Leading Causes of death in Dominican Rep.

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 129.96 67 11,460 (19.85%)
Stroke 69.73 115 6,150 (10.65%)
Prostate Cancer 49.86 9 2,063 (3.57%)
HIV/AIDS 32.28 39 3,144 (5.45%)
Violence 31.18 10 3,179 (5.51%)
Road Traffic Accidents 29.63 40 2,928 (5.07%)
Diabetes Mellitus 25.68 100 2,271 (3.93%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 23.83 116 2,317 (4.01%)
Kidney Disease 20.38 59 1,827 (3.16%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 20.20 68 1,774 (3.07%)
Liver Disease 17.21 84 1,536 (2.66%)
Low Birth Weight 15.13 43 1,814 (3.14%)
Hypertension 14.66 84 1,291 (2.24%)
Breast Cancer 14.63 119 686 (1.19%)
Cervical Cancer 13.93 61 649 (1.12%)
Lung Cancers 13.24 88 1,174 (2.03%)
Lung Disease 11.43 167 1,008 (1.75%)
Congenital Anomalies 10.95 50 1,289 (2.23%)
Liver Cancer 10.02 38 893 (1.55%)
Other Injuries 9.00 81 897 (1.55%)
Birth Trauma 8.55 64 1,025 (1.78%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.89 92 701 (1.21%)
Stomach Cancer 7.34 68 655 (1.13%)
Suicide 7.33 125 720 (1.25%)
Tuberculosis 5.31 91 493 (0.85%)
Oral Cancer 4.56 50 407 (0.70%)
Asthma 4.15 93 380 (0.66%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.03 135 370 (0.64%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 3.80 87 403 (0.70%)
Leukemia 3.79 98 355 (0.61%)
Pancreas Cancer 3.65 89 325 (0.56%)
Other Neoplasms 3.46 67 309 (0.54%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 3.06 90 273 (0.47%)
Lymphomas 2.69 145 246 (0.43%)
Endocrine Disorders 2.65 148 260 (0.45%)
Malnutrition 2.14 87 214 (0.37%)
Drownings 2.03 125 211 (0.37%)
Skin Cancers 1.84 70 163 (0.28%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.77 95 163 (0.28%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.58 121 140 (0.24%)
Falls 1.46 176 135 (0.23%)
Ovary Cancer 1.36 179 63 (0.11%)
Meningitis 1.36 88 139 (0.24%)
Alcohol 1.29 111 120 (0.21%)
Uterin Cancer 1.24 136 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 1.23 134 122 (0.21%)
Fires 1.18 110 118 (0.20%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.13 84 99 (0.17%)
Maternal Conditions 1.06 95 110 (0.19%)
Dengue 0.90 10 99 (0.17%)

Demographic Summary

Dominican Rep.
Value World Rank
Population total 10,734,247 85
Sex ratio m / f 1.02 35
Population 0-14 26.6% 91
Population 15-64 65.7% 90
Population 65 + 7.6% 82

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 6.9 86
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 18.8 9.4 112 / 60
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 21.0 34.1 68 / 30
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.30 79

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 49.86 9
Breast Cancer 14.63 119
Cervical Cancer 13.93 61
Lung Cancers 13.24 88
Liver Cancer 10.02 38
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.89 92
Stomach Cancer 7.34 68
Oral Cancer 4.56 50
Pancreas Cancer 3.65 89
Skin Cancers 1.84 70
Oesophagus Cancer 1.58 121
Ovary Cancer 1.36 179
Uterin Cancer 1.24 136

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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.