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Compare Maldives 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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    Maldives Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.1
    42.6
    43.9
    111
    140
    124
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    51.5
    48.9
    50.2
    109
    132
    120
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    57.4
    54.8
    56.1
    110
    132
    123
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    61.8
    59.2
    60.5
    112
    138
    128
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    68.9
    70.4
    69.6
    71
    108
    96
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    75.6
    78.0
    76.7
    34
    53
    36
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    77.2
    79.9
    78.4
    31
    44
    35
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    77.2
    79.9
    31
    44
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    77.9
    80.5
    31
    43
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    78.0
    80.6
    31
    43
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    78.1
    80.7
    30
    42
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    78.2
    80.8
    31
    43
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    78.4
    80.9
    32
    43
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    78.5
    81.0
    32
    44
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    78.6
    81.1
    34
    48
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    78.7
    81.2
    37
    53
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.3
    38
    56
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    79.1
    81.4
    40
    59
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    79.5
    81.8
    42
    62
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.1
    52
    72
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.5
    60
    78
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.7
    83.9
    61
    81
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.7
    54
    77
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.5
    49
    63
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.6
    30
    48
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    111.46
    99
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    46.92
    139
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Lung Disease
    26.70
    61
     
    100.37
    3
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.66
    50
     
    15.86
    105
    5. Kidney Disease
    21.31
    56
     
    14.51
    91
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.56
    137
     
    22.68
    121
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.58
    142
     
    8.13
    162
    8. Breast Cancer
    12.32
    132
     
    15.72
    104
    9. Liver Disease
    11.31
    120
     
    17.00
    85
    10. Suicide
    10.83
    78
     
    14.92
    32
    11. Tuberculosis
    8.34
    81
     
    57.08
    28
    12. Lung Cancers
    8.09
    110
     
    48.65
    2
    13. Oral Cancer
    7.61
    15
     
    1.81
    135
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    7.06
    69
     
    2.15
    159
    15. Drownings
    6.96
    47
     
    5.49
    66
    16. Falls
    6.84
    70
     
    6.03
    79
    17. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    111
     
    7.49
    98
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    6.38
    125
     
    7.75
    103
    19. Other Injuries
    6.32
    122
     
    5.57
    133
    20. Ovary Cancer
    6.07
    36
     
    3.67
    118
    21. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    166
     
    1.70
    179
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.72
    138
     
    14.76
    38
    23. Asthma
    4.65
    89
     
    5.80
    81
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.32
    46
     
    5.33
    37
    25. Hypertension
    4.21
    159
     
    20.26
    52
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.03
    167
     
    19.67
    82
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.91
    134
     
    10.30
    70
    28. Alcohol
    3.88
    24
     
    1.11
    120
    29. Violence
    3.83
    115
     
    4.28
    105
    30. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    136
     
    12.40
    31
    31. Fires
    3.19
    66
     
    1.37
    105
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    162
     
    18.14
    12
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.97
    98
     
    3.42
    93
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.95
    158
     
    3.03
    155
    35. Drug Use
    1.87
    60
     
    2.33
    47
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.83
    94
     
    8.26
    12
    37. Leukemia
    1.42
    159
     
    3.28
    116
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.42
    128
     
    5.56
    76
    39. Skin Disease
    1.39
    103
     
    0.63
    140
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.24
    88
     
    1.12
    93
    41. Dengue
    0.96
    9
     
    0.00
    121
    42. Malnutrition
    0.95
    106
     
    1.01
    105
    43. Epilepsy
    0.85
    153
     
    1.80
    88
    44. Encephalitis
    0.84
    72
     
    0.86
    69
    45. Meningitis
    0.83
    107
     
    1.14
    94
    46. Poisonings
    0.78
    92
     
    2.20
    44
    47. Hepatitis B
    0.60
    78
     
    0.90
    59
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.59
    172
     
    4.52
    67
    49. Lymphomas
    0.58
    183
     
    2.50
    151
    50. Bladder Cancer
    0.55
    178
     
    2.68
    67
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    255
    24.45
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    108
    10.35
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Lung Disease
    61
    5.85
     
