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HEALTH PROFILE: Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia
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Saint Lucia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Saint Lucia. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Saint Lucia Population Pyramid
 
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    Saint Lucia
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    55.1
    58.5
    56.8
    70
    71
    71
    1970
    60.5
    64.1
    62.3
    68
    71
    69
    1980
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    68.7
    73.3
    71.0
    46
    67
    53
    2000
    69.6
    73.5
    71.6
    60
    85
    73
    2010
    71.6
    76.9
    74.2
    67
    72
    66
    2016
    73.0
    78.3
    75.6
    67
    70
    66
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.0
    78.3
    67
    70
    Age 5
    74.0
    79.2
    68
    70
    Age 10
    74.1
    79.3
    68
    70
    Age 15
    74.2
    79.4
    69
    67
    Age 20
    74.5
    79.6
    65
    67
    Age 25
    74.8
    79.7
    64
    68
    Age 30
    75.5
    80.0
    62
    64
    Age 35
    76.0
    80.3
    56
    63
    Age 40
    76.5
    80.7
    56
    61
    Age 45
    77.1
    81.4
    56
    54
    Age 50
    78.1
    82.0
    53
    52
    Age 55
    79.3
    82.8
    46
    49
    Age 60
    80.4
    83.7
    45
    45
    Age 65
    81.8
    84.7
    46
    45
    Age 70
    83.7
    86.2
    44
    39
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.6
    41
    43
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    33
    43
    Age 85
    91.3
    92.4
    18
    21
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    67.48
    97
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    63.40
    156
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    51.06
    40
    4. Prostate Cancer
    49.80
    11
    5. Breast Cancer
    24.80
    17
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    20.99
    115
    7. Lung Disease
    20.81
    107
    8. Hypertension
    20.21
    41
    9. Violence
    14.54
    24
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    14.45
    15
    11. Cervical Cancer
    14.03
    53
    12. Road Traffic Accidents
    13.93
    108
    13. Inflammatory/Heart
    13.48
    9
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.88
    60
    15. Kidney Disease
    11.20
    121
    16. Stomach Cancer
    10.24
    42
    17. Liver Disease
    9.93
    126
    18. Other Injuries
    9.71
    64
    19. Lymphomas
    9.47
    6
    20. Low Birth Weight
    8.95
    78
    21. Lung Cancers
    8.59
    110
    22. Suicide
    7.26
    115
    23. Skin Disease
    7.25
    8
    24. Drownings
    6.33
    42
    25. Leukemia
    5.29
    16
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    5.24
    129
    27. Other Neoplasms
    5.02
    24
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.78
    19
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    4.30
    82
    30. Oral Cancer
    4.22
    67
    31. Encephalitis
    3.99
    7
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.53
    130
    33. HIV/AIDS
    3.52
    99
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.52
    84
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    66
    36. Anemia
    2.88
    7
    37. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    169
    38. Alcohol
    2.44
    56
    39. Epilepsy
    2.37
    61
    40. Alzheimers & Dementia
    2.30
    175
    41. Tuberculosis
    2.14
    112
    42. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.09
    90
    43. Asthma
    1.91
    119
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.82
    115
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    1.71
    131
    46. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    1.56
    5
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.44
    123
    48. Maternal Conditions
    1.22
    88
    49. Falls
    1.20
    178
    50. Malnutrition
    0.88
    103
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    159
    14.05
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    144
    12.72
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    116
    10.25
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    51
    4.51
    5. Prostate Cancer
    51
    4.51
    6. Hypertension
    48
    4.24
    7. Lung Disease
    48
    4.24
    8. Endocrine Disorders
    33
    2.92
    9. Inflammatory/Heart
    28
    2.47
    10. Violence
    28
    2.47
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    27
    2.39
    12. Breast Cancer
    26
    2.30
    13. Kidney Disease
    25
    2.21
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24
    2.12
    15. Other Injuries
    23
    2.03
    16. Stomach Cancer
    22
    1.94
    17. Liver Disease
    20
    1.77
    18. Lymphomas
    19
    1.68
    19. Skin Disease
    18
    1.59
    20. Lung Cancers
    17
    1.50
    21. Cervical Cancer
    15
    1.33
    22. Suicide
    14
    1.24
    23. Drownings
    12
    1.06
    24. Low Birth Weight
    11
    0.97
    25. Leukemia
    11
    0.97
      Deaths %
    26. Pancreas Cancer
    10
    0.88
    27. Other Neoplasms
    10
    0.88
    28. Encephalitis
    9
    0.80
    29. Oral Cancer
    9
    0.80
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8
    0.71
    31. HIV/AIDS
    7
    0.62
    32. Congenital Anomalies
    7
    0.62
    33. Anemia
    6
    0.53
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    6
    0.53
    35. Liver Cancer
    5
    0.44
    36. Uterin Cancer
    5
    0.44
    37. Alcohol
    5
    0.44
    38. Alzheimers & Dementia
    5
    0.44
    39. Epilepsy
    5
    0.44
    40. Tuberculosis
    4
    0.35
    41. Ovary Cancer
    4
    0.35
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    4
    0.35
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4
    0.35
    44. Asthma
    4
    0.35
    45. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    4
    0.35
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.27
    47. Falls
    3
    0.27
    48. Maternal Conditions
    2
    0.18
    49. Birth Trauma
    2
    0.18
    50. Malnutrition
    2
    0.18
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    49.80
    11
    2. Breast Cancer
    24.80
    17
    3. Cervical Cancer
    14.03
    53
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.88
    60
    5. Stomach Cancer
    10.24
    42
    6. Lymphomas
    9.47
    6
    7. Lung Cancers
    8.59
    110
    8. Leukemia
    5.29
    16
      Rate World Rank
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.78
    19
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    4.30
    82
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.22
    67
    12. Ovary Cancer
    3.53
    130
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.34
    66
    14. Liver Cancer
    2.69
    169
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    163
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.48
    182
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.9
    41
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    12.0
    27.0
    119
    61
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    Saint Lucia SAINT LUCIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    164,994
    176
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    160
    Population 0-14
    20.0%
    135
    Population 15-64
    68.3%
    49
    Population 65 +
    11.7%
    55
    Birth Rate / 1000
    13.30
    132
    Death Rate / 1000
    7.70
    89
    Fertility Rate
    1.75
    147
    Infant Mortality
    10.90
    121
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    50
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    36
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.94
    173
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.83
    68
    Net Migration
    -2.50
    151
    Population Growth
    0.30%
    154
    Literacy Total
    90.1%
    114
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    20.0%
    30
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.6
    66
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    66.4
    69
    GDP per Capita USD
    $13,500
    89

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.