Leading Causes of death in Saudi Arabia

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 174.22 34 23,624 (24.25%)
Stroke 89.82 85 11,409 (11.71%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 49.94 4 5,447 (5.59%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 49.64 75 6,768 (6.95%)
Kidney Disease 41.05 11 5,635 (5.78%)
Road Traffic Accidents 31.91 34 8,660 (8.89%)
Diabetes Mellitus 17.19 129 2,273 (2.33%)
Liver Disease 13.33 99 1,995 (2.05%)
Lung Disease 12.41 158 1,586 (1.63%)
Inflammatory/Heart 10.73 30 1,604 (1.65%)
Congenital Anomalies 10.16 65 3,321 (3.41%)
Breast Cancer 9.64 158 900 (0.92%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.67 94 1,311 (1.35%)
Falls 7.00 67 1,350 (1.39%)
Prostate Cancer 6.73 153 369 (0.38%)
Lymphomas 6.64 47 1,152 (1.18%)
Low Birth Weight 6.52 97 2,328 (2.39%)
Other Injuries 6.40 118 1,532 (1.57%)
Violence 6.09 83 1,814 (1.86%)
Lung Cancers 5.53 133 906 (0.93%)
Liver Cancer 5.37 90 802 (0.82%)
Tuberculosis 4.96 93 702 (0.72%)
Skin Disease 4.86 29 592 (0.61%)
Endocrine Disorders 4.25 110 843 (0.87%)
Asthma 4.09 95 630 (0.65%)
Suicide 3.90 159 1,057 (1.08%)
Hypertension 3.83 162 538 (0.55%)
Leukemia 3.19 120 724 (0.74%)
Stomach Cancer 3.11 150 491 (0.50%)
Drownings 3.06 103 833 (0.86%)
Ovary Cancer 2.79 156 224 (0.23%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.73 108 437 (0.45%)
Other Neoplasms 2.49 101 486 (0.50%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 2.28 111 373 (0.38%)
Fires 2.15 77 514 (0.53%)
Birth Trauma 2.13 112 761 (0.78%)
Bladder Cancer 1.76 101 257 (0.26%)
Oral Cancer 1.74 138 321 (0.33%)
Oesophagus Cancer 1.64 118 246 (0.25%)
Uterin Cancer 1.43 121 97 (0.10%)
Epilepsy 1.26 130 335 (0.34%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 1.23 121 219 (0.22%)
Cervical Cancer 1.16 176 (0.00%)
Poisonings 1.06 78 280 (0.29%)
Drug Use 1.04 105 245 (0.25%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.81 161 110 (0.11%)
Meningitis 0.69 116 156 (0.16%)
War 0.65 23 209 (0.21%)
Hepatitis B 0.63 75 98 (0.10%)
Parkinson's Disease 0.53 156 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Saudi Arabia
Value World Rank
Population total 28,571,770 47
Sex ratio m / f 1.19 7
Population 0-14 26.1% 95
Population 15-64 70.5% 18
Population 65 + 3.4% 158

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 0.2 183
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 27.9 2.9 82 / 96
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 30.8 42.3 14 / 14
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.37 32

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Breast Cancer 9.64 158
Colon-Rectum Cancers 7.67 94
Prostate Cancer 6.73 153
Lung Cancers 5.53 133
Liver Cancer 5.37 90
Stomach Cancer 3.11 150
Ovary Cancer 2.79 156
Pancreas Cancer 2.73 108
Bladder Cancer 1.76 101
Oral Cancer 1.74 138
Oesophagus Cancer 1.64 118
Uterin Cancer 1.43 121
Cervical Cancer 1.16 176

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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.