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Cameroon
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Cameroon 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
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Cameroon Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    40.5
    43.1
    41.7
    141
    134
    137
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    44.9
    47.5
    46.2
    137
    140
    137
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    50.1
    53.1
    51.5
    138
    139
    139
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    53.1
    56.3
    54.6
    150
    146
    147
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    50.2
    52.6
    51.4
    158
    162
    158
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    54.1
    56.4
    55.3
    169
    169
    169
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    56.7
    59.4
    58.1
    175
    175
    174
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    56.7
    59.4
    175
    175
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    61.9
    64.2
    175
    176
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    63.2
    65.4
    174
    176
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    63.8
    65.9
    172
    176
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    64.6
    66.6
    173
    176
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    65.6
    67.4
    173
    176
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    66.7
    68.4
    173
    176
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    67.9
    69.7
    173
    176
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    69.3
    71.4
    174
    175
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    70.8
    73.0
    172
    171
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    72.4
    74.3
    165
    168
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    74.0
    75.8
    153
    166
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    75.7
    77.2
    150
    163
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    77.7
    78.8
    147
    160
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    79.9
    80.8
    145
    158
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    82.5
    83.2
    147
    153
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    85.5
    86.0
    143
    146
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.4
    141
    139
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    203.03
    8
    32.14
    40
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    144.06
    16
    18.29
    138
    3. Stroke
    136.18
    28
    77.34
    102
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.42
    82
    64.41
    164
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    58.89
    28
    1.01
    144
    6. Tuberculosis
    55.10
    30
    0.38
    155
    7. Liver Disease
    48.82
    13
    2.21
    179
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    45.33
    49
    81.22
    18
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    35.06
    28
    9.75
    130
    10. Malaria
    29.11
    30
    0.00
    122
    11. Kidney Disease
    24.91
    41
    10.92
    116
    12. Lung Disease
    24.85
    75
    15.74
    147
    13. Prostate Cancer
    24.27
    44
    54.68
    7
    14. Maternal Conditions
    23.66
    17
    1.48
    81
    15. Meningitis
    22.27
    19
    0.56
    130
    16. Other Injuries
    19.99
    18
    12.13
    54
    17. Breast Cancer
    19.45
    62
    22.48
    31
    18. Cervical Cancer
    19.27
    35
    14.56
    54
    19. Birth Trauma
    18.22
    19
    2.71
    101
    20. Low Birth Weight
    17.53
    32
    7.79
    86
    21. Suicide
    17.33
    20
    1.41
    180
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    16.56
    7
    8.14
    98
    23. Falls
    16.25
    14
    0.40
    181
    24. Malnutrition
    16.25
    22
    1.59
    96
    25. Hypertension
    14.91
    82
    22.54
    45
    26. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.82
    121
    6.28
    160
    27. Asthma
    14.27
    33
    2.42
    111
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    13.73
    23
    10.85
    39
    29. Violence
    12.13
    34
    34.79
    8
    30. Drownings
    7.87
    36
    0.68
    165
    31. Lymphomas
    7.27
    28
    7.98
    16
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.95
    35
    2.28
    107
    33. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.72
    71
    4.47
    121
    34. Fires
    6.66
    26
    0.45
    158
    35. Oral Cancer
    6.31
    27
    1.45
    154
    36. Syphilis
    5.85
    11
    0.17
    103
    37. Schistosomiasis
    5.43
    10
    0.00
    117
    38. Epilepsy
    5.31
    27
    1.55
    104
    39. Drug Use
    5.05
    12
    0.30
    170
