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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 Niger 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.

Niger
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   Niger NIGER
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Niger NIGER
           
    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
     
    41.9
    37.1
    39.6
    130
    161
    149
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    42.6
    38.6
    40.6
    150
    169
    161
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    43.7
    40.8
    42.3
    161
    172
    170
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    47.7
    45.3
    46.5
    163
    175
    173
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    49.9
    50.0
    50.0
    159
    169
    164
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    57.8
    58.8
    58.2
    153
    161
    157
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    59.0
    60.8
    59.8
    167
    171
    170
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Niger NIGER
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    59.0
    60.8
    167
    171
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    65.0
    66.7
    161
    166
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    66.4
    68.0
    155
    164
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    67.4
    69.0
    146
    162
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    68.0
    69.6
    147
    162
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    68.7
    70.3
    147
    161
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    69.5
    71.1
    145
    160
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    70.2
    71.9
    143
    160
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    71.0
    72.7
    143
    163
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    71.9
    73.5
    144
    166
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    72.9
    74.5
    148
    165
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    74.1
    75.5
    151
    167
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    75.6
    76.8
    153
    169
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    77.3
    78.2
    162
    170
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    79.3
    79.9
    168
    172
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    81.7
    82.2
    171
    172
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    84.7
    85.0
    173
    173
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    88.3
    88.5
    174
    174
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Niger NIGER
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    176.94
    48
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    116.22
    35
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    10.48
    133
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    34.85
    38
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    1.86
    179
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    37.15
    63
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    14.91
    106
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    39.13
    18
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    162.34
    6
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    21.52
    65
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    4.47
    147
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    19.65
    9
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    11.75
    34
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    30.03
    59
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    11.63
    97
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    8.99
    93
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    2.00
    174
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    27.54
    43
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    7.01
    104
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    10.88
    29
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    0.81
    183
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    5.73
    88
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    1.85
    127
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    1.25
    167
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.77
    142
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    5.39
    94
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    19.69
    22
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    12.02
    22
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    25.29
    45
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    6.52
    19
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    8.88
    15
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.48
    126
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    134.86
    7
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.87
    144
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.53
    113
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    15.43
    30
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.58
    122
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    3.89
    55
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    9.62
    20
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    0.82
    169
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    1.89
    113
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    3.83
    24
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    1.56
    98
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    15.82
    28
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    44.85
    35
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    8.63
    12
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    15.03
    27
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.28
    87
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    1.23
    81
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    1.38
    51
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Niger NIGER
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    10,313
    5.84
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    7,854
    4.45
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    2,118
    1.20
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    2,548
    1.44
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    195
    0.11
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    6,455
    3.66
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    26,785
    15.17
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    2,028
    1.15
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    421
    0.24
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    3,705
    2.10
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    1,117
    0.63
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    261
    0.15
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    760
    0.43
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    2,143
    1.21
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    773
    0.44
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    237
    0.13
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    947
    0.54
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    2,638
    1.49
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    64
    0.04
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    570
    0.32
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    173
    0.10
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    146
    0.08
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    147
    0.08
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    4,421
    2.50
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    499
    0.28
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    2,617
    1.48
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    3,369
    1.91
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    341
    0.19
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    9,410
    5.33
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    2,245
    1.27
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    69
    0.04
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    19,169
    10.86
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    233
    0.13
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    1,438
    0.81
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    317
    0.18
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    113
    0.06
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    309
    0.18
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    904
    0.51
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    72
    0.04
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    81
    0.05
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    60
    0.03
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    620
    0.35
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    142
    0.08
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    4,107
    2.33
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    792
    0.45
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    1,250
    0.71
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    21
    0.01
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    7,562
    4.28
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    137
    0.08
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    284
    0.16
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Niger NIGER
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    10.48
    133
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    1.86
    179
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    14.91
    106
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    4.47
    147
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    2.00
    174
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    7.01
    104
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    0.81
    183
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    5.73
    88
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    1.25
    167
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    1.77
    142
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    6.52
    19
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.48
    126
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.87
    144
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.53
    113
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.58
    122
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    0.82
    169
    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.