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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola 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 Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico 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 Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia 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 Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Latvia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Latvia including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Latvia LATVIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
    1970
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
    1980
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
    1990
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
    2000
    65.0
    76.0
    70.4
    105
    56
    83
    2010
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
    2015
    69.6
    79.2
    74.6
    96
    49
    79
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    69.6
    79.2
    96
    49
    Age 5
    70.2
    79.7
    105
    53
    Age 10
    70.3
    79.8
    107
    53
    Age 15
    70.3
    79.8
    109
    54
    Age 20
    70.5
    79.9
    110
    55
    Age 25
    70.7
    80.0
    111
    57
    Age 30
    71.1
    80.1
    113
    59
    Age 35
    71.6
    80.3
    116
    62
    Age 40
    72.1
    80.5
    117
    63
    Age 45
    72.8
    80.8
    118
    63
    Age 50
    73.8
    81.3
    117
    62
    Age 55
    75.1
    81.8
    116
    62
    Age 60
    76.8
    82.6
    111
    59
    Age 65
    78.9
    83.6
    98
    60
    Age 70
    81.3
    84.8
    84
    63
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.2
    78
    65
    Age 80
    86.6
    88.1
    81
    74
    Age 85
    89.8
    90.6
    85
    84
    Age 90
    93.4
    93.8
    95
    93
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.5
    102
    113
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.8
    106
    144
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    215.40
    15
    2. Stroke
    94.58
    83
    3. Hypertension
    28.91
    23
    4. Prostate Cancer
    27.22
    29
    5. Lung Cancers
    26.92
    34
    6. Inflammatory/Heart
    24.20
    7
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.07
    102
    8. Breast Cancer
    21.32
    42
    9. Suicide
    18.10
    21
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.71
    20
    11. Liver Disease
    15.86
    85
    12. Stomach Cancer
    14.20
    26
    13. Ovary Cancer
    10.92
    3
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    10.28
    6
    15. Alcohol
    9.41
    8
    16. Cervical Cancer
    8.35
    79
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.19
    139
    18. Other Injuries
    7.85
    119
    19. Drownings
    7.66
    34
    20. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7.54
    163
    21. Lymphomas
    7.41
    25
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.46
    38
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    6.08
    120
    24. Uterin Cancer
    5.91
    11
    25. Lung Disease
    5.89
    165
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Kidney Disease
    5.56
    147
    27. Oral Cancer
    5.39
    36
    28. Bladder Cancer
    5.03
    14
    29. Leukemia
    4.98
    35
    30. Birth Trauma
    4.79
    77
    31. Violence
    4.77
    93
    32. Skin Cancers
    4.62
    5
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.56
    43
    34. Fires
    4.11
    66
    35. HIV/AIDS
    3.93
    94
    36. Liver Cancer
    3.86
    126
    37. Falls
    3.75
    113
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.43
    69
    39. Drug Use
    3.41
    27
    40. Other Neoplasms
    2.48
    94
    41. Endocrine Disorders
    2.47
    141
    42. Tuberculosis
    2.35
    108
    43. Poisonings
    1.77
    69
    44. Epilepsy
    1.68
    96
    45. Low Birth Weight
    1.44
    159
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.28
    126
    47. Skin Disease
    0.93
    114
    48. Asthma
    0.81
    145
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.78
    131
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.70
    27
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,623
    36.33
    2. Stroke
    4,327
    16.33
    3. Hypertension
    1,226
    4.63
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    994
    3.75
    5. Lung Cancers
    981
    3.71
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    740
    2.79
    7. Inflammatory/Heart
    722
    2.73
    8. Stomach Cancer
    540
    2.04
    9. Breast Cancer
    469
    1.77
    10. Suicide
    449
    1.69
    11. Liver Disease
    434
    1.64
    12. Prostate Cancer
    411
    1.55
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    408
    1.54
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    311
    1.17
    15. Lymphomas
    276
    1.04
    16. Alcohol
    257
    0.97
    17. Lung Disease
    241
    0.91
    18. Kidney Disease
    239
    0.90
    19. Influenza and Pneumonia
    237
    0.89
    20. Ovary Cancer
    236
    0.89
    21. Bladder Cancer
    220
    0.83
    22. Other Injuries
    214
    0.81
    23. Leukemia
    189
    0.71
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    181
    0.68
    25. Skin Cancers
    179
    0.68
      Deaths %
    26. Oral Cancer
    172
    0.65
    27. Drownings
    168
    0.64
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    166
    0.63
    29. Liver Cancer
    150
    0.56
    30. Uterin Cancer
    143
    0.54
    31. Cervical Cancer
    142
    0.54
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    131
    0.49
    33. Violence
    122
    0.46
    34. Falls
    122
    0.46
    35. Fires
    116
    0.44
    36. Other Neoplasms
    106
    0.40
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    91
    0.34
    38. HIV/AIDS
    84
    0.32
    39. Drug Use
    83
    0.31
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    81
    0.31
    41. Tuberculosis
    64
    0.24
    42. Birth Trauma
    60
    0.23
    43. Poisonings
    49
    0.18
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.18
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    39
    0.15
    46. Epilepsy
    38
    0.15
    47. Skin Disease
    36
    0.14
    48. Asthma
    33
    0.12
    49. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    28
    0.10
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    20
    0.08
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    27.22
    29
    2. Lung Cancers
    26.92
    34
    3. Breast Cancer
    21.32
    42
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.71
    20
    5. Stomach Cancer
    14.20
    26
    6. Ovary Cancer
    10.92
    3
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    10.28
    6
    8. Cervical Cancer
    8.35
    79
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    7.41
    25
    10. Uterin Cancer
    5.91
    11
    11. Oral Cancer
    5.39
    36
    12. Bladder Cancer
    5.03
    14
    13. Leukemia
    4.98
    35
    14. Skin Cancers
    4.62
    5
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.56
    43
    16. Liver Cancer
    3.86
    126
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    10.6
    32
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    48.9
    24.3
    17
    18
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    22.0
    25.1
    57
    80
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.560
    65

     
    Latvia LATVIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,965,686
    145
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.85
    191
    Population 0-14
    15.0 %
    173
    Population 15-64
    65.7 %
    88
    Population 65 +
    19.3 %
    11
    Birth Rate / 1000
    9.90
    170
    Death Rate / 1000
    14.40
    4
    Fertility Rate
    1.51
    168
    Infant Mortality
    5.30
    154
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    49
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.95
    163
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.48
    189
    Net Migration
    -6.20
    174
    Population Growth
    -1.07 %
    193
    Literacy Total
    99.8 %
    6
    Literacy Male
    99.9 %
    2
    Literacy Female
    99.9 %
    2
    Unemployment
    9.9 %
    79
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.6
    79
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    67.1
    54
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $24,500
    52
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.