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HEALTH PROFILE : Iraq

Iraq
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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola 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 Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico 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 Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia 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 Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
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 2014 updates, 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
    2015
    66.2
    71.8
    68.9
    121
    118
    121
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    66.2
    71.8
    121
    118
    Age 5
    68.6
    74.0
    122
    117
    Age 10
    68.9
    74.3
    122
    117
    Age 15
    69.3
    74.7
    119
    116
    Age 20
    69.9
    75.1
    116
    114
    Age 25
    70.9
    75.5
    110
    113
    Age 30
    71.7
    75.9
    107
    113
    Age 35
    72.5
    76.4
    105
    113
    Age 40
    73.2
    76.8
    101
    113
    Age 45
    73.9
    77.3
    101
    113
    Age 50
    74.7
    77.9
    100
    113
    Age 55
    75.7
    78.6
    104
    113
    Age 60
    77.0
    79.5
    105
    112
    Age 65
    78.5
    80.6
    112
    114
    Age 70
    80.5
    82.1
    110
    113
    Age 75
    82.9
    84.1
    118
    115
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.6
    120
    116
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.7
    131
    123
    Age 90
    92.9
    93.3
    137
    126
    Age 95
    97.1
    97.5
    140
    124
    Age 100
    101.8
    102.0
    115
    91
     
     
    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
    187.65
    22
    2. Stroke
    117.01
    57
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    41.41
    2
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    40.38
    47
    5. War
    33.53
    4
    6. Kidney Disease
    32.67
    5
    7. Other Injuries
    30.27
    13
    8. Hypertension
    26.29
    28
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    24.43
    101
    10. Breast Cancer
    20.79
    44
    11. Lung Disease
    15.27
    114
    12. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    81
    13. Low Birth Weight
    12.57
    58
    14. Congenital Anomalies
    10.54
    38
    15. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    10.14
    17
    16. Violence
    9.84
    52
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.57
    61
    18. Birth Trauma
    9.57
    60
    19. Asthma
    8.69
    55
    20. Other Neoplasms
    7.98
    4
    21. Lymphomas
    7.85
    13
    22. Bladder Cancer
    6.90
    3
    23. Endocrine Disorders
    6.90
    73
    24. Leukemia
    6.85
    1
    25. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.76
    75
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Liver Disease
    6.74
    140
    27. Prostate Cancer
    6.54
    144
    28. Tuberculosis
    5.84
    82
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.25
    116
    30. Stomach Cancer
    5.19
    96
    31. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4.41
    55
    32. Liver Cancer
    4.13
    116
    33. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    105
    34. Meningitis
    3.36
    70
    35. Malnutrition
    3.17
    78
    36. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.02
    79
    37. Fires
    2.85
    79
    38. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    96
    39. Maternal Conditions
    2.53
    67
    40. Falls
    2.46
    138
    41. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    103
    42. Drug Use
    2.23
    51
    43. Drownings
    1.89
    125
    44. Suicide
    1.61
    166
    45. Cervical Cancer
    1.56
    162
    46. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    138
    47. Poisonings
    1.04
    98
    48. Epilepsy
    0.82
    150
    49. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    0.72
    138
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    27,513
    18.60
    2. Stroke
    16,783
    11.34
    3. War
    9,967
    6.74
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    9,887
    6.68
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,626
    5.15
    6. Other Injuries
    7,222
    4.88
    7. Low Birth Weight
    6,862
    4.64
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,858
    3.96
    9. Birth Trauma
    5,221
    3.53
    10. Kidney Disease
    5,146
    3.48
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    4,952
    3.35
    12. Hypertension
    3,774
    2.55
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,650
    1.79
    14. Violence
    2,593
    1.75
    15. Lung Disease
    2,206
    1.49
    16. Lung Cancers
    1,987
    1.34
    17. Breast Cancer
    1,962
    1.33
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,685
    1.14
    19. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,575
    1.06
    20. Leukemia
    1,522
    1.03
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,418
    0.96
    22. Lymphomas
    1,416
    0.96
    23. Asthma
    1,308
    0.88
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,292
    0.87
    25. Liver Disease
    1,126
    0.76
      Deaths %
    26. Bladder Cancer
    984
    0.67
    27. Tuberculosis
    928
    0.63
    28. Meningitis
    881
    0.60
    29. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    849
    0.57
    30. Stomach Cancer
    838
    0.57
    31. Maternal Conditions
    721
    0.49
    32. Fires
    691
    0.47
    33. Malnutrition
    688
    0.46
    34. Liver Cancer
    643
    0.43
    35. Drownings
    641
    0.43
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    593
    0.40
    37. Falls
    519
    0.35
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    469
    0.32
    39. Pancreas Cancer
    436
    0.29
    40. Drug Use
    434
    0.29
    41. Oral Cancer
    396
    0.27
    42. Suicide
    376
    0.25
    43. Prostate Cancer
    370
    0.25
    44. Ovary Cancer
    340
    0.23
    45. Poisonings
    237
    0.16
    46. Pertussis
    236
    0.16
    47. Epilepsy
    219
    0.15
    48. Encephalitis
    211
    0.14
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    174
    0.12
    50. Tetanus
    147
    0.10
     
     
    Iraq IRAQ CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    20.79
    44
    2. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    81
    3. Lymphomas
    7.85
    13
    4. Bladder Cancer
    6.90
    3
    5. Leukemia
    6.85
    1
    6. Prostate Cancer
    6.54
    144
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    5.25
    116
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.19
    96
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.13
    116
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.68
    105
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.75
    96
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.44
    103
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.56
    162
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.11
    138
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.74
    143
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.57
    164
     
     
    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
    4.50
    112

     
    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%
    36
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    68.9
    121
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    60.0
    124
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $17,900
    70
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.