Leishmaniasis in South Sudan

Leishmaniasis in South Sudan
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 2,042 (1.72%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 17.16
  • Cause of death world rank: 1.
  • Leishmaniasis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,042 deaths in South Sudan. That’s about 1 of every 58 deaths in South Sudan.
  • About 6 people die of Leishmaniasis each day, an average of 1 death every 5 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 13,026,129 72
Sex ratio m / f 1.03 28
Population 0-14 44.4% 10
Population 15-64 53.5% 183
Population 65 + 2.1% 191

Leishmaniasis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 South Sudan South Sudan 17.16
2 Sudan Sudan 5.16
3 Nepal Nepal 1.28
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.