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HEALTH PROFILE : Yemen

Yemen
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Yemen

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Yemen 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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    Yemen YEMEN LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    34.5
    34.9
    34.7
    164
    167
    166
    1970
    38.5
    38.9
    38.7
    164
    167
    167
    1980
    46.9
    47.4
    47.1
    150
    158
    155
    1990
    53.8
    55.2
    54.5
    146
    150
    150
    2000
    59.5
    62.2
    60.8
    131
    131
    131
    2010
    63.1
    65.8
    64.4
    129
    135
    134
    2016
    63.9
    66.8
    65.3
    137
    147
    142
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    63.9
    66.8
    137
    147
    Age 5
    67.7
    70.3
    138
    145
    Age 10
    68.0
    70.6
    138
    148
    Age 15
    68.2
    70.8
    138
    148
    Age 20
    68.6
    71.2
    139
    148
    Age 25
    69.3
    71.8
    138
    148
    Age 30
    69.9
    72.3
    138
    148
    Age 35
    70.6
    72.9
    137
    150
    Age 40
    71.2
    73.6
    139
    153
    Age 45
    72.0
    74.3
    140
    155
    Age 50
    72.9
    75.1
    143
    159
    Age 55
    74.1
    76.1
    152
    160
    Age 60
    75.5
    77.2
    155
    161
    Age 65
    77.3
    78.7
    161
    163
    Age 70
    79.5
    80.6
    161
    162
    Age 75
    82.2
    82.9
    160
    160
    Age 80
    85.3
    85.8
    157
    161
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.2
    158
    157
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN 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
    298.84
    7
    2. Stroke
    164.35
    10
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    54.48
    69
    4. Lung Disease
    38.97
    26
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    35.22
    20
    6. Kidney Disease
    35.01
    17
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    30.50
    87
    8. Liver Disease
    28.16
    38
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    26.17
    50
    10. Hypertension
    16.71
    64
    11. Breast Cancer
    16.55
    92
    12. War
    15.42
    7
    13. Low Birth Weight
    14.34
    45
    14. Maternal Conditions
    13.55
    33
    15. Asthma
    12.34
    47
    16. Congenital Anomalies
    10.86
    52
    17. Other Injuries
    10.64
    67
    18. Birth Trauma
    10.55
    51
    19. Diarrhoeal diseases
    10.39
    66
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    9.79
    37
    21. Suicide
    9.47
    97
    22. Tuberculosis
    7.93
    83
    23. Drownings
    7.25
    43
    24. Falls
    7.06
    65
    25. Lymphomas
    6.70
    45
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Violence
    6.40
    82
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    6.20
    83
    28. Other Neoplasms
    6.04
    10
    29. Leukemia
    5.44
    11
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.37
    57
    31. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    4.77
    37
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.64
    44
    33. Stomach Cancer
    4.10
    126
    34. Lung Cancers
    3.91
    143
    35. Fires
    3.78
    60
    36. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    122
    37. Malaria
    3.61
    41
    38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.47
    164
    39. Oral Cancer
    3.29
    79
    40. Epilepsy
    3.12
    55
    41. Meningitis
    3.12
    65
    42. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    163
    43. Prostate Cancer
    2.82
    173
    44. Syphilis
    2.69
    31
    45. Poisonings
    2.68
    32
    46. Cervical Cancer
    2.24
    151
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    123
    48. Pertussis
    1.98
    31
    49. Malnutrition
    1.58
    97
    50. HIV/AIDS
    1.57
    112
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    31,988
    21.99
    2. Stroke
    18,029
    12.39
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    10,500
    7.22
    4. Low Birth Weight
    6,354
    4.37
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,130
    4.21
    6. Birth Trauma
    4,674
    3.21
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    4,221
    2.90
    8. Kidney Disease
    4,216
    2.90
    9. Lung Disease
    4,183
    2.87
    10. War
    3,875
    2.66
    11. Liver Disease
    3,598
    2.47
    12. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,359
    2.31
    13. Diarrhoeal diseases
    3,312
    2.28
    14. Maternal Conditions
    3,240
    2.23
    15. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,827
    1.94
    16. Other Injuries
    2,544
    1.75
    17. Drownings
    2,225
    1.53
    18. Suicide
    2,204
    1.51
    19. Hypertension
    1,723
    1.18
    20. Asthma
    1,649
    1.13
    21. Violence
    1,631
    1.12
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,514
    1.04
    23. Falls
    1,363
    0.94
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,270
    0.87
    25. Leukemia
    1,150
    0.79
      Deaths %
    26. Breast Cancer
    1,133
    0.78
    27. Syphilis
    1,122
    0.77
    28. Tuberculosis
    1,076
    0.74
    29. Lymphomas
    1,029
    0.71
    30. Fires
    923
    0.63
    31. Pertussis
    856
    0.59
    32. Meningitis
    835
    0.57
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    810
    0.56
    34. Epilepsy
    809
    0.56
    35. Poisonings
    771
    0.53
    36. Malaria
    768
    0.53
    37. Other Neoplasms
    738
    0.51
    38. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    660
    0.45
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    486
    0.33
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    482
    0.33
    41. Stomach Cancer
    444
    0.31
    42. Oral Cancer
    426
    0.29
    43. Lung Cancers
    408
    0.28
    44. Liver Cancer
    369
    0.25
    45. Malnutrition
    368
    0.25
    46. HIV/AIDS
    338
    0.23
    47. Pancreas Cancer
    244
    0.17
    48. Encephalitis
    241
    0.17
    49. Tetanus
    231
    0.16
    50. Ovary Cancer
    231
    0.16
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    16.55
    92
    2. Lymphomas
    6.70
    45
    3. Leukemia
    5.44
    11
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.64
    44
    5. Stomach Cancer
    4.10
    126
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.91
    143
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.62
    122
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.47
    164
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.29
    79
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.97
    163
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.82
    173
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.24
    151
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.08
    123
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.33
    133
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.65
    149
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.05
    180
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.1
    184
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    12.0
    22.0
    120
    100
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.36
    146

     
    Yemen YEMEN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    28,036,829
    48
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    36
    Population 0-14
    39.8%
    34
    Population 15-64
    57.4%
    156
    Population 65 +
    2.8%
    178
    Birth Rate / 1000
    28.40
    41
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.00
    148
    Fertility Rate
    3.63
    39
    Infant Mortality
    46.00
    37
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    127
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    130
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    58
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    57
    Net Migration
    0.40
    51
    Population Growth
    2.30%
    33
    Literacy Total
    70.1%
    158
    Literacy Male
    85.1%
    106
    Literacy Female
    55.0%
    133
    Unemployment
    27.0%
    19
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    65.3
    142
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    55.1
    156
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,300
    166
     
     
     

    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.