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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, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    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
    61.5
    63.5
    62.5
    121
    129
    129
    2010
    66.7
    69.4
    68.0
    109
    124
    119
    2016
    68.8
    71.6
    70.2
    105
    121
    117
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    71.6
    105
    121
    Age 5
    71.3
    74.2
    99
    121
    Age 10
    71.6
    74.4
    99
    121
    Age 15
    71.7
    74.4
    99
    121
    Age 20
    72.0
    74.6
    99
    121
    Age 25
    72.3
    74.9
    98
    122
    Age 30
    72.7
    75.2
    100
    121
    Age 35
    73.0
    75.5
    101
    121
    Age 40
    73.3
    75.8
    106
    124
    Age 45
    73.8
    76.3
    109
    126
    Age 50
    74.5
    76.8
    112
    127
    Age 55
    75.4
    77.6
    116
    128
    Age 60
    76.7
    78.5
    120
    132
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.7
    125
    134
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.3
    132
    138
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    136
    141
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    139
    143
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.3
    144
    147
     
     
    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
    158.35
    41
    2. Lung Disease
    100.75
    2
    3. Stroke
    80.01
    97
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.23
    77
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    36.73
    41
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    33.25
    77
    7. Tuberculosis
    24.24
    52
    8. Liver Disease
    23.05
    61
    9. Kidney Disease
    21.72
    52
    10. Alzheimers/Dementia
    20.52
    67
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.13
    79
    12. Asthma
    16.38
    26
    13. Hypertension
    14.98
    80
    14. Cervical Cancer
    14.36
    55
    15. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    91
    16. Low Birth Weight
    12.57
    57
    17. HIV/AIDS
    9.76
    71
    18. Birth Trauma
    9.59
    58
    19. Breast Cancer
    9.21
    163
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    8.80
    11
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.35
    21
    22. Other Injuries
    8.05
    96
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    7.38
    111
    24. Falls
    7.34
    63
    25. Suicide
    7.02
    127
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Oral Cancer
    6.44
    25
    27. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    82
    28. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    44
    29. Meningitis
    4.73
    50
    30. Maternal Conditions
    4.42
    53
    31. Lymphomas
    4.18
    115
    32. Leukemia
    3.54
    108
    33. Fires
    3.52
    63
    34. Endocrine Disorders
    3.41
    130
    35. Encephalitis
    3.38
    3
    36. Violence
    3.33
    121
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    170
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    87
    39. Malnutrition
    2.29
    82
    40. Hepatitis B
    2.28
    20
    41. Tetanus
    1.68
    32
    42. Pertussis
    1.67
    50
    43. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    118
    44. Epilepsy
    1.44
    113
    45. Drownings
    1.43
    138
    46. Prostate Cancer
    1.41
    182
    47. Leishmaniasis
    1.28
    3
    48. Appendicitis
    1.22
    41
    49. Skin Disease
    1.17
    114
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    156
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,559
    18.72
    2. Lung Disease
    19,274
    11.81
    3. Stroke
    15,450
    9.46
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,535
    6.45
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7,882
    4.83
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,482
    3.97
    7. Tuberculosis
    5,252
    3.22
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    4,921
    3.01
    9. Liver Disease
    4,848
    2.97
    10. Kidney Disease
    4,337
    2.66
    11. Low Birth Weight
    3,981
    2.44
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,689
    2.26
    13. Asthma
    3,317
    2.03
    14. Birth Trauma
    3,039
    1.86
    15. Hypertension
    2,925
    1.79
    16. Lung Cancers
    2,679
    1.64
    17. HIV/AIDS
    2,280
    1.40
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    2,269
    1.39
    19. Other Injuries
    1,927
    1.18
    20. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,860
    1.14
    21. Suicide
    1,709
    1.05
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,689
    1.03
    23. Cervical Cancer
    1,624
    0.99
    24. Falls
    1,586
    0.97
    25. Oral Cancer
    1,341
    0.82
      Deaths %
    26. Maternal Conditions
    1,242
    0.76
    27. Stomach Cancer
    1,217
    0.75
    28. Meningitis
    1,098
    0.67
    29. Breast Cancer
    1,054
    0.65
    30. Violence
    933
    0.57
    31. Lymphomas
    895
    0.55
    32. Leukemia
    890
    0.55
    33. Fires
    876
    0.54
    34. Encephalitis
    810
    0.50
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    739
    0.45
    36. Ovary Cancer
    649
    0.40
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    627
    0.38
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    533
    0.33
    39. Pertussis
    532
    0.33
    40. Hepatitis B
    485
    0.30
    41. Malnutrition
    483
    0.30
    42. Tetanus
    405
    0.25
    43. Drownings
    361
    0.22
    44. Leishmaniasis
    342
    0.21
    45. Epilepsy
    340
    0.21
    46. Bladder Cancer
    299
    0.18
    47. Appendicitis
    261
    0.16
    48. Inflammatory/Heart
    241
    0.15
    49. Other Neoplasms
    237
    0.15
    50. Skin Disease
    235
    0.14
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    14.36
    55
    2. Lung Cancers
    12.99
    91
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.21
    163
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.44
    25
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.85
    82
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.82
    44
    7. Lymphomas
    4.18
    115
    8. Leukemia
    3.54
    108
      Rate World Rank
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.02
    170
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.59
    87
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.52
    118
    12. Prostate Cancer
    1.41
    182
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.11
    156
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.00
    183
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.43
    176
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.34
    175
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.0
    146
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    37.1
    11.1
    56
    56
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    2.7
    5.4
    179
    183
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.88
    97

     
    Nepal NEPAL DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    29,384,297
    45
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    153
    Population 0-14
    30.2%
    72
    Population 15-64
    64.6%
    116
    Population 65 +
    5.2%
    117
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.50
    78
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.60
    154
    Fertility Rate
    2.12
    96
    Infant Mortality
    27.90
    67
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    136
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.08
    12
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.89
    188
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.99
    13
    Net Migration
    -2.20
    146
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    88
    Literacy Total
    63.9%
    165
    Literacy Male
    76.4%
    125
    Literacy Female
    53.1%
    134
    Unemployment
    3.3%
    154
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    70.2
    117
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    61.3
    120
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,700
    162
     
     
     

    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.