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Sweden
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 Sweden and South 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.

South 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
Sweden Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Sweden SWEDEN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    71.2
    74.9
    73.0
    3
    3
    3
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    72.2
    77.2
    74.6
    1
    2
    1
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    72.8
    78.9
    75.7
    2
    3
    3
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    74.8
    80.4
    77.5
    4
    6
    2
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    77.3
    81.9
    79.6
    3
    7
    4
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    79.5
    83.5
    81.5
    6
    11
    9
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    80.6
    84.1
    82.4
    8
    16
    13
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.6
    84.1
    8
    16
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    80.8
    84.3
    9
    17
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    80.8
    84.3
    8
    17
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    80.9
    84.4
    9
    17
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    81.0
    84.4
    10
    17
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    81.1
    84.5
    10
    17
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    81.3
    84.6
    9
    17
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    81.5
    84.7
    7
    17
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    81.7
    84.8
    7
    17
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    81.9
    84.9
    8
    17
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.1
    8
    17
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    82.6
    85.4
    9
    17
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    83.2
    85.8
    12
    17
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    84.1
    86.5
    13
    19
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    13
    19
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    86.6
    88.4
    16
    22
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.5
    89.9
    23
    29
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    38
    42
    91.0
    92.5
    32
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    58.27
    162
    30.29
    183
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    28.23
    70
    13.96
    142
    3. Stroke
    21.65
    171
    32.37
    149
    4. Prostate Cancer
    21.64
    56
    6.44
    157
    5. Lung Cancers
    17.76
    70
    22.91
    45
    6. Lung Disease
    15.29
    143
    11.73
    167
    7. Breast Cancer
    14.83
    108
    6.11
    175
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.65
    42
    11.46
    63
    9. Suicide
    11.65
    52
    20.20
    10
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.17
    162
    21.00
    114
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    8.28
    159
    13.90
    140
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    8.15
    21
    6.75
    42
    13. Lymphomas
    5.81
    78
    3.62
    138
    14. Ovary Cancer
    5.69
    43
    2.59
    163
    15. Other Injuries
    4.82
    142
    5.13
    135
    16. Liver Disease
    4.65
    171
    8.32
    141
    17. Hypertension
    4.64
    155
    4.01
    159
    18. Other Neoplasms
    4.10
    48
    1.83
    129
    19. Falls
    3.94
    112
    3.15
    137
    20. Leukemia
    3.79
    94
    2.61
    143
    21. Drug Use
    3.62
    19
    0.24
    180
    22. Liver Cancer
    3.60
    145
    15.15
    19
    23. Kidney Disease
    3.55
    177
    8.06
    149
    24. Skin Cancers
    3.24
    18
    0.69
    154
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    3.13
    131
    1.92
    159
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    3.13
    165
    1.96
    181
    27. Stomach Cancer
    3.03
    154
    12.27
    28
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    3.01
    46
    4.80
    2
    29. Uterin Cancer
    2.95
    61
    0.71
    177
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.94
    154
    1.74
    176
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.79
    81
    2.03
    113
    32. Bladder Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.81
    105
    33. Alcohol
    2.41
    57
    1.17
    121
    34. Road Traffic Accidents
    2.31
    183
    7.98
    133
    35. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    157
    2.63
    149
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.87
    147
    1.54
    169
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.17
    145
    0.68
    169
    38. Violence
    1.06
    158
    1.03
    159
    39. Drownings
    0.97
    153
    0.92
    155
    40. Low Birth Weight
    0.91
    177
    1.70
    157
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.88
    145
    0.98
    139
