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Jamaica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Jamaica and Gambia 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.

Gambia
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Jamaica Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Gambia GAMBIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
     
    33.1
    33.3
    33.2
    168
    171
    170
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
     
    36.9
    37.7
    37.3
    169
    170
    169
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
     
    43.3
    44.9
    44.1
    163
    164
    164
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
     
    50.3
    52.4
    51.3
    156
    160
    157
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
     
    54.8
    57.1
    55.9
    147
    148
    148
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
     
    58.3
    60.5
    59.3
    152
    153
    153
    2016
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
    60.6
    63.3
    61.9
    156
    161
    161
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Gambia GAMBIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    60.6
    63.3
    156
    161
    Age 5
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    65.1
    67.3
    160
    164
    Age 10
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    65.6
    67.9
    163
    165
    Age 15
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    65.8
    68.1
    163
    166
    Age 20
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    66.5
    68.8
    163
    166
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    67.4
    69.7
    164
    166
    Age 30
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    68.2
    70.5
    161
    166
    Age 35
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    69.0
    71.3
    163
    167
    Age 40
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    69.9
    72.1
    167
    168
    Age 45
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    70.8
    73.0
    171
    170
    Age 50
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    71.9
    73.8
    172
    172
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    73.2
    74.9
    176
    173
    Age 60
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    74.7
    76.0
    175
    175
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    76.6
    77.5
    176
    175
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    78.7
    79.4
    179
    175
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    81.3
    81.8
    180
    175
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    84.5
    84.8
    179
    176
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    88.1
    88.4
    180
    176
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Gambia GAMBIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    81.22
    18
    39.32
    59
    2. Stroke
    77.34
    102
    136.82
    26
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.41
    164
    142.60
    60
    4. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
    6.51
    155
    5. Violence
    34.79
    8
    9.75
    51
    6. HIV/AIDS
    32.14
    40
    70.48
    25
    7. Hypertension
    22.54
    45
    14.34
    88
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
    4.89
    181
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.29
    138
    154.66
    11
    10. Lung Disease
    15.74
    147
    29.20
    51
    11. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
    16.46
    46
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
    2.33
    158
    13. Other Injuries
    12.13
    54
    20.40
    16
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
    1.31
    182
    15. Kidney Disease
    10.92
    116
    23.89
    44
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    10.85
    39
    10.83
    40
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.75
    130
    43.85
    8
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    8.14
    98
    16.26
    9
    19. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
    3.09
    135
    20. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
    1.71
    178
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.79
    86
    19.96
    23
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.28
    160
    18.11
    88
    23. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
    0.41
    177
    24. Skin Disease
    4.89
    28
    3.11
    56
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.83
    24
    3.37
    70
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.47
    121
    5.72
    88
    27. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    0.05
    183
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
    1.15
    180
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
    1.15
    154
    30. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
    24.96
    6
    31. Birth Trauma
    2.71
    101
    18.57
    17
    32. Asthma
    2.42
    111
    15.67
    29
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.28
    107
    6.19
    49
    34. Liver Disease
    2.21
    179
    44.65
    18
    35. Anemia
    2.12
    44
    2.21
    41
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
    0.56
    173
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
    0.59
    174
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.75
    49
    1.07
    91
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    96
    21.61
    14
    40. Epilepsy
    1.55
    104
    4.97
    29
    41. Maternal Conditions
    1.48
    81
    29.65
    12
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
    0.42
    182
    43. Suicide
    1.41
    180
    11.29
    71
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.01
    144
    40.09
    38
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.90
    139
    4.66
    40
    46. Drownings
    0.68
    165
    6.88
    48
    47. Meningitis
    0.56
    130
    24.64
    15
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.55
    9
    0.05
    130
    49. Encephalitis
    0.49
    108
    1.91
    19
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
    1.35
    98
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,577
    15.04
    268
    1.83
    2. Stroke
    2,474
    14.44
    925
    6.31
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,045
    11.94
    906
    6.19
    4. Violence
    983
    5.74
    181
    1.24
    5. HIV/AIDS
    874
    5.10
    1,007
    6.87
    6. Prostate Cancer
    820
    4.79
    18
    0.12
    7. Hypertension
    717
    4.19
    97
    0.66
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    568
    3.32
    1,868
    12.75
    9. Lung Disease
    504
    2.94
    190
    1.30
    10. Lung Cancers
    430
    2.51
    17
    0.12
    11. Other Injuries
    364
    2.13
    336
    2.29
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    344
    2.01
    12
    0.08
    13. Breast Cancer
    340
    1.98
    19
    0.13
    14. Kidney Disease
    335
    1.96
    223
    1.52
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    332
    1.94
    216
    1.47
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    279
    1.63
    606
    4.14
    17. Stomach Cancer
    239
    1.40
    12
    0.08
    18. Lymphomas
    237
    1.38
    27
    0.18
    19. Cervical Cancer
    221
    1.29
    60
    0.41
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    208
    1.21
    99
    0.68
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    198
    1.16
    548
    3.74
    22. Low Birth Weight
    179
    1.05
    825
    5.63
    23. Skin Disease
    158
    0.92
    29
    0.20
    24. Other Neoplasms
    144
    0.84
    30
    0.20
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    131
    0.76
    58
    0.40
    26. Leukemia
    125
    0.73
    2
    0.01
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    100
    0.58
    8
    0.05
    28. Liver Cancer
    82
    0.48
    241
    1.65
    29. Uterin Cancer
    77
    0.45
    1
    0.01
    30. Asthma
    75
    0.44
    129
    0.88
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    71
    0.41
    53
    0.36
    32. Anemia
    67
    0.39
    30
    0.20
    33. Liver Disease
    65
    0.38
    394
    2.69
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    64
    0.37
    5
    0.03
    35. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.36
    767
    5.24
    36. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.35
    6
    0.04
    37. Bladder Cancer
    59
    0.34
    3
    0.02
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    56
    0.33
    6
    0.04
    39. Malnutrition
    50
    0.29
    437
    2.98
    40. Epilepsy
    45
    0.26
    75
    0.51
    41. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.25
    2
    0.01
    42. Maternal Conditions
    42
    0.25
    500
    3.41
    43. Suicide
    40
    0.23
    124
    0.85
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.16
    763
    5.21
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    26
    0.15
    41
    0.28
    46. Drownings
    20
    0.12
    140
    0.96
    47. Meningitis
    16
    0.09
    429
    2.93
    48. Schizophrenia
    16
    0.09
    0
    0.00
    49. Skin Cancers
    15
    0.09
    8
    0.05
    50. Encephalitis
    14
    0.08
    36
    0.25
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Gambia GAMBIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
    6.51
    155
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
    4.89
    181
    3. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
    16.46
    46
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
    2.33
    158
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
    1.31
    182
    6. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
    3.09
    135
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
    1.71
    178
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
    0.41
    177
    9. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
    0.05
    183
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
    1.15
    180
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
    1.15
    154
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
    24.96
    6
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
    0.56
    173
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
    0.59
    174
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
    0.42
    182
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
    1.35
    98
    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.