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Malaysia

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Malaysia including Life Expectancy by age and history, age adjusted death rates and world rankings for the top 50 causes and total deaths by cause. Health Data used is WHO 2014 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    Malaysia MALAYSIA LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    52.8
    55.9
    54.3
    80
    81
    81
    1970
    60.0
    63.2
    61.6
    71
    74
    76
    1980
    65.0
    68.8
    66.9
    60
    76
    68
    1990
    68.2
    72.5
    70.3
    53
    74
    60
    2000
    70.3
    75.1
    72.6
    54
    62
    55
    2010
    71.9
    76.5
    74.1
    62
    77
    67
    2015
    72.7
    77.3
    75.0
    66
    83
    69
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    72.7
    77.3
    66
    83
    Age 5
    73.2
    77.8
    75
    86
    Age 10
    73.3
    77.9
    75
    87
    Age 15
    73.4
    77.9
    75
    88
    Age 20
    73.7
    78.0
    73
    88
    Age 25
    74.0
    78.1
    75
    89
    Age 30
    74.3
    78.2
    77
    90
    Age 35
    74.6
    78.3
    77
    91
    Age 40
    75.1
    78.5
    80
    92
    Age 45
    75.6
    78.7
    81
    92
    Age 50
    76.3
    79.1
    77
    95
    Age 55
    77.3
    79.6
    76
    96
    Age 60
    78.6
    80.4
    75
    97
    Age 65
    80.1
    81.3
    73
    98
    Age 70
    82.0
    82.5
    70
    102
    Age 75
    84.4
    84.2
    70
    110
    Age 80
    87.1
    86.6
    67
    115
    Age 85
    90.4
    89.8
    68
    114
    Age 90
    94.0
    93.4
    52
    113
    Age 95
    97.9
    97.5
    54
    121
    Age 100
    102.2
    101.9
    55
    128
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    150.11
    33
    2. Stroke
    80.59
    97
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    61.07
    59
    4. Lung Disease
    36.47
    19
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    25.25
    34
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    23.59
    95
    7. Breast Cancer
    19.88
    54
    8. Lung Cancers
    19.14
    60
    9. HIV/AIDS
    17.36
    58
    10. Other Injuries
    15.51
    63
    11. Kidney Disease
    13.14
    97
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.64
    63
    13. Hypertension
    8.54
    144
    14. Asthma
    8.22
    58
    15. Liver Cancer
    7.78
    52
    16. Falls
    7.57
    61
    17. Tuberculosis
    7.09
    80
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    6.80
    94
    19. Liver Disease
    5.93
    148
    20. Prostate Cancer
    5.22
    152
    21. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    60
    22. Cervical Cancer
    5.12
    117
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.95
    127
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    4.78
    101
    25. Lymphomas
    4.76
    80
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Oral Cancer
    4.41
    57
    27. Leukemia
    4.22
    65
    28. Stomach Cancer
    4.18
    115
    29. Low Birth Weight
    3.69
    130
    30. Other Neoplasms
    3.61
    53
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.54
    85
    32. Drownings
    3.43
    89
    33. Fires
    3.25
    72
    34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3.22
    75
    35. Skin Disease
    3.05
    60
    36. Suicide
    2.98
    150
    37. Meningitis
    2.60
    77
    38. Parkinson's Disease
    2.49
    63
    39. Violence
    2.33
    122
    40. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.32
    110
    41. Uterin Cancer
    1.86
    91
    42. Appendicitis
    1.81
    29
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    121
    44. Birth Trauma
    1.38
    121
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.36
    125
    46. Hepatitis B
    1.36
    57
    47. Bladder Cancer
    1.29
    127
    48. Epilepsy
    0.88
    144
    49. Poisonings
    0.76
    119
    50. Alzheimers/Dementia
    0.74
    157
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    29,363
    23.10
    2. Stroke
    15,497
    12.19
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    11,773
    9.26
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,813
    5.36
    5. Lung Disease
    6,797
    5.35
    6. HIV/AIDS
    4,848
    3.81
    7. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,760
    3.74
    8. Lung Cancers
    4,088
    3.22
    9. Other Injuries
    3,804
    2.99
    10. Kidney Disease
    2,768
    2.18
    11. Breast Cancer
    2,535
    1.99
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,278
    1.79
    13. Liver Cancer
    1,733
    1.36
    14. Hypertension
    1,684
    1.32
    15. Asthma
    1,642
    1.29
    16. Falls
    1,611
    1.27
    17. Tuberculosis
    1,554
    1.22
    18. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,444
    1.14
    19. Liver Disease
    1,361
    1.07
    20. Congenital Anomalies
    1,360
    1.07
    21. Lymphomas
    1,119
    0.88
    22. Leukemia
    1,073
    0.84
    23. Oral Cancer
    1,060
    0.83
    24. Endocrine Disorders
    1,044
    0.82
    25. Low Birth Weight
    1,033
    0.81
      Deaths %
    26. Drownings
    928
    0.73
    27. Stomach Cancer
    863
    0.68
    28. Other Neoplasms
    794
    0.62
    29. Suicide
    772
    0.61
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    769
    0.60
    31. Fires
    744
    0.59
    32. Violence
    650
    0.51
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    648
    0.51
    34. Ovary Cancer
    638
    0.50
    35. Meningitis
    625
    0.49
    36. Skin Disease
    619
    0.49
    37. Cervical Cancer
    614
    0.48
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    501
    0.39
    39. Prostate Cancer
    496
    0.39
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    464
    0.36
    41. Appendicitis
    387
    0.30
    42. Birth Trauma
    387
    0.30
    43. Oesophagus Cancer
    325
    0.26
    44. Hepatitis B
    315
    0.25
    45. Diarrhoeal diseases
    312
    0.25
    46. Bladder Cancer
    261
    0.21
    47. Epilepsy
    229
    0.18
    48. Uterin Cancer
    219
    0.17
    49. Poisonings
    196
    0.15
    50. Alcohol
    173
    0.14
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    19.88
    54
    2. Lung Cancers
    19.14
    60
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.64
    63
    4. Liver Cancer
    7.78
    52
    5. Prostate Cancer
    5.22
    152
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.21
    60
    7. Cervical Cancer
    5.12
    117
    8. Lymphomas
    4.76
    80
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.41
    57
    10. Leukemia
    4.22
    65
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.18
    115
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.54
    85
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.86
    91
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    121
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.29
    127
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.62
    148
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    1.7
    153
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    43.0
    1.4
    38
    112
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    10.6
    16.0
    126
    137
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.005
    45

     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    30,949,962
    42
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    25
    Population 0-14
    28.2 %
    80
    Population 15-64
    66.0 %
    83
    Population 65 +
    5.9 %
    100
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.40
    81
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.10
    164
    Fertility Rate
    2.53
    73
    Infant Mortality
    12.90
    109
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.07
    11
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    20
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    50
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.90
    27
    Net Migration
    -0.30
    97
    Population Growth
    1.40 %
    74
    Literacy Total
    93.1 %
    98
    Literacy Male
    96.2 %
    64
    Literacy Female
    93.2 %
    64
    Unemployment
    3.2 %
    156
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.0
    69
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.5
    70
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $26,600
    46
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    World Rankings Calculations Are Age Adjusted Death Rates Per 100,000 Population.
    Data Source: Published By WHO 2014
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Cook Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.