Cyprus – Health Overview

Coordinated by the European Institute of Women’s Health

Map of Cyprus

Map of Cyprus

CYPRUS – A HEALTH OVERVIEW

Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends

POPULATION DISTRIBUTION

Total population (2007): 794,580

Female portion of population (2007): 50.76%

Age distribution (2007):

Ages 0-14 17.9%
Ages 15-24 15.5%
Ages 25-49 37.00000000000004%
Ages 50-64 16.9%
Ages 65-79 9.5%
Age 80 and older 3.3%

 

Percentage of population over ages 0-14 (2004):

  • Female: 18.43%
  • Male: 19.97%

Percentage of population over age 65 (2004):

  • Female: 12.98%
  • Male: 10.86%

BASIC HEALTH

Life expectancy from birth (2006):

  • 82.4 years female
  • 78.8 years male

 

 

Maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births(2005): 10

 

EMPLOYMENT

Employment rate ages 15-64 (2007):

  • Female: 62.4%
  • Male: 80.0%

Female employment rate:

  • 2007: no data
  • 1997: no data

Unemployment rate ages 15-64 (2007):

  • Female: 4.6%
  • Male: 3.4%

Average gross annual earnings of full-time employees in an enterprise with ten or more employees (2005):

  • Female: 15,886.8
  • Male: 23,726.2

 

LIFESTYLE

Percentage of population completed at least upper secondary education (2007): 72.1%

Marriage rate (2007): 7.5 per 1000 people

Divorce rate (2007): 2.1 per 1000 people

 

Health Issues

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Deaths from stroke ages 0-64 (2005):

  • – Female: 11
  • – Male: 26

CANCER

Cancer death rate per 100,000 (2005):

  • – Female: 99.2
  • – Male: 149.6

Cervical cancer rate per 100,000(2004):

  • – Incidence: 5.61
  • – Death: 1.81

 

Breast cancer rate per 100,000 (2004):

  • – Incidence: 99.18
  • – Death: 21.59

Women under 65 deaths from cancer (2005):

  • – Stomach: 5
  • – Colorectal: 5
  • – Lung: 19

Age-standardized incidence rates of colorectal cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 29.0
  • Male: 41.2

Age-standardized incidence rates of lung cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 9.5
  • Male: 66.1

Age-standardized mortality rates of lung cancer per 100,000 (2006):

  • Female: 7.27
  • Male: 35.69

LIFESTYLE DISORDERS

Percentage binge drinking at least once a week: no data

Total alcohol consumption litres per capita (2003): 9.04

Number of cigarettes per person per year (2000): no data

Percentage non-smokers (2003):

  • female: 86.8%
  • Male: 56.9%

Percentage daily smokers (2003):

  • Female: 10.5%
  • Male: 38.1%

Percentage overweight (2000):

  • Female: 34.3%
  • Male: 46%

Percentage obese (2000):

  • Female: 23.7%
  • Male: 26.6%

 

MOBILITY DISORDERS

In progress

MENTAL HEALTH

In progress

SEXUAL HEALTH

In progress

CHRONIC DISABLING DISORDERS

In progress

HEALTHCARE

In progress

 

This resource has been compiled from a range of information to assist researchers by having a facility with all the necessary basic information in regard to health information in Europe and individual member countries.

This reseource has been assembled from information and data gathered from: Eurostat, WHO Europe Office and other sources.

– Research completed by Kristin Semancik

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