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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
    76.51
    3
    32.80
    27
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    67.95
    153
    116.76
    101
    3. Stroke
    62.40
    109
    85.07
    74
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.34
    36
    97.16
    10
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    51.44
    65
    86.08
    38
    6. Breast Cancer
    32.21
    3
    16.95
    88
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23.22
    4
    8.33
    87
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.71
    130
    30.39
    57
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    16.89
    10
    14.16
    18
    10. Other Injuries
    14.37
    28
    8.13
    85
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.06
    106
    29.74
    33
    12. Hypertension
    12.99
    85
    33.64
    13
    13. HIV/AIDS
    12.40
    68
    195.94
    7
    14. Lymphomas
    10.66
    1
    6.27
    61
    15. Lung Disease
    10.42
    172
    46.11
    15
    16. Violence
    9.16
    57
    34.29
    8
    17. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    105
    18.31
    67
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.53
    37
    12.75
    12
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.45
    88
    18.31
    36
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    8.28
    76
    7.97
    85
    21. Uterin Cancer
    8.08
    1
    1.81
    106
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    7.99
    22
    4.89
    71
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.77
    137
    22.44
    68
    24. Leukemia
    6.32
    8
    3.13
    120
    25. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    3.76
    134
    26. Encephalitis
    5.43
    3
    0.39
    158
    27. Liver Disease
    5.38
    167
    13.36
    100
    28. Other Neoplasms
    5.24
    21
    2.69
    94
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    63
    4.41
    93
    30. Oral Cancer
    3.81
    76
    3.14
    92
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.44
    139
    10.31
    68
    32. Asthma
    3.32
    98
    13.22
    33
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    3.04
    44
    2.22
    93
    34. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    165
    4.79
    109
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.87
    90
    5.66
    74
    36. Skin Disease
    2.79
    75
    4.52
    38
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.64
    99
    4.46
    70
    38. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2.58
    2
    0.00
    160
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    105
    8.82
    20
    40. Epilepsy
    2.16
    64
    9.67
    3
    41. Anemia
    1.87
    14
    0.01
    174
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.66
    114
    1.97
    95
    43. Falls
    1.44
    176
    3.02
    142
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.30
    128
    32.59
    49
    45. Meningitis
    1.01
    94
    5.12
    47
    46. Alcohol
    1.00
    129
    1.64
    94
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.84
    12
    0.90
    9
    48. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    156
    3.72
    9
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.54
    146
    50.99
    31
    50. Suicide
    0.44
    183
    12.84
    46
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Barbados BARBADOS   South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    361
    13.11
    41,965
    8.60
    2. Stroke
    334
    12.13
    30,766
    6.30
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    286
    10.38
    37,228
    7.63
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    276
    10.02
    36,810
    7.54
    5. Prostate Cancer
    165
    5.99
    3,682
    0.75
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    115
    4.18
    3,198
    0.66
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    104
    3.78
    9,273
    1.90
    8. Breast Cancer
    86
    3.12
    4,073
    0.83
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    85
    3.09
    6,748
    1.38
    10. Hypertension
    71
    2.58
    12,038
    2.47
    11. Other Injuries
    69
    2.51
    4,153
    0.85
    12. Kidney Disease
    64
    2.32
    11,376
    2.33
    13. Lung Disease
    57
    2.07
    16,445
    3.37
    14. Lymphomas
    49
    1.78
    2,829
    0.58
    15. Lung Cancers
    43
    1.56
    7,170
    1.47
    16. HIV/AIDS
    38
    1.38
    107,348
    21.99
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    38
    1.38
    1,865
    0.38
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    38
    1.38
    4,895
    1.00
    19. Violence
    29
    1.05
    18,546
    3.80
    20. Stomach Cancer
    28
    1.02
    1,489
    0.31
    21. Leukemia
    27
    0.98
    1,343
    0.28
    22. Encephalitis
    25
    0.91
    189
    0.04
    23. Other Neoplasms
    25
    0.91
    1,169
    0.24
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    25
    0.91
    11,478
    2.35
    25. Cervical Cancer
    24
    0.87
    4,486
    0.92
    26. Liver Disease
    24
    0.87
    5,664
    1.16
    27. Uterin Cancer
    22
    0.80
    414
    0.08
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    0.76
    5,050
    1.03
    29. Oral Cancer
    18
    0.65
    1,308
    0.27
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    16
    0.58
    713
    0.15
    31. Asthma
    16
    0.58
    5,136
    1.05
    32. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    15
    0.54
    0
    0.00
    33. Skin Disease
    15
    0.54
    1,655
    0.34
    34. Liver Cancer
    14
    0.51
    1,948
    0.40
    35. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.51
    1,040
    0.21
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.51
    1,664
    0.34
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.40
    3,458
    0.71
    38. Anemia
    10
    0.36
    5
    0.00
    39. Bladder Cancer
    9
    0.33
    715
    0.15
    40. Epilepsy
    9
    0.33
    4,504
    0.92
    41. Low Birth Weight
    7
    0.25
    6,666
    1.37
    42. Falls
    7
    0.25
    1,141
    0.23
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.22
    14,198
    2.91
    44. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.22
    3,657
    0.75
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5
    0.18
    341
    0.07
    46. Meningitis
    4
    0.15
    2,510
    0.51
    47. Skin Cancers
    4
    0.15
    1,383
    0.28
    48. Alcohol
    4
    0.15
    729
    0.15
    49. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.07
    22,702
    4.65
    50. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.07
    209
    0.04
    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
    76.51
    3
    32.80
    27
    2. Breast Cancer
    32.21
    3
    16.95
    88
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23.22
    4
    8.33
    87
    4. Lymphomas
    10.66
    1
    6.27
    61
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    105
    18.31
    67
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.45
    88
    18.31
    36
    7. Uterin Cancer
    8.08
    1
    1.81
    106
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    7.99
    22
    4.89
    71
    9. Leukemia
    6.32
    8
    3.13
    120
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    3.76
    134
    11. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    63
    4.41
    93
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.81
    76
    3.14
    92
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    165
    4.79
    109
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    105
    8.82
    20
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.66
    114
    1.97
    95
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    156
    3.72
    9
    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.