WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

Oman
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 Macedonia 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 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 Oman 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.

South 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 Macedonia 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 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
Oman Population Pyramid
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    South Korea Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Oman OMAN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Oman OMAN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    41.1
    42.9
    41.9
    135
    139
    136
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    48.9
    51.3
    50.1
    122
    121
    121
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    59.2
    62.1
    60.6
    97
    105
    100
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    68.4
    71.5
    69.9
    50
    80
    65
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    70.7
    74.9
    72.6
    48
    69
    61
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    73.7
    78.1
    75.6
    40
    49
    46
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    75.3
    79.5
    77.0
    40
    48
    45
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Oman OMAN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    75.3
    79.5
    40
    48
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    76.2
    80.2
    41
    50
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    76.2
    80.3
    41
    48
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    76.3
    80.4
    41
    50
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    76.6
    80.4
    41
    49
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    76.9
    80.5
    41
    51
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    77.1
    80.7
    41
    53
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    77.4
    80.8
    41
    54
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    77.6
    80.9
    42
    55
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    77.9
    81.1
    45
    59
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    78.4
    81.4
    46
    60
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    79.0
    81.8
    53
    60
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    79.9
    82.6
    54
    61
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    81.1
    83.6
    57
    61
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    82.9
    85.5
    56
    54
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    84.8
    87.4
    61
    49
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    87.5
    89.9
    60
    26
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.8
    55
    12
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Oman OMAN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    128.07
    71
    30.76
    183
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    48.86
    42
    16.26
    132
    3. Stroke
    45.41
    142
    34.98
    155
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    39.11
    85
    19.84
    131
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.68
    47
    9.05
    132
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.52
    38
    13.67
    130
    7. Kidney Disease
    17.74
    77
    8.08
    146
    8. Lung Disease
    10.87
    170
    10.48
    171
    9. Liver Disease
    9.84
    129
    8.82
    136
    10. Breast Cancer
    9.23
    162
    5.89
    177
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    7.29
    114
    1.79
    181
    12. Prostate Cancer
    7.24
    150
    5.62
    158
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    7.09
    68
    1.98
    162
    14. Violence
    6.03
    84
    1.75
    144
    15. Lymphomas
    5.89
    69
    3.54
    127
    16. Suicide
    5.03
    149
    24.21
    10
    17. Low Birth Weight
    4.73
    120
    1.99
    156
    18. Lung Cancers
    4.72
    135
    23.65
    43
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.66
    141
    11.97
    58
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.50
    120
    1.67
    177
    21. Stomach Cancer
    4.45
    114
    14.05
    25
    22. Hypertension
    4.18
    160
    4.32
    158
    23. Leukemia
    3.96
    88
    2.64
    137
    24. Liver Cancer
    3.63
    143
    16.01
    17
    25. Other Injuries
    3.56
    170
    5.32
    139
    26. Falls
    3.46
    125
    3.26
    132
    27. Drownings
    2.78
    108
    1.06
    149
    28. Other Neoplasms
    2.59
    96
    1.81
    121
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.59
    72
    1.84
    97
    30. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    159
    2.53
    161
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    2.34
    115
    6.62
    44
    32. Skin Disease
    2.16
    80
    0.66
    137
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    153
    2.70
    146
    34. Asthma
    1.91
    120
    2.37
    113
    35. Birth Trauma
    1.72
    122
    0.35
    174
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    127
