Hypertension in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 2,271 (1.79%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 10.13
  • Cause of death world rank: 111.
  • Hypertension, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,271 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 56 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 7 people die of Hypertension each day, an average of 1 death every 4 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

Hypertension


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
2 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 52.71
3 Guyana Guyana 43.24
4 Madagascar Madagascar 38.67
5 Lesotho Lesotho 38.43
6 Central Africa Central Africa 36.09
7 Burundi Burundi 36.00
8 Jordan Jordan 35.85
9 Angola Angola 34.66
10 Comoros Comoros 34.43
11 Bulgaria Bulgaria 34.17
13 Belize Belize 33.24
14 Swaziland Swaziland 33.05
15 Georgia Georgia 32.91
16 Haiti Haiti 32.68
17 Iran Iran 32.25
19 Uganda Uganda 31.88
18 Mozambique Mozambique 31.88
20 DR Congo DR Congo 31.76
21 Eritrea Eritrea 31.33
22 Rwanda Rwanda 30.97
23 South Africa South Africa 30.73
24 Malawi Malawi 30.19
25 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 30.09
26 Bahamas Bahamas 28.97
29 Kuwait Kuwait 28.14
28 Botswana Botswana 28.14
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.