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Cook Islands

Cook Islands Health Stats

Definitions

  • Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth: Average age of mother at first childbirth.
  • Births and maternity > Crude birth rate: Country's crude birth rate. The crude birth rate is the number of live births for every 1,000 people.
  • Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate: How many infants, out of 1000, who will die before attaining one year of age.
  • Births and maternity > Number of births: Total number of live births. A live birth refers to a birth after which the baby shows signs of life, however, if the baby dies after showing signs of life, it is still considered a live birth.
  • Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate: Percentage of females aged 15-19 who give birth, out of all females the same age in the country.
  • Deaths > Deaths of infants: An infant death is the death from any cause of a live-born child under one year of age.
  • Deaths > Percent deaths registered: Civil registration coverage of deaths (%).
  • Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population): The number of people that will die from cancer out of 100,000 people the same age. The number is not an accurate telling of the country's cancer rate, but rather how fatal cancer is in each country.
  • Infant mortality rate > Total: This entry gives the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year; included is the total death rate, and deaths by sex, male and female. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
  • Life expectancy > Men: Life expectancy for men.
  • Life expectancy > Women: Life expectancy for women.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Female: The average number of years to be lived by a females in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
  • Life expectancy at birth > Total population: The average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 28.9 2001 15th out of 26
Births and maternity > Crude birth rate 12 2010 31st out of 54
Births and maternity > Infant mortality rate 9.1 2012 133th out of 193
Births and maternity > Number of births 279 2010 54th out of 54
Births and maternity > Teenage birth rate 47 2001 51st out of 139
Deaths > Deaths of infants 1 2012 42nd out of 43
Deaths > Percent deaths registered >75 2001
Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 64 2004 185th out of 189
Infant mortality rate > Total 15.81 deaths/1,000 live births 2011 111th out of 216
Life expectancy > Men 70 years 2013 30th out of 88
Life expectancy > Women 76 years 2013 31st out of 88
Life expectancy at birth > Female 77.62 years 2011 91st out of 216
Life expectancy at birth > Total population 74.7 years 2011 90th out of 216

Citation

"Cook Islands Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Cook-Islands/Health

  • Cook Islands ranked #29 for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Cook Islands ranked #45 for infant mortality rate > total amongst Christian countries in 2011.