Leading Causes of death in Thailand

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 71.19 158 63,151 (12.61%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 69.87 57 60,321 (12.04%)
Stroke 62.45 124 55,319 (11.04%)
Kidney Disease 32.92 19 29,130 (5.82%)
Diabetes Mellitus 29.04 90 25,929 (5.18%)
Road Traffic Accidents 28.28 44 21,539 (4.30%)
Lung Disease 25.82 67 22,808 (4.55%)
Liver Cancer 23.22 8 20,565 (4.11%)
Lung Cancers 22.41 48 20,003 (3.99%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 21.84 56 19,125 (3.82%)
Liver Disease 20.76 68 18,601 (3.71%)
HIV/AIDS 20.28 51 15,880 (3.17%)
Suicide 12.89 44 10,863 (2.17%)
Breast Cancer 11.72 138 5,306 (1.06%)
Cervical Cancer 9.89 80 4,471 (0.89%)
Tuberculosis 9.74 75 8,346 (1.67%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 8.93 83 7,886 (1.57%)
Other Injuries 8.07 95 6,541 (1.31%)
Asthma 7.76 76 6,808 (1.36%)
Falls 7.76 58 6,743 (1.35%)
Drownings 7.67 40 5,944 (1.19%)
Congenital Anomalies 6.83 119 3,194 (0.64%)
Low Birth Weight 5.17 114 2,217 (0.44%)
Prostate Cancer 5.09 163 1,990 (0.40%)
Endocrine Disorders 4.94 101 3,972 (0.79%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.89 109 4,147 (0.83%)
Oral Cancer 4.85 42 4,272 (0.85%)
Lymphomas 4.43 107 3,795 (0.76%)
Leukemia 4.38 63 3,287 (0.66%)
Violence 3.65 117 2,720 (0.54%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 3.62 89 2,888 (0.58%)
Ovary Cancer 3.43 127 1,539 (0.31%)
Hypertension 3.24 168 2,872 (0.57%)
Other Neoplasms 2.87 86 2,546 (0.51%)
Alcohol 2.83 40 2,487 (0.50%)
Stomach Cancer 2.82 158 2,534 (0.51%)
Meningitis 2.68 68 2,203 (0.44%)
Oesophagus Cancer 2.59 88 2,328 (0.46%)
Skin Cancers 2.50 36 2,200 (0.44%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.23 120 1,993 (0.40%)
Fires 1.95 81 1,626 (0.32%)
Bladder Cancer 1.70 104 1,500 (0.30%)
Birth Trauma 1.57 125 672 (0.13%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.38 139 1,221 (0.24%)
Skin Disease 1.21 111 1,046 (0.21%)
Uterin Cancer 1.20 141 549 (0.11%)
Epilepsy 1.05 146 813 (0.16%)
Drug Use 0.86 121 674 (0.13%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.70 153 603 (0.12%)
Encephalitis 0.68 84 504 (0.10%)

Demographic Summary

Thailand
Value World Rank
Population total 68,414,135 20
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 135
Population 0-14 16.9% 156
Population 15-64 72.5% 7
Population 65 + 10.6% 63

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 8.3 65
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 41.4 2.3 41 / 102
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 7.0 12.7 130 / 147
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 6.07 45

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Liver Cancer 23.22 8
Lung Cancers 22.41 48
Breast Cancer 11.72 138
Cervical Cancer 9.89 80
Colon-Rectum Cancers 8.93 83
Prostate Cancer 5.09 163
Oral Cancer 4.85 42
Ovary Cancer 3.43 127
Stomach Cancer 2.82 158
Oesophagus Cancer 2.59 88
Skin Cancers 2.50 36
Pancreas Cancer 2.23 120
Bladder Cancer 1.70 104
Uterin Cancer 1.20 141

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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.