Health outcomes in Belize

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Belize in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Belize the Americas World
Life expectancy, in years 70.38 74.89 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 22.53 16.92 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 5.48 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 1.9 0.84 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 38 33.67 111.24


Health spending in Belize

In the second table we see the health spending in Belize as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Belize is 303.6 USD. The country spends 6.12 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Belize the Americas World
Health spending per capita 303.6 1010.27 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 6.12 7.12 6.64

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