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Principal Causes of Death

20162017   2018
Total No. of Deaths 20,017 20,905  21,282
% of Total Deaths   
1. Cancer
[ ICD10 : C00-C97 ]
29.6 29.1  28.8
2. Pneumonia
[ ICD10 : J12-J18 ]
19.3 20.1  20.6
3. Ischaemic heart diseases
[ ICD10 : I20-I25 ]
17.0 18.5  18.1
4. Cerebrovascular diseases (including stroke)
[ ICD10 : I60-I69 ]
6.6 6.3  6.0
5. External causes of morbidity and mortality
[ ICD10 : V01-Y89 ]
4.4 4.0  4.3
6. Hypertensive diseases (including hypertensive heart disease)
[ ICD10 : I10-I15 ]
4.0 3.4  3.0
6. Nephritis, nephrotic sydrome & nephrosis
[ ICD10 : N00-N07, N17-N19, N25-N27]
1.9 2.4  3.0
 7. Other heart diseases
[ ICD10 : I00-I09, I26-I51]
 1.9 1.9 2.1
8. Urinary tract infection
[ ICD10 :N39.0]
2.3 1.9  2.0
 9. Chronic obstructive lung diseases
[ ICD10 : J40-J44 ]
 1.6 1.5 1.3
10. Diabetes mellitus
[ ICD10 : E10-E14 ]
1.7 1.5  1.3

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.