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In 2007 There Were 2,423,712 Total Deaths from All Causes
We List 123,672 Deaths from the Top 15 Causes in the Tables Below

Age Group 0-1

1,285 Deaths for Ages 0-1 = 0.05 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Suffocation95974.63% of Group
2 Motor Vehicle Traffic1229.49% of Group
3 Drowning574.44% of Group
4 Fire/burn393.04% of Group
5 Fall241.87% of Group
6 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable201.56% of Group
7 Poisoning191.48% of Group
8 Natural/ Environment181.4% of Group
9 Unspecified Cause141.09% of Group
10 Struck by or Against Misc. Objects60.47% of Group
11 Other Transport20.16% of Group
12 Pedestrian, Other20.16% of Group
13 Cut/pierce10.08% of Group
14 Firearm10.08% of Group
15 Other Land Transport10.08% of Group

Age Group 1-4

1,588 Deaths for Ages 1-4 = 0.07 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Drowning45828.84% of Group
2 Motor Vehicle Traffic42826.95% of Group
3 Fire/burn20412.85% of Group
4 Suffocation1499.38% of Group
5 Pedestrian, Other1247.81% of Group
6 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)442.77% of Group
7 Fall362.27% of Group
8 Poisoning342.14% of Group
9 Natural/ Environment271.7% of Group
10 Firearm181.13% of Group
11 Other Land Transport161.01% of Group
12 Unspecified Cause140.88% of Group
13 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable130.82% of Group
14 Other Transport90.57% of Group
15 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl70.44% of Group
16 Machinery40.25% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other20.13% of Group
18 Cut/pierce10.06% of Group

Age Group 5-9

965 Deaths for Ages 5-9 = 0.04 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic45647.25% of Group
2 Fire/burn13614.09% of Group
3 Drowning12212.64% of Group
4 Suffocation424.35% of Group
5 Other Land Transport404.15% of Group
6 Pedestrian, Other323.32% of Group
7 Firearm202.07% of Group
8 Struck by or Against Misc. Objects202.07% of Group
9 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable171.76% of Group
10 Unspecified Cause161.66% of Group
11 Natural/ Environment121.24% of Group
12 Poisoning121.24% of Group
13 Fall111.14% of Group
14 Other Transport111.14% of Group
15 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl70.73% of Group
16 Machinery50.52% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other50.52% of Group
18 Cut/pierce10.1% of Group

Age Group 10-14

1,229 Deaths for Ages 10-14 = 0.05 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic69656.63% of Group
2 Drowning1028.3% of Group
3 Other Land Transport806.51% of Group
4 Fire/burn786.35% of Group
5 Poisoning695.61% of Group
6 Suffocation604.88% of Group
7 Firearm262.12% of Group
8 Fall211.71% of Group
9 Pedestrian, Other171.38% of Group
10 Other Transport161.3% of Group
11 Natural/ Environment151.22% of Group
12 Pedal cyclist, Other120.98% of Group
13 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl100.81% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)100.81% of Group
15 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable80.65% of Group
16 Unspecified Cause50.41% of Group
17 Machinery30.24% of Group
18 Cut/pierce10.08% of Group

Age Group 15-24

15,897 Deaths for Ages 15-24 = 0.66 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic10,27264.62% of Group
2 Poisoning3,15919.87% of Group
3 Drowning6303.96% of Group
4 Other Land Transport3101.95% of Group
5 Fall2331.47% of Group
6 Fire/burn1961.23% of Group
7 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable1560.98% of Group
8 Firearm1550.98% of Group
9 Pedestrian, Other1390.87% of Group
10 Other Transport1350.85% of Group
11 Suffocation1330.84% of Group
12 Natural/ Environment920.58% of Group
13 Unspecified Cause920.58% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)640.4% of Group
15 Machinery620.39% of Group
16 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl370.23% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other210.13% of Group
18 Cut/pierce110.07% of Group

Age Group 25-34

14,977 Deaths for Ages 25-34 = 0.62 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic6,84245.68% of Group
2 Poisoning5,70038.06% of Group
3 Drowning3812.54% of Group
4 Fall3342.23% of Group
5 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable2441.63% of Group
6 Other Land Transport2331.56% of Group
7 Fire/burn2251.5% of Group
8 Suffocation1931.29% of Group
9 Other Transport1380.92% of Group
10 Pedestrian, Other1200.8% of Group
11 Unspecified Cause1180.79% of Group
12 Firearm940.63% of Group
13 Natural/ Environment890.59% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)870.58% of Group
15 Machinery810.54% of Group
16 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl620.41% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other260.17% of Group
18 Cut/pierce80.05% of Group
19 Overexertion20.01% of Group

Age Group 35-44

16,931 Deaths for Ages 35-44 = 0.7 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Poisoning7,57544.74% of Group
2 Motor Vehicle Traffic6,13536.24% of Group
3 Fall5933.5% of Group
4 Drowning4172.46% of Group
5 Fire/burn3131.85% of Group
6 Suffocation2891.71% of Group
7 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable2511.48% of Group
8 Other Land Transport2271.34% of Group
9 Unspecified Cause1951.15% of Group
10 Other Transport1620.96% of Group
11 Pedestrian, Other1570.93% of Group
12 Natural/ Environment1480.87% of Group
13 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)1350.8% of Group
14 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1090.64% of Group
15 Firearm910.54% of Group
16 Machinery870.51% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other320.19% of Group
18 Cut/pierce140.08% of Group
19 Overexertion10.01% of Group

