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Iraq
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 Iraq 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
Iraq Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Iraq IRAQ   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    230.27
    20
    120.49
    96
    2. War
    104.88
    2
    0.97
    23
    3. Stroke
    75.79
    85
    167.56
    2
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    48.29
    41
    11.19
    147
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    30.59
    56
    26.38
    84
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.79
    37
    12.50
    110
    7. Breast Cancer
    22.77
    25
    15.23
    103
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.93
    75
    19.91
    80
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.82
    121
    20.09
    118
    10. Violence
    17.98
    18
    4.33
    103
    11. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    79
    46.18
    2
    12. Lung Disease
    14.16
    149
    112.26
    1
    13. Hypertension
    12.41
    90
    15.42
    69
    14. Low Birth Weight
    12.38
    55
    7.16
    91
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.51
    51
    6.26
    118
    16. Lymphomas
    9.02
    8
    2.47
    167
    17. Prostate Cancer
    8.89
    147
    2.13
    177
    18. Other Neoplasms
    8.70
    3
    1.12
    155
    19. Birth Trauma
    8.65
    59
    4.27
    79
    20. Bladder Cancer
    8.45
    1
    2.71
    70
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.89
    45
    2.35
    166
    22. Leukemia
    7.60
    1
    3.29
    116
    23. Tuberculosis
    6.56
    81
    38.68
    41
    24. Asthma
    6.34
    74
    2.68
    102
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.30
    114
    14.39
    36
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.20
    75
    2.72
    97
    27. Other Injuries
    5.79
    122
    5.02
    137
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.73
    86
    11.91
    31
    29. Liver Disease
    5.43
    166
    11.17
    116
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.86
    108
    17.57
    13
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    98
    3.55
    128
    32. Suicide
    4.05
    154
    10.56
    68
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.39
    99
    5.56
    58
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.09
    66
    9.04
    10
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    134
    1.82
    160
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    100
    1.75
    157
    37. Falls
    2.32
    157
    6.48
    71
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.95
    110
    1.73
    127
    39. Drug Use
    1.90
    45
    2.32
    32
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.86
    76
    1.12
    90
    41. Fires
    1.71
    88
    1.19
    110
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.64
    171
    7.13
    102
    43. Meningitis
    1.54
    76
    0.88
    104
    44. Drownings
    1.40
    141
    6.30
    44
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    149
    5.01
    35
    46. Encephalitis
    1.01
    75
    0.70
    101
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.94
    151
    4.80
    68
    48. Epilepsy
    0.78
    158
    1.49
    105
    49. Skin Disease
    0.76
    130
    0.54
    146
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.72
    152
    0.76
    148
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Iraq IRAQ   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. War
    36,153
    21.07
    250
    0.12
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,463
    18.92
    31,886
    15.14
    3. Stroke
    11,205
    6.53
    46,562
    22.10
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,050
    4.69
    1,401
    0.67
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,393
    4.31
    4,792
    2.27
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    7,279
    4.24
    3,182
    1.51
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,199
    3.61
    5,216
    2.48
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    5,803
    3.38
    1,282
    0.61
    9. Violence
    5,771
    3.36
    1,108
    0.53
    10. Birth Trauma
    5,622
    3.28
    836
    0.40
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,395
    2.56
    3,463
    1.64
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    3,622
    2.11
    6,220
    2.95
    13. Lung Cancers
    2,465
    1.44
    13,627
    6.47
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,431
    1.42
    566
    0.27
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,282
    1.33
    2,540
    1.21
    16. Lung Disease
    1,960
    1.14
    30,364
    14.41
    17. Other Injuries
    1,910
    1.11
    1,298
    0.62
    18. Leukemia
    1,786
    1.04
    900
    0.43
    19. Hypertension
    1,754
    1.02
    4,053
    1.92
    20. Lymphomas
    1,700
    0.99
    721
    0.34
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,622
    0.95
    325
    0.15
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,525
    0.89
    604
    0.29
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,265
    0.74
    780
    0.37
    24. Tuberculosis
    1,264
    0.74
    10,921
    5.18
    25. Suicide
    1,128
    0.66
    2,852
    1.35
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,091
    0.64
    4,273
    2.03
    27. Liver Disease
    1,041
    0.61
    3,210
    1.52
    28. Asthma
    995
    0.58
    724
    0.34
    29. Stomach Cancer
    966
    0.56
    3,538
    1.68
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    803
    0.47
    464
    0.22
    31. Liver Cancer
    782
    0.46
    5,267
    2.50
    32. Maternal Conditions
    647
    0.38
    277
    0.13
    33. Falls
    596
    0.35
    1,675
    0.80
    34. Fires
    582
    0.34
    302
    0.14
    35. Drownings
    570
    0.33
    1,471
    0.70
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    557
    0.32
    2,467
    1.17
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    555
    0.32
    1,654
    0.79
    38. Meningitis
    551
    0.32
    204
    0.10
    39. Prostate Cancer
    508
    0.30
    176
    0.08
    40. Oral Cancer
    480
    0.28
    531
    0.25
    41. Drug Use
    474
    0.28
    627
    0.30
    42. Ovary Cancer
    424
    0.25
    606
    0.29
    43. Encephalitis
    297
    0.17
    152
    0.07
    44. Syphilis
    253
    0.15
    35
    0.02
    45. Epilepsy
    246
    0.14
    373
    0.18
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    242
    0.14
    464
    0.22
    47. Malnutrition
    238
    0.14
    295
    0.14
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    206
    0.12
    1,519
    0.72
    49. Poisonings
    184
    0.11
    482
    0.23
    50. Cervical Cancer
    155
    0.09
    1,139
    0.54
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Iraq IRAQ   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.77
    25
    15.23
    103
    2. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    79
    46.18
    2
    3. Lymphomas
    9.02
    8
    2.47
    167
    4. Prostate Cancer
    8.89
    147
    2.13
    177
    5. Bladder Cancer
    8.45
    1
    2.71
    70
    6. Leukemia
    7.60
    1
    3.29
    116
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.30
    114
    14.39
    36
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.73
    86
    11.91
    31
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.86
    108
    17.57
    13
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    98
    3.55
    128
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.39
    99
    5.56
    58
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    100
    1.75
    157
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.64
    171
    7.13
    102
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    149
    5.01
    35
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.72
    152
    0.76
    148
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.61
    179
    2.07
    91
    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.