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HEALTH PROFILE : Jamaica

Jamaica
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Jamaica

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Jamaica including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Jamaica JAMAICA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    81.22
    18
    2. Stroke
    77.34
    102
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.41
    164
    4. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
    5. Violence
    34.79
    8
    6. HIV/AIDS
    32.14
    40
    7. Hypertension
    22.54
    45
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.29
    138
    10. Lung Disease
    15.74
    147
    11. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
    13. Other Injuries
    12.13
    54
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
    15. Kidney Disease
    10.92
    116
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    10.85
    39
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.75
    130
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    8.14
    98
    19. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
    20. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.79
    86
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.28
    160
    23. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
    24. Skin Disease
    4.89
    28
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.83
    24
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.47
    121
    27. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
    30. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
    31. Birth Trauma
    2.71
    101
    32. Asthma
    2.42
    111
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.28
    107
    34. Liver Disease
    2.21
    179
    35. Anemia
    2.12
    44
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.75
    49
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    96
    40. Epilepsy
    1.55
    104
    41. Maternal Conditions
    1.48
    81
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
    43. Suicide
    1.41
    180
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.01
    144
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.90
    139
    46. Drownings
    0.68
    165
    47. Meningitis
    0.56
    130
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.55
    9
    49. Encephalitis
    0.49
    108
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,577
    15.04
    2. Stroke
    2,474
    14.44
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,045
    11.94
    4. Violence
    983
    5.74
    5. HIV/AIDS
    874
    5.10
    6. Prostate Cancer
    820
    4.79
    7. Hypertension
    717
    4.19
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    568
    3.32
    9. Lung Disease
    504
    2.94
    10. Lung Cancers
    430
    2.51
    11. Other Injuries
    364
    2.13
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    344
    2.01
    13. Breast Cancer
    340
    1.98
    14. Kidney Disease
    335
    1.96
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    332
    1.94
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    279
    1.63
    17. Stomach Cancer
    239
    1.40
    18. Lymphomas
    237
    1.38
    19. Cervical Cancer
    221
    1.29
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    208
    1.21
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    198
    1.16
    22. Low Birth Weight
    179
    1.05
    23. Skin Disease
    158
    0.92
    24. Other Neoplasms
    144
    0.84
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    131
    0.76
      Deaths %
    26. Leukemia
    125
    0.73
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    100
    0.58
    28. Liver Cancer
    82
    0.48
    29. Uterin Cancer
    77
    0.45
    30. Asthma
    75
    0.44
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    71
    0.41
    32. Anemia
    67
    0.39
    33. Liver Disease
    65
    0.38
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    64
    0.37
    35. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.36
    36. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.35
    37. Bladder Cancer
    59
    0.34
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    56
    0.33
    39. Malnutrition
    50
    0.29
    40. Epilepsy
    45
    0.26
    41. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.25
    42. Maternal Conditions
    42
    0.25
    43. Suicide
    40
    0.23
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.16
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    26
    0.15
    46. Drownings
    20
    0.12
    47. Meningitis
    16
    0.09
    48. Schizophrenia
    16
    0.09
    49. Skin Cancers
    15
    0.09
    50. Encephalitis
    14
    0.08
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
    3. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
    6. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
     
     
    Jamaica JAMAICA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    4.2
    120
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    29.9
    5.9
    73
    75
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    15.3
    33.4
    106
    33
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.89
    55

     
    Jamaica JAMAICA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,990,561
    135
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    102
    Population 0-14
    27.2%
    86
    Population 15-64
    64.8%
    113
    Population 65 +
    8.0%
    76
    Birth Rate / 1000
    17.90
    96
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.80
    120
    Fertility Rate
    1.96
    116
    Infant Mortality
    12.80
    107
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    91
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    132
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.98
    125
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.81
    81
    Net Migration
    -4.30
    164
    Population Growth
    0.70%
    129
    Literacy Total
    88.7%
    117
    Literacy Male
    84.0%
    108
    Literacy Female
    93.1%
    68
    Unemployment
    12.2%
    51
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    76.0
    59
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.9
    59
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $9,200
    113
     
     
     

    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.