Anemia in Zambia

Anemia in Zambia
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 1,173 (1.01%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 11.18
  • Cause of death world rank: 16.
  • Anemia, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,173 deaths in Zambia. That’s about 1 of every 99 deaths in Zambia.
  • About 4 people die of Anemia each day, an average of 1 death every 8 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 15,972,000 68
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 73
Population 0-14 46.0% 6
Population 15-64 51.7% 189
Population 65 + 2.3% 189

Anemia


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Eritrea Eritrea 17.79
2 Somalia Somalia 17.75
3 Burundi Burundi 17.59
4 Comoros Comoros 16.37
5 Central Africa Central Africa 15.66
6 South Sudan South Sudan 14.93
7 Angola Angola 13.90
8 Djibouti Djibouti 13.45
9 DR Congo DR Congo 13.19
10 Tanzania Tanzania 12.85
11 Malawi Malawi 12.77
12 Kenya Kenya 12.19
13 Rwanda Rwanda 11.68
14 Madagascar Madagascar 11.48
15 Guyana Guyana 11.32
16 Zambia Zambia 11.18
17 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 9.32
18 Ethiopia Ethiopia 9.22
19 Mozambique Mozambique 8.56
20 Uganda Uganda 8.29
21 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 7.75
22 Congo Congo 7.35
24 Gabon Gabon 5.90
25 Mali Mali 5.58
27 Belize Belize 4.41
28 Philippines Philippines 4.18
Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.