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 (Download csv)

Table 2 – Age Standardised Death Rates per 100,000 Population by Principal Causes of Death, Ireland and (Download csv)

Figure 1 – Deaths by Principal Causes, Percentage Distribution, Ages 0-64 (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 2 – Deaths by Principal Causes, Percentage Distribution, Ages 65 and Over (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 3 – 5 Year Age Standardised Mortality Rates from Lung Cancer by County (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 4 – Age Standardised Death Rates for Selected Causes, Ireland (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 5 – Age Standardised Death Rate for Suicide by Gender, 3 Year Moving Average, Ireland and EU28 (View graph) (Download csv)

Figure 6 – Treatable Mortality Rates for Ireland and EU28 (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