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Compare Bahamas and Jamaica 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   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    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
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    63.1
    69.4
    66.2
    59
    48
    55
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    63.8
    71.8
    67.7
    73
    59
    64
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    66.0
    73.3
    69.5
    76
    69
    70
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    72.6
    78.6
    75.7
    70
    62
    65
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.6
    78.6
    70
    62
     
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.4
    72
    65
     
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.5
    73
    64
     
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    73.7
    79.6
    73
    64
     
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    73.9
    79.7
    73
    63
     
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    74.3
    79.9
    74
    62
     
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    74.9
    80.2
    70
    61
     
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    75.6
    80.6
    64
    57
     
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.2
    58
    51
     
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.8
    52
    48
     
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    47
    42
     
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.3
    43
    40
     
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    41
    38
     
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.1
    42
    39
     
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    83.8
    86.3
    41
    37
     
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.9
    42
    34
     
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.7
    47
    34
     
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    52
    28
     
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.53
    132
     
    64.41
    164
    2. HIV/AIDS
    52.41
    29
     
    32.14
    40
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
     
    54.68
    7
    4. Stroke
    46.25
    140
     
    77.34
    102
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.73
    83
     
    81.22
    18
    6. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
     
    22.48
    31
    7. Hypertension
    28.97
    26
     
    22.54
    45
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26.64
    104
     
    18.29
    138
    9. Violence
    22.68
    15
     
    34.79
    8
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    16.22
    17
     
    10.85
    39
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.10
    88
     
    10.92
    116
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
     
    11.21
    65
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.42
    125
     
    9.75
    130
    14. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
     
    14.56
    54
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.78
    43
     
    4.47
    121
    16. Other Injuries
    8.57
    85
     
    12.13
    54
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.48
    155
     
    6.28
    160
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
     
    14.26
    82
    19. Drownings
    6.69
    51
     
    0.68
    165
    20. Lung Disease
    6.29
    183
     
    15.74
    147
    21. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
     
    7.98
    16
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    103
     
    7.79
    86
    23. Skin Disease
    6.01
    14
     
    4.89
    28
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
     
    7.85
    62
    25. Liver Disease
    4.76
    165
     
    2.21
    179
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
     
    2.74
    167
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.21
    146
     
    8.14
    98
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
     
    5.08
    16
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
     
    3.88
    105
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
     
    3.23
    97
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
     
    2.10
    103
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.63
    100
     
    2.28
    107
    33. Alcohol
    2.24
    65
     
    0.31
    167
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
     
    1.45
    154
    35. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
     
    4.29
    68
    36. Malnutrition
    1.89
    91
     
    1.59
    96
    37. Falls
    1.84
    172
     
    0.40
    181
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.78
    119
     
    2.71
    101
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1.69
    124
     
    4.83
    24
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.67
    55
     
    1.75
    49
    41. Fires
    1.66
    90
     
    0.45
    158
    42. Suicide
    1.57
    178
     
    1.41
    180
    43. Asthma
    1.48
    130
     
    2.42
    111
    44. Anemia
    1.47
    55
     
    2.12
    44
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
     
    1.89
    91
    46. Epilepsy
    1.09
    143
     
    1.55
    104
    47. Drug Use
    0.88
    118
     
    0.30
    170
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.87
    101
     
    1.48
    81
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    146
     
    1.01
    144
    50. Meningitis
    0.80
    109
     
    0.56
    130
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    352
    16.65
     
    2,045
    11.94
    2. HIV/AIDS
    223
    10.55
     
    874
    5.10
    3. Stroke
    186
    8.80
     
    2,474
    14.44
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    128
    6.05
     
    2,577
    15.04
    5. Hypertension
    116
    5.49
     
    717
    4.19
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105
    4.97
     
    568
    3.32
    7. Violence
    92
    4.35
     
    983
    5.74
    8. Prostate Cancer
    76
    3.60
     
    820
    4.79
    9. Breast Cancer
    73
    3.45
     
    340
    1.98
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    64
    3.03
     
    332
    1.94
    11. Kidney Disease
    61
    2.89
     
    335
    1.96
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    56
    2.65
     
    344
    2.01
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    2.03
     
    279
    1.63
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    36
    1.70
     
    131
    0.76
    15. Lung Cancers
    35
    1.66
     
    430
    2.51
    16. Other Injuries
    35
    1.66
     
    364
    2.13
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    1.51
     
    208
    1.21
    18. Drownings
    27
    1.28
     
    20
    0.12
    19. Lymphomas
    26
    1.23
     
    237
    1.38
    20. Lung Disease
    25
    1.18
     
    504
    2.94
    21. Stomach Cancer
    23
    1.09
     
    239
    1.40
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    1.09
     
    221
    1.29
    23. Skin Disease
    23
    1.09
     
    158
    0.92
    24. Liver Disease
    21
    0.99
     
    65
    0.38
    25. Low Birth Weight
    20
    0.95
     
    179
    1.05
    26. Liver Cancer
    17
    0.80
     
    82
    0.48
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    15
    0.71
     
    198
    1.16
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.52
     
    64
    0.37
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    11
    0.52
     
    100
    0.58
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11
    0.52
     
    71
    0.41
    31. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.47
     
    43
    0.25
    32. Uterin Cancer
    10
    0.47
     
    77
    0.45
    33. Alcohol
    10
    0.47
     
    9
    0.05
    34. Ovary Cancer
    9
    0.43
     
    60
    0.35
    35. Leukemia
    8
    0.38
     
    125
    0.73
    36. Malnutrition
    7
    0.33
     
    50
    0.29
    37. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.33
     
    144
    0.84
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.33
     
    56
    0.33
    39. Falls
    7
    0.33
     
    12
    0.07
    40. Fires
    7
    0.33
     
    13
    0.08
    41. Suicide
    7
    0.33
     
    40
    0.23
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.28
     
    62
    0.36
    43. Anemia
    6
    0.28
     
    67
    0.39
    44. Asthma
    6
    0.28
     
    75
    0.44
    45. Bladder Cancer
    5
    0.24
     
    59
    0.34
    46. Epilepsy
    5
    0.24
     
    45
    0.26
    47. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.19
     
    42
    0.25
    48. Drug Use
    4
    0.19
     
    9
    0.05
    49. Tuberculosis
    3
    0.14
     
    11
    0.06
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.14
     
    27
    0.16
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
     
    54.68
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
     
    22.48
    31
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
     
    11.21
    65
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
     
    14.56
    54
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
     
    14.26
    82
    6. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
     
    7.98
    16
    7. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
     
    7.85
    62
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
     
    2.74
    167
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
     
    5.08
    16
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
     
    3.88
    105
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
     
    3.23
    97
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
     
    2.10
    103
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
     
    1.45
    154
    14. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
     
    4.29
    68
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
     
    1.89
    91
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.32
    178
     
    0.49
    162
     
     
     
    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.