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Compare Oman 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
     
      Oman OMAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    41.1
    42.9
    41.9
    135
    139
    136
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    48.9
    51.3
    50.1
    122
    121
    121
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    59.2
    62.1
    60.6
    97
    105
    100
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    68.4
    71.5
    69.9
    50
    80
    65
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    70.7
    74.9
    72.6
    48
    69
    61
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    73.7
    78.1
    75.6
    40
    49
    46
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    75.3
    79.5
    77.0
    40
    48
    45
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Oman OMAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    75.3
    79.5
    40
    48
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    76.2
    80.2
    41
    50
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    76.2
    80.3
    41
    48
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    76.3
    80.4
    41
    50
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    76.6
    80.4
    41
    49
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    76.9
    80.5
    41
    51
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    77.1
    80.7
    41
    53
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    77.4
    80.8
    41
    54
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    77.6
    80.9
    42
    55
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    77.9
    81.1
    45
    59
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    78.4
    81.4
    46
    60
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    79.0
    81.8
    53
    60
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    79.9
    82.6
    54
    61
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.1
    83.6
    57
    61
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.9
    85.5
    56
    54
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    84.8
    87.4
    61
    49
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.5
    89.9
    60
    26
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.8
    55
    12
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Oman OMAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    128.07
    71
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    48.86
    42
     
    8.13
    162
    3. Stroke
    45.41
    142
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    39.11
    85
     
    22.68
    121
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.68
    47
     
    19.67
    82
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.52
    38
     
    15.86
    105
    7. Kidney Disease
    17.74
    77
     
    14.51
    91
    8. Lung Disease
    10.87
    170
     
    100.37
    3
    9. Liver Disease
    9.84
    129
     
    17.00
    85
    10. Breast Cancer
    9.23
    162
     
    15.72
    104
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    7.29
    114
     
    7.75
    103
    12. Prostate Cancer
    7.24
    150
     
    1.70
    179
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    7.09
    68
     
    2.15
    159
    14. Violence
    6.03
    84
     
    4.28
    105
    15. Lymphomas
    5.89
    69
     
    2.50
    151
    16. Suicide
    5.03
    149
     
    14.92
    32
    17. Low Birth Weight
    4.73
    120
     
    10.30
    70
    18. Lung Cancers
    4.72
    135
     
    48.65
    2
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.66
    141
     
    14.76
    38
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.50
    120
     
    3.03
    155
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.45
    114
     
    12.40
    31
    22. Hypertension
    4.18
    160
     
    20.26
    52
    23. Leukemia
    3.96
    88
     
    3.28
    116
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.63
    143
     
    18.14
    12
    25. Other Injuries
    3.56
    170
     
    5.57
    133
    26. Falls
    3.46
    125
     
    6.03
    79
    27. Drownings
    2.78
    108
     
    5.49
    66
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.59
    96
     
    1.17
    154
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.59
    72
     
    2.68
    67
    30. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    159
     
    3.67
    118
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    2.34
    115
     
    5.71
    59
    32. Skin Disease
    2.16
    80
     
    0.63
    140
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    153
     
    7.49
    98
    34. Asthma
    1.91
    120
     
    5.80
    81
    35. Birth Trauma
    1.72
    122
     
    5.56
    76
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    127
     
    5.33
    37
    37. HIV/AIDS
    1.45
    114
     
    0.17
    155
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.44
    134
     
    3.42
    93
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.24
    144
     
    4.52
    67
    40. Malnutrition
    1.20
    100
     
    1.01
    105
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.19
    123
     
    8.26
    12
    42. Drug Use
    1.09
    103
     
    2.33
    47
    43. Tuberculosis
    1.05
    133
     
    57.08
    28
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    0.93
    100
     
    0.54
    155
    45. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    163
     
    2.17
    86
    46. Oral Cancer
    0.89
    177
     
    1.81
    135
    47. Encephalitis
    0.81
    73
     
    0.86
    69
    48. Fires
    0.76
    133
     
    1.37
    105
    49. Epilepsy
    0.70
    167
     
    1.80
    88
    50. Meningitis
    0.64
    121
     
    1.14
    94
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Oman OMAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,359
    22.84
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,122
    10.86
     
