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Samoa
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Samoa 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
Samoa Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Samoa SAMOA   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    47.0
    53.6
    50.2
    101
    89
    95
     
    60.5
    63.3
    61.9
    56
    54
    56
    1970
    52.0
    58.6
    55.2
    105
    91
    96
     
    65.2
    69.1
    67.1
    46
    49
    48
    1980
    57.0
    63.6
    60.2
    112
    95
    104
     
    70.5
    75.0
    72.7
    18
    30
    24
    1990
    62.1
    68.7
    65.3
    110
    100
    109
     
    73.5
    78.2
    75.8
    12
    23
    17
    2000
    67.2
    73.7
    70.2
    92
    81
    92
     
    75.3
    80.0
    77.6
    19
    25
    21
    2010
    69.6
    76.1
    72.6
    93
    84
    92
     
    75.6
    80.7
    78.1
    33
    31
    31
    2016
    72.0
    78.4
    75.1
    76
    68
    76
     
    77.0
    82.2
    79.6
    32
    30
    29
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.0
    78.4
    76
    68
    77.0
    82.2
    32
    30
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.8
    73
    58
    77.8
    82.9
    32
    30
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.9
    72
    57
    77.8
    83.0
    32
    30
    Age 15
    73.7
    80.0
    72
    57
    77.9
    83.0
    32
    30
    Age 20
    73.9
    80.0
    74
    58
    78.2
    83.2
    32
    30
    Age 25
    74.0
    80.1
    79
    58
    78.6
    83.3
    31
    30
    Age 30
    74.2
    80.3
    83
    59
    79.0
    83.5
    28
    29
    Age 35
    74.4
    80.4
    85
    62
    79.4
    83.7
    27
    28
    Age 40
    74.6
    80.6
    87
    64
    79.9
    83.9
    26
    27
    Age 45
    75.0
    80.9
    87
    64
    80.4
    84.1
    22
    25
    Age 50
    75.6
    81.3
    89
    61
    80.9
    84.5
    21
    24
    Age 55
    76.4
    81.9
    90
    59
    81.6
    84.9
    21
    23
    Age 60
    77.6
    82.6
    95
    59
    82.6
    85.6
    18
    22
    Age 65
    79.2
    83.7
    95
    60
    83.9
    86.4
    15
    20
    Age 70
    81.3
    85.0
    90
    62
    85.1
    87.3
    15
    20
    Age 75
    83.8
    86.8
    81
    58
    86.7
    88.5
    13
    19
    Age 80
    86.7
    88.9
    80
    55
    88.7
    90.1
    15
    21
    Age 85
    90.0
    91.7
    76
    46
    91.5
    92.4
    15
    20
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    131.75
    66
    72.38
    155
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    83.74
    15
    16.37
    131
    3. Stroke
    74.41
    109
    29.79
    164
    4. Kidney Disease
    49.37
    6
    11.98
    108
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    37.72
    87
    13.81
    153
    6. Lung Disease
    26.80
    60
    20.42
    107
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.23
    85
    14.32
    109
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.42
    95
    9.96
    153
    9. Hypertension
    15.23
    77
    9.40
    117
    10. Liver Disease
    11.91
    113
    6.88
    148
    11. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.15
    25
    4.84
    112
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    10.57
    42
    3.85
    120
    13. Asthma
    9.93
    63
    0.89
    150
    14. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    16.27
    13
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    8.36
    92
    7.31
    113
    16. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    21.69
    59
    17. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    6.62
    106
    18. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    15.72
    105
    19. Low Birth Weight
    7.10
    92
    4.65
    121
    20. Suicide
    6.89
    130
    7.34
    124
    21. Other Injuries
    5.94
    126
    10.46
    68
    22. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    11.73
    60
    23. Skin Disease
    5.11
    25
    1.91
    87
    24. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.92
    35
    1.01
    132
    25. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    6.77
    124
    26. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    6.20
    73
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.57
    90
    2.30
    110
    28. Violence
    3.57
    118
    8.82
    63
    29. Drownings
    3.49
    98
    2.60
    109
    30. Falls
    3.29
    129
    2.01
    170
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.08
    89
    1.62
    133
    32. Malnutrition
    3.01
    77
    0.65
    119
    33. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    3.35
    132
    34. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    7.15
    33
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.27
    109
    1.28
    132
    36. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    5.33
    18
    37. Maternal Conditions
    1.45
    82
    0.34
    121
    38. Tuberculosis
    1.30
    126
    1.08
    132
