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HEALTH PROFILE : Barbados

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, 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
    70.9
    75.5
    73.3
    47
    60
    47
    2010
    72.3
    77.1
    74.7
    57
    69
    59
    2016
    73.1
    78.0
    75.6
    65
    77
    67
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.1
    78.0
    65
    77
    Age 5
    74.0
    78.9
    66
    78
    Age 10
    74.1
    79.0
    67
    78
    Age 15
    74.2
    79.0
    68
    80
    Age 20
    74.4
    79.1
    68
    80
    Age 25
    74.6
    79.2
    69
    80
    Age 30
    74.8
    79.4
    71
    80
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.5
    79
    80
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.7
    78
    77
    Age 45
    75.8
    80.0
    79
    78
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.4
    82
    80
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.8
    82
    81
    Age 60
    78.1
    81.5
    82
    82
    Age 65
    79.4
    82.3
    88
    86
    Age 70
    81.2
    83.5
    94
    87
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.2
    102
    90
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.4
    110
    91
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.3
    119
    96
     
     
    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
    81.18
    3
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    75.26
    150
    3. Stroke
    69.25
    116
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    62.80
    63
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    59.51
    28
    6. Breast Cancer
    35.64
    3
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24.86
    3
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.16
    70
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    18.64
    12
    10. Other Injuries
    15.54
    35
    11. Hypertension
    14.79
    83
    12. Kidney Disease
    14.32
    93
    13. HIV/AIDS
    11.46
    69
    14. Violence
    10.21
    48
    15. Lung Disease
    9.65
    175
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.38
    39
    17. Lymphomas
    9.25
    6
    18. Uterin Cancer
    8.93
    1
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.65
    86
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    8.32
    22
    21. Lung Cancers
    7.95
    111
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    7.40
    110
    23. Liver Disease
    5.73
    161
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.52
    92
    25. Ovary Cancer
    5.52
    52
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.09
    161
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.38
    125
    28. Leukemia
    4.27
    69
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.48
    147
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    3.33
    27
    31. Skin Disease
    3.19
    54
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.98
    92
    33. Birth Trauma
    2.92
    92
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.91
    92
    35. Asthma
    2.88
    109
    36. Other Neoplasms
    2.62
    94
    37. Epilepsy
    2.41
    65
    38. Anemia
    2.11
    45
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.96
    108
    40. Falls
    1.59
    174
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.43
    135
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    128
    43. Meningitis
    1.13
    95
    44. Alcohol
    1.03
    125
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.92
    7
    46. Malnutrition
    0.69
    117
    47. Encephalitis
    0.49
    109
    48. Dengue
    0.46
    19
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.38
    98
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.35
    120
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    362
    13.53
    2. Stroke
    335
    12.52
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    296
    11.06
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    288
    10.76
    5. Prostate Cancer
    167
    6.24
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    117
    4.37
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    103
    3.85
    8. Breast Cancer
    87
    3.25
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    86
    3.21
    10. Hypertension
    71
    2.65
    11. Other Injuries
    68
    2.54
    12. Kidney Disease
    65
    2.43
    13. Lung Disease
    47
    1.76
    14. Lymphomas
    43
    1.61
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    40
    1.49
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    39
    1.46
    17. Lung Cancers
    37
    1.38
    18. HIV/AIDS
    35
    1.31
    19. Violence
    29
    1.08
    20. Stomach Cancer
    26
    0.97
    21. Liver Disease
    24
    0.90
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    0.86
    23. Uterin Cancer
    23
    0.86
    24. Leukemia
    19
    0.71
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    18
    0.67
      Deaths %
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    17
    0.64
    27. Liver Cancer
    16
    0.60
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    16
    0.60
    29. Skin Disease
    15
    0.56
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.52
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.52
    32. Oral Cancer
    13
    0.49
    33. Other Neoplasms
    13
    0.49
    34. Asthma
    13
    0.49
    35. Anemia
    10
    0.37
    36. Epilepsy
    10
    0.37
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    9
    0.34
    38. Low Birth Weight
    8
    0.30
    39. Bladder Cancer
    7
    0.26
    40. Falls
    7
    0.26
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.22
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.22
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5
    0.19
    44. Meningitis
    4
    0.15
    45. Alcohol
    4
    0.15
    46. Encephalitis
    2
    0.07
    47. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.07
    48. Dengue
    2
    0.07
    49. Malnutrition
    2
    0.07
    50. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.07
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    81.18
    3
    2. Breast Cancer
    35.64
    3
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24.86
    3
    4. Lymphomas
    9.25
    6
    5. Uterin Cancer
    8.93
    1
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.65
    86
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    8.32
    22
    8. Lung Cancers
    7.95
    111
      Rate World Rank
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.52
    92
    10. Ovary Cancer
    5.52
    52
    11. Leukemia
    4.27
    69
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.48
    147
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.91
    92
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.96
    108
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    128
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.35
    174
     
     
    Barbados BARBADOS HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.6
    46
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    13.1
    0.9
    124
    118
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    14.7
    31.3
    111
    39
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Barbados BARBADOS DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    292,336
    172
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    174
    Population 0-14
    18.0%
    148
    Population 15-64
    70.2%
    21
    Population 65 +
    11.8%
    54
    Birth Rate / 1000
    11.70
    149
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.60
    70
    Fertility Rate
    1.68
    154
    Infant Mortality
    10.20
    125
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.01
    189
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    182
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.97
    140
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.68
    158
    Net Migration
    -0.30
    96
    Population Growth
    0.30%
    149
    Literacy Total
    99.7%
    18
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    9.8%
    68
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.6
    67
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    67.0
    57
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $17,500
    74
     
     
     

    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.