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Panama
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 Panama 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 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
Panama Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Panama PANAMA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    59.9
    62.0
    60.9
    58
    61
    60
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    64.2
    67.0
    65.6
    52
    60
    57
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    67.8
    72.4
    70.1
    37
    54
    47
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    69.8
    75.2
    72.5
    40
    46
    39
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    73.2
    78.4
    75.7
    33
    34
    34
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    73.5
    79.8
    76.5
    43
    37
    38
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    75.0
    81.2
    78.0
    42
    36
    38
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    75.0
    81.2
    42
    36
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    76.4
    82.4
    40
    32
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    76.5
    82.5
    39
    32
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    76.7
    82.7
    39
    31
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    77.2
    82.8
    38
    31
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    77.8
    83.0
    35
    31
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    78.4
    83.2
    34
    31
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    79.0
    83.5
    31
    31
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    79.5
    83.7
    29
    29
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    80.0
    84.0
    27
    28
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    80.6
    84.5
    26
    26
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    81.4
    85.0
    23
    22
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    82.3
    85.6
    22
    19
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    83.6
    86.5
    17
    18
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    85.3
    87.7
    9
    13
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    87.2
    88.9
    5
    9
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    89.5
    90.6
    2
    5
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    92.3
    93.0
    2
    5
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.53
    154
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    43.56
    145
    177.55
    4
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    36.02
    67
    8.13
    162
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.46
    111
    22.68
    121
    5. Lung Disease
    24.25
    76
    100.37
    3
    6. Prostate Cancer
    23.26
    47
    1.70
    179
    7. Violence
    18.62
    20
    4.28
    105
    8. Kidney Disease
    16.85
    80
    14.51
    91
    9. HIV/AIDS
    16.48
    59
    0.17
    155
    10. Breast Cancer
    15.14
    113
    15.72
    104
    11. Stomach Cancer
    10.89
    39
    12.40
    31
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.84
    121
    19.67
    82
    13. Cervical Cancer
    10.09
    78
    7.49
    98
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.86
    75
    14.76
    38
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.30
    76
    7.75
    103
    16. Liver Disease
    9.25
    133
    17.00
    85
    17. Hypertension
    9.14
    119
    20.26
    52
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.79
    104
    48.65
    2
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    6.53
    77
    2.15
    159
    20. Tuberculosis
    6.44
    87
    57.08
    28
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.09
    77
    3.03
    155
    22. Low Birth Weight
    5.70
    110
    10.30
    70
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.60
    161
    15.86
    105
    24. Suicide
    5.55
    143
    14.92
    32
    25. Leukemia
    5.06
    29
    3.28
    116
    26. Lymphomas
    4.71
    98
    2.50
    151
    27. Falls
    4.61
    105
    6.03
    79
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.53
    79
    3.42
    93
    29. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    115
    18.14
    12
    30. Drownings
    4.19
    87
    5.49
    66
    31. Other Neoplasms
    4.05
    42
    1.17
    154
    32. Other Injuries
    3.96
    164
    5.57
    133
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.77
    87
    5.71
    59
    34. Malnutrition
    3.59
    72
    1.01
    105
    35. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    133
    3.67
    118
    36. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    49
    2.17
    86
    37. Skin Disease
    3.11
    55
    0.63
    140
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    2.59
    35
    0.54
    155
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.51
    104
    5.56
    76
