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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and New Guinea 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.

New Guinea
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   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
           
    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
     
    37.8
    39.7
    38.7
    151
    154
    152
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    42.8
    44.7
    43.7
    149
    151
    149
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    49.5
    53.8
    51.6
    141
    137
    138
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    52.3
    57.8
    55.0
    151
    144
    144
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    56.7
    61.3
    58.9
    139
    133
    136
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    59.5
    64.3
    61.8
    148
    142
    145
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    63.6
    68.3
    65.9
    139
    137
    139
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    63.6
    68.3
    139
    137
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    67.5
    72.0
    140
    134
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    67.9
    72.4
    139
    134
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.1
    72.5
    139
    135
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.4
    72.8
    141
    135
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    68.8
    73.1
    145
    136
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    69.2
    73.5
    149
    136
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    69.7
    74.0
    152
    139
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    70.3
    74.6
    156
    140
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.1
    75.3
    166
    142
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.1
    76.1
    169
    140
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    73.5
    77.2
    169
    135
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.2
    78.5
    170
    130
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.3
    80.2
    160
    122
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    79.9
    82.3
    142
    108
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    83.0
    84.7
    122
    101
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    86.3
    87.4
    93
    88
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.9
    90.7
    82
    78
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    110.11
    43
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    154.22
    65
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    6.44
    128
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    64.64
    52
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    6.95
    121
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    9.51
    43
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    19.48
    120
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    57.71
    26
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.57
    90
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    40.06
    27
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    5.79
    122
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    23.87
    58
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    31.23
    27
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    17.90
    88
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.24
    162
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    14.59
    109
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    14.60
    111
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    10.90
    58
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    1.07
    171
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    14.67
    73
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    6.40
    54
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    72.76
    18
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    3.05
    141
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    16.82
    43
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    3.08
    123
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    5.01
    70
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    25.32
    5
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    2.27
    101
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    8.69
    64
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    3.94
    109
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    1.14
    151
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.93
    168
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    7.74
    49
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    14.96
    44
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    16.26
    1
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    0.53
    145
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    10.99
    39
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    42.96
    41
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    0.93
    60
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    1.68
    36
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    7.08
    33
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    0.85
    153
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    3.28
    46
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    3.42
    14
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    8.83
    25
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    3.48
    61
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    2.07
    77
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    13.29
    41
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    1.79
    51
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    1.33
    18
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    4,642
    9.29
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    6,422
    12.85
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    292
    0.58
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    3,958
    7.92
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    484
    0.97
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    603
    1.21
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    523
    1.05
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    2,373
    4.75
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    1,566
    3.13
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    245
    0.49
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    265
    0.53
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    1,344
    2.69
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    1,214
    2.43
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    58
    0.12
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    1,192
    2.39
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    720
    1.44
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    35
    0.07
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    591
    1.18
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    305
    0.61
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    3,389
    6.78
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    158
    0.32
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    391
    0.78
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    1,041
    2.08
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    220
    0.44
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    188
    0.38
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    104
    0.21
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    41
    0.08
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    59
    0.12
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    202
    0.40
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    369
    0.74
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    761
    1.52
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    459
    0.92
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    135
    0.27
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    31
    0.06
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    2,126
    4.26
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    53
    0.11
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    130
    0.26
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    824
    1.65
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    982
    1.97
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    590
    1.18
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    388
    0.78
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    163
    0.33
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    139
    0.28
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    64
    0.13
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    1,751
    3.50
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    153
    0.31
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    82
    0.16
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    64
    0.13
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    135
    0.27
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    7
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   New Guinea NEW GUINEA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    6.44
    128
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    9.51
    43
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.57
    90
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    5.79
    122
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.24
    162
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    14.59
    109
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    14.60
    111
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    6.40
    54
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    16.82
    43
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    3.08
    123
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    5.01
    70
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    2.27
    101
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.93
    168
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    16.26
    1
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    3.28
    46
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    3.42
    14
    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.