Leading Causes of death in Philippines

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 191.79 28 122,950 (19.86%)
Stroke 134.74 29 87,402 (14.12%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 115.96 24 75,970 (12.27%)
Lung Disease 44.52 15 26,151 (4.23%)
Tuberculosis 42.23 41 30,294 (4.89%)
Diabetes Mellitus 41.44 53 27,412 (4.43%)
Kidney Disease 32.20 22 22,772 (3.68%)
Hypertension 23.56 44 14,751 (2.38%)
Breast Cancer 23.02 25 9,033 (1.46%)
Asthma 19.47 15 13,186 (2.13%)
Lung Cancers 16.99 72 11,365 (1.84%)
Prostate Cancer 13.44 114 3,200 (0.52%)
Violence 12.60 33 11,702 (1.89%)
Road Traffic Accidents 11.82 116 10,767 (1.74%)
Liver Cancer 11.42 29 8,010 (1.29%)
Liver Disease 11.32 119 8,401 (1.36%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 11.26 64 7,550 (1.22%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 10.36 8 6,784 (1.10%)
Cervical Cancer 9.15 84 3,596 (0.58%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 9.03 69 8,828 (1.43%)
Endocrine Disorders 8.94 54 6,356 (1.03%)
Low Birth Weight 8.69 78 11,041 (1.78%)
Congenital Anomalies 7.56 109 9,163 (1.48%)
Birth Trauma 5.83 74 7,403 (1.20%)
Drownings 5.78 64 5,807 (0.94%)
Other Injuries 5.59 132 5,419 (0.88%)
Malnutrition 4.86 61 3,619 (0.58%)
Ovary Cancer 4.80 78 1,883 (0.30%)
Oral Cancer 4.75 45 3,297 (0.53%)
Falls 4.74 101 3,455 (0.56%)
Other Neoplasms 4.63 29 3,319 (0.54%)
Leukemia 4.41 62 3,744 (0.60%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.22 131 3,439 (0.56%)
Anemia 4.18 28 2,837 (0.46%)
Suicide 3.73 163 3,400 (0.55%)
Stomach Cancer 3.07 154 2,046 (0.33%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 3.00 75 2,821 (0.46%)
Lymphomas 2.98 137 2,180 (0.35%)
Skin Disease 2.97 62 1,858 (0.30%)
Maternal Conditions 2.92 63 2,916 (0.47%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.78 105 1,848 (0.30%)
Pertussis 2.06 28 2,620 (0.42%)
Alcohol 1.88 78 1,574 (0.25%)
Dengue 1.78 4 2,066 (0.33%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 1.74 181 982 (0.16%)
Uterin Cancer 1.74 107 (0.00%)
Meningitis 1.69 79 1,844 (0.30%)
Epilepsy 1.58 103 1,527 (0.25%)
Encephalitis 1.10 56 1,148 (0.19%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.01 153 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Philippines
Value World Rank
Population total 104,256,076 13
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 53
Population 0-14 33.4% 55
Population 15-64 62.1% 138
Population 65 + 4.5% 121

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 6.6 90
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 43.0 8.5 37 / 64
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 5.2 7.5 145 / 175
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.52 68

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Breast Cancer 23.02 25
Lung Cancers 16.99 72
Prostate Cancer 13.44 114
Liver Cancer 11.42 29
Colon-Rectum Cancers 11.26 64
Cervical Cancer 9.15 84
Ovary Cancer 4.80 78
Oral Cancer 4.75 45
Stomach Cancer 3.07 154
Pancreas Cancer 2.78 105
Uterin Cancer 1.74 107
Oesophagus Cancer 1.01 153

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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.