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Compare Moldova 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
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.2
    65.9
    62.0
    62
    48
    55
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    61.4
    68.3
    64.7
    64
    55
    63
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    61.6
    68.4
    64.9
    82
    79
    83
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    63.9
    70.8
    67.3
    96
    86
    92
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    63.2
    71.0
    67.1
    113
    104
    108
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    64.7
    73.0
    68.8
    119
    106
    111
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    67.6
    75.3
    71.5
    115
    102
    109
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.6
    75.3
    115
    102
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    68.8
    76.4
    124
    107
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    68.9
    76.5
    126
    107
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    69.0
    76.5
    129
    107
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    69.1
    76.6
    133
    109
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    69.3
    76.7
    137
    109
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    69.6
    76.8
    143
    110
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    69.9
    76.9
    150
    111
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    70.5
    77.2
    153
    111
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.3
    77.5
    162
    110
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    72.4
    78.0
    164
    111
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    73.7
    78.6
    164
    112
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    75.3
    79.4
    164
    115
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    77.4
    80.4
    155
    116
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    79.9
    82.0
    143
    122
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    82.7
    84.0
    137
    121
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    85.9
    86.6
    118
    116
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    114
    118
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    322.26
    6
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    121.53
    39
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Liver Disease
    55.80
    4
     
    17.00
    85
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.60
    123
     
    22.68
    121
    5. Hypertension
    21.76
    46
     
    20.26
    52
    6. Lung Cancers
    18.45
    65
     
    48.65
    2
    7. Breast Cancer
    17.39
    85
     
    15.72
    104
    8. Lung Disease
    17.13
    138
     
    100.37
    3
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.11
    24
     
    14.76
    38
    10. Suicide
    12.51
    50
     
    14.92
    32
    11. Prostate Cancer
    12.48
    119
     
    1.70
    179
    12. Other Injuries
    10.80
    66
     
    5.57
    133
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.90
    128
     
    19.67
    82
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    9.38
    73
     
    7.75
    103
    15. Stomach Cancer
    9.35
    48
     
    12.40
    31
    16. Liver Cancer
    9.06
    41
     
    18.14
    12
    17. Kidney Disease
    8.72
    134
     
    14.51
    91
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.64
    48
     
    3.03
    155
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.84
    164
     
    8.13
    162
    20. Alcohol
    7.02
    12
     
    1.11
    120
    21. Pancreas Cancer
    6.81
    41
     
    5.71
    59
    22. Cervical Cancer
    6.15
    114
     
    7.49
    98
    23. Tuberculosis
    5.90
    89
     
    57.08
    28
    24. Oral Cancer
    5.63
    31
     
    1.81
    135
    25. Low Birth Weight
    5.15
    115
     
    10.30
    70
    26. Violence
    4.69
    96
     
    4.28
    105
    27. Drownings
    4.42
    82
     
    5.49
    66
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.18
    73
     
    4.52
    67
    29. Ovary Cancer
    3.97
    101
     
    3.67
    118
    30. Drug Use
    3.61
    23
     
    2.33
    47
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    45
     
    2.68
    67
    32. Lymphomas
    3.46
    129
     
    2.50
    151
    33. Falls
    3.34
    128
     
    6.03
    79
    34. Leukemia
    3.23
    118
     
    3.28
    116
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.07
    172
     
    15.86
    105
    36. Uterin Cancer
    2.78
    65
     
    2.17
    86
    37. Birth Trauma
    2.61
    102
     
    5.56
    76
    38. Skin Cancers
    2.33
    46
     
    0.77
    140
    39. HIV/AIDS
    2.09
    107
     
    0.17
    155
    40. Other Neoplasms
    1.53
    131
     
    1.17
    154
    41. Epilepsy
    1.42
    116
     
    1.80
    88
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    135
     
    5.33
    37
    43. Fires
    1.36
    106
     
    1.37
    105
    44. Poisonings
    1.29
    68
     
    2.20
    44
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.25
    119
     
    8.26
    12
    46. Endocrine Disorders
    0.81
    175
     
    2.15
    159
    47. Encephalitis
    0.75
    78
     
    0.86
    69
    48. Meningitis
    0.62
    124
     
    1.14
    94
    49. Skin Disease
    0.60
    146
     
    0.63
    140
    50. Asthma
    0.49
    176
     
    5.80
    81
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    17,528
    41.92
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    6,638
    15.87
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Liver Disease
    3,022
    7.23
     
