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Compare Peru 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    46.7
    49.3
    48.0
    102
    101
    101
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    52.4
    55.6
    53.9
    103
    102
    103
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    58.3
    62.4
    60.3
    102
    103
    103
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    63.5
    68.2
    65.8
    104
    104
    105
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    68.9
    73.9
    71.4
    70
    79
    75
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    71.2
    76.3
    73.7
    71
    79
    73
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    73.4
    78.3
    75.9
    61
    69
    62
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.4
    78.3
    61
    69
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    74.6
    79.4
    54
    63
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    74.8
    79.6
    53
    63
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    74.9
    79.7
    53
    62
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    75.1
    79.8
    53
    61
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    75.5
    80.0
    53
    60
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    75.9
    80.3
    52
    60
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    76.3
    80.5
    52
    60
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    76.8
    80.8
    52
    58
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    77.4
    81.2
    51
    57
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    78.1
    81.7
    52
    57
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    79.0
    82.3
    52
    57
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    80.1
    83.1
    51
    56
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    81.5
    84.1
    51
    56
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    83.2
    85.4
    50
    56
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.3
    87.0
    51
    54
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    87.8
    89.0
    50
    52
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.7
    34
    45
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    90.30
    39
     
    19.84
    131
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    74.12
    151
     
    30.76
    183
    3. Stroke
    37.59
    151
     
    34.98
    155
    4. Liver Disease
    27.83
    39
     
    8.82
    136
    5. Kidney Disease
    27.10
    35
     
    8.08
    146
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    26.28
    37
     
    13.67
    130
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.63
    115
     
    16.26
    132
    8. Prostate Cancer
    19.44
    68
     
    5.62
    158
    9. Lung Disease
    17.69
    134
     
    10.48
    171
    10. Violence
    14.65
    25
     
    1.75
    144
    11. Stomach Cancer
    14.21
    24
     
    14.05
    25
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.01
    110
     
    9.05
    132
    13. Other Injuries
    11.77
    56
     
    5.32
    139
    14. Cervical Cancer
    11.61
    72
     
    2.70
    146
    15. Lung Cancers
    10.22
    101
     
    23.65
    43
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    8.99
    81
     
    1.79
    181
    17. Breast Cancer
    8.76
    167
     
    5.89
    177
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.41
    97
     
    11.97
    58
    19. Tuberculosis
    7.07
    86
     
    4.26
    98
    20. Liver Cancer
    6.68
    66
     
    16.01
    17
    21. Malnutrition
    6.15
    52
     
    0.11
    152
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    104
     
    1.99
    156
    23. Suicide
    5.99
    138
     
    24.21
    10
    24. Lymphomas
    5.46
    83
     
    3.54
    127
    25. HIV/AIDS
    5.24
    86
     
    0.20
    152
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    6.62
    44
    27. Falls
    4.72
    102
     
    3.26
    132
    28. Drownings
    4.08
    90
     
    1.06
    149
    29. Leukemia
    3.71
    102
     
    2.64
    137
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.56
    91
     
    1.26
    137
    31. Ovary Cancer
    3.36
    131
     
    2.53
    161
    32. Hypertension
    3.34
    166
     
    4.32
    158
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.31
    151
     
    1.67
    177
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.72
    97
     
    0.76
    163
    35. Drug Use
    2.34
    46
     
    0.21
    178
    36. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    108
     
    0.35
    174
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    2.03
    161
     
    1.98
    162
    38. Fires
    1.65
    92
     
    0.45
    157
    39. Skin Cancers
    1.50
    91
     
    0.66
    147
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.50
    106
     
    0.26
    180
    41. Other Neoplasms
    1.49
    136
     
    1.81
    121
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.47
    122
     
    1.84
    97
    43. Skin Disease
    1.45
    101
     
    0.66
    137
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.41
    84
     
    0.10
    153
    45. Alcohol
    1.41
    103
     
    1.17
    119
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.27
    140
     
    2.11
    102
    47. Meningitis
    1.26
    90
     
    0.10
    178
    48. Encephalitis
    1.24
    49
     
    0.28
    147
    49. Asthma
    1.18
    138
     
    2.37
    113
    50. Epilepsy
    1.16
    139
     
    0.74
    165
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Peru PERU   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24,623
    16.78
     
