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Causes of death across Algeria are changing due to Population Increase, Life Expectancy rise and Living Standard.On this below article we provide graphical representation of major causes of death in Algeria.

Highlights of Algeria BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & Definations)
  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Algeria gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 138.31%138.31%
    • Fat : 42.55%42.55%
    • Plant protein : 16.55%16.55%
    • Animal protein : 6.17%6.17%
  • 103.58% increase in caloric supply : Currently Algeria gets 3296/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1619/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Fruits & Vegetables are three major diet compositions in Algeria
  • Wheat, Maize and Barley are three major Cereal preferences in Algeria
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegitable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Algeria average intake is 453.97 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Dates and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Algeria
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Algeria average Fruit intake is 312.85grams
  • In Algeria, average male height is in decreasing trend and female height is also in decreasing trend
  • 60.70% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Algeria is in range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')


Breakdown of the average per capita intake of cereals by specific cereal-based commodity types, measured in kilocalories per person per day. This figure measures the primary equivalent of all food products derived from a given commodity (e.g. "wheat" represents the primary equivalent of its derived products). Data refers to cereal food supply at the consumer level but does not account for consumer wastage in
Cereal Preferences in Algeria
RankCerealskcal/capita/day
1Wheat1424
2Maize129
3Barley94
4Rice30
5Sorghum1
6Oats0

This below table shows the Diet Compositions (Average per capita dietary energy supply by commodity groups, measured in kilocalories per person per day) in Algeria
Diet Compositions in Algeria
RankTypekilocalories per person per day
1Cereals & Grains1678
2Oils & Fats409
3Fruits & Vegetables339
4Sugar265
5Dairy & Eggs254
6Starchy Roots126
7Meat103
8Pulses79
9Other36
10Alcoholic Beverages7


Major Cause of Death



Cardiovascular diseases was major cause of death in Algeria with 71758 registered deaths (in year 2016) i.e. 41% of total deaths. Overall Cardiovascular diseases, Cancers and Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease were highest types of death causes in Algeria.
    Major Cause of Death in Algeria
  • Maximum number of deaths is seen in age group 70+ with 92437 deaths (year 2016).
  • 49.28% kids below age 5 years die due to Neonatal disorders.
  • Road accidents, Cancers and Cardiovascular disease are the major cause of death in kids aging 5 - 14 years.
  • Road accidents, Cardiovascular disease and Cancers are the major cause of death in people aging 14 - 49 years.
  • Cardiovascular diseases, Cancers and Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases are the major cause of death in people aging more than 50 years.
  • Overall its observed that 43% of people aging more than 50 years die due to Cardiovascular diseases.
Read more about Cardiovascular diseases

Major Cause of Deaths in Algeria (and it's count) Number of Deaths in Algeria - Age wise (only due to Major diseases)


Major Risk Factors of Death



  • Three Major factors of death in Algeria are High blood pressure, High blood sugar and High body-mass index (obesity). Every year around 339 people die due to High blood pressure.
  • Low birth weight and Child wasting are the major risk factor of kids death aging under 5 years.
  • Iron deficiency and Outdoor air pollution are the major risk factors of death of people aging between 5 to 14 years.
  • High body-mass index (obesity), High blood pressure and High total cholesterol are the death risk factors of people aging between 15 to 49 years.
  • High blood pressure, High body-mass index (obesity) and High blood sugar are the major death risk factors of people aging between 50 to 69 years.
  • High blood pressure is the major death risk factors for people aging more than 70 years.


Major Cause of Deaths in Algeria (and it's count)


Cancer Analysis



0.2% of Algeria population was suffering from cancer i.e. 58833 people (average of years 2011-2016). Highest number of cancer patients deaths were recorded due to Breast cancer (Count : 2458) and Colon & rectum cancer was also concerning with 2073 deaths in a year. In last few years it has been observed that, people suffering from Esophageal cancer have 10% of survival chance.Algeria was really successful in diagnosing Thyroid cancer where 96% of people were cured.Highest number of cancer patients i.e. 24649 people were of age group 50-69 year olds.In 2016, 26052 were suffering from Breast cancer out of which 2458 people were dead. This means 9.43% death rate of people suffering from Breast cancer. This below data represents major cancer types in Algeria and number of deaths due to particular cancer types :

