Leading Causes of death in Bhutan

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 151.69 48 802 (18.59%)
Lung Disease 71.93 5 373 (8.65%)
Stroke 65.88 118 355 (8.23%)
Diabetes Mellitus 47.00 46 248 (5.75%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 44.36 79 276 (6.40%)
Kidney Disease 30.26 28 175 (4.06%)
Liver Disease 27.54 40 176 (4.08%)
Tuberculosis 20.00 57 116 (2.69%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 19.90 57 125 (2.90%)
Stomach Cancer 17.89 7 93 (2.16%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 16.87 98 80 (1.85%)
Road Traffic Accidents 15.91 100 116 (2.69%)
Hypertension 13.38 94 75 (1.74%)
HIV/AIDS 12.53 66 98 (2.27%)
Low Birth Weight 12.17 60 91 (2.11%)
Suicide 12.16 59 91 (2.11%)
Congenital Anomalies 12.13 38 92 (2.13%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 10.82 2 71 (1.65%)
Falls 9.98 45 63 (1.46%)
Asthma 9.43 66 57 (1.32%)
Other Injuries 9.11 79 66 (1.53%)
Cervical Cancer 7.71 94 20 (0.46%)
Oral Cancer 6.69 22 36 (0.83%)
Birth Trauma 6.67 69 50 (1.16%)
Oesophagus Cancer 6.59 28 35 (0.81%)
Lung Cancers 6.27 127 34 (0.79%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 5.59 55 33 (0.76%)
Fires 5.49 40 42 (0.97%)
Liver Cancer 5.24 93 28 (0.65%)
Drownings 5.09 74 39 (0.90%)
Endocrine Disorders 4.79 104 31 (0.72%)
Ovary Cancer 4.49 86 10 (0.23%)
Meningitis 3.99 58 27 (0.63%)
Hepatitis B 3.56 4 24 (0.56%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.38 165 20 (0.46%)
Encephalitis 3.38 2 24 (0.56%)
Leukemia 3.31 114 21 (0.49%)
Maternal Conditions 2.63 67 23 (0.53%)
Inflammatory/Heart 2.25 171 16 (0.37%)
Breast Cancer 2.24 183 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 2.21 73 16 (0.37%)
Drug Use 2.19 50 17 (0.39%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.10 122 10 (0.23%)
Malnutrition 1.69 93 10 (0.23%)
Tetanus 1.62 34 11 (0.25%)
Skin Disease 1.52 97 9 (0.21%)
Other Neoplasms 1.48 137 9 (0.21%)
Appendicitis 1.42 34 9 (0.21%)
Violence 1.40 152 12 (0.28%)
Skin Cancers 1.23 104 6 (0.14%)

Demographic Summary

Bhutan
Value World Rank
Population total 758,288 159
Sex ratio m / f 1.09 9
Population 0-14 25.8% 99
Population 15-64 67.9% 54
Population 65 + 6.3% 97

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 0.6 172
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 4.7 8.5 150 / 170
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.08 93

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Stomach Cancer 17.89 7
Cervical Cancer 7.71 94
Oral Cancer 6.69 22
Oesophagus Cancer 6.59 28
Lung Cancers 6.27 127
Liver Cancer 5.24 93
Ovary Cancer 4.49 86
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.38 165
Breast Cancer 2.24 183
Pancreas Cancer 2.10 122
Skin Cancers 1.23 104

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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.