Congenital Anomalies in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 1,309 (1.03%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 6.84
  • Cause of death world rank: 118.
  • Congenital Anomalies, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,309 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 97 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 4 people die of Congenital Anomalies each day, an average of 1 death every 7 hours.

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

Congenital Anomalies


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Angola Angola 24.98
2 Haiti Haiti 19.59
3 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 18.83
4 Chad Chad 18.45
5 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 17.96
6 Nigeria Nigeria 17.16
7 Cameroon Cameroon 16.56
8 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 16.45
9 Gambia Gambia 16.26
10 Somalia Somalia 16.22
11 Djibouti Djibouti 15.14
12 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 15.02
13 Central Africa Central Africa 14.94
14 Benin Benin 14.76
15 Burundi Burundi 14.71
16 Sudan Sudan 14.71
17 Ghana Ghana 14.53
18 Comoros Comoros 14.01
19 Tanzania Tanzania 14.00
20 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 13.89
21 Mali Mali 13.84
22 South Sudan South Sudan 13.69
23 Mozambique Mozambique 13.64
24 Ethiopia Ethiopia 13.59
25 Guinea Guinea 13.49
26 Togo Togo 13.47
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.