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Compare New Guinea 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
     
      New Guinea NEW GUINEA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    37.8
    39.7
    38.7
    151
    154
    152
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    42.8
    44.7
    43.7
    149
    151
    149
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    49.5
    53.8
    51.6
    141
    137
    138
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    52.3
    57.8
    55.0
    151
    144
    144
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    56.7
    61.3
    58.9
    139
    133
    136
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    59.5
    64.3
    61.8
    148
    142
    145
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    63.6
    68.3
    65.9
    139
    137
    139
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      New Guinea NEW GUINEA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.6
    68.3
    139
    137
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    67.5
    72.0
    140
    134
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    67.9
    72.4
    139
    134
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    68.1
    72.5
    139
    135
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    68.4
    72.8
    141
    135
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    68.8
    73.1
    145
    136
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    69.2
    73.5
    149
    136
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    69.7
    74.0
    152
    139
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    70.3
    74.6
    156
    140
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    71.1
    75.3
    166
    142
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    72.1
    76.1
    169
    140
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    73.5
    77.2
    169
    135
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    75.2
    78.5
    170
    130
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    77.3
    80.2
    160
    122
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    79.9
    82.3
    142
    108
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    83.0
    84.7
    122
    101
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    86.3
    87.4
    93
    88
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.7
    82
    78
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      New Guinea NEW GUINEA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    159.17
    40
     
    30.76
    183
    2. Stroke
    138.34
    24
     
    34.98
    155
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    91.01
    38
     
    19.84
    131
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    77.66
    19
     
    16.26
    132
    5. Tuberculosis
    72.15
    19
     
    4.26
    98
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    51.18
    32
     
    1.26
    137
    7. Kidney Disease
    43.15
    10
     
    8.08
    146
    8. Lung Disease
    43.02
    19
     
    10.48
    171
    9. Liver Disease
    26.33
    46
     
    8.82
    136
    10. Asthma
    23.65
    9
     
    2.37
    113
    11. Cervical Cancer
    21.83
    25
     
    2.70
    146
    12. Hypertension
    20.90
    51
     
    4.32
    158
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.89
    76
     
    9.05
    132
    14. Oral Cancer
    19.68
    1
     
    1.50
    152
    15. Prostate Cancer
    19.37
    69
     
    5.62
    158
    16. Breast Cancer
    19.04
    70
     
    5.89
    177
    17. Malaria
    18.57
    35
     
    0.00
    151
    18. Low Birth Weight
    16.19
    40
     
    1.99
    156
    19. Other Injuries
    15.89
    31
     
    5.32
    139
    20. Birth Trauma
    13.65
    38
     
    0.35
    174
    21. Violence
    12.99
    31
     
    1.75
    144
    22. HIV/AIDS
    12.77
    64
     
    0.20
    152
    23. Drownings
    12.36
    11
     
    1.06
    149
    24. Suicide
    11.83
    65
     
    24.21
    10
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11.47
    142
     
    13.67
    130
    26. Liver Cancer
    11.43
    28
     
    16.01
    17
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.39
    22
     
    1.67
    177
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.64
    4
     
    0.26
    180
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    9.71
    69
     
    1.79
    181
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.47
    15
     
    0.76
    163
    31. Lung Cancers
    7.83
    112
     
    23.65
    43
    32. Lymphomas
    7.78
    19
     
    3.54
    127
    33. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.27
    100
     
    11.97
    58
    34. Stomach Cancer
    7.08
    70
     
    14.05
    25
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    6.83
    73
     
    1.98
    162
    36. Ovary Cancer
    6.53
    27
     
    2.53
    161
    37. Maternal Conditions
    6.16
    48
     
    0.10
    153
    38. Meningitis
    4.85
    48
     
    0.10
    178
    39. Malnutrition
    4.74
    64
     
    0.11
    152
    40. Skin Cancers
    4.19
    10
     
    0.66
    147
    41. Uterin Cancer
    4.06
    33
     
    0.71
    171
    42. Skin Disease
    3.89
    44
     
    0.66
    137
    43. Leukemia
    3.88
    93
     
    2.64
    137
    44. Falls
    3.70
    122
     
    3.26
    132
    45. Syphilis
    3.45
    21
     
    0.04
    151
    46. Measles
    3.21
    21
     
    0.00
    104
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.80
    81
     
    2.11
    102
    48. Anemia
    2.77
    35
     
    0.30
    96
    49. Fires
    2.12
    78
     
    0.45
    157
    50. Pertussis
    2.07
    27
     
    0.00
    172
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      New Guinea NEW GUINEA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,973
    11.65
     
