Statistics released on Monday by the death of September statistics that deaths from dementia in the last year 9 400 Finnish, which was 17% of all deaths. The same statistics reveal that in the ten years in dementia deaths have risen by almost 42 percent. At the same time all other causes of death have declined.
according to Statistics finland's estimate, the fastest growth is at least partly caused Finnish aging. In recent years the average age of women 85 years and men 77 years, after ten years previously, the average ages were females 83 males and 74 years.
according to Statistics finland, women died from dementia will more than double the amount compared to men. This is explained, in particular, that women live men older. When the statistics is made on the so-called age standardisation, the dementia mortality rate is not between the sexes no longer show a clear difference.
dementia death by major cause of Alzheimer's disease. According to estimates, it affected up to more than 70 000 finns.memory diseases have risen strongly in the Finnish cause of death statistics. Large dementia deaths caused by alzheimer's disease, which has affected tens of thousands of finns. PASI liesimaa alcohol take seniors
the Overwhelming majority of the Finnish cause of death are still diseases of the circulatory system, especially coronary heart disease, which caused last year by one-fifth of all deaths. Cardiovascular disease has been called a ”silent killer”, because they evolve over the decades without any visible or felt symptoms.
the Second in the causes of death come in a variety of tumors. Cancer, lung and pancreatic cancer are the most common death causes.
for Men the most common death causing cancers are lung and prostate cancer. Women, in turn, breast and lung cancer.
at the Same time when the memory diseases share has grown strongly, are alcohol-related deaths, in turn, decreased. During the last five years the mortality rate from alcohol-related causes has decreased by a fifth.
This only relates to the younger generation, it simultaneously over the age of 65 for women and 75 years for men alcohol mortality is increased.
Although the figures have dropped, alcohol-related diseases and alcohol poisoning passed last year still nearly 1 600 Finnish.eat the reap working
in Recent years, the dead were of working age of around 8 000, which is fifteen per cent of all deaths. The working age is calculated as statistics of all 15-64 -year-olds. Of the dead men, every fifth and every tenth woman was of working age.
Age the number of deaths has decreased markedly. Yet ten years ago the working age die year nearly 3 000 more.
the Age of the Finnish deceased last year, most neoplasms and diseases of the circulatory system. These two groups causes the death of more than half of the population of working age.
Women in general death caused by cancer last year was breast cancer, which killed about 270 working-age women. Among working-age men general death caused by cancer was lung cancer.
In 2017 alcohol-related causes of death about a thousand working-age finns. The number has decreased markedly in 2007 peak levels, when the dead were 1 800.
the Working-age men died from alcohol attributable causes considerably more than the same age women.
Source: Statistics finland