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Saint Helena

Saint Helena Health Stats

Definitions

  • Births and maternity > All births of boys: Live births by sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 > Male: The average number of years to be lived by amen in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. 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 boys 1 1994 107th out of 107
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 7.4 2005 144th out of 145
Births and maternity > Number of births 34 2005 143th out of 145
Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 32.3 2000 81st out of 142
Deaths > Deaths of infants 1 1996 112th out of 112
Infant mortality rate 19.85 2005 96th out of 178
Infant mortality rate > Total 18.31 deaths/1,000 live births 2008 116th out of 219
Life expectancy at birth > Female 81.33 years 2008 43th out of 220
Life expectancy at birth > Male 75.36 years 2008 44th out of 220
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 78.27 years 2008 43th out of 220

Citation

"Saint Helena Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Health

Saint Helena Health Profiles (Subcategories)

Births and maternity 5 Life expectancy at birth 3
Infant mortality rate 3