    42. Epilepsy
    0.87
    151
    0.75
    162
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.81
    15
    0.03
    175
    44. Skin Disease
    0.64
    135
    0.62
    139
    45. Asthma
    0.62
    163
    2.38
    111
    46. Encephalitis
    0.59
    116
    0.92
    79
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.59
    156
    0.37
    171
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.48
    38
    0.22
    110
    49. Anemia
    0.41
    37
    0.31
    45
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.39
    170
    0.21
    178
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Sweden SWEDEN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    16,582
    21.91
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9,496
    12.55
    12,661
    5.11
    3. Stroke
    6,340
    8.38
    27,962
    11.29
    4. Lung Disease
    4,178
    5.52
    10,362
    4.18
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,801
    5.02
    19,345
    7.81
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,122
    4.12
    9,651
    3.89
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    2,701
    3.57
    18,632
    7.52
    8. Prostate Cancer
    2,570
    3.40
    2,020
    0.82
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,124
    2.81
    11,986
    4.84
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    1,798
    2.38
    5,648
    2.28
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,608
    2.12
    2,441
    0.99
    12. Hypertension
    1,531
    2.02
    3,604
    1.45
    13. Suicide
    1,455
    1.92
    13,677
    5.52
    14. Lymphomas
    1,387
    1.83
    2,930
    1.18
    15. Other Injuries
    1,302
    1.72
    4,269
    1.72
    16. Kidney Disease
    1,130
    1.49
    6,964
    2.81
    17. Falls
    1,060
    1.40
    2,468
    1.00
    18. Other Neoplasms
    1,030
    1.36
    1,507
    0.61
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    857
    1.13
    4,251
    1.72
    20. Leukemia
    853
    1.13
    1,843
    0.74
    21. Liver Disease
    808
    1.07
    6,513
    2.63
    22. Liver Cancer
    759
    1.00
    12,384
    5.00
    23. Bladder Cancer
    708
    0.94
    1,577
    0.64
    24. Skin Cancers
    663
    0.88
    580
    0.23
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    657
    0.87
    1,492
    0.60
    26. Stomach Cancer
    645
    0.85
    10,183
    4.11
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    601
    0.79
    1,317
    0.53
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    583
    0.77
    1,691
    0.68
    29. Ovary Cancer
    576
    0.76
    1,114
    0.45
    30. Oral Cancer
    391
    0.52
    1,243
    0.50
    31. Drug Use
    367
    0.48
    167
    0.07
    32. Alcohol
    357
    0.47
    875
    0.35
    33. Uterin Cancer
    345
    0.46
    306
    0.12
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    315
    0.42
    624
    0.25
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    278
    0.37
    837
    0.34
    36. Road Traffic Accidents
    278
    0.37
    5,479
    2.21
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    274
    0.36
    589
    0.24
    38. Cervical Cancer
    220
    0.29
    1,137
    0.46
    39. Skin Disease
    193
    0.26
    539
    0.22
    40. Asthma
    163
    0.22
    2,116
    0.85
    41. Multiple Sclerosis
    152
    0.20
    23
    0.01
    42. Anemia
    148
    0.20
    275
    0.11
    43. Encephalitis
    147
    0.19
    758
    0.31
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    132
    0.17
    189
    0.08
    45. Drownings
    130
    0.17
    595
    0.24
    46. Epilepsy
    122
    0.16
    491
    0.20
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    119
    0.16
    180
    0.07
    48. Malnutrition
    101
    0.13
    91
    0.04
    49. Violence
    101
    0.13
    641
    0.26
    50. Low Birth Weight
    60
    0.08
    428
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Sweden SWEDEN   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.64
    56
    6.44
    157
    2. Lung Cancers
    17.76
    70
    22.91
    45
    3. Breast Cancer
    14.83
    108
    6.11
    175
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.65
    42
    11.46
    63
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    8.15
    21
    6.75
    42
    6. Lymphomas
    5.81
    78
    3.62
    138
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.69
    43
    2.59
    163
    8. Leukemia
    3.79
    94
    2.61
    143
    9. Liver Cancer
    3.60
    145
    15.15
    19
    10. Skin Cancers
    3.24
    18
    0.69
    154
    11. Stomach Cancer
    3.03
    154
    12.27
    28
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.95
    61
    0.71
    177
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.79
    81
    2.03
    113
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.81
    105
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.88
    157
    2.63
    149
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.87
    147
    1.54
    169
    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.