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Russia
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 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

Compare Russia 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 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
Russia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Russia RUSSIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Russia RUSSIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    63.1
    73.4
    68.1
    60
    27
    42
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    61.4
    73.0
    67.0
    85
    47
    67
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    63.8
    74.3
    68.9
    98
    55
    79
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    58.7
    72.0
    65.0
    132
    98
    119
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    62.4
    74.6
    68.4
    134
    97
    115
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    66.4
    77.2
    71.9
    125
    85
    105
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Russia RUSSIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    66.4
    77.2
    125
    85
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    67.1
    77.8
    142
    92
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    67.2
    77.8
    147
    92
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    67.3
    77.9
    150
    92
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    67.5
    78.0
    154
    93
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    67.9
    78.2
    158
    92
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    68.5
    78.5
    157
    90
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    69.6
    78.9
    154
    87
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    70.7
    79.3
    150
    85
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.7
    79.8
    150
    82
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    72.9
    80.3
    147
    82
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    74.3
    80.9
    146
    78
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    76.1
    81.8
    135
    77
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    78.3
    82.9
    123
    75
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    80.8
    84.1
    109
    74
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.6
    97
    78
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.5
    87.8
    85
    80
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.5
    79
    89
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Russia RUSSIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    225.55
    23
    120.49
    96
    2. Stroke
    115.16
    37
    167.56
    2
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    27.73
    3
    2.35
    166
    4. Lung Cancers
    26.70
    25
    46.18
    2
    5. Suicide
    26.54
    3
    10.56
    68
    6. HIV/AIDS
    22.34
    50
    0.18
    157
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.31
    32
    15.23
    103
    8. Liver Disease
    20.83
    69
    11.17
    116
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.91
    6
    14.39
    36
    10. Prostate Cancer
    17.69
    80
    2.13
    177
    11. Stomach Cancer
    17.13
    9
    11.91
    31
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17.10
    132
    26.38
    84
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16.15
    134
    20.09
    118
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    15.93
    100
    19.91
    80
    15. Alcohol
    14.54
    2
    1.03
    127
    16. Other Injuries
    14.13
    32
    5.02
    137
    17. Lung Disease
    11.77
    165
    112.26
    1
    18. Drug Use
    10.73
    3
    2.32
    32
    19. Violence
    9.90
    50
    4.33
    103
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    7.80
    29
    5.56
    58
    21. Hypertension
    7.72
    126
    15.42
    69
    22. Ovary Cancer
    6.55
    16
    3.55
    128
    23. Tuberculosis
    6.54
    82
    38.68
    41
    24. Cervical Cancer
    6.35
    110
    7.13
    102
    25. Falls
    5.99
    76
    6.48
    71
    26. Drownings
    5.48
    57
    6.30
    44
    27. Oral Cancer
    5.38
    40
    1.75
    157
    28. Liver Cancer
    4.96
    104
    17.57
    13
    29. Uterin Cancer
    4.84
    18
    2.07
    91
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    4.73
    136
    6.26
    118
    31. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.08
    179
    11.19
    147
    32. Lymphomas
    3.98
    133
    2.47
    167
    33. Leukemia
    3.96
    83
    3.29
    116
    34. Kidney Disease
    3.90
    173
    12.50
    110
    35. Fires
    3.75
    51
    1.19
    110
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
    5.01
    35
    37. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    50
    2.71
    70
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.06
    94
    4.80
    68
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    2.76
    67
    1.73
    127
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.75
