Leading Causes of Death In New Zealand

Leading causes of death in new zealand 2015

Cancer is New Zealand’s biggest killer.

Ministry of Health data found the disease accounted for nearly one-third of all deaths recorded in 2015.

Of the 31,796 deaths that year, cancer accounted for 9,615 of those.

The disease disproportionately kills men.

Leading Causes Of Death In New Zealand LifeCovered

1. Cancer 9,615 Deaths

2. Heart Attack 5,017 Deaths

3. Stroke 2,467 Deaths


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