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Sao Tome
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sao Tome 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
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    97.40
    57
    167.56
    2
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    95.45
    33
    20.09
    118
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    88.76
    135
    120.49
    96
    4. Liver Disease
    60.72
    4
    11.17
    116
    5. Lung Disease
    60.23
    8
    112.26
    1
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    45.52
    8
    19.91
    80
    7. Kidney Disease
    37.07
    15
    12.50
    110
    8. HIV/AIDS
    31.30
    39
    0.18
    157
    9. Cervical Cancer
    22.11
    23
    7.13
    102
    10. Alzheimers & Dementia
    19.87
    115
    26.38
    84
    11. Lung Cancers
    17.78
    69
    46.18
    2
    12. Diarrhoeal diseases
    17.77
    59
    2.72
    97
    13. Prostate Cancer
    17.50
    82
    2.13
    177
    14. Asthma
    16.15
    20
    2.68
    102
    15. Stomach Cancer
    16.08
    13
    11.91
    31
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.62
    132
    11.19
    147
    17. Breast Cancer
    14.56
    113
    15.23
    103
    18. Malnutrition
    13.44
    38
    1.34
    95
    19. Falls
    12.16
    39
    6.48
    71
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.73
    72
    14.39
    36
    21. Low Birth Weight
    9.30
    74
    7.16
    91
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    8.62
    66
    6.26
    118
    23. Birth Trauma
    8.04
    64
    4.27
    79
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    7.87
    42
    1.82
    160
    25. Tuberculosis
    7.49
    77
    38.68
    41
    26. Violence
    7.10
    73
    4.33
    103
    27. Measles
    6.66
    9
    0.00
    95
    28. Other Injuries
    6.48
    111
    5.02
    137
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.83
    27
    9.04
    10
    30. Hypertension
    5.57
    149
    15.42
    69
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.26
    97
    2.35
    166
    32. Maternal Conditions
    5.09
    49
    1.12
    90
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    4.99
    68
    5.56
    58
    34. Meningitis
    4.56
    48
    0.88
    104
    35. Lymphomas
    4.44
    117
    2.47
    167
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.41
    72
    4.80
    68
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.25
    46
    5.01
    35
    38. Bladder Cancer
    4.18
    24
    2.71
    70
    39. Ovary Cancer
    4.02
    111
    3.55
    128
    40. Uterin Cancer
    3.14
    50
    2.07
    91
    41. Suicide
    3.11
    169
    10.56
    68
    42. Leukemia
    3.09
    122
    3.29
    116
    43. Drownings
    2.74
    111
    6.30
    44
    44. Epilepsy
    2.43
    58
    1.49
    105
    45. Skin Disease
    2.42
    80
    0.54
    146
    46. Liver Cancer
    1.83
    178
    17.57
    13
    47. Appendicitis
    1.74
    36
    0.26
    116
    48. Encephalitis
    1.69
    35
    0.70
    101
    49. Hepatitis B
    1.60
    47
    0.88
    67
    50. Schistosomiasis
    1.56
    40
    0.00
    96
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    117
    11.77
    4,792
    2.27
    2. Stroke
    87
    8.75
    46,562
    22.10
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    77
    7.75
    31,886
    15.14
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    72
    7.24
    5,216
    2.48
    5. Liver Disease
    62
    6.24
    3,210
    1.52
    6. Lung Disease
    52
    5.23
    30,364
    14.41
    7. HIV/AIDS
    47
    4.73
    50
    0.02
    8. Kidney Disease
    39
    3.92
    3,463
    1.64
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    33
    3.32
    566
    0.27
    10. Low Birth Weight
    33
    3.32
    1,401
    0.67
    11. Birth Trauma
    29
    2.92
    836
    0.40
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    28
    2.82
    1,282
    0.61
    13. Measles
    24
    2.41
    0
    0.00
    14. Malnutrition
    23
    2.31
    295
    0.14
    15. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17
    1.71
    6,220
    2.95
    16. Asthma
    16
    1.61
    724
    0.34
    17. Lung Cancers
    15
    1.51
    13,627
    6.47
    18. Stomach Cancer
    14
    1.41
    3,538
    1.68
    19. Falls
    14
    1.41
    1,675
    0.80
    20. Violence
    14
    1.41
    1,108
    0.53
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    13
    1.31
    3,182
    1.51
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    12
    1.21
    464
    0.22
    23. Other Injuries
    12
    1.21
    1,298
    0.62
    24. Cervical Cancer
    11
    1.11
    1,139
    0.54
    25. Maternal Conditions
    9
    0.91
    277
    0.13
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9
    0.91
    4,273
    2.03
    27. Tuberculosis
    8
    0.80
    10,921
    5.18
    28. Meningitis
    8
    0.80
    204
    0.10
    29. Breast Cancer
    8
    0.80
    2,540
    1.21
    30. Prostate Cancer
    6
    0.60
    176
    0.08
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.60
    2,467
    1.17
    32. Inflammatory/Heart
    6
    0.60
    604
    0.29
    33. Lymphomas
    5
    0.50
    721
    0.34
    34. Hypertension
    5
    0.50
    4,053
    1.92
    35. Drownings
    5
    0.50
    1,471
    0.70
    36. Suicide
    5
    0.50
    2,852
    1.35
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    4
    0.40
    1,519
    0.72
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    4
    0.40
    1,654
    0.79
    39. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.40
    780
    0.37
    40. Leukemia
    4
    0.40
    900
    0.43
    41. Epilepsy
    4
    0.40
    373
    0.18
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.40
    1,329
    0.63
    43. Encephalitis
    3
    0.30
    152
    0.07
    44. Skin Disease
    3
    0.30
    130
    0.06
    45. Tetanus
    2
    0.20
    28
    0.01
    46. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.20
    251
    0.12
    47. Liver Cancer
    2
    0.20
    5,267
    2.50
    48. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.20
    606
    0.29
    49. Alcohol
    2
    0.20
    287
    0.14
    50. Appendicitis
    2
    0.20
    69
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    22.11
    23
    7.13
    102
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.78
    69
    46.18
    2
    3. Prostate Cancer
    17.50
    82
    2.13
    177
    4. Stomach Cancer
    16.08
    13
    11.91
    31
    5. Breast Cancer
    14.56
    113
    15.23
    103
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.73
    72
    14.39
    36
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    4.99
    68
    5.56
    58
    8. Lymphomas
    4.44
    117
    2.47
    167
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.25
    46
    5.01
    35
    10. Bladder Cancer
    4.18
    24
    2.71
    70
    11. Ovary Cancer
    4.02
    111
    3.55
    128
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.14
    50
    2.07
    91
    13. Leukemia
    3.09
    122
    3.29
    116
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.83
    178
    17.57
    13
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.23
    178
    1.75
    157
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.61
    161
    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.