Leading Causes of death in Turkey

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 108.59 105 81,029 (20.34%)
Stroke 58.99 125 43,886 (11.02%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 51.11 3 37,498 (9.41%)
Lung Disease 35.63 32 26,367 (6.62%)
Lung Cancers 32.15 10 24,405 (6.13%)
Prostate Cancer 26.45 40 8,183 (2.05%)
Diabetes Mellitus 25.33 101 18,828 (4.73%)
Kidney Disease 19.83 62 14,841 (3.73%)
Hypertension 15.20 78 11,207 (2.81%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 14.43 151 10,829 (2.72%)
Breast Cancer 13.84 122 5,765 (1.45%)
Stomach Cancer 12.98 28 9,796 (2.46%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 11.16 66 8,439 (2.12%)
Congenital Anomalies 10.42 58 8,041 (2.02%)
Road Traffic Accidents 8.85 135 6,954 (1.75%)
Suicide 8.61 114 6,861 (1.72%)
Lymphomas 8.08 14 6,132 (1.54%)
Liver Disease 7.09 146 5,383 (1.35%)
Bladder Cancer 6.97 4 5,215 (1.31%)
Low Birth Weight 6.43 98 4,947 (1.24%)
Falls 6.11 77 4,624 (1.16%)
Endocrine Disorders 6.04 85 4,628 (1.16%)
Leukemia 4.67 44 3,564 (0.89%)
Pancreas Cancer 4.49 75 3,386 (0.85%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.32 128 3,309 (0.83%)
Ovary Cancer 4.31 91 1,799 (0.45%)
Other Injuries 4.12 161 3,235 (0.81%)
Epilepsy 3.53 47 2,766 (0.69%)
Oesophagus Cancer 3.49 64 2,644 (0.66%)
Asthma 3.34 100 2,498 (0.63%)
Liver Cancer 3.18 154 2,402 (0.60%)
Uterin Cancer 2.47 76 1,034 (0.26%)
Violence 2.40 134 1,910 (0.48%)
Drownings 1.92 128 1,508 (0.38%)
Parkinson's Disease 1.90 44 1,401 (0.35%)
Cervical Cancer 1.74 166 725 (0.18%)
Oral Cancer 1.74 139 1,329 (0.33%)
Skin Cancers 1.60 79 1,203 (0.30%)
Birth Trauma 1.27 133 978 (0.25%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 1.19 145 894 (0.22%)
Fires 1.00 122 784 (0.20%)
Drug Use 0.97 110 761 (0.19%)
Tuberculosis 0.97 134 732 (0.18%)
Malnutrition 0.93 108 699 (0.18%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 0.87 145 666 (0.17%)
Meningitis 0.70 114 544 (0.14%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.52 167 391 (0.10%)
Poisonings 0.52 119 405 (0.10%)
Encephalitis 0.51 101 398 (0.10%)
Hepatitis B 0.48 87 371 (0.09%)

Demographic Summary

Turkey
Value World Rank
Population total 80,845,215 18
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 48
Population 0-14 24.7% 106
Population 15-64 67.8% 55
Population 65 + 7.5% 83

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 2.0 148
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 39.5 12.4 49 / 50
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 24.4 39.2 38 / 19
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 5.48 71

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 32.15 10
Prostate Cancer 26.45 40
Breast Cancer 13.84 122
Stomach Cancer 12.98 28
Colon-Rectum Cancers 11.16 66
Bladder Cancer 6.97 4
Pancreas Cancer 4.49 75
Ovary Cancer 4.31 91
Oesophagus Cancer 3.49 64
Liver Cancer 3.18 154
Uterin Cancer 2.47 76
Cervical Cancer 1.74 166
Oral Cancer 1.74 139
Skin Cancers 1.60 79

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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.