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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, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Estonia 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
    18
    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
    35
    54
     
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
    1990
    64.6
    74.6
    69.5
    90
    53
    71
     
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
    2000
    65.4
    76.1
    70.8
    101
    48
    85
     
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
    2010
    70.6
    80.2
    75.6
    76
    34
    45
     
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
    2016
    73.0
    82.1
    77.8
    66
    32
    39
     
    70.0
    79.6
    75.0
    94
    47
    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
    73.0
    82.1
    66
    32
     
    70.0
    79.6
    94
    47
    Age 5
    73.3
    82.3
    75
    33
     
    70.6
    80.0
    103
    53
    Age 10
    73.4
    82.4
    75
    33
     
    70.6
    80.1
    104
    53
    Age 15
    73.4
    82.4
    75
    33
     
    70.7
    80.2
    104
    53
    Age 20
    73.6
    82.5
    78
    33
     
    70.9
    80.2
    108
    56
    Age 25
    73.9
    82.6
    82
    33
     
    71.1
    80.3
    111
    57
    Age 30
    74.2
    82.7
    84
    33
     
    71.5
    80.5
    113
    56
    Age 35
    74.7
    82.9
    83
    33
     
    72.0
    80.7
    115
    56
    Age 40
    75.2
    83.1
    84
    33
     
    72.6
    80.9
    117
    56
    Age 45
    75.7
    83.3
    83
    33
     
    73.5
    81.3
    115
    55
    Age 50
    76.5
    83.6
    78
    33
     
    74.4
    81.8
    114
    55
    Age 55
    77.4
    84.1
    78
    33
     
    75.7
    82.4
    108
    56
    Age 60
    78.8
    84.8
    74
    33
     
    77.3
    83.1
    103
    58
    Age 65
    80.6
    85.6
    65
    34
     
    79.3
    84.0
    89
    58
    Age 70
    82.6
    86.5
    63
    35
     
    81.7
    85.1
    77
    60
    Age 75
    85.1
    87.8
    55
    36
     
    84.3
    86.6
    72
    65
    Age 80
    87.6
    89.4
    54
    47
     
    87.0
    88.3
    71
    68
    Age 85
    90.6
    91.5
    54
    52
     
    90.1
    90.8
    74
    73
     
     
    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
    180.43
    32
     
    206.28
    25
    2. Stroke
    35.03
    154
     
    104.98
    62
    3. Prostate Cancer
    27.58
    36
     
    28.65
    31
    4. Lung Cancers
    26.44
    29
     
    25.54
    32
    5. Hypertension
    18.04
    57
     
    12.15
    102
    6. Breast Cancer
    17.41
    84
     
    19.40
    66
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.77
    27
     
    18.04
    15
    8. Suicide
    14.97
    30
     
    17.74
    17
    9. Liver Disease
    13.90
    98
     
    13.92
    97
    10. Alcohol
    12.31
    3
     
    8.27
    6
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.11
    34
     
    12.82
    29
    12. Drug Use
    11.71
    4
     
    3.32
    29
    13. Kidney Disease
    10.48
    119
     
    7.79
    151
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.40
    35
     
    26.97
    5
    15. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.18
    167
     
    12.99
    154
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    12
     
    9.18
    10
    17. Lung Disease
    8.80
    177
     
    8.06
    181
    18. Ovary Cancer
    6.29
    31
     
    8.04
    8
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.94
    156
     
    8.85
    134
    20. Lymphomas
    5.81
    71
     
    5.85
    70
    21. Diabetes Mellitus
    5.69
    171
     
    11.88
    148
    22. Falls
    5.52
    87
     
    6.26
    74
    23. Cervical Cancer
    5.26
    124
     
    6.01
    116
    24. Leukemia
    5.06
    28
     
    5.43
    12
    25. Other Injuries
    4.89
    148
     
    7.15
    105
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.50
    166
     
    5.38
    162
    27. Oral Cancer
    4.32
    59
     
    5.83
    29
    28. HIV/AIDS
    4.15
    92
     
    4.73
    89
    29. Violence
    3.91
    112
     
    5.66
    87
    30. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    43
     
    5.40
    8
    31. Uterin Cancer
    3.53
    39
     
    6.27
    7
    32. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    148
     
    3.62
    144
    33. Drownings
    3.39
    100
     
    6.83
    50
    34. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    23
     
    3.55
    16
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    80
     
    3.72
    56
    36. Fires
    2.70
    72
     
    4.34
    51
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    2.43
    175
     
