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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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   Liberia LIBERIA
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    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
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    157.96
    63
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    98.70
    56
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    36.45
    22
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    21.50
    106
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    3.91
    130
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    36.27
    69
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    15.35
    100
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    52.03
    2
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    114.81
    23
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    23.39
    54
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    2.97
    174
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    11.75
    49
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    10.79
    41
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    27.73
    72
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    10.58
    104
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    13.43
    37
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    2.53
    166
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    34.54
    22
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    24.91
    15
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    10.23
    34
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    1.65
    171
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    17.75
    12
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    3.04
    82
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    1.08
    176
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.67
    145
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    4.50
    115
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    15.24
    43
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    7.78
    44
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    79.30
    24
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.37
    137
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    5.02
    65
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    2.01
    96
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    99.29
    14
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    1.36
    109
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.07
    137
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    13.77
    35
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    0.96
    166
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    3.48
    60
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    6.64
    47
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    0.98
    164
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    1.92
    111
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    2.50
    55
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    1.28
    118
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    13.91
    33
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    122.29
    7
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    4.50
    45
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    7.83
    65
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.23
    108
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    1.14
    88
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    0.89
    83
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    2,383
    7.11
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    1,618
    4.83
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    335
    1.00
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    606
    1.81
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    83
    0.25
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    1,655
    4.94
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    3,377
    10.08
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    453
    1.35
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    66
    0.20
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    431
    1.29
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    289
    0.86
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    215
    0.64
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    172
    0.51
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    460
    1.37
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    195
    0.58
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    65
    0.19
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    315
    0.94
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    761
    2.27
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    38
    0.11
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    412
    1.23
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    68
    0.20
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    33
    0.10
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    29
    0.09
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    763
    2.28
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    92
    0.27
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    283
    0.84
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    2,777
    8.29
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    286
    0.85
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    1,236
    3.69
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    204
    0.61
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    24
    0.07
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    2,604
    7.77
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    46
    0.14
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    243
    0.72
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    68
    0.20
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    19
    0.06
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    45
    0.13
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    128
    0.38
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    20
    0.06
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    23
    0.07
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    19
    0.06
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    83
    0.25
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    28
    0.08
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    2,709
    8.08
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    82
    0.24
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    144
    0.43
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    4
    0.01
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    1,128
    3.37
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    31
    0.09
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    36
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    36.45
    22
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    3.91
    130
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    15.35
    100
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    2.97
    174
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    2.53
    166
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    24.91
    15
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    1.65
    171
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    17.75
    12
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    1.08
    176
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.67
    145
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.37
    137
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    2.01
    96
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    1.36
    109
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.07
    137
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    0.96
    166
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    0.98
    164
    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.