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Compare Costa Rica and Belize 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
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.5
    63.3
    61.9
    56
    54
    56
     
    61.1
    62.3
    61.7
    50
    58
    57
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    65.9
    67.3
    66.6
    36
    59
    53
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    69.5
    71.6
    70.5
    25
    60
    38
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    70.7
    74.2
    72.4
    36
    58
    40
    2000
    75.5
    80.2
    77.8
    18
    22
    21
     
    72.5
    78.0
    75.2
    36
    40
    38
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    67.0
    72.4
    69.5
    108
    111
    108
    2015
    77.1
    82.2
    79.6
    31
    30
    30
     
    67.5
    73.1
    70.1
    110
    114
    112
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    77.1
    82.2
    31
    30
     
    67.5
    73.1
    110
    114
    Age 5
    77.9
    82.9
    31
    28
     
    68.8
    74.2
    119
    116
    Age 10
    78.0
    83.0
    31
    28
     
    69.1
    74.4
    118
    116
    Age 15
    78.1
    83.1
    31
    28
     
    69.4
    74.5
    118
    117
    Age 20
    78.4
    83.2
    30
    28
     
    69.8
    74.7
    119
    118
    Age 25
    78.8
    83.3
    28
    28
     
    70.3
    74.9
    118
    118
    Age 30
    79.2
    83.4
    25
    28
     
    70.8
    75.1
    118
    118
    Age 35
    79.6
    83.6
    22
    28
     
    71.3
    75.4
    119
    120
    Age 40
    80.0
    83.8
    20
    28
     
    71.9
    75.8
    121
    120
    Age 45
    80.5
    84.1
    19
    27
     
    72.5
    76.2
    124
    121
    Age 50
    81.0
    84.4
    19
    28
     
    73.4
    76.8
    132
    121
    Age 55
    81.7
    84.9
    18
    27
     
    74.5
    77.5
    136
    123
    Age 60
    82.7
    85.5
    15
    26
     
    75.9
    78.5
    140
    126
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.3
    13
    21
     
    77.6
    79.7
    144
    131
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.2
    13
    21
     
    79.7
    81.3
    145
    133
    Age 75
    86.9
    88.5
    9
    18
     
    82.3
    83.4
    144
    135
    Age 80
    89.0
    90.2
    6
    17
     
    85.4
    86.1
    146
    137
    Age 85
    91.8
    92.5
    6
    17
     
    88.8
    89.4
    153
    142
    Age 90
    94.9
    95.4
    12
    17
     
    92.8
    93.1
    153
    148
    Age 95
    98.4
    98.7
    18
    22
     
    97.1
    97.3
    152
    149
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.6
    46
    27
     
    101.7
    101.9
    125
    121
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    69.00
    123
     
    78.74
    106
    2. Stroke
    34.60
    148
     
    59.72
    119
    3. Prostate Cancer
    28.94
    22
     
    43.82
    7
    4. Lung Disease
    21.92
    65
     
    14.87
    119
    5. Hypertension
    20.34
    56
     
    14.28
    109
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    20.06
    106
     
    62.83
    17
    7. Stomach Cancer
    17.30
    14
     
    5.88
    81
    8. Breast Cancer
    16.07
    90
     
    12.46
    119
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.84
    110
     
    19.19
    73
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.59
    140
     
    34.96
    81
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.90
    54
     
    5.37
    111
    12. Other Injuries
    11.42
    88
     
    9.17
    106
    13. Violence
    11.18
    47
     
    43.05
    5
    14. Kidney Disease
    10.66
    113
     
    15.04
    79
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.98
    29
     
    3.30
    80
    16. Lymphomas
    8.37
    5
     
    1.62
    163
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    8.09
    97
     
    4.80
    129
    18. Lung Cancers
    7.82
    105
     
    7.96
    103
    19. Liver Disease
    7.30
    136
     
    20.32
    65
    20. Other Neoplasms
    7.21
    7
     
    3.99
    42
    21. Cervical Cancer
    7.13
    95
     
    8.15
    81
    22. Suicide
    6.72
    102
     
    3.18
    148
    23. Liver Cancer
    6.58
    65
     
    7.29
    57
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.53
    98
     
    4.22
    128
    25. Leukemia
    6.01
    6
     
    2.01
    141
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    5.40
    57
     
    3.16
    91
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.72
    115
     
    4.43
    120
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    107
     
    0.73
    171
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.26
    123
     
    14.40
    29
    30. HIV/AIDS
    2.92
    102
     
    27.21
    47
    31. Drownings
    2.68
    101
     
    5.20
    67
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    33
     
    1.25
    114
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.41
    64
     
    3.15
    40
    34. Falls
    2.25
    144
     
    0.96
    169
    35. Bladder Cancer
    2.06
    86
     
    1.25
    132
    36. Skin Disease
    2.00
    82
     
    0.59
    132
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    1.92
    82
     
