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British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Health Stats

Definitions

  • Births and maternity > All births of girls: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Births and maternity > Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Births and maternity > Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infants: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age.
  • Infant mortality rate: The number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country
  • Infant mortality rate > Total: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female: The average number of years to be lived by a females in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total population: The average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births and maternity > All births of girls 121 1988 89th out of 95
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 27.4 2007 24th out of 30
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 14.6 2004 22nd out of 28
Births and maternity > Number of births 316 2004 24th out of 28
Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 27.4 2007 49th out of 105
Deaths > Deaths of infants 1 2000 108th out of 113
Infant mortality rate 18.05 2005 101st out of 178
Infant mortality rate > Total 13.63 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 122nd out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Female 78.99 years 2011 78th out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 77.63 years 2011 57th out of 216

Citation

"British Virgin Islands Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/British-Virgin-Islands/Health

British Virgin Islands Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Births and maternity 12 Infant mortality rate 3
Deaths 3 Life expectancy at birth 3