Leukemia in Canada

Leukemia in Canada
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 2,948 (1.40%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 4.64
  • Cause of death world rank: 47.
  • Leukemia, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,948 deaths in Canada. That’s about 1 of every 71 deaths in Canada.
  • About 9 people die of Leukemia each day, an average of 1 death every 3 hours.

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

Leukemia


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 7.74
2 Iraq Iraq 7.22
3 Syria Syria 6.86
6 Ecuador Ecuador 6.02
7 Eritrea Eritrea 6.00
8 Greece Greece 5.87
9 Israel Israel 5.74
10 Ethiopia Ethiopia 5.64
11 Yemen Yemen 5.44
12 Latvia Latvia 5.43
13 Colombia Colombia 5.39
14 Egypt Egypt 5.37
15 Djibouti Djibouti 5.34
16 France France 5.34
18 Costa Rica Costa Rica 5.33
20 Cyprus Cyprus 5.32
21 Hungary Hungary 5.29
22 Paraguay Paraguay 5.22
23 United States United States 5.21
24 Iran Iran 5.17
25 Jordan Jordan 5.16
26 Croatia Croatia 5.14
27 Italy Italy 5.09
29 Panama Panama 5.06
28 Estonia Estonia 5.06
30 Belgium Belgium 4.98
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.