Leading Causes of death in Greece

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 112.40 97 30,439 (28.11%)
Stroke 65.08 119 19,142 (17.68%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 31.29 24 9,830 (9.08%)
Lung Cancers 27.48 23 6,315 (5.83%)
Lung Disease 20.62 104 6,153 (5.68%)
Breast Cancer 17.85 78 2,288 (2.11%)
Prostate Cancer 15.12 99 2,005 (1.85%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 11.16 161 3,157 (2.92%)
Kidney Disease 10.17 122 2,896 (2.67%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.81 76 2,643 (2.44%)
Road Traffic Accidents 7.00 145 890 (0.82%)
Pancreas Cancer 6.89 39 1,673 (1.55%)
Inflammatory/Heart 6.73 70 1,864 (1.72%)
Hypertension 6.69 141 2,019 (1.86%)
Leukemia 5.87 8 1,564 (1.44%)
Liver Disease 5.75 159 1,254 (1.16%)
Liver Cancer 5.74 82 1,474 (1.36%)
Stomach Cancer 5.39 94 1,346 (1.24%)
Ovary Cancer 5.04 67 606 (0.56%)
Diabetes Mellitus 4.75 174 1,290 (1.19%)
Congenital Anomalies 4.37 142 290 (0.27%)
Bladder Cancer 4.26 28 1,189 (1.10%)
Lymphomas 3.57 125 866 (0.80%)
Suicide 3.31 165 471 (0.44%)
Other Injuries 3.11 176 558 (0.52%)
Drug Use 2.85 34 279 (0.26%)
Low Birth Weight 2.77 147 166 (0.15%)
Endocrine Disorders 2.71 145 630 (0.58%)
Falls 2.47 153 528 (0.49%)
HIV/AIDS 2.25 105 257 (0.24%)
Drownings 2.18 122 360 (0.33%)
Cervical Cancer 2.06 157 210 (0.19%)
Uterin Cancer 2.03 89 287 (0.27%)
Skin Cancers 2.01 59 463 (0.43%)
Violence 1.71 145 214 (0.20%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.69 54 506 (0.47%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.68 128 462 (0.43%)
Oral Cancer 1.45 156 307 (0.28%)
Oesophagus Cancer 0.94 154 217 (0.20%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.78 147 205 (0.19%)
Fires 0.65 140 135 (0.12%)
Hepatitis B 0.61 77 137 (0.13%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.56 31 89 (0.08%)
Epilepsy 0.47 180 70 (0.06%)
Tuberculosis 0.46 149 92 (0.08%)
Birth Trauma 0.44 167 (0.00%)
Asthma 0.39 181 92 (0.08%)
Meningitis 0.30 148 58 (0.05%)
Poisonings 0.24 169 36 (0.03%)
Alcohol 0.22 177 35 (0.03%)

Demographic Summary

Greece
Value World Rank
Population total 10,768,477 84
Sex ratio m / f 0.95 152
Population 0-14 13.8% 185
Population 15-64 65.3% 104
Population 65 + 20.9% 6

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 10.4 35
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 52.6 32.7 10 / 7
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 24.2 25.4 43 / 80
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.36 75

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 27.48 23
Breast Cancer 17.85 78
Prostate Cancer 15.12 99
Colon-Rectum Cancers 9.81 76
Pancreas Cancer 6.89 39
Liver Cancer 5.74 82
Stomach Cancer 5.39 94
Ovary Cancer 5.04 67
Bladder Cancer 4.26 28
Cervical Cancer 2.06 157
Uterin Cancer 2.03 89
Skin Cancers 2.01 59
Oral Cancer 1.45 156
Oesophagus Cancer 0.94 154

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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.