|Rank||Cause of Death||Number Of Victims, 2012||% Of Total Deaths|
|1||Malignant neoplasms (cancer)||74,361||30.2|
|2||Diseases of heart (heart disease)||48,681||19.7|
|3||Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke)||13,174||5.3|
|4||Chronic lower respiratory diseases||11,130||4.5|
|5||Accidents (unintentional injuries)||11,290||4.6|
|6||Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)||6,993||2.8|
|8||Influenza and pneumonia||5,694||2.3|
|9||Intentional self-harm (suicide)||3,926||1.6|
|10||Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease)||3,327||1.3|
This page was last updated on June 26, 2018.
By Diana Anthony
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