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North Macedonia
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 North Macedonia 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
North Macedonia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA   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
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    70.5
    74.9
    72.6
    51
    68
    54
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    72.4
    77.0
    74.7
    55
    71
    60
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    73.8
    78.0
    75.9
    57
    76
    63
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.8
    78.0
    57
    76
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    74.5
    78.7
    57
    81
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    74.6
    78.7
    57
    82
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    74.6
    78.7
    58
    82
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    74.7
    78.8
    61
    82
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.9
    78.9
    63
    82
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    75.0
    78.9
    65
    82
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    75.2
    79.0
    74
    85
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.2
    81
    86
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    75.7
    79.4
    82
    88
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    76.2
    79.7
    84
    90
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.2
    83
    93
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    78.1
    80.8
    80
    95
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    79.5
    81.6
    84
    98
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    81.1
    82.7
    96
    101
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.1
    84.3
    117
    108
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    85.8
    86.7
    122
    111
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.6
    139
    129
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    129.86
    24
    167.56
    2
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    119.45
    98
    120.49
    96
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    106.65
    1
    2.35
    166
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.98
    94
    11.19
    147
    5. Lung Cancers
    27.96
    21
    46.18
    2
    6. Lung Disease
    21.75
    104
    112.26
    1
    7. Breast Cancer
    19.06
    61
    15.23
    103
    8. Hypertension
    17.15
    57
    15.42
    69
    9. Prostate Cancer
    14.68
    108
    2.13
    177
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.35
    37
    14.39
    36
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.32
    101
    12.50
    110
    12. Stomach Cancer
    11.76
    34
    11.91
    31
    13. Low Birth Weight
    11.52
    64
    7.16
    91
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    6.83
    41
    5.56
    58
    15. Liver Cancer
    6.80
    65
    17.57
    13
    16. Suicide
    6.25
    128
    10.56
    68
    17. Liver Disease
    6.01
    159
    11.17
    116
    18. Other Injuries
    5.73
    123
    5.02
    137
    19. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5.35
    180
    20.09
    118
    20. Uterin Cancer
    4.98
    16
    2.07
    91
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.88
    157
    19.91
    80
    22. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
    3.55
    128
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.19
    130
    7.13
    102
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.07
    28
    2.71
    70
    25. Leukemia
    3.51
    112
    3.29
    116
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.42
    15
    0.76
    148
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.38
    33
    1.73
    127
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    3.15
    164
    6.26
    118
    29. Lymphomas
    2.69
    160
    2.47
    167
    30. Falls
    2.06
    167
    6.48
    71
    31. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    143
    1.75
    157
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1.90
    178
    26.38
    84
    33. Asthma
    1.46
    127
    2.68
    102
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.39
    140
    4.80
    68
    35. Violence
    1.32
    148
    4.33
    103
    36. Birth Trauma
    1.27
    126
    4.27
    79
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.25
    153
    5.01
    35
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.83
    140
    38.68
    41
    39. Epilepsy
    0.78
    159
    1.49
    105
    40. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.69
    20
    0.08
    135
    41. Drownings
    0.67
    169
    6.30
    44
    42. Alcohol
    0.63
    141
    1.03
    127
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.49
    171
    1.12
    155
    44. Endocrine Disorders
    0.49
    183
    1.82
    160
    45. Encephalitis
    0.44
    147
    0.70
    101
    46. Fires
    0.40
    155
    1.19
    110
    47. Drug Use
    0.36
    167
    2.32
    32
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.35
    172
    9.04
    10
    49. Poisonings
    0.30
    132
    1.85
    48
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.26
    171
    2.72
    97
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    4,102
    22.17
    46,562
    22.10
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,697
    19.98
    31,886
    15.14
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,272
    17.68
    604
    0.29
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    927
    5.01
    3,182
    1.51
    5. Lung Cancers
    876
    4.73
    13,627
    6.47
    6. Lung Disease
    686
    3.71
    30,364
    14.41
    7. Hypertension
    535
    2.89
    4,053
    1.92
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    453
    2.45
    4,273
    2.03
    9. Kidney Disease
    416
    2.25
    3,463
    1.64
    10. Stomach Cancer
    370
    2.00
    3,538
    1.68
    11. Breast Cancer
    312
    1.69
    2,540
    1.21
    12. Liver Cancer
    214
    1.16
    5,267
    2.50
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    213
    1.15
    1,654
    0.79
    14. Prostate Cancer
    206
    1.11
    176
    0.08
    15. Liver Disease
    179
    0.97
    3,210
    1.52
    16. Suicide
    164
    0.89
    2,852
    1.35
    17. Low Birth Weight
    154
    0.83
    1,401
    0.67
    18. Other Injuries
    148
    0.80
    1,298
    0.62
    19. Influenza and Pneumonia
    132
    0.71
    4,792
    2.27
    20. Bladder Cancer
    129
    0.70
    780
    0.37
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    118
    0.64
    5,216
    2.48
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    110
    0.59
    464
    0.22
    23. Skin Cancers
    102
    0.55
    215
    0.10
    24. Leukemia
    97
    0.52
    900
    0.43
    25. Lymphomas
    80
    0.43
    721
    0.34
    26. Uterin Cancer
    78
    0.42
    357
    0.17
    27. Ovary Cancer
    77
    0.42
    606
    0.29
    28. Cervical Cancer
    65
    0.35
    1,139
    0.54
    29. Falls
    60
    0.32
    1,675
    0.80
    30. Oral Cancer
    59
    0.32
    531
    0.25
    31. Alzheimers & Dementia
    59
    0.32
    6,220
    2.95
    32. Asthma
    46
    0.25
    724
    0.34
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    44
    0.24
    1,282
    0.61
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    43
    0.23
    1,329
    0.63
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    38
    0.21
    1,519
    0.72
    36. Violence
    32
    0.17
    1,108
    0.53
    37. Tuberculosis
    25
    0.14
    10,921
    5.18
    38. Epilepsy
    20
    0.11
    373
    0.18
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    18
    0.10
    24
    0.01
    40. Birth Trauma
    17
    0.09
    836
    0.40
    41. Alcohol
    17
    0.09
    287
    0.14
    42. Drownings
    16
    0.09
    1,471
    0.70
    43. Other Neoplasms
    15
    0.08
    325
    0.15
    44. Encephalitis
    11
    0.06
    152
    0.07
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    11
    0.06
    464
    0.22
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11
    0.06
    2,467
    1.17
    47. Fires
    9
    0.05
    302
    0.14
    48. Drug Use
    8
    0.04
    627
    0.30
    49. Poisonings
    8
    0.04
    482
    0.23
    50. Hepatitis B
    6
    0.03
    251
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Macedonia NORTH MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.96
    21
    46.18
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.06
    61
    15.23
    103
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.68
    108
    2.13
    177
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.35
    37
    14.39
    36
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.76
    34
    11.91
    31
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    6.83
    41
    5.56
    58
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.80
    65
    17.57
    13
    8. Uterin Cancer
    4.98
    16
    2.07
    91
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.75
    80
    3.55
    128
    10. Cervical Cancer
    4.19
    130
    7.13
    102
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.07
    28
    2.71
    70
    12. Leukemia
    3.51
    112
    3.29
    116
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.42
    15
    0.76
    148
    14. Lymphomas
    2.69
    160
    2.47
    167
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    143
    1.75
    157
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.25
    153
    5.01
    35
    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.