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HEALTH PROFILE : Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Trinidad and Tobago 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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    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.8
    65.7
    63.7
    46
    51
    46
    1970
    63.5
    68.0
    65.7
    57
    56
    56
    1980
    66.4
    71.2
    68.7
    47
    62
    57
    1990
    67.5
    72.4
    69.9
    58
    76
    67
    2000
    66.9
    71.4
    69.1
    87
    103
    95
    2011
    66.5
    75.2
    70.8
    118
    103
    112
     
     
    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.5
    75.2
    118
    103
    Age 5
    68.6
    77.0
    120
    97
    Age 10
    68.7
    77.1
    120
    97
    Age 15
    68.8
    77.2
    123
    98
    Age 20
    69.3
    77.4
    122
    96
    Age 25
    70.2
    77.6
    119
    94
    Age 30
    70.9
    77.8
    119
    95
    Age 35
    71.5
    78.1
    119
    95
    Age 40
    72.0
    78.4
    119
    94
    Age 45
    72.6
    78.8
    121
    93
    Age 50
    73.3
    79.2
    127
    93
    Age 55
    74.4
    79.9
    134
    94
    Age 60
    75.7
    80.7
    140
    91
    Age 65
    77.5
    81.9
    148
    90
    Age 70
    79.6
    83.3
    157
    92
    Age 75
    82.0
    85.3
    171
    92
    Age 80
    85.3
    87.8
    166
    85
    Age 85
    89.0
    90.8
    159
    80
    Age 90
    93.0
    94.2
    152
    78
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.9
    149
    70
    Age 100
    101.7
    102.1
    151
    67
     
     
    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 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
    145.67
    53
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    118.39
    2
    3. Stroke
    79.67
    111
    4. Hypertension
    35.60
    56
    5. Violence
    26.49
    21
    6. HIV/AIDS
    22.99
    58
    7. Prostate Cancer
    22.56
    9
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.14
    27
    9. Influenza & Pneumonia
    22.05
    130
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    16.54
    1
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    16.19
    92
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.23
    59
    13. Kidney Disease
    12.13
    118
    14. Birth Trauma
    11.17
    55
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    11.16
    67
    16. Suicide
    11.14
    54
    17. Lung Cancers
    9.60
    111
    18. Low Birth Weight
    9.22
    99
    19. Liver Disease
    8.08
    115
    20. Cervical Cancer
    8.05
    65
    21. Lung Disease
    8.03
    169
    22. Other Injuries
    8.02
    135
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.56
    83
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.15
    39
    25. Lymphomas
    6.96
    45
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.04
    86
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    5.87
    52
    28. Other Neoplasms
    5.50
    19
    29. Stomach Cancer
    5.24
    124
    30. Asthma
    4.84
    89
    31. Skin Disease
    4.30
    52
    32. Ovary Cancer
    4.27
    13
    33. Drownings
    4.00
    83
    34. Leukemia
    4.00
    91
    35. Anaemia
    3.64
    74
    36. Parkinson Disease
    3.12
    13
    37. Epilepsy
    2.85
    66
    38. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2.63
    2
    39. Liver Cancer
    2.59
    175
    40. Falls
    2.59
    130
    41. Uterin Cancer
    2.43
    26
    42. Malnutrition
    2.42
    95
    43. Oral Cancer
    2.36
    114
    44. Tuberculosis
    2.26
    131
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2.07
    115
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.65
    128
    47. Fires
    1.51
    103
    48. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    134
    49. Alcohol
    1.42
    58
    50. Osteoarthritis
    1.15
    4
     
     
    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,682
    19.17
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,383
    15.76
    3. Stroke
    907
    10.34
    4. Hypertension
    410
    4.67
    5. Violence
    383
    4.37
    6. HIV/AIDS
    322
    3.67
    7. Influenza & Pneumonia
    255
    2.91
    8. Prostate Cancer
    249
    2.84
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    226
    2.58
    10. Congenital Anomalies
    182
    2.07
    11. Breast Cancer
    162
    1.85
    12. Suicide
    157
    1.79
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    146
    1.66
    14. Kidney Disease
    146
    1.66
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    134
    1.53
    16. Birth Trauma
    119
    1.36
    17. Lung Cancers
    117
    1.33
    18. Liver Disease
    105
    1.20
    19. Low Birth Weight
    98
    1.12
    20. Cervical Cancer
    98
    1.12
    21. Other Injuries
    98
    1.12
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    93
    1.06
    23. Lung Disease
    90
    1.03
    24. Lymphomas
    86
    0.98
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    83
    0.95
      Deaths %
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    69
    0.79
    27. Other Neoplasms
    68
    0.78
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    65
    0.74
    29. Stomach Cancer
    61
    0.70
    30. Asthma
    58
    0.66
    31. Drownings
    55
    0.63
    32. Ovary Cancer
    53
    0.60
    33. Skin Disease
    49
    0.56
    34. Leukemia
    49
    0.56
    35. Anaemia
    42
    0.48
    36. Epilepsy
    37
    0.42
    37. Parkinson Disease
    34
    0.39
    38. Falls
    34
    0.39
    39. Liver Cancer
    31
    0.35
    40. Tuberculosis
    29
    0.33
    41. Oral Cancer
    29
    0.33
    42. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    29
    0.33
    43. Uterin Cancer
    28
    0.32
    44. Malnutrition
    28
    0.32
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    23
    0.26
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    20
    0.23
    47. Alcohol
    19
    0.22
    48. Fires
    18
    0.21
    49. Bladder Cancer
    16
    0.18
    50. Meningitis
    13
    0.15
     
     
    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.56
    9
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.14
    27
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    12.23
    59
    4. Lung Cancers
    9.60
    111
    5. Cervical Cancer
    8.05
    65
    6. Lymphomas
    6.96
    45
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    5.87
    52
    8. Other Neoplasms
    5.50
    19
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.24
    124
      Rate World Rank
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.27
    13
    11. Leukemia
    4.00
    91
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.59
    175
    13. Uterin Cancer
    2.43
    26
    14. Oral Cancer
    2.36
    114
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.65
    128
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    134
    17. Skin Cancers
    0.44
    161
     
     
    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.3
    111
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    36.4
    7.6
    60
    72
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    16.0
    54.7
    72
    11
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    230
    54

     
    Trinidad and Tobago TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    1,229,953
    147
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    44
    Population 0-14
    19.6 %
    144
    Population 15-64
    72.6 %
    7
    Population 65 +
    7.9 %
    67
    Birth Rate / 1000
    14.36
    134
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.11
    97
    Fertility Rate
    1.72
    148
    Infant Mortality
    24.50
    75
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    185
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.05
    77
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.05
    28
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.75
    113
    Net Migrattion
    -7.28
    145
    Population Growth
    -0.10
    174
    Literacy Total
    98.6
    48
    Literacy Male
    99.1
    31
    Literacy Female
    98.0
    50
    Unemployment
    5.3
    115
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    70.8
    112
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    62.0
    96
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $18,600
    50
     
     
     

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