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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 South Africa 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.

South Africa
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
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    63.1
    69.4
    66.2
    59
    48
    55
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    63.8
    71.8
    67.7
    73
    59
    64
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    66.0
    73.3
    69.5
    76
    69
    70
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    69.5
    75.7
    72.6
    65
    53
    55
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    71.7
    78.1
    75.0
    65
    51
    56
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    72.6
    78.6
    75.7
    70
    62
    65
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    72.6
    78.6
    70
    62
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    73.5
    79.4
    72
    65
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    73.6
    79.5
    73
    64
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    73.7
    79.6
    73
    64
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    73.9
    79.7
    73
    63
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    74.3
    79.9
    74
    62
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    74.9
    80.2
    70
    61
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    75.6
    80.6
    64
    57
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    76.4
    81.2
    58
    51
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    77.3
    81.8
    52
    48
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    78.3
    82.5
    47
    42
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    79.5
    83.3
    43
    40
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    80.7
    84.1
    41
    38
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    82.1
    85.1
    42
    39
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    83.8
    86.3
    41
    37
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    85.7
    87.9
    42
    34
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    87.9
    89.7
    47
    34
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    90.6
    92.1
    52
    28
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    86.53
    132
    114.02
    95
    2. HIV/AIDS
    52.41
    29
    273.12
    5
    3. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
    35.07
    21
    4. Stroke
    46.25
    140
    93.76
    78
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31.73
    83
    86.02
    13
    6. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
    20.75
    51
    7. Hypertension
    28.97
    26
    30.73
    23
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26.64
    104
    86.33
    46
    9. Violence
    22.68
    15
    25.69
    14
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    16.22
    17
    11.62
    36
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.10
    88
    25.47
    38
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
    10.45
    72
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    10.42
    125
    22.46
    68
    14. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
    20.99
    32
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.78
    43
    14.65
    12
    16. Other Injuries
    8.57
    85
    6.58
    114
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8.48
    155
    13.28
    133
    18. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
    20.75
    57
    19. Drownings
    6.69
    51
    3.49
    97
    20. Lung Disease
    6.29
    183
    44.30
    16
    21. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
    8.06
    15
    22. Low Birth Weight
    6.03
    103
    8.45
    82
    23. Skin Disease
    6.01
    14
    5.13
    23
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
    4.69
    113
    25. Liver Disease
    4.76
    165
    12.56
    106
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
    5.60
    87
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.21
    146
    7.65
    106
    28. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
    2.31
    82
    29. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
    5.65
    48
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
    6.04
    51
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
    10.53
    15
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.63
    100
    4.24
    72
    33. Alcohol
    2.24
    65
    1.39
    105
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
    3.92
    69
    35. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
    3.76
    101
    36. Malnutrition
    1.89
    91
    5.38
    56
    37. Falls
    1.84
    172
    3.09
    137
    38. Birth Trauma
    1.78
    119
    4.92
    79
    39. Other Neoplasms
    1.69
    124
    2.61
    95
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    1.67
    55
    1.72
    52
    41. Fires
    1.66
    90
    4.91
    45
    42. Suicide
    1.57
    178
    12.13
    60
    43. Asthma
    1.48
    130
    13.61
    38
    44. Anemia
    1.47
    55
    0.62
    72
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
    2.27
    77
    46. Epilepsy
    1.09
    143
    8.73
    6
    47. Drug Use
    0.88
    118
    1.61
    68
    48. Maternal Conditions
    0.87
    101
    2.61
    70
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.82
    146
    29.47
    47
    50. Meningitis
    0.80
    109
    4.79
    49
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    352
    16.65
    40,729
    8.12
    2. HIV/AIDS
    223
    10.55
    138,157
    27.55
    3. Stroke
    186
    8.80
    32,958
    6.57
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    128
    6.05
    31,831
    6.35
    5. Hypertension
    116
    5.49
    10,994
    2.19
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    105
    4.97
    35,331
    7.04
    7. Violence
    92
    4.35
    14,288
    2.85
    8. Prostate Cancer
    76
    3.60
    4,151
    0.83
    9. Breast Cancer
    73
    3.45
    4,936
    0.98
    10. Endocrine Disorders
    64
    3.03
    5,210
    1.04
    11. Kidney Disease
    61
    2.89
    9,527
    1.90
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    56
    2.65
    3,930
    0.78
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    43
    2.03
    11,632
    2.32
    14. Inflammatory/Heart
    36
    1.70
    5,755
    1.15
    15. Lung Cancers
    35
    1.66
    7,881
    1.57
    16. Other Injuries
    35
    1.66
    3,235
    0.65
    17. Alzheimers/Dementia
    32
    1.51
    4,435
    0.88
    18. Drownings
    27
    1.28
    1,775
    0.35
    19. Lymphomas
    26
    1.23
    3,508
    0.70
    20. Lung Disease
    25
    1.18
    15,479
    3.09
    21. Stomach Cancer
    23
    1.09
    1,794
    0.36
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    1.09
    5,054
    1.01
    23. Skin Disease
    23
    1.09
    1,970
    0.39
    24. Liver Disease
    21
    0.99
    5,084
    1.01
    25. Low Birth Weight
    20
    0.95
    5,119
    1.02
    26. Liver Cancer
    17
    0.80
    2,217
    0.44
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    15
    0.71
    4,379
    0.87
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.52
    3,992
    0.80
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    11
    0.52
    2,256
    0.45
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    11
    0.52
    1,544
    0.31
    31. Oral Cancer
    10
    0.47
    1,569
    0.31
    32. Uterin Cancer
    10
    0.47
    531
    0.11
    33. Alcohol
    10
    0.47
    593
    0.12
    34. Ovary Cancer
    9
    0.43
    1,332
    0.27
    35. Leukemia
    8
    0.38
    1,555
    0.31
    36. Malnutrition
    7
    0.33
    2,889
    0.58
    37. Other Neoplasms
    7
    0.33
    1,041
    0.21
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    7
    0.33
    583
    0.12
    39. Falls
    7
    0.33
    1,171
    0.23
    40. Fires
    7
    0.33
    2,256
    0.45
    41. Suicide
    7
    0.33
    5,854
    1.17
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.28
    2,980
    0.59
    43. Anemia
    6
    0.28
    246
    0.05
    44. Asthma
    6
    0.28
    5,188
    1.03
    45. Bladder Cancer
    5
    0.24
    825
    0.16
    46. Epilepsy
    5
    0.24
    3,982
    0.79
    47. Maternal Conditions
    4
    0.19
    1,483
    0.30
    48. Drug Use
    4
    0.19
    773
    0.15
    49. Tuberculosis
    3
    0.14
    25,264
    5.04
    50. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3
    0.14
    12,761
    2.54
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Bahamas BAHAMAS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    46.58
    11
    35.07
    21
    2. Breast Cancer
    31.06
    5
    20.75
    51
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.57
    53
    10.45
    72
    4. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    79
    20.99
    32
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.36
    107
    20.75
    57
    6. Lymphomas
    6.19
    59
    8.06
    15
    7. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    88
    4.69
    113
    8. Liver Cancer
    4.30
    120
    5.60
    87
    9. Uterin Cancer
    4.11
    29
    2.31
    82
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.09
    97
    5.65
    48
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.81
    103
    6.04
    51
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.67
    83
    10.53
    15
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.24
    117
    3.92
    69
    14. Leukemia
    2.01
    147
    3.76
    101
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.16
    146
    2.27
    77
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.32
    178
    4.48
    4
    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.