Leading Causes of death in Burkina Faso

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 170.63 36 9,894 (7.17%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 149.88 12 17,647 (12.79%)
Stroke 94.36 75 5,898 (4.27%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 89.19 14 11,502 (8.33%)
Malaria 53.08 4 14,631 (10.60%)
Road Traffic Accidents 39.57 14 5,561 (4.03%)
Liver Disease 38.06 23 3,105 (2.25%)
Diabetes Mellitus 36.05 66 2,401 (1.74%)
Malnutrition 30.03 3 5,062 (3.67%)
Hypertension 28.11 30 1,734 (1.26%)
Meningitis 27.99 8 4,805 (3.48%)
HIV/AIDS 26.45 45 3,354 (2.43%)
Other Injuries 23.04 7 3,529 (2.56%)
Prostate Cancer 22.85 49 421 (0.31%)
Cervical Cancer 21.19 30 958 (0.69%)
Falls 20.68 4 1,737 (1.26%)
Tuberculosis 20.18 56 1,620 (1.17%)
Lung Disease 19.38 115 1,259 (0.91%)
Low Birth Weight 19.11 25 6,781 (4.91%)
Maternal Conditions 17.01 22 2,608 (1.89%)
Breast Cancer 16.48 94 737 (0.53%)
Liver Cancer 16.17 16 1,386 (1.00%)
Suicide 16.06 23 1,671 (1.21%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 15.78 106 755 (0.55%)
Birth Trauma 15.40 32 5,464 (3.96%)
Congenital Anomalies 13.25 28 3,695 (2.68%)
Kidney Disease 12.85 100 1,181 (0.86%)
Asthma 12.45 46 1,053 (0.76%)
Violence 10.57 44 1,774 (1.29%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 10.44 7 856 (0.62%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 9.60 6 735 (0.53%)
Inflammatory/Heart 9.07 41 804 (0.58%)
Drownings 8.09 33 1,550 (1.12%)
Anemia 7.75 21 768 (0.56%)
Endocrine Disorders 7.73 62 1,301 (0.94%)
Skin Disease 7.41 4 695 (0.50%)
Fires 7.11 20 976 (0.71%)
Schistosomiasis 6.41 3 564 (0.41%)
Epilepsy 5.57 24 792 (0.57%)
Syphilis 3.75 19 1,065 (0.77%)
Hepatitis B 3.52 5 333 (0.24%)
Stomach Cancer 3.34 144 271 (0.20%)
Poisonings 3.20 12 566 (0.41%)
Other Neoplasms 3.11 75 311 (0.23%)
Ovary Cancer 3.04 144 (0.00%)
Bladder Cancer 2.73 65 (0.00%)
Appendicitis 2.65 6 296 (0.21%)
Lymphomas 2.62 148 272 (0.20%)
Drug Use 2.56 40 311 (0.23%)
Oral Cancer 2.56 101 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Burkina Faso
Value World Rank
Population total 20,107,509 58
Sex ratio m / f 0.99 87
Population 0-14 44.9% 8
Population 15-64 52.7% 186
Population 65 + 2.4% 186

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 8.2 67
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 36.0 4.5 59 / 84
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 2.6 8.1 180 / 171
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.42 115

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 22.85 49
Cervical Cancer 21.19 30
Breast Cancer 16.48 94
Liver Cancer 16.17 16
Stomach Cancer 3.34 144
Ovary Cancer 3.04 144
Bladder Cancer 2.73 65
Oral Cancer 2.56 101

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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.