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Yemen
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Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola 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 Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
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 2014 updates, 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
    58.0
    60.8
    59.4
    135
    137
    137
    2010
    63.1
    65.8
    64.4
    129
    135
    134
    2015
    64.3
    67.2
    65.7
    132
    139
    137
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.3
    67.2
    132
    139
    Age 5
    67.3
    69.9
    133
    146
    Age 10
    67.7
    70.3
    133
    146
    Age 15
    68.0
    70.6
    133
    147
    Age 20
    68.5
    71.1
    134
    146
    Age 25
    69.2
    71.6
    135
    146
    Age 30
    69.8
    72.2
    134
    146
    Age 35
    70.5
    72.8
    133
    146
    Age 40
    71.1
    73.5
    137
    149
    Age 45
    71.9
    74.2
    140
    150
    Age 50
    72.9
    75.0
    149
    153
    Age 55
    74.0
    76.0
    152
    154
    Age 60
    75.5
    77.2
    152
    154
    Age 65
    77.4
    78.7
    157
    157
    Age 70
    79.6
    80.6
    152
    158
    Age 75
    82.2
    82.9
    153
    158
    Age 80
    85.3
    85.8
    153
    159
    Age 85
    88.8
    89.2
    156
    162
    Age 90
    92.8
    93.1
    152
    156
    Age 95
    97.2
    97.4
    124
    138
    Age 100
    101.8
    101.9
    111
    127
     
     
    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. Influenza and Pneumonia
    352.37
    1
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    157.92
    30
    3. Stroke
    115.63
    61
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    31.63
    17
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    29.17
    80
    6. Lung Disease
    22.40
    58
    7. Hypertension
    21.69
    41
    8. Liver Disease
    19.16
    70
    9. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    18.78
    3
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    17.86
    58
    11. Low Birth Weight
    17.23
    40
    12. Other Injuries
    16.78
    53
    13. Breast Cancer
    16.18
    89
    14. Birth Trauma
    15.07
    42
    15. Kidney Disease
    14.64
    82
    16. Malnutrition
    11.35
    46
    17. War
    11.30
    5
    18. Maternal Conditions
    10.79
    44
    19. Asthma
    10.56
    37
    20. Tuberculosis
    10.14
    72
    21. Congenital Anomalies
    8.72
    83
    22. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    8.04
    33
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.85
    80
    24. Lymphomas
    6.59
    38
    25. Meningitis
    6.58
    52
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Malaria
    6.46
    44
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    6.08
    84
    28. Other Neoplasms
    6.00
    11
    29. Leukemia
    5.58
    17
    30. Poisonings
    5.02
    25
    31. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.56
    43
    32. HIV/AIDS
    4.23
    91
    33. Fires
    4.22
    62
    34. Stomach Cancer
    4.01
    122
    35. Falls
    3.99
    109
    36. Drownings
    3.90
    83
    37. Lung Cancers
    3.82
    132
    38. Suicide
    3.66
    143
    39. Ovary Cancer
    3.52
    117
    40. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.33
    150
    41. Oral Cancer
    3.26
    77
    42. Violence
    3.17
    111
    43. Liver Cancer
    2.92
    154
    44. Prostate Cancer
    2.69
    163
    45. Skin Disease
    2.47
    67
    46. Drug Use
    2.42
    45
    47. Cervical Cancer
    2.23
    147
    48. Pertussis
    2.20
    26
    49. Pancreas Cancer
    2.00
    118
    50. Epilepsy
    1.88
    87
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Influenza and Pneumonia
    45,684
    30.71
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    15,467
    10.40
    3. Stroke
    11,130
    7.48
    4. Low Birth Weight
    6,634
    4.46
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,247
    4.20
    6. Birth Trauma
    5,802
    3.90
    7. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5,286
    3.55
    8. Other Injuries
    3,644
    2.45
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    2,854
    1.92
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,832
    1.90
    11. War
    2,465
    1.66
    12. Liver Disease
    2,248
    1.51
    13. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2,235
    1.50
    14. Lung Disease
    2,235
    1.50
    15. Malnutrition
    2,204
    1.48
    16. Maternal Conditions
    2,111
    1.42
    17. Hypertension
    2,072
    1.39
    18. Kidney Disease
    1,688
    1.13
    19. Meningitis
    1,472
    0.99
    20. Tuberculosis
    1,337
    0.90
    21. Malaria
    1,258
    0.85
    22. Asthma
    1,164
    0.78
    23. Drownings
    1,123
    0.75
    24. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,087
    0.73
    25. Leukemia
    1,060
    0.71
      Deaths %
    26. Poisonings
    1,010
    0.68
    27. Breast Cancer
    997
    0.67
    28. Fires
    955
    0.64
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    949
    0.64
    30. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    918
    0.62
    31. Lymphomas
    908
    0.61
    32. Pertussis
    844
    0.57
    33. HIV/AIDS
    806
    0.54
    34. Falls
    779
    0.52
    35. Suicide
    733
    0.49
    36. Violence
    683
    0.46
    37. Other Neoplasms
    663
    0.45
    38. Syphilis
    572
    0.38
    39. Measles
    570
    0.38
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    431
    0.29
    41. Epilepsy
    427
    0.29
    42. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    425
    0.29
    43. Tetanus
    422
    0.28
    44. Stomach Cancer
    398
    0.27
    45. Oral Cancer
    386
    0.26
    46. Drug Use
    375
    0.25
    47. Encephalitis
    368
    0.25
    48. Lung Cancers
    361
    0.24
    49. Liver Cancer
    333
    0.22
    50. Skin Disease
    324
    0.22
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    16.18
    89
    2. Lymphomas
    6.59
    38
    3. Leukemia
    5.58
    17
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    4.56
    43
    5. Stomach Cancer
    4.01
    122
    6. Lung Cancers
    3.82
    132
    7. Ovary Cancer
    3.52
    117
    8. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.33
    150
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    3.26
    77
    10. Liver Cancer
    2.92
    154
    11. Prostate Cancer
    2.69
    163
    12. Cervical Cancer
    2.23
    147
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    2.00
    118
    14. Bladder Cancer
    1.32
    125
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.60
    150
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.05
    171
     
     
    Yemen YEMEN HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.2
    184
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    11.1
    23.4
    124
    93
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.724
    139

     
    Yemen YEMEN DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    27,392,779
    48
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    35
    Population 0-14
    40.5 %
    31
    Population 15-64
    56.8 %
    157
    Population 65 +
    2.7 %
    178
    Birth Rate / 1000
    29.20
    41
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.10
    136
    Fertility Rate
    3.77
    38
    Infant Mortality
    47.40
    38
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    58
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    94
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    54
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.87
    40
    Net Migration
    0.70
    48
    Population Growth
    2.37 %
    29
    Literacy Total
    65.3 %
    160
    Literacy Male
    85.1 %
    103
    Literacy Female
    55.0 %
    129
    Unemployment
    27.0 %
    23
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    65.7
    137
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    57.7
    135
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $2,800
    162
     
     
     

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