Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Causes of death

  • Causes of death by region, 2000-2011
    Road injury claimed nearly 3500 lives each day in 2011 – about 700 more than in the year 2000 – making it among the top 10 leading causes in 2011
  • Top 10 causes of death, 2000 and 2011
    Ischaemic heart disease, stroke, lower respiratory infections, chronic obstructive lung disease, diarrhoea and HIV/AIDS have remained the top major killers during the past decade

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