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Compare Turkey and Latvia 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
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Latvia LATVIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    48.9
    52.1
    50.5
    94
    94
    93
     
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
    1970
    54.9
    58.6
    56.7
    93
    92
    91
     
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
    1980
    59.2
    63.8
    61.4
    96
    93
    94
     
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
    1990
    63.8
    68.3
    66.0
    99
    103
    101
     
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
    2000
    67.1
    73.8
    70.4
    93
    80
    89
     
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
    2010
    70.9
    77.6
    74.2
    73
    59
    65
     
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
    2016
    73.3
    79.4
    76.4
    62
    50
    52
     
    70.0
    79.6
    75.0
    94
    47
    79
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Latvia LATVIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.3
    79.4
    62
    50
     
    70.0
    79.6
    94
    47
    Age 5
    74.2
    80.3
    63
    46
     
    70.6
    80.0
    103
    53
    Age 10
    74.3
    80.4
    62
    46
     
    70.6
    80.1
    104
    53
    Age 15
    74.4
    80.5
    62
    46
     
    70.7
    80.2
    104
    53
    Age 20
    74.7
    80.7
    62
    45
     
    70.9
    80.2
    108
    56
    Age 25
    75.1
    80.9
    61
    44
     
    71.1
    80.3
    111
    57
    Age 30
    75.5
    81.1
    60
    43
     
    71.5
    80.5
    113
    56
    Age 35
    76.0
    81.3
    59
    43
     
    72.0
    80.7
    115
    56
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.6
    57
    43
     
    72.6
    80.9
    117
    56
    Age 45
    77.0
    81.9
    59
    44
     
    73.5
    81.3
    115
    55
    Age 50
    77.6
    82.2
    61
    48
     
    74.4
    81.8
    114
    55
    Age 55
    78.3
    82.6
    63
    53
     
    75.7
    82.4
    108
    56
    Age 60
    79.1
    83.2
    67
    55
     
    77.3
    83.1
    103
    58
    Age 65
    80.2
    83.9
    74
    59
     
    79.3
    84.0
    89
    58
    Age 70
    81.6
    84.8
    79
    65
     
    81.7
    85.1
    77
    60
    Age 75
    83.5
    86.1
    89
    69
     
    84.3
    86.6
    72
    65
    Age 80
    86.1
    88.0
    106
    76
     
    87.0
    88.3
    71
    68
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.5
    124
    88
     
    90.1
    90.8
    74
    73
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Latvia LATVIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    108.59
    105
     
    206.28
    25
    2. Stroke
    58.99
    125
     
    104.98
    62
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    51.11
    3
     
    5.38
    162
    4. Lung Disease
    35.63
    32
     
    8.06
    181
    5. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    25.54
    32
    6. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    28.65
    31
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    25.33
    101
     
    11.88
    148
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.83
    62
     
    7.79
    151
    9. Hypertension
    15.20
    78
     
    12.15
    102
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.43
    151
     
    12.99
    154
    11. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    19.40
    66
    12. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    12.82
    29
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    18.04
    15
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    10.42
    58
     
    4.30
    144
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.85
    135
     
    8.85
    134
    16. Suicide
    8.61
    114
     
    17.74
    17
    17. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    5.85
    70
    18. Liver Disease
    7.09
    146
     
    13.92
    97
    19. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    5.40
    8
    20. Low Birth Weight
    6.43
    98
     
    1.76
    159
    21. Falls
    6.11
    77
     
    6.26
    74
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    6.04
    85
     
    1.33
    171
    23. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    5.43
    12
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    9.18
    10
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    128
     
    26.97
    5
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    8.04
    8
    27. Other Injuries
    4.12
    161
     
    7.15
    105
    28. Epilepsy
    3.53
    47
     
    1.72
    94
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    3.72
    56
    30. Asthma
    3.34
    100
     
    0.99
    145
    31. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    3.62
    144
    32. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    6.27
    7
    33. Violence
    2.40
    134
     
    5.66
    87
    34. Drownings
    1.92
    128
     
    6.83
    50
    35. Parkinson's Disease
    1.90
    44
     
    0.93
    98
    36. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    6.01
    116
    37. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    5.83
    29
    38. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    3.55
    16
    39. Birth Trauma
    1.27
    133
     
    3.51
    83
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.19
    145
     
    3.54
    80
    41. Fires
    1.00
    122
     
    4.34
    51
    42. Drug Use
    0.97
    110
     
    3.32
    29
    43. Tuberculosis
    0.97
    134
     
    2.74
    107
    44. Malnutrition
    0.93
    108
     
    0.05
    164
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.87
    145
     
    0.13
    178
    46. Meningitis
    0.70
    114
     
    0.30
    150
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.52
    167
     
    1.16
    124
    48. Poisonings
    0.52
    119
     
    1.06
    77
    49. Encephalitis
    0.51
    101
     
    0.67
    85
    50. Hepatitis B
    0.48
    87
     
    0.21
    136
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Latvia LATVIA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    81,029
    20.34
     
