Top 10 Causes of Death in the World – Benefits and Riders

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Top 10 Causes of Death in the World

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Causes of Death
Low Income Countries
Deaths in millions
% of Deaths

High Income Countries
Deaths in millions
% of Deaths

1
Inferior Respiratory Tract Infections
2.94
11.2
2
Coronary Diseases
2.47
9.4
3
Diarrheal Diseases
1.81
6.9
4
AIDS
1.51
5.7
5
Cerebrovascular Diseases
1.48
5.6
6
Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases
0.94
3.6
7
Tuberculosis
0.91
3.5
8
Neonatal Infections
0.90
3.4
9
Malaria
0.86
3.3
10
Premature/Low-weight infants
0.84
3.2
1
Coronary Diseases
7.20
12.2
2
Cerebrovascular Diseases
5.71
9.7
3
Tracheal, Bronchial, and Lung Cancer
4.18
7.1
4
Inferior Respiratory Tract Infections
3.02
5.1
5
Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases
2.16
3.7
6
Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia
2.04
3.5
7
Colon/Rectal Cancer
1.46
2.5
8
Diabetes Mellitus
1.32
2.3
9
Breast Cancer
1.27
2.2
10
Stomach Cancer
1.18
2.0