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Compare Suriname 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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    Suriname Population
     
     
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.0
    61.7
    59.8
    64
    63
    63
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    61.2
    65.7
    63.4
    66
    66
    65
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    64.0
    69.0
    66.4
    71
    73
    74
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    65.9
    71.0
    68.4
    79
    85
    84
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    109
    105
    107
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    67.1
    73.6
    70.3
    105
    104
    104
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    68.7
    75.1
    71.8
    106
    104
    107
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.7
    75.1
    106
    104
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    70.2
    76.4
    106
    106
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    70.3
    76.5
    106
    105
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    70.4
    76.6
    108
    105
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    70.7
    76.9
    109
    103
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    71.1
    77.0
    112
    103
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    71.6
    77.4
    111
    103
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    72.2
    77.8
    112
    101
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    72.7
    78.3
    115
    101
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    73.5
    78.7
    114
    99
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    74.3
    79.3
    115
    94
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    75.4
    80.0
    118
    95
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    77.1
    81.2
    108
    87
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    78.8
    82.3
    108
    88
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    80.9
    83.7
    104
    84
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.3
    85.5
    105
    81
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.4
    87.7
    88
    81
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.8
    84
    74
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    120.46
    40
     
    177.55
    4
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    118.55
    89
     
    109.84
    103
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    51.87
    36
     
    8.13
    162
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    36.69
    88
     
    22.68
    121
    5. Kidney Disease
    34.50
    18
     
    14.51
    91
    6. Prostate Cancer
    28.46
    33
     
    1.70
    179
    7. Suicide
    27.03
    5
     
    14.92
    32
    8. HIV/AIDS
    26.73
    44
     
    0.17
    155
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    22.19
    53
     
    15.86
    105
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.14
    88
     
    19.67
    82
    11. Hypertension
    17.75
    59
     
    20.26
    52
    12. Liver Disease
    17.62
    82
     
    17.00
    85
    13. Cervical Cancer
    16.19
    50
     
    7.49
    98
    14. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    112
     
    15.72
    104
    15. Lung Cancers
    13.90
    85
     
    48.65
    2
    16. Lung Disease
    13.41
    154
     
    100.37
    3
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.60
    56
     
    14.76
    38
    18. Other Injuries
    11.64
    59
     
    5.57
    133
    19. Violence
    10.75
    43
     
    4.28
    105
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    9.52
    72
     
    7.75
    103
    21. Low Birth Weight
    9.31
    74
     
    10.30
    70
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.71
    46
     
    3.03
    155
    23. Liver Cancer
    7.25
    55
     
    18.14
    12
    24. Lymphomas
    7.06
    36
     
    2.50
    151
    25. Ovary Cancer
    6.41
    30
     
    3.67
    118
    26. Skin Disease
    6.33
    11
     
    0.63
    140
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    6.14
    84
     
    2.15
    159
    28. Drownings
    5.84
    63
     
    5.49
    66
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.10
    62
     
    4.52
    67
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
     
    5.71
    59
    31. Stomach Cancer
    5.00
    108
     
    12.40
    31
    32. Birth Trauma
    4.23
    80
     
    5.56
    76
    33. Leukemia
    4.15
    78
     
    3.28
    116
    34. Falls
    4.05
    117
     
    6.03
    79
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.14
    95
     
    3.42
    93
    36. Maternal Conditions
    3.09
    62
     
    1.12
    93
    37. Asthma
    2.93
    108
     
    5.80
    81
    38. Tuberculosis
    2.80
    106
     
    57.08
    28
    39. Epilepsy
    2.72
    60
     
    1.80
    88
    40. Fires
    2.43
    74
     
    1.37
    105
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.41
    85
     
    8.26
    12
    42. Oral Cancer
    2.35
    111
     
    1.81
    135
    43. Malnutrition
    2.27
    84
     
    1.01
    105
    44. Meningitis
    2.01
    75
     
    1.14
    94
    45. Alcohol
    1.97
    72
     
    1.11
    120
    46. Bladder Cancer
    1.60
    113
     
    2.68
    67
    47. Dengue
    1.56
    5
     
    0.00
    121
    48. Drug Use
    1.29
    93
     
    2.33
    47
    49. Uterin Cancer
    1.17
    144
     
    2.17
    86
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.09
    151
     
    5.33
    37
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Suriname SURINAME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    572
    16.22
     
