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Compare Viet Nam 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    42.6
    46.3
    44.4
    123
    119
    120
     
    52.6
    55.8
    54.2
    81
    82
    82
    1970
    46.9
    51.9
    49.4
    129
    118
    123
     
    58.7
    65.1
    61.8
    80
    68
    73
    1980
    55.5
    59.9
    57.7
    119
    114
    116
     
    61.8
    70.0
    65.8
    80
    69
    76
    1990
    64.1
    67.7
    65.9
    95
    108
    103
     
    67.3
    75.5
    71.3
    59
    41
    49
    2000
    68.5
    78.2
    73.4
    76
    35
    46
     
    72.3
    79.5
    76.0
    38
    27
    33
    2010
    70.3
    80.1
    75.2
    81
    36
    51
     
    77.2
    84.0
    80.7
    24
    8
    15
    2016
    71.7
    80.9
    76.3
    78
    38
    55
     
    79.5
    85.6
    82.7
    19
    4
    9
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.7
    80.9
    78
    38
     
    79.5
    85.6
    19
    4
    Age 5
    73.4
    82.5
    74
    31
     
    79.7
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 10
    73.5
    82.5
    74
    31
     
    79.8
    85.9
    19
    4
    Age 15
    73.6
    82.6
    74
    32
     
    79.8
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 20
    73.9
    82.7
    72
    32
     
    79.9
    86.0
    19
    4
    Age 25
    74.3
    82.9
    73
    32
     
    80.0
    86.1
    20
    4
    Age 30
    74.8
    83.0
    73
    32
     
    80.1
    86.2
    20
    4
    Age 35
    75.3
    83.2
    70
    32
     
    80.3
    86.3
    20
    3
    Age 40
    75.8
    83.4
    71
    32
     
    80.5
    86.4
    20
    3
    Age 45
    76.5
    83.6
    69
    32
     
    80.9
    86.6
    19
    3
    Age 50
    77.3
    84.0
    66
    32
     
    81.3
    86.8
    19
    3
    Age 55
    78.3
    84.4
    62
    31
     
    81.9
    87.1
    17
    3
    Age 60
    79.7
    85.1
    59
    31
     
    82.7
    87.4
    17
    4
    Age 65
    81.2
    85.9
    56
    29
     
    83.6
    87.8
    18
    4
    Age 70
    83.2
    87.2
    52
    23
     
    84.6
    88.2
    28
    5
    Age 75
    85.6
    88.7
    47
    13
     
    86.2
    89.2
    27
    5
    Age 80
    88.3
    90.7
    28
    4
     
    88.3
    90.5
    30
    9
    Age 85
    91.5
    93.2
    12
    3
     
    91.0
    92.5
    32
    18
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    115.38
    50
     
    34.98
    155
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    68.84
    160
     
    30.76
    183
    3. Liver Cancer
    29.96
    3
     
    16.01
    17
    4. Lung Disease
    26.26
    64
     
    10.48
    171
    5. Lung Cancers
    24.73
    37
     
    23.65
    43
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    24.22
    104
     
    16.26
    132
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.60
    62
     
    9.05
    132
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    23.39
    117
     
    19.84
    131
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.18
    69
     
    13.67
    130
    10. Liver Disease
    17.85
    80
     
    8.82
    136
    11. Tuberculosis
    16.96
    61
     
    4.26
    98
    12. Kidney Disease
    16.25
    82
     
    8.08
    146
    13. Stomach Cancer
    15.11
    21
     
    14.05
    25
    14. Falls
    14.26
    20
     
    3.26
    132
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    10.25
    62
     
    1.79
    181
    16. Hypertension
    10.11
    112
     
    4.32
    158
    17. Asthma
    9.19
    68
     
    2.37
    113
    18. Low Birth Weight
    9.08
    76
     
    1.99
    156
    19. HIV/AIDS
    8.92
    72
     
    0.20
    152
    20. Suicide
    7.27
    126
     
    24.21
    10
    21. Drownings
    7.01
    45
     
    1.06
    149
    22. Other Injuries
    6.57
    115
     
    5.32
    139
    23. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    110
     
    2.70
    146
    24. Breast Cancer
    6.32
    176
     
    5.89
    177
    25. Endocrine Disorders
    6.21
    82
     
    1.98
    162
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.87
    120
     
    11.97
    58
    27. Oral Cancer
    5.28
    34
     
    1.50
    152
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.71
    78
     
    1.26
    137
    29. Leukemia
    4.66
    46
     
    2.64
    137
    30. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.89
    136
     
    1.67
    177
    31. Violence
    3.74
    116
     
    1.75
    144
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.51
    83
     
    0.76
    163
    33. Birth Trauma
    3.04
    89
     
    0.35
    174
    34. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    58
     
    0.71
    171
    35. Prostate Cancer
    2.48
    174
     
    5.62
    158
    36. Epilepsy
    2.35
    67
     
    0.74
    165
    37. Lymphomas
    1.75
    176
     
    3.54
    127
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.55
    105
     
    0.26
    180
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    123
     
    2.11
    102
    40. Encephalitis
    1.49
    35
     
    0.28
    147
    41. Skin Disease
    1.39
    104
     
    0.66
    137
    42. Other Neoplasms
    1.09
    158
     
    1.81
    121
    43. Alcohol
    0.96
    129
     
    1.17
    119
    44. Poisonings
    0.95
    82
     
    0.41
    133
    45. Ovary Cancer
    0.90
    182
     
    2.53
    161
    46. Drug Use
    0.84
    124
     
    0.21
    178
    47. Maternal Conditions
    0.83
    102
     
    0.10
    153
    48. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    168
     
    6.62
    44
    49. Meningitis
    0.75
    111
     
    0.10
    178
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.55
    152
     
    4.28
    11
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    98,253
    19.46
     
