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Sri Lanka
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Sri Lanka 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
Sri Lanka Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.1
    62.1
    62.1
    43
    59
    54
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    63.7
    66.2
    64.9
    54
    64
    61
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    65.7
    70.4
    68.0
    55
    66
    60
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    66.9
    73.5
    70.1
    61
    63
    62
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    68.2
    75.1
    71.5
    78
    65
    74
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.9
    78.1
    74.5
    72
    50
    62
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    72.1
    78.5
    75.3
    75
    64
    70
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.1
    78.5
    75
    64
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    72.9
    79.2
    79
    69
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    73.0
    79.3
    79
    68
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    73.1
    79.4
    79
    68
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.3
    79.6
    82
    68
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    73.9
    79.7
    80
    67
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.5
    79.9
    79
    68
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    74.9
    80.0
    81
    69
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    75.5
    80.2
    75
    70
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    76.3
    80.5
    72
    70
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    77.2
    80.8
    68
    72
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    78.2
    81.3
    64
    74
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    79.5
    81.9
    61
    76
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.0
    82.8
    59
    77
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    82.9
    84.0
    57
    77
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.1
    85.9
    56
    76
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    87.8
    88.1
    51
    73
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.0
    91.0
    35
    67
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    123.79
    94
    120.49
    96
    2. Stroke
    55.16
    116
    167.56
    2
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.41
    35
    11.19
    147
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    35.65
    32
    26.38
    84
    5. Asthma
    27.23
    4
    2.68
    102
    6. Liver Disease
    23.82
    59
    11.17
    116
    7. Lung Disease
    22.82
    90
    112.26
    1
    8. Kidney Disease
    22.81
    61
    12.50
    110
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    21.48
    112
    20.09
    118
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.37
    96
    19.91
    80
    11. Suicide
    14.23
    31
    10.56
    68
    12. Falls
    11.06
    42
    6.48
    71
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.71
    30
    2.35
    166
    14. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    15.23
    103
    15. Hypertension
    8.48
    119
    15.42
    69
    16. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    1.75
    157
    17. Other Injuries
    7.82
    90
    5.02
    137
    18. Drownings
    7.31
    29
    6.30
    44
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    6.56
    115
    6.26
    118
    20. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    46.18
    2
    21. Tuberculosis
    5.31
    91
    38.68
    41
    22. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    11.91
    31
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    5.01
    35
    24. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    7.13
    102
    25. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    3.29
    116
    26. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    3.55
    128
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.54
    135
    7.16
    91
    28. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    17.57
    13
    29. Violence
    3.06
    122
    4.33
    103
    30. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.00
    95
    2.72
    97
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    2.85
    58
    1.73
    127
    32. Endocrine Disorders
    2.80
    142
    1.82
    160
    33. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    2.47
    167
    34. Meningitis
    2.56
    63
    0.88
    104
    35. Fires
    2.55
    67
    1.19
    110
    36. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    2.13
    177
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    14.39
    36
    38. Epilepsy
    1.95
    80
    1.49
    105
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.85
    92
    9.04
    10
    40. Dengue
    1.67
    5
    0.00
    121
    41. Encephalitis
    1.64
    37
    0.70
    101
    42. Alcohol
    1.62
    96
    1.03
    127
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.30
    125
    4.27
    79
    44. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    0.76
    148
    45. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    2.71
    70
    46. Drug Use
    0.81
    123
    2.32
    32
    47. Malnutrition
    0.77
    110
    1.34
    95
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    5.56
    58
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.53
    175
    4.80
    68
    50. HIV/AIDS
    0.51
    132
    0.18
    157
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    28,777
    22.64
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Stroke
    12,572
    9.89
    46,562
    22.10
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    12,399
    9.75
    3,182
    1.51
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    7,907
    6.22
    6,220
    2.95
    5. Asthma
    6,248
    4.92
    724
    0.34
    6. Liver Disease
    5,555
    4.37
    3,210
    1.52
    7. Lung Disease
    5,271
    4.15
    30,364
    14.41
    8. Kidney Disease
    5,253
    4.13
    3,463
    1.64
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    4,864
    3.83
    4,792
    2.27
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    3,590
    2.82
    5,216
    2.48
    11. Suicide
    3,035
    2.39
    2,852
    1.35
    12. Falls
    2,463
    1.94
    1,675
    0.80
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,218
    1.74
    604
    0.29
    14. Oral Cancer
    1,974
    1.55
    531
    0.25
    15. Hypertension
    1,964
    1.55
    4,053
    1.92
    16. Other Injuries
    1,686
    1.33
    1,298
    0.62
    17. Drownings
    1,526
    1.20
    1,471
    0.70
    18. Lung Cancers
    1,350
    1.06
    13,627
    6.47
    19. Breast Cancer
    1,249
    0.98
    2,540
    1.21
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,247
    0.98
    10,921
    5.18
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    1,229
    0.97
    1,282
    0.61
    22. Stomach Cancer
    1,200
    0.94
    3,538
    1.68
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,198
    0.94
    1,519
    0.72
    24. Leukemia
    807
    0.63
    900
    0.43
    25. Liver Cancer
    765
    0.60
    5,267
    2.50
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    662
    0.52
    566
    0.27
    27. Low Birth Weight
    643
    0.51
    1,401
    0.67
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    640
    0.50
    464
    0.22
    29. Cervical Cancer
    636
    0.50
    1,139
    0.54
    30. Violence
    633
    0.50
    1,108
    0.53
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    632
    0.50
    464
    0.22
    32. Lymphomas
    628
    0.49
    721
    0.34
    33. Meningitis
    562
    0.44
    204
    0.10
    34. Fires
    542
    0.43
    302
    0.14
    35. Ovary Cancer
    474
    0.37
    606
    0.29
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    470
    0.37
    4,273
    2.03
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    426
    0.34
    2,467
    1.17
    38. Epilepsy
    419
    0.33
    373
    0.18
    39. Alcohol
    372
    0.29
    287
    0.14
    40. Encephalitis
    363
    0.29
    152
    0.07
    41. Dengue
    347
    0.27
    0
    0.00
    42. Birth Trauma
    237
    0.19
    836
    0.40
    43. Skin Cancers
    233
    0.18
    215
    0.10
    44. Bladder Cancer
    218
    0.17
    780
    0.37
    45. Prostate Cancer
    210
    0.17
    176
    0.08
    46. Malnutrition
    174
    0.14
    295
    0.14
    47. Drug Use
    171
    0.13
    627
    0.30
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    159
    0.13
    1,654
    0.79
    49. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    121
    0.10
    1,329
    0.63
    50. HIV/AIDS
    109
    0.09
    50
    0.02
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sri Lanka SRI LANKA   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    9.58
    160
    15.23
    103
    2. Oral Cancer
    8.38
    12
    1.75
    157
    3. Lung Cancers
    5.64
    134
    46.18
    2
    4. Stomach Cancer
    5.09
    106
    11.91
    31
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.98
    36
    5.01
    35
    6. Cervical Cancer
    4.88
    126
    7.13
    102
    7. Leukemia
    3.63
    106
    3.29
    116
    8. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    125
    3.55
    128
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.20
    157
    17.57
    13
    10. Lymphomas
    2.69
    161
    2.47
    167
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.15
    176
    2.13
    177
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1.99
    180
    14.39
    36
    13. Skin Cancers
    0.99
    136
    0.76
    148
    14. Bladder Cancer
    0.93
    169
    2.71
    70
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.67
    180
    5.56
    58
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.39
    182
    2.07
    91
    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.