Top Ten Causes of Mortality

  2012    2013   
  Total % Total %
Diabetes mellitus 1452 21.5 1343 19.4
Hypertensive diseases 888 13.1 497 7.2
Ischaemic diseases 754 11.1 1078 15.5
Other heart diseases 384 5.7 389 5.6
Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified 243 3.6 216 3.1
Chronic lower respiratory system 228 3.4 212 3.1
Other diseases of the genitourinary system 184 2.7 173 2.5
Other external causes 156 2.3 156 2.2
Cerebrovascular diseases 152 2.2 439 6.3
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases 128 1.9 352 5.1

Source: Ministry of Health, Annual Report

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