Dengue in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 250 (0.20%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 1.19
  • Cause of death world rank: 7.
  • Dengue, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 250 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 500 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 1 people die of Dengue each day, an average of 1 death every 36 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

Dengue


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Indonesia Indonesia 3.23
3 India India 1.83
4 Philippines Philippines 1.78
5 Suriname Suriname 1.56
6 Trinidad/Tob. Trinidad/Tob. 1.43
7 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1.19
9 Maldives Maldives 0.96
10 Dominican Rep. Dominican Rep. 0.90
19 Barbados Barbados 0.46
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.