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Kuwait
COUNTRY #1
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Compare Kuwait and Ghana 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.

Ghana
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. 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 Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles 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 Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Kuwait Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Ghana GHANA
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Ghana GHANA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    58.1
    61.5
    59.8
    63
    65
    64
     
    44.4
    47.3
    45.8
    118
    114
    117
    1970
    64.8
    68.8
    66.8
    48
    51
    52
     
    47.8
    50.7
    49.2
    124
    124
    125
    1980
    68.7
    72.9
    70.8
    34
    48
    34
     
    51.6
    54.5
    53.0
    132
    134
    133
    1990
    73.2
    76.9
    75.0
    16
    31
    24
     
    55.7
    58.1
    56.9
    138
    142
    141
    2000
    72.4
    74.4
    73.2
    36
    74
    48
     
    55.9
    58.6
    57.2
    144
    146
    147
    2010
    73.2
    75.2
    74.0
    47
    91
    69
     
    59.6
    62.2
    60.9
    147
    149
    150
    2016
    73.9
    76.0
    74.8
    53
    94
    83
     
    62.5
    64.4
    63.4
    147
    158
    155
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Ghana GHANA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    73.9
    76.0
    53
    94
    62.5
    64.4
    147
    158
    Age 5
    74.6
    76.6
    55
    103
    66.6
    68.0
    147
    161
    Age 10
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
    67.0
    68.6
    148
    162
    Age 15
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
    67.3
    68.9
    148
    163
    Age 20
    75.0
    76.8
    56
    105
    67.8
    69.5
    149
    163
    Age 25
    75.2
    76.9
    58
    107
    68.4
    70.1
    150
    163
    Age 30
    75.4
    77.0
    63
    108
    69.0
    70.8
    151
    163
    Age 35
    75.5
    77.1
    65
    109
    69.6
    71.6
    153
    165
    Age 40
    75.7
    77.2
    72
    110
    70.4
    72.4
    155
    166
    Age 45
    76.0
    77.3
    77
    112
    71.4
    73.4
    158
    167
    Age 50
    76.4
    77.6
    80
    114
    72.5
    74.2
    162
    170
    Age 55
    76.9
    77.9
    84
    122
    73.8
    75.2
    163
    171
    Age 60
    77.6
    78.4
    94
    135
    75.2
    76.2
    169
    173
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.3
    113
    146
    76.9
    77.7
    171
    173
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.7
    137
    160
    79.0
    79.6
    171
    173
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.6
    157
    168
    81.6
    82.0
    173
    173
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.3
    168
    169
    84.8
    85.1
    171
    172
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.6
    168
    173
    88.5
    88.7
    167
    169
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Ghana GHANA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    203.54
    26
    155.08
    44
    2. Stroke
    83.21
    92
    160.10
    11
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    58.28
    66
    144.64
    15
    4. Alzheimers/Dementia
    58.17
    2
    16.47
    102
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    35.06
    70
    45.45
    48
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.70
    31
    19.32
    67
    7. Hypertension
    28.14
    29
    19.97
    53
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    21.27
    73
    33.17
    31
    9. Breast Cancer
    15.22
    110
    12.79
    129
    10. Liver Disease
    12.93
    103
    47.10
    15
    11. Lung Disease
    10.99
    169
    21.09
    103
    12. Congenital Anomalies
    8.53
    88
    14.53
    17
    13. Lung Cancers
    7.51
    115
    2.50
    154
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.14
    102
    3.82
    156
    15. Prostate Cancer
    5.45
    160
    16.11
    91
    16. Other Injuries
    4.95
    145
    19.68
    22
    17. Liver Cancer
    4.94
    103
    13.58
    22
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.37
    126
    11.61
    21
    19. Low Birth Weight
    4.24
    130
    17.97
    29
    20. Suicide
    4.16
    157
    10.09
    90
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    3.96
    117
    21.56
    7
    22. Falls
    3.95
    119
    17.75
    11
    23. Pancreas Cancer
    3.70
    88
    1.48
    145
    24. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
    1.12
    166
    25. Asthma
    3.02
    106
    11.82
    51
    26. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    148
    3.52
    124
    27. Lymphomas
    2.84
    139
    5.49
    82
    28. Uterin Cancer
    2.83
    63
    1.20
    142
    29. Bladder Cancer
    2.76
    62
    1.63
    109
    30. Violence
    2.33
    135
    11.12
    40
    31. Fires
    1.69
    89
    6.99
    23
    32. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.65
    130
    6.46
    42
    33. Stomach Cancer
    1.63
    179
    3.17
    148
