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Compare Paraguay 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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    Paraguay Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Paraguay PARAGUAY   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.0
    65.9
    63.9
    44
    45
    44
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    63.5
    67.7
    65.5
    58
    58
    58
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    64.7
    69.1
    66.8
    61
    72
    69
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    65.9
    70.4
    68.1
    78
    91
    89
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    69.0
    73.0
    70.9
    69
    93
    82
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    71.4
    75.2
    73.2
    68
    92
    84
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    72.4
    76.2
    74.2
    73
    93
    86
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Paraguay PARAGUAY   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.4
    76.2
    73
    93
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    74.0
    77.6
    67
    94
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    74.1
    77.7
    69
    94
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    74.2
    77.8
    67
    93
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    74.6
    78.1
    63
    91
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    75.2
    78.4
    59
    89
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    75.8
    78.8
    55
    84
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    76.3
    79.2
    53
    83
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    76.8
    79.6
    50
    81
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    77.4
    80.1
    50
    77
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    78.2
    80.6
    50
    73
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    79.1
    81.4
    49
    73
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    80.1
    82.4
    50
    63
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.6
    83.5
    50
    63
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    83.3
    85.0
    48
    63
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.4
    86.6
    49
    64
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.6
    88.4
    55
    65
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.2
    49
    62
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Paraguay PARAGUAY   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    100.96
    115
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    76.98
    103
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.47
    47
     
    8.13
    162
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.65
    92
     
    22.68
    121
    5. Kidney Disease
    30.87
    25
     
    14.51
    91
    6. Prostate Cancer
    27.16
    37
     
    1.70
    179
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.16
    57
     
    19.67
    82
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    24.01
    44
     
    15.86
    105
    9. Lung Disease
    19.10
    117
     
    100.37
    3
    10. Breast Cancer
    17.63
    81
     
    15.72
    104
    11. Cervical Cancer
    16.94
    43
     
    7.49
    98
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.84
    80
     
    48.65
    2
    13. Hypertension
    13.58
    93
     
    20.26
    52
    14. HIV/AIDS
    12.95
    62
     
    0.17
    155
    15. Liver Disease
    12.23
    110
     
    17.00
    85
    16. Suicide
    10.01
    91
     
    14.92
    32
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    9.98
    67
     
    7.75
    103
    18. Other Injuries
    9.15
    77
     
    5.57
    133
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.05
    82
     
    14.76
    38
    20. Low Birth Weight
    8.49
    81
     
    10.30
    70
    21. Violence
    7.76
    72
     
    4.28
    105
    22. Stomach Cancer
    6.36
    77
     
    12.40
    31
    23. Falls
    5.61
    86
     
    6.03
    79
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    5.39
    63
     
    5.71
    59
    25. Leukemia
    5.22
    22
     
    3.28
    116
    26. Tuberculosis
    4.86
    94
     
    57.08
    28
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.85
    77
     
    3.42
    93
    28. Other Neoplasms
    4.71
    27
     
    1.17
    154
    29. Malnutrition
    4.69
    66
     
    1.01
    105
    30. Lymphomas
    4.32
    109
     
    2.50
    151
    31. Drownings
    4.14
    89
     
    5.49
    66
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.04
    134
     
    3.03
    155
    33. Maternal Conditions
    4.04
    54
     
    1.12
    93
    34. Ovary Cancer
    4.03
    98
     
    3.67
    118
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.57
    126
     
    2.15
    159
    36. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    149
     
    18.14
    12
    37. Alcohol
    3.23
    29
     
    1.11
    120
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.20
    74
     
    5.33
    37
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.89
    93
     
    5.56
    76
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.41
    42
     
    0.77
    140
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.37
    105
     
    4.52
    67
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    116
     
    1.81
    135
    43. Uterin Cancer
    2.25
    83
     
    2.17
    86
    44. Epilepsy
    2.21
    74
     
    1.80
    88
    45. Asthma
    2.08
    116
     
    5.80
    81
    46. Meningitis
    2.04
    74
     
    1.14
    94
    47. Pertussis
    1.98
    32
     
    0.20
    98
    48. Fires
    1.57
    94
     
    1.37
    105
    49. Bladder Cancer
    1.33
    132
     
    2.68
    67
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    71
     
    0.54
    155
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Paraguay PARAGUAY   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,058
    15.70
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    3,876
    12.03
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,284
    7.09
     
