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Bulgaria
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Bulgaria 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.

Latvia
COUNTRY #2
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 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 No Macedonia 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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Bulgaria Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Latvia LATVIA
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Latvia LATVIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.6
    71.0
    69.2
    12
    29
    20
     
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
    1970
    69.1
    73.5
    71.3
    12
    25
    15
     
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
    1980
    68.5
    74.0
    71.2
    35
    40
    32
     
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
    1990
    68.3
    75.2
    71.6
    52
    47
    46
     
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
    2000
    67.8
    74.7
    71.1
    84
    71
    78
     
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
    2010
    69.9
    76.9
    73.4
    89
    73
    82
     
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
    2016
    71.4
    78.4
    74.8
    83
    66
    80
     
    70.0
    79.6
    75.0
    94
    47
    79
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Latvia LATVIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    71.4
    78.4
    83
    66
    70.0
    79.6
    94
    47
    Age 5
    72.1
    79.0
    92
    74
    70.6
    80.0
    103
    53
    Age 10
    72.2
    79.1
    94
    75
    70.6
    80.1
    104
    53
    Age 15
    72.2
    79.2
    94
    76
    70.7
    80.2
    104
    53
    Age 20
    72.4
    79.2
    94
    78
    70.9
    80.2
    108
    56
    Age 25
    72.6
    79.3
    96
    79
    71.1
    80.3
    111
    57
    Age 30
    72.9
    79.4
    97
    79
    71.5
    80.5
    113
    56
    Age 35
    73.1
    79.6
    99
    77
    72.0
    80.7
    115
    56
    Age 40
    73.5
    79.8
    102
    76
    72.6
    80.9
    117
    56
    Age 45
    74.0
    80.2
    103
    75
    73.5
    81.3
    115
    55
    Age 50
    74.7
    80.5
    105
    76
    74.4
    81.8
    114
    55
    Age 55
    75.8
    81.2
    106
    76
    75.7
    82.4
    108
    56
    Age 60
    77.3
    81.9
    102
    75
    77.3
    83.1
    103
    58
    Age 65
    79.2
    82.9
    93
    76
    79.3
    84.0
    89
    58
    Age 70
    81.4
    83.9
    88
    80
    81.7
    85.1
    77
    60
    Age 75
    83.7
    85.3
    86
    88
    84.3
    86.6
    72
    65
    Age 80
    86.7
    87.4
    81
    92
    87.0
    88.3
    71
    68
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.8
    96
    113
    90.1
    90.8
    74
    73
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Latvia LATVIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    211.28
    23
    206.28
    25
    2. Stroke
    131.98
    31
    104.98
    62
    3. Hypertension
    34.17
    11
    12.15
    102
    4. Lung Cancers
    27.17
    24
    25.54
    32
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.26
    61
    5.38
    162
    6. Lung Disease
    19.79
    110
    8.06
    181
    7. Breast Cancer
    19.44
    63
    19.40
    66
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.71
    11
    18.04
    15
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    17.02
    9
    26.97
    5
    10. Liver Disease
    15.08
    90
    13.92
    97
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.56
    150
    12.99
    154
    12. Prostate Cancer
    13.08
    115
    28.65
    31
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.72
    145
    11.88
    148
    14. Suicide
    11.37
    70
    17.74
    17
    15. Kidney Disease
    9.79
    124
    7.79
    151
    16. Stomach Cancer
    9.21
    50
    12.82
    29
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    7.55
    31
    9.18
    10
    18. Cervical Cancer
    7.04
    104
    6.01
    116
    19. Ovary Cancer
    6.43
    29
    8.04
    8
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.40
    150
    8.85
    134
    21. Liver Cancer
    6.33
    68
    3.62
    144
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    5.50
    135
    4.30
    144
    23. Oral Cancer
    4.77
    44
    5.83
    29
    24. Other Injuries
    4.50
    153
    7.15
    105
    25. Lymphomas
    4.26
    111
    5.85
    70
    26. Low Birth Weight
    4.25
    129
    1.76
    159
    27. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    28
    6.27
    7
    28. Falls
    4.02
    118
    6.26
    74
    29. Bladder Cancer
    3.74
    40
    5.40
    8
    30. Leukemia
    3.42
    111
    5.43
    12
    31. Endocrine Disorders
    2.73
    144
    1.33
    171
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
    3.55
    16
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.28
    40
    0.93
    98
    34. Drownings
    2.02
    126
    6.83
    50
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.99
    118
    3.54
    80
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.93
