face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
Thailand
South Korea

World Health Review

COUNTRY #1
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 Macedonia 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 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
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 Macedonia 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 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 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.
INSTRUCTIONSUse the list on left to choose a new country and cause of death rank order. Use the list on right to select the Countries you want to compare to. Play or Pause the Dynamic Population Pyramids to enhance your view.

DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Choose Year
    Play
    Pause
     
    Thailand Population
     
     
    South Korea Population
     


    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH 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
     
    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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
    18
     
     
    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
    71.19
    158
     
    30.76
    183
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    69.87
    57
     
    19.84
    131
    3. Stroke
    62.45
    124
     
    34.98
    155
    4. Kidney Disease
    32.92
    19
     
    8.08
    146
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.04
    90
     
    16.26
    132
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    28.28
    44
     
    9.05
    132
    7. Lung Disease
    25.82
    67
     
    10.48
    171
    8. Liver Cancer
    23.22
    8
     
    16.01
    17
    9. Lung Cancers
    22.41
    48
     
    23.65
    43
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.84
    56
     
    13.67
    130
    11. Liver Disease
    20.76
    68
     
    8.82
    136
    12. HIV/AIDS
    20.28
    51
     
    0.20
    152
    13. Suicide
    12.89
    44
     
    24.21
    10
    14. Breast Cancer
    11.72
    138
     
    5.89
    177
    15. Cervical Cancer
    9.89
    80
     
    2.70
    146
    16. Tuberculosis
    9.74
    75
     
    4.26
    98
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.93
    83
     
    11.97
    58
    18. Other Injuries
    8.07
    95
     
    5.32
    139
    19. Asthma
    7.76
    76
     
    2.37
    113
    20. Falls
    7.76
    58
     
    3.26
    132
    21. Drownings
    7.67
    40
     
    1.06
    149
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    6.83
    119
     
    1.79
    181
    23. Low Birth Weight
    5.17
    114
     
    1.99
    156
    24. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    163
     
    5.62
    158
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    4.94
    101
     
    1.98
    162
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    109
     
    1.67
    177
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.85
    42
     
    1.50
    152
    28. Lymphomas
    4.43
    107
     
    3.54
    127
    29. Leukemia
    4.38
    63
     
    2.64
    137
    30. Violence
    3.65
    117
     
    1.75
    144
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.62
    89
     
    1.26
    137
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.43
    127
     
    2.53
    161
    33. Hypertension
    3.24
    168
     
    4.32
    158
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.87
    86
     
    1.81
    121
    35. Alcohol
    2.83
    40
     
    1.17
    119
    36. Stomach Cancer
    2.82
    158
     
    14.05
    25
    37. Meningitis
    2.68
    68
     
    0.10
    178
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    88
     
    2.11
    102
    39. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    36
     
    0.66
    147
    40. Pancreas Cancer
    2.23
    120
     
    6.62
    44
    41. Fires
    1.95
    81
     
    0.45
    157
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.70
    104
     
    1.84
    97
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.57
    125
     
    0.35
    174
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.38
    139
     
    0.76
    163
    45. Skin Disease
    1.21
    111
     
    0.66
    137
    46. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    141
     
    0.71
    171
    47. Epilepsy
    1.05
    146
     
    0.74
    165
    48. Drug Use
    0.86
    121
     
    0.21
    178
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.70
    153
     
    0.26
    180
    50. Encephalitis
    0.68
    84
     
    0.28
    147
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Thailand THAILAND   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    63,151
    12.61
     
    25,047
    10.22
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    60,321
    12.04
     
    16,514
    6.74
    3. Stroke
    55,319
    11.04
     
    28,533
    11.65
    4. Kidney Disease
    29,130
    5.82
     
    6,582
    2.69
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    25,929
    5.18
     
    13,250
    5.41
    6. Lung Disease
    22,808
    4.55
     
    8,739
    3.57
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    21,539
    4.30
     
