Liver Cancer in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 715 (0.56%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 3.11
  • Cause of death world rank: 157.
  • Liver Cancer, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 715 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 179 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 2 people die of Liver Cancer each day, an average of 1 death every 13 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

Liver Cancer


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Mongolia Mongolia 85.05
2 Laos Laos 57.85
3 Viet Nam Viet Nam 29.96
4 Egypt Egypt 27.42
6 Gambia Gambia 24.96
7 China China 23.64
8 Thailand Thailand 23.22
9 Cambodia Cambodia 23.08
10 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 20.37
11 Guinea Guinea 18.31
12 North Korea North Korea 18.14
13 Liberia Liberia 17.11
15 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 16.49
16 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 16.17
17 South Korea South Korea 16.01
18 Cape Verde Cape Verde 15.79
20 Guatemala Guatemala 14.86
21 Rwanda Rwanda 14.17
22 Ghana Ghana 13.58
23 Nigeria Nigeria 13.01
24 Togo Togo 12.77
25 Mauritania Mauritania 12.74
27 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 12.66
26 Solomon Isl. Solomon Isl. 12.66
28 New Guinea New Guinea 11.43
29 Philippines Philippines 11.42
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.