    4.30
    144
    38. Other Neoplasms
    2.31
    108
     
    2.25
    111
    39. Epilepsy
    2.25
    69
     
    1.72
    94
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.22
    111
     
    3.54
    80
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    2.15
    41
     
    0.93
    98
    42. Tuberculosis
    1.56
    122
     
    2.74
    107
    43. Endocrine Disorders
    1.52
    167
     
    1.33
    171
    44. Asthma
    1.11
    141
     
    0.99
    145
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.83
    145
     
    1.16
    124
    46. Poisonings
    0.70
    100
     
    1.06
    77
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.63
    26
     
    0.88
    15
    48. Birth Trauma
    0.56
    158
     
    3.51
    83
    49. Skin Disease
    0.50
    150
     
    1.48
    98
    50. Low Birth Weight
    0.49
    182
     
    1.76
    159
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Estonia ESTONIA   Latvia LATVIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,532
    40.73
     
    9,688
    36.45
    2. Stroke
    1,042
    7.67
     
    5,084
    19.13
    3. Lung Cancers
    703
    5.18
     
    1,015
    3.82
    4. Hypertension
    562
    4.14
     
    568
    2.14
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    491
    3.62
     
    808
    3.04
    6. Kidney Disease
    321
    2.36
     
    354
    1.33
    7. Stomach Cancer
    319
    2.35
     
    523
    1.97
    8. Prostate Cancer
    285
    2.10
     
    450
    1.69
    9. Breast Cancer
    263
    1.94
     
    459
    1.73
    10. Lung Disease
    261
    1.92
     
    352
    1.32
    11. Liver Disease
    251
    1.85
     
    393
    1.48
    12. Influenza and Pneumonia
    250
    1.84
     
    438
    1.65
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    249
    1.83
     
    383
    1.44
    14. Suicide
    248
    1.83
     
    427
    1.61
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    219
    1.61
     
    789
    2.97
    16. Alcohol
    206
    1.52
     
    216
    0.81
    17. Lymphomas
    165
    1.21
     
    229
    0.86
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    147
    1.08
     
    516
    1.94
    19. Leukemia
    144
    1.06
     
    216
    0.81
    20. Drug Use
    139
    1.02
     
    75
    0.28
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    135
    0.99
     
    262
    0.99
    22. Falls
    111
    0.82
     
    200
    0.75
    23. Bladder Cancer
    110
    0.81
     
    251
    0.94
    24. Oral Cancer
    101
    0.74
     
    204
    0.77
    25. Ovary Cancer
    99
    0.73
     
    183
    0.69
    26. Liver Cancer
    93
    0.68
     
    142
    0.53
    27. Other Injuries
    90
    0.66
     
    208
    0.78
    28. Skin Cancers
    88
    0.65
     
    150
    0.56
    29. Road Traffic Accidents
    82
    0.60
     
    195
    0.73
    30. Cervical Cancer
    77
    0.57
     
    136
    0.51
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    69
    0.51
     
    134
    0.50
    32. Other Neoplasms
    69
    0.51
     
    102
    0.38
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    68
    0.50
     
    47
    0.18
    34. Violence
    58
    0.43
     
    132
    0.50
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    57
    0.42
     
    149
    0.56
    36. HIV/AIDS
    53
    0.39
     
    93
    0.35
    37. Drownings
    53
    0.39
     
    158
    0.59
    38. Uterin Cancer
    52
    0.38
     
    142
    0.53
    39. Fires
    51
    0.38
     
    125
    0.47
    40. Epilepsy
    37
    0.27
     
    40
    0.15
    41. Endocrine Disorders
    34
    0.25
     
    49
    0.18
    42. Asthma
    33
    0.24
     
    43
    0.16
    43. Tuberculosis
    31
    0.23
     
    79
    0.30
    44. Congenital Anomalies
    27
    0.20
     
    59
    0.22
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    23
    0.17
     
    49
    0.18
    46. Multiple Sclerosis
    13
    0.10
     
    25
    0.09
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    13
    0.10
     
    21
    0.08
    48. Skin Disease
    11
    0.08
     
    62
    0.23
    49. Poisonings
    11
    0.08
     
    27
    0.10
    50. Encephalitis
    6
    0.04
     
    19
    0.07
     
     
    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. Prostate Cancer
    27.58
    36
     
    28.65
    31
    2. Lung Cancers
    26.44
    29
     
    25.54
    32
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.41
    84
     
    19.40
    66
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.77
    27
     
    18.04
    15
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.11
    34
     
    12.82
    29
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.08
    12
     
    9.18
    10
    7. Ovary Cancer
    6.29
    31
     
    8.04
    8
    8. Lymphomas
    5.81
    71
     
    5.85
    70
    9. Cervical Cancer
    5.26
    124
     
    6.01
    116
    10. Leukemia
    5.06
    28
     
    5.43
    12
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.32
    59
     
    5.83
    29
    12. Bladder Cancer
    3.64
    43
     
    5.40
    8
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.53
    39
     
    6.27
    7
    14. Liver Cancer
    3.43
    148
     
    3.62
    144
    15. Skin Cancers
    3.15
    23
     
    3.55
    16
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.81
    80
     
    3.72
    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.