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Kuwait
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Kuwait

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Kuwait 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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    Kuwait KUWAIT LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.1
    61.5
    59.8
    63
    65
    64
    1970
    64.8
    68.8
    66.8
    48
    51
    52
    1980
    68.7
    72.9
    70.8
    34
    48
    34
    1990
    73.2
    76.9
    75.0
    16
    31
    24
    2000
    75.0
    78.8
    76.9
    22
    34
    28
    2010
    73.2
    75.2
    74.0
    47
    91
    69
    2015
    73.7
    76.0
    74.7
    51
    95
    76
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.7
    76.0
    51
    95
    Age 5
    74.4
    76.6
    54
    101
    Age 10
    74.5
    76.6
    55
    101
    Age 15
    74.6
    76.7
    55
    104
    Age 20
    74.8
    76.8
    55
    105
    Age 25
    75.0
    76.8
    57
    106
    Age 30
    75.2
    76.9
    60
    107
    Age 35
    75.4
    77.0
    63
    108
    Age 40
    75.6
    77.2
    70
    110
    Age 45
    75.9
    77.3
    75
    112
    Age 50
    76.2
    77.5
    79
    116
    Age 55
    76.8
    77.9
    84
    118
    Age 60
    77.5
    78.4
    95
    132
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.3
    106
    139
    Age 70
    80.2
    80.7
    123
    154
    Age 75
    82.4
    82.7
    143
    166
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.3
    161
    168
    Age 85
    88.6
    88.6
    167
    172
    Age 90
    92.5
    92.5
    169
    176
    Age 95
    96.8
    96.8
    174
    180
    Age 100
    101.5
    101.5
    175
    180
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT 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
    113.15
    56
    2. Stroke
    47.73
    132
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.53
    82
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.32
    96
    5. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    91
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    14.43
    100
    7. Hypertension
    14.27
    110
    8. Kidney Disease
    12.82
    100
    9. Prostate Cancer
    10.39
    122
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.53
    69
    11. Congenital Anomalies
    8.79
    79
    12. Lung Cancers
    7.27
    110
    13. Low Birth Weight
    6.78
    94
    14. Uterin Cancer
    5.98
    9
    15. Liver Cancer
    5.00
    97
    16. Bladder Cancer
    4.59
    21
    17. Lymphomas
    4.11
    102
    18. Other Injuries
    4.08
    160
    19. Leukemia
    3.89
    83
    20. Tuberculosis
    2.92
    103
    21. Ovary Cancer
    2.90
    136
    22. Lung Disease
    2.75
    171
    23. Asthma
    2.67
    104
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    2.62
    100
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    2.30
    164
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Stomach Cancer
    2.17
    163
    27. Liver Disease
    1.93
    171
    28. Endocrine Disorders
    1.64
    157
    29. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.63
    113
    30. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    161
    31. Falls
    1.49
    157
    32. Drug Use
    1.45
    66
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.38
    127
    34. Fires
    1.26
    114
    35. Hepatitis C
    1.12
    9
    36. Hepatitis B
    1.10
    60
    37. Parkinson's Disease
    1.10
    114
    38. Oral Cancer
    0.95
    166
    39. Other Neoplasms
    0.90
    153
    40. Suicide
    0.86
    170
    41. Epilepsy
    0.72
    158
    42. Drownings
    0.70
    157
    43. Poisonings
    0.69
    124
    44. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.67
    144
    45. Birth Trauma
    0.60
    152
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.60
    163
    47. Meningitis
    0.54
    129
    48. Skin Disease
    0.53
    135
    49. Violence
    0.30
    171
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.23
    167
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    1,474
    28.11
    2. Stroke
    523
    9.98
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    410
    7.83
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    404
    7.70
    5. Congenital Anomalies
    306
    5.84
    6. Low Birth Weight
    237
    4.53
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    235
    4.48
    8. Hypertension
    151
    2.88
    9. Kidney Disease
    140
    2.67
    10. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    110
    2.09
    11. Breast Cancer
    101
    1.92
    12. Other Injuries
    94
    1.79
    13. Lung Cancers
    81
    1.55
    14. Leukemia
    64
    1.22
    15. Liver Cancer
    61
    1.16
    16. Prostate Cancer
    58
    1.10
    17. Lymphomas
    48
    0.91
    18. Falls
    45
    0.85
    19. Bladder Cancer
    45
    0.85
    20. Fires
    34
    0.66
    21. Asthma
    34
    0.66
    22. Drug Use
    34
    0.65
    23. Tuberculosis
    34
    0.65
    24. Suicide
    33
    0.63
    25. Pancreas Cancer
    32
    0.62
      Deaths %
    26. Lung Disease
    32
    0.61
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    30
    0.58
    28. Uterin Cancer
    29
    0.54
    29. Liver Disease
    28
    0.53
    30. Stomach Cancer
    27
    0.51
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    26
    0.50
    32. Drownings
    23
    0.44
    33. Birth Trauma
    21
    0.40
    34. Epilepsy
    19
    0.36
    35. Hepatitis C
    19
    0.36
    36. Poisonings
    18
    0.34
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    18
    0.34
    38. Ovary Cancer
    16
    0.30
    39. Meningitis
    14
    0.27
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14
    0.26
    41. Hepatitis B
    13
    0.26
    42. Other Neoplasms
    13
    0.25
    43. Violence
    12
    0.24
    44. Oral Cancer
    12
    0.23
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    10
    0.19
    46. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10
    0.19
    47. Cervical Cancer
    9
    0.17
    48. Skin Disease
    7
    0.14
    49. Maternal Conditions
    7
    0.13
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6
    0.12
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    16.03
    91
    2. Prostate Cancer
    10.39
    122
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    9.53
    69
    4. Lung Cancers
    7.27
    110
    5. Uterin Cancer
    5.98
    9
    6. Liver Cancer
    5.00
    97
    7. Bladder Cancer
    4.59
    21
    8. Lymphomas
    4.11
    102
      Rate World Rank
    9. Leukemia
    3.89
    83
    10. Ovary Cancer
    2.90
    136
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    2.62
    100
    12. Stomach Cancer
    2.17
    163
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.63
    113
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.59
    161
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.95
    166
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.23
    167
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.1
    187
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    35.5
    45.9
    9
    11
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.239
    39

     
    Kuwait KUWAIT DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,832,776
    138
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.41
    4
    Population 0-14
    25.2 %
    103
    Population 15-64
    72.4 %
    12
    Population 65 +
    2.4 %
    186
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.60
    79
    Death Rate / 1000
    2.20
    191
    Fertility Rate
    2.44
    76
    Infant Mortality
    7.10
    147
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.08
    11
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.57
    4
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.89
    30
    Net Migration
    -2.00
    144
    Population Growth
    1.53 %
    69
    Literacy Total
    93.9 %
    90
    Literacy Male
    96.5 %
    60
    Literacy Female
    95.8 %
    50
    Unemployment
    3.0 %
    159
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.7
    76
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    65.7
    79
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $72,200
    6
     
     
     

    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.