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Compare Bahamas and Belgium health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Belgium BELGIUM
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    60.9
    65.9
    63.3
    51
    47
    49
     
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
    1970
    63.1
    69.4
    66.2
    59
    48
    55
     
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
    1980
    63.8
    71.8
    67.7
    73
    59
    64
     
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
    1990
    66.0
    73.3
    69.5
    76
    69
    70
     
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
    2000
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
     
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
     
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
    2015
    72.9
    79.1
    76.1
    63
    52
    54
     
    78.6
    83.5
    81.1
    23
    22
    23
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Belgium BELGIUM
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.9
    79.1
    63
    52
     
    78.6
    83.5
    23
    22
    Age 5
    73.8
    80.0
    64
    48
     
    78.9
    83.8
    22
    23
    Age 10
    73.9
    80.1
    66
    49
     
    79.0
    83.8
    22
    23
    Age 15
    74.0
    80.1
    66
    50
     
    79.0
    83.8
    22
    23
    Age 20
    74.3
    80.3
    66
    48
     
    79.1
    83.9
    22
    23
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.4
    64
    48
     
    79.3
    84.0
    21
    24
    Age 30
    75.2
    80.7
    61
    48
     
    79.5
    84.0
    21
    24
    Age 35
    75.8
    81.0
    58
    48
     
    79.7
    84.1
    21
    24
    Age 40
    76.6
    81.4
    54
    46
     
    79.9
    84.3
    22
    24
    Age 45
    77.4
    81.9
    51
    44
     
    80.2
    84.5
    22
    22
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    43
    43
     
    80.6
    84.8
    24
    21
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.2
    42
    41
     
    81.2
    85.2
    24
    19
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    40
    37
     
    82.1
    85.8
    24
    17
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.0
    40
    37
     
    83.2
    86.5
    24
    15
    Age 70
    83.7
    86.2
    43
    38
     
    84.6
    87.4
    23
    14
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.8
    43
    36
     
    86.2
    88.5
    23
    16
    Age 80
    87.8
    89.7
    47
    34
     
    88.2
    89.9
    33
    25
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    53
    28
     
    90.7
    91.9
    45
    36
    Age 90
    94.0
    95.0
    51
    29
     
    93.9
    94.6
    64
    52
    Age 95
    97.8
    98.4
    68
    38
     
    97.7
    98.0
    80
    69
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    74
    35
     
    102.1
    102.1
    76
    81
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Belgium BELGIUM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.53
    132
     
    61.24
    168
    2. HIV/AIDS
    52.41
    29
     
    0.38
    140
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
     
    15.45
    98
    4. Stroke
    46.25
    140
     
    28.25
    166
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.73
    83
     
    7.22
    169
    6. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
     
    23.61
    20
    7. Hypertension
    28.97
    26
     
    2.35
    179
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26.64
    104
     
    24.22
    113
    9. Violence
    22.68
    15
     
    0.97
    164
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    16.22
    17
     
    6.52
    79
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.10
    88
     
    8.78
    132
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
     
    14.70
    39
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.42
    125
     
    6.61
    148
    14. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
     
    2.10
    154
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.78
    43
     
    4.33
    127
    16. Other Injuries
    8.57
    85
     
    8.71
    84
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.48
    155
     
    30.62
    27
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
     
    32.14
    11
    19. Drownings
    6.69
    51
     
    0.53
    171
    20. Lung Disease
    6.29
    183
     
    27.11
    58
    21. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
     
    6.42
    53
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    103
     
    1.15
    174
    23. Skin Disease
    6.01
    14
     
    1.26
    107
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
     
    4.09
    127
    25. Liver Disease
    4.76
    165
     
    7.88
    143
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
     
    4.18
    125
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.21
    146
     
    3.23
    162
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
     
    3.35
    42
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
     
    5.75
    46
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
     
    7.67
    29
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
     
    4.04
    51
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.63
    100
     
    0.99
    151
    33. Alcohol
    2.24
    65
     
    2.34
    57
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
     
    3.38
    78
    35. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
     
    4.98
    30
    36. Malnutrition
    1.89
    91
     
    0.87
    110
    37. Falls
    1.84
    172
     
    6.89
    68
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.78
    119
     
    0.65
    151
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1.69
    124
     
    6.22
    9
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.67
    55
     
    4.49
    6
    41. Fires
    1.66
    90
     
    0.61
    146
    42. Suicide
    1.57
    178
     
    16.49
    22
    43. Asthma
    1.48
    130
     
    0.69
    163
    44. Anemia
    1.47
    55
     
    0.54
    82
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
     
    4.34
    22
    46. Epilepsy
    1.09
    143
     
    1.83
    84
    47. Drug Use
    0.88
    118
     
    1.87
    59
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.87
    101
     
    0.08
    162
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    146
     
    1.50
    131
    50. Meningitis
    0.80
    109
     
    0.30
    149
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Belgium BELGIUM
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    352
    16.65
     