    29
    0.76
    148
    41. Low Birth Weight
    2.65
    150
    7.16
    91
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.57
    100
    9.04
    10
    43. Poisonings
    1.46
    55
    1.85
    48
    44. Asthma
    0.86
    151
    2.68
    102
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    0.86
    176
    1.82
    160
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.81
    144
    4.27
    79
    47. Skin Disease
    0.73
    131
    0.54
    146
    48. Meningitis
    0.70
    117
    0.88
    104
    49. Encephalitis
    0.68
    106
    0.70
    101
    50. Epilepsy
    0.47
    178
    1.49
    105
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Russia RUSSIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    599,001
    34.57
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Stroke
    308,347
    17.80
    46,562
    22.10
    3. Lung Cancers
    62,445
    3.60
    13,627
    6.47
    4. Inflammatory/Heart
    56,740
    3.27
    604
    0.29
    5. Alzheimers & Dementia
    51,341
    2.96
    6,220
    2.95
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    49,040
    2.83
    4,273
    2.03
    7. Suicide
    44,673
    2.58
    2,852
    1.35
    8. Liver Disease
    41,091
    2.37
    3,210
    1.52
    9. Stomach Cancer
    40,824
    2.36
    3,538
    1.68
    10. HIV/AIDS
    36,193
    2.09
    50
    0.02
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32,041
    1.85
    4,792
    2.27
    12. Lung Disease
    29,877
    1.72
    30,364
    14.41
    13. Breast Cancer
    29,175
    1.68
    2,540
    1.21
    14. Alcohol
    26,451
    1.53
    287
    0.14
    15. Other Injuries
    25,618
    1.48
    1,298
    0.62
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    24,970
    1.44
    5,216
    2.48
    17. Hypertension
    20,051
    1.16
    4,053
    1.92
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    18,840
    1.09
    1,654
    0.79
    19. Drug Use
    18,374
    1.06
    627
    0.30
    20. Violence
    16,308
    0.94
    1,108
    0.53
    21. Prostate Cancer
    14,953
    0.86
    176
    0.08
    22. Oral Cancer
    12,027
    0.69
    531
    0.25
    23. Tuberculosis
    11,796
    0.68
    10,921
    5.18
    24. Liver Cancer
    11,733
    0.68
    5,267
    2.50
    25. Falls
    11,684
    0.67
    1,675
    0.80
    26. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,812
    0.57
    3,182
    1.51
    27. Kidney Disease
    8,998
    0.52
    3,463
    1.64
    28. Ovary Cancer
    8,830
    0.51
    606
    0.29
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    8,757
    0.51
    1,519
    0.72
    30. Lymphomas
    8,621
    0.50
    721
    0.34
    31. Drownings
    8,553
    0.49
    1,471
    0.70
    32. Bladder Cancer
    8,285
    0.48
    780
    0.37
    33. Leukemia
    8,261
    0.48
    900
    0.43
    34. Cervical Cancer
    8,002
    0.46
    1,139
    0.54
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    7,796
    0.45
    464
    0.22
    36. Fires
    7,057
    0.41
    302
    0.14
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6,962
    0.40
    1,329
    0.63
    38. Skin Cancers
    6,448
    0.37
    215
    0.10
    39. Uterin Cancer
    6,088
    0.35
    357
    0.17
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    5,283
    0.30
    1,282
    0.61
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3,516
    0.20
    2,467
    1.17
    42. Low Birth Weight
    2,866
    0.17
    1,401
    0.67
    43. Poisonings
    2,439
    0.14
    482
    0.23
    44. Asthma
    2,023
    0.12
    724
    0.34
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    1,578
    0.09
    464
    0.22
    46. Skin Disease
    1,541
    0.09
    130
    0.06
    47. Encephalitis
    1,191
    0.07
    152
    0.07
    48. Meningitis
    1,187
    0.07
    204
    0.10
    49. Birth Trauma
    882
    0.05
    836
    0.40
    50. Epilepsy
    747
    0.04
    373
    0.18
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Russia RUSSIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    26.70
    25
    46.18
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.31
    32
    15.23
    103
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.91
    6
    14.39
    36
    4. Prostate Cancer
    17.69
    80
    2.13
    177
    5. Stomach Cancer
    17.13
    9
    11.91
    31
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.80
    29
    5.56
    58
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.55
    16
    3.55
    128
    8. Cervical Cancer
    6.35
    110
    7.13
    102
    9. Oral Cancer
    5.38
    40
    1.75
    157
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.96
    104
    17.57
    13
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.84
    18
    2.07
    91
    12. Lymphomas
    3.98
    133
    2.47
    167
    13. Leukemia
    3.96
    83
    3.29
    116
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
    5.01
    35
    15. Bladder Cancer
    3.21
    50
    2.71
    70
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.75
    29
    0.76
    148
    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.