Health Data from 21 Caribbean Countries

Caribbean Table P-1: Health Power’s Caribbean

Country Total Population Birth Rate

(Births/
per 1,000)
Infant Mortality Rate

(Deaths/
1,000
Live Births)
Life Expectancy
(years)
 Male        Female
Antiqua & Barbuda Antiqua & Barbuda 75,401 17.1 18.0 71 75
Anguilla Anguilla 12,446 14.9 23.6 74 80
Aruba Aruba 70,441 12.2 6.2 75 82
Bahamas, The Bahamas 310,000 18.6 17.0 72* 72*
Barbados Barbados 276,607 13.3 7.8 71 76
Belize Belize 265,200 31.1 21.5 72* 72*
Bermuda Bermuda 63,960 11.8 9.2 75 79
Cuba Cuba 11,224,321 12.1 7.2 74 79
Dominica Dominica 70,158 17.3 15.9 76* 76*
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 8,721,594 24.4 54.0 71 76
Grenada Grenada 100,800 23.1 16.2 72* 72*
Guyana Guyana 700,000 17.9 49.0 59 64
Haiti Haiti 7,063,722 31.4 79.0 49* 49*
Jamaica Jamaica 2,680,029 17.7 24.5 70 45
Panama Panama 2,882,329 18.6 20.2 75* 75*
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 3,522,837 15.0 9.3 77 77
St. Kitts & Nevis St. Kitts & Nevis 46,710 18.6 12.7 70* 70*
St. Lucia St. Lucia 163,300 21.4 16.0 68 74
St. Vincent & The Grenadines St. Vincent & The Grenadines 115,000 17.5 22.2 68 72
Trinidad & Tabago Trinidad & Tabago 1,163,724 13.7 18.6 68 73
U.S. Virgin Islands U.S. Virgin Islands 1,163,724 13.7 18.6 68 73
             
United States United States 293,027,571 13.9 7.0 75 80

Source: GeographyIQ – World Atlas: Rankings reported as of August 1, 2004 (best single source of comparison data at same time for all countries in table).
Data Pending for Curacao, Montserrat, St. Martin/Sint Maarten, Hispaniola and Bonaire

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