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Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2018, both sexes

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0-14 15-64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 54 523 167 7 827 46 529
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 51 061 150 6 319 44 592
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 244 6 40 198
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 31 0 1 30
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) 210 6 37 167
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 12 902 19 2 369 10 514
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 12 558 17 2 349 10 192
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 198 0 64 134
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 317 0 79 238
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 377 0 84 293
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 869 0 178 691
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 425 0 72 353
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 533 0 77 456
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 1 298 0 248 1 050
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 2 318 0 413 1 905
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 242 0 62 180
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 859 0 269 590
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 55 0 24 31
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 216 0 25 191
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 310 0 83 227
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 895 0 64 831
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 353 0 57 296
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 291 0 27 264
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 1 119 5 145 969
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 883 12 378 1 493
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 344 2 20 322
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 742 12 189 541
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 541 0 132 409
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 201 12 57 132
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 10 120 0 35 10 085
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 1 872 8 245 1 619
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 18 827 2 1 708 17 117
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 9 453 1 837 8 615
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 1 766 0 283 1 483
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 4 043 1 313 3 729
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 3 565 0 275 3 290
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 2 234 5 176 2 053
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 436 2 19 415
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 106 0 18 88
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 1 238 0 109 1 129
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 74 0 9 65
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 380 3 21 356
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 1 205 0 159 1 046
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 232 0 16 216
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 175 39 93 43
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 630 58 155 417
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 195 1 102 92
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 683 0 1 032 651
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 3 341 16 1 489 1 836
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 2 387 8 777 1 602
42 Land traffic accidents 199 3 113 83
43 Other land transport accidents 35 1 25 9
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 46 0 19 27
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 5 0 5 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 1 237 0 123 1 114
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 122 1 50 71
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 305 0 264 41
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 438 3 178 257
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 810 6 601 203
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 68 2 61 5
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 70 0 48 22
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 6 0 2 4
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 121 1 19 101

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 16.12.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2018, Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2018, both sexes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.4.2024].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ksyyt/2018/ksyyt_2018_2019-12-16_tau_001_en.html