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Compare Jamaica and South Sudan 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
     
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
     
    47.7
    50.2
    48.9
    169
    168
    169
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
     
    54.1
    56.0
    55.0
    170
    170
    170
    2016
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
    57.7
    59.6
    58.6
    173
    174
    173
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
     
    57.7
    59.6
    173
    174
    Age 5
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
     
    63.7
    65.2
    169
    175
    Age 10
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
     
    64.4
    66.0
    170
    175
    Age 15
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
     
    64.8
    66.3
    170
    175
    Age 20
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
     
    65.5
    67.0
    169
    175
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
     
    66.5
    67.8
    169
    175
    Age 30
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
     
    67.6
    68.9
    169
    175
    Age 35
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
     
    68.8
    70.2
    167
    175
    Age 40
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
     
    70.2
    71.7
    162
    171
    Age 45
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
     
    71.6
    73.1
    154
    169
    Age 50
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
     
    73.1
    74.4
    138
    166
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
     
    74.5
    75.8
    134
    165
    Age 60
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
     
    76.1
    77.1
    136
    165
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
     
    77.9
    78.7
    137
    162
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
     
    80.0
    80.7
    139
    161
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
     
    82.6
    83.1
    142
    157
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
     
    85.6
    86.0
    137
    151
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
     
    89.1
    89.4
    129
    144
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    81.22
    18
     
    27.99
    95
    2. Stroke
    77.34
    102
     
    85.00
    88
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    64.41
    164
     
    73.85
    152
    4. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
     
    28.16
    34
    5. Violence
    34.79
    8
     
    5.11
    93
    6. HIV/AIDS
    32.14
    40
     
    128.78
    13
    7. Hypertension
    22.54
    45
     
    26.52
    32
    8. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
     
    19.62
    58
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.29
    138
     
    124.14
    23
    10. Lung Disease
    15.74
    147
     
    23.00
    85
    11. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
     
    21.66
    27
    12. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
     
    2.37
    157
    13. Other Injuries
    12.13
    54
     
    18.56
    24
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
     
    6.00
    118
    15. Kidney Disease
    10.92
    116
     
    9.33
    130
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    10.85
    39
     
    10.69
    41
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    9.75
    130
     
    37.80
    18
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    8.14
    98
     
    13.69
    22
    19. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
     
    6.86
    42
    20. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
     
    5.38
    95
    21. Low Birth Weight
    7.79
    86
     
    20.93
    20
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.28
    160
     
    12.23
    138
    23. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
     
    1.82
    102
    24. Skin Disease
    4.89
    28
     
    3.99
    39
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.83
    24
     
    0.00
    183
    26. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.47
    121
     
    5.52
    94
    27. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
     
    4.24
    70
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
     
    5.89
    40
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
     
    1.79
    133
    30. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
     
    6.46
    67
    31. Birth Trauma
    2.71
    101
     
    29.12
    4
    32. Asthma
    2.42
    111
     
    13.12
    40
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.28
    107
     
    10.20
    10
    34. Liver Disease
    2.21
    179
     
    23.61
    59
    35. Anemia
    2.12
    44
     
    14.93
    6
    36. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
     
    10.46
    16
    37. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
     
    1.52
    119
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.75
    49
     
    0.62
    140
    39. Malnutrition
    1.59
    96
     
    21.34
    15
    40. Epilepsy
    1.55
    104
     
    5.83
    23
    41. Maternal Conditions
    1.48
    81
     
    33.19
    6
    42. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
     
    5.21
    36
    43. Suicide
    1.41
    180
     
    9.45
    99
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.01
    144
     
    152.10
    2
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.90
    139
     
    4.01
    57
    46. Drownings
    0.68
    165
     
    11.49
    16
    47. Meningitis
    0.56
    130
     
    25.99
    11
    48. Schizophrenia
    0.55
    9
     
    0.05
    124
    49. Encephalitis
    0.49
    108
     
    1.37
    41
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
     
    1.19
    110
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,577
    15.04
     
    1,637
    1.38
    2. Stroke
    2,474
    14.44
     
    4,829
    4.07
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,045
    11.94
     
