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Appendix table 1b. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2020, males

Underlying cause of death (54-group classification) Ages total 0–14 15–64 65-
00-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 27 971 87 5 253 22 631
00-40 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99, U07, X45) 25 804 74 4 188 21 542
00 COVID-19 (U071, U072) 282 0 37 245
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 96 0 24 72
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 9 0 3 6
02 Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease (B20-B24) 2 0 1 1
03 Other infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-A09, A20-B19, B25-B89, B91-B99) 85 0 20 65
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 7 154 11 1 241 5 902
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 6 960 10 1 225 5 725
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 148 0 51 97
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 246 0 68 178
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 235 0 53 182
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 450 0 78 372
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 230 0 51 179
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 389 0 73 316
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 630 0 118 512
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 1 450 0 248 1 202
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 146 0 31 115
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 5 0 2 3
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 0 0 0 0
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 0 0 0 0
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 0 0 0 0
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 920 0 45 875
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 201 1 40 160
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 216 0 21 195
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 669 1 89 579
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 025 8 257 760
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 194 1 16 177
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 487 4 147 336
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 382 0 118 264
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 105 4 29 72
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 3 495 0 24 3 471
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 1 082 8 149 925
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 9 541 5 1299 8 237
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 5 060 0 622 4438
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 902 2 240 660
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 1 828 2 197 1 629
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 1 751 1 240 1 510
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 1 130 2 99 1 029
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 37 0 7 30
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 49 2 5 42
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 817 0 69 748
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 24 0 3 21
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 203 0 15 188
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 621 1 133 487
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 112 0 9 103
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 81 18 42 21
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 260 24 85 151
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 145 1 70 74
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 1 318 0 829 489
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 2 101 13 1 051 1 037
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 1 457 7 559 891
42 Land traffic accidents 155 1 99 55
43 Other land transport accidents 27 2 13 12
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 21 0 13 8
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 1 0 1 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 655 0 78 577
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 101 3 43 55
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 235 0 214 21
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 262 1 98 163
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 529 2 403 124
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 57 2 49 6
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 57 2 40 15
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 1 0 0 1
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 66 0 14 52

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 10.12.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2020, Appendix table 1b. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2020, males . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.6.2022].
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