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Latvia
COUNTRY PROFILE
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View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Latvia. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Latvia Population Pyramid
 
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    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Latvia LATVIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    66.3
    73.5
    69.8
    24
    11
    15
    1970
    65.7
    74.2
    69.8
    42
    20
    32
    1980
    63.8
    74.1
    68.8
    74
    38
    56
    1990
    64.2
    74.6
    69.3
    94
    54
    74
    2000
    64.4
    75.7
    70.1
    106
    54
    93
    2010
    67.6
    77.7
    72.8
    101
    55
    88
    2016
    70.0
    79.6
    75.0
    94
    47
    79
    Latvia LATVIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    70.0
    79.6
    94
    47
    Age 5
    70.6
    80.0
    103
    53
    Age 10
    70.6
    80.1
    104
    53
    Age 15
    70.7
    80.2
    104
    53
    Age 20
    70.9
    80.2
    108
    56
    Age 25
    71.1
    80.3
    111
    57
    Age 30
    71.5
    80.5
    113
    56
    Age 35
    72.0
    80.7
    115
    56
    Age 40
    72.6
    80.9
    117
    56
    Age 45
    73.5
    81.3
    115
    55
    Age 50
    74.4
    81.8
    114
    55
    Age 55
    75.7
    82.4
    108
    56
    Age 60
    77.3
    83.1
    103
    58
    Age 65
    79.3
    84.0
    89
    58
    Age 70
    81.7
    85.1
    77
    60
    Age 75
    84.3
    86.6
    72
    65
    Age 80
    87.0
    88.3
    71
    68
    Age 85
    90.1
    90.8
    74
    73
    Latvia LATVIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    175.94
    49
    2. Stroke
    92.81
    63
    3. Inflammatory/Heart
    27.36
    4
    4. Prostate Cancer
    26.88
    43
    5. Lung Cancers
    23.73
    40
    6. Breast Cancer
    19.11
    58
    7. Suicide
    17.16
    16
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.12
    24
    9. Liver Disease
    14.52
    94
    10. Stomach Cancer
    12.20
    29
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11.68
    149
    12. Hypertension
    11.02
    100
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    10.89
    148
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    8.72
    13
    15. Ovary Cancer
    8.41
    5
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.35
    128
    17. Alcohol
    8.25
    10
    18. Other Injuries
    7.81
    91
    19. Kidney Disease
    7.16
    151
    20. Lung Disease
    7.10
    181
    21. Drownings
    6.88
    37
    22. Uterin Cancer
    6.24
    6
    23. Falls
    6.03
    74
    24. Oral Cancer
    5.84
    34
    25. Lymphomas
    5.65
    87
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Cervical Cancer
    5.58
    120
    27. Leukemia
    5.28
    18
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    5.27
    157
    29. Bladder Cancer
    5.02
    12
    30. Violence
    4.97
    96
    31. HIV/AIDS
    4.82
    88
    32. Fires
    4.14
    47
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    54
    34. Liver Cancer
    3.61
    144
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.26
    91
    36. Skin Cancers
    3.17
    21
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    3.17
    163
    38. Tuberculosis
    3.05
    104
    39. Other Neoplasms
    2.39
    104
    40. Drug Use
    1.96
    43
    41. Encephalitis
    1.63
    38
    42. Epilepsy
    1.61
    94
    43. Endocrine Disorders
    1.47
    166
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.39
    123
    45. Skin Disease
    1.35
    108
    46. Low Birth Weight
    1.33
    165
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.97
    136
    48. Asthma
    0.96
    146
    49. Parkinson's Disease
    0.93
    174
    50. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.90
    13
    Latvia LATVIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    8,984
    35.30
    2. Stroke
    4,938
    19.40
    3. Lung Cancers
    944
    3.71
    4. Inflammatory/Heart
    816
    3.21
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    733
    2.88
    6. Hypertension
    568
    2.23
    7. Stomach Cancer
    498
    1.96
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    494
    1.94
    9. Breast Cancer
    460
    1.81
    10. Prostate Cancer
    418
    1.64
    11. Suicide
    418
    1.64
    12. Influenza and Pneumonia
    410
    1.61
    13. Liver Disease
    410
    1.61
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    367
    1.44
    15. Kidney Disease
    348
    1.37
    16. Lung Disease
    321
    1.26
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    280
    1.10
    18. Bladder Cancer
    239
    0.94
    19. Other Injuries
    225
    0.88
    20. Alcohol
    222
    0.87
    21. Lymphomas
    219
    0.86
    22. Leukemia
    210
    0.83
    23. Falls
    209
    0.82
    24. Oral Cancer
    203
    0.80
    25. Ovary Cancer
    187
    0.73
      Deaths %
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    187
    0.73
    27. Drownings
    160
    0.63
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    144
    0.57
    29. Liver Cancer
    142
    0.56
    30. Uterin Cancer
    138
    0.54
    31. Skin Cancers
    137
    0.54
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    134
    0.53
    33. Cervical Cancer
    123
    0.48
    34. Fires
    122
    0.48
    35. Violence
    118
    0.46
    36. Other Neoplasms
    108
    0.42
    37. HIV/AIDS
    98
    0.39
    38. Tuberculosis
    89
    0.35
    39. Skin Disease
    60
    0.24
    40. Encephalitis
    54
    0.21
    41. Endocrine Disorders
    51
    0.20
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    51
    0.20
    43. Congenital Anomalies
    49
    0.19
    44. Drug Use
    48
    0.19
    45. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    46
    0.18
    46. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    44
    0.17
    47. Asthma
    43
    0.17
    48. Epilepsy
    38
    0.15
    49. Multiple Sclerosis
    25
    0.10
    50. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    18
    0.07
    Latvia LATVIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    26.88
    43
    2. Lung Cancers
    23.73
    40
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.11
    58
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.12
    24
    5. Stomach Cancer
    12.20
    29
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    8.72
    13
    7. Ovary Cancer
    8.41
    5
    8. Uterin Cancer
    6.24
    6
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    5.84
    34
    10. Lymphomas
    5.65
    87
    11. Cervical Cancer
    5.58
    120
    12. Leukemia
    5.28
    18
    13. Bladder Cancer
    5.02
    12
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.77
    54
    15. Liver Cancer
    3.61
    144
    16. Skin Cancers
    3.17
    21
    Latvia LATVIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    12.9
    8
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    48.9
    24.3
    17
    18
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    21.6
    25.1
    65
    83
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.93
    52
    Latvia LATVIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1.945m
    145
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.86
    192
    Population 0-14
    15.2%
    173
    Population 15-64
    65.3%
    100
    Population 65 +
    19.6%
    12
    Birth Rate / 1000
    9.70
    170
    Death Rate / 1000
    14.50
    4
    Fertility Rate
    1.51
    171
    Infant Mortality
    5.20
    155
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    94
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    55
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    157
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.49
    191
    Net Migration
    -6.10
    174
    Population Growth
    -1.10%
    191
    Literacy Total
    99.9%
    7
    Literacy Male
    99.9%
    6
    Literacy Female
    99.9%
    4
    Unemployment
    9.0%
    79
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.0
    79
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    66.2
    74
    GDP per Capita USD
    $27,300
    51

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.