Principal Causes of Death

  2018   2019  2020
Total No. of Deaths  21,282  21,446 22,054
% of Total Deaths    
1. Cancer
[ ICD10: C00-C97 ]
   28.8    28.4   28.6
2. Ischaemic heart diseases
[ ICD10: I20-I25 ]
   18.1    18.8   20.5
3. Pneumonia
[ ICD10: J12-J18 ]
   20.6   20.7  18.5
4. Cerebrovascular diseases (including stroke)
[ ICD10: I60-I69 ]
    6.0    5.8   6.0
5. External causes of morbidity and mortality
[ ICD10: V01-Y89 ]
    4.3    4.0   3.7
6. Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome & nephrosis
[ ICD10: N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27]
   3.0    3.1   3.1
7.Hypertensive diseases (including hypertensive heart disease)
[ ICD10: I10-I15 ]
   3.0   2.6   2.9
8.Other heart diseases
[ ICD10: I00-I09, I26-I51]
   2.1   2.0   2.1
9. Urinary tract infection
[ ICD10: N39.0]
   2.0    2.3   2.1
10.Diabetes Mellitus
[ ICD10: E10-E14 ]
   1.3   1.2   1.2

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
3 Refers to the top 10 principal causes of death only.