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Jamaica
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Jamaica

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Jamaica 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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    Jamaica JAMAICA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    69.7
    74.6
    72.1
    59
    70
    61
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2015
    73.9
    78.6
    76.2
    49
    58
    51
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.9
    78.6
    49
    58
    Age 5
    75.2
    79.7
    48
    54
    Age 10
    75.3
    79.8
    48
    54
    Age 15
    75.5
    79.9
    48
    53
    Age 20
    75.7
    80.0
    48
    53
    Age 25
    76.1
    80.2
    46
    53
    Age 30
    76.6
    80.6
    46
    49
    Age 35
    77.3
    81.0
    42
    47
    Age 40
    78.1
    81.4
    39
    45
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.9
    37
    43
    Age 50
    79.6
    82.4
    36
    44
    Age 55
    80.3
    82.9
    33
    44
    Age 60
    81.2
    83.6
    34
    45
    Age 65
    82.3
    84.5
    35
    47
    Age 70
    83.8
    85.7
    39
    47
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.3
    41
    47
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.4
    32
    41
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    27
    30
    Age 90
    94.4
    95.1
    23
    23
    Age 95
    98.2
    98.7
    29
    23
    Age 100
    102.5
    102.7
    28
    20
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    115.44
    63
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.16
    112
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    76.62
    11
    4. Prostate Cancer
    52.12
    5
    5. HIV/AIDS
    48.87
    36
    6. Hypertension
    38.48
    10
    7. Violence
    27.22
    16
    8. Breast Cancer
    20.06
    50
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.00
    37
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.47
    125
    11. Lung Cancers
    17.46
    63
    12. Cervical Cancer
    12.75
    59
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.68
    112
    14. Lung Disease
    11.91
    137
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.39
    70
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    9.37
    62
    17. Stomach Cancer
    8.40
    55
    18. Low Birth Weight
    8.10
    82
    19. Lymphomas
    7.93
    9
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.22
    118
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4.84
    100
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.83
    51
    23. Liver Disease
    4.79
    156
    24. Leukemia
    4.77
    40
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.75
    101
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.32
    84
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.21
    85
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    23
    29. Other Injuries
    4.00
    161
    30. Anemia
    3.89
    32
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.88
    79
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.86
    89
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.38
    71
    34. Skin Disease
    2.98
    61
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.91
    96
    36. Epilepsy
    2.88
    66
    37. Asthma
    2.84
    102
    38. Other Neoplasms
    2.71
    82
    39. Drug Use
    2.65
    38
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.41
    93
    41. Meningitis
    2.30
    81
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    2.29
    71
    43. Falls
    2.18
    145
    44. Fires
    1.88
    95
    45. Oral Cancer
    1.64
    139
    46. Malnutrition
    1.52
    97
    47. Maternal Conditions
    1.50
    80
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    99
    49. Drownings
    1.42
    136
    50. Bladder Cancer
    1.40
    119
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    3,243
    18.13
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,166
    12.11
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,117
    11.83
    4. HIV/AIDS
    1,296
    7.25
    5. Hypertension
    1,081
    6.04
    6. Violence
    749
    4.18
    7. Prostate Cancer
    649
    3.63
    8. Kidney Disease
    550
    3.08
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    495
    2.77
    10. Lung Cancers
    456
    2.55
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    348
    1.95
    12. Lung Disease
    336
    1.88
    13. Breast Cancer
    279
    1.56
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    261
    1.46
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    254
    1.42
    16. Stomach Cancer
    227
    1.27
    17. Low Birth Weight
    223
    1.25
    18. Lymphomas
    209
    1.17
    19. Cervical Cancer
    177
    0.99
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    144
    0.81
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    141
    0.79
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    134
    0.75
    23. Liver Cancer
    129
    0.72
    24. Leukemia
    128
    0.71
    25. Liver Disease
    128
    0.71
      Deaths %
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    119
    0.66
    27. Other Injuries
    112
    0.63
    28. Anemia
    109
    0.61
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    106
    0.59
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    103
    0.57
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    92
    0.52
    32. Skin Disease
    83
    0.46
    33. Asthma
    80
    0.45
    34. Birth Trauma
    80
    0.45
    35. Epilepsy
    79
    0.44
    36. Drug Use
    73
    0.41
    37. Other Neoplasms
    72
    0.40
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    66
    0.37
    39. Meningitis
    64
    0.36
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    63
    0.35
    41. Uterin Cancer
    62
    0.35
    42. Falls
    62
    0.34
    43. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.34
    44. Fires
    53
    0.30
    45. Oral Cancer
    44
    0.25
    46. Malnutrition
    42
    0.24
    47. Maternal Conditions
    41
    0.23
    48. Drownings
    40
    0.22
    49. Bladder Cancer
    40
    0.22
    50. Skin Cancers
    39
    0.22
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    52.12
    5
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.06
    50
    3. Lung Cancers
    17.46
    63
    4. Cervical Cancer
    12.75
    59
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.39
    70
    6. Stomach Cancer
    8.40
    55
    7. Lymphomas
    7.93
    9
    8. Leukemia
    4.77
    40
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.75
    101
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.21
    85
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    23
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.88
    79
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.41
    93
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.64
    139
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    99
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.40
    119
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.1
    107
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    29.9
    5.9
    73
    77
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    18.4
    35.7
    88
    30
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.510
    70

     
    Jamaica JAMAICA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,970,340
    136
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    101
    Population 0-14
    27.6 %
    86
    Population 15-64
    64.5 %
    116
    Population 65 +
    7.9 %
    74
    Birth Rate / 1000
    18.00
    95
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.70
    121
    Fertility Rate
    1.99
    112
    Infant Mortality
    13.10
    107
    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
    0.98
    130
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.81
    75
    Net Migration
    -4.50
    166
    Population Growth
    0.68 %
    133
    Literacy Total
    87.0 %
    124
    Literacy Male
    84.0 %
    105
    Literacy Female
    93.1 %
    65
    Unemployment
    14.0 %
    51
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    76.2
    51
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    67.0
    56
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $8,800
    113
     
     
     

    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.