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Kazakhstan
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Kazakhstan 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
Kazakhstan Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    61.6
    71.9
    66.6
    81
    56
    73
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    63.8
    73.1
    68.3
    97
    70
    85
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    58.3
    69.9
    63.9
    134
    112
    121
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    62.8
    72.9
    67.8
    130
    108
    122
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    66.8
    75.3
    71.1
    122
    101
    111
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    66.8
    75.3
    122
    101
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    67.6
    76.1
    139
    109
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    67.7
    76.2
    141
    110
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    67.9
    76.2
    142
    111
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    68.1
    76.4
    145
    111
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    68.4
    76.5
    151
    111
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    68.8
    76.7
    153
    111
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    69.4
    77.0
    157
    110
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    70.3
    77.3
    158
    109
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.2
    77.8
    164
    108
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    72.2
    78.3
    167
    108
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    73.5
    78.9
    173
    109
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    75.0
    79.7
    171
    109
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    77.1
    80.8
    168
    108
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    79.6
    82.2
    160
    112
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    82.4
    84.0
    150
    122
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.9
    165
    153
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.3
    157
    150
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    182.60
    30
    109.84
    103
    2. Lung Disease
    114.28
    1
    100.37
    3
    3. Stroke
    90.99
    84
    177.55
    4
    4. Kidney Disease
    35.68
    15
    14.51
    91
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.49
    76
    8.13
    162
    6. Suicide
    27.74
    4
    14.92
    32
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26.61
    105
    22.68
    121
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.26
    63
    19.67
    82
    9. Lung Cancers
    23.12
    46
    48.65
    2
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.74
    59
    15.86
    105
    11. Breast Cancer
    18.93
    71
    15.72
    104
    12. Stomach Cancer
    17.00
    10
    12.40
    31
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    16.48
    1
    5.71
    59
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.21
    48
    14.76
    38
    15. Ovary Cancer
    13.62
    1
    3.67
    118
    16. Cervical Cancer
    13.03
    64
    7.49
    98
    17. Tuberculosis
    12.78
    67
    57.08
    28
    18. Asthma
    11.61
    53
    5.80
    81
    19. Other Injuries
    11.25
    62
    5.57
    133
    20. Prostate Cancer
    9.54
    138
    1.70
    179
    21. Violence
    9.09
    57
    4.28
    105
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.26
    22
    5.33
    37
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.21
    50
    3.03
    155
    24. Drownings
    8.14
    32
    5.49
    66
    25. Leukemia
    7.74
    1
    3.28
    116
    26. Bladder Cancer
    7.71
    2
    2.68
    67
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    7.07
    117
    7.75
    103
    28. Hypertension
    6.38
    143
    20.26
    52
    29. Liver Cancer
    6.32
    69
    18.14
    12
    30. Falls
    5.92
    82
    6.03
    79
    31. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    49
    1.81
    135
    32. Skin Cancers
    4.43
    5
    0.77
    140
    33. Low Birth Weight
    4.37
    126
    10.30
    70
    34. Lymphomas
    4.21
    114
    2.50
    151
    35. Uterin Cancer
    4.10
    31
    2.17
    86
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.03
    55
    8.26
    12
    37. Fires
    3.99
    59
    1.37
    105
    38. Drug Use
    3.92
    17
    2.33
    47
    39. Birth Trauma
    3.10
    87
    5.56
    76
    40. Liver Disease
    2.94
    175
    17.00
    85
    41. Poisonings
    2.85
    22
    2.20
    44
    42. Alcohol
    2.68
    46
    1.11
    120
