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Portugal
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 Portugal 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
Portugal Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Portugal PORTUGAL   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Portugal PORTUGAL   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    60.7
    66.3
    63.4
    52
    43
    48
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    51
    43
    45
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    67.9
    75.1
    71.4
    36
    29
    30
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    70.2
    77.3
    73.7
    38
    27
    33
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    73.1
    80.1
    76.6
    34
    24
    29
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    76.4
    82.6
    79.6
    27
    23
    25
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    78.3
    84.5
    81.5
    28
    11
    19
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Portugal PORTUGAL   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    84.5
    28
    11
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.8
    27
    11
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    78.8
    84.8
    27
    11
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    78.9
    84.9
    27
    11
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    79.1
    84.9
    27
    11
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    79.3
    85.0
    28
    11
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    79.5
    85.2
    28
    11
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    79.9
    85.4
    29
    10
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    80.5
    85.6
    28
    10
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    81.3
    86.0
    26
    11
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    82.3
    86.4
    23
    11
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.9
    22
    12
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.6
    21
    14
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    28
    21
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    37
    32
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    46
    40
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Portugal PORTUGAL   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    47.51
    136
    177.55
    4
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.23
    177
    109.84
    103
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.81
    98
    22.68
    121
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
    48.65
    2
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
    14.76
    38
    6. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
    1.70
    179
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.72
    125
    8.13
    162
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.57
    92
    15.86
    105
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
    15.72
    104
    10. Lung Disease
    13.35
    156
    100.37
    3
    11. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
    12.40
    31
    12. Suicide
    8.77
    111
    14.92
    32
    13. Liver Disease
    8.34
    140
    17.00
    85
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    6.99
    71
    2.15
    159
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.85
    157
    14.51
    91
    16. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
    2.50
    151
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
    5.71
    59
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.11
    153
    19.67
    82
    19. Other Injuries
    5.20
    140
    5.57
    133
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
    18.14
    12
    21. Hypertension
    4.90
    154
    20.26
    52
    22. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
    1.81
    135
    23. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
    3.28
    116
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
    2.68
    67
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4.12
    93
    0.17
    155
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.66
    19
    0.54
    155
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
    3.67
    118
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
    5.33
    37
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
    7.49
    98
    30. Falls
    3.06
    139
    6.03
    79
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.06
    153
    3.03
    155
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2.86
    168
    7.75
    103
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
    2.17
    86
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    104
    1.17
    154
    35. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
    0.77
    140
    36. Epilepsy
    1.59
    101
    1.80
    88
    37. Low Birth Weight
    1.30
    171
    10.30
    70
    38. Alcohol
    1.18
    117
    1.11
    120
    39. Tuberculosis
    1.12
    130
    57.08
    28
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.96
    152
    4.52
    67
    41. Violence
    0.96
    165
    4.28
    105
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.77
    148
    8.26
    12
    43. Drug Use
    0.76
    132
    2.33
    47
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.75
    150
    3.42
    93
    45. Drownings
    0.65
    167
    5.49
    66
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    70
    0.04
    143
    47. Asthma
    0.58
    172
    5.80
    81
    48. Skin Disease
    0.49
    152
    0.63
    140
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.45
    166
    5.56
    76
    50. Fires
    0.40
    160
    1.37
    105
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Portugal PORTUGAL   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    12,735
    14.62
    49,241
    22.51
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,284
    14.10
    30,572
    13.98
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,136
    9.34
    5,736
    2.62
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,078
    5.83
    4,491
    2.05
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,734
    5.43
    2,237
    1.02
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,386
    5.03
    4,123
    1.88
    7. Lung Cancers
    4,181
    4.80
    13,520
    6.18
    8. Lung Disease
    3,677
    4.22
    28,017
    12.81
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2,647
    3.04
    3,451
    1.58
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,036
    2.34
    165
    0.08
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,911
    2.19
    2,451
    1.12
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,893
    2.17
    3,988
    1.82
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    1,634
    1.88
    540
    0.25
    14. Lymphomas
    1,532
    1.76
    687
    0.31
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1,453
    1.67
    1,590
    0.73
    16. Suicide
    1,413
    1.62
    3,981
    1.82
    17. Liver Disease
    1,408
    1.62
    4,710
    2.15
    18. Hypertension
    1,377
    1.58
    5,653
    2.58
    19. Liver Cancer
    1,114
    1.28
    5,076
    2.32
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,083
    1.24
    749
    0.34
    21. Other Injuries
    1,081
    1.24
    1,438
    0.66
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    1,048
    1.20
    149
    0.07
    23. Leukemia
    977
    1.12
    867
    0.40
    24. Oral Cancer
    821
    0.94
    512
    0.23
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    801
    0.92
    5,214
    2.38
    26. Falls
    715
    0.82
    1,625
    0.74
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    655
    0.75
    789
    0.36
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    636
    0.73
    1,495
    0.68
    29. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.68
    324
    0.15
    30. Skin Cancers
    528
    0.61
    215
    0.10
    31. HIV/AIDS
    511
    0.59
    47
    0.02
    32. Ovary Cancer
    407
    0.47
    581
    0.27
    33. Cervical Cancer
    388
    0.45
    1,126
    0.51
    34. Epilepsy
    342
    0.39
    447
    0.20
    35. Uterin Cancer
    308
    0.35
    344
    0.16
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    234
    0.27
    1,250
    0.57
    37. Tuberculosis
    231
    0.27
    15,184
    6.94
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    200
    0.23
    715
    0.33
    39. Alcohol
    200
    0.23
    306
    0.14
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    190
    0.22
    1,596
    0.73
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    186
    0.21
    2,275
    1.04
    42. Anemia
    183
    0.21
    9
    0.00
    43. Asthma
    134
    0.15
    1,608
    0.74
    44. Skin Disease
    123
    0.14
    170
    0.08
    45. Drug Use
    120
    0.14
    625
    0.29
    46. Violence
    114
    0.13
    1,110
    0.51
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    83
    0.10
    179
    0.08
    48. Drownings
    83
    0.10
    1,296
    0.59
    49. Fires
    78
    0.09
    356
    0.16
    50. Malnutrition
    71
    0.08
    270
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Portugal PORTUGAL   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
    48.65
    2
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
    14.76
    38
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
    1.70
    179
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
    15.72
    104
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
    12.40
    31
    6. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
    2.50
    151
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
    5.71
    59
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
    18.14
    12
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
    1.81
    135
    10. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
    3.28
    116
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
    2.68
    67
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
    3.67
    118
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
    5.33
    37
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
    7.49
    98
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
    2.17
    86
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
    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.