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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and El Salvador 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.

El Salvador
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   El Salvador EL SALVADOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   El Salvador EL SALVADOR
           
    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
     
    49.4
    52.4
    50.8
    91
    92
    90
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    55.3
    59.5
    57.3
    89
    89
    90
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    51.3
    63.1
    57.1
    133
    98
    120
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    61.6
    69.8
    65.6
    114
    93
    107
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    64.4
    73.6
    69.0
    107
    83
    98
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    67.4
    76.3
    72.0
    103
    82
    97
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    69.0
    78.1
    73.7
    103
    73
    89
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   El Salvador EL SALVADOR
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    69.0
    78.1
    103
    73
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    70.1
    79.2
    108
    72
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    70.1
    79.2
    110
    72
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    70.4
    79.3
    110
    70
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    71.0
    79.5
    106
    69
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    72.0
    79.7
    102
    65
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    73.2
    80.0
    91
    65
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    74.4
    80.3
    86
    64
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    75.4
    80.6
    79
    62
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    76.5
    81.1
    68
    60
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    77.7
    81.6
    60
    58
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    79.0
    82.3
    55
    58
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    80.4
    83.1
    44
    57
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    81.9
    84.1
    43
    55
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    83.7
    85.4
    43
    55
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    85.6
    86.9
    44
    56
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    87.9
    88.9
    48
    56
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    90.6
    91.5
    51
    57
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   El Salvador EL SALVADOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.38
    155
    103.39
    112
    2. Stroke
    29.79
    164
    30.39
    163
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    17.05
    85
    4. Lung Disease
    20.42
    107
    13.86
    153
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.37
    131
    33.62
    75
    6. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    15.37
    18
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    9.16
    164
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.32
    109
    19.50
    83
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.81
    153
    42.07
    82
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.98
    108
    62.37
    2
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    6.01
    117
    12. Other Injuries
    10.46
    68
    6.97
    108
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.96
    153
    25.49
    39
    14. Hypertension
    9.40
    117
    8.64
    128
    15. Violence
    8.82
    63
    62.82
    2
    16. Suicide
    7.34
    124
    11.06
    76
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    7.31
    113
    8.87
    82
    18. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    1.82
    173
    19. Liver Disease
    6.88
    148
    25.06
    52
    20. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    5.94
    129
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    12.32
    69
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    7.69
    51
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    11
    0.09
    178
    24. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    4.90
    34
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    4.11
    81
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.84
    112
    2.49
    166
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.65
    121
    6.15
    101
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.85
    120
    1.64
    165
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.52
    97
    7.71
    78
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    2.97
    147
    31. Drownings
    2.60
    109
    5.09
    73
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    5.74
    11
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.30
    110
    4.49
    81
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    0.98
    127
    35. Falls
    2.01
    170
    7.53
    60
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    1.46
    153
    37. Skin Disease
    1.91
    87
    1.60
    95
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    0.77
    166
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    133
    4.28
    70
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    1.47
    131
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.44
    63
    0.72
    129
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.28
    132
    2.39
    106
    43. Epilepsy
    1.23
    132
    1.23
    135
    44. Tuberculosis
    1.08
    132
    1.96
    116
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.01
    132
    0.72
    152
    46. Alcohol
    0.97
    127
    17.56
    1
    47. Drug Use
    0.93
    113
    0.46
    156
    48. Asthma
    0.89
    150
    3.03
    105
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.82
    9
    0.27
    86
    50. Malnutrition
    0.65
    119
    5.35
    57
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   El Salvador EL SALVADOR
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,758
    19.49
    6,307
    17.12
    2. Stroke
    1,546
    8.02
    1,856
    5.04
    3. Lung Disease
    1,059
    5.49
    863
    2.34
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    850
    4.41
    1,979
    5.37
    5. Stomach Cancer
    844
    4.38
    928
    2.52
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    719
    3.73
    1,163
    3.16
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    704
    3.65
    2,579
    7.00
    8. Kidney Disease
    619
    3.21
    3,678
    9.98
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    609
    3.16
    365
    0.99
    10. Other Injuries
    538
    2.79
    416
    1.13
    11. Prostate Cancer
    518
    2.69
    466
    1.27
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    517
    2.68
    1,630
    4.42
    13. Hypertension
    488
    2.53
    528
    1.43
    14. Violence
    440
    2.28
    3,869
    10.50
    15. Breast Cancer
    425
    2.20
    295
    0.80
    16. Suicide
    370
    1.92
    678
    1.84
    17. Lymphomas
    369
    1.91
    108
    0.29
    18. Liver Disease
    357
    1.85
    1,429
    3.88
    19. Lung Cancers
    352
    1.83
    355
    0.96
    20. Liver Cancer
    322
    1.67
    458
    1.24
    21. Other Neoplasms
    311
    1.61
    5
    0.01
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    294
    1.52
    529
    1.44
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    270
    1.40
    246
    0.67
    24. Leukemia
    268
    1.39
    296
    0.80
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    249
    1.29
    148
    0.40
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    195
    1.01
    98
    0.27
    27. Low Birth Weight
    183
    0.95
    361
    0.98
    28. HIV/AIDS
    179
    0.93
    436
    1.18
    29. Cervical Cancer
    178
    0.92
    398
    1.08
    30. Drownings
    129
    0.67
    316
    0.86
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    117
    0.61
    268
    0.73
    32. Skin Cancers
    110
    0.57
    60
    0.16
    33. Falls
    103
    0.53
    458
    1.24
    34. Oral Cancer
    100
    0.52
    88
    0.24
    35. Bladder Cancer
    98
    0.51
    47
    0.13
    36. Skin Disease
    98
    0.51
    98
    0.27
    37. Ovary Cancer
    90
    0.47
    96
    0.26
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.44
    259
    0.70
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    77
    0.40
    90
    0.24
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    75
    0.39
    45
    0.12
    41. Uterin Cancer
    69
    0.36
    192
    0.52
    42. Epilepsy
    62
    0.32
    74
    0.20
    43. Tuberculosis
    55
    0.29
    118
    0.32
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    52
    0.27
    43
    0.12
    45. Birth Trauma
    50
    0.26
    140
    0.38
    46. Alcohol
    50
    0.26
    979
    2.66
    47. Drug Use
    47
    0.24
    27
    0.07
    48. Asthma
    46
    0.24
    185
    0.50
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    43
    0.22
    16
    0.04
    50. Malnutrition
    33
    0.17
    329
    0.89
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   El Salvador EL SALVADOR
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    17.05
    85
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    15.37
    18
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    9.16
    164
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    6.01
    117
    5. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    1.82
    173
    6. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    5.94
    129
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    12.32
    69
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    7.69
    51
    9. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    4.90
    34
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    4.11
    81
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    2.97
    147
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    5.74
    11
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    0.98
    127
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    1.46
    153
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    0.77
    166
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    1.47
    131
    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.