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HEALTH PROFILE: Iraq

Iraq
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Iraq

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Iraq. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Iraq Population Pyramid
 
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    Iraq
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    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
    Iraq IRAQ LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    49.4
    51.2
    50.3
    90
    95
    94
    1970
    55.1
    56.9
    56.0
    91
    96
    93
    1980
    60.2
    62.8
    61.5
    92
    100
    93
    1990
    60.2
    63.3
    61.8
    119
    125
    121
    2000
    67.8
    72.3
    70.0
    82
    97
    94
    2010
    68.4
    72.8
    70.6
    96
    109
    101
    2016
    67.5
    72.2
    69.8
    117
    119
    119
    Iraq IRAQ LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    67.5
    72.2
    117
    119
    Age 5
    69.9
    74.3
    111
    119
    Age 10
    70.2
    74.6
    109
    117
    Age 15
    70.6
    75.0
    107
    114
    Age 20
    71.1
    75.3
    104
    114
    Age 25
    72.0
    75.7
    101
    113
    Age 30
    72.8
    76.1
    99
    113
    Age 35
    73.5
    76.5
    91
    113
    Age 40
    74.2
    77.0
    89
    112
    Age 45
    74.9
    77.4
    88
    111
    Age 50
    75.7
    78.0
    88
    110
    Age 55
    76.6
    78.7
    87
    111
    Age 60
    77.9
    79.6
    84
    111
    Age 65
    79.6
    80.7
    82
    110
    Age 70
    81.4
    82.1
    87
    120
    Age 75
    83.4
    83.8
    98
    130
    Age 80
    86.1
    86.6
    103
    121
    Age 85
    89.5
    89.7
    100
    125
    Iraq IRAQ 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
    230.27
    20
    2. War
    104.88
    2
    3. Stroke
    75.79
    85
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    48.29
    41
    5. Alzheimers/Dementia
    30.59
    56
    6. Kidney Disease
    28.79
    37
    7. Breast Cancer
    22.77
    25
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.93
    75
    9. Influenza and Pneumonia
    18.82
    121
    10. Violence
    17.98
    18
    11. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    79
    12. Lung Disease
    14.16
    149
    13. Hypertension
    12.41
    90
    14. Low Birth Weight
    12.38
    55
    15. Congenital Anomalies
    9.51
    51
    16. Lymphomas
    9.02
    8
    17. Prostate Cancer
    8.89
    147
    18. Other Neoplasms
    8.70
    3
    19. Birth Trauma
    8.65
    59
    20. Bladder Cancer
    8.45
    1
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    7.89
    45
    22. Leukemia
    7.60
    1
    23. Tuberculosis
    6.56
    81
    24. Asthma
    6.34
    74
    25. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.30
    114
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Diarrhoeal diseases
    6.20
    75
    27. Other Injuries
    5.79
    122
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.73
    86
    29. Liver Disease
    5.43
    166
    30. Liver Cancer
    4.86
    108
    31. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    98
    32. Suicide
    4.05
    154
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    3.39
    99
    34. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.09
    66
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.01
    134
    36. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    100
    37. Falls
    2.32
    157
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    1.95
    110
    39. Drug Use
    1.90
    45
    40. Maternal Conditions
    1.86
    76
    41. Fires
    1.71
    88
    42. Cervical Cancer
    1.64
    171
    43. Meningitis
    1.54
    76
    44. Drownings
    1.40
    141
    45. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    149
    46. Encephalitis
    1.01
    75
    47. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    0.94
    151
    48. Epilepsy
    0.78
    158
    49. Skin Disease
    0.76
    130
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.72
    152
    Iraq IRAQ TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. War
    36,153
    21.07
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    32,463
    18.92
    3. Stroke
    11,205
    6.53
    4. Low Birth Weight
    8,050
    4.69
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    7,393
    4.31
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    7,279
    4.24
    7. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,199
    3.61
    8. Congenital Anomalies
    5,803
    3.38
    9. Violence
    5,771
    3.36
    10. Birth Trauma
    5,622
    3.28
    11. Kidney Disease
    4,395
    2.56
    12. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,622
    2.11
    13. Lung Cancers
    2,465
    1.44
    14. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,431
    1.42
    15. Breast Cancer
    2,282
    1.33
    16. Lung Disease
    1,960
    1.14
    17. Other Injuries
    1,910
    1.11
    18. Leukemia
    1,786
    1.04
    19. Hypertension
    1,754
    1.02
    20. Lymphomas
    1,700
    0.99
    21. Other Neoplasms
    1,622
    0.95
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,525
    0.89
    23. Bladder Cancer
    1,265
    0.74
    24. Tuberculosis
    1,264
    0.74
    25. Suicide
    1,128
    0.66
      Deaths %
    26. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,091
    0.64
    27. Liver Disease
    1,041
    0.61
    28. Asthma
    995
    0.58
    29. Stomach Cancer
    966
    0.56
    30. Endocrine Disorders
    803
    0.47
    31. Liver Cancer
    782
    0.46
    32. Maternal Conditions
    647
    0.38
    33. Falls
    596
    0.35
    34. Fires
    582
    0.34
    35. Drownings
    570
    0.33
    36. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    557
    0.32
    37. Pancreas Cancer
    555
    0.32
    38. Meningitis
    551
    0.32
    39. Prostate Cancer
    508
    0.30
    40. Oral Cancer
    480
    0.28
    41. Drug Use
    474
    0.28
    42. Ovary Cancer
    424
    0.25
    43. Encephalitis
    297
    0.17
    44. Syphilis
    253
    0.15
    45. Epilepsy
    246
    0.14
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    242
    0.14
    47. Malnutrition
    238
    0.14
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    206
    0.12
    49. Poisonings
    184
    0.11
    50. Cervical Cancer
    155
    0.09
    Iraq IRAQ CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    22.77
    25
    2. Lung Cancers
    15.26
    79
    3. Lymphomas
    9.02
    8
    4. Prostate Cancer
    8.89
    147
    5. Bladder Cancer
    8.45
    1
    6. Leukemia
    7.60
    1
    7. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    6.30
    114
    8. Stomach Cancer
    5.73
    86
      Rate World Rank
    9. Liver Cancer
    4.86
    108
    10. Ovary Cancer
    4.23
    98
    11. Pancreas Cancer
    3.39
    99
    12. Oral Cancer
    2.86
    100
    13. Cervical Cancer
    1.64
    171
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.26
    149
    15. Skin Cancers
    0.72
    152
    16. Uterin Cancer
    0.61
    179
    Iraq IRAQ HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.4
    179
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    23.4
    37.0
    48
    21
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.46
    111
    Iraq IRAQ DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    39.192m
    35
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.02
    38
    Population 0-14
    39.5%
    36
    Population 15-64
    57.1%
    158
    Population 65 +
    3.5%
    156
    Birth Rate / 1000
    30.40
    36
    Death Rate / 1000
    3.80
    182
    Fertility Rate
    4.00
    34
    Infant Mortality
    37.50
    47
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    89
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    102
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.02
    61
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.80
    92
    Net Migration
    -1.20
    124
    Population Growth
    2.60%
    16
    Literacy Total
    79.7%
    137
    Literacy Male
    85.7%
    103
    Literacy Female
    73.7%
    106
    Unemployment
    16.0%
    39
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    69.8
    119
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    59.0
    129
    GDP per Capita USD
    $17,000
    79

    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.