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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Sao Tome 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.

Sao Tome
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   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sao Tome SAO TOME
           
    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
     
    49.3
    52.3
    50.8
    92
    93
    91
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    54.2
    57.2
    55.7
    96
    95
    95
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    58.2
    61.0
    59.6
    104
    110
    107
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    60.9
    63.7
    62.2
    116
    120
    119
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    60.8
    64.4
    62.6
    123
    126
    127
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    64.3
    68.1
    66.2
    124
    129
    128
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    66.7
    70.7
    68.7
    124
    126
    126
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sao Tome SAO TOME
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    66.7
    70.7
    124
    126
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    69.3
    72.9
    116
    129
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    69.9
    73.3
    114
    127
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    70.0
    73.4
    115
    129
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    70.6
    73.8
    111
    126
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    71.4
    74.3
    110
    125
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    72.1
    74.8
    109
    124
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    72.8
    75.3
    105
    124
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    73.6
    75.8
    96
    123
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    74.4
    76.5
    93
    124
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    75.2
    77.1
    94
    120
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    76.3
    78.0
    94
    120
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    77.5
    78.9
    96
    120
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    79.1
    80.2
    100
    124
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    81.0
    81.8
    103
    126
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    83.3
    83.9
    109
    124
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    86.1
    86.5
    108
    123
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.3
    89.7
    115
    117
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sao Tome SAO TOME
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    97.40
    57
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    88.76
    135
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    17.78
    69
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    95.45
    33
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    3.11
    169
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    1.83
    178
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    19.87
    115
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    15.62
    132
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    16.08
    13
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    60.23
    8
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    10.73
    72
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    60.72
    4
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    37.07
    15
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    45.52
    8
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    4.99
    68
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    17.50
    82
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    14.56
    113
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    6.48
    111
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    1.51
    146
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    5.57
    149
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.44
    117
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    7.49
    77
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    12.16
    39
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    22.11
    23
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    3.09
    122
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    4.02
    111
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    16.15
    20
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    4.25
    46
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    8.62
    66
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    7.87
    42
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    1.39
    144
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    4.18
    24
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    5.26
    97
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    9.30
    74
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    1.23
    178
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    1.52
    101
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    7.10
    73
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    17.77
    59
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    1.60
    47
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    1.69
    35
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    2.74
    111
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    2.43
    58
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    3.14
    50
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.61
    161
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    4.41
    72
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    2.42
    80
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    0.88
    121
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    8.04
    64
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    0.89
    73
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.06
    99
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    87
    8.75
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    77
    7.75
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    15
    1.51
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    117
    11.77
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    5
    0.50
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    17
    1.71
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    2
    0.20
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    13
    1.31
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    52
    5.23
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    14
    1.41
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    9
    0.91
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    39
    3.92
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    62
    6.24
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    4
    0.40
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    72
    7.24
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    12
    1.21
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    1
    0.10
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    5
    0.50
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    5
    0.50
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    8
    0.80
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    14
    1.41
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    8
    0.80
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    16
    1.61
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    6
    0.60
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    4
    0.40
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    4
    0.40
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    4
    0.40
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    1
    0.10
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    12
    1.21
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    6
    0.60
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    1
    0.10
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    11
    1.11
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    2
    0.20
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    2
    0.20
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    33
    3.32
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    2
    0.20
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    3
    0.30
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    14
    1.41
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    28
    2.82
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    5
    0.50
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    4
    0.40
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    1
    0.10
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    3
    0.30
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    4
    0.40
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    33
    3.32
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    1
    0.10
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    1
    0.10
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    0
    0.00
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    2
    0.20
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sao Tome SAO TOME
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    17.78
    69
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    1.83
    178
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    16.08
    13
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    10.73
    72
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    4.99
    68
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    17.50
    82
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    14.56
    113
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.44
    117
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    22.11
    23
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    3.09
    122
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    4.02
    111
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    4.25
    46
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    4.18
    24
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    1.23
    178
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    3.14
    50
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    0.61
    161
    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.