Causes of death

Cardiovascular diseases

2020
35.7 %

Cancer

2020
22.9 %

COVID-19

2020
7.1 %

Description

Cause of death statistics have a tradition in Austria dating back to the 19th century and provide important indicators for the health status of the population as well as key data for clinical and medical studies. These statistics are among the most reliable sources of health data in Austria, as in many other countries. It collects information on the causes of death of all persons who die on Austrian territory, which corresponds to a medically documented full collection. The data obtained from cause of death statistics forms the basis for numerous scientific studies investigating geographical, demographic and socioeconomic variations in mortality for specific diseases. Research questions relate to the aetiology of diseases, the evaluation of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, the investigation of health problems in specific groups, and to the identification of areas in which deaths may be prevented.

Graphs, Tables, Maps

Highlights

Mortality by cause of death since 1980 (Graph)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, statistics on causes of death. Created on 04.04.2022. – From 2009, time series break due to improved completeness (persons who died abroad).

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, statistics on causes of death. Created on 04.04.2022. – From 2009, time series break due to improved completeness (persons who died abroad).

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2022-03-03 file Approximately 9% of all deaths in Austria in 2021 due to COVID-19
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