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Viet Nam
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Viet Nam 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
Viet Nam Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   North Korea NORTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    42.6
    46.3
    44.4
    123
    119
    120
     
    53.8
    57.1
    55.4
    76
    77
    76
    1970
    46.9
    51.9
    49.4
    129
    118
    123
     
    59.5
    64.5
    62.0
    72
    70
    71
    1980
    55.5
    59.9
    57.7
    119
    114
    116
     
    64.6
    71.0
    67.8
    63
    63
    63
    1990
    64.1
    67.7
    65.9
    95
    108
    103
     
    66.5
    73.6
    69.9
    71
    62
    66
    2000
    68.5
    78.2
    73.4
    76
    35
    46
     
    61.1
    69.3
    65.4
    122
    115
    117
    2010
    70.3
    80.1
    75.2
    81
    36
    51
     
    65.4
    72.4
    69.0
    115
    110
    110
    2016
    71.7
    80.9
    76.3
    78
    38
    55
     
    68.2
    75.5
    71.9
    112
    100
    103
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   North Korea NORTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.7
    80.9
    78
    38
    68.2
    75.5
    112
    100
    Age 5
    73.4
    82.5
    74
    31
    69.7
    76.8
    114
    100
    Age 10
    73.5
    82.5
    74
    31
    69.8
    77.0
    115
    100
    Age 15
    73.6
    82.6
    74
    32
    69.9
    77.1
    116
    99
    Age 20
    73.9
    82.7
    72
    32
    70.2
    77.3
    117
    99
    Age 25
    74.3
    82.9
    73
    32
    70.5
    77.6
    118
    99
    Age 30
    74.8
    83.0
    73
    32
    71.0
    77.9
    120
    99
    Age 35
    75.3
    83.2
    70
    32
    71.4
    78.2
    121
    95
    Age 40
    75.8
    83.4
    71
    32
    71.8
    78.5
    126
    95
    Age 45
    76.5
    83.6
    69
    32
    72.3
    78.9
    135
    97
    Age 50
    77.3
    84.0
    66
    32
    72.8
    79.3
    150
    98
    Age 55
    78.3
    84.4
    62
    31
    73.5
    79.7
    172
    99
    Age 60
    79.7
    85.1
    59
    31
    74.5
    80.5
    178
    100
    Age 65
    81.2
    85.9
    56
    29
    76.4
    81.7
    179
    97
    Age 70
    83.2
    87.2
    52
    23
    78.9
    83.1
    175
    96
    Age 75
    85.6
    88.7
    47
    13
    81.7
    84.7
    172
    100
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.7
    28
    4
    85.1
    87.0
    167
    107
    Age 85
    91.5
    93.2
    12
    3
    88.9
    90.0
    151
    107
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   North Korea NORTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    115.38
    50
    177.55
    4
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.84
    160
    109.84
    103
    3. Liver Cancer
    29.96
    3
    18.14
    12
    4. Lung Disease
    26.26
    64
    100.37
    3
    5. Lung Cancers
    24.73
    37
    48.65
    2
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    24.22
    104
    8.13
    162
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.60
    62
    19.67
    82
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.39
    117
    22.68
    121
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.18
    69
    15.86
    105
    10. Liver Disease
    17.85
    80
    17.00
    85
    11. Tuberculosis
    16.96
    61
    57.08
    28
    12. Kidney Disease
    16.25
    82
    14.51
    91
    13. Stomach Cancer
    15.11
    21
    12.40
    31
    14. Falls
    14.26
    20
    6.03
    79
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    10.25
    62
    7.75
    103
    16. Hypertension
    10.11
    112
    20.26
    52
    17. Asthma
    9.19
    68
    5.80
    81
    18. Low Birth Weight
    9.08
    76
    10.30
    70
    19. HIV/AIDS
    8.92
    72
    0.17
    155
    20. Suicide
    7.27
    126
    14.92
    32
    21. Drownings
    7.01
    45
    5.49
    66
    22. Other Injuries
    6.57
    115
    5.57
    133
    23. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    110
    7.49
    98
    24. Breast Cancer
    6.32
    176
    15.72
    104
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    6.21
    82
    2.15
    159
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.87
    120
    14.76
    38
    27. Oral Cancer
    5.28
    34
    1.81
    135
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.71
    78
    3.42
    93
    29. Leukemia
    4.66
    46
    3.28
    116
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.89
    136
    3.03
    155
    31. Violence
    3.74
    116
    4.28
    105
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.51
    83
    4.52
    67
    33. Birth Trauma
    3.04
    89
    5.56
    76
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    58
    2.17
    86
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.48
    174
    1.70
    179
    36. Epilepsy
    2.35
    67
    1.80
    88
    37. Lymphomas
    1.75
    176
    2.50
    151
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.55
    105
    8.26
    12
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    123
    5.33
    37
