Hepatitis B in India

Hepatitis B in India
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 43,284 (0.49%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 3.93
  • Cause of death world rank: 3.
  • Hepatitis B, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 43,284 deaths in India. That’s about 1 of every 204 deaths in India.
  • About 119 people die of Hepatitis B each day, an average of 1 death every 13 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 1,281,935,911 2
Sex ratio m / f 1.08 11
Population 0-14 27.3% 84
Population 15-64 66.4% 71
Population 65 + 6.2% 98

Hepatitis B


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 5.68
2 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 4.74
3 India India 3.93
4 Bhutan Bhutan 3.56
5 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 3.52
6 Chad Chad 3.18
7 Guinea Guinea 2.96
8 Benin Benin 2.88
9 Nigeria Nigeria 2.83
10 Togo Togo 2.80
11 Cameroon Cameroon 2.72
14 Mali Mali 2.57
15 Syria Syria 2.54
16 Gambia Gambia 2.46
18 Ghana Ghana 2.37
19 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 2.29
20 Nepal Nepal 2.28
21 Comoros Comoros 2.27
22 Indonesia Indonesia 2.26
23 Senegal Senegal 2.21
25 Niger Niger 2.11
28 Tanzania Tanzania 2.02
30 Morocco Morocco 2.01
32 Liberia Liberia 1.91
34 Bahrain Bahrain 1.88
35 Brunei Brunei 1.74
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.