Leading Causes of death in Iraq

According to the latest WHO data published in 2017; Causes of death in Iraq, demographic summary, health risks, cancer rank by type, world rankings, health profile in Iraq. What is the leading cause of death in Iraq?

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 215.95 19 32,582 (18.50%)
War 117.30 2 39,448 (22.40%)
Stroke 94.27 76 14,315 (8.13%)
Diabetes Mellitus 40.12 56 6,382 (3.62%)
Kidney Disease 26.26 36 4,273 (2.43%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 25.24 40 3,441 (1.95%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 22.66 122 8,218 (4.67%)
Road Traffic Accidents 22.34 69 6,476 (3.68%)
Breast Cancer 21.97 32 2,173 (1.23%)
Violence 14.52 26 4,624 (2.63%)
Lung Cancers 14.15 84 2,285 (1.30%)
Hypertension 13.14 97 1,993 (1.13%)
Low Birth Weight 12.90 55 8,339 (4.73%)
Congenital Anomalies 11.02 46 6,274 (3.56%)
Lung Disease 8.56 179 1,261 (0.72%)
Other Neoplasms 8.45 3 1,589 (0.90%)
Lymphomas 8.32 11 1,598 (0.91%)
Birth Trauma 8.31 65 5,372 (3.05%)
Inflammatory/Heart 8.20 51 1,771 (1.01%)
Bladder Cancer 7.39 3 1,125 (0.64%)
Leukemia 7.22 2 1,737 (0.99%)
Prostate Cancer 7.02 152 432 (0.25%)
Liver Disease 5.96 155 1,124 (0.64%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 5.79 121 1,015 (0.58%)
Other Injuries 5.76 130 1,812 (1.03%)
Tuberculosis 5.48 90 952 (0.54%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 5.35 74 2,524 (1.43%)
Stomach Cancer 5.27 100 903 (0.51%)
Endocrine Disorders 4.41 109 1,066 (0.61%)
Liver Cancer 4.25 122 693 (0.39%)
Ovary Cancer 4.12 95 406 (0.23%)
Suicide 4.03 158 1,109 (0.63%)
Asthma 3.33 101 566 (0.32%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.99 101 491 (0.28%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 2.99 76 601 (0.34%)
Oral Cancer 2.59 99 443 (0.25%)
Falls 2.36 159 612 (0.35%)
Maternal Conditions 2.01 76 679 (0.39%)
Drug Use 1.81 63 457 (0.26%)
Meningitis 1.80 77 621 (0.35%)
Fires 1.76 85 582 (0.33%)
Cervical Cancer 1.62 171 (0.00%)
Drownings 1.41 142 568 (0.32%)
Encephalitis 1.30 45 370 (0.21%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.15 147 190 (0.11%)
Malnutrition 0.93 109 306 (0.17%)
Epilepsy 0.92 151 294 (0.17%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.89 154 (0.00%)
Skin Disease 0.80 133 181 (0.10%)
Skin Cancers 0.66 148 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Iraq
Value World Rank
Population total 39,192,111 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

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 0.4 179
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 23.4 37.0 48 / 21
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.46 111

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Breast Cancer 21.97 32
Lung Cancers 14.15 84
Bladder Cancer 7.39 3
Prostate Cancer 7.02 152
Colon-Rectum Cancers 5.79 121
Stomach Cancer 5.27 100
Liver Cancer 4.25 122
Ovary Cancer 4.12 95
Pancreas Cancer 2.99 101
Oral Cancer 2.59 99
Cervical Cancer 1.62 171
Oesophagus Cancer 1.15 147
Skin Cancers 0.66 148

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.