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Maldives
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Maldives and South 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.

South 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   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Maldives MALDIVES   South Korea SOUTH 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
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    51.5
    48.9
    50.2
    109
    132
    120
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    57.4
    54.8
    56.1
    110
    132
    123
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    61.8
    59.2
    60.5
    112
    138
    128
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    68.9
    70.4
    69.6
    71
    108
    96
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    75.6
    78.0
    76.7
    34
    53
    36
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    77.2
    79.9
    78.4
    31
    44
    35
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.2
    79.9
    31
    44
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    77.9
    80.5
    31
    43
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    78.0
    80.6
    31
    43
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    78.1
    80.7
    30
    42
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    78.2
    80.8
    31
    43
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    78.4
    80.9
    32
    43
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    78.5
    81.0
    32
    44
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    78.6
    81.1
    34
    48
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    78.7
    81.2
    37
    53
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.3
    38
    56
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    79.1
    81.4
    40
    59
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    79.5
    81.8
    42
    62
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.1
    52
    72
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    80.9
    82.5
    60
    78
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    82.7
    83.9
    61
    81
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.7
    54
    77
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.5
    49
    63
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.6
    30
    48
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    137.02
    80
    30.29
    183
    2. Lung Disease
    39.03
    29
    11.73
    167
    3. Stroke
    36.57
    142
    32.37
    149
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.91
    31
    13.96
    142
    5. Kidney Disease
    29.73
    34
    8.06
    149
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.14
    123
    13.90
    140
    7. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    6.11
    175
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.80
    159
    21.00
    114
    9. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    22.91
    45
    10. Hypertension
    8.54
    118
    4.01
    159
    11. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    1.54
    169
    12. Liver Disease
    7.33
    149
    8.32
    141
    13. Tuberculosis
    7.11
    79
    3.40
    100
    14. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    2.63
    149
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    6.07
    69
    1.92
    159
    16. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    2.59
    163
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    6.44
    157
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    5.35
    127
    1.96
    181
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    11.46
    63
    20. Falls
    5.09
    93
    3.15
    137
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.45
    163
    7.98
    133
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    2.03
    113
    23. War
    4.15
    12
    0.00
    155
    24. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    12.27
    28
    25. Drownings
    3.71
    90
    0.92
    155
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    15.15
    19
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.66
    132
    1.70
    157
    28. Violence
    3.46
    117
    1.03
    159
    29. Skin Disease
    3.08
    69
    0.62
    139
    30. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    2.61
    143
    31. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    3.62
    138
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.80
    158
    1.74
    176
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.78
    66
    4.80
    2
    34. Suicide
    2.74
    173
    20.20
    10
    35. Other Injuries
    2.72
    178
    5.13
    135
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.30
    82
    0.21
    178
    37. Asthma
    2.26
    112
    2.38
    111
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    6.75
    42
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    90
    0.11
    154
    40. Dengue
    1.54
    7
    0.00
    159
    41. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    1.81
    105
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.39
    124
    0.37
    171
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.39
    127
    0.98
    139
    44. Fires
    1.24
    108
    0.46
    152
    45. Epilepsy
    1.20
    127
    0.75
    162
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.90
    154
    0.68
    169
    47. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    0.69
    154
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.86
    98
    0.11
    151
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    0.71
    177
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.71
    122
    0.17
    160
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Maldives MALDIVES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    316
    27.84
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Lung Disease
    89
    7.84
    10,362
    4.18
    3. Stroke
    85
    7.49
    27,962
    11.29
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    76
    6.70
    12,661
    5.11
    5. Kidney Disease
    71
    6.26
    6,964
    2.81
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    42
    3.70
    11,986
    4.84
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25
    2.20
    18,632
    7.52
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    23
    2.03
    624
    0.25
    9. Lung Cancers
    22
    1.94
    19,345
    7.81
    10. Oral Cancer
    21
    1.85
    1,243
    0.50
    11. Hypertension
    19
    1.67
    3,604
    1.45
    12. Liver Disease
    19
    1.67
    6,513
    2.63
    13. War
    19
    1.67
    0
    0.00
    14. Tuberculosis
    17
    1.50
    2,897
    1.17
    15. Low Birth Weight
    16
    1.41
    428
    0.17
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    1.41
    1,492
    0.60
    17. Breast Cancer
    15
    1.32
    2,441
    0.99
    18. Violence
    15
    1.32
    641
    0.26
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13
    1.15
    9,651
    3.89
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    13
    1.15
    5,479
    2.21
    21. Falls
    13
    1.15
    2,468
    1.00
    22. Drownings
    12
    1.06
    595
    0.24
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.97
    1,691
    0.68
    24. Stomach Cancer
    10
    0.88
    10,183
    4.11
    25. Leukemia
    10
    0.88
    1,843
    0.74
    26. Suicide
    10
    0.88
    13,677
    5.52
    27. Liver Cancer
    9
    0.79
    12,384
    5.00
    28. Other Injuries
    9
    0.79
    4,269
    1.72
    29. Lymphomas
    8
    0.70
    2,930
    1.18
    30. Cervical Cancer
    7
    0.62
    1,137
    0.46
    31. Ovary Cancer
    7
    0.62
    1,114
    0.45
    32. Prostate Cancer
    7
    0.62
    2,020
    0.82
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    7
    0.62
    1,317
    0.53
    34. Skin Disease
    7
    0.62
    539
    0.22
    35. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.53
    94
    0.04
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    6
    0.53
    4,251
    1.72
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.53
    180
    0.07
    38. Asthma
    6
    0.53
    2,116
    0.85
    39. Dengue
    5
    0.44
    0
    0.00
    40. Maternal Conditions
    5
    0.44
    54
    0.02
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.44
    5,648
    2.28
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4
    0.35
    837
    0.34
    43. Malnutrition
    4
    0.35
    91
    0.04
    44. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.35
    1,577
    0.64
    45. Epilepsy
    4
    0.35
    491
    0.20
    46. Fires
    4
    0.35
    314
    0.13
    47. HIV/AIDS
    3
    0.26
    121
    0.05
    48. Encephalitis
    2
    0.18
    758
    0.31
    49. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.18
    580
    0.23
    50. Drug Use
    2
    0.18
    167
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Maldives MALDIVES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    11.95
    132
    6.11
    175
    2. Lung Cancers
    8.77
    107
    22.91
    45
    3. Oral Cancer
    8.31
    13
    1.54
    169
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.18
    113
    2.63
    149
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.79
    38
    2.59
    163
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.49
    162
    6.44
    157
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.17
    133
    11.46
    63
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.35
    45
    2.03
    113
    9. Stomach Cancer
    3.84
    133
    12.27
    28
    10. Liver Cancer
    3.66
    140
    15.15
    19
    11. Leukemia
    3.07
    124
    2.61
    143
    12. Lymphomas
    2.90
    148
    3.62
    138
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.87
    138
    6.75
    42
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.48
    135
    1.81
    105
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.88
    142
    0.69
    154
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    169
    0.71
    177
    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.