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Compare Serbia 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Serbia SERBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    69.7
    75.6
    72.6
    59
    58
    60
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    71.8
    77.1
    74.4
    64
    70
    64
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    73.8
    78.9
    76.3
    56
    59
    56
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Serbia SERBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.8
    78.9
    56
    59
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    74.2
    79.3
    62
    66
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    74.3
    79.3
    63
    67
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    74.3
    79.3
    65
    69
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    74.4
    79.4
    69
    70
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.5
    79.4
    72
    77
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.6
    79.5
    78
    77
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    74.8
    79.6
    82
    76
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    75.1
    79.7
    85
    78
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    75.4
    79.9
    86
    80
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    75.9
    80.3
    86
    83
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    76.8
    80.8
    86
    82
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    78.0
    81.5
    83
    81
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    79.5
    82.4
    83
    84
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    81.1
    83.3
    99
    91
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.0
    94
    95
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.2
    87.3
    96
    96
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.5
    90.2
    98
    100
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Serbia SERBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    118.68
    88
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Inflammatory/Heart
    84.07
    2
     
    3.03
    155
    3. Stroke
    80.28
    95
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Lung Cancers
    38.60
    3
     
    48.65
    2
    5. Breast Cancer
    24.25
    19
     
    15.72
    104
    6. Lung Disease
    23.27
    83
     
    100.37
    3
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.67
    8
     
    14.76
    38
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.75
    124
     
    8.13
    162
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.94
    92
     
    1.70
    179
    10. Kidney Disease
    15.84
    85
     
    14.51
    91
    11. Hypertension
    15.34
    76
     
    20.26
    52
    12. Suicide
    12.31
    54
     
    14.92
    32
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.65
    154
     
    15.86
    105
    14. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.21
    173
     
    22.68
    121
    15. Cervical Cancer
    8.03
    91
     
    7.49
    98
    16. Stomach Cancer
    7.62
    64
     
    12.40
    31
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.53
    32
     
    5.71
    59
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.38
    151
     
    19.67
    82
    19. Ovary Cancer
    6.03
    38
     
    3.67
    118
    20. Liver Disease
    5.91
    156
     
    17.00
    85
    21. Liver Cancer
    5.15
    98
     
    18.14
    12
    22. Low Birth Weight
    5.09
    116
     
    10.30
    70
    23. Lymphomas
    4.99
    91
     
    2.50
    151
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.79
    14
     
    2.68
    67
    25. Leukemia
    4.62
    50
     
    3.28
    116
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.19
    62
     
    1.81
    135
    27. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    30
     
    2.17
    86
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.66
    78
     
    4.52
    67
    29. Other Neoplasms
    3.48
    65
     
    1.17
    154
    30. Other Injuries
    3.48
    173
     
    5.57
    133
    31. Skin Cancers
    3.43
    19
     
    0.77
    140
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    3.31
    28
     
    0.54
    155
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    3.08
    164
     
    7.75
    103
    34. Falls
    2.79
    146
     
    6.03
    79
    35. Alcohol
    2.35
    56
     
    1.11
    120
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.19
    101
     
    5.33
    37
    37. Asthma
    2.08
    115
     
    5.80
    81
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    1.80
    163
     
    2.15
    159
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.52
    127
     
    5.56
    76
    40. Violence
    1.51
    150
     
    4.28
    105
    41. Epilepsy
    1.16
    138
     
    1.80
    88
    42. Drownings
    1.01
    154
     
    5.49
    66
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.91
    10
     
    0.12
    107
    44. Tuberculosis
    0.76
    140
     
    57.08
    28
    45. Drug Use
    0.75
    135
     
    2.33
    47
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.67
    152
     
    3.42
    93
    47. Anemia
    0.66
    69
     
    0.04
    143
    48. Skin Disease
    0.61
    144
     
    0.63
    140
    49. Fires
    0.60
    148
     
    1.37
    105
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.53
    13
     
    1.20
    2
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Serbia SERBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,962
    21.39
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Inflammatory/Heart
    14,906
    15.97
     
    789
    0.36
    3. Stroke
    13,926
    14.92
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Lung Cancers
    5,901
    6.32
     
