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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
    72.38
    155
    174.22
    34
    2. Stroke
    29.79
    164
    89.82
    85
    3. Prostate Cancer
    21.69
    59
    6.73
    153
    4. Lung Disease
    20.42
    107
    12.41
    158
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    16.37
    131
    17.19
    129
    6. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    3.11
    150
    7. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    9.64
    158
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.32
    109
    31.91
    34
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13.81
    153
    49.64
    75
    10. Kidney Disease
    11.98
    108
    41.05
    11
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    7.67
    94
    12. Other Injuries
    10.46
    68
    6.40
    118
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    9.96
    153
    49.94
    4
    14. Hypertension
    9.40
    117
    3.83
    162
    15. Violence
    8.82
    63
    6.09
    83
    16. Suicide
    7.34
    124
    3.90
    159
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    7.31
    113
    10.16
    65
    18. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    6.64
    47
    19. Liver Disease
    6.88
    148
    13.33
    99
    20. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    5.53
    133
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    1.16
    176
    22. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    5.37
    90
    23. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    11
    2.49
    101
    24. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    3.19
    120
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    2.73
    108
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.84
    112
    10.73
    30
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.65
    121
    6.52
    97
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    3.85
    120
    4.25
    110
    29. HIV/AIDS
    3.52
    97
    0.00
    178
    30. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    2.79
    156
    31. Drownings
    2.60
    109
    3.06
    103
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    1.43
    121
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.30
    110
    2.28
    111
    34. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    0.40
    168
    35. Falls
    2.01
    170
    7.00
    67
    36. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    1.74
    138
    37. Skin Disease
    1.91
    87
    4.86
    29
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    1.76
    101
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.62
    133
    0.81
    161
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    1.64
    118
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    1.44
    63
    0.53
    156
    42. Birth Trauma
    1.28
    132
    2.13
    112
    43. Epilepsy
    1.23
    132
    1.26
    130
    44. Tuberculosis
    1.08
    132
    4.96
    93
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.01
    132
    1.23
    121
    46. Alcohol
    0.97
    127
    0.39
    160
    47. Drug Use
    0.93
    113
    1.04
    105
    48. Asthma
    0.89
    150
    4.09
    95
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.82
    9
    0.11
    154
    50. Malnutrition
    0.65
    119
    0.25
    140
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Costa Rica COSTA RICA   Saudi Arabia SAUDI ARABIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,758
    19.49
    23,624
    24.25
    2. Stroke
    1,546
    8.02
    11,409
    11.71
    3. Lung Disease
    1,059
    5.49
    1,586
    1.63
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    850
    4.41
    2,273
    2.33
    5. Stomach Cancer
    844
    4.38
    491
    0.50
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    719
    3.73
    8,660
    8.89
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    704
    3.65
    6,768
    6.95
    8. Kidney Disease
    619
    3.21
    5,635
    5.78
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    609
    3.16
    1,311
    1.35
    10. Other Injuries
    538
    2.79
    1,532
    1.57
    11. Prostate Cancer
    518
    2.69
    369
    0.38
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    517
    2.68
    5,447
    5.59
    13. Hypertension
    488
    2.53
    538
    0.55
    14. Violence
    440
    2.28
    1,814
    1.86
    15. Breast Cancer
    425
    2.20
    900
    0.92
    16. Suicide
    370
    1.92
    1,057
    1.08
    17. Lymphomas
    369
    1.91
    1,152
    1.18
    18. Liver Disease
    357
    1.85
    1,995
    2.05
    19. Lung Cancers
    352
    1.83
    906
    0.93
    20. Liver Cancer
    322
    1.67
    802
    0.82
    21. Other Neoplasms
    311
    1.61
    486
    0.50
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    294
    1.52
    3,321
    3.41
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    270
    1.40
    437
    0.45
    24. Leukemia
    268
    1.39
    724
    0.74
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    249
    1.29
    1,604
    1.65
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    195
    1.01
    843
    0.87
    27. Low Birth Weight
    183
    0.95
    2,328
    2.39
    28. HIV/AIDS
    179
    0.93
    0
    0.00
    29. Cervical Cancer
    178
    0.92
    94
    0.10
    30. Drownings
    129
    0.67
    833
    0.86
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    117
    0.61
    373
    0.38
    32. Skin Cancers
    110
    0.57
    59
    0.06
    33. Falls
    103
    0.53
    1,350
    1.39
    34. Oral Cancer
    100
    0.52
    321
    0.33
    35. Bladder Cancer
    98
    0.51
    257
    0.26
    36. Skin Disease
    98
    0.51
    592
    0.61
    37. Ovary Cancer
    90
    0.47
    224
    0.23
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    84
    0.44
    110
    0.11
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    77
    0.40
    246
    0.25
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    75
    0.39
    64
    0.07
    41. Uterin Cancer
    69
    0.36
    97
    0.10
    42. Epilepsy
    62
    0.32
    335
    0.34
    43. Tuberculosis
    55
    0.29
    702
    0.72
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    52
    0.27
    219
    0.22
    45. Birth Trauma
    50
    0.26
    761
    0.78
    46. Alcohol
    50
    0.26
    82
    0.08
    47. Drug Use
    47
    0.24
    245
    0.25
    48. Asthma
    46
    0.24
    630
    0.65
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    43
    0.22
    17
    0.02
    50. Malnutrition
    33
    0.17
    41
    0.04
    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
    21.69
    59
    6.73
    153
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.27
    13
    3.11
    150
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.72
    105
    9.64
    158
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.73
    60
    7.67
    94
    5. Lymphomas
    7.15
    33
    6.64
    47
    6. Lung Cancers
    6.77
    124
    5.53
    133
    7. Cervical Cancer
    6.62
    106
    1.16
    176
    8. Liver Cancer
    6.20
    73
    5.37
    90
    9. Leukemia
    5.33
    18
    3.19
    120
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    5.19
    66
    2.73
    108
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.35
    132
    2.79
    156
    12. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    71
    1.43
    121
    13. Skin Cancers
    2.13
    56
    0.40
    168
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.94
    132
    1.74
    138
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    93
    1.76
    101
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.48
    128
    1.64
    118
    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.