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Compare Guatemala 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.
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    Guatemala Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.2
    46.6
    45.9
    110
    117
    116
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    51.0
    53.8
    52.4
    111
    114
    113
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    55.4
    59.5
    57.4
    120
    118
    117
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    59.6
    65.5
    62.5
    122
    117
    117
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    64.3
    71.0
    67.7
    108
    103
    104
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    67.3
    74.0
    70.7
    104
    100
    100
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    70.4
    76.0
    73.2
    90
    95
    94
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.4
    76.0
    90
    95
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    72.5
    78.0
    86
    88
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    72.7
    78.1
    86
    87
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    72.8
    78.2
    84
    87
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.2
    78.4
    84
    85
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    73.8
    78.7
    83
    83
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.4
    78.9
    81
    83
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.2
    78
    82
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    75.9
    79.5
    68
    84
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    76.8
    79.9
    64
    81
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    77.8
    80.4
    58
    79
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    79.0
    81.3
    54
    75
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    80.2
    82.3
    48
    66
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    81.7
    83.6
    48
    62
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    83.6
    85.2
    45
    59
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.6
    87.0
    45
    55
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    87.7
    89.0
    53
    54
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    90.5
    91.5
    59
    53
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    84.30
    138
     
    30.76
    183
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    70.71
    23
     
    16.26
    132
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    66.66
    60
     
    19.84
    131
    4. Stroke
    41.02
    147
     
    34.98
    155
    5. Violence
    39.85
    7
     
    1.75
    144
    6. Kidney Disease
    35.03
    16
     
    8.08
    146
    7. Liver Disease
    31.71
    29
     
    8.82
    136
    8. Other Injuries
    29.72
    5
     
    5.32
    139
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.55
    64
     
    9.05
    132
    10. Lung Disease
    21.20
    101
     
    10.48
    171
    11. Stomach Cancer
    17.97
    6
     
    14.05
    25
    12. Malnutrition
    17.91
    18
     
    0.11
    152
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    17.54
    59
     
    1.26
    137
    14. Prostate Cancer
    16.66
    88
     
    5.62
    158
    15. Liver Cancer
    14.86
    20
     
    16.01
    17
    16. Alcohol
    10.60
    4
     
    1.17
    119
    17. Cervical Cancer
    10.22
    77
     
    2.70
    146
    18. HIV/AIDS
    8.74
    74
     
    0.20
    152
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    8.20
    97
     
    1.79
    181
    20. Low Birth Weight
    7.64
    87
     
    1.99
    156
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.59
    30
     
    0.76
    163
    22. Hypertension
    7.50
    137
     
    4.32
    158
    23. Birth Trauma
    7.00
    68
     
    0.35
    174
    24. Breast Cancer
    6.60
    174
     
    5.89
    177
    25. Uterin Cancer
    6.53
    5
     
    0.71
    171
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    5.36
    93
     
    1.98
    162
    27. Leukemia
    4.35
    65
     
    2.64
    137
    28. Lung Cancers
    4.14
    140
     
    23.65
    43
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.80
    158
     
    11.97
    58
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.61
    171
     
    13.67
    130
    31. Other Neoplasms
    3.53
    61
     
    1.81
    121
    32. Asthma
    3.34
    99
     
    2.37
    113
    33. Tuberculosis
    3.20
    103
     
    4.26
    98
    34. Anemia
    2.81
    34
     
    0.30
    96
    35. Suicide
    2.74
    174
     
    24.21
    10
    36. Maternal Conditions
    2.54
    72
     
    0.10
    153
    37. Drownings
    2.41
    114
     
    1.06
    149
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    112
     
    6.62
    44
    39. Epilepsy
    2.37
    66
     
    0.74
    165
    40. Lymphomas
    1.90
    170
     
    3.54
    127
    41. Skin Cancers
    1.88
    67
     
    0.66
    147
    42. Drug Use
    1.85
    61
     
    0.21
    178
    43. Ovary Cancer
    1.72
    177
     
    2.53
    161
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.57
    180
     
    1.67
    177
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    125
     
    2.11
    102
    46. Meningitis
    1.48
    83
     
    0.10
    178
    47. Poisonings
    1.41
    64
     
    0.41
    133
    48. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    163
     
    1.50
    152
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    1.21
    77
     
    4.28
    11
    50. Syphilis
    0.93
    61
     
    0.04
    151
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,290
    10.75
     
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,091
    10.49
     
    16,514
    6.74
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,940
    9.00
     
