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North Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare North Korea and Tunisia 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.

Tunisia
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
North Korea Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Korea NORTH KOREA   Tunisia TUNISIA
      North Korea NORTH KOREA   Tunisia TUNISIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
     
    48.1
    49.1
    48.6
    98
    102
    99
    1970
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
     
    53.7
    54.7
    54.2
    98
    107
    101
    1980
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
     
    61.4
    63.5
    62.4
    84
    96
    91
    1990
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
     
    68.6
    72.1
    70.3
    47
    78
    58
    2000
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
     
    70.6
    75.6
    72.9
    49
    57
    51
    2010
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
     
    72.5
    77.3
    74.8
    54
    63
    58
    2016
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
    74.1
    78.1
    76.0
    50
    74
    58
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Korea NORTH KOREA   Tunisia TUNISIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    74.1
    78.1
    50
    74
    Age 5
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    75.1
    79.0
    50
    75
    Age 10
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    75.2
    79.1
    50
    73
    Age 15
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    75.3
    79.2
    50
    73
    Age 20
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    75.4
    79.3
    52
    74
    Age 25
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    75.6
    79.4
    51
    75
    Age 30
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    75.8
    79.5
    54
    75
    Age 35
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    76.0
    79.7
    58
    75
    Age 40
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    76.2
    79.9
    63
    75
    Age 45
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    76.4
    80.1
    71
    76
    Age 50
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    76.9
    80.5
    72
    78
    Age 55
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    77.6
    80.9
    74
    79
    Age 60
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    78.5
    81.6
    79
    80
    Age 65
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    79.8
    82.4
    79
    82
    Age 70
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    81.5
    83.5
    86
    86
    Age 75
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    83.6
    85.2
    87
    91
    Age 80
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    86.3
    87.4
    94
    90
    Age 85
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    89.6
    90.3
    95
    95
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Korea NORTH KOREA   Tunisia TUNISIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    167.56
    2
    64.36
    102
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    120.49
    96
    182.62
    40
    3. Lung Disease
    112.26
    1
    19.30
    119
    4. Lung Cancers
    46.18
    2
    15.67
    77
    5. Tuberculosis
    38.68
    41
    3.26
    101
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    26.38
    84
    49.00
    6
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20.09
    118
    25.07
    95
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.91
    80
    22.39
    69
    9. Liver Cancer
    17.57
    13
    1.11
    182
    10. Hypertension
    15.42
    69
    7.50
    131
    11. Breast Cancer
    15.23
    103
    10.97
    146
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.39
    36
    7.12
    103
    13. Kidney Disease
    12.50
    110
    31.89
    24
    14. Stomach Cancer
    11.91
    31
    3.72
    135
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.19
    147
    30.62
    87
    16. Liver Disease
    11.17
    116
    12.88
    105
    17. Suicide
    10.56
    68
    3.23
    168
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9.04
    10
    1.18
    118
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.16
    91
    5.93
    98
    20. Cervical Cancer
    7.13
    102
    1.74
    167
    21. Falls
    6.48
    71
    3.97
    111
    22. Drownings
    6.30
    44
    1.37
    142
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    6.26
    118
    7.39
    98
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    5.56
    58
    2.03
    131
    25. Other Injuries
    5.02
    137
    3.29
    168
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.01
    35
    0.54
    181
    27. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.80
    68
    1.87
    123
    28. Violence
    4.33
    103
    1.65
    141
    29. Birth Trauma
    4.27
    79
    2.65
    93
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.55
    128
    2.86
    156
    31. Leukemia
    3.29
    116
    3.07
    125
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.72
    97
    2.36
    101
    33. Bladder Cancer
    2.71
    70
    4.07
    29
    34. Asthma
    2.68
    102
    4.45
    81
    35. Lymphomas
    2.47
    167
    5.43
    95
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.35
    166
