Leading Causes of death in Nepal

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 158.35 41 30,559 (18.72%)
Lung Disease 100.75 2 19,274 (11.81%)
Stroke 80.01 97 15,450 (9.46%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 47.23 77 10,535 (6.45%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 36.73 41 7,882 (4.83%)
Diabetes Mellitus 33.25 77 6,482 (3.97%)
Tuberculosis 24.24 52 5,252 (3.22%)
Liver Disease 23.05 61 4,848 (2.97%)
Kidney Disease 21.72 52 4,337 (2.66%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 20.52 67 3,689 (2.26%)
Road Traffic Accidents 20.13 79 4,921 (3.01%)
Asthma 16.38 26 3,317 (2.03%)
Hypertension 14.98 80 2,925 (1.79%)
Cervical Cancer 14.36 55 1,624 (0.99%)
Lung Cancers 12.99 91 2,679 (1.64%)
Low Birth Weight 12.57 57 3,981 (2.44%)
HIV/AIDS 9.76 71 2,280 (1.40%)
Birth Trauma 9.59 58 3,039 (1.86%)
Breast Cancer 9.21 163 1,054 (0.65%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 8.80 11 1,860 (1.14%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 8.35 21 1,689 (1.03%)
Other Injuries 8.05 96 1,927 (1.18%)
Congenital Anomalies 7.38 111 2,269 (1.39%)
Falls 7.34 63 1,586 (0.97%)
Suicide 7.02 127 1,709 (1.05%)
Oral Cancer 6.44 25 1,341 (0.82%)
Stomach Cancer 5.85 82 1,217 (0.75%)
Ovary Cancer 5.82 44 649 (0.40%)
Meningitis 4.73 50 1,098 (0.67%)
Maternal Conditions 4.42 53 1,242 (0.76%)
Lymphomas 4.18 115 895 (0.55%)
Leukemia 3.54 108 890 (0.55%)
Fires 3.52 63 876 (0.54%)
Endocrine Disorders 3.41 130 739 (0.45%)
Encephalitis 3.38 3 810 (0.50%)
Violence 3.33 121 933 (0.57%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.02 170 627 (0.38%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.59 87 533 (0.33%)
Malnutrition 2.29 82 483 (0.30%)
Hepatitis B 2.28 20 485 (0.30%)
Tetanus 1.68 32 405 (0.25%)
Pertussis 1.67 50 532 (0.33%)
Bladder Cancer 1.52 118 299 (0.18%)
Epilepsy 1.44 113 340 (0.21%)
Drownings 1.43 138 361 (0.22%)
Prostate Cancer 1.41 182 (0.00%)
Leishmaniasis 1.28 3 342 (0.21%)
Appendicitis 1.22 41 261 (0.16%)
Skin Disease 1.17 114 235 (0.14%)
Pancreas Cancer 1.11 156 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Nepal
Value World Rank
Population total 29,384,297 45
Sex ratio m / f 0.95 153
Population 0-14 30.2% 72
Population 15-64 64.6% 116
Population 65 + 5.2% 117

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 2.0 146
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 37.1 11.1 56 / 56
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 2.7 5.4 179 / 183
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.88 97

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Cervical Cancer 14.36 55
Lung Cancers 12.99 91
Breast Cancer 9.21 163
Oral Cancer 6.44 25
Stomach Cancer 5.85 82
Ovary Cancer 5.82 44
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.02 170
Oesophagus Cancer 2.59 87
Bladder Cancer 1.52 118
Prostate Cancer 1.41 182
Pancreas Cancer 1.11 156

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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.