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Belgium
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Belgium 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 Macedonia 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 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
Belgium Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Belgium BELGIUM   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    67.5
    73.4
    70.4
    13
    12
    11
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    68.0
    74.5
    71.2
    20
    15
    17
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    69.9
    76.7
    73.2
    23
    15
    20
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    72.7
    79.4
    76.0
    20
    12
    15
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    74.3
    80.8
    77.6
    26
    19
    22
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    77.3
    82.5
    80.0
    23
    24
    23
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    78.8
    83.5
    81.2
    22
    21
    24
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    78.8
    83.5
    22
    21
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    79.1
    83.8
    23
    22
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    79.2
    83.8
    23
    22
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    79.3
    83.9
    23
    22
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    79.5
    83.9
    23
    22
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    79.6
    84.0
    23
    22
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    79.8
    84.1
    23
    21
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    80.1
    84.3
    23
    21
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    80.4
    84.5
    24
    21
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    80.8
    84.8
    24
    20
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    81.3
    85.2
    25
    18
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    82.2
    85.8
    26
    18
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    83.3
    86.5
    27
    17
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    84.7
    87.4
    20
    17
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    86.4
    88.5
    24
    17
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    88.4
    89.9
    25
    27
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    90.8
    91.8
    37
    43
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    61.24
    168
    64.41
    164
    2. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    14.26
    82
    3. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.62
    27
    6.28
    160
    4. Stroke
    28.25
    166
    77.34
    102
    5. Lung Disease
    27.11
    58
    15.74
    147
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.22
    113
    18.29
    138
    7. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    22.48
    31
    8. Suicide
    16.49
    22
    1.41
    180
    9. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    54.68
    7
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    11.21
    65
    11. Kidney Disease
    8.78
    132
    10.92
    116
    12. Other Injuries
    8.71
    84
    12.13
    54
    13. Liver Disease
    7.88
    143
    2.21
    179
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    3.23
    97
    15. Diabetes Mellitus
    7.22
    169
    81.22
    18
    16. Falls
    6.89
    68
    0.40
    181
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.61
    148
    9.75
    130
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    6.52
    79
    10.85
    39
    19. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    7.98
    16
    20. Other Neoplasms
    6.22
    9
    4.83
    24
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    3.88
    105
    22. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    4.29
    68
    23. Parkinson's Disease
    4.49
    6
    1.75
    49
    24. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    1.89
    91
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.33
    127
    4.47
    121
    26. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    2.74
    167
    27. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    7.85
    62
    28. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    2.10
    103
    29. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    1.45
    154
    30. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    5.08
    16
    31. Congenital Anomalies
    3.23
    162
    8.14
    98
    32. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    0.49
    162
    33. Hypertension
    2.35
    179
    22.54
    45
    34. Alcohol
    2.34
    57
    0.31
    167
    35. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    14.56
    54
    36. Drug Use
    1.87
    59
    0.30
    170
    37. Epilepsy
    1.83
    84
    1.55
    104
