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Thailand
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Thailand 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
Thailand Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    53.4
    57.0
    55.1
    77
    78
    77
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    57.4
    62.1
    59.7
    84
    84
    83
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    60.9
    67.1
    63.9
    89
    82
    85
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    63.6
    70.6
    67.0
    101
    88
    96
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    67.8
    74.6
    71.1
    83
    72
    79
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.9
    77.1
    73.9
    74
    68
    70
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    71.8
    79.3
    75.5
    77
    51
    69
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.8
    79.3
    77
    51
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    72.7
    80.1
    81
    52
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    72.9
    80.2
    81
    52
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    73.0
    80.3
    80
    52
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.5
    80.4
    80
    51
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.6
    78
    49
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.7
    80.8
    77
    48
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    75.4
    81.1
    67
    46
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    76.3
    81.5
    62
    45
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    77.1
    81.8
    55
    46
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.3
    55
    47
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    79.1
    82.9
    48
    48
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    80.4
    83.6
    46
    47
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.8
    84.6
    47
    49
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    83.5
    85.8
    46
    50
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.6
    87.4
    46
    48
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.4
    38
    46
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.1
    23
    32
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    63.10
    157
    120.49
    96
    2. Stroke
    48.55
    126
    167.56
    2
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.82
    70
    20.09
    118
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    39.69
    18
    26.38
    84
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.24
    37
    19.91
    80
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.51
    39
    12.50
    110
    7. Lung Disease
    28.06
    64
    112.26
    1
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.19
    109
    11.19
    147
    9. Liver Cancer
    22.88
    9
    17.57
    13
    10. Lung Cancers
    21.10
    51
    46.18
    2
    11. HIV/AIDS
    19.53
    51
    0.18
    157
    12. Liver Disease
    17.14
    88
    11.17
    116
    13. Suicide
    12.91
    43
    10.56
    68
    14. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    15.23
    103
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.13
    82
    7.13
    102
    16. Tuberculosis
    9.09
    72
    38.68
    41
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.27
    91
    14.39
    36
    18. Other Injuries
    8.15
    82
    5.02
    137
    19. Drownings
    7.68
    23
    6.30
    44
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.28
    117
    6.26
    118
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.63
    76
    2.72
    97
    22. Falls
    5.36
    88
    6.48
    71
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.16
    99
    2.35
    166
    24. Low Birth Weight
    4.98
    116
    7.16
    91
    25. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    169
    2.13
    177
    26. Violence
    4.87
    97
    4.33
    103
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    50
    1.75
    157
    28. Skin Disease
    4.21
    47
    0.54
    146
    29. Lymphomas
    4.20
    124
    2.47
    167
    30. Leukemia
    4.08
    75
    3.29
    116
    31. Asthma
    3.43
    92
    2.68
    102
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    3.30
    37
    1.73
    127
    33. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    146
    3.55
    128
    34. Alcohol
    2.79
    44
    1.03
    127
    35. Other Neoplasms
    2.73
    93
    1.12
    155
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.65
    166
    11.91
    31
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    2.49
    148
    1.82
    160
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.46
    95
    5.01
    35
    39. Hypertension
    2.36
    172
    15.42
    69
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
    0.76
    148
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    2.12
    127
    5.56
    58
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.75
    129
    4.80
    68
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.68
    118
    4.27
    79
    44. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    123
    2.71
    70
    45. Meningitis
    1.56
    75
    0.88
    104
    46. Fires
    1.12
    112
    1.19
    110
    47. Uterin Cancer
    1.10
    155
    2.07
    91
    48. Epilepsy
    1.08
    136
    1.49
    105
    49. Encephalitis
    1.02
    74
    0.70
    101
    50. Drug Use
    0.96
    107
    2.32
    32
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60,372
    12.35
    31,886
    15.14
    2. Stroke
    45,998
    9.41
    46,562
    22.10
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    44,549
    9.11
    4,792
    2.27
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    39,390
    8.06
    6,220
    2.95
    5. Kidney Disease
    26,893
    5.50
    3,463
    1.64
    6. Lung Disease
    26,810
    5.48
    30,364
    14.41
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    23,929
    4.89
    3,182
    1.51
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,543
    4.61
    5,216
    2.48
    9. Liver Cancer
    21,282
    4.35
    5,267
    2.50
    10. Lung Cancers
    19,827
    4.05
    13,627
    6.47
    11. Liver Disease
    15,761
    3.22
    3,210
    1.52
    12. HIV/AIDS
    15,521
    3.17
    50
    0.02
    13. Suicide
    9,945
    2.03
    2,852
    1.35
    14. Tuberculosis
    8,604
    1.76
    10,921
    5.18
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,705
    1.58
    4,273
    2.03
    16. Other Injuries
    6,314
    1.29
    1,298
    0.62
    17. Drownings
    5,673
    1.16
    1,471
    0.70
    18. Breast Cancer
    5,097
    1.04
    2,540
    1.21
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,053
    1.03
    566
    0.27
    20. Falls
    4,747
    0.97
    1,675
    0.80
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,584
    0.94
    604
    0.29
    22. Cervical Cancer
    4,378
    0.90
    1,139
    0.54
    23. Oral Cancer
    4,244
    0.87
    531
    0.25
    24. Skin Disease
    3,930
    0.80
    130
    0.06
    25. Lymphomas
    3,746
    0.77
    721
    0.34
    26. Violence
    3,466
    0.71
    1,108
    0.53
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3,174
    0.65
    464
    0.22
    28. Asthma
    3,142
    0.64
    724
    0.34
    29. Leukemia
    3,119
    0.64
    900
    0.43
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    2,874
    0.59
    1,282
    0.61
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2,542
    0.52
    325
    0.15
    32. Stomach Cancer
    2,496
    0.51
    3,538
    1.68
    33. Alcohol
    2,457
    0.50
    287
    0.14
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,327
    0.48
    1,519
    0.72
    35. Hypertension
    2,258
    0.46
    4,053
    1.92
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    2,164
    0.44
    464
    0.22
    37. Low Birth Weight
    2,127
    0.43
    1,401
    0.67
    38. Skin Cancers
    2,111
    0.43
    215
    0.10
    39. Prostate Cancer
    1,998
    0.41
    176
    0.08
    40. Pancreas Cancer
    1,993
    0.41
    1,654
    0.79
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,645
    0.34
    1,329
    0.63
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1,499
    0.31
    606
    0.29
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1,485
    0.30
    780
    0.37
    44. Meningitis
    1,228
    0.25
    204
    0.10
    45. Fires
    910
    0.19
    302
    0.14
    46. Epilepsy
    826
    0.17
    373
    0.18
    47. Encephalitis
    794
    0.16
    152
    0.07
    48. Drug Use
    727
    0.15
    627
    0.30
    49. Birth Trauma
    719
    0.15
    836
    0.40
    50. Malnutrition
    633
    0.13
    295
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    22.88
    9
    17.57
    13
    2. Lung Cancers
    21.10
    51
    46.18
    2
    3. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    15.23
    103
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.13
    82
    7.13
    102
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.27
    91
    14.39
    36
    6. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    169
    2.13
    177
    7. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    50
    1.75
    157
    8. Lymphomas
    4.20
    124
    2.47
    167
    9. Leukemia
    4.08
    75
    3.29
    116
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    146
    3.55
    128
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.65
    166
    11.91
    31
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.46
    95
    5.01
    35
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
    0.76
    148
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    2.12
    127
    5.56
    58
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    123
    2.71
    70
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.10
    155
    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.