Leading Causes of death in Liberia

According to the latest WHO data published in 2017; Causes of death in Liberia, demographic summary, health risks, cancer rank by type, world rankings, health profile in Liberia. What is the leading cause of death in Liberia?

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Tuberculosis 152.71 2 3,708 (10.56%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 124.54 22 3,891 (11.08%)
Coronary Heart Disease 110.97 100 1,956 (5.57%)
Stroke 107.18 59 1,979 (5.64%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 71.13 21 2,343 (6.67%)
HIV/AIDS 57.18 27 1,902 (5.42%)
Road Traffic Accidents 46.20 4 1,585 (4.51%)
Malaria 45.44 9 2,275 (6.48%)
Liver Disease 39.19 22 928 (2.64%)
Diabetes Mellitus 37.45 62 696 (1.98%)
Maternal Conditions 29.95 11 1,207 (3.44%)
Prostate Cancer 29.02 29 203 (0.58%)
Cervical Cancer 24.71 17 287 (0.82%)
Meningitis 19.95 20 899 (2.56%)
Kidney Disease 18.21 73 427 (1.22%)
Lung Disease 17.35 136 313 (0.89%)
Liver Cancer 17.11 13 401 (1.14%)
Other Injuries 16.27 27 619 (1.76%)
Low Birth Weight 15.32 42 1,212 (3.45%)
Breast Cancer 15.27 109 196 (0.56%)
Measles 14.73 5 1,116 (3.18%)
Birth Trauma 14.24 36 1,126 (3.21%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 14.02 128 215 (0.61%)
Falls 12.64 30 291 (0.83%)
Malnutrition 11.94 36 579 (1.65%)
Congenital Anomalies 11.84 43 804 (2.29%)
Hypertension 11.42 105 213 (0.61%)
Violence 11.32 38 469 (1.34%)
Asthma 10.02 62 212 (0.60%)
Suicide 9.93 93 284 (0.81%)
Endocrine Disorders 8.77 56 385 (1.10%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 6.51 41 142 (0.40%)
Drownings 5.22 72 240 (0.68%)
Fires 4.85 46 161 (0.46%)
Schistosomiasis 4.48 16 104 (0.30%)
Inflammatory/Heart 4.17 132 103 (0.29%)
Stomach Cancer 3.81 134 82 (0.23%)
Epilepsy 3.78 42 131 (0.37%)
Ovary Cancer 3.31 135 (0.00%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 3.24 70 72 (0.21%)
Other Neoplasms 3.04 79 69 (0.20%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.87 172 65 (0.19%)
Drug Use 2.76 36 88 (0.25%)
Pertussis 2.37 16 181 (0.52%)
Skin Disease 2.18 78 (0.00%)
Poisonings 2.09 46 94 (0.27%)
Lymphomas 1.97 166 54 (0.15%)
Anemia 1.95 49 53 (0.15%)
Tetanus 1.91 27 76 (0.22%)
Hepatitis B 1.91 32 55 (0.16%)

Demographic Summary

Liberia
Value World Rank
Population total 4,689,021 123
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 70
Population 0-14 43.8% 11
Population 15-64 53.3% 184
Population 65 + 2.9% 176

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 5.8 101
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 27.6 2.4 83 / 101
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 5.5 14.2 143 / 141
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 3.50 143

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 29.02 29
Cervical Cancer 24.71 17
Liver Cancer 17.11 13
Breast Cancer 15.27 109
Stomach Cancer 3.81 134
Ovary Cancer 3.31 135
Colon-Rectum Cancers 2.87 172

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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.