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Belize
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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
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 2014 updates, 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
    72.5
    78.0
    75.2
    36
    40
    38
    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
    125
    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
    78.74
    106
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    62.83
    17
    3. Stroke
    59.72
    119
    4. Prostate Cancer
    43.82
    7
    5. Violence
    43.05
    5
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.96
    81
    7. HIV/AIDS
    27.21
    47
    8. Liver Disease
    20.32
    65
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.19
    73
    10. Kidney Disease
    15.04
    79
    11. Lung Disease
    14.87
    119
    12. Endocrine Disorders
    14.40
    29
    13. Hypertension
    14.28
    109
    14. Breast Cancer
    12.46
    119
    15. Other Injuries
    9.17
    106
    16. Cervical Cancer
    8.15
    81
    17. Lung Cancers
    7.96
    103
    18. Liver Cancer
    7.29
    57
    19. Stomach Cancer
    5.88
    81
    20. Tuberculosis
    5.74
    83
    21. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.37
    111
    22. Drownings
    5.20
    67
    23. Drug Use
    4.99
    8
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    4.80
    129
    25. Low Birth Weight
    4.43
    120
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.22
    128
    27. Other Neoplasms
    3.99
    42
    28. Asthma
    3.50
    94
    29. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3.30
    80
    30. Birth Trauma
    3.26
    89
    31. Suicide
    3.18
    148
    32. Pancreas Cancer
    3.16
    91
    33. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    40
    34. Malnutrition
    2.56
    83
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.47
    101
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.21
    100
    37. Anemia
    2.13
    53
    38. Leukemia
    2.01
    141
    39. Alcohol
    1.99
    51
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.76
    92
    41. Lymphomas
    1.62
    163
    42. Fires
    1.32
    111
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.27
    84
    44. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    114
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.25
    132
    46. Epilepsy
    1.22
    122
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.17
    139
    48. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    1.17
    2
    49. Falls
    0.96
    169
    50. Ovary Cancer
    0.73
    171
     
     
    Belize BELIZE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    139
    12.25
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    119
    10.44
    3. Violence
    109
    9.60
    4. Stroke
    103
    9.08
    5. HIV/AIDS
    71
    6.24
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    65
    5.74
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    50
    4.37
    8. Liver Disease
    40
    3.55
    9. Prostate Cancer
    32
    2.82
    10. Kidney Disease
    31
    2.70
    11. Endocrine Disorders
    28
    2.50
    12. Hypertension
    27
    2.34
    13. Lung Disease
    25
    2.20
    14. Other Injuries
    21
    1.82
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    20
    1.76
    16. Low Birth Weight
    19
    1.71
    17. Drownings
    15
    1.31
    18. Lung Cancers
    14
    1.21
    19. Birth Trauma
    14
    1.21
    20. Liver Cancer
    14
    1.19
    21. Tuberculosis
    12
    1.04
    22. Breast Cancer
    11
    0.99
    23. Stomach Cancer
    11
    0.98
    24. Drug Use
    11
    0.97
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    10
    0.89
      Deaths %
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9
    0.79
    27. Cervical Cancer
    8
    0.72
    28. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.66
    29. Malnutrition
    7
    0.65
    30. Suicide
    7
    0.63
    31. Asthma
    7
    0.60
    32. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.58
    33. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6
    0.51
    34. Leukemia
    6
    0.49
    35. Anemia
    5
    0.47
    36. Pancreas Cancer
    5
    0.46
    37. Fires
    5
    0.45
    38. Alcohol
    4
    0.38
    39. Lymphomas
    4
    0.33
    40. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.31
    41. Epilepsy
    3
    0.29
    42. Oesophagus Cancer
    3
    0.27
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    3
    0.27
    44. Uterin Cancer
    3
    0.25
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3
    0.25
    46. Falls
    2
    0.21
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2
    0.19
    48. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2
    0.16
    49. Poisonings
    2
    0.15
    50. Bladder Cancer
    2
    0.14
     
     
    Belize BELIZE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    43.82
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    12.46
    119
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.15
    81
    4. Lung Cancers
    7.96
    103
    5. Liver Cancer
    7.29
    57
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.88
    81
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.37
    111
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    3.16
    91
      Rate World Rank
    9. Uterin Cancer
    3.15
    40
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.21
    100
    11. Leukemia
    2.01
    141
    12. Lymphomas
    1.62
    163
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    114
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.25
    132
    15. Ovary Cancer
    0.73
    171
    16. Oral Cancer
    0.00
    172
     
     
    Belize BELIZE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    8.3
    56
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.1
    28.8
    106
    61
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.956
    50

     
    Belize BELIZE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    353,858
    170
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    25
    Population 0-14
    34.4 %
    53
    Population 15-64
    61.8 %
    138
    Population 65 +
    3.8 %
    144
    Birth Rate / 1000
    24.30
    54
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.00
    144
    Fertility Rate
    2.90
    55
    Infant Mortality
    19.30
    86
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    51
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.89
    30
    Net Migration
    0.00
    56
    Population Growth
    1.84 %
    51
    Literacy Total
    76.9 %
    139
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    12.9 %
    57
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    70.1
    112
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    62.2
    113
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $8,600
    114
     
     
     

    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.