Health in Trinidad and Tobago

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The average life expectancy in Trinidad and Tobago at birth was 70 years, and “healthy” life expectancy 61 years in 2015.

About 9% of the population have diabetes. The number of obese primary school children increased from around 11% in 1999 to 23% in 2009.[1] Deaths from tuberculosis declined from 2.1 per 100,000 population in 2010 to 1.1 in 2015.[2]

See also: Healthcare in Trinidad and Tobago

See also


  1. ^ "Trinidad and Tobago's public health care system works to expand services while coping with labour shortages". Oxford Business Group. 2015. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  2. ^ "TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO". Pan American Health Organization. 2018. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
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