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Malta
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Malta 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
Malta Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    70.5
    68.6
    20
    33
    28
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    68.1
    72.2
    70.1
    19
    36
    26
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    70.8
    75.2
    72.9
    15
    28
    21
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    73.3
    77.8
    75.5
    15
    24
    19
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    75.4
    79.5
    77.5
    16
    28
    24
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    78.1
    82.3
    80.3
    16
    25
    20
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    79.6
    83.3
    81.5
    18
    23
    20
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.6
    83.3
    18
    23
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    80.0
    83.8
    17
    21
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    80.0
    83.8
    17
    21
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    80.1
    83.8
    17
    21
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    80.2
    83.9
    17
    21
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    80.3
    84.0
    18
    21
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    80.4
    84.0
    18
    21
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    80.6
    84.1
    18
    22
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    80.8
    84.2
    18
    22
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    81.1
    84.3
    18
    22
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    81.4
    84.5
    18
    23
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    81.8
    84.8
    19
    27
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    82.5
    85.2
    19
    29
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    83.4
    85.8
    23
    32
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    84.6
    86.5
    27
    34
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    86.0
    87.5
    34
    46
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.0
    88.9
    40
    57
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.3
    48
    60
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    103.64
    111
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    31.26
    161
    177.55
    4
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.11
    44
    15.72
    104
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.24
    58
    48.65
    2
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.76
    132
    22.68
    121
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.19
    49
    14.76
    38
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.14
    134
    15.86
    105
    8. Lung Disease
    12.05
    160
    100.37
    3
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.59
    149
    8.13
    162
    10. Prostate Cancer
    9.52
    139
    1.70
    179
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    9.28
    9
    5.71
    59
    12. Ovary Cancer
    6.98
    18
    3.67
    118
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    6.09
    127
    7.75
    103
    14. Kidney Disease
    5.81
    164
    14.51
    91
    15. Suicide
    5.05
    148
    14.92
    32
    16. Stomach Cancer
    4.99
    109
    12.40
    31
    17. Falls
    4.71
    103
    6.03
    79
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    4.62
    166
    19.67
    82
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.46
    7
    0.54
    155
    20. Lymphomas
    4.28
    110
    2.50
    151
    21. Uterin Cancer
    4.27
    26
    2.17
    86
    22. Liver Disease
    3.66
    173
    17.00
    85
    23. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    54
    2.68
    67
    24. Liver Cancer
    2.91
    165
    18.14
    12
    25. Low Birth Weight
    2.89
    146
    10.30
    70
    26. Leukemia
    2.71
    134
    3.28
    116
    27. Violence
    2.61
    128
    4.28
    105
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.36
    169
    3.03
    155
    29. Skin Disease
    2.35
    75
    0.63
    140
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.13
    160
    2.15
    159
    31. Oral Cancer
    2.13
    122
    1.81
    135
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.83
    111
    5.33
    37
    33. Hypertension
    1.59
    182
    20.26
    52
    34. Other Injuries
    1.55
    182
    5.57
    133
    35. Drug Use
    1.53
    77
    2.33
    47
    36. Other Neoplasms
    1.43
    140
    1.17
    154
    37. Skin Cancers
    1.11
    113
    0.77
    140
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.08
    149
    4.52
    67
    39. Cervical Cancer
    0.69
    182
    7.49
    98
    40. Asthma
    0.63
    167
    5.80
    81
    41. Meningitis
    0.54
    131
    1.14
    94
    42. Epilepsy
    0.53
    178
    1.80
    88
    43. Drownings
    0.50
    172
    5.49
    66
    44. Encephalitis
    0.42
    123
    0.86
    69
    45. Alcohol
    0.36
    163
    1.11
    120
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.34
    175
    5.56
    76
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.32
    177
    8.26
    12
    48. HIV/AIDS
    0.32
    141
    0.17
    155
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.28
    171
    3.42
    93
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.21
    64
    0.12
    107
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    950
    32.46
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    293
    10.01
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    184
    6.29
    5,736
    2.62
    4. Lung Cancers
    173
    5.91
    13,520
    6.18
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    128
    4.37
    4,491
    2.05
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    125
    4.27
    4,123
    1.88
    7. Lung Disease
    114
    3.89
    28,017
    12.81
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    103
    3.52
    2,237
    1.02
    9. Breast Cancer
    90
    3.07
    2,451
    1.12
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    77
    2.63
    1,590
    0.73
    11. Kidney Disease
    54
    1.84
    3,988
    1.82
    12. Stomach Cancer
    46
    1.57
    3,451
    1.58
    13. Parkinson's Disease
    43
    1.47
    149
    0.07
    14. Falls
    42
    1.43
    1,625
    0.74
    15. Prostate Cancer
    40
    1.37
    165
    0.08
    16. Lymphomas
    39
    1.33
    687
    0.31
    17. Ovary Cancer
    32
    1.09
    581
    0.27
    18. Bladder Cancer
    31
    1.06
    749
    0.34
    19. Liver Disease
    26
    0.89
    4,710
    2.15
    20. Leukemia
    25
    0.85
    867
    0.40
    21. Suicide
    25
    0.85
    3,981
    1.82
    22. Liver Cancer
    24
    0.82
    5,076
    2.32
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    23
    0.79
    5,214
    2.38
    24. Skin Disease
    22
    0.75
    170
    0.08
    25. Uterin Cancer
    20
    0.68
    344
    0.16
    26. Oral Cancer
    17
    0.58
    512
    0.23
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    0.55
    789
    0.36
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    16
    0.55
    1,596
    0.73
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    15
    0.51
    1,495
    0.68
    30. Hypertension
    15
    0.51
    5,653
    2.58
    31. Other Neoplasms
    14
    0.48
    324
    0.15
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    14
    0.48
    540
    0.25
    33. Violence
    12
    0.41
    1,110
    0.51
    34. Skin Cancers
    10
    0.34
    215
    0.10
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10
    0.34
    1,250
    0.57
    36. Other Injuries
    10
    0.34
    1,438
    0.66
    37. Drug Use
    7
    0.24
    625
    0.29
    38. Low Birth Weight
    6
    0.20
    2,031
    0.93
    39. Asthma
    5
    0.17
    1,608
    0.74
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.10
    715
    0.33
    41. Cervical Cancer
    3
    0.10
    1,126
    0.51
    42. Epilepsy
    3
    0.10
    447
    0.20
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3
    0.10
    2,275
    1.04
    44. Drownings
    3
    0.10
    1,296
    0.59
    45. Encephalitis
    2
    0.07
    187
    0.09
    46. Alcohol
    2
    0.07
    306
    0.14
    47. Tuberculosis
    1
    0.03
    15,184
    6.94
    48. HIV/AIDS
    1
    0.03
    47
    0.02
    49. Meningitis
    1
    0.03
    266
    0.12
    50. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.03
    247
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.11
    44
    15.72
    104
    2. Lung Cancers
    20.24
    58
    48.65
    2
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.19
    49
    14.76
    38
    4. Prostate Cancer
    9.52
    139
    1.70
    179
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    9.28
    9
    5.71
    59
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.98
    18
    3.67
    118
    7. Stomach Cancer
    4.99
    109
    12.40
    31
    8. Lymphomas
    4.28
    110
    2.50
    151
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.27
    26
    2.17
    86
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    54
    2.68
    67
    11. Liver Cancer
    2.91
    165
    18.14
    12
    12. Leukemia
    2.71
    134
    3.28
    116
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.13
    122
    1.81
    135
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.83
    111
    5.33
    37
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.11
    113
    0.77
    140
    16. Cervical Cancer
    0.69
    182
    7.49
    98
    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.