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HEALTH PROFILE : Latvia

Latvia
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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, 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
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
    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
    206.28
    25
    2. Stroke
    104.98
    62
    3. Prostate Cancer
    28.65
    31
    4. Inflammatory/Heart
    26.97
    5
    5. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    32
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    66
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.04
    15
    8. Suicide
    17.74
    17
    9. Liver Disease
    13.92
    97
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.99
    154
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.82
    29
    12. Hypertension
    12.15
    102
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.88
    148
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    9.18
    10
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    134
    16. Alcohol
    8.27
    6
    17. Lung Disease
    8.06
    181
    18. Ovary Cancer
    8.04
    8
    19. Kidney Disease
    7.79
    151
    20. Other Injuries
    7.15
    105
    21. Drownings
    6.83
    50
    22. Uterin Cancer
    6.27
    7
    23. Falls
    6.26
    74
    24. Cervical Cancer
    6.01
    116
    25. Lymphomas
    5.85
    70
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Oral Cancer
    5.83
    29
    27. Violence
    5.66
    87
    28. Leukemia
    5.43
    12
    29. Bladder Cancer
    5.40
    8
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.38
    162
    31. HIV/AIDS
    4.73
    89
    32. Fires
    4.34
    51
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    4.30
    144
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
    35. Liver Cancer
    3.62
    144
    36. Skin Cancers
    3.55
    16
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.54
    80
    38. Birth Trauma
    3.51
    83
    39. Drug Use
    3.32
    29
    40. Tuberculosis
    2.74
    107
    41. Other Neoplasms
    2.25
    111
    42. Low Birth Weight
    1.76
    159
    43. Epilepsy
    1.72
    94
    44. Skin Disease
    1.48
    98
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    1.33
    171
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.16
    124
    47. Poisonings
    1.06
    77
    48. Asthma
    0.99
    145
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.93
    98
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.88
    15
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,688
    36.45
    2. Stroke
    5,084
    19.13
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,015
    3.82
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    808
    3.04
    5. Inflammatory/Heart
    789
    2.97
    6. Hypertension
    568
    2.14
    7. Stomach Cancer
    523
    1.97
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    516
    1.94
    9. Breast Cancer
    459
    1.73
    10. Prostate Cancer
    450
    1.69
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    438
    1.65
    12. Suicide
    427
    1.61
    13. Liver Disease
    393
    1.48
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    383
    1.44
    15. Kidney Disease
    354
    1.33
    16. Lung Disease
    352
    1.32
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    262
    0.99
    18. Bladder Cancer
    251
    0.94
    19. Lymphomas
    229
    0.86
    20. Leukemia
    216
    0.81
    21. Alcohol
    216
    0.81
    22. Other Injuries
    208
    0.78
    23. Oral Cancer
    204
    0.77
    24. Falls
    200
    0.75
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    195
    0.73
      Deaths %
    26. Ovary Cancer
    183
    0.69
    27. Drownings
    158
    0.59
    28. Skin Cancers
    150
    0.56
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.56
    30. Liver Cancer
    142
    0.53
    31. Uterin Cancer
    142
    0.53
    32. Cervical Cancer
    136
    0.51
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    134
    0.50
    34. Violence
    132
    0.50
    35. Fires
    125
    0.47
    36. Other Neoplasms
    102
    0.38
    37. HIV/AIDS
    93
    0.35
    38. Tuberculosis
    79
    0.30
    39. Drug Use
    75
    0.28
    40. Skin Disease
    62
    0.23
    41. Congenital Anomalies
    59
    0.22
    42. Endocrine Disorders
    49
    0.18
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.18
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    47
    0.18
    45. Asthma
    43
    0.16
    46. Epilepsy
    40
    0.15
    47. Birth Trauma
    38
    0.14
    48. Poisonings
    27
    0.10
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    25
    0.09
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    21
    0.08
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.65
    31
    2. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    32
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    66
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.04
    15
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.82
    29
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.18
    10
    7. Ovary Cancer
    8.04
    8
    8. Uterin Cancer
    6.27
    7
      Rate World Rank
    9. Cervical Cancer
    6.01
    116
    10. Lymphomas
    5.85
    70
    11. Oral Cancer
    5.83
    29
    12. Leukemia
    5.43
    12
    13. Bladder Cancer
    5.40
    8
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
    15. Liver Cancer
    3.62
    144
    16. Skin Cancers
    3.55
    16
     
     
    Latvia LATVIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    12.9
    8
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    48.9
    24.3
    17
    18
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    21.6
    25.1
    65
    83
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.93
    52

     
    Latvia LATVIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,944,643
    145
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.86
    192
    Population 0-14
    15.2%
    173
    Population 15-64
    65.3%
    100
    Population 65 +
    19.6%
    12
    Birth Rate / 1000
    9.70
    170
    Death Rate / 1000
    14.50
    4
    Fertility Rate
    1.51
    171
    Infant Mortality
    5.20
    155
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    94
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    55
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    157
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.49
    191
    Net Migration
    -6.10
    174
    Population Growth
    -1.10%
    191
    Literacy Total
    99.9%
    7
    Literacy Male
    99.9%
    6
    Literacy Female
    99.9%
    4
    Unemployment
    9.0%
    79
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.6
    79
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    67.1
    54
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $27,300
    51
     
     
     

    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.