Health outcomes in Guyana

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Guyana in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Guyana the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 66.65 74.89 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 20.58 16.92 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 8.21 6.8 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 2.51 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 1.7 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 93 33.67 111.24


Health spending in Guyana

In the second table we see the health spending in Guyana as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Guyana is 184.45 USD. The country spends 4.48 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.76 percent.
Indicators Guyana the Americas World
Health spending per capita 184.45 976.42 1029.67
Health spending as percent of GDP 4.48 6.95 6.76

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