    2.11
    102
    37. HIV/AIDS
    1.45
    114
    0.20
    152
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.44
    134
    1.26
    137
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.24
    144
    0.76
    163
    40. Malnutrition
    1.20
    100
    0.11
    152
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.19
    123
    0.26
    180
    42. Drug Use
    1.09
    103
    0.21
    178
    43. Tuberculosis
    1.05
    133
    4.26
    98
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    0.93
    100
    4.28
    11
    45. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    163
    0.71
    171
    46. Oral Cancer
    0.89
    177
    1.50
    152
    47. Encephalitis
    0.81
    73
    0.28
    147
    48. Fires
    0.76
    133
    0.45
    157
    49. Epilepsy
    0.70
    167
    0.74
    165
    50. Meningitis
    0.64
    121
    0.10
    178
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Oman OMAN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,359
    22.84
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,122
    10.86
    6,040
    2.47
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    883
    8.55
    13,250
    5.41
    4. Stroke
    811
    7.85
    28,533
    11.65
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    744
    7.20
    16,514
    6.74
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    354
    3.43
    11,573
    4.72
    7. Kidney Disease
    340
    3.29
    6,582
    2.69
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    306
    2.96
    590
    0.24
    9. Suicide
    250
    2.42
    16,078
    6.56
    10. Liver Disease
    227
    2.20
    6,500
    2.65
    11. Violence
    225
    2.18
    1,029
    0.42
    12. Low Birth Weight
    205
    1.98
    514
    0.21
    13. Lung Disease
    184
    1.78
    8,739
    3.57
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    169
    1.64
    1,458
    0.60
    15. Other Injuries
    139
    1.35
    4,183
    1.71
    16. Lymphomas
    133
    1.29
    2,732
    1.12
    17. Drownings
    125
    1.21
    662
    0.27
    18. Leukemia
    109
    1.06
    1,784
    0.73
    19. Falls
    108
    1.05
    2,417
    0.99
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    105
    1.02
    9,555
    3.90
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    104
    1.01
    1,195
    0.49
    22. Lung Cancers
    93
    0.90
    19,048
    7.78
    23. Stomach Cancer
    85
    0.82
    11,054
    4.51
    24. Breast Cancer
    78
    0.76
    2,221
    0.91
    25. Birth Trauma
    75
    0.73
    90
    0.04
    26. Hypertension
    75
    0.73
    3,626
    1.48
    27. HIV/AIDS
    73
    0.71
    134
    0.05
    28. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.69
    12,373
    5.05
    29. Other Neoplasms
    63
    0.61
    1,420
    0.58
    30. Prostate Cancer
    55
    0.53
    1,877
    0.77
    31. Drug Use
    50
    0.48
    148
    0.06
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    46
    0.45
    5,269
    2.15
    33. Bladder Cancer
    43
    0.42
    1,520
    0.62
    34. Asthma
    41
    0.40
    1,973
    0.81
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    38
    0.37
    1,023
    0.42
    36. Skin Disease
    38
    0.37
    543
    0.22
    37. Epilepsy
    28
    0.27
    470
    0.19
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    26
    0.25
    1,686
    0.69
    39. Encephalitis
    25
    0.24
    158
    0.06
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    25
    0.24
    208
    0.08
    41. Fires
    25
    0.24
    300
    0.12
    42. Oral Cancer
    24
    0.23
    1,159
    0.47
    43. Malnutrition
    22
    0.21
    91
    0.04
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    22
    0.21
    624
    0.25
    45. Tuberculosis
    21
    0.20
    3,406
    1.39
    46. Ovary Cancer
    21
    0.20
    1,028
    0.42
    47. Meningitis
    18
    0.17
    60
    0.02
    48. Hepatitis B
    18
    0.17
    1,050
    0.43
    49. Cervical Cancer
    17
    0.16
    1,113
    0.45
    50. Maternal Conditions
    16
    0.15
    55
    0.02
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Oman OMAN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.23
    162
    5.89
    177
    2. Prostate Cancer
    7.24
    150
    5.62
    158
    3. Lymphomas
    5.89
    69
    3.54
    127
    4. Lung Cancers
    4.72
    135
    23.65
    43
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.66
    141
    11.97
    58
    6. Stomach Cancer
    4.45
    114
    14.05
    25
    7. Leukemia
    3.96
    88
    2.64
    137
    8. Liver Cancer
    3.63
    143
    16.01
    17
    9. Bladder Cancer
    2.59
    72
    1.84
    97
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    159
    2.53
    161
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.34
    115
    6.62
    44
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    153
    2.70
    146
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    127
    2.11
    102
    14. Uterin Cancer
    0.89
    163
    0.71
    171
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.89
    177
    1.50
    152
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.40
    169
    0.66
    147
    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.