    5,214
    2.38
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    883
    8.55
     
    2,237
    1.02
    4. Stroke
    811
    7.85
     
    49,241
    22.51
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    744
    7.20
     
    5,736
    2.62
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    354
    3.43
     
    4,491
    2.05
    7. Kidney Disease
    340
    3.29
     
    3,988
    1.82
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    306
    2.96
     
    1,596
    0.73
    9. Suicide
    250
    2.42
     
    3,981
    1.82
    10. Liver Disease
    227
    2.20
     
    4,710
    2.15
    11. Violence
    225
    2.18
     
    1,110
    0.51
    12. Low Birth Weight
    205
    1.98
     
    2,031
    0.93
    13. Lung Disease
    184
    1.78
     
    28,017
    12.81
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    169
    1.64
     
    540
    0.25
    15. Other Injuries
    139
    1.35
     
    1,438
    0.66
    16. Lymphomas
    133
    1.29
     
    687
    0.31
    17. Drownings
    125
    1.21
     
    1,296
    0.59
    18. Leukemia
    109
    1.06
     
    867
    0.40
    19. Falls
    108
    1.05
     
    1,625
    0.74
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    105
    1.02
     
    4,123
    1.88
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    104
    1.01
     
    789
    0.36
    22. Lung Cancers
    93
    0.90
     
    13,520
    6.18
    23. Stomach Cancer
    85
    0.82
     
    3,451
    1.58
    24. Breast Cancer
    78
    0.76
     
    2,451
    1.12
    25. Birth Trauma
    75
    0.73
     
    1,095
    0.50
    26. Hypertension
    75
    0.73
     
    5,653
    2.58
    27. HIV/AIDS
    73
    0.71
     
    47
    0.02
    28. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.69
     
    5,076
    2.32
    29. Other Neoplasms
    63
    0.61
     
    324
    0.15
    30. Prostate Cancer
    55
    0.53
     
    165
    0.08
    31. Drug Use
    50
    0.48
     
    625
    0.29
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    46
    0.45
     
    1,590
    0.73
    33. Bladder Cancer
    43
    0.42
     
    749
    0.34
    34. Asthma
    41
    0.40
     
    1,608
    0.74
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    38
    0.37
     
    715
    0.33
    36. Skin Disease
    38
    0.37
     
    170
    0.08
    37. Epilepsy
    28
    0.27
     
    447
    0.20
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    26
    0.25
     
    1,495
    0.68
    39. Encephalitis
    25
    0.24
     
    187
    0.09
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    25
    0.24
     
    2,275
    1.04
    41. Fires
    25
    0.24
     
    356
    0.16
    42. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.23
     
    512
    0.23
    43. Malnutrition
    22
    0.21
     
    270
    0.12
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    22
    0.21
     
    1,250
    0.57
    45. Tuberculosis
    21
    0.20
     
    15,184
    6.94
    46. Ovary Cancer
    21
    0.20
     
    581
    0.27
    47. Meningitis
    18
    0.17
     
    266
    0.12
    48. Hepatitis B
    18
    0.17
     
    247
    0.11
    49. Cervical Cancer
    17
    0.16
     
    1,126
    0.51
    50. Maternal Conditions
    16
    0.15
     
    292
    0.13
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Oman OMAN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.23
    162
     
    15.72
    104
    2. Prostate Cancer
    7.24
    150
     
    1.70
    179
    3. Lymphomas
    5.89
    69
     
    2.50
    151
    4. Lung Cancers
    4.72
    135
     
    48.65
    2
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.66
    141
     
    14.76
    38
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.45
    114
     
    12.40
    31
    7. Leukemia
    3.96
    88
     
    3.28
    116
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.63
    143
     
    18.14
    12
    9. Bladder Cancer
    2.59
    72
     
    2.68
    67
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    159
     
    3.67
    118
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.34
    115
     
    5.71
    59
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    153
     
    7.49
    98
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    127
     
    5.33
    37
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    163
     
    2.17
    86
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.89
    177
     
    1.81
    135
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.40
    169
     
    0.77
    140
     
     
     
    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.