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Thailand
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Thailand 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
Thailand Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH 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
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    57.4
    62.1
    59.7
    84
    84
    83
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    60.9
    67.1
    63.9
    89
    82
    85
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    63.6
    70.6
    67.0
    101
    88
    96
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    67.8
    74.6
    71.1
    83
    72
    79
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    70.9
    77.1
    73.9
    74
    68
    70
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    71.8
    79.3
    75.5
    77
    51
    69
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.8
    79.3
    77
    51
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    72.7
    80.1
    81
    52
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    72.9
    80.2
    81
    52
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    73.0
    80.3
    80
    52
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.5
    80.4
    80
    51
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.6
    78
    49
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.7
    80.8
    77
    48
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    75.4
    81.1
    67
    46
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    76.3
    81.5
    62
    45
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    77.1
    81.8
    55
    46
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.3
    55
    47
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    79.1
    82.9
    48
    48
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    80.4
    83.6
    46
    47
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    81.8
    84.6
    47
    49
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    83.5
    85.8
    46
    50
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.6
    87.4
    46
    48
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.4
    38
    46
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.2
    92.1
    23
    32
    91.0
    92.5
    32
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    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    63.10
    157
    30.29
    183
    2. Stroke
    48.55
    126
    32.37
    149
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.82
    70
    21.00
    114
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    39.69
    18
    13.96
    142
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    30.24
    37
    7.98
    133
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.51
    39
    8.06
    149
    7. Lung Disease
    28.06
    64
    11.73
    167
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.19
    109
    13.90
    140
    9. Liver Cancer
    22.88
    9
    15.15
    19
    10. Lung Cancers
    21.10
    51
    22.91
    45
    11. HIV/AIDS
    19.53
    51
    0.17
    160
    12. Liver Disease
    17.14
    88
    8.32
    141
    13. Suicide
    12.91
    43
    20.20
    10
    14. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    6.11
    175
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.13
    82
    2.63
    149
    16. Tuberculosis
    9.09
    72
    3.40
    100
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.27
    91
    11.46
    63
    18. Other Injuries
    8.15
    82
    5.13
    135
    19. Drownings
    7.68
    23
    0.92
    155
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.28
    117
    1.96
    181
    21. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.63
    76
    0.98
    139
    22. Falls
    5.36
    88
    3.15
    137
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.16
    99
    1.74
    176
    24. Low Birth Weight
    4.98
    116
    1.70
    157
    25. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    169
    6.44
    157
    26. Violence
    4.87
    97
    1.03
    159
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    50
    1.54
    169
    28. Skin Disease
    4.21
    47
    0.62
    139
    29. Lymphomas
    4.20
    124
    3.62
    138
    30. Leukemia
    4.08
    75
    2.61
    143
    31. Asthma
    3.43
    92
    2.38
    111
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    3.30
    37
    4.80
    2
    33. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    146
    2.59
    163
    34. Alcohol
    2.79
    44
    1.17
    121
    35. Other Neoplasms
    2.73
    93
    1.83
    129
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.65
    166
    12.27
    28
    37. Endocrine Disorders
    2.49
    148
    1.92
    159
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.46
    95
    2.03
    113
    39. Hypertension
    2.36
    172
    4.01
    159
    40. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
