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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Costa Rica and Afghanistan 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.

Afghanistan
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
Costa Rica Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    60.5
    63.3
    61.9
    56
    54
    56
     
    31.6
    31.0
    31.3
    171
    172
    172
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    35.5
    35.0
    35.3
    171
    173
    172
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    39.5
    39.1
    39.3
    172
    175
    173
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    41.4
    41.3
    41.3
    178
    181
    180
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    53.7
    56.1
    54.8
    150
    150
    150
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    57.7
    60.1
    58.8
    154
    155
    154
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    61.0
    64.5
    62.7
    155
    157
    157
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    61.0
    64.5
    155
    157
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    65.9
    69.1
    153
    155
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    66.4
    69.6
    154
    155
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    66.8
    70.0
    155
    155
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    67.5
    70.5
    151
    154
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    68.5
    71.2
    149
    154
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    69.3
    71.8
    147
    153
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    70.2
    72.5
    145
    156
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    71.0
    73.2
    146
    158
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    71.8
    74.0
    148
    160
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    72.8
    74.8
    152
    162
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    74.0
    75.9
    155
    164
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    75.5
    77.1
    157
    166
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    77.3
    78.6
    165
    166
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    79.5
    80.5
    162
    166
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    82.2
    82.8
    161
    166
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    85.3
    85.7
    158
    164
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    88.8
    89.1
    160
    163
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.38
    155
    263.34
    11
    2. Stroke
    29.79
    164
    154.41
    14
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    5.09
    162
    4. Lung Disease
    20.42
    107
    37.62
    27
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.37
    131
    23.82
    106
    6. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    14.79
    22
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    25.76
    15
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.32
    109
    18.73
    90
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.81
    153
    64.21
    61
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.98
    108
    32.37
    21
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    5.27
    129
    12. Other Injuries
    10.46
    68
    38.08
    1
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.96
    153
    24.53
    43
    14. Hypertension
    9.40
    117
    16.62
    65
    15. Violence
    8.82
    63
    8.34
    68
    16. Suicide
    7.34
    124
    6.92
    129
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    7.31
    113
    12.02
    40
    18. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    6.62
    49
    19. Liver Disease
    6.88
    148
    24.85
    55
    20. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    7.75
    114
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    7.51
    97
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    6.08
    76
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    11
    6.98
    7
    24. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    2.75
    129
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    1.54
    141
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.84
    112
    7.38
    59
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.65
    121
    24.58
    13
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.85
    120
    7.56
    66
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.52
    97
    1.55
    113
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    4.12
    94
    31. Drownings
    2.60
    109
    11.89
    14
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    4.62
    21
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.30
    110
    22.93
    53
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    1.54
    88
    35. Falls
    2.01
    170
    13.44
    24
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    8.53
    9
    37. Skin Disease
    1.91
    87
    2.47
    70
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    3.06
    56
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    133
    7.66
    29
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    10.76
    14
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.44
    63
    0.35
    174
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.28
    132
    18.51
    18
    43. Epilepsy
    1.23
    132
    3.57
    46
    44. Tuberculosis
    1.08
    132
    83.56
    13
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.01
    132
    4.39
    47
    46. Alcohol
    0.97
    127
    0.83
    134
    47. Drug Use
    0.93
    113
    0.61
    146
    48. Asthma
    0.89
    150
    19.26
    17
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.82
    9
    0.12
    147
    50. Malnutrition
    0.65
    119
    3.63
    71
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,758
    19.49
    30,077
    12.85
    2. Stroke
    1,546
    8.02
    18,204
    7.78
    3. Lung Disease
    1,059
    5.49
    4,406
    1.88
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    850
    4.41
    3,042
    1.30
    5. Stomach Cancer
    844
    4.38
    1,853
    0.79
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    719
    3.73
    4,938
    2.11
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    704
    3.65
    23,770
    10.16
    8. Kidney Disease
    619
    3.21
    4,677
    2.00
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    609
    3.16
    824
    0.35
    10. Other Injuries
    538
    2.79
    12,476
    5.33
    11. Prostate Cancer
    518
    2.69
    222
    0.09
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    517
    2.68
    2,076
    0.89
    13. Hypertension
    488
    2.53
    1,832
    0.78
    14. Violence
    440
    2.28
    2,272
    0.97
    15. Breast Cancer
    425
    2.20
    2,008
    0.86
    16. Suicide
    370
    1.92
    1,796
    0.77
    17. Lymphomas
    369
    1.91
    1,283
    0.55
    18. Liver Disease
    357
    1.85
    3,804
    1.63
    19. Lung Cancers
    352
    1.83
    1,058
    0.45
    20. Liver Cancer
    322
    1.67
    793
    0.34
    21. Other Neoplasms
    311
    1.61
    1,076
    0.46
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    294
    1.52
    6,096
    2.60
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    270
    1.40
    193
    0.08
    24. Leukemia
    268
    1.39
    796
    0.34
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    249
    1.29
    1,164
    0.50
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    195
    1.01
    2,449
    1.05
    27. Low Birth Weight
    183
    0.95
    13,733
    5.87
    28. HIV/AIDS
    179
    0.93
    348
    0.15
    29. Cervical Cancer
    178
    0.92
    602
    0.26
    30. Drownings
    129
    0.67
    4,649
    1.99
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    117
    0.61
    12,146
    5.19
    32. Skin Cancers
    110
    0.57
    186
    0.08
    33. Falls
    103
    0.53
    4,299
    1.84
    34. Oral Cancer
    100
    0.52
    1,202
    0.51
    35. Bladder Cancer
    98
    0.51
    353
    0.15
    36. Skin Disease
    98
    0.51
    343
    0.15
    37. Ovary Cancer
    90
    0.47
    310
    0.13
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.44
    1,163
    0.50
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    77
    0.40
    1,351
    0.58
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    75
    0.39
    34
    0.01
    41. Uterin Cancer
    69
    0.36
    333
    0.14
    42. Epilepsy
    62
    0.32
    1,239
    0.53
    43. Tuberculosis
    55
    0.29
    13,325
    5.69
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    52
    0.27
    781
    0.33
    45. Birth Trauma
    50
    0.26
    10,342
    4.42
    46. Alcohol
    50
    0.26
    159
    0.07
    47. Drug Use
    47
    0.24
    127
    0.05
    48. Asthma
    46
    0.24
    2,874
    1.23
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    43
    0.22
    23
    0.01
    50. Malnutrition
    33
    0.17
    1,598
    0.68
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Afghanistan AFGHANISTAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    5.09
    162
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    14.79
    22
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    25.76
    15
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    5.27
    129
    5. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    6.62
    49
    6. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    7.75
    114
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    7.51
    97
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    6.08
    76
    9. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    2.75
    129
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    1.54
    141
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    4.12
    94
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    4.62
    21
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    1.54
    88
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    8.53
    9
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    3.06
    56
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    10.76
    14
    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.