    2,237
    1.02
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,790
    5.56
     
    5,736
    2.62
    5. Kidney Disease
    1,595
    4.95
     
    3,988
    1.82
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,551
    4.82
     
    5,214
    2.38
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,162
    3.61
     
    4,491
    2.05
    8. Lung Disease
    959
    2.98
     
    28,017
    12.81
    9. HIV/AIDS
    769
    2.39
     
    47
    0.02
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    747
    2.32
     
    1,596
    0.73
    11. Lung Cancers
    746
    2.32
     
    13,520
    6.18
    12. Suicide
    680
    2.11
     
    3,981
    1.82
    13. Hypertension
    672
    2.09
     
    5,653
    2.58
    14. Liver Disease
    650
    2.02
     
    4,710
    2.15
    15. Low Birth Weight
    645
    2.00
     
    2,031
    0.93
    16. Prostate Cancer
    623
    1.93
     
    165
    0.08
    17. Other Injuries
    578
    1.79
     
    1,438
    0.66
    18. Violence
    496
    1.54
     
    1,110
    0.51
    19. Breast Cancer
    466
    1.45
     
    2,451
    1.12
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    456
    1.42
     
    4,123
    1.88
    21. Cervical Cancer
    450
    1.40
     
    1,126
    0.51
    22. Stomach Cancer
    321
    1.00
     
    3,451
    1.58
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    312
    0.97
     
    715
    0.33
    24. Falls
    301
    0.93
     
    1,625
    0.74
    25. Leukemia
    299
    0.93
     
    867
    0.40
    26. Drownings
    287
    0.89
     
    1,296
    0.59
    27. Maternal Conditions
    271
    0.84
     
    292
    0.13
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    269
    0.84
     
    1,590
    0.73
    29. Tuberculosis
    257
    0.80
     
    15,184
    6.94
    30. Malnutrition
    250
    0.78
     
    270
    0.12
    31. Other Neoplasms
    241
    0.75
     
    324
    0.15
    32. Lymphomas
    230
    0.71
     
    687
    0.31
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    221
    0.69
     
    789
    0.36
    34. Birth Trauma
    220
    0.68
     
    1,095
    0.50
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    204
    0.63
     
    540
    0.25
    36. Alcohol
    175
    0.54
     
    306
    0.14
    37. Liver Cancer
    174
    0.54
     
    5,076
    2.32
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    159
    0.49
     
    1,495
    0.68
    39. Pertussis
    150
    0.47
     
    40
    0.02
    40. Epilepsy
    145
    0.45
     
    447
    0.20
    41. Meningitis
    135
    0.42
     
    266
    0.12
    42. Skin Cancers
    123
    0.38
     
    215
    0.10
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    121
    0.38
     
    1,250
    0.57
    44. Oral Cancer
    116
    0.36
     
    512
    0.23
    45. Asthma
    113
    0.35
     
    1,608
    0.74
    46. Ovary Cancer
    106
    0.33
     
    581
    0.27
    47. Fires
    97
    0.30
     
    356
    0.16
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    71
    0.22
     
    2,275
    1.04
    49. Bladder Cancer
    66
    0.20
     
    749
    0.34
    50. Skin Disease
    65
    0.20
     
    170
    0.08
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Paraguay PARAGUAY   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.16
    37
     
    1.70
    179
    2. Breast Cancer
    17.63
    81
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Cervical Cancer
    16.94
    43
     
    7.49
    98
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.84
    80
     
    48.65
    2
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.05
    82
     
    14.76
    38
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.36
    77
     
    12.40
    31
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.39
    63
     
    5.71
    59
    8. Leukemia
    5.22
    22
     
    3.28
    116
    9. Lymphomas
    4.32
    109
     
    2.50
    151
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.03
    98
     
    3.67
    118
    11. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    149
     
    18.14
    12
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.20
    74
     
    5.33
    37
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.41
    42
     
    0.77
    140
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.28
    116
     
    1.81
    135
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.25
    83
     
    2.17
    86
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.33
    132
     
    2.68
    67
     
     
     
    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.