Most people die in Germany from heart-vascular diseases, followed by cancer. More and more often people die of Mental disorders.
Cardiovascular diseases continue to take first place in one of the most common causes of death in Germany. The Federal Statistical office (Destatis) reported on Thursday in Wiesbaden. More than 350,000 people (39.7%) died of bleeding, therefore, in the past year, due to a disease of the cardiovascular system such as heart attack or brain. “92 percent of people with a disease of the cardiovascular system of the deceased were 65 years and older”, more informed Destatis. Place two of the most common causes of death in the occupied cancer. Around a quarter of deaths, with approximately 220,000 Affected due 2013 on malignant tumours. Increasingly, Mental disorders are listed as a cause of death.
Number of deaths in Germany has risen by 2.8 per cent
An increase of 16 percent compared to the year 2012 were recorded by the statisticians in the mental and behavioural disorders. 2013 36.117 people died of such a disease, and in 80 percent of these deaths with a dementia disease was the cause of death.
“3.8 percent of all deaths were due to a non-natural cause of death such as an injury or poisoning (34.133 deaths)”, – stated in the message of Destatis. 10.842 people lost due to a fall in your life, 10.076 committed suicide, the proportion of men who chose suicide, with 73.9 per cent, almost three times as high as the proportion of women (26.1 percent).
Overall, the number of deaths rose last year by 2.8 percent compared to the year 2012. (ag)
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