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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 2014 updates, 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
    72.5
    78.0
    75.2
    36
    40
    38
     
    75.5
    80.2
    77.8
    18
    22
    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
    125
    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
    78.74
    106
     
    69.00
    123
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    62.83
    17
     
    20.06
    106
    3. Stroke
    59.72
    119
     
    34.60
    148
    4. Prostate Cancer
    43.82
    7
     
    28.94
    22
    5. Violence
    43.05
    5
     
    11.18
    47
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.96
    81
     
    12.59
    140
    7. HIV/AIDS
    27.21
    47
     
    2.92
    102
    8. Liver Disease
    20.32
    65
     
    7.30
    136
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.19
    73
     
    12.84
    110
    10. Kidney Disease
    15.04
    79
     
    10.66
    113
    11. Lung Disease
    14.87
    119
     
    21.92
    65
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    14.40
    29
     
    3.26
    123
    13. Hypertension
    14.28
    109
     
    20.34
    56
    14. Breast Cancer
    12.46
    119
     
    16.07
    90
    15. Other Injuries
    9.17
    106
     
    11.42
    88
    16. Cervical Cancer
    8.15
    81
     
    7.13
    95
    17. Lung Cancers
    7.96
    103
     
    7.82
    105
    18. Liver Cancer
    7.29
    57
     
    6.58
    65
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5.88
    81
     
    17.30
    14
    20. Tuberculosis
    5.74
    83
     
    1.44
    118
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.37
    111
     
    11.90
    54
    22. Drownings
    5.20
    67
     
    2.68
    101
    23. Drug Use
    4.99
    8
     
    0.69
    107
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    4.80
    129
     
    8.09
    97
    25. Low Birth Weight
    4.43
    120
     
    4.72
    115
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.22
    128
     
    6.53
    98
    27. Other Neoplasms
    3.99
    42
     
    7.21
    7
    28. Asthma
    3.50
    94
     
    1.22
    129
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.30
    80
     
    9.98
    29
    30. Birth Trauma
    3.26
    89
     
    1.58
    118
    31. Suicide
    3.18
    148
     
    6.72
    102
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    3.16
    91
     
    5.40
    57
    33. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    40
     
    2.41
    64
    34. Malnutrition
    2.56
    83
     
    0.82
    112
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.47
    101
     
    1.88
    116
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.21
    100
     
    1.46
    126
    37. Anemia
    2.13
    53
     
    0.02
    163
    38. Leukemia
    2.01
    141
     
    6.01
    6
    39. Alcohol
    1.99
    51
     
    1.32
    69
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.76
    92
     
    1.92
    82
    41. Lymphomas
    1.62
    163
     
    8.37
    5
    42. Fires
    1.32
    111
     
    0.31
    159
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.27
    84
     
    0.49
    107
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    114
     
    2.50
    33
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.25
    132
     
    2.06
    86
    46. Epilepsy
    1.22
    122
     
    0.96
    135
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.17
    139
     
    1.39
    126
    48. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    1.17
    2
     
    0.19
    24
    49. Falls
    0.96
    169
     
    2.25
    144
    50. Ovary Cancer
    0.73
    171
     
    3.66
    107
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Belize BELIZE   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    139
    12.25
     
    2,925
    16.66
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    119
    10.44
     
    854
    4.87
    3. Violence
    109
    9.60
     
    559
    3.18
    4. Stroke
    103
    9.08
     
    1,455
    8.29
    5. HIV/AIDS
    71
    6.24
     
    141
    0.80
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    65
    5.74
     
    545
    3.10
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    50
    4.37
     
    627
    3.57
    8. Liver Disease
    40
    3.55
     
    325
    1.85
    9. Prostate Cancer
    32
    2.82
     
    552
    3.14
    10. Kidney Disease
    31
    2.70
     
    461
    2.63
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    28
    2.50
     
    144
    0.82
    12. Hypertension
    27
    2.34
     
    847
    4.82
    13. Lung Disease
    25
    2.20
     
    906
    5.16
    14. Other Injuries
    21
    1.82
     
    492
    2.80
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    20
    1.76
     
    339
    1.93
    16. Low Birth Weight
    19
    1.71
     
    194
    1.10
    17. Drownings
    15
    1.31
     
    132
    0.75
    18. Lung Cancers
    14
    1.21
     
    331
    1.88
    19. Birth Trauma
    14
    1.21
     
    65
    0.37
    20. Liver Cancer
    14
    1.19
     
    281
    1.60
    21. Tuberculosis
    12
    1.04
     
    63
    0.36
    22. Breast Cancer
    11
    0.99
     
    365
    2.08
    23. Stomach Cancer
    11
    0.98
     
    744
    4.24
    24. Drug Use
    11
    0.97
     
    32
    0.18
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.89
     
    290
    1.65
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9
    0.79
     
    511
    2.91
    27. Cervical Cancer
    8
    0.72
     
    164
    0.93
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.66
     
    80
    0.45
    29. Malnutrition
    7
    0.65
     
    34
    0.20
    30. Suicide
    7
    0.63
     
    331
    1.88
    31. Asthma
    7
    0.60
     
    53
    0.30
    32. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.58
     
    306
    1.74
    33. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6
    0.51
     
    412
    2.35
    34. Leukemia
    6
    0.49
     
    269
    1.53
    35. Anemia
    5
    0.47
     
    1
    0.01
    36. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.46
     
    230
    1.31
    37. Fires
    5
    0.45
     
    13
    0.07
    38. Alcohol
    4
    0.38
     
    61
    0.35
    39. Lymphomas
    4
    0.33
     
    361
    2.06
    40. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.31
     
    25
    0.14
    41. Epilepsy
    3
    0.29
     
    45
    0.26
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    3
    0.27
     
    61
    0.35
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    3
    0.27
     
    79
    0.45
    44. Uterin Cancer
    3
    0.25
     
    54
    0.31
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.25
     
    61
    0.34
    46. Falls
    2
    0.21
     
    100
    0.57
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.19
     
    43
    0.25
    48. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2
    0.16
     
    8
    0.04
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.15
     
    14
    0.08
    50. Bladder Cancer
    2
    0.14
     
    86
    0.49
     
     
    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
    43.82
    7
     
    28.94
    22
    2. Breast Cancer
    12.46
    119
     
    16.07
    90
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.15
    81
     
    7.13
    95
    4. Lung Cancers
    7.96
    103
     
    7.82
    105
    5. Liver Cancer
    7.29
    57
     
    6.58
    65
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.88
    81
     
    17.30
    14
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.37
    111
     
    11.90
    54
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    3.16
    91
     
    5.40
    57
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    40
     
    2.41
    64
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.21
    100
     
    1.46
    126
    11. Leukemia
    2.01
    141
     
    6.01
    6
    12. Lymphomas
    1.62
    163
     
    8.37
    5
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    114
     
    2.50
    33
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.25
    132
     
    2.06
    86
    15. Ovary Cancer
    0.73
    171
     
    3.66
    107
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.00
    172
     
    1.74
    136
     
     
     
    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.