    40. Encephalitis
    1.49
    35
    0.86
    69
    41. Skin Disease
    1.39
    104
    0.63
    140
    42. Other Neoplasms
    1.09
    158
    1.17
    154
    43. Alcohol
    0.96
    129
    1.11
    120
    44. Poisonings
    0.95
    82
    2.20
    44
    45. Ovary Cancer
    0.90
    182
    3.67
    118
    46. Drug Use
    0.84
    124
    2.33
    47
    47. Maternal Conditions
    0.83
    102
    1.12
    93
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    168
    5.71
    59
    49. Meningitis
    0.75
    111
    1.14
    94
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.55
    152
    0.54
    155
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    98,253
    19.46
    49,241
    22.51
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    58,452
    11.58
    30,572
    13.98
    3. Liver Cancer
    27,249
    5.40
    5,076
    2.32
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,468
    4.45
    5,214
    2.38
    5. Lung Disease
    22,015
    4.36
    28,017
    12.81
    6. Lung Cancers
    21,667
    4.29
    13,520
    6.18
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    20,462
    4.05
    2,237
    1.02
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20,007
    3.96
    5,736
    2.62
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,844
    3.34
    4,491
    2.05
    10. Liver Disease
    16,269
    3.22
    4,710
    2.15
    11. Tuberculosis
    15,252
    3.02
    15,184
    6.94
    12. Kidney Disease
    13,952
    2.76
    3,988
    1.82
    13. Stomach Cancer
    13,318
    2.64
    3,451
    1.58
    14. Falls
    12,303
    2.44
    1,625
    0.74
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9,000
    1.78
    1,596
    0.73
    16. HIV/AIDS
    8,944
    1.77
    47
    0.02
    17. Hypertension
    8,634
    1.71
    5,653
    2.58
    18. Low Birth Weight
    7,936
    1.57
    2,031
    0.93
    19. Asthma
    7,832
    1.55
    1,608
    0.74
    20. Suicide
    6,910
    1.37
    3,981
    1.82
    21. Drownings
    6,303
    1.25
    1,296
    0.59
    22. Other Injuries
    6,065
    1.20
    1,438
    0.66
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    5,532
    1.10
    540
    0.25
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,162
    1.02
    4,123
    1.88
    25. Oral Cancer
    4,737
    0.94
    512
    0.23
    26. Leukemia
    4,317
    0.86
    867
    0.40
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,057
    0.80
    715
    0.33
    28. Violence
    3,634
    0.72
    1,110
    0.51
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,417
    0.68
    789
    0.36
    30. Cervical Cancer
    3,214
    0.64
    1,126
    0.51
    31. Breast Cancer
    3,164
    0.63
    2,451
    1.12
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,992
    0.59
    1,250
    0.57
    33. Birth Trauma
    2,659
    0.53
    1,095
    0.50
    34. Epilepsy
    2,194
    0.43
    447
    0.20
    35. Lymphomas
    1,580
    0.31
    687
    0.31
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1,467
    0.29
    344
    0.16
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,361
    0.27
    2,275
    1.04
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,346
    0.27
    1,495
    0.68
    39. Encephalitis
    1,329
    0.26
    187
    0.09
    40. Skin Disease
    1,205
    0.24
    170
    0.08
    41. Other Neoplasms
    948
    0.19
    324
    0.15
    42. Alcohol
    924
    0.18
    306
    0.14
    43. Poisonings
    904
    0.18
    567
    0.26
    44. Maternal Conditions
    832
    0.16
    292
    0.13
    45. Drug Use
    817
    0.16
    625
    0.29
    46. Prostate Cancer
    786
    0.16
    165
    0.08
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    684
    0.14
    1,590
    0.73
    48. Meningitis
    682
    0.14
    266
    0.12
    49. Hepatitis B
    468
    0.09
    247
    0.11
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    461
    0.09
    149
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   North Korea NORTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    29.96
    3
    18.14
    12
    2. Lung Cancers
    24.73
    37
    48.65
    2
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.11
    21
    12.40
    31
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    110
    7.49
    98
    5. Breast Cancer
    6.32
    176
    15.72
    104
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.87
    120
    14.76
    38
    7. Oral Cancer
    5.28
    34
    1.81
    135
    8. Leukemia
    4.66
    46
    3.28
    116
    9. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    58
    2.17
    86
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2.48
    174
    1.70
    179
    11. Lymphomas
    1.75
    176
    2.50
    151
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    123
    5.33
    37
    13. Ovary Cancer
    0.90
    182
    3.67
    118
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    168
    5.71
    59
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    165
    0.77
    140
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.42
    179
    2.68
    67
    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.