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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 2014 updates, 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
    48
    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
    69.7
    74.6
    72.1
    59
    70
    61
     
    67.2
    72.9
    70.0
    83
    87
    89
    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
    49
    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
    45
     
    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
    45
     
    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
    52
    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. Stroke
    115.44
    63
     
    59.30
    120
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    77.16
    112
     
    88.85
    88
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    76.62
    11
     
    43.27
    39
    4. Prostate Cancer
    52.12
    5
     
    41.49
    10
    5. HIV/AIDS
    48.87
    36
     
    72.69
    27
    6. Hypertension
    38.48
    10
     
    41.53
    7
    7. Violence
    27.22
    16
     
    15.21
    31
    8. Breast Cancer
    20.06
    50
     
    22.41
    23
    9. Kidney Disease
    20.00
    37
     
    16.29
    67
    10. Influenza and Pneumonia
    17.47
    125
     
    29.71
    87
    11. Lung Cancers
    17.46
    63
     
    9.19
    96
    12. Cervical Cancer
    12.75
    59
     
    6.36
    105
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    12.68
    112
     
    11.79
    121
    14. Lung Disease
    11.91
    137
     
    3.28
    170
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.39
    70
     
    10.84
    62
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    9.37
    62
     
    6.07
    121
    17. Stomach Cancer
    8.40
    55
     
    6.06
    77
    18. Low Birth Weight
    8.10
    82
     
    4.11
    125
    19. Lymphomas
    7.93
    9
     
    7.76
    16
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.22
    118
     
    7.77
    82
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    4.84
    100
     
    9.67
    54
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.83
    51
     
    6.79
    35
    23. Liver Disease
    4.79
    156
     
    7.10
    138
    24. Leukemia
    4.77
    40
     
    2.50
    130
    25. Liver Cancer
    4.75
    101
     
    1.87
    166
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    4.32
    84
     
    1.14
    134
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.21
    85
     
    5.45
    52
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    23
     
    3.47
    32
    29. Other Injuries
    4.00
    161
     
    7.18
    125
    30. Anemia
    3.89
    32
     
    1.76
    59
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.88
    79
     
    3.74
    80
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.86
    89
     
    0.62
    154
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.38
    71
     
    1.14
    140
    34. Skin Disease
    2.98
    61
     
    6.84
    22
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.91
    96
     
    2.22
    108
    36. Epilepsy
    2.88
    66
     
    1.39
    114
    37. Asthma
    2.84
    102
     
    1.45
    124
    38. Other Neoplasms
    2.71
    82
     
    1.08
    149
    39. Drug Use
    2.65
    38
     
    0.55
    121
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.41
    93
     
    1.60
    116
    41. Meningitis
    2.30
    81
     
    0.83
    112
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    2.29
    71
     
    3.31
    29
    43. Falls
    2.18
    145
     
    2.69
    131
    44. Fires
    1.88
    95
     
    1.77
    99
    45. Oral Cancer
    1.64
    139
     
    2.22
    113
    46. Malnutrition
    1.52
    97
     
    0.31
    132
    47. Maternal Conditions
    1.50
    80
     
    0.50
    106
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    99
     
    1.97
    59
    49. Drownings
    1.42
    136
     
    4.68
    74
    50. Bladder Cancer
    1.40
    119
     
    1.14
    136
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Bahamas BAHAMAS
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    3,243
    18.13
     
    198
    10.07
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,166
    12.11
     
    299
    15.15
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,117
    11.83
     
    146
    7.42
    4. HIV/AIDS
    1,296
    7.25
     
    295
    14.96
    5. Hypertension
    1,081
    6.04
     
    140
    7.09
    6. Violence
    749
    4.18
     
    58
    2.95
    7. Prostate Cancer
    649
    3.63
     
    58
    2.92
    8. Kidney Disease
    550
    3.08
     
    57
    2.89
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    495
    2.77
     
    96
    4.89
    10. Lung Cancers
    456
    2.55
     
    33
    1.69
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    348
    1.95
     
    44
    2.25
    12. Lung Disease
    336
    1.88
     
    11
    0.54
    13. Breast Cancer
    279
    1.56
     
    47
    2.37
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    261
    1.46
     
    20
    1.00
    15. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    254
    1.42
     
    38
    1.94
    16. Stomach Cancer
    227
    1.27
     
    21
    1.08
    17. Low Birth Weight
    223
    1.25
     
    13
    0.66
    18. Lymphomas
    209
    1.17
     
    28
    1.41
    19. Cervical Cancer
    177
    0.99
     
    13
    0.64
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    144
    0.81
     
    28
    1.40
    21. Alzheimers/Dementia
    141
    0.79
     
    23
    1.15
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    134
    0.75
     
    33
    1.68
    23. Liver Cancer
    129
    0.72
     
    7
    0.35
    24. Leukemia
    128
    0.71
     
    9
    0.46
    25. Liver Disease
    128
    0.71
     
    26
    1.32
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    119
    0.66
     
    3
    0.18
    27. Other Injuries
    112
    0.63
     
    23
    1.15
    28. Anemia
    109
    0.61
     
    7
    0.36
    29. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    106
    0.59
     
    3
    0.13
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    103
    0.57
     
    13
    0.65
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    92
    0.52
     
    4
    0.20
    32. Skin Disease
    83
    0.46
     
    23
    1.18
    33. Asthma
    80
    0.45
     
    5
    0.25
    34. Birth Trauma
    80
    0.45
     
    7
    0.36
    35. Epilepsy
    79
    0.44
     
    5
    0.27
    36. Drug Use
    73
    0.41
     
    3
    0.13
    37. Other Neoplasms
    72
    0.40
     
    4
    0.19
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    66
    0.37
     
    11
    0.54
    39. Meningitis
    64
    0.36
     
    3
    0.16
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    63
    0.35
     
    7
    0.34
    41. Uterin Cancer
    62
    0.35
     
    7
    0.38
    42. Falls
    62
    0.34
     
    8
    0.42
    43. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.34
     
    11
    0.55
    44. Fires
    53
    0.30
     
    6
    0.28
    45. Oral Cancer
    44
    0.25
     
    8
    0.41
    46. Malnutrition
    42
    0.24
     
    2
    0.11
    47. Maternal Conditions
    41
    0.23
     
    2
    0.11
    48. Drownings
    40
    0.22
     
    18
    0.93
    49. Bladder Cancer
    40
    0.22
     
    4
    0.21
    50. Skin Cancers
    39
    0.22
     
    7
    0.37
     
     
    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
    52.12
    5
     
    41.49
    10
    2. Breast Cancer
    20.06
    50
     
    22.41
    23
    3. Lung Cancers
    17.46
    63
     
    9.19
    96
    4. Cervical Cancer
    12.75
    59
     
    6.36
    105
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.39
    70
     
    10.84
    62
    6. Stomach Cancer
    8.40
    55
     
    6.06
    77
    7. Lymphomas
    7.93
    9
     
    7.76
    16
    8. Leukemia
    4.77
    40
     
    2.50
    130
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.75
    101
     
    1.87
    166
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.21
    85
     
    5.45
    52
    11. Uterin Cancer
    4.15
    23
     
    3.47
    32
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.88
    79
     
    3.74
    80
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.41
    93
     
    1.60
    116
    14. Oral Cancer
    1.64
    139
     
    2.22
    113
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.42
    99
     
    1.97
    59
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.40
    119
     
    1.14
    136
     
     
     
    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.