face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do

HEALTH PROFILE : Cuba

Cuba
COUNTRY PROFILE
COMPARISON COUNTRY
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Cuba

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Cuba including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
INSTRUCTIONSUse the list on the left to choose a new country profile or the list on the right to select a country to compare to. Play or Pause the Dynamic Population Pyramids to enhance your view.

Play
Pause
Cuba Population Pyramid
 

    Cuba CUBA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    62.6
    65.9
    64.2
    39
    46
    43
    1970
    68.5
    71.7
    70.0
    16
    40
    27
    1980
    72.2
    75.5
    73.8
    9
    26
    15
    1990
    72.9
    76.7
    74.7
    18
    33
    27
    2000
    74.9
    78.9
    76.9
    21
    32
    26
    2010
    75.9
    80.2
    78.0
    32
    35
    32
    2016
    76.8
    81.3
    79.0
    33
    35
    33
     
     
    Cuba CUBA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    76.8
    81.3
    33
    35
    Age 5
    77.2
    81.7
    34
    38
    Age 10
    77.3
    81.8
    34
    38
    Age 15
    77.4
    81.8
    34
    38
    Age 20
    77.5
    81.9
    36
    38
    Age 25
    77.7
    82.0
    37
    37
    Age 30
    77.9
    82.1
    36
    37
    Age 35
    78.2
    82.3
    38
    38
    Age 40
    78.5
    82.4
    38
    38
    Age 45
    78.8
    82.7
    37
    37
    Age 50
    79.4
    83.0
    37
    37
    Age 55
    80.1
    83.5
    38
    37
    Age 60
    81.2
    84.2
    37
    36
    Age 65
    82.5
    85.2
    34
    35
    Age 70
    84.3
    86.7
    31
    33
    Age 75
    86.5
    88.4
    22
    23
    Age 80
    88.8
    90.4
    12
    14
    Age 85
    91.6
    92.8
    9
    11
     
     
    Cuba CUBA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    100.35
    116
    2. Stroke
    46.99
    137
    3. Prostate Cancer
    31.66
    26
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    31.07
    96
    5. Lung Cancers
    29.91
    17
    6. Lung Disease
    23.30
    82
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    21.76
    58
    8. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    80
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.59
    52
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    12.75
    144
    11. Falls
    11.64
    39
    12. Suicide
    10.70
    81
    13. Hypertension
    9.47
    116
    14. Other Injuries
    9.39
    73
    15. Liver Disease
    9.09
    135
    16. Uterin Cancer
    6.68
    4
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    6.50
    149
    18. Cervical Cancer
    6.50
    109
    19. Lymphomas
    6.10
    63
    20. Kidney Disease
    5.66
    166
    21. Stomach Cancer
    5.06
    106
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.94
    107
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.77
    42
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    4.75
    71
    25. Violence
    4.64
    97
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.38
    55
    27. Congenital Anomalies
    4.24
    145
    28. Liver Cancer
    4.17
    126
    29. Leukemia
    3.91
    91
    30. Other Neoplasms
    3.51
    63
    31. Bladder Cancer
    3.38
    49
    32. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    130
    33. Alcohol
    2.95
    36
    34. HIV/AIDS
    2.67
    101
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.43
    153
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    2.40
    38
    37. Skin Cancers
    2.31
    47
    38. Drownings
    2.18
    121
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2.09
    116
    40. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.93
    117
    41. Asthma
    1.67
    125
    42. Low Birth Weight
    1.63
    161
    43. Skin Disease
    1.19
    113
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.86
    143
    45. Epilepsy
    0.79
    160
    46. Birth Trauma
    0.75
    144
    47. Meningitis
    0.61
    125
    48. Appendicitis
    0.49
    92
    49. Hepatitis B
    0.41
    92
    50. Maternal Conditions
    0.40
    118
     
     
    Cuba CUBA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    19,504
    23.02
    2. Stroke
    9,126
    10.77
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    6,049
    7.14
    4. Lung Cancers
    5,490
    6.48
    5. Lung Disease
    4,565
    5.39
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,525
    5.34
    7. Prostate Cancer
    2,937
    3.47
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,566
    3.03
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,371
    2.80
    10. Falls
    2,302
    2.72
    11. Hypertension
    1,801
    2.13
    12. Other Injuries
    1,715
    2.02
    13. Breast Cancer
    1,614
    1.91
    14. Suicide
    1,600
    1.89
    15. Liver Disease
    1,508
    1.78
    16. Lymphomas
    1,034
    1.22
    17. Kidney Disease
    1,029
    1.21
    18. Stomach Cancer
    929
    1.10
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    875
    1.03
    20. Road Traffic Accidents
    861
    1.02
    21. Oesophagus Cancer
    840
    0.99
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    840
    0.99
    23. Oral Cancer
    780
    0.92
    24. Liver Cancer
    766
    0.90
    25. Bladder Cancer
    657
    0.78
      Deaths %
    26. Leukemia
    620
    0.73
    27. Other Neoplasms
    603
    0.71
    28. Uterin Cancer
    592
    0.70
    29. Cervical Cancer
    576
    0.68
    30. Violence
    553
    0.65
    31. Parkinson's Disease
    487
    0.57
    32. Alcohol
    471
    0.56
    33. Skin Cancers
    434
    0.51
    34. Congenital Anomalies
    407
    0.48
    35. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    396
    0.47
    36. Endocrine Disorders
    346
    0.41
    37. HIV/AIDS
    339
    0.40
    38. Diarrhoeal diseases
    335
    0.40
    39. Ovary Cancer
    293
    0.35
    40. Asthma
    281
    0.33
    41. Drownings
    247
    0.29
    42. Skin Disease
    202
    0.24
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    134
    0.16
    44. Low Birth Weight
    108
    0.13
    45. Epilepsy
    107
    0.13
    46. Appendicitis
    83
    0.10
    47. Meningitis
    82
    0.10
    48. Hepatitis B
    66
    0.08
    49. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    63
    0.07
    50. Anemia
    61
    0.07
     
     
    Cuba CUBA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    31.66
    26
    2. Lung Cancers
    29.91
    17
    3. Breast Cancer
    17.66
    80
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.59
    52
    5. Uterin Cancer
    6.68
    4
    6. Cervical Cancer
    6.50
    109
    7. Lymphomas
    6.10
    63
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.06
    106
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.77
    42
    10. Pancreas Cancer
    4.75
    71
    11. Oral Cancer
    4.38
    55
    12. Liver Cancer
    4.17
    126
    13. Leukemia
    3.91
    91
    14. Bladder Cancer
    3.38
    49
    15. Ovary Cancer
    3.37
    130
    16. Skin Cancers
    2.31
    47
     
     
    Cuba CUBA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    6.1
    97
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    52.7
    17.8
    9
    39
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    18.9
    30.3
    83
    44
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D

     
    Cuba CUBA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    11,147,407
    79
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.99
    83
    Population 0-14
    16.6%
    158
    Population 15-64
    68.5%
    46
    Population 65 +
    14.9%
    42
    Birth Rate / 1000
    10.70
    159
    Death Rate / 1000
    8.70
    68
    Fertility Rate
    1.71
    151
    Infant Mortality
    4.40
    160
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.06
    30
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    35
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.01
    76
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    62
    Net Migration
    -4.90
    168
    Population Growth
    -0.30%
    179
    Literacy Total
    99.8%
    9
    Literacy Male
    99.9%
    5
    Literacy Female
    99.8%
    5
    Unemployment
    2.2%
    169
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    79.0
    33
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    69.9
    30
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $11,900
    103
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.