    1.76
    92
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.88
    116
     
    2.47
    101
    39. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    136
     
    0.00
    172
    40. Birth Trauma
    1.58
    118
     
    3.26
    89
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.46
    126
     
    2.21
    100
    42. Tuberculosis
    1.44
    118
     
    5.74
    83
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.39
    126
     
    1.17
    139
    44. Alcohol
    1.32
    69
     
    1.99
    51
    45. Asthma
    1.22
    129
     
    3.50
    94
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    1.11
    55
     
    0.59
    83
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.00
    137
     
    0.60
    156
    48. Epilepsy
    0.96
    135
     
    1.22
    122
    49. Malnutrition
    0.82
    112
     
    2.56
    83
    50. Meningitis
    0.70
    121
     
    0.23
    159
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,925
    16.66
     
    139
    12.25
    2. Stroke
    1,455
    8.29
     
    103
    9.08
    3. Lung Disease
    906
    5.16
     
    25
    2.20
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    854
    4.87
     
    119
    10.44
    5. Hypertension
    847
    4.82
     
    27
    2.34
    6. Stomach Cancer
    744
    4.24
     
    11
    0.98
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    627
    3.57
     
    50
    4.37
    8. Violence
    559
    3.18
     
    109
    9.60
    9. Prostate Cancer
    552
    3.14
     
    32
    2.82
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    545
    3.10
     
    65
    5.74
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    511
    2.91
     
    9
    0.79
    12. Other Injuries
    492
    2.80
     
    21
    1.82
    13. Kidney Disease
    461
    2.63
     
    31
    2.70
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    412
    2.35
     
    6
    0.51
    15. Breast Cancer
    365
    2.08
     
    11
    0.99
    16. Lymphomas
    361
    2.06
     
    4
    0.33
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    339
    1.93
     
    20
    1.76
    18. Lung Cancers
    331
    1.88
     
    14
    1.21
    19. Suicide
    331
    1.88
     
    7
    0.63
    20. Liver Disease
    325
    1.85
     
    40
    3.55
    21. Other Neoplasms
    306
    1.74
     
    7
    0.58
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    290
    1.65
     
    10
    0.89
    23. Liver Cancer
    281
    1.60
     
    14
    1.19
    24. Leukemia
    269
    1.53
     
    6
    0.49
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    230
    1.31
     
    5
    0.46
    26. Low Birth Weight
    194
    1.10
     
    19
    1.71
    27. Cervical Cancer
    164
    0.93
     
    8
    0.72
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    144
    0.82
     
    28
    2.50
    29. HIV/AIDS
    141
    0.80
     
    71
    6.24
    30. Drownings
    132
    0.75
     
    15
    1.31
    31. Skin Cancers
    105
    0.60
     
    1
    0.11
    32. Falls
    100
    0.57
     
    2
    0.21
    33. Bladder Cancer
    86
    0.49
     
    2
    0.14
    34. Skin Disease
    85
    0.48
     
    1
    0.12
    35. Ovary Cancer
    85
    0.48
     
    1
    0.07
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    80
    0.45
     
    7
    0.66
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    79
    0.45
     
    3
    0.27
    38. Oral Cancer
    76
    0.43
     
    1
    0.05
    39. Birth Trauma
    65
    0.37
     
    14
    1.21
    40. Tuberculosis
    63
    0.36
     
    12
    1.04
    41. Alcohol
    61
    0.35
     
    4
    0.38
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    61
    0.35
     
    3
    0.27
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    61
    0.34
     
    3
    0.25
    44. Uterin Cancer
    54
    0.31
     
    3
    0.25
    45. Asthma
    53
    0.30
     
    7
    0.60
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    48
    0.27
     
    2
    0.14
    47. Epilepsy
    45
    0.26
     
    3
    0.29
    48. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    43
    0.25
     
    2
    0.19
    49. Malnutrition
    34
    0.20
     
    7
    0.65
    50. Drug Use
    32
    0.18
     
    11
    0.97
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.94
    22
     
    43.82
    7
    2. Stomach Cancer
    17.30
    14
     
    5.88
    81
    3. Breast Cancer
    16.07
    90
     
    12.46
    119
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.90
    54
     
    5.37
    111
    5. Lymphomas
    8.37
    5
     
    1.62
    163
    6. Lung Cancers
    7.82
    105
     
    7.96
    103
    7. Cervical Cancer
    7.13
    95
     
    8.15
    81
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.58
    65
     
    7.29
    57
    9. Leukemia
    6.01
    6
     
    2.01
    141
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.40
    57
     
    3.16
    91
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.66
    107
     
    0.73
    171
    12. Skin Cancers
    2.50
    33
     
    1.25
    114
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.41
    64
     
    3.15
    40
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.06
    86
     
    1.25
    132
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    136
     
    0.00
    172
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.46
    126
     
    2.21
    100
     
     
     
    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.