Coronary Heart Disease in Sri Lanka

Coronary Heart Disease in Sri Lanka
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 28,554 (22.52%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 126.95
  • Cause of death world rank: 73.
  • Coronary Heart Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 28,554 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 4 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 79 people die of Coronary Heart Disease each day, an average of 1 death every 19 minutes.

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

Coronary Heart Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 411.10
2 Ukraine Ukraine 395.73
3 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 388.11
4 Belarus Belarus 362.19
5 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 325.43
6 Moldova Moldova 322.26
7 Yemen Yemen 298.84
8 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 295.11
9 Russia Russia 292.00
10 Tajikistan Tajikistan 271.42
11 Afghanistan Afghanistan 263.34
12 Syria Syria 256.78
13 Pakistan Pakistan 246.84
14 Mongolia Mongolia 243.21
15 Lithuania Lithuania 234.58
16 Georgia Georgia 229.05
17 Sudan Sudan 227.35
18 Egypt Egypt 216.82
19 Iraq Iraq 215.95
20 Lebanon Lebanon 214.24
21 Armenia Armenia 213.20
22 Romania Romania 212.34
23 Bulgaria Bulgaria 211.28
24 Guyana Guyana 207.86
25 Latvia Latvia 206.28
26 Kuwait Kuwait 203.54
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.