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Compare 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Macedonia MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female 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
     
      Macedonia MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
     
      Macedonia MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    130.87
    32
     
    177.55
    4
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    121.15
    87
     
    109.84
    103
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    101.86
    1
     
    3.03
    155
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.27
    88
     
    8.13
    162
    5. Lung Cancers
    30.21
    16
     
    48.65
    2
    6. Lung Disease
    22.14
    94
     
    100.37
    3
    7. Breast Cancer
    20.76
    50
     
    15.72
    104
    8. Hypertension
    16.95
    63
     
    20.26
    52
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.30
    34
     
    14.76
    38
    10. Prostate Cancer
    14.56
    105
     
    1.70
    179
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.70
    95
     
    14.51
    91
    12. Stomach Cancer
    12.43
    30
     
    12.40
    31
    13. Liver Cancer
    7.28
    54
     
    18.14
    12
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.19
    36
     
    5.71
    59
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.02
    144
     
    19.67
    82
    16. Suicide
    6.40
    133
     
    14.92
    32
    17. Liver Disease
    6.37
    152
     
    17.00
    85
    18. Other Injuries
    5.71
    131
     
    5.57
    133
    19. Uterin Cancer
    5.50
    12
     
    2.17
    86
    20. Ovary Cancer
    5.16
    62
     
    3.67
    118
    21. Low Birth Weight
    4.82
    118
     
    10.30
    70
    22. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4.58
    181
     
    22.68
    121
    23. Cervical Cancer
    4.52
    131
     
    7.49
    98
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.23
    29
     
    2.68
    67
    25. Leukemia
    3.61
    105
     
    3.28
    116
    26. Skin Cancers
    3.51
    17
     
    0.77
    140
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3.42
    23
     
    0.54
    155
    28. Lymphomas
    2.50
    150
     
    2.50
    151
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    2.32
    176
     
    7.75
    103
    30. Falls
    2.01
    171
     
    6.03
    79
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.86
    180
     
    15.86
    105
    32. Oral Cancer
    1.71
    142
     
    1.81
    135
    33. Asthma
    1.50
    128
     
    5.80
    81
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.42
    137
     
    4.52
    67
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.25
    142
     
    5.33
    37
    36. Violence
    1.23
    158
     
    4.28
    105
    37. War
    1.04
    17
     
    0.95
    20
    38. Tuberculosis
    0.87
    137
     
    57.08
    28
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.75
    20
     
    0.12
    107
    40. Epilepsy
    0.74
    163
     
    1.80
    88
    41. Alcohol
    0.69
    143
     
    1.11
    120
    42. Birth Trauma
    0.68
    150
     
    5.56
    76
    43. Drownings
    0.64
    168
     
    5.49
    66
    44. Other Neoplasms
    0.51
    169
     
    1.17
    154
    45. Drug Use
    0.45
    157
     
    2.33
    47
    46. Endocrine Disorders
    0.41
    180
     
    2.15
    159
    47. Fires
    0.37
    162
     
    1.37
    105
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.37
    176
     
    8.26
    12
    49. Encephalitis
    0.34
    134
     
    0.86
    69
    50. Poisonings
    0.34
    147
     
    2.20
    44
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Macedonia MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    4,065
    22.05
     
    49,241
    22.51
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,709
    20.12
     
    30,572
    13.98
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,171
    17.20
     
    789
    0.36
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    942
    5.11
     
    2,237
    1.02
    5. Lung Cancers
    914
    4.96
     
    13,520
    6.18
    6. Lung Disease
    685
    3.72
     
    28,017
    12.81
    7. Hypertension
    528
    2.86
     
    5,653
    2.58
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    467
    2.53
     
    4,123
    1.88
    9. Kidney Disease
    420
    2.28
     
    3,988
    1.82
    10. Stomach Cancer
    378
    2.05
     
    3,451
    1.58
    11. Breast Cancer
    328
    1.78
     
    2,451
    1.12
    12. Liver Cancer
    222
    1.20
     
    5,076
    2.32
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    219
    1.19
     
    1,590
    0.73
    14. Prostate Cancer
    199
    1.08
     
    165
    0.08
    15. Liver Disease
    186
    1.01
     
    4,710
    2.15
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    169
    0.92
     
    5,214
    2.38
    17. Suicide
    167
    0.91
     
    3,981
    1.82
    18. Other Injuries
    148
    0.80
     
    1,438
    0.66
    19. Bladder Cancer
    132
    0.72
     
    749
    0.34
    20. Influenza and Pneumonia
    123
    0.67
     
    5,736
    2.62
    21. Parkinson's Disease
    108
    0.59
     
    149
    0.07
    22. Skin Cancers
    103
    0.56
     
    215
    0.10
    23. Leukemia
    99
    0.54
     
    867
    0.40
    24. Uterin Cancer
    84
    0.46
     
    344
    0.16
    25. Ovary Cancer
    82
    0.44
     
    581
    0.27
    26. Lymphomas
    73
    0.40
     
    687
    0.31
    27. Cervical Cancer
    69
    0.37
     
    1,126
    0.51
    28. Low Birth Weight
    62
    0.34
     
    2,031
    0.93
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    59
    0.32
     
    4,491
    2.05
    30. Falls
    59
    0.32
     
    1,625
    0.74
    31. Oral Cancer
    52
    0.28
     
    512
    0.23
    32. Asthma
    47
    0.25
     
    1,608
    0.74
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    44
    0.24
     
    1,250
    0.57
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    37
    0.20
     
    1,495
    0.68
    35. Congenital Anomalies
    32
    0.17
     
    1,596
    0.73
    36. Violence
    30
    0.16
     
    1,110
    0.51
    37. Tuberculosis
    26
    0.14
     
    15,184
    6.94
    38. War
    22
    0.12
     
    247
    0.11
    39. Multiple Sclerosis
    20
    0.11
     
    33
    0.02
    40. Alcohol
    19
    0.10
     
    306
    0.14
    41. Epilepsy
    19
    0.10
     
    447
    0.20
    42. Drownings
    16
    0.09
     
    1,296
    0.59
    43. Other Neoplasms
    15
    0.08
     
    324
    0.15
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11
    0.06
     
    2,275
    1.04
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    10
    0.05
     
    540
    0.25
    46. Drug Use
    10
    0.05
     
    625
    0.29
    47. Birth Trauma
    9
    0.05
     
    1,095
    0.50
    48. Poisonings
    9
    0.05
     
    567
    0.26
    49. Fires
    9
    0.05
     
    356
    0.16
    50. Encephalitis
    8
    0.04
     
    187
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Macedonia MACEDONIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    30.21
    16
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.76
    50
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.30
    34
     
    14.76
    38
    4. Prostate Cancer
    14.56
    105
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.43
    30
     
    12.40
    31
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.28
    54
     
    18.14
    12
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.19
    36
     
    5.71
    59
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.50
    12
     
    2.17
    86
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.16
    62
     
    3.67
    118
    10. Cervical Cancer
    4.52
    131
     
    7.49
    98
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.23
    29
     
    2.68
    67
    12. Leukemia
    3.61
    105
     
    3.28
    116
    13. Skin Cancers
    3.51
    17
     
    0.77
    140
    14. Lymphomas
    2.50
    150
     
    2.50
    151
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.71
    142
     
    1.81
    135
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.25
    142
     
    5.33
    37
     
     
     
    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.