Causes of Death

Main Reasons of Deaths in Georgia

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50,771 individuals died in Georgia in 2016, according to Geostat, out of which 26,098 were male and 24,673 were female.

Compared to total births in Georgia, there were only 5,798 less deaths.

Cardiovascular diseases top the list for the reason of death. Tumors take second place.

2016 Data on the Reasons of Death in Georgia, according to Geostat:

  1. Certain infectious and parasitic diseases - 554 deaths
  2. Neoplasms - 6,819 deaths
  3. Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism - 354 deaths
  4. Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases - 763 deaths
  5. Mental and behavioural disorders - 100 deaths
  6. Diseases of the nervous system - 474 deaths
  7. Diseases of the eye and adnexa - 12 deaths
  8. Diseases of the ear and mastoid process - 5 deaths
  9. Diseases of the circulatory system - 17,973 deaths
  10. Diseases of the respiratory system - 2,480 deaths
  11. Diseases of the digestive system - 1,571 deaths
  12. Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue - 58 deaths
  13. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue - 52 deaths
  14. Diseases of the genitourinary system - 616 deaths
  15. Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium - 14 deaths
  16. Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period - 363 deaths
  17. Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities - 95 deaths
  18. Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified - 16,841 deaths
  19. Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes - 1,627 deaths.

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