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Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2015, both sexes

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0-14 15-64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 52 302 163 8 189 43 950
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 48 912 131 6 670 42 111
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 258 1 40 217
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 33 0 0 33
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 0 0 0 0
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 225 1 40 184
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 12 481 9 2 513 9 959
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 12 168 9 2 489 9 670
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 232 0 55 177
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 233 0 70 163
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 441 0 124 317
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 821 0 130 691
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 390 0 87 303
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 509 0 80 429
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 1 137 0 236 901
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 2 275 0 465 1 810
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 229 0 56 173
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 823 0 241 582
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 63 0 28 35
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 194 0 32 162
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 334 0 88 246
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 898 0 62 836
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 367 0 70 297
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 261 0 39 222
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 1 165 1 200 964
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 796 8 426 1 362
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 313 0 24 289
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 637 5 162 470
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 483 0 122 361
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 154 5 40 109
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 8 580 0 40 8 540
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 1 624 13 246 1 365
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 19 365 4 1 856 17 505
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 10 209 0 935 9 274
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 1 768 2 309 1 457
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 4 299 1 323 3 975
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 3 089 1 289 2 799
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 1 940 1 190 1 749
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 134 1 7 126
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 157 0 20 137
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 1 231 0 130 1 101
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 78 0 9 69
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 340 0 24 316
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 1 178 1 188 989
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 282 1 14 267
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 162 35 89 38
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 564 58 112 394
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 175 3 102 70
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 666 0 1 118 548
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 3 034 31 1 435 1 568
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 2 161 25 750 1 386
42 Land traffic accidents 232 12 143 77
43 Other land transport accidents 33 3 19 11
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 30 1 15 14
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 1 0 1 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 1 143 1 140 1 002
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 111 6 62 43
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 243 0 205 38
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 368 2 165 201
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 731 5 570 156
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 70 1 63 6
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 65 0 49 16
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 7 0 3 4
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 356 1 84 271

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 30.12.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2015, Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2015, both sexes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.11.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ksyyt/2015/ksyyt_2015_2016-12-30_tau_001_en.html