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Appendix table 1c. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2020, females

Underlying cause of death (54-group short list) Ages total 0–14 15–64 65-
00-54 TOTAL DEATHS (A00-Y89) 27 527 58 2 351 25 118
00-41 DISEASES AND ACCIDENTAL POISONING BY ALCOHOL (A00-R99,U07, X45) 26 482 50 2 024 24 408
00 COVID-19 (U071, U072) 276 0 5 271
01-03 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99, J65) 107 1 16 90
01 Tuberculosis (A15-A19, B90, J65) 12 1 0 11
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) 95 0 16 79
04-22 Neoplasms (C00-D48) 6 257 7 1 005 5 245
04-21 Malignant neoplasms (C00-C97) 6 038 7 989 5 042
04 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (C00-C14) 77 0 12 65
05 Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus (C15) 110 0 19 91
06 Malignant neoplasm of stomach (C16) 177 0 38 139
07 Malignant neoplasm of colon (C18, C19) 447 0 66 381
08 Malignant neoplasm of rectum, anus and anal canal (C20-C21) 148 0 28 120
09 Primary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile ducts (C22) 174 1 24 149
10 Malignant neoplasm of pancreas (C25) 682 0 78 604
11 Malignant neoplasm of larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung (C32-C34) 872 0 140 732
12 Malignant melanoma of skin (C43) 82 0 19 63
13 Malignant neoplasm of breast (C50) 946 0 236 710
14 Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (C53) 47 0 22 25
15 Malignant neoplasm of uterus (C54-C55) 215 0 21 194
16 Malignant neoplasm of ovary (C56) 277 0 51 226
17 Malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61) 0 0 0 0
18 Malignant neoplasm of kidney (C64) 152 1 21 130
19 Malignant neoplasm of bladder (C67) 94 0 9 85
20 Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue (C81-C96) 515 0 50 465
21 Other malignant neoplasms 1 023 5 155 863
22 Other neoplasms (D00-D48) 219 0 16 203
23-24 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90) 400 5 67 328
23 Diabetes mellitus (E10-E14) 285 1 35 249
24 Other endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E09, E15-E90) 115 4 32 79
25 Dementia, Alzheimers disease (F01, F03, G30, R54) 7 178 0 28 7 150
26 Other diseases of the nervous system and sense organs excl. alcohol-related 994 1 92 901
27-30 Diseases of the circulatory system excl. alcohol-related (I00-I425, I427-I99) 8 955 0 347 8 608
27 Ischaemic heart diseases (I20-I25) 3 540 0 103 3 437
28 Other heart diseases excl. rheumatic and alcohol-related (I30-I425, I427-I52) 736 0 49 687
29 Cerebrovascular diseases (I60-I69) 2198 0 101 2 097
30 Other diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I15, I26-I28, I70-I99) 2 481 0 94 2 387
31-35 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J64, J66-J99) 619 2 40 577
31 Influenza (J09-J11) 21 0 4 17
32 Pneumonia (J12-J18, J849) 41 2 3 36
33 Bronchitis and emphysema (J40-J44, J47) 387 0 25 362
34 Asthma (J45-J46) 43 0 4 39
35 Other diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J06, J20-J39, J60-J64, J66-J848, J85-J99) 127 0 4 123
36 Diseases of the digestive system excl. alcohol-related diseases 738 0 60 678
37 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99) 74 0 7 67
38 Congenital malformations (Q00-Q99) 90 13 48 29
39 Other diseases excl. alcohol-related 345 21 56 268
40 Ill-defined and unknown causes of mortality (R96-R99) 51 0 19 32
41 Alcohol-related diseases and accidental poisoning by alcohol 398 0 234 164
42-53 ACCIDENTS AND VIOLENCE excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-Y89) 983 7 322 654
42-49 Accidents excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (V01-X44, X46-X59, Y10-Y15, Y85-Y86) 756 4 141 611
42 Land traffic accidents 40 1 23 16
43 Other land transport accidents 2 0 2 0
44 Water transport accidents (V90-V94) 2 1 1 0
45 Others and unspecified transport accidents (V95-V99) 0 0 0 0
46 Accidental falls (W00-W19) 496 0 25 471
47 Accidental drownings (W65-W74) 27 1 9 17
48 Accidental poisonings excl. accidental poisoning by alcohol (X40-X44, X46-X49, Y10-Y15) 75 0 60 15
49 Other accidents and sequelae of accidents 114 1 21 92
50 Suicides (X60-X84, Y87.0) 188 2 157 29
51 Assault (X85-Y09, Y87.1) 18 1 12 5
52 Event of undetermined intent (Y16-Y34, Y87.2) 17 0 11 6
53 Other external causes and sequelae of other external causes (Y35-Y84, Y88-Y89) 4 0 1 3
54 NO DEATH CERTIFICATE 62 1 5 56

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 1c. Deaths by underlying cause of death and by age in 2020, females . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.6.2022].
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