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Maldives
COUNTRY #1
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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.

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
Maldives Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F 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
      M F M F M F 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
    137.02
    80
    120.49
    96
    2. Lung Disease
    39.03
    29
    112.26
    1
    3. Stroke
    36.57
    142
    167.56
    2
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35.91
    31
    26.38
    84
    5. Kidney Disease
    29.73
    34
    12.50
    110
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.14
    123
    11.19
    147
    7. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    15.23
    103
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.80
    159
    20.09
    118
    9. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    46.18
    2
    10. Hypertension
    8.54
    118
    15.42
    69
    11. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    1.75
    157
    12. Liver Disease
    7.33
    149
    11.17
    116
    13. Tuberculosis
    7.11
    79
    38.68
    41
    14. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    7.13
    102
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6.07
    69
    1.82
    160
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    3.55
    128
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    2.13
    177
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    5.35
    127
    6.26
    118
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    14.39
    36
    20. Falls
    5.09
    93
    6.48
    71
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.45
    163
    19.91
    80
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    5.01
    35
    23. War
    4.15
    12
    0.97
    23
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    11.91
    31
    25. Drownings
    3.71
    90
    6.30
    44
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    17.57
    13
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.66
    132
    7.16
    91
    28. Violence
    3.46
    117
    4.33
    103
    29. Skin Disease
    3.08
    69
    0.54
    146
    30. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    3.29
    116
    31. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    2.47
    167
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.80
    158
    2.35
    166
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.78
    66
    1.73
    127
    34. Suicide
    2.74
    173
    10.56
    68
    35. Other Injuries
    2.72
    178
    5.02
    137
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.30
    82
    9.04
    10
    37. Asthma
    2.26
    112
    2.68
    102
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    5.56
    58
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    90
    1.34
    95
    40. Dengue
    1.54
    7
    0.00
    121
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    2.71
    70
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.39
    124
    4.27
    79
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.39
    127
    2.72
    97
    44. Fires
    1.24
    108
    1.19
    110
    45. Epilepsy
    1.20
    127
    1.49
    105
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    154
    4.80
    68
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    0.76
    148
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.86
    98
    1.12
    90
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    2.07
    91
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.71
    122
    0.18
    157
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Maldives MALDIVES   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    316
    27.84
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Lung Disease
    89
    7.84
    30,364
    14.41
    3. Stroke
    85
    7.49
    46,562
    22.10
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    76
    6.70
    6,220
    2.95
    5. Kidney Disease
    71
    6.26
    3,463
    1.64
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    42
    3.70
    3,182
    1.51
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25
    2.20
    4,792
    2.27
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    23
    2.03
    1,282
    0.61
    9. Lung Cancers
    22
    1.94
    13,627
    6.47
    10. Oral Cancer
    21
    1.85
    531
    0.25
    11. Hypertension
    19
    1.67
    4,053
    1.92
    12. Liver Disease
    19
    1.67
    3,210
    1.52
    13. War
    19
    1.67
    250
    0.12
    14. Tuberculosis
    17
    1.50
    10,921
    5.18
    15. Low Birth Weight
    16
    1.41
    1,401
    0.67
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    1.41
    464
    0.22
    17. Breast Cancer
    15
    1.32
    2,540
    1.21
    18. Violence
    15
    1.32
    1,108
    0.53
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13
    1.15
    4,273
    2.03
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    13
    1.15
    5,216
    2.48
    21. Falls
    13
    1.15
    1,675
    0.80
    22. Drownings
    12
    1.06
    1,471
    0.70
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.97
    1,519
    0.72
    24. Stomach Cancer
    10
    0.88
    3,538
    1.68
    25. Leukemia
    10
    0.88
    900
    0.43
    26. Suicide
    10
    0.88
    2,852
    1.35
    27. Liver Cancer
    9
    0.79
    5,267
    2.50
    28. Other Injuries
    9
    0.79
    1,298
    0.62
    29. Lymphomas
    8
    0.70
    721
    0.34
    30. Cervical Cancer
    7
    0.62
    1,139
    0.54
    31. Ovary Cancer
    7
    0.62
    606
    0.29
    32. Prostate Cancer
    7
    0.62
    176
    0.08
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.62
    604
    0.29
    34. Skin Disease
    7
    0.62
    130
    0.06
    35. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.53
    836
    0.40
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    6
    0.53
    464
    0.22
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.53
    2,467
    1.17
    38. Asthma
    6
    0.53
    724
    0.34
    39. Dengue
    5
    0.44
    0
    0.00
    40. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.44
    277
    0.13
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.44
    1,654
    0.79
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4
    0.35
    566
    0.27
    43. Malnutrition
    4
    0.35
    295
    0.14
    44. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.35
    780
    0.37
    45. Epilepsy
    4
    0.35
    373
    0.18
    46. Fires
    4
    0.35
    302
    0.14
    47. HIV/AIDS
    3
    0.26
    50
    0.02
    48. Encephalitis
    2
    0.18
    152
    0.07
    49. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.18
    215
    0.10
    50. Drug Use
    2
    0.18
    627
    0.30
    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
    11.95
    132
    15.23
    103
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    46.18
    2
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    1.75
    157
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    7.13
    102
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    3.55
    128
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    2.13
    177
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    14.39
    36
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    5.01
    35
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    11.91
    31
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    17.57
    13
    11. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    3.29
    116
    12. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    2.47
    167
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    5.56
    58
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    2.71
    70
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    0.76
    148
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    2.07
    91
    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.