Leading Causes of death in Latvia

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 206.28 25 9,688 (36.45%)
Stroke 104.98 62 5,084 (19.13%)
Prostate Cancer 28.65 31 450 (1.69%)
Inflammatory/Heart 26.97 5 789 (2.97%)
Lung Cancers 25.54 32 1,015 (3.82%)
Breast Cancer 19.40 66 459 (1.73%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 18.04 15 808 (3.04%)
Suicide 17.74 17 427 (1.61%)
Liver Disease 13.92 97 393 (1.48%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 12.99 154 438 (1.65%)
Stomach Cancer 12.82 29 523 (1.97%)
Hypertension 12.15 102 568 (2.14%)
Diabetes Mellitus 11.88 148 516 (1.94%)
Pancreas Cancer 9.18 10 383 (1.44%)
Road Traffic Accidents 8.85 134 195 (0.73%)
Alcohol 8.27 6 216 (0.81%)
Lung Disease 8.06 181 352 (1.32%)
Ovary Cancer 8.04 8 183 (0.69%)
Kidney Disease 7.79 151 354 (1.33%)
Other Injuries 7.15 105 208 (0.78%)
Drownings 6.83 50 158 (0.59%)
Uterin Cancer 6.27 7 142 (0.53%)
Falls 6.26 74 200 (0.75%)
Cervical Cancer 6.01 116 136 (0.51%)
Lymphomas 5.85 70 229 (0.86%)
Oral Cancer 5.83 29 204 (0.77%)
Violence 5.66 87 132 (0.50%)
Leukemia 5.43 12 216 (0.81%)
Bladder Cancer 5.40 8 251 (0.94%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 5.38 162 262 (0.99%)
HIV/AIDS 4.73 89 93 (0.35%)
Fires 4.34 51 125 (0.47%)
Congenital Anomalies 4.30 144 59 (0.22%)
Oesophagus Cancer 3.72 56 134 (0.50%)
Liver Cancer 3.62 144 142 (0.53%)
Skin Cancers 3.55 16 150 (0.56%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 3.54 80 149 (0.56%)
Birth Trauma 3.51 83 38 (0.14%)
Drug Use 3.32 29 75 (0.28%)
Tuberculosis 2.74 107 79 (0.30%)
Other Neoplasms 2.25 111 102 (0.38%)
Low Birth Weight 1.76 159 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 1.72 94 40 (0.15%)
Skin Disease 1.48 98 62 (0.23%)
Endocrine Disorders 1.33 171 49 (0.18%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.16 124 49 (0.18%)
Poisonings 1.06 77 27 (0.10%)
Asthma 0.99 145 43 (0.16%)
Parkinson's Disease 0.93 98 47 (0.18%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.88 15 25 (0.09%)

Demographic Summary

Latvia
Value World Rank
Population total 1,944,643 145
Sex ratio m / f 0.86 192
Population 0-14 15.2% 173
Population 15-64 65.3% 100
Population 65 + 19.6% 12

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 12.9 8
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 48.9 24.3 17 / 18
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 21.6 25.1 65 / 83
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.93 52

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 28.65 31
Lung Cancers 25.54 32
Breast Cancer 19.40 66
Colon-Rectum Cancers 18.04 15
Stomach Cancer 12.82 29
Pancreas Cancer 9.18 10
Ovary Cancer 8.04 8
Uterin Cancer 6.27 7
Cervical Cancer 6.01 116
Oral Cancer 5.83 29
Bladder Cancer 5.40 8
Oesophagus Cancer 3.72 56
Liver Cancer 3.62 144
Skin Cancers 3.55 16

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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.