Principal Causes of Death

  2013
Total No. of Deaths 18,938
% of Total Deaths
1. Cancer
[ ICD10 : C00-C97 ]
30.5
2. Pneumonia
[ ICD10 : J12-J18 ]
18.5
3. Ischaemic heart diseases
[ ICD10 : I20-I25 ]
15.5
4. Cerebrovascular diseases (including stroke)
[ ICD10 : I60-I69 ]
8.9
5. External causes of morbidity and mortality
[ ICD10 : V01-Y89 ]
4.9
6. Hypertensive diseases (including hypertensive heart disease)
[ ICD10 : I10-I15 ]
3.1
7. Urinary tract infection
[ ICD10 : N39.0]
2.6
8. Nephritis, nephrotic sydrome & nephrosis
[ ICD10 : N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27]
2.4
9. Other heart diseases
[ ICD10 : I00-I09, I26-I51 ]
2.0
10. Chronic obstructive lung disease
[ ICD10 : J40-J44]
1.6

Notes:
1 The Mortality Tabulation List of the International Classification of Diseases - Tenth Revision has replaced the Ninth Revision as the adopted code set for the derivation of causes of death w.e.f Year 2012.
2 For data prior to Year 2012, refer to Downloads.