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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Benin 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.

Benin
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
South Korea Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Benin BENIN
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Benin BENIN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
     
    40.5
    42.9
    41.7
    140
    137
    138
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    44.7
    47.6
    46.1
    139
    138
    138
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    48.6
    51.8
    50.1
    145
    142
    143
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    52.0
    54.5
    53.2
    152
    153
    153
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    54.1
    56.6
    55.4
    149
    149
    149
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    57.5
    59.9
    58.7
    155
    157
    155
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    59.7
    62.4
    61.1
    162
    163
    163
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Benin BENIN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    59.7
    62.4
    162
    163
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    66.3
    68.8
    149
    156
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    67.2
    69.7
    145
    154
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    67.7
    70.1
    144
    154
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.4
    70.7
    142
    153
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    69.3
    71.4
    136
    152
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    70.2
    72.2
    130
    152
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    71.1
    73.0
    129
    149
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    72.0
    73.7
    121
    150
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    72.9
    74.6
    123
    152
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    74.0
    75.5
    125
    152
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    75.2
    76.5
    124
    154
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.6
    77.7
    124
    153
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    78.3
    79.2
    124
    151
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.3
    81.0
    127
    148
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.8
    83.3
    128
    144
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.7
    86.1
    128
    142
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.1
    89.5
    131
    136
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Benin BENIN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
    141.07
    18
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
    151.46
    49
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
    14.65
    34
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    1.00
    180
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
    159.60
    8
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
    42.66
    51
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    10.66
    35
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    2.74
    160
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
    16.24
    103
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    3.90
    153
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
    29.33
    48
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
    37.57
    19
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
    52.02
    9
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
    22.09
    50
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    2.02
    128
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    20.07
    54
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    22.07
    58
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
    19.97
    19
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
    14.31
    89
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
    0.91
    105
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
    18.32
    59
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    2.41
    153
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
    14.40
    18
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    13.50
    63
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.08
    169
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    4.10
    96
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
    16.91
    25
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.73
    163
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
    24.78
    12
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
    14.64
    20
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    0.91
    162
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
    3.66
    55
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
    14.76
    14
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
    6.66
    78
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
    5.68
    89
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    1.66
    146
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
    2.88
    8
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
    68.07
    23
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
    2.29
    60
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
    8.72
    28
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
    8.83
    17
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
    4.90
    30
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.71
    108
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.91
    130
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
    3.10
    57
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
    7.15
    19
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
    3.01
    16
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
    18.14
    20
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
    2.89
    33
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
    1.82
    22
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Benin BENIN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
    6,328
    7.14
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
    6,380
    7.20
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
    50
    0.06
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
    12,210
    13.78
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
    1,017
    1.15
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
    1,934
    2.18
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
    621
    0.70
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
    569
    0.64
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
    141
    0.16
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
    217
    0.24
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
    1,273
    1.44
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
    1,327
    1.50
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
    3,051
    3.44
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
    3,015
    3.40
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
    97
    0.11
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
    1,977
    2.23
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
    645
    0.73
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
    34
    0.04
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
    1,040
    1.17
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
    159
    0.18
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
    819
    0.92
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
    637
    0.72
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
    906
    1.02
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
    323
    0.36
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
    71
    0.08
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
    34
    0.04
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
    41
    0.05
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
    1,703
    1.92
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
    204
    0.23
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
    365
    0.41
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
    96
    0.11
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
    378
    0.43
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
    206
    0.23
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
    654
    0.74
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
    125
    0.14
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
    6,883
    7.77
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
    153
    0.17
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
    1,023
    1.15
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
    493
    0.56
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
    2,439
    2.75
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
    178
    0.20
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
    42
    0.05
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
    4,777
    5.39
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
    433
    0.49
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
    624
    0.70
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
    41
    0.05
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
    351
    0.40
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
    221
    0.25
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
    283
    0.32
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
    10
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Benin BENIN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    1.00
    180
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    10.66
    35
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    2.74
    160
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    3.90
    153
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    2.02
    128
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    20.07
    54
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    22.07
    58
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    2.41
    153
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    13.50
    63
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.08
    169
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    4.10
    96
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.73
    163
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    0.91
    162
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    1.66
    146
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.71
    108
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.91
    130
    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.