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Jamaica
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Jamaica and United Kingdom 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.

United Kingdom
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   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Jamaica JAMAICA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
           
    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
     
    68.2
    74.2
    71.1
    9
    4
    9
    1970
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
     
    68.9
    75.2
    72.0
    13
    9
    9
    1980
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
     
    70.7
    76.8
    73.7
    16
    14
    17
    1990
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
     
    73.1
    78.8
    75.9
    17
    16
    16
    2000
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
     
    75.3
    80.1
    77.8
    18
    23
    20
    2010
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
     
    78.1
    82.2
    80.2
    15
    26
    21
    2016
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
    79.7
    83.2
    81.4
    17
    26
    22
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    79.7
    83.2
    17
    26
    Age 5
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    80.0
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 10
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 15
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    80.1
    83.5
    16
    25
    Age 20
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    80.2
    83.6
    16
    25
    Age 25
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    80.3
    83.7
    17
    25
    Age 30
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    80.5
    83.8
    17
    25
    Age 35
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    80.7
    83.9
    17
    24
    Age 40
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    80.9
    84.0
    16
    24
    Age 45
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    81.3
    84.2
    15
    23
    Age 50
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    81.7
    84.5
    14
    22
    Age 55
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    82.2
    84.9
    14
    24
    Age 60
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    83.0
    85.5
    14
    24
    Age 65
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    83.9
    86.2
    14
    23
    Age 70
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    85.1
    87.0
    16
    24
    Age 75
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    86.6
    88.2
    14
    27
    Age 80
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    88.7
    89.8
    17
    31
    Age 85
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
    91.1
    92.0
    24
    37
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Stroke
    65.41
    100
    21.58
    172
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    64.57
    21
    4.17
    178
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    55.30
    164
    47.64
    170
    4. Prostate Cancer
    53.57
    9
    17.53
    81
    5. Violence
    38.00
    6
    1.22
    152
    6. HIV/AIDS
    33.37
    38
    0.25
    150
    7. Breast Cancer
    21.67
    31
    19.20
    57
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.47
    75
    2.63
    182
    9. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17.74
    129
    37.60
    23
    10. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    80
    26.69
    26
    11. Influenza and Pneumonia
    14.23
    139
    19.18
    119
    12. Cervical Cancer
    14.00
    54
    1.86
    160
    13. Lung Disease
    13.44
    158
    23.07
    87
    14. Hypertension
    12.80
    88
    2.16
    175
    15. Low Birth Weight
    12.02
    60
    2.81
    148
    16. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.11
    68
    12.96
    50
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    8.15
    131
    2.42
    179
    18. Lymphomas
    8.09
    16
    6.59
    51
    19. Stomach Cancer
    7.86
    66
    3.67
    137
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    6.93
    107
    3.60
    153
    21. Liver Disease
    5.58
    163
    8.28
    142
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.15
    100
    2.63
    161
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    4.98
    89
    2.84
    140
    24. Uterin Cancer
    4.74
    21
    3.41
    39
    25. Other Neoplasms
    4.43
    38
    2.53
    97
    26. Leukemia
    4.40
    59
    3.90
    87
    27. Skin Disease
    4.39
    41
    1.20
    115
    28. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    116
    6.04
    31
    29. Birth Trauma
    3.40
    84
    0.47
    167
    30. Other Injuries
    3.27
    169
    3.43
    165
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.22
    103
    6.55
    44
    32. Liver Cancer
    2.81
    168
    3.80
    137
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.62
    100
    1.42
    137
    34. Asthma
    2.41
    110
    1.00
    144
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    104
    6.56
    28
    36. Malnutrition
    2.08
    81
    0.08
    160
    37. Suicide
    2.04
    179
    7.64
    109
