Leading Causes of death in Portugal

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Stroke 47.51 136 12,735 (14.62%)
Coronary Heart Disease 47.23 177 12,284 (14.10%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 29.81 98 8,136 (9.34%)
Lung Cancers 20.19 59 4,181 (4.80%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 18.68 13 4,386 (5.03%)
Prostate Cancer 18.05 74 2,036 (2.34%)
Diabetes Mellitus 17.72 125 4,734 (5.43%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 17.57 92 5,078 (5.83%)
Breast Cancer 16.88 89 1,911 (2.19%)
Lung Disease 13.35 156 3,677 (4.22%)
Stomach Cancer 11.92 35 2,647 (3.04%)
Suicide 8.77 111 1,413 (1.62%)
Liver Disease 8.34 140 1,408 (1.62%)
Endocrine Disorders 6.99 71 1,634 (1.88%)
Kidney Disease 6.85 157 1,893 (2.17%)
Lymphomas 6.70 44 1,532 (1.76%)
Pancreas Cancer 6.38 49 1,453 (1.67%)
Road Traffic Accidents 6.11 153 801 (0.92%)
Other Injuries 5.20 140 1,081 (1.24%)
Liver Cancer 5.19 95 1,114 (1.28%)
Hypertension 4.90 154 1,377 (1.58%)
Oral Cancer 4.61 48 821 (0.94%)
Leukemia 4.60 53 977 (1.12%)
Bladder Cancer 4.26 27 1,083 (1.24%)
HIV/AIDS 4.12 93 511 (0.59%)
Parkinson's Disease 3.66 19 1,048 (1.20%)
Ovary Cancer 3.49 126 407 (0.47%)
Oesophagus Cancer 3.34 71 636 (0.73%)
Cervical Cancer 3.25 139 388 (0.45%)
Falls 3.06 139 715 (0.82%)
Inflammatory/Heart 3.06 153 655 (0.75%)
Congenital Anomalies 2.86 168 190 (0.22%)
Uterin Cancer 2.58 72 308 (0.35%)
Other Neoplasms 2.43 104 592 (0.68%)
Skin Cancers 2.35 44 528 (0.61%)
Epilepsy 1.59 101 342 (0.39%)
Low Birth Weight 1.30 171 (0.00%)
Alcohol 1.18 117 200 (0.23%)
Tuberculosis 1.12 130 231 (0.27%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.96 152 234 (0.27%)
Violence 0.96 165 114 (0.13%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.77 148 186 (0.21%)
Drug Use 0.76 132 120 (0.14%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 0.75 150 200 (0.23%)
Drownings 0.65 167 83 (0.10%)
Anemia 0.64 70 183 (0.21%)
Asthma 0.58 172 134 (0.15%)
Skin Disease 0.49 152 123 (0.14%)
Birth Trauma 0.45 166 (0.00%)
Fires 0.40 160 78 (0.09%)

Demographic Summary

Portugal
Value World Rank
Population total 10,839,514 83
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 146
Population 0-14 15.3% 168
Population 15-64 65.3% 102
Population 65 + 19.4% 15

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 12.3 13
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 31.5 13.7 67 / 46
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 20.3 21.2 73 / 106
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.41 73

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 20.19 59
Colon-Rectum Cancers 18.68 13
Prostate Cancer 18.05 74
Breast Cancer 16.88 89
Stomach Cancer 11.92 35
Pancreas Cancer 6.38 49
Liver Cancer 5.19 95
Oral Cancer 4.61 48
Bladder Cancer 4.26 27
Ovary Cancer 3.49 126
Oesophagus Cancer 3.34 71
Cervical Cancer 3.25 139
Uterin Cancer 2.58 72
Skin Cancers 2.35 44

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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.