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Sierra Leone
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sierra Leone 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
Sierra Leone Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    31.0
    33.7
    32.3
    172
    170
    171
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    267.56
    16
    30.29
    183
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    217.83
    2
    21.00
    114
    3. Diarrhoeal diseases
    178.83
    1
    0.98
    139
    4. Stroke
    171.22
    1
    32.37
    149
    5. Tuberculosis
    94.14
    13
    3.40
    100
    6. Malaria
    72.49
    2
    0.00
    151
    7. Liver Disease
    55.99
    9
    8.32
    141
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    55.85
    33
    13.90
    140
    9. HIV/AIDS
    51.83
    31
    0.17
    160
    10. Lung Disease
    48.68
    13
    11.73
    167
    11. Maternal Conditions
    41.07
    3
    0.11
    151
    12. Meningitis
    40.48
    2
    0.10
    180
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    38.68
    21
    7.98
    133
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    34.57
    35
    13.96
    142
    15. Kidney Disease
    33.23
    20
    8.06
    149
    16. Prostate Cancer
    30.53
    33
    6.44
    157
    17. Endocrine Disorders
    27.00
    1
    1.92
    159
    18. Malnutrition
    26.98
    12
    0.11
    154
    19. Other Injuries
    24.14
    4
    5.13
    135
    20. Low Birth Weight
    23.83
    14
    1.70
    157
    21. Falls
    22.34
    5
    3.15
    137
    22. Cervical Cancer
    22.08
    24
    2.63
    149
    23. Birth Trauma
    21.68
    9
    0.37
    171
    24. Asthma
    19.24
    12
    2.38
    111
    25. Hypertension
    17.42
    55
    4.01
    159
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    16.40
    2
    1.96
    181
    27. Suicide
    16.15
    21
    20.20
    10
    28. Liver Cancer
    15.84
    17
    15.15
    19
    29. Measles
    15.73
    4
    0.00
    165
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    15.09
    3
    0.68
    169
    31. Breast Cancer
    14.46
    116
    6.11
    175
    32. Violence
    13.34
    30
    1.03
    159
    33. Drownings
    11.37
    6
    0.92
    155
    34. Schistosomiasis
    9.59
    2
    0.00
    151
    35. Fires
    8.88
    4
    0.46
    152
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.79
    11
    0.21
    178
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.28
    43
    1.74
    176
    38. Hepatitis B
    7.60
    1
    0.97
    56
    39. Epilepsy
    5.83
    9
    0.75
    162
    40. Skin Disease
    5.18
    29
    0.62
    139
    41. Poisonings
    4.33
    1
    0.36
    124
    42. Appendicitis
    4.07
    2
    0.06
    166
    43. Stomach Cancer
    3.62
    138
    12.27
    28
    44. Ovary Cancer
    3.13
    149
    2.59
    163
    45. Alcohol
    3.03
    36
    1.17
    121
    46. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.76
    176
    11.46
    63
    47. Drug Use
    2.73
    24
    0.24
    180
    48. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    100
    1.83
    129
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    2.42
    82
    4.80
    2
    50. Lymphomas
    2.28
    171
    3.62
    138
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,302
    11.52
    18,632
    7.52
    2. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,946
    9.84
    837
    0.34
    3. Malaria
    7,211
    8.93
    0
    0.00
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    6,022
    7.46
    26,172
    10.56
    5. Stroke
    4,484
    5.55
    27,962
    11.29
    6. Tuberculosis
    3,518
    4.36
    2,897
    1.17
    7. Low Birth Weight
    3,080
    3.81
    428
    0.17
    8. HIV/AIDS
    2,811
    3.48
    121
    0.05
    9. Birth Trauma
    2,802
    3.47
    94
    0.04
    10. Maternal Conditions
    2,745
    3.40
    54
    0.02
    11. Meningitis
    2,386
    2.96
    61
    0.02
    12. Malnutrition
    2,187
    2.71
    91
    0.04
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,166
    2.68
    5,479
    2.21
    14. Liver Disease
    2,095
    2.59
    6,513
    2.63
    15. Measles
    2,032
    2.52
    0
    0.00
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    1,997
    2.47
    1,492
    0.60
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    1,816
    2.25
    624
    0.25
    18. Other Injuries
    1,450
    1.80
    4,269
    1.72
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,433
    1.77
    11,986
    4.84
    20. Kidney Disease
    1,153
    1.43
    6,964
    2.81
    21. Lung Disease
    1,140
    1.41
    10,362
    4.18
    22. Violence
    967
    1.20
    641
    0.26
    23. Drownings
    762
    0.94
    595
    0.24
    24. Suicide
    715
    0.89
    13,677
    5.52
    25. Falls
    641
    0.79
    2,468
    1.00
    26. Asthma
    602
    0.75
    2,116
    0.85
    27. Liver Cancer
    565
    0.70
    12,384
    5.00
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    507
    0.63
    589
    0.24
    29. Hypertension
    455
    0.56
    3,604
    1.45
    30. Fires
    443
    0.55
    314
    0.13
    31. Hepatitis B
    428
    0.53
    778
    0.31
    32. Alzheimers & Dementia
    404
    0.50
    12,661
    5.11
    33. Cervical Cancer
    396
    0.49
    1,137
    0.46
    34. Schistosomiasis
    391
    0.48
    0
    0.00
    35. Epilepsy
    348
    0.43
    491
    0.20
    36. Poisonings
    305
    0.38
    259
    0.10
    37. Inflammatory/Heart
    303
    0.38
    1,317
    0.53
    38. Breast Cancer
    295
    0.37
    2,441
    0.99
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    285
    0.35
    180
    0.07
    40. Prostate Cancer
    227
    0.28
    2,020
    0.82
    41. Skin Disease
    160
    0.20
    539
    0.22
    42. Appendicitis
    153
    0.19
    51
    0.02
    43. Drug Use
    151
    0.19
    167
    0.07
    44. Tetanus
    136
    0.17
    5
    0.00
    45. Alcohol
    120
    0.15
    875
    0.35
    46. Ascariasis
    113
    0.14
    0
    0.00
    47. Stomach Cancer
    112
    0.14
    10,183
    4.11
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    99
    0.12
    9,651
    3.89
    49. Encephalitis
    96
    0.12
    758
    0.31
    50. Other Neoplasms
    90
    0.11
    1,507
    0.61
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    30.53
    33
    6.44
    157
    2. Cervical Cancer
    22.08
    24
    2.63
    149
    3. Liver Cancer
    15.84
    17
    15.15
    19
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.46
    116
    6.11
    175
    5. Stomach Cancer
    3.62
    138
    12.27
    28
    6. Ovary Cancer
    3.13
    149
    2.59
    163
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.76
    176
    11.46
    63
    8. Lymphomas
    2.28
    171
    3.62
    138
    9. Oral Cancer
    1.97
    142
    1.54
    169
    10. Uterin Cancer
    1.60
    120
    0.71
    177
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.59
    173
    22.91
    45
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.34
    158
    6.75
    42
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.16
    122
    0.69
    154
    14. Leukemia
    1.06
    177
    2.61
    143
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.86
    167
    2.03
    113
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.79
    172
    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.