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Malaysia
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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, 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
    70.2
    74.9
    72.4
    55
    66
    63
    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
    87
    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
    137.02
    63
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    74.61
    54
    3. Stroke
    71.50
    113
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    24.51
    59
    5. HIV/AIDS
    23.84
    50
    6. Lung Disease
    23.73
    79
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    23.73
    45
    8. Breast Cancer
    20.04
    55
    9. Lung Cancers
    19.29
    62
    10. Diabetes Mellitus
    18.57
    120
    11. Kidney Disease
    15.08
    89
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.76
    71
    13. Tuberculosis
    9.38
    76
    14. Liver Disease
    9.18
    134
    15. Liver Cancer
    7.62
    52
    16. Other Injuries
    7.01
    106
    17. Suicide
    6.33
    134
    18. Prostate Cancer
    5.40
    161
    19. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
    20. Inflammatory/Heart
    5.32
    99
    21. Asthma
    5.10
    84
    22. Cervical Cancer
    4.97
    125
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4.79
    137
    24. Lymphomas
    4.79
    96
    25. Oral Cancer
    4.29
    60
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Skin Disease
    4.25
    35
    27. Leukemia
    4.18
    75
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.16
    74
    29. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    128
    30. Violence
    3.92
    111
    31. Pancreas Cancer
    3.61
    91
    32. Other Neoplasms
    3.58
    59
    33. Low Birth Weight
    3.25
    142
    34. Falls
    2.94
    143
    35. Endocrine Disorders
    2.79
    142
    36. Hypertension
    2.62
    173
    37. Drownings
    2.31
    117
    38. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    105
    39. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1.63
    103
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    124
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    1.49
    132
    42. Fires
    1.40
    101
    43. Meningitis
    1.39
    86
    44. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    135
    45. Alcohol
    1.24
    113
    46. Birth Trauma
    1.22
    135
    47. Drug Use
    1.12
    98
    48. Appendicitis
    1.12
    51
    49. Encephalitis
    1.10
    57
    50. Skin Cancers
    0.90
    131
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    30,598
    22.13
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    16,215
    11.73
    3. Stroke
    15,642
    11.31
    4. HIV/AIDS
    7,235
    5.23
    5. Road Traffic Accidents
    6,777
    4.90
    6. Lung Disease
    5,037
    3.64
    7. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,766
    3.45
    8. Lung Cancers
    4,644
    3.36
    9. Diabetes Mellitus
    4,268
    3.09
    10. Kidney Disease
    3,478
    2.52
    11. Breast Cancer
    2,783
    2.01
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2,594
    1.88
    13. Tuberculosis
    2,293
    1.66
    14. Liver Disease
    2,286
    1.65
    15. Liver Cancer
    1,904
    1.38
    16. Other Injuries
    1,855
    1.34
    17. Suicide
    1,752
    1.27
    18. Congenital Anomalies
    1,344
    0.97
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,318
    0.95
    20. Asthma
    1,258
    0.91
    21. Lymphomas
    1,243
    0.90
    22. Violence
    1,151
    0.83
    23. Oral Cancer
    1,140
    0.82
    24. Leukemia
    1,139
    0.82
    25. Skin Disease
    957
    0.69
      Deaths %
    26. Stomach Cancer
    946
    0.68
    27. Low Birth Weight
    909
    0.66
    28. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    905
    0.65
    29. Other Neoplasms
    882
    0.64
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    881
    0.64
    31. Ovary Cancer
    727
    0.53
    32. Falls
    686
    0.50
    33. Endocrine Disorders
    663
    0.48
    34. Cervical Cancer
    656
    0.47
    35. Drownings
    649
    0.47
    36. Hypertension
    585
    0.42
    37. Prostate Cancer
    584
    0.42
    38. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    395
    0.29
    39. Meningitis
    370
    0.27
    40. Oesophagus Cancer
    367
    0.27
    41. Diarrhoeal diseases
    354
    0.26
    42. Fires
    346
    0.25
    43. Birth Trauma
    340
    0.25
    44. Alcohol
    335
    0.24
    45. Drug Use
    310
    0.22
    46. Bladder Cancer
    299
    0.22
    47. Encephalitis
    298
    0.22
    48. Appendicitis
    259
    0.19
    49. Uterin Cancer
    232
    0.17
    50. Skin Cancers
    215
    0.16
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Breast Cancer
    20.04
    55
    2. Lung Cancers
    19.29
    62
    3. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.76
    71
    4. Liver Cancer
    7.62
    52
    5. Prostate Cancer
    5.40
    161
    6. Ovary Cancer
    5.38
    55
    7. Cervical Cancer
    4.97
    125
    8. Lymphomas
    4.79
    96
      Rate World Rank
    9. Oral Cancer
    4.29
    60
    10. Leukemia
    4.18
    75
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.06
    128
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.61
    91
    13. Uterin Cancer
    1.78
    105
    14. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.52
    124
    15. Bladder Cancer
    1.30
    135
    16. Skin Cancers
    0.90
    131
     
     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    0.9
    164
    SMOKING PERCENT
    M F Rank
    43.0
    1.4
    35
    111
    OBESITY PERCENT
    M F Rank
    13.0
    17.9
    116
    128
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    6.32
    34

     
    Malaysia MALAYSIA DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
     
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    31,381,992
    41
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.03
    32
    Population 0-14
    27.8%
    79
    Population 15-64
    66.1%
    78
    Population 65 +
    6.1%
    101
    Birth Rate / 1000
    19.10
    80
    Death Rate / 1000
    5.10
    165
    Fertility Rate
    2.50
    73
    Infant Mortality
    12.50
    110
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.07
    14
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.06
    39
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    52
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.90
    28
    Net Migration
    -0.30
    99
    Population Growth
    1.40%
    74
    Literacy Total
    94.6%
    93
    Literacy Male
    96.2%
    66
    Literacy Female
    93.2%
    67
    Unemployment
    3.4%
    153
    LIFE EXPECTANCY / BIRTH
    75.0
    69
    HEALTHY LIFE EXPECTANCY
    66.5
    70
    GDP PER CAPITA USD
    $28,900
    47
     
     
     

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.