Leading Causes of Death Worldwide
The World Health Organization, a UN organization that tracks global health crises and medical advancements, occasionally publishes reports they've assembled from data worldwide. These are their leading causes of death worldwide, based on an analysis of global data. The data come from 2016, the last year for which they have comprehensive data.
Cause of Death
Deaths in 2000
Deaths in 2016
Ischaemic heart diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lower respiratory infections
See also Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Tropical Diseases, Rare and Deadly Diseases, Food-Borne Diseases, Mosquito and Tick-Borne Diseases, Childhood Diseases.
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