    93
    1.16
    124
    37. Birth Trauma
    1.64
    123
    3.51
    83
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    133
    3.72
    56
    39. Epilepsy
    1.36
    118
    1.72
    94
    40. HIV/AIDS
    1.32
    118
    4.73
    89
    41. Other Neoplasms
    1.28
    147
    2.25
    111
    42. Violence
    1.25
    156
    5.66
    87
    43. Drug Use
    1.09
    102
    3.32
    29
    44. Fires
    1.02
    120
    4.34
    51
    45. Tuberculosis
    0.95
    135
    2.74
    107
    46. Alcohol
    0.84
    132
    8.27
    6
    47. Encephalitis
    0.66
    87
    0.67
    85
    48. Poisonings
    0.59
    111
    1.06
    77
    49. Meningitis
    0.58
    128
    0.30
    150
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.53
    34
    0.88
    15
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Latvia LATVIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    33,984
    34.29
    9,688
    36.45
    2. Stroke
    21,716
    21.91
    5,084
    19.13
    3. Hypertension
    5,552
    5.60
    568
    2.14
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,800
    3.83
    262
    0.99
    5. Lung Cancers
    3,590
    3.62
    1,015
    3.82
    6. Lung Disease
    3,186
    3.21
    352
    1.32
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,790
    2.81
    808
    3.04
    8. Inflammatory/Heart
    2,549
    2.57
    789
    2.97
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,947
    1.96
    516
    1.94
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,800
    1.82
    438
    1.65
    11. Liver Disease
    1,768
    1.78
    393
    1.48
    12. Breast Cancer
    1,412
    1.42
    459
    1.73
    13. Kidney Disease
    1,378
    1.39
    354
    1.33
    14. Stomach Cancer
    1,334
    1.35
    523
    1.97
    15. Suicide
    1,139
    1.15
    427
    1.61
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    1,066
    1.08
    383
    1.44
    17. Liver Cancer
    890
    0.90
    142
    0.53
    18. Prostate Cancer
    883
    0.89
    450
    1.69
    19. Oral Cancer
    589
    0.59
    204
    0.77
    20. Bladder Cancer
    563
    0.57
    251
    0.94
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    542
    0.55
    195
    0.73
    22. Lymphomas
    508
    0.51
    229
    0.86
    23. Falls
    474
    0.48
    200
    0.75
    24. Ovary Cancer
    440
    0.44
    183
    0.69
    25. Cervical Cancer
    413
    0.42
    136
    0.51
    26. Other Injuries
    406
    0.41
    208
    0.78
    27. Leukemia
    400
    0.40
    216
    0.81
    28. Parkinson's Disease
    397
    0.40
    47
    0.18
    29. Skin Cancers
    338
    0.34
    150
    0.56
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    325
    0.33
    49
    0.18
    31. Uterin Cancer
    309
    0.31
    142
    0.53
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    295
    0.30
    149
    0.56
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    234
    0.24
    59
    0.22
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    232
    0.23
    49
    0.18
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    188
    0.19
    134
    0.50
    36. Other Neoplasms
    163
    0.16
    102
    0.38
    37. Low Birth Weight
    162
    0.16
    19
    0.07
    38. Drownings
    152
    0.15
    158
    0.59
    39. Epilepsy
    111
    0.11
    40
    0.15
    40. Fires
    109
    0.11
    125
    0.47
    41. Violence
    105
    0.11
    132
    0.50
    42. HIV/AIDS
    100
    0.10
    93
    0.35
    43. Tuberculosis
    90
    0.09
    79
    0.30
    44. Drug Use
    84
    0.08
    75
    0.28
    45. Alcohol
    80
    0.08
    216
    0.81
    46. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.06
    38
    0.14
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    58
    0.06
    25
    0.09
    48. Poisonings
    57
    0.06
    27
    0.10
    49. Asthma
    56
    0.06
    43
    0.16
    50. Encephalitis
    48
    0.05
    19
    0.07
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bulgaria BULGARIA   Latvia LATVIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    27.17
    24
    25.54
    32
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.44
    63
    19.40
    66
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.71
    11
    18.04
    15
    4. Prostate Cancer
    13.08
    115
    28.65
    31
    5. Stomach Cancer
    9.21
    50
    12.82
    29
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    7.55
    31
    9.18
    10
    7. Cervical Cancer
    7.04
    104
    6.01
    116
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.43
    29
    8.04
    8
    9. Liver Cancer
    6.33
    68
    3.62
    144
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.77
    44
    5.83
    29
    11. Lymphomas
    4.26
    111
    5.85
    70
    12. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    28
    6.27
    7
    13. Bladder Cancer
    3.74
    40
    5.40
    8
    14. Leukemia
    3.42
    111
    5.43
    12
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.42
    39
    3.55
    16
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.45
    133
    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.