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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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female 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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
    71.19
    158
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    69.87
    57
     
    22.68
    121
    3. Stroke
    62.45
    124
     
    177.55
    4
    4. Kidney Disease
    32.92
    19
     
    14.51
    91
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.04
    90
     
    8.13
    162
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    28.28
    44
     
    19.67
    82
    7. Lung Disease
    25.82
    67
     
    100.37
    3
    8. Liver Cancer
    23.22
    8
     
    18.14
    12
    9. Lung Cancers
    22.41
    48
     
    48.65
    2
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.84
    56
     
    15.86
    105
    11. Liver Disease
    20.76
    68
     
    17.00
    85
    12. HIV/AIDS
    20.28
    51
     
    0.17
    155
    13. Suicide
    12.89
    44
     
    14.92
    32
    14. Breast Cancer
    11.72
    138
     
    15.72
    104
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.89
    80
     
    7.49
    98
    16. Tuberculosis
    9.74
    75
     
    57.08
    28
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.93
    83
     
    14.76
    38
    18. Other Injuries
    8.07
    95
     
    5.57
    133
    19. Asthma
    7.76
    76
     
    5.80
    81
    20. Falls
    7.76
    58
     
    6.03
    79
    21. Drownings
    7.67
    40
     
    5.49
    66
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    6.83
    119
     
    7.75
    103
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.17
    114
     
    10.30
    70
    24. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    163
     
    1.70
    179
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.94
    101
     
    2.15
    159
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    109
     
    3.03
    155
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.85
    42
     
    1.81
    135
    28. Lymphomas
    4.43
    107
     
    2.50
    151
    29. Leukemia
    4.38
    63
     
    3.28
    116
    30. Violence
    3.65
    117
     
    4.28
    105
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.62
    89
     
    3.42
    93
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.43
    127
     
    3.67
    118
    33. Hypertension
    3.24
    168
     
    20.26
    52
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.87
    86
     
    1.17
    154
    35. Alcohol
    2.83
    40
     
    1.11
    120
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.82
    158
     
    12.40
    31
    37. Meningitis
    2.68
    68
     
    1.14
    94
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    88
     
    5.33
    37
    39. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    36
     
    0.77
    140
    40. Pancreas Cancer
    2.23
    120
     
    5.71
    59
    41. Fires
    1.95
    81
     
    1.37
    105
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.70
    104
     
    2.68
    67
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.57
    125
     
    5.56
    76
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.38
    139
     
    4.52
    67
    45. Skin Disease
    1.21
    111
     
    0.63
    140
    46. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    141
     
    2.17
    86
    47. Epilepsy
    1.05
    146
     
    1.80
    88
    48. Drug Use
    0.86
    121
     
    2.33
    47
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.70
    153
     
    8.26
    12
    50. Encephalitis
    0.68
    84
     
    0.86
    69
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Thailand THAILAND   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    63,151
    12.61
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    60,321
    12.04
     
    5,736
    2.62
    3. Stroke
    55,319
    11.04
     
    49,241
    22.51
    4. Kidney Disease
    29,130
    5.82
     
    3,988
    1.82
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,929
    5.18
     
    2,237
    1.02
    6. Lung Disease
    22,808
    4.55
     
    28,017
    12.81
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,539
    4.30
     
    5,214
    2.38
    8. Liver Cancer
    20,565
    4.11
     
    5,076
    2.32
    9. Lung Cancers
    20,003
    3.99
     
    13,520
    6.18
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19,125
    3.82
     
    4,491
    2.05
    11. Liver Disease
    18,601
    3.71
     
    4,710
    2.15
    12. HIV/AIDS
    15,880
    3.17
     
    47
    0.02
    13. Suicide
    10,863
    2.17
     
    3,981
    1.82
    14. Tuberculosis
    8,346
    1.67
     
    15,184
    6.94
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,886
    1.57
     
    4,123
    1.88
    16. Asthma
    6,808
    1.36
     
    1,608
    0.74
    17. Falls
    6,743
    1.35
     
    1,625
    0.74
    18. Other Injuries
    6,541
    1.31
     
    1,438
    0.66
    19. Drownings
    5,944
    1.19
     
    1,296
    0.59
    20. Breast Cancer
    5,306
    1.06
     
    2,451
    1.12
    21. Cervical Cancer
    4,471
    0.89
     
    1,126
    0.51
    22. Oral Cancer
    4,272
    0.85
     
    512
    0.23
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,147
    0.83
     
    789
    0.36
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,972
    0.79
     
    540
    0.25
    25. Lymphomas
    3,795
    0.76
     
    687
    0.31
    26. Leukemia
    3,287
    0.66
     
    867
    0.40
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3,194
    0.64
     
    1,596
    0.73
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,888
    0.58
     
    715
    0.33
    29. Hypertension
    2,872
    0.57
     
    5,653
    2.58
    30. Violence
    2,720
    0.54
     
    1,110
    0.51
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2,546
    0.51
     
    324
    0.15
    32. Stomach Cancer
    2,534
    0.51
     
    3,451
    1.58
    33. Alcohol
    2,487
    0.50
     
    306
    0.14
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,328
    0.46
     
    1,495
    0.68
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2,217
    0.44
     
    2,031
    0.93
    36. Meningitis
    2,203
    0.44
     
    266
    0.12
    37. Skin Cancers
    2,200
    0.44
     
    215
    0.10
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,993
    0.40
     
    1,590
    0.73
    39. Prostate Cancer
    1,990
    0.40
     
    165
    0.08
    40. Fires
    1,626
    0.32
     
    356
    0.16
    41. Ovary Cancer
    1,539
    0.31
     
    581
    0.27
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1,500
    0.30
     
    749
    0.34
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,221
    0.24
     
    1,250
    0.57
    44. Skin Disease
    1,046
    0.21
     
    170
    0.08
    45. Epilepsy
    813
    0.16
     
    447
    0.20
    46. Drug Use
    674
    0.13
     
    625
    0.29
    47. Birth Trauma
    672
    0.13
     
    1,095
    0.50
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    603
    0.12
     
    2,275
    1.04
    49. Uterin Cancer
    549
    0.11
     
    344
    0.16
    50. Encephalitis
    504
    0.10
     
    187
    0.09
     
     
    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
    23.22
    8
     
    18.14
    12
    2. Lung Cancers
    22.41
    48
     
    48.65
    2
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.72
    138
     
    15.72
    104
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.89
    80
     
    7.49
    98
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.93
    83
     
    14.76
    38
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    163
     
    1.70
    179
    7. Oral Cancer
    4.85
    42
     
    1.81
    135
    8. Lymphomas
    4.43
    107
     
    2.50
    151
    9. Leukemia
    4.38
    63
     
    3.28
    116
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.43
    127
     
    3.67
    118
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.82
    158
     
    12.40
    31
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    88
     
    5.33
    37
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    36
     
    0.77
    140
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    2.23
    120
     
    5.71
    59
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.70
    104
     
    2.68
    67
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    141
     
    2.17
    86
     
     
     
    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.