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Compare Latvia and DR Congo 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Latvia LATVIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    70.0
    79.6
    75.0
    94
    47
    79
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Latvia LATVIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.0
    79.6
    94
    47
     
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    70.6
    80.0
    103
    53
     
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    70.6
    80.1
    104
    53
     
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    70.7
    80.2
    104
    53
     
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    70.9
    80.2
    108
    56
     
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    71.1
    80.3
    111
    57
     
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    71.5
    80.5
    113
    56
     
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    72.0
    80.7
    115
    56
     
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    72.6
    80.9
    117
    56
     
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    73.5
    81.3
    115
    55
     
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    74.4
    81.8
    114
    55
     
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    75.7
    82.4
    108
    56
     
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    77.3
    83.1
    103
    58
     
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    79.3
    84.0
    89
    58
     
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    81.7
    85.1
    77
    60
     
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    84.3
    86.6
    72
    65
     
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    87.0
    88.3
    71
    68
     
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    90.1
    90.8
    74
    73
     
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Latvia LATVIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    206.28
    25
     
    82.42
    140
    2. Stroke
    104.98
    62
     
    110.84
    56
    3. Prostate Cancer
    28.65
    31
     
    34.72
    23
    4. Inflammatory/Heart
    26.97
    5
     
    5.80
    85
    5. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    32
     
    1.26
    177
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    66
     
    15.18
    111
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.04
    15
     
    5.06
    134
    8. Suicide
    17.74
    17
     
    12.22
    56
    9. Liver Disease
    13.92
    97
     
    25.03
    53
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    12.99
    154
     
    128.08
    20
    11. Stomach Cancer
    12.82
    29
     
    5.62
    90
    12. Hypertension
    12.15
    102
     
    31.76
    20
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.88
    148
     
    19.53
    116
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    9.18
    10
     
    1.11
    157
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    134
     
    36.88
    21
    16. Alcohol
    8.27
    6
     
    1.33
    108
    17. Lung Disease
    8.06
    181
     
    34.27
    37
    18. Ovary Cancer
    8.04
    8
     
    3.37
    129
    19. Kidney Disease
    7.79
    151
     
    7.55
    153
    20. Other Injuries
    7.15
    105
     
    14.74
    41
    21. Drownings
    6.83
    50
     
    9.37
    25
    22. Uterin Cancer
    6.27
    7
     
    1.99
    91
    23. Falls
    6.26
    74
     
    5.26
    90
    24. Cervical Cancer
    6.01
    116
     
    27.01
    15
    25. Lymphomas
    5.85
    70
     
    4.21
    113
    26. Oral Cancer
    5.83
    29
     
    4.35
    58
    27. Violence
    5.66
    87
     
    14.82
    24
    28. Leukemia
    5.43
    12
     
    2.31
    144
    29. Bladder Cancer
    5.40
    8
     
    1.64
    108
    30. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.38
    162
     
    17.36
    96
    31. HIV/AIDS
    4.73
    89
     
    36.40
    36
    32. Fires
    4.34
    51
     
    6.30
    31
    33. Congenital Anomalies
    4.30
    144
     
    13.19
    29
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
     
    6.06
    31
    35. Liver Cancer
    3.62
    144
     
    10.30
    37
    36. Skin Cancers
    3.55
    16
     
    2.23
    49
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.54
    80
     
    7.93
    26
    38. Birth Trauma
    3.51
    83
     
    19.33
    15
    39. Drug Use
    3.32
    29
     
    0.91
    114
    40. Tuberculosis
    2.74
    107
     
    123.54
    8
    41. Other Neoplasms
    2.25
    111
     
    2.90
    85
    42. Low Birth Weight
    1.76
    159
     
    24.39
    15
    43. Epilepsy
    1.72
    94
     
    5.97
    22
    44. Skin Disease
    1.48
    98
     
    2.55
    67
    45. Endocrine Disorders
    1.33
    171
     
    20.11
    8
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.16
    124
     
    5.95
    22
    47. Poisonings
    1.06
    77
     
    2.97
    18
    48. Asthma
    0.99
    145
     
    17.72
    22
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.93
    98
     
    0.49
    160
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.88
    15
     
    0.06
    165
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Latvia LATVIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    9,688
    36.45
     
    24,108
    3.59
    2. Stroke
    5,084
    19.13
     
    33,913
    5.05
    3. Lung Cancers
    1,015
    3.82
     
    417
    0.06
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    808
    3.04
     
