Leading causes of death, by sex (Both sexes)
|Total, all causes of death||…||242,074||100.0|
|Malignant neoplasms (cancer)||1||72,476||29.9|
|Diseases of heart (heart disease)||2||47,627||19.7|
|Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke)||3||13,283||5.5|
|Chronic lower respiratory diseases||4||11,184||4.6|
|Accidents (unintentional injuries)||5||10,716||4.4|
|Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)||6||7,194||3.0|
|Influenza and pneumonia||8||5,767||2.4|
|Intentional self-harm (suicide)||9||3,728||1.5|
|Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease)||10||3,294||1.4|
|Notes: Causes of death are coded to the 10th revision of the World Health Organization's International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10). |
Sources: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 102-0561.
Last modified: 2014-01-28.
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