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Costa Rica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Costa Rica and Saudi Arabia 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.

Saudi Arabia
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   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
           
    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
     
    43.6
    45.8
    44.7
    120
    122
    119
    1970
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
     
    50.9
    53.8
    52.3
    112
    113
    114
    1980
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
     
    60.2
    62.6
    61.4
    91
    101
    95
    1990
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
     
    66.4
    69.7
    68.0
    72
    94
    90
    2000
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
     
    71.0
    74.4
    72.6
    46
    73
    58
    2010
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
     
    72.4
    75.1
    73.7
    56
    94
    74
    2016
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
    73.5
    76.5
    74.8
    60
    91
    84
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    73.5
    76.5
    60
    91
    Age 5
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    74.5
    77.4
    56
    95
    Age 10
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    74.6
    77.5
    56
    95
    Age 15
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    74.7
    77.6
    56
    95
    Age 20
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    75.0
    77.7
    54
    95
    Age 25
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    75.4
    77.9
    55
    95
    Age 30
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    75.6
    78.0
    58
    96
    Age 35
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    75.7
    78.1
    63
    99
    Age 40
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    75.9
    78.3
    69
    100
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    76.2
    78.6
    73
    101
    Age 50
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    76.5
    78.9
    77
    103
    Age 55
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    77.1
    79.4
    80
    103
    Age 60
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    77.7
    80.1
    88
    104
    Age 65
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    79.2
    81.2
    97
    104
    Age 70
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    80.9
    82.5
    106
    103
    Age 75
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    83.6
    84.6
    88
    102
    Age 80
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    86.3
    87.1
    92
    105
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    89.7
    90.2
    88
    101
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    71.04
    149
    190.20
    36
    2. Stroke
    28.83
    155
    81.64
    78
    3. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    6.13
    159
    4. Lung Disease
    20.54
    110
    13.21
    159
    5. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    2.67
    165
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.36
    129
    27.80
    98
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    9.41
    161
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.57
    105
    34.57
    32
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.19
    141
    43.74
    75
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.94
    116
    45.22
    5
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    7.14
    102
    12. Other Injuries
    10.30
    61
    6.37
    114
    13. Violence
    9.77
    51
    6.91
    76
    14. Alzheimers & Dementia
    9.45
    150
    45.17
    9
    15. Hypertension
    9.01
    114
    2.91
    166
    16. Suicide
    7.49
    111
    3.39
    164
    17. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    6.33
    57
    18. Liver Disease
    7.16
    153
    20.24
    71
    19. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    1.06
    180
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    110
    8.46
    73
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    5.04
    135
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    5.15
    100
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.15
    10
    2.29
    114
    24. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    3.03
    127
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    2.64
    115
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.89
    105
    7.59
    51
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.49
    122
    5.87
    99
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.92
    110
    5.32
    83
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.74
    96
    0.62
    128
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    2.86
    155
    31. Drownings
    2.74
    110
    3.29
    101
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.29
    139
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.28
    103
    2.41
    100
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.37
    181
    35. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    1.62
    163
    36. Falls
    2.07
    166
    9.50
    52
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.64
    117
    38. Skin Disease
    1.85
    96
    6.79
    9
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.61
    133
    0.93
    152
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    1.40
    141
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.40
    152
    3.79
    16
    42. Epilepsy
    1.26
    118
    0.98
    140
    43. Alcohol
    1.14
    122
    0.36
    161
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.13
    132
    1.95
    112
    45. Tuberculosis
    1.10
    132
    5.21
    93
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.03
    131
    1.13
    125
    47. Asthma
    0.94
    148
    3.08
    101
    48. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.83
    14
    0.07
    169
    49. Drug Use
    0.76
    126
    1.24
    79
    50. Encephalitis
    0.75
    95
    0.46
    142
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    4,060
    19.47
    27,468
    26.36
    2. Stroke
    1,674
    8.03
    10,903
    10.46
    3. Lung Disease
    1,230
    5.90
    1,759
    1.69
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    916
    4.39
    3,737
    3.59
    5. Stomach Cancer
    904
    4.34
    457
    0.44
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    750
    3.60
    9,112
    8.75
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    747
    3.58
    6,174
    5.93
    8. Kidney Disease
    675
    3.24
    6,451
    6.19
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    652
    3.13
    1,329
    1.28
    10. Other Injuries
    593
    2.84
    1,588
    1.52
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    575
    2.76
    4,980
    4.78
    12. Prostate Cancer
    568
    2.72
    371
    0.36
    13. Hypertension
    534
    2.56
    440
    0.42
    14. Violence
    497
    2.38
    1,999
    1.92
    15. Breast Cancer
    454
    2.18
    916
    0.88
    16. Lymphomas
    399
    1.91
    1,168
    1.12
    17. Suicide
    385
    1.85
    1,035
    0.99
    18. Liver Disease
    382
    1.83
    3,209
    3.08
    19. Lung Cancers
    375
    1.80
    873
    0.84
    20. Liver Cancer
    344
    1.65
    825
    0.79
    21. Other Neoplasms
    339
    1.63
    488
    0.47
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    287
    1.38
    455
    0.44
    23. Leukemia
    285
    1.37
    704
    0.68
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    275
    1.32
    2,785
    2.67
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    266
    1.28
    1,204
    1.16
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    209
    1.00
    949
    0.91
    27. HIV/AIDS
    194
    0.93
    208
    0.20
    28. Cervical Cancer
    194
    0.93
    87
    0.08
    29. Low Birth Weight
    176
    0.84
    1,973
    1.89
    30. Drownings
    137
    0.66
    948
    0.91
    31. Skin Cancers
    129
    0.62
    60
    0.06
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    128
    0.61
    377
    0.36
    33. Oral Cancer
    118
    0.57
    323
    0.31
    34. Falls
    111
    0.53
    1,856
    1.78
    35. Skin Disease
    108
    0.52
    846
    0.81
    36. Bladder Cancer
    107
    0.51
    257
    0.25
    37. Ovary Cancer
    96
    0.46
    233
    0.22
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.44
    133
    0.13
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    83
    0.40
    227
    0.22
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    81
    0.39
    444
    0.43
    41. Uterin Cancer
    76
    0.36
    87
    0.08
    42. Epilepsy
    65
    0.31
    260
    0.25
    43. Alcohol
    60
    0.29
    88
    0.08
    44. Tuberculosis
    59
    0.28
    846
    0.81
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    56
    0.27
    209
    0.20
    46. Asthma
    51
    0.24
    510
    0.49
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    45
    0.22
    11
    0.01
    48. Birth Trauma
    44
    0.21
    656
    0.63
    49. Drug Use
    40
    0.19
    311
    0.30
    50. Encephalitis
    39
    0.19
    122
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.07
    54
    6.13
    159
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.41
    10
    2.67
    165
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.79
    96
    9.41
    161
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.75
    61
    7.14
    102
    5. Lymphomas
    7.39
    31
    6.33
    57
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.88
    107
    1.06
    180
    7. Lung Cancers
    6.82
    124
    5.04
    135
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.24
    76
    5.15
    100
    9. Leukemia
    5.47
    14
    3.03
    127
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.22
    66
    2.64
    115
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    131
    2.86
    155
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.70
    72
    1.29
    139
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.24
    46
    0.37
    181
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.18
    132
    1.62
    163
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.88
    98
    1.64
    117
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    134
    1.40
    141
    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.