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Philippines
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Philippines 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 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 No Macedonia 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
Philippines Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Philippines PHILIPPINES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Philippines PHILIPPINES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    51.6
    55.3
    53.4
    85
    83
    85
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    55.7
    59.2
    57.4
    88
    90
    89
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    59.4
    63.3
    61.3
    95
    97
    96
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    63.6
    67.8
    65.6
    102
    107
    106
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    63.9
    69.9
    66.8
    110
    113
    111
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    64.8
    71.2
    67.9
    118
    116
    121
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    66.2
    72.6
    69.3
    126
    118
    123
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Philippines PHILIPPINES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    66.2
    72.6
    126
    118
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    68.2
    74.5
    131
    118
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    68.4
    74.7
    136
    116
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    68.6
    74.8
    134
    116
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    68.9
    75.1
    134
    115
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    69.4
    75.3
    135
    115
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    69.9
    75.6
    137
    115
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    70.5
    75.9
    138
    115
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    71.1
    76.3
    141
    114
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    71.9
    76.8
    143
    114
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    72.9
    77.5
    145
    116
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    74.1
    78.4
    149
    115
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    75.7
    79.4
    151
    114
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    77.7
    80.7
    142
    111
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    80.1
    82.2
    134
    111
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.9
    133
    123
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    85.2
    85.8
    162
    160
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.0
    155
    165
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Philippines PHILIPPINES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    197.08
    32
    30.29
    183
    2. Stroke
    130.85
    22
    32.37
    149
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    126.54
    18
    21.00
    114
    4. Lung Disease
    45.61
    16
    11.73
    167
    5. Tuberculosis
    39.06
    40
    3.40
    100
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    38.17
    59
    13.90
    140
    7. Kidney Disease
    31.09
    28
    8.06
    149
    8. Hypertension
    23.44
    25
    4.01
    159
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.73
    30
    6.11
    175
    10. Asthma
    18.42
    14
    2.38
    111
    11. Violence
    16.18
    21
    1.03
    159
    12. Lung Cancers
    15.82
    76
    22.91
    45
    13. Prostate Cancer
    14.97
    104
    6.44
    157
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.40
    118
    7.98
    133
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.58
    73
    11.46
    63
    16. Liver Cancer
    10.48
    37
    15.15
    19
    17. Liver Disease
    9.88
    128
    8.32
    141
    18. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    9.69
    18
    0.68
    169
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    9.52
    29
    1.92
    159
    20. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8.66
    71
    0.98
    139
    21. Cervical Cancer
    8.52
    86
    2.63
    149
    22. Low Birth Weight
    8.18
    86
    1.70
    157
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    7.44
    97
    1.96
    181
    24. Birth Trauma
    5.93
    73
    0.37
    171
    25. Malnutrition
    5.75
    55
    0.11
    154
    26. Drownings
    5.45
    60
    0.92
    155
    27. Other Injuries
    5.29
    131
    5.13
    135
    28. Falls
    4.90
    96
    3.15
    137
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.51
    90
    2.59
    163
    30. Oral Cancer
    4.41
    58
    1.54
    169
    31. Anemia
    4.32
    3
    0.31
    45
    32. Other Neoplasms
    4.29
    43
    1.83
    129
    33. War
    4.21
    11
    0.00
    155
    34. Leukemia
    4.18
    70
    2.61
    143
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.12
    127
    1.74
    176
    36. Suicide
    3.72
    159
    20.20
    10
    37. Skin Disease
    3.35
    64
    0.62
    139
    38. Stomach Cancer
    2.89
    157
    12.27
    28
