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South Korea
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare South Korea and Tajikistan 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.

Tajikistan
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   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
           
    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
     
    54.0
    58.9
    56.4
    74
    69
    72
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    57.8
    62.6
    60.1
    82
    78
    81
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    59.9
    64.9
    62.3
    94
    90
    92
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    60.9
    66.1
    63.4
    115
    113
    114
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    60.3
    67.6
    63.7
    125
    120
    123
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    63.8
    71.4
    67.3
    126
    115
    123
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    68.7
    73.0
    70.8
    107
    116
    113
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    68.7
    73.0
    107
    116
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    72.0
    75.9
    93
    112
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    72.3
    76.1
    92
    112
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    72.3
    76.1
    93
    112
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    72.4
    76.2
    93
    112
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    72.6
    76.3
    97
    112
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    72.8
    76.5
    98
    112
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    73.1
    76.7
    100
    112
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    73.5
    76.9
    101
    113
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    73.9
    77.2
    105
    113
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    74.6
    77.6
    109
    113
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    75.4
    78.1
    117
    119
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.6
    78.9
    122
    121
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    77.9
    79.9
    136
    128
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.5
    82.1
    120
    119
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.8
    84.1
    125
    116
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.7
    87.6
    126
    82
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.4
    90.8
    109
    75
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
    140.11
    21
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
    271.42
    10
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
    4.85
    151
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    6.89
    121
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
    48.90
    76
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
    15.19
    139
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    6.21
    72
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    18.38
    5
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
    19.25
    79
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    3.78
    161
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
    34.61
    35
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
    20.68
    77
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
    27.16
    41
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
    12.21
    104
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    2.08
    125
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    8.54
    168
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    1.69
    180
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
    6.75
    111
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
    15.34
    75
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
    0.42
    170
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
    4.39
    97
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    3.92
    121
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
    5.20
    93
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    4.75
    129
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.56
    156
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    1.80
    173
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
    2.96
    107
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    12.13
    9
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
    14.23
    47
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
    2.66
    147
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    1.62
    110
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
    1.38
    144
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
    10.25
    61
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
    1.44
    151
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
    4.22
    130
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    2.38
    110
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
    0.71
    68
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
    9.04
    68
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
    0.97
    128
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
    7.81
    37
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
    4.26
    71
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
    5.54
    25
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    4.07
    32
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    1.08
    117
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
    0.06
    177
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
    4.39
    49
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
    2.10
    45
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
    11.77
    47
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
    0.12
    114
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
    1.33
    42
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
    5,347
    12.51
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
    10,435
    24.42
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
    341
    0.80
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
    3,828
    8.96
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
    338
    0.79
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
    704
    1.65
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
    279
    0.65
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
    645
    1.51
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
    802
    1.88
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
    197
    0.46
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
    1,392
    3.26
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
    667
    1.56
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
    1,370
    3.21
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
    1,497
    3.50
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
    88
    0.21
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
    579
    1.35
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
    597
    1.40
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
    15
    0.04
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
    229
    0.54
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
    265
    0.62
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
    402
    0.94
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
    230
    0.54
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
    137
    0.32
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
    33
    0.08
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
    127
    0.30
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
    525
    1.23
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
    66
    0.15
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
    267
    0.62
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
    176
    0.41
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
    238
    0.56
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
    116
    0.27
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
    138
    0.32
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
    45
    0.11
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
    109
    0.26
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
    46
    0.11
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
    1,054
    2.47
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
    60
    0.14
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
    722
    1.69
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
    216
    0.51
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
    1,308
    3.06
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
    4
    0.01
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
    44
    0.10
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
    1,889
    4.42
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
    477
    1.12
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
    370
    0.87
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
    109
    0.26
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
    162
    0.38
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
    9
    0.02
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
    312
    0.73
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
    5
    0.01
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
    6.89
    121
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
    6.21
    72
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
    18.38
    5
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
    3.78
    161
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
    2.08
    125
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
    8.54
    168
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
    1.69
    180
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
    3.92
    121
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
    4.75
    129
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
    1.56
    156
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
    1.80
    173
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
    12.13
    9
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
    1.62
    110
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
    2.38
    110
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
    4.07
    32
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
    1.08
    117
    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.