Health outcomes in Saint Lucia

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Saint Lucia in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Saint Lucia the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 75.5 74.89 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 12.11 16.92 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 7.51 6.8 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 1.46 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 1.9 33.67 111.24


Health spending in Saint Lucia

In the second table we see the health spending in Saint Lucia as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Saint Lucia is 481.63 USD. The country spends 5.96 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.76 percent.
Indicators Saint Lucia the Americas World
Health spending per capita 481.63 976.42 1029.67
Health spending as percent of GDP 5.96 6.95 6.76

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