Health outcomes in Barbados

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Barbados in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Barbados the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 75.91 74.89 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 11.9 16.92 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 10.74 6.8 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 1.8 2.13 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 1.6 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 1.2 33.67 111.24


Health spending in Barbados

In the second table we see the health spending in Barbados as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Barbados is 1163.84 USD. The country spends 6.96 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Barbados the Americas World
Health spending per capita 1163.84 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 6.96 7.12 6.64

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