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Country fact sheet: Kuwait

Population

- Total population: 4 271 000
- Female population: 1 656 000
- Male population: 2 614 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 1 711.2
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 10.8
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.806
- Category: Very high
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 80.9
- Female population (years): 84.0
- Male population (years): 79.3
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 115.7
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 63.6
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (50.3)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (17.0)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (19.6)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Lung (8.7)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal