Diarrhoeal diseases in Djibouti

Diarrhoeal diseases in Djibouti
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 429 (6.68%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 60.99
  • Cause of death world rank: 26.
  • Diarrhoeal diseases, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 429 deaths in Djibouti. That’s about 1 of every 15 deaths in Djibouti.
  • About 2 people die of Diarrhoeal diseases each day, an average of 1 death every 21 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 865,267 156
Sex ratio m / f 0.84 194
Population 0-14 31.1% 68
Population 15-64 65.1% 108
Population 65 + 3.8% 147

Diarrhoeal diseases


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Somalia Somalia 190.57
2 South Sudan South Sudan 152.10
3 Chad Chad 134.10
4 Nigeria Nigeria 127.79
5 Kenya Kenya 127.36
6 Eritrea Eritrea 115.68
7 Central Africa Central Africa 104.00
8 Burundi Burundi 103.36
9 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 99.98
10 Angola Angola 97.67
11 Mali Mali 96.68
12 Comoros Comoros 94.09
13 Niger Niger 89.68
14 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 89.19
15 Malawi Malawi 83.86
16 Zambia Zambia 79.02
17 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 78.97
18 Tanzania Tanzania 78.62
19 Mozambique Mozambique 77.87
20 Ethiopia Ethiopia 76.12
21 Liberia Liberia 71.13
22 Lesotho Lesotho 68.59
23 Benin Benin 68.07
24 Guinea Guinea 65.85
25 DR Congo DR Congo 61.01
26 Djibouti Djibouti 60.99
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.