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Nicaragua
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 Nicaragua 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
Nicaragua Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    46.0
    48.7
    47.3
    104
    103
    102
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    52.4
    55.5
    53.9
    102
    103
    104
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    56.0
    61.6
    58.7
    115
    107
    111
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    61.7
    67.4
    64.5
    113
    109
    111
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    67.3
    73.3
    70.3
    90
    89
    91
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.2
    76.1
    73.2
    83
    83
    85
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    72.5
    78.4
    75.5
    72
    67
    68
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.5
    78.4
    72
    67
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    74.1
    79.8
    65
    56
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    74.2
    79.9
    65
    56
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    74.3
    80.1
    63
    56
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    74.8
    80.3
    59
    54
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    75.4
    80.5
    56
    53
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    76.0
    80.8
    51
    50
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    76.7
    81.0
    48
    50
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    77.5
    81.4
    43
    48
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    78.3
    81.8
    42
    47
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    79.2
    82.3
    39
    46
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    37
    43
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    81.5
    83.9
    32
    42
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    82.9
    85.1
    30
    37
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    84.5
    86.5
    29
    36
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.2
    23
    29
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.2
    13
    18
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.9
    4
    9
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    96.72
    128
    120.49
    96
    2. Kidney Disease
    60.87
    2
    12.50
    110
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.90
    65
    11.19
    147
    4. Stroke
    33.43
    147
    167.56
    2
    5. Liver Disease
    32.19
    29
    11.17
    116
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    29.28
    63
    26.38
    84
    7. Prostate Cancer
    19.53
    67
    2.13
    177
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.86
    120
    20.09
    118
    9. Lung Disease
    18.84
    121
    112.26
    1
    10. Cervical Cancer
    17.51
    38
    7.13
    102
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.42
    102
    19.91
    80
    12. Violence
    13.58
    27
    4.33
    103
    13. Hypertension
    12.86
    87
    15.42
    69
    14. Suicide
    11.87
    49
    10.56
    68
    15. Liver Cancer
    10.89
    33
    17.57
    13
    16. Stomach Cancer
    10.57
    39
    11.91
    31
    17. Breast Cancer
    10.21
    152
    15.23
    103
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    9.19
    54
    6.26
    118
    19. Alcohol
    8.79
    8
    1.03
    127
    20. Other Injuries
    7.11
    102
    5.02
    137
    21. Lung Cancers
    7.02
    121
    46.18
    2
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    118
    14.39
    36
    23. HIV/AIDS
    5.56
    86
    0.18
    157
    24. Low Birth Weight
    5.54
    106
    7.16
    91
    25. Falls
    5.53
    84
    6.48
    71
    26. Drownings
    5.01
    66
    6.30
    44
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.68
    82
    2.72
    97
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    84
    5.56
    58
    29. Leukemia
    3.96
    84
    3.29
    116
    30. Malnutrition
    3.32
    73
    1.34
    95
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    3.25
    126
    1.82
    160
    32. Tuberculosis
    3.15
    103
    38.68
    41
    33. Lymphomas
    2.86
    151
    2.47
    167
    34. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.81
    157
    2.35
    166
    35. Maternal Conditions
    2.74
    65
    1.12
    90
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.58
    103
    4.80
    68
    37. Asthma
    2.50
    109
    2.68
    102
    38. Birth Trauma
    2.32
    105
    4.27
    79
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2.09
    169
    3.55
    128
    40. Epilepsy
    2.04
    72
    1.49
    105
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.88
    114
    1.73
    127
    42. Meningitis
    1.54
    78
    0.88
    104