    5.03
    103
    37. Drug Use
    2.32
    32
    0.96
    108
    38. Prostate Cancer
    2.13
    177
    7.85
    150
    39. Uterin Cancer
    2.07
    91
    0.82
    174
    40. Poisonings
    1.85
    48
    0.46
    104
    41. Endocrine Disorders
    1.82
    160
    4.05
    104
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.75
    157
    2.43
    117
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    1.73
    127
    3.53
    24
    44. Epilepsy
    1.49
    105
    1.05
    138
    45. Malnutrition
    1.34
    95
    0.34
    129
    46. Fires
    1.19
    110
    1.71
    85
    47. Maternal Conditions
    1.12
    90
    1.08
    92
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1.12
    155
    4.08
    49
    49. Alcohol
    1.03
    127
    0.25
    175
    50. War
    0.97
    23
    0.53
    29
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      North Korea NORTH KOREA   Tunisia TUNISIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    46,562
    22.10
    7,401
    11.17
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    31,886
    15.14
    20,968
    31.65
    3. Lung Disease
    30,364
    14.41
    2,209
    3.33
    4. Lung Cancers
    13,627
    6.47
    1,830
    2.76
    5. Tuberculosis
    10,921
    5.18
    377
    0.57
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6,220
    2.95
    5,571
    8.41
    7. Liver Cancer
    5,267
    2.50
    125
    0.19
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,216
    2.48
    2,610
    3.94
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,792
    2.27
    2,887
    4.36
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,273
    2.03
    825
    1.25
    11. Hypertension
    4,053
    1.92
    859
    1.30
    12. Stomach Cancer
    3,538
    1.68
    432
    0.65
    13. Kidney Disease
    3,463
    1.64
    3,657
    5.52
    14. Liver Disease
    3,210
    1.52
    1,498
    2.26
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,182
    1.51
    3,523
    5.32
    16. Suicide
    2,852
    1.35
    383
    0.58
    17. Breast Cancer
    2,540
    1.21
    685
    1.03
    18. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,467
    1.17
    136
    0.21
    19. Falls
    1,675
    0.80
    462
    0.70
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    1,654
    0.79
    236
    0.36
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,519
    0.72
    62
    0.09
    22. Drownings
    1,471
    0.70
    157
    0.24
    23. Low Birth Weight
    1,401
    0.67
    707
    1.07
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,329
    0.63
    216
    0.33
    25. Other Injuries
    1,298
    0.62
    382
    0.58
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    1,282
    0.61
    867
    1.31
    27. Cervical Cancer
    1,139
    0.54
    107
    0.16
    28. Violence
    1,108
    0.53
    194
    0.29
    29. Leukemia
    900
    0.43
    351
    0.53
    30. Birth Trauma
    836
    0.40
    315
    0.48
    31. Bladder Cancer
    780
    0.37
    461
    0.70
    32. Asthma
    724
    0.34
    515
    0.78
    33. Lymphomas
    721
    0.34
    626
    0.95
    34. Drug Use
    627
    0.30
    114
    0.17
    35. Ovary Cancer
    606
    0.29
    177
    0.27
    36. Inflammatory/Heart
    604
    0.29
    578
    0.87
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    566
    0.27
    272
    0.41
    38. Oral Cancer
    531
    0.25
    286
    0.43
    39. Poisonings
    482
    0.23
    53
    0.08
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    464
    0.22
    466
    0.70
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    464
    0.22
    407
    0.61
    42. Epilepsy
    373
    0.18
    122
    0.18
    43. Uterin Cancer
    357
    0.17
    50
    0.08
    44. Other Neoplasms
    325
    0.15
    471
    0.71
    45. Fires
    302
    0.14
    199
    0.30
    46. Malnutrition
    295
    0.14
    38
    0.06
    47. Alcohol
    287
    0.14
    30
    0.05
    48. Maternal Conditions
    277
    0.13
    127
    0.19
    49. Hepatitis B
    251
    0.12
    47
    0.07
    50. War
    250
    0.12
    62
    0.09
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      North Korea NORTH KOREA   Tunisia TUNISIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    46.18
    2
    15.67
    77
    2. Liver Cancer
    17.57
    13
    1.11
    182
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.23
    103
    10.97
    146
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.39
    36
    7.12
    103
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.91
    31
    3.72
    135
    6. Cervical Cancer
    7.13
    102
    1.74
    167
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.56
    58
    2.03
    131
    8. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.01
    35
    0.54
    181
    9. Ovary Cancer
    3.55
    128
    2.86
    156
    10. Leukemia
    3.29
    116
    3.07
    125
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.71
    70
    4.07
    29
    12. Lymphomas
    2.47
    167
    5.43
    95
    13. Prostate Cancer
    2.13
    177
    7.85
    150
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.07
    91
    0.82
    174
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.75
    157
    2.43
    117
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.76
    148
    0.63
    158
    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.