    4,083
    3.45
    4. Violence
    983
    5.74
     
    557
    0.47
    5. HIV/AIDS
    874
    5.10
     
    11,948
    10.08
    6. Prostate Cancer
    820
    4.79
     
    645
    0.54
    7. Hypertension
    717
    4.19
     
    1,466
    1.24
    8. Influenza and Pneumonia
    568
    3.32
     
    14,256
    12.03
    9. Lung Disease
    504
    2.94
     
    1,268
    1.07
    10. Lung Cancers
    430
    2.51
     
    143
    0.12
    11. Other Injuries
    364
    2.13
     
    2,089
    1.76
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    344
    2.01
     
    377
    0.32
    13. Breast Cancer
    340
    1.98
     
    689
    0.58
    14. Kidney Disease
    335
    1.96
     
    679
    0.57
    15. Endocrine Disorders
    332
    1.94
     
    1,072
    0.90
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    279
    1.63
     
    3,618
    3.05
    17. Stomach Cancer
    239
    1.40
     
    317
    0.27
    18. Lymphomas
    237
    1.38
     
    477
    0.40
    19. Cervical Cancer
    221
    1.29
     
    717
    0.61
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    208
    1.21
     
    591
    0.50
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    198
    1.16
     
    2,708
    2.29
    22. Low Birth Weight
    179
    1.05
     
    4,621
    3.90
    23. Skin Disease
    158
    0.92
     
    269
    0.23
    24. Other Neoplasms
    144
    0.84
     
    0
    0.00
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    131
    0.76
     
    392
    0.33
    26. Leukemia
    125
    0.73
     
    320
    0.27
    27. Pancreas Cancer
    100
    0.58
     
    109
    0.09
    28. Liver Cancer
    82
    0.48
     
    420
    0.35
    29. Uterin Cancer
    77
    0.45
     
    53
    0.04
    30. Asthma
    75
    0.44
     
    916
    0.77
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    71
    0.41
     
    648
    0.55
    32. Anemia
    67
    0.39
     
    1,224
    1.03
    33. Liver Disease
    65
    0.38
     
    1,578
    1.33
    34. Oesophagus Cancer
    64
    0.37
     
    597
    0.50
    35. Birth Trauma
    62
    0.36
     
    6,428
    5.42
    36. Ovary Cancer
    60
    0.35
     
    194
    0.16
    37. Bladder Cancer
    59
    0.34
     
    84
    0.07
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    56
    0.33
     
    31
    0.03
    39. Malnutrition
    50
    0.29
     
    2,422
    2.04
    40. Epilepsy
    45
    0.26
     
    627
    0.53
    41. Oral Cancer
    43
    0.25
     
    325
    0.27
    42. Maternal Conditions
    42
    0.25
     
    3,623
    3.06
    43. Suicide
    40
    0.23
     
    784
    0.66
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    27
    0.16
     
    13,622
    11.49
    45. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    26
    0.15
     
    285
    0.24
    46. Drownings
    20
    0.12
     
    1,551
    1.31
    47. Meningitis
    16
    0.09
     
    3,458
    2.92
    48. Schizophrenia
    16
    0.09
     
    4
    0.00
    49. Skin Cancers
    15
    0.09
     
    67
    0.06
    50. Encephalitis
    14
    0.08
     
    205
    0.17
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Jamaica JAMAICA   South Sudan SOUTH SUDAN
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    54.68
    7
     
    28.16
    34
    2. Breast Cancer
    22.48
    31
     
    19.62
    58
    3. Cervical Cancer
    14.56
    54
     
    21.66
    27
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    82
     
    2.37
    157
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    65
     
    6.00
    118
    6. Lymphomas
    7.98
    16
     
    6.86
    42
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.85
    62
     
    5.38
    95
    8. Uterin Cancer
    5.08
    16
     
    1.82
    102
    9. Leukemia
    4.29
    68
     
    4.24
    70
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    105
     
    5.89
    40
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.23
    97
     
    1.79
    133
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.74
    167
     
    6.46
    67
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.10
    103
     
    10.46
    16
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.89
    91
     
    1.52
    119
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.45
    154
     
    5.21
    36
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.49
    162
     
    1.19
    110
     
     
     
    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.