Leading Causes of death in Brazil

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 80.16 143 164,557 (15.56%)
Stroke 53.03 132 107,977 (10.21%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 42.96 81 85,933 (8.12%)
Diabetes Mellitus 31.28 85 63,956 (6.05%)
Violence 29.50 11 63,349 (5.99%)
Lung Disease 26.57 62 53,466 (5.05%)
Road Traffic Accidents 21.96 72 47,068 (4.45%)
Prostate Cancer 19.71 66 16,632 (1.57%)
Breast Cancer 15.79 103 18,357 (1.74%)
Lung Cancers 13.71 87 28,427 (2.69%)
Liver Disease 11.73 116 25,344 (2.40%)
Kidney Disease 11.71 111 23,864 (2.26%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 10.71 149 21,095 (1.99%)
Hypertension 9.70 115 19,705 (1.86%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.49 78 19,689 (1.86%)
Inflammatory/Heart 8.80 42 18,188 (1.72%)
Stomach Cancer 8.57 58 17,796 (1.68%)
Cervical Cancer 8.03 92 9,238 (0.87%)
Congenital Anomalies 8.00 100 14,031 (1.33%)
Endocrine Disorders 7.56 65 15,544 (1.47%)
Falls 7.47 61 15,250 (1.44%)
Other Injuries 6.66 113 13,757 (1.30%)
HIV/AIDS 6.50 82 14,338 (1.36%)
Suicide 6.04 136 13,065 (1.24%)
Low Birth Weight 5.84 106 9,900 (0.94%)
Liver Cancer 4.96 102 10,312 (0.97%)
Oesophagus Cancer 4.83 41 10,170 (0.96%)
Pancreas Cancer 4.81 70 9,948 (0.94%)
Lymphomas 4.58 104 9,538 (0.90%)
Oral Cancer 4.36 56 9,245 (0.87%)
Alcohol 4.03 21 8,826 (0.83%)
Malnutrition 3.99 70 7,870 (0.74%)
Leukemia 3.94 89 8,096 (0.77%)
Ovary Cancer 3.33 134 3,824 (0.36%)
Birth Trauma 2.87 95 4,866 (0.46%)
Drownings 2.85 106 5,960 (0.56%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 2.82 100 5,446 (0.51%)
Tuberculosis 2.74 108 5,821 (0.55%)
Chagas disease 2.59 3 5,351 (0.51%)
Skin Disease 2.37 74 4,774 (0.45%)
Bladder Cancer 2.19 80 4,446 (0.42%)
Other Neoplasms 2.12 112 4,369 (0.41%)
Skin Cancers 2.00 60 4,129 (0.39%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.86 45 3,684 (0.35%)
Uterin Cancer 1.84 101 2,117 (0.20%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.71 126 3,523 (0.33%)
Epilepsy 1.34 120 2,814 (0.27%)
Asthma 1.31 134 2,656 (0.25%)
Anemia 1.15 58 2,346 (0.22%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.08 129 2,289 (0.22%)

Demographic Summary

Brazil
Value World Rank
Population total 207,353,391 5
Sex ratio m / f 0.97 119
Population 0-14 22.3% 122
Population 15-64 69.3% 36
Population 65 + 8.3% 73

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 7.8 75
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 19.3 11.3 110 / 55
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 18.5 25.4 87 / 77
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.42 27

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 19.71 66
Breast Cancer 15.79 103
Lung Cancers 13.71 87
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.49 78
Stomach Cancer 8.57 58
Cervical Cancer 8.03 92
Liver Cancer 4.96 102
Oesophagus Cancer 4.83 41
Pancreas Cancer 4.81 70
Oral Cancer 4.36 56
Ovary Cancer 3.33 134
Bladder Cancer 2.19 80
Skin Cancers 2.00 60
Uterin Cancer 1.84 101

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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.