Statistics

Singapore total deaths by broad causes

As can be seen from the statistics below, neoplasms (cancer) and cardiovascular disease have increased considerably since 1950. Year Tuberculosis Other Communicable Diseases Neoplasms Cardiovascular Diseases External Causes of deaths Disease of Early Infancy Other Causes of Deaths Total 1950 12.0% 32.5% 2.8% 6.3% 4.0% 7.2% 35.3% 100% 1955 9.1% 21.7% 6.5% 8.5% 4.9% 11.1% …

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Principal causes of death in Singapore

2012 2013 2014 Total No. of Deaths 18,481 18,938 19,393 % of Total Deaths 1. Cancer 30.1 30.5 29.4 2. Pneumonia 16.8 18.5 19.0 3. Ischaemic heart diseases 16.1 15.5 16.0 4. Cerebrovascular diseases (including stroke) 9.3 8.9 8.4 5. External causes of morbidity and mortality 5.6 4.9 4.7 6. Hypertensive diseases (including hypertensive heart …

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