Leading Causes of death in Myanmar

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Stroke 159.87 12 60,755 (15.39%)
Coronary Heart Disease 78.45 145 30,295 (7.67%)
Lung Disease 61.59 8 22,622 (5.73%)
Tuberculosis 57.87 27 26,067 (6.60%)
Liver Disease 49.35 12 22,842 (5.78%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 47.16 78 20,954 (5.31%)
Diabetes Mellitus 41.19 54 16,597 (4.20%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 38.49 13 13,139 (3.33%)
Asthma 31.72 4 12,628 (3.20%)
Hypertension 26.26 34 10,202 (2.58%)
Kidney Disease 26.20 37 10,942 (2.77%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 25.19 50 10,775 (2.73%)
Road Traffic Accidents 20.10 80 10,527 (2.67%)
Lung Cancers 20.00 61 8,383 (2.12%)
Falls 18.25 9 7,785 (1.97%)
Low Birth Weight 17.79 31 9,163 (2.32%)
HIV/AIDS 17.40 56 9,652 (2.44%)
Birth Trauma 12.79 39 6,590 (1.67%)
Other Injuries 12.58 52 6,182 (1.57%)
Cervical Cancer 12.11 70 3,027 (0.77%)
Breast Cancer 11.51 141 2,949 (0.75%)
Oral Cancer 11.14 4 4,922 (1.25%)
Liver Cancer 11.11 31 4,915 (1.24%)
Stomach Cancer 11.09 37 4,778 (1.21%)
Congenital Anomalies 10.97 47 5,766 (1.46%)
Inflammatory/Heart 8.76 45 3,794 (0.96%)
Oesophagus Cancer 7.60 25 3,480 (0.88%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.55 96 3,181 (0.81%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 7.07 34 2,825 (0.72%)
Endocrine Disorders 6.76 74 3,107 (0.79%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 5.68 25 2,538 (0.64%)
Drownings 5.34 70 2,859 (0.72%)
Ovary Cancer 4.52 85 1,146 (0.29%)
Suicide 4.49 153 2,323 (0.59%)
Prostate Cancer 4.41 167 642 (0.16%)
Meningitis 4.17 57 2,150 (0.54%)
Lymphomas 3.91 122 1,677 (0.42%)
Violence 3.87 114 2,120 (0.54%)
Leukemia 3.85 95 1,823 (0.46%)
Alcohol 3.36 27 1,686 (0.43%)
Malnutrition 3.29 75 1,155 (0.29%)
Maternal Conditions 2.56 71 1,432 (0.36%)
Fires 2.47 73 1,257 (0.32%)
Epilepsy 2.32 68 1,208 (0.31%)
Encephalitis 2.15 12 1,107 (0.28%)
Skin Disease 2.06 82 842 (0.21%)
Pancreas Cancer 1.98 131 860 (0.22%)
Poisonings 1.84 52 947 (0.24%)
Hepatitis B 1.74 36 834 (0.21%)
Bladder Cancer 1.54 117 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Myanmar
Value World Rank
Population total 55,123,814 24
Sex ratio m / f 0.97 122
Population 0-14 26.9% 90
Population 15-64 67.6% 57
Population 65 + 5.5% 108

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 4.8 113
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 31.6 6.4 66 / 71
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 4.0 7.3 158 / 177
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.31 124

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 20.00 61
Cervical Cancer 12.11 70
Breast Cancer 11.51 141
Oral Cancer 11.14 4
Liver Cancer 11.11 31
Stomach Cancer 11.09 37
Oesophagus Cancer 7.60 25
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.55 96
Ovary Cancer 4.52 85
Prostate Cancer 4.41 167
Pancreas Cancer 1.98 131
Bladder Cancer 1.54 117

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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.