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Barbados
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Barbados

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Barbados 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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    Barbados BARBADOS LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.2
    67.0
    64.5
    42
    42
    40
    1970
    66.2
    71.2
    68.7
    33
    41
    39
    1980
    69.6
    74.7
    72.1
    24
    31
    28
    1990
    72.0
    77.1
    74.5
    26
    29
    29
    2000
    72.2
    78.5
    75.3
    41
    37
    37
    2010
    72.3
    77.1
    74.7
    57
    69
    59
    2015
    73.1
    77.9
    75.5
    59
    74
    64
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.1
    77.9
    59
    74
    Age 5
    74.1
    78.8
    57
    73
    Age 10
    74.2
    78.9
    57
    72
    Age 15
    74.3
    78.9
    57
    73
    Age 20
    74.5
    79.0
    59
    74
    Age 25
    74.7
    79.2
    61
    74
    Age 30
    75.0
    79.3
    65
    74
    Age 35
    75.2
    79.5
    68
    74
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.7
    72
    73
    Age 45
    75.7
    79.9
    77
    75
    Age 50
    76.2
    80.3
    78
    76
    Age 55
    76.9
    80.8
    79
    79
    Age 60
    78.0
    81.4
    80
    80
    Age 65
    79.3
    82.2
    85
    83
    Age 70
    81.1
    83.5
    91
    86
    Age 75
    83.3
    85.1
    95
    90
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.4
    107
    92
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.2
    112
    95
    Age 90
    93.0
    93.7
    124
    99
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.7
    128
    99
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.0
    137
    97
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    64.73
    3
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    53.29
    151
    3. Stroke
    45.97
    134
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    44.94
    35
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    27.28
    92
    6. Breast Cancer
    27.11
    6
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.94
    19
    8. Hypertension
    11.81
    123
    9. HIV/AIDS
    11.21
    69
    10. Kidney Disease
    10.97
    109
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    10.35
    50
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    9.60
    58
    13. Skin Disease
    8.21
    15
    14. Lymphomas
    7.97
    8
    15. Uterin Cancer
    7.96
    3
    16. Cervical Cancer
    7.62
    91
    17. Violence
    7.60
    70
    18. Stomach Cancer
    7.28
    63
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.58
    144
    20. Liver Disease
    6.34
    143
    21. Lung Cancers
    6.30
    121
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    6.27
    48
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.57
    111
    24. Oral Cancer
    4.99
    41
    25. Other Injuries
    4.69
    155
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    4.68
    74
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.48
    54
    28. Low Birth Weight
    4.43
    120
    29. Birth Trauma
    4.43
    79
    30. Leukemia
    4.22
    66
    31. Liver Cancer
    3.55
    137
    32. Lung Disease
    3.47
    169
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.21
    71
    34. Parkinson's Disease
    3.21
    34
    35. Asthma
    2.72
    103
    36. Dengue
    2.28
    4
    37. Drownings
    2.24
    114
    38. Bladder Cancer
    2.15
    85
    39. Suicide
    2.10
    160
    40. Anemia
    1.92
    58
    41. Fires
    1.76
    100
    42. Alcohol
    1.70
    58
    43. Epilepsy
    1.54
    108
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.36
    127
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.36
    129
    46. Meningitis
    1.13
    105
    47. Skin Cancers
    1.10
    123
    48. Other Neoplasms
    0.79
    159
    49. Falls
    0.79
    172
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.70
    100
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    197
    12.93
    2. Stroke
    170
    11.15
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    166
    10.86
    4. Prostate Cancer
    100
    6.57
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    97
    6.33
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    66
    4.32
    7. Breast Cancer
    53
    3.46
    8. Hypertension
    44
    2.89
    9. Kidney Disease
    39
    2.56
    10. HIV/AIDS
    36
    2.38
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    31
    2.05
    12. Skin Disease
    30
    2.00
    13. Lymphomas
    30
    1.96
    14. Stomach Cancer
    28
    1.81
    15. Violence
    24
    1.56
    16. Lung Cancers
    24
    1.55
    17. Liver Disease
    24
    1.55
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    23
    1.50
    19. Road Traffic Accidents
    22
    1.44
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    1.40
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    18
    1.21
    22. Oral Cancer
    18
    1.20
    23. Other Injuries
    17
    1.12
    24. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17
    1.09
    25. Uterin Cancer
    16
    1.02
      Deaths %
    26. Cervical Cancer
    14
    0.95
    27. Leukemia
    14
    0.91
    28. Lung Disease
    14
    0.89
    29. Liver Cancer
    12
    0.81
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    12
    0.76
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.76
    32. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.63
    33. Asthma
    10
    0.62
    34. Birth Trauma
    9
    0.62
    35. Low Birth Weight
    9
    0.60
    36. Suicide
    7
    0.49
    37. Anemia
    7
    0.49
    38. Drownings
    7
    0.46
    39. Bladder Cancer
    7
    0.46
    40. Dengue
    7
    0.44
    41. Alcohol
    6
    0.38
    42. Fires
    6
    0.37
    43. Epilepsy
    5
    0.34
    44. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5
    0.32
    45. Skin Cancers
    5
    0.31
    46. Meningitis
    5
    0.29
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5
    0.29
    48. Falls
    4
    0.28
    49. Other Neoplasms
    3
    0.17
    50. Malnutrition
    2
    0.16
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    64.73
    3
    2. Breast Cancer
    27.11
    6
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    17.94
    19
    4. Lymphomas
    7.97
    8
    5. Uterin Cancer
    7.96
    3
    6. Cervical Cancer
    7.62
    91
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.28
    63
    8. Lung Cancers
    6.30
    121
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    6.27
    48
    10. Oral Cancer
    4.99
    41
    11. Ovary Cancer
    4.68
    74
    12. Leukemia
    4.22
    66
    13. Liver Cancer
    3.55
    137
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.21
    71
    15. Bladder Cancer
    2.15
    85
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.10
    123
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.5
    91
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    13.1
    0.9
    125
    119
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    24.4
    38.2
    35
    22
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Barbados BARBADOS DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    291,495
    173
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    164
    Population 0-14
    18.1 %
    144
    Population 15-64
    70.6 %
    19
    Population 65 +
    11.3 %
    55
    Birth Rate / 1000
    11.80
    149
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.50
    72
    Fertility Rate
    1.68
    153
    Infant Mortality
    10.50
    123
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.01
    188
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    181
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.97
    146
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.66
    158
    Net Migration
    -0.30
    97
    Population Growth
    0.30 %
    151
    Literacy Total
    99.7 %
    10
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    11.3 %
    68
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.5
    64
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.8
    63
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $16,700
    73
     
     
     

    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.