WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

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 Uganda 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.

Uganda
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
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Uganda Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Uganda UGANDA
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Uganda UGANDA
           
    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
     
    42.7
    45.9
    44.2
    122
    121
    122
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    48.4
    51.4
    49.9
    123
    119
    122
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    48.6
    51.6
    50.1
    146
    144
    144
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    48.1
    51.8
    49.9
    162
    162
    162
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    45.1
    48.0
    46.6
    176
    176
    176
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    57.2
    59.5
    58.4
    157
    158
    156
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    60.2
    64.8
    62.5
    160
    156
    159
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Uganda UGANDA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    60.2
    64.8
    160
    156
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    63.9
    68.1
    168
    160
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    64.6
    68.8
    168
    161
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.0
    69.2
    167
    161
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    65.9
    69.9
    167
    159
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    66.9
    70.6
    166
    159
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    67.9
    71.5
    166
    159
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    69.1
    72.4
    162
    157
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    70.4
    73.4
    154
    156
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    71.8
    74.4
    147
    154
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    73.2
    75.4
    135
    153
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    74.8
    76.5
    131
    155
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    76.3
    77.7
    129
    152
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    78.1
    79.2
    130
    150
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    80.3
    81.1
    130
    146
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    82.7
    83.4
    129
    143
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    85.7
    86.2
    127
    139
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
    89.1
    89.5
    130
    135
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Uganda UGANDA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    32.37
    149
    80.16
    79
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.29
    183
    89.59
    134
    3. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.94
    150
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.00
    114
    100.58
    28
    5. Suicide
    20.20
    10
    19.98
    11
    6. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    8.63
    46
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    13.96
    142
    26.65
    80
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    13.90
    140
    35.93
    71
    9. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.56
    91
    10. Lung Disease
    11.73
    167
    28.67
    62
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    6.79
    106
    12. Liver Disease
    8.32
    141
    27.50
    44
    13. Kidney Disease
    8.06
    149
    12.43
    111
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.98
    133
    40.17
    15
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    2.61
    116
    16. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    60.55
    5
    17. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    15.35
    101
    18. Other Injuries
    5.13
    135
    14.55
    26
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    4.80
    2
    1.63
    138
    20. Hypertension
    4.01
    159
    21.99
    33
    21. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    9.38
    7
    22. Tuberculosis
    3.40
    100
    52.74
    27
    23. Falls
    3.15
    137
    16.88
    24
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    28.43
    11
    25. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    4.29
    68
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    6.50
    20
    27. Asthma
    2.38
    111
    10.49
    50
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    19.21
    4
    29. Congenital Anomalies
    1.96
    181
    9.03
    60
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.92
    159
    7.05
    51
    31. Other Neoplasms
    1.83
    129
    4.56
    33
    32. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.86
    171
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.74
    176
    6.44
    67
    34. Low Birth Weight
    1.70
    157
    13.22
    51
    35. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    5.32
    41
    36. Alcohol
    1.17
    121
    2.48
    54
    37. Violence
    1.03
    159
    13.45
    29
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.98
    139
    69.87
    29
    39. Hepatitis B
    0.97
    56
    3.60
    23
    40. Encephalitis
    0.92
    79
    0.52
    128
    41. Drownings
    0.92
    155
    7.84
    21
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    4.01
    20
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.62
    119
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.72
    79
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.68
    169
    10.83
    15
    46. Skin Disease
    0.62
    139
    5.18
    28
    47. Fires
    0.46
    152
    7.65
    9
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.37
    171
    13.81
    35
    49. Poisonings
    0.36
    124
    3.02
    16
    50. Anemia
    0.31
    45
    0.07
    97
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Uganda UGANDA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    27,962
    11.29
    9,922
    3.82
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    26,172
    10.56
    10,442
    4.02
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,345
    7.81
    439
    0.17
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18,632
    7.52
    28,255
    10.89
    5. Suicide
    13,677
    5.52
    4,105
    1.58
    6. Alzheimers & Dementia
    12,661
    5.11
    2,376
    0.92
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,384
    5.00
    1,416
    0.55
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    11,986
    4.84
    4,564
    1.76
    9. Lung Disease
    10,362
    4.18
    3,337
    1.29
    10. Stomach Cancer
    10,183
    4.11
    730
    0.28
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,651
    3.89
    915
    0.35
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,964
    2.81
    2,044
    0.79
    13. Liver Disease
    6,513
    2.63
    4,748
    1.83
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    5,648
    2.28
    360
    0.14
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,479
    2.21
    11,730
    4.52
    16. Other Injuries
    4,269
    1.72
    5,117
    1.97
    17. Parkinson's Disease
    4,251
    1.72
    154
    0.06
    18. Hypertension
    3,604
    1.45
    2,514
    0.97
    19. Lymphomas
    2,930
    1.18
    1,844
    0.71
    20. Tuberculosis
    2,897
    1.17
    10,514
    4.05
    21. Falls
    2,468
    1.00
    2,758
    1.06
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,441
    0.99
    1,373
    0.53
    23. Asthma
    2,116
    0.85
    1,853
    0.71
    24. Prostate Cancer
    2,020
    0.82
    2,682
    1.03
    25. Leukemia
    1,843
    0.74
    817
    0.31
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,691
    0.68
    2,347
    0.90
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,577
    0.64
    111
    0.04
    28. Other Neoplasms
    1,507
    0.61
    733
    0.28
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    1,492
    0.60
    2,181
    0.84
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,317
    0.53
    1,200
    0.46
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,243
    0.50
    781
    0.30
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,137
    0.46
    2,398
    0.92
    33. Ovary Cancer
    1,114
    0.45
    496
    0.19
    34. Alcohol
    875
    0.35
    426
    0.16
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    837
    0.34
    18,866
    7.27
    36. Hepatitis B
    778
    0.31
    818
    0.32
    37. Encephalitis
    758
    0.31
    277
    0.11
    38. Violence
    641
    0.26
    5,217
    2.01
    39. Congenital Anomalies
    624
    0.25
    7,607
    2.93
    40. Drownings
    595
    0.24
    3,160
    1.22
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    589
    0.24
    1,571
    0.61
    42. Skin Cancers
    580
    0.23
    231
    0.09
    43. Skin Disease
    539
    0.22
    1,050
    0.40
    44. Epilepsy
    491
    0.20
    1,386
    0.53
    45. Low Birth Weight
    428
    0.17
    11,533
    4.44
    46. Fires
    314
    0.13
    2,228
    0.86
    47. Uterin Cancer
    306
    0.12
    120
    0.05
    48. Anemia
    275
    0.11
    25
    0.01
    49. Poisonings
    259
    0.10
    1,319
    0.51
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    189
    0.08
    58
    0.02
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Uganda UGANDA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.91
    45
    2.94
    150
    2. Liver Cancer
    15.15
    19
    8.63
    46
    3. Stomach Cancer
    12.27
    28
    5.56
    91
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.46
    63
    6.79
    106
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.75
    42
    2.61
    116
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.44
    157
    60.55
    5
    7. Breast Cancer
    6.11
    175
    15.35
    101
    8. Lymphomas
    3.62
    138
    9.38
    7
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.63
    149
    28.43
    11
    10. Leukemia
    2.61
    143
    4.29
    68
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.59
    163
    6.50
    20
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.03
    113
    19.21
    4
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.81
    105
    0.86
    171
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.54
    169
    5.32
    41
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    177
    1.62
    119
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.69
    154
    1.72
    79
    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.