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Jamaica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Jamaica and Liberia 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.

Liberia
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   Liberia LIBERIA
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Liberia LIBERIA
           
    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
     
    38.9
    41.3
    40.1
    149
    144
    146
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
     
    41.3
    43.1
    42.2
    156
    156
    157
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
     
    43.4
    45.5
    44.4
    162
    163
    162
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
     
    41.8
    44.1
    42.9
    177
    178
    177
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
     
    51.2
    52.6
    51.9
    155
    163
    156
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
     
    58.4
    61.0
    59.7
    151
    152
    152
    2016
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
    62.0
    63.9
    62.9
    150
    160
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Liberia LIBERIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    62.0
    63.9
    150
    160
    Age 5
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    66.7
    68.2
    145
    159
    Age 10
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    67.2
    68.8
    144
    160
    Age 15
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    67.7
    69.3
    143
    160
    Age 20
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    68.2
    69.8
    144
    160
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    68.8
    70.3
    146
    160
    Age 30
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    69.3
    71.0
    148
    161
    Age 35
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    70.0
    71.7
    148
    162
    Age 40
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    70.8
    72.6
    148
    165
    Age 45
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    71.7
    73.6
    151
    165
    Age 50
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    72.7
    74.4
    156
    167
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    73.9
    75.3
    158
    170
    Age 60
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    75.3
    76.3
    167
    172
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    77.0
    77.7
    170
    174
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    79.0
    79.5
    173
    174
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    81.6
    81.9
    174
    174
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    84.6
    84.9
    175
    175
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    88.2
    88.4
    175
    175
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Liberia LIBERIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    65.41
    100
    98.70
    56
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    64.57
    21
    36.27
    69
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    55.30
    164
    157.96
    63
    4. Prostate Cancer
    53.57
    9
    36.45
    22
    5. Violence
    38.00
    6
    10.79
    41
    6. HIV/AIDS
    33.37
    38
    79.30
    24
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.67
    31
    15.35
    100
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.47
    75
    23.39
    54
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.74
    129
    27.73
    72
    10. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    80
    1.65
    171
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.23
    139
    114.81
    23
    12. Cervical Cancer
    14.00
    54
    24.91
    15
    13. Lung Disease
    13.44
    158
    21.50
    106
    14. Hypertension
    12.80
    88
    10.58
    104
    15. Low Birth Weight
    12.02
    60
    15.24
    43
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.11
    68
    2.97
    174
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.15
    131
    52.03
    2
    18. Lymphomas
    8.09
    16
    2.53
    166
    19. Stomach Cancer
    7.86
    66
    3.91
    130
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.93
    107
    10.23
    34
    21. Liver Disease
    5.58
    163
    34.54
    22
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.15
    100
    4.50
    115
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    4.98
    89
    7.78
    44
    24. Uterin Cancer
    4.74
    21
    2.01
    96
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.43
    38
    3.04
    82
    26. Leukemia
    4.40
    59
    1.08
    176
    27. Skin Disease
    4.39
    41
    3.48
    60
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    116
    3.37
    137
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.40
    84
    13.91
    33
    30. Other Injuries
    3.27
    169
    11.75
    49
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.22
    103
    1.67
    145
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.81
    168
    17.75
    12
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.62
    100
    6.64
    47
    34. Asthma
    2.41
    110
    7.83
    65
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    104
    0.98
    164
    36. Malnutrition
    2.08
    81
    10.34
