. Schizophrenia
    82
    0.18
    0
    0.00
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    81
    0.17
    24
    0.01
    42. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    79
    0.17
    215
    0.10
    43. Violence
    71
    0.15
    1,108
    0.53
    44. Fires
    63
    0.13
    302
    0.14
    45. Cervical Cancer
    61
    0.13
    1,139
    0.54
    46. Encephalitis
    53
    0.11
    152
    0.07
    47. Tuberculosis
    37
    0.08
    10,921
    5.18
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    32
    0.07
    2,467
    1.17
    49. Skin Disease
    27
    0.06
    130
    0.06
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    26
    0.06
    566
    0.27
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Finland FINLAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    18.20
    68
    46.18
    2
    2. Prostate Cancer
    15.95
    98
    2.13
    177
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.35
    117
    15.23
    103
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.21
    78
    14.39
    36
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.78
    11
    5.56
    58
    6. Lymphomas
    6.74
    48
    2.47
    167
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    66
    3.55
    128
    8. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    128
    11.91
    31
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.84
    134
    17.57
    13
    10. Leukemia
    3.06
    126
    3.29
    116
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.05
    54
    2.07
    91
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    43
    0.76
    148
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.26
    102
    5.01
    35
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.01
    141
    1.75
    157
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.94
    96
    2.71
    70
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.89
    182
    7.13
    102
    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.