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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Cape Verde 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.

Cape Verde
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
South Korea Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
           
    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
     
    50.7
    53.7
    52.2
    87
    87
    87
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    55.2
    58.2
    56.7
    90
    93
    92
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    59.1
    63.0
    61.0
    98
    99
    97
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    62.7
    68.0
    65.3
    107
    106
    108
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    68.2
    71.4
    69.9
    79
    99
    95
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    70.6
    74.2
    72.5
    77
    99
    94
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    71.1
    75.0
    73.2
    85
    107
    95
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    71.1
    75.0
    85
    107
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    72.8
    76.5
    80
    105
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    72.9
    76.5
    80
    106
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    73.0
    76.6
    82
    106
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    73.2
    76.7
    83
    106
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    73.5
    76.9
    85
    105
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    73.8
    77.1
    86
    106
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    74.0
    77.3
    88
    107
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    74.3
    77.5
    88
    107
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    74.7
    77.9
    90
    107
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    75.3
    78.3
    93
    107
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    76.1
    78.9
    101
    108
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    77.2
    79.7
    106
    108
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    78.7
    80.8
    111
    109
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.6
    82.2
    115
    109
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.9
    84.1
    123
    115
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.7
    86.6
    124
    119
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.1
    89.7
    135
    124
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
    140.48
    20
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
    123.58
    84
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
    11.65
    67
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    1.39
    174
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
    83.78
    49
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
    35.78
    68
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    15.79
    18
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    4.73
    111
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
    17.47
    94
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    4.32
    145
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
    18.77
    122
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
    25.16
    56
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
    18.19
    79
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
    18.71
    70
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    0.13
    181
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    13.55
    126
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    15.57
    97
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
    8.08
    94
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
    7.57
    134
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
    1.21
    76
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
    8.10
    82
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    0.97
    182
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
    3.20
    133
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    18.85
    37
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    0.15
    182
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    4.75
    80
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
    8.73
    71
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.33
    180
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
    9.15
    75
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
    2.67
    146
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    0.81
    165
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
    1.99
    115
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
    10.87
    51
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
    5.96
    85
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
    3.46
    149
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    0.08
    183
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
    0.80
    65
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
    8.68
    70
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
    0.79
    136
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
    4.78
    78
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
    1.96
    119
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
    2.76
    59
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    0.67
    173
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.78
    139
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
    2.25
    77
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
    1.63
    93
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
    0.67
    104
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
    3.76
    81
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
    0.54
    83
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
    0.91
    66
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
    487
    19.05
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
    424
    16.59
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
    5
    0.20
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
    310
    12.13
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
    44
    1.72
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
    122
    4.77
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
    57
    2.23
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
    62
    2.43
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
    16
    0.63
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
    16
    0.63
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
    64
    2.50
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
    67
    2.62
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
    63
    2.46
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
    111
    4.34
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
    0
    0.00
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
    33
    1.29
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
    26
    1.02
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
    4
    0.16
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
    29
    1.13
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
    4
    0.16
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
    11
    0.43
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
    29
    1.13
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
    31
    1.21
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
    22
    0.86
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
    1
    0.04
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
    1
    0.04
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
    3
    0.12
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
    12
    0.47
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
    7
    0.27
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
    13
    0.51
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
    0
    0.00
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
    38
    1.49
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
    3
    0.12
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
    31
    1.21
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
    10
    0.39
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
    37
    1.45
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
    3
    0.12
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
    21
    0.82
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
    7
    0.27
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
    63
    2.46
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
    8
    0.31
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
    3
    0.12
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
    56
    2.19
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
    11
    0.43
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
    6
    0.23
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
    1
    0.04
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
    3
    0.12
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
    2
    0.08
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
    8
    0.31
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
    1
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Cape Verde CAPE VERDE
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    1.39
    174
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    15.79
    18
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    4.73
    111
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    4.32
    145
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    0.13
    181
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    13.55
    126
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    15.57
    97
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    0.97
    182
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    18.85
    37
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    0.15
    182
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    4.75
    80
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.33
    180
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    0.81
    165
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    0.08
    183
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    0.67
    173
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.78
    139
    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.