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.87
    71
    0.21
    178
    40. Maternal Conditions
    2.82
    63
    0.11
    151
    41. Lymphomas
    2.76
    155
    3.62
    138
    42. Pancreas Cancer
    2.61
    117
    6.75
    42
    43. Encephalitis
    2.46
    16
    0.92
    79
    44. Dengue
    2.45
    1
    0.00
    159
    45. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1.98
    177
    13.96
    142
    46. Alcohol
    1.79
    86
    1.17
    121
    47. Uterin Cancer
    1.70
    110
    0.71
    177
    48. Meningitis
    1.63
    74
    0.10
    180
    49. Epilepsy
    1.48
    106
    0.75
    162
    50. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    1.01
    8
    0.09
    46
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Philippines PHILIPPINES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    120,800
    19.83
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Stroke
    84,813
    13.92
    27,962
    11.29
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    75,843
    12.45
    18,632
    7.52
    4. Tuberculosis
    27,997
    4.60
    2,897
    1.17
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,528
    4.19
    11,986
    4.84
    6. Lung Disease
    25,236
    4.14
    10,362
    4.18
    7. Kidney Disease
    21,894
    3.59
    6,964
    2.81
    8. Violence
    15,295
    2.51
    641
    0.26
    9. Hypertension
    14,488
    2.38
    3,604
    1.45
    10. Asthma
    12,479
    2.05
    2,116
    0.85
    11. Lung Cancers
    10,894
    1.79
    19,345
    7.81
    12. Low Birth Weight
    10,685
    1.75
    428
    0.17
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10,624
    1.74
    5,479
    2.21
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    9,222
    1.51
    624
    0.25
    15. Breast Cancer
    8,905
    1.46
    2,441
    0.99
    16. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8,326
    1.37
    837
    0.34
    17. Birth Trauma
    7,741
    1.27
    94
    0.04
    18. Liver Cancer
    7,500
    1.23
    12,384
    5.00
    19. Liver Disease
    7,491
    1.23
    6,513
    2.63
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,196
    1.18
    9,651
    3.89
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6,283
    1.03
    589
    0.24
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    6,260
    1.03
    1,492
    0.60
    23. Drownings
    5,633
    0.92
    595
    0.24
    24. Other Injuries
    5,145
    0.84
    4,269
    1.72
    25. War
    4,314
    0.71
    0
    0.00
    26. Malnutrition
    3,942
    0.65
    91
    0.04
    27. Leukemia
    3,678
    0.60
    1,843
    0.74
    28. Cervical Cancer
    3,464
    0.57
    1,137
    0.46
    29. Falls
    3,365
    0.55
    2,468
    1.00
    30. Prostate Cancer
    3,319
    0.54
    2,020
    0.82
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,294
    0.54
    1,317
    0.53
    32. Suicide
    3,263
    0.54
    13,677
    5.52
    33. Other Neoplasms
    3,133
    0.51
    1,507
    0.61
    34. Oral Cancer
    3,102
    0.51
    1,243
    0.50
    35. Dengue
    3,009
    0.49
    0
    0.00
    36. Maternal Conditions
    2,873
    0.47
    54
    0.02
    37. Anemia
    2,869
    0.47
    275
    0.11
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,781
    0.46
    180
    0.07
    39. Lymphomas
    2,066
    0.34
    2,930
    1.18
    40. Stomach Cancer
    1,954
    0.32
    10,183
    4.11
    41. Skin Disease
    1,929
    0.32
    539
    0.22
    42. Meningitis
    1,836
    0.30
    61
    0.02
    43. Ovary Cancer
    1,836
    0.30
    1,114
    0.45
    44. Pancreas Cancer
    1,759
    0.29
    5,648
    2.28
    45. Encephalitis
    1,729
    0.28
    758
    0.31
    46. Alcohol
    1,519
    0.25
    875
    0.35
    47. Epilepsy
    1,493
    0.25
    491
    0.20
    48. Alzheimers & Dementia
    1,047
    0.17
    12,661
    5.11
    49. Syphilis
    964
    0.16
    11
    0.00
    50. Fires
    865
    0.14
    314
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Philippines PHILIPPINES   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.73
    30
    6.11
    175
    2. Lung Cancers
    15.82
    76
    22.91
    45
    3. Prostate Cancer
    14.97
    104
    6.44
    157
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.58
    73
    11.46
    63
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.48
    37
    15.15
    19
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.52
    86
    2.63
    149
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.51
    90
    2.59
    163
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.41
    58
    1.54
    169
    9. Leukemia
    4.18
    70
    2.61
    143
    10. Stomach Cancer
    2.89
    157
    12.27
    28
    11. Lymphomas
    2.76
    155
    3.62
    138
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    2.61
    117
    6.75
    42
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.70
    110
    0.71
    177
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.94
    166
    2.03
    113
    15. Bladder Cancer
    0.75
    174
    1.81
    105
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.62
    159
    0.69
    154
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.