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Italy
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 Italy 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
Italy Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Italy ITALY   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    71.7
    69.1
    21
    24
    21
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    68.7
    74.6
    71.6
    15
    14
    13
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    70.7
    77.4
    73.9
    17
    12
    13
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    73.6
    80.3
    76.9
    11
    7
    8
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    76.3
    82.4
    79.4
    8
    5
    6
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    79.3
    84.2
    81.8
    7
    6
    7
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    80.5
    84.9
    82.8
    9
    7
    8
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    84.9
    9
    7
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    80.8
    85.1
    10
    7
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    80.8
    85.1
    10
    8
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    80.9
    85.2
    8
    8
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    81.0
    85.2
    8
    9
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    81.1
    85.3
    9
    9
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    81.2
    85.3
    10
    9
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    81.4
    85.4
    10
    9
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    81.6
    85.5
    10
    9
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    81.8
    85.7
    10
    9
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    82.1
    85.9
    9
    9
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    82.6
    86.2
    10
    9
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.6
    11
    9
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    84.1
    87.2
    11
    9
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    85.2
    87.9
    12
    9
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.8
    12
    12
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.5
    90.1
    22
    19
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.0
    31
    34
    91.0
    92.5
    32
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    51.28
    166
    30.29
    183
    2. Stroke
    26.84
    158
    32.37
    149
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.93
    43
    22.91
    45
    4. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    78
    6.11
    175
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.84
    143
    13.96
    142
    6. Lung Disease
    13.70
    156
    11.73
    167
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.77
    53
    11.46
    63
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.87
    149
    13.90
    140
    9. Prostate Cancer
    9.90
    139
    6.44
    157
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    7.41
    36
    6.75
    42
    11. Hypertension
    7.09
    138
    4.01
    159
    12. Stomach Cancer
    6.66
    74
    12.27
    28
    13. Liver Cancer
    6.50
    70
    15.15
    19
    14. Kidney Disease
    6.37
    155
    8.06
    149
    15. Lymphomas
    6.33
    58
    3.62
    138
    16. Liver Disease
    6.07
    158
    8.32
    141
    17. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6.03
    177
    21.00
    114
    18. Suicide
    5.45
    144
    20.20
    10
    19. Other Injuries
    4.87
    141
    5.13
    135
    20. Other Neoplasms
    4.82
    27
    1.83
    129
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4.68
    92
    1.92
    159
    22. Leukemia
    4.65
    43
    2.61
    143
    23. Ovary Cancer
    4.49
    91
    2.59
    163
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    3.94
    166
    7.98
    133
    25. Bladder Cancer
    3.44
    43
    1.81
    105
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.22
    148
    1.74
    176
    27. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    63
    0.71
    177
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    2.84
    169
    1.96
    181
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    2.81
    60
    4.80
    2
    30. Oral Cancer
    2.37
    122
    1.54
    169
    31. Skin Cancers
    2.20
    54
    0.69
    154
    32. Falls
    2.13
    163
    3.15
    137
    33. Encephalitis
    2.04
    21
    0.92
    79
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.52
    173
    2.63
    149
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.45
    162
    1.70
    157
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    140
    2.03
    113
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.13
    124
    0.21
    178
    38. Drug Use
    1.01
    101
    0.24
    180
    39. HIV/AIDS
    0.96
    119
    0.17
    160
    40. Epilepsy
    0.82
    155
    0.75
    162
    41. Violence
    0.73
    171
    1.03
    159
    42. Drownings
    0.72
    165
    0.92
    155
    43. Anemia
    0.56
    26
    0.31
    45
    44. Skin Disease
    0.55
    145
    0.62
    139
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.48
    36
    0.03
    175
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.48
    166
    0.37
    171
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.45
    163
    0.98
    139
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.34
    182
    0.68
    169
    49. Alcohol
    0.33
    166
    1.17
    121
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.30
    16
    0.10
    45
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Italy ITALY   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    112,229
    20.82
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Stroke
    62,229
    11.54
    27,962
    11.29
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35,443
    6.57
    12,661
    5.11
    4. Lung Cancers
    34,188
    6.34
    19,345
    7.81
    5. Lung Disease
    31,191
    5.79
    10,362
    4.18
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    22,112
    4.10
    11,986
    4.84
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    21,326
    3.96
    9,651
    3.89
    8. Hypertension
    17,660
    3.28
    3,604
    1.45
    9. Kidney Disease
    14,940
    2.77
    6,964
    2.81
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14,149
    2.62
    18,632
    7.52
    11. Breast Cancer
    13,828
    2.56
    2,441
    0.99
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    11,554
    2.14
    5,648
    2.28
    13. Stomach Cancer
    10,775
    2.00
    10,183
    4.11
    14. Other Injuries
    10,202
    1.89
    4,269
    1.72
    15. Liver Cancer
    9,985
    1.85
    12,384
    5.00
    16. Lymphomas
    9,812
    1.82
    2,930
    1.18
    17. Other Neoplasms
    8,994
    1.67
    1,507
    0.61
    18. Liver Disease
    8,787
    1.63
    6,513
    2.63
    19. Prostate Cancer
    8,290
    1.54
    2,020
    0.82
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    7,873
    1.46
    1,492
    0.60
    21. Leukemia
    6,857
    1.27
    1,843
    0.74
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    6,435
    1.19
    4,251
    1.72
    23. Bladder Cancer
    6,422
    1.19
    1,577
    0.64
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,622
    1.04
    1,317
    0.53
    25. Suicide
    4,886
    0.91
    13,677
    5.52
    26. Falls
    3,883
    0.72
    2,468
    1.00
    27. Encephalitis
    3,697
    0.69
    758
    0.31
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3,283
    0.61
    1,114
    0.45
    29. Oral Cancer
    3,216
    0.60
    1,243
    0.50
    30. Skin Cancers
    3,194
    0.59
    580
    0.23
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,120
    0.58
    5,479
    2.21
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,233
    0.41
    180
    0.07
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2,176
    0.40
    306
    0.12
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,041
    0.38
    1,691
    0.68
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    1,643
    0.30
    624
    0.25
    36. Anemia
    1,418
    0.26
    275
    0.11
    37. Skin Disease
    1,275
    0.24
    539
    0.22
    38. Cervical Cancer
    1,153
    0.21
    1,137
    0.46
    39. Epilepsy
    1,145
    0.21
    491
    0.20
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,072
    0.20
    837
    0.34
    41. HIV/AIDS
    802
    0.15
    121
    0.05
    42. Drug Use
    716
    0.13
    167
    0.07
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    670
    0.12
    589
    0.24
    44. Malnutrition
    622
    0.12
    91
    0.04
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    584
    0.11
    189
    0.08
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    550
    0.10
    23
    0.01
    47. Violence
    485
    0.09
    641
    0.26
    48. Asthma
    475
    0.09
    2,116
    0.85
    49. Drownings
    436
    0.08
    595
    0.24
    50. Osteoarthritis
    422
    0.08
    89
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Italy ITALY   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.93
    43
    22.91
    45
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    78
    6.11
    175
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.77
    53
    11.46
    63
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.90
    139
    6.44
    157
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.41
    36
    6.75
    42
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.66
    74
    12.27
    28
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.50
    70
    15.15
    19
    8. Lymphomas
    6.33
    58
    3.62
    138
    9. Leukemia
    4.65
    43
    2.61
    143
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.49
    91
    2.59
    163
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.44
    43
    1.81
    105
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.86
    63
    0.71
    177
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.37
    122
    1.54
    169
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.20
    54
    0.69
    154
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.52
    173
    2.63
    149
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    140
    2.03
    113
    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.