    28,017
    12.81
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    51
    4.89
     
    4,491
    2.05
    5. Kidney Disease
    50
    4.79
     
    3,988
    1.82
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    45
    4.31
     
    5,736
    2.62
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    31
    2.97
     
    2,237
    1.02
    8. Suicide
    31
    2.97
     
    3,981
    1.82
    9. Liver Disease
    28
    2.68
     
    4,710
    2.15
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    25
    2.40
     
    1,596
    0.73
    11. Drownings
    21
    2.01
     
    1,296
    0.59
    12. Tuberculosis
    20
    1.92
     
    15,184
    6.94
    13. Lung Cancers
    20
    1.92
     
    13,520
    6.18
    14. Oral Cancer
    18
    1.73
     
    512
    0.23
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    18
    1.73
     
    540
    0.25
    16. Falls
    17
    1.63
     
    1,625
    0.74
    17. Other Injuries
    17
    1.63
     
    1,438
    0.66
    18. Low Birth Weight
    16
    1.53
     
    2,031
    0.93
    19. Breast Cancer
    16
    1.53
     
    2,451
    1.12
    20. Violence
    13
    1.25
     
    1,110
    0.51
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    12
    1.15
     
    5,214
    2.38
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11
    1.05
     
    4,123
    1.88
    23. Asthma
    11
    1.05
     
    1,608
    0.74
    24. Oesophagus Cancer
    10
    0.96
     
    1,495
    0.68
    25. Alcohol
    10
    0.96
     
    306
    0.14
    26. Hypertension
    10
    0.96
     
    5,653
    2.58
    27. Stomach Cancer
    9
    0.86
     
    3,451
    1.58
    28. Fires
    9
    0.86
     
    356
    0.16
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8
    0.77
     
    715
    0.33
    30. Cervical Cancer
    8
    0.77
     
    1,126
    0.51
    31. Ovary Cancer
    8
    0.77
     
    581
    0.27
    32. Liver Cancer
    7
    0.67
     
    5,076
    2.32
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.67
     
    789
    0.36
    34. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.58
     
    1,095
    0.50
    35. Prostate Cancer
    6
    0.58
     
    165
    0.08
    36. Drug Use
    6
    0.58
     
    625
    0.29
    37. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.48
     
    292
    0.13
    38. Leukemia
    5
    0.48
     
    867
    0.40
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5
    0.48
     
    2,275
    1.04
    40. Dengue
    3
    0.29
     
    0
    0.00
    41. Epilepsy
    3
    0.29
     
    447
    0.20
    42. Skin Disease
    3
    0.29
     
    170
    0.08
    43. Meningitis
    2
    0.19
     
    266
    0.12
    44. Encephalitis
    2
    0.19
     
    187
    0.09
    45. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.19
     
    247
    0.11
    46. Malnutrition
    2
    0.19
     
    270
    0.12
    47. Poisonings
    2
    0.19
     
    567
    0.26
    48. Pertussis
    1
    0.10
     
    40
    0.02
    49. Measles
    1
    0.10
     
    22
    0.01
    50. Leprosy
    1
    0.10
     
    0
    0.00
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    12.32
    132
     
    15.72
    104
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.09
    110
     
    48.65
    2
    3. Oral Cancer
    7.61
    15
     
    1.81
    135
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    111
     
    7.49
    98
    5. Ovary Cancer
    6.07
    36
     
    3.67
    118
    6. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    166
     
    1.70
    179
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.72
    138
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.32
    46
     
    5.33
    37
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.78
    136
     
    12.40
    31
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    162
     
    18.14
    12
    11. Leukemia
    1.42
    159
     
    3.28
    116
    12. Lymphomas
    0.58
    183
     
    2.50
    151
    13. Bladder Cancer
    0.55
    178
     
    2.68
    67
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.55
    157
     
    0.77
    140
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.04
    183
     
    5.71
    59
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    183
     
    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.