Leading Causes of death in Italy

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 64.95 163 108,924 (20.56%)
Stroke 36.02 153 62,431 (11.79%)
Lung Cancers 24.19 39 34,444 (6.50%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 19.81 74 36,003 (6.80%)
Breast Cancer 19.41 64 13,607 (2.57%)
Lung Disease 17.00 140 29,595 (5.59%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.52 43 21,743 (4.10%)
Diabetes Mellitus 13.68 141 22,815 (4.31%)
Prostate Cancer 12.19 120 8,860 (1.67%)
Hypertension 9.30 118 16,354 (3.09%)
Kidney Disease 8.26 143 14,277 (2.70%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 8.15 175 13,823 (2.61%)
Stomach Cancer 7.73 63 11,385 (2.15%)
Liver Disease 7.63 145 10,288 (1.94%)
Pancreas Cancer 7.57 30 10,990 (2.07%)
Liver Cancer 6.91 61 10,101 (1.91%)
Lymphomas 6.62 48 9,463 (1.79%)
Other Injuries 6.32 121 10,217 (1.93%)
Other Neoplasms 5.67 15 8,768 (1.66%)
Suicide 5.55 142 4,724 (0.89%)
Endocrine Disorders 5.27 94 7,344 (1.39%)
Leukemia 5.09 27 6,832 (1.29%)
Ovary Cancer 4.78 79 3,311 (0.63%)
Road Traffic Accidents 4.72 165 3,327 (0.63%)
Bladder Cancer 4.08 31 6,617 (1.25%)
Inflammatory/Heart 3.47 148 5,141 (0.97%)
Parkinson's Disease 3.45 22 6,192 (1.17%)
Uterin Cancer 2.97 56 2,114 (0.40%)
Congenital Anomalies 2.78 169 1,443 (0.27%)
Falls 2.52 151 3,782 (0.71%)
Oral Cancer 2.48 104 3,121 (0.59%)
Skin Cancers 2.20 52 2,849 (0.54%)
Cervical Cancer 1.56 173 1,114 (0.21%)
Low Birth Weight 1.53 166 444 (0.08%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.49 126 2,041 (0.39%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.33 115 2,174 (0.41%)
HIV/AIDS 1.24 120 927 (0.17%)
Drug Use 1.14 96 773 (0.15%)
Violence 0.84 170 534 (0.10%)
Epilepsy 0.83 158 1,046 (0.20%)
Anemia 0.79 66 1,391 (0.26%)
Skin Disease 0.64 139 1,089 (0.21%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 0.50 159 879 (0.17%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.47 175 760 (0.14%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.46 36 500 (0.09%)
Drownings 0.44 174 (0.00%)
Birth Trauma 0.44 168 (0.00%)
Tuberculosis 0.38 154 562 (0.11%)
Hepatitis B 0.38 97 519 (0.10%)
Alcohol 0.38 162 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Italy
Value World Rank
Population total 62,137,802 23
Sex ratio m / f 0.93 179
Population 0-14 13.7% 186
Population 15-64 64.8% 112
Population 65 + 21.5% 4

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 7.5 77
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 28.3 19.7 79 / 30
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 20.1 19.5 75 / 119
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.00 46

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 24.19 39
Breast Cancer 19.41 64
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.52 43
Prostate Cancer 12.19 120
Stomach Cancer 7.73 63
Pancreas Cancer 7.57 30
Liver Cancer 6.91 61
Ovary Cancer 4.78 79
Bladder Cancer 4.08 31
Uterin Cancer 2.97 56
Oral Cancer 2.48 104
Skin Cancers 2.20 52
Cervical Cancer 1.56 173
Oesophagus Cancer 1.49 126

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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.