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Compare Kuwait and Iraq health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.1
    61.5
    59.8
    63
    65
    64
     
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
    1970
    64.8
    68.8
    66.8
    48
    51
    52
     
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
    1980
    68.7
    72.9
    70.8
    34
    48
    34
     
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
    1990
    73.2
    76.9
    75.0
    16
    31
    24
     
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
    2000
    72.4
    74.4
    73.2
    36
    74
    48
     
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
    2010
    73.2
    75.2
    74.0
    47
    91
    69
     
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
    2016
    73.9
    76.0
    74.8
    53
    94
    83
     
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.9
    76.0
    53
    94
     
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    Age 5
    74.6
    76.6
    55
    103
     
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    Age 10
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
     
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    Age 15
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
     
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    Age 20
    75.0
    76.8
    56
    105
     
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    Age 25
    75.2
    76.9
    58
    107
     
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    Age 30
    75.4
    77.0
    63
    108
     
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    Age 35
    75.5
    77.1
    65
    109
     
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    Age 40
    75.7
    77.2
    72
    110
     
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    Age 45
    76.0
    77.3
    77
    112
     
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    Age 50
    76.4
    77.6
    80
    114
     
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    Age 55
    76.9
    77.9
    84
    122
     
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    Age 60
    77.6
    78.4
    94
    135
     
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.3
    113
    146
     
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.7
    137
    160
     
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.6
    157
    168
     
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.3
    168
    169
     
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.6
    168
    173
     
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    203.54
    26
     
    215.95
    19
    2. Stroke
    83.21
    92
     
    94.27
    76
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    58.28
    66
     
    22.66
    122
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    58.17
    2
     
    25.24
    40
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.06
    70
     
    40.12
    56
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.70
    31
     
    26.26
    36
    7. Hypertension
    28.14
    29
     
    13.14
    97
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.27
    73
     
    22.34
    69
    9. Breast Cancer
    15.22
    110
     
    21.97
    32
    10. Liver Disease
    12.93
    103
     
    5.96
    155
    11. Lung Disease
    10.99
    169
     
    8.56
    179
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    8.53
    88
     
    11.02
    46
    13. Lung Cancers
    7.51
    115
     
    14.15
    84
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.14
    102
     
    5.79
    121
    15. Prostate Cancer
    5.45
    160
     
    7.02
    152
    16. Other Injuries
    4.95
    145
     
    5.76
    130
    17. Liver Cancer
    4.94
    103
     
    4.25
    122
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    126
     
    8.20
    51
    19. Low Birth Weight
    4.24
    130
     
    12.90
    55
    20. Suicide
    4.16
    157
     
    4.03
    158
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    3.96
    117
     
    4.41
    109
    22. Falls
    3.95
    119
     
    2.36
    159
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    3.70
    88
     
    2.99
    101
    24. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
     
    7.22
    2
    25. Asthma
    3.02
    106
     
    3.33
    101
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    148
     
    4.12
    95
    27. Lymphomas
    2.84
    139
     
    8.32
    11
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.83
    63
     
    0.59
    175
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.76
    62
     
    7.39
    3
    30. Violence
    2.33
    135
     
    14.52
    26
    31. Fires
    1.69
    89
     
    1.76
    85
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.65
    130
     
    0.89
    154
    33. Stomach Cancer
    1.63
    179
     
    5.27
    100
    34. Drug Use
    1.35
    89
     
    1.81
    63
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.34
    137
     
    1.15
    147
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    1.30
    68
     
    0.28
    178
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    175
     
    1.62
    171
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.19
    150
     
    8.45
    3
    39. Epilepsy
    1.09
    142
     
    0.92
    151
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.97
    134
     
    2.99
    76
    41. Drownings
    0.96
    155
     
    1.41
    142
    42. Skin Disease
    0.92
    125
     
    0.80
    133
    43. Meningitis
    0.82
    108
     
    1.80
    77
    44. Oral Cancer
    0.63
    181
     
    2.59
    99
    45. War
    0.56
    27
     
    117.30
    2
    46. Tuberculosis
    0.53
    147
     
    5.48
    90
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.52
    157
     
    5.35
    74
    48. Appendicitis
    0.38
    103
     
    0.12
    135
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.30
    178
     
    8.31
    65
    50. Poisonings
    0.30
    156
     
    0.45
    126
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,714
    30.55
     
    32,582
    18.50
    2. Stroke
    890
    10.02
     
    14,315
    8.13
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    687
    7.73
     
