Colon-Rectum Cancers in Canada

Colon-Rectum Cancers in Canada
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 9,463 (4.48%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 14.28
  • Cause of death world rank: 45.
  • Colon-Rectum Cancers, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 9,463 deaths in Canada. That’s about 1 of every 22 deaths in Canada.
  • About 26 people die of Colon-Rectum Cancers each day, an average of 1 death every 56 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 35,623,680 38
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 99
Population 0-14 15.4% 166
Population 15-64 65.9% 84
Population 65 + 18.6% 23

Colon-Rectum Cancers


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Hungary Hungary 27.31
2 Slovakia Slovakia 25.56
3 Barbados Barbados 24.86
4 Croatia Croatia 24.40
6 Uruguay Uruguay 20.83
7 Russia Russia 20.31
8 Serbia Serbia 19.67
9 Slovenia Slovenia 19.23
10 Norway Norway 18.85
11 Bulgaria Bulgaria 18.71
12 Czech Republic Czech Republic 18.69
13 Portugal Portugal 18.68
14 Denmark Denmark 18.26
15 Latvia Latvia 18.04
16 New Zealand New Zealand 17.75
17 Romania Romania 17.63
18 Lithuania Lithuania 17.60
19 Belarus Belarus 17.54
20 Montenegro Montenegro 17.53
21 Spain Spain 17.45
22 Ukraine Ukraine 17.43
23 Brunei Brunei 17.23
24 Moldova Moldova 17.11
25 Netherlands Netherlands 17.09
26 Jordan Jordan 16.84
27 Estonia Estonia 16.77
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.