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Compare Jamaica and Bahamas 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
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Bahamas BAHAMAS
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
     
    60.9
    65.9
    63.3
    51
    47
    49
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
     
    63.1
    69.4
    66.2
    59
    48
    55
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
     
    63.8
    71.8
    67.7
    73
    59
    64
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
     
    66.0
    73.3
    69.5
    76
    69
    70
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
     
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
     
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
    2015
    73.9
    78.6
    76.2
    49
    58
    51
     
    72.9
    79.1
    76.1
    63
    52
    54
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Bahamas BAHAMAS
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.9
    78.6
    49
    58
     
    72.9
    79.1
    63
    52
    Age 5
    75.2
    79.7
    48
    54
     
    73.8
    80.0
    64
    48
    Age 10
    75.3
    79.8
    48
    54
     
    73.9
    80.1
    66
    49
    Age 15
    75.5
    79.9
    48
    53
     
    74.0
    80.1
    66
    50
    Age 20
    75.7
    80.0
    48
    53
     
    74.3
    80.3
    66
    48
    Age 25
    76.1
    80.2
    46
    53
     
    74.7
    80.4
    64
    48
    Age 30
    76.6
    80.6
    46
    49
     
    75.2
    80.7
    61
    48
    Age 35
    77.3
    81.0
    42
    47
     
    75.8
    81.0
    58
    48
    Age 40
    78.1
    81.4
    39
    44
     
    76.6
    81.4
    54
    46
    Age 45
    78.8
    81.9
    37
    43
     
    77.4
    81.9
    51
    44
    Age 50
    79.6
    82.4
    36
    44
     
    78.3
    82.5
    43
    43
    Age 55
    80.3
    82.9
    33
    44
     
    79.5
    83.2
    42
    41
    Age 60
    81.2
    83.6
    34
    44
     
    80.7
    84.1
    40
    37
    Age 65
    82.3
    84.5
    35
    47
     
    82.1
    85.0
    40
    37
    Age 70
    83.8
    85.7
    39
    47
     
    83.7
    86.2
    43
    38
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.3
    41
    47
     
    85.7
    87.8
    43
    36
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.4
    32
    41
     
    87.8
    89.7
    47
    34
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    27
    30
     
    90.6
    92.1
    53
    28
    Age 90
    94.4
    95.1
    23
    23
     
    94.0
    95.0
    51
    29
    Age 95
    98.2
    98.7
    29
    23
     
    97.8
    98.4
    68
    38
    Age 100
    102.5
    102.7
    28
    20
     
    102.1
    102.5
    74
    35
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Bahamas BAHAMAS
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    81.22
    18
     
    31.73
    83
    2. Stroke
    77.34
    102
     
    46.25
    140
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.41
    164
     
    86.53
    132
    4. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
     
    46.58
    11
    5. Violence
    34.79
    8
     
    22.68
    15
    6. HIV/AIDS
    32.14
    40
     
    52.41
    29
    7. Hypertension
    22.54
    45
     
    28.97
    26
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
     
    31.06
    5
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.29
    138
     
    26.64
    104
    10. Lung Disease
    15.74
    147
     
    6.29
    183
    11. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
     
    9.94
    79
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
     
    8.36
    107
    13. Other Injuries
    12.13
    54
     
    8.57
    85
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
     
    13.57
    53
    15. Kidney Disease
    10.92
    116
     
    15.10
    88
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    10.85
    39
     
    16.22
    17
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.75
    130
     
    10.42
    125
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    8.14
    98
     
