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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
    32.37
    149
    142.51
    10
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    292.26
    11
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    6.98
    123
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    39.28
    80
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    3.34
    165
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    6.41
    73
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    21.83
    109
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    17.76
    125
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    17.63
    5
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    37.07
    34
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    3.67
    161
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    25.08
    56
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    9.58
    138
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    21.14
    74
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    2.05
    130
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    1.90
    179
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    8.16
    170
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    5.19
    132
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    3.16
    43
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    15.78
    67
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.26
    122
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    8.43
    75
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    3.64
    123
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    4.68
    129
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    1.77
    158
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    1.81
    172
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    3.27
    99
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    12.36
    8
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    8.47
    72
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    1.09
    170
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    2.38
    105
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.60
    120
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    3.60
    140
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    13.06
    52
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    2.58
    110
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    1.65
    93
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    1.54
    143
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    7.86
    72
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    0.84
    70
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.78
    92
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    5.70
    55
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    2.90
    40
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    3.91
    31
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.06
    129
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    3.53
    82
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    0.05
    181
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    3.09
    56
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    10.61
    53
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    1.12
    65
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.04
    118
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Tajikistan TAJIKISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    5,843
    13.77
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    12,012
    28.30
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    370
    0.87
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    3,167
    7.46
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    218
    0.51
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    871
    2.05
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    306
    0.72
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    809
    1.91
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    1,550
    3.65
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    836
    1.97
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    201
    0.47
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    489
    1.15
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    1,212
    2.86
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    94
    0.22
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    1,486
    3.50
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    444
    1.05
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    123
    0.29
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    651
    1.53
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    321
    0.76
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    520
    1.23
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    269
    0.63
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    237
    0.56
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    145
    0.34
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    38
    0.09
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    157
    0.37
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    580
    1.37
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    71
    0.17
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    315
    0.74
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    86
    0.20
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    187
    0.44
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    138
    0.33
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    144
    0.34
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    50
    0.12
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    95
    0.22
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    860
    2.03
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    56
    0.13
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    82
    0.19
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    117
    0.28
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    1,117
    2.63
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    531
    1.25
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    173
    0.41
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    48
    0.11
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    3
    0.01
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    231
    0.54
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    1,751
    4.13
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    258
    0.61
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    114
    0.27
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    3
    0.01
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    103
    0.24
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    7
    0.02
    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
    22.91
    45
    6.98
    123
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    6.41
    73
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    17.63
    5
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    3.67
    161
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    2.05
    130
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    1.90
    179
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    8.16
    170
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    4.26
    122
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    4.68
    129
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    1.77
    158
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    1.81
    172
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    12.36
    8
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    1.60
    120
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    2.58
    110
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    3.91
    31
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.06
    129
    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.