Leishmaniasis in Sudan

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

  • Number of deaths: 2,346 (0.88%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 5.16
  • Cause of death world rank: 2.
  • Leishmaniasis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,346 deaths in Sudan. That’s about 1 of every 114 deaths in Sudan.
  • About 7 people die of Leishmaniasis each day, an average of 1 death every 4 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 37,345,935 37
Sex ratio m / f 1.01 47
Population 0-14 38.7% 40
Population 15-64 58.1% 152
Population 65 + 3.3% 163

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.