    4.21
    146
    19. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
     
    6.19
    59
    20. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
     
    5.70
    88
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.79
    86
     
    6.03
    103
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.28
    160
     
    8.48
    155
    23. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
     
    4.11
    29
    24. Skin Disease
    4.89
    28
     
    6.01
    14
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.83
    24
     
    1.69
    124
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.47
    121
     
    8.78
    43
    27. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
     
    2.01
    147
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
     
    4.09
    97
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
     
    2.81
    103
    30. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
     
    4.30
    120
    31. Birth Trauma
    2.71
    101
     
    1.78
    119
    32. Asthma
    2.42
    111
     
    1.48
    130
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.28
    107
     
    2.63
    100
    34. Liver Disease
    2.21
    179
     
    4.76
    165
    35. Anemia
    2.12
    44
     
    1.47
    55
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
     
    2.67
    83
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
     
    1.16
    146
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.75
    49
     
    1.67
    55
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    96
     
    1.89
    91
    40. Epilepsy
    1.55
    104
     
    1.09
    143
    41. Maternal Conditions
    1.48
    81
     
    0.87
    101
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
     
    2.24
    117
    43. Suicide
    1.41
    180
     
    1.57
    178
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.01
    144
     
    0.82
    146
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.90
    139
     
    0.66
    155
    46. Drownings
    0.68
    165
     
    6.69
    51
    47. Meningitis
    0.56
    130
     
    0.80
    109
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.55
    9
     
    0.06
    120
    49. Encephalitis
    0.49
    108
     
    0.40
    126
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
     
    0.32
    178
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Bahamas BAHAMAS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,577
    15.04
     
    128
    6.05
    2. Stroke
    2,474
    14.44
     
    186
    8.80
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,045
    11.94
     
    352
    16.65
    4. Violence
    983
    5.74
     
    92
    4.35
    5. HIV/AIDS
    874
    5.10
     
    223
    10.55
    6. Prostate Cancer
    820
    4.79
     
    76
    3.60
    7. Hypertension
    717
    4.19
     
    116
    5.49
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    568
    3.32
     
    105
    4.97
    9. Lung Disease
    504
    2.94
     
    25
    1.18
    10. Lung Cancers
    430
    2.51
     
    35
    1.66
    11. Other Injuries
    364
    2.13
     
    35
    1.66
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    344
    2.01
     
    56
    2.65
    13. Breast Cancer
    340
    1.98
     
    73
    3.45
    14. Kidney Disease
    335
    1.96
     
    61
    2.89
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    332
    1.94
     
    64
    3.03
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    279
    1.63
     
    43
    2.03
    17. Stomach Cancer
    239
    1.40
     
    23
    1.09
    18. Lymphomas
    237
    1.38
     
    26
    1.23
    19. Cervical Cancer
    221
    1.29
     
    23
    1.09
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    208
    1.21
     
    32
    1.51
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    198
    1.16
     
    15
    0.71
    22. Low Birth Weight
    179
    1.05
     
    20
    0.95
    23. Skin Disease
    158
    0.92
     
    23
    1.09
    24. Other Neoplasms
    144
    0.84
     
    7
    0.33
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    131
    0.76
     
    36
    1.70
    26. Leukemia
    125
    0.73
     
    8
    0.38
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    100
    0.58
     
    11
    0.52
    28. Liver Cancer
    82
    0.48
     
    17
    0.80
    29. Uterin Cancer
    77
    0.45
     
    10
    0.47
    30. Asthma
    75
    0.44
     
    6
    0.28
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    71
    0.41
     
    11
    0.52
    32. Anemia
    67
    0.39
     
    6
    0.28
    33. Liver Disease
    65
    0.38
     
    21
    0.99
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    64
    0.37
     
    11
    0.52
    35. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.36
     
    6
    0.28
    36. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.35
     
    9
    0.43
    37. Bladder Cancer
    59
    0.34
     
    5
    0.24
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    56
    0.33
     
    7
    0.33
    39. Malnutrition
    50
    0.29
     
    7
    0.33
    40. Epilepsy
    45
    0.26
     
    5
    0.24
    41. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.25
     
    10
    0.47
    42. Maternal Conditions
    42
    0.25
     
    4
    0.19
    43. Suicide
    40
    0.23
     
    7
    0.33
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.16
     
    3
    0.14
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    26
    0.15
     
    3
    0.14
    46. Drownings
    20
    0.12
     
    27
    1.28
    47. Meningitis
    16
    0.09
     
    3
    0.14
    48. Schizophrenia
    16
    0.09
     
    0
    0.00
    49. Skin Cancers
    15
    0.09
     
    1
    0.05
    50. Encephalitis
    14
    0.08
     
    2
    0.09
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Bahamas BAHAMAS
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
     
    46.58
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
     
    31.06
    5
    3. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
     
    9.94
    79
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
     
    8.36
    107
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
     
    13.57
    53
    6. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
     
    6.19
    59
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
     
    5.70
    88
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
     
    4.11
    29
    9. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
     
    2.01
    147
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
     
    4.09
    97
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
     
    2.81
    103
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
     
    4.30
    120
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
     
    2.67
    83
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
     
    1.16
    146
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
     
    2.24
    117
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
     
    0.32
    178
     
     
     
    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.