Leading Causes of death in Yemen

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 298.84 7 31,988 (21.99%)
Stroke 164.35 10 18,029 (12.39%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 54.48 69 10,500 (7.22%)
Lung Disease 38.97 26 4,183 (2.87%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 35.22 20 2,827 (1.94%)
Kidney Disease 35.01 17 4,216 (2.90%)
Diabetes Mellitus 30.50 87 3,359 (2.31%)
Liver Disease 28.16 38 3,598 (2.47%)
Road Traffic Accidents 26.17 50 6,130 (4.21%)
Hypertension 16.71 64 1,723 (1.18%)
Breast Cancer 16.55 92 1,133 (0.78%)
War 15.42 7 3,875 (2.66%)
Low Birth Weight 14.34 45 6,354 (4.37%)
Maternal Conditions 13.55 33 3,240 (2.23%)
Asthma 12.34 47 1,649 (1.13%)
Congenital Anomalies 10.86 52 4,221 (2.90%)
Other Injuries 10.64 67 2,544 (1.75%)
Birth Trauma 10.55 51 4,674 (3.21%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 10.39 66 3,312 (2.28%)
Inflammatory/Heart 9.79 37 1,514 (1.04%)
Suicide 9.47 97 2,204 (1.51%)
Tuberculosis 7.93 83 1,076 (0.74%)
Drownings 7.25 43 2,225 (1.53%)
Falls 7.06 65 1,363 (0.94%)
Lymphomas 6.70 45 1,029 (0.71%)
Violence 6.40 82 1,631 (1.12%)
Endocrine Disorders 6.20 83 1,270 (0.87%)
Other Neoplasms 6.04 10 738 (0.51%)
Leukemia 5.44 11 1,150 (0.79%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 5.37 57 660 (0.45%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 4.77 37 810 (0.56%)
Oesophagus Cancer 4.64 44 486 (0.33%)
Stomach Cancer 4.10 126 444 (0.31%)
Lung Cancers 3.91 143 408 (0.28%)
Fires 3.78 60 923 (0.63%)
Ovary Cancer 3.62 122 231 (0.16%)
Malaria 3.61 41 768 (0.53%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.47 164 482 (0.33%)
Oral Cancer 3.29 79 426 (0.29%)
Epilepsy 3.12 55 809 (0.56%)
Meningitis 3.12 65 835 (0.57%)
Liver Cancer 2.97 163 369 (0.25%)
Prostate Cancer 2.82 173 (0.00%)
Syphilis 2.69 31 1,122 (0.77%)
Poisonings 2.68 32 771 (0.53%)
Cervical Cancer 2.24 151 (0.00%)
Pancreas Cancer 2.08 123 244 (0.17%)
Pertussis 1.98 31 856 (0.59%)
Malnutrition 1.58 97 368 (0.25%)
HIV/AIDS 1.57 112 338 (0.23%)

Demographic Summary

Yemen
Value World Rank
Population total 28,036,829 48
Sex ratio m / f 1.02 36
Population 0-14 39.8% 34
Population 15-64 57.4% 156
Population 65 + 2.8% 178

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 0.1 184
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 12.0 22.0 120 / 100
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 3.36 146

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Breast Cancer 16.55 92
Oesophagus Cancer 4.64 44
Stomach Cancer 4.10 126
Lung Cancers 3.91 143
Ovary Cancer 3.62 122
Colon-Rectum Cancers 3.47 164
Oral Cancer 3.29 79
Liver Cancer 2.97 163
Prostate Cancer 2.82 173
Cervical Cancer 2.24 151
Pancreas Cancer 2.08 123

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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.