Leading Causes of death in Belgium

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 61.24 168 15,206 (16.72%)
Lung Cancers 32.14 11 6,954 (7.65%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 30.62 27 8,239 (9.06%)
Stroke 28.25 166 7,155 (7.87%)
Lung Disease 27.11 58 6,746 (7.42%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 24.22 113 6,141 (6.75%)
Breast Cancer 23.61 20 2,700 (2.97%)
Suicide 16.49 22 2,321 (2.55%)
Prostate Cancer 15.45 98 1,685 (1.85%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.70 39 3,456 (3.80%)
Kidney Disease 8.78 132 2,285 (2.51%)
Other Injuries 8.71 84 1,986 (2.18%)
Liver Disease 7.88 143 1,435 (1.58%)
Pancreas Cancer 7.67 29 1,749 (1.92%)
Diabetes Mellitus 7.22 169 1,778 (1.95%)
Falls 6.89 68 1,604 (1.76%)
Road Traffic Accidents 6.61 148 800 (0.88%)
Endocrine Disorders 6.52 79 1,462 (1.61%)
Lymphomas 6.42 53 1,477 (1.62%)
Other Neoplasms 6.22 9 1,543 (1.70%)
Ovary Cancer 5.75 46 696 (0.77%)
Leukemia 4.98 30 1,114 (1.22%)
Parkinson's Disease 4.49 6 1,197 (1.32%)
Bladder Cancer 4.34 22 1,056 (1.16%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.33 127 1,019 (1.12%)
Liver Cancer 4.18 125 926 (1.02%)
Stomach Cancer 4.09 127 917 (1.01%)
Oesophagus Cancer 4.04 51 849 (0.93%)
Oral Cancer 3.38 78 657 (0.72%)
Uterin Cancer 3.35 42 391 (0.43%)
Congenital Anomalies 3.23 162 303 (0.33%)
Skin Cancers 2.55 34 529 (0.58%)
Hypertension 2.35 179 608 (0.67%)
Alcohol 2.34 57 385 (0.42%)
Cervical Cancer 2.10 154 245 (0.27%)
Drug Use 1.87 59 246 (0.27%)
Epilepsy 1.83 84 351 (0.39%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 1.50 131 389 (0.43%)
Skin Disease 1.26 107 329 (0.36%)
Low Birth Weight 1.15 174 85 (0.09%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.10 128 284 (0.31%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.99 151 241 (0.26%)
Violence 0.97 164 119 (0.13%)
Malnutrition 0.87 110 227 (0.25%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.77 19 150 (0.16%)
Asthma 0.69 163 149 (0.16%)
Birth Trauma 0.65 151 (0.00%)
Fires 0.61 146 92 (0.10%)
Anemia 0.54 82 142 (0.16%)
Drownings 0.53 171 70 (0.08%)

Demographic Summary

Belgium
Value World Rank
Population total 11,491,346 76
Sex ratio m / f 0.97 125
Population 0-14 17.2% 153
Population 15-64 64.3% 121
Population 65 + 18.6% 24

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 12.1 14
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 26.5 20.0 87 / 29
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 23.1 21.0 51 / 109
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.93 16

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 32.14 11
Breast Cancer 23.61 20
Prostate Cancer 15.45 98
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.70 39
Pancreas Cancer 7.67 29
Ovary Cancer 5.75 46
Bladder Cancer 4.34 22
Liver Cancer 4.18 125
Stomach Cancer 4.09 127
Oesophagus Cancer 4.04 51
Oral Cancer 3.38 78
Uterin Cancer 3.35 42
Skin Cancers 2.55 34
Cervical Cancer 2.10 154

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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.