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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Micronesia 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.

Micronesia
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   Micronesia MICRONESIA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
           
    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
     
    57.3
    58.4
    57.8
    66
    72
    67
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    61.3
    62.4
    61.8
    65
    80
    72
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    64.6
    65.7
    65.1
    65
    86
    82
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    65.7
    66.8
    66.3
    81
    111
    99
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    66.0
    68.1
    67.0
    97
    117
    110
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    67.5
    69.9
    68.7
    102
    122
    113
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    68.4
    70.8
    69.6
    108
    124
    121
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    68.4
    70.8
    108
    124
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    70.8
    73.1
    100
    125
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    71.1
    73.4
    100
    126
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    71.2
    73.5
    100
    126
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    71.5
    73.7
    101
    128
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    71.9
    74.0
    103
    129
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    72.3
    74.3
    106
    131
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    72.6
    74.7
    108
    131
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    73.0
    75.1
    107
    132
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    73.6
    75.6
    113
    134
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    74.3
    76.3
    118
    138
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    75.2
    77.1
    123
    137
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.5
    78.1
    126
    143
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    78.1
    79.4
    131
    143
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.1
    81.1
    136
    145
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.6
    83.2
    140
    147
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.5
    86.0
    142
    150
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.9
    89.3
    146
    151
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    116.17
    36
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    168.75
    58
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    19.28
    61
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    47.00
    72
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    11.26
    63
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    9.71
    41
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    32.34
    45
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    99.38
    9
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    8.98
    54
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    42.27
    21
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    9.74
    80
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    14.70
    92
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    52.10
    3
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    3.19
    170
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    4.42
    77
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    20.57
    61
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    22.14
    28
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    9.03
    73
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    2.03
    101
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    20.42
    40
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.68
    115
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    30.03
    50
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    3.77
    116
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    9.62
    79
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    5.16
    23
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    3.96
    113
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    15.27
    26
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    2.00
    114
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    9.83
    40
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    6.58
    56
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    1.52
    135
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.47
    137
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    12.08
    14
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    12.05
    59
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.59
    47
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    0.57
    143
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    5.04
    93
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    8.80
    70
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    0.61
    79
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.41
    153
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    7.42
    27
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    1.15
    129
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    5.94
    7
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    2.14
    57
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    5.22
    65
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    6.18
    13
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    1.66
    89
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    8.34
    63
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    1.08
    66
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.02
    145
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    70
    11.95
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    99
    16.89
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    12
    2.05
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    36
    6.14
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    12
    2.05
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    15
    2.56
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    6
    1.02
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    60
    10.24
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    25
    4.27
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    6
    1.02
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    6
    1.02
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    32
    5.46
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    10
    1.71
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    3
    0.51
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    3
    0.51
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    8
    1.37
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    1
    0.17
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    12
    2.05
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    3
    0.51
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    20
    3.41
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    3
    0.51
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    8
    1.37
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    9
    1.54
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    5
    0.85
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    4
    0.68
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    1
    0.17
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    1
    0.17
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    1
    0.17
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    4
    0.68
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    8
    1.37
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    3
    0.51
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    3
    0.51
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    1
    0.17
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    0
    0.00
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    8
    1.37
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    0
    0.00
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    0
    0.00
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    5
    0.85
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    13
    2.22
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    8
    1.37
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    3
    0.51
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    1
    0.17
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    4
    0.68
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    1
    0.17
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    16
    2.73
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    2
    0.34
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    2
    0.34
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    0
    0.00
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    1
    0.17
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    19.28
    61
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    9.71
    41
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    8.98
    54
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    9.74
    80
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    4.42
    77
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    20.57
    61
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    22.14
    28
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.68
    115
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    9.62
    79
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    5.16
    23
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    3.96
    113
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    2.00
    114
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.47
    137
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.59
    47
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    5.94
    7
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    2.14
    57
    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.