Leading Causes of death in Cameroon

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
HIV/AIDS 203.03 8 33,277 (15.06%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 144.06 16 25,344 (11.47%)
Stroke 136.18 28 14,056 (6.36%)
Coronary Heart Disease 124.42 82 12,159 (5.50%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 58.89 28 13,953 (6.31%)
Tuberculosis 55.10 30 6,821 (3.09%)
Liver Disease 48.82 13 6,425 (2.91%)
Diabetes Mellitus 45.33 49 4,630 (2.09%)
Road Traffic Accidents 35.06 28 6,560 (2.97%)
Malaria 29.11 30 9,161 (4.14%)
Kidney Disease 24.91 41 3,561 (1.61%)
Lung Disease 24.85 75 2,524 (1.14%)
Prostate Cancer 24.27 44 987 (0.45%)
Maternal Conditions 23.66 17 4,878 (2.21%)
Meningitis 22.27 19 5,309 (2.40%)
Other Injuries 19.99 18 4,642 (2.10%)
Breast Cancer 19.45 62 1,382 (0.63%)
Cervical Cancer 19.27 35 1,193 (0.54%)
Birth Trauma 18.22 19 7,686 (3.48%)
Low Birth Weight 17.53 32 7,394 (3.35%)
Suicide 17.33 20 2,787 (1.26%)
Congenital Anomalies 16.56 7 6,010 (2.72%)
Falls 16.25 14 2,273 (1.03%)
Malnutrition 16.25 22 4,787 (2.17%)
Hypertension 14.91 82 1,536 (0.69%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 14.82 121 1,282 (0.58%)
Asthma 14.27 33 1,778 (0.80%)
Endocrine Disorders 13.73 23 3,426 (1.55%)
Violence 12.13 34 2,688 (1.22%)
Drownings 7.87 36 2,113 (0.96%)
Lymphomas 7.27 28 1,347 (0.61%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 6.95 35 918 (0.42%)
Inflammatory/Heart 6.72 71 1,002 (0.45%)
Fires 6.66 26 1,367 (0.62%)
Oral Cancer 6.31 27 788 (0.36%)
Syphilis 5.85 11 2,298 (1.04%)
Schistosomiasis 5.43 10 716 (0.32%)
Epilepsy 5.31 27 1,061 (0.48%)
Drug Use 5.05 12 908 (0.41%)
Liver Cancer 5.03 100 763 (0.35%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 4.66 41 619 (0.28%)
Ovary Cancer 4.14 93 (0.00%)
Other Neoplasms 3.52 62 446 (0.20%)
Measles 3.48 19 1,330 (0.60%)
Skin Disease 3.48 51 473 (0.21%)
Poisonings 2.81 26 713 (0.32%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.77 176 (0.00%)
Hepatitis B 2.72 11 437 (0.20%)
Alcohol 2.64 47 394 (0.18%)
Stomach Cancer 2.51 165 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Cameroon
Value World Rank
Population total 24,994,885 53
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 57
Population 0-14 42.4% 18
Population 15-64 54.4% 178
Population 65 + 3.2% 164

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 8.9 58
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 43.8 0.9 32 / 119
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 6.1 16.4 133 / 134
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.98 95

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 24.27 44
Breast Cancer 19.45 62
Cervical Cancer 19.27 35
Oral Cancer 6.31 27
Liver Cancer 5.03 100
Ovary Cancer 4.14 93
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.77 176
Stomach Cancer 2.51 165

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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.