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.80
    120
    3.42
    93
    44. HIV/AIDS
    1.57
    111
    0.17
    155
    45. Epilepsy
    1.37
    117
    1.80
    88
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    1.36
    65
    0.54
    155
    47. Meningitis
    1.32
    89
    1.14
    94
    48. Encephalitis
    1.08
    60
    0.86
    69
    49. Schizophrenia
    0.98
    4
    1.20
    2
    50. Malnutrition
    0.77
    113
    1.01
    105
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    29,831
    21.79
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Lung Disease
    18,111
    13.23
    28,017
    12.81
    3. Stroke
    14,871
    10.86
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Kidney Disease
    5,722
    4.18
    3,988
    1.82
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,379
    3.93
    2,237
    1.02
    6. Suicide
    4,855
    3.55
    3,981
    1.82
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,698
    3.43
    5,736
    2.62
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,090
    2.99
    5,214
    2.38
    9. Lung Cancers
    3,887
    2.84
    13,520
    6.18
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,367
    2.46
    4,491
    2.05
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2,838
    2.07
    3,451
    1.58
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2,628
    1.92
    1,590
    0.73
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,346
    1.71
    4,123
    1.88
    14. Tuberculosis
    2,253
    1.65
    15,184
    6.94
    15. Other Injuries
    1,976
    1.44
    1,438
    0.66
    16. Breast Cancer
    1,898
    1.39
    2,451
    1.12
    17. Asthma
    1,873
    1.37
    1,608
    0.74
    18. Violence
    1,592
    1.16
    1,110
    0.51
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    1,442
    1.05
    1,596
    0.73
    20. Drownings
    1,433
    1.05
    1,296
    0.59
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,399
    1.02
    789
    0.36
    22. Ovary Cancer
    1,370
    1.00
    581
    0.27
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,362
    1.00
    1,495
    0.68
    24. Cervical Cancer
    1,281
    0.94
    1,126
    0.51
    25. Leukemia
    1,277
    0.93
    867
    0.40
    26. Bladder Cancer
    1,210
    0.88
    749
    0.34
    27. Hypertension
    1,065
    0.78
    5,653
    2.58
    28. Liver Cancer
    1,052
    0.77
    5,076
    2.32
    29. Falls
    1,025
    0.75
    1,625
    0.74
    30. Low Birth Weight
    961
    0.70
    2,031
    0.93
    31. Oral Cancer
    784
    0.57
    512
    0.23
    32. Skin Cancers
    705
    0.52
    215
    0.10
    33. Fires
    699
    0.51
    356
    0.16
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    697
    0.51
    2,275
    1.04
    35. Lymphomas
    693
    0.51
    687
    0.31
    36. Drug Use
    690
    0.50
    625
    0.29
    37. Birth Trauma
    681
    0.50
    1,095
    0.50
    38. Prostate Cancer
    546
    0.40
    165
    0.08
    39. Poisonings
    500
    0.37
    567
    0.26
    40. Liver Disease
    480
    0.35
    4,710
    2.15
    41. Alcohol
    475
    0.35
    306
    0.14
    42. Uterin Cancer
    403
    0.29
    344
    0.16
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    377
    0.28
    715
    0.33
    44. HIV/AIDS
    276
    0.20
    47
    0.02
    45. Epilepsy
    236
    0.17
    447
    0.20
    46. Meningitis
    231
    0.17
    266
    0.12
    47. Parkinson's Disease
    217
    0.16
    149
    0.07
    48. Encephalitis
    191
    0.14
    187
    0.09
    49. Schizophrenia
    170
    0.12
    332
    0.15
    50. Malnutrition
    130
    0.09
    270
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kazakhstan KAZAKHSTAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.12
    46
    48.65
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    18.93
    71
    15.72
    104
    3. Stomach Cancer
    17.00
    10
    12.40
    31
    4. Pancreas Cancer
    16.48
    1
    5.71
    59
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.21
    48
    14.76
    38
    6. Ovary Cancer
    13.62
    1
    3.67
    118
    7. Cervical Cancer
    13.03
    64
    7.49
    98
    8. Prostate Cancer
    9.54
    138
    1.70
    179
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    8.26
    22
    5.33
    37
    10. Leukemia
    7.74
    1
    3.28
    116
    11. Bladder Cancer
    7.71
    2
    2.68
    67
    12. Liver Cancer
    6.32
    69
    18.14
    12
    13. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    49
    1.81
    135
    14. Skin Cancers
    4.43
    5
    0.77
    140
    15. Lymphomas
    4.21
    114
    2.50
    151
    16. Uterin Cancer
    4.10
    31
    2.17
    86
    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.