The leading cause of death throughout the world in 2019 was not heart disease, cancer, accidents, war, or suicide. The leading cause of death was abortion.
Worldwide last year, there were over 42 million abortions. This compares to a total of 58.6 million deaths from all other causes. So deaths by abortion were some 42% of the total.
So reports Right to Life U.K. in the article Abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2019, ending the lives of over 42 million unborn babies: