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Compare Mauritius 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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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    57.7
    61.2
    59.4
    65
    66
    65
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    60.3
    64.6
    62.4
    70
    69
    67
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    63.4
    68.7
    66.0
    76
    77
    75
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    65.6
    73.4
    69.4
    82
    66
    72
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    67.8
    74.3
    71.0
    85
    75
    81
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.1
    76.6
    73.3
    85
    75
    83
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    71.6
    78.1
    74.8
    79
    72
    82
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.6
    78.1
    79
    72
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    72.6
    79.1
    84
    73
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    72.7
    79.1
    84
    76
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    72.8
    79.2
    86
    75
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.0
    79.3
    85
    77
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    73.3
    79.4
    86
    78
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    73.7
    79.5
    87
    74
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    74.1
    79.7
    87
    74
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    74.7
    80.0
    86
    73
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    75.4
    80.3
    85
    72
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.9
    81
    70
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    77.5
    81.5
    76
    67
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    78.9
    82.3
    70
    65
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    80.6
    83.5
    66
    64
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.5
    84.8
    65
    64
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    84.7
    86.6
    64
    63
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.3
    88.7
    63
    60
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.4
    91.5
    62
    55
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    167.64
    2
     
    8.13
    162
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    115.32
    94
     
    109.84
    103
    3. Stroke
    53.19
    131
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Lung Disease
    30.56
    46
     
    100.37
    3
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.44
    124
     
    22.68
    121
    6. Breast Cancer
    20.98
    46
     
    15.72
    104
    7. Hypertension
    18.41
    56
     
    20.26
    52
    8. Prostate Cancer
    12.88
    116
     
    1.70
    179
    9. Kidney Disease
    12.02
    107
     
    14.51
    91
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.81
    117
     
    19.67
    82
    11. Asthma
    10.99
    57
     
    5.80
    81
    12. Lung Cancers
    10.62
    100
     
    48.65
    2
    13. Liver Disease
    10.35
    125
     
    17.00
    85
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.17
    80
     
    14.76
    38
    15. Suicide
    8.81
    110
     
    14.92
    32
    16. Other Injuries
    7.70
    99
     
    5.57
    133
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.41
    99
     
    7.49
    98
    18. HIV/AIDS
    7.23
    80
     
    0.17
    155
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.57
    123
     
    7.75
    103
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.37
    99
     
    10.30
    70
    21. Stomach Cancer
    5.96
    80
     
    12.40
    31
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    5.00
    100
     
    2.15
    159
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.90
    108
     
    3.03
    155
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4.83
    77
     
    3.67
    118
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    3.87
    84
     
    5.71
    59
    26. Other Neoplasms
    3.49
    64
     
    1.17
    154
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.42
    75
     
    1.81
    135
    28. Leukemia
    3.39
    112
     
    3.28
    116
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.12
    156
     
    18.14
    12
    30. Drownings
    3.08
    102
     
    5.49
    66
    31. Alcohol
    2.86
    39
     
    1.11
    120
    32. Skin Disease
    2.81
    64
     
    0.63
    140
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.68
    102
     
    3.42
    93
    34. Violence
    2.45
    133
     
    4.28
    105
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.43
    91
     
    5.33
    37
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.35
    178
     
    15.86
    105
    37. Anemia
    2.31
    40
     
    0.04
    143
    38. Lymphomas
    2.28
    161
     
    2.50
    151
    39. Falls
    2.22
    164
     
    6.03
    79
    40. Epilepsy
    2.08
    77
     
    1.80
    88
    41. Malnutrition
    1.48
    98
     
    1.01
    105
    42. Fires
    1.47
    97
     
    1.37
    105
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.43
    136
     
    4.52
    67
    44. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    126
     
    2.17
    86
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    134
     
    2.68
    67
    46. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    131
     
    5.56
    76
    47. Tuberculosis
    1.28
    127
     
    57.08
    28
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.12
    86
     
    0.54
    155
    49. Drug Use
    0.81
    126
     
    2.33
    47
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.61
    108
     
    1.12
    93
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,546
    28.73
     
    2,237
    1.02
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,699
    19.17
     
