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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Korea and South Sudan 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.

South Sudan
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   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
           
    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
     
    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
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    79.41
    81
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    102.15
    122
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.51
    154
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    117.11
    21
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    6.07
    133
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    7.02
    62
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    22.52
    103
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    31.04
    85
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.85
    83
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    22.66
    92
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    6.64
    109
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    21.73
    65
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    9.90
    133
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    39.81
    16
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.95
    133
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    32.04
    29
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    21.00
    35
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    14.05
    33
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    1.22
    165
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    18.77
    48
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    7.40
    30
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    40.46
    39
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    14.21
    34
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    24.00
    18
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    4.61
    45
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    6.25
    25
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    10.31
    52
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    11.32
    11
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    9.90
    39
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    5.89
    71
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    0.00
    183
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.65
    116
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    4.77
    108
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    23.08
    18
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    5.64
    38
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    1.53
    100
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    5.72
    87
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    126.22
    9
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    3.23
    26
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.52
    126
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    6.25
    45
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    3.20
    32
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.99
    97
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.31
    113
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    9.63
    19
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    3.76
    57
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    7.47
    10
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    26.75
    3
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    3.86
    6
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.10
    80
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    4,132
    3.74
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    5,020
    4.55
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    148
    0.13
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    12,682
    11.49
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    458
    0.42
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    815
    0.74
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    444
    0.40
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    1,634
    1.48
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    1,106
    1.00
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    332
    0.30
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    400
    0.36
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    593
    0.54
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    1,393
    1.26
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    115
    0.10
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    3,829
    3.47
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    1,418
    1.29
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    48
    0.04
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    898
    0.81
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    507
    0.46
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    2,874
    2.60
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    811
    0.74
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    714
    0.65
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    657
    0.60
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    679
    0.62
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    343
    0.31
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    630
    0.57
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    89
    0.08
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    0
    0.00
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    555
    0.50
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    318
    0.29
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    342
    0.31
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    777
    0.70
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    203
    0.18
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    98
    0.09
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    10,454
    9.47
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    249
    0.23
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    84
    0.08
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    619
    0.56
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    2,134
    1.93
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    763
    0.69
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    543
    0.49
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    73
    0.07
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    252
    0.23
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    332
    0.30
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    5,035
    4.56
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    700
    0.63
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    58
    0.05
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    11
    0.01
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    488
    0.44
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    21
    0.02
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.51
    154
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    7.02
    62
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.85
    83
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    6.64
    109
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    1.95
    133
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    32.04
    29
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    21.00
    35
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    7.40
    30
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    24.00
    18
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    4.61
    45
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    6.25
    25
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    11.32
    11
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.65
    116
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    5.64
    38
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.99
    97
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.31
    113
    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.