Human death

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Human mortality

Human death is the cessation of life, physical and mental, characterized by total and permanent cessation of the functions or vital actions of the human organism.


More than 2.3 million died in 1998 in the USA. This amounts to approximately 471 deaths per 100,000 people. The top ten causes of death were: (1) heart disease, (2) cancer, (3) stroke, (4) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, (5) accidents, (6) pneumonia / influenza, (7) diabetes, (8) suicide, (9) nephritis, nephritic syndrome, and nephrosis and (10) chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.

Broader Problems:
Death of living creatures
Life Death
Mankind Human
Sociology Demography
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
B: Basic universal problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST