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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Australia 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.

Australia
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   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Australia AUSTRALIA
           
    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
     
    67.8
    74.0
    70.8
    11
    7
    10
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    67.8
    74.4
    71.0
    22
    17
    19
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    70.9
    78.0
    74.3
    14
    9
    10
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    74.0
    80.2
    77.0
    8
    8
    5
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    76.7
    82.2
    79.5
    6
    6
    5
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    79.6
    84.1
    81.9
    4
    7
    5
    2019
    78.3
    83.4
    80.8
    32
    27
    30
     
    81.3
    84.8
    83.0
    3
    9
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Australia AUSTRALIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    83.4
    32
    27
    81.3
    84.8
    3
    9
    Age 5
    79.0
    84.1
    28
    21
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 10
    79.1
    84.2
    28
    21
    81.6
    85.1
    3
    9
    Age 15
    79.2
    84.2
    28
    20
    81.6
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 20
    79.5
    84.3
    28
    20
    81.7
    85.2
    3
    9
    Age 25
    80.0
    84.4
    25
    18
    81.9
    85.3
    3
    9
    Age 30
    80.4
    84.6
    23
    16
    82.1
    85.4
    3
    8
    Age 35
    80.8
    84.7
    20
    15
    82.3
    85.5
    2
    8
    Age 40
    81.2
    84.9
    20
    15
    82.5
    85.6
    2
    7
    Age 45
    81.7
    85.2
    15
    13
    82.8
    85.8
    2
    7
    Age 50
    82.2
    85.5
    14
    11
    83.2
    86.0
    1
    6
    Age 55
    82.8
    85.9
    12
    11
    83.7
    86.4
    1
    6
    Age 60
    83.6
    86.4
    10
    11
    84.4
    86.8
    1
    7
    Age 65
    84.7
    87.2
    5
    8
    85.2
    87.4
    1
    7
    Age 70
    85.9
    88.0
    5
    8
    86.2
    88.1
    1
    7
    Age 75
    87.3
    89.1
    4
    7
    87.5
    89.0
    1
    9
    Age 80
    89.1
    90.5
    6
    7
    89.2
    90.2
    3
    12
    Age 85
    91.3
    92.3
    11
    6
    91.3
    91.9
    10
    17
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Australia AUSTRALIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    40.74
    171
    37.36
    176
    2. Stroke
    24.44
    158
    17.13
    179
    3. Kidney Disease
    23.41
    90
    5.16
    166
    4. Prostate Cancer
    15.36
    98
    14.71
    105
    5. Lung Disease
    15.14
    143
    15.32
    141
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    14.87
    125
    8.50
    149
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.00
    103
    4.46
    158
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.17
    146
    6.99
    176
    9. Hypertension
    12.84
    115
    2.60
    172
    10. Violence
    12.02
    40
    0.98
    156
    11. Breast Cancer
    11.97
    140
    14.85
    119
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    11.59
    153
    22.63
    23
    13. Stomach Cancer
    10.69
    34
    2.80
    162
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.02
    75
    12.81
    43
    15. Other Injuries
    8.81
    79
    3.28
    166
    16. Suicide
    7.62
    107
    11.25
    57
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.46
    68
    2.62
    163
    18. Liver Disease
    6.24
    156
    3.89
    172
    19. Liver Cancer
    6.19
    70
    4.61
    112
    20. Lymphomas
    5.89
    48
    6.10
    38
    21. Lung Cancers
    5.56
    134
    18.97
    58
    22. Cervical Cancer
    5.34
    121
    1.78
    173
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    4.73
    71
    6.62
    46
    24. Leukemia
    4.57
    39
    4.40
    52
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.26
    19
    2.28
    47
    26. HIV/AIDS
    3.47
    85
    0.15
    149
    27. Low Birth Weight
    3.45
    117
    1.02
    166
    28. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.09
    134
    3.42
    125
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    3.05
    107
    4.82
    63
    30. Ovary Cancer
    2.60
    160
    4.28
    99
    31. Uterin Cancer
    2.50
    80
    2.12
    101
    32. Alcohol
    2.21
    55
    1.07
    110
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    2.10
    159
    3.35
    131
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.09
    79
    4.76
    4
    35. Epilepsy
    1.97
    71
    0.86
    145
    36. Falls
    1.90
    175
    4.99
    102
    37. Skin Disease
    1.88
    76
    0.98
    111
    38. Drownings
    1.86
    119
    0.66
    165
    39. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    153
    2.22
    120
    40. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    126
    2.11
    89
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.36
