Malnutrition in Sri Lanka

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

  • Number of deaths: 160 (0.13%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 0.73
  • Cause of death world rank: 114.
  • Malnutrition, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 160 deaths in Sri Lanka. That’s about 1 of every 769 deaths in Sri Lanka.
  • About 1 people die of Malnutrition each day, an average of 1 death every 55 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

Malnutrition


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Somalia Somalia 33.03
2 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 30.12
3 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 30.03
4 Central Africa Central Africa 30.00
5 Mali Mali 29.12
6 Angola Angola 28.24
7 Burundi Burundi 27.37
8 Chad Chad 27.18
9 Benin Benin 26.03
10 DR Congo DR Congo 24.30
11 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 24.07
12 Niger Niger 24.01
14 Gambia Gambia 21.61
15 South Sudan South Sudan 21.34
16 Cote d Ivoire Cote d Ivoire 20.11
17 Eritrea Eritrea 19.23
18 Guatemala Guatemala 17.91
19 Nigeria Nigeria 17.12
20 Kenya Kenya 16.37
21 Malawi Malawi 16.26
22 Cameroon Cameroon 16.25
23 Comoros Comoros 16.03
24 Togo Togo 15.92
25 Guinea Guinea 15.72
26 Zambia Zambia 15.57
27 Djibouti Djibouti 15.24
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.