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Compare South Korea and Zimbabwe 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   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
           
    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
     
    50.1
    53.3
    51.6
    89
    90
    89
    1970
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
     
    53.4
    56.7
    55.0
    99
    97
    97
    1980
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
     
    57.6
    61.2
    59.3
    107
    108
    108
    1990
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
     
    59.0
    63.7
    61.3
    129
    121
    125
    2000
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
     
    46.0
    46.0
    46.0
    175
    180
    177
    2010
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
     
    51.4
    53.5
    52.4
    174
    175
    175
    2016
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
    59.6
    63.1
    61.4
    163
    162
    162
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
     
    59.6
    63.1
    163
    162
    Age 5
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
     
    63.4
    66.4
    171
    168
    Age 10
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
     
    64.0
    67.0
    171
    170
    Age 15
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
     
    64.4
    67.4
    171
    171
    Age 20
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
     
    65.1
    68.0
    171
    172
    Age 25
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
     
    65.9
    68.7
    172
    173
    Age 30
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
     
    66.8
    69.6
    172
    171
    Age 35
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
     
    67.9
    70.8
    172
    169
    Age 40
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
     
    69.3
    72.3
    173
    167
    Age 45
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
     
    71.0
    73.8
    167
    163
    Age 50
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
     
    72.8
    75.3
    153
    156
    Age 55
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
     
    74.8
    76.7
    132
    149
    Age 60
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
     
    76.6
    78.1
    121
    141
    Age 65
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
     
    78.6
    79.6
    115
    136
    Age 70
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
     
    80.7
    81.5
    112
    133
    Age 75
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
     
    83.1
    83.7
    115
    132
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
     
    86.0
    86.4
    113
    127
    Age 85
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
    89.3
    89.7
    113
    122
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    34.98
    155
     
    63.38
    121
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    30.76
    183
     
    77.38
    147
    3. Suicide
    24.21
    10
     
    17.54
    19
    4. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
     
    4.00
    142
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    19.84
    131
     
    100.65
    29
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.26
    132
     
    41.80
    52
    7. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
     
    6.26
    71
    8. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
     
    6.95
    71
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.67
    130
     
    15.12
    117
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
     
    6.04
    116
    11. Lung Disease
    10.48
    171
     
    22.53
    90
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.05
    132
     
    75.02
    1
    13. Liver Disease
    8.82
    136
     
    12.47
    108
    14. Kidney Disease
    8.08
    146
     
    31.43
    24
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
     
    2.75
    107
    16. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
     
    12.43
    131
    17. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
     
    26.83
    38
    18. Other Injuries
    5.32
    139
     
    14.00
    45
    19. Hypertension
    4.32
    158
     
    9.12
    120
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    4.28
    11
     
    0.36
    173
    21. Tuberculosis
    4.26
    98
     
    22.42
    54
    22. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
     
    10.31
    2
    23. Falls
    3.26
    132
     
    5.17
    94
    24. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
     
    29.02
    10
    25. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
     
    1.97
    149
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
     
    3.80
    114
    27. Asthma
    2.37
    113
     
    13.24
    39
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
     
    6.82
    27
    29. Low Birth Weight
    1.99
    156
     
    19.22
    24
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    1.98
    162
     
    6.93
    72
    31. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
     
    1.48
    121
    32. Other Neoplasms
    1.81
    121
     
    1.17
    155
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    1.79
    181
     
    13.43
    27
    34. Violence
    1.75
    144
     
    47.41
    4
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.67
    177
     
    9.46
    38
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
     
    2.09
    124
    37. Hepatitis B
    1.40
    46
     
    0.28
    115
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.26
    137
     
    36.06
    44
    39. Alcohol
    1.17
    119
     
    2.73
    43
    40. Drownings
    1.06
    149
     
    2.80
    107
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.76
    163
     
    2.53
    103
    42. Epilepsy
    0.74
    165
     
    6.35
    20
    43. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    1.98
    92
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
     
    1.49
    93
    45. Skin Disease
    0.66
    137
     
    6.18
    12
    46. Fires
    0.45
    157
     
    5.77
    38
    47. Poisonings
    0.41
    133
     
    1.85
    51
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.35
    174
     
    14.47
    34
    49. Anemia
    0.30
    96
     
    1.08
    62
    50. Encephalitis
    0.28
    147
     
    2.51
    10
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    28,533
    11.65
     
