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Compare Spain and North Korea 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
     
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.7
    71.7
    69.1
    22
    25
    22
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    69.3
    74.9
    72.0
    11
    11
    7
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    72.3
    78.5
    75.3
    6
    7
    6
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    73.3
    80.5
    76.8
    14
    5
    9
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    75.6
    82.5
    79.1
    13
    3
    8
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    78.9
    85.0
    81.9
    11
    2
    4
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    80.3
    85.7
    83.1
    11
    2
    3
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    80.3
    85.7
    11
    2
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    80.6
    86.0
    11
    2
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    80.6
    86.0
    11
    2
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    80.7
    86.0
    12
    2
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    80.7
    86.1
    12
    3
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    80.9
    86.1
    12
    3
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    81.0
    86.2
    12
    3
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    81.1
    86.2
    13
    4
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    81.2
    86.3
    13
    4
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    81.4
    86.5
    13
    4
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    81.8
    86.7
    13
    4
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    82.4
    87.0
    13
    4
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    83.1
    87.5
    13
    3
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    84.1
    88.0
    10
    3
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    85.4
    88.6
    7
    3
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    86.9
    89.4
    9
    4
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.9
    90.5
    10
    8
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.3
    92.3
    19
    22
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    49.62
    175
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    29.23
    29
     
    15.86
    105
    3. Stroke
    25.54
    175
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    48.65
    2
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    14.76
    38
    6. Lung Disease
    16.37
    143
     
    100.37
    3
    7. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    15.72
    104
    8. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    1.70
    179
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.21
    165
     
    22.68
    121
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.71
    159
     
    8.13
    162
    11. Kidney Disease
    7.55
    154
     
    14.51
    91
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    5.71
    59
    13. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    12.40
    31
    14. Liver Disease
    6.30
    153
     
    17.00
    85
    15. Suicide
    6.18
    135
     
    14.92
    32
    16. Hypertension
    5.67
    147
     
    20.26
    52
    17. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    2.50
    151
    18. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    18.14
    12
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    2.68
    67
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.85
    111
     
    3.03
    155
    21. Other Injuries
    4.65
    151
     
    5.57
    133
    22. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    3.67
    118
    23. Other Neoplasms
    4.21
    37
     
    1.17
    154
    24. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    3.28
    116
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.16
    113
     
    2.15
    159
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.39
    25
     
    0.54
    155
    27. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    1.81
    135
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    2.17
    86
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.94
    175
     
    19.67
    82
    30. Falls
    2.82
    145
     
    6.03
    79
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    2.75
    172
     
    7.75
    103
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    5.33
    37
    33. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    7.49
    98
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    0.77
    140
    35. Low Birth Weight
    1.55
    165
     
    10.30
    70
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.41
    111
     
    8.26
    12
    37. Drug Use
    1.35
    90
     
    2.33
    47
    38. HIV/AIDS
    1.34
    117
     
    0.17
    155
    39. Skin Disease
    1.23
    110
     
    0.63
    140
    40. Asthma
    0.89
    151
     
    5.80
    81
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.73
    151
     
    3.42
    93
    42. Epilepsy
    0.72
    166
     
    1.80
    88
    43. Violence
    0.70
    175
     
    4.28
    105
    44. Drownings
    0.67
    166
     
    5.49
    66
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.64
    152
     
    5.56
    76
    46. Anemia
    0.55
    80
     
    0.04
    143
    47. Alcohol
    0.47
    153
     
    1.11
    120
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.45
    177
     
    4.52
    67
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.34
    156
     
    57.08
    28
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.32
    47
     
    0.12
    107
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    53,101
    16.92
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    34,510
    11.00
     
    4,491
    2.05
    3. Stroke
    28,192
    8.98
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Lung Cancers
    22,047
    7.03
     
    13,520
    6.18
    5. Lung Disease
    18,355
    5.85
     
    28,017
    12.81
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17,271
    5.50
     
    4,123
    1.88
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,240
    3.58
     
    5,736
    2.62
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    9,664
    3.08
     
    2,237
    1.02
    9. Kidney Disease
    8,605
    2.74
     
    3,988
    1.82
    10. Breast Cancer
    7,052
    2.25
     
    2,451
    1.12
    11. Hypertension
    6,562
    2.09
     
    5,653
    2.58
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6,512
    2.08
     
    165
    0.08
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6,285
    2.00
     
    1,590
    0.73
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6,207
    1.98
     
    3,451
    1.58
    15. Bladder Cancer
    5,616
    1.79
     
    749
    0.34
    16. Lymphomas
    5,364
    1.71
     
    687
    0.31
    17. Liver Cancer
    5,187
    1.65
     
    5,076
    2.32
    18. Liver Disease
    5,148
    1.64
     
    4,710
    2.15
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,711
    1.50
     
    789
    0.36
    20. Other Injuries
    4,486
    1.43
     
    1,438
    0.66
    21. Other Neoplasms
    4,257
    1.36
     
    324
    0.15
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    3,934
    1.25
     
    149
    0.07
    23. Suicide
    3,917
    1.25
     
    3,981
    1.82
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,913
    1.25
     
    540
    0.25
    25. Leukemia
    3,826
    1.22
     
    867
    0.40
    26. Falls
    2,781
    0.89
     
    1,625
    0.74
    27. Oral Cancer
    2,587
    0.82
     
    512
    0.23
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,978
    0.63
     
    1,495
    0.68
    29. Ovary Cancer
    1,970
    0.63
     
    581
    0.27
    30. Skin Cancers
    1,790
    0.57
     
    215
    0.10
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,669
    0.53
     
    5,214
    2.38
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,531
    0.49
     
    2,275
    1.04
    33. Uterin Cancer
    1,466
    0.47
     
    344
    0.16
    34. Skin Disease
    1,399
    0.45
     
    170
    0.08
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1,007
    0.32
     
    1,126
    0.51
    36. Asthma
    963
    0.31
     
    1,608
    0.74
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    960
    0.31
     
    1,596
    0.73
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    812
    0.26
     
    715
    0.33
    39. HIV/AIDS
    785
    0.25
     
    47
    0.02
    40. Drug Use
    768
    0.24
     
    625
    0.29
    41. Anemia
    635
    0.20
     
    9
    0.00
    42. Epilepsy
    573
    0.18
     
    447
    0.20
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    455
    0.15
     
    1,250
    0.57
    44. Drownings
    407
    0.13
     
    1,296
    0.59
    45. Low Birth Weight
    374
    0.12
     
    2,031
    0.93
    46. Violence
    369
    0.12
     
    1,110
    0.51
    47. Alcohol
    349
    0.11
     
    306
    0.14
    48. Tuberculosis
    305
    0.10
     
    15,184
    6.94
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    260
    0.08
     
    179
    0.08
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    242
    0.08
     
    33
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    24.82
    36
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.45
    21
     
    14.76
    38
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.92
    115
     
    15.72
    104
    4. Prostate Cancer
    13.84
    113
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.67
    43
     
    5.71
    59
    6. Stomach Cancer
    6.49
    76
     
    12.40
    31
    7. Lymphomas
    5.59
    79
     
    2.50
    151
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.51
    88
     
    18.14
    12
    9. Bladder Cancer
    5.35
    9
     
    2.68
    67
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    92
     
    3.67
    118
    11. Leukemia
    4.17
    77
     
    3.28
    116
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.07
    85
     
    1.81
    135
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.99
    55
     
    2.17
    86
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.27
    97
     
    5.33
    37
    15. Cervical Cancer
    2.06
    158
     
    7.49
    98
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.90
    64
     
    0.77
    140
     
     
     
    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.