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Compare Mauritius 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   South Korea SOUTH 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
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    60.3
    64.6
    62.4
    70
    69
    67
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    63.4
    68.7
    66.0
    76
    77
    75
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    65.6
    73.4
    69.4
    82
    66
    72
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    67.8
    74.3
    71.0
    85
    75
    81
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    70.1
    76.6
    73.3
    85
    75
    83
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    71.6
    78.1
    74.8
    79
    72
    82
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.6
    78.1
    79
    72
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    72.6
    79.1
    84
    73
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    72.7
    79.1
    84
    76
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    72.8
    79.2
    86
    75
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.0
    79.3
    85
    77
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    73.3
    79.4
    86
    78
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    73.7
    79.5
    87
    74
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    74.1
    79.7
    87
    74
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    74.7
    80.0
    86
    73
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    75.4
    80.3
    85
    72
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.9
    81
    70
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    77.5
    81.5
    76
    67
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    78.9
    82.3
    70
    65
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    80.6
    83.5
    66
    64
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    82.5
    84.8
    65
    64
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    84.7
    86.6
    64
    63
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    87.3
    88.7
    63
    60
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    90.4
    91.5
    62
    55
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    167.64
    2
     
    16.26
    132
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    115.32
    94
     
    30.76
    183
    3. Stroke
    53.19
    131
     
    34.98
    155
    4. Lung Disease
    30.56
    46
     
    10.48
    171
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.44
    124
     
    19.84
    131
    6. Breast Cancer
    20.98
    46
     
    5.89
    177
    7. Hypertension
    18.41
    56
     
    4.32
    158
    8. Prostate Cancer
    12.88
    116
     
    5.62
    158
    9. Kidney Disease
    12.02
    107
     
    8.08
    146
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.81
    117
     
    9.05
    132
    11. Asthma
    10.99
    57
     
    2.37
    113
    12. Lung Cancers
    10.62
    100
     
    23.65
    43
    13. Liver Disease
    10.35
    125
     
    8.82
    136
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.17
    80
     
    11.97
    58
    15. Suicide
    8.81
    110
     
    24.21
    10
    16. Other Injuries
    7.70
    99
     
    5.32
    139
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.41
    99
     
    2.70
    146
    18. HIV/AIDS
    7.23
    80
     
    0.20
    152
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.57
    123
     
    1.79
    181
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.37
    99
     
    1.99
    156
    21. Stomach Cancer
    5.96
    80
     
    14.05
    25
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    5.00
    100
     
    1.98
    162
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.90
    108
     
    1.67
    177
    24. Ovary Cancer
    4.83
    77
     
    2.53
    161
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    3.87
    84
     
    6.62
    44
    26. Other Neoplasms
    3.49
    64
     
    1.81
    121
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.42
    75
     
    1.50
    152
    28. Leukemia
    3.39
    112
     
    2.64
    137
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.12
    156
     
    16.01
    17
    30. Drownings
    3.08
    102
     
    1.06
    149
    31. Alcohol
    2.86
    39
     
    1.17
    119
    32. Skin Disease
    2.81
    64
     
    0.66
    137
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.68
    102
     
    1.26
    137
    34. Violence
    2.45
    133
     
    1.75
    144
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.43
    91
     
    2.11
    102
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.35
    178
     
    13.67
    130
    37. Anemia
    2.31
    40
     
    0.30
    96
    38. Lymphomas
    2.28
    161
     
    3.54
    127
    39. Falls
    2.22
    164
     
    3.26
    132
    40. Epilepsy
    2.08
    77
     
    0.74
    165
    41. Malnutrition
    1.48
    98
     
    0.11
    152
    42. Fires
    1.47
    97
     
    0.45
    157
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.43
    136
     
    0.76
    163
    44. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    126
     
    0.71
    171
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    134
     
    1.84
    97
    46. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    131
     
    0.35
    174
    47. Tuberculosis
    1.28
    127
     
    4.26
    98
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    1.12
    86
     
    4.28
    11
    49. Drug Use
    0.81
    126
     
    0.21
    178
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.61
    108
     
    0.10
    153
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,546
    28.73
     
    13,250
    5.41
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,699
    19.17
     
