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France
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 France 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
France Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      France FRANCE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.0
    73.6
    70.2
    16
    10
    13
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    68.4
    75.8
    72.0
    17
    8
    8
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    70.2
    78.4
    74.2
    19
    8
    11
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    72.8
    80.9
    76.7
    19
    2
    10
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    75.0
    82.7
    78.8
    20
    2
    10
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    78.0
    84.6
    81.3
    18
    4
    10
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    80.1
    85.7
    82.9
    13
    3
    5
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.1
    85.7
    13
    3
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    80.4
    86.0
    14
    3
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    80.5
    86.0
    14
    3
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    80.6
    86.1
    14
    2
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    80.8
    86.1
    13
    2
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    80.9
    86.2
    13
    2
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    81.1
    86.3
    12
    2
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    81.3
    86.4
    12
    2
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    81.6
    86.6
    11
    2
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.9
    10
    2
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    82.8
    87.3
    7
    2
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    83.8
    87.9
    5
    2
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    85.0
    88.5
    3
    2
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    86.2
    89.2
    2
    2
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    87.7
    90.1
    2
    2
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    89.4
    91.3
    3
    2
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    5
    8
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.99
    182
    120.49
    96
    2. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    23
    46.18
    2
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.68
    48
    15.23
    103
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.29
    124
    26.38
    84
    5. Stroke
    16.62
    181
    167.56
    2
    6. Prostate Cancer
    13.21
    118
    2.13
    177
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.08
    48
    14.39
    36
    8. Suicide
    12.10
    48
    10.56
    68
    9. Lung Disease
    10.28
    173
    112.26
    1
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    7.92
    24
    5.56
    58
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7.85
    170
    20.09
    118
    12. Liver Disease
    7.26
    150
    11.17
    116
    13. Other Injuries
    7.14
    98
    5.02
    137
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.83
    164
    11.19
    147
    15. Liver Cancer
    6.72
    68
    17.57
    13
    16. Lymphomas
    6.09
    67
    2.47
    167
    17. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    67
    3.55
    128
    18. Leukemia
    4.74
    40
    3.29
    116
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    4.46
    98
    1.82
    160
    20. Other Neoplasms
    4.37
    40
    1.12
    155
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.02
    165
    19.91
    80
    22. Oral Cancer
    3.96
    74
    1.75
    157
    23. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    129
    11.91
    31
    24. Kidney Disease
    3.71
    175
    12.50
    110
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.68
    36
    2.71
    70
    26. Alcohol
    3.64
    27
    1.03
    127
    27. Uterin Cancer
    3.61
    38
    2.07
    91
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.48
    59
    5.01
    35
    29. Falls
    3.35
    129
    6.48
    71
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.30
    144
    2.35
    166
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.08
    167
    6.26
    118
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    2.96
    49
    1.73
    127
    33. Hypertension
    2.26
    173
    15.42
    69
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.17
    55
    0.76
    148
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.90
    156
    7.13
    102
    36. Drug Use
    1.70
    59
    2.32
    32
    37. Epilepsy
    1.51
    103
    1.49
    105
    38. Low Birth Weight
    1.47
    161
    7.16
    91
    39. Malnutrition
    1.26
    97
    1.34
    95
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.11
    135
    2.72
    97
    41. Drownings
    0.95
    154
    6.30
    44
    42. Encephalitis
    0.89
    82
    0.70
    101
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.88
    142
    9.04
    10
    44. Violence
    0.83
    167
    4.33
    103
    45. Asthma
    0.78
    152
    2.68
    102
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.70
    150
    4.27
    79
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.63
    27
    0.08
    135
    48. Skin Disease
    0.58
    144
    0.54
    146
    49. HIV/AIDS
    0.55
    131
    0.18
    157
    50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.50
    176
    4.80
    68
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      France FRANCE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61,854
    13.64
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    49,553
    10.93
    6,220
    2.95
    3. Lung Cancers
    34,013
    7.50
    13,627
    6.47
    4. Stroke
    33,843
    7.46
    46,562
    22.10
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20,706
    4.57
    4,273
    2.03
    6. Lung Disease
    20,365
    4.49
    30,364
    14.41
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17,851
    3.94
    4,792
    2.27
    8. Breast Cancer
    14,434
    3.18
    2,540
    1.21
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,375
    2.73
    3,182
    1.51
    10. Other Injuries
    12,239
    2.70
    1,298
    0.62
    11. Suicide
    11,455
    2.53
    2,852
    1.35
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    11,281
    2.49
    1,654
    0.79
    13. Prostate Cancer
    10,384
    2.29
    176
    0.08
    14. Lymphomas
    9,405
    2.07
    721
    0.34
    15. Liver Cancer
    9,059
    2.00
    5,267
    2.50
    16. Kidney Disease
    8,239
    1.82
    3,463
    1.64
    17. Liver Disease
    7,775
    1.71
    3,210
    1.52
    18. Other Neoplasms
    7,613
    1.68
    325
    0.15
    19. Leukemia
    7,183
    1.58
    900
    0.43
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    6,989
    1.54
    464
    0.22
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    6,475
    1.43
    464
    0.22
    22. Falls
    6,464
    1.43
    1,675
    0.80
    23. Bladder Cancer
    6,154
    1.36
    780
    0.37
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,689
    1.25
    604
    0.29
    25. Stomach Cancer
    5,568
    1.23
    3,538
    1.68
    26. Hypertension
    5,275
    1.16
    4,053
    1.92
    27. Oral Cancer
    4,524
    1.00
    531
    0.25
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4,441
    0.98
    1,519
    0.72
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3,838
    0.85
    606
    0.29
    30. Alcohol
    3,317
    0.73
    287
    0.14
    31. Malnutrition
    3,308
    0.73
    295
    0.14
    32. Skin Cancers
    3,050
    0.67
    215
    0.10
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,849
    0.63
    5,216
    2.48
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2,659
    0.59
    357
    0.17
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,259
    0.50
    566
    0.27
    36. Congenital Anomalies
    1,918
    0.42
    1,282
    0.61
    37. Epilepsy
    1,810
    0.40
    373
    0.18
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,676
    0.37
    2,467
    1.17
    39. Drug Use
    1,667
    0.37
    627
    0.30
    40. Encephalitis
    1,455
    0.32
    152
    0.07
    41. Cervical Cancer
    1,396
    0.31
    1,139
    0.54
    42. Skin Disease
    1,327
    0.29
    130
    0.06
    43. Asthma
    1,293
    0.29
    724
    0.34
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    914
    0.20
    1,329
    0.63
    45. Drownings
    848
    0.19
    1,471
    0.70
    46. Anemia
    804
    0.18
    7
    0.00
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    698
    0.15
    24
    0.01
    48. Low Birth Weight
    640
    0.14
    1,401
    0.67
    49. Schizophrenia
    605
    0.13
    0
    0.00
    50. Violence
    582
    0.13
    1,108
    0.53
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      France FRANCE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.80
    23
    46.18
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.68
    48
    15.23
    103
    3. Prostate Cancer
    13.21
    118
    2.13
    177
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.08
    48
    14.39
    36
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.92
    24
    5.56
    58
    6. Liver Cancer
    6.72
    68
    17.57
    13
    7. Lymphomas
    6.09
    67
    2.47
    167
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.18
    67
    3.55
    128
    9. Leukemia
    4.74
    40
    3.29
    116
    10. Oral Cancer
    3.96
    74
    1.75
    157
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.92
    129
    11.91
    31
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.68
    36
    2.71
    70
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.61
    38
    2.07
    91
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.48
    59
    5.01
    35
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.17
    55
    0.76
    148
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.90
    156
    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.