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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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female 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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
    131.75
    66
     
    30.76
    183
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    83.74
    15
     
    16.26
    132
    3. Stroke
    74.41
    109
     
    34.98
    155
    4. Kidney Disease
    49.37
    6
     
    8.08
    146
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37.72
    87
     
    19.84
    131
    6. Lung Disease
    26.80
    60
     
    10.48
    171
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.23
    85
     
    9.05
    132
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.42
    95
     
    13.67
    130
    9. Hypertension
    15.23
    77
     
    4.32
    158
    10. Liver Disease
    11.91
    113
     
    8.82
    136
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.15
    25
     
    1.67
    177
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    42
     
    1.98
    162
    13. Asthma
    9.93
    63
     
    2.37
    113
    14. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
     
    14.05
    25
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.36
    92
     
    1.79
    181
    16. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
     
    5.62
    158
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
     
    2.70
    146
    18. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
     
    5.89
    177
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.10
    92
     
    1.99
    156
    20. Suicide
    6.89
    130
     
    24.21
    10
    21. Other Injuries
    5.94
    126
     
    5.32
    139
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
     
    11.97
    58
    23. Skin Disease
    5.11
    25
     
    0.66
    137
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.92
    35
     
    0.26
    180
    25. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
     
    23.65
    43
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
     
    16.01
    17
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.57
    90
     
    1.26
    137
    28. Violence
    3.57
    118
     
    1.75
    144
    29. Drownings
    3.49
    98
     
    1.06
    149
    30. Falls
    3.29
    129
     
    3.26
    132
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.08
    89
     
    0.76
    163
    32. Malnutrition
    3.01
    77
     
    0.11
    152
    33. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
     
    2.53
    161
    34. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
     
    3.54
    127
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    109
     
    0.35
    174
    36. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
     
    2.64
    137
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.45
    82
     
    0.10
    153
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.30
    126
     
    4.26
    98
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    70
     
    4.28
    11
    40. Meningitis
    1.17
    93
     
    0.10
    178
    41. Fires
    1.04
    118
     
    0.45
    157
    42. Leprosy
    0.95
    10
     
    0.03
    89
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.91
    162
     
    1.81
    121
    44. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
     
    0.74
    165
    45. Poisonings
    0.74
    97
     
    0.41
    133
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
     
    6.62
    44
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    2.11
    102
    48. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
     
    1.50
    152
    49. Appendicitis
    0.65
    76
     
    0.09
    149
    50. Alcohol
    0.47
    154
     
    1.17
    119
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Samoa SAMOA   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180
    20.45
     
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    115
    13.07
     
    13,250
    5.41
    3. Stroke
    102
    11.59
     
    28,533
    11.65
    4. Kidney Disease
    68
    7.73
     
    6,582
    2.69
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56
    6.36
     
    16,514
    6.74
    6. Lung Disease
    36
    4.09
     
    8,739
    3.57
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    3.41
     
    6,040
    2.47
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    2.61
     
    11,573
    4.72
    9. Hypertension
    21
    2.39
     
    3,626
    1.48
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    2.39
     
    590
    0.24
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.16
     
    514
    0.21
    12. Liver Disease
    17
    1.93
     
    6,500
    2.65
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    1.82
     
    1,195
    0.49
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    15
    1.70
     
    1,458
    0.60
    15. Asthma
    14
    1.59
     
    1,973
    0.81
    16. Stomach Cancer
    12
    1.36
     
    11,054
    4.51
    17. Suicide
    11
    1.25
     
    16,078
    6.56
    18. Other Injuries
    10
    1.14
     
    4,183
    1.71
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7
    0.80
     
    9,555
    3.90
    20. Lung Cancers
    7
    0.80
     
    19,048
    7.78
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.80
     
    208
    0.08
    22. Skin Disease
    7
    0.80
     
    543
    0.22
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.68
     
    1,023
    0.42
    24. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.68
     
    90
    0.04
    25. Drownings
    6
    0.68
     
    662
    0.27
    26. Violence
    6
    0.68
     
    1,029
    0.42
    27. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.57
     
    12,373
    5.05
    28. Breast Cancer
    5
    0.57
     
    2,221
    0.91
    29. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.57
     
    1,113
    0.45
    30. Falls
    5
    0.57
     
    2,417
    0.99
    31. Malnutrition
    4
    0.45
     
    91
    0.04
    32. Prostate Cancer
    4
    0.45
     
    1,877
    0.77
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.45
     
    624
    0.25
    34. Lymphomas
    3
    0.34
     
    2,732
    1.12
    35. Leukemia
    3
    0.34
     
    1,784
    0.73
    36. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.23
     
    3,406
    1.39
    37. Meningitis
    2
    0.23
     
    60
    0.02
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.23
     
    55
    0.02
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.23
     
    1,028
    0.42
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.23
     
    3,577
    1.46
    41. Fires
    2
    0.23
     
    300
    0.12
    42. Pertussis
    1
    0.11
     
    0
    0.00
    43. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.11
     
    1,050
    0.43
    44. Leprosy
    1
    0.11
     
    25
    0.01
    45. Oral Cancer
    1
    0.11
     
    1,159
    0.47
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1
    0.11
     
    1,686
    0.69
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    1
    0.11
     
    5,269
    2.15
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1
    0.11
     
    1,420
    0.58
    49. Alcohol
    1
    0.11
     
    833
    0.34
    50. Drug Use
    1
    0.11
     
    148
    0.06
     
     
    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
    8.75
    55
     
    14.05
    25
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
     
    5.62
    158
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
     
    2.70
    146
    4. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
     
    5.89
    177
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
     
    11.97
    58
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
     
    23.65
    43
    7. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
     
    16.01
    17
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
     
    2.53
    161
    9. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
     
    3.54
    127
    10. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
     
    2.64
    137
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
     
    6.62
    44
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    2.11
    102
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
     
    1.50
    152
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    180
     
    0.66
    147
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    181
     
    0.71
    171
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.00
    183
     
    1.84
    97
     
     
     
    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.