Leading Causes of death in Egypt

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 216.82 18 126,312 (24.58%)
Stroke 95.56 74 56,710 (11.04%)
Liver Disease 84.71 1 53,687 (10.45%)
Diabetes Mellitus 35.20 69 21,045 (4.10%)
Kidney Disease 32.88 20 20,433 (3.98%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 29.13 99 22,104 (4.30%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 27.88 33 14,723 (2.87%)
Liver Cancer 27.42 4 17,605 (3.43%)
Inflammatory/Heart 23.63 6 15,200 (2.96%)
Lung Disease 22.61 88 13,206 (2.57%)
Breast Cancer 21.29 43 7,441 (1.45%)
Hypertension 14.97 81 8,835 (1.72%)
Road Traffic Accidents 14.46 108 12,179 (2.37%)
Endocrine Disorders 13.19 27 9,282 (1.81%)
Congenital Anomalies 12.32 36 15,723 (3.06%)
Low Birth Weight 11.53 66 15,761 (3.07%)
Bladder Cancer 7.98 1 4,757 (0.93%)
Lymphomas 7.83 17 5,079 (0.99%)
Lung Cancers 7.50 116 4,869 (0.95%)
Prostate Cancer 7.17 151 1,622 (0.32%)
Other Neoplasms 5.39 18 3,589 (0.70%)
Leukemia 5.37 14 4,027 (0.78%)
Violence 5.27 91 4,551 (0.89%)
Birth Trauma 5.14 78 7,022 (1.37%)
Ovary Cancer 5.11 65 1,761 (0.34%)
Other Injuries 4.94 146 3,971 (0.77%)
Drug Use 4.31 13 2,890 (0.56%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 4.26 146 2,808 (0.55%)
Falls 4.22 115 3,102 (0.60%)
Pancreas Cancer 3.85 85 2,488 (0.48%)
Asthma 3.75 96 2,210 (0.43%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 3.55 92 4,021 (0.78%)
Suicide 3.07 170 2,368 (0.46%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.74 96 1,773 (0.35%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 2.69 84 1,976 (0.38%)
Stomach Cancer 2.51 164 1,666 (0.32%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.24 100 1,403 (0.27%)
Encephalitis 2.05 14 1,462 (0.28%)
Oral Cancer 2.02 129 1,310 (0.25%)
Drownings 1.91 129 1,904 (0.37%)
Hepatitis B 1.57 42 1,053 (0.20%)
Epilepsy 1.30 124 1,130 (0.22%)
Uterin Cancer 1.28 131 (0.00%)
Cervical Cancer 1.11 178 (0.00%)
Maternal Conditions 0.93 99 833 (0.16%)
Skin Disease 0.88 126 521 (0.10%)
Schistosomiasis 0.83 45 537 (0.10%)
Fires 0.78 131 671 (0.13%)
Meningitis 0.75 112 619 (0.12%)
Malnutrition 0.63 121 671 (0.13%)

Demographic Summary

Egypt
Value World Rank
Population total 97,041,072 14
Sex ratio m / f 1.05 18
Population 0-14 33.3% 56
Population 15-64 62.5% 132
Population 65 + 4.2% 133

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 0.4 178
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 49.9 0.3 14 / 128
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 22.7 41.1 54 / 15
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.42 116

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Liver Cancer 27.42 4
Breast Cancer 21.29 43
Bladder Cancer 7.98 1
Lung Cancers 7.50 116
Prostate Cancer 7.17 151
Ovary Cancer 5.11 65
Colon-Rectum Cancers 4.26 146
Pancreas Cancer 3.85 85
Stomach Cancer 2.51 164
Oesophagus Cancer 2.24 100
Oral Cancer 2.02 129
Uterin Cancer 1.28 131
Cervical Cancer 1.11 178

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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.