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Table 1 Latin American and Caribbean key indicators

From: National research for health systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: moving towards the right direction?

Countries and regions Population (×1,000 at mid-year), 2010 Life expectancy (both sexes), 2010–2015 Annual growth rate (GDP), 2010 Public investment in health (% of GDP current prices), 2009 Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births), 2010–2015 Maternal mortality rate (per 100,000 live births), 2008
Anguilla 15
Antigua and Barbuda 89 –7.9
Netherlands Antilles 201 76.8 11.7
Argentina 40,738 76.2 9.2 6.2 12.0 70
Aruba 107 75.5 9.6 14.0  
Bahamas 343 75.9 0.9 2.3 7.9 49
Barbados 273 77.1 0.2 2.9 9.4 64
Belize 312 76.3 2.9 15.2 94
Bolivia 10,031 67.2 4.1 1.9 38.1 180
Brazil 195,498 73.5 7.5 20.3 58
Chile 17,133 79.1 5.2 4.1 6.5 26
Colombia 46,299 73.9 4.3 2.2 16.5 85
Costa Rica 4639 79.4 4.2 6.6 9.3 44
Cuba 11,203 79.1 2.1 10.6 4.5 53
Dominica 68 0.9
Ecuador 13,773 75.8 3.6 17.6 140
El Salvador 6,192 72.1 1.4 4.1 17.5 11
Grenada 104 76.2 0.0 2.8 11.7
Guatemala 14,376 71.4 2.8 1.4 22.6 110
Guyana 754 70.3 4.4 9.9 37.0 270
Haiti 10,089 62.5 –5.1 43.6 300
Honduras 7,621 73.1 2.8 24.9 110
Cayman Islands 56
Turks and Caicos Islands 38
British Virgin Islands 23 v
United States Virgin Islands 109 79.6   8.4
Jamaica 2,741 73.5 –1.3 21.5 89
Mexico 110,675 77.2 5.6 3.1 13.7 85
Montserrat 6
Nicaragua 5,822 74.5 4.5 18.1 100
Panama 3,508 76.3 7.6 2.2 15.7 71
Paraguay 6,460 72.8 15.0 3.4 28.8 95
Peru 29,495 74.1 8.8 1.1 18.8 98
Puerto Rico 3,749 79.3 1.6 6.6 18
Dominican Republic 9,899 73.2 7.8 2.4 25.1 100
St. Kitts and Nevis 52 –2.4 4.0
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 109 72.6 –2.8 20.3
Saint Lucia 174 74.9 3.2 11.2
Suriname 525 70.9 4.5 2.5 20.5 100
Trinidad and Tobago 1,341 70.4 0.0 23.8 55
Uruguay 3,372 77.1 8.5 5.1 11.5 27
Venezuela 29,043 74.7 - 1.5 15.3 68
Latin America and the Caribbean 590,082 74.7 5.9   18.9 85
Latin America 575,867 74.6 6.0   18.6  
The Caribbean 41,646 72.7 0.2   32.6  
  1. Source: CEPAL 2011 Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe [17].