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Singapore
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Singapore 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
Singapore Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Singapore SINGAPORE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Singapore SINGAPORE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    61.7
    65.7
    63.7
    47
    50
    45
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    65.4
    70.2
    67.7
    45
    45
    44
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    68.9
    74.2
    71.5
    33
    36
    29
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    71.9
    76.9
    74.3
    28
    30
    30
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    75.9
    80.9
    78.3
    11
    17
    13
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    79.2
    84.7
    82.0
    8
    3
    3
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    80.8
    85.0
    82.9
    6
    6
    4
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Singapore SINGAPORE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.8
    85.0
    6
    6
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    81.0
    85.3
    6
    6
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    81.1
    85.3
    6
    6
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    81.1
    85.3
    7
    6
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    81.2
    85.4
    7
    6
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    81.3
    85.4
    7
    6
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    81.5
    85.5
    9
    6
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    81.6
    85.6
    9
    8
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    81.8
    85.7
    9
    8
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    82.1
    86.0
    11
    8
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    82.6
    86.3
    11
    8
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    83.2
    86.7
    10
    8
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    84.2
    87.3
    8
    8
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    85.3
    88.0
    10
    8
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    87.0
    89.1
    8
    7
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    89.1
    90.6
    7
    6
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.7
    92.6
    6
    16
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Singapore SINGAPORE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    69.92
    51
    21.00
    114
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    54.67
    165
    30.29
    183
    3. Stroke
    25.53
    161
    32.37
    149
    4. Lung Cancers
    22.32
    47
    22.91
    45
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.29
    28
    11.46
    63
    6. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    107
    6.11
    175
    7. Liver Cancer
    9.69
    42
    15.15
    19
    8. Kidney Disease
    9.20
    140
    8.06
    149
    9. Prostate Cancer
    8.20
    148
    6.44
    157
    10. Suicide
    7.91
    106
    20.20
    10
    11. Lung Disease
    6.98
    182
    11.73
    167
    12. Hypertension
    6.78
    141
    4.01
    159
    13. Stomach Cancer
    5.91
    80
    12.27
    28
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5.59
    56
    6.75
    42
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    4.67
    174
    13.90
    140
    16. Oral Cancer
    4.30
    65
    1.54
    169
    17. Ovary Cancer
    4.20
    99
    2.59
    163
    18. Lymphomas
    4.10
    129
    3.62
    138
    19. Cervical Cancer
    2.98
    145
    2.63
    149
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.87
    173
    7.98
    133
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.84
    156
    1.74
    176
    22. Leukemia
    2.76
    137
    2.61
    143
    23. Falls
    2.56
    150
    3.15
    137
    24. Liver Disease
    2.52
    180
    8.32
    141
    25. Uterin Cancer
    2.35
    81
    0.71
    177
    26. Skin Disease
    2.09
    89
    0.62
    139
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    1.99
    180
    1.96
    181
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.89
    117
    2.03
    113
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1.47
    140
    1.83
    129
    30. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    138
    1.81
    105
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    1.06
    172
    4.80
    2
    32. Low Birth Weight
    0.92
    176
    1.70
    157
    33. Tuberculosis
    0.92
    137
    3.40
    100
    34. HIV/AIDS
    0.84
    120
    0.17
    160
    35. Other Injuries
    0.83
    183
    5.13
    135
    36. Asthma
    0.77
    153
    2.38
    111
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.69
    166
    0.68
    169
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.61
    153
    0.98
    139
    39. Skin Cancers
    0.56
    167
    0.69
    154
