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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Equatorial Guinea 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.

Equatorial Guinea
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   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
           
    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
     
    35.4
    38.4
    36.9
    161
    157
    159
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    38.4
    41.5
    39.9
    165
    162
    163
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    41.5
    44.6
    43.0
    168
    165
    167
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    45.2
    48.4
    46.8
    173
    171
    172
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    51.2
    54.3
    52.7
    156
    152
    153
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    54.9
    57.3
    56.1
    168
    167
    168
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    57.9
    61.7
    59.5
    171
    167
    172
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    57.9
    61.7
    171
    167
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    63.9
    67.3
    167
    163
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    64.7
    68.1
    166
    163
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.0
    68.5
    168
    164
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.8
    69.1
    168
    164
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    66.8
    69.9
    167
    164
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    67.8
    70.8
    167
    162
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    68.8
    71.8
    166
    161
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    70.0
    72.8
    163
    162
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.3
    73.9
    161
    161
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.8
    75.0
    154
    161
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    74.5
    76.2
    137
    158
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.2
    77.5
    133
    157
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    78.0
    79.0
    135
    157
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.2
    80.9
    133
    155
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.7
    83.2
    135
    149
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.6
    86.1
    133
    144
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.1
    89.4
    133
    137
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
    112.47
    54
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
    126.86
    74
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
    26.38
    8
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    4.26
    139
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
    141.17
    17
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
    95.77
    10
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    5.45
    89
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    2.35
    171
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
    21.78
    57
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    3.81
    157
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
    41.24
    22
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
    23.63
    61
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
    31.50
    32
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
    18.57
    71
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    0.67
    173
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    13.57
    125
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    20.80
    61
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
    18.84
    23
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
    30.09
    25
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
    1.65
    57
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
    12.96
    66
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    4.14
    116
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
    9.46
    50
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    14.08
    58
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.04
    171
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    3.24
    138
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
    14.63
    32
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    1.48
    129
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
    23.98
    16
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
    26.37
    3
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    1.92
    88
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
    3.81
    50
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
    16.45
    8
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
    3.53
    119
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
    10.71
    32
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    5.20
    37
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
    0.95
    55
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
    36.44
    43
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
    2.60
    48
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
    15.40
    3
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
    5.66
    54
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
    7.58
    11
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    2.00
    90
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.68
    146
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
    5.01
    26
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
    9.09
    7
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
    2.75
    28
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
    20.88
    12
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
    9.32
    17
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
    0.86
    70
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
    439
    5.58
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
    486
    6.18
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
    21
    0.27
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
    936
    11.91
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
    191
    2.43
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
    411
    5.23
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
    28
    0.36
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
    65
    0.83
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
    13
    0.17
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
    21
    0.27
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
    154
    1.96
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
    92
    1.17
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
    163
    2.07
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
    175
    2.23
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
    4
    0.05
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
    155
    1.97
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
    116
    1.48
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
    5
    0.06
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
    61
    0.78
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
    32
    0.41
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
    53
    0.67
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
    37
    0.47
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
    75
    0.95
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
    32
    0.41
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
    8
    0.10
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
    9
    0.11
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
    8
    0.10
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
    196
    2.49
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
    20
    0.25
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
    58
    0.74
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
    29
    0.37
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
    36
    0.46
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
    6
    0.08
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
    27
    0.34
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
    11
    0.14
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
    326
    4.15
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
    16
    0.20
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
    146
    1.86
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
    27
    0.34
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
    210
    2.67
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
    25
    0.32
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
    3
    0.04
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
    346
    4.40
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
    61
    0.78
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
    73
    0.93
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
    5
    0.06
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
    25
    0.32
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
    65
    0.83
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
    30
    0.38
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
    2
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Equatorial Guinea EQUATORIAL GUINEA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    4.26
    139
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    5.45
    89
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    2.35
    171
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    3.81
    157
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    0.67
    173
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    13.57
    125
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    20.80
    61
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    4.14
    116
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    14.08
    58
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.04
    171
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    3.24
    138
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    1.48
    129
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    1.92
    88
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    5.20
    37
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    2.00
    90
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.68
    146
    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.