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HEALTH PROFILE: Nepal

Nepal
COUNTRY PROFILE
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Nepal

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

Nepal Population Pyramid
 
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    Nepal
    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
    Nepal NEPAL LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    39.0
    38.4
    38.7
    148
    156
    154
    1970
    43.1
    42.8
    43.0
    145
    157
    152
    1980
    48.7
    48.2
    48.4
    144
    155
    149
    1990
    54.7
    54.2
    54.5
    142
    155
    151
    2000
    61.5
    63.5
    62.5
    121
    129
    129
    2010
    66.7
    69.4
    68.0
    109
    124
    119
    2016
    68.8
    71.6
    70.2
    105
    121
    117
    Nepal NEPAL LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.8
    71.6
    105
    121
    Age 5
    71.3
    74.2
    99
    121
    Age 10
    71.6
    74.4
    99
    121
    Age 15
    71.7
    74.4
    99
    121
    Age 20
    72.0
    74.6
    99
    121
    Age 25
    72.3
    74.9
    98
    122
    Age 30
    72.7
    75.2
    100
    121
    Age 35
    73.0
    75.5
    101
    121
    Age 40
    73.3
    75.8
    106
    124
    Age 45
    73.8
    76.3
    109
    126
    Age 50
    74.5
    76.8
    112
    127
    Age 55
    75.4
    77.6
    116
    128
    Age 60
    76.7
    78.5
    120
    132
    Age 65
    78.3
    79.7
    125
    134
    Age 70
    80.2
    81.3
    132
    138
    Age 75
    82.7
    83.4
    136
    141
    Age 80
    85.6
    86.1
    139
    143
    Age 85
    89.0
    89.3
    144
    147
    Nepal NEPAL 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
    184.95
    38
    2. Stroke
    86.87
    70
    3. Lung Disease
    77.08
    3
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    55.11
    37
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    47.47
    71
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    37.19
    62
    7. Tuberculosis
    31.85
    49
    8. Alzheimers/Dementia
    25.88
    87
    9. Kidney Disease
    23.53
    53
    10. Asthma
    22.69
    7
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    20.70
    76
    12. Liver Disease
    20.19
    73
    13. Falls
    17.53
    21
    14. Cervical Cancer
    13.69
    55
    15. Low Birth Weight
    13.61
    49
    16. Lung Cancers
    13.17
    90
    17. Hypertension
    11.56
    99
    18. Suicide
    9.57
    83
    19. Birth Trauma
    9.40
    55
    20. Other Injuries
    9.23
    70
    21. Breast Cancer
    9.11
    163
    22. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.43
    19
    23. HIV/AIDS
    7.27
    82
    24. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    6.71
    45
    25. Oral Cancer
    6.64
    23
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Congenital Anomalies
    6.56
    113
    27. Ovary Cancer
    5.98
    34
    28. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    87
    29. Drownings
    4.53
    77
    30. Lymphomas
    4.29
    121
    31. Maternal Conditions
    4.10
    53
    32. Meningitis
    3.72
    55
    33. Leukemia
    3.57
    109
    34. Violence
    3.43
    118
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    3.39
    124
    36. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.10
    169
    37. Encephalitis
    2.98
    10
    38. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.68
    85
    39. Epilepsy
    2.62
    50
    40. Hepatitis B
    2.47
    37
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    2.31
    86
    42. Fires
    1.81
    82
    43. Prostate Cancer
    1.69
    181
    44. Skin Disease
    1.65
    100
    45. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    118
    46. Inflammatory/Heart
    1.58
    177
    47. Syphilis
    1.46
    44
    48. Malnutrition
    1.30
    96
    49. Appendicitis
    1.23
    58
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    1.15
    166
    Nepal NEPAL TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    34,167
    20.53
    2. Stroke
    16,203
    9.73
    3. Lung Disease
    13,853
    8.32
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    9,834
    5.91
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    9,712
    5.83
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    6,555
    3.94
    7. Tuberculosis
    6,498
    3.90
    8. Road Traffic Accidents
    5,115
    3.07
    9. Kidney Disease
    4,559
    2.74
    10. Asthma
    4,434
    2.66
    11. Liver Disease
    4,328
    2.60
    12. Low Birth Weight
    4,250
    2.55
    13. Alzheimers/Dementia
    3,778
    2.27
    14. Falls
    3,210
    1.93
    15. Birth Trauma
    2,937
    1.76
    16. Lung Cancers
    2,751
    1.65
    17. Suicide
    2,544
    1.53
    18. Other Injuries
    2,138
    1.28
    19. Hypertension
    2,071
    1.24
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    2,044
    1.23
    21. HIV/AIDS
    1,721
    1.03
    22. Cervical Cancer
    1,571
    0.94
    23. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,499
    0.90
    24. Oral Cancer
    1,375
    0.83
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,303
    0.78
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    1,249
    0.75
    27. Stomach Cancer
    1,189
    0.71
    28. Maternal Conditions
    1,187
    0.71
    29. Breast Cancer
    1,057
    0.64
    30. Violence
    962
    0.58
    31. Lymphomas
    925
    0.56
    32. Meningitis
    907
    0.54
    33. Leukemia
    904
    0.54
    34. Ovary Cancer
    681
    0.41
    35. Encephalitis
    675
    0.41
    36. Epilepsy
    657
    0.39
    37. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    642
    0.39
    38. Endocrine Disorders
    636
    0.38
    39. Oesophagus Cancer
    553
    0.33
    40. Hepatitis B
    532
    0.32
    41. Syphilis
    459
    0.28
    42. Fires
    442
    0.27
    43. Parkinson's Disease
    377
    0.23
    44. Skin Disease
    330
    0.20
    45. Inflammatory/Heart
    324
    0.19
    46. Malnutrition
    313
    0.19
    47. Bladder Cancer
    309
    0.19
    48. Appendicitis
    274
    0.16
    49. Tetanus
    251
    0.15
    50. Pancreas Cancer
    241
    0.14
    Nepal NEPAL CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    13.69
    55
    2. Lung Cancers
    13.17
    90
    3. Breast Cancer
    9.11
    163
    4. Oral Cancer
    6.64
    23
    5. Ovary Cancer
    5.98
    34
    6. Stomach Cancer
    5.70
    87
    7. Lymphomas
    4.29
    121
    8. Leukemia
    3.57
    109
      Rate World Rank
    9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3.10
    169
    10. Oesophagus Cancer
    2.68
    85
    11. Prostate Cancer
    1.69
    181
    12. Bladder Cancer
    1.62
    118
    13. Pancreas Cancer
    1.15
    166
    14. Liver Cancer
    1.06
    183
    15. Uterin Cancer
    0.44
    180
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.37
    180
    Nepal NEPAL HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    2.0
    146
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    37.1
    11.1
    56
    56
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    2.7
    5.4
    179
    183
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    4.88
    97
    Nepal NEPAL DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    29.384m
    45
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.95
    153
    Population 0-14
    30.2%
    72
    Population 15-64
    64.6%
    116
    Population 65 +
    5.2%
    117
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.50
    78
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.60
    154
    Fertility Rate
    2.12
    96
    Infant Mortality
    27.90
    67
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.04
    136
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.08
    12
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.89
    188
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.99
    13
    Net Migration
    -2.20
    146
    Population Growth
    1.20%
    88
    Literacy Total
    63.9%
    165
    Literacy Male
    76.4%
    125
    Literacy Female
    53.1%
    134
    Unemployment
    3.3%
    154
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    70.2
    117
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    61.3
    120
    GDP per Capita USD
    $2,700
    162

    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.