Fires in South Africa

Fires in South Africa
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 2,256 (0.45%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 4.91
  • Cause of death world rank: 45.
  • Fires, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,256 deaths in South Africa. That’s about 1 of every 222 deaths in South Africa.
  • About 7 people die of Fires each day, an average of 1 death every 4 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 54,841,552 25
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 106
Population 0-14 28.3% 78
Population 15-64 66.1% 80
Population 65 + 5.7% 106

Fires


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 14.53
2 Angola Angola 11.18
3 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 10.86
4 Somalia Somalia 9.58
5 Burundi Burundi 9.27
6 Central Africa Central Africa 9.15
7 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 9.09
8 Mozambique Mozambique 8.64
9 Comoros Comoros 8.21
10 Russia Russia 7.94
11 Chad Chad 7.81
12 South Sudan South Sudan 7.64
13 Belarus Belarus 7.62
14 Gambia Gambia 7.61
15 Eritrea Eritrea 7.41
16 Uganda Uganda 7.37
17 Rwanda Rwanda 7.35
18 Ethiopia Ethiopia 7.28
19 Benin Benin 7.15
20 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 7.11
21 Tanzania Tanzania 7.05
22 Djibouti Djibouti 7.02
23 Ghana Ghana 6.99
24 Togo Togo 6.86
25 Lesotho Lesotho 6.82
26 Cameroon Cameroon 6.66
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.