    Highlights of Cancer in Algeria :
  • 0.2 % of Algeria population is suffering from cancer
  • Highest number of deaths were registered due to Breast cancer
  • Thyroid cancer was most cured cancer in Algeria
  • Breast cancer got lowest survival rate
Major Risk Factors of Death (count) in Algeria

Tables (Appendix)



Major Cause of Deaths in Algeria (and it's count)
Cause of Death Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Dementia 11868 6.82%
Cardiovascular diseases 71758 41.24%
Kidney disease 7544 4.34%
Respiratory disease 6130 3.52%
Liver disease 3846 2.21%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 18323 10.53%
Digestive disease 2489 1.43%
Hepatitis 268 0.15%
Cancers 19728 11.34%
Parkinson's disease 943 0.54%
Fire 690 0.4%
Malaria 8 0%
Drowning 712 0.41%
Homicide 471 0.27%
HIV/AIDS 63 0.04%
Drug disorder 372 0.21%
Tuberculosis 1214 0.7%
Road incidents 9360 5.38%
Maternal deaths 557 0.32%
Neonatal deaths 7932 4.56%
Alcohol disorder 107 0.06%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 684 0.39%
Liver disease 3846 2.21%
Respiratory disease 6130 3.52%
Lower respiratory infections 6584.03365444 3.78%
Kidney disease 7544 4.34%
Neonatal deaths 7932 4.56%
Road incidents 9360 5.38%
Dementia 11868 6.82%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 18323 10.53%
Cancers 19728 11.34%
Cardiovascular diseases 71758 41.24%



Algeria - Cause of Death in Age : Under 5 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 12 0.07%
Congenital birth defects 20 0.12%
Neonatal infections 23 0.14%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Road accidents 7 0.04%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 218 1.35%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 7932 49.28%
Cancers 350 2.17%
Drowning 7 0.04%
Digestive diseases 1 0.01%
Fire 99 0.62%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Liver disease 60 0.37%
Nutritional deficiencies 99 0.62%
Measles 20 0.12%
Protein-energy malnutrition 64 0.4%
Hepatitis 257 1.6%
Homicide 27 0.17%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 40 0.25%
Tuberculosis 209 1.3%
HIV/AIDS 5003 31.08%
Drug use disorders 705 4.38%
Malaria 22 0.14%
Natural disasters 921 5.72%



Algeria - Cause of Death in Age : 5 - 14 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 14 0.8%
Homicide 17 0.97%
Nutritional deficiencies 5 0.29%
Protein-energy malnutrition 3 0.17%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 8 0.46%
Diarrheal diseases 19 1.09%
Road accidents 628 35.91%
Tuberculosis 11 0.63%
HIV/AIDS 0 0%
Drowning 134 7.66%
Malaria 0 0%
Fire 50 2.86%
Cancers 262 14.98%
Hepatitis 8 0.46%
Digestive diseases 26 1.49%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 150 8.58%
Liver disease 28 1.6%
Respiratory disease 33 1.89%
Kidney disease 46 2.63%
Cardiovascular disease 165 9.43%
Lower respiratory infections 142 8.12%


Algeria - Cause of Death in Age : 15 - 49 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 1073 4.92%
Homicide 376 1.72%
Nutritional deficiencies 14 0.06%
Protein-energy malnutrition 7 0.03%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 50 0.23%
Diarrheal diseases 51 0.23%
Road accidents 5543 25.42%
Tuberculosis 275 1.26%
HIV/AIDS 50 0.23%
Drowning 358 1.64%
Malaria 5 0.02%
Fire 309 1.42%
Cancers 4239 19.44%
Hepatitis 46 0.21%
Digestive diseases 271 1.24%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 1513 6.94%
Liver disease 554 2.54%
Respiratory disease 459 2.11%
Kidney disease 694 3.18%
Cardiovascular disease 5000 22.93%
Drug disorder 215 0.99%
Alcohol disorder 54 0.25%
Parkinson's disease 9 0.04%
Dementia 16 0.07%
Lower respiratory infections 623 2.86%


