Leading Causes of death in Bahamas

According to the latest WHO data published in 2017; Causes of death in Bahamas, demographic summary, health risks, cancer rank by type, world rankings, health profile in Bahamas. What is the leading cause of death in Bahamas?

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 86.53 132 352 (16.65%)
HIV/AIDS 52.41 29 223 (10.55%)
Prostate Cancer 46.58 11 76 (3.60%)
Stroke 46.25 140 186 (8.80%)
Diabetes Mellitus 31.73 83 128 (6.05%)
Breast Cancer 31.06 5 73 (3.45%)
Hypertension 28.97 26 116 (5.49%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 26.64 104 105 (4.97%)
Violence 22.68 15 92 (4.35%)
Endocrine Disorders 16.22 17 64 (3.03%)
Kidney Disease 15.10 88 61 (2.89%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 13.57 53 56 (2.65%)
Road Traffic Accidents 10.42 125 43 (2.03%)
Cervical Cancer 9.94 79 23 (1.09%)
Inflammatory/Heart 8.78 43 36 (1.70%)
Other Injuries 8.57 85 35 (1.66%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 8.48 155 32 (1.51%)
Lung Cancers 8.36 107 35 (1.66%)
Drownings 6.69 51 27 (1.28%)
Lung Disease 6.29 183 25 (1.18%)
Lymphomas 6.19 59 26 (1.23%)
Low Birth Weight 6.03 103 20 (0.95%)
Skin Disease 6.01 14 23 (1.09%)
Stomach Cancer 5.70 88 23 (1.09%)
Liver Disease 4.76 165 21 (0.99%)
Liver Cancer 4.30 120 17 (0.80%)
Congenital Anomalies 4.21 146 15 (0.71%)
Uterin Cancer 4.11 29 10 (0.47%)
Ovary Cancer 4.09 97 9 (0.43%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.81 103 11 (0.52%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.67 83 11 (0.52%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.63 100 11 (0.52%)
Alcohol 2.24 65 10 (0.47%)
Oral Cancer 2.24 117 10 (0.47%)
Leukemia 2.01 147 8 (0.38%)
Malnutrition 1.89 91 7 (0.33%)
Falls 1.84 172 7 (0.33%)
Birth Trauma 1.78 119 6 (0.28%)
Other Neoplasms 1.69 124 7 (0.33%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.67 55 7 (0.33%)
Fires 1.66 90 7 (0.33%)
Suicide 1.57 178 7 (0.33%)
Asthma 1.48 130 6 (0.28%)
Anemia 1.47 55 6 (0.28%)
Bladder Cancer 1.16 146 5 (0.24%)
Epilepsy 1.09 143 5 (0.24%)
Drug Use 0.88 118 4 (0.19%)
Maternal Conditions 0.87 101 4 (0.19%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 0.82 146 3 (0.14%)
Meningitis 0.80 109 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Bahamas
Value World Rank
Population total 329,988 171
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 137
Population 0-14 22.6% 121
Population 15-64 69.7% 29
Population 65 + 7.8% 79

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 4.4 117
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 24.4 38.1 37 / 20
Total World Rank
Happiness Score N/D N/D

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 46.58 11
Breast Cancer 31.06 5
Colon-Rectum Cancers 13.57 53
Cervical Cancer 9.94 79
Lung Cancers 8.36 107
Stomach Cancer 5.70 88
Liver Cancer 4.30 120
Uterin Cancer 4.11 29
Ovary Cancer 4.09 97
Pancreas Cancer 2.81 103
Oesophagus Cancer 2.67 83
Oral Cancer 2.24 117
Bladder Cancer 1.16 146

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.