Leading Causes of death in Sweden

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 75.30 149 17,223 (22.75%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 36.37 17 8,933 (11.80%)
Stroke 27.52 167 6,410 (8.47%)
Prostate Cancer 24.17 45 2,574 (3.40%)
Lung Cancers 17.97 67 3,731 (4.93%)
Lung Disease 16.74 142 3,917 (5.17%)
Breast Cancer 16.32 96 1,641 (2.17%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 15.57 144 3,589 (4.74%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.88 36 3,133 (4.14%)
Suicide 12.99 42 1,502 (1.98%)
Diabetes Mellitus 9.60 157 2,106 (2.78%)
Pancreas Cancer 8.98 15 1,870 (2.47%)
Lymphomas 6.20 58 1,344 (1.78%)
Other Injuries 6.15 125 1,338 (1.77%)
Hypertension 6.07 145 1,467 (1.94%)
Ovary Cancer 5.18 61 536 (0.71%)
Falls 5.05 95 1,094 (1.45%)
Other Neoplasms 4.89 23 1,070 (1.41%)
Kidney Disease 4.58 177 1,086 (1.43%)
Liver Disease 4.41 168 737 (0.97%)
Leukemia 4.20 73 849 (1.12%)
Uterin Cancer 3.62 36 367 (0.48%)
Liver Cancer 3.54 145 712 (0.94%)
Skin Cancers 3.45 18 655 (0.87%)
Drug Use 3.36 27 327 (0.43%)
Bladder Cancer 3.35 50 752 (0.99%)
Stomach Cancer 3.22 147 635 (0.84%)
Endocrine Disorders 3.10 136 604 (0.80%)
Inflammatory/Heart 3.04 154 563 (0.74%)
Parkinson's Disease 2.75 33 672 (0.89%)
Congenital Anomalies 2.73 173 250 (0.33%)
Road Traffic Accidents 2.49 182 280 (0.37%)
Alcohol 2.45 51 345 (0.46%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.42 92 490 (0.65%)
Cervical Cancer 2.28 149 231 (0.31%)
Oral Cancer 1.93 133 375 (0.50%)
Violence 1.35 153 121 (0.16%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.34 142 293 (0.39%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 1.10 142 257 (0.34%)
Low Birth Weight 0.85 178 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 0.83 156 109 (0.14%)
Skin Disease 0.82 132 193 (0.25%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.81 18 155 (0.20%)
Drownings 0.81 161 103 (0.14%)
Asthma 0.71 160 153 (0.20%)
Birth Trauma 0.60 156 (0.00%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.60 161 125 (0.17%)
Anemia 0.59 74 145 (0.19%)
Fires 0.49 153 80 (0.11%)
Poisonings 0.47 124 63 (0.08%)

Demographic Summary

Sweden
Value World Rank
Population total 9,960,487 90
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 72
Population 0-14 17.4% 151
Population 15-64 62.3% 135
Population 65 + 20.3% 7

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 9.2 53
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 20.4 20.8 106 / 27
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 23.1 18.1 52 / 127
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 7.31 9

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 24.17 45
Lung Cancers 17.97 67
Breast Cancer 16.32 96
Colon-Rectum Cancers 14.88 36
Pancreas Cancer 8.98 15
Ovary Cancer 5.18 61
Uterin Cancer 3.62 36
Liver Cancer 3.54 145
Skin Cancers 3.45 18
Bladder Cancer 3.35 50
Stomach Cancer 3.22 147
Oesophagus Cancer 2.42 92
Cervical Cancer 2.28 149
Oral Cancer 1.93 133

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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.