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Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2012, both sexes

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0-14 15-64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 51 737 239 9 554 41 944
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 48 203 198 7 755 40 250
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 306 3 54 249
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 49 0 4 45
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 7 0 6 1
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 250 3 44 203
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 12 070 20 2 748 9 302
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 11 710 19 2 714 8 977
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 196 0 69 127
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 266 0 89 177
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 445 0 115 330
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 794 0 151 643
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 398 0 87 311
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 484 1 94 389
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 1 029 0 219 810
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 2 203 0 536 1 667
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 213 0 66 147
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 881 0 325 556
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 51 0 20 31
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 189 0 33 156
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 342 0 79 263
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 852 0 62 790
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 347 0 79 268
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 263 0 28 235
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 1 074 5 205 864
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 683 13 457 1 213
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 360 1 34 325
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 656 19 173 464
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 491 1 126 364
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 165 18 47 100
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 7 056 0 57 6 999
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs 1 459 19 299 1 141
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I425, I427-I99) 20 210 5 2 172 18 033
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 11 099 0 1 131 9 968
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 1 971 5 375 1 591
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 4 498 0 364 4 134
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 2 642 0 302 2 340
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 2 026 7 219 1 800
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 43 1 1 41
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 308 0 38 270
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 1 178 0 134 1 044
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 106 0 10 96
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 391 6 36 349
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 1 197 3 211 983
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 369 1 24 344
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 185 52 89 44
39 Other diseases 569 66 135 368
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 140 3 90 47
41 Alcohol related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 960 0 1 484 476
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 3 308 35 1 707 1 566
42-49 Accidents (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 2 273 25 884 1 364
42 Land traffic accidents 206 7 136 63
43 Other land transport accidents 28 2 16 10
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 34 0 20 14
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 6 0 4 2
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 1 156 1 195 960
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 86 5 44 37
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisonings by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 284 0 250 34
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 473 10 219 244
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 873 0 711 162
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 73 8 56 9
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 74 2 55 17
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 15 0 1 14
54 No death certificate 226 6 92 128

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Airi Pajunen 09 1734 3605, Kati Taskinen 09 1734 3297, kuolemansyyt@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 30.12.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2012, Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2012, both sexes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.12.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ksyyt/2012/ksyyt_2012_2013-12-30_tau_001_en.html