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Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2017, both sexes

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0-14 15-64 65-
01-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 53 670 182 7 936 45 552
01-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, X45) 50 260 159 6 435 43 666
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 286 7 47 232
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 35 0 2 33
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 6 0 4 2
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 245 7 41 197
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 12 949 24 2 441 10 484
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 12 573 24 2 414 10 135
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 183 0 63 120
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 296 0 69 227
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 440 0 88 352
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 909 0 146 763
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 459 0 92 367
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 543 0 114 429
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 1 168 0 209 959
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 2 310 0 446 1 864
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 226 0 59 167
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 913 0 271 642
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 55 0 27 28
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 202 0 22 180
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 330 0 76 254
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 898 0 57 841
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 324 1 63 260
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 277 0 28 249
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 1 144 5 168 971
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 896 18 416 1 462
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 376 0 27 349
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 756 13 178 565
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 566 0 116 450
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 190 13 62 115
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 9 390 0 44 9 346
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 1 785 11 234 1 540
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 19 077 2 1 809 17 266
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 9 861 0 867 8 994
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 1 755 2 299 1 454
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 4 044 0 301 3 743
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 3 417 0 342 3 075
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 2 084 1 190 1 893
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 256 0 11 245
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 120 0 29 91
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 1 265 0 117 1 148
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 83 0 6 77
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 360 1 27 332
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 1 231 0 189 1 042
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 207 0 18 189
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 189 41 87 61
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 551 56 111 384
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 197 4 99 94
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 558 0 988 570
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 3 267 21 1 481 1 765
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 2 325 15 766 1 544
42 Land traffic accidents 198 7 122 69
43 Other land transport accidents 38 1 18 19
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 41 1 22 18
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 2 0 2 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 1 237 0 137 1 100
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 91 2 44 45
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 291 0 253 38
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 427 4 168 255
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 824 5 634 185
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 61 1 45 15
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 51 0 35 16
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 6 0 1 5
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 143 2 20 121

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 17.12.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2017, Appendix table 1a. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2017, both sexes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.10.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ksyyt/2017/ksyyt_2017_2018-12-17_tau_001_en.html