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Samoa
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 Samoa 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
Samoa Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Samoa SAMOA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    47.0
    53.6
    50.2
    101
    89
    95
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    131.75
    66
    109.84
    103
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    83.74
    15
    8.13
    162
    3. Stroke
    74.41
    109
    177.55
    4
    4. Kidney Disease
    49.37
    6
    14.51
    91
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37.72
    87
    22.68
    121
    6. Lung Disease
    26.80
    60
    100.37
    3
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.23
    85
    19.67
    82
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.42
    95
    15.86
    105
    9. Hypertension
    15.23
    77
    20.26
    52
    10. Liver Disease
    11.91
    113
    17.00
    85
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.15
    25
    3.03
    155
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    42
    2.15
    159
    13. Asthma
    9.93
    63
    5.80
    81
    14. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    12.40
    31
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.36
    92
    7.75
    103
    16. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    1.70
    179
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    7.49
    98
    18. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    15.72
    104
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.10
    92
    10.30
    70
    20. Suicide
    6.89
    130
    14.92
    32
    21. Other Injuries
    5.94
    126
    5.57
    133
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    14.76
    38
    23. Skin Disease
    5.11
    25
    0.63
    140
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.92
    35
    8.26
    12
    25. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    48.65
    2
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    18.14
    12
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.57
    90
    3.42
    93
    28. Violence
    3.57
    118
    4.28
    105
    29. Drownings
    3.49
    98
    5.49
    66
    30. Falls
    3.29
    129
    6.03
    79
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.08
    89
    4.52
    67
    32. Malnutrition
    3.01
    77
    1.01
    105
    33. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    3.67
    118
    34. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    2.50
    151
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    109
    5.56
    76
    36. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    3.28
    116
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.45
    82
    1.12
    93
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.30
    126
    57.08
    28
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    70
    0.54
    155
    40. Meningitis
    1.17
    93
    1.14
    94
    41. Fires
    1.04
    118
    1.37
    105
    42. Leprosy
    0.95
    10
    0.00
    144
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.91
    162
    1.17
    154
    44. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    1.80
    88
    45. Poisonings
    0.74
    97
    2.20
    44
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    5.71
    59
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    5.33
    37
    48. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    1.81
    135
    49. Appendicitis
    0.65
    76
    0.29
    115
    50. Alcohol
    0.47
    154
    1.11
    120
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Samoa SAMOA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180
    20.45
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    115
    13.07
    2,237
    1.02
    3. Stroke
    102
    11.59
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Kidney Disease
    68
    7.73
    3,988
    1.82
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56
    6.36
    5,736
    2.62
    6. Lung Disease
    36
    4.09
    28,017
    12.81
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    3.41
    5,214
    2.38
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    2.61
    4,491
    2.05
    9. Hypertension
    21
    2.39
    5,653
    2.58
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    2.39
    1,596
    0.73
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.16
    2,031
    0.93
    12. Liver Disease
    17
    1.93
    4,710
    2.15
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    1.82
    789
    0.36
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    15
    1.70
    540
    0.25
    15. Asthma
    14
    1.59
    1,608
    0.74
    16. Stomach Cancer
    12
    1.36
    3,451
    1.58
    17. Suicide
    11
    1.25
    3,981
    1.82
    18. Other Injuries
    10
    1.14
    1,438
    0.66
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7
    0.80
    4,123
    1.88
    20. Lung Cancers
    7
    0.80
    13,520
    6.18
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.80
    2,275
    1.04
    22. Skin Disease
    7
    0.80
    170
    0.08
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.68
    715
    0.33
    24. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.68
    1,095
    0.50
    25. Drownings
    6
    0.68
    1,296
    0.59
    26. Violence
    6
    0.68
    1,110
    0.51
    27. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.57
    5,076
    2.32
    28. Breast Cancer
    5
    0.57
    2,451
    1.12
    29. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.57
    1,126
    0.51
    30. Falls
    5
    0.57
    1,625
    0.74
    31. Malnutrition
    4
    0.45
    270
    0.12
    32. Prostate Cancer
    4
    0.45
    165
    0.08
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.45
    1,250
    0.57
    34. Lymphomas
    3
    0.34
    687
    0.31
    35. Leukemia
    3
    0.34
    867
    0.40
    36. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.23
    15,184
    6.94
    37. Meningitis
    2
    0.23
    266
    0.12
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.23
    292
    0.13
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.23
    581
    0.27
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.23
    149
    0.07
    41. Fires
    2
    0.23
    356
    0.16
    42. Pertussis
    1
    0.11
    40
    0.02
    43. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.11
    247
    0.11
    44. Leprosy
    1
    0.11
    0
    0.00
    45. Oral Cancer
    1
    0.11
    512
    0.23
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1
    0.11
    1,495
    0.68
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    1
    0.11
    1,590
    0.73
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1
    0.11
    324
    0.15
    49. Alcohol
    1
    0.11
    306
    0.14
    50. Drug Use
    1
    0.11
    625
    0.29
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    12.40
    31
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    1.70
    179
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    7.49
    98
    4. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    15.72
    104
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    14.76
    38
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    48.65
    2
    7. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    18.14
    12
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    3.67
    118
    9. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    2.50
    151
    10. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    3.28
    116
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    5.71
    59
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    5.33
    37
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    1.81
    135
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    180
    0.77
    140
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    181
    2.17
    86
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.00
    183
    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.