    6,476
    3.68
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    607
    6.83
     
    8,218
    4.67
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    468
    5.27
     
    3,441
    1.95
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    371
    4.18
     
    6,382
    3.62
    7. Kidney Disease
    328
    3.69
     
    4,273
    2.43
    8. Hypertension
    304
    3.42
     
    1,993
    1.13
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    296
    3.33
     
    6,274
    3.56
    10. Liver Disease
    205
    2.31
     
    1,124
    0.64
    11. Low Birth Weight
    167
    1.88
     
    8,339
    4.73
    12. Suicide
    154
    1.73
     
    1,109
    0.63
    13. Breast Cancer
    126
    1.42
     
    2,173
    1.23
    14. Lung Disease
    113
    1.27
     
    1,261
    0.72
    15. Other Injuries
    112
    1.26
     
    1,812
    1.03
    16. Falls
    105
    1.18
     
    612
    0.35
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    103
    1.16
     
    1,015
    0.58
    18. Violence
    99
    1.11
     
    4,624
    2.63
    19. Lung Cancers
    95
    1.07
     
    2,285
    1.30
    20. Leukemia
    75
    0.84
     
    1,737
    0.99
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    72
    0.81
     
    1,066
    0.61
    22. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.80
     
    693
    0.39
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    69
    0.78
     
    1,771
    1.01
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    52
    0.59
     
    491
    0.28
    25. Lymphomas
    49
    0.55
     
    1,598
    0.91
    26. Fires
    43
    0.48
     
    582
    0.33
    27. Drug Use
    42
    0.47
     
    457
    0.26
    28. Asthma
    39
    0.44
     
    566
    0.32
    29. Epilepsy
    32
    0.36
     
    294
    0.17
    30. Drownings
    31
    0.35
     
    568
    0.32
    31. Stomach Cancer
    28
    0.32
     
    903
    0.51
    32. Prostate Cancer
    28
    0.32
     
    432
    0.25
    33. Bladder Cancer
    28
    0.32
     
    1,125
    0.64
    34. War
    24
    0.27
     
    39,448
    22.40
    35. Ovary Cancer
    22
    0.25
     
    406
    0.23
    36. Meningitis
    19
    0.21
     
    621
    0.35
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    18
    0.20
     
    146
    0.08
    38. Uterin Cancer
    17
    0.19
     
    51
    0.03
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.18
     
    601
    0.34
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    15
    0.17
     
    190
    0.11
    41. Other Neoplasms
    15
    0.17
     
    1,589
    0.90
    42. Oral Cancer
    13
    0.15
     
    443
    0.25
    43. Birth Trauma
    12
    0.14
     
    5,372
    3.05
    44. Cervical Cancer
    12
    0.14
     
    153
    0.09
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    11
    0.12
     
    41
    0.02
    46. Skin Disease
    11
    0.12
     
    181
    0.10
    47. Poisonings
    9
    0.10
     
    180
    0.10
    48. Syphilis
    8
    0.09
     
    166
    0.09
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8
    0.09
     
    2,524
    1.43
    50. Encephalitis
    8
    0.09
     
    370
    0.21
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    15.22
    110
     
    21.97
    32
    2. Lung Cancers
    7.51
    115
     
    14.15
    84
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.14
    102
     
    5.79
    121
    4. Prostate Cancer
    5.45
    160
     
    7.02
    152
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.94
    103
     
    4.25
    122
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    3.70
    88
     
    2.99
    101
    7. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
     
    7.22
    2
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    148
     
    4.12
    95
    9. Lymphomas
    2.84
    139
     
    8.32
    11
    10. Uterin Cancer
    2.83
    63
     
    0.59
    175
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.76
    62
     
    7.39
    3
    12. Stomach Cancer
    1.63
    179
     
    5.27
    100
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.34
    137
     
    1.15
    147
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    175
     
    1.62
    171
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.63
    181
     
    2.59
    99
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    181
     
    0.66
    148
     
     
     
    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.