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Barbados
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Barbados and Nigeria 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.

Nigeria
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
Barbados Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Barbados BARBADOS   Nigeria NIGERIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.2
    67.0
    64.5
    42
    42
    40
     
    37.2
    40.3
    38.7
    157
    151
    153
    1970
    66.2
    71.2
    68.7
    33
    41
    39
     
    40.6
    43.7
    42.1
    158
    155
    158
    1980
    69.6
    74.7
    72.1
    24
    31
    28
     
    43.8
    46.9
    45.3
    160
    159
    159
    1990
    72.0
    77.1
    74.5
    26
    29
    29
     
    46.0
    48.6
    47.2
    170
    170
    170
    2000
    70.9
    75.5
    73.3
    47
    60
    47
     
    46.2
    48.1
    47.1
    174
    175
    175
    2010
    72.3
    77.1
    74.7
    57
    69
    59
     
    51.2
    52.9
    52.0
    175
    176
    176
    2016
    73.1
    78.0
    75.6
    65
    77
    67
     
    54.7
    55.7
    55.2
    177
    178
    178
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   Nigeria NIGERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.1
    78.0
    65
    77
    54.7
    55.7
    177
    178
    Age 5
    74.0
    78.9
    66
    78
    61.2
    61.8
    177
    179
    Age 10
    74.1
    79.0
    67
    78
    61.9
    62.8
    177
    179
    Age 15
    74.2
    79.0
    68
    80
    62.2
    63.2
    177
    179
    Age 20
    74.4
    79.1
    68
    80
    62.9
    64.1
    178
    179
    Age 25
    74.6
    79.2
    69
    80
    64.0
    65.3
    178
    179
    Age 30
    74.8
    79.4
    71
    80
    65.0
    66.5
    178
    179
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.5
    79
    80
    66.2
    67.8
    178
    179
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.7
    78
    77
    67.6
    69.1
    179
    179
    Age 45
    75.8
    80.0
    79
    78
    69.0
    70.5
    178
    181
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.4
    82
    80
    70.5
    71.6
    178
    181
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.8
    82
    81
    72.0
    72.9
    181
    182
    Age 60
    78.1
    81.5
    82
    82
    73.7
    74.2
    182
    182
    Age 65
    79.4
    82.3
    88
    86
    75.7
    76.0
    182
    182
    Age 70
    81.2
    83.5
    94
    87
    78.0
    78.2
    182
    182
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.2
    102
    90
    80.8
    80.9
    182
    182
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.4
    110
    91
    84.1
    84.2
    182
    182
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.3
    119
    96
    87.9
    88.0
    182
    182
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   Nigeria NIGERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    76.51
    3
    55.29
    7
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    67.95
    153
    197.37
    31
    3. Stroke
    62.40
    109
    109.84
    44
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.34
    36
    39.95
    53
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    51.44
    65
    246.59
    1
    6. Breast Cancer
    32.21
    3
    32.06
    4
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23.22
    4
    4.50
    146
    8. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17.71
    130
    43.10
    11
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    16.89
    10
    21.18
    5
    10. Other Injuries
    14.37
    28
    21.35
    6
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.06
    106
    13.66
    99
    12. Hypertension
    12.99
    85
    13.66
    80
    13. HIV/AIDS
    12.40
    68
    116.06
    15
    14. Lymphomas
    10.66
    1
    4.88
    106
    15. Lung Disease
    10.42
    172
    34.46
    42
    16. Violence
    9.16
    57
    10.46
    44
    17. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    105
    1.16
    179
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.53
    37
    9.13
    33
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.45
    88
    22.57
    21
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    8.28
    76
    13.48
    8
    21. Uterin Cancer
    8.08
    1
    1.89
    100
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    7.99
    22
    2.36
    120
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.77
    137
    29.50
    41
    24. Leukemia
    6.32
    8
    1.80
    157
    25. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    2.62
    168
    26. Encephalitis
    5.43
    3
    1.71
    34
    27. Liver Disease
    5.38
    167
    64.44
    2
    28. Other Neoplasms
    5.24
    21
    4.12
    46
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    63
    3.26
    142
    30. Oral Cancer
    3.81
    76
    2.14
    133
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.44
    139
    24.78
    10
    32. Asthma
    3.32
    98
    11.08
    46
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    3.04
    44
    3.53
    25
    34. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    165
    13.15
    26
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.87
    90
    23.73
    6
    36. Skin Disease
    2.79
    75
    7.45
    6
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.64
    99
    6.26
    54
    38. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2.58
