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New Zealand
COUNTRY #1
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Compare New Zealand and Costa Rica 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.

Costa Rica
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
New Zealand Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    68.7
    73.9
    71.2
    6
    9
    7
     
    60.5
    63.3
    61.9
    56
    54
    56
    1970
    68.2
    74.5
    71.3
    18
    16
    14
     
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
    1980
    70.0
    75.8
    72.8
    21
    21
    22
     
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
    1990
    72.5
    78.4
    75.4
    21
    22
    20
     
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
    2000
    75.9
    81.2
    78.6
    10
    11
    11
     
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
    2010
    79.0
    82.8
    80.9
    9
    18
    13
     
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
    2016
    80.5
    84.0
    82.2
    10
    17
    15
     
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    80.5
    84.0
    10
    17
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    Age 5
    80.9
    84.3
    7
    16
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    Age 10
    81.0
    84.4
    7
    16
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    Age 15
    81.0
    84.4
    7
    16
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    Age 20
    81.2
    84.5
    6
    15
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    Age 25
    81.5
    84.6
    5
    14
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    Age 30
    81.7
    84.7
    5
    12
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    Age 35
    81.9
    84.9
    5
    12
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    Age 40
    82.1
    85.0
    5
    12
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    Age 45
    82.5
    85.3
    4
    12
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    Age 50
    82.9
    85.6
    3
    11
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    Age 55
    83.4
    86.0
    3
    10
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    Age 60
    84.1
    86.4
    3
    10
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    Age 65
    84.9
    87.1
    4
    10
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    Age 70
    85.9
    87.8
    4
    10
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    Age 75
    87.4
    88.9
    4
    10
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    Age 80
    89.2
    90.3
    6
    15
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    Age 85
    91.5
    92.2
    14
    24
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    72.29
    156
    72.38
    155
    2. Stroke
    31.78
    160
    29.79
    164
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.07
    41
    9.96
    153
    4. Lung Cancers
    22.37
    50
    6.77
    124
    5. Lung Disease
    21.88
    96
    20.42
    107
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    57
    15.72
    105
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.75
    16
    11.73
    60
    8. Prostate Cancer
    17.52
    78
    21.69
    59
    9. Suicide
    12.40
    52
    7.34
    124
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    11.46
    150
    16.37
    131
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10.98
    162
    13.81
    153
    12. Falls
    7.27
    64
    2.01
    170
    13. Skin Cancers
    7.17
    1
    2.13
    56
    14. Lymphomas
    6.91
    39
    7.15
    33
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    5.97
    53
    5.19
    66
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.74
    158
    14.32
    109
    17. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    58
    3.35
    132
    18. Leukemia
    4.78
    39
    5.33
    18
    19. Stomach Cancer
    4.34
    119
    16.27
    13
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    4.32
    143
    7.31
    113
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4.18
    111
    3.85
    120
    22. Kidney Disease
    4.05
    179
    11.98
    108
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.85
    137
    4.84
    112
    24. Parkinson's Disease
    3.55
    21
    1.44
    63
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.35
    70
    1.48
    128
    26. Other Injuries
    3.23
    175
    10.46
    68
    27. Liver Cancer
    3.21
    153
    6.20
    73
    28. Uterin Cancer
    3.17
    47
    2.58
    71
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.66
    68
    1.89
    93
    30. Hypertension
    2.60
    174
    9.40
    117
    31. Other Neoplasms
    2.56
    98
    6.04
    11
    32. Liver Disease
    2.55
    177
    6.88
    148
    33. Low Birth Weight
    2.49
    150
    4.65
    121
    34. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    167
    6.62
    106
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.71
    98
    1.01
    132
    36. Drug Use
    1.69
    67
    0.93
    113
