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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Namibia 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.

Namibia
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   Namibia NAMIBIA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Namibia NAMIBIA
           
    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
     
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Namibia NAMIBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Namibia NAMIBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    106.97
    48
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    138.38
    79
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    3.99
    141
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    96.17
    32
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    11.51
    57
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    2.28
    175
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    34.16
    37
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    73.57
    19
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    1.85
    180
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    47.00
    14
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    4.41
    149
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    12.25
    108
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    20.16
    71
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    29.72
    40
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.12
    169
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    26.18
    45
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    11.36
    140
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    9.19
    71
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    2.19
    94
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    34.00
    10
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    3.82
    136
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    51.61
    29
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    3.81
    115
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    8.03
    90
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    1.66
    161
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    2.63
    160
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    16.36
    19
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    1.79
    120
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    7.85
    88
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    8.02
    40
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    3.49
    61
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.67
    112
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    12.98
    10
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    13.48
    50
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.58
    48
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    2.37
    59
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    19.15
    17
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    39.78
    43
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    0.50
    88
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.49
    133
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    4.21
    80
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    9.17
    4
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.25
    142
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.81
    76
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    5.38
    62
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    5.34
    21
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    5.43
    35
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    8.76
    58
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    1.51
    53
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.01
    159
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    1,105
    6.30
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    1,408
    8.03
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    49
    0.28
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    1,545
    8.81
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    216
    1.23
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    294
    1.68
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    33
    0.19
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    831
    4.74
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    481
    2.74
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    24
    0.14
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    54
    0.31
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    229
    1.31
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    164
    0.94
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    14
    0.08
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    621
    3.54
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    198
    1.13
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    20
    0.11
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    354
    2.02
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    57
    0.33
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    763
    4.35
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    43
    0.25
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    90
    0.51
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    196
    1.12
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    99
    0.56
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    27
    0.15
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    21
    0.12
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    18
    0.10
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    48
    0.27
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    142
    0.81
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    157
    0.90
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    59
    0.34
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    61
    0.35
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    20
    0.11
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    34
    0.19
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    676
    3.86
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    7
    0.04
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    11
    0.06
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    454
    2.59
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    289
    1.65
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    100
    0.57
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    58
    0.33
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    22
    0.13
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    64
    0.37
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    161
    0.92
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    526
    3.00
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    99
    0.56
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    8
    0.05
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    0
    0.00
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    38
    0.22
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    12
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    3.99
    141
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    2.28
    175
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    1.85
    180
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    4.41
    149
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.12
    169
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    26.18
    45
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    11.36
    140
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    3.82
    136
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    8.03
    90
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    1.66
    161
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    2.63
    160
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    1.79
    120
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.67
    112
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.58
    48
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.25
    142
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.81
    76
    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.