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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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female 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
      Male Female M F   Male Female 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
    72.38
    155
     
    124.34
    83
    2. Stroke
    29.79
    164
     
    79.24
    98
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
     
    41.86
    15
    4. Lung Disease
    20.42
    107
     
    43.36
    18
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.37
    131
     
    117.02
    5
    6. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
     
    7.43
    65
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
     
    19.40
    65
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.32
    109
     
    25.94
    52
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.81
    153
     
    58.80
    65
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.98
    108
     
    22.59
    47
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
     
    10.42
    73
    12. Other Injuries
    10.46
    68
     
    9.20
    75
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.96
    153
     
    8.00
    156
    14. Hypertension
    9.40
    117
     
    33.24
    13
    15. Violence
    8.82
    63
     
    41.54
    6
    16. Suicide
    7.34
    124
     
    8.26
    118
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    7.31
    113
     
    9.15
    78
    18. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
     
    3.33
    132
    19. Liver Disease
    6.88
    148
     
    31.26
    33
    20. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
     
    14.18
    83
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
     
    18.36
    41
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
     
    10.63
    36
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    11
     
    5.66
    16
    24. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
     
    3.22
    119
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
     
    4.49
    74
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.84
    112
     
    7.88
    53
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.65
    121
     
    5.43
    112
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.85
    120
     
    18.73
    11
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.52
    97
     
    41.77
    33
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
     
    2.16
    168
    31. Drownings
    2.60
    109
     
    9.93
    23
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
     
    3.37
    41
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.30
    110
     
    3.66
    88
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
     
    0.65
    151
    35. Falls
    2.01
    170
     
    5.69
    85
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
     
    1.53
    150
    37. Skin Disease
    1.91
    87
     
    5.12
    24
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
     
    1.44
    124
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    133
     
    2.24
    108
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
     
    1.68
    115
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.44
    63
     
    2.58
    36
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.28
    132
     
    2.52
    103
    43. Epilepsy
    1.23
    132
     
    3.21
    51
    44. Tuberculosis
    1.08
    132
     
    6.36
    88
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.01
    132
     
    1.21
    122
    46. Alcohol
    0.97
    127
     
    2.93
    38
    47. Drug Use
    0.93
    113
     
    0.76
    134
    48. Asthma
    0.89
    150
     
    4.83
    87
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.82
    9
     
    0.72
    17
    50. Malnutrition
    0.65
    119
     
    7.06
    49
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Belize BELIZE
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,758
    19.49
     
    220
    11.95
    2. Stroke
    1,546
    8.02
     
    140
    7.60
    3. Lung Disease
    1,059
    5.49
     
    75
    4.07
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    850
    4.41
     
    220
    11.95
    5. Stomach Cancer
    844
    4.38
     
    12
    0.65
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    719
    3.73
     
    77
    4.18
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    704
    3.65
     
    110
    5.98
    8. Kidney Disease
    619
    3.21
     
    45
    2.44
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    609
    3.16
     
    20
    1.09
    10. Other Injuries
    538
    2.79
     
    27
    1.47
    11. Prostate Cancer
    518
    2.69
     
    35
    1.90
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    517
    2.68
     
    13
    0.71
    13. Hypertension
    488
    2.53
     
    59
    3.20
    14. Violence
    440
    2.28
     
    134
    7.28
    15. Breast Cancer
    425
    2.20
     
    20
    1.09
    16. Suicide
    370
    1.92
     
    26
    1.41
    17. Lymphomas
    369
    1.91
     
    7
    0.38
    18. Liver Disease
    357
    1.85
     
    68
    3.69
    19. Lung Cancers
    352
    1.83
     
    28
    1.52
    20. Liver Cancer
    322
    1.67
     
    21
    1.14
    21. Other Neoplasms
    311
    1.61
     
    11
    0.60
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    294
    1.52
     
    39
    2.12
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    270
    1.40
     
    8
    0.43
    24. Leukemia
    268
    1.39
     
    11
    0.60
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    249
    1.29
     
    18
    0.98
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    195
    1.01
     
    39
    2.12
    27. Low Birth Weight
    183
    0.95
     
    24
    1.30
    28. HIV/AIDS
    179
    0.93
     
    129
    7.01
    29. Cervical Cancer
    178
    0.92
     
    20
    1.09
    30. Drownings
    129
    0.67
     
    33
    1.79
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    117
    0.61
     
    9
    0.49
    32. Skin Cancers
    110
    0.57
     
    1
    0.05
    33. Falls
    103
    0.53
     
    11
    0.60
    34. Oral Cancer
    100
    0.52
     
    3
    0.16
    35. Bladder Cancer
    98
    0.51
     
    2
    0.11
    36. Skin Disease
    98
    0.51
     
    9
    0.49
    37. Ovary Cancer
    90
    0.47
     
    3
    0.16
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.44
     
    4
    0.22
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    77
    0.40
     
    4
    0.22
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    75
    0.39
     
    4
    0.22
    41. Uterin Cancer
    69
    0.36
     
    4
    0.22
    42. Epilepsy
    62
    0.32
     
    8
    0.43
    43. Tuberculosis
    55
    0.29
     
    14
    0.76
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    52
    0.27
     
    3
    0.16
    45. Birth Trauma
    50
    0.26
     
    11
    0.60
    46. Alcohol
    50
    0.26
     
    7
    0.38
    47. Drug Use
    47
    0.24
     
    2
    0.11
    48. Asthma
    46
    0.24
     
    11
    0.60
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    43
    0.22
     
    1
    0.05
    50. Malnutrition
    33
    0.17
     
    13
    0.71
     
     
    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
    21.69
    59
     
    41.86
    15
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
     
    7.43
    65
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
     
    19.40
    65
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
     
    10.42
    73
    5. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
     
    3.33
    132
    6. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
     
    14.18
    83
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
     
    18.36
    41
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
     
    10.63
    36
    9. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
     
    3.22
    119
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
     
    4.49
    74
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
     
    2.16
    168
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
     
    3.37
    41
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
     
    0.65
    151
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
     
    1.53
    150
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
     
    1.44
    124
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
     
    1.68
    115
     
     
     
    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.