Birth Trauma in Somalia

Birth Trauma in Somalia
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 7,555 (6.02%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 33.96
  • Cause of death world rank: 2.
  • Birth Trauma, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 7,555 deaths in Somalia. That’s about 1 of every 17 deaths in Somalia.
  • About 21 people die of Birth Trauma each day, an average of 1 death every 70 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 11,031,386 82
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 44
Population 0-14 43.2% 14
Population 15-64 54.7% 175
Population 65 + 2.2% 190

Birth Trauma


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Angola Angola 34.48
2 Somalia Somalia 33.96
3 Central Africa Central Africa 31.33
4 South Sudan South Sudan 29.12
5 Chad Chad 28.91
6 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 26.71
7 Mali Mali 23.44
8 Nigeria Nigeria 23.20
9 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 22.24
11 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 21.44
10 Guinea Guinea 21.44
12 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 20.88
13 Lesotho Lesotho 20.79
14 Pakistan Pakistan 20.08
15 DR Congo DR Congo 19.33
16 Burundi Burundi 19.08
17 Gambia Gambia 18.57
18 Afghanistan Afghanistan 18.51
19 Cameroon Cameroon 18.22
20 Benin Benin 18.14
21 Sudan Sudan 17.93
22 Ethiopia Ethiopia 17.57
23 Laos Laos 17.52
24 Comoros Comoros 17.51
25 Niger Niger 17.35
26 Djibouti Djibouti 17.28
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.