    121
    0.51
    162
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.16
    146
    0.52
    173
    43. Drug Use
    1.10
    105
    6.56
    3
    44. Asthma
    1.02
    134
    0.96
    136
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.96
    157
    3.26
    62
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.93
    125
    0.57
    146
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.85
    13
    0.42
    72
    48. Malnutrition
    0.57
    112
    0.21
    137
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.53
    139
    0.11
    176
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.53
    154
    0.71
    136
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,639
    13.10
    21,548
    15.79
    2. Stroke
    1,624
    8.06
    10,331
    7.57
    3. Kidney Disease
    1,482
    7.35
    3,139
    2.30
    4. Lung Disease
    1,046
    5.19
    8,487
    6.22
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    953
    4.73
    4,471
    3.28
    6. Hypertension
    863
    4.28
    1,631
    1.20
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    836
    4.15
    4,446
    3.26
    8. Alzheimers & Dementia
    818
    4.06
    15,588
    11.42
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    746
    3.70
    1,245
    0.91
    10. Stomach Cancer
    661
    3.28
    1,288
    0.94
    11. Violence
    635
    3.15
    243
    0.18
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    621
    3.08
    6,209
    4.55
    13. Other Injuries
    571
    2.83
    1,642
    1.20
    14. Prostate Cancer
    448
    2.22
    3,766
    2.76
    15. Suicide
    407
    2.02
    3,150
    2.31
    16. Breast Cancer
    384
    1.91
    3,405
    2.49
    17. Liver Cancer
    382
    1.90
    2,036
    1.49
    18. Liver Disease
    370
    1.84
    1,421
    1.04
    19. Lymphomas
    356
    1.77
    3,039
    2.23
    20. Lung Cancers
    343
    1.70
    8,769
    6.43
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    315
    1.56
    711
    0.52
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    294
    1.46
    3,118
    2.28
    23. Other Neoplasms
    266
    1.32
    1,252
    0.92
    24. Leukemia
    262
    1.30
    2,126
    1.56
    25. HIV/AIDS
    192
    0.95
    50
    0.04
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    191
    0.95
    1,571
    1.15
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    183
    0.91
    2,328
    1.71
    28. Low Birth Weight
    178
    0.88
    248
    0.18
    29. Cervical Cancer
    159
    0.79
    342
    0.25
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    138
    0.68
    2,036
    1.49
    31. Skin Cancers
    137
    0.68
    2,319
    1.70
    32. Alcohol
    126
    0.63
    380
    0.28
    33. Skin Disease
    126
    0.63
    594
    0.44
    34. Epilepsy
    116
    0.58
    285
    0.21
    35. Falls
    116
    0.58
    3,116
    2.28
    36. Bladder Cancer
    100
    0.50
    1,187
    0.87
    37. Drownings
    97
    0.48
    177
    0.13
    38. Oral Cancer
    96
    0.48
    972
    0.71
    39. Diarrhoeal diseases
    87
    0.43
    296
    0.22
    40. Uterin Cancer
    80
    0.40
    524
    0.38
    41. Ovary Cancer
    80
    0.40
    1,003
    0.73
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    74
    0.37
    276
    0.20
    43. Drug Use
    63
    0.31
    1,783
    1.31
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    61
    0.30
    1,494
    1.09
    45. Asthma
    60
    0.30
    455
    0.33
    46. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    55
    0.27
    229
    0.17
    47. Birth Trauma
    48
    0.24
    140
    0.10
    48. Malnutrition
    37
    0.18
    117
    0.09
    49. Tuberculosis
    32
    0.16
    53
    0.04
    50. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    32
    0.16
    379
    0.28
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Australia AUSTRALIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    15.36
    98
    14.71
    105
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.97
    140
    14.85
    119
    3. Stomach Cancer
    10.69
    34
    2.80
    162
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.02
    75
    12.81
    43
    5. Liver Cancer
    6.19
    70
    4.61
    112
    6. Lymphomas
    5.89
    48
    6.10
    38
    7. Lung Cancers
    5.56
    134
    18.97
    58
    8. Cervical Cancer
    5.34
    121
    1.78
    173
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.73
    71
    6.62
    46
    10. Leukemia
    4.57
    39
    4.40
    52
    11. Ovary Cancer
    2.60
    160
    4.28
    99
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.50
    80
    2.12
    101
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.09
    79
    4.76
    4
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.60
    153
    2.22
    120
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    126
    2.11
    89
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.96
    157
    3.26
    62
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    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.