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Compare South Korea and Seychelles 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    67.2
    73.5
    70.3
    60
    64
    59
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    67.7
    76.4
    71.8
    86
    46
    67
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    68.3
    77.3
    72.4
    97
    64
    96
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    69.0
    78.0
    73.3
    101
    75
    93
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
     
    69.0
    78.0
    101
    75
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
     
    70.1
    79.0
    107
    76
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
     
    70.3
    79.1
    108
    74
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
     
    70.4
    79.2
    109
    74
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
     
    70.5
    79.3
    112
    75
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
     
    70.8
    79.4
    114
    73
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
     
    71.2
    79.6
    116
    73
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
     
    71.6
    79.7
    119
    73
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
     
    72.1
    80.0
    119
    71
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
     
    72.9
    80.4
    122
    71
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
     
    74.0
    80.9
    122
    69
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
     
    75.3
    81.5
    121
    66
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
     
    77.1
    82.3
    111
    70
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
     
    79.2
    83.2
    96
    71
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
     
    81.7
    84.4
    76
    70
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
     
    84.5
    86.1
    69
    70
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
     
    87.5
    88.2
    59
    69
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
    90.6
    91.0
    56
    68
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
     
    54.16
    128
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
     
    112.62
    96
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
     
    8.68
    112
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
     
    14.64
    81
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
     
    69.41
    59
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
     
    19.20
    118
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
     
    4.65
    109
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
     
    5.15
    104
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
     
    19.55
    77
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
     
    16.58
    28
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
     
    19.52
    114
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
     
    7.79
    141
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
     
    20.46
    69
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
     
    43.27
    9
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
     
    5.75
    58
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
     
    20.35
    52
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
     
    49.61
    10
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
     
    6.18
    124
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
     
    64.49
    1
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
     
    2.86
    32
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
     
    0.00
    183
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
     
    6.14
    61
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
     
    6.68
    72
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
     
    13.99
    60
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
     
    6.49
    4
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
     
    5.92
    39
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
     
    7.66
    77
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
     
    4.92
    40
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
     
    5.37
    113
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
     
    6.55
    76
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
     
    3.75
    39
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
     
    0.56
    168
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
     
    7.93
    101
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
     
    9.87
    49
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
     
    3.82
    138
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
     
    12.22
    3
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
     
    0.68
    71
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
     
    1.51
    129
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
     
    1.21
    115
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
     
    12.25
    12
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
     
    5.23
    58
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
     
    1.50
    110
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    1.36
    124
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
     
    1.25
    103
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
     
    0.96
    123
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
     
    4.00
    58
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
     
    0.53
    118
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
     
    1.80
    118
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
     
    0.10
    118
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
     
    0.50
    106
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
     
    53
    8.02
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
     
    111
    16.79
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
     
    15
    2.27
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
     
    67
    10.14
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
     
    9
    1.36
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
     
    19
    2.87
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
     
    5
    0.76
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
     
    19
    2.87
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
     
    5
    0.76
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
     
    16
    2.42
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
     
    19
    2.87
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
     
    43
    6.51
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
     
    21
    3.18
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
     
    8
    1.21
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
     
    6
    0.91
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
     
    6
    0.91
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
     
    63
    9.53
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
     
    3
    0.45
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
     
    0
    0.00
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
     
    6
    0.91
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
     
    7
    1.06
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
     
    11
    1.66
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
     
    8
    1.21
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
     
    18
    2.72
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
     
    6
    0.91
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
     
    5
    0.76
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
     
    4
    0.61
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
     
    7
    1.06
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
     
    1
    0.15
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
     
    4
    0.61
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
     
    12
    1.82
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
     
    7
    1.06
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
     
    1
    0.15
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
     
    10
    1.51
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
     
    3
    0.45
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
     
    1
    0.15
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
     
    1
    0.15
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
     
    12
    1.82
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
     
    5
    0.76
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
     
    7
    1.06
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
     
    1
    0.15
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
     
    1
    0.15
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
     
    5
    0.76
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
     
    2
    0.30
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
     
    4
    0.61
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
     
    1
    0.15
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
     
    1
    0.15
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
     
    0
    0.00
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
     
    1
    0.15
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
     
    0
    0.00
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Seychelles SEYCHELLES
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
     
    14.64
    81
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
     
    4.65
    109
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
     
    5.15
    104
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
     
    16.58
    28
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
     
    5.75
    58
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
     
    20.35
    52
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
     
    49.61
    10
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
     
    6.14
    61
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
     
    13.99
    60
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
     
    6.49
    4
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
     
    5.92
    39
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
     
    4.92
    40
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
     
    3.75
    39
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
     
    12.22
    3
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    1.36
    124
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
     
    1.25
    103
     
     
     
    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.