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    0.54
    182
    1.92
    159
    41. Encephalitis
    0.46
    144
    0.92
    79
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.43
    167
    0.21
    178
    43. Alzheimers & Dementia
    0.38
    183
    13.96
    142
    44. Epilepsy
    0.34
    183
    0.75
    162
    45. Drug Use
    0.25
    177
    0.24
    180
    46. Violence
    0.22
    181
    1.03
    159
    47. Drownings
    0.19
    183
    0.92
    155
    48. Alcohol
    0.15
    183
    1.17
    121
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.13
    183
    0.37
    171
    50. Fires
    0.09
    181
    0.46
    152
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Singapore SINGAPORE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,132
    24.00
    18,632
    7.52
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,710
    18.43
    26,172
    10.56
    3. Stroke
    2,197
    8.60
    27,962
    11.29
    4. Lung Cancers
    1,895
    7.42
    19,345
    7.81
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,309
    5.12
    9,651
    3.89
    6. Liver Cancer
    831
    3.25
    12,384
    5.00
    7. Kidney Disease
    778
    3.04
    6,964
    2.81
    8. Breast Cancer
    667
    2.61
    2,441
    0.99
    9. Lung Disease
    596
    2.33
    10,362
    4.18
    10. Hypertension
    580
    2.27
    3,604
    1.45
    11. Suicide
    556
    2.18
    13,677
    5.52
    12. Stomach Cancer
    500
    1.96
    10,183
    4.11
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    475
    1.86
    5,648
    2.28
    14. Diabetes Mellitus
    400
    1.57
    11,986
    4.84
    15. Oral Cancer
    364
    1.42
    1,243
    0.50
    16. Lymphomas
    339
    1.33
    2,930
    1.18
    17. Prostate Cancer
    297
    1.16
    2,020
    0.82
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    220
    0.86
    1,317
    0.53
    19. Liver Disease
    213
    0.83
    6,513
    2.63
    20. Leukemia
    212
    0.83
    1,843
    0.74
    21. Falls
    205
    0.80
    2,468
    1.00
    22. Road Traffic Accidents
    190
    0.74
    5,479
    2.21
    23. Ovary Cancer
    189
    0.74
    1,114
    0.45
    24. Skin Disease
    181
    0.71
    539
    0.22
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    162
    0.63
    1,691
    0.68
    26. Cervical Cancer
    133
    0.52
    1,137
    0.46
    27. Bladder Cancer
    123
    0.48
    1,577
    0.64
    28. Other Neoplasms
    121
    0.47
    1,507
    0.61
    29. Uterin Cancer
    105
    0.41
    306
    0.12
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    91
    0.36
    4,251
    1.72
    31. Tuberculosis
    76
    0.30
    2,897
    1.17
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    74
    0.29
    624
    0.25
    33. HIV/AIDS
    63
    0.25
    121
    0.05
    34. Other Injuries
    63
    0.25
    4,269
    1.72
    35. Asthma
    61
    0.24
    2,116
    0.85
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    60
    0.23
    589
    0.24
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    49
    0.19
    837
    0.34
    38. Skin Cancers
    48
    0.19
    580
    0.23
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    36
    0.14
    1,492
    0.60
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    36
    0.14
    180
    0.07
    41. Encephalitis
    35
    0.14
    758
    0.31
    42. Alzheimers & Dementia
    32
    0.13
    12,661
    5.11
    43. Low Birth Weight
    28
    0.11
    428
    0.17
    44. Epilepsy
    23
    0.09
    491
    0.20
    45. Drug Use
    17
    0.07
    167
    0.07
    46. Violence
    14
    0.05
    641
    0.26
    47. Alcohol
    12
    0.05
    875
    0.35
    48. Drownings
    9
    0.04
    595
    0.24
    49. Dengue
    7
    0.03
    0
    0.00
    50. Fires
    6
    0.02
    314
    0.13
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Singapore SINGAPORE   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.32
    47
    22.91
    45
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.29
    28
    11.46
    63
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.91
    107
    6.11
    175
    4. Liver Cancer
    9.69
    42
    15.15
    19
    5. Prostate Cancer
    8.20
    148
    6.44
    157
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.91
    80
    12.27
    28
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.59
    56
    6.75
    42
    8. Oral Cancer
    4.30
    65
    1.54
    169
    9. Ovary Cancer
    4.20
    99
    2.59
    163
    10. Lymphomas
    4.10
    129
    3.62
    138
    11. Cervical Cancer
    2.98
    145
    2.63
    149
    12. Leukemia
    2.76
    137
    2.61
    143
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.35
    81
    0.71
    177
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.89
    117
    2.03
    113
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    138
    1.81
    105
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.56
    167
    0.69
    154
    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.