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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Gambia 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.

Gambia
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   Gambia GAMBIA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    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
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    109.72
    46
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    215.63
    26
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.57
    153
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    146.71
    9
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    9.99
    77
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    26.77
    5
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    36.34
    28
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    31.97
    82
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.03
    177
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    37.69
    33
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    1.73
    182
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    37.43
    19
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    23.99
    50
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    47.51
    4
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.59
    148
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    7.87
    149
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    5.57
    178
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    17.03
    19
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    2.60
    72
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    10.37
    107
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.72
    113
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    49.48
    32
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    23.11
    4
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    18.41
    35
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    0.84
    181
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    1.52
    180
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    13.27
    31
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    1.02
    163
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    12.99
    11
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    11.00
    24
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    3.20
    73
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.08
    160
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    5.89
    79
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    16.69
    35
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    1.59
    167
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    1.50
    104
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    9.74
    52
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    63.75
    33
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    3.00
    31
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    1.22
    57
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    7.13
    32
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    3.83
    25
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    0.99
    164
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.67
    85
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    6.74
    44
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    5.18
    31
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    6.34
    25
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    17.24
    19
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    2.26
    38
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.07
    96
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    685
    4.92
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    1,207
    8.66
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    19
    0.14
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    1,619
    11.62
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    105
    0.75
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    143
    1.03
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    252
    1.81
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    202
    1.45
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    218
    1.56
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    14
    0.10
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    14
    0.10
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    192
    1.38
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    325
    2.33
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    12
    0.09
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    657
    4.72
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    265
    1.90
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    12
    0.09
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    64
    0.46
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    39
    0.28
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    431
    3.09
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    158
    1.13
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    21
    0.15
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    98
    0.70
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    19
    0.14
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    9
    0.06
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    8
    0.06
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    7
    0.05
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    30
    0.22
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    194
    1.39
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    51
    0.37
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    11
    0.08
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    62
    0.45
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    7
    0.05
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    13
    0.09
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    883
    6.34
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    38
    0.27
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    20
    0.14
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    189
    1.36
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    470
    3.37
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    127
    0.91
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    54
    0.39
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    10
    0.07
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    44
    0.32
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    59
    0.42
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    682
    4.90
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    85
    0.61
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    4
    0.03
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    1
    0.01
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    38
    0.27
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    2
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.57
    153
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    26.77
    5
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.03
    177
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    1.73
    182
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.59
    148
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    7.87
    149
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    5.57
    178
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.72
    113
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    18.41
    35
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    0.84
    181
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    1.52
    180
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    1.02
    163
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.08
    160
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    1.59
    167
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    0.99
    164
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.67
    85
    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.