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Compare Estonia and Latvia 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
     
      Estonia ESTONIA   Latvia LATVIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    64.7
    72.6
    68.5
    34
    19
    29
     
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
    1970
    65.7
    74.4
    70.0
    41
    18
    28
     
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
    1980
    64.2
    74.2
    69.1
    69
    36
    54
     
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
    1990
    64.6
    74.6
    69.5
    90
    54
    71
     
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
    2000
    65.6
    76.4
    70.9
    102
    50
    73
     
    65.0
    76.0
    70.4
    105
    56
    83
    2010
    70.6
    80.2
    75.6
    76
    34
    45
     
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
    2015
    72.7
    82.0
    77.6
    65
    31
    40
     
    69.6
    79.2
    74.6
    96
    49
    79
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Estonia ESTONIA   Latvia LATVIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.7
    82.0
    65
    31
     
    69.6
    79.2
    96
    49
    Age 5
    72.9
    82.2
    77
    32
     
    70.2
    79.7
    105
    53
    Age 10
    73.0
    82.3
    78
    33
     
    70.3
    79.8
    107
    53
    Age 15
    73.0
    82.3
    79
    33
     
    70.3
    79.8
    109
    54
    Age 20
    73.1
    82.4
    82
    33
     
    70.5
    79.9
    110
    55
    Age 25
    73.4
    82.5
    84
    33
     
    70.7
    80.0
    111
    57
    Age 30
    73.9
    82.6
    84
    33
     
    71.1
    80.1
    113
    59
    Age 35
    74.5
    82.8
    80
    33
     
    71.6
    80.3
    116
    62
    Age 40
    74.9
    82.9
    82
    34
     
    72.1
    80.5
    117
    63
    Age 45
    75.4
    83.2
    83
    34
     
    72.8
    80.8
    118
    63
    Age 50
    76.2
    83.5
    82
    33
     
    73.8
    81.3
    117
    62
    Age 55
    77.2
    84.0
    78
    33
     
    75.1
    81.8
    116
    62
    Age 60
    78.5
    84.5
    77
    34
     
    76.8
    82.6
    111
    59
    Age 65
    80.3
    85.3
    70
    35
     
    78.9
    83.6
    98
    60
    Age 70
    82.2
    86.3
    66
    36
     
    81.3
    84.8
    84
    63
    Age 75
    84.6
    87.5
    62
    45
     
    83.8
    86.2
    78
    65
    Age 80
    87.2
    89.1
    63
    51
     
    86.6
    88.1
    81
    74
    Age 85
    90.4
    91.4
    64
    60
     
    89.8
    90.6
    85
    84
    Age 90
    93.7
    94.3
    80
    69
     
    93.4
    93.8
    95
    93
    Age 95
    97.4
    97.9
    104
    83
     
    97.4
    97.5
    102
    113
    Age 100
    101.8
    102.0
    119
    93
     
    101.8
    101.8
    106
    144
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Estonia ESTONIA   Latvia LATVIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    144.06
    36
     
    215.40
    15
    2. Hypertension
    73.73
    1
     
    28.91
    23
    3. Stroke
    37.52
    140
     
    94.58
    83
    4. Lung Cancers
    28.92
    28
     
    26.92
    34
    5. Prostate Cancer
    27.85
    26
     
    27.22
    29
    6. Alcohol
    22.03
    1
     
    9.41
    8
    7. Breast Cancer
    20.73
    46
     
    21.32
    42
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.17
    32
     
    17.71
    20
    9. Suicide
    15.23
    30
     
    18.10
    21
    10. Liver Disease
    13.32
    101
     
    15.86
    85
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.26
    35
     
    14.20
    26
    12. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.97
    38
     
    24.20
    7
    13. Other Injuries
    11.49
    87
     
    7.85
    119
    14. Drug Use
    10.15
    1
     
    3.41
    27
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8.64
    154
     
    7.54
    163
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    8.37
    26
     
    10.28
    6
    17. Cervical Cancer
    6.93
    96
     
    8.35
    79
    18. Lung Disease
    6.85
    160
     
    5.89
    165
    19. Ovary Cancer
    6.45
    29
     
    10.92
    3
    20. Leukemia
    6.06
    5
     
    4.98
    35
    21. Lymphomas
    5.93
    55
     
    7.41
    25
    22. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.77
    163
     
    22.07
    102
    23. Oral Cancer
    5.59
    32
     
    5.39
    36
    24. Falls
    5.35
    87
     
    3.75
    113
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.21
    155
     
    8.19
    139
    26. Violence
    4.64
    94
     
    4.77
    93
    27. HIV/AIDS
    4.21
    92
     
    3.93
    94
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.05
    61
     
    6.46
    38
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.74
    129
     
    3.86
    126
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.69
    65
     
    4.56
    43
    31. Kidney Disease
    3.34
    166
     
    5.56
    147
    32. Bladder Cancer
    3.32
    52
     
    5.03
    14
    33. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    20
     
    4.62
    5
    34. Uterin Cancer
    3.04
    45
     
    5.91
    11
    35. Fires
    3.03
    76
     
    4.11
    66
    36. Drownings
    2.95
    97
     
    7.66
    34
    37. Epilepsy
    2.87
    68
     
    1.68
    96
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    2.81
    159
     
