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Spain
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 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.

North Korea
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
Spain Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F 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
      M F M F M F 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
    38.88
    177
    120.49
    96
    2. Lung Cancers
    23.77
    38
    46.18
    2
    3. Alzheimers & Dementia
    21.51
    111
    26.38
    84
    4. Stroke
    19.39
    177
    167.56
    2
    5. Lung Disease
    18.03
    125
    112.26
    1
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    30
    14.39
    36
    7. Breast Cancer
    13.25
    127
    15.23
    103
    8. Prostate Cancer
    11.42
    131
    2.13
    177
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.15
    169
    20.09
    118
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    6.82
    165
    11.19
    147
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    6.32
    49
    5.56
    58
    12. Liver Disease
    6.13
    156
    11.17
    116
    13. Suicide
    6.12
    131
    10.56
    68
    14. Stomach Cancer
    5.77
    85
    11.91
    31
    15. Kidney Disease
    5.37
    162
    12.50
    110
    16. Liver Cancer
    5.15
    99
    17.57
    13
    17. Lymphomas
    5.02
    105
    2.47
    167
    18. Bladder Cancer
    4.41
    20
    2.71
    70
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.38
    121
    2.35
    166
    20. Hypertension
    4.14
    158
    15.42
    69
    21. Ovary Cancer
    4.04
    108
    3.55
    128
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    3.95
    107
    1.82
    160
    23. Other Injuries
    3.89
    156
    5.02
    137
    24. Leukemia
    3.77
    95
    3.29
    116
    25. Other Neoplasms
    3.58
    58
    1.12
    155
    26. Oral Cancer
    2.92
    98
    1.75
    157
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    2.81
    61
    1.73
    127
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.77
    174
    19.91
    80
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.77
    66
    2.07
    91
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    2.51
    173
    6.26
    118
    31. Falls
    2.38
    155
    6.48
    71
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.24
    103
    5.01
    35
    33. Cervical Cancer
    1.87
    158
    7.13
    102
    34. Skin Cancers
    1.69
    84
    0.76
    148
    35. Drug Use
    1.30
    75
    2.32
    32
    36. Low Birth Weight
    1.28
    167
    7.16
    91
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.23
    114
    9.04
    10
    38. HIV/AIDS
    1.12
    117
    0.18
    157
    39. Asthma
    1.11
    138
    2.68
    102
    40. Encephalitis
    1.05
    69
    0.70
    101
    41. Skin Disease
    0.96
    121
    0.54
    146
    42. Epilepsy
    0.75
    161
    1.49
    105
    43. Drownings
    0.72
    166
    6.30
    44
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.59
    154
    2.72
    97
    45. Violence
    0.56
    178
    4.33
    103
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.52
    161
    4.27
    79
    47. Alcohol
    0.49
    149
    1.03
    127
    48. Anemia
    0.45
    33
    0.03
    123
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.37
    179
    4.80
    68
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.34
    44
    0.08
    135
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Spain SPAIN   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    54,784
    16.27
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    39,048
    11.59
    6,220
    2.95
    3. Stroke
    28,785
    8.55
    46,562
    22.10
    4. Lung Disease
    26,763
    7.95
    30,364
    14.41
    5. Lung Cancers
    22,049
    6.55
    13,627
    6.47
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17,151
    5.09
    4,273
    2.03
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12,794
    3.80
    4,792
    2.27
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    10,074
    2.99
    3,182
    1.51
    9. Kidney Disease
    8,790
    2.61
    3,463
    1.64
    10. Hypertension
    7,244
    2.15
    4,053
    1.92
    11. Breast Cancer
    7,107
    2.11
    2,540
    1.21
    12. Prostate Cancer
    6,425
    1.91
    176
    0.08
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    6,411
    1.90
    1,654
    0.79
    14. Stomach Cancer
    6,122
    1.82
    3,538
    1.68
    15. Bladder Cancer
    5,447
    1.62
    780
    0.37
    16. Lymphomas
    5,364
    1.59
    721
    0.34
    17. Liver Disease
    5,292
    1.57
    3,210
    1.52
    18. Liver Cancer
    5,180
    1.54
    5,267
    2.50
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,967
    1.47
    604
    0.29
    20. Other Injuries
    4,814
    1.43
    1,298
    0.62
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4,535
    1.35
    464
    0.22
    22. Other Neoplasms
    4,480
    1.33
    325
    0.15
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4,368
    1.30
    464
    0.22
    24. Suicide
    4,028
    1.20
    2,852
    1.35
    25. Leukemia
    3,841
    1.14
    900
    0.43
    26. Falls
    2,955
    0.88
    1,675
    0.80
    27. Oral Cancer
    2,607
    0.77
    531
    0.25
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,027
    0.60
    1,519
    0.72
    29. Ovary Cancer
    1,988
    0.59
    606
    0.29
    30. Skin Cancers
    1,826
    0.54
    215
    0.10
    31. Asthma
    1,709
    0.51
    724
    0.34
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,628
    0.48
    2,467
    1.17
    33. Road Traffic Accidents
    1,607
    0.48
    5,216
    2.48
    34. Skin Disease
    1,576
    0.47
    130
    0.06
    35. Uterin Cancer
    1,490
    0.44
    357
    0.17
    36. Encephalitis
    1,280
    0.38
    152
    0.07
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1,005
    0.30
    1,139
    0.54
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    980
    0.29
    1,282
    0.61
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    926
    0.27
    566
    0.27
    40. Anemia
    835
    0.25
    7
    0.00
    41. Drug Use
    834
    0.25
    627
    0.30
    42. HIV/AIDS
    709
    0.21
    50
    0.02
    43. Epilepsy
    687
    0.20
    373
    0.18
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    459
    0.14
    1,329
    0.63
    45. Drownings
    426
    0.13
    1,471
    0.70
    46. Alcohol
    370
    0.11
    287
    0.14
    47. Violence
    311
    0.09
    1,108
    0.53
    48. Tuberculosis
    299
    0.09
    10,921
    5.18
    49. Low Birth Weight
    299
    0.09
    1,401
    0.67
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    276
    0.08
    215
    0.10
    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
    23.77
    38
    46.18
    2
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    15.23
    30
    14.39
    36
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.25
    127
    15.23
    103
    4. Prostate Cancer
    11.42
    131
    2.13
    177
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    6.32
    49
    5.56
    58
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.77
    85
    11.91
    31
    7. Liver Cancer
    5.15
    99
    17.57
    13
    8. Lymphomas
    5.02
    105
    2.47
    167
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.41
    20
    2.71
    70
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.04
    108
    3.55
    128
    11. Leukemia
    3.77
    95
    3.29
    116
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.92
    98
    1.75
    157
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.77
    66
    2.07
    91
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.24
    103
    5.01
    35
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.87
    158
    7.13
    102
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.69
    84
    0.76
    148
    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.