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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 2014 updates, 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
    60.2
    60.8
    60.5
    125
    136
    134
    2013
    67.3
    69.7
    68.5
    121
    134
    131
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.3
    69.7
    121
    134
    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. Lung Disease
    100.69
    3
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    97.85
    73
    3. Stroke
    90.33
    88
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    63.82
    55
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.96
    78
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    28.82
    47
    7. Tuberculosis
    27.80
    43
    8. Suicide
    24.48
    8
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.32
    50
    10. Kidney Disease
    20.83
    30
    11. Hypertension
    20.77
    51
    12. Liver Disease
    20.00
    66
    13. Asthma
    18.99
    13
    14. HIV/AIDS
    17.52
    57
    15. Other Injuries
    14.91
    65
    16. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    14.34
    12
    17. Low Birth Weight
    13.88
    52
    18. Cervical Cancer
    13.03
    55
    19. Lung Cancers
    11.92
    87
    20. Birth Trauma
    10.46
    57
    21. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    9.26
    26
    22. Congenital Anomalies
    9.08
    73
    23. Malnutrition
    8.80
    51
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.17
    78
    25. Breast Cancer
    8.13
    159
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Falls
    7.63
    60
    27. Measles
    7.26
    6
    28. Poisonings
    6.76
    10
    29. Oral Cancer
    6.22
    22
    30. Stomach Cancer
    5.60
    89
    31. Epilepsy
    5.29
    46
    32. Ovary Cancer
    5.13
    63
    33. Fires
    4.66
    57
    34. Maternal Conditions
    4.63
    55
    35. Meningitis
    4.20
    64
    36. Lymphomas
    3.97
    107
    37. Hepatitis B
    3.70
    24
    38. Leukemia
    3.39
    103
    39. Endocrine Disorders
    3.22
    126
    40. Encephalitis
    2.98
    15
    41. Skin Disease
    2.85
    63
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.80
    158
    43. Drownings
    2.58
    102
    44. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.49
    91
    45. Violence
    2.48
    119
    46. Pertussis
    1.95
    50
    47. Syphilis
    1.94
    33
    48. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    116
    49. Alzheimers/Dementia
    1.36
    138
    50. Prostate Cancer
    1.35
    171
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Lung Disease
    17,186
    10.84
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    17,107
    10.79
    3. Stroke
    15,333
    9.67
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    13,106
    8.27
    5. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6,160
    3.89
    6. Suicide
    5,572
    3.51
    7. Tuberculosis
    5,506
    3.47
    8. Diabetes Mellitus
    5,270
    3.32
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,036
    3.18
    10. Low Birth Weight
    4,713
    2.97
    11. HIV/AIDS
    4,066
    2.56
    12. Kidney Disease
    3,994
    2.52
    13. Liver Disease
    3,859
    2.43
    14. Hypertension
    3,584
    2.26
    15. Birth Trauma
    3,552
    2.24
    16. Other Injuries
    3,407
    2.15
    17. Asthma
    3,384
    2.13
    18. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    2,646
    1.67
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    2,582
    1.63
    20. Measles
    2,471
    1.56
    21. Lung Cancers
    2,235
    1.41
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,727
    1.09
    23. Malnutrition
    1,679
    1.06
    24. Poisonings
    1,620
    1.02
    25. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,509
    0.95
      Deaths %
    26. Falls
    1,502
    0.95
    27. Cervical Cancer
    1,368
    0.86
    28. Fires
    1,218
    0.77
    29. Maternal Conditions
    1,189
    0.75
    30. Oral Cancer
    1,177
    0.74
    31. Stomach Cancer
    1,065
    0.67
    32. Epilepsy
    1,035
    0.65
    33. Meningitis
    961
    0.61
    34. Breast Cancer
    865
    0.55
    35. Leukemia
    820
    0.52
    36. Lymphomas
    781
    0.49
    37. Hepatitis B
    709
    0.45
    38. Encephalitis
    704
    0.44
    39. Drownings
    696
    0.44
    40. Endocrine Disorders
    679
    0.43
    41. Pertussis
    660
    0.42
    42. Syphilis
    639
    0.40
    43. Violence
    639
    0.40
    44. Skin Disease
    528
    0.33
    45. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    527
    0.33
    46. Ovary Cancer
    523
    0.33
    47. Oesophagus Cancer
    466
    0.29
    48. Tetanus
    271
    0.17
    49. Bladder Cancer
    251
    0.16
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    233
    0.15
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    13.03
    55
    2. Lung Cancers
    11.92
    87
    3. Breast Cancer
    8.13
    159
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.22
    22
    5. Stomach Cancer
    5.60
    89
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.13
    63
    7. Lymphomas
    3.97
    107
    8. Leukemia
    3.39
    103
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.80
    158
      Rate World Rank
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.49
    91
    11. Bladder Cancer
    1.44
    116
    12. Prostate Cancer
    1.35
    171
    13. Other Neoplasms
    1.11
    147
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    1.03
    146
    15. Liver Cancer
    0.94
    172
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.40
    168
    17. Skin Cancers
    0.18
    170
     
     
    Nepal NEPAL HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.2
    148
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    37.0
    25.0
    54
    22
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    1.8
    4.6
    181
    186
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.514
    113

     
    Nepal NEPAL DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    31,551,305
    42
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    114
    Population 0-14
    30.7 %
    73
    Population 15-64
    64.7 %
    115
    Population 65 +
    4.6 %
    116
    Birth Rate / 1000
    20.64
    76
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.56
    128
    Fertility Rate
    2.24
    89
    Infant Mortality
    39.14
    51
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    139
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    121
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    156
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.86
    54
    Net Migration
    3.86
    24
    Population Growth
    1.79
    57
    Literacy Total
    57.4
    171
    Literacy Male
    76.4
    121
    Literacy Female
    53.1
    131
    Unemployment
    46.0
    7
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    68.5
    131
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    59.2
    135
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,400
    162
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO May 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.