    6.08
    120
    39. Other Neoplasms
    2.32
    105
     
    2.48
    94
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2.25
    75
     
    0.78
    131
    41. Tuberculosis
    1.96
    114
     
    2.35
    108
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.79
    114
     
    3.43
    69
    43. Endocrine Disorders
    1.48
    160
     
    2.47
    141
    44. Asthma
    1.19
    131
     
    0.81
    145
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.86
    18
     
    0.70
    27
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.81
    144
     
    1.28
    126
    47. Poisonings
    0.74
    121
     
    1.77
    69
    48. Low Birth Weight
    0.49
    171
     
    1.44
    159
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.49
    162
     
    4.79
    77
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.49
    96
     
    0.49
    95
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Estonia ESTONIA   Latvia LATVIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,003
    30.55
     
    9,623
    36.33
    2. Hypertension
    2,089
    15.94
     
    1,226
    4.63
    3. Stroke
    1,022
    7.80
     
    4,327
    16.33
    4. Lung Cancers
    676
    5.16
     
    981
    3.71
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    431
    3.29
     
    740
    2.79
    6. Alcohol
    327
    2.49
     
    257
    0.97
    7. Stomach Cancer
    290
    2.21
     
    540
    2.04
    8. Breast Cancer
    274
    2.09
     
    469
    1.77
    9. Prostate Cancer
    259
    1.98
     
    411
    1.55
    10. Suicide
    242
    1.84
     
    449
    1.69
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    239
    1.83
     
    722
    2.73
    12. Liver Disease
    227
    1.73
     
    434
    1.64
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    206
    1.57
     
    408
    1.54
    14. Other Injuries
    200
    1.53
     
    214
    0.81
    15. Lung Disease
    189
    1.44
     
    241
    0.91
    16. Influenza and Pneumonia
    181
    1.38
     
    237
    0.89
    17. Leukemia
    149
    1.14
     
    189
    0.71
    18. Lymphomas
    147
    1.12
     
    276
    1.04
    19. Diabetes Mellitus
    130
    1.00
     
    994
    3.75
    20. Drug Use
    123
    0.94
     
    83
    0.31
    21. Oral Cancer
    114
    0.87
     
    172
    0.65
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    112
    0.86
     
    311
    1.17
    23. Falls
    100
    0.76
     
    122
    0.46
    24. Bladder Cancer
    91
    0.69
     
    220
    0.83
    25. Ovary Cancer
    91
    0.69
     
    236
    0.89
    26. Liver Cancer
    91
    0.69
     
    150
    0.56
    27. Kidney Disease
    88
    0.67
     
    239
    0.90
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    79
    0.61
     
    166
    0.63
    29. Cervical Cancer
    76
    0.58
     
    142
    0.54
    30. Skin Cancers
    76
    0.58
     
    179
    0.68
    31. Road Traffic Accidents
    70
    0.53
     
    181
    0.68
    32. Parkinson's Disease
    67
    0.51
     
    39
    0.15
    33. Violence
    66
    0.51
     
    122
    0.46
    34. Other Neoplasms
    57
    0.43
     
    106
    0.40
    35. HIV/AIDS
    54
    0.41
     
    84
    0.32
    36. Fires
    52
    0.40
     
    116
    0.44
    37. Drownings
    49
    0.37
     
    168
    0.64
    38. Uterin Cancer
    48
    0.37
     
    143
    0.54
    39. Epilepsy
    44
    0.33
     
    38
    0.15
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    39
    0.30
     
    131
    0.49
    41. Tuberculosis
    35
    0.27
     
    64
    0.24
    42. Endocrine Disorders
    32
    0.25
     
    81
    0.31
    43. Congenital Anomalies
    29
    0.22
     
    91
    0.34
    44. Asthma
    28
    0.22
     
    33
    0.12
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    24
    0.18
     
    49
    0.18
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    17
    0.13
     
    20
    0.08
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    14
    0.11
     
    20
    0.07
    48. Poisonings
    11
    0.08
     
    49
    0.18
    49. Hepatitis C
    7
    0.05
     
    0
    0.00
    50. Skin Disease
    7
    0.05
     
    36
    0.14
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Estonia ESTONIA   Latvia LATVIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    28.92
    28
     
    26.92
    34
    2. Prostate Cancer
    27.85
    26
     
    27.22
    29
    3. Breast Cancer
    20.73
    46
     
    21.32
    42
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.17
    32
     
    17.71
    20
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.26
    35
     
    14.20
    26
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    8.37
    26
     
    10.28
    6
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.93
    96
     
    8.35
    79
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.45
    29
     
    10.92
    3
    9. Leukemia
    6.06
    5
     
    4.98
    35
    10. Lymphomas
    5.93
    55
     
    7.41
    25
    11. Oral Cancer
    5.59
    32
     
    5.39
    36
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.74
    129
     
    3.86
    126
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.69
    65
     
    4.56
    43
    14. Bladder Cancer
    3.32
    52
     
    5.03
    14
    15. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    20
     
    4.62
    5
    16. Uterin Cancer
    3.04
    45
     
    5.91
    11
     
     
     
    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.