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HEALTH PROFILE: Belize

Belize
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Belize

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

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    Belize
    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
    Belize BELIZE LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    61.1
    62.3
    61.7
    50
    58
    57
    1970
    65.9
    67.3
    66.6
    36
    59
    53
    1980
    69.5
    71.6
    70.5
    25
    60
    38
    1990
    70.7
    74.2
    72.4
    36
    58
    40
    2000
    65.6
    71.3
    68.3
    99
    101
    102
    2010
    67.0
    72.4
    69.5
    108
    111
    108
    2016
    67.9
    73.4
    70.5
    113
    113
    116
    Belize BELIZE LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.9
    73.4
    113
    113
    Age 5
    69.0
    74.3
    122
    120
    Age 10
    69.1
    74.4
    123
    120
    Age 15
    69.2
    74.5
    124
    120
    Age 20
    69.6
    74.6
    123
    120
    Age 25
    70.1
    74.9
    124
    121
    Age 30
    70.6
    75.2
    125
    120
    Age 35
    71.1
    75.5
    128
    120
    Age 40
    71.7
    75.9
    131
    122
    Age 45
    72.4
    76.3
    132
    125
    Age 50
    73.3
    76.9
    134
    126
    Age 55
    74.4
    77.6
    139
    127
    Age 60
    75.8
    78.6
    145
    129
    Age 65
    77.6
    79.8
    148
    132
    Age 70
    79.8
    81.4
    151
    135
    Age 75
    82.3
    83.5
    154
    140
    Age 80
    85.4
    86.1
    151
    141
    Age 85
    88.9
    89.4
    152
    141
    Belize BELIZE TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    145.89
    70
    2. Diabetes Mellitus
    85.68
    14
    3. Stroke
    74.94
    86
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    57.80
    60
    5. HIV/AIDS
    53.31
    30
    6. Prostate Cancer
    51.41
    10
    7. Kidney Disease
    43.45
    6
    8. Violence
    32.22
    9
    9. Alzheimers/Dementia
    28.96
    65
    10. Liver Disease
    26.25
    51
    11. Lung Disease
    25.67
    75
    12. Hypertension
    24.82
    23
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    23.68
    61
    14. Lung Cancers
    18.68
    66
    15. Cervical Cancer
    16.35
    47
    16. Breast Cancer
    14.83
    109
    17. Liver Cancer
    12.87
    27
    18. Other Injuries
    12.64
    41
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    11.69
    18
    20. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    67
    21. Stomach Cancer
    10.03
    43
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    8.28
    36
    23. Low Birth Weight
    7.04
    92
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    6.65
    112
    25. Suicide
    5.92
    134
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Drownings
    5.73
    54
    27. Other Neoplasms
    5.66
    15
    28. Lymphomas
    5.33
    99
    29. Pancreas Cancer
    5.29
    64
    30. Malnutrition
    4.94
    65
    31. Falls
    4.61
    100
    32. Leukemia
    4.33
    63
    33. Skin Disease
    4.26
    44
    34. Tuberculosis
    3.65
    99
    35. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    132
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.28
    90
    37. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3.24
    93
    38. Birth Trauma
    3.03
    85
    39. Uterin Cancer
    3.01
    57
    40. Oral Cancer
    2.98
    97
    41. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.96
    68
    42. Alcohol
    2.89
    40
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    2.71
    69
    44. Bladder Cancer
    2.70
    71
    45. Asthma
    2.55
    107
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.44
    96
    47. Epilepsy
    1.96
    78
    48. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    68
    49. Fires
    1.82
    81
    50. Meningitis
    1.14
    88
    Belize BELIZE TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    258
    14.15
    2. HIV/AIDS
    178
    9.76
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    160
    8.78
    4. Stroke
    134
    7.35
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    108
    5.92
    6. Violence
    108
    5.92
    7. Kidney Disease
    84
    4.61
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    68
    3.73
    9. Liver Disease
    57
    3.13
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    45
    2.47
    11. Lung Disease
    45
    2.47
    12. Hypertension
    43
    2.36
    13. Prostate Cancer
    42
    2.30
    14. Lung Cancers
    38
    2.08
    15. Low Birth Weight
    32
    1.76
    16. Other Injuries
    30
    1.65
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    29
    1.59
    18. Liver Cancer
    26
    1.43
    19. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    23
    1.26
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    23
    1.26
    21. Cervical Cancer
    19
    1.04
    22. Stomach Cancer
    18
    0.99
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    18
    0.99
    24. Drownings
    17
    0.93
    25. Suicide
    17
    0.93
      Deaths %
    26. Breast Cancer
    16
    0.88
    27. Birth Trauma
    14
    0.77
    28. Leukemia
    14
    0.77
    29. Lymphomas
    13
    0.71
    30. Other Neoplasms
    11
    0.60
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    10
    0.55
    32. Malnutrition
    9
    0.49
    33. Falls
    9
    0.49
    34. Tuberculosis
    8
    0.44
    35. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8
    0.44
    36. Oral Cancer
    7
    0.38
    37. Alcohol
    7
    0.38
    38. Skin Disease
    7
    0.38
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6
    0.33
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6
    0.33
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    5
    0.27
    42. Bladder Cancer
    5
    0.27
    43. Epilepsy
    5
    0.27
    44. Asthma
    5
    0.27
    45. Skin Cancers
    4
    0.22
    46. Uterin Cancer
    4
    0.22
    47. Ovary Cancer
    4
    0.22
    48. Parkinson's Disease
    4
    0.22
    49. Fires
    4
    0.22
    50. Meningitis
    3
    0.16
    Belize BELIZE CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    51.41
    10
    2. Lung Cancers
    18.68
    66
    3. Cervical Cancer
    16.35
    47
    4. Breast Cancer
    14.83
    109
    5. Liver Cancer
    12.87
    27
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    11.21
    67
    7. Stomach Cancer
    10.03
    43
    8. Lymphomas
    5.33
    99
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.29
    64
    10. Leukemia
    4.33
    63
    11. Ovary Cancer
    3.45
    132
    12. Uterin Cancer
    3.01
    57
    13. Oral Cancer
    2.98
    97
    14. Bladder Cancer
    2.70
    71
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.44
    96
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.89
    68
    Belize BELIZE HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.7
    88
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    16.5
    31.5
    100
    37
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    5.96
    48
    Belize BELIZE DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    360,346
    169
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    34
    Population 0-14
    34.0%
    52
    Population 15-64
    62.2%
    137
    Population 65 +
    3.9%
    144
    Birth Rate / 1000
    24.00
    50
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.00
    143
    Fertility Rate
    2.85
    55
    Infant Mortality
    18.90
    85
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    65
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    101
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    51
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.88
    36
    Net Migration
    0.00
    59
    Population Growth
    1.80%
    50
    Literacy Total
    76.9%
    146
    Literacy Male
    N/D
    N/D
    Literacy Female
    N/D
    N/D
    Unemployment
    10.1%
    66
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    70.5
    116
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    62.5
    112
    GDP per Capita USD
    $8,300
    119

    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.