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Malta
COUNTRY #1
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

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
    92.82
    131
    120.49
    96
    2. Stroke
    29.20
    154
    167.56
    2
    3. Lung Cancers
    20.90
    52
    46.18
    2
    4. Breast Cancer
    19.66
    49
    15.23
    103
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.92
    123
    20.09
    118
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.49
    133
    11.19
    147
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.17
    38
    14.39
    36
    8. Lung Disease
    13.90
    153
    112.26
    1
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.71
    144
    26.38
    84
    10. Prostate Cancer
    10.79
    132
    2.13
    177
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    10.01
    4
    5.56
    58
    12. Ovary Cancer
    6.97
    12
    3.55
    128
    13. Suicide
    6.53
    124
    10.56
    68
    14. Lymphomas
    5.98
    72
    2.47
    167
    15. Stomach Cancer
    5.10
    104
    11.91
    31
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    5.02
    130
    6.26
    118
    17. Uterin Cancer
    4.87
    17
    2.07
    91
    18. Kidney Disease
    4.73
    166
    12.50
    110
    19. Falls
    4.51
    102
    6.48
    71
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.47
    7
    1.73
    127
    21. Low Birth Weight
    4.22
    126
    7.16
    91
    22. Bladder Cancer
    3.29
    45
    2.71
    70
    23. Oral Cancer
    3.27
    86
    1.75
    157
    24. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
    3.29
    116
    25. Liver Disease
    3.17
    178
    11.17
    116
    26. Liver Cancer
    2.95
    166
    17.57
    13
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.92
    155
    2.35
    166
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.72
    175
    19.91
    80
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.48
    93
    5.01
    35
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    2.34
    151
    1.82
    160
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.29
    112
    1.12
    155
    32. Skin Disease
    2.13
    87
    0.54
    146
    33. Hypertension
    1.99
    180
    15.42
    69
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.86
    73
    0.76
    148
    35. Other Injuries
    1.81
    182
    5.02
    137
    36. Drug Use
    1.45
    68
    2.32
    32
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.07
    178
    7.13
    102
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.91
    153
    4.80
    68
    39. Asthma
    0.86
    150
    2.68
    102
    40. Violence
    0.86
    165
    4.33
    103
    41. Birth Trauma
    0.75
    146
    4.27
    79
    42. Encephalitis
    0.52
    127
    0.70
    101
    43. Drownings
    0.52
    175
    6.30
    44
    44. HIV/AIDS
    0.48
    133
    0.18
    157
    45. Epilepsy
    0.47
    177
    1.49
    105
    46. Alcohol
    0.40
    155
    1.03
    127
    47. Meningitis
    0.32
    144
    0.88
    104
    48. Tuberculosis
    0.32
    152
    38.68
    41
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.29
    173
    9.04
    10
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    0.26
    22
    0.00
    94
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Malta MALTA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    901
    29.76
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Stroke
    288
    9.51
    46,562
    22.10
    3. Lung Cancers
    183
    6.04
    13,627
    6.47
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    180
    5.94
    4,792
    2.27
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    145
    4.79
    3,182
    1.51
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    144
    4.76
    6,220
    2.95
    7. Lung Disease
    138
    4.56
    30,364
    14.41
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    128
    4.23
    4,273
    2.03
    9. Breast Cancer
    89
    2.94
    2,540
    1.21
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    85
    2.81
    1,654
    0.79
    11. Lymphomas
    50
    1.65
    721
    0.34
    12. Stomach Cancer
    46
    1.52
    3,538
    1.68
    13. Parkinson's Disease
    46
    1.52
    464
    0.22
    14. Kidney Disease
    46
    1.52
    3,463
    1.64
    15. Prostate Cancer
    44
    1.45
    176
    0.08
    16. Falls
    42
    1.39
    1,675
    0.80
    17. Ovary Cancer
    32
    1.06
    606
    0.29
    18. Suicide
    32
    1.06
    2,852
    1.35
    19. Bladder Cancer
    31
    1.02
    780
    0.37
    20. Leukemia
    27
    0.89
    900
    0.43
    21. Oral Cancer
    26
    0.86
    531
    0.25
    22. Liver Cancer
    25
    0.83
    5,267
    2.50
    23. Liver Disease
    23
    0.76
    3,210
    1.52
    24. Uterin Cancer
    22
    0.73
    357
    0.17
    25. Skin Disease
    22
    0.73
    130
    0.06
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    21
    0.69
    1,519
    0.72
    27. Other Neoplasms
    21
    0.69
    325
    0.15
    28. Hypertension
    20
    0.66
    4,053
    1.92
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    20
    0.66
    604
    0.29
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    16
    0.53
    464
    0.22
    31. Skin Cancers
    15
    0.50
    215
    0.10
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    15
    0.50
    1,282
    0.61
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    14
    0.46
    5,216
    2.48
    34. Other Injuries
    13
    0.43
    1,298
    0.62
    35. Low Birth Weight
    10
    0.33
    1,401
    0.67
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9
    0.30
    1,329
    0.63
    37. Drug Use
    7
    0.23
    627
    0.30
    38. Asthma
    7
    0.23
    724
    0.34
    39. Encephalitis
    5
    0.17
    152
    0.07
    40. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.17
    1,139
    0.54
    41. Violence
    4
    0.13
    1,108
    0.53
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3
    0.10
    2,467
    1.17
    43. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    3
    0.10
    0
    0.00
    44. Drownings
    3
    0.10
    1,471
    0.70
    45. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.07
    10,921
    5.18
    46. HIV/AIDS
    2
    0.07
    50
    0.02
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2
    0.07
    566
    0.27
    48. Birth Trauma
    2
    0.07
    836
    0.40
    49. Alcohol
    2
    0.07
    287
    0.14
    50. Epilepsy
    2
    0.07
    373
    0.18
    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. Lung Cancers
    20.90
    52
    46.18
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.66
    49
    15.23
    103
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.17
    38
    14.39
    36
    4. Prostate Cancer
    10.79
    132
    2.13
    177
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    10.01
    4
    5.56
    58
    6. Ovary Cancer
    6.97
    12
    3.55
    128
    7. Lymphomas
    5.98
    72
    2.47
    167
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.10
    104
    11.91
    31
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.87
    17
    2.07
    91
    10. Bladder Cancer
    3.29
    45
    2.71
    70
    11. Oral Cancer
    3.27
    86
    1.75
    157
    12. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
    3.29
    116
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.95
    166
    17.57
    13
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.48
    93
    5.01
    35
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.86
    73
    0.76
    148
    16. Cervical Cancer
    1.07
    178
    7.13
    102
    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.