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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Nigeria 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.

Nigeria
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   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    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
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    197.37
    31
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    109.84
    44
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    55.29
    7
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    34.46
    42
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    2.62
    168
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    39.95
    53
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    32.06
    4
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    29.50
    41
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    246.59
    1
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    13.66
    99
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    4.50
    146
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    21.35
    6
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    10.46
    44
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    43.10
    11
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    13.66
    80
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    17.33
    15
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    4.88
    106
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    64.44
    2
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    22.57
    21
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    13.48
    8
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    1.16
    179
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    13.15
    26
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    4.12
    46
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    1.80
    157
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    2.36
    120
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    9.13
    33
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    24.78
    10
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    21.18
    5
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    116.06
    15
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.26
    142
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    8.93
    14
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.89
    100
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    146.53
    6
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.69
    155
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.14
    133
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    23.79
    2
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.05
    161
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    7.45
    6
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    6.26
    54
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    0.51
    182
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    3.53
    25
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    6.96
    6
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    2.84
    42
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    23.73
    6
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    128.71
    5
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    5.38
    33
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    11.08
    46
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.27
    91
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    5.29
    9
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    1.71
    34
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    108,578
    5.60
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    69,220
    3.57
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    20,238
    1.04
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    25,811
    1.33
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    1,990
    0.10
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    40,061
    2.07
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    288,619
    14.89
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    11,098
    0.57
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    3,781
    0.20
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    32,706
    1.69
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    15,183
    0.78
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    12,105
    0.62
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    8,737
    0.45
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    18,210
    0.94
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    15,790
    0.81
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    4,568
    0.24
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    17,710
    0.91
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    60,044
    3.10
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    949
    0.05
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    12,691
    0.65
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    3,545
    0.18
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    1,908
    0.10
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    1,760
    0.09
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    43,279
    2.23
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    7,727
    0.40
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    38,378
    1.98
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    161,271
    8.32
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    9,191
    0.47
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    89,291
    4.61
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    16,222
    0.84
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    479
    0.02
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    178,438
    9.21
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    1,941
    0.10
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    17,795
    0.92
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    5,766
    0.30
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    715
    0.04
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    1,495
    0.08
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    5,123
    0.26
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    351
    0.02
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    1,485
    0.08
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    694
    0.04
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    9,989
    0.52
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    2,812
    0.15
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    115,420
    5.95
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    4,079
    0.21
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    8,373
    0.43
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    175
    0.01
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    85,504
    4.41
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    7,060
    0.36
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    2,687
    0.14
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    55.29
    7
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    2.62
    168
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    32.06
    4
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    4.50
    146
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    4.88
    106
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    22.57
    21
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    1.16
    179
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    13.15
    26
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    1.80
    157
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    2.36
    120
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    3.26
    142
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.89
    100
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.69
    155
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    2.14
    133
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.05
    161
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    0.51
    182
    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.