Leading Causes of death in Germany

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 83.78 139 184,456 (25.22%)
Lung Cancers 26.45 28 46,881 (6.41%)
Stroke 25.61 174 57,039 (7.80%)
Breast Cancer 20.94 47 19,829 (2.71%)
Lung Disease 20.01 109 43,056 (5.89%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 16.99 97 41,032 (5.61%)
Prostate Cancer 15.73 94 15,107 (2.07%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.64 40 28,951 (3.96%)
Diabetes Mellitus 11.22 151 24,099 (3.30%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 10.86 163 23,385 (3.20%)
Liver Disease 10.09 128 14,820 (2.03%)
Suicide 9.29 104 10,816 (1.48%)
Kidney Disease 9.18 131 21,156 (2.89%)
Pancreas Cancer 8.97 16 17,178 (2.35%)
Hypertension 8.68 127 20,240 (2.77%)
Lymphomas 6.13 62 12,117 (1.66%)
Stomach Cancer 5.82 83 10,956 (1.50%)
Ovary Cancer 5.81 45 5,693 (0.78%)
Falls 5.72 83 12,280 (1.68%)
Endocrine Disorders 5.18 96 9,227 (1.26%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.77 113 8,814 (1.21%)
Leukemia 4.62 51 8,720 (1.19%)
Liver Cancer 4.24 123 7,958 (1.09%)
Parkinson's Disease 4.24 12 10,130 (1.39%)
Alcohol 4.05 20 5,219 (0.71%)
Oral Cancer 3.91 70 6,103 (0.83%)
Other Neoplasms 3.62 57 7,615 (1.04%)
Other Injuries 3.61 169 6,297 (0.86%)
Road Traffic Accidents 3.54 170 3,428 (0.47%)
Oesophagus Cancer 3.52 61 5,993 (0.82%)
Congenital Anomalies 3.15 163 1,820 (0.25%)
Bladder Cancer 3.04 58 6,440 (0.88%)
Uterin Cancer 2.86 61 2,642 (0.36%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 2.62 105 5,964 (0.82%)
Skin Cancers 2.35 45 4,185 (0.57%)
Cervical Cancer 2.06 156 1,902 (0.26%)
Low Birth Weight 1.86 157 712 (0.10%)
Drug Use 1.84 62 1,627 (0.22%)
Epilepsy 1.83 85 2,859 (0.39%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.31 118 2,920 (0.40%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.18 146 2,448 (0.33%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.94 7 1,401 (0.19%)
Violence 0.69 177 599 (0.08%)
Skin Disease 0.68 136 1,461 (0.20%)
Asthma 0.67 165 1,171 (0.16%)
Birth Trauma 0.45 165 (0.00%)
Drownings 0.43 175 448 (0.06%)
HIV/AIDS 0.40 137 412 (0.06%)
Fires 0.31 169 413 (0.06%)
Anemia 0.31 95 710 (0.10%)

Demographic Summary

Germany
Value World Rank
Population total 80,594,017 19
Sex ratio m / f 0.97 132
Population 0-14 12.8% 191
Population 15-64 65.1% 107
Population 65 + 22.1% 3

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 13.4 5
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 32.4 28.3 63 / 11
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 24.2 20.4 40 / 115
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.97 15

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 26.45 28
Breast Cancer 20.94 47
Prostate Cancer 15.73 94
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.64 40
Pancreas Cancer 8.97 16
Stomach Cancer 5.82 83
Ovary Cancer 5.81 45
Liver Cancer 4.24 123
Oral Cancer 3.91 70
Oesophagus Cancer 3.52 61
Bladder Cancer 3.04 58
Uterin Cancer 2.86 61
Skin Cancers 2.35 45
Cervical Cancer 2.06 156

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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.