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HEALTH PROFILE : Belize

Belize
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Belize

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Belize 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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    Belize BELIZE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.1
    62.3
    61.7
    50
    58
    57
    1970
    65.9
    67.3
    66.6
    36
    59
    53
    1980
    69.5
    71.6
    70.5
    25
    60
    38
    1990
    70.7
    74.2
    72.4
    36
    58
    40
    2000
    65.6
    71.3
    68.3
    99
    101
    102
    2010
    67.0
    72.4
    69.5
    108
    111
    108
    2015
    67.5
    73.1
    70.1
    110
    114
    112
     
     
    Belize BELIZE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    73.1
    110
    114
    Age 5
    68.8
    74.2
    119
    116
    Age 10
    69.1
    74.4
    118
    116
    Age 15
    69.4
    74.5
    118
    117
    Age 20
    69.8
    74.7
    119
    118
    Age 25
    70.3
    74.9
    118
    118
    Age 30
    70.8
    75.1
    118
    118
    Age 35
    71.3
    75.4
    119
    120
    Age 40
    71.9
    75.8
    121
    120
    Age 45
    72.5
    76.2
    124
    121
    Age 50
    73.4
    76.8
    132
    121
    Age 55
    74.5
    77.5
    136
    123
    Age 60
    75.9
    78.5
    140
    126
    Age 65
    77.6
    79.7
    144
    131
    Age 70
    79.7
    81.3
    145
    133
    Age 75
    82.3
    83.4
    144
    135
    Age 80
    85.4
    86.1
    146
    137
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.4
    153
    142
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    153
    148
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.3
    152
    149
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.9
    124
    121
     
     
    Belize BELIZE 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
    124.34
    83
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    117.02
    5
    3. Stroke
    79.24
    98
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    58.80
    65
    5. Lung Disease
    43.36
    18
    6. Prostate Cancer
    41.86
    15
    7. HIV/AIDS
    41.77
    33
    8. Violence
    41.54
    6
    9. Hypertension
    33.24
    13
    10. Liver Disease
    31.26
    33
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.94
    52
    12. Kidney Disease
    22.59
    47
    13. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    65
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    18.73
    11
    15. Cervical Cancer
    18.36
    41
    16. Lung Cancers
    14.18
    83
    17. Liver Cancer
    10.63
    36
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.42
    73
    19. Drownings
    9.93
    23
    20. Other Injuries
    9.20
    75
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    9.15
    78
    22. Suicide
    8.26
    118
    23. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.00
    156
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.88
    53
    25. Stomach Cancer
    7.43
    65
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Malnutrition
    7.06
    49
    27. Tuberculosis
    6.36
    88
    28. Falls
    5.69
    85
    29. Other Neoplasms
    5.66
    16
    30. Low Birth Weight
    5.43
    112
    31. Skin Disease
    5.12
    24
    32. Asthma
    4.83
    87
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    74
    34. Anemia
    4.41
    27
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.66
    88
    36. Uterin Cancer
    3.37
    41
    37. Lymphomas
    3.33
    132
    38. Leukemia
    3.22
    119
    39. Epilepsy
    3.21
    51
    40. Alcohol
    2.93
    38
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    2.58
    36
    42. Birth Trauma
    2.52
    103
    43. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.24
    108
    44. Ovary Cancer
    2.16
    168
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    115
    46. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    150
    47. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    124
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.22
    89
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.21
    122
    50. Fires
    1.07
    115
     
     
    Belize BELIZE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    220
    11.95
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    220
    11.95
    3. Stroke
    140
    7.60
    4. Violence
    134
    7.28
    5. HIV/AIDS
    129
    7.01
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    110
    5.98
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    77
    4.18
    8. Lung Disease
    75
    4.07
    9. Liver Disease
    68
    3.69
    10. Hypertension
    59
    3.20
    11. Kidney Disease
    45
    2.44
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    39
    2.12
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    39
    2.12
    14. Prostate Cancer
    35
    1.90
    15. Drownings
    33
    1.79
    16. Lung Cancers
    28
    1.52
    17. Other Injuries
    27
    1.47
    18. Suicide
    26
    1.41
    19. Low Birth Weight
    24
    1.30
    20. Liver Cancer
    21
    1.14
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    20
    1.09
    22. Breast Cancer
    20
    1.09
    23. Cervical Cancer
    20
    1.09
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    18
    0.98
    25. Tuberculosis
    14
    0.76
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    13
    0.71
    27. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13
    0.71
    28. Stomach Cancer
    12
    0.65
    29. Birth Trauma
    11
    0.60
    30. Leukemia
    11
    0.60
    31. Other Neoplasms
    11
    0.60
    32. Asthma
    11
    0.60
    33. Falls
    11
    0.60
    34. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9
    0.49
    35. Skin Disease
    9
    0.49
    36. Anemia
    8
    0.43
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    8
    0.43
    38. Epilepsy
    8
    0.43
    39. Lymphomas
    7
    0.38
    40. Alcohol
    7
    0.38
    41. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.22
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    4
    0.22
    43. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.22
    44. Parkinson's Disease
    4
    0.22
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.22
    46. Encephalitis
    3
    0.16
    47. Oral Cancer
    3
    0.16
    48. Ovary Cancer
    3
    0.16
    49. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3
    0.16
    50. Poisonings
    3
    0.16
     
     
    Belize BELIZE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    41.86
    15
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.40
    65
    3. Cervical Cancer
    18.36
    41
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.18
    83
    5. Liver Cancer
    10.63
    36
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.42
    73
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.43
    65
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.49
    74
      Rate World Rank
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.37
    41
    10. Lymphomas
    3.33
    132
    11. Leukemia
    3.22
    119
    12. Ovary Cancer
    2.16
    168
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    115
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.53
    150
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    124
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.65
    151
     
     
    Belize BELIZE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.7
    88
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.5
    31.5
    100
    37
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.96
    48

     
    Belize BELIZE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    360,346
    169
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    34
    Population 0-14
    34.0%
    52
    Population 15-64
    62.2%
    137
    Population 65 +
    3.9%
    144
    Birth Rate / 1000
    24.00
    50
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.00
    143
    Fertility Rate
    2.85
    55
    Infant Mortality
    18.90
    85
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    65
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    101
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    51
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.88
    36
    Net Migration
    0.00
    59
    Population Growth
    1.80%
    50
    Literacy Total
    76.9%
    146
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    10.1%
    66
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    70.1
    112
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    62.2
    113
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $8,300
    119
     
     
     

    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.