    6,040
    2.47
    8. Liver Cancer
    20,565
    4.11
     
    12,373
    5.05
    9. Lung Cancers
    20,003
    3.99
     
    19,048
    7.78
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    19,125
    3.82
     
    11,573
    4.72
    11. Liver Disease
    18,601
    3.71
     
    6,500
    2.65
    12. HIV/AIDS
    15,880
    3.17
     
    134
    0.05
    13. Suicide
    10,863
    2.17
     
    16,078
    6.56
    14. Tuberculosis
    8,346
    1.67
     
    3,406
    1.39
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7,886
    1.57
     
    9,555
    3.90
    16. Asthma
    6,808
    1.36
     
    1,973
    0.81
    17. Falls
    6,743
    1.35
     
    2,417
    0.99
    18. Other Injuries
    6,541
    1.31
     
    4,183
    1.71
    19. Drownings
    5,944
    1.19
     
    662
    0.27
    20. Breast Cancer
    5,306
    1.06
     
    2,221
    0.91
    21. Cervical Cancer
    4,471
    0.89
     
    1,113
    0.45
    22. Oral Cancer
    4,272
    0.85
     
    1,159
    0.47
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    4,147
    0.83
     
    1,195
    0.49
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    3,972
    0.79
     
    1,458
    0.60
    25. Lymphomas
    3,795
    0.76
     
    2,732
    1.12
    26. Leukemia
    3,287
    0.66
     
    1,784
    0.73
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    3,194
    0.64
     
    590
    0.24
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,888
    0.58
     
    1,023
    0.42
    29. Hypertension
    2,872
    0.57
     
    3,626
    1.48
    30. Violence
    2,720
    0.54
     
    1,029
    0.42
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2,546
    0.51
     
    1,420
    0.58
    32. Stomach Cancer
    2,534
    0.51
     
    11,054
    4.51
    33. Alcohol
    2,487
    0.50
     
    833
    0.34
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,328
    0.46
     
    1,686
    0.69
    35. Low Birth Weight
    2,217
    0.44
     
    514
    0.21
    36. Meningitis
    2,203
    0.44
     
    60
    0.02
    37. Skin Cancers
    2,200
    0.44
     
    529
    0.22
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    1,993
    0.40
     
    5,269
    2.15
    39. Prostate Cancer
    1,990
    0.40
     
    1,877
    0.77
    40. Fires
    1,626
    0.32
     
    300
    0.12
    41. Ovary Cancer
    1,539
    0.31
     
    1,028
    0.42
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1,500
    0.30
     
    1,520
    0.62
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,221
    0.24
     
    624
    0.25
    44. Skin Disease
    1,046
    0.21
     
    543
    0.22
    45. Epilepsy
    813
    0.16
     
    470
    0.19
    46. Drug Use
    674
    0.13
     
    148
    0.06
    47. Birth Trauma
    672
    0.13
     
    90
    0.04
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    603
    0.12
     
    208
    0.08
    49. Uterin Cancer
    549
    0.11
     
    295
    0.12
    50. Encephalitis
    504
    0.10
     
    158
    0.06
     
     
    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
    23.22
    8
     
    16.01
    17
    2. Lung Cancers
    22.41
    48
     
    23.65
    43
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.72
    138
     
    5.89
    177
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.89
    80
     
    2.70
    146
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8.93
    83
     
    11.97
    58
    6. Prostate Cancer
    5.09
    163
     
    5.62
    158
    7. Oral Cancer
    4.85
    42
     
    1.50
    152
    8. Lymphomas
    4.43
    107
     
    3.54
    127
    9. Leukemia
    4.38
    63
     
    2.64
    137
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.43
    127
     
    2.53
    161
    11. Stomach Cancer
    2.82
    158
     
    14.05
    25
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    88
     
    2.11
    102
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    36
     
    0.66
    147
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    2.23
    120
     
    6.62
    44
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.70
    104
     
    1.84
    97
    16. Uterin Cancer
    1.20
    141
     
    0.71
    171
     
     
     
    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.