Leading Causes of death in Kuwait

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 203.54 26 2,714 (30.55%)
Stroke 83.21 92 890 (10.02%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 58.28 66 607 (6.83%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 58.17 2 468 (5.27%)
Diabetes Mellitus 35.06 70 371 (4.18%)
Kidney Disease 28.70 31 328 (3.69%)
Hypertension 28.14 29 304 (3.42%)
Road Traffic Accidents 21.27 73 687 (7.73%)
Breast Cancer 15.22 110 126 (1.42%)
Liver Disease 12.93 103 205 (2.31%)
Lung Disease 10.99 169 113 (1.27%)
Congenital Anomalies 8.53 88 296 (3.33%)
Lung Cancers 7.51 115 95 (1.07%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.14 102 103 (1.16%)
Prostate Cancer 5.45 160 28 (0.32%)
Other Injuries 4.95 145 112 (1.26%)
Liver Cancer 4.94 103 71 (0.80%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.37 126 69 (0.78%)
Low Birth Weight 4.24 130 167 (1.88%)
Suicide 4.16 157 154 (1.73%)
Endocrine Disorders 3.96 117 72 (0.81%)
Falls 3.95 119 105 (1.18%)
Pancreas Cancer 3.70 88 52 (0.59%)
Leukemia 3.24 117 75 (0.84%)
Asthma 3.02 106 39 (0.44%)
Ovary Cancer 2.95 148 22 (0.25%)
Lymphomas 2.84 139 49 (0.55%)
Uterin Cancer 2.83 63 17 (0.19%)
Bladder Cancer 2.76 62 28 (0.32%)
Violence 2.33 135 99 (1.11%)
Fires 1.69 89 43 (0.48%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.65 130 18 (0.20%)
Stomach Cancer 1.63 179 28 (0.32%)
Drug Use 1.35 89 42 (0.47%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.34 137 15 (0.17%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.30 68 11 (0.12%)
Cervical Cancer 1.22 175 12 (0.14%)
Other Neoplasms 1.19 150 15 (0.17%)
Epilepsy 1.09 142 32 (0.36%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.97 134 16 (0.18%)
Drownings 0.96 155 31 (0.35%)
Skin Disease 0.92 125 11 (0.12%)
Meningitis 0.82 108 19 (0.21%)
Oral Cancer 0.63 181 13 (0.15%)
War 0.56 27 24 (0.27%)
Tuberculosis 0.53 147 (0.00%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 0.52 157 8 (0.09%)
Appendicitis 0.38 103 (0.00%)
Birth Trauma 0.30 178 12 (0.14%)
Poisonings 0.30 156 9 (0.10%)

Demographic Summary

Kuwait
Value World Rank
Population total 2,875,422 136
Sex ratio m / f 1.40 4
Population 0-14 25.0% 105
Population 15-64 72.4% 9
Population 65 + 2.5% 185

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters N/D 189
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 33.3 45.6 12 / 11
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.08 44

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Breast Cancer 15.22 110
Lung Cancers 7.51 115
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.14 102
Prostate Cancer 5.45 160
Liver Cancer 4.94 103
Pancreas Cancer 3.70 88
Ovary Cancer 2.95 148
Uterin Cancer 2.83 63
Bladder Cancer 2.76 62
Stomach Cancer 1.63 179
Oesophagus Cancer 1.34 137
Cervical Cancer 1.22 175
Oral Cancer 0.63 181

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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.