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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare South Korea and Niger 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.

Niger
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   Niger NIGER
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Niger NIGER
           
    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
     
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Niger NIGER
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Niger NIGER
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
    114.59
    52
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
    116.43
    91
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
    8.19
    119
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    0.47
    183
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
    165.84
    6
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
    25.99
    98
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    5.68
    85
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    1.90
    176
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
    14.66
    123
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    4.37
    143
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
    24.86
    74
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
    35.37
    25
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
    39.80
    20
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
    14.94
    90
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    1.61
    139
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    15.11
    114
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    9.11
    140
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
    19.76
    20
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
    12.76
    98
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
    0.64
    138
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
    41.33
    42
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    1.80
    174
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
    12.60
    31
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    7.25
    103
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.19
    165
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    6.60
    23
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
    16.37
    27
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.72
    166
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
    20.03
    22
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
    8.98
    53
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    1.44
    125
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
    1.89
    119
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
    10.95
    49
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
    10.87
    42
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
    3.75
    143
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    2.45
    105
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
    2.11
    25
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
    89.68
    13
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
    1.80
    82
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
    8.26
    30
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
    9.19
    16
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
    3.43
    49
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.51
    117
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.77
    141
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
    2.06
    81
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
    5.72
    39
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
    2.93
    19
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
    17.35
    25
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
    2.34
    39
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
    1.72
    26
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Niger NIGER
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
    8,064
    5.01
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
    7,666
    4.76
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
    42
    0.03
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
    27,892
    17.32
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
    822
    0.51
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
    1,860
    1.15
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
    563
    0.35
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
    804
    0.50
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
    195
    0.12
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
    415
    0.26
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
    1,681
    1.04
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
    1,374
    0.85
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
    3,568
    2.22
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
    5,648
    3.51
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
    134
    0.08
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
    3,471
    2.16
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
    886
    0.55
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
    37
    0.02
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
    3,842
    2.39
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
    218
    0.14
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
    1,133
    0.70
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
    765
    0.47
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
    1,333
    0.83
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
    243
    0.15
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
    140
    0.09
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
    68
    0.04
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
    112
    0.07
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
    2,032
    1.26
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
    172
    0.11
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
    362
    0.22
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
    226
    0.14
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
    345
    0.21
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
    221
    0.14
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
    1,984
    1.23
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
    306
    0.19
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
    16,180
    10.05
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
    178
    0.11
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
    1,917
    1.19
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
    808
    0.50
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
    4,157
    2.58
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
    179
    0.11
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
    66
    0.04
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
    9,370
    5.82
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
    474
    0.29
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
    928
    0.58
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
    59
    0.04
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
    711
    0.44
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
    262
    0.16
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
    374
    0.23
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
    11
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Niger NIGER
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    0.47
    183
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    5.68
    85
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    1.90
    176
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    4.37
    143
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    1.61
    139
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    15.11
    114
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    9.11
    140
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    1.80
    174
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    7.25
    103
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.19
    165
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    6.60
    23
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    0.72
    166
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    1.44
    125
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    2.45
    105
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.51
    117
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    0.77
    141
    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.