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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Nepal 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.

Nepal
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   Nepal NEPAL
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Nepal NEPAL
           
    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
     
    39.0
    38.4
    38.7
    148
    156
    154
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    43.1
    42.8
    43.0
    145
    157
    152
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    48.7
    48.2
    48.4
    144
    155
    149
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    54.7
    54.2
    54.5
    142
    155
    151
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    61.5
    63.5
    62.5
    121
    129
    129
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    66.7
    69.4
    68.0
    109
    124
    119
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    68.8
    71.6
    70.2
    105
    121
    117
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Nepal NEPAL
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    68.8
    71.6
    105
    121
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    71.3
    74.2
    99
    121
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    71.6
    74.4
    99
    121
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    71.7
    74.4
    99
    121
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    72.0
    74.6
    99
    121
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    72.3
    74.9
    98
    122
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    72.7
    75.2
    100
    121
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    73.0
    75.5
    101
    121
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    73.3
    75.8
    106
    124
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    73.8
    76.3
    109
    126
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    74.5
    76.8
    112
    127
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    75.4
    77.6
    116
    128
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.7
    78.5
    120
    132
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    78.3
    79.7
    125
    134
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.2
    81.3
    132
    138
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.7
    83.4
    136
    141
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.6
    86.1
    139
    143
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.0
    89.3
    144
    147
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Nepal NEPAL
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    86.87
    70
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    184.95
    38
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    13.17
    90
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    47.47
    71
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    9.57
    83
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    1.06
    183
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    25.88
    87
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    37.19
    62
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.70
    87
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    77.08
    3
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    3.10
    169
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    20.19
    73
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    23.53
    53
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    20.70
    76
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.15
    166
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    1.69
    181
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    9.11
    163
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    9.23
    70
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    2.31
    86
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    11.56
    99
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.29
    121
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    31.85
    49
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    17.53
    21
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    13.69
    55
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    3.57
    109
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    5.98
    34
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    22.69
    7
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    2.68
    85
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    6.56
    113
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    3.39
    124
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    1.13
    154
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.62
    118
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    1.58
    177
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    13.61
    49
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    6.64
    23
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    0.97
    130
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    3.43
    118
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    55.11
    37
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    2.47
    37
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    2.98
    10
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    4.53
    77
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    2.62
    50
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    0.44
    180
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.37
    180
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    6.71
    45
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    1.65
    100
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    1.81
    82
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    9.40
    55
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    0.46
    102
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.18
    52
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Nepal NEPAL
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    16,203
    9.73
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    34,167
    20.53
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    2,751
    1.65
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    9,712
    5.83
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    2,544
    1.53
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    3,778
    2.27
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    222
    0.13
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    6,555
    3.94
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    13,853
    8.32
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    1,189
    0.71
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    642
    0.39
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    4,559
    2.74
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    4,328
    2.60
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    241
    0.14
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    5,115
    3.07
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    2,138
    1.28
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    377
    0.23
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    2,071
    1.24
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    925
    0.56
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    6,498
    3.90
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    3,210
    1.93
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    1,057
    0.64
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    4,434
    2.66
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    129
    0.08
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    904
    0.54
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    553
    0.33
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    309
    0.19
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    237
    0.14
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    636
    0.38
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    324
    0.19
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    1,375
    0.83
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    1,571
    0.94
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    681
    0.41
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    218
    0.13
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    9,834
    5.91
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    532
    0.32
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    675
    0.41
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    962
    0.58
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    2,044
    1.23
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    1,249
    0.75
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    1,303
    0.78
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    70
    0.04
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    330
    0.20
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    657
    0.39
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    4,250
    2.55
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    442
    0.27
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    47
    0.03
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    31
    0.02
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    129
    0.08
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    92
    0.06
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Nepal NEPAL
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    13.17
    90
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    1.06
    183
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.70
    87
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    3.10
    169
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.15
    166
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    1.69
    181
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    9.11
    163
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.29
    121
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    13.69
    55
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    3.57
    109
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    5.98
    34
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    2.68
    85
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.62
    118
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    6.64
    23
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    0.44
    180
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.37
    180
    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.