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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Philippines 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.

Philippines
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   Philippines PHILIPPINES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
           
    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
     
    51.6
    55.3
    53.4
    85
    83
    85
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    55.7
    59.2
    57.4
    88
    90
    89
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    59.4
    63.3
    61.3
    95
    97
    96
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    63.6
    67.8
    65.6
    102
    107
    106
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    63.9
    69.9
    66.8
    110
    113
    111
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    64.8
    71.2
    67.9
    118
    116
    121
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    66.2
    72.6
    69.3
    126
    118
    123
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    66.2
    72.6
    126
    118
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    68.2
    74.5
    131
    118
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    68.4
    74.7
    136
    116
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.6
    74.8
    134
    116
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    68.9
    75.1
    134
    115
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    69.4
    75.3
    135
    115
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    69.9
    75.6
    137
    115
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    70.5
    75.9
    138
    115
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    71.1
    76.3
    141
    114
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.9
    76.8
    143
    114
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    72.9
    77.5
    145
    116
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    74.1
    78.4
    149
    115
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    75.7
    79.4
    151
    114
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.7
    80.7
    142
    111
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.1
    82.2
    134
    111
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.7
    83.9
    133
    123
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.2
    85.8
    162
    160
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    88.8
    89.0
    155
    165
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    130.85
    22
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    197.08
    32
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    15.82
    76
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    126.54
    18
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    3.72
    159
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    10.48
    37
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    1.98
    177
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    38.17
    59
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.89
    157
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    45.61
    16
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    10.58
    73
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    9.88
    128
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    31.09
    28
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    11.40
    118
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    2.61
    117
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    14.97
    104
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    21.73
    30
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    5.29
    131
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    0.76
    177
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    23.44
    25
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    2.76
    155
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    39.06
    40
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    4.90
    96
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    8.52
    86
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    4.18
    70
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    4.51
    90
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    18.42
    14
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    0.94
    166
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    7.44
    97
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    9.52
    29
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    4.29
    43
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.75
    174
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    4.12
    127
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    8.18
    86
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.41
    58
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    1.79
    86
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    16.18
    21
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    8.66
    71
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    0.88
    68
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    2.46
    16
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    5.45
    60
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    1.48
    106
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.70
    110
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.62
    159
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    9.69
    18
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    3.35
    64
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    0.92
    119
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    5.93
    73
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    0.26
    138
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    4.32
    3
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    84,813
    13.92
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    120,800
    19.83
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    10,894
    1.79
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    75,843
    12.45
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    3,263
    0.54
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    1,047
    0.17
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    7,500
    1.23
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    25,528
    4.19
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    25,236
    4.14
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    1,954
    0.32
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    7,196
    1.18
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    21,894
    3.59
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    7,491
    1.23
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    1,759
    0.29
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    10,624
    1.74
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    5,145
    0.84
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    437
    0.07
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    14,488
    2.38
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    2,066
    0.34
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    27,997
    4.60
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    3,365
    0.55
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    8,905
    1.46
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    12,479
    2.05
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    3,319
    0.54
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    3,678
    0.60
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    633
    0.10
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    469
    0.08
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    3,133
    0.51
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    6,260
    1.03
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    3,294
    0.54
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    3,102
    0.51
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    3,464
    0.57
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    1,836
    0.30
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    1,519
    0.25
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    8,326
    1.37
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    723
    0.12
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    1,729
    0.28
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    15,295
    2.51
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    9,222
    1.51
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    5,633
    0.92
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    6,283
    1.03
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    412
    0.07
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    1,929
    0.32
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    1,493
    0.25
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    10,685
    1.75
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    865
    0.14
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    691
    0.11
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    2,869
    0.47
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    254
    0.04
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    225
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Philippines PHILIPPINES
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    15.82
    76
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    10.48
    37
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    2.89
    157
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    10.58
    73
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    2.61
    117
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    14.97
    104
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    21.73
    30
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    2.76
    155
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    8.52
    86
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    4.18
    70
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    4.51
    90
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    0.94
    166
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.75
    174
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    4.41
    58
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.70
    110
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.62
    159
    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.