Trinidad and Tobago

 

Trinidad and Tobago is one of the 24 countries of the IDF NAC region.

382 million people have diabetes in the world and more than 36.7 million people in the NAC Region; by 2035 this will rise to 50.4 million.

There were 132,340 cases of diabetes in Trinidad and Tobago in 2013.

IDF membership

Diabetes in Trinidad and Tobago - 2013

Total adult population (1000s)

(20-79 years)

952.98

Number of deaths in adults due to diabetes

1,587

Prevalence of diabetes in adults

(20-79 years) (%)

13.89

Mean healthcare expenditures due to diabetes per person with diabetes (USD)

1,121

Total cases of adults (20-79 years) with diabetes (1000s) 132.34 Number of cases of diabetes in adults that are undiagnosed (1000s) 36.67

Trinidad and Tobago vs world prevalence of diabetes

The figure describes which age groups in the population have the highest proportions of diabetes. The grey line is the distribution of diabetes prevalence by age for the world; the purple line is the distribution for the region; and the country distribution is plotted in the black line. Many middle- and low-income countries have more people under the age of 60 with diabetes compared to the world average. Meanwhile, for high-income countries, a growing population over the age of 60 makes up the largest proportion of diabetes prevalence.

More information on Trinidad and Tobago is available from the CIA  World Factbook.

IDF Membership in Trinidad and Tobago

IDF has one Member Association in the country.

Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago is a member of IDF since 1991.