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Compare Ukraine 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
     
      Ukraine UKRAINE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.2
    72.6
    69.3
    25
    19
    19
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    65.8
    74.0
    69.8
    39
    21
    33
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    64.6
    74.0
    69.2
    64
    39
    52
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    65.6
    74.9
    70.1
    83
    51
    63
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    62.0
    73.2
    67.5
    118
    90
    106
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    64.7
    74.8
    69.8
    120
    96
    107
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    67.6
    77.1
    72.5
    116
    86
    99
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ukraine UKRAINE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.6
    77.1
    116
    86
     
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    68.4
    77.8
    128
    91
     
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    68.4
    77.9
    135
    91
     
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    68.5
    77.9
    136
    91
     
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    68.7
    78.0
    137
    92
     
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    69.0
    78.2
    142
    93
     
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    69.5
    78.3
    146
    93
     
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    70.1
    78.6
    146
    93
     
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    70.9
    78.9
    147
    91
     
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    71.9
    79.4
    142
    89
     
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    73.0
    79.9
    139
    87
     
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    74.5
    80.5
    138
    85
     
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    76.2
    81.2
    134
    86
     
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    78.3
    82.2
    122
    90
     
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    80.5
    83.4
    119
    89
     
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    83.5
    85.3
    90
    87
     
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    86.6
    87.4
    84
    87
     
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.3
    85
    97
     
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ukraine UKRAINE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    395.73
    2
     
    109.84
    103
    2. Stroke
    118.81
    45
     
    177.55
    4
    3. Lung Cancers
    21.17
    54
     
    48.65
    2
    4. Breast Cancer
    20.79
    48
     
    15.72
    104
    5. HIV/AIDS
    20.03
    52
     
    0.17
    155
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.43
    22
     
    14.76
    38
    7. Suicide
    16.83
    21
     
    14.92
    32
    8. Drug Use
    15.93
    1
     
    2.33
    47
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    14.78
    11
     
    3.03
    155
    10. Prostate Cancer
    14.73
    103
     
    1.70
    179
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.39
    32
     
    12.40
    31
    12. Tuberculosis
    12.38
    69
     
    57.08
    28
    13. Other Injuries
    11.52
    60
     
    5.57
    133
    14. Lung Disease
    11.11
    168
     
    100.37
    3
    15. Drownings
    10.24
    22
     
    5.49
    66
    16. War
    9.41
    9
     
    0.95
    20
    17. Falls
    9.25
    51
     
    6.03
    79
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.11
    131
     
    19.67
    82
    19. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9.02
    171
     
    22.68
    121
    20. Cervical Cancer
    6.65
    105
     
    7.49
    98
    21. Ovary Cancer
    6.51
    28
     
    3.67
    118
    22. Oral Cancer
    6.38
    26
     
    1.81
    135
    23. Uterin Cancer
    6.16
    9
     
    2.17
    86
    24. Alcohol
    6.00
    14
     
    1.11
    120
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.81
    57
     
    5.71
    59
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    5.81
    131
     
    7.75
    103
    27. Hypertension
    5.31
    151
     
    20.26
    52
    28. Fires
    5.25
    41
     
    1.37
    105
    29. Violence
    5.18
    92
     
    4.28
    105
    30. Kidney Disease
    3.98
    180
     
    14.51
    91
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.84
    136
     
    10.30
    70
    32. Leukemia
    3.55
    107
     
    3.28
    116
    33. Diabetes Mellitus
    3.55
    181
     
    8.13
    162
    34. Lymphomas
    3.10
    134
     
    2.50
    151
    35. Liver Cancer
    3.04
    160
     
    18.14
    12
    36. Bladder Cancer
    2.94
    60
     
    2.68
    67
    37. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2.67
    176
     
    15.86
    105
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.65
    84
     
    5.33
    37
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.37
    86
     
    8.26
    12
    40. Poisonings
    2.29
    43
     
    2.20
    44
    41. Skin Cancers
    1.93
    63
     
    0.77
    140
    42. Asthma
    1.36
    132
     
    5.80
    81
    43. Birth Trauma
    1.18
    136
     
    5.56
    76
    44. Epilepsy
    0.95
    150
     
    1.80
    88
    45. Liver Disease
    0.70
    182
     
    17.00
    85
    46. Meningitis
    0.67
    118
     
    1.14
    94
    47. Encephalitis
    0.50
    105
     
    0.86
    69
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.37
    119
     
    1.12
    93
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.35
    43
     
    0.12
    107
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.35
    168
     
    3.42
    93
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Ukraine UKRAINE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    346,205
    53.56
     
