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Latvia
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Latvia and Albania 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.

Albania
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
Latvia Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Latvia LATVIA   Albania ALBANIA
      Latvia LATVIA   Albania ALBANIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
     
    61.6
    63.6
    62.6
    48
    53
    51
    1970
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
     
    65.6
    68.7
    67.1
    43
    52
    47
    1980
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
     
    67.5
    72.3
    69.8
    40
    55
    48
    1990
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
     
    69.0
    74.9
    71.9
    43
    50
    44
    2000
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
     
    69.4
    76.4
    72.6
    67
    47
    56
    2010
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
     
    73.2
    79.8
    76.2
    46
    39
    42
    2016
    70.0
    79.6
    75.0
    94
    47
    79
     
    74.3
    78.6
    76.4
    49
    63
    53
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Latvia LATVIA   Albania ALBANIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    70.0
    79.6
    94
    47
    74.3
    78.6
    49
    63
    Age 5
    70.6
    80.0
    103
    53
    75.3
    79.5
    47
    62
    Age 10
    70.6
    80.1
    104
    53
    75.4
    79.7
    47
    60
    Age 15
    70.7
    80.2
    104
    53
    75.5
    79.8
    47
    60
    Age 20
    70.9
    80.2
    108
    56
    75.7
    80.0
    47
    59
    Age 25
    71.1
    80.3
    111
    57
    75.9
    80.1
    49
    59
    Age 30
    71.5
    80.5
    113
    56
    76.1
    80.3
    49
    58
    Age 35
    72.0
    80.7
    115
    56
    76.4
    80.4
    50
    61
    Age 40
    72.6
    80.9
    117
    56
    76.7
    80.6
    53
    65
    Age 45
    73.5
    81.3
    115
    55
    77.1
    80.9
    54
    65
    Age 50
    74.4
    81.8
    114
    55
    77.7
    81.3
    59
    62
    Age 55
    75.7
    82.4
    108
    56
    78.5
    81.7
    60
    63
    Age 60
    77.3
    83.1
    103
    58
    79.4
    82.3
    62
    69
    Age 65
    79.3
    84.0
    89
    58
    80.5
    83.0
    67
    73
    Age 70
    81.7
    85.1
    77
    60
    82.0
    84.1
    73
    75
    Age 75
    84.3
    86.6
    72
    65
    83.7
    85.6
    84
    80
    Age 80
    87.0
    88.3
    71
    68
    86.0
    87.3
    114
    98
    Age 85
    90.1
    90.8
    74
    73
    89.2
    90.0
    128
    105
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Latvia LATVIA   Albania ALBANIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    206.28
    25
    126.59
    77
    2. Stroke
    104.98
    62
    105.31
    61
    3. Prostate Cancer
    28.65
    31
    9.85
    136
    4. Inflammatory/Heart
    26.97
    5
    14.00
    17
    5. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    32
    27.64
    21
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    66
    17.09
    88
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.04
    15
    4.94
    137
    8. Suicide
    17.74
    17
    3.83
    162
    9. Liver Disease
    13.92
    97
    5.49
    162
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.99
    154
    11.29
    159
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.82
    29
    18.46
    4
    12. Hypertension
    12.15
    102
    2.67
    172
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.88
    148
    3.18
    182
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    9.18
    10
    5.49
    62
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    134
    12.32
    114
    16. Alcohol
    8.27
    6
    0.27
    173
    17. Lung Disease
    8.06
    181
    11.67
    165
    18. Ovary Cancer
    8.04
    8
    1.54
    178
    19. Kidney Disease
    7.79
    151
    8.08
    145
    20. Other Injuries
    7.15
    105
    2.50
    181
    21. Drownings
    6.83
    50
    0.86
    157
    22. Uterin Cancer
    6.27
    7
    2.21
    84
    23. Falls
    6.26
    74
    1.51
    175
    24. Cervical Cancer
    6.01
    116
    1.82
    163
    25. Lymphomas
    5.85
    70
    1.30
    179
    26. Oral Cancer
    5.83
    29
    2.95
    91
    27. Violence
    5.66
    87
    3.90
    113
    28. Leukemia
    5.43
    12
    4.11
    83
    29. Bladder Cancer
    5.40
    8
    4.30
    24
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.38
    162
    19.92
    72
    31. HIV/AIDS
    4.73
    89
    1.03
    122
    32. Fires
    4.34
    51
    0.39
    161
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    4.30
    144
    8.84
    83
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
    1.40
    136
    35. Liver Cancer
    3.62
    144
    6.27
    70
    36. Skin Cancers
    3.55
    16
    1.71
    74
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.54
    80
    0.62
    170
    38. Birth Trauma
    3.51
    83
    2.20
