Cervical Cancer in Malawi

Cervical Cancer in Malawi
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 2,112 (1.54%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 48.45
  • Cause of death world rank: 2.
  • Cervical Cancer, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,112 deaths in Malawi. That’s about 1 of every 65 deaths in Malawi.
  • About 6 people die of Cervical Cancer each day, an average of 1 death every 5 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 19,196,246 60
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 105
Population 0-14 46.3% 5
Population 15-64 51.0% 190
Population 65 + 2.7% 179

Cervical Cancer


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Mozambique Mozambique 49.65
2 Malawi Malawi 48.45
3 Burundi Burundi 46.35
4 Comoros Comoros 44.46
5 Tanzania Tanzania 36.16
6 Zambia Zambia 35.14
7 Mali Mali 33.81
8 Swaziland Swaziland 32.87
9 Madagascar Madagascar 29.60
10 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 29.02
11 Guinea Guinea 28.44
12 Uganda Uganda 28.10
13 Lesotho Lesotho 27.28
15 DR Congo DR Congo 27.01
16 Rwanda Rwanda 26.75
17 Liberia Liberia 24.71
18 Senegal Senegal 23.89
19 Kenya Kenya 23.39
21 Guyana Guyana 22.73
22 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 22.70
24 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 21.99
25 New Guinea New Guinea 21.83
26 Somalia Somalia 21.71
27 South Sudan South Sudan 21.66
28 Fiji Fiji 21.48
29 Ghana Ghana 21.33
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.