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Kuwait
COUNTRY #1
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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.

Iraq
COUNTRY #2
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DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
Kuwait Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
           
    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
     
    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
      M F M F M F 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
    210.70
    29
    230.27
    20
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    126.59
    17
    18.82
    121
    3. Stroke
    82.04
    77
    75.79
    85
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    32.06
    81
    48.29
    41
    5. Breast Cancer
    27.42
    11
    22.77
    25
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.00
    59
    20.93
    75
    7. Lung Disease
    23.49
    85
    14.16
    149
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.32
    78
    28.79
    37
    9. Lung Cancers
    18.98
    64
    15.26
    79
    10. Hypertension
    16.79
    58
    12.41
    90
    11. Prostate Cancer
    15.01
    103
    8.89
    147
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.65
    33
    6.30
    114
    13. Other Injuries
    8.77
    76
    5.79
    122
    14. Lymphomas
    8.59
    10
    9.02
    8
    15. Liver Cancer
    8.19
    49
    4.86
    108
    16. Encephalitis
    6.88
    2
    1.01
    75
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    109
    9.51
    51
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    43
    3.39
    99
    19. Liver Disease
    5.58
    162
    5.43
    166
    20. Bladder Cancer
    5.38
    9
    8.45
    1
    21. Low Birth Weight
    5.34
    112
    12.38
    55
    22. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    61
    4.23
    98
    23. Stomach Cancer
    5.17
    101
    5.73
    86
    24. Other Neoplasms
    5.04
    23
    8.70
    3
    25. Uterin Cancer
    5.03
    15
    0.61
    179
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    4.08
    103
    3.01
    134
    27. Leukemia
    3.49
    113
    7.60
    1
    28. Falls
    3.21
    133
    2.32
    157
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.20
    139
    1.64
    171
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.84
    80
    1.26
    149
    31. Violence
    2.67
    128
    17.98
    18
    32. Suicide
    2.18
    178
    4.05
    154
    33. Fires
    2.16
    74
    1.71
    88
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.03
    138
    2.86
    100
    35. Asthma
    2.02
    116
    6.34
    74
    36. Drug Use
    1.55
    65
    1.90
    45
    37. Tuberculosis
    1.53
    120
    6.56
    81
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.44
    179
    7.89
    45
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.10
    147
    0.94
    151
    40. Epilepsy
    0.98
    141
    0.78
    158
    41. Hepatitis B
    0.91
    63
    0.68
    74
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.79
    148
    6.20
    75
    43. Drownings
    0.71
    167
    1.40
    141
    44. Meningitis
    0.65
    121
    1.54
    76
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    0.63
    180
    1.95
    110
    46. Alzheimers & Dementia
    0.62
    181
    30.59
    56
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    158
    0.76
    130
    48. Alcohol
    0.34
    165
    0.31
    168
    49. Anemia
    0.33
    42
    0.01
    158
    50. Birth Trauma
    0.31
    177
    8.65
    59
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Kuwait KUWAIT   Iraq IRAQ
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,256
    32.63
    32,463
    18.92
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,052
    10.54
    7,393
    4.31
    3. Stroke
    880
    8.82
    11,205
    6.53
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    740
    7.41
    6,199
    3.61
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    326
    3.27
    7,279
    4.24
    6. Other Injuries
    246
    2.46
    1,910
    1.11
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    241
    2.41
    5,803
    3.38
    8. Breast Cancer
    240
    2.40
    2,282
    1.33
    9. Lung Cancers
    236
    2.36
    2,465
    1.44
    10. Lung Disease
    226
    2.26
    1,960
    1.14
    11. Kidney Disease
    205
    2.05
    4,395
    2.56
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    201
    2.01
    1,091
    0.64
    13. Low Birth Weight
    192
    1.92
    8,050
    4.69
    14. Hypertension
    170
    1.70
    1,754
    1.02
    15. Lymphomas
    138
    1.38
    1,700
    0.99
    16. Liver Cancer
    116
    1.16
    782
    0.46
    17. Falls
    111
    1.11
    596
    0.35
    18. Violence
    110
    1.10
    5,771
    3.36
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    99
    0.99
    555
    0.32
    20. Encephalitis
    96
    0.96
    297
    0.17
    21. Liver Disease
    95
    0.95
    1,041
    0.61
    22. Suicide
    94
    0.94
    1,128
    0.66
    23. Stomach Cancer
    69
    0.69
    966
    0.56
    24. Leukemia
    67
    0.67
    1,786
    1.04
    25. Prostate Cancer
    64
    0.64
    508
    0.30
    26. Other Neoplasms
    63
    0.63
    1,622
    0.95
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    63
    0.63
    803
    0.47
    28. Bladder Cancer
    58
    0.58
    1,265
    0.74
    29. Fires
    49
    0.49
    582
    0.34
    30. Drug Use
    48
    0.48
    474
    0.28
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    45
    0.45
    1,525
    0.89
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    35
    0.35
    206
    0.12
    33. Ovary Cancer
    35
    0.35
    424
    0.25
    34. Oral Cancer
    33
    0.33
    480
    0.28
    35. Uterin Cancer
    29
    0.29
    53
    0.03
    36. Asthma
    28
    0.28
    995
    0.58
    37. Drownings
    26
    0.26
    570
    0.33
    38. Tuberculosis
    24
    0.24
    1,264
    0.74
    39. Hepatitis B
    22
    0.22
    136
    0.08
    40. Epilepsy
    20
    0.20
    246
    0.14
    41. Meningitis
    20
    0.20
    551
    0.32
    42. Cervical Cancer
    18
    0.18
    155
    0.09
    43. Alcohol
    12
    0.12
    68
    0.04
    44. Birth Trauma
    11
    0.11
    5,622
    3.28
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10
    0.10
    147
    0.09
    46. Syphilis
    7
    0.07
    253
    0.15
    47. Poisonings
    7
    0.07
    184
    0.11
    48. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.07
    2,431
    1.42
    49. Maternal Conditions
    6
    0.06
    647
    0.38
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    5
    0.05
    242
    0.14
    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
    27.42
    11
    22.77
    25
    2. Lung Cancers
    18.98
    64
    15.26
    79
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.01
    103
    8.89
    147
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.65
    33
    6.30
    114
    5. Lymphomas
    8.59
    10
    9.02
    8
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.19
    49
    4.86
    108
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    43
    3.39
    99
    8. Bladder Cancer
    5.38
    9
    8.45
    1
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    61
    4.23
    98
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.17
    101
    5.73
    86
    11. Uterin Cancer
    5.03
    15
    0.61
    179
    12. Leukemia
    3.49
    113
    7.60
    1
    13. Cervical Cancer
    3.20
    139
    1.64
    171
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.84
    80
    1.26
    149
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.03
    138
    2.86
    100
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.31
    182
    0.72
    152
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    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.