Appendix table 2a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2016, both sexes

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0-14 15-64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 53 964 185 8 182 45 597
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 50 695 165 6 720 43 810
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 255 1 57 197
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 26 0 2 24
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 8 0 8 0
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 221 1 47 173
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 12 854 24 2 498 10 332
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 12 494 23 2 476 9 995
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 212 0 68 144
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 290 0 82 208
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 434 0 102 332
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 884 0 150 734
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 425 0 97 328
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 527 1 99 427
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 1 191 0 227 964
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 2 309 0 483 1 826
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 215 0 66 149
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 881 0 283 598
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 61 0 26 35
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 202 0 31 171
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 367 0 83 284
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 888 0 50 838
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 399 0 62 337
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 280 0 33 247
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 1 111 6 154 951
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 818 16 380 1 422
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 360 1 22 337
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 738 14 164 560
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 542 2 112 428
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 196 12 52 132
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 9 175 0 44 9 131
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 1 699 11 254 1 434
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 19 665 3 1 830 17 832
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 10 183 0 920 9 263
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 1 836 1 306 1 529
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 4 378 1 315 4 062
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 3 268 1 289 2 978
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 2 133 4 239 1 890
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 230 2 41 187
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 174 1 36 137
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 1 218 0 128 1 090
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 90 0 7 83
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 421 1 27 393
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 1 217 0 168 1 049
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 248 0 21 227
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 197 53 100 44
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 596 55 139 402
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 188 0 106 82
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 730 0 1 100 630
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 3 179 20 1 441 1 718
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 2 243 17 730 1 496
42 Land traffic accidents 212 9 130 73
43 Other land transport accidents 36 1 18 17
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 38 0 22 16
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 0 0 0 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 1 196 0 150 1 046
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 87 2 37 48
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 245 0 216 29
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 429 5 157 267
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 787 3 600 184
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 63 0 52 11
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 74 0 53 21
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 12 0 6 6
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 90 0 21 69

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 29.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2016, Appendix table 2a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2016, both sexes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2019].
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