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HEALTH PROFILE: Kuwait

Kuwait
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Kuwait

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

Kuwait Population Pyramid
 
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    Kuwait
    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
    Kuwait KUWAIT LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.1
    61.5
    59.8
    63
    65
    64
    1970
    64.8
    68.8
    66.8
    48
    51
    52
    1980
    68.7
    72.9
    70.8
    34
    48
    34
    1990
    73.2
    76.9
    75.0
    16
    31
    24
    2000
    72.4
    74.4
    73.2
    36
    74
    48
    2010
    73.2
    75.2
    74.0
    47
    91
    69
    2016
    73.9
    76.0
    74.8
    53
    94
    83
    Kuwait KUWAIT LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    73.9
    76.0
    53
    94
    Age 5
    74.6
    76.6
    55
    103
    Age 10
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
    Age 15
    74.7
    76.7
    54
    103
    Age 20
    75.0
    76.8
    56
    105
    Age 25
    75.2
    76.9
    58
    107
    Age 30
    75.4
    77.0
    63
    108
    Age 35
    75.5
    77.1
    65
    109
    Age 40
    75.7
    77.2
    72
    110
    Age 45
    76.0
    77.3
    77
    112
    Age 50
    76.4
    77.6
    80
    114
    Age 55
    76.9
    77.9
    84
    122
    Age 60
    77.6
    78.4
    94
    135
    Age 65
    78.6
    79.3
    113
    146
    Age 70
    80.1
    80.7
    137
    160
    Age 75
    82.3
    82.6
    157
    168
    Age 80
    85.1
    85.3
    168
    169
    Age 85
    88.5
    88.6
    168
    173
    Kuwait KUWAIT 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
    210.70
    29
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    126.59
    17
    3. Stroke
    82.04
    77
    4. Diabetes Mellitus
    32.06
    81
    5. Breast Cancer
    27.42
    11
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.00
    59
    7. Lung Disease
    23.49
    85
    8. Kidney Disease
    19.32
    78
    9. Lung Cancers
    18.98
    64
    10. Hypertension
    16.79
    58
    11. Prostate Cancer
    15.01
    103
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.65
    33
    13. Other Injuries
    8.77
    76
    14. Lymphomas
    8.59
    10
    15. Liver Cancer
    8.19
    49
    16. Encephalitis
    6.88
    2
    17. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    109
    18. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    43
    19. Liver Disease
    5.58
    162
    20. Bladder Cancer
    5.38
    9
    21. Low Birth Weight
    5.34
    112
    22. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    61
    23. Stomach Cancer
    5.17
    101
    24. Other Neoplasms
    5.04
    23
    25. Uterin Cancer
    5.03
    15
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    4.08
    103
    27. Leukemia
    3.49
    113
    28. Falls
    3.21
    133
    29. Cervical Cancer
    3.20
    139
    30. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.84
    80
    31. Violence
    2.67
    128
    32. Suicide
    2.18
    178
    33. Fires
    2.16
    74
    34. Oral Cancer
    2.03
    138
    35. Asthma
    2.02
    116
    36. Drug Use
    1.55
    65
    37. Tuberculosis
    1.53
    120
    38. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.44
    179
    39. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1.10
    147
    40. Epilepsy
    0.98
    141
    41. Hepatitis B
    0.91
    63
    42. Diarrhoeal diseases
    0.79
    148
    43. Drownings
    0.71
    167
    44. Meningitis
    0.65
    121
    45. Parkinson's Disease
    0.63
    180
    46. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.62
    181
    47. Skin Disease
    0.35
    158
    48. Alcohol
    0.34
    165
    49. Anemia
    0.33
    42
    50. Birth Trauma
    0.31
    177
    Kuwait KUWAIT TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    3,256
    32.63
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    1,052
    10.54
    3. Stroke
    880
    8.82
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    740
    7.41
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    326
    3.27
    6. Other Injuries
    246
    2.46
    7. Congenital Anomalies
    241
    2.41
    8. Breast Cancer
    240
    2.40
    9. Lung Cancers
    236
    2.36
    10. Lung Disease
    226
    2.26
    11. Kidney Disease
    205
    2.05
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    201
    2.01
    13. Low Birth Weight
    192
    1.92
    14. Hypertension
    170
    1.70
    15. Lymphomas
    138
    1.38
    16. Liver Cancer
    116
    1.16
    17. Falls
    111
    1.11
    18. Violence
    110
    1.10
    19. Pancreas Cancer
    99
    0.99
    20. Encephalitis
    96
    0.96
    21. Liver Disease
    95
    0.95
    22. Suicide
    94
    0.94
    23. Stomach Cancer
    69
    0.69
    24. Leukemia
    67
    0.67
    25. Prostate Cancer
    64
    0.64
      Deaths %
    26. Other Neoplasms
    63
    0.63
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    63
    0.63
    28. Bladder Cancer
    58
    0.58
    29. Fires
    49
    0.49
    30. Drug Use
    48
    0.48
    31. Inflammatory/Heart
    45
    0.45
    32. Oesophagus Cancer
    35
    0.35
    33. Ovary Cancer
    35
    0.35
    34. Oral Cancer
    33
    0.33
    35. Uterin Cancer
    29
    0.29
    36. Asthma
    28
    0.28
    37. Drownings
    26
    0.26
    38. Tuberculosis
    24
    0.24
    39. Hepatitis B
    22
    0.22
    40. Meningitis
    20
    0.20
    41. Epilepsy
    20
    0.20
    42. Cervical Cancer
    18
    0.18
    43. Alcohol
    12
    0.12
    44. Birth Trauma
    11
    0.11
    45. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    10
    0.10
    46. Syphilis
    7
    0.07
    47. Diarrhoeal diseases
    7
    0.07
    48. Poisonings
    7
    0.07
    49. Maternal Conditions
    6
    0.06
    50. Skin Cancers
    5
    0.05
    Kuwait KUWAIT CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    27.42
    11
    2. Lung Cancers
    18.98
    64
    3. Prostate Cancer
    15.01
    103
    4. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    14.65
    33
    5. Lymphomas
    8.59
    10
    6. Liver Cancer
    8.19
    49
    7. Pancreas Cancer
    6.62
    43
    8. Bladder Cancer
    5.38
    9
      Rate World Rank
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    61
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.17
    101
    11. Uterin Cancer
    5.03
    15
    12. Leukemia
    3.49
    113
    13. Cervical Cancer
    3.20
    139
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.84
    80
    15. Oral Cancer
    2.03
    138
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.31
    182
    Kuwait KUWAIT HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    N/D
    189
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    33.3
    45.6
    12
    11
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.08
    44
    Kuwait KUWAIT DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2.875m
    136
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.40
    4
    Population 0-14
    25.0%
    105
    Population 15-64
    72.4%
    9
    Population 65 +
    2.5%
    185
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.20
    79
    Death Rate / 1000
    2.20
    191
    Fertility Rate
    2.40
    79
    Infant Mortality
    7.00
    148
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    93
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.08
    11
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.56
    4
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.85
    60
    Net Migration
    -2.40
    150
    Population Growth
    1.50%
    71
    Literacy Total
    95.7%
    80
    Literacy Male
    96.4%
    64
    Literacy Female
    94.5%
    56
    Unemployment
    2.1%
    171
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    74.8
    83
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    66.3
    71
    GDP per Capita USD
    $69,700
    8

    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.