    15,206
    16.72
    2. HIV/AIDS
    223
    10.55
     
    51
    0.06
    3. Stroke
    186
    8.80
     
    7,155
    7.87
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    128
    6.05
     
    1,778
    1.95
    5. Hypertension
    116
    5.49
     
    608
    0.67
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105
    4.97
     
    6,141
    6.75
    7. Violence
    92
    4.35
     
    119
    0.13
    8. Prostate Cancer
    76
    3.60
     
    1,685
    1.85
    9. Breast Cancer
    73
    3.45
     
    2,700
    2.97
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    64
    3.03
     
    1,462
    1.61
    11. Kidney Disease
    61
    2.89
     
    2,285
    2.51
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    56
    2.65
     
    3,456
    3.80
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    2.03
     
    800
    0.88
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    36
    1.70
     
    1,019
    1.12
    15. Lung Cancers
    35
    1.66
     
    6,954
    7.65
    16. Other Injuries
    35
    1.66
     
    1,986
    2.18
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    1.51
     
    8,239
    9.06
    18. Drownings
    27
    1.28
     
    70
    0.08
    19. Lymphomas
    26
    1.23
     
    1,477
    1.62
    20. Lung Disease
    25
    1.18
     
    6,746
    7.42
    21. Stomach Cancer
    23
    1.09
     
    917
    1.01
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    1.09
     
    245
    0.27
    23. Skin Disease
    23
    1.09
     
    329
    0.36
    24. Liver Disease
    21
    0.99
     
    1,435
    1.58
    25. Low Birth Weight
    20
    0.95
     
    85
    0.09
    26. Liver Cancer
    17
    0.80
     
    926
    1.02
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    15
    0.71
     
    303
    0.33
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.52
     
    849
    0.93
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    11
    0.52
     
    1,749
    1.92
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11
    0.52
     
    241
    0.26
    31. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.47
     
    657
    0.72
    32. Uterin Cancer
    10
    0.47
     
    391
    0.43
    33. Alcohol
    10
    0.47
     
    385
    0.42
    34. Ovary Cancer
    9
    0.43
     
    696
    0.77
    35. Leukemia
    8
    0.38
     
    1,114
    1.22
    36. Malnutrition
    7
    0.33
     
    227
    0.25
    37. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.33
     
    1,543
    1.70
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.33
     
    1,197
    1.32
    39. Falls
    7
    0.33
     
    1,604
    1.76
    40. Fires
    7
    0.33
     
    92
    0.10
    41. Suicide
    7
    0.33
     
    2,321
    2.55
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.28
     
    48
    0.05
    43. Anemia
    6
    0.28
     
    142
    0.16
    44. Asthma
    6
    0.28
     
    149
    0.16
    45. Bladder Cancer
    5
    0.24
     
    1,056
    1.16
    46. Epilepsy
    5
    0.24
     
    351
    0.39
    47. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.19
     
    8
    0.01
    48. Drug Use
    4
    0.19
     
    246
    0.27
    49. Tuberculosis
    3
    0.14
     
    66
    0.07
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.14
     
    389
    0.43
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Belgium BELGIUM
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
     
    15.45
    98
    2. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
     
    23.61
    20
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
     
    14.70
    39
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
     
    2.10
    154
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
     
    32.14
    11
    6. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
     
    6.42
    53
    7. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
     
    4.09
    127
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
     
    4.18
    125
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
     
    3.35
    42
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
     
    5.75
    46
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
     
    7.67
    29
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
     
    4.04
    51
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
     
    3.38
    78
    14. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
     
    4.98
    30
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
     
    4.34
    22
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.32
    178
     
    2.55
    34
     
     
     
    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.