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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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   Liberia LIBERIA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    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
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
    107.18
    59
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
    110.97
    100
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
    9.93
    93
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    1.46
    172
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
    124.54
    22
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
    37.45
    62
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    17.11
    13
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    3.81
    134
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
    14.02
    128
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    2.87
    172
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
    17.35
    136
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
    46.20
    4
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
    39.19
    22
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
    18.21
    73
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    1.51
    142
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    15.27
    109
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    29.02
    29
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
    16.27
    27
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
    11.42
    105
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
    0.70
    131
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
    152.71
    2
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    1.97
    166
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
    12.64
    30
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    24.71
    17
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.04
    170
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    3.31
    135
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
    10.02
    62
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.84
    159
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
    15.32
    42
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
    8.77
    56
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    0.87
    163
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
    3.04
    79
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
    11.84
    43
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
    11.32
    38
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
    4.17
    132
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    1.66
    147
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
    1.91
    32
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
    71.13
    21
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
    1.70
    87
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
    5.22
    72
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
    6.51
    41
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
    3.78
    42
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.77
    106
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    1.22
    105
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
    2.18
    78
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
    4.85
    46
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
    2.09
    46
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
    14.24
    36
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
    1.95
    49
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
    1.57
    32
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
    1,979
    5.64
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
    1,956
    5.57
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
    33
    0.09
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
    3,891
    11.08
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
    284
    0.81
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
    696
    1.98
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
    401
    1.14
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
    215
    0.61
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
    82
    0.23
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
    65
    0.19
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
    313
    0.89
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
    427
    1.22
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
    928
    2.64
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
    1,585
    4.51
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
    30
    0.09
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
    619
    1.76
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
    213
    0.61
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
    11
    0.03
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
    3,708
    10.56
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
    54
    0.15
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
    291
    0.83
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
    196
    0.56
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
    212
    0.60
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
    203
    0.58
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
    29
    0.08
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
    16
    0.05
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
    17
    0.05
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
    385
    1.10
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
    69
    0.20
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
    103
    0.29
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
    38
    0.11
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
    287
    0.82
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
    55
    0.16
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
    469
    1.34
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
    43
    0.12
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
    2,343
    6.67
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
    48
    0.14
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
    240
    0.68
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
    142
    0.40
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
    804
    2.29
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
    49
    0.14
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
    21
    0.06
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
    1,212
    3.45
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
    131
    0.37
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
    161
    0.46
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
    16
    0.05
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
    94
    0.27
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
    53
    0.15
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
    72
    0.21
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
    3
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    1.46
    172
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    17.11
    13
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    3.81
    134
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    2.87
    172
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    1.51
    142
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    15.27
    109
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    29.02
    29
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    1.97
    166
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    24.71
    17
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.04
    170
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    3.31
    135
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.84
    159
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    0.87
    163
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    1.66
    147
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.77
    106
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    1.22
    105
    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.