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Compare Portugal 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.7
    66.3
    63.4
    52
    43
    48
     
    60.5
    63.3
    61.9
    56
    54
    56
    1970
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    51
    43
    45
     
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
    1980
    67.9
    75.1
    71.4
    36
    29
    30
     
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
    1990
    70.2
    77.3
    73.7
    38
    27
    33
     
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
    2000
    73.1
    80.1
    76.6
    34
    24
    29
     
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
    2010
    76.4
    82.6
    79.6
    27
    23
    25
     
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
    2016
    78.3
    84.5
    81.5
    28
    11
    19
     
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    78.3
    84.5
    28
    11
     
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    Age 5
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    Age 10
    78.6
    84.7
    27
    11
     
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    Age 15
    78.7
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    Age 20
    78.8
    84.8
    27
    11
     
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    Age 25
    78.9
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    Age 30
    79.1
    84.9
    27
    11
     
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    Age 35
    79.3
    85.0
    28
    11
     
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    Age 40
    79.5
    85.2
    28
    11
     
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    Age 45
    79.9
    85.4
    29
    10
     
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    Age 50
    80.5
    85.6
    28
    10
     
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    Age 55
    81.3
    86.0
    26
    11
     
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    Age 60
    82.3
    86.4
    23
    11
     
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    Age 65
    83.4
    86.9
    22
    12
     
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.6
    21
    14
     
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    Age 75
    86.2
    88.5
    28
    21
     
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    Age 80
    88.1
    89.8
    37
    32
     
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    Age 85
    90.7
    91.9
    46
    40
     
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    47.51
    136
     
    29.79
    164
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    47.23
    177
     
    72.38
    155
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.81
    98
     
    13.81
    153
    4. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    6.77
    124
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    11.73
    60
    6. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    21.69
    59
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    17.72
    125
     
    16.37
    131
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.57
    92
     
    9.96
    153
    9. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    15.72
    105
    10. Lung Disease
    13.35
    156
     
    20.42
    107
    11. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    16.27
    13
    12. Suicide
    8.77
    111
     
    7.34
    124
    13. Liver Disease
    8.34
    140
     
    6.88
    148
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    6.99
    71
     
    3.85
    120
    15. Kidney Disease
    6.85
    157
     
    11.98
    108
    16. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    7.15
    33
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    5.19
    66
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.11
    153
     
    14.32
    109
    19. Other Injuries
    5.20
    140
     
    10.46
    68
    20. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    6.20
    73
    21. Hypertension
    4.90
    154
     
    9.40
    117
    22. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    1.94
    132
    23. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    5.33
    18
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    1.89
    93
    25. HIV/AIDS
    4.12
    93
     
    3.52
    97
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    3.66
    19
     
    1.44
    63
    27. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    3.35
    132
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    1.48
    128
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    6.62
    106
    30. Falls
    3.06
    139
     
    2.01
    170
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    3.06
    153
     
    4.84
    112
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    2.86
    168
     
    7.31
    113
    33. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    2.58
    71
    34. Other Neoplasms
    2.43
    104
     
    6.04
    11
    35. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    2.13
    56
    36. Epilepsy
    1.59
    101
     
    1.23
    132
    37. Low Birth Weight
    1.30
    171
     
    4.65
    121
    38. Alcohol
    1.18
    117
     
    0.97
    127
    39. Tuberculosis
    1.12
    130
     
    1.08
    132
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.96
    152
     
    1.62
    133
    41. Violence
    0.96
    165
     
    8.82
    63
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.77
    148
     
    1.01
    132
    43. Drug Use
    0.76
    132
     
    0.93
    113
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.75
    150
     
    2.30
    110
    45. Drownings
    0.65
    167
     
    2.60
    109
    46. Anemia
    0.64
    70
     
    0.08
    123
    47. Asthma
    0.58
    172
     
    0.89
    150
    48. Skin Disease
    0.49
    152
     
    1.91
    87
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.45
    166
     
    1.28
    132
    50. Fires
    0.40
    160
     
    0.36
    166
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    12,735
    14.62
     
    1,546
    8.02
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,284
    14.10
     
    3,758
    19.49
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,136
    9.34
     
