Asthma in Sri Lanka

Asthma in Sri Lanka
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 7,160 (5.65%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 32.23
  • Cause of death world rank: 2.
  • Asthma, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 7,160 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 18 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 20 people die of Asthma each day, an average of 1 death every 74 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 22,409,381 56
Sex ratio m / f 0.96 148
Population 0-14 24.1% 113
Population 15-64 66.3% 74
Population 65 + 9.7% 66

Asthma


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
2 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 32.23
3 Mali Mali 31.85
4 Myanmar Myanmar 31.72
5 Central Africa Central Africa 26.87
6 Laos Laos 25.96
7 Fiji Fiji 24.96
8 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 23.72
9 New Guinea New Guinea 23.65
10 Cambodia Cambodia 21.95
11 Chad Chad 21.85
12 Lesotho Lesotho 21.50
13 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 21.22
14 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 19.55
15 Philippines Philippines 19.47
16 Madagascar Madagascar 19.36
17 Afghanistan Afghanistan 19.26
18 Indonesia Indonesia 19.23
19 Angola Angola 18.99
20 Somalia Somalia 18.87
21 Swaziland Swaziland 18.11
22 DR Congo DR Congo 17.72
23 Togo Togo 17.27
25 Benin Benin 16.91
26 Nepal Nepal 16.38
27 Niger Niger 16.37
28 Guinea Guinea 15.85
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.