Health outcomes in Kuwait

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Kuwait in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Kuwait Asia World
Life expectancy, in years 74.69 73.37 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 16.42 19.34 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 2.74 5.86 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 1.97 2.43 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.1 0.26 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 24 122.41 111.24


Health spending in Kuwait

In the second table we see the health spending in Kuwait as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Kuwait is 1068.32 USD. The country spends 3.9 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Kuwait Asia World
Health spending per capita 1068.32 622.87 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 3.9 5.76 6.64

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