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Table 1 Crude death rates (CDR) per 100,000 for both sexes and all age groups from 1990 to 2015

From: National mortality burden due to communicable, non-communicable, and other diseases in Ethiopia, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Cause of death 1990 2015 CDR % change
  Number CDR Number CDR
All cause 952,828.3 (886,385.2–1,024,947) 1989.5 (1850.8–2140.1) 677,045.6 (502,236.1–908,743) 680.9 (505.1–913.9) −66%
CMNN diseases 614,362.2 (574,223.5–660,499.6) 1282.8 (1199.0–1379.1) 335,020.1 (272,264.7–418,941.7) 337.0 (273.8–421.3) −74%
HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis 72,587.7 (53,314.7–94,111.0) 151.7 (111.3–196.5) 72,406.8 (50,591.6–100,423.7) 72.8 (50.9–101) −52%
Diarrhea, lower respiratory infections, and other common infectious diseases 330,664.8 (274,939.7–417,449.7) 690.4 (574.1–871.6) 146,563.8 (113,249.0–189,932.6) 147.4 (113.9–191.0) −79%
Neglected tropical diseases and malaria 36,616.9 (16,225.2–67,521.0) 76.5 (33.9–141.0) 5154.8 (3128.3–8152.7) 5.18 (3.2–8.2) −93.2%
Maternal disorders 18,282.8 (13,773–24,091.4) 38.2 (28.8–50.3) 13,016.7 (5496.7–28,518.9) 13.1 (5.5–28.7) −66%
Neonatal disorders 92,853.9 (79,341.0–105,634.4) 193.9 (165.7–220.6) 61,617.7 (53,179.5–70,111.2) 62.0 (53.5–70.5) −68%
Nutritional deficiencies 43,604.3 (19,376.4–76,178.0) 91.1 (40.5–159.1) 18,889.2 (11,141.3–29,367.4) 19 (11.2–29.5) −79%
Other communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases 19,752.0 (10,545.4–32,122.7) 41.2 (22.0–67.1) 17,371.1 (10,558.4–26,368.6) 17.5 (10.6–26.5) −58%
Non-communicable diseases 227,980.4(196,470.3–260,253.7) 476.0 (410.2–543.4) 285,301.3 (187,026.9–420,603) 286.9 (188.1–423.0) −39.7%
Neoplasms 37,661.7 (31,487.9–44,630.8) 78.6 (65.7–93.2) 55,306.2 (32,618.6–89,317.6) 55.6 (32.8–89.8) −29%
Cardiovascular diseases 94,315.8 (80,142.5–109,363.7) 196.9 (167.3–228.4) 119,829.7 (76,656.5–176,502.7) 120.5 (77.1–177.5) −39%
Chronic respiratory diseases 15,081.4 (12,636.8–17,964.9) 31.5 (26.4–37.5) 14,950.9 (9498.5–22,227.8) 15.0 (9.6–22.4) −52%
Cirrhosis 14,301.6 (11,304.1–17,231.9) 29.9 (23.6–36.0) 14,112.5 (8297.3–22,590.6) 14.2 (8.3–22.7) −53%
Digestive diseases 17,830.2 (14,475.0–22,665.0) 37.2 (30.2–47.3) 16,962.0 (10,705.6–25,591.1) 17.1 (10.8–25.7) −54%
Neurological disorders 6648.9 (5012.6–8589.0) 13.9 (10.5–17.9) 10,663.5 (7062.8–15,629.9) 10.7 (7.1–15.7) −23%
Mental and substance use disorders 1228.4 (895.5–1697.1) 2.56 (1.9–3.5) 1384.9 (722.1–2587.0) 1.4 (0.7–2.6) −46%
Diabetes, urogenital, blood, and endocrine diseases 21,161.7 (17,017.8–25,995.9) 44.2 (35.5–54.3) 27,709.6 (17,596.1–42,125.1) 27.9 (17.7–42.4) −37%
Musculoskeletal disorders 230.7 (173.9–291.0) 0.5 (0.4–0.6) 413.1 (204.8–780.2) 0.42 (0.2–0.8) −14%
Other non-communicable diseases 19,520.0 (11,678.1–29,509.1) 40.8 (24.4–61.6) 23,968.7(14,157.4–31,544.2) 24.1 (14.2–31.7) −41%
Injuries 110,485.7 (73,722.94–149,884.4) 230.7 (153.9–313.0) 56,724.24 (37,272.53–85,873.47) 57.1 (37.5–86.4) −75%
Transport injuries 14,059.3 (9903.0–18,617.9) 29.4 (20.7–38.9) 14,094.9 (8922.1–22,241.4) 14.2 (9.0–22.4) −52%
Unintentional injuries 35,703.4 (23,064.2–48,263.9) 74.6 (48.2–100.8) 28,785.6 (19,680.0–41,660.1) 29.0 (19.8–41.9) −61%
Self-harm and interpersonal violence 10,402.9 (7466.3–17,086.6) 21.7 (15.6–35.7) 13,484.4 (7542.0–24,122.4) 13.6 (7.6–24.3) −38%
Forces of nature, war, and legal intervention 50,320.2 (20,052.2–87,479.3) 105.1 (41.9–182.7) 359.3 (106.6–664.4) 0.4 (0.1–0.7) 100%