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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Costa Rica and Iran 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.

Iran
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   Iran IRAN
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Iran IRAN
           
    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
     
    48.5
    48.5
    48.5
    96
    105
    100
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    54.2
    54.0
    54.1
    95
    111
    102
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    58.3
    59.7
    58.9
    103
    117
    109
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    63.7
    65.9
    64.8
    100
    114
    110
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    69.4
    71.2
    70.3
    66
    102
    90
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    72.7
    75.6
    74.1
    52
    88
    68
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    74.6
    76.9
    75.7
    47
    88
    64
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Iran IRAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    74.6
    76.9
    47
    88
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    75.8
    78.1
    44
    86
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    75.9
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    76.0
    78.2
    44
    86
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    76.2
    78.4
    44
    86
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    76.5
    78.5
    43
    86
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    76.8
    78.6
    43
    88
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    77.1
    78.7
    44
    90
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    77.3
    78.9
    47
    92
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    77.6
    79.1
    48
    93
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    78.0
    79.3
    56
    97
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    78.6
    79.7
    59
    100
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    79.3
    80.2
    65
    103
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    80.2
    81.0
    75
    106
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    81.5
    82.2
    82
    114
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    83.4
    83.8
    92
    128
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    86.2
    86.6
    102
    117
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    89.5
    89.7
    99
    121
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Iran IRAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    182.60
    41
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    59.62
    110
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    9.72
    140
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    19.85
    115
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    15.44
    16
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    27.47
    99
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    10.81
    147
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    29.37
    42
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    17.35
    127
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    18.83
    80
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    8.48
    86
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    3.66
    161
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    4.25
    108
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    41.62
    13
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    37.49
    8
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    4.02
    155
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    6.33
    56
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    7.18
    152
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    1.19
    177
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    5.28
    128
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    8.60
    109
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    2.98
    164
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    1.21
    149
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    5.13
    24
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    2.28
    124
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    3.24
    146
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    6.03
    97
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    2.80
    141
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    4.82
    89
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    4.00
    112
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    1.00
    152
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    0.83
    171
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    2.82
    96
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.74
    150
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    1.53
    170
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    3.65
    122
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    4.84
    13
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    0.90
    125
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    2.85
    97
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    8.62
    22
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    4.39
    8
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    0.73
    165
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    0.16
    182
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    3.44
    83
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    1.45
    121
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    1.56
    102
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    5.75
    75
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.16
    142
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    2.68
    26
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    0.24
    179
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Iran IRAN
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    96,169
    28.62
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    31,283
    9.31
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    10,378
    3.09
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    14,842
    4.42
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    8,640
    2.57
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    21,831
    6.50
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    10,064
    3.00
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    10,143
    3.02
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    5,165
    1.54
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    2,573
    0.77
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    20,494
    6.10
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    2,542
    0.76
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    19,428
    5.78
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    3,613
    1.08
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    3,635
    1.08
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    3,887
    1.16
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    3,259
    0.97
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    4,108
    1.22
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    4,977
    1.48
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    1,720
    0.51
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    766
    0.23
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    1,330
    0.40
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    3,240
    0.96
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    4,090
    1.22
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    1,822
    0.54
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    1,686
    0.50
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    4,040
    1.20
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    365
    0.11
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    4,663
    1.39
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    778
    0.23
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    411
    0.12
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    1,767
    0.53
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    954
    0.28
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    2,206
    0.66
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    470
    0.14
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    2,619
    0.78
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    1,256
    0.37
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    1,517
    0.45
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    4,987
    1.48
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    2,213
    0.66
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    243
    0.07
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    529
    0.16
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    110
    0.03
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    855
    0.25
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    867
    0.26
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    3,077
    0.92
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    88
    0.03
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    2,662
    0.79
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    2,136
    0.64
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    160
    0.05
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Iran IRAN
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    9.72
    140
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    15.44
    16
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    10.81
    147
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    8.48
    86
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    6.33
    56
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    1.19
    177
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    8.60
    109
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    2.98
    164
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    5.13
    24
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    2.28
    124
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    4.00
    112
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    0.83
    171
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.74
    150
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    1.53
    170
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    4.84
    13
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    8.62
    22
    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.