Leading Causes of death in Barbados

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Prostate Cancer 81.18 3 167 (6.24%)
Coronary Heart Disease 75.26 150 362 (13.53%)
Stroke 69.25 116 335 (12.52%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 62.80 63 296 (11.06%)
Diabetes Mellitus 59.51 28 288 (10.76%)
Breast Cancer 35.64 3 87 (3.25%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 24.86 3 117 (4.37%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 20.16 70 103 (3.85%)
Endocrine Disorders 18.64 12 86 (3.21%)
Other Injuries 15.54 35 68 (2.54%)
Hypertension 14.79 83 71 (2.65%)
Kidney Disease 14.32 93 65 (2.43%)
HIV/AIDS 11.46 69 35 (1.31%)
Violence 10.21 48 29 (1.08%)
Lung Disease 9.65 175 47 (1.76%)
Inflammatory/Heart 9.38 39 40 (1.49%)
Lymphomas 9.25 6 43 (1.61%)
Uterin Cancer 8.93 1 23 (0.86%)
Cervical Cancer 8.65 86 23 (0.86%)
Pancreas Cancer 8.32 22 39 (1.46%)
Lung Cancers 7.95 111 37 (1.38%)
Congenital Anomalies 7.40 110 18 (0.67%)
Liver Disease 5.73 161 24 (0.90%)
Stomach Cancer 5.52 92 26 (0.97%)
Ovary Cancer 5.52 52 14 (0.52%)
Road Traffic Accidents 5.09 161 16 (0.60%)
Low Birth Weight 4.38 125 8 (0.30%)
Leukemia 4.27 69 19 (0.71%)
Liver Cancer 3.48 147 16 (0.60%)
Parkinson's Disease 3.33 27 17 (0.64%)
Skin Disease 3.19 54 15 (0.56%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.98 92 14 (0.52%)
Birth Trauma 2.92 92 6 (0.22%)
Oral Cancer 2.91 92 13 (0.49%)
Asthma 2.88 109 13 (0.49%)
Other Neoplasms 2.62 94 13 (0.49%)
Epilepsy 2.41 65 10 (0.37%)
Anemia 2.11 45 10 (0.37%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.96 108 9 (0.34%)
Falls 1.59 174 7 (0.26%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 1.43 135 6 (0.22%)
Bladder Cancer 1.38 128 7 (0.26%)
Meningitis 1.13 95 4 (0.15%)
Alcohol 1.03 125 4 (0.15%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis 0.92 7 5 (0.19%)
Malnutrition 0.69 117 2 (0.07%)
Encephalitis 0.49 109 2 (0.07%)
Dengue 0.46 19 2 (0.07%)
Hepatitis B 0.38 98 2 (0.07%)
Maternal Conditions 0.35 120 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Barbados
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

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 9.6 46
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 13.1 0.9 124 / 118
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 14.7 31.3 111 / 39
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 81.18 3
Breast Cancer 35.64 3
Colon-Rectum Cancers 24.86 3
Uterin Cancer 8.93 1
Cervical Cancer 8.65 86
Pancreas Cancer 8.32 22
Lung Cancers 7.95 111
Stomach Cancer 5.52 92
Ovary Cancer 5.52 52
Liver Cancer 3.48 147
Oral Cancer 2.91 92
Oesophagus Cancer 1.96 108
Bladder Cancer 1.38 128

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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.