Causes of death

Age-standardised death rates for selected causes, Ireland

Summary Tables and Graphs

Table 1 – Principal causes of death numbers and age-standardised death rates per 100,000 population, 2006 to 2015 (Download csv)

Table 2 – Age-standardised death rates per 100,000 population by principal causes of death, Ireland and EU-28, 2014 (Download csv)

Figure 1 – Deaths by principal causes, percentage distribution, 2016, ages 0-64 (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 2 – Deaths by principal causes, percentage distribution, 2016, ages 65 and over (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 3 – Age-standardised death rates for selected causes, Ireland, 2000 to 2016 (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 4 – Age-standardised death rate for suicide by gender, 3-year moving average, Ireland and EU-28, 2006 to 2014 (View graph) (Downoad csv)

Figure 5 – Preventable and amenable death rates for Ireland and EU-28, 2014 (View graph) (Download csv)

Detailed Tables

The following web tables provide data on mortality by county, age and gender (links open up in a new window).

Table M1A – Age-specific mortality numbers and rates (national data) – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)

Table M1B – Mortality numbers and rates (all ages) – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)

Table M1C – Age-specific mortality numbers and rates (all causes) – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)

Table M2 – Single year age-standardised mortality data – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)

Table M3 – 5-year age-standardised mortality data – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)

Table M4 – Potential years of life lost (PYLL) – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)

Useful Links (links open up in a new window)

Central Statistics Office

Annual Vital Statistics Reports – PDF reports

Statbank – online database

StatCentral – the portal to Ireland’s official statistics.

International Data

Eurostat causes of death data for EU countries – online database

OECD – Causes of mortality – online database

WHO European detailed mortality database (DMDB) – online database

WHO European Health For All database (HFA) – online database