Skin Disease in Jamaica

Skin Disease in Jamaica
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 158 (0.92%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 4.89
  • Cause of death world rank: 28.
  • Skin Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 158 deaths in Jamaica. That’s about 1 of every 109 deaths in Jamaica.
  • About 1 people die of Skin Disease each day, an average of 1 death every 56 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 2,990,561 135
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 102
Population 0-14 27.2% 86
Population 15-64 64.8% 113
Population 65 + 8.0% 76

Skin Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
4 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 7.41
5 Ghana Ghana 7.20
6 Comoros Comoros 7.10
8 Mozambique Mozambique 6.92
9 Djibouti Djibouti 6.76
11 Suriname Suriname 6.33
12 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 6.18
13 Ethiopia Ethiopia 6.18
14 Bahamas Bahamas 6.01
16 Zambia Zambia 5.49
17 Tanzania Tanzania 5.48
18 Eritrea Eritrea 5.43
19 Burundi Burundi 5.36
20 Rwanda Rwanda 5.30
21 Uganda Uganda 5.19
22 Malawi Malawi 5.17
23 South Africa South Africa 5.13
24 Belize Belize 5.12
26 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 5.01
27 Swaziland Swaziland 5.01
28 Jamaica Jamaica 4.89
29 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 4.86
30 Botswana Botswana 4.84
31 Namibia Namibia 4.83
32 Israel Israel 4.79
33 Lesotho Lesotho 4.64
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.