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Barbados
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Barbados 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
Barbados Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
           
    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
     
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
    1970
    66.2
    71.2
    68.7
    33
    41
    39
     
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
    1980
    69.6
    74.7
    72.1
    24
    31
    28
     
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
    1990
    72.0
    77.1
    74.5
    26
    29
    29
     
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
    2000
    70.9
    75.5
    73.3
    47
    60
    47
     
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
    2010
    72.3
    77.1
    74.7
    57
    69
    59
     
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
    2016
    73.1
    78.0
    75.6
    65
    77
    67
     
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.1
    78.0
    65
    77
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    Age 5
    74.0
    78.9
    66
    78
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    Age 10
    74.1
    79.0
    67
    78
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    Age 15
    74.2
    79.0
    68
    80
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    Age 20
    74.4
    79.1
    68
    80
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    Age 25
    74.6
    79.2
    69
    80
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    Age 30
    74.8
    79.4
    71
    80
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.5
    79
    80
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.7
    78
    77
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    Age 45
    75.8
    80.0
    79
    78
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.4
    82
    80
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.8
    82
    81
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    Age 60
    78.1
    81.5
    82
    82
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    Age 65
    79.4
    82.3
    88
    86
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    Age 70
    81.2
    83.5
    94
    87
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.2
    102
    90
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.4
    110
    91
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.3
    119
    96
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    81.18
    3
    35.07
    21
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    75.26
    150
    114.02
    95
    3. Stroke
    69.25
    116
    93.76
    78
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    62.80
    63
    86.33
    46
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    59.51
    28
    86.02
    13
    6. Breast Cancer
    35.64
    3
    20.75
    51
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24.86
    3
    10.45
    72
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.16
    70
    13.28
    133
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    18.64
    12
    11.62
    36
    10. Other Injuries
    15.54
    35
    6.58
    114
    11. Hypertension
    14.79
    83
    30.73
    23
    12. Kidney Disease
    14.32
    93
    25.47
    38
    13. HIV/AIDS
    11.46
    69
    273.12
    5
    14. Violence
    10.21
    48
    25.69
    14
    15. Lung Disease
    9.65
    175
    44.30
    16
    16. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.38
    39
    14.65
    12
    17. Lymphomas
    9.25
    6
    8.06
    15
    18. Uterin Cancer
    8.93
    1
    2.31
    82
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.65
    86
    20.99
    32
    20. Pancreas Cancer
    8.32
    22
    6.04
    51
    21. Lung Cancers
    7.95
    111
    20.75
    57
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    7.40
    110
    7.65
    106
    23. Liver Disease
    5.73
    161
    12.56
    106
    24. Stomach Cancer
    5.52
    92
    4.69
    113
    25. Ovary Cancer
    5.52
    52
    5.65
    48
    26. Road Traffic Accidents
    5.09
    161
    22.46
    68
    27. Low Birth Weight
    4.38
    125
    8.45
    82
    28. Leukemia
    4.27
    69
    3.76
    101
    29. Liver Cancer
    3.48
    147
    5.60
    87
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    3.33
    27
    1.72
    52
    31. Skin Disease
    3.19
    54
    5.13
    23
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.98
    92
    4.24
    72
    33. Birth Trauma
    2.92
    92
    4.92
    79
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.91
    92
    3.92
    69
    35. Asthma
    2.88
    109
    13.61
    38
    36. Other Neoplasms
    2.62
    94
    2.61
    95
    37. Epilepsy
    2.41
    65
    8.73
    6
    38. Anemia
    2.11
    45
    0.62
    72
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.96
    108
    10.53
    15
