Leading Causes of death in Mozambique

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
HIV/AIDS 202.76 9 41,317 (16.30%)
Tuberculosis 127.92 6 18,880 (7.45%)
Stroke 109.43 57 13,221 (5.22%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 87.67 42 22,235 (8.77%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 77.87 19 18,184 (7.17%)
Coronary Heart Disease 77.78 146 9,384 (3.70%)
Cervical Cancer 49.65 1 4,022 (1.59%)
Road Traffic Accidents 44.52 7 9,256 (3.65%)
Malaria 43.71 13 16,669 (6.58%)
Hypertension 31.88 18 3,786 (1.49%)
Diabetes Mellitus 28.46 93 3,604 (1.42%)
Maternal Conditions 26.73 15 6,064 (2.39%)
Low Birth Weight 18.46 26 10,036 (3.96%)
Lung Disease 17.81 133 2,200 (0.87%)
Endocrine Disorders 17.59 14 4,281 (1.69%)
Birth Trauma 16.26 30 8,841 (3.49%)
Meningitis 15.61 30 4,530 (1.79%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 15.27 113 1,628 (0.64%)
Other Injuries 15.14 37 4,367 (1.72%)
Liver Disease 15.09 89 2,287 (0.90%)
Congenital Anomalies 13.64 23 6,394 (2.52%)
Epilepsy 12.64 1 3,089 (1.22%)
Suicide 12.55 49 2,341 (0.92%)
Falls 12.44 32 2,168 (0.86%)
Prostate Cancer 10.48 132 477 (0.19%)
Oesophagus Cancer 9.47 18 1,204 (0.48%)
Kidney Disease 9.44 129 1,598 (0.63%)
Asthma 9.22 67 1,485 (0.59%)
Malnutrition 8.97 46 2,454 (0.97%)
Lymphomas 8.71 9 1,462 (0.58%)
Fires 8.64 8 2,142 (0.85%)
Anemia 8.56 19 1,916 (0.76%)
Breast Cancer 8.43 170 653 (0.26%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 7.85 28 1,087 (0.43%)
Drownings 7.80 39 2,622 (1.03%)
Syphilis 7.65 7 3,604 (1.42%)
Skin Disease 6.92 8 1,186 (0.47%)
Oral Cancer 6.80 21 991 (0.39%)
Inflammatory/Heart 5.94 79 909 (0.36%)
Liver Cancer 4.33 118 644 (0.25%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 4.20 51 625 (0.25%)
Other Neoplasms 4.03 43 610 (0.24%)
Leukemia 3.78 99 632 (0.25%)
Schistosomiasis 3.70 22 590 (0.23%)
Violence 3.39 120 826 (0.33%)
Poisonings 3.11 14 935 (0.37%)
Lung Cancers 2.84 150 (0.00%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.80 104 (0.00%)
Tetanus 2.29 18 665 (0.26%)
Pertussis 2.20 21 1,133 (0.45%)

Demographic Summary

Mozambique
Value World Rank
Population total 26,573,706 50
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 143
Population 0-14 44.7% 9
Population 15-64 52.4% 187
Population 65 + 2.9% 174

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 2.4 143
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 31.4 5.9 68 / 76
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 3.3 10.5 171 / 161
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.42 117

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Cervical Cancer 49.65 1
Prostate Cancer 10.48 132
Oesophagus Cancer 9.47 18
Breast Cancer 8.43 170
Oral Cancer 6.80 21
Liver Cancer 4.33 118
Lung Cancers 2.84 150
Pancreas Cancer 2.80 104

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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.