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Country fact sheet: Iraq

Population

- Total population: 40 222 000
- Female population: 19 865 000
- Male population: 20 358 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 239.4
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 51.3
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.674
- Category: Medium
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 72.4
- Female population (years): 75.0
- Male population (years): 69.9
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 134.9
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 84.7
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (54.5)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (23.3)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Lung (23.3)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Lung (21.5)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal