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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 Macedonia 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 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
    112.64
    53
    177.55
    4
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    101.05
    28
    22.68
    121
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    94.70
    121
    109.84
    103
    4. Lung Disease
    60.20
    9
    100.37
    3
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    47.90
    2
    19.67
    82
    6. Liver Disease
    47.60
    14
    17.00
    85
    7. Kidney Disease
    40.64
    12
    14.51
    91
    8. Malaria
    40.52
    19
    0.00
    104
    9. HIV/AIDS
    33.69
    38
    0.17
    155
    10. Cervical Cancer
    22.48
    23
    7.49
    98
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    19.99
    56
    3.42
    93
    12. Prostate Cancer
    18.01
    75
    1.70
    179
    13. Lung Cancers
    17.95
    68
    48.65
    2
    14. Stomach Cancer
    17.70
    9
    12.40
    31
    15. Asthma
    16.94
    24
    5.80
    81
    16. Diabetes Mellitus
    15.27
    136
    8.13
    162
    17. Malnutrition
    14.89
    28
    1.01
    105
    18. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    118
    15.72
    104
    19. Falls
    13.09
    27
    6.03
    79
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12.65
    136
    15.86
    105
    21. Low Birth Weight
    11.82
    65
    10.30
    70
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    61
    14.76
    38
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    10.43
    57
    7.75
    103
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    9.89
    46
    2.15
    159
    25. Birth Trauma
    9.21
    61
    5.56
    76
    26. Tuberculosis
    8.51
    79
    57.08
    28
    27. Other Injuries
    7.49
    101
    5.57
    133
    28. Measles
    6.94
    12
    0.10
    70
    29. Violence
    6.59
    79
    4.28
    105
    30. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5.84
    23
    8.26
    12
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.30
    100
    3.03
    155
    32. Maternal Conditions
    5.23
    50
    1.12
    93
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    65
    5.71
    59
    34. Lymphomas
    4.63
    103
    2.50
    151
    35. Bladder Cancer
    4.59
    17
    2.68
    67
    36. Hypertension
    4.58
    156
    20.26
    52
    37. Meningitis
    4.51
    53
    1.14
    94
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.44
    45
    5.33
    37
    39. Ovary Cancer
    3.91
    104
    3.67
    118
    40. Tetanus
    3.52
    10
    0.15
    86
    41. Leukemia
    3.32
    113
    3.28
    116
    42. Uterin Cancer
    3.30
    44
    2.17
    86
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.14
    88
    4.52
    67
    44. Suicide
    2.67
    176
    14.92
    32
    45. Epilepsy
    2.51
    63
    1.80
    88
    46. Skin Disease
    2.46
    71
    0.63
    140
    47. Drownings
    2.33
    116
    5.49
    66
    48. Schistosomiasis
    2.13
    39
    0.00
    95
    49. Liver Cancer
    1.91
    179
    18.14
    12
    50. Encephalitis
    1.54
    33
    0.86
    69
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sao Tome SAO TOME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    121
    11.30
    5,736
    2.62
    2. Stroke
    93
    8.68
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Malaria
    74
    6.91
    0
    0.00
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    74
    6.91
    30,572
    13.98
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    64
    5.98
    5,214
    2.38
    6. HIV/AIDS
    48
    4.48
    47
    0.02
    7. Lung Disease
    48
    4.48
    28,017
    12.81
    8. Liver Disease
    46
    4.30
    4,710
    2.15
    9. Low Birth Weight
    40
    3.73
    2,031
    0.93
    10. Kidney Disease
    40
    3.73
    3,988
    1.82
    11. Diarrhoeal diseases
    39
    3.64
    715
    0.33
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    32
    2.99
    1,596
    0.73
    13. Birth Trauma
    31
    2.89
    1,095
    0.50
    14. Malnutrition
    28
    2.61
    270
    0.12
    15. Measles
    23
    2.15
    22
    0.01
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    17
    1.59
    540
    0.25
    17. Asthma
    16
    1.49
    1,608
    0.74
    18. Falls
    16
    1.49
    1,625
    0.74
    19. Stomach Cancer
    14
    1.31
    3,451
    1.58
    20. Lung Cancers
    14
    1.31
    13,520
    6.18
    21. Other Injuries
    14
    1.31
    1,438
    0.66
    22. Diabetes Mellitus
    12
    1.12
    2,237
    1.02
    23. Violence
    12
    1.12
    1,110
    0.51
    24. Cervical Cancer
    11
    1.03
    1,126
    0.51
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    10
    0.93
    4,491
    2.05
    26. Maternal Conditions
    9
    0.84
    292
    0.13
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9
    0.84
    4,123
    1.88
    28. Meningitis
    8
    0.75
    266
    0.12
    29. Breast Cancer
    8
    0.75
    2,451
    1.12
    30. Tuberculosis
    7
    0.65
    15,184
    6.94
    31. Prostate Cancer
    6
    0.56
    165
    0.08
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.56
    2,275
    1.04
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    6
    0.56
    789
    0.36
    34. Tetanus
    5
    0.47
    37
    0.02
    35. Lymphomas
    5
    0.47
    687
    0.31
    36. Drownings
    5
    0.47
    1,296
    0.59
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    4
    0.37
    1,495
    0.68
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    4
    0.37
    1,590
    0.73
    39. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.37
    749
    0.34
    40. Leukemia
    4
    0.37
    867
    0.40
    41. Epilepsy
    4
    0.37
    447
    0.20
    42. Hypertension
    4
    0.37
    5,653
    2.58
    43. Suicide
    4
    0.37
    3,981
    1.82
    44. Encephalitis
    3
    0.28
    187
    0.09
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.28
    1,250
    0.57
    46. Poisonings
    3
    0.28
    567
    0.26
    47. Schistosomiasis
    2
    0.19
    0
    0.00
    48. Anemia
    2
    0.19
    9
    0.00
    49. Liver Cancer
    2
    0.19
    5,076
    2.32
    50. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.19
    581
    0.27
    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
    22.48
    23
    7.49
    98
    2. Prostate Cancer
    18.01
    75
    1.70
    179
    3. Lung Cancers
    17.95
    68
    48.65
    2
    4. Stomach Cancer
    17.70
    9
    12.40
    31
    5. Breast Cancer
    14.68
    118
    15.72
    104
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.56
    61
    14.76
    38
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    65
    5.71
    59
    8. Lymphomas
    4.63
    103
    2.50
    151
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.59
    17
    2.68
    67
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.44
    45
    5.33
    37
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.91
    104
    3.67
    118
    12. Leukemia
    3.32
    113
    3.28
    116
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.30
    44
    2.17
    86
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.91
    179
    18.14
    12
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.29
    162
    1.81
    135
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.68
    145
    0.77
    140
    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.