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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and Sierra Leone 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.

Sierra Leone
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
South Korea Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
           
    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
     
    31.0
    33.7
    32.3
    172
    170
    171
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    33.5
    36.3
    34.9
    173
    172
    173
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    36.4
    39.2
    37.8
    175
    174
    175
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    37.6
    40.4
    39.0
    182
    182
    182
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    38.4
    39.5
    39.0
    183
    183
    183
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    47.4
    48.7
    48.1
    182
    182
    182
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    52.5
    53.8
    53.1
    181
    183
    181
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    52.5
    53.8
    181
    183
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    59.7
    60.2
    179
    182
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    60.5
    61.1
    179
    182
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    60.8
    61.3
    180
    182
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    61.9
    62.4
    179
    182
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    63.4
    63.8
    179
    182
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    64.7
    65.1
    179
    182
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    66.0
    66.3
    180
    182
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    67.2
    67.5
    180
    183
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    68.6
    68.8
    180
    183
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    70.0
    70.1
    181
    183
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    71.5
    71.7
    183
    183
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    73.3
    73.4
    183
    183
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    75.4
    75.5
    183
    183
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    77.8
    77.9
    183
    183
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    80.6
    80.7
    183
    183
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    84.0
    84.1
    183
    183
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    87.9
    87.9
    183
    183
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    171.22
    1
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    267.56
    16
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    1.59
    173
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    217.83
    2
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    16.15
    21
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    15.84
    17
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    34.57
    35
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    55.85
    33
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    3.62
    138
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    48.68
    13
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    2.76
    176
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    55.99
    9
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    33.23
    20
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    38.68
    21
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.34
    158
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    30.53
    33
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    14.46
    116
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    24.14
    4
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    2.42
    82
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    17.42
    55
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    2.28
    171
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    94.14
    13
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    22.34
    5
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    22.08
    24
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    1.06
    177
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    3.13
    149
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    19.24
    12
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    0.86
    167
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    16.40
    2
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    27.00
    1
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    2.43
    100
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.79
    172
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    8.28
    43
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    23.83
    14
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    1.97
    142
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    3.03
    36
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    13.34
    30
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    178.83
    1
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    7.60
    1
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    1.60
    40
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    11.37
    6
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    5.83
    9
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.60
    120
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.16
    122
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    15.09
    3
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    5.18
    29
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    8.88
    4
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    21.68
    9
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    4.33
    1
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.05
    107
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    4,484
    5.55
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    6,022
    7.46
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    51
    0.06
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    9,302
    11.52
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    715
    0.89
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    404
    0.50
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    565
    0.70
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    1,433
    1.77
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    1,140
    1.41
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    112
    0.14
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    99
    0.12
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    1,153
    1.43
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    2,095
    2.59
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    38
    0.05
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    2,166
    2.68
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    1,450
    1.80
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    34
    0.04
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    455
    0.56
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    85
    0.11
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    3,518
    4.36
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    641
    0.79
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    295
    0.37
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    602
    0.75
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    227
    0.28
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    40
    0.05
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    24
    0.03
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    23
    0.03
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    90
    0.11
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    1,997
    2.47
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    303
    0.38
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    66
    0.08
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    396
    0.49
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    64
    0.08
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    120
    0.15
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    7,946
    9.84
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    428
    0.53
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    96
    0.12
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    967
    1.20
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    1,816
    2.25
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    762
    0.94
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    507
    0.63
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    31
    0.04
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    160
    0.20
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    348
    0.43
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    3,080
    3.81
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    443
    0.55
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    22
    0.03
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    3
    0.00
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    305
    0.38
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    8
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    1.59
    173
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    15.84
    17
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    3.62
    138
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    2.76
    176
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.34
    158
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    30.53
    33
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    14.46
    116
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    2.28
    171
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    22.08
    24
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    1.06
    177
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    3.13
    149
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    0.86
    167
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.79
    172
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    1.97
    142
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.60
    120
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.16
    122
    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.