Number of deaths in Denmark 2008-2018

Number of deaths in Denmark from 2008 to 2018

by Agnete Lundetræ Jürgensen, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Number of deaths in Denmark 2008-2018 The number of deaths in Denmark remained roughly the same during the period considered, peaking in 2018, when around 55 thousand individuals died. The number of deaths was higher for males than for females until 2014, when the death numbers for males started to be higher than for females. In 2018, around 28 thousand men and around 27 thousand women died.
The most common cause of death

      The most common cause of death in 2017 was malignant neoplasm (cancerous tumors) which caused around 8.5 thousand deaths, whereof around 3.8 thousand were in the larynx, trachea, bronchus and lung. After malign neoplasms, respiratory diseases (specifically bronchitis, emphysema and asthma) was the most common cause of death.  

Ischemic heart disease

      In 2017, almost 43 thousand new cancer cases were diagnosed among patients in Denmark. Of these, the most commonly found type of cancer among both men and women was gastrointestinal cancer, with almost 5 thousand new cases among men and 4 thousand among women. It was followed by gynecologic and genitourinary cancer.
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Number of deaths in Denmark from 2008 to 2018

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