    44
    37. Suicide
    2.04
    179
    13.43
    37
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.73
    108
    0.96
    166
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.69
    134
    1.92
    111
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    166
    2.07
    137
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.57
    101
    4.50
    45
    42. Falls
    1.56
    175
    13.77
    35
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.40
    83
    22.45
    16
    44. Epilepsy
    1.31
    115
    2.50
    55
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.22
    130
    99.29
    14
    46. Meningitis
    0.97
    96
    17.75
    27
    47. Fires
    0.95
    117
    4.37
    45
    48. Drownings
    0.79
    162
    5.02
    65
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.58
    165
    1.36
    109
    50. Encephalitis
    0.55
    122
    0.89
    83
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2,479
    13.62
    1,618
    4.83
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,340
    12.86
    606
    1.81
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,151
    11.82
    2,383
    7.11
    4. Violence
    1,127
    6.19
    460
    1.37
    5. HIV/AIDS
    948
    5.21
    2,777
    8.29
    6. Prostate Cancer
    922
    5.07
    215
    0.64
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    797
    4.38
    289
    0.86
    8. Kidney Disease
    686
    3.77
    453
    1.35
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    550
    3.02
    3,377
    10.08
    10. Hypertension
    502
    2.76
    172
    0.51
    11. Lung Disease
    502
    2.76
    335
    1.00
    12. Lung Cancers
    493
    2.71
    38
    0.11
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    379
    2.08
    66
    0.20
    14. Breast Cancer
    360
    1.98
    195
    0.58
    15. Low Birth Weight
    279
    1.53
    1,236
    3.69
    16. Stomach Cancer
    265
    1.46
    83
    0.25
    17. Lymphomas
    259
    1.42
    65
    0.19
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    252
    1.38
    1,655
    4.94
    19. Cervical Cancer
    229
    1.26
    286
    0.85
    20. Liver Disease
    181
    0.99
    761
    2.27
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    180
    0.99
    92
    0.27
    22. Skin Disease
    178
    0.98
    68
    0.20
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    166
    0.91
    763
    2.28
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    164
    0.90
    283
    0.84
    25. Other Neoplasms
    146
    0.80
    68
    0.20
    26. Leukemia
    134
    0.74
    29
    0.09
    27. Other Injuries
    113
    0.62
    431
    1.29
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    110
    0.60
    33
    0.10
    29. Liver Cancer
    91
    0.50
    412
    1.23
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.50
    128
    0.38
    31. Asthma
    81
    0.45
    144
    0.43
    32. Birth Trauma
    79
    0.43
    1,128
    3.37
    33. Malnutrition
    78
    0.43
    434
    1.29
    34. Uterin Cancer
    78
    0.43
    19
    0.06
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    73
    0.40
    20
    0.06
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    67
    0.37
    23
    0.07
    37. Ovary Cancer
    65
    0.36
    45
    0.13
    38. Bladder Cancer
    62
    0.34
    19
    0.06
    39. Suicide
    62
    0.34
    315
    0.94
    40. Falls
    60
    0.33
    243
    0.72
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    55
    0.30
    82
    0.24
    42. Oral Cancer
    51
    0.28
    46
    0.14
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    44
    0.24
    2,604
    7.77
    44. Maternal Conditions
    41
    0.23
    923
    2.75
    45. Epilepsy
    41
    0.23
    83
    0.25
    46. Fires
    34
    0.19
    132
    0.39
    47. Meningitis
    30
    0.16
    713
    2.13
    48. Drownings
    23
    0.13
    204
    0.61
    49. Skin Cancers
    21
    0.12
    24
    0.07
    50. Encephalitis
    16
    0.09
    36
    0.11
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   Liberia LIBERIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    53.57
    9
    36.45
    22
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.67
    31
    15.35
    100
    3. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    80
    1.65
    171
    4. Cervical Cancer
    14.00
    54
    24.91
    15
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.11
    68
    2.97
    174
    6. Lymphomas
    8.09
    16
    2.53
    166
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.86
    66
    3.91
    130
    8. Uterin Cancer
    4.74
    21
    2.01
    96
    9. Leukemia
    4.40
    59
    1.08
    176
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    116
    3.37
    137
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.22
    103
    1.67
    145
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.81
    168
    17.75
    12
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    104
    0.98
    164
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.73
    108
    0.96
    166
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    166
    2.07
    137
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.58
    165
    1.36
    109
    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.