Liver Disease in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 4,837 (3.82%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 21.18
  • Cause of death world rank: 67.
  • Liver Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 4,837 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 26 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 14 people die of Liver 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

Liver Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Egypt Egypt 84.71
2 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 82.18
3 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 77.10
4 Moldova Moldova 55.80
5 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 54.60
6 Bolivia Bolivia 54.39
7 Chad Chad 53.92
8 Mongolia Mongolia 53.55
9 Benin Benin 52.02
10 Togo Togo 50.77
11 Nigeria Nigeria 50.71
12 Myanmar Myanmar 49.35
13 Cameroon Cameroon 48.82
15 Ghana Ghana 47.10
16 Mali Mali 45.58
17 Guinea Guinea 45.47
18 Gambia Gambia 44.65
19 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 41.76
20 Niger Niger 39.80
21 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 39.28
22 Liberia Liberia 39.19
23 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 38.06
24 Angola Angola 37.76
25 Mauritania Mauritania 35.07
26 Nicaragua Nicaragua 33.31
27 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 32.38
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.