    28,533
    11.65
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    58,452
    11.58
     
    25,047
    10.22
    3. Liver Cancer
    27,249
    5.40
     
    12,373
    5.05
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    22,468
    4.45
     
    6,040
    2.47
    5. Lung Disease
    22,015
    4.36
     
    8,739
    3.57
    6. Lung Cancers
    21,667
    4.29
     
    19,048
    7.78
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    20,462
    4.05
     
    13,250
    5.41
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20,007
    3.96
     
    16,514
    6.74
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    16,844
    3.34
     
    11,573
    4.72
    10. Liver Disease
    16,269
    3.22
     
    6,500
    2.65
    11. Tuberculosis
    15,252
    3.02
     
    3,406
    1.39
    12. Kidney Disease
    13,952
    2.76
     
    6,582
    2.69
    13. Stomach Cancer
    13,318
    2.64
     
    11,054
    4.51
    14. Falls
    12,303
    2.44
     
    2,417
    0.99
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9,000
    1.78
     
    590
    0.24
    16. HIV/AIDS
    8,944
    1.77
     
    134
    0.05
    17. Hypertension
    8,634
    1.71
     
    3,626
    1.48
    18. Low Birth Weight
    7,936
    1.57
     
    514
    0.21
    19. Asthma
    7,832
    1.55
     
    1,973
    0.81
    20. Suicide
    6,910
    1.37
     
    16,078
    6.56
    21. Drownings
    6,303
    1.25
     
    662
    0.27
    22. Other Injuries
    6,065
    1.20
     
    4,183
    1.71
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    5,532
    1.10
     
    1,458
    0.60
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5,162
    1.02
     
    9,555
    3.90
    25. Oral Cancer
    4,737
    0.94
     
    1,159
    0.47
    26. Leukemia
    4,317
    0.86
     
    1,784
    0.73
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4,057
    0.80
     
    1,023
    0.42
    28. Violence
    3,634
    0.72
     
    1,029
    0.42
    29. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,417
    0.68
     
    1,195
    0.49
    30. Cervical Cancer
    3,214
    0.64
     
    1,113
    0.45
    31. Breast Cancer
    3,164
    0.63
     
    2,221
    0.91
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,992
    0.59
     
    624
    0.25
    33. Birth Trauma
    2,659
    0.53
     
    90
    0.04
    34. Epilepsy
    2,194
    0.43
     
    470
    0.19
    35. Lymphomas
    1,580
    0.31
     
    2,732
    1.12
    36. Uterin Cancer
    1,467
    0.29
     
    295
    0.12
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,361
    0.27
     
    208
    0.08
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1,346
    0.27
     
    1,686
    0.69
    39. Encephalitis
    1,329
    0.26
     
    158
    0.06
    40. Skin Disease
    1,205
    0.24
     
    543
    0.22
    41. Other Neoplasms
    948
    0.19
     
    1,420
    0.58
    42. Alcohol
    924
    0.18
     
    833
    0.34
    43. Poisonings
    904
    0.18
     
    290
    0.12
    44. Maternal Conditions
    832
    0.16
     
    55
    0.02
    45. Drug Use
    817
    0.16
     
    148
    0.06
    46. Prostate Cancer
    786
    0.16
     
    1,877
    0.77
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    684
    0.14
     
    5,269
    2.15
    48. Meningitis
    682
    0.14
     
    60
    0.02
    49. Hepatitis B
    468
    0.09
     
    1,050
    0.43
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    461
    0.09
     
    3,577
    1.46
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Viet Nam VIET NAM   South Korea SOUTH KOREA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Liver Cancer
    29.96
    3
     
    16.01
    17
    2. Lung Cancers
    24.73
    37
     
    23.65
    43
    3. Stomach Cancer
    15.11
    21
     
    14.05
    25
    4. Cervical Cancer
    6.42
    110
     
    2.70
    146
    5. Breast Cancer
    6.32
    176
     
    5.89
    177
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.87
    120
     
    11.97
    58
    7. Oral Cancer
    5.28
    34
     
    1.50
    152
    8. Leukemia
    4.66
    46
     
    2.64
    137
    9. Uterin Cancer
    2.92
    58
     
    0.71
    171
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2.48
    174
     
    5.62
    158
    11. Lymphomas
    1.75
    176
     
    3.54
    127
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.53
    123
     
    2.11
    102
    13. Ovary Cancer
    0.90
    182
     
    2.53
    161
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.77
    168
     
    6.62
    44
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.45
    165
     
    0.66
    147
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.42
    179
     
    1.84
    97
     
     
     
    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.