    4,710
    2.15
    4. Hypertension
    1,184
    2.83
     
    5,653
    2.58
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,061
    2.54
     
    5,736
    2.62
    6. Lung Cancers
    1,026
    2.45
     
    13,520
    6.18
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    940
    2.25
     
    4,123
    1.88
    8. Lung Disease
    935
    2.24
     
    28,017
    12.81
    9. Suicide
    601
    1.44
     
    3,981
    1.82
    10. Breast Cancer
    549
    1.31
     
    2,451
    1.12
    11. Other Injuries
    531
    1.27
     
    1,438
    0.66
    12. Stomach Cancer
    514
    1.23
     
    3,451
    1.58
    13. Liver Cancer
    503
    1.20
     
    5,076
    2.32
    14. Kidney Disease
    470
    1.12
     
    3,988
    1.82
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    459
    1.10
     
    789
    0.36
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    437
    1.05
     
    5,214
    2.38
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    434
    1.04
     
    2,237
    1.02
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    374
    0.89
     
    1,590
    0.73
    19. Alcohol
    365
    0.87
     
    306
    0.14
    20. Oral Cancer
    315
    0.75
     
    512
    0.23
    21. Tuberculosis
    284
    0.68
     
    15,184
    6.94
    22. Prostate Cancer
    264
    0.63
     
    165
    0.08
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    251
    0.60
     
    1,596
    0.73
    24. Violence
    225
    0.54
     
    1,110
    0.51
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    223
    0.53
     
    1,250
    0.57
    26. Drownings
    196
    0.47
     
    1,296
    0.59
    27. Bladder Cancer
    194
    0.46
     
    749
    0.34
    28. Cervical Cancer
    188
    0.45
     
    1,126
    0.51
    29. Drug Use
    182
    0.44
     
    625
    0.29
    30. Lymphomas
    178
    0.43
     
    687
    0.31
    31. Falls
    171
    0.41
     
    1,625
    0.74
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    164
    0.39
     
    4,491
    2.05
    33. Leukemia
    157
    0.38
     
    867
    0.40
    34. Low Birth Weight
    130
    0.31
     
    2,031
    0.93
    35. Skin Cancers
    124
    0.30
     
    215
    0.10
    36. Ovary Cancer
    119
    0.28
     
    581
    0.27
    37. HIV/AIDS
    91
    0.22
     
    47
    0.02
    38. Uterin Cancer
    85
    0.20
     
    344
    0.16
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    79
    0.19
     
    1,495
    0.68
    40. Other Neoplasms
    72
    0.17
     
    324
    0.15
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    69
    0.17
     
    2,275
    1.04
    42. Epilepsy
    67
    0.16
     
    447
    0.20
    43. Birth Trauma
    66
    0.16
     
    1,095
    0.50
    44. Fires
    64
    0.15
     
    356
    0.16
    45. Poisonings
    62
    0.15
     
    567
    0.26
    46. Endocrine Disorders
    35
    0.08
     
    540
    0.25
    47. Encephalitis
    32
    0.08
     
    187
    0.09
    48. Skin Disease
    31
    0.07
     
    170
    0.08
    49. Meningitis
    27
    0.06
     
    266
    0.12
    50. Asthma
    27
    0.06
     
    1,608
    0.74
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Moldova MOLDOVA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    18.45
    65
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.39
    85
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.11
    24
     
    14.76
    38
    4. Prostate Cancer
    12.48
    119
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.35
    48
     
    12.40
    31
    6. Liver Cancer
    9.06
    41
     
    18.14
    12
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.81
    41
     
    5.71
    59
    8. Cervical Cancer
    6.15
    114
     
    7.49
    98
    9. Oral Cancer
    5.63
    31
     
    1.81
    135
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.97
    101
     
    3.67
    118
    11. Bladder Cancer
    3.53
    45
     
    2.68
    67
    12. Lymphomas
    3.46
    129
     
    2.50
    151
    13. Leukemia
    3.23
    118
     
    3.28
    116
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.78
    65
     
    2.17
    86
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.33
    46
     
    0.77
    140
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.41
    135
     
    5.33
    37
     
     
     
    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.