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HEALTH PROFILE: Barbados

Barbados
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Barbados

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Barbados. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Barbados Population Pyramid
 
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    Barbados
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Barbados BARBADOS LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.2
    67.0
    64.5
    42
    42
    40
    1970
    66.2
    71.2
    68.7
    33
    41
    39
    1980
    69.6
    74.7
    72.1
    24
    31
    28
    1990
    72.0
    77.1
    74.5
    26
    29
    29
    2000
    70.9
    75.5
    73.3
    47
    60
    47
    2010
    72.3
    77.1
    74.7
    57
    69
    59
    2016
    73.1
    78.0
    75.6
    65
    77
    67
    Barbados BARBADOS LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.1
    78.0
    65
    77
    Age 5
    74.0
    78.9
    66
    78
    Age 10
    74.1
    79.0
    67
    78
    Age 15
    74.2
    79.0
    68
    80
    Age 20
    74.4
    79.1
    68
    80
    Age 25
    74.6
    79.2
    69
    80
    Age 30
    74.8
    79.4
    71
    80
    Age 35
    75.1
    79.5
    79
    80
    Age 40
    75.4
    79.7
    78
    77
    Age 45
    75.8
    80.0
    79
    78
    Age 50
    76.3
    80.4
    82
    80
    Age 55
    77.0
    80.8
    82
    81
    Age 60
    78.1
    81.5
    82
    82
    Age 65
    79.4
    82.3
    88
    86
    Age 70
    81.2
    83.5
    94
    87
    Age 75
    83.4
    85.2
    102
    90
    Age 80
    86.0
    87.4
    110
    91
    Age 85
    89.3
    90.3
    119
    96
    Barbados BARBADOS TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    76.51
    3
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    67.95
    153
    3. Stroke
    62.40
    109
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    53.34
    36
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    51.44
    65
    6. Breast Cancer
    32.21
    3
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23.22
    4
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.71
    130
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    16.89
    10
    10. Other Injuries
    14.37
    28
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.06
    106
    12. Hypertension
    12.99
    85
    13. HIV/AIDS
    12.40
    68
    14. Lymphomas
    10.66
    1
    15. Lung Disease
    10.42
    172
    16. Violence
    9.16
    57
    17. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    105
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.53
    37
    19. Cervical Cancer
    8.45
    88
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    8.28
    76
    21. Uterin Cancer
    8.08
    1
    22. Pancreas Cancer
    7.99
    22
    23. Road Traffic Accidents
    7.77
    137
    24. Leukemia
    6.32
    8
    25. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Encephalitis
    5.43
    3
    27. Liver Disease
    5.38
    167
    28. Other Neoplasms
    5.24
    21
    29. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    63
    30. Oral Cancer
    3.81
    76
    31. Low Birth Weight
    3.44
    139
    32. Asthma
    3.32
    98
    33. Parkinson's Disease
    3.04
    44
    34. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    165
    35. Birth Trauma
    2.87
    90
    36. Skin Disease
    2.79
    75
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.64
    99
    38. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    2.58
    2
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    105
    40. Epilepsy
    2.16
    64
    41. Anemia
    1.87
    14
    42. Bladder Cancer
    1.66
    114
    43. Falls
    1.44
    176
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.30
    128
    45. Meningitis
    1.01
    94
    46. Alcohol
    1.00
    129
    47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    0.84
    12
    48. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    156
    49. Tuberculosis
    0.54
    146
    50. Suicide
    0.44
    183
    Barbados BARBADOS TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    361
    13.11
    2. Stroke
    334
    12.13
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    286
    10.38
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    276
    10.02
    5. Prostate Cancer
    165
    5.99
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    115
    4.18
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    104
    3.78
    8. Breast Cancer
    86
    3.12
    9. Endocrine Disorders
    85
    3.09
    10. Hypertension
    71
    2.58
    11. Other Injuries
    69
    2.51
    12. Kidney Disease
    64
    2.32
    13. Lung Disease
    57
    2.07
    14. Lymphomas
    49
    1.78
    15. Lung Cancers
    43
    1.56
    16. HIV/AIDS
    38
    1.38
    17. Pancreas Cancer
    38
    1.38
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    38
    1.38
    19. Violence
    29
    1.05
    20. Stomach Cancer
    28
    1.02
    21. Leukemia
    27
    0.98
    22. Encephalitis
    25
    0.91
    23. Other Neoplasms
    25
    0.91
    24. Road Traffic Accidents
    25
    0.91
    25. Cervical Cancer
    24
    0.87
      Deaths %
    26. Liver Disease
    24
    0.87
    27. Uterin Cancer
    22
    0.80
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    21
    0.76
    29. Oral Cancer
    18
    0.65
    30. Parkinson's Disease
    16
    0.58
    31. Asthma
    16
    0.58
    32. Prostatic Hypertrophy
    15
    0.54
    33. Skin Disease
    15
    0.54
    34. Liver Cancer
    14
    0.51
    35. Ovary Cancer
    14
    0.51
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.51
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    11
    0.40
    38. Anemia
    10
    0.36
    39. Bladder Cancer
    9
    0.33
    40. Epilepsy
    9
    0.33
    41. Low Birth Weight
    7
    0.25
    42. Falls
    7
    0.25
    43. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6
    0.22
    44. Birth Trauma
    6
    0.22
    45. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    5
    0.18
    46. Meningitis
    4
    0.15
    47. Skin Cancers
    4
    0.15
    48. Alcohol
    4
    0.15
    49. Tuberculosis
    2
    0.07
    50. Hepatitis B
    2
    0.07
    Barbados BARBADOS CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    76.51
    3
    2. Breast Cancer
    32.21
    3
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23.22
    4
    4. Lymphomas
    10.66
    1
    5. Lung Cancers
    8.91
    105
    6. Cervical Cancer
    8.45
    88
    7. Uterin Cancer
    8.08
    1
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    7.99
    22
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    6.32
    8
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.55
    92
    11. Ovary Cancer
    5.20
    63
    12. Oral Cancer
    3.81
    76
    13. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    165
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.20
    105
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.66
    114
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    156
    Barbados BARBADOS HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    9.6
    46
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    13.1
    0.9
    124
    118
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    14.7
    31.3
    111
    39
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    Barbados BARBADOS DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    292,336
    172
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.94
    174
    Population 0-14
    18.0%
    148
    Population 15-64
    70.2%
    21
    Population 65 +
    11.8%
    54
    Birth Rate / 1000
    11.70
    149
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.60
    70
    Fertility Rate
    1.68
    154
    Infant Mortality
    10.20
    125
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.01
    189
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.00
    182
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.97
    140
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.68
    158
    Net Migration
    -0.30
    96
    Population Growth
    0.30%
    149
    Literacy Total
    99.7%
    18
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    9.8%
    68
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    75.6
    67
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    67.0
    57
    GDP per Capita USD
    $17,500
    74

    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.