Leading Causes of death in Colombia

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 97.29 120 41,334 (19.36%)
Violence 47.07 5 23,530 (11.02%)
Stroke 38.03 150 16,244 (7.61%)
Lung Disease 36.30 30 14,996 (7.02%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 20.91 129 8,958 (4.20%)
Diabetes Mellitus 19.49 117 8,460 (3.96%)
Road Traffic Accidents 18.82 89 9,133 (4.28%)
Prostate Cancer 17.13 84 3,126 (1.46%)
Stomach Cancer 15.25 20 6,837 (3.20%)
Breast Cancer 14.91 116 3,752 (1.76%)
Kidney Disease 12.59 101 5,418 (2.54%)
Lung Cancers 12.42 94 5,477 (2.57%)
Hypertension 11.19 106 4,648 (2.18%)
Cervical Cancer 10.69 76 2,670 (1.25%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.34 79 4,171 (1.95%)
Other Neoplasms 8.60 2 3,844 (1.80%)
Congenital Anomalies 8.00 99 3,436 (1.61%)
HIV/AIDS 7.28 79 3,643 (1.71%)
Suicide 6.00 137 2,954 (1.38%)
Low Birth Weight 5.93 105 2,502 (1.17%)
Liver Disease 5.85 158 2,654 (1.24%)
Lymphomas 5.66 75 2,574 (1.21%)
Leukemia 5.39 13 2,488 (1.17%)
Liver Cancer 5.16 96 2,282 (1.07%)
Other Injuries 4.76 149 2,209 (1.03%)
Malnutrition 4.75 63 2,006 (0.94%)
Ovary Cancer 4.56 84 1,140 (0.53%)
Pancreas Cancer 4.32 78 1,920 (0.90%)
Endocrine Disorders 3.95 118 1,778 (0.83%)
Falls 3.62 123 1,651 (0.77%)
Skin Disease 3.30 53 1,401 (0.66%)
Tuberculosis 3.08 104 1,420 (0.67%)
Inflammatory/Heart 3.03 156 1,349 (0.63%)
Drownings 2.45 112 1,178 (0.55%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 2.42 177 995 (0.47%)
Skin Cancers 2.13 57 933 (0.44%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.04 106 891 (0.42%)
Oral Cancer 1.80 136 801 (0.38%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 1.78 121 758 (0.36%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.73 124 741 (0.35%)
Birth Trauma 1.62 124 685 (0.32%)
Epilepsy 1.54 105 734 (0.34%)
Bladder Cancer 1.35 130 581 (0.27%)
Uterin Cancer 1.22 139 305 (0.14%)
Maternal Conditions 1.16 90 584 (0.27%)
Meningitis 0.91 104 418 (0.20%)
Drug Use 0.81 127 394 (0.18%)
Encephalitis 0.77 77 362 (0.17%)
Asthma 0.76 156 345 (0.16%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis 0.72 18 322 (0.15%)

Demographic Summary

Colombia
Value World Rank
Population total 47,698,524 29
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 111
Population 0-14 24.2% 110
Population 15-64 68.3% 48
Population 65 + 7.4% 86

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 5.8 99
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 16.0 6.2 122 / 72
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 17.6 26.6 93 / 66
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.26 36

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 17.13 84
Stomach Cancer 15.25 20
Breast Cancer 14.91 116
Lung Cancers 12.42 94
Cervical Cancer 10.69 76
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.34 79
Liver Cancer 5.16 96
Ovary Cancer 4.56 84
Pancreas Cancer 4.32 78
Skin Cancers 2.13 57
Oesophagus Cancer 2.04 106
Oral Cancer 1.80 136
Bladder Cancer 1.35 130
Uterin Cancer 1.22 139

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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.