    16,514
    6.74
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,965
    13.61
     
    25,047
    10.22
    3. Stroke
    10,241
    6.98
     
    28,533
    11.65
    4. Liver Disease
    7,611
    5.19
     
    6,500
    2.65
    5. Kidney Disease
    7,364
    5.02
     
    6,582
    2.69
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6,958
    4.74
     
    11,573
    4.72
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,269
    3.59
     
    13,250
    5.41
    8. Lung Disease
    4,757
    3.24
     
    8,739
    3.57
    9. Violence
    4,572
    3.12
     
    1,029
    0.42
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,159
    2.84
     
    6,040
    2.47
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3,823
    2.61
     
    11,054
    4.51
    12. Other Injuries
    3,538
    2.41
     
    4,183
    1.71
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    2,998
    2.04
     
    590
    0.24
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,751
    1.88
     
    19,048
    7.78
    15. Prostate Cancer
    2,300
    1.57
     
    1,877
    0.77
    16. Low Birth Weight
    2,054
    1.40
     
    514
    0.21
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,982
    1.35
     
    9,555
    3.90
    18. Tuberculosis
    1,980
    1.35
     
    3,406
    1.39
    19. Suicide
    1,825
    1.24
     
    16,078
    6.56
    20. Liver Cancer
    1,811
    1.23
     
    12,373
    5.05
    21. Malnutrition
    1,709
    1.16
     
    91
    0.04
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,699
    1.16
     
    1,113
    0.45
    23. HIV/AIDS
    1,589
    1.08
     
    134
    0.05
    24. Lymphomas
    1,491
    1.02
     
    2,732
    1.12
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    1,346
    0.92
     
    5,269
    2.15
    26. Falls
    1,317
    0.90
     
    2,417
    0.99
    27. Breast Cancer
    1,281
    0.87
     
    2,221
    0.91
    28. Drownings
    1,241
    0.85
     
    662
    0.27
    29. Leukemia
    1,085
    0.74
     
    1,784
    0.73
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,084
    0.74
     
    1,023
    0.42
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    944
    0.64
     
    1,195
    0.49
    32. Hypertension
    909
    0.62
     
    3,626
    1.48
    33. Birth Trauma
    773
    0.53
     
    90
    0.04
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    738
    0.50
     
    624
    0.25
    35. Drug Use
    689
    0.47
     
    148
    0.06
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    582
    0.40
     
    1,458
    0.60
    37. Ovary Cancer
    491
    0.33
     
    1,028
    0.42
    38. Fires
    482
    0.33
     
    300
    0.12
    39. Maternal Conditions
    451
    0.31
     
    55
    0.02
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    416
    0.28
     
    208
    0.08
    41. Other Neoplasms
    413
    0.28
     
    1,420
    0.58
    42. Skin Cancers
    403
    0.27
     
    529
    0.22
    43. Alcohol
    401
    0.27
     
    833
    0.34
    44. Skin Disease
    399
    0.27
     
    543
    0.22
    45. Bladder Cancer
    392
    0.27
     
    1,520
    0.62
    46. Meningitis
    389
    0.27
     
    60
    0.02
    47. Encephalitis
    383
    0.26
     
    158
    0.06
    48. Epilepsy
    353
    0.24
     
    470
    0.19
    49. Poisonings
    342
    0.23
     
    290
    0.12
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    339
    0.23
     
    1,686
    0.69
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Peru PERU   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    19.44
    68
     
    5.62
    158
    2. Stomach Cancer
    14.21
    24
     
    14.05
    25
    3. Cervical Cancer
    11.61
    72
     
    2.70
    146
    4. Lung Cancers
    10.22
    101
     
    23.65
    43
    5. Breast Cancer
    8.76
    167
     
    5.89
    177
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.41
    97
     
    11.97
    58
    7. Liver Cancer
    6.68
    66
     
    16.01
    17
    8. Lymphomas
    5.46
    83
     
    3.54
    127
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.03
    68
     
    6.62
    44
    10. Leukemia
    3.71
    102
     
    2.64
    137
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.36
    131
     
    2.53
    161
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.50
    91
     
    0.66
    147
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.47
    122
     
    1.84
    97
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.27
    140
     
    2.11
    102
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.12
    171
     
    1.50
    152
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.82
    166
     
    0.71
    171
     
     
     
    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.