Death rates for leading causes of death in adolescents aged 10 -19 WHO regions 2015

This statistic presents the death rates for the five leading causes of deaths among adolescents aged 10 to 19 years in each WHO region in 2015 (per 100,000 population). In low- and middle-income countries in Africa the leading cause of death among those aged 10 to 19 years was lower respiratory infections with a death rate of 21.8 per 100,000 population. In high income WHO countries road injury was the leading cause of death among adolescents with a rate of 4.6. Road injury was the only cause to be in the five leading causes of death among adolescents in every WHO region.

Death rates for the five leading causes of death among adolescents aged 10 to 19 years in each WHO region worldwide in 2015

African LMICsAmericas LMICsEastern Mediterranean LMICsEuropean LMICsSouth-East Asian LMICsWestern Pacific LMICsHigh-income countries
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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

Africa

Survey time period

2015

Age group

10 to 19 years

Supplementary notes

LMICs- Low- and middle-income countries

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