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.03
    100
    2.74
    167
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.66
    41
    0.90
    139
    42. Ovary Cancer
    4.14
    93
    3.88
    105
    43. Other Neoplasms
    3.52
    62
    4.83
    24
    44. Measles
    3.48
    19
    0.00
    146
    45. Skin Disease
    3.48
    51
    4.89
    28
    46. Poisonings
    2.81
    26
    0.45
    128
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.77
    176
    11.21
    65
    48. Hepatitis B
    2.72
    11
    0.23
    130
    49. Alcohol
    2.64
    47
    0.31
    167
    50. Stomach Cancer
    2.51
    165
    7.85
    62
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    33,277
    15.06
    874
    5.10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    25,344
    11.47
    568
    3.32
    3. Stroke
    14,056
    6.36
    2,474
    14.44
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    13,953
    6.31
    27
    0.16
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    12,159
    5.50
    2,045
    11.94
    6. Malaria
    9,161
    4.14
    0
    0.00
    7. Birth Trauma
    7,686
    3.48
    62
    0.36
    8. Low Birth Weight
    7,394
    3.35
    179
    1.05
    9. Tuberculosis
    6,821
    3.09
    11
    0.06
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,560
    2.97
    279
    1.63
    11. Liver Disease
    6,425
    2.91
    65
    0.38
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    6,010
    2.72
    198
    1.16
    13. Meningitis
    5,309
    2.40
    16
    0.09
    14. Maternal Conditions
    4,878
    2.21
    42
    0.25
    15. Malnutrition
    4,787
    2.17
    50
    0.29
    16. Other Injuries
    4,642
    2.10
    364
    2.13
    17. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,630
    2.09
    2,577
    15.04
    18. Kidney Disease
    3,561
    1.61
    335
    1.96
    19. Endocrine Disorders
    3,426
    1.55
    332
    1.94
    20. Suicide
    2,787
    1.26
    40
    0.23
    21. Violence
    2,688
    1.22
    983
    5.74
    22. Lung Disease
    2,524
    1.14
    504
    2.94
    23. Syphilis
    2,298
    1.04
    5
    0.03
    24. Falls
    2,273
    1.03
    12
    0.07
    25. Drownings
    2,113
    0.96
    20
    0.12
    26. Asthma
    1,778
    0.80
    75
    0.44
    27. Hypertension
    1,536
    0.69
    717
    4.19
    28. Breast Cancer
    1,382
    0.63
    340
    1.98
    29. Fires
    1,367
    0.62
    13
    0.08
    30. Lymphomas
    1,347
    0.61
    237
    1.38
    31. Measles
    1,330
    0.60
    0
    0.00
    32. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1,282
    0.58
    208
    1.21
    33. Cervical Cancer
    1,193
    0.54
    221
    1.29
    34. Epilepsy
    1,061
    0.48
    45
    0.26
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,002
    0.45
    131
    0.76
    36. Prostate Cancer
    987
    0.45
    820
    4.79
    37. Pertussis
    922
    0.42
    8
    0.05
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    918
    0.42
    71
    0.41
    39. Drug Use
    908
    0.41
    9
    0.05
    40. Oral Cancer
    788
    0.36
    43
    0.25
    41. Liver Cancer
    763
    0.35
    82
    0.48
    42. Schistosomiasis
    716
    0.32
    0
    0.00
    43. Poisonings
    713
    0.32
    13
    0.08
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    619
    0.28
    26
    0.15
    45. Skin Disease
    473
    0.21
    158
    0.92
    46. Other Neoplasms
    446
    0.20
    144
    0.84
    47. Hepatitis B
    437
    0.20
    7
    0.04
    48. Encephalitis
    404
    0.18
    14
    0.08
    49. Alcohol
    394
    0.18
    9
    0.05
    50. Appendicitis
    366
    0.17
    6
    0.04
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Cameroon CAMEROON   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    24.27
    44
    54.68
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    19.45
    62
    22.48
    31
    3. Cervical Cancer
    19.27
    35
    14.56
    54
    4. Lymphomas
    7.27
    28
    7.98
    16
    5. Oral Cancer
    6.31
    27
    1.45
    154
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.03
    100
    2.74
    167
    7. Ovary Cancer
    4.14
    93
    3.88
    105
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.77
    176
    11.21
    65
    9. Stomach Cancer
    2.51
    165
    7.85
    62
    10. Leukemia
    1.81
    150
    4.29
    68
    11. Lung Cancers
    1.49
    170
    14.26
    82
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.25
    102
    0.49
    162
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.24
    135
    5.08
    16
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.13
    150
    2.10
    103
    15. Pancreas Cancer
    0.98
    160
    3.23
    97
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.63
    172
    1.89
    91
    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.