Encephalitis in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 381 (0.30%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 1.74
  • Cause of death world rank: 24.
  • Encephalitis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 381 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 333 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 2 people die of Encephalitis each day, an average of 1 death every 24 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

Encephalitis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 3.77
3 Nepal Nepal 3.38
2 Bhutan Bhutan 3.38
4 India India 3.20
7 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 2.64
10 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 2.51
12 Myanmar Myanmar 2.15
13 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2.07
14 Egypt Egypt 2.05
16 Comoros Comoros 1.99
17 Guyana Guyana 1.92
19 Gambia Gambia 1.91
23 Mauritania Mauritania 1.82
24 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1.74
31 Pakistan Pakistan 1.60
30 Cambodia Cambodia 1.60
34 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 1.53
35 Viet Nam Viet Nam 1.49
37 Indonesia Indonesia 1.45
39 Bangladesh Bangladesh 1.42
42 Tajikistan Tajikistan 1.33
43 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 1.33
45 Iraq Iraq 1.30
46 Laos Laos 1.29
48 Brunei Brunei 1.24
49 Peru Peru 1.24
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.