Leading Causes of death in Iran

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 170.87 35 89,116 (27.47%)
Stroke 83.32 91 42,356 (13.06%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 35.41 19 17,175 (5.29%)
Hypertension 32.25 17 16,415 (5.06%)
Road Traffic Accidents 30.32 38 22,143 (6.83%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 19.67 133 11,173 (3.44%)
Lung Disease 18.84 119 9,709 (2.99%)
Diabetes Mellitus 17.46 126 9,270 (2.86%)
Stomach Cancer 16.11 14 8,850 (2.73%)
Kidney Disease 13.28 99 7,067 (2.18%)
Breast Cancer 10.51 152 3,545 (1.09%)
Prostate Cancer 9.56 137 2,483 (0.77%)
Oesophagus Cancer 9.32 19 5,303 (1.63%)
Lung Cancers 8.41 106 4,816 (1.48%)
Asthma 8.11 74 4,229 (1.30%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.80 93 4,691 (1.45%)
Liver Disease 6.99 147 3,903 (1.20%)
Low Birth Weight 6.09 102 4,712 (1.45%)
Lymphomas 5.78 73 3,498 (1.08%)
Congenital Anomalies 5.55 134 4,237 (1.31%)
Leukemia 5.17 24 3,240 (1.00%)
Bladder Cancer 4.66 16 2,475 (0.76%)
HIV/AIDS 4.62 91 3,893 (1.20%)
Other Injuries 4.40 157 3,046 (0.94%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.37 125 2,391 (0.74%)
Violence 4.07 108 3,259 (1.00%)
Ovary Cancer 3.75 116 1,179 (0.36%)
Suicide 3.61 164 2,836 (0.87%)
Birth Trauma 3.35 84 2,588 (0.80%)
Falls 3.27 131 1,954 (0.60%)
Fires 3.01 69 2,068 (0.64%)
Drug Use 2.78 35 2,122 (0.65%)
Liver Cancer 2.75 166 1,563 (0.48%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.69 98 1,426 (0.44%)
Endocrine Disorders 2.44 152 1,445 (0.45%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 2.21 112 1,452 (0.45%)
Tuberculosis 2.13 111 1,323 (0.41%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.08 124 1,194 (0.37%)
War 1.65 16 1,388 (0.43%)
Poisonings 1.55 58 1,128 (0.35%)
Oral Cancer 1.40 157 855 (0.26%)
Cervical Cancer 1.27 174 390 (0.12%)
Other Neoplasms 1.23 148 768 (0.24%)
Meningitis 1.23 91 771 (0.24%)
Drownings 1.01 153 774 (0.24%)
Hepatitis B 0.80 64 478 (0.15%)
Skin Cancers 0.74 143 405 (0.12%)
Uterin Cancer 0.74 170 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 0.64 173 448 (0.14%)
Parkinson's Disease 0.60 145 297 (0.09%)

Demographic Summary

Iran
Value World Rank
Population total 82,021,564 17
Sex ratio m / f 1.03 27
Population 0-14 24.2% 111
Population 15-64 70.5% 17
Population 65 + 5.3% 110

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 1.0 161
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 21.5 0.7 102 / 121
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 19.3 32.2 80 / 35
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.71 101

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Stomach Cancer 16.11 14
Breast Cancer 10.51 152
Prostate Cancer 9.56 137
Oesophagus Cancer 9.32 19
Lung Cancers 8.41 106
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.80 93
Bladder Cancer 4.66 16
Ovary Cancer 3.75 116
Liver Cancer 2.75 166
Pancreas Cancer 2.08 124
Oral Cancer 1.40 157
Cervical Cancer 1.27 174
Skin Cancers 0.74 143
Uterin Cancer 0.74 170

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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.