    1,781
    0.27
    5. Inflammatory/Heart
    789
    2.97
     
    2,681
    0.40
    6. Hypertension
    568
    2.14
     
    9,405
    1.40
    7. Stomach Cancer
    523
    1.97
     
    2,028
    0.30
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    516
    1.94
     
    6,268
    0.93
    9. Breast Cancer
    459
    1.73
     
    3,056
    0.45
    10. Prostate Cancer
    450
    1.69
     
    4,065
    0.61
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    438
    1.65
     
    84,332
    12.55
    12. Suicide
    427
    1.61
     
    7,577
    1.13
    13. Liver Disease
    393
    1.48
     
    9,466
    1.41
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    383
    1.44
     
    405
    0.06
    15. Kidney Disease
    354
    1.33
     
    3,172
    0.47
    16. Lung Disease
    352
    1.32
     
    10,391
    1.55
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    262
    0.99
     
    4,461
    0.66
    18. Bladder Cancer
    251
    0.94
     
    497
    0.07
    19. Lymphomas
    229
    0.86
     
    1,665
    0.25
    20. Leukemia
    216
    0.81
     
    1,000
    0.15
    21. Alcohol
    216
    0.81
     
    611
    0.09
    22. Other Injuries
    208
    0.78
     
    11,821
    1.76
    23. Oral Cancer
    204
    0.77
     
    1,473
    0.22
    24. Falls
    200
    0.75
     
    2,634
    0.39
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    195
    0.73
     
    25,899
    3.86
    26. Ovary Cancer
    183
    0.69
     
    625
    0.09
    27. Drownings
    158
    0.59
     
    9,325
    1.39
    28. Skin Cancers
    150
    0.56
     
    717
    0.11
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    149
    0.56
     
    2,943
    0.44
    30. Liver Cancer
    142
    0.53
     
    3,912
    0.58
    31. Uterin Cancer
    142
    0.53
     
    316
    0.05
    32. Cervical Cancer
    136
    0.51
     
    5,178
    0.77
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    134
    0.50
     
    1,937
    0.29
    34. Violence
    132
    0.50
     
    10,322
    1.54
    35. Fires
    125
    0.47
     
    5,142
    0.77
    36. Other Neoplasms
    102
    0.38
     
    1,220
    0.18
    37. HIV/AIDS
    93
    0.35
     
    20,526
    3.06
    38. Tuberculosis
    79
    0.30
     
    48,276
    7.19
    39. Drug Use
    75
    0.28
     
    543
    0.08
    40. Skin Disease
    62
    0.23
     
    1,033
    0.15
    41. Congenital Anomalies
    59
    0.22
     
    18,222
    2.71
    42. Endocrine Disorders
    49
    0.18
     
    16,810
    2.50
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    49
    0.18
     
    2,553
    0.38
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    47
    0.18
     
    131
    0.02
    45. Asthma
    43
    0.16
     
    7,016
    1.04
    46. Epilepsy
    40
    0.15
     
    4,465
    0.66
    47. Birth Trauma
    38
    0.14
     
    30,270
    4.51
    48. Poisonings
    27
    0.10
     
    2,802
    0.42
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    25
    0.09
     
    26
    0.00
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    21
    0.08
     
    103
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Latvia LATVIA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    28.65
    31
     
    34.72
    23
    2. Lung Cancers
    25.54
    32
     
    1.26
    177
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    66
     
    15.18
    111
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.04
    15
     
    5.06
    134
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.82
    29
     
    5.62
    90
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    9.18
    10
     
    1.11
    157
    7. Ovary Cancer
    8.04
    8
     
    3.37
    129
    8. Uterin Cancer
    6.27
    7
     
    1.99
    91
    9. Cervical Cancer
    6.01
    116
     
    27.01
    15
    10. Lymphomas
    5.85
    70
     
    4.21
    113
    11. Oral Cancer
    5.83
    29
     
    4.35
    58
    12. Leukemia
    5.43
    12
     
    2.31
    144
    13. Bladder Cancer
    5.40
    8
     
    1.64
    108
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.72
    56
     
    6.06
    31
    15. Liver Cancer
    3.62
    144
     
    10.30
    37
    16. Skin Cancers
    3.55
    16
     
    2.23
    49
     
     
     
    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.