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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Gambia 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.

Gambia
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   Gambia GAMBIA
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    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
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    215.63
    26
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    109.72
    46
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    7.87
    149
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    37.69
    33
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    2.03
    177
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    31.97
    82
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    5.57
    178
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    47.51
    4
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    146.71
    9
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    23.99
    50
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    1.73
    182
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    17.03
    19
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    9.74
    52
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    36.34
    28
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    10.37
    107
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    9.99
    77
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    4.72
    113
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    37.43
    19
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    18.41
    35
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    12.99
    11
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    2.57
    153
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    26.77
    5
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    3.20
    73
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    0.84
    181
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.59
    148
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    5.89
    79
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    16.69
    35
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    11.00
    24
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    83.73
    22
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    1.52
    180
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    7.13
    32
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    0.99
    164
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    63.75
    33
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    1.67
    85
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    1.59
    167
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    23.11
    4
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.08
    160
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    5.18
    31
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    6.74
    44
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    1.02
    163
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    2.60
    72
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    3.83
    25
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    1.50
    104
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    17.24
    19
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    49.48
    32
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    4.71
    42
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    13.27
    31
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.25
    105
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    1.69
    60
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    1.22
    57
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    1,207
    8.66
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    685
    4.92
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    218
    1.56
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    202
    1.45
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    14
    0.10
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    657
    4.72
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    1,619
    11.62
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    192
    1.38
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    14
    0.10
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    265
    1.90
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    143
    1.03
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    19
    0.14
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    64
    0.46
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    189
    1.36
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    21
    0.15
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    39
    0.28
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    105
    0.75
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    325
    2.33
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    19
    0.14
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    252
    1.81
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    30
    0.22
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    12
    0.09
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    9
    0.06
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    470
    3.37
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    51
    0.37
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    194
    1.39
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    1,069
    7.67
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    62
    0.45
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    682
    4.90
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    127
    0.91
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    10
    0.07
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    883
    6.34
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    11
    0.08
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    158
    1.13
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    44
    0.32
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    7
    0.05
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    7
    0.05
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    54
    0.39
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    8
    0.06
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    12
    0.09
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    4
    0.03
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    59
    0.42
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    13
    0.09
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    431
    3.09
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    36
    0.26
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    98
    0.70
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    2
    0.01
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    704
    5.05
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    21
    0.15
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    20
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    7.87
    149
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    2.03
    177
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    5.57
    178
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    1.73
    182
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    4.72
    113
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    18.41
    35
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    2.57
    153
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    26.77
    5
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    0.84
    181
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.59
    148
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    1.52
    180
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    0.99
    164
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    1.67
    85
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    1.59
    167
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.08
    160
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    1.02
    163
    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.