Principal Causes of Death

  2009 2010 2011
Total No. of Deaths 17,101 17,610 18,027
% of Total Deaths
1. Cancer
[ICD9 : 140-208]
29.3 28.5 30.0
2. Ischaemic Heart Disease
[ICD9 : 410-414]
19.2 18.7 16.4
3. Pneumonia
[ICD9 : 480-486]
15.3 15.7 16.0
4. Cerebrovascular Disease (including stroke)
[ICD9 : 430-438]
8.0 8.4 9.0
5. Accidents, Poisoning & Violence
[ICD9 : E800-E999]
5.7 5.5 5.5
6. Other Heart Diseases
[ICD9 : 393-398,402,415-429]
4.4 4.8 5.0
7. Urinary Tract Infection
[ICD9 : 599.0]
2.5 2.5 2.5
8. Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
[ICD9 : 490-493, 496]
2.4 2.5 2.2
9. Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome & Nephrosis
[ICD9 : 580-589]
2.3 2.2 2.0
10. Diabetes Mellitus
[ICD9 : 250]
1.7 1.0 1.7