    110
    39. Drug Use
    3.32
    29
    0.63
    142
    40. Tuberculosis
    2.74
    107
    0.31
    163
    41. Other Neoplasms
    2.25
    111
    7.53
    5
    42. Low Birth Weight
    1.76
    159
    6.16
    100
    43. Epilepsy
    1.72
    94
    1.17
    137
    44. Skin Disease
    1.48
    98
    0.12
    171
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    1.33
    171
    2.19
    158
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.16
    124
    1.15
    126
    47. Poisonings
    1.06
    77
    0.26
    163
    48. Asthma
    0.99
    145
    3.12
    104
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.93
    98
    1.17
    80
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.88
    15
    0.60
    28
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Latvia LATVIA   Albania ALBANIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,688
    36.45
    5,526
    28.54
    2. Stroke
    5,084
    19.13
    4,675
    24.15
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,015
    3.82
    1,149
    5.93
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    808
    3.04
    202
    1.04
    5. Inflammatory/Heart
    789
    2.97
    598
    3.09
    6. Hypertension
    568
    2.14
    119
    0.61
    7. Stomach Cancer
    523
    1.97
    744
    3.84
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    516
    1.94
    137
    0.71
    9. Breast Cancer
    459
    1.73
    318
    1.64
    10. Prostate Cancer
    450
    1.69
    203
    1.05
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    438
    1.65
    410
    2.12
    12. Suicide
    427
    1.61
    124
    0.64
    13. Liver Disease
    393
    1.48
    222
    1.15
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    383
    1.44
    229
    1.18
    15. Kidney Disease
    354
    1.33
    333
    1.72
    16. Lung Disease
    352
    1.32
    520
    2.69
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    262
    0.99
    907
    4.68
    18. Bladder Cancer
    251
    0.94
    186
    0.96
    19. Lymphomas
    229
    0.86
    49
    0.25
    20. Leukemia
    216
    0.81
    146
    0.75
    21. Alcohol
    216
    0.81
    9
    0.05
    22. Other Injuries
    208
    0.78
    80
    0.41
    23. Oral Cancer
    204
    0.77
    120
    0.62
    24. Falls
    200
    0.75
    56
    0.29
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    195
    0.73
    395
    2.04
    26. Ovary Cancer
    183
    0.69
    31
    0.16
    27. Drownings
    158
    0.59
    25
    0.13
    28. Skin Cancers
    150
    0.56
    72
    0.37
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.56
    27
    0.14
    30. Liver Cancer
    142
    0.53
    263
    1.36
    31. Uterin Cancer
    142
    0.53
    44
    0.23
    32. Cervical Cancer
    136
    0.51
    33
    0.17
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    134
    0.50
    59
    0.30
    34. Violence
    132
    0.50
    120
    0.62
    35. Fires
    125
    0.47
    13
    0.07
    36. Other Neoplasms
    102
    0.38
    303
    1.57
    37. HIV/AIDS
    93
    0.35
    29
    0.15
    38. Tuberculosis
    79
    0.30
    10
    0.05
    39. Drug Use
    75
    0.28
    21
    0.11
    40. Skin Disease
    62
    0.23
    5
    0.03
    41. Congenital Anomalies
    59
    0.22
    189
    0.98
    42. Endocrine Disorders
    49
    0.18
    82
    0.42
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.18
    46
    0.24
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    47
    0.18
    52
    0.27
    45. Asthma
    43
    0.16
    138
    0.71
    46. Epilepsy
    40
    0.15
    36
    0.19
    47. Birth Trauma
    38
    0.14
    46
    0.24
    48. Poisonings
    27
    0.10
    8
    0.04
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    25
    0.09
    24
    0.12
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    21
    0.08
    6
    0.03
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Latvia LATVIA   Albania ALBANIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.65
    31
    9.85
    136
    2. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    32
    27.64
    21
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    66
    17.09
    88
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.04
    15
    4.94
    137
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.82
    29
    18.46
    4
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.18
    10
    5.49
    62
    7. Ovary Cancer
    8.04
    8
    1.54
    178
    8. Uterin Cancer
    6.27
    7
    2.21
    84
    9. Cervical Cancer
    6.01
    116
    1.82
    163
    10. Lymphomas
    5.85
    70
    1.30
    179
    11. Oral Cancer
    5.83
    29
    2.95
    91
    12. Leukemia
    5.43
    12
    4.11
    83
    13. Bladder Cancer
    5.40
    8
    4.30
    24
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
    1.40
    136
    15. Liver Cancer
    3.62
    144
    6.27
    70
    16. Skin Cancers
    3.55
    16
    1.71
    74
    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.