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.50
    131
    1.01
    144
    39. Skin Disease
    1.26
    107
    4.89
    28
    40. Low Birth Weight
    1.15
    174
    7.79
    86
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.10
    128
    0.90
    139
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.99
    151
    2.28
    107
    43. Violence
    0.97
    164
    34.79
    8
    44. Malnutrition
    0.87
    110
    1.59
    96
    45. Multiple Sclerosis
    0.77
    19
    0.08
    144
    46. Asthma
    0.69
    163
    2.42
    111
    47. Birth Trauma
    0.65
    151
    2.71
    101
    48. Fires
    0.61
    146
    0.45
    158
    49. Anemia
    0.54
    82
    2.12
    44
    50. Drownings
    0.53
    171
    0.68
    165
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Belgium BELGIUM   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,206
    16.72
    2,045
    11.94
    2. Alzheimers/Dementia
    8,239
    9.06
    208
    1.21
    3. Stroke
    7,155
    7.87
    2,474
    14.44
    4. Lung Cancers
    6,954
    7.65
    430
    2.51
    5. Lung Disease
    6,746
    7.42
    504
    2.94
    6. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,141
    6.75
    568
    3.32
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,456
    3.80
    344
    2.01
    8. Breast Cancer
    2,700
    2.97
    340
    1.98
    9. Suicide
    2,321
    2.55
    40
    0.23
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,285
    2.51
    335
    1.96
    11. Other Injuries
    1,986
    2.18
    364
    2.13
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    1,778
    1.95
    2,577
    15.04
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1,749
    1.92
    100
    0.58
    14. Prostate Cancer
    1,685
    1.85
    820
    4.79
    15. Falls
    1,604
    1.76
    12
    0.07
    16. Other Neoplasms
    1,543
    1.70
    144
    0.84
    17. Lymphomas
    1,477
    1.62
    237
    1.38
    18. Endocrine Disorders
    1,462
    1.61
    332
    1.94
    19. Liver Disease
    1,435
    1.58
    65
    0.38
    20. Parkinson's Disease
    1,197
    1.32
    56
    0.33
    21. Leukemia
    1,114
    1.22
    125
    0.73
    22. Bladder Cancer
    1,056
    1.16
    59
    0.34
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,019
    1.12
    131
    0.76
    24. Liver Cancer
    926
    1.02
    82
    0.48
    25. Stomach Cancer
    917
    1.01
    239
    1.40
    26. Oesophagus Cancer
    849
    0.93
    64
    0.37
    27. Road Traffic Accidents
    800
    0.88
    279
    1.63
    28. Ovary Cancer
    696
    0.77
    60
    0.35
    29. Oral Cancer
    657
    0.72
    43
    0.25
    30. Hypertension
    608
    0.67
    717
    4.19
    31. Skin Cancers
    529
    0.58
    15
    0.09
    32. Uterin Cancer
    391
    0.43
    77
    0.45
    33. Diarrhoeal diseases
    389
    0.43
    27
    0.16
    34. Alcohol
    385
    0.42
    9
    0.05
    35. Epilepsy
    351
    0.39
    45
    0.26
    36. Skin Disease
    329
    0.36
    158
    0.92
    37. Congenital Anomalies
    303
    0.33
    198
    1.16
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    284
    0.31
    26
    0.15
    39. Drug Use
    246
    0.27
    9
    0.05
    40. Cervical Cancer
    245
    0.27
    221
    1.29
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    241
    0.26
    71
    0.41
    42. Malnutrition
    227
    0.25
    50
    0.29
    43. Multiple Sclerosis
    150
    0.16
    2
    0.01
    44. Asthma
    149
    0.16
    75
    0.44
    45. Anemia
    142
    0.16
    67
    0.39
    46. Violence
    119
    0.13
    983
    5.74
    47. Fires
    92
    0.10
    13
    0.08
    48. Low Birth Weight
    85
    0.09
    179
    1.05
    49. Drownings
    70
    0.08
    20
    0.12
    50. Tuberculosis
    66
    0.07
    11
    0.06
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Belgium BELGIUM   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    32.14
    11
    14.26
    82
    2. Breast Cancer
    23.61
    20
    22.48
    31
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.45
    98
    54.68
    7
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.70
    39
    11.21
    65
    5. Pancreas Cancer
    7.67
    29
    3.23
    97
    6. Lymphomas
    6.42
    53
    7.98
    16
    7. Ovary Cancer
    5.75
    46
    3.88
    105
    8. Leukemia
    4.98
    30
    4.29
    68
    9. Bladder Cancer
    4.34
    22
    1.89
    91
    10. Liver Cancer
    4.18
    125
    2.74
    167
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.09
    127
    7.85
    62
    12. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.04
    51
    2.10
    103
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.38
    78
    1.45
    154
    14. Uterin Cancer
    3.35
    42
    5.08
    16
    15. Skin Cancers
    2.55
    34
    0.49
    162
    16. Cervical Cancer
    2.10
    154
    14.56
    54
    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.