    0.69
    154
    41. Pancreas Cancer
    2.12
    127
    6.75
    42
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.75
    129
    0.68
    169
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.68
    118
    0.37
    171
    44. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    123
    1.81
    105
    45. Meningitis
    1.56
    75
    0.10
    180
    46. Fires
    1.12
    112
    0.46
    152
    47. Uterin Cancer
    1.10
    155
    0.71
    177
    48. Epilepsy
    1.08
    136
    0.75
    162
    49. Encephalitis
    1.02
    74
    0.92
    79
    50. Drug Use
    0.96
    107
    0.24
    180
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    60,372
    12.35
    26,172
    10.56
    2. Stroke
    45,998
    9.41
    27,962
    11.29
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    44,549
    9.11
    18,632
    7.52
    4. Alzheimers & Dementia
    39,390
    8.06
    12,661
    5.11
    5. Kidney Disease
    26,893
    5.50
    6,964
    2.81
    6. Lung Disease
    26,810
    5.48
    10,362
    4.18
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    23,929
    4.89
    11,986
    4.84
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,543
    4.61
    5,479
    2.21
    9. Liver Cancer
    21,282
    4.35
    12,384
    5.00
    10. Lung Cancers
    19,827
    4.05
    19,345
    7.81
    11. Liver Disease
    15,761
    3.22
    6,513
    2.63
    12. HIV/AIDS
    15,521
    3.17
    121
    0.05
    13. Suicide
    9,945
    2.03
    13,677
    5.52
    14. Tuberculosis
    8,604
    1.76
    2,897
    1.17
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,705
    1.58
    9,651
    3.89
    16. Other Injuries
    6,314
    1.29
    4,269
    1.72
    17. Drownings
    5,673
    1.16
    595
    0.24
    18. Breast Cancer
    5,097
    1.04
    2,441
    0.99
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,053
    1.03
    837
    0.34
    20. Falls
    4,747
    0.97
    2,468
    1.00
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,584
    0.94
    1,317
    0.53
    22. Cervical Cancer
    4,378
    0.90
    1,137
    0.46
    23. Oral Cancer
    4,244
    0.87
    1,243
    0.50
    24. Skin Disease
    3,930
    0.80
    539
    0.22
    25. Lymphomas
    3,746
    0.77
    2,930
    1.18
    26. Violence
    3,466
    0.71
    641
    0.26
    27. Parkinson's Disease
    3,174
    0.65
    4,251
    1.72
    28. Asthma
    3,142
    0.64
    2,116
    0.85
    29. Leukemia
    3,119
    0.64
    1,843
    0.74
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    2,874
    0.59
    624
    0.25
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2,542
    0.52
    1,507
    0.61
    32. Stomach Cancer
    2,496
    0.51
    10,183
    4.11
    33. Alcohol
    2,457
    0.50
    875
    0.35
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,327
    0.48
    1,691
    0.68
    35. Hypertension
    2,258
    0.46
    3,604
    1.45
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    2,164
    0.44
    1,492
    0.60
    37. Low Birth Weight
    2,127
    0.43
    428
    0.17
    38. Skin Cancers
    2,111
    0.43
    580
    0.23
    39. Prostate Cancer
    1,998
    0.41
    2,020
    0.82
    40. Pancreas Cancer
    1,993
    0.41
    5,648
    2.28
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,645
    0.34
    589
    0.24
    42. Ovary Cancer
    1,499
    0.31
    1,114
    0.45
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1,485
    0.30
    1,577
    0.64
    44. Meningitis
    1,228
    0.25
    61
    0.02
    45. Fires
    910
    0.19
    314
    0.13
    46. Epilepsy
    826
    0.17
    491
    0.20
    47. Encephalitis
    794
    0.16
    758
    0.31
    48. Drug Use
    727
    0.15
    167
    0.07
    49. Birth Trauma
    719
    0.15
    94
    0.04
    50. Malnutrition
    633
    0.13
    91
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    22.88
    9
    15.15
    19
    2. Lung Cancers
    21.10
    51
    22.91
    45
    3. Breast Cancer
    10.58
    149
    6.11
    175
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.13
    82
    2.63
    149
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.27
    91
    11.46
    63
    6. Prostate Cancer
    4.89
    169
    6.44
    157
    7. Oral Cancer
    4.58
    50
    1.54
    169
    8. Lymphomas
    4.20
    124
    3.62
    138
    9. Leukemia
    4.08
    75
    2.61
    143
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.15
    146
    2.59
    163
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.65
    166
    12.27
    28
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.46
    95
    2.03
    113
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.23
    49
    0.69
    154
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    2.12
    127
    6.75
    42
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.58
    123
    1.81
    105
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.10
    155
    0.71
    177
    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.