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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and DR Congo 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.

DR Congo
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   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    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
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    101.95
    123
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    101.85
    52
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    36.51
    21
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    30.98
    54
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    5.30
    97
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    26.08
    107
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    14.31
    118
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    35.98
    28
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    102.51
    27
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    9.06
    141
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    4.88
    137
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    11.66
    50
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    14.50
    25
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    32.24
    47
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    21.41
    34
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    9.66
    80
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    4.18
    125
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    25.48
    53
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    26.27
    14
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    11.16
    26
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    1.29
    178
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    10.50
    36
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    2.90
    84
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    2.27
    148
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.12
    171
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    5.69
    85
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    22.00
    20
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    6.62
    54
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    34.05
    37
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.34
    139
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    9.18
    13
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.96
    98
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    91.53
    17
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    2.20
    53
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    4.31
    64
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    9.33
    53
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.58
    121
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    4.78
    34
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    11.10
    14
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    5.69
    33
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    1.33
    156
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    2.72
    47
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    1.46
    108
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    19.71
    15
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    127.11
    6
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    5.09
    36
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    11.84
    42
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.37
    66
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    1.00
    102
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    0.71
    98
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    28,410
    4.27
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    29,821
    4.48
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    8,610
    1.29
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    7,985
    1.20
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    1,913
    0.29
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    27,759
    4.17
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    74,566
    11.20
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    3,340
    0.50
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    1,723
    0.26
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    8,673
    1.30
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    6,680
    1.00
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    4,036
    0.61
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    5,850
    0.88
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    10,479
    1.57
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    2,918
    0.44
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    1,715
    0.26
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    4,453
    0.67
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    9,689
    1.46
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    442
    0.07
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    4,030
    0.61
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    1,246
    0.19
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    416
    0.06
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    997
    0.15
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    17,292
    2.60
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    2,270
    0.34
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    5,498
    0.83
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    18,570
    2.79
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    5,104
    0.77
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    36,131
    5.43
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    9,921
    1.49
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    715
    0.11
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    60,603
    9.10
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    1,486
    0.22
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    3,812
    0.57
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    2,126
    0.32
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    487
    0.07
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    631
    0.09
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    3,796
    0.57
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    1,844
    0.28
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    302
    0.05
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    318
    0.05
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    2,173
    0.33
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    657
    0.10
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    51,902
    7.79
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    2,008
    0.30
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    4,584
    0.69
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    123
    0.02
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    32,371
    4.86
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    567
    0.09
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    693
    0.10
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    36.51
    21
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    5.30
    97
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    14.31
    118
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    4.88
    137
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    4.18
    125
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    26.27
    14
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    1.29
    178
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    10.50
    36
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    2.27
    148
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.12
    171
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.34
    139
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.96
    98
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    2.20
    53
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    4.31
    64
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.58
    121
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    5.69
    33
    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.