Crude death rate in Sweden 2008-2018

Crude death rate in Sweden from 2008 to 2018 (per thousand inhabitants)

by Agnete Lundetræ Jürgensen, last edited May 17, 2019
Crude death rate in Sweden 2008-2018 The crude death rate in Sweden was decreasing over the period and was down at the lowest point in 2017 and 2018, when 9.1 deaths occurred per thousand mid-year population. Just over 92 thousand individuals in Sweden died during 2018, a number that increased over the last few years, even though it was relatively stable during the period from 2008 to 2018.   
Circulatory system diseases caused the most deaths

     Diseases in the circulatory system (cardiovascular diseases) were the most common cause of death in 2018, which little more than 31 thousand individuals died from during that year. Malign neoplasms (cancerous tumors) and diseases of the respiratory system were the second and third most common cause of death.  

Ischemic heart disease the most common circulation system disease

      Among the diseases in the circulation system, Chronic ischemic heart disease is the one that causes the most deaths. It is when the blood flow to the heart muscle is reduced due to blocked arteries of the heart. In 2017, 59.6 deaths occurred among hundred thousand inhabitants in Sweden as a result of ischemic heart disease.
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Crude death rate in Sweden from 2008 to 2018 (per thousand inhabitants)

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Death rate per thousand mid-year population
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by Agnete Lundetræ Jürgensen, last edited May 17, 2019
The crude death rate in Sweden was decreasing over the period and was down at the lowest point in 2017 and 2018, when 9.1 deaths occurred per thousand mid-year population. Just over 92 thousand individuals in Sweden died during 2018, a number that increased over the last few years, even though it was relatively stable during the period from 2008 to 2018.   
Circulatory system diseases caused the most deaths

     Diseases in the circulatory system (cardiovascular diseases) were the most common cause of death in 2018, which little more than 31 thousand individuals died from during that year. Malign neoplasms (cancerous tumors) and diseases of the respiratory system were the second and third most common cause of death.  

Ischemic heart disease the most common circulation system disease

      Among the diseases in the circulation system, Chronic ischemic heart disease is the one that causes the most deaths. It is when the blood flow to the heart muscle is reduced due to blocked arteries of the heart. In 2017, 59.6 deaths occurred among hundred thousand inhabitants in Sweden as a result of ischemic heart disease.
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