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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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
           
    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
     
    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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
    34.98
    155
     
    184.54
    2
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
     
    188.09
    29
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
     
    21.71
    11
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
     
    1.49
    171
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
     
    234.45
    1
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
     
    51.27
    37
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
     
    16.49
    15
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
     
    3.55
    139
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
     
    14.85
    120
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
     
    2.85
    174
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
     
    39.31
    25
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
     
    35.37
    26
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
     
    82.18
    2
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
     
    30.74
    26
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
     
    1.20
    151
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
     
    14.89
    117
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
     
    24.45
    43
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
     
    33.34
    2
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
     
    21.32
    48
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
     
    1.08
    90
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
     
    130.60
    5
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
     
    1.91
    169
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
     
    22.90
    1
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
     
    22.70
    22
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
     
    0.99
    173
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
     
    2.95
    149
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
     
    23.72
    8
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
     
    0.75
    162
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
     
    25.01
    9
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
     
    31.10
    1
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
     
    0.75
    168
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
     
    2.69
    91
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
     
    17.96
    5
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
     
    13.51
    29
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
     
    7.29
    62
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
     
    1.70
    143
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
     
    5.68
    1
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
     
    99.98
    9
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
     
    3.45
    25
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
     
    14.78
    5
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
     
    13.17
    1
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
     
    6.86
    17
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    1.57
    115
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
     
    1.15
    111
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
     
    3.55
    50
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
     
    10.86
    3
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
     
    4.78
    1
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
     
    21.44
    11
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
     
    2.51
    38
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
     
    2.64
    7
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Sierra Leone SIERRA LEONE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
     
    4,757
    5.82
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
     
    4,464
    5.46
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
     
    47
    0.06
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
     
    10,315
    12.62
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
     
    990
    1.21
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
     
    1,341
    1.64
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
     
    541
    0.66
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
     
    266
    0.33
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
     
    107
    0.13
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
     
    94
    0.11
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
     
    953
    1.17
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
     
    1,067
    1.31
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
     
    2,793
    3.42
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
     
    1,842
    2.25
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
     
    34
    0.04
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
     
    1,937
    2.37
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
     
    555
    0.68
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
     
    21
    0.03
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
     
    4,319
    5.28
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
     
    72
    0.09
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
     
    795
    0.97
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
     
    277
    0.34
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
     
    746
    0.91
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
     
    210
    0.26
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
     
    38
    0.05
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
     
    18
    0.02
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
     
    20
    0.02
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
     
    2,421
    2.96
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
     
    90
    0.11
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
     
    266
    0.33
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
     
    59
    0.07
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
     
    375
    0.46
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
     
    257
    0.31
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
     
    849
    1.04
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
     
    58
    0.07
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
     
    5,879
    7.19
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
     
    136
    0.17
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
     
    1,007
    1.23
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
     
    438
    0.54
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
     
    1,688
    2.06
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
     
    110
    0.13
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
     
    28
    0.03
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
     
    2,834
    3.47
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
     
    338
    0.41
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
     
    560
    0.69
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
     
    20
    0.02
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
     
    302
    0.37
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
     
    126
    0.15
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
     
    210
    0.26
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
     
    7
    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
    23.65
    43
     
    1.49
    171
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
     
    16.49
    15
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
     
    3.55
    139
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
     
    2.85
    174
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
     
    1.20
    151
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
     
    14.89
    117
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
     
    24.45
    43
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
     
    1.91
    169
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
     
    22.70
    22
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
     
    0.99
    173
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
     
    2.95
    149
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
     
    0.75
    162
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
     
    0.75
    168
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
     
    1.70
    143
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    1.57
    115
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
     
    1.15
    111
     
     
     
    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.