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Stroke
    4,970
    9.70
     
    28,533
    11.65
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,846
    9.45
     
    16,514
    6.74
    4. Tuberculosis
    3,008
    5.87
     
    3,406
    1.39
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,807
    5.48
     
    13,250
    5.41
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,387
    4.66
     
    1,023
    0.42
    7. Low Birth Weight
    1,820
    3.55
     
    514
    0.21
    8. Kidney Disease
    1,623
    3.17
     
    6,582
    2.69
    9. Birth Trauma
    1,534
    2.99
     
    90
    0.04
    10. Lung Disease
    1,435
    2.80
     
    8,739
    3.57
    11. Malaria
    1,305
    2.55
     
    0
    0.00
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,284
    2.50
     
    6,040
    2.47
    13. Liver Disease
    1,184
    2.31
     
    6,500
    2.65
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    1,019
    1.99
     
    590
    0.24
    15. Other Injuries
    1,017
    1.98
     
    4,183
    1.71
    16. Drownings
    937
    1.83
     
    662
    0.27
    17. Violence
    933
    1.82
     
    1,029
    0.42
    18. HIV/AIDS
    872
    1.70
     
    134
    0.05
    19. Asthma
    831
    1.62
     
    1,973
    0.81
    20. Suicide
    787
    1.54
     
    16,078
    6.56
    21. Oral Cancer
    773
    1.51
     
    1,159
    0.47
    22. Hypertension
    719
    1.40
     
    3,626
    1.48
    23. Liver Cancer
    559
    1.09
     
    12,373
    5.05
    24. Cervical Cancer
    542
    1.06
     
    1,113
    0.45
    25. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    514
    1.00
     
    208
    0.08
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    503
    0.98
     
    1,195
    0.49
    27. Breast Cancer
    453
    0.88
     
    2,221
    0.91
    28. Maternal Conditions
    452
    0.88
     
    55
    0.02
    29. Meningitis
    404
    0.79
     
    60
    0.02
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    377
    0.74
     
    624
    0.25
    31. Syphilis
    371
    0.72
     
    25
    0.01
    32. Measles
    348
    0.68
     
    0
    0.00
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    315
    0.61
     
    1,458
    0.60
    34. Lymphomas
    307
    0.60
     
    2,732
    1.12
    35. Alzheimers/Dementia
    293
    0.57
     
    11,573
    4.72
    36. Lung Cancers
    291
    0.57
     
    19,048
    7.78
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    277
    0.54
     
    9,555
    3.90
    38. Stomach Cancer
    256
    0.50
     
    11,054
    4.51
    39. Malnutrition
    252
    0.49
     
    91
    0.04
    40. Pertussis
    231
    0.45
     
    0
    0.00
    41. Prostate Cancer
    217
    0.42
     
    1,877
    0.77
    42. Leukemia
    216
    0.42
     
    1,784
    0.73
    43. Falls
    173
    0.34
     
    2,417
    0.99
    44. Skin Cancers
    172
    0.34
     
    529
    0.22
    45. Encephalitis
    164
    0.32
     
    158
    0.06
    46. Ovary Cancer
    156
    0.30
     
    1,028
    0.42
    47. Poisonings
    152
    0.30
     
    290
    0.12
    48. Skin Disease
    146
    0.28
     
    543
    0.22
    49. Fires
    144
    0.28
     
    300
    0.12
    50. Anemia
    134
    0.26
     
    251
    0.10
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      New Guinea NEW GUINEA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    21.83
    25
     
    2.70
    146
    2. Oral Cancer
    19.68
    1
     
    1.50
    152
    3. Prostate Cancer
    19.37
    69
     
    5.62
    158
    4. Breast Cancer
    19.04
    70
     
    5.89
    177
    5. Liver Cancer
    11.43
    28
     
    16.01
    17
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.83
    112
     
    23.65
    43
    7. Lymphomas
    7.78
    19
     
    3.54
    127
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.27
    100
     
    11.97
    58
    9. Stomach Cancer
    7.08
    70
     
    14.05
    25
    10. Ovary Cancer
    6.53
    27
     
    2.53
    161
    11. Skin Cancers
    4.19
    10
     
    0.66
    147
    12. Uterin Cancer
    4.06
    33
     
    0.71
    171
    13. Leukemia
    3.88
    93
     
    2.64
    137
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.80
    81
     
    2.11
    102
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1.50
    144
     
    6.62
    44
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.17
    145
     
    1.84
    97
     
     
     
    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.