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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Belize 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.

Belize
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Costa Rica Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
           
    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
     
    61.1
    62.3
    61.7
    50
    58
    57
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    65.9
    67.3
    66.6
    36
    59
    53
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    69.5
    71.6
    70.5
    25
    60
    38
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    70.7
    74.2
    72.4
    36
    58
    40
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    65.6
    71.3
    68.3
    99
    101
    102
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    67.0
    72.4
    69.5
    108
    111
    108
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    67.9
    73.4
    70.5
    113
    113
    116
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    67.9
    73.4
    113
    113
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    69.0
    74.3
    122
    120
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    69.1
    74.4
    123
    120
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    69.2
    74.5
    124
    120
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    69.6
    74.6
    123
    120
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    70.1
    74.9
    124
    121
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    70.6
    75.2
    125
    120
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    71.1
    75.5
    128
    120
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    71.7
    75.9
    131
    122
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    72.4
    76.3
    132
    125
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    73.3
    76.9
    134
    126
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    74.4
    77.6
    139
    127
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    75.8
    78.6
    145
    129
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    77.6
    79.8
    148
    132
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    79.8
    81.4
    151
    135
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    82.3
    83.5
    154
    140
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    85.4
    86.1
    151
    141
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    88.9
    89.4
    152
    141
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    145.89
    70
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    74.94
    86
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    51.41
    10
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    25.67
    75
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    10.03
    43
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    85.68
    14
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    14.83
    109
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    23.68
    61
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    57.80
    60
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    43.45
    6
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    11.21
    67
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    12.64
    41
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    32.22
    9
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    28.96
    65
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    24.82
    23
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    5.92
    134
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    5.33
    99
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    26.25
    51
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    16.35
    47
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    6.65
    112
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    18.68
    66
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    12.87
    27
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    5.66
    15
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    4.33
    63
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    5.29
    64
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    11.69
    18
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    7.04
    92
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    8.28
    36
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    53.31
    30
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.45
    132
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    5.73
    54
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    3.01
    57
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    3.24
    93
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    1.89
    68
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.98
    97
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    4.61
    100
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    2.70
    71
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    4.26
    44
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    3.28
    90
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    2.44
    96
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    2.71
    69
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    1.96
    78
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    2.89
    40
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    3.03
    85
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    3.65
    99
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    2.96
    68
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    2.55
    107
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.53
    32
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    0.70
    133
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    0.63
    112
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    258
    14.15
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    134
    7.35
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    45
    2.47
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    160
    8.78
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    18
    0.99
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    68
    3.73
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    108
    5.92
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    84
    4.61
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    23
    1.26
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    30
    1.65
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    45
    2.47
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    42
    2.30
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    43
    2.36
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    108
    5.92
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    16
    0.88
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    13
    0.71
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    17
    0.93
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    57
    3.13
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    38
    2.08
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    26
    1.43
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    11
    0.60
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    10
    0.55
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    14
    0.77
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    29
    1.59
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    23
    1.26
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    18
    0.99
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    178
    9.76
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    19
    1.04
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    32
    1.76
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    17
    0.93
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    4
    0.22
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    8
    0.44
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    7
    0.38
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    9
    0.49
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    7
    0.38
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    5
    0.27
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    4
    0.22
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    6
    0.33
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    5
    0.27
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    4
    0.22
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    4
    0.22
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    5
    0.27
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    7
    0.38
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    8
    0.44
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    6
    0.33
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    5
    0.27
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    1
    0.05
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    14
    0.77
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    2
    0.11
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    2
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    51.41
    10
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    10.03
    43
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    14.83
    109
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    11.21
    67
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    5.33
    99
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    16.35
    47
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    18.68
    66
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    12.87
    27
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    4.33
    63
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    5.29
    64
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.45
    132
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    3.01
    57
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    1.89
    68
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.98
    97
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    2.70
    71
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    2.44
    96
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.