Leading Causes of death in China

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Stroke 128.18 33 2,098,609 (22.46%)
Coronary Heart Disease 98.33 118 1,597,170 (17.10%)
Lung Disease 63.10 7 1,011,931 (10.83%)
Lung Cancers 38.30 5 635,640 (6.80%)
Liver Cancer 23.64 7 396,791 (4.25%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 19.87 73 312,812 (3.35%)
Stomach Cancer 19.60 2 326,453 (3.49%)
Road Traffic Accidents 17.50 94 268,127 (2.87%)
Hypertension 17.39 61 280,611 (3.00%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 14.69 148 217,062 (2.32%)
Oesophagus Cancer 11.72 10 196,639 (2.10%)
Kidney Disease 11.41 113 187,373 (2.01%)
Diabetes Mellitus 9.96 156 165,989 (1.78%)
Liver Disease 9.49 131 161,377 (1.73%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.12 81 148,964 (1.59%)
Suicide 8.53 116 138,622 (1.48%)
Falls 6.71 71 105,569 (1.13%)
Breast Cancer 5.76 179 49,011 (0.52%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 5.18 32 85,574 (0.92%)
Congenital Anomalies 4.39 141 44,671 (0.48%)
Pancreas Cancer 4.17 80 69,713 (0.75%)
Drownings 3.96 91 51,961 (0.56%)
Leukemia 3.84 96 57,230 (0.61%)
Low Birth Weight 3.51 140 33,151 (0.35%)
Cervical Cancer 3.45 137 29,140 (0.31%)
Prostate Cancer 3.27 171 24,392 (0.26%)
Other Injuries 3.10 178 45,721 (0.49%)
Birth Trauma 2.75 98 25,919 (0.28%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.57 102 42,288 (0.45%)
Other Neoplasms 2.44 103 40,361 (0.43%)
Inflammatory/Heart 2.36 168 36,621 (0.39%)
Lymphomas 2.33 158 38,425 (0.41%)
Oral Cancer 2.29 115 38,575 (0.41%)
Tuberculosis 2.11 112 33,634 (0.36%)
Uterin Cancer 1.93 96 16,499 (0.18%)
Bladder Cancer 1.84 98 29,437 (0.32%)
Ovary Cancer 1.78 175 15,210 (0.16%)
Endocrine Disorders 1.77 164 26,778 (0.29%)
Drug Use 1.73 65 27,925 (0.30%)
Asthma 1.72 123 27,680 (0.30%)
Poisonings 1.46 62 22,392 (0.24%)
HIV/AIDS 1.42 115 23,058 (0.25%)
Skin Cancers 1.19 108 19,556 (0.21%)
Epilepsy 0.83 157 12,196 (0.13%)
Violence 0.82 172 11,873 (0.13%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 0.80 149 (0.00%)
Alcohol 0.75 139 12,585 (0.13%)
Fires 0.69 137 10,380 (0.11%)
Malnutrition 0.68 118 10,539 (0.11%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis 0.66 22 10,954 (0.12%)

Demographic Summary

China
Value World Rank
Population total 1,379,302,771 1
Sex ratio m / f 1.06 16
Population 0-14 17.2% 154
Population 15-64 72.0% 13
Population 65 + 10.8% 61

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 7.2 83
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 47.6 1.8 20 / 108
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 5.9 6.5 136 / 181
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.25 82

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 38.30 5
Liver Cancer 23.64 7
Stomach Cancer 19.60 2
Oesophagus Cancer 11.72 10
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.12 81
Breast Cancer 5.76 179
Pancreas Cancer 4.17 80
Cervical Cancer 3.45 137
Prostate Cancer 3.27 171
Oral Cancer 2.29 115
Uterin Cancer 1.93 96
Bladder Cancer 1.84 98
Ovary Cancer 1.78 175
Skin Cancers 1.19 108

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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.