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Jamaica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Jamaica 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
Jamaica Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    91.0
    92.5
    32
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    81.22
    18
    16.26
    132
    2. Stroke
    77.34
    102
    34.98
    155
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.41
    164
    30.76
    183
    4. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
    5.62
    158
    5. Violence
    34.79
    8
    1.75
    144
    6. HIV/AIDS
    32.14
    40
    0.20
    152
    7. Hypertension
    22.54
    45
    4.32
    158
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
    5.89
    177
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.29
    138
    19.84
    131
    10. Lung Disease
    15.74
    147
    10.48
    171
    11. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
    2.70
    146
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
    23.65
    43
    13. Other Injuries
    12.13
    54
    5.32
    139
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
    11.97
    58
    15. Kidney Disease
    10.92
    116
    8.08
    146
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    10.85
    39
    1.98
    162
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.75
    130
    9.05
    132
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    8.14
    98
    1.79
    181
    19. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
    3.54
    127
    20. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
    14.05
    25
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.79
    86
    1.99
    156
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.28
    160
    13.67
    130
    23. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
    0.71
    171
    24. Skin Disease
    4.89
    28
    0.66
    137
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.83
    24
    1.81
    121
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.47
    121
    1.67
    177
    27. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    2.64
    137
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
    2.53
    161
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
    6.62
    44
    30. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
    16.01
    17
    31. Birth Trauma
    2.71
    101
    0.35
    174
    32. Asthma
    2.42
    111
    2.37
    113
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.28
    107
    0.76
    163
    34. Liver Disease
    2.21
    179
    8.82
    136
    35. Anemia
    2.12
    44
    0.30
    96
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
    2.11
    102
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
    1.84
    97
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.75
    49
    4.28
    11
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    96
    0.11
    152
    40. Epilepsy
    1.55
    104
    0.74
    165
    41. Maternal Conditions
    1.48
    81
    0.10
    153
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
    1.50
    152
    43. Suicide
    1.41
    180
    24.21
    10
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.01
    144
    1.26
    137
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.90
    139
    0.26
    180
    46. Drownings
    0.68
    165
    1.06
    149
    47. Meningitis
    0.56
    130
    0.10
    178
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.55
    9
    0.15
    66
    49. Encephalitis
    0.49
    108
    0.28
    147
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
    0.66
    147
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,577
    15.04
    13,250
    5.41
    2. Stroke
    2,474
    14.44
    28,533
    11.65
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,045
    11.94
    25,047
    10.22
    4. Violence
    983
    5.74
    1,029
    0.42
    5. HIV/AIDS
    874
    5.10
    134
    0.05
    6. Prostate Cancer
    820
    4.79
    1,877
    0.77
    7. Hypertension
    717
    4.19
    3,626
    1.48
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    568
    3.32
    16,514
    6.74
    9. Lung Disease
    504
    2.94
    8,739
    3.57
    10. Lung Cancers
    430
    2.51
    19,048
    7.78
    11. Other Injuries
    364
    2.13
    4,183
    1.71
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    344
    2.01
    9,555
    3.90
    13. Breast Cancer
    340
    1.98
    2,221
    0.91
    14. Kidney Disease
    335
    1.96
    6,582
    2.69
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    332
    1.94
    1,458
    0.60
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    279
    1.63
    6,040
    2.47
    17. Stomach Cancer
    239
    1.40
    11,054
    4.51
    18. Lymphomas
    237
    1.38
    2,732
    1.12
    19. Cervical Cancer
    221
    1.29
    1,113
    0.45
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    208
    1.21
    11,573
    4.72
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    198
    1.16
    590
    0.24
    22. Low Birth Weight
    179
    1.05
    514
    0.21
    23. Skin Disease
    158
    0.92
    543
    0.22
    24. Other Neoplasms
    144
    0.84
    1,420
    0.58
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    131
    0.76
    1,195
    0.49
    26. Leukemia
    125
    0.73
    1,784
    0.73
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    100
    0.58
    5,269
    2.15
    28. Liver Cancer
    82
    0.48
    12,373
    5.05
    29. Uterin Cancer
    77
    0.45
    295
    0.12
    30. Asthma
    75
    0.44
    1,973
    0.81
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    71
    0.41
    624
    0.25
    32. Anemia
    67
    0.39
    251
    0.10
    33. Liver Disease
    65
    0.38
    6,500
    2.65
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    64
    0.37
    1,686
    0.69
    35. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.36
    90
    0.04
    36. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.35
    1,028
    0.42
    37. Bladder Cancer
    59
    0.34
    1,520
    0.62
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    56
    0.33
    3,577
    1.46
    39. Malnutrition
    50
    0.29
    91
    0.04
    40. Epilepsy
    45
    0.26
    470
    0.19
    41. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.25
    1,159
    0.47
    42. Maternal Conditions
    42
    0.25
    55
    0.02
    43. Suicide
    40
    0.23
    16,078
    6.56
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.16
    1,023
    0.42
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    26
    0.15
    208
    0.08
    46. Drownings
    20
    0.12
    662
    0.27
    47. Meningitis
    16
    0.09
    60
    0.02
    48. Schizophrenia
    16
    0.09
    106
    0.04
    49. Skin Cancers
    15
    0.09
    529
    0.22
    50. Encephalitis
    14
    0.08
    158
    0.06
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
    5.62
    158
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
    5.89
    177
    3. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
    2.70
    146
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
    23.65
    43
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
    11.97
    58
    6. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
    3.54
    127
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
    14.05
    25
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
    0.71
    171
    9. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    2.64
    137
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
    2.53
    161
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
    6.62
    44
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
    16.01
    17
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
    2.11
    102
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
    1.84
    97
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
    1.50
    152
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
    0.66
    147
    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.