Leading Causes of death in South Sudan

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

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 152.10 2 13,622 (11.49%)
HIV/AIDS 128.78 13 11,948 (10.08%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 124.14 23 14,256 (12.03%)
Stroke 85.00 88 4,829 (4.07%)
Coronary Heart Disease 73.85 152 4,083 (3.45%)
Tuberculosis 48.71 33 3,285 (2.77%)
Road Traffic Accidents 37.80 18 3,618 (3.05%)
Maternal Conditions 33.19 6 3,623 (3.06%)
Birth Trauma 29.12 4 6,428 (5.42%)
War 28.44 4 3,184 (2.69%)
Prostate Cancer 28.16 34 645 (0.54%)
Diabetes Mellitus 27.99 95 1,637 (1.38%)
Hypertension 26.52 32 1,466 (1.24%)
Meningitis 25.99 11 3,458 (2.92%)
Liver Disease 23.61 59 1,578 (1.33%)
Lung Disease 23.00 85 1,268 (1.07%)
Cervical Cancer 21.66 27 717 (0.61%)
Malnutrition 21.34 15 2,422 (2.04%)
Low Birth Weight 20.93 20 4,621 (3.90%)
Breast Cancer 19.62 58 689 (0.58%)
Other Injuries 18.56 24 2,089 (1.76%)
Leishmaniasis 17.16 1 2,042 (1.72%)
Malaria 17.15 36 2,898 (2.45%)
Anemia 14.93 6 1,224 (1.03%)
Congenital Anomalies 13.69 22 2,708 (2.29%)
Tetanus 13.29 2 1,948 (1.64%)
Asthma 13.12 40 916 (0.77%)
Falls 13.04 28 925 (0.78%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 12.23 138 591 (0.50%)
Drownings 11.49 16 1,551 (1.31%)
Endocrine Disorders 10.69 41 1,072 (0.90%)
Oesophagus Cancer 10.46 16 597 (0.50%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 10.20 10 648 (0.55%)
Suicide 9.45 99 784 (0.66%)
Kidney Disease 9.33 130 679 (0.57%)
Fires 7.64 12 755 (0.64%)
Lymphomas 6.86 42 477 (0.40%)
Liver Cancer 6.46 67 420 (0.35%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 6.00 118 377 (0.32%)
Ovary Cancer 5.89 40 (0.00%)
Epilepsy 5.83 23 627 (0.53%)
Measles 5.70 13 1,149 (0.97%)
Syphilis 5.55 14 1,007 (0.85%)
Inflammatory/Heart 5.52 94 392 (0.33%)
Stomach Cancer 5.38 95 317 (0.27%)
Oral Cancer 5.21 36 325 (0.27%)
Violence 5.11 93 557 (0.47%)
Leukemia 4.24 70 320 (0.27%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 4.01 57 285 (0.24%)
Skin Disease 3.99 39 (0.00%)

Demographic Summary

South Sudan
Value World Rank
Population total 13,026,129 72
Sex ratio m / f 1.03 28
Population 0-14 44.4% 10
Population 15-64 53.5% 183
Population 65 + 2.1% 191

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters N/D N/D
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent N/D N/D N/D / N/D
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 3.25 148

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Prostate Cancer 28.16 34
Cervical Cancer 21.66 27
Breast Cancer 19.62 58
Oesophagus Cancer 10.46 16
Liver Cancer 6.46 67
Colon-Rectum Cancers 6.00 118
Ovary Cancer 5.89 40
Stomach Cancer 5.38 95
Oral Cancer 5.21 36

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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.