Drownings in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 1,336 (1.05%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 6.41
  • Cause of death world rank: 52.
  • Drownings, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 1,336 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 95 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 4 people die of Drownings 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

Drownings


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Angola Angola 23.34
2 Haiti Haiti 16.54
3 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 15.40
4 Guyana Guyana 15.23
5 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 14.78
6 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 14.57
7 Chad Chad 14.12
8 Bangladesh Bangladesh 12.94
9 Central Africa Central Africa 12.79
10 Somalia Somalia 12.71
11 New Guinea New Guinea 12.36
13 Belarus Belarus 12.02
14 Afghanistan Afghanistan 11.89
15 Cambodia Cambodia 11.72
16 South Sudan South Sudan 11.49
17 Burundi Burundi 11.42
18 Laos Laos 11.32
19 Sudan Sudan 10.92
20 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 10.75
21 Russia Russia 10.57
22 Ukraine Ukraine 10.24
23 Belize Belize 9.93
24 Mali Mali 9.50
25 DR Congo DR Congo 9.37
26 Pakistan Pakistan 8.87
27 Guinea Guinea 8.84
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.