Chart ranks total deaths for the top 50 causes by age and gender. WHO 2014 death total estimates are used and certain causes such as types of heart disease and cancer are separated to expand your view of what actually takes place. Remember these are Total Deaths, not Age Standardized death rates and different combinations of ICD-10 Codes can be used. You can click on any cause to highlight it to make it easy to follow as you change ages or select a different gender. To remove highlight click the cause again. Use buttons in center to select gender and Use Green Links to sort by age range. Note how the cause of death column rankings change. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the impact on population by age range selected. Note: Total Cancer Deaths in this chart do not include unspecified malignant neoplasms.
Click on any cause to Highlight, click again to remove Highlight
SOURCE: WHO Global Health Estimates Summary Tables: May 2014