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Number of Deaths by Leading Causes of Death by Sex by Age in 2021

Number of Deaths by Leading Causes of Death by Sex by Age in 2021

List of ranking is based on the number of deaths in 2020.

Cause of Death* Number of Registered Deaths by Age Group in 2021#
All Ages   0   1 - 4 5 - 14 15 - 44 45 - 64 65 & above Unknown
1 Malignant neoplasms (ICD10: C00-C97) Male 8740 0 4 8 146 2090 6492 0
Female 6354 0 5 4 197 1816 4332 0
Total 15094 0 9 12 343 3906 10824 0
2 Pneumonia (ICD10: J12-J18) Male 5447 0 1 2 32 269 5143 0
Female 4385 0 0 2 15 133 4235 0
Total 9832 0 1 4 47 402 9378 0
3 Diseases of heart (ICD10: I00-I09, I11, I13, I20-I51) Male 3676 0 0 1 75 776 2823 1
Female 2919 2 0 1 26 193 2697 0
Total 6595 2 0 2 101 969 5520 1
4 Cerebrovascular diseases (ICD10: I60-I69) Male 1644 1 0 0 27 277 1339 0
Female 1480 0 0 0 24 134 1322 0
Total 3124 1 0 0 51 411 2661 0
5

External causes of morbidity and mortality† (ICD10: V01-Y89)

Male 1277 0 4 12 299 360 597 5
Female 705 4 2 6 128 169 394 2
Total 1982 4 6 18 427 529 991 7
6

Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (ICD10: N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27)

Male 843 0 0 0 7 108 728 0
Female 936 0 0 0 5 65 866 0
Total 1779 0 0 0 12 173 1594 0
7 Dementia (ICD10: F01-F03) Male 540 0 0 0 0 5 535 0
Female 958 0 0 0 0 6 952 0
Total 1498 0 0 0 0 11 1487 0
8

Chronic lower respiratory diseases (ICD10: J40-J47)

Male 813 0 0 0 8 48 757 0
Female 246 0 0 0 4 16 226 0
Total 1059 0 0 0 12 64 983 0
9

Septicaemia (ICD10: A40-A41)

Male 616 0 0 0 10 97 509 0
Female 630 0 1 1 11 31 586 0
Total 1246 0 1 1 21 128 1095 0
10 Diabetes mellitus (ICD10: E10-E14) Male 306 0 0 0 8 75 223 0
Female 242 0 0 0 2 17 223 0
Total 548 0 0 0 10 92 446 0
  All other causes Male 4463 34 8 8 129 714 3560 10
Female 4316 24 6 8 79 332 3867 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8779 58 14 16 208 1046 7427 10
  All causes Male 28365 35 17 31 741 4819 22706 16
Female 23171 30 14 22 491 2912 19700 2
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 51536 65 31 53 1232 7731 42406 18

Notes:
The mortality figures in this table are based on number of "registered" deaths.

* Classification of diseases and causes of death is based on the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) 10th Revision from 2001 onwards. The disease codes according to the classification are shown in brackets.

† According to the ICD 10th Revision, when the morbid condition is classifiable under Chapter XIX as "injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes", the codes under Chapter XX for "external causes of morbidity and mortality" should be used as the primary cause of death.

# Provisional figures.