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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 2014 updates, 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
    48
    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
    67.2
    72.9
    70.0
    83
    87
    89
     
    69.7
    74.6
    72.1
    59
    70
    61
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2015
    72.9
    79.1
    76.1
    63
    52
    54
     
    73.9
    78.6
    76.2
    49
    58
    51
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.9
    79.1
    63
    52
     
    73.9
    78.6
    49
    58
    Age 5
    73.8
    80.0
    64
    48
     
    75.2
    79.7
    48
    54
    Age 10
    73.9
    80.1
    66
    49
     
    75.3
    79.8
    48
    54
    Age 15
    74.0
    80.1
    66
    50
     
    75.5
    79.9
    48
    53
    Age 20
    74.3
    80.3
    66
    49
     
    75.7
    80.0
    48
    53
    Age 25
    74.7
    80.4
    64
    48
     
    76.1
    80.2
    46
    53
    Age 30
    75.2
    80.7
    61
    48
     
    76.6
    80.6
    46
    49
    Age 35
    75.8
    81.0
    58
    48
     
    77.3
    81.0
    42
    47
    Age 40
    76.6
    81.4
    54
    46
     
    78.1
    81.4
    39
    45
    Age 45
    77.4
    81.9
    51
    44
     
    78.8
    81.9
    37
    43
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    43
    43
     
    79.6
    82.4
    36
    44
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.2
    42
    41
     
    80.3
    82.9
    33
    44
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    40
    37
     
    81.2
    83.6
    34
    45
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.0
    40
    37
     
    82.3
    84.5
    35
    47
    Age 70
    83.7
    86.2
    43
    38
     
    83.8
    85.7
    39
    47
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.8
    43
    36
     
    85.7
    87.3
    41
    47
    Age 80
    87.8
    89.7
    47
    34
     
    88.2
    89.4
    32
    41
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    53
    28
     
    91.1
    92.0
    27
    30
    Age 90
    94.0
    95.0
    52
    29
     
    94.4
    95.1
    23
    23
    Age 95
    97.8
    98.4
    68
    38
     
    98.2
    98.7
    29
    23
    Age 100
    102.1
    102.5
    74
    35
     
    102.5
    102.7
    28
    20
     
     
    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
    88.85
    88
     
    77.16
    112
    2. HIV/AIDS
    72.69
    27
     
    48.87
    36
    3. Stroke
    59.30
    120
     
    115.44
    63
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    43.27
    39
     
    76.62
    11
    5. Hypertension
    41.53
    7
     
    38.48
    10
    6. Prostate Cancer
    41.49
    10
     
    52.12
    5
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    29.71
    87
     
    17.47
    125
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.41
    23
     
    20.06
    50
    9. Kidney Disease
    16.29
    67
     
    20.00
    37
    10. Violence
    15.21
    31
     
    27.22
    16
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.79
    121
     
    12.68
    112
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.84
    62
     
    9.39
    70
    13. Endocrine Disorders
    9.67
    54
     
    4.84
    100
    14. Lung Cancers
    9.19
    96
     
    17.46
    63
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.77
    82
     
    5.22
    118
    16. Lymphomas
    7.76
    16
     
    7.93
    9
    17. Other Injuries
    7.18
    125
     
    4.00
    161
    18. Liver Disease
    7.10
    138
     
    4.79
    156
    19. Skin Disease
    6.84
    22
     
    2.98
    61
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.79
    35
     
    4.83
    51
    21. Cervical Cancer
    6.36
    105
     
    12.75
    59
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    6.07
    121
     
    9.37
    62
    23. Stomach Cancer
    6.06
    77
     
    8.40
    55
    24. Ovary Cancer
    5.45
    52
     
    4.21
    85
    25. Drownings
    4.68
    74
     
    1.42
    136
    26. Low Birth Weight
    4.11
    125
     
    8.10
    82
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    3.74
    80
     
    3.88
    79
    28. Uterin Cancer
    3.47
    32
     
    4.15
    23
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    3.31
    29
     
    2.29
    71
    30. Lung Disease
    3.28
    170
     
    11.91
    137
    31. Falls
    2.69
    131
     
    2.18
    145
    32. Leukemia
    2.50
    130
     
    4.77
    40
    33. Oral Cancer
    2.22
    113
     
    1.64
    139
    34. Birth Trauma
    2.22
    108
     
    2.91
    96
    35. Suicide
    2.19
    159
     
    1.22
    167
    36. Alcohol
    2.15
    50
     
    0.77
    87
    37. Skin Cancers
    1.97
    59
     
    1.42
    99
    38. Liver Cancer
    1.87
    166
     
    4.75
    101
    39. Fires
    1.77
    99
     
    1.88
    95
    40. Anemia
    1.76
    59
     
    3.89
    32
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.60
    116
     
    2.41
    93
    42. Asthma
    1.45
    124
     
    2.84
    102
    43. Epilepsy
    1.39
    114
     
    2.88
    66
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.14
    134
     
    4.32
    84
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.14
    136
     
    1.40
    119
    46. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.14
    140
     