    34. Drug Use
    1.35
    89
    3.44
    25
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.34
    137
    0.50
    178
    36. Parkinson's Disease
    1.30
    68
    0.68
    133
    37. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    175
    21.33
    29
    38. Other Neoplasms
    1.19
    150
    2.30
    109
    39. Epilepsy
    1.09
    142
    2.85
    58
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    0.97
    134
    3.73
    60
    41. Drownings
    0.96
    155
    5.46
    69
    42. Skin Disease
    0.92
    125
    7.20
    5
    43. Meningitis
    0.82
    108
    25.33
    14
    44. Oral Cancer
    0.63
    181
    2.72
    95
    45. War
    0.56
    27
    0.00
    95
    46. Tuberculosis
    0.53
    147
    63.00
    20
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.52
    157
    25.76
    49
    48. Appendicitis
    0.38
    103
    1.46
    33
    49. Birth Trauma
    0.30
    178
    16.94
    27
    50. Poisonings
    0.30
    156
    1.81
    53
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Ghana GHANA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,714
    30.55
    18,607
    8.84
    2. Stroke
    890
    10.02
    19,734
    9.37
    3. Road Traffic Accidents
    687
    7.73
    7,144
    3.39
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    607
    6.83
    24,674
    11.72
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    468
    5.27
    1,701
    0.81
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    371
    4.18
    5,709
    2.71
    7. Kidney Disease
    328
    3.69
    3,150
    1.50
    8. Hypertension
    304
    3.42
    2,602
    1.24
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    296
    3.33
    5,804
    2.76
    10. Liver Disease
    205
    2.31
    7,833
    3.72
    11. Low Birth Weight
    167
    1.88
    8,224
    3.91
    12. Suicide
    154
    1.73
    1,896
    0.90
    13. Breast Cancer
    126
    1.42
    1,123
    0.53
    14. Lung Disease
    113
    1.27
    2,578
    1.22
    15. Other Injuries
    112
    1.26
    4,543
    2.16
    16. Falls
    105
    1.18
    2,596
    1.23
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    103
    1.16
    502
    0.24
    18. Violence
    99
    1.11
    2,737
    1.30
    19. Lung Cancers
    95
    1.07
    350
    0.17
    20. Leukemia
    75
    0.84
    203
    0.10
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    72
    0.81
    5,409
    2.57
    22. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.80
    2,140
    1.02
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    69
    0.78
    1,943
    0.92
    24. Pancreas Cancer
    52
    0.59
    213
    0.10
    25. Lymphomas
    49
    0.55
    821
    0.39
    26. Fires
    43
    0.48
    1,480
    0.70
    27. Drug Use
    42
    0.47
    724
    0.34
    28. Asthma
    39
    0.44
    1,704
    0.81
    29. Epilepsy
    32
    0.36
    626
    0.30
    30. Drownings
    31
    0.35
    1,469
    0.70
    31. Stomach Cancer
    28
    0.32
    487
    0.23
    32. Prostate Cancer
    28
    0.32
    727
    0.35
    33. Bladder Cancer
    28
    0.32
    203
    0.10
    34. War
    24
    0.27
    0
    0.00
    35. Ovary Cancer
    22
    0.25
    298
    0.14
    36. Meningitis
    19
    0.21
    6,098
    2.90
    37. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    18
    0.20
    986
    0.47
    38. Uterin Cancer
    17
    0.19
    88
    0.04
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    16
    0.18
    564
    0.27
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    15
    0.17
    78
    0.04
    41. Other Neoplasms
    15
    0.17
    375
    0.18
    42. Oral Cancer
    13
    0.15
    366
    0.17
    43. Birth Trauma
    12
    0.14
    7,753
    3.68
    44. Cervical Cancer
    12
    0.14
    1,633
    0.78
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    11
    0.12
    74
    0.04
    46. Skin Disease
    11
    0.12
    1,054
    0.50
    47. Poisonings
    9
    0.10
    436
    0.21
    48. Syphilis
    8
    0.09
    409
    0.19
    49. Diarrhoeal diseases
    8
    0.09
    6,630
    3.15
    50. Encephalitis
    8
    0.09
    411
    0.20
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Ghana GHANA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    15.22
    110
    12.79
    129
    2. Lung Cancers
    7.51
    115
    2.50
    154
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.14
    102
    3.82
    156
    4. Prostate Cancer
    5.45
    160
    16.11
    91
    5. Liver Cancer
    4.94
    103
    13.58
    22
    6. Pancreas Cancer
    3.70
    88
    1.48
    145
    7. Leukemia
    3.24
    117
    1.12
    166
    8. Ovary Cancer
    2.95
    148
    3.52
    124
    9. Lymphomas
    2.84
    139
    5.49
    82
    10. Uterin Cancer
    2.83
    63
    1.20
    142
    11. Bladder Cancer
    2.76
    62
    1.63
    109
    12. Stomach Cancer
    1.63
    179
    3.17
    148
    13. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.34
    137
    0.50
    178
    14. Cervical Cancer
    1.22
    175
    21.33
    29
    15. Oral Cancer
    0.63
    181
    2.72
    95
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.26
    181
    1.03
    119
    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.