Algeria - Cause of Death in Age : 50 - 69 years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 242 0.55%
Homicide 51 0.12%
Nutritional deficiencies 12 0.03%
Protein-energy malnutrition 8 0.02%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 32 0.07%
Diarrheal diseases 62 0.14%
Road accidents 1826 4.17%
Tuberculosis 316 0.72%
HIV/AIDS 11 0.03%
Drowning 89 0.2%
Malaria 2 0%
Fire 120 0.27%
Cancers 8536 19.48%
Hepatitis 130 0.3%
Digestive diseases 615 1.4%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 5200 11.87%
Liver disease 1549 3.53%
Respiratory disease 1631 3.72%
Kidney disease 2247 5.13%
Cardiovascular diseases 18738 42.76%
Dementia 956 2.18%
Parkinson's disease 97 0.22%
Drug disorder 80 0.18%
Alcohol disorder 38 0.09%
Lower respiratory infections 1237 2.82%


Algeria - Cause of Death in Age : 70 + years
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Suicide 107 0.11%
Homicide 14 0.01%
Nutritional deficiencies 73 0.08%
Protein-energy malnutrition 60 0.06%
Natural disasters 0 0%
Heat-related deaths (hot or cold exposure) 15 0.02%
Diarrheal diseases 333 0.35%
Road accidents 1013 1.06%
Tuberculosis 606 0.64%
HIV/AIDS 1 0%
Drowning 33 0.03%
Malaria 1 0%
Fire 150 0.16%
Cancers 6593 6.92%
Hepatitis 63 0.07%
Digestive diseases 1513 1.59%
Diabetes, blood, and endocrine diseases 11202 11.75%
Liver disease 1689 1.77%
Respiratory disease 3974 4.17%
Kidney disease 4517 4.74%
Cardiovascular disease 47646 49.99%
Parkinson's disease 837 0.88%
Dementia 10896 11.43%
Drug use disorders 77 0.08%
Alcohol use disorders 15 0.02%
Lower respiratory infections 3877 4.07%


Major Risk Factors of Death (count) in Algeria
Major Risk Factors Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Unsafe water source 339 0.19%
Poor sanitation 106 0.06%
No access to handwashing facility 283 0.16%
Household air pollution 111 0.06%
Outdoor air pollution 12610 7.01%
Non-exclusive breastfeeding 135 0.07%
Discontinued breastfeeding 11 0.01%
Child wasting 578 0.32%
Child stunting 60 0.03%
Low birth weight 5079 2.82%
Secondhand smoke 5253 2.92%
Alcohol use 979 0.54%
Drug use 1108 0.62%
Diet low in fruits 7425 4.12%
Diet low in vegetables 4511 2.51%
Unsafe sex 659 0.37%
Low physical activity 7461 4.14%
High blood sugar 32558 18.09%
High cholesterol 19902 11.06%
High body-mass index (obesity) 27810 15.45%
High blood pressure 41767 23.2%
Smoking 10076 5.6%
Iron deficiency 48 0.03%
Zinc deficiency 17 0.01%
Vitamin-A deficiency 5 0%
Low bone mineral density 1123 0.62%


Algeria - Risk of Death in Age : Under 5 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Discontinued breastfeeding 11 0.17%
Non-exclusive breastfeeding 135 2.12%
Child stunting 60 0.94%
Low birth weight 5079 79.93%
Drug use 0 0%
No access to handwashing facility 48 0.76%
Secondhand smoke 100 1.57%
Poor sanitation 34 0.54%
Unsafe water source 108 1.7%
Household air pollution 2 0.03%
Outdoor air pollution 180 2.83%
High body-mass index (obesity) 3 0.05%
High blood pressure 1 0.02%
High blood sugar 14 0.22%
Child wasting 578 9.1%
Iron deficiency 1 0.02%


Algeria - Risk of Death in Age : 5 - 14 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Drug use 0 0%
Alcohol use 1 0.7%
No access to handwashing facility 7 4.93%
Unsafe water source 9 6.34%
Unsafe sex 0 0%
Iron deficiency 45 31.69%
Secondhand smoke 21 14.79%
Household air pollution 0 0%
Outdoor air pollution 36 25.35%
High body-mass index (obesity) 2 1.41%
High blood sugar 15 10.56%
High blood pressure 2 1.41%
Poor sanitation 3 2.11%
Iron deficiency 1 0.7%