    4,923
    3.91
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    25,047
    10.22
     
    4,759
    3.78
    3. Lung Cancers
    19,048
    7.78
     
    250
    0.20
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,514
    6.74
     
    11,569
    9.20
    5. Suicide
    16,078
    6.56
     
    1,641
    1.30
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    13,250
    5.41
     
    2,783
    2.21
    7. Liver Cancer
    12,373
    5.05
     
    490
    0.39
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    11,573
    4.72
     
    885
    0.70
    9. Stomach Cancer
    11,054
    4.51
     
    428
    0.34
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9,555
    3.90
     
    393
    0.31
    11. Lung Disease
    8,739
    3.57
     
    1,436
    1.14
    12. Kidney Disease
    6,582
    2.69
     
    2,392
    1.90
    13. Liver Disease
    6,500
    2.65
     
    967
    0.77
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,040
    2.47
     
    7,080
    5.63
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5,269
    2.15
     
    169
    0.13
    16. Other Injuries
    4,183
    1.71
     
    1,911
    1.52
    17. Hypertension
    3,626
    1.48
     
    598
    0.48
    18. Parkinson's Disease
    3,577
    1.46
     
    21
    0.02
    19. Tuberculosis
    3,406
    1.39
     
    1,737
    1.38
    20. Lymphomas
    2,732
    1.12
     
    920
    0.73
    21. Falls
    2,417
    0.99
     
    415
    0.33
    22. Breast Cancer
    2,221
    0.91
     
    491
    0.39
    23. Asthma
    1,973
    0.81
     
    1,116
    0.89
    24. Prostate Cancer
    1,877
    0.77
     
    705
    0.56
    25. Leukemia
    1,784
    0.73
     
    200
    0.16
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,686
    0.69
     
    414
    0.33
    27. Bladder Cancer
    1,520
    0.62
     
    88
    0.07
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1,458
    0.60
     
    696
    0.55
    29. Other Neoplasms
    1,420
    0.58
     
    96
    0.08
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,195
    0.49
     
    859
    0.68
    31. Oral Cancer
    1,159
    0.47
     
    149
    0.12
    32. Cervical Cancer
    1,113
    0.45
     
    1,082
    0.86
    33. Hepatitis B
    1,050
    0.43
     
    29
    0.02
    34. Violence
    1,029
    0.42
     
    4,442
    3.53
    35. Ovary Cancer
    1,028
    0.42
     
    147
    0.12
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1,023
    0.42
     
    6,216
    4.94
    37. Alcohol
    833
    0.34
     
    198
    0.16
    38. Drownings
    662
    0.27
     
    433
    0.34
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    624
    0.25
     
    188
    0.15
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    590
    0.24
     
    3,345
    2.66
    41. Skin Disease
    543
    0.22
     
    497
    0.40
    42. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.22
     
    96
    0.08
    43. Low Birth Weight
    514
    0.21
     
    5,433
    4.32
    44. Epilepsy
    470
    0.19
     
    792
    0.63
    45. Fires
    300
    0.12
     
    673
    0.54
    46. Uterin Cancer
    295
    0.12
     
    63
    0.05
    47. Poisonings
    290
    0.12
     
    333
    0.26
    48. Anemia
    251
    0.10
     
    85
    0.07
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    208
    0.08
     
    542
    0.43
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    197
    0.08
     
    24
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      South Korea SOUTH KOREA   Zimbabwe ZIMBABWE
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    23.65
    43
     
    4.00
    142
    2. Liver Cancer
    16.01
    17
     
    6.26
    71
    3. Stomach Cancer
    14.05
    25
     
    6.95
    71
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.97
    58
     
    6.04
    116
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    44
     
    2.75
    107
    6. Breast Cancer
    5.89
    177
     
    12.43
    131
    7. Prostate Cancer
    5.62
    158
     
    26.83
    38
    8. Lymphomas
    3.54
    127
     
    10.31
    2
    9. Cervical Cancer
    2.70
    146
     
    29.02
    10
    10. Leukemia
    2.64
    137
     
    1.97
    149
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.53
    161
     
    3.80
    114
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.11
    102
     
    6.82
    27
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.84
    97
     
    1.48
    121
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.50
    152
     
    2.09
    124
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.71
    171
     
    1.98
    92
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    147
     
    1.49
    93
     
     
     
    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.