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.29
    70
    1.44
    63
    40. Meningitis
    1.17
    93
    0.50
    132
    41. Fires
    1.04
    118
    0.36
    166
    42. Leprosy
    0.95
    10
    0.03
    92
    43. Other Neoplasms
    0.91
    162
    6.04
    11
    44. Epilepsy
    0.75
    162
    1.23
    132
    45. Poisonings
    0.74
    97
    0.38
    137
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    5.19
    66
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.48
    128
    48. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    1.94
    132
    49. Appendicitis
    0.65
    76
    0.37
    107
    50. Alcohol
    0.47
    154
    0.97
    127
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Samoa SAMOA   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    180
    20.45
    3,758
    19.49
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    115
    13.07
    850
    4.41
    3. Stroke
    102
    11.59
    1,546
    8.02
    4. Kidney Disease
    68
    7.73
    619
    3.21
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    56
    6.36
    704
    3.65
    6. Lung Disease
    36
    4.09
    1,059
    5.49
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    30
    3.41
    719
    3.73
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    2.61
    517
    2.68
    9. Hypertension
    21
    2.39
    488
    2.53
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    2.39
    294
    1.52
    11. Low Birth Weight
    19
    2.16
    183
    0.95
    12. Liver Disease
    17
    1.93
    357
    1.85
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    16
    1.82
    249
    1.29
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    15
    1.70
    195
    1.01
    15. Asthma
    14
    1.59
    46
    0.24
    16. Stomach Cancer
    12
    1.36
    844
    4.38
    17. Suicide
    11
    1.25
    370
    1.92
    18. Other Injuries
    10
    1.14
    538
    2.79
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7
    0.80
    609
    3.16
    20. Lung Cancers
    7
    0.80
    352
    1.83
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7
    0.80
    52
    0.27
    22. Skin Disease
    7
    0.80
    98
    0.51
    23. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.68
    117
    0.61
    24. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.68
    50
    0.26
    25. Drownings
    6
    0.68
    129
    0.67
    26. Violence
    6
    0.68
    440
    2.28
    27. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.57
    322
    1.67
    28. Breast Cancer
    5
    0.57
    425
    2.20
    29. Cervical Cancer
    5
    0.57
    178
    0.92
    30. Falls
    5
    0.57
    103
    0.53
    31. Malnutrition
    4
    0.45
    33
    0.17
    32. Prostate Cancer
    4
    0.45
    518
    2.69
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.45
    84
    0.44
    34. Lymphomas
    3
    0.34
    369
    1.91
    35. Leukemia
    3
    0.34
    268
    1.39
    36. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.23
    55
    0.29
    37. Meningitis
    2
    0.23
    24
    0.12
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.23
    17
    0.09
    39. Ovary Cancer
    2
    0.23
    90
    0.47
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    2
    0.23
    75
    0.39
    41. Fires
    2
    0.23
    18
    0.09
    42. Pertussis
    1
    0.11
    0
    0.00
    43. Hepatitis B
    1
    0.11
    8
    0.04
    44. Leprosy
    1
    0.11
    2
    0.01
    45. Oral Cancer
    1
    0.11
    100
    0.52
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1
    0.11
    77
    0.40
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    1
    0.11
    270
    1.40
    48. Other Neoplasms
    1
    0.11
    311
    1.61
    49. Alcohol
    1
    0.11
    50
    0.26
    50. Drug Use
    1
    0.11
    47
    0.24
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Samoa SAMOA   Costa Rica COSTA RICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stomach Cancer
    8.75
    55
    16.27
    13
    2. Prostate Cancer
    8.28
    144
    21.69
    59
    3. Cervical Cancer
    7.30
    101
    6.62
    106
    4. Breast Cancer
    7.14
    173
    15.72
    105
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.15
    131
    11.73
    60
    6. Lung Cancers
    4.62
    136
    6.77
    124
    7. Liver Cancer
    3.76
    138
    6.20
    73
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.87
    151
    3.35
    132
    9. Lymphomas
    2.33
    159
    7.15
    33
    10. Leukemia
    1.77
    151
    5.33
    18
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    0.71
    172
    5.19
    66
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    0.71
    171
    1.48
    128
    13. Oral Cancer
    0.70
    180
    1.94
    132
    14. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    180
    2.13
    56
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.00
    181
    2.58
    71
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.00
    183
    1.89
    93
    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.