Algeria - Risk of Death in Age : 15 - 49 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Iron deficiency 45 0.28%
Low bone mineral density 113 0.71%
Drug use 488 3.07%
Alcohol use 526 3.31%
No access to handwashing facility 25 0.16%
Unsafe water source 25 0.16%
Poor sanitation 8 0.05%
Smoking 1503 9.47%
Secondhand smoke 425 2.68%
Low physical activity 387 2.44%
Diet low in fruits 1032 6.5%
Diet low in vegetables 518 3.26%
Unsafe sex 179 1.13%
High body-mass index (obesity) 3137 19.77%
Household air pollution 13 0.08%
Outdoor air pollution 1316 8.29%
High total cholesterol 2093 13.19%
High blood pressure 2329 14.68%
High blood sugar 1708 10.76%


Algeria - Risk of Death in Age : 50 - 69 years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Iron deficiency 1 0%
Low bone mineral density 324 0.58%
Drug use 460 0.82%
Alcohol use 523 0.93%
No access to handwashing facility 45 0.08%
Poor sanitation 10 0.02%
Unsafe sex 326 0.58%
Smoking 4954 8.83%
Secondhand smoke 1593 2.84%
Unsafe water source 31 0.06%
Diet low in vegetables 1372 2.45%
Diet low in fruits 2614 4.66%
Low physical activity 1821 3.25%
Outdoor air pollution 4092 7.3%
Household air pollution 36 0.06%
High body-mass index (obesity) 11138 19.86%
High blood sugar 9168 16.35%
High total cholesterol 6363 11.35%
High blood pressure 11212 19.99%


Algeria - Risk of Death in Age : 70+ years
Risk Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Iron deficiency 0 0%
Low bone mineral density 686 0.68%
Drug use 159 0.16%
Alcohol use -72 -0.07%
Smoking 3618 3.56%
Secondhand smoke 3113 3.06%
Household air pollution 59 0.06%
Outdoor air pollution 6985 6.88%
No access to handwashing facility 158 0.16%
Poor sanitation 52 0.05%
Unsafe water source 165 0.16%
Unsafe sex 153 0.15%
Low physical activity 5253 5.17%
Diet low in vegetables 2622 2.58%
Diet low in fruits 3778 3.72%
High cholesterol 11446 11.27%
High blood pressure 28223 27.78%
High blood sugar 21654 21.32%
High body-mass index (obesity) 13530 13.32%


Algeria - Number of Deaths by Cancer Type
Cancer Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Liver cancer Patients : 693 | Deaths : 228 32.9%
Breast cancer Patients : 26052 | Deaths : 2458 9.43%
Larynx cancer Patients : 1223 | Deaths : 311 25.43%
Kidney cancer Patients : 2112 | Deaths : 243 11.51%
Thyroid cancer Patients : 5728 | Deaths : 252 4.4%
Ovarian cancer Patients : 1610 | Deaths : 361 22.42%
Stomach cancer Patients : 1770 | Deaths : 1343 75.88%
Uterine cancer Patients : 1803 | Deaths : 180 9.98%
Bladder cancer Patients : 3341 | Deaths : 488 14.61%
Cervical cancer Patients : 3949 | Deaths : 602 15.24%
Prostate cancer Patients : 5449 | Deaths : 857 15.73%
Testicular cancer Patients : 351 | Deaths : 25 7.12%
Pancreatic cancer Patients : 1023 | Deaths : 646 63.15%
Esophageal cancer Patients : 305 | Deaths : 273 89.51%
Nasopharynx cancer Patients : 2252 | Deaths : 458 20.34%
Colon & rectum cancer Patients : 8471 | Deaths : 2073 24.47%
Non-melanoma skin cancer Patients : 295 | Deaths : 111 37.63%
Lip & oral cancer Patients : 1197 | Deaths : 188 15.71%
Brain & nervous system cancer Patients : 1438 | Deaths : 674 46.87%
Tracheal, bronchus, and lung cancer Patients : 2067 | Deaths : 896 43.35%
Gallbladder & biliary tract cancer Patients : 616 | Deaths : 117 18.99%


Algeria - Number of Deaths due to Cancer - Age Wise
Age Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Under-5s 260 0.44%
5-14 year olds 329 0.56%
15-49 year olds 20164 34.27%
50-69 year olds 24649 41.9%
70+ year olds 13431 22.83%


Source :
http://www.gapminder.org/data/documentation/gd004/
http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTWDRS/Resources/477365-1327525347307/8392086-1327528510568/WDR09_bookweb_1.pdf

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