Leading Causes of death in Iceland

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 80.30 141 440 (24.62%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 38.28 15 216 (12.09%)
Stroke 26.13 171 143 (8.00%)
Lung Cancers 23.95 41 126 (7.05%)
Breast Cancer 23.04 24 58 (3.25%)
Prostate Cancer 22.46 54 57 (3.19%)
Lung Disease 19.71 112 109 (6.10%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.10 50 76 (4.25%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 11.90 156 66 (3.69%)
Suicide 11.87 64 43 (2.41%)
Pancreas Cancer 9.51 5 50 (2.80%)
Other Injuries 6.95 109 35 (1.96%)
Ovary Cancer 5.14 64 14 (0.78%)
Kidney Disease 4.84 173 27 (1.51%)
Diabetes Mellitus 4.59 178 25 (1.40%)
Liver Cancer 4.54 113 23 (1.29%)
Parkinson's Disease 4.44 8 25 (1.40%)
Stomach Cancer 3.73 137 20 (1.12%)
Lymphomas 3.64 124 20 (1.12%)
Hypertension 3.40 164 19 (1.06%)
Road Traffic Accidents 3.27 171 12 (0.67%)
Drug Use 3.23 30 11 (0.62%)
Leukemia 3.11 121 16 (0.90%)
Falls 2.99 141 15 (0.84%)
Bladder Cancer 2.55 73 14 (0.78%)
Endocrine Disorders 2.46 150 11 (0.62%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.26 98 12 (0.67%)
Liver Disease 2.15 180 10 (0.56%)
Inflammatory/Heart 2.08 172 10 (0.56%)
Congenital Anomalies 1.79 180 7 (0.39%)
Other Neoplasms 1.52 134 9 (0.50%)
Alcohol 1.37 107 6 (0.34%)
Skin Cancers 1.29 99 6 (0.34%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 1.15 140 7 (0.39%)
Violence 1.10 161 4 (0.22%)
Low Birth Weight 1.00 176 3 (0.17%)
Uterin Cancer 0.79 168 2 (0.11%)
Tuberculosis 0.74 142 4 (0.22%)
Skin Disease 0.73 135 4 (0.22%)
Oral Cancer 0.73 179 4 (0.22%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.66 168 4 (0.22%)
Epilepsy 0.63 174 2 (0.11%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.56 30 3 (0.17%)
Poisonings 0.54 116 2 (0.11%)
Asthma 0.42 178 2 (0.11%)
Cervical Cancer 0.40 183 (0.00%)
Drownings 0.40 178 2 (0.11%)
Hepatitis B 0.39 95 2 (0.11%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis 0.35 59 2 (0.11%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.27 178 2 (0.11%)

Demographic Summary

Iceland
Value World Rank
Population total 339,747 170
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 62
Population 0-14 20.4% 130
Population 15-64 65.2% 106
Population 65 + 14.4% 44

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 9.1 54
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 17.0 15.1 119 / 43
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 24.2 19.4 41 / 120
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 7.50 4

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 23.95 41
Breast Cancer 23.04 24
Prostate Cancer 22.46 54
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.10 50
Pancreas Cancer 9.51 5
Ovary Cancer 5.14 64
Liver Cancer 4.54 113
Stomach Cancer 3.73 137
Bladder Cancer 2.55 73
Oesophagus Cancer 2.26 98
Skin Cancers 1.29 99
Uterin Cancer 0.79 168
Oral Cancer 0.73 179
Cervical Cancer 0.40 183

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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.