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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Eritrea 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.

Eritrea
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   Eritrea ERITREA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Eritrea ERITREA
           
    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
     
    37.6
    41.1
    39.3
    152
    148
    150
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    41.5
    45.3
    43.4
    154
    147
    151
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    42.3
    46.2
    44.2
    165
    161
    163
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    46.4
    50.8
    48.6
    166
    164
    165
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    39.5
    52.7
    45.3
    182
    161
    180
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    59.6
    64.6
    62.1
    146
    139
    142
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    62.9
    67.1
    65.0
    145
    143
    144
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Eritrea ERITREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    62.9
    67.1
    145
    143
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    66.2
    70.0
    150
    150
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    66.8
    70.5
    151
    150
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    67.0
    70.7
    152
    150
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    67.4
    70.9
    155
    151
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    67.9
    71.3
    157
    153
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    68.5
    71.7
    158
    156
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    69.2
    72.3
    161
    159
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    69.9
    73.0
    166
    159
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    70.9
    73.8
    169
    162
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.0
    74.8
    170
    164
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    73.6
    75.9
    165
    163
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.4
    77.3
    161
    159
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.5
    79.0
    153
    155
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    79.8
    81.2
    150
    142
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.6
    83.7
    139
    131
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.7
    86.7
    129
    112
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.3
    90.1
    111
    103
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Eritrea ERITREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    109.10
    47
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    115.03
    103
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.67
    151
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    105.60
    25
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    13.79
    32
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    3.63
    142
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    25.63
    88
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    39.12
    57
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.61
    170
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    33.09
    47
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    5.99
    120
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    33.44
    24
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    11.69
    117
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    37.70
    22
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.26
    161
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    7.80
    151
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    27.85
    10
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    17.21
    17
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    1.76
    124
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    25.79
    21
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    7.48
    28
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    23.64
    54
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    18.04
    16
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    15.82
    50
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    5.70
    11
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    8.71
    4
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    11.11
    45
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    4.65
    43
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    7.00
    105
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    6.47
    59
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    3.25
    70
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.87
    100
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    7.17
    55
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    9.28
    75
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.73
    45
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    2.64
    47
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    9.71
    53
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    101.01
    13
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    4.31
    11
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.63
    113
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    6.33
    43
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    3.32
    30
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.36
    133
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.84
    145
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    11.24
    12
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    5.42
    19
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    7.94
    8
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    10.69
    52
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    4.19
    2
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.11
    78
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Eritrea ERITREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    2,374
    8.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    2,414
    8.13
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    65
    0.22
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    3,576
    12.05
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    393
    1.32
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    436
    1.47
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    92
    0.31
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    865
    2.91
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    700
    2.36
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    63
    0.21
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    164
    0.55
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    281
    0.95
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    832
    2.80
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    30
    0.10
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    1,300
    4.38
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    647
    2.18
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    32
    0.11
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    531
    1.79
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    210
    0.71
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    639
    2.15
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    424
    1.43
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    414
    1.39
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    278
    0.94
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    76
    0.26
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    175
    0.59
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    110
    0.37
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    42
    0.14
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    88
    0.30
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    212
    0.71
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    181
    0.61
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    126
    0.42
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    203
    0.68
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    119
    0.40
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    65
    0.22
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    3,041
    10.25
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    123
    0.41
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    39
    0.13
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    389
    1.31
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    578
    1.95
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    275
    0.93
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    256
    0.86
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    20
    0.07
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    144
    0.49
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    129
    0.43
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    782
    2.63
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    267
    0.90
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    17
    0.06
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    4
    0.01
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    207
    0.70
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    11
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Eritrea ERITREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.67
    151
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    3.63
    142
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.61
    170
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    5.99
    120
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.26
    161
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    7.80
    151
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    27.85
    10
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    7.48
    28
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    15.82
    50
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    5.70
    11
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    8.71
    4
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    4.65
    43
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.87
    100
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.73
    45
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.36
    133
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.84
    145
    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.