The number of deaths in Spain experienced an upward trend over the 12-year period, presumably due to the aging population. Owing to this setup, the Spanish mortality rate went up from 8.33 in 2006 to 9.10 in 2018. In Spain, diseases related to the circulatory system and neoplasms (cancer) ranked as the main causes of death, both with over 100 thousand cases in 2017.
Circulatory system diseases in Spain
The cause of death can vary significantly across the globe and depends highly on economic development, presence of a competent healthcare system and one’s choices in lifestyle. The annual number of deaths as a result of a disease of the circulatory system maintained steadily over the most recent years, with the illness being more common among female than male individuals.