Leading Causes of death in Somalia

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 190.57 1 18,103 (14.42%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 156.01 9 19,694 (15.68%)
Tuberculosis 127.18 7 6,603 (5.26%)
Stroke 91.16 83 3,923 (3.12%)
Coronary Heart Disease 68.56 161 2,841 (2.26%)
Measles 38.78 1 8,617 (6.86%)
Maternal Conditions 38.24 4 3,334 (2.65%)
Road Traffic Accidents 35.88 23 2,906 (2.31%)
Birth Trauma 33.96 2 7,555 (6.02%)
Malnutrition 33.03 1 4,209 (3.35%)
Meningitis 31.76 4 4,446 (3.54%)
HIV/AIDS 27.56 43 2,074 (1.65%)
Other Injuries 26.73 6 2,952 (2.35%)
Liver Disease 24.77 56 1,338 (1.07%)
Hypertension 24.32 39 995 (0.79%)
Breast Cancer 23.25 22 650 (0.52%)
Diabetes Mellitus 22.70 109 1,019 (0.81%)
Low Birth Weight 22.27 19 4,954 (3.94%)
Cervical Cancer 21.71 26 564 (0.45%)
Malaria 19.42 34 2,152 (1.71%)
Asthma 18.87 20 1,062 (0.85%)
Prostate Cancer 18.47 72 300 (0.24%)
Lung Disease 18.02 131 778 (0.62%)
Anemia 17.75 2 1,309 (1.04%)
War 17.75 5 1,656 (1.32%)
Congenital Anomalies 16.22 10 3,230 (2.57%)
Tetanus 15.26 1 2,055 (1.64%)
Drownings 12.71 10 1,731 (1.38%)
Falls 12.12 34 777 (0.62%)
Endocrine Disorders 11.75 33 1,198 (0.95%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 11.24 4 575 (0.46%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 11.04 146 372 (0.30%)
Oesophagus Cancer 10.98 12 485 (0.39%)
Fires 9.58 4 992 (0.79%)
Suicide 8.39 117 578 (0.46%)
Syphilis 8.38 3 1,499 (1.19%)
Kidney Disease 8.34 141 529 (0.42%)
Other Neoplasms 7.58 4 383 (0.30%)
Epilepsy 6.89 15 684 (0.54%)
Ovary Cancer 6.88 20 (0.00%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 6.87 106 337 (0.27%)
Stomach Cancer 6.67 74 294 (0.23%)
Violence 6.58 80 599 (0.48%)
Lymphomas 6.33 55 353 (0.28%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.99 106 314 (0.25%)
Oral Cancer 4.94 40 243 (0.19%)
Leukemia 4.89 37 309 (0.25%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 4.53 44 266 (0.21%)
Pertussis 4.21 1 852 (0.68%)
Liver Cancer 3.87 134 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

Somalia
Value World Rank
Population total 11,031,386 82
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 44
Population 0-14 43.2% 14
Population 15-64 54.7% 175
Population 65 + 2.2% 190

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters N/D 188
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 3.9 12.3 161 / 153
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 4.98 94

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Breast Cancer 23.25 22
Cervical Cancer 21.71 26
Prostate Cancer 18.47 72
Oesophagus Cancer 10.98 12
Ovary Cancer 6.88 20
Colon-Rectum Cancers 6.87 106
Stomach Cancer 6.67 74
Oral Cancer 4.94 40
Liver Cancer 3.87 134

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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.