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Top ten causes of global deaths 2016

Percentage of leading 10 causes of death worldwide in 2016

by John Elflein, last edited May 28, 2018
Top ten causes of global deaths 2016 This statistic displays the top ten leading causes of death worldwide by percentage in 2016. In that year, stroke caused 10.2 percent of deaths in the world. Mortality from chronic diseases such as cancer and heart diseases are increasing around the world. Chronic deaths are especially prominent in Western countries but have also recently began to increase in the developing world.
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Percentage of leading 10 causes of death worldwide in 2016

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