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Israel
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 Israel 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.

South 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
Israel Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Israel ISRAEL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Israel ISRAEL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    70.2
    73.2
    71.7
    5
    14
    5
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    69.6
    73.0
    71.2
    7
    33
    16
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    72.1
    75.6
    73.8
    11
    25
    16
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    74.9
    78.4
    76.6
    3
    21
    12
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    76.8
    80.8
    78.9
    5
    18
    9
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    79.7
    83.6
    81.7
    3
    9
    8
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    80.3
    84.2
    82.3
    12
    13
    14
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Israel ISRAEL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.3
    84.2
    12
    13
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    80.6
    84.5
    12
    13
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    80.6
    84.5
    12
    12
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    80.7
    84.5
    11
    12
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    80.8
    84.6
    11
    12
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    80.9
    84.6
    11
    13
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    81.1
    84.7
    11
    14
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    81.2
    84.8
    11
    14
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    81.4
    84.9
    11
    14
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    81.6
    85.0
    12
    14
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    82.0
    85.3
    12
    15
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    82.5
    85.6
    12
    15
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    83.3
    86.0
    8
    16
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.6
    9
    16
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.4
    8
    18
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.3
    11
    24
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.9
    90.0
    9
    23
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.2
    13
    27
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Israel ISRAEL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    46.66
    178
    30.76
    183
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.85
    108
    16.26
    132
    3. Stroke
    22.79
    181
    34.98
    155
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.91
    126
    19.84
    131
    5. Breast Cancer
    21.82
    33
    5.89
    177
    6. Lung Cancers
    20.16
    60
    23.65
    43
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    18.81
    84
    13.67
    130
    8. Kidney Disease
    16.26
    81
    8.08
    146
    9. Lung Disease
    16.10
    145
    10.48
    171
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.60
    41
    11.97
    58
    11. Prostate Cancer
    9.86
    135
    5.62
    158
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    7
    6.62
    44
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    9.06
    52
    1.98
    162
    14. Lymphomas
    8.65
    10
    3.54
    127
    15. Other Injuries
    7.25
    104
    5.32
    139
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    43
    2.53
    161
    17. Leukemia
    5.74
    9
    2.64
    137
    18. Stomach Cancer
    5.50
    93
    14.05
    25
    19. Suicide
    5.45
    144
    24.21
    10
    20. Hypertension
    4.84
    155
    4.32
    158
    21. Skin Disease
    4.79
    32
    0.66
    137
    22. Skin Cancers
    3.84
    13
    0.66
    147
    23. Bladder Cancer
    3.82
    37
    1.84
    97
    24. Liver Disease
    3.75
    172
    8.82
    136
    25. Liver Cancer
    3.53
    146
    16.01
    17
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.51
    157
    1.79
    181
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.27
    172
    9.05
    132
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.84
    62
    0.71
    171
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    2.73
    34
    4.28
    11
    30. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    145
    2.70
    146
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.63
    93
    1.81
    121
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.37
    109
    1.26
    137
    33. Violence
    2.12
    139
    1.75
    144
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.04
    173
    1.67
    177
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.58
    163
    1.99
    156
    36. Anemia
    1.46
    56
    0.30
    96
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.46
    132
    2.11
    102
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.42
    109
    0.26
    180
    39. Asthma
    1.34
    133
    2.37
    113
    40. Falls