    25,047
    10.22
    3. Stroke
    773
    8.72
     
    28,533
    11.65
    4. Lung Disease
    440
    4.96
     
    8,739
    3.57
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    305
    3.44
     
    16,514
    6.74
    6. Hypertension
    268
    3.02
     
    3,626
    1.48
    7. Kidney Disease
    179
    2.02
     
    6,582
    2.69
    8. Breast Cancer
    171
    1.93
     
    2,221
    0.91
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    165
    1.86
     
    6,040
    2.47
    10. Lung Cancers
    162
    1.83
     
    19,048
    7.78
    11. Liver Disease
    158
    1.78
     
    6,500
    2.65
    12. Asthma
    157
    1.77
     
    1,973
    0.81
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    141
    1.59
     
    9,555
    3.90
    14. Suicide
    119
    1.34
     
    16,078
    6.56
    15. Other Injuries
    108
    1.22
     
    4,183
    1.71
    16. HIV/AIDS
    101
    1.14
     
    134
    0.05
    17. Stomach Cancer
    91
    1.03
     
    11,054
    4.51
    18. Prostate Cancer
    77
    0.87
     
    1,877
    0.77
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    71
    0.80
     
    1,458
    0.60
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    70
    0.79
     
    1,195
    0.49
    21. Cervical Cancer
    62
    0.70
     
    1,113
    0.45
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    59
    0.67
     
    5,269
    2.15
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    55
    0.62
     
    590
    0.24
    24. Oral Cancer
    54
    0.61
     
    1,159
    0.47
    25. Other Neoplasms
    52
    0.59
     
    1,420
    0.58
    26. Low Birth Weight
    51
    0.58
     
    514
    0.21
    27. Liver Cancer
    48
    0.54
     
    12,373
    5.05
    28. Leukemia
    43
    0.49
     
    1,784
    0.73
    29. Alcohol
    43
    0.49
     
    833
    0.34
    30. Drownings
    42
    0.47
     
    662
    0.27
    31. Skin Disease
    41
    0.46
     
    543
    0.22
    32. Ovary Cancer
    40
    0.45
     
    1,028
    0.42
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    37
    0.42
     
    1,686
    0.69
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    35
    0.39
     
    1,023
    0.42
    35. Lymphomas
    35
    0.39
     
    2,732
    1.12
    36. Violence
    34
    0.38
     
    1,029
    0.42
    37. Anemia
    33
    0.37
     
    251
    0.10
    38. Alzheimers/Dementia
    33
    0.37
     
    11,573
    4.72
    39. Falls
    33
    0.37
     
    2,417
    0.99
    40. Epilepsy
    29
    0.33
     
    470
    0.19
    41. Malnutrition
    21
    0.24
     
    91
    0.04
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    21
    0.24
     
    624
    0.25
    43. Fires
    20
    0.23
     
    300
    0.12
    44. Tuberculosis
    19
    0.21
     
    3,406
    1.39
    45. Bladder Cancer
    19
    0.21
     
    1,520
    0.62
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    16
    0.18
     
    3,577
    1.46
    47. Uterin Cancer
    11
    0.12
     
    295
    0.12
    48. Drug Use
    11
    0.12
     
    148
    0.06
    49. Birth Trauma
    10
    0.11
     
    90
    0.04
    50. Maternal Conditions
    8
    0.09
     
    55
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Mauritius MAURITIUS   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    20.98
    46
     
    5.89
    177
    2. Prostate Cancer
    12.88
    116
     
    5.62
    158
    3. Lung Cancers
    10.62
    100
     
    23.65
    43
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.17
    80
     
    11.97
    58
    5. Cervical Cancer
    7.41
    99
     
    2.70
    146
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.96
    80
     
    14.05
    25
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.83
    77
     
    2.53
    161
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    3.87
    84
     
    6.62
    44
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.42
    75
     
    1.50
    152
    10. Leukemia
    3.39
    112
     
    2.64
    137
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.12
    156
     
    16.01
    17
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.43
    91
     
    2.11
    102
    13. Lymphomas
    2.28
    161
     
    3.54
    127
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.33
    126
     
    0.71
    171
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    134
     
    1.84
    97
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.36
    173
     
    0.66
    147
     
     
     
    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.