WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

World Health Review

Bahamas
COUNTRY #1
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

Compare Bahamas and Jamaica 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.

Jamaica
COUNTRY #2
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
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Bahamas Population Pyramid
 
Choose Year
Play
Pause
    Jamaica Population Pyramid
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    60.9
    65.9
    63.3
    51
    47
    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
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    72.6
    78.6
    75.7
    70
    62
    65
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.6
    78.6
    70
    62
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.4
    72
    65
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.5
    73
    64
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    73.7
    79.6
    73
    64
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    73.9
    79.7
    73
    63
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    74.3
    79.9
    74
    62
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    74.9
    80.2
    70
    61
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    75.6
    80.6
    64
    57
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.2
    58
    51
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.8
    52
    48
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    47
    42
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.3
    43
    40
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    41
    38
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.1
    42
    39
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    83.8
    86.3
    41
    37
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.9
    42
    34
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.7
    47
    34
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    52
    28
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    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
    70.87
    150
    55.30
    164
    2. HIV/AIDS
    61.53
    28
    33.37
    38
    3. Prostate Cancer
    54.01
    8
    53.57
    9
    4. Stroke
    42.01
    132
    65.41
    100
    5. Hypertension
    33.97
    11
    12.80
    88
    6. Breast Cancer
    31.55
    6
    21.67
    31
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    28.00
    96
    64.57
    21
    8. Violence
    27.81
    12
    38.00
    6
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.73
    107
    14.23
    139
    10. Kidney Disease
    17.31
    81
    19.47
    75
    11. Alzheimers & Dementia
    16.61
    135
    17.74
    129
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.00
    25
    11.11
    68
    13. Cervical Cancer
    11.11
    73
    14.00
    54
    14. Liver Disease
    10.04
    124
    5.58
    163
    15. Lung Cancers
    9.75
    102
    15.26
    80
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.15
    126
    8.15
    131
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.88
    46
    5.15
    100
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    7.66
    45
    4.98
    89
    19. Lymphomas
    7.60
    23
    8.09
    16
    20. Stomach Cancer
    7.26
    69
    7.86
    66
    21. Lung Disease
    6.04
    183
    13.44
    158
    22. Other Injuries
    5.87
    121
    3.27
    169
    23. Liver Cancer
    5.84
    85
    2.81
    168
    24. Skin Disease
    5.22
    27
    4.39
    41
    25. Low Birth Weight
    4.55
    119
    12.02
    60
    26. Uterin Cancer
    4.40
    26
    4.74
    21
    27. Ovary Cancer
    4.17
    101
    3.88
    116
    28. Drownings
    3.73
    89
    0.79
    162
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    98
    3.22
    103
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    3.37
    156
    6.93
    107
    31. Oral Cancer
    3.21
    89
    1.59
    166
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    86
    2.20
    104
    33. Leukemia
    2.65
    142
    4.40
    59
    34. Falls
    2.27
    159
    1.56
    175
    35. Skin Cancers
    1.95
    63
    0.58
    165
    36. Fires
    1.93
    80
    0.95
    117
    37. Alcohol
    1.88
    77
    0.30
    169
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.78
    116
    3.40
    84
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1.65
    133
    4.43
    38
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.62
    139
    1.69
    134
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.60
    134
    2.62
    100
    42. Suicide
    1.59
    181
    2.04
    179
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.43
    139
    1.73
    108
    44. Asthma
    1.29
    133
    2.41
    110
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.16
    121
    1.57
    101
    46. Maternal Conditions
    1.04
    93
    1.40
    83
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.89
    144
    1.22
    130
    48. Epilepsy
    0.84
    154
    1.31
    115
    49. Malnutrition
    0.81
    106
    2.08
    81
    50. Drug Use
    0.62
    142
    0.28
    172
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    301
    13.74
    2,151
    11.82
    2. HIV/AIDS
    267
    12.19
    948
    5.21
    3. Stroke
    177
    8.08
    2,479
    13.62
    4. Hypertension
    143
    6.53
    502
    2.76
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    119
    5.43
    2,340
    12.86
    6. Violence
    116
    5.30
    1,127
    6.19
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    92
    4.20
    550
    3.02
    8. Prostate Cancer
    88
    4.02
    922
    5.07
    9. Breast Cancer
    77
    3.52
    360
    1.98
    10. Kidney Disease
    74
    3.38
    686
    3.77
    11. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    69
    3.15
    379
    2.08
    12. Alzheimers & Dementia
    68
    3.11
    797
    4.38
    13. Liver Disease
    44
    2.01
    181
    0.99
    14. Lung Cancers
    42
    1.92
    493
    2.71
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    38
    1.74
    252
    1.38
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    34
    1.55
    180
    0.99
    17. Lymphomas
    33
    1.51
    259
    1.42
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    32
    1.46
    164
    0.90
    19. Stomach Cancer
    31
    1.42
    265
    1.46
    20. Cervical Cancer
    26
    1.19
    229
    1.26
    21. Lung Disease
    25
    1.14
    502
    2.76
    22. Liver Cancer
    25
    1.14
    91
    0.50
    23. Other Injuries
    24
    1.10
    113
    0.62
    24. Skin Disease
    22
    1.00
    178
    0.98
    25. Drownings
    15
    0.68
    23
    0.13
    26. Oral Cancer
    14
    0.64
    51
    0.28
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    14
    0.64
    110
    0.60
    28. Low Birth Weight
    14
    0.64
    279
    1.53
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    12
    0.55
    73
    0.40
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    11
    0.50
    166
    0.91
    31. Leukemia
    11
    0.50
    134
    0.74
    32. Uterin Cancer
    10
    0.46
    78
    0.43
    33. Ovary Cancer
    10
    0.46
    65
    0.36
    34. Falls
    9
    0.41
    60
    0.33
    35. Fires
    8
    0.37
    34
    0.19
    36. Alcohol
    8
    0.37
    9
    0.05
    37. Skin Cancers
    8
    0.37
    21
    0.12
    38. Suicide
    7
    0.32
    62
    0.34
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7
    0.32
    91
    0.50
    40. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.32
    146
    0.80
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.32
    67
    0.37
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.27
    79
    0.43
    43. Bladder Cancer
    6
    0.27
    62
    0.34
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    5
    0.23
    55
    0.30
    45. Asthma
    5
    0.23
    81
    0.45
    46. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.18
    41
    0.23
    47. Epilepsy
    4
    0.18
    41
    0.23
    48. Drug Use
    3
    0.14
    9
    0.05
    49. Malnutrition
    3
    0.14
    78
    0.43
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.14
    44
    0.24
    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
    54.01
    8
    53.57
    9
    2. Breast Cancer
    31.55
    6
    21.67
    31
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    16.00
    25
    11.11
    68
    4. Cervical Cancer
    11.11
    73
    14.00
    54
    5. Lung Cancers
    9.75
    102
    15.26
    80
    6. Lymphomas
    7.60
    23
    8.09
    16
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.26
    69
    7.86
    66
    8. Liver Cancer
    5.84
    85
    2.81
    168
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.40
    26
    4.74
    21
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.17
    101
    3.88
    116
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.41
    98
    3.22
    103
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.21
    89
    1.59
    166
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    86
    2.20
    104
    14. Leukemia
    2.65
    142
    4.40
    59
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.95
    63
    0.58
    165
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.43
    139
    1.73
    108
    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.