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Compare Namibia 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.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    45.0
    49.3
    47.1
    113
    100
    105
     
    62.5
    66.3
    64.4
    40
    44
    41
    1970
    50.8
    54.8
    52.8
    114
    105
    110
     
    66.6
    70.2
    68.4
    28
    47
    41
    1980
    56.0
    60.0
    57.9
    114
    113
    114
     
    69.1
    72.4
    70.7
    31
    53
    35
    1990
    59.5
    63.7
    61.5
    123
    122
    124
     
    69.9
    73.4
    71.6
    39
    65
    47
    2000
    56.2
    58.5
    57.4
    142
    147
    144
     
    69.8
    75.5
    72.6
    58
    59
    59
    2010
    61.3
    64.6
    63.0
    139
    140
    138
     
    72.5
    77.7
    75.0
    53
    58
    53
    2016
    61.1
    66.1
    63.7
    154
    148
    152
     
    73.6
    78.5
    76.0
    58
    65
    59
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    61.1
    66.1
    154
    148
     
    73.6
    78.5
    58
    65
    Age 5
    64.1
    68.8
    166
    157
     
    75.0
    79.7
    52
    59
    Age 10
    64.5
    69.1
    169
    157
     
    75.1
    79.8
    52
    59
    Age 15
    64.9
    69.4
    169
    159
     
    75.2
    79.9
    52
    58
    Age 20
    65.4
    69.7
    170
    161
     
    75.5
    80.1
    49
    57
    Age 25
    66.0
    70.2
    170
    162
     
    76.0
    80.4
    48
    56
    Age 30
    66.7
    70.8
    174
    164
     
    76.5
    80.7
    45
    52
    Age 35
    67.5
    71.6
    176
    164
     
    77.1
    81.0
    43
    51
    Age 40
    68.8
    72.8
    176
    161
     
    77.8
    81.4
    41
    46
    Age 45
    70.3
    74.1
    176
    159
     
    78.5
    81.9
    39
    45
    Age 50
    71.8
    75.3
    175
    154
     
    79.4
    82.4
    38
    44
    Age 55
    73.5
    76.6
    170
    152
     
    80.3
    83.0
    36
    44
    Age 60
    75.3
    77.8
    165
    149
     
    81.3
    83.7
    35
    46
    Age 65
    77.3
    79.3
    163
    148
     
    82.4
    84.6
    35
    48
    Age 70
    79.6
    81.0
    159
    147
     
    83.9
    85.8
    38
    48
    Age 75
    82.2
    83.2
    158
    148
     
    85.8
    87.4
    40
    50
    Age 80
    85.3
    86.0
    155
    149
     
    88.2
    89.5
    34
    44
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.3
    154
    149
     
    91.1
    92.0
    25
    33
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    170.05
    11
     
    32.14
    40
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    116.09
    92
     
    64.41
    164
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    93.99
    36
     
    18.29
    138
    4. Stroke
    91.52
    82
     
    77.34
    102
    5. Tuberculosis
    58.35
    25
     
    0.38
    155
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    52.77
    33
     
    81.22
    18
    7. Lung Disease
    43.86
    17
     
    15.74
    147
    8. Diarrhoeal diseases
    38.02
    39
     
    1.01
    144
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    27.96
    45
     
    9.75
    130
    10. Hypertension
    26.33
    33
     
    22.54
    45
    11. Prostate Cancer
    22.77
    51
     
    54.68
    7
    12. Kidney Disease
    15.68
    86
     
    10.92
    116
    13. Violence
    15.49
    22
     
    34.79
    8
    14. Alzheimers/Dementia
    14.86
    119
     
    6.28
    160
    15. Asthma
    14.23
    34
     
    2.42
    111
    16. Low Birth Weight
    13.89
    49
     
    7.79
    86
    17. Breast Cancer
    11.55
    140
     
    22.48
    31
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    10.70
    33
     
    4.47
    121
    19. Suicide
    10.29
    87
     
    1.41
    180
    20. Liver Disease
    10.25
    126
     
    2.21
    179
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    8.60
    87
     
    8.14
    98
    22. Cervical Cancer
    8.09
    90
     
    14.56
    54
    23. Birth Trauma
    8.05
    66
     
    2.71
    101
    24. Maternal Conditions
    7.46
    45
     
    1.48
    81
    25. Epilepsy
    7.40
    13
     
    1.55
    104
    26. Malnutrition
    7.23
    48
     
    1.59
    96
    27. Other Injuries
    6.25
    123
     
    12.13
    54
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    5.81
    87
     
    10.85
    39
    29. Skin Disease
    4.83
    31
     
    4.89
    28
    30. Meningitis
    4.66
    51
     
    0.56
    130
    31. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.35
    68
     
    2.28
    107
    32. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.33
    144
     
