face

WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do

HEALTH PROFILE : Nepal

Nepal
COUNTRY PROFILE
COMPARISON COUNTRY
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra 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 Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica 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 Marshall Isl. Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Kitts Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa San Marino Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia/Monten. Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra 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 Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica 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 Marshall Isl. Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Kitts Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa San Marino Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia/Monten. Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Nepal

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Nepal 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 2011 updates, 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
Nepal Population Pyramid
 

    Nepal NEPAL LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.0
    38.4
    38.7
    148
    156
    154
    1970
    43.1
    42.8
    43.0
    145
    157
    152
    1980
    48.7
    48.2
    48.4
    144
    155
    149
    1990
    54.7
    54.2
    54.5
    142
    155
    151
    2000
    60.2
    60.8
    60.5
    125
    136
    134
    2011
    67.3
    69.1
    68.2
    111
    133
    126
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.3
    69.1
    111
    133
    Age 5
    70.7
    72.5
    104
    131
    Age 10
    70.9
    72.7
    104
    131
    Age 15
    71.1
    72.9
    104
    132
    Age 20
    71.4
    73.2
    103
    132
    Age 25
    71.8
    73.5
    104
    131
    Age 30
    72.1
    73.9
    103
    131
    Age 35
    72.5
    74.3
    103
    131
    Age 40
    72.9
    74.8
    105
    131
    Age 45
    73.5
    75.3
    107
    134
    Age 50
    74.2
    76.0
    111
    136
    Age 55
    75.2
    76.8
    115
    140
    Age 60
    76.5
    77.9
    119
    141
    Age 65
    78.2
    79.3
    123
    144
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.0
    130
    145
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.2
    138
    153
    Age 80
    85.7
    86.0
    142
    156
    Age 85
    89.1
    89.3
    144
    162
    Age 90
    93.0
    93.1
    146
    168
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.2
    150
    172
    Age 100
    101.7
    101.7
    150
    172
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL 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
    152.62
    47
    2. Influenza & Pneumonia
    105.04
    45
    3. Stroke
    82.57
    107
    4. Lung Disease
    42.95
    37
    5. Hypertension
    40.37
    51
    6. Tuberculosis
    31.85
    54
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    28.76
    57
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    22.59
    115
    9. HIV/AIDS
    20.41
    60
    10. Lung Cancers
    19.36
    68
    11. Birth Trauma
    14.85
    46
    12. Kidney Disease
    14.25
    105
    13. Low Birth Weight
    13.90
    69
    14. Breast Cancer
    12.92
    142
    15. Road Traffic Accidents
    11.44
    127
    16. Liver Disease
    10.93
    79
    17. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10.84
    9
    18. Asthma
    10.71
    59
    19. Other Injuries
    10.58
    105
    20. Violence
    10.44
    73
    21. Maternal Conditions
    10.10
    43
    22. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    42
    23. Oral Cancer
    9.66
    9
    24. Stomach Cancer
    8.38
    71
    25. Alzheimers/Dementia
    6.97
    77
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Falls
    6.86
    30
    27. Anaemia
    6.74
    34
    28. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    6.37
    12
    29. Suicide
    6.35
    111
    30. Meningitis
    6.26
    52
    31. Lymphomas
    5.27
    96
    32. Fires
    4.52
    49
    33. Leukemia
    4.40
    61
    34. Ovary Cancer
    4.39
    10
    35. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    118
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.23
    146
    37. Drownings
    4.14
    74
    38. Congenital Anomalies
    3.86
    161
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    3.86
    129
    40. Malnutrition
    3.82
    77
    41. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.79
    72
    42. Poisonings
    3.30
    73
    43. Hepatitis B
    3.30
    22
    44. Syphilis
    3.11
    19
    45. Leishmaniasis
    2.25
    5
    46. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    102
