Influenza and Pneumonia in Sierra Leone

Influenza and Pneumonia in Sierra Leone
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 10,315 (12.62%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 234.45
  • Cause of death world rank: 1.
  • Influenza and Pneumonia, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 10,315 deaths in Sierra Leone. That’s about 1 of every 8 deaths in Sierra Leone.
  • About 29 people die of Influenza and Pneumonia each day, an average of 1 death every 51 minutes.

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

Influenza and Pneumonia


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 234.45
2 Nigeria Nigeria 228.17
3 Chad Chad 204.33
4 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 198.50
5 Angola Angola 176.70
6 Niger Niger 165.84
7 Central Africa Central Africa 163.65
8 Benin Benin 159.60
9 Somalia Somalia 156.01
10 Togo Togo 155.35
11 Gambia Gambia 154.66
12 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 149.88
13 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 146.18
14 Guinea Guinea 144.82
15 Ghana Ghana 144.64
16 Cameroon Cameroon 144.06
17 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 141.17
18 Mauritania Mauritania 138.44
19 Comoros Comoros 128.67
20 DR Congo DR Congo 128.08
21 Burundi Burundi 124.96
22 Liberia Liberia 124.54
23 South Sudan South Sudan 124.14
24 Philippines Philippines 115.96
25 Lesotho Lesotho 109.31
26 Eritrea Eritrea 106.78
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.