Age Group 45-54

20,315 Deaths for Ages 45-54 = 0.84 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Poisoning9,00644.33% of Group
2 Motor Vehicle Traffic6,26230.82% of Group
3 Fall1,3046.42% of Group
4 Fire/burn4962.44% of Group
5 Drowning4812.37% of Group
6 Suffocation4792.36% of Group
7 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable3701.82% of Group
8 Unspecified Cause3181.57% of Group
9 Natural/ Environment2821.39% of Group
10 Other Land Transport2561.26% of Group
11 Other Transport2121.04% of Group
12 Pedestrian, Other1910.94% of Group
13 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1880.93% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)1750.86% of Group
15 Machinery1390.68% of Group
16 Firearm820.4% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other560.28% of Group
18 Cut/pierce170.08% of Group
19 Overexertion10% of Group

Age Group 55-64

12,193 Deaths for Ages 55-64 = 0.5 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic4,17734.26% of Group
2 Poisoning3,12025.59% of Group
3 Fall1,73914.26% of Group
4 Fire/burn5054.14% of Group
5 Suffocation4843.97% of Group
6 Unspecified Cause3923.21% of Group
7 Drowning3242.66% of Group
8 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable2291.88% of Group
9 Natural/ Environment2201.8% of Group
10 Other Transport2091.71% of Group
11 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1781.46% of Group
12 Other Land Transport1501.23% of Group
13 Pedestrian, Other1271.04% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)1231.01% of Group
15 Machinery1180.97% of Group
16 Firearm570.47% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other280.23% of Group
18 Cut/pierce130.11% of Group

Age Group 65-74

8,753 Deaths for Ages 65-74 = 0.36 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic2,77331.68% of Group
2 Fall2,59429.64% of Group
3 Suffocation6096.96% of Group
4 Poisoning6026.88% of Group
5 Unspecified Cause5576.36% of Group
6 Fire/burn4304.91% of Group
7 Drowning1942.22% of Group
8 Natural/ Environment1661.9% of Group
9 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1501.71% of Group
10 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable1291.47% of Group
11 Other Land Transport1271.45% of Group
12 Other Transport971.11% of Group
13 Pedestrian, Other850.97% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)830.95% of Group
15 Machinery740.85% of Group
16 Pedal cyclist, Other360.41% of Group
17 Firearm310.35% of Group
18 Cut/pierce150.17% of Group
19 Overexertion10.01% of Group

Age Group 75-84

13,736 Deaths for Ages 75-84 = 0.57 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Fall6,55247.7% of Group
2 Motor Vehicle Traffic2,67019.44% of Group
3 Unspecified Cause1,43610.45% of Group
4 Suffocation1,1738.54% of Group
5 Fire/burn4613.36% of Group
6 Poisoning3552.58% of Group
7 Natural/ Environment1981.44% of Group
8 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1861.35% of Group
9 Drowning1841.34% of Group
10 Other Land Transport1220.89% of Group
11 Pedestrian, Other980.71% of Group
12 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable650.47% of Group
13 Machinery630.46% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)580.42% of Group
15 Other Transport420.31% of Group
16 Firearm310.23% of Group
17 Cut/pierce240.17% of Group
18 Pedal cyclist, Other160.12% of Group
19 Overexertion20.01% of Group

Age Group 85+

15,803 Deaths for Ages 85+ = 0.65 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Fall9,18858.14% of Group
2 Unspecified Cause2,86218.11% of Group
3 Suffocation1,4279.03% of Group
4 Motor Vehicle Traffic1,1897.52% of Group
5 Fire/burn2881.82% of Group
6 Poisoning1921.21% of Group
7 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1791.13% of Group
8 Natural/ Environment1751.11% of Group
9 Drowning880.56% of Group
10 Other Land Transport550.35% of Group
11 Pedestrian, Other450.28% of Group
12 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable400.25% of Group
13 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)270.17% of Group
14 Machinery230.15% of Group
15 Firearm70.04% of Group
16 Pedal cyclist, Other60.04% of Group
17 Cut/pierce50.03% of Group
18 Other Transport50.03% of Group
19 Overexertion20.01% of Group

Age Group All Ages

123,706 Deaths for Ages All Ages = 5.1 % of All Deaths
Cause of DeathDeaths
1 Motor Vehicle Traffic42,03133.98% of Group
2 Poisoning29,84624.13% of Group
3 Fall22,63118.29% of Group
4 Unspecified Cause6,0194.87% of Group
5 Suffocation5,9974.85% of Group
6 Drowning3,4432.78% of Group
7 Fire/burn3,3752.73% of Group
8 Other Land Transport1,6171.31% of Group
9 Other Specified Cause, Classifiable1,5421.25% of Group
10 Natural/ Environment1,4491.17% of Group
11 Pedestrian, Other1,1380.92% of Group
12 Other Specified Cause, Not Elsewhere Classifiabl1,1130.9% of Group
13 Other Transport1,0390.84% of Group
14 Struck by or Against Misc. Object(s)8320.67% of Group
15 Machinery6590.53% of Group
16 Firearm6130.5% of Group
17 Pedal cyclist, Other2420.2% of Group
18 Cut/pierce1110.09% of Group
19 Overexertion90.01% of Group

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