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HEALTH PROFILE : Iraq

Iraq
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Iraq

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Iraq 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.
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    Iraq IRAQ LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ 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
    215.95
    19
    2. War
    117.30
    2
    3. Stroke
    94.27
    76
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.12
    56
    5. Kidney Disease
    26.26
    36
    6. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.24
    40
    7. Influenza and Pneumonia
    22.66
    122
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.34
    69
    9. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    10. Violence
    14.52
    26
    11. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    12. Hypertension
    13.14
    97
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.90
    55
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    11.02
    46
    15. Lung Disease
    8.56
    179
    16. Other Neoplasms
    8.45
    3
    17. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    18. Birth Trauma
    8.31
    65
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.20
    51
    20. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    21. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    22. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    23. Liver Disease
    5.96
    155
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    25. Other Injuries
    5.76
    130
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Tuberculosis
    5.48
    90
    27. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.35
    74
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    4.41
    109
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    32. Suicide
    4.03
    158
    33. Asthma
    3.33
    101
    34. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    35. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.99
    76
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    37. Falls
    2.36
    159
    38. Maternal Conditions
    2.01
    76
    39. Drug Use
    1.81
    63
    40. Meningitis
    1.80
    77
    41. Fires
    1.76
    85
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    43. Drownings
    1.41
    142
    44. Encephalitis
    1.30
    45
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    46. Malnutrition
    0.93
    109
    47. Epilepsy
    0.92
    151
    48. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.89
    154
    49. Skin Disease
    0.80
    133
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. War
    39,448
    22.40
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,582
    18.50
    3. Stroke
    14,315
    8.13
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,339
    4.73
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    8,218
    4.67
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,476
    3.68
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,382
    3.62
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    6,274
    3.56
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,372
    3.05
    10. Violence
    4,624
    2.63
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,273
    2.43
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,441
    1.95
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,524
    1.43
    14. Lung Cancers
    2,285
    1.30
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,173
    1.23
    16. Hypertension
    1,993
    1.13
    17. Other Injuries
    1,812
    1.03
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,771
    1.01
    19. Leukemia
    1,737
    0.99
    20. Lymphomas
    1,598
    0.91
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,589
    0.90
    22. Lung Disease
    1,261
    0.72
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,125
    0.64
    24. Liver Disease
    1,124
    0.64
    25. Suicide
    1,109
    0.63
      Deaths %
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    1,066
    0.61
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,015
    0.58
    28. Tuberculosis
    952
    0.54
    29. Stomach Cancer
    903
    0.51
    30. Liver Cancer
    693
    0.39
    31. Maternal Conditions
    679
    0.39
    32. Meningitis
    621
    0.35
    33. Falls
    612
    0.35
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    601
    0.34
    35. Fires
    582
    0.33
    36. Drownings
    568
    0.32
    37. Asthma
    566
    0.32
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    491
    0.28
    39. Drug Use
    457
    0.26
    40. Oral Cancer
    443
    0.25
    41. Prostate Cancer
    432
    0.25
    42. Ovary Cancer
    406
    0.23
    43. Encephalitis
    370
    0.21
    44. Malnutrition
    306
    0.17
    45. Epilepsy
    294
    0.17
    46. Pertussis
    243
    0.14
    47. Leishmaniasis
    227
    0.13
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    190
    0.11
    49. Skin Disease
    181
    0.10
    50. Poisonings
    180
    0.10
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    21.97
    32
    2. Lung Cancers
    14.15
    84
    3. Lymphomas
    8.32
    11
    4. Bladder Cancer
    7.39
    3
    5. Leukemia
    7.22
    2
    6. Prostate Cancer
    7.02
    152
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.79
    121
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.27
    100
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.25
    122
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.12
    95
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.99
    101
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.59
    99
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.62
    171
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.15
    147
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.66
    148
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.59
    175
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.4
    179
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    23.4
    37.0
    48
    21
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.46
    111

     
    Iraq IRAQ DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    39,192,111
    35
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    38
    Population 0-14
    39.5%
    36
    Population 15-64
    57.1%
    158
    Population 65 +
    3.5%
    156
    Birth Rate / 1000
    30.40
    36
    Death Rate / 1000
    3.80
    182
    Fertility Rate
    4.00
    34
    Infant Mortality
    37.50
    47
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    89
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    102
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.02
    61
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.80
    92
    Net Migration
    -1.20
    124
    Population Growth
    2.60%
    16
    Literacy Total
    79.7%
    137
    Literacy Male
    85.7%
    103
    Literacy Female
    73.7%
    106
    Unemployment
    16.0%
    39
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    69.8
    119
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    59.0
    129
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $17,000
    79
     
     
     

    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.