    38. Bladder Cancer
    1.73
    108
    3.76
    34
    39. Parkinson's Disease
    1.69
    134
    3.85
    15
    40. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    166
    2.58
    109
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.57
    101
    0.59
    158
    42. Falls
    1.56
    175
    3.86
    113
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1.40
    83
    0.12
    144
    44. Epilepsy
    1.31
    115
    1.35
    113
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.22
    130
    0.95
    141
    46. Meningitis
    0.97
    96
    0.30
    151
    47. Fires
    0.95
    117
    0.32
    168
    48. Drownings
    0.79
    162
    0.42
    179
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.58
    165
    2.72
    31
    50. Encephalitis
    0.55
    122
    0.58
    119
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Jamaica JAMAICA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Stroke
    2,479
    13.62
    38,649
    7.72
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,340
    12.86
    6,553
    1.31
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,151
    11.82
    76,365
    15.25
    4. Violence
    1,127
    6.19
    860
    0.17
    5. HIV/AIDS
    948
    5.21
    202
    0.04
    6. Prostate Cancer
    922
    5.07
    12,987
    2.59
    7. Alzheimers & Dementia
    797
    4.38
    82,461
    16.47
    8. Kidney Disease
    686
    3.77
    4,784
    0.96
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    550
    3.02
    37,494
    7.49
    10. Hypertension
    502
    2.76
    3,771
    0.75
    11. Lung Disease
    502
    2.76
    37,384
    7.47
    12. Lung Cancers
    493
    2.71
    36,549
    7.30
    13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    379
    2.08
    18,798
    3.75
    14. Breast Cancer
    360
    1.98
    13,274
    2.65
    15. Low Birth Weight
    279
    1.53
    1,273
    0.25
    16. Stomach Cancer
    265
    1.46
    5,228
    1.04
    17. Lymphomas
    259
    1.42
    9,393
    1.88
    18. Road Traffic Accidents
    252
    1.38
    1,805
    0.36
    19. Cervical Cancer
    229
    1.26
    1,224
    0.24
    20. Liver Disease
    181
    0.99
    7,715
    1.54
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    180
    0.99
    3,155
    0.63
    22. Skin Disease
    178
    0.98
    2,041
    0.41
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    166
    0.91
    2,312
    0.46
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    164
    0.90
    3,137
    0.63
    25. Other Neoplasms
    146
    0.80
    3,962
    0.79
    26. Leukemia
    134
    0.74
    5,375
    1.07
    27. Other Injuries
    113
    0.62
    4,972
    0.99
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    110
    0.60
    8,984
    1.79
    29. Liver Cancer
    91
    0.50
    5,170
    1.03
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    91
    0.50
    2,128
    0.43
    31. Asthma
    81
    0.45
    1,476
    0.29
    32. Birth Trauma
    79
    0.43
    211
    0.04
    33. Malnutrition
    78
    0.43
    102
    0.02
    34. Uterin Cancer
    78
    0.43
    2,251
    0.45
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    73
    0.40
    8,916
    1.78
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    67
    0.37
    7,268
    1.45
    37. Ovary Cancer
    65
    0.36
    4,138
    0.83
    38. Bladder Cancer
    62
    0.34
    6,146
    1.23
    39. Suicide
    62
    0.34
    5,829
    1.16
    40. Falls
    60
    0.33
    6,321
    1.26
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    55
    0.30
    936
    0.19
    42. Oral Cancer
    51
    0.28
    3,098
    0.62
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    44
    0.24
    1,706
    0.34
    44. Maternal Conditions
    41
    0.23
    73
    0.01
    45. Epilepsy
    41
    0.23
    1,200
    0.24
    46. Fires
    34
    0.19
    317
    0.06
    47. Meningitis
    30
    0.16
    243
    0.05
    48. Drownings
    23
    0.13
    299
    0.06
    49. Skin Cancers
    21
    0.12
    3,599
    0.72
    50. Encephalitis
    16
    0.09
    849
    0.17
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Jamaica JAMAICA   United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    53.57
    9
    17.53
    81
    2. Breast Cancer
    21.67
    31
    19.20
    57
    3. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    80
    26.69
    26
    4. Cervical Cancer
    14.00
    54
    1.86
    160
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.11
    68
    12.96
    50
    6. Lymphomas
    8.09
    16
    6.59
    51
    7. Stomach Cancer
    7.86
    66
    3.67
    137
    8. Uterin Cancer
    4.74
    21
    3.41
    39
    9. Leukemia
    4.40
    59
    3.90
    87
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.88
    116
    6.04
    31
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.22
    103
    6.55
    44
    12. Liver Cancer
    2.81
    168
    3.80
    137
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    104
    6.56
    28
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.73
    108
    3.76
    34
    15. Oral Cancer
    1.59
    166
    2.58
    109
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.58
    165
    2.72
    31
    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.