Lung Cancers in North Korea

Lung Cancers in North Korea
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 13,520 (6.18%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 48.65
  • Cause of death world rank: 2.
  • Lung Cancers, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 13,520 deaths in North Korea. That’s about 1 of every 16 deaths in North Korea.
  • About 38 people die of Lung Cancers each day, an average of 1 death every 39 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 25,248,140 51
Sex ratio m / f 0.94 167
Population 0-14 20.8% 129
Population 15-64 69.6% 30
Population 65 + 9.6% 68

Lung Cancers


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Hungary Hungary 49.09
2 North Korea North Korea 48.65
3 Serbia Serbia 38.60
4 Montenegro Montenegro 38.57
5 China China 38.30
6 Denmark Denmark 34.82
7 Poland Poland 34.26
8 Croatia Croatia 34.08
9 Netherlands Netherlands 32.79
10 Turkey Turkey 32.15
11 Belgium Belgium 32.14
13 Canada Canada 30.94
14 Slovenia Slovenia 30.87
15 Romania Romania 30.56
16 Macedonia Macedonia 30.21
17 Cuba Cuba 29.91
18 United States United States 29.82
19 United Kingdom United Kingdom 28.96
20 France France 28.57
21 Albania Albania 27.64
22 Uruguay Uruguay 27.60
23 Greece Greece 27.48
24 Bulgaria Bulgaria 27.17
25 Bosnia/Herzeg. Bosnia/Herzeg. 27.16
26 Russia Russia 26.83
27 Slovakia Slovakia 26.65
Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.