Leading Causes of death in Bangladesh

According to the latest WHO data published in 2017; Causes of death in Bangladesh, demographic summary, health risks, cancer rank by type, world rankings, health profile in Bangladesh. What is the leading cause of death in Bangladesh?

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Stroke 125.64 34 128,190 (16.27%)
Coronary Heart Disease 108.99 104 112,791 (14.31%)
Lung Disease 69.07 6 68,462 (8.69%)
Tuberculosis 61.12 23 69,079 (8.77%)
Diabetes Mellitus 40.08 57 40,142 (5.09%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 21.99 125 30,354 (3.85%)
Liver Disease 19.16 75 22,346 (2.84%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 16.57 60 19,951 (2.53%)
Road Traffic Accidents 15.56 103 20,660 (2.62%)
Kidney Disease 14.04 94 15,336 (1.95%)
Low Birth Weight 13.63 50 23,582 (2.99%)
Oral Cancer 13.43 2 15,010 (1.90%)
Drownings 12.94 8 19,102 (2.42%)
Breast Cancer 11.85 137 7,736 (0.98%)
Cervical Cancer 11.51 73 6,717 (0.85%)
Oesophagus Cancer 11.48 11 13,001 (1.65%)
Lung Cancers 11.33 99 12,075 (1.53%)
Asthma 11.32 56 11,794 (1.50%)
Birth Trauma 10.29 52 17,799 (2.26%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 10.17 152 9,917 (1.26%)
Hypertension 9.00 122 9,422 (1.20%)
Congenital Anomalies 8.26 96 13,873 (1.76%)
Suicide 5.98 139 8,879 (1.13%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 5.82 50 6,387 (0.81%)
Stomach Cancer 5.29 98 6,125 (0.78%)
Falls 5.26 91 6,046 (0.77%)
Malnutrition 4.52 67 5,033 (0.64%)
Other Injuries 3.94 165 5,146 (0.65%)
Ovary Cancer 3.80 115 2,299 (0.29%)
Epilepsy 3.65 44 5,740 (0.73%)
Violence 3.03 125 4,627 (0.59%)
Endocrine Disorders 2.98 138 3,529 (0.45%)
Skin Disease 2.96 63 3,093 (0.39%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.91 171 3,402 (0.43%)
Maternal Conditions 2.61 68 4,544 (0.58%)
Liver Cancer 2.59 172 2,926 (0.37%)
Lymphomas 2.25 162 2,705 (0.34%)
Drug Use 2.16 53 2,394 (0.30%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.99 89 2,490 (0.32%)
Hepatitis B 1.71 38 1,876 (0.24%)
Syphilis 1.54 45 2,538 (0.32%)
Prostate Cancer 1.50 181 (0.00%)
Leukemia 1.47 158 2,039 (0.26%)
Other Neoplasms 1.44 139 1,770 (0.22%)
Encephalitis 1.42 39 1,861 (0.24%)
Fires 1.32 107 1,701 (0.22%)
Meningitis 1.18 92 1,835 (0.23%)
Bladder Cancer 1.02 153 1,039 (0.13%)
Appendicitis 0.97 64 1,117 (0.14%)
Pancreas Cancer 0.71 171 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Bangladesh
Value World Rank
Population total 157,826,578 8
Sex ratio m / f 0.97 124
Population 0-14 27.8% 80
Population 15-64 66.0% 81
Population 65 + 6.2% 99

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters N/D 187
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 39.8 0.7 47 / 120
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 2.3 5.0 183 / 185
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.50 109

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Oral Cancer 13.43 2
Breast Cancer 11.85 137
Cervical Cancer 11.51 73
Oesophagus Cancer 11.48 11
Lung Cancers 11.33 99
Stomach Cancer 5.29 98
Ovary Cancer 3.80 115
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.91 171
Liver Cancer 2.59 172
Prostate Cancer 1.50 181
Bladder Cancer 1.02 153
Pancreas Cancer 0.71 171

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.