Kidney Disease in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 4,961 (3.91%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 22.26
  • Cause of death world rank: 48.
  • Kidney Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 4,961 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 26 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 14 people die of Kidney Disease each day, an average of 1 death every 2 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

Kidney Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Nicaragua Nicaragua 66.77
2 El Salvador El Salvador 62.37
3 Fiji Fiji 53.51
5 Solomon Isl. Solomon Isl. 50.14
8 Bolivia Bolivia 44.77
10 New Guinea New Guinea 43.15
11 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 41.05
13 Libya Libya 36.40
14 Jordan Jordan 35.72
15 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 35.68
16 Guatemala Guatemala 35.03
17 Yemen Yemen 35.01
18 Suriname Suriname 34.50
19 Thailand Thailand 32.92
20 Egypt Egypt 32.88
21 Afghanistan Afghanistan 32.37
22 Philippines Philippines 32.20
23 Laos Laos 31.49
24 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 31.43
25 Paraguay Paraguay 30.87
26 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 30.74
28 Bhutan Bhutan 30.26
29 Haiti Haiti 29.89
30 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 29.69
31 Kuwait Kuwait 28.70
32 Bahrain Bahrain 27.66
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.