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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Comoros 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.

Comoros
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   Comoros COMOROS
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Comoros COMOROS
           
    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
     
    42.2
    45.2
    43.7
    127
    128
    128
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    46.2
    49.8
    48.0
    132
    130
    131
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    50.2
    54.2
    52.2
    137
    136
    136
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    54.9
    58.8
    56.8
    141
    140
    143
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    57.9
    61.1
    59.5
    135
    134
    135
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    60.2
    63.4
    61.8
    143
    146
    147
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    62.3
    65.5
    63.9
    148
    153
    149
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Comoros COMOROS
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    62.3
    65.5
    148
    153
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    67.4
    70.3
    141
    147
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    67.8
    70.6
    140
    149
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.0
    70.8
    140
    149
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.5
    71.2
    140
    149
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    69.1
    71.7
    140
    149
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    69.7
    72.3
    141
    151
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    70.3
    72.9
    142
    151
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    71.0
    73.5
    144
    154
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.8
    74.2
    149
    158
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.7
    75.0
    158
    160
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    73.9
    76.0
    157
    161
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.4
    77.2
    158
    162
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.3
    78.7
    164
    164
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    79.5
    80.5
    163
    163
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.2
    82.9
    162
    165
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.2
    85.7
    159
    163
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.8
    89.1
    161
    161
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Comoros COMOROS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    89.43
    67
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    144.62
    73
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.47
    155
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    119.97
    20
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    11.13
    64
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    5.66
    92
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.96
    142
    33.96
    39
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    41.55
    51
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.13
    175
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    27.97
    66
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    3.93
    155
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    26.50
    50
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    12.73
    108
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    41.68
    12
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.88
    137
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    30.07
    35
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    11.52
    137
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    14.44
    27
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    2.27
    88
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    25.55
    22
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    7.38
    32
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    11.23
    67
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    18.54
    12
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    43.22
    3
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    2.06
    152
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    2.08
    170
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    9.95
    54
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    10.35
    14
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    9.66
    44
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    8.09
    39
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    4.29
    42
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    3.15
    52
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    7.73
    50
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    26.85
    5
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    8.61
    9
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    2.27
    66
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    9.11
    58
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    125.72
    11
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    3.63
    22
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.83
    88
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    6.47
    40
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    3.97
    21
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.80
    107
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    2.24
    47
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    7.55
    39
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    7.33
    7
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    7.24
    13
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    16.52
    23
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    2.58
    30
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.16
    61
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Comoros COMOROS
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    283
    5.57
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    438
    8.62
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    9
    0.18
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    676
    13.30
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    54
    1.06
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    72
    1.42
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    23
    0.45
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    135
    2.66
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    82
    1.61
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    8
    0.16
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    16
    0.31
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    46
    0.90
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    106
    2.08
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    6
    0.12
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    236
    4.64
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    96
    1.89
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    5
    0.10
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    74
    1.46
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    37
    0.73
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    51
    1.00
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    62
    1.22
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    26
    0.51
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    39
    0.77
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    33
    0.65
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    12
    0.24
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    37
    0.73
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    12
    0.24
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    19
    0.37
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    44
    0.87
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    32
    0.63
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    34
    0.67
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    95
    1.87
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    5
    0.10
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    9
    0.18
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    621
    12.21
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    17
    0.33
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    9
    0.18
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    63
    1.24
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    128
    2.52
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    46
    0.90
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    25
    0.49
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    8
    0.16
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    33
    0.65
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    26
    0.51
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    362
    7.12
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    40
    0.79
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    3
    0.06
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    1
    0.02
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    19
    0.37
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    2
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Comoros COMOROS
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.47
    155
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    5.66
    92
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.13
    175
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    3.93
    155
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.88
    137
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    30.07
    35
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    11.52
    137
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    7.38
    32
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    43.22
    3
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    2.06
    152
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    2.08
    170
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    10.35
    14
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    3.15
    52
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    8.61
    9
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.80
    107
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    2.24
    47
    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.