Leading Causes of death in Ecuador

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 60.55 169 8,341 (11.54%)
Diabetes Mellitus 48.24 43 6,607 (9.14%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 38.70 86 5,590 (7.73%)
Stroke 36.27 152 5,016 (6.94%)
Hypertension 25.25 37 3,462 (4.79%)
Lung Disease 24.07 77 3,314 (4.59%)
Kidney Disease 22.17 49 3,070 (4.25%)
Road Traffic Accidents 21.22 74 3,344 (4.63%)
Prostate Cancer 19.70 67 1,228 (1.70%)
Liver Disease 18.39 78 2,542 (3.52%)
Stomach Cancer 17.85 8 2,466 (3.41%)
Other Injuries 17.21 26 2,627 (3.63%)
Cervical Cancer 12.97 65 944 (1.31%)
Breast Cancer 10.54 150 771 (1.07%)
Violence 10.49 45 1,654 (2.29%)
Congenital Anomalies 10.03 66 1,788 (2.47%)
Low Birth Weight 8.31 84 1,511 (2.09%)
HIV/AIDS 7.98 77 1,238 (1.71%)
Suicide 7.56 122 1,207 (1.67%)
Lung Cancers 7.21 118 994 (1.38%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.08 104 977 (1.35%)
Liver Cancer 6.77 64 928 (1.28%)
Leukemia 6.02 6 927 (1.28%)
Endocrine Disorders 5.81 86 839 (1.16%)
Lymphomas 5.72 74 809 (1.12%)
Other Neoplasms 5.27 19 749 (1.04%)
Malnutrition 4.78 62 695 (0.96%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 4.47 167 608 (0.84%)
Tuberculosis 4.43 96 641 (0.89%)
Falls 4.40 109 646 (0.89%)
Pancreas Cancer 3.48 93 477 (0.66%)
Drownings 3.30 101 534 (0.74%)
Ovary Cancer 3.24 140 237 (0.33%)
Alcohol 2.95 37 427 (0.59%)
Birth Trauma 2.89 94 525 (0.73%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 2.60 106 431 (0.60%)
Inflammatory/Heart 2.31 170 346 (0.48%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.28 106 316 (0.44%)
Anemia 1.95 47 269 (0.37%)
Skin Cancers 1.93 62 267 (0.37%)
Epilepsy 1.90 82 294 (0.41%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.77 46 240 (0.33%)
Drug Use 1.53 75 224 (0.31%)
Maternal Conditions 1.30 87 209 (0.29%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.21 143 166 (0.23%)
Bladder Cancer 1.09 148 148 (0.20%)
Uterin Cancer 0.99 156 (0.00%)
Oral Cancer 0.98 173 136 (0.19%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.95 136 133 (0.18%)
Fires 0.93 126 143 (0.20%)

Demographic Summary

Ecuador
Value World Rank
Population total 16,290,913 66
Sex ratio m / f 0.99 95
Population 0-14 27.1% 87
Population 15-64 65.5% 96
Population 65 + 7.5% 85

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 4.4 118
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 14.0 3.3 123 / 91
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 14.9 24.7 110 / 84
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.97 47

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 19.70 67
Stomach Cancer 17.85 8
Cervical Cancer 12.97 65
Breast Cancer 10.54 150
Lung Cancers 7.21 118
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.08 104
Liver Cancer 6.77 64
Pancreas Cancer 3.48 93
Ovary Cancer 3.24 140
Skin Cancers 1.93 62
Oesophagus Cancer 1.21 143
Bladder Cancer 1.09 148
Uterin Cancer 0.99 156
Oral Cancer 0.98 173

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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.