    11.21
    65
    33. Drownings
    4.33
    85
     
    0.68
    165
    34. Fires
    4.31
    52
     
    0.45
    158
    35. Oral Cancer
    4.10
    64
     
    1.45
    154
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.02
    56
     
    0.90
    139
    37. Lung Cancers
    3.90
    144
     
    14.26
    82
    38. Other Neoplasms
    3.38
    69
     
    4.83
    24
    39. Lymphomas
    3.30
    133
     
    7.98
    16
    40. Falls
    2.87
    144
     
    0.40
    181
    41. Malaria
    2.72
    45
     
    0.00
    122
    42. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    160
     
    3.88
    105
    43. Liver Cancer
    2.05
    176
     
    2.74
    167
    44. Stomach Cancer
    1.83
    177
     
    7.85
    62
    45. Poisonings
    1.75
    55
     
    0.45
    128
    46. Pertussis
    1.74
    47
     
    0.33
    74
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    116
     
    2.10
    103
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.59
    80
     
    0.49
    162
    49. Drug Use
    1.53
    76
     
    0.30
    170
    50. Leukemia
    1.52
    157
     
    4.29
    68
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    3,356
    21.72
     
    874
    5.10
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,571
    10.17
     
    568
    3.32
    3. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,281
    8.29
     
    2,045
    11.94
    4. Stroke
    996
    6.45
     
    2,474
    14.44
    5. Tuberculosis
    817
    5.29
     
    11
    0.06
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    692
    4.48
     
    27
    0.16
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    615
    3.98
     
    2,577
    15.04
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    581
    3.76
     
    279
    1.63
    9. Low Birth Weight
    530
    3.43
     
    179
    1.05
    10. Lung Disease
    474
    3.07
     
    504
    2.94
    11. Violence
    358
    2.32
     
    983
    5.74
    12. Birth Trauma
    307
    1.99
     
    62
    0.36
    13. Congenital Anomalies
    297
    1.92
     
    198
    1.16
    14. Hypertension
    294
    1.90
     
    717
    4.19
    15. Malnutrition
    207
    1.34
     
    50
    0.29
    16. Kidney Disease
    190
    1.23
     
    335
    1.96
    17. Suicide
    188
    1.22
     
    40
    0.23
    18. Asthma
    184
    1.19
     
    75
    0.44
    19. Maternal Conditions
    183
    1.18
     
    42
    0.25
    20. Alzheimers/Dementia
    149
    0.96
     
    208
    1.21
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    143
    0.93
     
    131
    0.76
    22. Other Injuries
    141
    0.91
     
    364
    2.13
    23. Liver Disease
    138
    0.89
     
    65
    0.38
    24. Epilepsy
    130
    0.84
     
    45
    0.26
    25. Meningitis
    110
    0.71
     
    16
    0.09
    26. Drownings
    107
    0.69
     
    20
    0.12
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    103
    0.67
     
    332
    1.94
    28. Prostate Cancer
    95
    0.61
     
    820
    4.79
    29. Breast Cancer
    92
    0.60
     
    340
    1.98
    30. Fires
    82
    0.53
     
    13
    0.08
    31. Pertussis
    66
    0.43
     
    8
    0.05
    32. Cervical Cancer
    63
    0.41
     
    221
    1.29
    33. Skin Disease
    62
    0.40
     
    158
    0.92
    34. Malaria
    56
    0.36
     
    0
    0.00
    35. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    55
    0.36
     
    344
    2.01
    36. Oral Cancer
    54
    0.35
     
    43
    0.25
    37. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    54
    0.35
     
    26
    0.15
    38. Lymphomas
    51
    0.33
     
    237
    1.38
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    50
    0.32
     
    71
    0.41
    40. Lung Cancers
    49
    0.32
     
    430
    2.51
    41. Poisonings
    49
    0.32
     
    13
    0.08
    42. Other Neoplasms
    47
    0.30
     
    144
    0.84
    43. Syphilis
    38
    0.25
     
    5
    0.03
    44. Falls
    36
    0.23
     
    12
    0.07
    45. Liver Cancer
    30
    0.19
     
    82
    0.48
    46. Drug Use
    30
    0.19
     
    9
    0.05
    47. Leukemia
    25
    0.16
     
    125
    0.73
    48. Stomach Cancer
    24
    0.16
     
    239
    1.40
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    20
    0.13
     
    64
    0.37
    50. Ovary Cancer
    20
    0.13
     
    60
    0.35
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Namibia NAMIBIA   Jamaica JAMAICA
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    22.77
    51
     
    54.68
    7
    2. Breast Cancer
    11.55
    140
     
    22.48
    31
    3. Cervical Cancer
    8.09
    90
     
    14.56
    54
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.33
    144
     
    11.21
    65
    5. Oral Cancer
    4.10
    64
     
    1.45
    154
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.90
    144
     
    14.26
    82
    7. Lymphomas
    3.30
    133
     
    7.98
    16
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.57
    160
     
    3.88
    105
    9. Liver Cancer
    2.05
    176
     
    2.74
    167
    10. Stomach Cancer
    1.83
    177
     
    7.85
    62
    11. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.68
    116
     
    2.10
    103
    12. Skin Cancers
    1.59
    80
     
    0.49
    162
    13. Leukemia
    1.52
    157
     
    4.29
    68
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.47
    123
     
    1.89
    91
    15. Uterin Cancer
    1.19
    143
     
    5.08
    16
    16. Pancreas Cancer
    0.94
    161
     
    3.23
    97
     
     
     
    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.