Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Causes of death

  • Top 10 causes of death
    Deaths due to dementias more than doubled between 2000 and 2015, making it the 7th leading cause of global deaths in 2015
  • Causes of death by region
    The African Region is the only WHO region where communicable, maternal, neonatal and nutritional conditions still dominate, causing 56% of deaths in 2015

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