    49,241
    22.51
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    571
    16.19
     
    30,572
    13.98
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    250
    7.09
     
    2,237
    1.02
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    177
    5.02
     
    5,736
    2.62
    5. Kidney Disease
    169
    4.79
     
    3,988
    1.82
    6. HIV/AIDS
    146
    4.14
     
    47
    0.02
    7. Suicide
    145
    4.11
     
    3,981
    1.82
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    102
    2.89
     
    5,214
    2.38
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    101
    2.86
     
    4,491
    2.05
    10. Liver Disease
    90
    2.55
     
    4,710
    2.15
    11. Hypertension
    84
    2.38
     
    5,653
    2.58
    12. Lung Cancers
    67
    1.90
     
    13,520
    6.18
    13. Lung Disease
    64
    1.81
     
    28,017
    12.81
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    60
    1.70
     
    4,123
    1.88
    15. Other Injuries
    60
    1.70
     
    1,438
    0.66
    16. Violence
    58
    1.64
     
    1,110
    0.51
    17. Prostate Cancer
    55
    1.56
     
    165
    0.08
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    52
    1.47
     
    1,596
    0.73
    19. Low Birth Weight
    50
    1.42
     
    2,031
    0.93
    20. Cervical Cancer
    43
    1.22
     
    1,126
    0.51
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    43
    1.22
     
    789
    0.36
    22. Breast Cancer
    40
    1.13
     
    2,451
    1.12
    23. Liver Cancer
    36
    1.02
     
    5,076
    2.32
    24. Lymphomas
    35
    0.99
     
    687
    0.31
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    31
    0.88
     
    540
    0.25
    26. Drownings
    31
    0.88
     
    1,296
    0.59
    27. Skin Disease
    30
    0.85
     
    170
    0.08
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    25
    0.71
     
    1,590
    0.73
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    25
    0.71
     
    1,250
    0.57
    30. Stomach Cancer
    24
    0.68
     
    3,451
    1.58
    31. Birth Trauma
    23
    0.65
     
    1,095
    0.50
    32. Leukemia
    21
    0.60
     
    867
    0.40
    33. Falls
    20
    0.57
     
    1,625
    0.74
    34. Maternal Conditions
    17
    0.48
     
    292
    0.13
    35. Ovary Cancer
    17
    0.48
     
    581
    0.27
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    16
    0.45
     
    715
    0.33
    37. Asthma
    15
    0.43
     
    1,608
    0.74
    38. Tuberculosis
    14
    0.40
     
    15,184
    6.94
    39. Epilepsy
    14
    0.40
     
    447
    0.20
    40. Oral Cancer
    12
    0.34
     
    512
    0.23
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    12
    0.34
     
    2,275
    1.04
    42. Fires
    12
    0.34
     
    356
    0.16
    43. Meningitis
    11
    0.31
     
    266
    0.12
    44. Malnutrition
    11
    0.31
     
    270
    0.12
    45. Alcohol
    10
    0.28
     
    306
    0.14
    46. Dengue
    8
    0.23
     
    0
    0.00
    47. Bladder Cancer
    8
    0.23
     
    749
    0.34
    48. Drug Use
    7
    0.20
     
    625
    0.29
    49. Encephalitis
    5
    0.14
     
    187
    0.09
    50. Oesophagus Cancer
    5
    0.14
     
    1,495
    0.68
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Suriname SURINAME   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.46
    33
     
    1.70
    179
    2. Cervical Cancer
    16.19
    50
     
    7.49
    98
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.18
    112
     
    15.72
    104
    4. Lung Cancers
    13.90
    85
     
    48.65
    2
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.60
    56
     
    14.76
    38
    6. Liver Cancer
    7.25
    55
     
    18.14
    12
    7. Lymphomas
    7.06
    36
     
    2.50
    151
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.41
    30
     
    3.67
    118
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.06
    67
     
    5.71
    59
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.00
    108
     
    12.40
    31
    11. Leukemia
    4.15
    78
     
    3.28
    116
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.35
    111
     
    1.81
    135
    13. Bladder Cancer
    1.60
    113
     
    2.68
    67
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.17
    144
     
    2.17
    86
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.09
    151
     
    5.33
    37
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.81
    136
     
    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.