Leading Causes of death in Nicaragua

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 100.18 117 4,185 (15.39%)
Kidney Disease 66.77 1 2,948 (10.84%)
Stroke 49.89 134 2,095 (7.71%)
Diabetes Mellitus 40.19 55 1,699 (6.25%)
Liver Disease 33.31 26 1,541 (5.67%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 27.08 35 1,097 (4.04%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 24.91 109 1,251 (4.60%)
Lung Disease 22.37 91 922 (3.39%)
Prostate Cancer 20.50 62 364 (1.34%)
Cervical Cancer 17.89 42 450 (1.66%)
Road Traffic Accidents 16.56 96 907 (3.34%)
Violence 15.17 23 914 (3.36%)
Hypertension 13.83 92 572 (2.10%)
Stomach Cancer 10.92 38 469 (1.73%)
Liver Cancer 10.69 34 459 (1.69%)
Breast Cancer 10.45 154 255 (0.94%)
Suicide 9.78 94 577 (2.12%)
Congenital Anomalies 9.35 74 629 (2.31%)
Alcohol 8.70 5 432 (1.59%)
Lung Cancers 7.21 119 307 (1.13%)
Low Birth Weight 6.92 94 473 (1.74%)
Other Injuries 6.88 110 375 (1.38%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 6.23 114 269 (0.99%)
HIV/AIDS 6.14 83 346 (1.27%)
Falls 5.70 84 256 (0.94%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 5.32 75 315 (1.16%)
Malnutrition 4.24 69 223 (0.82%)
Drownings 4.20 86 244 (0.90%)
Pancreas Cancer 4.08 82 174 (0.64%)
Leukemia 3.91 92 210 (0.77%)
Tuberculosis 3.34 101 152 (0.56%)
Asthma 3.17 103 145 (0.53%)
Endocrine Disorders 3.17 133 163 (0.60%)
Birth Trauma 2.99 90 205 (0.75%)
Inflammatory/Heart 2.97 157 142 (0.52%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 2.97 93 127 (0.47%)
Lymphomas 2.70 144 123 (0.45%)
Maternal Conditions 2.61 69 167 (0.61%)
Ovary Cancer 2.14 169 53 (0.19%)
Epilepsy 1.79 89 99 (0.36%)
Meningitis 1.47 85 86 (0.32%)
Other Neoplasms 1.37 145 66 (0.24%)
Skin Cancers 1.25 101 54 (0.20%)
Skin Disease 1.16 115 53 (0.19%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.10 89 45 (0.17%)
Syphilis 1.01 57 69 (0.25%)
Oral Cancer 0.90 175 41 (0.15%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.87 141 42 (0.15%)
Appendicitis 0.87 71 42 (0.15%)
Uterin Cancer 0.85 164 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Nicaragua
Value World Rank
Population total 6,025,951 109
Sex ratio m / f 0.95 150
Population 0-14 27.2% 85
Population 15-64 67.5% 59
Population 65 + 5.3% 112

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 5.2 108
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 17.9 29.0 90 / 51
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.14 40

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 20.50 62
Cervical Cancer 17.89 42
Stomach Cancer 10.92 38
Liver Cancer 10.69 34
Breast Cancer 10.45 154
Lung Cancers 7.21 119
Colon-Rectum Cancers 6.23 114
Pancreas Cancer 4.08 82
Ovary Cancer 2.14 169
Skin Cancers 1.25 101
Oral Cancer 0.90 175
Uterin Cancer 0.85 164

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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.