    47. Upper Respiratory
    1.93
    37
    48. Pertussis
    1.90
    35
    49. Skin Disease
    1.73
    97
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.60
    141
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    21,152
    14.24
    2. Influenza & Pneumonia
    18,406
    12.39
    3. Stroke
    11,119
    7.49
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,787
    5.24
    5. Tuberculosis
    6,330
    4.26
    6. Lung Disease
    5,973
    4.02
    7. Birth Trauma
    5,967
    4.02
    8. Low Birth Weight
    5,584
    3.76
    9. Hypertension
    5,570
    3.75
    10. HIV/AIDS
    4,796
    3.23
    11. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,224
    2.17
    12. Lung Cancers
    3,100
    2.09
    13. Maternal Conditions
    2,791
    1.88
    14. Road Traffic Accidents
    2,527
    1.70
    15. Violence
    2,455
    1.65
    16. Other Injuries
    2,358
    1.59
    17. Kidney Disease
    2,212
    1.49
    18. Cervical Cancer
    1,872
    1.26
    19. Liver Disease
    1,861
    1.25
    20. Asthma
    1,704
    1.15
    21. Meningitis
    1,673
    1.13
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,610
    1.08
    23. Oral Cancer
    1,600
    1.08
    24. Suicide
    1,517
    1.02
    25. Congenital Anomalies
    1,501
    1.01
      Deaths %
    26. Malnutrition
    1,467
    0.99
    27. Stomach Cancer
    1,384
    0.93
    28. Anaemia
    1,304
    0.88
    29. Breast Cancer
    1,248
    0.84
    30. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,161
    0.78
    31. Drownings
    1,146
    0.77
    32. Fires
    1,096
    0.74
    33. Falls
    1,092
    0.74
    34. Leukemia
    1,029
    0.69
    35. Lymphomas
    962
    0.65
    36. Alzheimers/Dementia
    798
    0.54
    37. Ovary Cancer
    774
    0.52
    38. Pertussis
    764
    0.51
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    685
    0.46
    40. Hepatitis B
    645
    0.43
    41. Poisonings
    639
    0.43
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    635
    0.43
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    616
    0.41
    44. Endocrine Disorders
    600
    0.40
    45. Leishmaniasis
    580
    0.39
    46. Syphilis
    558
    0.38
    47. Tetanus
    459
    0.31
    48. Measles
    376
    0.25
    49. Bladder Cancer
    303
    0.20
    50. Upper Respiratory
    287
    0.19
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Lung Cancers
    19.36
    68
    2. Breast Cancer
    12.92
    142
    3. Cervical Cancer
    9.94
    42
    4. Oral Cancer
    9.66
    9
    5. Stomach Cancer
    8.38
    71
    6. Lymphomas
    5.27
    96
    7. Leukemia
    4.40
    61
    8. Ovary Cancer
    4.39
    10
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    4.23
    146
      Rate World Rank
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    3.79
    72
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.00
    102
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    1.60
    141
    13. Liver Cancer
    1.49
    187
    14. Other Neoplasms
    1.19
    171
    15. Prostate Cancer
    0.78
    185
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.47
    151
    17. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    176
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.4
    136
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    34.8
    26.4
    66
    28
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    0.2
    0.2
    185
    189
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    183
    118

     
    Nepal NEPAL DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    28,563,377
    43
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.96
    153
    Population 0-14
    36.6 %
    59
    Population 15-64
    59.2 %
    134
    Population 65 +
    4.2 %
    117
    Birth Rate / 1000
    23.18
    72
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.97
    116
    Fertility Rate
    2.64
    81
    Infant Mortality
    39.00
    54
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    142
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    123
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.92
    184
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.89
    37
    Net Migrattion
    -3.39
    132
    Population Growth
    1.28
    94
    Literacy Total
    48.6
    173
    Literacy Male
    62.7
    163
    Literacy Female
    34.9
    166
    Unemployment
    46.0
    9
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    68.2
    126
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.0
    138
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $1,100
    175
     
     
     

    Latest WHO data (2010), Death Rates are age-standardized, total deaths are % of population