    9,688
    36.45
    2. Stroke
    43,886
    11.02
     
    5,084
    19.13
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    37,498
    9.41
     
    262
    0.99
    4. Lung Disease
    26,367
    6.62
     
    352
    1.32
    5. Lung Cancers
    24,405
    6.13
     
    1,015
    3.82
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    18,828
    4.73
     
    516
    1.94
    7. Kidney Disease
    14,841
    3.73
     
    354
    1.33
    8. Hypertension
    11,207
    2.81
     
    568
    2.14
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,829
    2.72
     
    438
    1.65
    10. Stomach Cancer
    9,796
    2.46
     
    523
    1.97
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    8,439
    2.12
     
    808
    3.04
    12. Prostate Cancer
    8,183
    2.05
     
    450
    1.69
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    8,041
    2.02
     
    59
    0.22
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,954
    1.75
     
    195
    0.73
    15. Suicide
    6,861
    1.72
     
    427
    1.61
    16. Lymphomas
    6,132
    1.54
     
    229
    0.86
    17. Breast Cancer
    5,765
    1.45
     
    459
    1.73
    18. Liver Disease
    5,383
    1.35
     
    393
    1.48
    19. Bladder Cancer
    5,215
    1.31
     
    251
    0.94
    20. Low Birth Weight
    4,947
    1.24
     
    19
    0.07
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4,628
    1.16
     
    49
    0.18
    22. Falls
    4,624
    1.16
     
    200
    0.75
    23. Leukemia
    3,564
    0.89
     
    216
    0.81
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    3,386
    0.85
     
    383
    1.44
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    3,309
    0.83
     
    789
    2.97
    26. Other Injuries
    3,235
    0.81
     
    208
    0.78
    27. Epilepsy
    2,766
    0.69
     
    40
    0.15
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    2,644
    0.66
     
    134
    0.50
    29. Asthma
    2,498
    0.63
     
    43
    0.16
    30. Liver Cancer
    2,402
    0.60
     
    142
    0.53
    31. Violence
    1,910
    0.48
     
    132
    0.50
    32. Ovary Cancer
    1,799
    0.45
     
    183
    0.69
    33. Drownings
    1,508
    0.38
     
    158
    0.59
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    1,401
    0.35
     
    47
    0.18
    35. Oral Cancer
    1,329
    0.33
     
    204
    0.77
    36. Skin Cancers
    1,203
    0.30
     
    150
    0.56
    37. Uterin Cancer
    1,034
    0.26
     
    142
    0.53
    38. Birth Trauma
    978
    0.25
     
    38
    0.14
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    894
    0.22
     
    149
    0.56
    40. Fires
    784
    0.20
     
    125
    0.47
    41. Drug Use
    761
    0.19
     
    75
    0.28
    42. Tuberculosis
    732
    0.18
     
    79
    0.30
    43. Cervical Cancer
    725
    0.18
     
    136
    0.51
    44. Malnutrition
    699
    0.18
     
    1
    0.00
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    666
    0.17
     
    4
    0.02
    46. Meningitis
    544
    0.14
     
    10
    0.04
    47. Poisonings
    405
    0.10
     
    27
    0.10
    48. Encephalitis
    398
    0.10
     
    19
    0.07
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    391
    0.10
     
    49
    0.18
    50. Hepatitis B
    371
    0.09
     
    5
    0.02
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Turkey TURKEY   Latvia LATVIA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.15
    10
     
    25.54
    32
    2. Prostate Cancer
    26.45
    40
     
    28.65
    31
    3. Breast Cancer
    13.84
    122
     
    19.40
    66
    4. Stomach Cancer
    12.98
    28
     
    12.82
    29
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.16
    66
     
    18.04
    15
    6. Lymphomas
    8.08
    14
     
    5.85
    70
    7. Bladder Cancer
    6.97
    4
     
    5.40
    8
    8. Leukemia
    4.67
    44
     
    5.43
    12
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    75
     
    9.18
    10
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.31
    91
     
    8.04
    8
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.49
    64
     
    3.72
    56
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.18
    154
     
    3.62
    144
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    76
     
    6.27
    7
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.74
    166
     
    6.01
    116
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.74
    139
     
    5.83
    29
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.60
    79
     
    3.55
    16
     
     
     
    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.