    1.31
    178
    3.26
    132
    41. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    164
    1.50
    152
    42. Epilepsy
    1.14
    140
    0.74
    165
    43. Drug Use
    0.86
    120
    0.21
    178
    44. Drownings
    0.61
    169
    1.06
    149
    45. Alcohol
    0.56
    147
    1.17
    119
    46. Schizophrenia
    0.53
    12
    0.15
    66
    47. HIV/AIDS
    0.46
    133
    0.20
    152
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.40
    179
    0.76
    163
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.39
    41
    0.04
    177
    50. Fires
    0.36
    164
    0.45
    157
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Israel ISRAEL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,045
    14.44
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Stroke
    2,482
    7.11
    28,533
    11.65
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,455
    7.03
    13,250
    5.41
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,387
    6.83
    16,514
    6.74
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,107
    6.03
    11,573
    4.72
    6. Lung Cancers
    2,028
    5.81
    19,048
    7.78
    7. Kidney Disease
    1,770
    5.07
    6,582
    2.69
    8. Lung Disease
    1,748
    5.00
    8,739
    3.57
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,522
    4.36
    9,555
    3.90
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,151
    3.29
    2,221
    0.91
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    964
    2.76
    5,269
    2.15
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    945
    2.71
    1,458
    0.60
    13. Lymphomas
    886
    2.54
    2,732
    1.12
    14. Other Injuries
    737
    2.11
    4,183
    1.71
    15. Leukemia
    581
    1.66
    1,784
    0.73
    16. Stomach Cancer
    549
    1.57
    11,054
    4.51
    17. Hypertension
    528
    1.51
    3,626
    1.48
    18. Skin Disease
    527
    1.51
    543
    0.22
    19. Prostate Cancer
    468
    1.34
    1,877
    0.77
    20. Suicide
    443
    1.27
    16,078
    6.56
    21. Bladder Cancer
    409
    1.17
    1,520
    0.62
    22. Skin Cancers
    393
    1.13
    529
    0.22
    23. Liver Disease
    366
    1.05
    6,500
    2.65
    24. Liver Cancer
    356
    1.02
    12,373
    5.05
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    320
    0.92
    590
    0.24
    26. Ovary Cancer
    307
    0.88
    1,028
    0.42
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    305
    0.87
    3,577
    1.46
    28. Other Neoplasms
    285
    0.82
    1,420
    0.58
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    262
    0.75
    1,023
    0.42
    30. Road Traffic Accidents
    261
    0.75
    6,040
    2.47
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    200
    0.57
    1,195
    0.49
    32. Violence
    163
    0.47
    1,029
    0.42
    33. Anemia
    161
    0.46
    251
    0.10
    34. Uterin Cancer
    156
    0.45
    295
    0.12
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    152
    0.44
    1,686
    0.69
    36. Low Birth Weight
    149
    0.43
    514
    0.21
    37. Cervical Cancer
    149
    0.43
    1,113
    0.45
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    149
    0.43
    208
    0.08
    39. Asthma
    141
    0.40
    1,973
    0.81
    40. Falls
    134
    0.38
    2,417
    0.99
    41. Oral Cancer
    128
    0.37
    1,159
    0.47
    42. Epilepsy
    102
    0.29
    470
    0.19
    43. Drug Use
    70
    0.20
    148
    0.06
    44. Drownings
    52
    0.15
    662
    0.27
    45. Schizophrenia
    49
    0.14
    106
    0.04
    46. Alcohol
    47
    0.13
    833
    0.34
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    42
    0.12
    624
    0.25
    48. HIV/AIDS
    36
    0.10
    134
    0.05
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    35
    0.10
    27
    0.01
    50. Malnutrition
    32
    0.09
    91
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Israel ISRAEL   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.82
    33
    5.89
    177
    2. Lung Cancers
    20.16
    60
    23.65
    43
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.60
    41
    11.97
    58
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.86
    135
    5.62
    158
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.35
    7
    6.62
    44
    6. Lymphomas
    8.65
    10
    3.54
    127
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    43
    2.53
    161
    8. Leukemia
    5.74
    9
    2.64
    137
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.50
    93
    14.05
    25
    10. Skin Cancers
    3.84
    13
    0.66
    147
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.82
    37
    1.84
    97
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.53
    146
    16.01
    17
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.84
    62
    0.71
    171
    14. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    145
    2.70
    146
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.46
    132
    2.11
    102
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.28
    164
    1.50
    152
    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.