Malaria in Tanzania

Malaria in Tanzania
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 16,992 (4.55%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 35.38
  • Cause of death world rank: 26.
  • Malaria, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 16,992 deaths in Tanzania. That’s about 1 of every 22 deaths in Tanzania.
  • About 47 people die of Malaria each day, an average of 1 death every 31 minutes.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 53,950,935 26
Sex ratio m / f 1.00 80
Population 0-14 43.7% 12
Population 15-64 53.3% 185
Population 65 + 3.0% 169

Malaria


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 71.94
2 Mali Mali 64.80
3 Guinea Guinea 60.67
4 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 53.08
5 Central Africa Central Africa 50.68
6 Ghana Ghana 50.27
7 Senegal Senegal 46.80
8 Benin Benin 46.00
9 Liberia Liberia 45.44
10 Chad Chad 45.00
11 Angola Angola 44.54
12 Congo Congo 43.84
13 Mozambique Mozambique 43.71
14 Malawi Malawi 43.45
15 Zambia Zambia 42.32
16 Burundi Burundi 42.30
17 Gambia Gambia 41.05
18 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 40.93
20 Togo Togo 39.32
21 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 38.83
22 Mauritania Mauritania 38.80
23 Equ. Guinea Equ. Guinea 36.37
24 DR Congo DR Congo 36.02
25 Nigeria Nigeria 35.87
26 Tanzania Tanzania 35.38
27 Niger Niger 31.54
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.