    43. Other Neoplasms
    1.40
    143
    1.12
    155
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    116
    0.76
    148
    45. Oral Cancer
    1.11
    182
    1.75
    157
    46. Skin Disease
    1.05
    119
    0.54
    146
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.94
    141
    9.04
    10
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    168
    5.01
    35
    49. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    170
    2.07
    91
    50. Appendicitis
    0.85
    71
    0.26
    116
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,467
    16.62
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Kidney Disease
    2,851
    10.61
    3,463
    1.64
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,639
    6.10
    3,182
    1.51
    4. Liver Disease
    1,553
    5.78
    3,210
    1.52
    5. Stroke
    1,526
    5.68
    46,562
    22.10
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,376
    5.12
    6,220
    2.95
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,057
    3.93
    4,792
    2.27
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    911
    3.39
    5,216
    2.48
    9. Lung Disease
    862
    3.21
    30,364
    14.41
    10. Violence
    852
    3.17
    1,108
    0.53
    11. Suicide
    750
    2.79
    2,852
    1.35
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    619
    2.30
    1,282
    0.61
    13. Hypertension
    590
    2.19
    4,053
    1.92
    14. Liver Cancer
    484
    1.80
    5,267
    2.50
    15. Stomach Cancer
    471
    1.75
    3,538
    1.68
    16. Cervical Cancer
    451
    1.68
    1,139
    0.54
    17. Alcohol
    450
    1.67
    287
    0.14
    18. Other Injuries
    419
    1.56
    1,298
    0.62
    19. Low Birth Weight
    375
    1.40
    1,401
    0.67
    20. Prostate Cancer
    368
    1.37
    176
    0.08
    21. HIV/AIDS
    316
    1.18
    50
    0.02
    22. Drownings
    313
    1.16
    1,471
    0.70
    23. Lung Cancers
    309
    1.15
    13,627
    6.47
    24. Falls
    278
    1.03
    1,675
    0.80
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    273
    1.02
    4,273
    2.03
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    266
    0.99
    566
    0.27
    27. Breast Cancer
    259
    0.96
    2,540
    1.21
    28. Leukemia
    217
    0.81
    900
    0.43
    29. Malnutrition
    189
    0.70
    295
    0.14
    30. Maternal Conditions
    182
    0.68
    277
    0.13
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    181
    0.67
    1,654
    0.79
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    175
    0.65
    464
    0.22
    33. Tuberculosis
    157
    0.58
    10,921
    5.18
    34. Birth Trauma
    157
    0.58
    836
    0.40
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    143
    0.53
    604
    0.29
    36. Lymphomas
    135
    0.50
    721
    0.34
    37. Asthma
    122
    0.45
    724
    0.34
    38. Epilepsy
    121
    0.45
    373
    0.18
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    120
    0.45
    1,329
    0.63
    40. Meningitis
    92
    0.34
    204
    0.10
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    83
    0.31
    464
    0.22
    42. Other Neoplasms
    68
    0.25
    325
    0.15
    43. Skin Cancers
    57
    0.21
    215
    0.10
    44. Ovary Cancer
    55
    0.20
    606
    0.29
    45. Skin Disease
    53
    0.20
    130
    0.06
    46. Oral Cancer
    52
    0.19
    531
    0.25
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    50
    0.19
    2,467
    1.17
    48. Appendicitis
    45
    0.17
    69
    0.03
    49. Drug Use
    41
    0.15
    627
    0.30
    50. Fires
    41
    0.15
    302
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Nicaragua NICARAGUA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    19.53
    67
    2.13
    177
    2. Cervical Cancer
    17.51
    38
    7.13
    102
    3. Liver Cancer
    10.89
    33
    17.57
    13
    4. Stomach Cancer
    10.57
    39
    11.91
    31
    5. Breast Cancer
    10.21
    152
    15.23
    103
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.02
    121
    46.18
    2
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.04
    118
    14.39
    36
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.11
    84
    5.56
    58
    9. Leukemia
    3.96
    84
    3.29
    116
    10. Lymphomas
    2.86
    151
    2.47
    167
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.09
    169
    3.55
    128
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.22
    116
    0.76
    148
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.11
    182
    1.75
    157
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    168
    5.01
    35
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.86
    170
    2.07
    91
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    176
    2.71
    70
    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.