Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2019, both sexes

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0–14 15–64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 53 962 165 7 368 46 429
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 50 715 139 5 976 44 600
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 210 3 37 170
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 29 0 0 29
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 3 0 2 1
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 178 3 35 140
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 13 267 16 2 200 11 051
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 12 899 15 2 176 10 708
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 219 0 51 168
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 315 0 83 232
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 416 0 85 331
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 919 0 139 780
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 453 0 82 371
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 572 0 89 483
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 1 199 0 224 975
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 2 383 0 368 2 015
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 217 1 66 150
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 881 0 229 652
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 45 0 27 18
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 221 0 36 185
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 321 0 45 276
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 922 0 53 869
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 341 0 56 285
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 317 0 26 291
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 1 227 5 134 1 088
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 931 9 383 1 539
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 368 1 24 343
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 803 11 170 622
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 595 1 122 472
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 208 10 48 150
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 10 153 0 43 10 110
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 1 933 9 270 1 654
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 18 267 7 1 609 16 651
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 8 630 0 717 7 913
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 1 689 3 289 1 397
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 3 991 4 284 3 703
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 3 957 0 319 3 638
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 1 969 3 171 1 795
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 185 1 18 166
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 86 2 16 68
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 1 221 0 111 1 110
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 63 0 5 58
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 414 0 21 393
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 1 271 1 151 1 119
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 198 0 15 183
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 171 39 78 54
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 569 50 135 384
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 186 0 95 91
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 718 0 1 002 716
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 3 117 24 1 370 1 723
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 2 245 17 709 1 519
42 Land traffic accidents 174 2 120 52
43 Other land transport accidents 30 0 13 17
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 34 1 17 16
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 2 0 1 1
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 1 190 0 111 1 079
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 101 7 34 60
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 278 0 246 32
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 436 7 167 262
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 746 4 573 169
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 65 2 51 12
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 53 0 36 17
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 8 1 1 6
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 130 2 22 106

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Airi Pajunen 029 551 3605, Kati Taskinen 029 551 3648, Jari Hellanto 029 551 3291, kuolemansyyt@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 14.12.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2019, Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2019, both sexes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.8.2021].
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