    30,572
    13.98
    3. Stroke
    773
    8.72
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Lung Disease
    440
    4.96
     
    28,017
    12.81
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305
    3.44
     
    5,736
    2.62
    6. Hypertension
    268
    3.02
     
    5,653
    2.58
    7. Kidney Disease
    179
    2.02
     
    3,988
    1.82
    8. Breast Cancer
    171
    1.93
     
    2,451
    1.12
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    165
    1.86
     
    5,214
    2.38
    10. Lung Cancers
    162
    1.83
     
    13,520
    6.18
    11. Liver Disease
    158
    1.78
     
    4,710
    2.15
    12. Asthma
    157
    1.77
     
    1,608
    0.74
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    141
    1.59
     
    4,123
    1.88
    14. Suicide
    119
    1.34
     
    3,981
    1.82
    15. Other Injuries
    108
    1.22
     
    1,438
    0.66
    16. HIV/AIDS
    101
    1.14
     
    47
    0.02
    17. Stomach Cancer
    91
    1.03
     
    3,451
    1.58
    18. Prostate Cancer
    77
    0.87
     
    165
    0.08
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    71
    0.80
     
    540
    0.25
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    70
    0.79
     
    789
    0.36
    21. Cervical Cancer
    62
    0.70
     
    1,126
    0.51
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    59
    0.67
     
    1,590
    0.73
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    55
    0.62
     
    1,596
    0.73
    24. Oral Cancer
    54
    0.61
     
    512
    0.23
    25. Other Neoplasms
    52
    0.59
     
    324
    0.15
    26. Low Birth Weight
    51
    0.58
     
    2,031
    0.93
    27. Liver Cancer
    48
    0.54
     
    5,076
    2.32
    28. Leukemia
    43
    0.49
     
    867
    0.40
    29. Alcohol
    43
    0.49
     
    306
    0.14
    30. Drownings
    42
    0.47
     
    1,296
    0.59
    31. Skin Disease
    41
    0.46
     
    170
    0.08
    32. Ovary Cancer
    40
    0.45
     
    581
    0.27
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    37
    0.42
     
    1,495
    0.68
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    35
    0.39
     
    715
    0.33
    35. Lymphomas
    35
    0.39
     
    687
    0.31
    36. Violence
    34
    0.38
     
    1,110
    0.51
    37. Anemia
    33
    0.37
     
    9
    0.00
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    33
    0.37
     
    4,491
    2.05
    39. Falls
    33
    0.37
     
    1,625
    0.74
    40. Epilepsy
    29
    0.33
     
    447
    0.20
    41. Malnutrition
    21
    0.24
     
    270
    0.12
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    21
    0.24
     
    1,250
    0.57
    43. Fires
    20
    0.23
     
    356
    0.16
    44. Tuberculosis
    19
    0.21
     
    15,184
    6.94
    45. Bladder Cancer
    19
    0.21
     
    749
    0.34
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    16
    0.18
     
    149
    0.07
    47. Uterin Cancer
    11
    0.12
     
    344
    0.16
    48. Drug Use
    11
    0.12
     
    625
    0.29
    49. Birth Trauma
    10
    0.11
     
    1,095
    0.50
    50. Maternal Conditions
    8
    0.09
     
    292
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    20.98
    46
     
    15.72
    104
    2. Prostate Cancer
    12.88
    116
     
    1.70
    179
    3. Lung Cancers
    10.62
    100
     
    48.65
    2
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.17
    80
     
    14.76
    38
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.41
    99
     
    7.49
    98
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.96
    80
     
    12.40
    31
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.83
    77
     
    3.67
    118
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    3.87
    84
     
    5.71
    59
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.42
    75
     
    1.81
    135
    10. Leukemia
    3.39
    112
     
    3.28
    116
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.12
    156
     
    18.14
    12
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.43
    91
     
    5.33
    37
    13. Lymphomas
    2.28
    161
     
    2.50
    151
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    126
     
    2.17
    86
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    134
     
    2.68
    67
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.36
    173
     
    0.77
    140
     
     
     
    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.