Leading Causes of death in Benin

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 159.60 8 12,210 (13.78%)
Coronary Heart Disease 151.46 49 6,380 (7.20%)
Stroke 141.07 18 6,328 (7.14%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 68.07 23 6,883 (7.77%)
Liver Disease 52.02 9 3,051 (3.44%)
Malaria 46.00 8 5,971 (6.74%)
Diabetes Mellitus 42.66 51 1,934 (2.18%)
Road Traffic Accidents 37.57 19 3,015 (3.40%)
Lung Disease 29.33 48 1,273 (1.44%)
Malnutrition 26.03 9 3,506 (3.96%)
Meningitis 25.98 12 2,736 (3.09%)
Low Birth Weight 24.78 12 4,777 (5.39%)
HIV/AIDS 24.73 48 2,161 (2.44%)
Kidney Disease 22.09 50 1,327 (1.50%)
Prostate Cancer 22.07 58 323 (0.36%)
Breast Cancer 20.07 54 637 (0.72%)
Other Injuries 19.97 19 1,977 (2.23%)
Tuberculosis 18.32 59 1,040 (1.17%)
Birth Trauma 18.14 20 3,497 (3.95%)
Asthma 16.91 25 906 (1.02%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 16.24 103 569 (0.64%)
Maternal Conditions 16.08 23 1,567 (1.77%)
Congenital Anomalies 14.76 14 2,439 (2.75%)
Suicide 14.65 34 1,017 (1.15%)
Endocrine Disorders 14.64 20 1,703 (1.92%)
Falls 14.40 18 819 (0.92%)
Hypertension 14.31 89 645 (0.73%)
Cervical Cancer 13.50 63 378 (0.43%)
Liver Cancer 10.66 35 621 (0.70%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 8.83 17 493 (0.56%)
Drownings 8.72 28 1,023 (1.15%)
Fires 7.15 19 624 (0.70%)
Violence 6.66 78 654 (0.74%)
Schistosomiasis 6.22 4 359 (0.41%)
Inflammatory/Heart 5.68 89 365 (0.41%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 5.03 34 283 (0.32%)
Epilepsy 4.90 30 433 (0.49%)
Ovary Cancer 4.10 96 (0.00%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.90 153 217 (0.24%)
Other Neoplasms 3.66 55 204 (0.23%)
Skin Disease 3.10 57 178 (0.20%)
Poisonings 3.01 16 351 (0.40%)
Syphilis 2.98 26 534 (0.60%)
Drug Use 2.92 33 224 (0.25%)
Anemia 2.89 33 221 (0.25%)
Hepatitis B 2.88 8 206 (0.23%)
Stomach Cancer 2.74 160 (0.00%)
Appendicitis 2.67 5 192 (0.22%)
Lymphomas 2.41 153 159 (0.18%)
Alcohol 2.29 60 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Benin
Value World Rank
Population total 11,038,805 81
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 49
Population 0-14 42.7% 16
Population 15-64 54.5% 176
Population 65 + 2.9% 175

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 3.0 133
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 17.7 1.0 115 / 116
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 4.7 14.2 149 / 140
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.14 130

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 22.07 58
Breast Cancer 20.07 54
Cervical Cancer 13.50 63
Liver Cancer 10.66 35
Ovary Cancer 4.10 96
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.90 153
Stomach Cancer 2.74 160

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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.