    30,572
    13.98
    2. Stroke
    103,575
    16.02
     
    49,241
    22.51
    3. Lung Cancers
    16,080
    2.49
     
    13,520
    6.18
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13,955
    2.16
     
    4,123
    1.88
    5. HIV/AIDS
    9,823
    1.52
     
    47
    0.02
    6. Stomach Cancer
    9,429
    1.46
     
    3,451
    1.58
    7. Inflammatory/Heart
    9,291
    1.44
     
    789
    0.36
    8. Lung Disease
    9,086
    1.41
     
    28,017
    12.81
    9. Breast Cancer
    9,024
    1.40
     
    2,451
    1.12
    10. Suicide
    9,024
    1.40
     
    3,981
    1.82
    11. Drug Use
    8,139
    1.26
     
    625
    0.29
    12. Tuberculosis
    6,636
    1.03
     
    15,184
    6.94
    13. Other Injuries
    6,411
    0.99
     
    1,438
    0.66
    14. Falls
    5,458
    0.84
     
    1,625
    0.74
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    5,292
    0.82
     
    5,736
    2.62
    16. Drownings
    5,017
    0.78
     
    1,296
    0.59
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    4,538
    0.70
     
    1,590
    0.73
    18. Hypertension
    4,521
    0.70
     
    5,653
    2.58
    19. Oral Cancer
    4,451
    0.69
     
    512
    0.23
    20. Prostate Cancer
    4,443
    0.69
     
    165
    0.08
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,361
    0.67
     
    5,214
    2.38
    22. War
    4,223
    0.65
     
    247
    0.11
    23. Alcohol
    3,461
    0.54
     
    306
    0.14
    24. Fires
    3,136
    0.49
     
    356
    0.16
    25. Kidney Disease
    2,931
    0.45
     
    3,988
    1.82
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2,777
    0.43
     
    581
    0.27
    27. Violence
    2,680
    0.41
     
    1,110
    0.51
    28. Cervical Cancer
    2,653
    0.41
     
    1,126
    0.51
    29. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,514
    0.39
     
    2,237
    1.02
    30. Bladder Cancer
    2,471
    0.38
     
    749
    0.34
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,463
    0.38
     
    4,491
    2.05
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2,457
    0.38
     
    344
    0.16
    33. Leukemia
    2,430
    0.38
     
    867
    0.40
    34. Liver Cancer
    2,293
    0.35
     
    5,076
    2.32
    35. Lymphomas
    2,147
    0.33
     
    687
    0.31
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,915
    0.30
     
    1,495
    0.68
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    1,848
    0.29
     
    1,596
    0.73
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,539
    0.24
     
    2,275
    1.04
    39. Skin Cancers
    1,415
    0.22
     
    215
    0.10
    40. Poisonings
    1,331
    0.21
     
    567
    0.26
    41. Low Birth Weight
    1,065
    0.16
     
    2,031
    0.93
    42. Asthma
    979
    0.15
     
    1,608
    0.74
    43. Liver Disease
    459
    0.07
     
    4,710
    2.15
    44. Meningitis
    375
    0.06
     
    266
    0.12
    45. Epilepsy
    367
    0.06
     
    447
    0.20
    46. Birth Trauma
    327
    0.05
     
    1,095
    0.50
    47. Encephalitis
    256
    0.04
     
    187
    0.09
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    191
    0.03
     
    33
    0.02
    49. Maternal Conditions
    149
    0.02
     
    292
    0.13
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    146
    0.02
     
    715
    0.33
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Ukraine UKRAINE   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    21.17
    54
     
    48.65
    2
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.79
    48
     
    15.72
    104
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.43
    22
     
    14.76
    38
    4. Prostate Cancer
    14.73
    103
     
    1.70
    179
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.39
    32
     
    12.40
    31
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.65
    105
     
    7.49
    98
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.51
    28
     
    3.67
    118
    8. Oral Cancer
    6.38
    26
     
    1.81
    135
    9. Uterin Cancer
    6.16
    9
     
    2.17
    86
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.81
    57
     
    5.71
    59
    11. Leukemia
    3.55
    107
     
    3.28
    116
    12. Lymphomas
    3.10
    134
     
    2.50
    151
    13. Liver Cancer
    3.04
    160
     
    18.14
    12
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.94
    60
     
    2.68
    67
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.65
    84
     
    5.33
    37
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.93
    63
     
    0.77
    140
     
     
     
    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.