    2
    0.00
    142
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    105
    0.51
    182
    40. Epilepsy
    2.16
    64
    6.96
    6
    41. Anemia
    1.87
    14
    0.09
    87
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.66
    114
    1.05
    161
    43. Falls
    1.44
    176
    23.79
    2
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.30
    128
    146.53
    6
    45. Meningitis
    1.01
    94
    31.54
    7
    46. Alcohol
    1.00
    129
    2.84
    42
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.84
    12
    0.27
    91
    48. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    156
    0.69
    155
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.54
    146
    128.71
    5
    50. Suicide
    0.44
    183
    17.33
    15
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Barbados BARBADOS   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    361
    13.11
    108,578
    5.60
    2. Stroke
    334
    12.13
    69,220
    3.57
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    286
    10.38
    25,811
    1.33
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    276
    10.02
    288,619
    14.89
    5. Prostate Cancer
    165
    5.99
    12,105
    0.62
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    115
    4.18
    3,781
    0.20
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    104
    3.78
    15,183
    0.78
    8. Breast Cancer
    86
    3.12
    15,790
    0.81
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    85
    3.09
    38,378
    1.98
    10. Hypertension
    71
    2.58
    8,737
    0.45
    11. Other Injuries
    69
    2.51
    32,706
    1.69
    12. Kidney Disease
    64
    2.32
    11,098
    0.57
    13. Lung Disease
    57
    2.07
    20,238
    1.04
    14. Lymphomas
    49
    1.78
    4,568
    0.24
    15. Lung Cancers
    43
    1.56
    949
    0.05
    16. HIV/AIDS
    38
    1.38
    161,271
    8.32
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    38
    1.38
    1,908
    0.10
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    38
    1.38
    7,727
    0.40
    19. Violence
    29
    1.05
    18,210
    0.94
    20. Stomach Cancer
    28
    1.02
    1,990
    0.10
    21. Leukemia
    27
    0.98
    1,760
    0.09
    22. Encephalitis
    25
    0.91
    2,687
    0.14
    23. Other Neoplasms
    25
    0.91
    3,545
    0.18
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    25
    0.91
    40,061
    2.07
    25. Cervical Cancer
    24
    0.87
    9,191
    0.47
    26. Liver Disease
    24
    0.87
    60,044
    3.10
    27. Uterin Cancer
    22
    0.80
    694
    0.04
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    0.76
    43,279
    2.23
    29. Oral Cancer
    18
    0.65
    1,941
    0.10
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    16
    0.58
    1,485
    0.08
    31. Asthma
    16
    0.58
    8,373
    0.43
    32. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    15
    0.54
    0
    0.00
    33. Skin Disease
    15
    0.54
    5,766
    0.30
    34. Liver Cancer
    14
    0.51
    12,691
    0.65
    35. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.51
    1,495
    0.08
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.51
    5,123
    0.26
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.40
    351
    0.02
    38. Anemia
    10
    0.36
    139
    0.01
    39. Bladder Cancer
    9
    0.33
    715
    0.04
    40. Epilepsy
    9
    0.33
    9,989
    0.52
    41. Low Birth Weight
    7
    0.25
    89,291
    4.61
    42. Falls
    7
    0.25
    17,795
    0.92
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.22
    178,438
    9.21
    44. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.22
    85,504
    4.41
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5
    0.18
    175
    0.01
    46. Meningitis
    4
    0.15
    50,244
    2.59
    47. Skin Cancers
    4
    0.15
    479
    0.02
    48. Alcohol
    4
    0.15
    2,812
    0.15
    49. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.07
    115,420
    5.95
    50. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.07
    8,094
    0.42
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   Nigeria NIGERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    76.51
    3
    55.29
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    32.21
    3
    32.06
    4
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23.22
    4
    4.50
    146
    4. Lymphomas
    10.66
    1
    4.88
    106
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    105
    1.16
    179
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.45
    88
    22.57
    21
    7. Uterin Cancer
    8.08
    1
    1.89
    100
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    7.99
    22
    2.36
    120
    9. Leukemia
    6.32
    8
    1.80
    157
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    2.62
    168
    11. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    63
    3.26
    142
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.81
    76
    2.14
    133
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    165
    13.15
    26
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    105
    0.51
    182
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.66
    114
    1.05
    161
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    156
    0.69
    155
    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.