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Bahamas
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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola 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 Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia 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 Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Bahamas

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Bahamas including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Bahamas BAHAMAS LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.9
    65.9
    63.3
    51
    48
    49
    1970
    63.1
    69.4
    66.2
    59
    48
    55
    1980
    63.8
    71.8
    67.7
    73
    59
    64
    1990
    66.0
    73.3
    69.5
    76
    69
    70
    2000
    67.2
    72.9
    70.0
    83
    87
    89
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
    2015
    72.9
    79.1
    76.1
    63
    52
    54
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.9
    79.1
    63
    52
    Age 5
    73.8
    80.0
    64
    48
    Age 10
    73.9
    80.1
    66
    49
    Age 15
    74.0
    80.1
    66
    50
    Age 20
    74.3
    80.3
    66
    49
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.4
    64
    48
    Age 30
    75.2
    80.7
    61
    48
    Age 35
    75.8
    81.0
    58
    48
    Age 40
    76.6
    81.4
    54
    46
    Age 45
    77.4
    81.9
    51
    44
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    43
    43
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.2
    42
    41
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    40
    37
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.0
    40
    37
    Age 70
    83.7
    86.2
    43
    38
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.8
    43
    36
    Age 80
    87.8
    89.7
    47
    34
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    53
    28
    Age 90
    94.0
    95.0
    52
    29
    Age 95
    97.8
    98.4
    68
    38
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    74
    35
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS 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
    88.85
    88
    2. HIV/AIDS
    72.69
    27
    3. Stroke
    59.30
    120
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.27
    39
    5. Hypertension
    41.53
    7
    6. Prostate Cancer
    41.49
    10
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.71
    87
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.41
    23
    9. Kidney Disease
    16.29
    67
    10. Violence
    15.21
    31
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.79
    121
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.84
    62
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    9.67
    54
    14. Lung Cancers
    9.19
    96
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.77
    82
    16. Lymphomas
    7.76
    16
    17. Other Injuries
    7.18
    125
    18. Liver Disease
    7.10
    138
    19. Skin Disease
    6.84
    22
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.79
    35
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.36
    105
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    6.07
    121
    23. Stomach Cancer
    6.06
    77
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.45
    52
    25. Drownings
    4.68
    74
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Low Birth Weight
    4.11
    125
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    3.74
    80
    28. Uterin Cancer
    3.47
    32
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    3.31
    29
    30. Lung Disease
    3.28
    170
    31. Falls
    2.69
    131
    32. Leukemia
    2.50
    130
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.22
    113
    34. Birth Trauma
    2.22
    108
    35. Suicide
    2.19
    159
    36. Alcohol
    2.15
    50
    37. Skin Cancers
    1.97
    59
    38. Liver Cancer
    1.87
    166
    39. Fires
    1.77
    99
    40. Anemia
    1.76
    59
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.60
    116
    42. Asthma
    1.45
    124
    43. Epilepsy
    1.39
    114
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.14
    134
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.14
    136
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.14
    140
    47. Other Neoplasms
    1.08
    149
    48. Poisonings
    0.94
    105
    49. Meningitis
    0.83
    112
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.83
    9
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    299
    15.15
    2. HIV/AIDS
    295
    14.96
    3. Stroke
    198
    10.07
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    146
    7.42
    5. Hypertension
    140
    7.09
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    96
    4.89
    7. Violence
    58
    2.95
    8. Prostate Cancer
    58
    2.92
    9. Kidney Disease
    57
    2.89
    10. Breast Cancer
    47
    2.37
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    44
    2.25
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    38
    1.94
    13. Lung Cancers
    33
    1.69
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    33
    1.68
    15. Lymphomas
    28
    1.41
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    28
    1.40
    17. Liver Disease
    26
    1.32
    18. Skin Disease
    23
    1.18
    19. Other Injuries
    23
    1.15
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    1.15
    21. Stomach Cancer
    21
    1.08
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    20
    1.00
    23. Drownings
    18
    0.93
    24. Low Birth Weight
    13
    0.66
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    13
    0.65
      Deaths %
    26. Cervical Cancer
    13
    0.64
    27. Ovary Cancer
    11
    0.55
    28. Lung Disease
    11
    0.54
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    11
    0.54
    30. Leukemia
    9
    0.46
    31. Suicide
    9
    0.44
    32. Alcohol
    9
    0.44
    33. Falls
    8
    0.42
    34. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.41
    35. Uterin Cancer
    7
    0.38
    36. Skin Cancers
    7
    0.37
    37. Anemia
    7
    0.36
    38. Birth Trauma
    7
    0.36
    39. Liver Cancer
    7
    0.35
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    7
    0.34
    41. Fires
    6
    0.28
    42. Epilepsy
    5
    0.27
    43. Asthma
    5
    0.25
    44. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.21
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.20
    46. Other Neoplasms
    4
    0.19
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.18
    48. Poisonings
    3
    0.16
    49. Meningitis
    3
    0.16
    50. Schizophrenia
    3
    0.14
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    41.49
    10
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.41
    23
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.84
    62
    4. Lung Cancers
    9.19
    96
    5. Lymphomas
    7.76
    16
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.36
    105
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.06
    77
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.45
    52
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.74
    80
    10. Uterin Cancer
    3.47
    32
    11. Leukemia
    2.50
    130
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.22
    113
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.97
    59
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.87
    166
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.60
    116
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.14
    136
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.2
    120
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    29.7
    42.5
    18
    15
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    327,316
    172
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    138
    Population 0-14
    22.8 %
    121
    Population 15-64
    69.8 %
    29
    Population 65 +
    7.5 %
    79
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.40
    120
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.10
    109
    Fertility Rate
    1.95
    116
    Infant Mortality
    11.70
    117
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.03
    132
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    130
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.62
    174
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    0.83 %
    118
    Literacy Total
    95.6 %
    76
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    15.0 %
    47
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    76.1
    54
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.6
    65
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $25,600
    50
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.