Leading Causes of death in Senegal

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Stroke 119.65 42 6,999 (8.51%)
Coronary Heart Disease 112.06 98 6,331 (7.70%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 95.11 35 9,278 (11.29%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 49.72 34 5,409 (6.58%)
Malaria 46.80 7 4,417 (5.37%)
Tuberculosis 45.87 37 3,430 (4.17%)
Road Traffic Accidents 38.40 17 4,237 (5.15%)
Liver Disease 32.23 28 2,310 (2.81%)
Diabetes Mellitus 30.75 86 1,817 (2.21%)
Cervical Cancer 23.89 18 974 (1.18%)
Lung Disease 22.57 89 1,309 (1.59%)
Prostate Cancer 19.32 70 429 (0.52%)
HIV/AIDS 18.24 55 2,064 (2.51%)
Kidney Disease 17.10 78 1,235 (1.50%)
Meningitis 17.07 27 2,066 (2.51%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 15.58 110 805 (0.98%)
Low Birth Weight 13.17 52 3,867 (4.70%)
Other Injuries 13.15 48 1,617 (1.97%)
Falls 12.09 35 854 (1.04%)
Hypertension 12.07 103 708 (0.86%)
Asthma 11.80 52 781 (0.95%)
Birth Trauma 11.51 48 3,380 (4.11%)
Suicide 11.42 69 918 (1.12%)
Breast Cancer 11.11 146 489 (0.59%)
Congenital Anomalies 11.05 45 2,736 (3.33%)
Maternal Conditions 10.97 36 1,451 (1.77%)
Liver Cancer 10.87 32 811 (0.99%)
Malnutrition 10.69 43 1,426 (1.73%)
Violence 7.98 69 1,105 (1.34%)
Endocrine Disorders 7.00 70 958 (1.17%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 5.80 52 389 (0.47%)
Stomach Cancer 5.79 85 415 (0.50%)
Drownings 5.63 65 779 (0.95%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.40 123 337 (0.41%)
Fires 4.15 54 418 (0.51%)
Schistosomiasis 4.14 19 292 (0.36%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 3.66 63 243 (0.30%)
Ovary Cancer 3.26 137 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 3.13 54 339 (0.41%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.11 166 258 (0.31%)
Syphilis 2.81 30 770 (0.94%)
Lymphomas 2.78 141 271 (0.33%)
Bladder Cancer 2.60 70 193 (0.23%)
Skin Disease 2.48 69 190 (0.23%)
Other Neoplasms 2.29 110 188 (0.23%)
Hepatitis B 2.21 23 195 (0.24%)
Drug Use 2.17 51 209 (0.25%)
Poisonings 2.00 49 311 (0.38%)
Alcohol 1.82 81 (0.00%)
Lung Cancers 1.81 165 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Senegal
Value World Rank
Population total 14,668,522 70
Sex ratio m / f 0.94 175
Population 0-14 41.5% 25
Population 15-64 55.5% 170
Population 65 + 3.0% 171

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 0.7 169
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 23.4 0.7 94 / 122
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 4.0 12.9 159 / 146
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.63 103

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Cervical Cancer 23.89 18
Prostate Cancer 19.32 70
Breast Cancer 11.11 146
Liver Cancer 10.87 32
Stomach Cancer 5.79 85
Ovary Cancer 3.26 137
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.11 166
Bladder Cancer 2.60 70
Lung Cancers 1.81 165

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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.