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HEALTH PROFILE : Jamaica

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 2011 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
    2011
    71.5
    78.2
    74.8
    77
    60
    69
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    71.5
    78.2
    77
    60
    Age 5
    73.0
    79.5
    73
    56
    Age 10
    73.1
    79.6
    73
    56
    Age 15
    73.2
    79.7
    73
    55
    Age 20
    73.7
    79.9
    72
    55
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.1
    63
    55
    Age 30
    75.6
    80.3
    54
    54
    Age 35
    76.4
    80.5
    49
    55
    Age 40
    77.1
    80.8
    47
    54
    Age 45
    77.8
    81.3
    47
    53
    Age 50
    78.5
    81.8
    46
    51
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.5
    48
    49
    Age 60
    80.5
    83.4
    50
    49
    Age 65
    81.8
    84.4
    51
    46
    Age 70
    83.8
    85.7
    40
    47
    Age 75
    86.1
    87.3
    35
    44
    Age 80
    88.7
    89.5
    19
    38
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.0
    15
    31
    Age 90
    94.7
    95.0
    18
    23
    Age 95
    98.3
    98.4
    17
    19
    Age 100
    102.3
    102.4
    17
    18
     
     
    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. Coronary Heart Disease
    110.74
    96
    2. HIV/AIDS
    64.49
    31
    3. Stroke
    62.88
    129
    4. Violence
    52.92
    4
    5. Lung Disease
    39.34
    53
    6. Influenza & Pneumonia
    35.77
    93
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.57
    95
    8. Hypertension
    25.81
    99
    9. Breast Cancer
    24.77
    16
    10. Stomach Cancer
    16.62
    22
    11. Lung Cancers
    16.17
    78
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.75
    98
    13. Cervical Cancer
    11.79
    31
    14. Prostate Cancer
    11.29
    28
    15. Malnutrition
    10.72
    27
    16. Low Birth Weight
    10.22
    93
    17. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10.05
    75
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.73
    73
    19. Kidney Disease
    8.93
    134
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    7.21
    59
    21. Liver Disease
    7.01
    127
    22. Other Injuries
    6.98
    146
    23. Lymphomas
    5.52
    85
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.14
    102
    25. Suicide
    4.92
    132
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    4.73
    63
    27. Liver Cancer
    4.36
    132
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    4.31
    122
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.90
    97
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.77
    89
    31. Skin Disease
    3.61
    72
    32. Falls
    3.56
    106
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.28
    82
    34. Uterin Cancer
    3.27
    9
    35. Other Neoplasms
    3.03
    90
    36. Bladder Cancer
    2.87
    79
    37. Leukemia
    2.59
    147
    38. Meningitis
    2.42
    91
    39. Drownings
    2.40
    121
    40. Asthma
    2.40
    125
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.17
    126
    42. Anaemia
    2.14
    90
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.82
    83
    44. Epilepsy
    1.71
    96
    45. Ovary Cancer
    1.62
    142
    46. Fires
    1.22
    112
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.09
    120
    48. Tuberculosis
    1.05
    153
    49. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.80
    170
    50. Appendicitis
    0.78
    16
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,108
    17.24
    2. Stroke
    1,779
    9.87
    3. HIV/AIDS
    1,609
    8.93
    4. Violence
    1,376
    7.63
    5. Lung Disease
    1,141
    6.33
    6. Influenza & Pneumonia
    1,040
    5.77
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    845
    4.69
    8. Hypertension
    758
    4.20
    9. Stomach Cancer
    432
    2.40
    10. Lung Cancers
    392
    2.17
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    381
    2.11
    12. Breast Cancer
    316
    1.75
    13. Malnutrition
    314
    1.74
    14. Prostate Cancer
    302
    1.68
    15. Low Birth Weight
    296
    1.64
    16. Cervical Cancer
    292
    1.62
    17. Diarrhoeal diseases
    289
    1.60
    18. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    254
    1.41
    19. Kidney Disease
    248
    1.38
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    207
    1.15
    21. Other Injuries
    190
    1.05
    22. Liver Disease
    175
    0.97
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    141
    0.78
    24. Lymphomas
    136
    0.75
    25. Suicide
    127
    0.70
      Deaths %
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    120
    0.67
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    119
    0.66
    28. Birth Trauma
    113
    0.63
    29. Liver Cancer
    110
    0.61
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    107
    0.59
    31. Skin Disease
    107
    0.59
    32. Falls
    99
    0.55
    33. Oesophagus Cancer
    85
    0.47
    34. Uterin Cancer
    83
    0.46
    35. Other Neoplasms
    79
    0.44
    36. Bladder Cancer
    77
    0.43
    37. Leukemia
    69
    0.38
    38. Drownings
    66
    0.37
    39. Asthma
    65
    0.36
    40. Meningitis
    64
    0.36
    41. Anaemia
    60
    0.33
    42. Oral Cancer
    54
    0.30
    43. Maternal Conditions
    48
    0.27
    44. Epilepsy
    45
    0.25
    45. Ovary Cancer
    40
    0.22
    46. Fires
    34
    0.19
    47. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    28
    0.16
    48. Tuberculosis
    26
    0.14
    49. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25
    0.14
    50. Appendicitis
    22
    0.12
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    24.77
    16
    2. Stomach Cancer
    16.62
    22
    3. Lung Cancers
    16.17
    78
    4. Cervical Cancer
    11.79
    31
    5. Prostate Cancer
    11.29
    28
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.73
    73
    7. Lymphomas
    5.52
    85
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    4.73
    63
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.36
    132
      Rate World Rank
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.28
    82
    11. Uterin Cancer
    3.27
    9
    12. Other Neoplasms
    3.03
    90
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.87
    79
    14. Leukemia
    2.59
    147
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.17
    126
    16. Ovary Cancer
    1.62
    142
    17. Skin Cancers
    0.58
    147
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    3.9
    116
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    20.8
    9.2
    116
    69
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    6.7
    45.7
    126
    19
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    233
    43

     
    Jamaica JAMAICA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,825,928
    134
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    125
    Population 0-14
    31.4 %
    81
    Population 15-64
    61.1 %
    126
    Population 65 +
    7.5 %
    70
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.68
    96
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.43
    127
    Fertility Rate
    2.25
    103
    Infant Mortality
    15.70
    96
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    130
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.03
    142
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.97
    152
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.81
    72
    Net Migrattion
    -5.70
    144
    Population Growth
    0.76
    127
    Literacy Total
    87.9
    107
    Literacy Male
    84.1
    123
    Literacy Female
    91.6
    79
    Unemployment
    10.1
    59
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.8
    69
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    64.0
    82
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $7,400
    97
     
     
     

    Latest WHO data (2010), Death Rates are age-standardized, total deaths are % of population