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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 Macedonia 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 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

Compare Belize and Costa Rica 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
     
      Belize BELIZE   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.1
    62.3
    61.7
    50
    58
    57
     
    60.5
    63.3
    61.9
    56
    54
    56
    1970
    65.9
    67.3
    66.6
    36
    59
    53
     
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
    1980
    69.5
    71.6
    70.5
    25
    60
    38
     
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
    1990
    70.7
    74.2
    72.4
    36
    58
    40
     
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
    2000
    65.6
    71.3
    68.3
    99
    101
    102
     
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
    2010
    67.0
    72.4
    69.5
    108
    111
    108
     
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
    2015
    67.5
    73.1
    70.1
    110
    114
    112
     
    77.1
    82.2
    79.6
    31
    30
    30
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belize BELIZE   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    73.1
    110
    114
     
    77.1
    82.2
    31
    30
    Age 5
    68.8
    74.2
    119
    116
     
    77.9
    82.9
    31
    28
    Age 10
    69.1
    74.4
    118
    116
     
    78.0
    83.0
    31
    28
    Age 15
    69.4
    74.5
    118
    117
     
    78.1
    83.1
    31
    28
    Age 20
    69.8
    74.7
    119
    118
     
    78.4
    83.2
    30
    28
    Age 25
    70.3
    74.9
    118
    118
     
    78.8
    83.3
    28
    28
    Age 30
    70.8
    75.1
    118
    118
     
    79.2
    83.4
    25
    28
    Age 35
    71.3
    75.4
    119
    120
     
    79.6
    83.6
    22
    28
    Age 40
    71.9
    75.8
    121
    120
     
    80.0
    83.8
    20
    28
    Age 45
    72.5
    76.2
    124
    121
     
    80.5
    84.1
    19
    27
    Age 50
    73.4
    76.8
    132
    121
     
    81.0
    84.4
    19
    28
    Age 55
    74.5
    77.5
    136
    123
     
    81.7
    84.9
    18
    27
    Age 60
    75.9
    78.5
    140
    126
     
    82.7
    85.5
    15
    26
    Age 65
    77.6
    79.7
    144
    131
     
    83.9
    86.3
    13
    21
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.3
    145
    133
     
    85.1
    87.2
    13
    21
    Age 75
    82.3
    83.4
    144
    135
     
    86.9
    88.5
    9
    18
    Age 80
    85.4
    86.1
    146
    137
     
    89.0
    90.2
    6
    17
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.4
    153
    142
     
    91.8
    92.5
    6
    17
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    153
    148
     
    94.9
    95.4
    12
    17
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    152
    149
     
    98.4
    98.7
    18
    22
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    124
    121
     
    102.3
    102.6
    46
    27
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belize BELIZE   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.34
    83
     
    72.38
    155
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    117.02
    5
     
    16.37
    131
    3. Stroke
    79.24
    98
     
    29.79
    164
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    58.80
    65
     
    13.81
    153
    5. Lung Disease
    43.36
    18
     
    20.42
    107
    6. Prostate Cancer
    41.86
    15
     
    21.69
    59
    7. HIV/AIDS
    41.77
    33
     
    3.52
    97
    8. Violence
    41.54
    6
     
    8.82
    63
    9. Hypertension
    33.24
    13
     
    9.40
    117
    10. Liver Disease
    31.26
    33
     
    6.88
    148
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.94
    52
     
    14.32
    109
    12. Kidney Disease
    22.59
    47
     
    11.98
    108
    13. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    65
     
    15.72
    105
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    18.73
    11
     
    3.85
    120
    15. Cervical Cancer
    18.36
    41
     
    6.62
    106
    16. Lung Cancers
    14.18
    83
     
    6.77
    124
    17. Liver Cancer
    10.63
    36
     
    6.20
    73
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.42
    73
     
    11.73
    60
    19. Drownings
    9.93
    23
     
    2.60
    109
    20. Other Injuries
    9.20
    75
     
    10.46
    68
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    9.15
    78
     
    7.31
    113
    22. Suicide
    8.26
    118
     
    7.34
    124
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.00
    156
     
    9.96
    153
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.88
    53
     
    4.84
    112
    25. Stomach Cancer
    7.43
    65
     
    16.27
    13
    26. Malnutrition
    7.06
    49
     
    0.65
    119
    27. Tuberculosis
    6.36
    88
     
    1.08
    132
    28. Falls
    5.69
    85
     
    2.01
    170
    29. Other Neoplasms
    5.66
    16
     
    6.04
    11
    30. Low Birth Weight
    5.43
    112
     
    4.65
    121
    31. Skin Disease
    5.12
    24
     
    1.91
    87
    32. Asthma
    4.83
    87
     
    0.89
    150
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    74
     
    5.19
    66
    34. Anemia
    4.41
    27
     
    0.08
    123
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.66
    88
     
    2.30
    110
    36. Uterin Cancer
    3.37
    41
     
    2.58
    71
    37. Lymphomas
    3.33
    132
     
    7.15
    33
    38. Leukemia
    3.22
    119
     
    5.33
    18
    39. Epilepsy
    3.21
    51
     
    1.23
    132
    40. Alcohol
    2.93
    38
     
    0.97
    127
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    2.58
    36
     
