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Samoa
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Samoa 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
Samoa Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH 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
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    114.69
    105
    30.29
    183
    2. Stroke
    71.26
    93
    32.37
    149
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    59.06
    24
    13.90
    140
    4. Kidney Disease
    35.52
    18
    8.06
    149
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    32.07
    88
    21.00
    114
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.25
    69
    13.96
    142
    7. Lung Disease
    23.07
    88
    11.73
    167
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    17.64
    91
    7.98
    133
    9. Hypertension
    14.14
    77
    4.01
    159
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10.66
    38
    12.27
    28
    11. Liver Disease
    10.18
    123
    8.32
    141
    12. Asthma
    9.69
    55
    2.38
    111
    13. Prostate Cancer
    9.63
    142
    6.44
    157
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.30
    42
    1.74
    176
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    7.82
    90
    1.96
    181
    16. Breast Cancer
    7.50
    173
    6.11
    175
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.34
    98
    2.63
    149
    18. Lymphomas
    7.19
    34
    3.62
    138
    19. Lung Cancers
    7.19
    119
    22.91
    45
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.16
    101
    11.46
    63
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.00
    93
    1.70
    157
    22. Liver Cancer
    5.90
    82
    15.15
    19
    23. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    44
    2.59
    163
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    5.58
    79
    1.92
    159
    25. Suicide
    5.37
    145
    20.20
    10
    26. Skin Disease
    5.33
    22
    0.62
    139
    27. Other Injuries
    5.00
    138
    5.13
    135
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.78
    41
    0.21
    178
    29. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.73
    81
    0.98
    139
    30. Leukemia
    4.52
    50
    2.61
    143
    31. Oral Cancer
    4.14
    69
    1.54
    169
    32. Violence
    3.77
    114
    1.03
    159
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.67
    89
    6.75
    42
    34. Drownings
    3.32
    99
    0.92
    155
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.11
    93
    0.68
    169
    36. Malnutrition
    2.81
    76
    0.11
    154
    37. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    69
    0.71
    177
    38. Falls
    2.54
    151
    3.15
    137
    39. Birth Trauma
    2.12
    108
    0.37
    171
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.11
    59
    0.69
    154
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.76
    123
    4.80
    2
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.71
    126
    2.03
    113
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    131
    1.81
    105
    44. Maternal Conditions
    1.19
    89
    0.11
    151
    45. Meningitis
    1.15
    87
    0.10
    180
    46. Leprosy
    0.99
    9
    0.00
    158
    47. Other Neoplasms
    0.90
    165
    1.83
    129
    48. Tuberculosis
    0.89
    138
    3.40
    100
    49. Fires
    0.89
    120
    0.46
    152
    50. Syphilis
    0.81
    55
    0.03
    136
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    162
    19.17
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Stroke
    100
    11.83
    27,962
    11.29
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    82
    9.70
    11,986
    4.84
    4. Kidney Disease
    50
    5.92
    6,964
    2.81
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    49
    5.80
    18,632
    7.52
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    40
    4.73
    12,661
    5.11
    7. Lung Disease
    32
    3.79
    10,362
    4.18
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    29
    3.43
    5,479
    2.21
    9. Hypertension
    20
    2.37
    3,604
    1.45
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    20
    2.37
    624
    0.25
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.25
    428
    0.17
    12. Stomach Cancer
    15
    1.78
    10,183
    4.11
    13. Liver Disease
    15
    1.78
    6,513
    2.63
    14. Asthma
    14
    1.66
    2,116
    0.85
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    12
    1.42
    1,317
    0.53
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10
    1.18
    9,651
    3.89
    17. Lung Cancers
    10
    1.18
    19,345
    7.81
    18. Lymphomas
    10
    1.18
    2,930
    1.18
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9
    1.07
    837
    0.34
    20. Suicide
    9
    1.07
    13,677
    5.52
    21. Liver Cancer
    8
    0.95
    12,384
    5.00
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    8
    0.95
    1,492
    0.60
    23. Skin Disease
    8
    0.95
    539
    0.22
    24. Other Injuries
    8
    0.95
    4,269
    1.72
    25. Breast Cancer
    7
    0.83
    2,441
    0.99
    26. Leukemia
    7
    0.83
    1,843
    0.74
    27. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.83
    180
    0.07
    28. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.71
    94
    0.04
    29. Oral Cancer
    6
    0.71
    1,243
    0.50
    30. Drownings
    6
    0.71
    595
    0.24
    31. Violence
    6
    0.71
    641
    0.26
    32. Malnutrition
    5
    0.59
    91
    0.04
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.59
    5,648
    2.28
    34. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.59
    1,137
    0.46
    35. Prostate Cancer
    5
    0.59
    2,020
    0.82
    36. Ovary Cancer
    4
    0.47
    1,114
    0.45
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.47
    589
    0.24
    38. Falls
    4
    0.47
    2,468
    1.00
    39. Skin Cancers
    3
    0.36
    580
    0.23
    40. Syphilis
    2
    0.24
    11
    0.00
    41. Meningitis
    2
    0.24
    61
    0.02
    42. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.24
    54
    0.02
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    2
    0.24
    1,691
    0.68
    44. Uterin Cancer
    2
    0.24
    306
    0.12
    45. Bladder Cancer
    2
    0.24
    1,577
    0.64
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.24
    4,251
    1.72
    47. Tuberculosis
    1
    0.12
    2,897
    1.17
    48. Pertussis
    1
    0.12
    0
    0.00
    49. Measles
    1
    0.12
    0
    0.00
    50. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.12
    778
    0.31
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    10.66
    38
    12.27
    28
    2. Prostate Cancer
    9.63
    142
    6.44
    157
    3. Breast Cancer
    7.50
    173
    6.11
    175
    4. Cervical Cancer
    7.34
    98
    2.63
    149
    5. Lymphomas
    7.19
    34
    3.62
    138
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.19
    119
    22.91
    45
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.16
    101
    11.46
    63
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.90
    82
    15.15
    19
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    44
    2.59
    163
    10. Leukemia
    4.52
    50
    2.61
    143
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.14
    69
    1.54
    169
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.67
    89
    6.75
    42
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.74
    69
    0.71
    177
    14. Skin Cancers
    2.11
    59
    0.69
    154
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.71
    126
    2.03
    113
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    131
    1.81
    105
    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.