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    145
    1.94
    132
    38. Drownings
    1.42
    141
    2.60
    109
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    106
    1.91
    87
    40. Epilepsy
    1.26
    128
    1.23
    132
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.15
    141
    2.30
    110
    42. Violence
    1.14
    159
    8.82
    63
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.00
    150
    1.62
    133
    44. Asthma
    1.00
    144
    0.89
    150
    45. Alcohol
    0.82
    135
    0.97
    127
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.74
    145
    1.28
    132
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.66
    21
    0.82
    9
    48. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.54
    33
    0.20
    65
    49. Meningitis
    0.37
    143
    0.50
    132
    50. Fires
    0.33
    168
    0.36
    166
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    5,719
    21.84
    3,758
    19.49
    2. Stroke
    2,543
    9.71
    1,546
    8.02
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,090
    7.98
    517
    2.68
    4. Lung Disease
    1,763
    6.73
    1,059
    5.49
    5. Lung Cancers
    1,679
    6.41
    352
    1.83
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,347
    5.14
    609
    3.16
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    870
    3.32
    850
    4.41
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    863
    3.30
    704
    3.65
    9. Breast Cancer
    693
    2.65
    425
    2.20
    10. Prostate Cancer
    652
    2.49
    518
    2.69
    11. Suicide
    570
    2.18
    370
    1.92
    12. Falls
    569
    2.17
    103
    0.53
    13. Skin Cancers
    530
    2.02
    110
    0.57
    14. Lymphomas
    520
    1.99
    369
    1.91
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    451
    1.72
    270
    1.40
    16. Leukemia
    345
    1.32
    268
    1.39
    17. Kidney Disease
    322
    1.23
    619
    3.21
    18. Stomach Cancer
    308
    1.18
    844
    4.38
    19. Parkinson's Disease
    295
    1.13
    75
    0.39
    20. Endocrine Disorders
    279
    1.07
    195
    1.01
    21. Road Traffic Accidents
    274
    1.05
    719
    3.73
    22. Oesophagus Cancer
    253
    0.97
    77
    0.40
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    244
    0.93
    249
    1.29
    24. Liver Cancer
    227
    0.87
    322
    1.67
    25. Bladder Cancer
    211
    0.81
    98
    0.51
    26. Hypertension
    208
    0.79
    488
    2.53
    27. Ovary Cancer
    201
    0.77
    90
    0.47
    28. Other Neoplasms
    201
    0.77
    311
    1.61
    29. Other Injuries
    188
    0.72
    538
    2.79
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    183
    0.70
    294
    1.52
    31. Liver Disease
    167
    0.64
    357
    1.85
    32. Oral Cancer
    119
    0.45
    100
    0.52
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    117
    0.45
    52
    0.27
    34. Uterin Cancer
    115
    0.44
    69
    0.36
    35. Skin Disease
    99
    0.38
    98
    0.51
    36. Diarrhoeal diseases
    90
    0.34
    117
    0.61
    37. Low Birth Weight
    87
    0.33
    183
    0.95
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    80
    0.31
    84
    0.44
    39. Drug Use
    78
    0.30
    47
    0.24
    40. Asthma
    67
    0.26
    46
    0.24
    41. Epilepsy
    64
    0.24
    62
    0.32
    42. Drownings
    64
    0.24
    129
    0.67
    43. Cervical Cancer
    63
    0.24
    178
    0.92
    44. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    52
    0.20
    43
    0.22
    45. Violence
    52
    0.20
    440
    2.28
    46. Alcohol
    49
    0.19
    50
    0.26
    47. Multiple Sclerosis
    36
    0.14
    10
    0.05
    48. Birth Trauma
    26
    0.10
    50
    0.26
    49. Anemia
    20
    0.08
    4
    0.02
    50. Meningitis
    18
    0.07
    24
    0.12
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      New Zealand NEW ZEALAND   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    22.37
    50
    6.77
    124
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.62
    57
    15.72
    105
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.75
    16
    11.73
    60
    4. Prostate Cancer
    17.52
    78
    21.69
    59
    5. Skin Cancers
    7.17
    1
    2.13
    56
    6. Lymphomas
    6.91
    39
    7.15
    33
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.97
    53
    5.19
    66
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.35
    58
    3.35
    132
    9. Leukemia
    4.78
    39
    5.33
    18
    10. Stomach Cancer
    4.34
    119
    16.27
    13
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.35
    70
    1.48
    128
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.21
    153
    6.20
    73
    13. Uterin Cancer
    3.17
    47
    2.58
    71
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.66
    68
    1.89
    93
    15. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    167
    6.62
    106
    16. Oral Cancer
    1.66
    145
    1.94
    132
    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.