Epilepsy in Sierra Leone

Epilepsy in Sierra Leone
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 338 (0.41%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 6.86
  • Cause of death world rank: 17.
  • Epilepsy, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 338 deaths in Sierra Leone. That’s about 1 of every 244 deaths in Sierra Leone.
  • About 1 people die of Epilepsy each day, an average of 1 death every 26 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 6,163,195 107
Sex ratio m / f 0.95 163
Population 0-14 41.8% 21
Population 15-64 54.4% 177
Population 65 + 3.8% 150

Epilepsy


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Mozambique Mozambique 12.64
2 Angola Angola 10.88
3 Tanzania Tanzania 10.58
4 Swaziland Swaziland 9.35
5 Burundi Burundi 8.74
6 South Africa South Africa 8.73
7 Central Africa Central Africa 8.29
8 Lesotho Lesotho 8.20
9 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 8.07
10 Comoros Comoros 7.72
11 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 7.58
12 Djibouti Djibouti 7.53
13 Namibia Namibia 7.40
14 Rwanda Rwanda 6.96
15 Somalia Somalia 6.89
16 Botswana Botswana 6.87
17 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 6.86
18 Ethiopia Ethiopia 6.48
19 Uganda Uganda 6.36
20 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 6.35
21 Chad Chad 6.07
22 DR Congo DR Congo 5.97
23 South Sudan South Sudan 5.83
24 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 5.57
25 Tajikistan Tajikistan 5.54
26 Eritrea Eritrea 5.39
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.