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HEALTH PROFILE : Bahamas

Bahamas
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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, 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
    47
    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
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
    2016
    72.6
    78.6
    75.7
    70
    62
    65
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.6
    78.6
    70
    62
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.4
    72
    65
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.5
    73
    64
    Age 15
    73.7
    79.6
    73
    64
    Age 20
    73.9
    79.7
    73
    63
    Age 25
    74.3
    79.9
    74
    62
    Age 30
    74.9
    80.2
    70
    61
    Age 35
    75.6
    80.6
    64
    57
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.2
    58
    51
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.8
    52
    48
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    47
    42
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.3
    43
    40
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    41
    38
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.1
    42
    39
    Age 70
    83.8
    86.3
    41
    37
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.9
    42
    34
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.7
    47
    34
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    52
    28
     
     
    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
    86.53
    132
    2. HIV/AIDS
    52.41
    29
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
    4. Stroke
    46.25
    140
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.73
    83
    6. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
    7. Hypertension
    28.97
    26
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26.64
    104
    9. Violence
    22.68
    15
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    16.22
    17
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.10
    88
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.42
    125
    14. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.78
    43
    16. Other Injuries
    8.57
    85
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.48
    155
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
    19. Drownings
    6.69
    51
    20. Lung Disease
    6.29
    183
    21. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    103
    23. Skin Disease
    6.01
    14
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
    25. Liver Disease
    4.76
    165
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.21
    146
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.63
    100
    33. Alcohol
    2.24
    65
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
    35. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
    36. Malnutrition
    1.89
    91
    37. Falls
    1.84
    172
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.78
    119
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1.69
    124
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.67
    55
    41. Fires
    1.66
    90
    42. Suicide
    1.57
    178
    43. Asthma
    1.48
    130
    44. Anemia
    1.47
    55
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
    46. Epilepsy
    1.09
    143
    47. Drug Use
    0.88
    118
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.87
    101
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    146
    50. Meningitis
    0.80
    109
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    352
    16.65
    2. HIV/AIDS
    223
    10.55
    3. Stroke
    186
    8.80
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    128
    6.05
    5. Hypertension
    116
    5.49
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105
    4.97
    7. Violence
    92
    4.35
    8. Prostate Cancer
    76
    3.60
    9. Breast Cancer
    73
    3.45
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    64
    3.03
    11. Kidney Disease
    61
    2.89
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    56
    2.65
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    2.03
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    36
    1.70
    15. Lung Cancers
    35
    1.66
    16. Other Injuries
    35
    1.66
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    1.51
    18. Drownings
    27
    1.28
    19. Lymphomas
    26
    1.23
    20. Lung Disease
    25
    1.18
    21. Stomach Cancer
    23
    1.09
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    1.09
    23. Skin Disease
    23
    1.09
    24. Liver Disease
    21
    0.99
    25. Low Birth Weight
    20
    0.95
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Cancer
    17
    0.80
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    15
    0.71
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.52
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    11
    0.52
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11
    0.52
    31. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.47
    32. Uterin Cancer
    10
    0.47
    33. Alcohol
    10
    0.47
    34. Ovary Cancer
    9
    0.43
    35. Leukemia
    8
    0.38
    36. Malnutrition
    7
    0.33
    37. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.33
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.33
    39. Falls
    7
    0.33
    40. Fires
    7
    0.33
    41. Suicide
    7
    0.33
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.28
    43. Anemia
    6
    0.28
    44. Asthma
    6
    0.28
    45. Bladder Cancer
    5
    0.24
    46. Epilepsy
    5
    0.24
    47. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.19
    48. Drug Use
    4
    0.19
    49. Tuberculosis
    3
    0.14
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    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
    46.58
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
    6. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
    7. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
      Rate World Rank
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
    14. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.32
    178
     
     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.4
    117
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    24.4
    38.1
    37
    20
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Bahamas BAHAMAS DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    329,988
    171
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    137
    Population 0-14
    22.6%
    121
    Population 15-64
    69.7%
    29
    Population 65 +
    7.8%
    79
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.30
    119
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.20
    107
    Fertility Rate
    1.94
    118
    Infant Mortality
    11.30
    119
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    140
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.03
    142
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    123
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.63
    176
    Net Migration
    0.00
    58
    Population Growth
    0.80%
    118
    Literacy Total
    95.6%
    82
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    10.0%
    67
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.7
    65
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.8
    61
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $25,100
    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.