    3.38
    71
    47. Other Neoplasms
    1.08
    149
     
    2.71
    82
    48. Poisonings
    0.94
    105
     
    1.04
    96
    49. Meningitis
    0.83
    112
     
    2.30
    81
    50. Schizophrenia
    0.83
    9
     
    0.26
    88
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    299
    15.15
     
    2,166
    12.11
    2. HIV/AIDS
    295
    14.96
     
    1,296
    7.25
    3. Stroke
    198
    10.07
     
    3,243
    18.13
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    146
    7.42
     
    2,117
    11.83
    5. Hypertension
    140
    7.09
     
    1,081
    6.04
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    96
    4.89
     
    495
    2.77
    7. Violence
    58
    2.95
     
    749
    4.18
    8. Prostate Cancer
    58
    2.92
     
    649
    3.63
    9. Kidney Disease
    57
    2.89
     
    550
    3.08
    10. Breast Cancer
    47
    2.37
     
    279
    1.56
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    44
    2.25
     
    348
    1.95
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    38
    1.94
     
    254
    1.42
    13. Lung Cancers
    33
    1.69
     
    456
    2.55
    14. Endocrine Disorders
    33
    1.68
     
    134
    0.75
    15. Lymphomas
    28
    1.41
     
    209
    1.17
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    28
    1.40
     
    144
    0.81
    17. Liver Disease
    26
    1.32
     
    128
    0.71
    18. Skin Disease
    23
    1.18
     
    83
    0.46
    19. Other Injuries
    23
    1.15
     
    112
    0.63
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23
    1.15
     
    141
    0.79
    21. Stomach Cancer
    21
    1.08
     
    227
    1.27
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    20
    1.00
     
    261
    1.46
    23. Drownings
    18
    0.93
     
    40
    0.22
    24. Low Birth Weight
    13
    0.66
     
    223
    1.25
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    13
    0.65
     
    103
    0.57
    26. Cervical Cancer
    13
    0.64
     
    177
    0.99
    27. Ovary Cancer
    11
    0.55
     
    60
    0.34
    28. Lung Disease
    11
    0.54
     
    336
    1.88
    29. Parkinson's Disease
    11
    0.54
     
    66
    0.37
    30. Leukemia
    9
    0.46
     
    128
    0.71
    31. Suicide
    9
    0.44
     
    33
    0.18
    32. Alcohol
    9
    0.44
     
    20
    0.11
    33. Falls
    8
    0.42
     
    62
    0.34
    34. Oral Cancer
    8
    0.41
     
    44
    0.25
    35. Uterin Cancer
    7
    0.38
     
    62
    0.35
    36. Skin Cancers
    7
    0.37
     
    39
    0.22
    37. Anemia
    7
    0.36
     
    109
    0.61
    38. Birth Trauma
    7
    0.36
     
    80
    0.45
    39. Liver Cancer
    7
    0.35
     
    129
    0.72
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    7
    0.34
     
    63
    0.35
    41. Fires
    6
    0.28
     
    53
    0.30
    42. Epilepsy
    5
    0.27
     
    79
    0.44
    43. Asthma
    5
    0.25
     
    80
    0.45
    44. Bladder Cancer
    4
    0.21
     
    40
    0.22
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4
    0.20
     
    92
    0.52
    46. Other Neoplasms
    4
    0.19
     
    72
    0.40
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.18
     
    119
    0.66
    48. Poisonings
    3
    0.16
     
    29
    0.16
    49. Meningitis
    3
    0.16
     
    64
    0.36
    50. Schizophrenia
    3
    0.14
     
    7
    0.04
     
     
    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
    41.49
    10
     
    52.12
    5
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.41
    23
     
    20.06
    50
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.84
    62
     
    9.39
    70
    4. Lung Cancers
    9.19
    96
     
    17.46
    63
    5. Lymphomas
    7.76
    16
     
    7.93
    9
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.36
    105
     
    12.75
    59
    7. Stomach Cancer
    6.06
    77
     
    8.40
    55
    8. Ovary Cancer
    5.45
    52
     
    4.21
    85
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    3.74
    80
     
    3.88
    79
    10. Uterin Cancer
    3.47
    32
     
    4.15
    23
    11. Leukemia
    2.50
    130
     
    4.77
    40
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.22
    113
     
    1.64
    139
    13. Skin Cancers
    1.97
    59
     
    1.42
    99
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.87
    166
     
    4.75
    101
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.60
    116
     
    2.41
    93
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.14
    136
     
    1.40
    119
     
     
     
    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.