    13,250
    5.41
    4. Violence
    5,917
    7.67
     
    1,029
    0.42
    5. Stroke
    4,118
    5.34
     
    28,533
    11.65
    6. Other Injuries
    3,881
    5.03
     
    4,183
    1.71
    7. Kidney Disease
    3,637
    4.71
     
    6,582
    2.69
    8. Liver Disease
    3,347
    4.34
     
    6,500
    2.65
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,253
    4.22
     
    6,040
    2.47
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,470
    3.20
     
    1,023
    0.42
    11. Malnutrition
    2,161
    2.80
     
    91
    0.04
    12. Lung Disease
    2,113
    2.74
     
    8,739
    3.57
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    1,820
    2.36
     
    590
    0.24
    14. Low Birth Weight
    1,802
    2.34
     
    514
    0.21
    15. Stomach Cancer
    1,794
    2.33
     
    11,054
    4.51
    16. Birth Trauma
    1,651
    2.14
     
    90
    0.04
    17. Liver Cancer
    1,477
    1.91
     
    12,373
    5.05
    18. HIV/AIDS
    1,221
    1.58
     
    134
    0.05
    19. Alcohol
    1,195
    1.55
     
    833
    0.34
    20. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    771
    1.00
     
    624
    0.25
    21. Hypertension
    736
    0.95
     
    3,626
    1.48
    22. Prostate Cancer
    723
    0.94
     
    1,877
    0.77
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    642
    0.83
     
    1,458
    0.60
    24. Leukemia
    609
    0.79
     
    1,784
    0.73
    25. Cervical Cancer
    569
    0.74
     
    1,113
    0.45
    26. Lung Cancers
    418
    0.54
     
    19,048
    7.78
    27. Suicide
    401
    0.52
     
    16,078
    6.56
    28. Maternal Conditions
    396
    0.51
     
    55
    0.02
    29. Drownings
    383
    0.50
     
    662
    0.27
    30. Tuberculosis
    382
    0.50
     
    3,406
    1.39
    31. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    381
    0.49
     
    9,555
    3.90
    32. Breast Cancer
    370
    0.48
     
    2,221
    0.91
    33. Other Neoplasms
    369
    0.48
     
    1,420
    0.58
    34. Uterin Cancer
    363
    0.47
     
    295
    0.12
    35. Asthma
    360
    0.47
     
    1,973
    0.81
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    347
    0.45
     
    11,573
    4.72
    37. Epilepsy
    344
    0.45
     
    470
    0.19
    38. Anemia
    306
    0.40
     
    251
    0.10
    39. Meningitis
    255
    0.33
     
    60
    0.02
    40. Drug Use
    244
    0.32
     
    148
    0.06
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    232
    0.30
     
    5,269
    2.15
    42. Syphilis
    210
    0.27
     
    25
    0.01
    43. Lymphomas
    206
    0.27
     
    2,732
    1.12
    44. Inflammatory/Heart
    203
    0.26
     
    1,195
    0.49
    45. Poisonings
    202
    0.26
     
    290
    0.12
    46. Skin Cancers
    185
    0.24
     
    529
    0.22
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    148
    0.19
     
    1,686
    0.69
    48. Fires
    134
    0.17
     
    300
    0.12
    49. Oral Cancer
    130
    0.17
     
    1,159
    0.47
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    117
    0.15
     
    3,577
    1.46
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Guatemala GUATEMALA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    17.97
    6
     
    14.05
    25
    2. Prostate Cancer
    16.66
    88
     
    5.62
    158
    3. Liver Cancer
    14.86
    20
     
    16.01
    17
    4. Cervical Cancer
    10.22
    77
     
    2.70
    146
    5. Breast Cancer
    6.60
    174
     
    5.89
    177
    6. Uterin Cancer
    6.53
    5
     
    0.71
    171
    7. Leukemia
    4.35
    65
     
    2.64
    137
    8. Lung Cancers
    4.14
    140
     
    23.65
    43
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.80
    158
     
    11.97
    58
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    2.37
    112
     
    6.62
    44
    11. Lymphomas
    1.90
    170
     
    3.54
    127
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.88
    67
     
    0.66
    147
    13. Ovary Cancer
    1.72
    177
     
    2.53
    161
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    125
     
    2.11
    102
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    163
     
    1.50
    152
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.59
    175
     
    1.84
    97
     
     
     
    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.