    704
    3.65
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5,078
    5.83
     
    517
    2.68
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,734
    5.43
     
    850
    4.41
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4,386
    5.03
     
    609
    3.16
    7. Lung Cancers
    4,181
    4.80
     
    352
    1.83
    8. Lung Disease
    3,677
    4.22
     
    1,059
    5.49
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2,647
    3.04
     
    844
    4.38
    10. Prostate Cancer
    2,036
    2.34
     
    518
    2.69
    11. Breast Cancer
    1,911
    2.19
     
    425
    2.20
    12. Kidney Disease
    1,893
    2.17
     
    619
    3.21
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    1,634
    1.88
     
    195
    1.01
    14. Lymphomas
    1,532
    1.76
     
    369
    1.91
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    1,453
    1.67
     
    270
    1.40
    16. Suicide
    1,413
    1.62
     
    370
    1.92
    17. Liver Disease
    1,408
    1.62
     
    357
    1.85
    18. Hypertension
    1,377
    1.58
     
    488
    2.53
    19. Liver Cancer
    1,114
    1.28
     
    322
    1.67
    20. Bladder Cancer
    1,083
    1.24
     
    98
    0.51
    21. Other Injuries
    1,081
    1.24
     
    538
    2.79
    22. Parkinson's Disease
    1,048
    1.20
     
    75
    0.39
    23. Leukemia
    977
    1.12
     
    268
    1.39
    24. Oral Cancer
    821
    0.94
     
    100
    0.52
    25. Road Traffic Accidents
    801
    0.92
     
    719
    3.73
    26. Falls
    715
    0.82
     
    103
    0.53
    27. Inflammatory/Heart
    655
    0.75
     
    249
    1.29
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    636
    0.73
     
    77
    0.40
    29. Other Neoplasms
    592
    0.68
     
    311
    1.61
    30. Skin Cancers
    528
    0.61
     
    110
    0.57
    31. HIV/AIDS
    511
    0.59
     
    179
    0.93
    32. Ovary Cancer
    407
    0.47
     
    90
    0.47
    33. Cervical Cancer
    388
    0.45
     
    178
    0.92
    34. Epilepsy
    342
    0.39
     
    62
    0.32
    35. Uterin Cancer
    308
    0.35
     
    69
    0.36
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    234
    0.27
     
    84
    0.44
    37. Tuberculosis
    231
    0.27
     
    55
    0.29
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    200
    0.23
     
    117
    0.61
    39. Alcohol
    200
    0.23
     
    50
    0.26
    40. Congenital Anomalies
    190
    0.22
     
    294
    1.52
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    186
    0.21
     
    52
    0.27
    42. Anemia
    183
    0.21
     
    4
    0.02
    43. Asthma
    134
    0.15
     
    46
    0.24
    44. Skin Disease
    123
    0.14
     
    98
    0.51
    45. Drug Use
    120
    0.14
     
    47
    0.24
    46. Violence
    114
    0.13
     
    440
    2.28
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    83
    0.10
     
    43
    0.22
    48. Drownings
    83
    0.10
     
    129
    0.67
    49. Fires
    78
    0.09
     
    18
    0.09
    50. Malnutrition
    71
    0.08
     
    33
    0.17
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Portugal PORTUGAL   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    20.19
    59
     
    6.77
    124
    2. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    18.68
    13
     
    11.73
    60
    3. Prostate Cancer
    18.05
    74
     
    21.69
    59
    4. Breast Cancer
    16.88
    89
     
    15.72
    105
    5. Stomach Cancer
    11.92
    35
     
    16.27
    13
    6. Lymphomas
    6.70
    44
     
    7.15
    33
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.38
    49
     
    5.19
    66
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.19
    95
     
    6.20
    73
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.61
    48
     
    1.94
    132
    10. Leukemia
    4.60
    53
     
    5.33
    18
    11. Bladder Cancer
    4.26
    27
     
    1.89
    93
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.49
    126
     
    3.35
    132
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    71
     
    1.48
    128
    14. Cervical Cancer
    3.25
    139
     
    6.62
    106
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.58
    72
     
    2.58
    71
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.35
    44
     
    2.13
    56
     
     
     
    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.