    40. Falls
    1.59
    174
    3.09
    137
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.43
    135
    29.47
    47
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    128
    2.27
    77
    43. Meningitis
    1.13
    95
    4.79
    49
    44. Alcohol
    1.03
    125
    1.39
    105
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.92
    7
    0.95
    5
    46. Malnutrition
    0.69
    117
    5.38
    56
    47. Encephalitis
    0.49
    109
    0.44
    117
    48. Dengue
    0.46
    19
    0.00
    165
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.38
    98
    0.36
    102
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.35
    120
    2.61
    70
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    362
    13.53
    40,729
    8.12
    2. Stroke
    335
    12.52
    32,958
    6.57
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    296
    11.06
    35,331
    7.04
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    288
    10.76
    31,831
    6.35
    5. Prostate Cancer
    167
    6.24
    4,151
    0.83
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    117
    4.37
    3,930
    0.78
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    103
    3.85
    4,435
    0.88
    8. Breast Cancer
    87
    3.25
    4,936
    0.98
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    86
    3.21
    5,210
    1.04
    10. Hypertension
    71
    2.65
    10,994
    2.19
    11. Other Injuries
    68
    2.54
    3,235
    0.65
    12. Kidney Disease
    65
    2.43
    9,527
    1.90
    13. Lung Disease
    47
    1.76
    15,479
    3.09
    14. Lymphomas
    43
    1.61
    3,508
    0.70
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    40
    1.49
    5,755
    1.15
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    39
    1.46
    2,256
    0.45
    17. Lung Cancers
    37
    1.38
    7,881
    1.57
    18. HIV/AIDS
    35
    1.31
    138,157
    27.55
    19. Violence
    29
    1.08
    14,288
    2.85
    20. Stomach Cancer
    26
    0.97
    1,794
    0.36
    21. Liver Disease
    24
    0.90
    5,084
    1.01
    22. Cervical Cancer
    23
    0.86
    5,054
    1.01
    23. Uterin Cancer
    23
    0.86
    531
    0.11
    24. Leukemia
    19
    0.71
    1,555
    0.31
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    18
    0.67
    4,379
    0.87
    26. Parkinson's Disease
    17
    0.64
    583
    0.12
    27. Liver Cancer
    16
    0.60
    2,217
    0.44
    28. Road Traffic Accidents
    16
    0.60
    11,632
    2.32
    29. Skin Disease
    15
    0.56
    1,970
    0.39
    30. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.52
    1,332
    0.27
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.52
    1,544
    0.31
    32. Oral Cancer
    13
    0.49
    1,569
    0.31
    33. Other Neoplasms
    13
    0.49
    1,041
    0.21
    34. Asthma
    13
    0.49
    5,188
    1.03
    35. Anemia
    10
    0.37
    246
    0.05
    36. Epilepsy
    10
    0.37
    3,982
    0.79
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    9
    0.34
    3,992
    0.80
    38. Low Birth Weight
    8
    0.30
    5,119
    1.02
    39. Bladder Cancer
    7
    0.26
    825
    0.16
    40. Falls
    7
    0.26
    1,171
    0.23
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.22
    12,761
    2.54
    42. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.22
    2,980
    0.59
    43. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5
    0.19
    351
    0.07
    44. Meningitis
    4
    0.15
    2,309
    0.46
    45. Alcohol
    4
    0.15
    593
    0.12
    46. Encephalitis
    2
    0.07
    214
    0.04
    47. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.07
    152
    0.03
    48. Dengue
    2
    0.07
    0
    0.00
    49. Malnutrition
    2
    0.07
    2,889
    0.58
    50. Skin Cancers
    2
    0.07
    1,659
    0.33
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    81.18
    3
    35.07
    21
    2. Breast Cancer
    35.64
    3
    20.75
    51
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    24.86
    3
    10.45
    72
    4. Lymphomas
    9.25
    6
    8.06
    15
    5. Uterin Cancer
    8.93
    1
    2.31
    82
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.65
    86
    20.99
    32
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    8.32
    22
    6.04
    51
    8. Lung Cancers
    7.95
    111
    20.75
    57
    9. Stomach Cancer
    5.52
    92
    4.69
    113
    10. Ovary Cancer
    5.52
    52
    5.65
    48
    11. Leukemia
    4.27
    69
    3.76
    101
    12. Liver Cancer
    3.48
    147
    5.60
    87
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.91
    92
    3.92
    69
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.96
    108
    10.53
    15
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.38
    128
    2.27
    77
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.35
    174
    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.