Principal Causes of Death

  2012
Total No. of Deaths 18,481
% of Total Deaths
1. Cancer
[ ICD10 : C00-C97 ]
30.1
2. Pneumonia
[ ICD10 : J12-J18 ]
16.8
3. Ischaemic Heart Diseases
[ ICD10 : I20-I25 ]
16.1
4. Cerebrovascular Diseases (including stroke)
[ ICD10 : I60-I69 ]
9.3
5. External causes of morbidity and mortality
[ ICD10 : V01-Y89 ]
5.6
6. Hypertensive Diseases (including hypertensive heart disease)
[ ICD10 : I10-I15 ]
2.8
7. Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome & Nephrosis
[ ICD10 : N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27 ]
2.4
8. Urinary Tract Infection
[ ICD10 : N39.0 ]
2.4
9. Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
[ ICD10 : J40-J44 ]
2.1
10. Other Heart Diseases
[ ICD10 : I00-I09, I26-I51 ]
1.9

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.