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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Namibia 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.

Namibia
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   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Namibia NAMIBIA
           
    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
     
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Namibia NAMIBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Namibia NAMIBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.38
    155
    116.09
    92
    2. Stroke
    29.79
    164
    91.52
    82
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    22.77
    51
    4. Lung Disease
    20.42
    107
    43.86
    17
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.37
    131
    52.77
    33
    6. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    1.83
    177
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    11.55
    140
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.32
    109
    27.96
    45
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.81
    153
    93.99
    36
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.98
    108
    15.68
    86
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    4.33
    144
    12. Other Injuries
    10.46
    68
    6.25
    123
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.96
    153
    14.86
    119
    14. Hypertension
    9.40
    117
    26.33
    33
    15. Violence
    8.82
    63
    15.49
    22
    16. Suicide
    7.34
    124
    10.29
    87
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    7.31
    113
    8.60
    87
    18. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    3.30
    133
    19. Liver Disease
    6.88
    148
    10.25
    126
    20. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    3.90
    144
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    8.09
    90
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    2.05
    176
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    11
    3.38
    69
    24. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    1.52
    157
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    0.94
    161
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.84
    112
    10.70
    33
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.65
    121
    13.89
    49
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.85
    120
    5.81
    87
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.52
    97
    170.05
    11
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    2.57
    160
    31. Drownings
    2.60
    109
    4.33
    85
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    1.19
    143
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.30
    110
    38.02
    39
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    1.59
    80
    35. Falls
    2.01
    170
    2.87
    144
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    4.10
    64
    37. Skin Disease
    1.91
    87
    4.83
    31
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    1.47
    123
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    133
    4.35
    68
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    1.68
    116
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.44
    63
    1.15
    82
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.28
    132
    8.05
    66
    43. Epilepsy
    1.23
    132
    7.40
    13
    44. Tuberculosis
    1.08
    132
    58.35
    25
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.01
    132
    4.02
    56
    46. Alcohol
    0.97
    127
    1.44
    99
    47. Drug Use
    0.93
    113
    1.53
    76
    48. Asthma
    0.89
    150
    14.23
    34
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.82
    9
    0.81
    12
    50. Malnutrition
    0.65
    119
    7.23
    48
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,758
    19.49
    1,281
    8.29
    2. Stroke
    1,546
    8.02
    996
    6.45
    3. Lung Disease
    1,059
    5.49
    474
    3.07
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    850
    4.41
    615
    3.98
    5. Stomach Cancer
    844
    4.38
    24
    0.16
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    719
    3.73
    581
    3.76
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    704
    3.65
    1,571
    10.17
    8. Kidney Disease
    619
    3.21
    190
    1.23
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    609
    3.16
    55
    0.36
    10. Other Injuries
    538
    2.79
    141
    0.91
    11. Prostate Cancer
    518
    2.69
    95
    0.61
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    517
    2.68
    149
    0.96
    13. Hypertension
    488
    2.53
    294
    1.90
    14. Violence
    440
    2.28
    358
    2.32
    15. Breast Cancer
    425
    2.20
    92
    0.60
    16. Suicide
    370
    1.92
    188
    1.22
    17. Lymphomas
    369
    1.91
    51
    0.33
    18. Liver Disease
    357
    1.85
    138
    0.89
    19. Lung Cancers
    352
    1.83
    49
    0.32
    20. Liver Cancer
    322
    1.67
    30
    0.19
    21. Other Neoplasms
    311
    1.61
    47
    0.30
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    294
    1.52
    297
    1.92
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    270
    1.40
    11
    0.07
    24. Leukemia
    268
    1.39
    25
    0.16
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    249
    1.29
    143
    0.93
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    195
    1.01
    103
    0.67
    27. Low Birth Weight
    183
    0.95
    530
    3.43
    28. HIV/AIDS
    179
    0.93
    3,356
    21.72
    29. Cervical Cancer
    178
    0.92
    63
    0.41
    30. Drownings
    129
    0.67
    107
    0.69
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    117
    0.61
    692
    4.48
    32. Skin Cancers
    110
    0.57
    19
    0.12
    33. Falls
    103
    0.53
    36
    0.23
    34. Oral Cancer
    100
    0.52
    54
    0.35
    35. Bladder Cancer
    98
    0.51
    16
    0.10
    36. Skin Disease
    98
    0.51
    62
    0.40
    37. Ovary Cancer
    90
    0.47
    20
    0.13
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.44
    50
    0.32
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    77
    0.40
    20
    0.13
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    75
    0.39
    12
    0.08
    41. Uterin Cancer
    69
    0.36
    8
    0.05
    42. Epilepsy
    62
    0.32
    130
    0.84
    43. Tuberculosis
    55
    0.29
    817
    5.29
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    52
    0.27
    54
    0.35
    45. Birth Trauma
    50
    0.26
    307
    1.99
    46. Alcohol
    50
    0.26
    20
    0.13
    47. Drug Use
    47
    0.24
    30
    0.19
    48. Asthma
    46
    0.24
    184
    1.19
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    43
    0.22
    10
    0.06
    50. Malnutrition
    33
    0.17
    207
    1.34
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Namibia NAMIBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    22.77
    51
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    1.83
    177
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    11.55
    140
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    4.33
    144
    5. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    3.30
    133
    6. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    3.90
    144
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    8.09
    90
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    2.05
    176
    9. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    1.52
    157
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    0.94
    161
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    2.57
    160
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    1.19
    143
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    1.59
    80
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    4.10
    64
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    1.47
    123
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    1.68
    116
    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.