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HEALTH PROFILE : Kuwait

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, 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
    72.4
    74.4
    73.2
    36
    74
    48
    2010
    73.2
    75.2
    74.0
    47
    91
    69
    2016
    73.9
    76.0
    74.8
    53
    94
    83
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.9
    76.0
    53
    94
    Age 5
    74.6
    76.6
    55
    103
    Age 10
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
    Age 15
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
    Age 20
    75.0
    76.8
    56
    105
    Age 25
    75.2
    76.9
    58
    107
    Age 30
    75.4
    77.0
    63
    108
    Age 35
    75.5
    77.1
    65
    109
    Age 40
    75.7
    77.2
    72
    110
    Age 45
    76.0
    77.3
    77
    112
    Age 50
    76.4
    77.6
    80
    114
    Age 55
    76.9
    77.9
    84
    122
    Age 60
    77.6
    78.4
    94
    135
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.3
    113
    146
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.7
    137
    160
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.6
    157
    168
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.3
    168
    169
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.6
    168
    173
     
     
    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
    203.54
    26
    2. Stroke
    83.21
    92
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    58.28
    66
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    58.17
    2
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.06
    70
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.70
    31
    7. Hypertension
    28.14
    29
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.27
    73
    9. Breast Cancer
    15.22
    110
    10. Liver Disease
    12.93
    103
    11. Lung Disease
    10.99
    169
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    8.53
    88
    13. Lung Cancers
    7.51
    115
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.14
    102
    15. Prostate Cancer
    5.45
    160
    16. Other Injuries
    4.95
    145
    17. Liver Cancer
    4.94
    103
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    126
    19. Low Birth Weight
    4.24
    130
    20. Suicide
    4.16
    157
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    3.96
    117
    22. Falls
    3.95
    119
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    3.70
    88
    24. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
    25. Asthma
    3.02
    106
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    148
    27. Lymphomas
    2.84
    139
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.83
    63
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.76
    62
    30. Violence
    2.33
    135
    31. Fires
    1.69
    89
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.65
    130
    33. Stomach Cancer
    1.63
    179
    34. Drug Use
    1.35
    89
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.34
    137
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    1.30
    68
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    175
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.19
    150
    39. Epilepsy
    1.09
    142
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.97
    134
    41. Drownings
    0.96
    155
    42. Skin Disease
    0.92
    125
    43. Meningitis
    0.82
    108
    44. Oral Cancer
    0.63
    181
    45. War
    0.56
    27
    46. Tuberculosis
    0.53
    147
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.52
    157
    48. Appendicitis
    0.38
    103
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.30
    178
    50. Poisonings
    0.30
    156
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,714
    30.55
    2. Stroke
    890
    10.02
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    687
    7.73
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    607
    6.83
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    468
    5.27
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    371
    4.18
    7. Kidney Disease
    328
    3.69
    8. Hypertension
    304
    3.42
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    296
    3.33
    10. Liver Disease
    205
    2.31
    11. Low Birth Weight
    167
    1.88
    12. Suicide
    154
    1.73
    13. Breast Cancer
    126
    1.42
    14. Lung Disease
    113
    1.27
    15. Other Injuries
    112
    1.26
    16. Falls
    105
    1.18
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    103
    1.16
    18. Violence
    99
    1.11
    19. Lung Cancers
    95
    1.07
    20. Leukemia
    75
    0.84
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    72
    0.81
    22. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.80
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    69
    0.78
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    52
    0.59
    25. Lymphomas
    49
    0.55
      Deaths %
    26. Fires
    43
    0.48
    27. Drug Use
    42
    0.47
    28. Asthma
    39
    0.44
    29. Epilepsy
    32
    0.36
    30. Drownings
    31
    0.35
    31. Stomach Cancer
    28
    0.32
    32. Prostate Cancer
    28
    0.32
    33. Bladder Cancer
    28
    0.32
    34. War
    24
    0.27
    35. Ovary Cancer
    22
    0.25
    36. Meningitis
    19
    0.21
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    18
    0.20
    38. Uterin Cancer
    17
    0.19
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.18
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    15
    0.17
    41. Other Neoplasms
    15
    0.17
    42. Oral Cancer
    13
    0.15
    43. Birth Trauma
    12
    0.14
    44. Cervical Cancer
    12
    0.14
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    11
    0.12
    46. Skin Disease
    11
    0.12
    47. Poisonings
    9
    0.10
    48. Syphilis
    8
    0.09
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8
    0.09
    50. Encephalitis
    8
    0.09
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    15.22
    110
    2. Lung Cancers
    7.51
    115
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.14
    102
    4. Prostate Cancer
    5.45
    160
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.94
    103
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    3.70
    88
    7. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    148
      Rate World Rank
    9. Lymphomas
    2.84
    139
    10. Uterin Cancer
    2.83
    63
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.76
    62
    12. Stomach Cancer
    1.63
    179
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.34
    137
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    175
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.63
    181
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    181
     
     
    Kuwait KUWAIT HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    N/D
    189
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    33.3
    45.6
    12
    11
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.08
    44

     
    Kuwait KUWAIT DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2,875,422
    136
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.40
    4
    Population 0-14
    25.0%
    105
    Population 15-64
    72.4%
    9
    Population 65 +
    2.5%
    185
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.20
    79
    Death Rate / 1000
    2.20
    191
    Fertility Rate
    2.40
    79
    Infant Mortality
    7.00
    148
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    93
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.08
    11
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.56
    4
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    60
    Net Migration
    -2.40
    150
    Population Growth
    1.50%
    71
    Literacy Total
    95.7%
    80
    Literacy Male
    96.4%
    64
    Literacy Female
    94.5%
    56
    Unemployment
    2.1%
    171
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    74.8
    83
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.3
    71
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $69,700
    8
     
     
     

    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.