    40. Asthma
    2.09
    114
    5.80
    81
    41. Epilepsy
    1.76
    92
    1.80
    88
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    140
    1.81
    135
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.72
    78
    1.12
    93
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    134
    5.33
    37
    45. Anemia
    1.35
    57
    0.04
    143
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    150
    2.68
    67
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    120
    0.77
    140
    48. Meningitis
    1.02
    102
    1.14
    94
    49. Drug Use
    0.79
    129
    2.33
    47
    50. Alcohol
    0.76
    138
    1.11
    120
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Panama PANAMA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,707
    15.73
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    1,631
    9.48
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,336
    7.76
    2,237
    1.02
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    938
    5.45
    5,736
    2.62
    5. Lung Disease
    912
    5.30
    28,017
    12.81
    6. Violence
    733
    4.26
    1,110
    0.51
    7. HIV/AIDS
    641
    3.72
    47
    0.02
    8. Kidney Disease
    631
    3.67
    3,988
    1.82
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    420
    2.44
    5,214
    2.38
    10. Stomach Cancer
    406
    2.36
    3,451
    1.58
    11. Prostate Cancer
    404
    2.35
    165
    0.08
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    384
    2.23
    1,596
    0.73
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    366
    2.13
    4,123
    1.88
    14. Liver Disease
    342
    1.99
    4,710
    2.15
    15. Hypertension
    341
    1.98
    5,653
    2.58
    16. Lung Cancers
    324
    1.88
    13,520
    6.18
    17. Breast Cancer
    292
    1.70
    2,451
    1.12
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    248
    1.44
    540
    0.25
    19. Tuberculosis
    244
    1.42
    15,184
    6.94
    20. Low Birth Weight
    237
    1.38
    2,031
    0.93
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    230
    1.34
    789
    0.36
    22. Suicide
    216
    1.26
    3,981
    1.82
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    210
    1.22
    4,491
    2.05
    24. Cervical Cancer
    195
    1.13
    1,126
    0.51
    25. Leukemia
    195
    1.13
    867
    0.40
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178
    1.03
    715
    0.33
    27. Lymphomas
    176
    1.02
    687
    0.31
    28. Falls
    175
    1.02
    1,625
    0.74
    29. Liver Cancer
    166
    0.96
    5,076
    2.32
    30. Drownings
    163
    0.95
    1,296
    0.59
    31. Other Injuries
    154
    0.89
    1,438
    0.66
    32. Other Neoplasms
    152
    0.88
    324
    0.15
    33. Malnutrition
    140
    0.81
    270
    0.12
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    139
    0.81
    1,590
    0.73
    35. Skin Disease
    117
    0.68
    170
    0.08
    36. Birth Trauma
    104
    0.60
    1,095
    0.50
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    97
    0.56
    149
    0.07
    38. Asthma
    80
    0.46
    1,608
    0.74
    39. Maternal Conditions
    68
    0.40
    292
    0.13
    40. Epilepsy
    67
    0.39
    447
    0.20
    41. Ovary Cancer
    65
    0.38
    581
    0.27
    42. Oral Cancer
    64
    0.37
    512
    0.23
    43. Uterin Cancer
    61
    0.35
    344
    0.16
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    53
    0.31
    1,495
    0.68
    45. Anemia
    51
    0.30
    9
    0.00
    46. Meningitis
    40
    0.23
    266
    0.12
    47. Bladder Cancer
    40
    0.23
    749
    0.34
    48. Skin Cancers
    39
    0.23
    215
    0.10
    49. Drug Use
    31
    0.18
    625
    0.29
    50. Alcohol
    28
    0.16
    306
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Panama PANAMA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    23.26
    47
    1.70
    179
    2. Breast Cancer
    15.14
    113
    15.72
    104
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.89
    39
    12.40
    31
    4. Cervical Cancer
    10.09
    78
    7.49
    98
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.86
    75
    14.76
    38
    6. Lung Cancers
    8.79
    104
    48.65
    2
    7. Leukemia
    5.06
    29
    3.28
    116
    8. Lymphomas
    4.71
    98
    2.50
    151
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.46
    115
    18.14
    12
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    3.77
    87
    5.71
    59
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    133
    3.67
    118
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    49
    2.17
    86
    13. Oral Cancer
    1.72
    140
    1.81
    135
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    134
    5.33
    37
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.08
    150
    2.68
    67
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.03
    120
    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.