    1.44
    63
    42. Birth Trauma
    2.52
    103
     
    1.28
    132
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.24
    108
     
    1.62
    133
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2.16
    168
     
    3.35
    132
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    115
     
    1.48
    128
    46. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    150
     
    1.94
    132
    47. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    124
     
    1.89
    93
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.22
    89
     
    0.34
    121
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.21
    122
     
    1.01
    132
    50. Fires
    1.07
    115
     
    0.36
    166
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Belize BELIZE   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    220
    11.95
     
    850
    4.41
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    220
    11.95
     
    3,758
    19.49
    3. Stroke
    140
    7.60
     
    1,546
    8.02
    4. Violence
    134
    7.28
     
    440
    2.28
    5. HIV/AIDS
    129
    7.01
     
    179
    0.93
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    110
    5.98
     
    704
    3.65
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    77
    4.18
     
    719
    3.73
    8. Lung Disease
    75
    4.07
     
    1,059
    5.49
    9. Liver Disease
    68
    3.69
     
    357
    1.85
    10. Hypertension
    59
    3.20
     
    488
    2.53
    11. Kidney Disease
    45
    2.44
     
    619
    3.21
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    39
    2.12
     
    195
    1.01
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    39
    2.12
     
    294
    1.52
    14. Prostate Cancer
    35
    1.90
     
    518
    2.69
    15. Drownings
    33
    1.79
     
    129
    0.67
    16. Lung Cancers
    28
    1.52
     
    352
    1.83
    17. Other Injuries
    27
    1.47
     
    538
    2.79
    18. Suicide
    26
    1.41
     
    370
    1.92
    19. Low Birth Weight
    24
    1.30
     
    183
    0.95
    20. Liver Cancer
    21
    1.14
     
    322
    1.67
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20
    1.09
     
    609
    3.16
    22. Breast Cancer
    20
    1.09
     
    425
    2.20
    23. Cervical Cancer
    20
    1.09
     
    178
    0.92
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    18
    0.98
     
    249
    1.29
    25. Tuberculosis
    14
    0.76
     
    55
    0.29
    26. Malnutrition
    13
    0.71
     
    33
    0.17
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.71
     
    517
    2.68
    28. Stomach Cancer
    12
    0.65
     
    844
    4.38
    29. Birth Trauma
    11
    0.60
     
    50
    0.26
    30. Leukemia
    11
    0.60
     
    268
    1.39
    31. Other Neoplasms
    11
    0.60
     
    311
    1.61
    32. Asthma
    11
    0.60
     
    46
    0.24
    33. Falls
    11
    0.60
     
    103
    0.53
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9
    0.49
     
    117
    0.61
    35. Skin Disease
    9
    0.49
     
    98
    0.51
    36. Anemia
    8
    0.43
     
    4
    0.02
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    8
    0.43
     
    270
    1.40
    38. Epilepsy
    8
    0.43
     
    62
    0.32
    39. Lymphomas
    7
    0.38
     
    369
    1.91
    40. Alcohol
    7
    0.38
     
    50
    0.26
    41. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.22
     
    17
    0.09
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    4
    0.22
     
    77
    0.40
    43. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.22
     
    69
    0.36
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    4
    0.22
     
    75
    0.39
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
     
    84
    0.44
    46. Encephalitis
    3
    0.16
     
    20
    0.10
    47. Oral Cancer
    3
    0.16
     
    100
    0.52
    48. Ovary Cancer
    3
    0.16
     
    90
    0.47
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3
    0.16
     
    52
    0.27
    50. Poisonings
    3
    0.16
     
    19
    0.10
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Belize BELIZE   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    41.86
    15
     
    21.69
    59
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    65
     
    15.72
    105
    3. Cervical Cancer
    18.36
    41
     
    6.62
    106
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.18
    83
     
    6.77
    124
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.63
    36
     
    6.20
    73
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.42
    73
     
    11.73
    60
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.43
    65
     
    16.27
    13
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    74
     
    5.19
    66
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.37
    41
     
    2.58
    71
    10. Lymphomas
    3.33
    132
     
    7.15
    33
    11. Leukemia
    3.22
    119
     
    5.33
    18
    12. Ovary Cancer
    2.16
    168
     
    3.35
    132
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    115
     
    1.48
    128
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    150
     
    1.94
    132
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    124
     
    1.89
    93
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.65
    151
     
    2.13
    56
     
     
     
    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.