    13,520
    6.18
    5. Lung Disease
    3,973
    4.26
     
    28,017
    12.81
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,195
    3.42
     
    4,123
    1.88
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,033
    3.25
     
    2,237
    1.02
    8. Kidney Disease
    2,698
    2.89
     
    3,988
    1.82
    9. Hypertension
    2,675
    2.87
     
    5,653
    2.58
    10. Breast Cancer
    1,988
    2.13
     
    2,451
    1.12
    11. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,745
    1.87
     
    4,491
    2.05
    12. Suicide
    1,506
    1.61
     
    3,981
    1.82
    13. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,278
    1.37
     
    5,736
    2.62
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1,212
    1.30
     
    1,590
    0.73
    15. Stomach Cancer
    1,207
    1.29
     
    3,451
    1.58
    16. Prostate Cancer
    1,180
    1.26
     
    165
    0.08
    17. Liver Cancer
    833
    0.89
     
    5,076
    2.32
    18. Liver Disease
    825
    0.88
     
    4,710
    2.15
    19. Bladder Cancer
    807
    0.86
     
    749
    0.34
    20. Lymphomas
    735
    0.79
     
    687
    0.31
    21. Leukemia
    671
    0.72
     
    867
    0.40
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    651
    0.70
     
    5,214
    2.38
    23. Cervical Cancer
    617
    0.66
     
    1,126
    0.51
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    610
    0.65
     
    1,250
    0.57
    25. Oral Cancer
    597
    0.64
     
    512
    0.23
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    594
    0.64
     
    149
    0.07
    27. Other Neoplasms
    566
    0.61
     
    324
    0.15
    28. Skin Cancers
    520
    0.56
     
    215
    0.10
    29. Ovary Cancer
    487
    0.52
     
    581
    0.27
    30. Falls
    423
    0.45
     
    1,625
    0.74
    31. Other Injuries
    414
    0.44
     
    1,438
    0.66
    32. Asthma
    346
    0.37
     
    1,608
    0.74
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    327
    0.35
     
    1,495
    0.68
    34. Uterin Cancer
    315
    0.34
     
    344
    0.16
    35. Alcohol
    312
    0.33
     
    306
    0.14
    36. Low Birth Weight
    259
    0.28
     
    2,031
    0.93
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    243
    0.26
     
    540
    0.25
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    175
    0.19
     
    1,596
    0.73
    39. Violence
    152
    0.16
     
    1,110
    0.51
    40. Epilepsy
    144
    0.15
     
    447
    0.20
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    118
    0.13
     
    715
    0.33
    42. Anemia
    112
    0.12
     
    9
    0.00
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    111
    0.12
     
    33
    0.02
    44. Tuberculosis
    108
    0.12
     
    15,184
    6.94
    45. Drownings
    98
    0.11
     
    1,296
    0.59
    46. Skin Disease
    95
    0.10
     
    170
    0.08
    47. Fires
    79
    0.08
     
    356
    0.16
    48. Birth Trauma
    77
    0.08
     
    1,095
    0.50
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    73
    0.08
     
    2,275
    1.04
    50. Schizophrenia
    71
    0.08
     
    332
    0.15
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Serbia SERBIA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    38.60
    3
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    24.25
    19
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    19.67
    8
     
    14.76
    38
    4. Prostate Cancer
    15.94
    92
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Cervical Cancer
    8.03
    91
     
    7.49
    98
    6. Stomach Cancer
    7.62
    64
     
    12.40
    31
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    7.53
    32
     
    5.71
    59
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.03
    38
     
    3.67
    118
    9. Liver Cancer
    5.15
    98
     
    18.14
    12
    10. Lymphomas
    4.99
    91
     
    2.50
    151
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.79
    14
     
    2.68
    67
    12. Leukemia
    4.62
    50
     
    3.28
    116
    13. Oral Cancer
    4.19
    62
     
    1.81
    135
    14. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    30
     
    2.17
    86
    15. Skin Cancers
    3.43
    19
     
    0.77
    140
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.19
    101
     
    5.33
    37
     
     
     
    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.